Terms and Conditions - Atmel ToT Selfie Sweepstakes


    Who may enter: The Atmel Tech on Tour Selfie Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to persons, not otherwise excluded, who submit photographs depicting the entrant inside of or in physical proximity to the Atmel Corporation mobile training truck. The Sweepstakes sponsor is Atmel Corporation, 1600 Technology, San Jose, CA 95110 ("Atmel"). The Sweepstakes is not open to: (1) employees of or contractors to Atmel and its subsidiaries, agents, affiliates, and vendors; (2) the immediate family members or members of the same household of any such employee; or (3) employees or internally contracted vendors of governments and government-affiliated companies or organizations. The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States. All entrants must be at least 18 years old. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO WIN.

    The photographs: Photographs must be taken on a digital camera and must depict the entrant, either inside of or in proximity to the Atmel mobile training truck. If the entrant is not inside the truck, the photograph must depict the entrant and such other subject matter (including but not limited to the mobile training truck itself) as will enable the judges to verify that the entrant took the photograph in proximity to the Atmel mobile training truck. Each photograph must be the entrant's original work or an original work depicting the entrant created at the direction of the entrant. Additionally, (1) each entry must not have been entered in any other contest or otherwise be distributed commercially; (2) if incorporating the recognizable image of a specific person in addition to the entrant, the submission of an entry constitutes the entrant's warranty that the entrant has obtained an executed model release, valid in the jurisdiction of residence of the person whose image is incorporated, from that person (or from that person's parent or guardian if that person is less than eighteen (18) years old); and (3) not infringe any other person's intellectual property rights.

    The prizes: Atmel will award prizes randomly to persons who submit photographs conforming to these Official Rules (the "Prizes"). Prizes will be awarded monthly for the duration of the Sweepstakes, with one (1) Prize to be awarded each calendar month. The Prizes will change during the course of the Sweepstakes, to ensure that they consist of then-current consumer goods technology. Atmel may or may not, but shall not be obligated to, announce when the monthly Prize changes. Initially, the Prizes will consist of a HUWAWEI Talkband B1 Smart Watch for each winner. Total approximate retail value of each such initial Prize is US$149.99. The total approximate value of all prizes awarded is not known as of the Sweepstakes' commencement date.

    How to enter: To enter the Sweepstakes for any calendar month, eligible entrants must submit photographs to http://snapp.to/NaeOu1 before 11:59 pm on the last day of that calendar month (the "Deadline") and complete an online entry form. The last Deadline during the Sweepstakes is March 16, 2015. Alternatively, entrants may submit their names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses by mailing a postcard, postage prepaid, to Atmel Corporation, ATTN: Events - Atmel ToT Selfie Sweepsakes, 1600 Technology Drive, San Jose, CA 95110. All such alternate entries must be received by the Deadline. Only one entry per person will be accepted per calendar month; additional entries in any calendar month will be rejected.

    Terms and conditions:

    1. Conditions of Entry. By registering for the Sweepstakes, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules. All entities (including photographs) become Atmel's exclusive property and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering the Contest, entrants grant Atmel and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliate corporations a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the photographs, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any purpose whatsoever.

    2. Legal Provisions. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or limited as required by applicable law, including applicable export controls laws. To the greatest extent permitted by applicable law, Atmel reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part; modify the Sweepstakes in any way; substitute another prize of equivalent or greater monetary value for the Prizes; or disqualify any entry for any reason, without notice to the entrant.

    3. Eligibility for Prizes. Entrants authorized to enter under these Official Rules, who enter the Sweepstakes before the Deadline, and who are not disqualified by Atmel under these Official Rules are eligible to win prizes.

    4. Selection of Winners. Winners' Responsibilities. The Prize winners will be determined in each calendar month randomly from all eligible entries received in that calendar month during this Sweepstakes. The random selection of the winners for each calendar month will occur within five (5) days after the end of that calendar month. As a condition of awarding the Prizes, Atmel may require the winners to agree to the use of their names, voices, likenesses, and photographs for the purposes of advertising, trade, or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. The winners are responsible for all applicable taxes and other fees due by virtue of their receipt of the Prizes. While entrants may submit entries monthly, Atmel will only reward one Prize per household; once an entrant has won a Prize, the entrant and all members of the entrant's immediate household and family will be disqualified from any subsequent Prize awards.

    5. Notification of Winners. Atmel will notify the winners by email or telephone promptly after each winner is selected. All decisions regarding the winners' selections are final and binding. Atmel may ask the winners to execute and return Affidavits of Eligibility, Liability Releases and Publicity Releases within ten (10) days after the date the notice is sent in order to claim the Prizes. For purposes of this provision, such completed documents must be postmarked for delivery to Atmel's specified postal address, or attached to an email directed to Atmel's specified email address, by the end of the tenth day after the winner's receipt of such documents for completion. If Atmel does so, any winner's failure to complete these steps within that ten-day period will result in the winner's disqualification and the selection of another winner from eligible entries within a commercially reasonable period after the expiration of the initial ten-day period. Atmel is not responsible for and will not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winners. The winners' names will be posted at http://snapp.to/NaeOu1 or can be obtained by sending a written request to "Winner Information, Atmel 2014 Mobile Training Truck Experience Sweepstakes, c/o Atmel Corporation, 1600 Technology Drive, San Jose, CA 95110."

    6. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning the Sweepstakes are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.

    7. Release. Atmel, its agents and representatives, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and will not be liable for (i) late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, or unintelligible entries, (ii) any technical error or condition that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted, (iii) any printing or typographical error in any material associated with the Sweepstakes, or (iv) any error in the conduct of the Sweepstakes or awarding of the Prizes. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PRIZES ARE AWARDED ON THE CONDITION THAT ATMEL AND ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND EMPLOYEES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR THE ENTRANTS' SUBMISSION OF SWEEPSTAKES ENTRIES, THE CONDUCT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND THE AWARD OR USE OF THE PRIZES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EACH WINNER RELEASES ATMEL AND ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND EMPLOYEES FROM ALL CLAIMS ARISING BY VIRTUE OF HIS OR HER ENTRY INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES AND USE OF THE PRIZE.

    8. Resolution of disputes. To the extent permitted by law, these rules shall be interpreted, and this Contest shall be conducted, in accordance with California law, without giving effect to choice of law provisions. All disputes concerning these rules and this Sweepstakes shall be adjudicated in the federal or state courts having jurisdiction over Santa Clara County, California, USA. If any provision in these rules is held to be illegal or unenforceable, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these rules shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.