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Podium Predictor North America

Trade Promotion and Giveaway

TRADE PROMOTION ONLY: This Giveaway is for invited trade professionals

in North America Only

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: This is a trade promotion only open to trade professionals employed in the enterprise grade digital data storage industry residing in the United States and Canada. These rules apply generally to sweepstakes and giveaways that may be advertised via the world wide web, through social media platforms, and at conferences. No purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited.

Sponsor: The Promotion (“Promotion” or “Event”) is solely sponsored by Pure Storage, Inc. ("Pure" or “Pure Storage”), 650 Castro Street, Suite 400, Mountain View, CA 94041 (“Sponsor”). All vendors of any Award, Prize, Giveaway, or other item of value (“Promotional Item(s)”) are not sponsors of this Promotion.

Promotion Period: This Promotion runs from May 21, 2023 to November 19, 2023 (“Promotion Period”).

Eligibility: The Promotion is only open to employees of organisations who are personally invited to participate by Pure who are legal residents in the United States and Canada. All participants will be validated against the list of invited organisations. At Pure Storage’s sole and absolute discretion, Participants found not to have been invited to participate will be disqualified from winning any prize. Participants who are legal residents in a country on the United States trade sanction list or where this Event is prohibited by law cannot attend the Event, meet with a Pure or Pure Authorized Representative nor receive any Promotional Item. Participant must have an email address matching the domain of the invited organization to enter and that email address must be used to enter the Event. Participants must be 18 years of age at the beginning of the Promotion Period ("Participant(s)"). Sponsor is committed to ensuring compliance with all applicable gift and ethics laws within your company or government agency's acceptable gift guidelines. Accordingly, Participants who work for Government or state-owned agencies are not eligible to receive any Award, Prize, Giveaway or other item of value (collectively “Promotion Item(s)”). This Promotion is an incentive program and does not fall within the course and scope of employment duties for any Participant or any employee. No Participant is required to participate in the Promotion and no Participant will be penalized for non-participation in the Promotion. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and void where prohibited. Employees of Sponsor are not eligible to receive any Promotional Items, and Participant employer’s contractors, consultants, vendors, and employee family members are not eligible. Individuals who are not designated as employees of Sponsors such as, but not limited to, alternative workers, interns, externs, independent contractors are not eligible to receive Promotional Items. Sponsor reserves the right to determine Participant’s eligibility to receive a Promotional Item.

How to Enter Promotion and Promotional Item Details: Participants may register for the Event by going to the following registration page via a link, email, text or other corresponding communication (“Communication”) provided by Sponsor or Sponsor’s Authorized Partner. 

The Event is a competition that occurs during the Promotion Period involving Participants wherein a Participant selects first, second, and third place finishers for enumerated F1 races by selecting the F1 driver’s name in each corresponding box. Additionally, Participants must enter selections for difference in race finish times, in seconds to three decimal places (the “Margin”), between their first and second place finishers. Selections cannot be changed once entered. In the event of a tie, the Margin will be used to determine Promotion winners. If Participants tie even factoring in Margin selections, additional Prizes may be awarded at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. 

The five (5) F1 races where Participants can select race winners are:

(1) Monaco (May 28, 2023)

(2) Silverstone (July 9, 2023)

(3) Monza (September 3, 2023)

(4) Austin (October 22, 2023)

(5) Las Vegas (November 18, 2023)

Race winner selections opens and may be made up to 1 week prior to the start of each race and closes at midnight local time in the country of the race, on the Friday of its respective race weekend. All selections are time stamped and selections made after the midnight deadline will be deemed invalid. The top three (3) Participants for each race will be determined based on a combination of their selected drivers and their Margin and will be awarded the following prizes; or equivalent prizes as determined solely by Sponsor in the event that a prize is not available, has limited availability, or local shipping/trade restrictions render delivery of prizes unreasonably demanding. 

Monaco (May 28, 2023)

1st – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 2023 Team 1/4 Zip Sweat (Valued at $122 USD)

2nd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Classic Polo (Valued at $56 USD)

3rd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Stealth Racer Cap (Valued at $30 USD)

Silverstone (July 9, 2023)

1st – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Tie Dye Hoodie (Valued at $96 USD)

2nd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Backpack (Valued at $76 USD)

3rd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Bobble Beanie (Valued at $30 USD)

Monza (September 3, 2023)

1st – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 2023 Team Hoodie (Valued at $118 USD)

2nd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Sports Bag (Valued at $76 USD)

3rd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Drink Bottle (Valued at $26 USD)

Austin (October 22, 2023)

1st – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 2023 Team 1/4 Zip Sweat (Valued at $122 USD)

2nd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Driver Shirt (Valued at $67 USD)

3rd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Tie Dye Gym Bag (Valued at $30 USD)

Las Vegas (November 18, 2023)

1st – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Tie Dye Hoodie (Valued at $96 USD)

2nd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Classic Polo (Valued at $56 USD)

3rd – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Compact Umbrella (Valued at $41 USD)

Participants may enter all enumerated F1 races and can win up to one Prize per race. Limit one (1) Participant registration per race. Sponsor will notify the Winner within a reasonable amount of time after the Winner has been identified and the Winner will have three (3) business days to accept their prize, or a redraw will occur. The first and second place Participants in each race will also be awarded entries into a Giveaway where their Employer will receive

  • One (1) Samsung 70” television;

  • One (1) PlayStation 5 game console; and

  • One (1) F1 TV Subscription for one year

Total approx. value of Giveaway package is $1,230 USD. This Giveaway package will be delivered to the organisation employing Participant (“Employer”), and the Employer is given discretion regarding how to utilize the Giveaway package. 

Sponsor reserves the right to deny registration and/or not send Promotional Items to Participants who provide only a personal email address domain and therefore may require the Participant to provide a business or company email address before the Participant can register and participate in the Event as well as receive any Promotional Item. No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption of any Promotional Item is permitted. However, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Promotional Item, or any element of the Promotional Item, with another Promotional Item of equal or greater value should the advertised Promotional Item become unavailable for any reason. Sponsor reserves the right to discretionarily determine whether Participant should be considered eligible for a Promotional Item. Participants may opt out of providing personal identifiable information by contacting promotions@purestorage.com. Shipping delays may occur. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen Promotional Items, or is not responsible for additional terms and conditions required by the vendor who is providing the Promotional Item. In the event that Sponsor is donating money or Promotional Item to a charity, Sponsor reserves the right to donate to a charity other than the charity identified in the Communication. Winner agrees that Sponsor may identify the Winner, including the Winner’s first and last name, company name, logo, photo, video and other information in press releases, blogs, social media or other marketing materials in perpetuity.

General Terms & Conditions: Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, suspend, or terminate this Promotion at any time for any reason and without notice, including if in our opinion any fraud, technical failure or other factor beyond our control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion. Sponsor shall have the right to cancel this Promotion prior to the end of the Promotional Period. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the process or the operation of the Promotion, to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions, the Sponsor’s Code of Conduct, or to be acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor will have no liability, and will be held harmless from and against liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of an item given for this promotion. Participant hereby agrees to opt-in and provide Sponsors, or an authorized third party, with Participant’s necessary personally identifiable information in registering for the Event, receiving further information for Sponsors, or receive a Promotional Item. Pure or a Pure Authorized Partner may contact you in accordance with our Privacy Statement at www.purestorage.com/privacy. In the event that the Promotion is co-sponsored by Pure and a Third Party, Pure may collect and share your personal information with the Third Party to contact you in accordance with Pure’s Privacy Statement. Void where prohibited. While supplies last.