these terms and conditions carefully before submitting an application to take
part in Pitch@Palace, an initiative run by Pitch@Palace C.I.C ("the
Initiative"). References to "we", "us" and
"our" in these terms and conditions are references to Pitch@Palace
C.I.C. and references to "you" and "your" are to the
this application form to us, you hereby accept these terms and conditions and
agree to comply with them.
all information relating to your entry must be in English, and must be legible,
complete and otherwise compliant with these terms and conditions.
representing you is under 18 you will need to provide us with written
confirmation of parental or legal guardian consent to your representative's
participation in the Initiative.
You will be
responsible for all your costs of entering and participating in the Initiative.
will be assessed by our judges, whose decision is final.
commitments to us
To submit an
application, and to be considered for the Initiative, you must:
promptly any additional information we reasonably request;
any necessary authorisations, consents, licences and permissions necessary to
submit your application and to present and market your business;
infringe any intellectual property right, confidentiality obligations or other
third party rights or contractual obligations in connection with participation
in the Initiative;
lawfully, ethically and in good faith and comply with all applicable laws and
with our reasonable instructions, including in relation to health and safety;
available on the date of Boot Camp and the Main Event.
We lay no claim
to the intellectual property rights in your entry or in materials generated by
you for the purposes of the Initiative.
Please do not
disclose any confidential information (or information which you would not
disclose to anyone else) in your application.
You permit us to
give copies of your entry to the judges and to any individual who is matched to
you as a mentor.
indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all liabilities, costs, expenses,
damages and losses (including reasonable professional costs and expenses) that
we suffer or incur, resulting from or connected with any claim that our use of
materials or information you provide to us infringes the intellectual property
or other rights of a third party.
photographs and make film and/or sound recordings of Pitch@Palace events. The intellectual property rights in these
photographs and recordings belong to us.
Where any such recordings feature you and/or contain recordings of words
spoken by you, you consent to our use of these recordings for the purposes of:
a) administering and publicising the
Initiative in any format or medium (including our website and social media
b) keeping an archive of our activities.
If within 36
months of the event you or any related entity or business are seeking to raise
finance then you will inform us of that fact and provide us with details of the
relevant fundraising event including (but not limited to) the amount you are
trying to raise, the proposed terms of the fundraising and copies of any
fundraising materials. By sharing such information and documents with us you
agree that we may share them with third parties who we believe may be
interested in the fundraising event.
If you or any
related entity or business raise finance through equity issue via a
Pitch@Palace introduction within 36 months of the event, we have the right to
take up to 2% of equity issued at nominal value on the same terms with
co-investor rights. You will be responsible for complying with any legal
requirements relating to financial promotion and requests for investment.
As part of our
support we are happy to consider requests for funding. If you or any related
entity or business are seeking to raise finance for your business within 36
months of the event, you will tell us and should we or our nominee wish to
invest or provide financing, we and/or our nominee will have the opportunity to
do so on terms (including as to the amount to be invested or provided) no less
favourable than those offered to any third party investor or financier, and
otherwise subject to such terms as may be agreed by you and us. You will be
responsible for complying with any legal requirements relating to financial
promotion and requests for investment.
limitation of liability
Nothing in these
terms and conditions seeks to limit our liability for death or personal injury
caused by our negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation. Subject to that, and to the next paragraph,
our aggregate liability to you (and, where you are applying as a team, to all
of you together) in connection with the Initiative (if any) shall be limited to
To the extent
permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability for any direct, indirect,
incidental or consequential loss or damage arising in any way, except where
this is caused by our negligence. We are
not responsible to you for the actions or statements of any other participant.
partnership or agency
Nothing in these
terms and conditions establishes any partnership, joint venture or agency
relationship between you and us, and you may not enter into any commitments for
or on our behalf.
These terms and
conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws or
England and Wales and the English courts have exclusive jurisdiction.
C.I.C. is a community interest company (registered company number 09592001),
registered office address: Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA.