With this section Dukascopy intends to give a hint to the contestants with respect to the factors that are taken into consideration when attributing the Dukascopy expert evaluation's points. The list is meant to convey the information of what we value and encourage in participants' submitted articles.
We highly encourage all participants aspiring to end up the month in winning positions to grasp this information and adhere to it in their trading process.
Users may take advantage of some activities leading to the improvement of their popularity rating. Especially, with respect to unique visits:
The experience with other Contests gave us insight on what are the most common rule breaches or circumventions contestants are trying to turn to. To avoid committing those, we are providing a list of those violations that we are going to reprimand when making the final evaluation of the contestants.
To help you understand what the copyright infringement is and help you avoid it, we have created a number of guidelines.
Copyright infringement is the unauthorized or prohibited use of works under copyright, infringing the copyright holder's exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works. It applies to books, maps, charts, engravings, prints, musical compositions, dramatic works, photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures, motion pictures, computer programs, sound recordings, choreography and architectural works.
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Dukascopy reminds that it tracks all the IP activity of the participants as well as thoroughly monitors the activity in the contest with a view to detect cheating and standings manipulation. Unless considered severe, Dukascopy does not take actions when the above mentioned cheating is detected. However, this information is registered and will be accounted for when making the final evaluation of the participants and deciding on the final positions on the winners' list.