Official Rules for the Audio-Technica March 2015 Reviews Sweepstakes

Official Rules for the Audio-Technica March 2015 Reviews Sweepstakes
No Purchase Necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

1. Eligibility

Open to all legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. (“Sponsor” or “Audio-Technica”), or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with this Sweepstakes and their immediate family and household members are not eligible to win. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations. By entering, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding with respect to all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing errors in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel this Sweepstakes at any time and, in the event of cancellation, substitute another in its place.

2. Timing
The Sweepstakes begins on March 1, 2015 12:00 AM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on March 31, 2015 at 11:59 PM ET. Misdirected, lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, or illegible entries are not the responsibility of Sponsor, and are void. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible. Entrants who disregard these Official Rules may be declared ineligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will neither be returned nor acknowledged.

3. Prize
Five (5) winners will receive one $100 Gift Card. Total approximate retail value for all prizes: $500. Gift cards will be determined by the Sponsor and are subject to the terms and conditions as specified by issuer.
The winners will be notified within 15 days of the date of the drawing via the email address provided when the review was submitted. The prize will be sent to winner within 30 days of sponsor's receipt of the completed winner acknowledgment form. If the winner does not properly claim the prize within ten (10) days of the sponsor's email notification, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize and an alternative potential prize winner will be chosen. The winner is responsible for all expenses and taxes, if any, associated with prize receipt and/or use. The prizes is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Audio-Technica reserves the right to substitute cash value or another prize it believes is of equal or greater value. Audio-Technica will ship the prize via carrier and method of Audio-Technica’s discretion to one location within the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia.

4. How to Enter
You will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes once you complete the following: (1) Post an approved product review at during the Sweepstakes period, you will receive one Sweepstakes entry per approved product review, multiple reviews of the same product are not permitted; (2) or, alternatively, you can enter by sending your name, street address, email address, phone number to Audio-Technica March 2015 Reviews Sweepstakes, 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, Ohio 44224. Use of any automated or robotic system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. The authorized account holder of the email address used by an Entrant will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. The purpose of the Sweepstakes is marketing. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose email address is submitted as part of this Sweepstakes.

5. Winner Selection
The potential prize winners will be determined by a random drawing from all entries received on or about April 1, 2015. Odds of winning a prize will be determined by the number of eligible entries received and are undeterminable at this time. The prizes will be awarded. The prize winners will be notified via email not more than 15 days from the date of the drawing and the potential prize winner will be required to sign a Winner Acknowledgement Form in order to collect the prize. Any potential prize winner who declines to accept the prize, or has violated any of these Official Rules, or does not respond to the award notification by the date listed on the notification, or refuses to sign the Winner Acknowledgement Form, or is found to be ineligible will be disqualified and an alternative potential prize winner will be chosen. Entrants may learn the identity of the prize recipient by submitting a written request to Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, Ohio 44224, along with a self-addressed stamped envelop.

6. Disputes
a) Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved internally by Audio-Technica on an individual basis. Entrant has no claim for damages or right to trial, jury trial or administrative proceeding of any kind and hereby waives the same.

b) In the event a dispute having to do with any issue or matter with this Sweepstakes is presented before a final decision maker, including, but not limited to a court or administrative body, etc., for any reason, the parties agree that any such proceeding must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court, in Summit County, within the State of Ohio; Entrant irrevocably submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of any such courts.

c) Entrant agrees to limit any and all claims, judgments, and awards to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorney’s fees be awarded; and under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for punitive, incidental, consequential damages, or any other damages. Entrant hereby waives all rights and claims to the same.

d) All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio.

7. Sponsor
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, Ohio 44224.