"AZCLOUD ScaleUp" General Terms and Conditions

Version 1.0 dated 01.05.2021
DEFINITIONS:

Organizer of the Azcloud ScaleUp program: AzInTelecom Limited Liability Company operating at Alibay Huseynzadeh, 74.

AzInTelecom LLC (hereinafter - "AzInTelecom"), which supports startup projects that create new ideas within the Azcloud ScaleUp program, is carrying out outreach activities acting as an organizer.

Candidates – means the individuals representing the Startup project who have reached the age of 18 (eighteen) and intend to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program and have applied for this purpose through the Azcloud ScaleUp website.

Participants – means the individuals representing the Startup project who have reached the age of 18 (eighteen) and intend to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program and have applied for this purpose through the Azcloud ScaleUp website.

Startup project – means a participant in the ecosystem, which is based on the innovative initiatives and operates to create solutions with the application of new technologies.

Information – means the information uploaded by the Candidates in electronic form in order to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program, consisting of the Candidates' names, surnames, e-mail addresses, definitely the startup passport number (if there is a startup certificate), the direction, duration of the activity of the startup project and the team composition.

Priorities in the Azcloud ScaleUp program – means the Startup projects on the applications for the creation and development of games ("Gametech"), on online commerce, money transfers ("E-commerce"), on the use of technological tools necessary for the development of education ("Edtech"), on the smart applications in the areas important for the development of the country ("Smart Nation"), on reduction of damage caused by human activity to the environment using technology ("Greentech"), on the technological innovations used to improve people's living standards ("Medtech"), on increase of automation and efficiency of the agricultural processes ("Agrotech").

Vouchers – means an opportunity for the participants selected within the framework of the Azcloud Scaleup program to use the cloud services (compute, network, storage) worth 600, 2400, 5000 AZN (excluding VAT) free of charge for 12 (twelve) months.

The purpose of the Azcloud ScaleUp program:

To provide direct support to the Startup projects in order to promote innovative entrepreneurship by contributing to the development of favorable environment in the country.

The application of technological tools for the development of education, the use of the applications for the creation and development of games, the use of smart applications in the important areas for the development of the country, the use of technology to reduce environmental damage, the innovation to improve people's living standards and to encourage and support the development of ideas that are relevant.

Terms and conditions of participation in Azcloud ScaleUp program

Terms and requirements for the Azcloud ScaleUp program are defined as follows:

- Applicants must hold Azerbaijan citizenship and be over 18

- Startup project consists of at least two participants and at least one technical specialist from the members;

- Availability of the corporate website of the startup project;

- The scope of the startup project is in line with the Priorities of the Azcloud ScaleUp program;

- Startup in accordance with the priority directions of "Azcloud ScaleUp" program;

- The duration of the startup project should be at least one month.


The documents and information provided by the participants in the framework of the Azcloud ScaleUp program are as follows:

- Apllicant's name, surname, e-mail address;

- Startup passport number (startup certificate, if any);

- Direction and duration of activity on the startup project;

- Information about the members of the startup project;

- Other documents and information required are provided upon request of AzInTelecom.



Procedure of registration process for the Azcloud ScaleUp program:

To register electronically, candidates enter the Azcloud scaleUp website and enter the required information into the system.

Once the data is entered electronically, it is sent to the partner for verification and approval. The relevant decision is made in accordance with the opinion of the Partner and with the internal assessment of AzInTelecom. In case of refusal by AzInTelecom, a refusal response shall be sent to the e-mail address of the Candidates.


Participants who have gained the opportunity to represent the Azcloud ScaleUp program will be sent a confirmation response to their e-mail address and the voucher in the appropriate amount will be sent in accordance with the information provided during their application (electronic registration).


Participants who have gained the right to represent the Azcloud ScaleUp program, in turn, must register at https://console.azcloud.az and enter the required personal information, including an active bank card.


