Terms and Conditions


1. Eligibility:
This Sweepstakes is offered by ESET, LLC dba ESET NORTH AMERICA (ESET) and is open to all legal U.S. residents and visitors to the U.S. with a valid visa, who have entered Black Hat legally, and are at least 18 years of age when entering the sweepstakes. Employees of ESET and/or its affiliated companies and family members of such employees may not enter to win the Sweepstakes giveaway. ESET reserves the right to stop the promotion or cancel the Sweepstakes without notice at any time. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules:
By participating, You agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decision of ESET as final and binding in its relations to the content of this Sweepstakes.

3. Sweepstakes Period:
Entries will be accepted onsite at Black Hat 2018 venue, ESET’s booth #928, starting on August 8, 2018 once Black Hat gates open, and will end on August 9, 2018, 2:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

4. How to Enter:
You can enter the Sweepstakes by attending one or all of ESET’s presentations in its entirety, held at ESET booth #928 at Black Hat 2018, and providing contact information either by submitting 1 business card or filling out 1 form provided to You by an ESET representative at the booth. The entry for the Main prize is limited to only 1 contact submitted per each person. You must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win any prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of ESET. You must provide the information required. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of ESET.

5. Prizes:
The Main prize: Sweepstakes Winner (the “Winner”) will receive a voucher to book 2 “round-the-world*” flights for 2 people, redeemable by August Aug 9, 2019. Winner can ask for a round trip flight of a lesser or same value. The flights have to be booked by ESET’s dedicated travel agent and fulfill airline conditions for the flight type (*see conditions specified below). Hotel, insurance or any other costs related to the travel are a sole responsibility of the winner.

The Immediate prizes: After each presentation, there will be a drawing for an immediate prize. Immediate prize consists of one of the two available options as follows: - Garmin vivoactive 3 smartwatch, or Lenovo - Star Wars AR Jedi Challenge headset.

The Immediate prize winner(s) are selected on a random drawing basis and subject to a limited number of prizes. Once You complete watching the presentation, ESET staff will collect the contact details for a drawing. A random drawing will be conducted after each presentation for an immediate prize. The winner of the immediate prize has to be present to collect the prize and can chose one of the available prize options as described above. You can watch more than one ESET presentation and be eligible for a drawing of immediate prize after each presentation. You are limited to watching a specific presentation only one time. You will not be eligible to enter the drawing for an immediate prize of a presentation you have already attended.

All contacts gathered at each presentation will be collected and gathered for a final drawing for the Main prize, which will happen on Thursday Aug 9, 2018 at 2PM Pacific Time. Winner doesn’t have to be present to collect the Main prize, and regardless of presence will receive an email with instructions on how to book the flight/s. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by ESET. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at ESET’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for ESET to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Right Granted by You:
By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that ESET, anyone acting on behalf of ESET and ESET’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without limitation, Your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

7. Terms & Conditions::
ESET reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should anything beyond ESET’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, ESET may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by ESET. ESET reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or violates these Terms & Conditions. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may result in a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, ESET reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. Limitations of Liability and Release:
By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless ESET and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes Sweepstakes; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries.

9. Disputes and Jurisdiction:
THIS Sweepstakes IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF United States of America AND California, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in San Diego County, California having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

10. Privacy Policy:
Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the ESET website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

*round-the-world flight conditions:

  • Winner agrees to provide personal information necessary for booking the flight
  • Trip may be booked earliest 11 months prior to the departure date or latest 1 day before the departure, but is also be pending airline/flight availability
  • Economy class
  • Minimum of 3 stop overs between the outbound and inbound destination and the routing has to start and end in the same country
  • The itinerary must include only one transatlantic and only one transpacific crossing. In the entire journey not more than one crossing is permitted between Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, Pacific.
  • All flights within the same reservation need to be booked within one airline alliance (e.g. StarAlliance, OneWorld) and via ESET’s selected travel agent
  • Backtracking is not allowed – the routing needs to be done within one direction going around the globe

In general the airfare needs to fulfil the selected airline conditions. E.g.: