Huawei Watch Sweepstakes 2015 Official Rules
The following Sweepstakes is intended for the United States only, including the District of Columbia but excluding Rhode Island and Puerto Rico and all other US' territories, possessions, and commonwealths and will be construed and evaluated according to United States' laws. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not a legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older, and participating in this Sweepstakes in the United States.
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Purchase will not increase chance of winning. Void where prohibited.
How to Enter: Beginning at 6:00 p.m. Central Time ("CT") on October 16, 2015 until 8:45 p.m. CT on October 16, 2015 (the "Sweepstakes Period"), you may enter the HUAWEI WATCH Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") by coming to the Huawei Devices USA, Inc's. ("Sponsor"), booth at the Engadget Live Event and taking a photograph of yourself with the Huawei Watch and then tweeting or sharing your photograph on Twitter or Instagram with #Engadgetlive, #HuaweiWatch and tag @HuaweiDeviceUSA (the "Submission"). Please note that an Instagram account may need to be set to public in order for entry to be entered. These official rules are also available at the Huawei Website www.gethuawei.com/engadgetsweeps.
- The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes any rights of any other party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or any other intellectual property rights;
- The Submission must not in any way disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party;
- The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
- The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
- The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of the United States or of any jurisdiction where Submission is created; and
- The Submission must be consistent with the image and values of Sponsor and be consistent with and satisfy the purpose of the Contest.
All eligible Submissions will be entered in the drawing.
Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. including the District of Columbia but excluding Rhode Island and Puerto Rico and all other US' territories, possessions, and commonwealths who are 18 years of age or older as of October 16, 2015, except employees and members of their households, whether or not related, and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses regardless of where they reside) of Sponsor and all other participating parties (collectively, the "Participating Parties"), and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors are not eligible to enter or win the Grand Prizes. This Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
Grand Prizes: Three (3) Grand Prizes shall be awarded, which consist of a black link and black face Huawei Watch (approximate retail value ("ARV"): $449.99). Total ARV of each Grand Prize is $449.99. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing.
The Grand Prize Winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) business days of issuance of prize notification. If a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms fully executed by the specified date or if a potential prize winner fails to comply with the Official Rules or any of Sponsor's requirements or decisions, his/her place as a potential Grand Prize Winner will be forfeited at Sponsor's discretion, and an alternate Grand Prize winner shall be selected.
Random Drawing/Odds: Grand Prize Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all of the eligible entries received for the drawing (the "Grand Prize Drawing"). All potential Grand Prize Winners must be present at the Sponsor booth at the 2015 EngadgetLive Event at 9 pm on October 16, 2015 to be eligible to win.
Prize Terms: Sponsor's decisions with respect to the Grand Prize Winners and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. By entering into the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use by Sponsor and Participating Parties and their designees of entrant's name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice, performance and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes including Participating Parties' content in any and all media (including online announcements) now or hereafter known, throughout the universe in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. In addition, participants in any of Sponsor's on-air presentations will be required to sign any agreements and releases designed by Sponsor with respect to their services and performances. The rights to any photographs, videos, or other materials provided by Grand Prize Winners to Sponsor are owned by Sponsor.
Other Conditions. Sponsor. and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, advertising and promotion agencies, all local sponsors, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) (collectively, "Released Parties") are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; inability to access the websites; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; printing, typographical, human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, inaccurate, illegible or arrive postage due, or any combination thereof. Entries are considered only upon receipt (Please note that an Instagram account may need to be set to public in order for entry to be entered). All entries become the property of Sponsor. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately 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 entrant to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.
If by reason of error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
General Conditions: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Sponsor's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or other failures compromise, corrupt, or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted at the Huawei booth. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
General Prize Conditions: All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with a prize or the acceptance and use of any element of a prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are winner's responsibility. If applicable, the Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the prize. The specifics of all aforementioned elements of any prizes in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Sponsor. Some restrictions may apply. Prizes cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. The Grand Prizes will be awarded.
Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Sponsor Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Collin County, Texas, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Texas. Any claims, judgments and/or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs associated with entering this sweepstakes. You (and your parents or legal guardians if you are a minor) hereby waive any rights or claims to attorney's fees, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages of entrant, identifiable persons, or third party participants, whether foreseeable or not and whether based on negligence or otherwise.
Releases: By participating, entrants and Grand Prize Winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property-related cause of action. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.
Winner's List: Beginning on or about October 19, 2015, you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winners, by mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to Huawei Watch Sweepstakes, 5700 Tennyson Parkway, Suite 600, Plano, Texas 75024. Requests received after November 16, 2015 will not be honored.
Sponsor: Huawei Device USA, Inc. 5700 Tennyson Parkway, Suite 600, Plano, Texas 75024.