Use of information — I understand that the information and materials provided in this application will be used by EY LLP, the sponsors and collaborating organizations (as regards non-financial information) and the panel of independent judges for purposes of evaluating the application and creating a press release if I am selected to be one of the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women. I consent to the use of such information for these purposes and hereby confirm and represent that I have obtained any and all authorizations or waivers required in order for EY LLP, sponsors and judging panels to review and utilize applicant-provided information and materials in connection with the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program. I further consent to the use of such information for research, educational or any other purpose as long as such use does not divulge my identity or the identity of the company to any person other than the sponsors, the judges and their respective affiliates unless I authorize such use in writing. I agree that the deliberations of the panel of independent judges shall be confidential.
Release — In consideration of my participation in the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program, on behalf of myself and my heirs, executors and administrators, I hereby release and forever discharge EY LLP and its affiliates, and the member firms of EY Global Limited and their affiliates, and the partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns of each of the foregoing entities and the panel of independent judges from any and all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any nature arising out of or in any way connected with any information or materials submitted in connection with this application or with my participation in the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program, including any events, ceremonies, or promotional activities related thereto, as well as the determinations of the panel of independent judges.
Limitation of liability — In no event will EY LLP, its subcontractors, the member firms of EY Global Limited, or the panel of independent judges be liable to me, the company or any affiliates (or any respective successors or permitted assigns) for any consequential, incidental, indirect, punitive or special damages (including loss of profits, data, business or goodwill) in connection with the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program, whether or not liability is based on breach of contract, tort, strict liability, breach of warranty, failure of essential purpose or otherwise, and even if EY LLP or the panel of independent judges is advised of the likelihood of such damages.
Disputes — Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to my participation in the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program shall be submitted first to voluntary mediation, and if mediation is not successful, then to binding arbitration in New York, New York, conducted in accordance with the CPR Rules for Non-Administered Arbitration as in effect on the date hereof. The arbitration panel shall have no power to award punitive damages or any other damages not measured by the prevailing party's actual damages, and I expressly waive any right that I might otherwise have to obtain such damages in arbitration or in any other forum. The result of the arbitration shall be binding on the parties, and judgment on any arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.
Use of photo, etc. — If I am selected as one of the Entrepreneurial Winning Women, I hereby give EY LLP and its affiliates and the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited and their affiliates, and the partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors, assigns and those acting on its behalf of each of the foregoing entities the non-exclusive and transferable right, but not obligation, to use, edit, publicize, and reproduce freely my name and other likeness, including but not limited to, biographical data, picture, portrait, photograph, film, videotape, recordings of my voice, or any written statements that I provide in connection with the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program, including, but not limited to, the development and publication of marketing material, promotional publications, media publications and coverage, videos and other materials, whether such items are intended for an internal or external audience. I agree that no compensation shall be due me or my company or its principals and employees for such usage.
I have read this Application Form, understand its contents, and represent that I am legally competent to sign this document on behalf of myself and my company and am not aware of any agreement with any other party that would conflict with the terms set forth herein. To the best of my knowledge, the information provided herein is true and complete. Please check the box to indicate your agreement and electronic signature, which is needed for the application to be valid.