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PAX East 2014 HyperX Giveaway T&C for US and Canada

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“HyperX at PAX East 2014” Contest (the “Contest”)

Official Rules (the “Rules")

No purchase necessary to enter or win; contest open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, void in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Quebec. Contestants must be 19 years of age or older to win.

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. (“Kingston,” “we” or “us”) is hosting the Contest via link from its Facebook website that is governed by the Rules.

By participating in the Contest, each contestant (the “Contestant”, “you” or “your”) represents and warrants the following:

    1. that you have the right and authority to grant the rights to Kingston, as outlined in the Rules, and to fully perform your obligations as outlined therein:
    2. the pictures, ideas and information submitted to Kingston (“Submissions”) are original to you and you own all copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the Submissions;
    3. the Submissions will not infringe upon any copyright or any other intellectual property rights; and
    4. there are no claims, litigation or other proceedings pending or threatened which would adversely affect Kingston’s rights to utilize the Submissions as described in the Contest Rules.
  1. Contest Dates: Contest shall commence on April 4, 2014 and continue until midnight of April 13, 2014 (“the Contest Period”). All attempts to enter the Contest outside the Contest Period are void.
  2. Contest Sponsor: Kingston Technology Company, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
  3. Eligibility: The Contest is open to persons who, as of date of entry, are legal U.S. and Canadian residents and are at least 19 years of age or older. The Contest is not open to an employee, director or other representative (and their respective dependents, immediate family members (spouse, children, parents, siblings) and individuals residing in their same household), of Kingston, Sponsor and their affiliates and subsidiaries. Kingston reserves the right, at any time, to verify eligibility requirements, in any manner it deems appropriate.
  4. Contest: The Contest is a random drawing from entries received on the HyperX microsite and participants will be required to subscribe to the HyperX YouTube channel and fill out the sweepstakes form on the microsite. The microsite will serve as the host of the contest – providing instructions and accepting entries. Fans that complete the sweepstakes form and subscribe on YouTube will be eligible to win. Winners will be chosen at random from those that submit their entry correctly, and will each win one prize.
  5. Follow these steps to enter:
    1. Non-Subscribers: Click on the banner on the microsite to be taken to http://youtube.com/KingstonHyperX, then subscribe to the HyperX YouTube channel. Then fill out and complete the entry form. Enter your name, email address, date of birth and YouTube channel name/YouTube registered email address.
    2. Current subscribers: Fill out and complete the entry form. Enter your name, email address, date of birth and YouTube channel name/YouTube registered email address.
    3. Winners will be determined at the end of the Contest.
  6. Winners: At the end of the contest period, Kingston will randomly select nine (9) winners based on the entries submitted. The judges will be members of the Kingston Social Media Team. You hereby agree that the Kingston team has the right to determine winners and the decision of the judges will be final and binding. The winners will be notified by April 14, 2014 via the microsite. The winners must also comply with documentation required to claim the prize. In the event that a winner receives a cash award over $600 USD, a signed form with social security number will be required to receive the award. Unless this documentation is submitted you will be ineligible to receive the prize.
  7. Prizes: The winners are responsible for any taxes. Kingston, at its discretion may award a prize of equal or greater value. Value of any prizes is based on information from Kingston. No less than one prize will be awarded. Prizes are as follows:
    • Four (4) 8GB HyperX Fury Memory 1866MHz (Value: $84.99 each)
    • Three (3) 120GB HyperX 3K SSD (Value: $173 each)
    • Two (2) 64GB DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB (Value: $119 each)
  8. Additional Conditions: Sponsor and its affiliates are not responsible for entries that are misdirected, not viewable, late, or incompletely received for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser or network failure, cell phone malfunction, traffic, or incompatibility at the website or elsewhere.

    By entering the Contest, you consent to the use of your name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning Submissions and statements attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes by Kingston without additional compensation. As such, you hereby grant to Kingston a non-exclusive, fully transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free, fully paid up right and license to use, adapt, edit, modify, publish, promote, reproduce, distribute, publicly display and perform and make derivative works based on your Submission in any and all media as Kingston sees fit for any reason, to identify you as the author of the Submission and to authorize others to do any of the above without any obligation to compensate you.

    Kingston will have the right to use all Submissions created by Contestants in any way Kingston chooses throughout the world for as long as Kingston feels necessary without any requirement to give credit to the creator of the photo.

    Each Contestant releases and discharges Kingston, Sponsor, the judges, any party associated with the contest, and their agents or representatives, from any and all liability in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, legal claims, costs, injuries, loss or damages, demand or actions of any kind. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY IN THE RULES, AND RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS KINGSTON, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PRIZE SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS AND EMPLOYEES FROM AND AGAINST ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, OR ANY LIABILITY OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM OR ARISING FROM (I) PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE BY THE WINNER), OR (II) THE SUBMISSIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION THE INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS BY SUBMISSIONS.

    YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR PRIZE MONEY SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND RISK. THE WEBSITE, THE CONTEST AND THE PRIZES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, KINGSTON AND SPONSOR DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY OR THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. KINGSTON AND SPONSOR MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTEST. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
  9. Notification of Winners: Prize winners will be announced on Facebook and/or notified via the email provided on the registration form by April 14, 2014. If a winner cannot be located within 7 days, an alternate prize winner can be selected by Sponsor. In the event that a Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award prize to alternate entrant.
  10. More Rules: The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all applicable mandatory federal (national), state and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend contest or any portion hereof at any time without reason or explanation; or to disqualify any individual who attempts to unfairly manipulate or corrupt: (a) the Contest, (b) any website associated therewith, or (c) the Contest is otherwise not capable of running as planned.
  11. Governing Law and Venue: Contest shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located in Orange County, California over any claim or matter arising from or in connection with Contest, the Rules, or your participation in the Contest.
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