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RSA 2012 #SYMPIN TWITTER CONTEST

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Please stop by the Symantec Booth at RSA (#1417) and participate in our SYMPIN Twitter contest. All entrants will receive a Symantec-branded Travel Mini Mouse while supplies last.

To enter the contest, participate in Symantec RSA 2012 booth demonstrations, presentations or lectures and receive a Symantec LED pin. Take a photo of the pin, or of you wearing the pin and post to Twitter with a tweet that includes the #SYMPIN hash tag in less than 140 English characters.

Entrants will be entered into a random drawing to win a pair of Noise Cancelling Bose Headphones.

Full contest rules are below. 

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RSA 2012 #SYMPIN TWITTER CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING GUAM, PUERTO RICO, AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS), OR CANADA (EXCLUDING THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC), WHO ARE THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR STATE OR PROVINCE OF RESIDENCE.  CONTEST SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO CALIFORNIA LAW.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

1.  SPONSOR

The RSA TWITTER CONTEST (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Symantec Corporation (the “Sponsor”), 350 Ellis St., Mountain View, California, 94043, U.S.A. The Contest begins on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time and ends on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 11:59 a.m. Pacific Time (the “Contest Period”).

2.  ELIGIBILITY – VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

This Contest is open to persons who are legal residents of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions), or Canada (excluding the province of Quebec). Entrants must have reached the age of majority in their state or province of residence at the time of entering the Contest in order to participate. Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to enter, participate in, or win the Contest:  (a) persons who on or after Monday, February 27, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time were or are officers, directors or employees of Symantec Corporation or any of their respective parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies, or service agencies, or independent contractors of any of the above organizations; (b) individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Contest (collectively with Sponsor and the entities specified in (a) above, the “Promotion Entities”); and (c) persons who are immediate family members (defined as spouse or biological or step- mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, or son and each of their respective spouses) of any person in any of the preceding categories, regardless of where they live, and/or individuals who reside in the same household, whether related or not, as any person in any of the preceding categories. Any questions and/or issues concerning eligibility shall be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the province of Quebec, and where prohibited by law.

3.  HOW TO ENTER.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

You can enter the Contest by visiting http://bit.ly/x4tlRr (the “Contest Website”) during the Contest Period, and following the posted instructions. All entries must be submitted and received by 11:59 a.m. Pacific Time on March 2.

Participants are only eligible to enter once during the Contest; and each entry must meet the Contest Submission Requirements described in Section 4 below. Entrants are required to agree to these Official Rules at the time of entry by participating.

4.  SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Your entry (“Entry”) must meet all of the following requirements or it will be disqualified.

  • You must qualify to receive a Symantec LED Pin by participating in a Symantec Booth demonstration, presentation or lecture at RSA 2012.
  • Your Entry must be submitted via post or Tweet to Twitter with a photo of a Symantec LED Pin at RSA and include “#SYMPIN” as a tag in the post.
  • Your Entry must be no longer than 140 characters including #SYMPIN in tweet.
  • Your Entry must include a photo of the Symantec LED Pin
  • Your Entry must be in English.
  • Your Entry must not violate any right of a third party including, but not limited to: copyright, trademark, any other intellectual property right, and right of publicity. Please do not include the name of any company or product produced by a manufacturer other than Symantec.
  • Your Entry must be original, unpublished, your sole property, and not previously submitted in any other contest.
  • Your Entry must not include unsuitable content or depict or incorporate: unsafe behavior or situations; obscenity; disparagement of any product or person; or other offensive conduct or material, or otherwise include inappropriate content.
  • By submitting an Entry you agree that Sponsor has the unrestricted right to: use your Entry in whole or in part, commercially or non-commercially, in any media known or unknown, in perpetuity, worldwide, including the right to publish and display the Entry for advertising and publicity, and to edit and make derivative works, all without additional review or compensation. Additionally you agree that Sponsor may post your Entry (including your name) on its Web site(s) and/or its Web pages on third-party sites.
  • You agree that by submitting this Entry, you relinquish all rights, as outlined herein, and the Entry, its characters and content becomes the property of Sponsor.

