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Terms and Conditions for the "OFFICE 365 HEROES COMPETITION" (the "Contest")

 

IMPORTANT:PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THESE “TERMS AND CONDITIONS”) BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTEST.  THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND MICROSOFT INDONESIA (“MICROSOFT”) ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST.  BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY, THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

1. Organizer

The Contest is organized by Microsoft.

2. Eligibility

General Eligibility Requirements

  • All residents of Indonesia are eligible to participate in the Contest.  
  • If you are under 21 years old, you must obtain the appropriate permissions and releases from your parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the Contest.

Not eligible:  The following are not eligible to participate in the Contest:

  • Employees of Microsoft and its related corporations and their immediate family members.
  • Employees of any party which is directly involved in organizing, promoting or conducting the Contest.
  • Employees of external auditors who are directly involved in the Contest.

3. Contest Specifics

The Contest is primarily involving the use of Microsoft Virtual Academy ( http://www.MicrosoftVirtualAcademy.com) to learn about the new Microsoft Office 365 product.

The Contest itself can be accessed from a landing page at Microsoft TechNet Indonesia.


The Contest will have 365 (three hundred and sixty five) winners, which are divided into 3 (three) levels:

  1. Doctor Level
    • There are 5 (five) winners of Doctor Level
    • To qualify as Doctor Level, Contest participants must finish all 3 (three) modules of Office 365 in Microsoft Virtual Academy: “Platform” module, “Exchange Online” module, and “Lync Online, SharePoint Online & Deployment” module
    • The first 5 (five) participants to reach Doctor Level will be announced as winners.
  2. Master Level
    • There are 60 (sixty) winners of Master Level
    • To qualify as Master Level, Contest participants must finish the first 2 (two) modules of Office 365 in Microsoft Virtual Academy: “Platform” module and “Exchange Online” module
    • The first 60 (sixty) participants to reach Master Level will be announced as winners.
  3. Bachelor Level
    • There are 300 (three hundred) winners of Bachelor Level
    • To qualify as Bachelor Level, Contest participants must finish the first module of Office 365 in Microsoft Virtual Academy: “Platform” module
    • The first 300 (three hundred) participants to reach Bachelor Level will be announced as winners.

Each participant can only win in 1 (one) level.

  • Upon winning a higher level, the same participant will not be included in the lower level winner list.
  • If a participant is qualified to reach a higher level, but does not win due to limited number of winners, the participant still can qualify to win the lower level.

To participate, a participant will need to submit the following information:

  1. An Excel file containing personal information
  2. Screenshots that proves the following pre-requisite actions:
  3. Screenshot to prove that the participant has completed Microsoft Virtual Academy module.

Submission is done thru the email Office365Heroes@circleindo.com.

Submission is closed on 30 September 2011 at 23:59:59 WIB.

4. How prizewinners will be selected.

Winners will be selected on first-come-first-serve basis

  • The first 5 (five) participants to reach Doctor Level
  • The first 60 (sixty) participants to reach Master Level
  • The first 300 (three hundred) participants to reach Bachelor Level

Microsoft reserves the right to select another prizewinner if the original prizewinner is subsequently disqualified from the Contest.

5. Prizes

  1. Doctor Level winners will receive Bhinneka.com electronic Voucher in the amount of IDR 1.500.000 (one million and five hundred thousand rupiah)
  2. Master Level winners will receive Bhinneka.com electronic voucher in the amount of IDR 250.000 (two hundred and fifty thousand rupiah)
  3. Bachelor Level winners will receive Bhinneka.com electronic voucher in the amount of IDR 100.000 (one hundred thousand rupiah)

6. How prizewinners will be notified.

Prizewinners will be announced in the Contest landing page at Microsoft TechNet Indonesia.

Any prize which remains unclaimed 2 months after the prize winners have been announced will be donated to charity.

7. Claiming a prize

The prizes will be given to each winner electronically. The prizewinners (or in the case of a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be required to sign and return a Declaration and Release Form which, among other things, releases the sponsor of the prize, its respective subsidiaries and associated companies, agents, including advertising and promotional agencies, from all liability relating to the Contest and acceptance and/or use of the prize and confirms his/her compliance with the terms and conditions applicable to the prize.

8. Entry forms. 

  1. Microsoft is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials or for registrations, entry forms or submissions that are incomplete, lost or misdirected, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including electronic, computer, telephone, paper transfer, mail system, human or other error; including inability to access any website associated with the Contest.  Proof of online submission shall not constitute proof of receipt by Microsoft.
  2. Microsoft is not responsible for registrations, entry forms or submissions that are incomplete, lost or misdirected, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including telephone, paper transfer, mail system, human or other error; including inability to access any website associated with the Contest.
  3. If any information provided on a registration or entry form is found to be misleading or inaccurate, that entry shall be deemed invalid.

9. Goods as prizes.

If prizes involve manufactured items, they shall be subject to the manufacturer's terms and conditions for warranty, service and maintenance, and Microsoft does not accept any responsibility for them.  In particular, prizes are provided by Microsoft "AS IS" without warranties of any kind, including warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality, non-infringement of intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose.

10. Taxes, etc.

Taxes and other levies imposed by any relevant applicable government or tax authority, as well as other costs including insurance and incidental costs, that may be levied or incurred on the prizes shall be fully borne by the prizewinner.