Instructions for Use of the Vouchers

Assignement, transfer for temporary use and sale of the vouchers to third parties is not allowed;

Only 1 (one) Voucher is provided for each Startup project;

The voucher amount can be used within 12 (twelve) months after the voucher is activated;

If the amount reflected on the voucher expires sooner than the expiry date of the voucher, all additional resources used will be charged from the bank card entered during registration;

If the amount available in the voucher is not used within 12 (twelve) months, that amount shall be deemed deleted after the expiration of the Voucher and a notice shall be made electronically (via e-mail) about the expiry of the voucher;

The voucher must not allow cryptocurrency mining and other misuse of system resources;

The Vouchers are distributed through an independent agreement between the Participants representing the Startup projects;

The Vaucher is deactivated by AzInTelecom in a case when the Participants representing the Startup projects violate the terms and conditions of the Azcloud ScaleUp program, abuse the system resources and infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties.


Processing of personal data

The Participant agrees on making electronic registration, submission of personal data and processing of personal data in order to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program.

Azcloud agrees to the storage and processing by the Organizer of the personal data provided by the ScaleUp program (including collection, systematization, collection, storage, updating, use, dissemination of changes). The above permission applies to the Azcloud ScaleUp program and to the indefinite period after the expiry the Azcloud ScaleUp program.

The Participants representing the Startup projects agree to the use of the names, websites, logos and other general information of the Startup projects selected by AzInTelecom for the Azcloud ScaleUp program (for example, on the program's website, analogue and digital media of promo nature).


Responsibility of the parties within the framework of the Azcloud ScaleUp program

AzInTelecom is responsible for providing of access to cloud services (compute, network, storage) based on the vouchers allocated for the Startup projects entitled to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program, conducting of the various trainings, including support on AzInTelecom-owned channels of the Startup projects (website, social media platforms, etc.).

AzInTelecom reserves the right to make certain changes to the terms and conditions of the regulation on the Azcloud ScaleUp website as it deems appropriate.

AzInTelecom is responsible for reviewing the Candidates' applications on the Azcloud ScaleUp website and notifying the Participants representing the Startup projects via the website / or e-mail of any changes in the terms and conditions of the regulation.

The Participants representing the Startup projects have a direct responsibility to be aware of information and changes shared through the above sources.

AzInTelecom is responsible for providing the vouchers worth AZN 600, 2400, 5000 (excluding VAT) to the Participants who have gained the right to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program in accordance with the selected categories.

The Participants representing the AzCloud ScaleUp program guarantee that all ideas, creative process, software, processing method related to the Startup project belong to it and are responsible for violation of intellectual property rights of third parties in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The Participants representing the Startup projects are directly responsible for being aware of the information and changes shared through the aforementioned sources.

The Participants who have gained the right to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program are directly responsible for the assignment, sale and transfer for temporary use of the Voucher to third parties.

AzInTelecom is responsible for providing the vouchers worth AZN 600, 2400, 5000 (excluding VAT) to the Participants who have gained the right to participate in the Azcloud ScaleUp program in accordance with the selected categories.


Announcement on Acquisition of Participation right in the Azcloud ScaleUp Program and Submission of the Vouchers

3 (three) types of vouchers for startup categories are presented within the framework of the Azcloud ScaleUp program:

- For the early stage / idea level projects - 600 AZN (excluding VAT)

- For the startup projects with Minimal Viable Product (MVP) / fully marketed operating product - 2400AZN (excluding VAT)

- For the startup projects with small business / growth potential - 500AZN (excluding VAT)

Azcloud ScaleUp Project Participants and the Vouchers are provided based on the Partner's approval and AzInTelecom's internal assessment, guided by the information filled in electronically by the Candidates representing the Startup projects.

Azcloud ScaleUp provides access to cloud services (compute, network, storage) on the basis of the Vouchers allocated for the Participants and obtains the Vouchers worth AZN 600, 2400, 5000 (excluding VAT) in accordance with the above categories.