5.  WINNER SELECTION

A Grand Prize winner will be selected by random drawing conducted from among all eligible entries received during the Drawing Period on or about March 2, 2012.

The random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions shall be final on all drawing matters. The odds of winning a prize in the Drawing depend on the number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded. Winners will be notified by Twitter. Winners will be required to provide a shipping address in order to receive prize.  

Those that receive prizes for entry while supplies last may also be required to provide proof that they have met the requirements for entry set forth in these Rules.

Sponsor may require winners and participants to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to participate in the Drawing. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Twitter account by Twitter Inc.

6.  PRIZES / APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE

One (1) Grand Prize winner will   be awarded a Noise Cancelling Bose Headphones.  The approximate retail value of this prize is $299.00 USD.  Entrants may or may not be awarded a Symantec-branded Travel Mini Mouse upon entering the contest while supplies last. The approximate retail value of this prize is $10.00 USD.  The total approximate retail value of all prizes awarded under the Drawing is $3000.00 USD. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and are not redeemable for cash. No prize substitution is allowed, except Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, substitute all or part of a prize for an item of equal or greater value or cash value in the event that all or part of a prize becomes unavailable.  Limit one prize per Drawing entrant.

Taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the winner’s sole responsibility.  All details and other restrictions of prizes not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

Winners may be required to sign and return affidavits of compliance and eligibility, a liability release, and where lawful, a publicity release (collectively, "Prize Claim Documents") within 15 days of notification, or the winner’s prize may be forfeited.  Winners shall be solely responsible for any required federal, state, provincial and/or local taxes, sales tax, surcharges, service charges, delivery, processing and handling fees, and all other costs incurred in claiming the prize.  Where applicable, winners will be issued a 1099 Tax Form following the receipt of prize for the retail value of the prize. If required by law, Sponsor reserves the right to withhold and remit to the appropriate taxing authorities the amount of any tax or taxes due.  With respect to non-cash prizes, it may be legally necessary (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) for the prize winner to pay the amount of any tax before receiving the prize.  If any prize notification email, letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner may be disqualified and the next highest scoring Entry may be selected as the winner.  Confirmation of prize winner is subject to Sponsor's verification of the Prize Claim Documents.

Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of Entries in the Contest and therefore reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any date(s) or deadline(s) set forth in these Official Rules or use criteria selected by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion to identify those Entries that will be judged.

8.  GENERAL

AS AN ENTRANT IN THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE THAT THE PROMOTION ENTITIES (A) SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES, DAMAGES OR INJURIES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR FROM YOUR ACCEPTANCE, RECEIPT, POSSESSION AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE(S), AND (B) HAVE NOT MADE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WITH RESPECT TO THE PRIZE(S), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO SUCH PRIZE’S QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to your computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Contest Website or participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due submissions, Entries or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Contest Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  In the event Sponsor is prevented from awarding prize(s) or continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest.  If the Contest is terminated for Force Majeure before the designated end date, Sponsor may (if possible) select the winner(s) from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.  These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

This Contest is governed under the laws of the State of California. Except where prohibited, in the event that any dispute arises regarding the meaning or interpretation of these Official Rules and/or this Contest, participants agree that the dispute shall be resolved by applying the laws of the State of California and that it shall be resolved within and by the federal or state courts located in Santa Clara County, California, USA.

9.  DATA PRIVACY

All Contest entrants agree that personal data, especially name and address, may be processed, stored and otherwise used in the United States for the purposes and within the context of the Contest and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules.  Entrants further agree that the data may also be used by the Sponsor in order to check entrants’ identity, their email and/or postal address and telephone number, or to otherwise verify their eligibility to participate in the Contest. If reasonably feasible, entrants may ask to access any personal data held about them by the Sponsor by writing to the Sponsor at the address listed above.  If an entrant’s data is not provided, entrant’s Entry will be deemed ineligible.

10.  WINNER

To find out who won the Drawing, send your request by email to Karen_Kelley@symantec.combefore April 1, 2012.

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 Srikanth.S

"Defeat the Defeat before the Defeat Defeats you"
(Swami Vivekananda)

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