HP has a new line-up of innovative and exciting devices, including the HP Pavilion x360 - 11t Artist Edition Touch.
It’s HP’s most unique hybrid yet. The HP Etch Yours! contest is your chance to add your personal touch and make it truly unique.
If you've got a great design idea, we want to hear from you!
No design experience needed—Just show us who you are and how innovative you can be.
The all-new HP Pavilion x360 - 11t Artist Edition Touch — custom-etched with your very own design.
Use as a notebook to work, rotate into a stand to watch, convert into a tent to play, and transform into a tablet to go anywhere.
This innovative convertible PC has the flexibility to keep up with all your needs.
Before we get the official stuff, here are some guidelines to make sure we will be able to use your design.
File format is in Adobe Illustrator, EPS or other vector file.
Dimensions must be 12"(w), 7.5"(h) with a 1.75" diameter space in the center for the HP logo.
File size no larger than 10MB.
CONTEST INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE U.S. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES OR D.C. AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The HP Etching Contest (the “Contest”) is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Employees, officers and directors of the Hewlett-Packard Company (“Sponsor”), its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, or production agencies and Web masters/suppliers (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members [spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses] and individuals residing in their same household) are not eligible to participate or win. All public-sector customers, employees of K-12 public and private education institutions and all libraries including public, public school, college or university, research, and private libraries can participate in the Contest only if they are doing so outside of the official status and not as part of their employment with those entities. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, to verify eligibility requirements in any manner it deems appropriate. By participating, each eligible entrant (“Entrant”) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.
CONTEST TIMING: The clock of the administrator’s computer accepting Entries (defined below) is the official time-keeping device for the Entry Period portion of the Contest. The computer clock of the Voting Website (defined below) is the official time-keeping device for the Voting Period portion of the Contest. PDT = Pacific Daylight Time.
Contest Period Start Date/Time End Date/Time Entry Period 07/09/14, 6:00:00 a.m. PDT 07/23/14, 5:59:59 p.m. PDT Voting Period 07/28/14, 6:00:00 a.m. PDT 08/03/14, 5:59:59 p.m. PDT
THE CONTEST: The Contest invites the Entrant to submit an image (“Image”) and an original essay (“Essay”) that depicts/describes “How you and/or your design embody innovation”. The Image must be an original drawing or photo, may not include any people and must be 12” (h) x 7.5” (l) with a 1.75” space reserved in the center for the HP logo submitted in one of the following formats no larger than 10MB: Adobe Illustrator (saved in CS4 version), EPS, or other vector file. The Essay should support the Image, must be in English, and may not exceed 100 words (“Essay”). Together, the Image and Essay shall hereinafter be referred to as the “Entry”. See Rule #6 for Judging Criteria.
TO ENTER: During the Entry Period, e-mail your Image (as an attachment) and the following information in the body of the same e-mail: Your first and last name, daytime phone number, date of birth, and Essay. Send your email to: HPEtchingContest@young-america.com. Limit one (1) Entry per e-mail. Do not attach more than one Image per e-mail or submit more than one (1) Essay per e-mail. Any other form of submitting an Entry is void. Limit one (1) Entry per person/email address for the entire Entry Period.
CONTEST ENTRY GUIDELINES: By submitting an Entry you warrant and represent that it: (a) is your original work, (b) has not been previously published, (c) has not previously won awards, (d) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (e) that you have obtained permission from a person whose name or likeness is used in the Entry(if any); and (f) that publication of the Entry via various media including Web posting and as stated in the prize description as described in Rule #8, will not infringe on the rights of any third party rights. Any such Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless, Sponsor from any claims to the contrary. The Entry must meet the following guidelines:
- Entry must comply with these Official Rules.
- Entry cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially-dangerous activity.
- Entry cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message.
- Entry cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group.
- Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies.
- Entry cannot infringe trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others (except trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by Sponsor), or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind (except for brands or products owned by Sponsor), without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses.
- Entry cannot infringe copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in television, movies or other media) without permission. Sponsor does not permit the infringement of others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the Entrant (except copyrighted materials owned by Sponsor) is prohibited. Do not copy your favorite movie, book or photo or include materials, images, graphics, music or trademarks belonging to any third parties or incorporate the names, voices, likeness or personas of any party other than yourself unless you have obtained all rights necessary to permit you to use same in connection with your Entry and grant the rights herein granted to Sponsor.
- Entry cannot contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission.
- Entry cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive image and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and
- Entry cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.
If you think that any Entry infringes your intellectual property rights, click http://www8.hp.com/us/en/privacy/terms-of-use.html#claimsInfringement if you wish to report it. ENTRIES POSTED TO THE VOTING WEBSITE (DEFINED BELOW), WERE NOT EDITED BY SPONSOR AND ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. Any waiver of any Entrant obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of Entrant obligations. Sponsor reserves the right to waive the Contest entry requirements set forth herein in its reasonable discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its reasonable discretion, to request that any Entrant resubmit his or her Entry which fails to comply with the Entry requirements prior to the end of the Entry Period. Sponsor reserves the right to, and will screen Entries prior to posting them to the Voting Website. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit.
CONTEST JUDGING (To determine Finalists): All eligible Entries will be judged by a panel of judges (“Judges”) based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”):
(30%) Demonstration of Innovation. Design should be considered from all angles-just like the x360 which can convert into a stand, tent or tablet.
(20%) Share your story in one hundred (100) words or less explaining how you and/or your design demonstrates innovation.
The top ten (10) entrants who submitted the Entries receiving the highest cumulative scores for all Judging Criteria awarded by the Judges will be deemed Finalists and will advance to the Contest Voting. In the event of a tie, tie breaker will be based upon the highest point score in the first Judging Criteria, continuing thereafter to each Judging Criterion in order, as needed, to break the tie. Limit one (1) Finalist Entry per person. Finalists will be determined on or about July 26, 2014. All finalists will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt prior to the start of the Contest Voting Period.
CONTEST VOTING: During the Voting Period, Finalists’ Entries (Image only) will be posted at http://shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/static/page-etchyours (in the voting section) (the “Voting Website”). Visitors to the Voting Website will be able to vote for the Finalist Entry they think best represents “Innovation”. Limit of one (1) vote per person/email address/Facebook account per day. person/email address/Facebook account per day. For the purposes of this Contest, a “day” shall be defined as 12:00:00 a.m. PDT to 11:59:59 p.m. PDT with the exception of the first day of the Entry and Voting Period which shall begin at 6:00:00 a.m. PDT and the last day of the Entry and Voting Period which will end at 5:59:59 p.m. PDT. To vote for the Finalist Entry you think best represents “Innovation”, visit the Voting Website and “like” the Finalist Entry you wish to vote for, using the Facebook “like” button associated with that Finalist Entry. You must have a Facebook account to vote. Sign-up for a free account at Facebook.com. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like voting methods will void all such votes. Any attempt by an Entrant and/or his/her respective family/friends to vote more than the number of times authorized herein using multiple names, e-mail addresses, Facebook accounts, paying or retaining third parties to create multiple e-mail accounts or Facebook accounts for the purposes of voting and/or any other fraudulent mechanism, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, shall give Sponsor the right to disqualify such Entrant in its reasonable discretion. Any attempt by any person to fraudulently circumvent the voting restrictions in order to cast multiple votes will result in disqualification of all such votes received and may result in disqualification of the Entrants for whom the improper votes were received if the Sponsor determines that that Entrant was involved in any way in the perpetration of such fraud. At the conclusion of the Voting Period, the Entrant who submitted the Entry receiving the highest number of votes will be deemed the winner. In the event of a tie, the Finalist who received the highest score in the Judging portion of the Contest will be deemed the winner.
PRIZE DETAILS: Prize (1): Winner will receive one (1) HP Pavilion 11 x360 (Smoke Silver) with the winning Image etched on the cover of the unit. Approximate Retail Value: $399.99. The winning Image will be etched on 100 limited edition (determined by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion) HP Pavilion 11 x360 PCs. Winner must accept prize as stated by Sponsor, or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Taxes, if any, on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: As a condition of entering, Entrants (or their parent or legal guardian if an eligible minor) agree (and agree to confirm in writing) that Sponsor and Promotion Parties, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Released Parties”) are released, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to person(s), including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities. Except where legally prohibited, winner grants (and agrees to confirm such grant in writing) permission to Sponsor and those acting under its authority the right to the use of his/her name, picture, likenesses, voice, biographical information and statements, and Entry (whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, or used with other works) at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval.
