AMD #RYZEN7SECONDS SWEEPSTAKES #6 FORUM OFFICIAL RULES

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    AMD #RYZEN7SECONDS SWEEPSTAKES #6 FORUM

    OFFICIAL RULES

     

    NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

     

    1. Sponsor.

    The AMD Ryzen 7 Seconds Sweepstakes #6 Forum (“Promotion”) is sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., One AMD Place, P.O. Box 3453, Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3453 (“AMD” or “Sponsor”).

     

    2. Eligibility.

    The Promotion is open only to persons who 1) are registered members of the Red Team forum: https://community.amd.com/community/red-team; 2) have at least three (3) followers on the Red Team forum; and 3) who are eighteen (18) or older (or at least the minimum age of majority in their place of residence, whichever is greater) as of the start of the Entry Period (defined below) (“Participant”). Residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, the Sudan, Syria, Burma/Myanmar, or other countries that are restricted for businesses based in the United States are not eligible to participate in the Promotion; additionally, the residents of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dubai, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Venezuela, and the Canadian province of Quebec are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.  Employees of Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents, and the immediate family (defined as parents, children, siblings and husband or wife) of each such employee, together with those with whom such employees are domiciled, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.  By participating in the Promotion, Participants warrant that they are eligible to participate under the applicable local laws governing procurement of prizes and awards. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant if Sponsor determines that Participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt of prize would violate local law or cause damage to the reputation of AMD and/or any other party. Participants may be required to submit proof of their eligibility.

     

    3.  Agreement to Official Rules.

    Participation in the Promotion constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.  These Official Rules will be posted online at: AMD #RYZEN7SECONDS SWEEPSTAKES #6 FORUM OFFICIAL RULES


    4.  Entering and Winning.

    The Promotion begins on May 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT and ends on July 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM CDT (“Entry Period”).  The Promotion consists of seven (7) drawing entry periods (“Drawing Entry Periods”) as set forth in the chart below:

     

    Drawing Entry Period

    Starts at

    Ends at

    Approximate Drawing Date

    Number of Potential Winners per Drawing Entry Period

    1

    May 26, 2017 at 10:00AM CDT

    June  2, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    June 2, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

    2

    June 2, 2017 at 3:31PM CDT

    June 9, 2017 at 3:30PM CDT

    June 9, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

    3

    June 9, 2017 at 3:31PM CDT

    June 16, 2017 at 3:30PM CDT

    June 16, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

    4

    June 16, 2017 at 3:31PM CDT

    June 23, 2017 at 3:30PM CDT

    June 23, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

    5

    June 23, 2017 at 3:31PM CDT

    June 30, 2017 at 3:30PM CDT

    June 30, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

    6

    June 30, 2017 at 3:31PM CDT

    July 7, 2017 at 3:30PM CDT

    July 7, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

    7

    June 30, 2017 at 3:31PM CDT

    July 7, 2017 at 3:30PM CDT

    July 7, 2017 at 3:30PM CST

    1

     

    Sponsor’s computer systems will be the official timekeeping device for the Promotion. Promotion entries that are submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified.

     

    Create and Submit an Entry: During the Drawing Entry Period, Participant will need to visit AMD’s Red Team discussion thread located at The #Ryzen7seconds Sweepstakes, log into Participant’s Red Team account, and follow the instuctions on the website to submit an entry.  Creating a Red Team account is free, and Participant is subject to the applicable terms of service (http://www.amd.com/en-us/who-we-are/copyright).  To earn one (1) Entry into the Promotion, Participant must upload a video to the website pursuant to the criteria below.  Each compliant submission by an eligible Participant is an “Entry.”  To be a compliant Entry, a Participant must:

     

    1. Create an original video of Participant attempting to perform seven (7) different activities in seven (7) seconds to demonstrate Ryzen 7 capabilities.  Videos may be longer than seven (7) seconds and may not exceed 3 minutes.
    2. Log into Participant’s own Red Team account.
    3. Upload the original video to AMD’s Red Team discussion thread at The #Ryzen7seconds Sweepstakes.
    4. Post the video.

     

    ENTRIES WILL NOT BE JUDGED.

     

    Participant gives Sponsor, its designees, successors, assigns and licensees a royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display the Entry and all elements embodied therein, along with the Participant’s name and/or Red Team account handle, in any manner, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for advertising, promotional, marketing and other purposes, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission. If requested, Participant will sign any documentation required for Sponsor or its designees successors, assignees and licensees to make use of the non-exclusive rights Participant is granting to use the Entry.

