MICROSOFT PRIDE XBOX GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

1. SPONSOR

These Official Rules (“Rules”) govern the operation of the Microsoft Pride Xbox Giveaway Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA, 98052, USA, is the Sweepstakes sponsor (“Sponsor”).

2. DEFINITIONS

In these Rules, “Microsoft”, “we”, “our”, and “us” refer to Sponsor and “you” and “yourself” refers to a Sweepstakes participant or the parent/legal guardian of any Sweepstakes entrant who has not reached the age of majority to contractually obligate themselves in their legal place of residence. By entering you (your parent/legal guardian if you are not the age of majority in your legal place of residence) agree to be bound by these Rules.

3. ENTRY PERIOD

The Sweepstakes starts at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on June 27, 2020, and ends at 7:55 p.m. PT on June 27, 2020 (“Entry Period”). Please see https://time.is/UTC or another timezone converter for your local time.

4. ELIGIBILITY

To enter, you must be a legal resident of an Xbox Live supported country/regions https://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/regions and be 18 years of age or older. Void in the following countries/regions: Turkey, Qatar, Tunisia, Russia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Kuwait, Ukraine, Egypt, Morocco, Bahrain, Singapore, UAE, Algeria, Oman, Malaysia, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and Region of Crimea. If you have not reached the age of majority in your legal place of residence, then you must have consent from your parent/legal guardian.

Employees and directors of Microsoft Corporation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, and Sweepstakes Parties are not eligible, nor are persons involved in the execution or administration of this promotion, or the family members of each above (parents, children, siblings, spouse/domestic partners, or individuals residing in the same household). Void where prohibited.

5. HOW TO ENTER

No Purchase Necessary. You will receive one entry when you complete these steps within the Entry Period:

    1. Visit microsoft.com/inculture/pridelive and confirm your eligibility and login to the video stream.
    2. At the following times, we will conduct a Prize Drawing from among all eligible people who have commented in the chat prior to the Prize Draw.
    3. Times during the Live Event we will be doing the drawings for each Xbox:
      Prize Drawing 1 – 9:40 am PT
      Prize Drawing 2 – 4:55 pm PT
      Prize Drawing 3 – 7:55 pm PT

The entry limit is one per person per Prize Drawing. Any attempt by any you to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods will void your entries and you may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited.

We are not responsible for excess, lost, late, or incomplete entries. If disputed, entries will be deemed submitted by the “authorized account holder” of the email address, social media account, or other method used to enter. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned to an email address by the internet or online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses.

6. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION

Pending confirmation of eligibility, potential prize winners will be selected by Microsoft or their Agent in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the pre-determined times described in the How to Enter section above.

Prize Winners will be notified within 3 days following the drawing via the contact information (email address) you used to watch the microsoft.com/inculture/pridelive with with prize claim instructions, including a submission deadline of 3 day. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return any forms, the selected winner will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected time allowing. If you are a potential winner and you are 18 or older, but have not reached the age of majority in your legal place of residence, we may require your parent/legal guardian to sign all required forms on your behalf. Only three alternate winners will be selected, after which unclaimed prizes will remain unawarded.

7. PRIZES

The following prizes will be awarded:

Prize Drawing 1: The winner will receive:
An Xbox One X special Pride edition “Inner Light”. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $399.00.

Prize Drawing 2: The winner will receive:
An Xbox One X special Pride edition “Stonewall Mosaic”. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $399.00.

Prize Drawing 3: The winner will receive:
An Xbox One X special Pride edition “Free to be Me”. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $399.00.

The ARV of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. We will determine the value of the prize to be the fair market value at the time of prize award.

The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $1,197

We will only award one prize per person during the Entry Period. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Microsoft reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prizes are awarded “AS IS” with no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Prizes will be sent no later than 28 days after winner selection. Prize winners may be required to complete and return prize claim and / or tax forms (“Forms”) within the deadline stated in the winner notification. Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who is advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of accepting a prize. By accepting a prize, you agree that Microsoft may use your entry, name, image and hometown online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Sweepstakes without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.

8. ODDS

The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received.

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY

To the extent allowed by law, by entering you agree to release and hold harmless Microsoft and its respective parents, partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss, or damage of any kind arising in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won.

All local laws apply. The decisions of Microsoft are final and binding.

We reserve the right to cancel, change, or suspend this Sweepstakes for any reason, including cheating, technology failure, catastrophe, war, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that affects the integrity of this Sweepstakes, whether human or mechanical. If the integrity of the Sweepstakes cannot be restored, we may select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes.

If you attempt or we have strong reason to believe that you have compromised the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, creating a bot or other automated program, or by committing fraud in any way, we may seek damanges from you to the full extent of the law and you may be banned from participation in future Microsoft promotions.

10. USE OF YOUR ENTRY

Personal data you provide while entering this Sweepstakes will be used by Microsoft and/or its agents and prize fulfillers acting on Microsoft’s behalf only for the administration and operation of this Sweepstakes and in accordance with the Microsoft Privacy Statement.

11. GOVERNING LAW

This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Washington for any disputes arising out of this Sweepstakes.

12. WINNERS LIST

Send an email to gleampride@microsoft.com with the subject line “Pride Mixer Xbox Giveaway Sweepstakes winners” within 30 days of June 27, 2020 to receive a list of winners that received a prize worth $25.00 or more.