1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ONE'S CHANCE OF WINNING
SOUND OFF! Rate & Review Your Purchase Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:01 AM (EST) on March 10, 2016 and ends at 11:59 PM (EST) on March 24, 2016 (the "Sweepstakes Period").
The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (excluding Rhode Island) and the District of Columbia, who are thirteen (13) years of age or older as of March 10, 2016. Void in Puerto Rico and the other United States territories, and wherever prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Employees, staff, and representatives of Sponsor, its licensees and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and advertising, promotion, publicity, production, and judging agencies (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities"), and their immediate family members and those with whom any of the above is domiciled (whether related or not), are not eligible to enter or win. For purposes of these Official Rules, an "immediate family member" includes spouse, domestic partner, parents, siblings, and children.
4. How To Enter:
You are not required to purchase an internet connection to enter the Sweepstakes. Purchasing internet access for the purposes of entering this Sweepstakes is prohibited. Free internet access is available at most public libraries. If you do not already own or have access to the internet, you should use free internet access available at most public libraries. Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by writing a product review and submitting it in accordance with the instructions at http://www.stevemadden.com/content.jsp?pageName=StyleCriticSweepstakes
. Entrants must follow all online instructions to complete and submit the product review in its entirety to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
Participants must provide all information required on the product review form, including, without limitation, e-mail address, review title, review, nickname as well as agree to the terms & conditions of customer ratings and reviews. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/e-mail address/IP address. Sponsor is not responsible for multiple entries. Entries attempted through the use of automatic, robotic, script, repetitive, programmed or similar methods, entries that are mutilated, illegible, incomplete, altered, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, late, misdirected, undelivered, lost or stolen, or such entries that are not in compliance with these Official Rules, are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. All entries are subject to being posted on www.stevemadden.com
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a participant, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. For purposes of these Official Rules, the "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the submitted e-mail address.
5. Drawings; Odds; Notification:
There will be five (5) Winners selected. Each Winner ("Winner") will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received. Each Winner will receive (1) "E-Gift Card" (the "Prize") valued at $100 and redeemable on www.stevemadden.com
as well as Steve Madden, Steven and Steve Madden Outlet retail locations in the United States (excluding Colorado and Utah retail locations). Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Prize is $100.
Each Winner will be notified by Sponsor via telephone, e-mail, overnight courier or mail, as Sponsor shall determine in its sole and absolute discretion, which shall be final, conclusive and binding, of his or her prize and instructed on how to receive such prize. The first name of the Winner, along with the Winner's city and state of residence may be posted online at www.stevemadden.com
. The drawing will be conducted by an employee of Sponsor at Sponsor's principal office, whose decisions are final, conclusive, and binding in all regards. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. If the Winner is not reached for any reason whatsoever by March 31, 2016 (e.g., potential Winner has been found to be ineligible or to have not complied with these Official Rules, or the prize notification is returned undeliverable), such potential Winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential Winner may be selected at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, which shall be final, conclusive and binding.
If requested by Sponsor, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Compliance (where legal) must be executed and returned by a potential winner, and a Publicity Release, Covenant Not to Sue and Indemnity Agreement (where legal) must be executed and returned by the potential winner, if applicable (and by the parent or legal guardian if such Guest is a minor in his or her jurisdiction of residence). Failure to comply with these requirements may result in disqualification, in which case Sponsor may select an alternative winner in its sole and absolute discretion, which shall be final, conclusive, and binding.
6. Prizes; Prize Restrictions:
The Prize is non-transferable. The approximate aggregate retail value of the Prizes is $500.00.
The Winners are responsible for all expenses not expressly included in connection with the prize. Except as indicated above, each Winners is responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes, and any other incidental costs in connection with the prize. All elements of the prize award is subject to availability. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute portions of the prize with something of equal or greater value at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, which shall be final, conclusive, and binding. Sponsor further reserves the right to accept, modify, reject, suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or the Prizes, or any portions thereof. The Winner will coordinate with a Marketing Associate at Sponsor on a mutually convenient place and date to receive and/or appear to claim his or her prize. All prizes must be received or claimed by April 7, 2016. No transfer or cash equivalent for any prize (or prize component) will be made or awarded.
Unless otherwise prohibited by law, acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use the Winner's and a guest's name, photograph, testimonial, likeness, image, voice, biographical information and address (city and state) for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes (in any media now or hereafter known), and in any other manner, in connection with the Sweepstakes and otherwise, without further compensation or notice to, or further consent of, such Winner or guest, throughout the world in perpetuity. Acceptance of the Prize constitutes a waiver of any claim to royalties, rights, or remuneration for said use.
7. Release and Limitations on Liability:
Use of the Prize will be at the sole risk of the Prize Winners. Each Prize Winner releases and holds harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, Facebook, their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from any and all claims, damages, injuries, deaths, losses, rights, causes of action, actions, suits, debts, sums of money, or other liabilities, either at law or equity, whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, arising from or in any way relating to participation by the Prize Winners in the Sweepstakes, the awarding, acceptance, creation, design, plan, construction, possession, use or misuse of the Prize, or the use of the Prize Winner's name, photograph, creation, design, plan, construction, testimonial, likeness, image, voice, biographical information and/or city and state of residence. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the website. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to a participant's or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or the downloading of materials from or use of Sponsor's website. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes at its sole and absolute discretion, which shall be final, conclusive and binding. In no event will any of the Sweepstakes Entities, Facebook, their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, or each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or the downloading of materials from or use of Sponsor's website. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor shall have the final, conclusive, and binding decision on any and all claims concerning the Sweepstakes.
8. Winner's Name:
To obtain the name of the Prize Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope after April 14, 2016 to:
SOUND OFF! Rate and Review Your Purchase Sweepstakes
Steve Madden, Ltd. 52-16 Barnett Avenue
Sunnyside, New York 11104
Requests must be received by June 1, 2016.
9. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Steve Madden, Ltd., 52-16 Barnett Avenue, Sunnyside, New York 11104.