“Acer Swift Series Laptop Giveaway" (the "Sweepstakes")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time ("PDT") on May 25, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on May 31, 2021 ("Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are legal permanent residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and have internet access and a valid and active email address (each, an "Entrant"). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of Intel Corporation (the “Sponsor”) and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to Caffelli (the “Administrator”) and the entities supplying the prizes herein (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities"), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void outside of the fifty (50) United States, District of Columbia and wherever restricted or prohibited by law.
By entering, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules, the information provided by Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, and the decisions of the Sponsor (or its authorized representative) which are final and binding with respect to all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit the Reddit thread and locate the link posted on Reddit to complete the following steps in order to receive entries into the Sweepstakes:
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: There is a limit of six (6) entries per Entrant for the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts, identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant's entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be assigned to the authorized account holder ("Authorized Account Holder") of the account used to submit an entry. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the account by the entity responsible for assigning accounts. Entry information becomes property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor and/or the Sweepstakes Entities will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants.
Entries not meeting the requirements as set forth in these Official Rules or that contain prohibited, inappropriate, or irrelevant content, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion, will not be eligible and will be disqualified.
Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant whose social media account that, in their sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other person or entity; does not comply with these Official Rules; or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein.
WINNING/ODDS: On or about June 2, 2021, the Administrator will randomly select one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) and two (2) first prize winners (each a “First Prize Winner”) from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Administrator whose decision is based upon his/her sole discretion and his/her interpretation of these Official Rules and is final and binding in all respects.
PRIZES: The Grand Prize Winner selected will receive an Acer Swift 5 Intel Evo laptop having an approximate retail value (“ARV) of $1,300.
The First Prize Winners will each receive an Acer Swift 3 Intel Evo Laptop having an ARV of $850 each.
Total ARV of all prizes is $3,000.
PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) prize per Entrant/household for the entire Sweepstakes. Prize winners agree that the prizes are being provided “as is” and the Sweepstakes Entities and Sponsor make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding any prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No transfer, substitution, or cash redemption of a prize is permitted, except at a Sponsor's sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a prize or element thereof becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a prize becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. No more than the number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.
NOTIFICATION/ PRIZE CLAIM: POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS OF THE DRAWING DATE BY A SPONSOR REPRESENTATIVE VIA EMAIL FROM CONTESTS@CAFFELLI.COM (THE “NOTIFICATION”). Prize winner must respond to the Notification as directed within the date and time frame indicated in the Notification. In the event that: (a) a potential prize winner fails to respond to the Notification the date and time frame indicated; (b) a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to supply the Required Documents (as defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section below); (c) any Notification is returned as undeliverable; and/or (d) it is determined by the Sponsor, in their sole discretion, that the potential prize winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner will be selected in a random drawing of the remaining non-winning eligible entries. Prize winner consents to the use of his/her full name, likeness, biographical information, videos, photos and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a prize).
Each Grand Prize Winner must complete in its entirety and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Public Release Form and a W-9 Form (the “Required Paperwork”). If a Grand Prize Winner fails to sign and return the Required Paperwork within the required time frame indicated in the email, the respective Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected based upon the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes. The value of the Grand Prize is taxable as income and each Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for any taxes, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state, and local taxes that become due with respect to the value of the Grand Prize. Sponsor (or a third party acting on its behalf) must report the value of the Grand Prize to the Internal Revenue Service in the year the Grand Prize is received by the Grand Prize Winner and will be reported to the Grand Prize Winner and the Internal Revenue Service in the form of a Form 1099.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION:
i. LIABILITY RELEASE: By participating and to the fullest extent permissible by law, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities (with the exception of prize providers) and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by prize winners, Entrants or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of the Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind where liability for fraud, willful misconduct, death, personal injury, negligence cannot be excluded) resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in the Sweepstakes.
ii. FINALITY OF DECISIONS: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any Entrant it believes has violated these Official Rules.
iii. SWEEPSTAKESAL USAGE: Except where prohibited, winning a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use prize winners’ name, addresses (city & state/province/territory), videos, photos, voices and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising, Sweepstakes and publicity, for this Sweepstakes only, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
iv. LOST OR MISDIRECTED ENTRIES: Sponsor and/or Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete entries, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.
v. CHEATING, HACKING, & DECEPTIVE ENTRIES: Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, 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 annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities.
vi. UNFORSEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select prize winners from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date. Notification of such action will be provided on the Website.
vii. JURISDICTION: 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 state or federal courts situated in the State of New York, (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. New York law, without reference to its choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
viii. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
WINNER'S LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the names of the prize winners, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 2, 2021 to "Acer Swift Series Laptop” (please specify "Winner's List" or "Rules Request"), PO Box 458, Newark, NY, 14513.
SPONSOR: Intel Corporation, 2200 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054.
This Sweepstakes shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor.