Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy


The following terms and conditions apply to ‘This AppStation” challenge, to be held between August 27th and November 8th. 

It is assumed that candidates for “This AppStation” challenge understand these terms and conditions and Privacy Policy, and that by submitting an application and media files, they will be bound by this Policy. 

This website may contain external links to third-party sites, such as affiliates, partners and customers. When clicking on these external links please bare in mind that they may have their own Privacy Policies. 

At any time you have the right to access, rectify or delete your data by sending an email directly to us at: info@thisisappstation.com 


Challenge Scope

“This is APPStation” contest aims to find the projects mentioned and will present the best of them during the Web Summit Technology Conference.



“This is APPStation” challenge is promoted by VAR3F – Consultoria Informática E Sistemas, SA (“Abaco Consultores”), headquartered at Rua Eng. Ferreira Dias, 924, Piso 1, Office 11, Aviz Trade Center, 4100-246 Porto, Portugal; Tax Number: 507058917


The challenge will be divided into several stages:

From the release data “27th August 2018”, any individual/group will have the opportunity to apply for this contest through the website: https://thisisappstation.com/apply-now. This competition aims to reward the most innovative APP with a free booth at Web Summit, 1 day; Cash Prize; Gadgets and Vouchers.

a) During the application process you will need to input: Name, Email, Telephone, Name of Startup, Website, Business Area, Project Description, and pdf. Presentation.

b) Applications should be submitted in Portuguese and/or English and subscribed by any one of the proponents, who will assume all liability arising from participation. In the case of the competitor be a collective person, the proposal will be endorsed by the legal representative. 

c) Any application lodged after the deadline, will not be considered and will not take part in the challenge.

d) The project submission date is scheduled until midnight on September 26th 2018, via the website: https://thisisappstation.com/apply-now/

e) In the first selection round will be elected 36 pre-finalists. The results of the consideration of the jury will be published from 10 September to 5 October

f) The second selection round will take place between 8 to 19 October, where 12 finalists will be selected.

g) The 12 finalists of the contest will do the pitch to the Jury, in order to be selected only 1 winner. The pitch to the jury will take place in 27 October in Lisbon/Porto.

h) The winner will receive a week of mentoring, from 29 October to 2 November, along with a team formed for this purpose.

i) The winner will have the opportunity to present their project at Web Summit for free, during 1 day.

j) The evaluation of projects is based on the following general criteria: financial feasibility, utility, innovation, technological development, motivation and team.

1) During the first round, 36 finalists will be selected.
2) During the second round, 12 finalists will be selected.
3) These 12 finalists will pitch their project, in order to select the final winner.



Privacy Policy

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations, that were put into force since the 25th May 2018, the data provided from the page: https://thisisappsation.com/apply-now/ application will be included and treated by Abaco Consultores, ensuring the security of your data. By submitting your data through our contact forms and/or email you are freely consenting that Abaco Consultores can use your data in the participation of this AppStation challenge. 

The collection and processing of this data has an informational purpose which presupposes the contact of Abaco Consultores marketing team to the presentation of the challenge, clarification and information about the next phases through email, telephone and newsletters. 

If Abaco Consultores changes it’s Privacy Policy, it will always be available at this location. This page uses cookies to optimise usability and performance. You can configure your browser in order to prevent it’s instillation. 


General Conditions

The content of the site including, but without limitation, its trade marks, designs, logos, text, images, videos and sounds, is the property of Abaco Consultores. It is not allowed to display, reproduce, distribute, modify, transmit, or otherwise use Material owned by Abaco Consultores in any way for any public or commercial purpose, without the prior and express written consent of Abaco Consultores.

Will be excluded from This is APPstation challenge all individuals whose applications check one or more of the following conditions:

a) Participation using false, inaccurate or incomplete registration data;

b) Manipulation, modification, deletion or suppression of computer data or programs associated with the challenge, in particular that may have the effect of changing the results, encourage the participant or cause detriment of other participants;

c) Any illegal and unlawful actions to obtain competitive advantage over the challenge.

Abaco Consultores shall not be liable for any failure in communications network that supports the application, or for any other reason of force majeure, which causes any kind of failure or delay in any operation that takes the participant to be carried out on site, not being attributable to any damages or injury that may arise.

Abaco Consultores reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions, as well as to suspend any campaign, without notice and without obligation to justify it, becoming effective the changes made after your publication. It is advised to regularly consult these Terms and conditions to identify any changes.

You can exercise your right to cancel the contest “This is APPStation” communications in the following ways:

  • by following the cancellation instructions (opt-out) included in the marketing communication in question (e.g. click on the button “remove” in the Newsletter);
  • via email info@thisisappstation.com, indicating in the subject “remove marketing notifications”.

You have the right to request access to your personal data. Please contact us by using the email provided on our website, either for its elimination or for its rectification – info@thisisappstation.com

Abaco Consultores will retain your personal data only as long as necessary for the purpose in question, taking also into account our need to answer queries or resolve problems, offer new and improved services, and meet the legal requirements.

This means that we may retain your personal information for a reasonable period of time after your last interaction. Once the personal data is no longer needed for the purposes described above, they will be destroyed or deleted securely.


Any questions or complaints relating to the campaign or the use of your personal data, should be forwarded to the e-mail address info@thisisappstation.com


By registering and/or using the https://thisisappstation.com website, you agree to the terms and conditions set out in this page and give your consent to the processing of your personal data.