HGST What Drive You contest rules and regulations

HGST Wants to Know “What Drives You?”


HGST celebrates the drive it takes to succeed whether finishing the workout of the day, or innovating the next big thing. So we want to know “What Drives You?” to throwdown every day in the gym, at home and in life. Post images of “What Drives You?” on your social channels and tag the official HGST Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to be entered into a raffle to win 2 free tickets to the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Invitational, presented by HGST. Multiple winners will be awarded.

To enter:

Instagram/Twitter: Post an image and share “What Drives You?” using the hashtag #HGSTDrive and follow @hgststorage.

Facebook: Post an image and share “What Drives You?” using the hashtag #HGSTDrive and like NorCal Crossfit and HGST.

The rules for the “What Drives You?” contest are as described below.


Official Rules for the HGST “What Drives You?” Contest for Residents of the United States.

0. Description
By entering or participating in the HGST “What Drives You?” (The “Contest”) you agree to all of the following rules:


1. Eligibility
Entrants must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry and, as a condition of entry, agree to comply with these rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Entry is open to individual resident in the United States and entry is free. Chance of winning depends on number of entrants.

2. Entry procedure
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. You may only enter online through HGST’s official social pages.

To enter:

Instagram/Twitter: Post an image and share “What Drives You” using the hashtag #HGSTDrive and follow @hgststorage.

Facebook: Post an image and share “What Drives You” using the hashtag #HGSTDrive and like HGST Storage.

3. Entry dates
10/28/14 – 11/6/14
Entries received after 11/6/14 will not be considered. Winners will be contacted by Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram private message and then announced on the Sponsor’s Twitter feed and Facebook page.

4. Prizes
The winners will win 2 tickets to the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Invitational presented by HGST.

5. Guidelines
Entered content must be in accordance with the following guidelines:
• No nudity, pornography or sexually explicit content.
• No child exploitation, animal abuse, drug abuse.
• No terrorism, such as bomb making.
• No graphic or gratuitous violence.
• No hurting, attacking, or humiliating.
• No graphic or shocking content, such as accidents, deaths and similar things.
• No copyright infringement; only content that you made and are authorized to use.
• No hate speech demeaning a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and sexual orientation/gender identity.
• No predatory behavior, stalking, threats, harassment, invading privacy, or the revealing of others’ personal information.
• No misleading descriptions, tags, titles or thumbnails in order to increase views.
• No posting of untargeted or repetitive content, including comments and private messages.
• No obscenity, defamation, or libel.
• No malicious code, including without limitation viruses, bots, Trojan horses, worms, etc.
• No violations of applicable laws or regulations.
• No harassing, abusing, impersonating or intimidating.
• No commercial use of Sponsor’s contest and facilities by entrants.

All selections of winning entries and determinations about compliance with these guidelines will be made by Sponsor reasonably and in good faith, and will be final without any opportunity for appeal. Sponsor shall use its own discretion throughout judging process, including: (A) disqualifying any entry not complying with the rules or where the declarations set out above would not be true or where Sponsor believes on reasonable grounds that the entrant has acted fraudulently or disrupted or tampered with the contest or has attempted to do so, (B) modifying or if necessary canceling the contest if the Sponsor reasonably believes it cannot be conducted fairly as specified due to matters beyond its control (including without limitation computer virus, technical failure, fraud, automated voting or unauthorized human intervention). Sponsor reserves the right to verify the identity of any entrant and the eligibility of their entry before issuing any prize. There will be no appeal against any decision and correspondence cannot be entered into regarding the contest. Alternate winners may be selected in event of disqualifications.

The copyright for entered material remains with the entrant. However Sponsor is given the permission in the form of an irrevocable worldwide license to edit, reproduce, post and publish any entries in media partners’ online and print publications as well as publication or posting on the HGST website and social network feeds to promote the Sponsor’s contest and products. Furthermore, the entrants grant Sponsor permission to mention each author’s name, town and country in connection with their submitted work and in advertising and publicizing Sponsor’s contest and products. Sponsor’s license shall be royalty free and shall not require prior permission to reproduce post or publish any work submitted in connection with promoting the contest. In addition to reproduction of entire works, this license includes reproduction of edited extracts from submissions.

6. Release and Liability

6.1 Release
By participating in this contest, you agree to release and hold the Sponsor and its group companies, partners, agents, and employees, harmless from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in or in connection with the competition, including, without limitation, awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of the submissions and the prizes herein. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing and the Sponsor shall not be liable if any entry is lost, damaged, temporarily unavailable for view or otherwise impaired or compromised by reason of problems with a third party hosting site. The above exclusions of liability shall not apply to death or personal injury caused as a result of the Sponsor’s (or other relevant entity’s) negligence.

6.2 Facebook
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook you hereby release Facebook from any and all liable in connection with it. You are providing information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.

7. Choice of Law
These terms and Conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the United States, and the U.S. judicial system will have the exclusive jurisdiction to hear any matter arising in connection with them (save to the extent that local law elsewhere may impose mandatory legal requirements and/or mandatory jurisdiction of the local courts).

8. General
Void outside of the United States and where prohibited by law. No purchase is necessary to enter. Sponsor employees and their immediate families, their agents or anyone else professionally connected to this contest are ineligible. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is the Sponsor. Participants agree that the personal data they provide may be processed, stored and otherwise used for the purposes of the operation of the contest and the exhibition described above. The Sponsor may also use your personal data to provide you with information on HGST and our products, where you have consented to this. [www.hgst.com/privacy.] Information supplied to us by entrants will not be disclosed to third parties except as otherwise provided herein.

9. Sponsor
HGST, a Western Digital company, 3403 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose CA 95135 10. Rules These rules are available on the HGST blog site: www.hgst.com/blog

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