Airheads EMEA 2012 Contest: How to Enter - Contest Terms & Conditions

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The Fine Print "Go To Airheads Nice, France" Contest 2012!

Terms and Conditions

    1. How to Enter: The "Go to Airheads Conference in Nice, France Contest 2012" ( “Contest”) sponsored by Aruba Networks, Inc. (“Sponsor”) begins at 7:30 PM Pacific Time on  March 15, 2012 and ends at 12:00 AM Pacific Time on March 27, 2012 ("Contest  Period"). The winners will be announced by March 30, 2012.  LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON/HOSTID/GUARDID/NICID/AIRHEADSOCIALID.  This Contest is subject to these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). By entering the Contest, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Terms and Conditions or the Contest itself, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering the Contest, entrants affirm that they have read, accepted and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions.  There are two different methods to enter the Contest, but an entrant may only enter the Contest once during the Contest Period.  Entry Method One – From within the Airheads Social Community ( an entrant will need to navigate to the Events Page ( click on the link ( enter the contest.  The entrant will then need to create a “New Message” post in the forum of up to 200 words explaining why they deserve to attend the Airheads Conference.  Entrants may also include a video of up to 3 minutes in length and may embed pictures.  The entrant must then click on the “Submit” button to complete the Contest entry.  Entry Method Two – If Entrants do not wish to make their entries publicly viewable on Airheads Social, entrants may e-mail their entry to with the subject: “Go To Airheads Conference in Nice, France Contest 2012.” .  Only one entry in total is allowed per entrant.  Therefore, an entrant cannot use both Entry Method One and Entry Method Two nor can an entrant use either entry method more than once.  Entrants entering more than once will have all of their entries disqualified.
    2. Eligibility: Only legal persons (i) who are not prohibited under applicable local laws from entering the Contest, where the Contest is not invalid under applicable local laws; (ii) who are 21 years of age or older as of the commencement of the Contest Period, and (iii) who have not previously won a prize in this Contest are eligible to enter the Contest. Employees and representatives of Aruba Networks, including its distributors and sales representatives, and those involved in the development, production (including prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this Contest, and their advertising or promotion agencies, parent companies, agents, officers, subsidiaries, service providers and affiliates, and any other persons or entities directly associated with this Contest ("Contest  Entities") and members of the immediate families and/or persons living in the same household are ineligible to enter the Contest or win any prize. 
    3. Prize/Odds of Winning:  First Prize: one (1)  conference pass (US$495.00 value for Conference Fee) including roundtrip airfare to Nice, France (not to exceed US$1,700.00) and 2-nights hotel accommodations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nice France (May 21st and May 22nd (US$800 value)) will be awarded by a panel of judges.  Second Prize:  one (1) iPAD3 (US$499.00 value) will also be awarded by the panel of judges.  The total estimated retail value of all prizes in this Contest is approximately $3,500.  One First Prize winner and one Second Prize winner will be selected.  Only one prize per winner will be awarded. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for the prize is permitted, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value if a prize becomes unavailable for any reason. Prize winners will be responsible for any taxes or surcharges that may be levied on the Prize awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received, but is estimated to be 1/200 for Prize #1 and 1/199 for Prize #2 . Any depiction of prizes is for illustrative purposes only.
    4. Drawing and Notification: A total of two (2) different winners will be selected by a panel of judges. The contest winners will be announced by March 30, 2012.  The winners will be selected by a panel of judges from all eligible entries received by the Sponsor for the Contest. The winners will be announced over Aruba Networks and Tech Field Day social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, and Airheads Social) and notified by phone and/or e-mail. If the potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted during three (3) business days from the date of the Contest, or if he/she is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Terms and Conditions, such potential winner(s) will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected.
    5. General Conditions: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification of the winner and an alternate winner may be selected. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name, address (city and state), statements, voice, photo and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, including without limitation online, unless prohibited by law. Entries become the sole property of Sponsor, can be used for any purpose by the Sponsor, and will not be returned or acknowledged. Any person attempting to defraud Sponsor or in any way tamper with this Contest will be ineligible for the prize and will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. If, for any reason (such as tampering or infection by computer virus) the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, the Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel the entire Contest.  Contest is void where prohibited by law. Eligibility to win a prize in the Contest is subject to verification and agreement with these Terms and Conditions.
    6. Disclaimers: Entrants agree that the Sponsor shall not be liable for, and, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws, Entrants shall release and hold Sponsor, Airheads Community and Tech Field Day (collectively, “Released Parties”), harmless from, any and all losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize, or participation in this Contest. Entrants also agree that the Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from any part of this Contest.
    7. Limitation of Liability – Promotion Operation:  By entering the Contest and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws, Entrants release and discharge Released Parties from any and all liability resulting from: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, unreadable, incorrect, inaccurate, garbled, unintelligible or postage due communications, including without limitation, entries and entry information, regardless of the method of transmission, including the failure to send a prize notification email and/or shipping of prize to the prize winner; whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (ii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission on any website related to the Contest, or for communications line failure, theft or destruction, tampering, or unauthorized access to entries and/or entry information; (iii) for printing, human, typographical or other errors in any Contest material or the administration of the Contest; and (iv) any computer, software, website or electronic defect, error or failure regardless of reason.
    8. Disqualification:  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Contest or any website related to the Contest; to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions; or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any person participating in or connected with the Contest. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple or different identities, or any other prohibited methods will void that participant’s entry and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. The Sponsor’s server shall be the official time stamp for the purposes of determining the validity of any entries (where applicable).
    9. Privacy: By submitting an entry in this Contest  and providing the Sponsor with your personal data, you consent to the use of your data by the Sponsor for purposes of conducting this Contest in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
    10. Governing Law:  The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of California without regard to conflict of laws principles. Any dispute under the Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California. You irrevocably waive any objection on the grounds of venue, forum non-conveniens or any similar grounds and irrevocably consent to service of process by mail or in any other manner permitted by applicable law and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California. You further hereby waive any right to a trial by jury with respect to any lawsuit or judicial proceeding arising or relating to the Terms and Conditions.
    11. Sponsor: Aruba Networks, Inc., 1344 Crossman Avenue, Sunnyvale, California 94089.

Last edited: March 15, 2012.

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Re: The Fine Print "Go To Airheads Nice, France" Contest 2012!

In order to give everyone additional time to submit their entries.. the deadline date has been extended thru till April 1, 2012.

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