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Digital Lifehacks

Online sweepstakes rules

No purchase necessary.  A purchase or payment will not increase your chances of winning. Winners need not be present to win. Prize winners will be chosen in random drawings.

  1. Eligibility
    The Digital Lifehacks ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry.  Employees of sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, other vendors or independent contractors providing services to Sponsor in connection with the administration of this Sweepstakes, and members of the immediate family (defined as spouse, parent, sibling, child and respective spouses regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of such employees are NOT ELIGIBLE to enter.

  2. How to Enter
    During the period from October 1, 2013 at 12:01 AM PST through December 16, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST (the “Sweepstakes Period”) go to http://www.intel.com/mobile-security and follow the onscreen instructions to complete and submit the official entry form to be entered into one of two sequential drawings (based on entry periods below) to win (a) 1 of 30 first prizes (15 given away in each drawing) or (b) 1 of 2 grand prizes (1 given away in each drawing).  See below for more information on entry periods and winner submission and selection. You will be required to provide your name and email to be entered to win.

    Limit five (5) entries per person, per day. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. Sponsor’s clock is the official time clock for the Sweepstakes.  To enter without using the online entry form, print your name, address, telephone number, and email address on a 3x5 card and mail it to Intel Lifehacks Sweepstakes at 340 S Lemon Ave #5330N Walnut CA 91789  for receipt by the end of each Entry Period.

    There will be two drawings, each with fifteen First Prizes and one Grand Prize. Entry Periods for First and Grand Prizes are as follows:
        Entry Period 1: 12:00am PST, October 1, 2013 to 9:59 am PST, November 1,
        Entry Period 2: 10:00 am PST, November 1, 2013 to 12:00 pm PST, December
        16, 2013
  3. Winner Selection
    Winners will be selected in random drawings from all eligible entries received by the end of each Entry Period.  Prize drawings will be conducted as follows:
        Entry Period 1: 15 first prize winning entries, and 1 grand prize winning entry,
        drawn on November 2, 2013
        Entry Period 2: 15 first prize winning entries, and 1 grand prize winning entry,
        drawn on December  17, 2013
    Winners will be drawn at random by representatives of Sponsor, whose decisions on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding.  Winners will be notified by email.  Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification or forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Winners will be emailed from intel@bigmonocle.com. To ensure email delivery in regards to this sweepstakes, add this address to your email address book.

  4. Prizes/Retail Value and Odds of Winning
    Prizes consist of 2 grand prizes (1 awarded during each of the 2 Entry Periods) and 30 first prizes (15 first prizes awarded during each of the 2 Entry Periods). Two (2) grand prizes of an Intel-inspired Ultrabook™, approximate retail value of $1149.99 per Ultrabook.  Thirty (30) McAfee LiveSafe™ software programs, approximate value of $79.99 per program. Total approximate retail value of all prizes: $4,699.68. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

    Prize consists of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize.  All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranties, representations or guarantees, including but not limited to, quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  Winners must look to the manufacturer for any warranties or guarantees.  No transfer or substitution of prizes, except by Sponsor in the event an advertised prize is not available.  In such cases, Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winners.

  5. Entries
    Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified.  Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  No mechanically reproduced entries permitted.  Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or postage due entries.  If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address.  The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

  6. Conditions Of Participation
    Online entrants must have valid email address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in email address.  Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes.  Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, a W-9, and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification.  Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.  Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes in any media without geographic or time limitation, and without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of any prize.  Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.  Sponsor will be collecting personal information in accordance with its privacy policy.  See Sponsor’s privacy policy for details regarding Sponsor’s information collection practices in connection with a Sweepstakes.

  7. Internet
    Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.  Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.

  8. Disputes/Choice Of Law
    Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Santa Clara, CA, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees,  (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.  Delaware law, without reference to California’s choice of law rule, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.

  9. Sponsor
    The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Intel Corporation. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook*.

  10. Winners List
    The winners list may be obtained on the Lifehacker landing page at: www.intel.com/lifehacks from December 17, 2013 to February 1, 2014.