United Nations SDG Questions Creation Contest Terms and Conditions

  1. The organiser of this contest (hereinafter referred to as the “Organiser”) is the Project Team of “Developing Multidisciplinary and Multicultural Competences through Gamification and Challenge-based Collaborative learning” (or the “CCGame Project” in short), a project funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong (Project Code: HKBU4/T&L/16-19). The project is led by Hong Kong Baptist University, in collaboration with City University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Curtin University (Australia).
  2. By entering this contest, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  3. The eligible entrants in this contest are registered current students studying at tertiary institutions. The Organiser reserves the right to require the entrants to provide proofs of their eligibility. Staff members of tertiary institutions are not allowed to enter this contest.
  4. Entrants may enter the contest either individually or as a team. An entrant who enters the contest as an individual is not allowed to enter with a team, or disqualification may be exercised.
  5. Each entrant is allowed to submit up to 10 questions about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as specified by the Organiser (the questions and the relevant information are collectively referred to as an “entry” hereinafter).
  6. After the closing date and time as specified by the Organiser, no further entries will be accepted.
  7. Only one entry is accepted per entrant. Entrants with multiple entries will be disqualified.
  8. The entry must be the entrant’s original work, which has never been published openly.
  9. The Organiser takes a zero-tolerance approach to plagiarism and copyright infringement. If any part of an entry is found to be plagiarised from others’ work or is found to contain infringed content, the entry will be disqualified. This right of disqualification may be exercised at any time, including before or after the winners have been announced. Disqualified entries will not be entitled to receive any prize and recognition, and any prize or recognition previously awarded will be rescinded.
  10. Each entrant is responsible to ensure all the materials transmitted to the Organiser are free of malware.
  11. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges appointed by the Organiser.
  12. All winners will be notified by email. If a winner cannot be contacted within 2 weeks after the transmission of the notification email by the Organiser, the Organiser reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and select a replacement winner.
  13. The winners agree to the use of their names and photos in any publicity material, as well as their entries. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Hong Kong data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the winners’ prior consent.
  14. Winners who do not reside in Hong Kong will receive the prizes in their home currencies, via the fund transfer method specified by the Organiser. Due to exchange rates and transfer fees, the amounts in home currencies may be less than the advertised amounts.
  15. The Organiser’s decision in respect of all matters concerning the contest will be final. No correspondence relating to the contest will be entered into.
  16. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the contest if circumstances arise outside of its control.
  17. The contest and these terms and conditions will be governed by the Laws of Hong Kong and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong.

Personal Data Collection Statement

The personal data is provided by the entrant on a voluntary basis. The personal data, which will only be used by the Organiser for the events concerned and may be accessed by the staff concerned for correspondence and educational research purposes, will be retained until the end of the events and then destroyed at the end of the CCGame Project. According to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong, the entrants have the right to request access to or correction of the personal data provided. If necessary, please contact Mr Martin Lau of Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University, at martinlau@hkbu.edu.hk.

The CCGame Project is a teaching and learning enhancement project funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong. The project period is from July 2017 to June 2019.