Intellectual Property

We will be asking each contestant to upload their algorithm upon submission of entries. The hackathon organizers plan to publish what was learned from the winning algorithms in order to further the field's understanding of cochlear implant technology.

With the above statement in mind, the following terms apply: The following terms apply to participation in this hackathon ("Hackathon"). Entrants may create original solutions, prototypes, datasets, scripts, or other content, materials, discoveries or inventions (a “Submission”). The Hackathon is organized by the Hackathon Organizer. Entrants retain ownership of all intellectual and industrial property rights (including moral rights) in and to Submissions. As a condition of submission, Entrant grants the Hackathon Organizer, its subsidiaries, agents and partner companies, a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, distribute, publicly perform, create a derivative work from, and publicly display the Submission. Entrants provide Submissions on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties or conditions of TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

In order for the entrants to win a monetary award, they must demonstrate that their algorithm runs as it was submitted to produce the submitted outcome.