MICROSOFT VISIO IGNITE EVENT CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

PLEASE NOTE: It is your sole responsibility to comply with your employer’s gift policies. If your participation violates your employer’s policies, you may be disqualified. Microsoft disclaims any and all liability and will not be party to any disputes or actions related to this matter.

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: Microsoft is committed to complying with government gift and ethics rules and therefore government employees are not eligible.

WHAT ARE THE START AND END DATES?

This Contest starts on September 26, 2016 at 12 PM EST, and ends on September 29, 2016, 5 PM EST (“Entry Period”) and will be conducted during regular event hours. Winners will be selected daily. The game will be stopped from 5PM till 6 PM EST each day for the winner of the day to claim their prize. The game results will be reset at 6.01 PM each day and the results of that night will count towards next day, till the leaderboard is reset again at 5 PM next day.

Entries must be received within the Entry Period to be eligible.

CAN I ENTER?

You are eligible to enter if you meet the following requirements at time entry:

This Contest is void where prohibited by law.

HOW DO I ENTER?

You must sign in to the game with your legal name that matches your legal ID, in order to claim your prize, if you win one.

You can enter by Play a Visio racing game and answer product questions to win. Answering questions correctly, gives you higher speed.

We will accept unlimited entry(ies) per entrant. We are not responsible for entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason.

We will automatically disqualify:

WHAT CONSTITUTES AN ELIGIBLE ENTRY?

To be eligible for judging an entry must meet the following content / technical requirements:

You must sign in to the game with your name and email address.

Entries may NOT contain, as determined by us, in our sole and absolute discretion, any content that:

We reserve the right to reject any entry, in our sole and absolute discretion, that we determine does not meet the above criteria.

HOW WILL MY ENTRY BE POTENTIALLY USED?

Other than what is set forth below, we are not claiming any ownership rights to your entry. However, by submitting your entry, you:

Please note that following the end of this Contest your entry may be posted on a website selected by us for viewing by visitors to that website. We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your entry by visitors to this website. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning entry.

If you do not want to grant us these rights to your entry, please do not enter this Contest.

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZES

Each day during the event at 5 PM EST, we will pause the game till 6 PM the same day and award a prize to the fastest time winner of that day, shown on the game leaderboard, based upon the judging criteria below.

Judging Criteria

In the event of a tie between any eligible entries, an additional round of the game may be required. The decisions of the judges are final and binding. If we do not receive a sufficient number of entries meeting the entry requirements, we may, at our discretion, select fewer winners than the number of Contest Prizes described below.

The scores will be reset at 6.01 PM each day and any after 6.01 PM results will count towards next day, till the scores are reset again at 5PM next day.

The winner must claim their prize between 5PM till 6PM of that day in person at the Visio booth.

Contest Prizes

Four (4) Grand Prize(s). A(n) Surface Pro 4. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $1,000.00.

The ARV of electronic 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. We will determine the value of the prize to be the fair market value at the time of prize award.

The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $4,000

We will only award one (1) prize(s) per person during the Entry Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION

Winners will be selected and notified at the event, and must claim their prize before 6PM EST September 29, 2016. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited.

Winners must show their legal ID that matches the game sign in credentials in order to claim prizes.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Microsoft reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prize winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and W-9 tax form or W-8 BEN tax form within 10 days of notification. If you complete a tax form, you will be issued an IRS 1099 the following January, for the actual value of the prize. You are advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of accepting a prize. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release or W-8 BEN form, the selected winner will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected. Your odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries we receive. In the event of a dispute all decisions of Microsoft are final.

By entering this Contest you agree:

WHAT IF SOMETHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENS AND THE CONTEST CAN’T RUN AS PLANNED?

If someone cheats, or a virus, bug, bot, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Contest, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Contest. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Contest, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Contest.

If you attempt or we have strong reason to believe that you have compromised the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Contest by cheating, hacking, creating a bot or other automated program, or by committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may disqualify you, and ban you from participating in any of our future Contests, so please play fairly.

WINNERS LIST AND SPONSOR

We will post the names of winners who received a prize worth $25.00 or more online at www.racewithvisio.com. This list will remain posted one month after winner selection.

This Contest is sponsored by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

At Microsoft, we are committed to protecting your privacy. Microsoft uses the information you provide to notify prize winners, and to send you information about other Microsoft products and services, if requested by you. Microsoft will not share the information you provide with third parties without your permission except where necessary to complete the services or transactions you have requested, or as required by law. Microsoft is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above.

If you believe that Microsoft has not adhered to this statement, please notify us by sending email to projectvisiopmg@microsoft.com or postal mail to Microsoft Privacy, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052 USA, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to remedy the situation.