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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Internet or on line access required to enter sweepstakes. Shoes.com SOUNDS FOR EVERY STOCKING Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") and these official rules are governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the United States. Open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Guam) who are eighteen (18) years of age and older (or for residents of Alabama and Nebraska, 19 years of age or older) at time of entry. Employees and directors of Universal Music Distribution, A Division of Universal Music Group Distribution, Corp. ("Sponsor"), its parent company, trustees, subsidiaries, franchisees, affiliates, licensees, advertising, promotion and production agencies, any companies who are performing work at Sponsor's request, and Web masters and Web suppliers (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members [children, spouse, parents, siblings] and individuals residing in their same household) are not eligible to participate. All federal, state, local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited, taxed, licensed or restricted by law.
PROMOTION PERIOD.This Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. PT on 12/1/09 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on 1/4/10 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes is sponsored and administered by Sponsor. Participants agree to be bound by these official rules and Sponsor’s final decisions.
ENTER ONLINE ONLY BY: Accessing the page on the World Wide Web at http://gotdownloads.com/shoes.com/stocking/ during the Sweepstakes Period. Click on the designated icon to go to Shoes.com SOUNDS FOR EVERY STOCKING Sweepstakes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your contact information. You will be prompted to input, in the spaces provided, your first name, last name, city, state, ZIP code, e-mail address, date of birth and telephone number. Then, click the designated icon to submit your entry. Limit one entry per person/email/day. Sponsor’s computer will be the official time clock for the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different e-mail or wireless accounts or any other methods will void all of that person's entries and that person will be disqualified.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN 11:59:59 P.M. PACIFIC TIME ON 1/4/10.
DRAWINGS. Winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be held on or about 1/8/10 at 12:00 noon Central Time. Odds of being randomly selected are determined by the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries and their content become Sponsor’s property and will not be acknowledged or returned.
PRIZES. One (1) Grand Prize: a three (3) day/ two (2) night trip for winner and one (1) companion (“Couple”) to see a live taping of the Hannah Montana television series during the 2010 season (“Taping”) on Sponsor-selected dates and at a Sponsor-selected location (“City”) dependent upon final taping schedule (“Trip”). Trip will consist of the following elements for the Couple:  Two (2) nights hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy) at a Sponsor-selected hotel;  tickets to the Taping and  if winner resides more than two hundred fifty (250) miles from the City, round-trip coach air transportation on a Sponsor-selected carrier between a Sponsor-selected major metropolitan airport near winner’s residence (“airport of origin”) and a major airport in or near the City for travel from one day prior to Taping day and one day following Taping date only. Airline carrier and Resort regulations and conditions apply. Flights may include stopovers and/or connections. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $1,500, which will vary depending upon points of departure and destination and seasonal fluctuation of hotel rates and airfares. Five (5) First Prizes: one (1) Disney disney Gift pack consisting of the following CD’s:  Hannah Montana 3 TV Series Soundtrack ($19),  Hannah Montana The Movie Soundtrack ($19),  Phineas & Ferb TV Series Soundtrack ($13),  Princess & the Frog Film Soundtrack ($19),  KSM ( $15),  ABC Family Songs to Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas ($19),  Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure ($13),  They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science CD+DVD ($19),  Baby Einstein: Animal Friends CD ($7) and  Mitchel Musso ($15). (ARV: $158). Total ARV of all prizes: $2,290. Limit one prize per person/family/household. If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable, except a Grand Prize is transferable to a surviving spouse residing in the same household. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prize elements may not be separated. Grand Prize winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary travel documents (valid photo I.D., etc.) before departure. All taxes are solely the responsibility of each winner; and the Grand Prize winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of the Grand Prize. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received.
WINNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FEES, SURCHARGES, INSURANCE, GROUND TRANSPORTATION, MEALS, GRATUITIES, PERSONAL EXPENSES, INCIDENTALS AND OTHER EXPENSES NOT EXPRESSLY LISTED ABOVE.
