AWS DeepRacer Women’s League – India 2021
Participation Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions (these “T&Cs”) before entering the AWS DeepRacer Women’s League – India 2021 Contest (the “Contest”).  By entering or otherwise participating in the Contest, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these T&Cs.

Promoter. The Contest is run by Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (the “Promoter”, “we”, “us” or “our” or “AISPL”), with a registered address at Block E, 14th Floor, Unit Nos. 1401 to 1421 International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi. For questions regarding the Contest, please contact apj-educate@amazon.com

Eligibility.  The Contest is open to any woman (a) aged 18 and above, (b) legally resident with a valid address in India, (c) enrolled with an academic institution (recognized by University Grants Commission) in India, and (d) who is not an Excluded Individual.

For purposes of these T&Cs, an “Excluded Individual” means an individual who is one or more of the following:
(i) an employee of the Promoter or any other entity involved in the conduct (e.g. funding, judging or administration) of the Contest, or any of the Promoter’s or such other entity’s affiliates;
(ii) an employee of any governmental entity; or
(iii) an immediate family member (i.e. a spouse, domestic partner, parent, grandparent, sibling, child or grandchild) or an individual living in the same household as an individual identified in sub-paragraph (i) or (ii) above.
How to enter.
All prospective candidates shall register on the event landing page. You may enter the Contest at any time during the period starting at 12:00:01 (India Time)] on 8th March and ending at 11:59:59 (India Time) on 5th April 2021 (the “Entry Period”). Once the registrations are closed, an email is sent to all the eligible registered candidates containing a promo-campaign link to sign up on AWS Educate. The participants will then be required to create an AWS Educate account associated with eligible students (if they do not have one already), and complete the Machine Learning Scientist Career pathway and the AWS DeepRacer badge in order to enter the Contest.  We also recommend that you attend the enablement sessions to get started with the service.
To enter the AWS DeepRacer Women’s League India 2021, you must log into your AWS Educate account and then navigate to the AWS Educate Starter account from the ‘AWS Account’ tab in top right corner. Post this, click on the ‘AWS Educate Starter Account’ and select ‘AWS console’ button to login to your console from the page where you were redirected.  You can then navigate to the AWS DeepRacer service in the AWS console to train and submit your models for the subsequent rounds of the race.  
We will not consider any lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible Entries.  Our (or our contractor’s) servers and clock shall be deemed the official clock for all phases of the Contest, and your proof of a submission does not constitute proof of receipt by us.  We will not be responsible for any technical or human error in any materials associated with the Contest, or in the processing of Entries.

All prospective candidates shall register on the event landing page. You may enter the Contest at any time during the period starting at 12:00:01 (India Time)] on 8th March and ending at 11:59:59 (India Time) on 5th April 2021 (the “Entry Period”). Once the registrations are closed, an email is sent to all the eligible registered candidates containing a promo-campaign link to sign up on AWS Educate. The participants will then be required to create an AWS Educate account associated with eligible students (if they do not have one already), and complete the Machine Learning Scientist Career pathway and the AWS DeepRacer badge in order to enter the Contest.  We also recommend that you attend the enablement sessions to get started with the service.  To enter the AWS DeepRacer Women’s League India 2021, you must log into your AWS Educate account and then navigate to the AWS Educate Starter account from the ‘AWS Account’ tab in top right corner. Post this, click on the ‘AWS Educate Starter Account’ and select ‘AWS console’ button to login to your console from the page where you were redirected.  You can then navigate to the AWS DeepRacer service in the AWS console to train and submit your models for the subsequent rounds of the race.  We will not consider any lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible Entries.  Our (or our contractor’s) servers and clock shall be deemed the official clock for all phases of the Contest, and your proof of a submission does not constitute proof of receipt by us.  We will not be responsible for any technical or human error in any materials associated with the Contest, or in the processing of Entries.

