Seagate Celebrates 30 Years with a Contest

Send in a picture of yourself, a friend or a family member from 1979 and be entered to win a 320GB FreeAgent Go.

To help Seagate celebrate its 30th anniversary, we are asking
everyone to send in a picture of yourself, a friend or a family member
from 1979. By doing this, your name will be entered into a drawing to
win one of five 320GB FreeAgent Go portable hard drivess and an
additional 50 entrants will win a retro Seagate t-shirt. Dig it? All
submitted photos will be uploaded to in the 1979
photo set, so be sure to get permission from your friend or family
member if you are not sending in a photo of yourself. Check back often
to see the hairdos, threads and vibe from 1979.

Several ways to enter:

  • Email your photo to rich.harris[at]
  • Email a URL to your photo (can be on a blog, flickr, photobucket, whatever) to rich.harris[at]
  • Post to twitter using the hashtag #stx30yrs (you can post a URL or twitpic, etc.)
  • Post the link to the photo on our Facebook wall

Please include name of the person in the photo, age when the photo
was taken and the location the photo was taken (if known). In order to
be notified as a winner, please include your full name and email
address with your entry (your email address will not be posted
publicly). The contest will be running from November 17, 2009 to
December 8, 2009. The winners will be announced on Monday, December 14,
2009. Good luck!


November 2009 Seagate’s 30th Anniversary Giveaway Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID IN AK AND HI AND WHERE PROHIBITED. Eligible minors should obtain their parents’ or legal guardians’ permission to enter this sweepstakes. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Seagate Technology LLC (“Sponsor”), YouTube and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants (and, if eligible minors, their parents or legal guardians) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on all matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Between 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on November 18, 2009 and 12:00 p.m. PT on December 8, 2009 (the “Entry Period”), to enter, send in a photo of you from 1979. There are several ways to submit your photo

  • Email your photo to rich.harris[at]
  • Email a URL to your photo (can be on a blog, flickr, photobucket, whatever) to rich.harris[at]
  • Post to twitter using the hashtag #stx30yrs (you can post a URL or twitpic, etc.)
  • Post the link to the photo on our Facebook wall

Each entry must be accompanied by your email address, name, age when the photo was taken and location of photo. All entries must be received by 12:00 p.m. PT on December 8, 2009 to be eligible. Entries will be void and any attempt by a person to use multiple email accounts to register more than once may result in disqualification, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

DRAWING: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing held on or about December 14, 2009 from all eligible entries received by an independent judging agency. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by email and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, or potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected. If winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.

PRIZES: Grand Prize (5): Seagate 320GB FreeAgent Go. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $99.99. First Place (50): Seagate 30th Anniversary T-shirt. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $15.99. The prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. No transfer, cash redemption or substitution is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, registrations or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants (and, if eligible minors, their parents or legal guardians), by participating, agree that Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian), by acceptance of a prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

WINNERS’ LIST: For the name of the winner (available after December 21, 2009), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Seagate 30th Anniversary Giveaway Sweepstakes, 920 Disc Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066, for receipt no later than January 29, 2009.


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