Terms & Conditions

  1. All participants must be 18 years old and above.
  2. Each team must have 3 members; with at least 1 coder, to build a working prototype.
  3. Individual participants will be required to form teams with other individual participants before the event.
  4. All selected Individuals and Teams will be required to pay a registration fee upon confirmation. The registration fee is RM25 per Individual and RM50 per Team.
  5. All successful applicants will be informed via E-mail and Phone before 28th Sept 2018.
  6. All teams must start coding fresh at the event. You’re not allowed to pre-code anything or work on existing projects. You’re allowed to work with open source resources that are publicly available.
  7. You’re allowed to develop your solution on any programming language.
  8. Winning teams may be subjected to a code-review either at the event or after the completion of the event if there are any disputes.
  9. All Intellectual Property rights to designs and codes developed at this event are wholly owned by the teams, but the organizers; Hong Leong Bank & Hong Leong Islamic Bank may opt to acquire, invest or help to accelerate the winning ideas.
  10. This event is open to both Malaysians and non-Malaysians, as long as you have a valid Malaysian PR or work/student permit.
  11. All projects must be completed within the 24 hour hacking period and a working prototype/demo has to be presented to the judges.
  12. The Cash prizes are; 1st place – RM8,000, 2nd place - RM5,000 and 3rd place - RM1,000.
  13. All the judges decisions are final.
  14. Any photos or videos taken during the event will be used by Hong Leong Bank, Hong Leong Islamic Bank and JomHack Malaysia to promote future events. Images may be used in press releases, printed publicity and digital marketing platforms.
  15. We reserve the rights to postpone or cancel the event without prior notice. In the event that this hackathon is postponed or cancelled, the announcement shall be posted on this website immediately. You agree to access this website at regular time intervals to view the T&Cs and ensure to be kept up-to-date on any change or variation to the T&Cs.
  16. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions or at any time without prior notice. In the event that any changes are made, the revised terms and conditions shall be posted on this website immediately. Please check the latest information posted herein to inform yourself of any changes.
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  18. The T&Cs shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Malaysia and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Malaysia.