The full rules and regulations governing the British Airways/ MIT
Media Lab - Concorde Competition (the "Rules") are set out
- The description of the competition set out above forms part of the
- Entrants must be aged 18 or over and be a student studying at the
MIT Media Lab at the time of entering the competition. British Airways
reserves the right to require proof of an entrant's enrolment as a
student of the MIT Media Lab and to check the eligibility of all
entrants. The winner agrees to execute an affidavit of eligibility if
required by British Airways.
- Employees, agents, directors or members of the family of any
employee, agent or director of British Airways are not eligible to enter
- Entries must be made by one student individually.
- The entry must be an original work and the entrant must be the sole
creator of the entry.
- Entries which are illegible, damaged, defaced or which do not comply
with the competition requirements will not be accepted.
- The entries should be accompanied by the official entry form and
should be sent by post to Helen Brawn, British Airways, Waterside (HCA3)
PO Box 365, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB, United Kingdom and be received by
British Airways by 5 o'clock p.m. GMT on Monday 13th March 2000. Proof
of posting will not be accepted as proof of delivery. British Airways
will not accept responsibility for any entries, forms, models,
prototypes, notices, tickets or any other documentation or item lost or
delayed in the post.
- By entering this competition entrants are deemed to give his/her
agreement that all the legal and beneficial rights, including all the
intellectual property rights and proprietary rights in all the entries
shall vest in MIT and that the entrant has and will have no objections
to a license being granted to British Airways for the use of the entries
in accordance with any Consortium Agreement concluded between MIT and
British Airways. The entrants agree to execute any necessary
documentation where requested by MIT or British Airways to assign such
rights to MIT or licence such rights to British Airways. British Airways
reserves the right to obtain a licence to use any of the entries from
MIT in accordance with the applicable Consortium Agreement between MIT
and British Airways but British Airways shall not be under any
obligation to do so.
- The judging panel will comprise of British Airways representatives
and a member of MIT. The Prize will be awarded to the entry which in the
opinion of the judging panel answers in an innovative way all or any of
the passenger comments set out in the competition details most
effectively and is suitable, in terms of cost effectiveness and
otherwise, for implementation on a commercial scale. Judging will take
place in or around April 2000. The judges decision will be final and no
correspondence will be entered into.
- The winner will be notified by email and by post by Friday 28th
April 2000. The winner must confirm his/her acceptance of the prize
within 4 weeks of the date of notification. If the prize is unclaimed or
declined, British Airways may at its discretion select another winner
and award the substitute winner with the prize in place of the winner
who was first chosen. The name of the winner can be obtained on request
from Helen Brawn, British Airways, Waterside HCA3, PO Box 365
Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB, United Kingdom.
- Competition entries will not be returned to the
- The winner agrees to his/her name being mentioned or their
photographs being used by British Airways for publicity purposes. The
winner agrees to execute affidavit of publicity release if required by
- All flights are subject to availability and capacity control. Seats
on all flights available on any one particular flight for tickets
obtained through promotions and competitions sponsored by British
Airways may be fully booked or limited. All flights will be in
accordance with British Airways' Notice and Conditions of Contract as
stated on each flight ticket and British Airways' General Conditions of
Carriage for Passengers and Baggage - a copy of which is available on
request or at http://www.britishairways.com/
- Prizes are not transferable and no cash or credit alternatives are
available. British Airways reserves the right to change the prize
without giving any prior notice.
- The winner will be solely responsible for any income tax applicable
to winning the prize.
- Passenger taxes, fees and charges are included in the prize but the
winner is responsible for any other tax liability arising as a result of
winning the prize or entering this competition. The prize does not
include transfers to and from airports or accommodation. The winner will
be responsible for arranging travel insurance, supplying valid
passports, visas and where necessary vaccinations and inoculations for
him/herself and his/her companion in relation to all of the flights
provided as the prize.
- British Airways reserves the right to cancel the competition or
amend the Rules and any or all of the prizes without notice in the event
of any Act of God, major catastrophe, war, civil or military
disturbance, earthquake or any similar events affecting British Airways
or this competition or any actual or anticipated breach of any law and
- This competition is governed by the law of the State of
Massachusetts of the United States of America.