1 Lenovo Tech for Progress X1 Carbon Prize Giveaway Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS PROMOTION IS ONE OF CONSIDERATION AND PRIZE. 1. Eligibility: Lenovo Tech for Progress. Sweepstakes (the Sweepstakes ) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia with the exception of Florida, New York, and Rhode Island who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Lenovo (United States), its parent and affiliate companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. This promotion is one of consideration (i.e. set qualifiers for eligible parties and prize, not chance). Eligible job title entries are as follows: Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Owner, Partner, Managing Director, Operations Director, Managing Partner, Founder, CTO, Chief Technology Officer, IT Manager, CIO, IT Director, Director of IT, CTO + Operations,, IT Team Manager, IT Department Manager, Senior VP, Executive IT Manager, VP of IT, Senior IT Manager, MIS Director, VP Technology, or Program Manager. Eligible gender is Female. Lenovo reserves the right to select entrant submissions for prize consideration based on set qualifiers. Qualifiers include: the submission of a detailed SMB story, in addition to the mention of how technology is utilized within their respective business Participation constitutes entrant s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 2. Sponsor: Lenovo (United States), Inc., 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on March 12, :00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on March 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"). The Promotion is active for a twenty (20) day period, as outlined in the chart below: Sponsor s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. 4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, including answering the series of question(s) as listed on campaign form, and submitting with a valid, business address and job title. Entrants will automatically receive one (1) entry into the applicable Entry Period drawing. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor, sponsor affiliates, agencies, and/or partners. Limit: You may enter one (1) time per business address during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same address. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The
2 authorized account holder is the natural person assigned an address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of Small Business Ownership or employment. 5. Drawings: All decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries during the applicable Entry Period on or around the dates listed in Section 3 above. The potential winners will be notified by . Except where prohibited, each potential winner will be required to sign and return a Form W-9 or Form W-8BEN which must be received by Sponsor, within three (3) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted or fails to sign and return the Declaration, the potential winner forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held per prize, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. Entry Period Start Date (at 12:00 a.m. ET) End Date (at 11:59 p.m. ET) Approximate Drawing Date 20 Day Period March 12, 2018 March 31, 2018 Up to ten (10) days after end date 6. Prizes: TEN (10) X1 Carbon 5 th Generation Laptop devices. Totality of Primary Prizes equates to an estimated retail value of $15, or $1,500 per device. The ARV of prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. All features and specifications of Lenovo product prizes will be determined by the Sponsor. Primary winners will receive a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon appropriate for use in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, according to valid winners country of residence. The actual value of all product-based prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. Other than the limited warranties that Sponsor may provide in respect of products of Lenovo, the prizes are provided by Sponsor "AS IS" without
3 warranties of any kind, including warranties or conditions of satisfactory quality, merchantability, noninfringement of intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose. For Prize: No cash equivalent. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Winners will receive an IRS 1099 Tax form if any prize meets the reportable threshold under applicable IRS regulations. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Limit: one (1) prize per person. Sponsor accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. 7. Release: By entering into this sweepstakes, entrants give and grant for an unlimited term of use (herein after referred to as the Term ) to Lenovo ( Client ) and The Cargo Agency, its and their respective licensees, successors and assigns (herein collectively called the licensed parties ) the right to use, publish and copyright their name, voice, picture, portrait and likeness in all media and types of advertising and promotion of Lenovo, a product or service of Client. Entrant agrees that no advertisement or other material need to be submitted to them for approval and the licensed parties shall be without liability to them for any distortion or illusionary effect resulting from the publication of their picture, portrait or likeness. By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Lenovo, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each of their 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, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. 8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner s consent to Sponsor s and its agents use of winners names, likenesses, photographs, voices, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. 9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes 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.
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