  1. No Liability of AISPL. AISPL and its affiliates are not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, or damage arising from or in relation to these terms and conditions, in connection with the Contest, or by you accepting or using any associated prize, however caused and regardless of any theory of liability, including any loss, damage, or expense which is caused by your own negligence in connection with the Contest or by accepting or using any associated prize.
  1. Learning Model. By entering the Contest, you give permission for your Reinforcement Learning model to be used by AISPL (and/or its Affiliates) without compensation for the purposes of allowing you to participate in the Contest. You reserve all other rights not expressly granted to AISPL herein.
  2. Personal Data. All personal data supplied by you will be used solely for the purpose of the Contest by AISPL and/or by any agent appointed by it to assist with running the Contest. Your personal data will be handled in accordance with our privacy policy, available at: https://aws.amazon.com/privacy/.
  3. Warranties.  You represent and warrant that you are permitted by law to participate in the Contest.
  4. Disqualification.  We reserve the right to disqualify you if we determine in our sole discretion that you do not comply with any requirement described in Section 3, or that you have breached any of the warranties in Section 4.
  5. Selection of Winners. The winners will be selected based on the position in the leaderboard queue. Prizes will be distributed to the winners by the organizer virtually. AISPL may deduct or withhold any taxes that AISPL may be legally obligated to deduct or withhold from the value of prizes given.  Each winner may be required to submit to the Promoter his/her tax filing information required by the Promoter in order to claim the prize.
Additional terms and conditions may be imposed by AISPL, its affiliates or third parties with regard to the receipt or use of a prize.
  1. Use of AWS Marks.  We may specify and make available to you trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or other commercial symbols of AWS or any of its affiliates (collectively, “AWS Marks”) for your use, and in so doing, AISPL grants you a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, revocable license to use such AWS Marks solely for purposes of preparing and submitting your entry.  You will not use any AWS Marks except as set forth in these T&Cs.  When using any AWS Marks, you must follow the AWS Trademark Guidelines posted on the AWS website at http://aws.amazon.com/trademark-guidelines/, as updated from time to time.  Except as expressly described in this Section 8, no rights to AWS Marks or AWS’s copyrights, patent or other intellectual property rights are transferred or licensed pursuant to these T&Cs.
  2. Indemnity.  You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us, our affiliates and licensors, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, and representatives from and against any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to any third party claim concerning: (a) your breach of any warranty in these T&Cs, (b) violation of any applicable law, rule, regulation or ordinance by you, or (c) alleged infringement or misappropriation of third-party rights by you.
  3. Warranty Disclaimers.  ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.”  TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, AISPL, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, REGARDING THE PRIZES OR ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRIZES (“THIRD-PARTY CONTENT”), AND DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED OR EXPRESS WARRANTIES (A) OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR QUIET ENJOYMENT, (B) ARISING OUT OF ANY COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND (C) THAT THE PRIZES OR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT WILL BE FREE OF HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
  4. Liability.  SUBJECT TO CLAUSE 4, EXCEPT FOR DAMAGES FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED DUE TO A PARTY’S GROSS NEGLIGENCE, THE PROMOTER AND ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF A PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, FOR ANY (A) INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR (B) LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUES, CUSTOMERS, OPPORTUNITIES, OR GOODWILL.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THESE T&CS OF THE PROMOTER AND ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS WILL NOT EXCEED INR 100.
Miscellaneous.  We and our affiliates will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any obligation under this Agreement where the delay or failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including acts of God, labor disputes or other industrial disturbances, systemic electrical, telecommunications, or other utility failures, earthquake, storms or other elements of nature, blockages, embargoes, riots, acts or orders of government, acts of terrorism, or war.  The failure by us to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a present or future waiver of such provision nor limit our right to enforce such provision at a later time. All waivers by us must be in writing to be effective.  If any provision herein is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability will not affect any other provision hereof, and the parties will thereafter use best efforts to substitute a provision of similar economic intent and effect. The laws of India, without reference to conflict of law rules, govern these T&Cs and any dispute relating to the Contest that might arise between the parties. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, any dispute arising out of or relating to these T&Cs or the Contest will be resolved by a sole arbitrator appointed by AISPL, and judgment on the arbitral award may be entered in the courts of Delhi, India. The arbitration will take place in Delhi, India. The fees and expenses of the arbitrators and the administering authority, if any, will be paid in equal proportion by the parties. The arbitration proceedings will be conducted in English.