Potential winners will be notified by email on or about 1/8/09. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:  potential winner’s failure to respond to notification within two (2) days after its transmission;  the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts;  the return of any prize as undeliverable;  potential winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency;  potential Grand Prize winner’s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release within two (2) days after it is mailed;  potential Grand Prize winner’s failure to be available to make the Trip on Sponsor-selected dates;  potential winner’s failure to claim a First Prize within ten (10) days after it is sent and  any other non-compliance with the Official Rules. In the event of a prize forfeiture, the Sponsors may, in their sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. The Couple must travel together on same itinerary; and a minor may not participate in the Trip unless the winner is his/her parent/legal guardian. The Grand Prize winner’s companion will be required to execute and return a Release of Liability prior to ticketing. Any portion of any prize not accepted or used by any winner will be forfeited.
If selected as the prize winner, prize winner agrees, except where prohibited, to grant (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission for Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, franchisees, affiliates, licensees, agents, and those acting under its authority, to use his/her name, entry contents, visual and audio likeness, biographical data and statements for any purpose, including but not limited to any commercial or publicity purpose, in perpetuity and throughout the universe, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide and on the Internet and/or World Wide Web, without further notice, review, approval or additional compensation or consideration.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. Sponsor, its Internet, product and service providers, and their respective parent companies, trustees, subsidiaries, franchisees, affiliates, licensees, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, independent contractors and advertising, promotion and production agencies (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") make no warranties, express or implied.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. By entering, participants, their agents, assigns and successors release and shall hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability for any costs or expenses resulting from entry in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or travel and from any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage caused by any prize or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, quality, use or misuse of any prize, or any portion of any prize, or parts thereof; or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, including but not limited to any travel to or attendance at the Taping; or for any printing, production, typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize; and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any kind of computer transmission, electronic, hardware, internet, software, network, servers or providers, technical, satellite, cable or telephone interruption, unavailability, malfunctions, or failures; or for any virus, worms or bugs; or for unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; or for jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions; or for any damaged, destroyed, delayed, garbled, illegible, incomplete, unintelligible, late, lost, misaddressed, misdirected, non-delivered or stolen entries; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information; or for any other errors of any kind, whether electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical or other causes. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or Web site, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified, and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant's eligibility. Entries generated by robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. The Sweepstakes Entities 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 the Web site. Without limiting the release provided above, and for greater certainty, Sponsor and its agencies will not be liable for (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by wireless device users, site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any error, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries; (b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized use of or access to, or alteration of, entries; (c) any problems with or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses, worms or bugs; (d) any failure of any message to be received by or from the Sponsor for any reason including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or wireless waves or at any Web site or combination thereof; or (e) damage to a participant's or other person's system or equipment occasioned by participation in this Sweepstakes. In addition, Sponsor is not responsible if the Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account used at the time of entry. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account subscriber.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEB SITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SWEEPSTAKES WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Participant agrees that by entering this Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Entities may seek damages from participant if participant deliberately damages the Sweepstakes Web site or any other Web site in conjunction with participant's partaking in this Sweepstakes or if participant interferes with the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes, in violation of civil or criminal law.
If, in Sponsor’s exclusive judgment, this Sweepstakes becomes compromised in any way by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right to modify or withdraw the Sweepstakes offer, cancel any method of entry and/or select the prize winners from all eligible entries received prior to the action taken.
DISPUTES. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Los Angeles County, California, having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
WINNERS LIST. For a printed copy of the Official Rules or a Winners List, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to Shoes.com Sounds For Every Stocking Sweepstakes Rules or Winners List (indicate which), 10 Universal City Plaza, Suite 400, Universal City, CA 91608. Requests must be received by 1/8/10. Winners List replies will be sent after completion of the Sweepstakes. Official Rules will also be available on http://gotdownloads.com/shoes.com/stocking/ during Sweepstakes Period.
SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR(S). The Sweepstakes sponsor is Universal Music Distribution, A Division of Universal Music Group Distribution, Corp,. at 111 Universal Hollywood Drive, Suite 400, Universal City, CA 91608