Potential winner will be notified by email on or about August 7, 2014. Sponsor reserves the right to confirm and validate any or all eligibility requirements before awarding a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email, mailing address and/or telephone number of Entrants. Winner will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful a Publicity Release within seven (7) days of attempted notification or prize may be forfeited. Any prize won by an eligible minor may be awarded to his/her parent or legal guardian who must sign all required documents, if any. If documents are not returned timely, or if the prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected even if the disqualified potential winner’s name may have been announced. Prize will be shipped within 4-6 weeks of winner verification.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON ANY OF SPONSOR’S WEBSITES OR SOCIAL MEDIA SITES, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. Submission of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the Entrant. By submitting an Entry, you agree that your submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, will not place Sponsor under any obligation, Sponsor is free to disclose or otherwise use the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Entry, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
By accepting a prize, winner agrees that his/her Entry will be deemed a Work Made For Hire under the Copyright laws of the United States, but if it cannot be so deemed, then the winner irrevocably assigns and transfers to Sponsor all of his/her right, title and interest in and to his/her Entry, including all but not limited to all copyright and trademark rights which he or she may have, in the United States and worldwide, therein, for consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged. Winner hereby waives in favor of Sponsor, all rights of “Droit Moral” or “Moral Rights of Authors” or any similar rights or principles of law that winner may now or later have to his/her Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to alter, change or modify the winning Entry, in its sole discretion. Upon request of Sponsor, winner shall execute and deliver such additional instrument of assignment, as may be solely deemed by Sponsor, reasonably necessary to establish the ownership of record of the right, title and interest in and to the Entry and of the copyrights transferred and “Moral Rights of Authors” waived under these Official Rules. Should Sponsor fail to request the said assignment as stated, that shall not be deemed a waiver of Sponsor’s rights and Sponsor may at a later time request the assignment.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Neither Sponsor, Released Parties nor their agencies are responsible for lost, illegible, late, misdirected, incomplete, mutilated, non-delivered or postage-due, Entries or mail; or for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, garbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software or telephone malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network related to the creation of the Entry. Sponsor, Released Parties and their agencies are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrants, Voting Website users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest; and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the computer accepting Entries or the Voting Website. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry or voting processes or operation of the Contest or Voting Website, to be acting in violation of the terms of the Voting Website or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. Sponsor, Released Parties and their agencies are not responsible for injury or damage to participant, participant's computer or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading or copying materials from or use of Voting Website. If, for any reason, Contest, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which, in sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend Contest, and determine winner from eligible non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. If such malfunction, error, disruption or damage occurs, and impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the Contest by posting a notice on the Voting Website.
In no event will Sponsor, Released Parties, or their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies, their advertising or promotion agencies or all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your access to and use of the Voting Website or downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from said Voting Website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this Voting Website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow limitations of exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE VOTING WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT AS PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
BINDING ARBITRATION: Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Contest shall be settled by binding arbitration in a location determined by the arbitrator as set forth herein (provided that such location is reasonably convenient for claimant), or at such other location as may be mutually agreed upon by the parties, in accordance with the procedural rules for commercial disputes set forth in the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures of JAMS (“JAMS Rules and Procedures”) then prevailing, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitrator shall be selected pursuant to the JAMS Rules and Procedures. The arbitrator shall apply California law consistent with the Federal Arbitration Act and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law. In the event that the claimant is able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay as much of the claimant’s filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive. If any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal (other than that claims will not be arbitrated on a class or representative basis), or otherwise conflicts with the rules and procedures established by JAMS, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. If, however, the portion that is deemed invalid, unenforceable or illegal is that claims will not be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, then the entirety of this arbitration provision shall be null and void, and neither claimant nor Sponsor shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. Upon filing a demand for arbitration, all parties to such arbitration shall have the right of discovery, which discovery shall be completed within sixty days after the demand for arbitration is made, unless further extended by mutual agreement of the parties. THE ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE IN THE ENTRANT’S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE OR JOIN THE CLAIMS OF OTHER PERSONS OR PARTIES WHO MAY BE SIMILARLY SITUATED. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO HAVE ANY CLAIM OR CONTROVERSY ARBITRATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY PARTICIPATING IN SPONSOR’S CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AND PRIZE WINNER AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY THROUGH BINDING ARBITRATION AS SET FORTH ABOVE, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS' FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT OR PRIZE RECIPIENT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANT AND PRIZE WINNER'S REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO EVERY ENTRANT.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: By entering, Entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, USA, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the State of California, in Santa Clara County, California. By entering, Entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Santa Clara County, California, USA.
WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the winner, hand print your complete name and address on a 3” x 5” card and mail in a first-class, stamped envelope to: HP Etching Contest Winner’s List, P.O. Box 3000, Dept. 922-745, Young America, MN 55558-3000 for receipt by September 8, 2014.
SPONSOR: The Hewlett-Packard Company, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1185.
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