Actian Corporation Official Rules for Sweepstakes at Hybrid Data Conference

By participating in the Actian sweepstakes during Actian’s Hybrid Data Conference taking place online on the dates and at the times specified below (the “Sweepstakes”), you are accepting the following terms and conditions (the “Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions”):

  1. The Actian Hybrid Data Conference consists of two separate conferences taking place online on two days: (1) Tuesday, May 25, 2021 between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm Eastern Time (“HDC-North America”) and (2) Thursday, May 27, 2021 between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm Central European Time (“HDC-EMEA”).
  2. To participate in the Sweepstakes, you must register for HDC-North America or HDC-EMEA at the conference registration page located at prior to midnight Eastern Time, Monday, May 24, 2021 for HDC-North America or prior to midnight Eastern Time, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 for HDC-EMEA. Separate Sweepstakes will be held for HDC-North America and HDC-EMEA, and you will only be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes associated with the conference that you register for. Only one entry per person will be entered in the Sweepstakes, and entrants submitting multiple entries will be ineligible. Entries that in Actian’s sole opinion include false or misleading information will not count as eligible entries.
  3. The following prizes will be offered at both HDC-North America and HDC-EMEA (“Prize(s)”). Actian reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute any Prize with cash or a prize of comparable value. Prizes are not exchangeable or transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  • There will be 3 (phase 1) and 5 (phase 2) winners of an “early bird” Prize consisting of one (1) Nespresso Vertuo Next Coffee Maker (Approximate Retail Value of $209.00) and one (1) Nesspresso Vertuo 40 Capsule Connoisseurs Pack (Approximate Retail Value of $43.00). To be eligible for an early bird Prize, individuals must register for either HDC-North America or HDC-EMEA prior to midnight Eastern Time, Friday, April 16, 2021 for phase 1 and midnight Eastern Time, Friday, May 14, 2021 for phase 2.
  • There will be one (1) winner of a pair of Sonos Speakers (Approximate Retail Value of $199.00).
  • There will be one (1) winner of a Google Pixel Phone (Approximate Retail Value of $699.00).
  • There will be one (1) winner of a Sony PlayStation 5 (Approximate Retail Value of $499.99).
  • There will be one (1) winner of an Oculus Quest 2 (Approximate Retail Value of $299.99).
  • There will be one (1) winner of a pair of Beats Headphones (Approximate Retail Value of $299.00).
  1. The winners of the Prizes at each conference will be chosen at random from eligible participants and announced live immediately following the conclusion of the keynote presentations at each conference. TO WIN, ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS MUST BE PRESENT ONLINE AT AND VIEWING THE CONFERENCE WHEN THE WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible participants.
  2. Employees and contractors of Actian and its subsidiaries and affiliates and their immediate families are not eligible for the Sweepstakes.
  3. You must be over 18 years old to participate, and a resident of the US, Canada (excluding Quebec), Australia, New Zealand, India, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, Switzerland, or a country within in the European Union (excluding France, Italy, Poland, Portugal, and Romania).
  4. Participation in the Sweepstakes is considered consent for Actian and Actian’s reselling partners to use your personal information to send you information about Actian products and services which may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive this information, please follow the instructions given to unsubscribe. You grant Actian permission to use your name for the purpose of organizing and/or managing the Sweepstakes, for announcing the winner of the Sweepstakes and for related promotional purposes; and You agree that all personal details of the entrants will be stored at the offices of Actian. Entrants’ personal information may be disclosed to governmental lottery departments and the winner’s name published as required under the relevant lottery legislation.
    By taking part in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions and by the decisions of Actian which are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Actian reserves the right to disqualify any participant in its absolute discretion for any reason and without notice in accordance with the Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions.
  5. If you are the winner, you may have to provide additional information (including, without limitation, proof of age or identity) and/or complete additional documents and return them to Actian within a specified period. Failure to provide additional information and/or complete additional documents within the required time period, or notification returned as undeliverable as addressed will result in your disqualification as a winner and an alternative winner will be selected.
    If you are the winner, Actian, at its cost, will ship the Prize to you at the address provided by you, and the receipt by you of the Prize is conditional upon: (i) you complying with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions; and (ii) you signing and returning to Actian Corporation the Waiver and Release of Liability Form provided by Actian.
  6. You acknowledge and agree that Actian Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (including, but not limited to, Actian Europe Limited) and its and their employees, agents and subcontractors shall not have any liability to you whatsoever in connection with the Sweepstakes or your use and/or possession of the Prize, including without limitation for negligence or any loss or loss of opportunity or damages, whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes or the Prize, including but not limited to any of the following: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction related to the Prize (whether or not under Actian’s control), (b) any theft, unauthorized access or third party interference, (c) any entries that are late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after receipt by Actian), or (d) any tax liability incurred by a participant; provided that nothing in these Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of any party for personal injury or death caused by negligence or for anything else which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
  7. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY (Purchase does not improve your chance of winning)
  8. Actian is not affiliated with the manufacturers of the Prizes (“Manufacturers”) and is not responsible for warranty. Trademarks associated with the Prizes are the intellectual property of the Manufacturers.
  9. You hereby release the Manufacturers from any liability in connection with the Sweepstakes, and acknowledge that the Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Manufacturers.
  10. If any of these rules are deemed to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable: (i), the affected rules shall be deleted from these Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions, but (ii) the remaining rules shall continue in full force and effect.
  11. Void where prohibited or with respect to any participation that would breach any contract with any third party.
  12. Sweepstakes offered by Actian Corporation, located at 2300 Geng Road, Ste. 150, Palo Alto, CA 94303 USA.
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