READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (the “T&C”) CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS IN RELATIONS WITH DUKASCOPY
Dukascopy JForex Strategy Contest is a forex competition between participants using DEMO accounts for automated trading. Special contest rules are designed to make the competition fair and challenging at the same time. This contest is a perfect choice for those who are learning to program trading strategies with the JForex platform.
The ranking of the participants is obtained through a summary of their positive trading performance, maximum decline of Equity (DrawDown) and expert evaluation. The participants submit the strategy source files to the remote server that runs strategies non-stop during the contest month. At his own discretion, the author of a strategy has the right to disclose the code script in order to achieve higher rating in the contest. The contestant can describe the strategy algorithm and comment on its performance on the personal blog. Dukascopy Forex Community members are offered to read, analyse and evaluate strategies by rating or commenting on them.
The Dukascopy JForex Strategy Contest is conducted regularly on a monthly basis with the total monthly prize fund of 15 000$ to be shared among the winners.
Each month winners' selection will be evaluated by four parameters:
Prizes are credited to the Participant's trading sub-account not linked to any Business Introducer in the name of Participant with Dukascopy.
If Participant does not have a live account with Dukascopy, then he/she should proceed to the live account opening procedure in a regular way. If Participant does not comply with live account opening requirements, Dukascopy reserves the right to cancel the cash prize.
Prizes may only be credited to sub-accounts which are not linked to any Business Introducer. If needed, Dukascopy opens new sub-accounts not linked to the Participants’ Business Introducers, if any, and credit the prize(s) on such new sub-accounts.
If a Participant already has a Live account but has not yet any open sub-account, Dukascopy opens a sub-account in the Participant’s reference currency and credits the prize(s) on this sub-account.
Save contrary and valid preliminary written instruction of the Participant, Dukascopy converts the prize(s) into the currency of the sub-account on which the prize(s) shall be credited in application of the present rules. Such conversion is subject to fees as per the fee schedule posted on Dukascopy website.
Publication of a Participant's strategy implies a distribution of its copies to the general public with the consent of its author. By authorizing the publication of the strategy script on Dukascopy's website, the Participants are not deemed to waive any of their copyrights or other intellectual property rights related to the strategy. Participant acknowledges and accepts not to make any financial claims against Dukascopy or any third parties who disseminate or use strategies published on Dukascopy's website or other web resources. Participants acknowledge and agree that they shall not be able or even allowed to control, limit and influence the amount of copies of strategy scripts distributed or made available by Dukascopy.
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Be reasonable with the posted content
We expect that the contestants do themselves have an understanding of the social "taboo" themes not tolerated on any respectful website or Internet resource. This affects not only the content posted for the various contests but also the comments and even the private messages.
Please take these rules seriously. Dukascopy Bank previses participants from trying to look for loopholes or trying to lawyer a way around the guidelines. Sticking to the rules is in the interest of the contestant himself, as any violations might result into deleting the content, disqualifying contestant from the competition or even a permanent ban on the resource.
The "DON'Ts" of Dukascopy Community (primarily,comments)
Sending the unsolicited bulk messages is strictly forbidden. This includes not only the advertising of the products or services of the 3rd parties but also the aggressive promotion of any contestant's profile. This means that any comments such as "Visit my profile" are not tolerable.
Posting lots of similar comments with any purpose or sending messages is strictly forbidden.
Publication of senseless comments (such as "good day" , "nice trade", "good luck!" ) that are only intended to promote participant's profile (by inflating the commentaries rating) is not tolerated. Such comments will be deleted. In some cases, the violation might result into blocking the user's possibility to post comments.
Harassment or threats
Any materials containing obscene exclamations, insults, threats or any other offensive remarks will be deleted. Systematic violations might result into a permanent ban.
Pornographic or sexually explicit content
Publication of such content, including links to such materials, will result into a permanent ban.
Nazism, racism or any other discriminatory statements
Publication of such materials will result in a permanent ban.
Posting any link to viruses, Trojans, worms, time bombs, malicious code or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information in or connected to Dukascopy FX Community, will result into a permanent ban.
What is trolling? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(Internet)
The "trolls" will be disqualified from the contest and/or blocked temporarily or permanently.
Shocking & disgusting content
Publication of such materials in any kind might result into a ban.
Dukascopy reserves the right to disqualify a Participant, to change the Contest rules, requirements and awards, without prior notice and at any time and at its sole discretion.