11. Your submission’s fitness for publication

By entering the Contest, you expressly agree that your application (“Submission”) does not contain any image or content that is unlawful, libelous, slanderous, defamatory or invasive of another person's right of privacy or right of publicity, or that Microsoft may reasonably deem harmful, vulgar, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, abusive, harassing, threatening, hateful, objectionable with respect to race, religion, creed, national origin or gender, or otherwise unfit for publication.  Microsoft shall not be liable in any way for any Submission. Microsoft shall have no obligation to monitor your Submission, but may do so at its discretion.  If, Microsoft, in its sole and absolute discretion, considers your Submission inappropriate or unsuitable for publication, Microsoft may remove your Submission from the Contest.

12. Representations and warranties relating to your Submission(s)

You represent and warrant to Microsoft that (i) you are the sole and exclusive owner of your Submission(s), or you have all right and authority to grant the rights in your Submission(s) to Microsoft, its affiliates and/or its agents and contractors; (ii) if your Submission(s) contains a photograph or a video, you have obtained any and all releases necessary from all persons depicted in the photograph or video, including, without limitation, releases in the context of rights of privacy and rights of publicity; and (iii) if a person depicted in the photograph or video is a minor, you have obtained all appropriate permissions and releases from the parent or legal guardian of the person in question, to submit the Submission(s) for the Contest

13. Promotional activities

You agree to have your name and other details used for promotional purposes at Microsoft’s sole discretion.  If you are a prizewinner, except where prohibited by law, you consent to the use of your name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning entry, Submissions(s) and statements attributed to you (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes without any compensation or notice you.

14. Microsoft’s rights in your Submission

  1. Without limiting the generality of these provisions, Microsoft and/or any of its affiliates shall have an exclusive irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free, fully-paid up license and right to publish and use any winning Submission(s) in print and/or electronic form for advertising and promotion of Microsoft’s products, for exhibition, and for both commercial and non-commercial products and publications, including without limitation, using, downloading, adapting, reformatting, editing and/or resizing the winning Submission(s) as may be necessary and to authorize third parties to do any of the above without any obligation to notify or compensate the prizewinner(s). 
  2. You agree to do and sign any further acts, deeds and documents to enable us and our affiliates to exercise the rights granted to us above.

15. Limitation of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Microsoft and its parent company, affiliates, related corporations, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees and agents accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any damage, loss, death or personal injury that may occur as a consequence of your participation in the Contest.

16. Indemnity

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you undertake to indemnify and keep Microsoft and its parent company, affiliates, related corporations, subsidiaries, commissioners, directors, officers, employees and agents harmless and indemnified against any loss, damage, claims, costs and expenses which may be incurred or suffered by any or each of them due to your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions and/or arising from your participation in the Contest

17. Microsoft’s decision final and binding

In the event of any dispute arising from the Contest or relating to the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions, the decision of Microsoft on all matters pertaining to the Contest shall be final and binding on all parties.  No correspondence will be entertained

18. Privacy

The information submitted by you during the registration process or otherwise when participating in the Contest may include your email address, ID number and other personal information (“Personal Information”).  Except as provided elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions, your Personal Information will only be used by Microsoft in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations and Microsoft’s privacy policy referred to below, for the purposes of administering your participation in the Contest.  For more details on Microsoft's privacy policy, please see: http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx

19. No warranties 

Microsoft and any agents or contractors (if any) that it may use in the execution and management of the Contest do not warrant or represent (either directly or indirectly):

  • that participation in and/or access to the whole or any part of the Contest, Contest materials, content, information and/or functions contained in them will be provided on an uninterrupted, timely, secure and error-free basis; or
  • that no computer viruses shall be transmitted or that no damage shall occur to your computer system as a result of any online activity of the Contest (if any).

Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Internet is done at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data resulting from such download.

Microsoft does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise in respect of the materials on the Contest site or any sites linked to the Contest site.

20. No use of unlicensed software

You declare and warrant to Microsoft that in participating in the Contest, you shall not use any unauthorized or unlicensed software.  If you are found doing so, you shall be disqualified from the Contest

21. Microsoft’s IP rights not affected

Nothing in the Contest shall affect any intellectual property rights of Microsoft in any product or service which may be the subject matter of the Contest.

22. No cheating tolerated

You acknowledge and agree that no form of cheating will be tolerated.  If you are found cheating, as determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Microsoft, you will immediately be disqualified from the Contest.  Cheating includes, but is not limited to, counterfeiting documents, using multiple identification numbers, tampering with, hacking of the Contest site (if any), participating in the Contest without meeting the eligibility requirements, using any automated software or device to gain an advantage during the Contest, use of the Contest beyond the defined rules of the Contest, attempting to disable or overwhelm any of Microsoft's websites or the Contest site (if any), attempting to disrupt any portion of the Contest, including but not limited to, allowing somebody else to use your Personal Information, or tampering with the entry process.  ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY OF MICROSOFT'S WEBSITES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS; AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, MICROSOFT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

23. No waiver

Microsoft's failure to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that or of any other provision.

24. Severability

Each of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.  If a court holds any provision of these Terms and Conditions to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the rest of these Terms and Conditions will remain in effect and these Terms and Conditions will be amended to give effect to the eliminated provision to the maximum extent possible.

25. Laws

The Contest shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Republic of Indonesia. The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all applicable laws.