V1.0 September 23, 2018

By participating or attempting to participate in the Blockchain Challenge (the “Challenge”), you are agreeing to these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). These Terms and Conditions are a legally binding agreement between you and TrueUp Co. (“TrueUp”, “we”, “our” or “us”).

We shall have the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time in which modification shall be effective immediately upon posting. Individual participants and teams agree to the Terms and Conditions based on the version number and as of the date listed above.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • The Challenge is open to those who are interested in blockchain technology and the future development of the technology.

  • Participants in the Challenge must be 18 years of age or older

  • The Challenge is open to college students who are currently:

    • at a junior, senior, or graduate-level

    • studying at a university based in the United States of America (“U.S.”)

    • majoring in either accounting, finance, management, information systems or data science

  • Students participate in teams of 3 and will be matched with one professional who will act as a mentor or guide in accordance with direct communications from us as to their role and responsibilities with their assigned student team

  • We have full discretion over the pairing of professionals who act as mentors to the student teams

  • We reserve the right in our sole discretion to assess your eligibility and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and to disqualify a participant and/or team in the event of a failure to meet relevant eligibility criteria or any other violation or suspected violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Participation Rules

  • Registering for the Challenge is free of charge; no purchase is necessary to participate or be eligible to win prizes, provided you meet the eligibility requirements above.

  • Only qualified students that meet the eligibility requirements above are eligible for prizes and awarding

  • The Challenge is open to existing teams of three and to individuals who will then be able to form teams with our help.

  • Teams and individuals intending to participate must complete the online registration form at before 11:59pm Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on September 15, 2018 (“Registration Deadline”).

  • Registration is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis and we have the right to end registration at any time in our discretion.

  • If information provided during online registration is found to be incomplete and/or inaccurate, even if related to one team member, the entire team concerned may be excluded from the Challenge at our discretion.

  • We will match individuals and teams with less than three members with additional student registrants after the Registration Deadline. We will assign individuals to teams to complete a team of 3 to the best of our ability. However, we cannot guarantee preferences due to nature of participation being open across the United States. The team members of each team may not be changed once assigned.

  • All participants in the Challenge hereby acknowledge that participation to the Challenge is free of charge and that participation does not entail any right to compensation of any kind or to reimbursement of any expenses incurred.

  • We may use certain third-party service providers to support portions of the Challenge. By using those third-party service providers, you agree that you are responsible for reviewing the applicable terms and privacy policies of those third-party service providers and we are not responsible for your interaction with those third-party service providers.


Intellectual property rights, guarantees, and release of responsibility

By participating in the Challenge and accepting these Terms and Conditions, each participant hereby:

  • Declares that all submissions are performed by the team members in the team, and no other person other than the mentor assigned by us, and in accordance with direct communications by us of the role of the mentor, advised the team in its submission and no collaboration between teams;

  • Declares that all submissions in the phase labeled Block 3 that occurs between September 30, 2018 and October 6, 2018 is an original work and in no way violates, in whole or in part, the intellectual or industrial property rights of others and release us from any and all responsibility, liability, or request for compensation for damages that should be made by any third party to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law;

  • Acknowledge that any publication by us that includes your submission details assumes that on any form of media will result in the submission being visible to the public and that we assume no responsibility for any use of any submissions to us. Each participant hereby waives any right to demand compensation for damage from us for any reason to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law.

  • Teams will retain ownership of their entry

  • Each team grants us and sponsors a non-exclusive, royalty free license to use the information contained in the entry for all purposes necessary to manage the event and to advertise and promote the event.

Judging and Prizes Awarded

  • We reserve the right to choose the winners at our sole discretion, though we intend to abide by any criteria established to participants in publications made available online or to the public.

  • Although not anticipated, competition rules and prizes may be changed or altered at any time. All judging decisions are final.

  • We reserve the right to substitute or modify the judging panel at any time and for any reason.

  • The decision of the judges shall be final and non-appealable, and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • The judges will be under no obligation to provide any reasons for their decision.


  • We reserve the right to disqualify any participant or team if they believe the participant or team has breached any of these terms or provided false or misleading information in their registration, or if the participant or team displays any behavior which we deem inappropriate.

  • In the event that any participant or team is disqualified from the event, we may withdraw any award or prize awarded to that team and publicize that withdrawal.

  • We, in our sole discretion, may decide whether a replacement team should be selected. In this event, any further participant or team will be selected on the same criteria as the original participant or team and will be subject to these terms.

The Challenge is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and unbias experience for everyone, regardless of the following:

•     gender

•     gender identity and expression

•     age

•     sexual orientation

•     disability

•     physical appearance

•     body size

•     race

•     ethnicity

•     nationality

•     religion

If any behavior by participants, including students, professionals who act as mentors, sponsors, and judges is suspicious and appears inappropriate, we have the right to remove the participant from the Challenge.

If you have further questions regarding the Terms and Conditions of the Challenge, please contact us directly at

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Effective date: September 06, 2018

TrueUp Co. ("us", "we", or "our") operates the website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Phone number

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

  • Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Use of Data uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service

  • To notify you about changes to our Service

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so

  • To provide customer care and support

  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service

  • To monitor the usage of the Service

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public

  • To protect against legal liability

Retention Of Data

We will only keep your information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for longer than one year past the termination of the user’s account.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from an further processing until deletion is possible.

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

For California Residents

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine the Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we share personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such request, please submit your request via email to

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with us, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post with us. To request removal of such data, please contact us via email to, please include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed with us, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email –