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Pega Go Live Award Contest Official Rules

1. ELIGIBILITY:

The Pega Go Live Award contest (the “contest”) is open to all customers of Pegasystems Inc. (“Sponsor”) globally, including residents of the 50 United States and D.C., who are 18 years of age or older as of September 1, 2016, are employees of a Company (as defined below) as of September 1, 2016, and are not otherwise ineligible as provided herein. Employees of the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies (collectively "Promotion Parties") and members of their immediate family or persons living in the same household are not eligible. A “Company” means a business enterprise that has purchased and implemented a Pegasystems software product. The contest begins September 1, 2016, 12:00 am PDT. All Entries (as defined below) must be received by 11:59 p.m. PDT, May 31, 2017. Void where prohibited.

2. HOW TO ENTER:

There are two ways to enter this contest. You may either submit a Case Study or a Case Study and a Video (each, an “Entry”).

A. Complete an online case study (each, a “Case Study”) with information regarding your Company’s implementation of a Pegasystems software product. The following information must be provided in a Case Study:

  • Company overview
  • Company logo
  • The business problem faced by your Company
  • Why you selected Pega
  • The projected and realized results
  • Submit 3 (three) screenshots from the application which articulate the solution
    • Because these screenshots may be made public, DO NOT reveal the personal information of your customers or employees nor any of your confidential or proprietary information. See Rule 7C for additional guidelines.
  • Identify four individuals from the same company who participated in the implementation or utilization of the Pegasystems software product. See Rule 7C for additional guidelines.

B. Create and submit, by visiting our Submit page and filling out the online entry form, a video (each, a “Video”) that describes your success and how Pegasystems was able to help you. All submissions must abide by the following guidelines:

  • The video cannot exceed 90 (ninety) seconds in length.
  • The video must be clear and audible.
  • The video must begin with the following phrase: “We are <insert your company name here> and we can because Pega can!”
  • The Video must discuss the following:
    • The business problem
    • Why you selected Pega- specifically Pega’s unique differentiators which enabled you to achieve great results
    • The projected and realized results
  • All individuals shown in the video must have granted you permission to include them in the video. See Rule 7B for additional guidelines.
  • Videos must be submitted in one of the following formats: MP4, Webm, OGV, MP3, or OGG.

3. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

All Entries must meet the following guidelines:

A. The Entry and all elements of the Entry must be your original work and previously unpublished.

B. The Entry must tell your story and convey a positive experience with a Pegasystems product.

C. The Entry must not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party. That means that the video should not contain, among other things, any trademarks or logos of another company, nor any unlicensed copyrighted materials such as music, photographs, or posters.

D. The Entry must be suitable for publication and publicity purposes as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entries must be in good taste and must not contain obscene or defamatory statements nor portray Sponsor or any third party in any way that might tend to subject them to public contempt, scandal, disrepute or ridicule.

E. Entrant acknowledges that Sponsor may use entry without any compensation to entrant or persons appearing in the video, in any and all media, throughout the world, in perpetuity, including derivative works.

F. The Entry may not contain the following: Nudity, profanity, any situations which expose any persons appearing in the Entries to physical injury.

G. Sponsor reserves the right to make determinations of suitability in its sole and absolute discretion, and to disqualify any Entries it determines to be inappropriate for any of the reasons listed above, or for any other reason.

H. Enter as often as you like, but each Entry must be a unique Form or Video.

4. JUDGING CRITERIA:

Eligible Entries will be judged by a panel of Sponsor executives (the “Judges”). The Judges will select the winners on the basis of conformity with the guidelines, originality and creativity, entertainment appeal, and the depiction of the theme defined as “We Can Because Pega Can!” The decisions of the Judges are final and may not be appealed.

5. WINNER SELECTION/PRIZE AWARDING:

All entrants who followed the Contest rules will be notified on or about four (4) weeks from the date of submission via the email address provided in the entry form. If any prize/prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or in the event of non-compliance with any other requirements, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate.

6. PRIZES:

A. Winning Entries: All winning entrants who submit a Form and a Video will receive 1 (one) free pass to PegaWORLD 2017. Approximate retail value of the pass is seven hundred fifty U.S. dollars (US$750).

B. Entry Prizes: The four individuals identified in each Form that is submitted in compliance with these rules will receive the PegaCAN award. Approximate retail value of the PegaCAN Award is fifty U.S. dollars (US$50).

7. RIGHTS IN SUBMISSIONS:

A. In consideration of entrant’s submission being reviewed and evaluated for this Contest, each entrant hereby grants to the Sponsor a non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, modify or make derivative works, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete or display such submission, or any portion thereof, in any media now known or hereafter devised including, but not limited to, all forms of television and all forms of internet and wireless protocol without any further right of approval or additional compensation. Each entrant grants Sponsor the right to use the story, characters, and any other information presented in the Entry, including the name and likeness of entrant and any persons appearing in the Entry, Sponsor’s marketing materials. For the sake of clarification, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, show any Video at PegaWORLD 2017.

B. In connection with the Entry(s), you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Sponsor to use all proprietary right in all Entries to enable inclusion and use of each Entry in the manner contemplated by this Contest and these Official Rules. You further agree that you will not submit material that is subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to submit the material and enter the Contest and to grant Sponsor of all the license rights granted herein.

C. You further agree that in regards to the individuals you have identified in the Form you have the right under the data privacy laws of the country in which such individuals reside to transmit and share their names and contact information with the Sponsor. Sponsor may publish or otherwise use the name and identity of the submitter and the award recipients in connection with its marketing materials. The name and identity of the submitter and the award recipients may be made publicly available. Please remember to exclude all confidential and any third-party personally identifiable information from the screen shots. You agree that you have obtained permission for Sponsor to use the audio and likeness of all persons appearing in the Video without additional compensation to such persons. To obtain permission from third parties from appearing in the Entry, a legal release form, available by clicking here, can be used.

8. GENERAL RULES:

Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws apply. Sponsor may alter Entries submitted prior to publication, if any. All income taxes resulting from acceptance of prize are the responsibility of winner. By entering contest, entrant accepts and agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of Judges, which shall be final in all matters. By participating in this contest and/or accepting prizes, entrants agree to hold Sponsor and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless against any and all claims and liability in connection with the contest, the videos, or the use or redemption of prizes, including, without limitation, bodily injury or death or the violation of the rights of any third parties. Sponsor and its affiliated companies will not be responsible for lost, late, or misdirected Entries or prize notices or for any typographical, or other error in the administration of the contest, or announcement of the prize. In the event of any such error, Sponsor reserves the right to request that the Judges modify this contest in a manner deemed reasonable by the Judges, at the Judges’ sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, stolen, garbled or misdirected Entries, all of which are void. Electronic Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of Entry. The authorized account holder is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. By entering the Contest, entrant recognizes and agrees that the registration information provided by entrant will be made available to Sponsor; use of such information will be governed by Sponsor’s privacy policy found at http://www.pega.com/privacy. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and terminate, suspend, cancel or modify the Contest and award the prizes from among all eligible Entries received as of the date of termination if for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor.

9. WINNERS’ LIST:

For the names of the winners (available after July 1, 2017), send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Pegasystems Inc., One Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 Attn: Pawan Khawani. Requests must be received by July 31, 2017.

SPONSOR:
Pegasystems Inc.
One Rogers Street
Cambridge, MA 02142