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M-Series Madness 2017 Giveaway

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1. Eligibility. This M-Series Madness Giveaway Sweepstakes is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. An Instagram account is required, which is free, and which is subject to Instagram's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Employees of Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. ("Sponsor") and its affiliates and agents and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household with them are not eligible to enter or win.

2. How To Enter. You may enter the Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") by commenting on the M-Series Madness giveaway posts on Audio-Technica USA's Instagram page ( online during the Giveaway periods. There are four Giveaway periods as follows:
Begins with the publishing of M-Series Madness M20x/M30x post on March 16, 2017 and ends March 22, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET.
Begins with the publishing of M-Series Madness M40x post on March 23, 2017 and ends on March 29, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET.
Begins with the publishing of M-Series Madness M50x post on March 30, 2017 and ends on April 5, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET.
Begins with the publishing of M-Series Madness M70x post on April 6, 2017 and ends on April 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET.

When you comment on the posts, you will be entered into the random prize drawing. The headphone model most mentioned in the comments will be the prize for that giveaway period.

Use of a false email account will disqualify an entry. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, garbled or delayed entries or other communications or other technical problems related to the Sweepstakes or Sweepstakes entries. The use of scripts or any automated system to enter is strictly prohibited. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of the Site, or who otherwise violates these rules.

3. Prize. There will be four (4) prize winners. One (1) winner will be selected for each giveaway period. Prizes will be determined by the comments on the post but will be one of the following headphone models: ATH-M20x (retail value up to $49.00 USD), ATH-M30x (retail value up to $69.00 USD), ATH-M40x (retail value up to $99.00 USD), ATH-M50x (retail value up to $149.00 USD), ATH-M70x (retail value up to $299.00 USD). Limit one prize per person. Odds of winning prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prize is not transferable and subject to availability. No substitution of prize for cash or other goods and services is permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal value. All expenses not specified above, including, without limitation, all federal, state, provincial, and local taxes, and international tariffs, are the sole responsibility of the individual winner. 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. Drawing. Potential winners will be determined by random drawing from all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding. Potential winner will be notified on or within 10 days of drawing via Instagram. If the potential winner does not respond within 7 days of the date of the prize notification, fails to comply with the instructions contained in the prize notification within that time period, is ineligible for the prize, or refuses to accept the prize, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly choose an alternate potential winner from the pool of remaining eligible entries. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate potential winner. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person submitting an entry online, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Instagram account provided to Sponsor is registered. Potential winner may be required to provide a driver's license and/or other evidence of identity in connection with claiming the prize. Winner may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release in the form provided by Sponsor, within seven days of attempted notification in order to claim prize. An entrant is not a winner unless and until the entrant's eligibility and has been verified and entrant has complied with all Sweepstakes requirements. Prize will be awarded. Allow six weeks for delivery of prize.

5. General Conditions. Sponsor has the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, or other conditions beyond Sponsor's control, and to select winner from eligible entries received on or before the termination date. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure to contact entrants, whether due to technical or human error. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree (i) to be bound by these rules; (ii) that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU; (iii) that Sponsor has the right to use entrant's first name, last name, and city and state on Sponsor's website and in any and all publicity and advertising Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. without any further attribution, notification or compensation to entrants except where prohibited by law; (iv) to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, mail or email regarding this Sweepstakes; and (v) to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its agents for any liability, damages, loss or injury resulting from entrants' participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes. Entrants and winner assume sole liability for injuries, including personal injuries and/or damage to person or property, caused or claimed to be caused by participating in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded. 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. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, Ohio 44224.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to our use, collection and disclosure of personally identifiable information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We collect the Instagram usernames of those who submit entries for Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.'s Sweepstakes. The information we collect is used to select a winner of the Sweepstakes and is not shared with or sold to other organizations except under the following circumstances:
It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

For the name of the Prize Winners, available after April 12, 2017, and before July 12, 2017, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (except where it may not be required by applicable law) to: Audio-Technica, ATTN: M-Series Madness Winners List, 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH, 44224. All such requests must be received by July 12, 2017.

For additional copies of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope (except where it may not be required by law) by first class mail to: Audio-Technica, ATTN: Official Rules of M-Series Sweepstakes, 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH, 44224. Requests must be received by July 12, 2017. Official Rules will also be posted at the Sweepstakes Site during the Sweepstakes.