Going through the end of January, join us for Solution Showdown, Intel® Technology Provider’s new social contest that puts the latest technology devices and solutions in a face-off for your vote. We want to know: which devices are your champions?
How to Enter:
If you haven’t already, register and become an Intel Technology Provider.
Leave your opinion on the round by posting in its comment thread below. We will present two solutions going head-to-head in each round. Share your industry preferences and why you picked that one – there is not one right answer!
Submissions will enter in a drawing for one of two $50 Starbucks* gift cards as well as a chance to win one of two Dell Venue 8* Tablets each round. We will also feature some of your answers from the rounds to keep the conversation going.
Full Intel Technology Provider Solution Showdown Contest Terms and Conditions:
Intel® Technology Provider Solution Showdown Social Contest
ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES RULES
No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase Or Payment Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning.
The Intel Technology Provider Solution Showdown (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Canada who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry. Those eligible must also be a member of Intel Technology Provider. Employees of Sponsor and its parent companies, advertising and promotion agencies and members of the immediate family (defined as spouse, parent, sibling, child and respective spouses regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of such employees are NOT ELIGIBLE to enter.
2. How to Enter
During the period from November 16, 2015 at 12:01 AM PT through January 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM PT (the “Sweepstakes Period”) go to Intel Technology Provider Facebook Page, LinkedIn Group and Facebook Group Page and reply to the Solution Showdown round with your answer and opinion. You must be a member and/or follower of the page or group to qualify for entry. One (1) entry per round limit. Participation warrants submitting a relevant comment during the round session hosted on the social channel. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period, November 16, 2015 – January 22, 2016 to be eligible. Sponsor’s clock is the official time clock for the Sweepstakes.
3. Winner Submission
Completed entries will be entered to into their respective prize drawing. Four drawings will occur for each round. Four rounds will occur during the sweepstakes period. The winners will be drawn randomly from round entries with a complete submission (meaning a full response explaining the “why” to their response) and selected no later than the week following the end of the round by Intel Technology Provider committee representatives, whose decisions are final and binding regarding all aspects of the Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified by Facebook private messages and email at the sole discretion of the Intel Technology Provider Committee. Four (4) prizes will be awarded to four (4) participants for each round in the duration of the Sweepstake Period. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification or forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.
4. Prizes/Retail Value and Odds of Winning
Eight (8) Dell Venue 8 Pro* 64 GB Tablets (Windows 8.1) approximate value of $300 each and eight (8) Starbucks* gift cards valued at $50 each. Two (2) Dell Venue 8 Pro* 64 GB Tablet (Windows 8.1) will be awarded to two (2) and two (2) $50 Starbucks gift cards will be award to two (2) randomly selected entries from each of the total four (4) submission periods – November 16, 2015 to January 22, 2016. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Entrants who won a previous Intel® Technology Provider social channel contest within the last year will be disqualified. Prize consists of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranties, representations or guarantees, including but not limited to, quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Winners must look to the manufacturer for any warranties or guarantees. No transfer or substitution of prizes, except by Sponsor in the event an advertised prize is not available. In such cases, Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winners.
Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or postage due entries. . If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
6. Conditions of Participation
Online entrants must have valid e-mail address and LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter profile and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address or Linked In, Facebook or Twitter profile. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, W-9 form for grand prize winners, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes in any media without geographic or time limitation, and without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you’re allowing the collection of your non-sensitive personal information; specifically, name, company name, email, business ID, social media username, shipping address, and phone number. These data elements will be used to award insert prize here. After the awards are distributed, all personal information will be retained for 90 days, then disposed of. Your name has not been added to any mailing list and you will not receive email from Intel Corporation unless requested. Intel is committed to respecting your privacy. To learn more about Intel’s privacy practices, please visit http://www.intel.com/privacy.
7. Ownership and Publicity
Intel® Corporation does not claim ownership of your submission to the contest; but by submitting an entry, you are granting Intel® Corporation and its affiliated companies the following worldwide, nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unconditional, fully paid-up rights: (1) to make, have made, use, copy, reproduce, modify, and create derivative works of the contributions, (2) to publicly perform or display, import, broadcast, transmit, distribute (directly and indirectly through multiple tiers), license, offer to sell and sell, rent, lease, or lend copies of the contributions (and derivative works thereof), (3) to sublicense to third parties the foregoing rights, including the right to sublicense to further third parties, and (4) to publish your name or alias in connection with this contest and your contributions.
Contestants understand and agree that their submission may be posted and publicly viewable. By providing a submission, you grant Intel® Corporation and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your name for promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing the contest. Intel® Corporation, however, does not have any obligation to use the winning entries for any purpose.
Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Intel® Corporation or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Intel® Corporation reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
Intel® Corporation reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Intel® Corporation further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Intel® Corporation may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Intel® Corporation reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.
9. Disputes/Choice of Law
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by federal court in the state of Delaware (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Delaware law governs the
Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Intel® Corporation.
11. Winners List
The winners list may be obtained on the LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter page as listed above and will be available beginning November 30, 2015.
We look forward to hearing your thoughts on the latest technology solutions out there and how they benefit your customers. Now let’s get ready to rumble!