MICROSOFT IGNITE EVENT SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

MICROSOFT IGNITE EVENT SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

PLEASE NOTE: It is your sole responsibility to comply with your employer's gift policies. If your participation violates your employer's policies, you may be disqualified. Microsoft disclaims any and all liability and will not be party to any disputes or actions related to this matter.

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: Microsoft is committed to complying with government gift and ethics rules and therefore government employees are not eligible.

WHAT ARE THE START AND END DATES?

This Sweepstakes starts on May 4, 2015, and ends on May 6, 2015 ("Entry Period") and will be conducted during regular event hours. Winners will be selected at the end of each session.

Entries must be received within the Entry Period to be eligible.

CAN I ENTER?

You are eligible to enter if you meet the following requirements at time entry:

  • You are a registered attendee of Microsoft Ignite and you are 21 years of age or older; and
  • You are NOT a resident of any of the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.
    PLEASE NOTE: U.S. export regulations prohibit the export of goods and services to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Therefore residents of these countries / regions are not eligible to participate.
  • You are NOT event exhibitor support personnel; and
  • You are NOT an employee of Microsoft Corporation, or an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary; and
  • You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a Microsoft employee, an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary, any person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Sweepstakes.

This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.

HOW DO I ENTER?

You can enter by filling up your badge with 5 stickers distributed during the event, following @MS_Ignite on Twitter and taking a picture holding the completed badge sharing on twitter with the #MSIgniteSweeps hashtag.

We will only accept one (1) entry(ies) per entrant. We are not responsible for entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason.

We will automatically disqualify:

  • Any incomplete or illegible entry; and
  • Any entries that we receive from you that are in excess of the entry limit described above.

 

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZESOn Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 6:15 PM we will randomly select two prize winners to receive a Prize Package consisting of the following items for each winner and their guest:

  • Meet and Greet with the headliner band
  • Special VIP Table in the Beer Garden
  • VIP Transportation after the concert back to your hotel
    Approximate Retail Value (ARV) 200.00

We will only award one (1) prize(s) per person during the Entry Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION

Winners will be selected and notified at the event and must be present to win.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

By entering this Sweepstakes you agree:

  • To abide by these Official Rules; and
  • To release and hold harmless Microsoft and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won; and
  • That by accepting a prize, Microsoft may use of your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Sweepstakes, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.

 

WHAT IF SOMETHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENS AND THE SWEEPSTAKES CAN'T RUN AS PLANNED?

If someone cheats, or a virus, bug, bot, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes.  This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes. 

If you attempt or we have strong reason to believe that you have compromised the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, creating a bot or other automated program, or by committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Further, we may disqualify you, and ban you from participating in any of our future Sweepstakes, so please play fairly.

WINNERS LIST AND SPONSOR

We will post the names of winners who received a prize worth $25.00 or more online at https://twitter.com/ms_Ignite/. This list will remain posted one month after winner selection.

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

At Microsoft, we are committed to protecting your privacy. Microsoft uses the information you provide to notify prize winners, and to send you information about other Microsoft products and services, if requested by you. Microsoft will not share the information you provide with third parties without your permission except where necessary to complete the services or transactions you have requested, or as required by law. Microsoft is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above.

If you believe that Microsoft has not adhered to this statement, please notify us by sending email to microsoftignite@microsoft.crgevents.com or Microsoft Privacy, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052 USA, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to remedy the situation.

 

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