Terms and Conditions

Introduction

  • The FINTECH Book Series is a range of globally crowd-sourced books on topics relevant for the financial technology community globally.
  • Entry is open to best Fintech entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and thought leaders globally, no matter if you work for a small fintech start-up or a large organization or where you are based or if you are already a well-known Fintech Thought leader or somebody who has not yet been discovered.

Guidelines

  • Use of a false name or details will result in disqualification.
  • All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition.
  • Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost or corrupted.
  • If your abstract is being selected and you are invited to write your complete article, this right is non-transferable to another individual or company.
  • We reserve the right to reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition.

Promotion

  • The contributor agrees that your name, company name & title, profile photo (from LinkedIn or Twitter), company logo and your website/twitter account can be mentioned and promoted when your abstract is submitted and shared with the public prior to releasing the final book.
  • The Contributor authorises the Publisher and the Editors to make any amendments to the Contribution which the Publisher may deem desirable in the interests of uniformity and style of the Work.

Selection Process

  • Selection will be the result of public voting (ranking the abstracts based on how many users liked the content) to arrive at a shortlist which then will be further analysed by the Editors and Publisher to arrive at the final list of Contributors who will be invited to write an article for the book.
  • Where applicable, the decision of the Editors and the Publisher is final based on the criteria set out on this website. The crowd-sourcing and crowd-voting process may be modified and enhanced at any time.
  • A list of “final authors” will be available after the editing process is completed.

Quality of Contributions

  • The Contributor agrees to prepare an original and previously unpublished abstract.
  • You may not upload any material which
    1. is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing or threatening, or otherwise objectionable,
    2. contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features,
    3. violates the rights of others, such as by infringing any copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secret or violating any right of privacy or publicity,
    4. constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail, or any form of lottery or gambling, chain letters or marketing/pyramid schemes, or the selling or trading of any merchandise,
    5. contains links to sites that violate these Terms of Use, such as pornographic sites, defamatory sites, and so on, or
    6. otherwise violates any applicable law.

Voting Process

  • Voting starts on the 1 Feb 2017 and ends on the 28 Feb 2017.
  • Every registered user can vote for all his & her favourite abstracts by liking them.
  • Each Contributor of an abstract can also vote both his/her own abstract and also all the other abstracts which are of great interest.
  • Contributors are encouraged to share their abstracts with their own fintech communities, clients and partners and invite them to vote as well.
  • After the public voting process is completed, a shortlist of the most popular abstracts will be prepared for the Editors and the Publisher to review and make the final selection during March 2017.

Production Team

  • FINTECH Publishing Ltd, London, N1 7GU
  • FINTECH Circle Ltd, London, EC2M 5QQ
  • FinTech HK Ltd, Hong Kong, China
  • John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex PO19 8SQ (Publisher)
To contact us, please complete the “Contact us” form online and we will respond back to you shortly. (www.TheFINTECHBook.com)