     

    The Entry must comply with the following content guidelines (“Guidelines”). Entries that do not fully comply with these Guidelines shall be disqualified from the Promotion:

     

    1. The Entry may not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement. 
    2. The Entry must not in any way disparage Sponsor, any of its products or services, the Promotion, or any person or party affiliated with the Promotion, or alternatively appear to promote any direct competitor of Sponsor;
    3. The Entry may not contain text or imagery that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); 
    4. The Entry must not include threats (expressed or implied) to any person, place, business, or group; 
    5. The Entry must not invade privacy rights or any other rights of any person, business, or group, and the Entry must not name or depict any third party without his/her permission;
    6. The Entry must not contain text or imagery 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; and
    7. The Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the Entry is created.

     

    For All Entries: Limit one (1) Entry per person, account handle, mailing address, or household per Drawing Entry Period.  Any Entries that do not comply with the above Guidelines will not be eligible to win a prize.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the Authorized Account Holder of the email address used to register for Participant’s Red Team account will be deemed to be the Participant.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person assigned the email address used to register for the Red Team forum account, as that is determined by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible or misdirected Entries, which may be disqualified, or for any error, human, technical or otherwise. 

     

    Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Participant it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.

     

    5.  Prizes.

    Prize Description

    A.      Approximate Retail Value of Each Prize

    SEVEN (7) PRIZES TOTAL (one (1) awarded each Drawing Entry Period): One (1) AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Processor

    $399.99

     

    The total value of all prizes is approximately $2799.93 USD.  Approximate prize values as of May 8, 2017. Offer is subject to geographical limitation. Prices and exchange rates may vary, and dealer may sell for less.  All aspects of the prizes not noted above (e.g., color, style, size, etc.) will be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash or otherwise, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as contemplated herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value if the prize, or any component of the prize, cannot be awarded for any reason. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.

     

    6. Winner Selection:

    Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential winner from all eligible Entries received during the Drawing Entry Period, on or around the dates set forth in the chart in Section 4. The potential winner’s username will be announced at approximately 5:00 pm CDT on each of the Drawing Dates on AMD’s Red Team Forum The #Ryzen7seconds Sweepstakes and notified by Sponsor through Private Message. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.

     

    7.  Prize Notification and Delivery.

    The potential winner will be contacted by Private Message. Within twenty-four (24) hours of the Sponsor’s notification, the potential winner must supply Sponsor with a valid email address and any other requested information for the administration of the Promotion.  The potential winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, as well as a publicity release, except where prohibited by applicable law.  If the potential winner fails to return a signed affidavit and release of liability within the required time period, fails to provide any requested information within the required time period, or the prize or notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and forfeits the prize, except where prohibited by applicable law.   If for any reason a potential winner is disqualified, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, even if the disqualified potential winner may have been publicly announced.  Only two (2) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.  Failure to comply with any term or condition in these Official Rules may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Potential winner(s) may waive their right to receive a prize, in which case an alternate winner may be selected in the manner described above. The reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). Any applicable forms will be filed with the appropriate taxing authority by the Sponsor. Allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery.

     

    8. Release.

    By participating, Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and each of its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each of its respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

     

    9.  Privacy and Publicity.

    Except where prohibited by applicable law, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of the winner’s name, username, video, , likeness, photograph, statements made by the winner about the Promotion, Sponsor, and/or prize information for Promotion purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

     

    10. General Conditions.

    All entries become the property of Sponsor, and none will be returned. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, technical failures, sabotage, security breach, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Promotion as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

     

    11. Limitations of Liability.

    The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Participants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of Entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason a Participant’s Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Participant’s sole remedy is another Entry in the Promotion, if it is possible.  No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

     

    12. Disputes.

    Except where prohibited, Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Promotion or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California (San Jose Division) or the appropriate California State Court located in Santa Clara County, California; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including any costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of each Participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California

     

    13. Participant’s Personal Information.

    Except as set forth herein, all information submitted by Participants in the Promotion will be treated according to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at http://www.amd.com/en-us/who-we-are/privacy.

     

    14. Winners List.

    Sponsor will post the potential winner’s username in the following discussion thread: The #Ryzen7seconds Sweepstakes on the drawing date for each entry period starting on June 16th, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. To receive the list of the winners by email, contact social.media@amd.com.  Requests for the winner list must be received within three (3) months of the close of the Entry Period.  Requests received after this time will not be honored.

     

    VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

     

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