[#GIGABYTEsnaps SWEEPSTAKES] OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
  1. Eligibility
    Only individuals age 13 and older at the time of entry are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Employees of GIGABYTE [Sponsor] and their respective parents, affiliate companies, subsidiaries and suppliers are not eligible. Void in Rhode Island and where prohibited by law.
  2. Time of Eligibility: The Sweepstakes will begin on August 14, 2017 07:00 PST and ends September 5, 2017 00:00 PST 「Sweepstakes Period」.Participants will become eligible for drawings upon the date and time on which they leave a comment on the posting announcing the Sweepstakes.
  3. Agreement to Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, (a) these Official Rules and (b) Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Entrant acknowledges that the Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other Social Media Site utilized by the Promotion. Each participant understands he or she is providing information to the Sponsor and not to these Social Media Sites.
  4. How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, participants must take a picture of him/herself with a GIGABYTE or AORUS logo (logo may appear in the context of product/product box/storefront signage/booth/desktop image/tattoo/stickers etc.), and either 1. Upload to Instagram/Twitter and use hashtag #GIGABYTEsnaps, or 2. Upload to the comment section of [FB post], using hashtag #GIGABYTEsnaps. The uploaded pictures must be made public. A total of thirty-two (32) winners will be chosen at random from the pool of entrants. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Entries are limited to one per person.
  5. Review: All posts/comments will be reviewed upon submission and we reserve the right to remove the following types of posts/comments:
    • Abusive, harassing, stalking, threatening or attacking others;
    • Defamatory, offensive, obscene, vulgar or depicting violence;
    • Hateful in language targeting race/ethnicity, religion, gender, nationality or political beliefs;
    • Fraudulent, deceptive, misleading or unlawful;
    • Trolling or deliberate disruption of discussion;
    • Violations of any intellectual property rights;
    • Spamming in nature;
    • Uploading files that contain viruses or programs that could damage the operation of other people's computers;
    • Commercial solicitation or solicitation of donations;
    • Link baiting (embedding a link in your comment to draw traffic to your own site).
    • To be officially entered for a chance to win, participating entrants must follow the above mentioned requirements.
  6. Entry Errors: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if online service or equipment is interrupted including without limitation (1) interruptions to any network, server, Internet, Web site, telephone, satellite, computer or other connections, (2) failures of any telephone, satellite, hardware, software or other equipment, (3) garbled, misdirected or jumbled transmissions, or traffic congestion, (4) other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical or electronic, (5) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to capture any such information, or (6) printing or typographical errors.
  7. Selection of Winners. A random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor from all eligible entries received. Thirty-two (32) winners will be selected (「Winners」) at random. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
  8. Announcements of Winners: The names of each Winner may be posted to the will be posted to the [microsite] website and Facebook page September 5th 7:00am PST. , and left on the page for at least seven days unless a Winner requests that their name be removed.
    Winner(s) must notify GIGABYTE indicating that they are accepting the prize by emailing event-service@gigabyte.com. Prize notices returned as undeliverable will result in the disqualification of the potential prize winner(s) and an alternate winner will be selected.
  9. Publicity (Permissions). Winners of the Sweepstakes drawings (「Winner」 or 「Winners」) grant GIGABYTE permission to announce their names as part of its notification to participants. Winners will not receive any further compensation for use of this information.
  10. OWNERSHIP/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees Sponsor shall have a perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, royalty free, fully paid-up license to exploit, edit, modify, post, disseminate, create derivative works of, distribute and otherwise use the entry and all elements of such entry, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised (including, without limitation, on Sponsor's websites), in perpetuity without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party.
  11. PRIZES. Thirty-two different winners will be selected. One winner will win an AERO 15 laptop (estimated retail value $1899USD), one winner will win an AORUS GTX 1080Ti Xtreme Edition graphics card (estimated retail value $799USD), and thirty winners will win $30 Steam™ codes (retail value $30USD). Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. You may not request cash or a substitute prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
  12. Granting of Prizes. Prizes will be mailed to the address provided by each Winner when notified they have won. In the event that prizes have not yet been made available on the market, GIGABYTE will mail prize within the 90 day period from the time the Winner is announced, or, alternatively, mail a prize of equivalent value and function. Any prize/voucher that remains unclaimed after thirty (30) days will remain the property of GIGABYTE.
  13. Indemnification. You agree to release and hold Sponsor, its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal or other advisors, and any Social Media Sites used in this promotion harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes.
  14. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor's control. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, Winners will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.
  15. Severance: If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable in any respect by a court of law, it shall be severed from the rest of the Agreement and the remaining provisions shall nonetheless be enforced to the maximum extent to which they are found by the court to be legally enforceable
  16. SPONSOR: GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., No.6, Baoqiang Rd., Xindian Dist., New Taipei City 231, Taiwan
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.