CONTEST RULES, Terms and Conditions


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

2. Agreement to Rules:
By participating, the Contestant (“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 as it relates to the content of this Contest.

3. Contest Period:
Entries will be accepted online November 29, 2017, 12:00 a.m. PST – December 22, 2017, 11:59 p.m. PST.

4. Entry Rules:
There are two steps to enter the Contest. Entrants must complete both steps in order to be eligible to win a prize. Those steps are as follows: 1) Follow ESET’s official Instagram account @ESET; 2) Post a photo, image, or video to Instagram using the hashtag #GiveSecurity in the caption of the post. The nature of the photo, video or image included in the post should follow the following prompt: If you could give someone special the gift of security; real or imagined, what would it look like?

The image, video or photo you post must have been created in the past three years and be your original work. You must be the sole author and owner of any copyrighted content entered. Any photos, videos or images that are obscene, vulgar, pornographic, hateful, threatening, racist, sexist, discriminatory, promote violence or which in any way violate local or international law will be disqualified at the sole discretion of ESET and could face additional discipline in accordance to law, dependent on the nature of the violation.

The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified above, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of ESET. There is no limit to how often you can enter during the Contest Period. However, 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.

In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted the entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized holder of the Instagram account from which the entry is assigned.

IMPORTANT: ESET is not liable for any disputes between collaborators related to a Submission.

5. Prizes:
The Winner of the Contest (the “Winner”) will receive an Instagrammer Pro Kit. 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 nontransferable. 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. Odds:
The Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Selection and Notification:
Winner will be selected from among those entries with the most Likes, under the supervision of ESET. Winner will be notified via Instagram Message within 5 days of the last entry day of December 15, 2017. ESET shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk email or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT ESET’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER”S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights 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 Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

9. Terms & Conditions:
ESET reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond ESET’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. 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 Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. ESET has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be 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.

10. 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 Contest 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 Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes and Jurisdiction:
THIS Contest 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 Contest, 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 Contest, 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 Contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. 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.

13. Social Websites
The Contest hosted by ESET is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social website.