2015 Sweepstakes Rules




  1. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., who are at least 18 years of age or the legal age of majority (at least 19 in Alabama and Nebraska; at least 21 in Mississippi) at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor (defined below), its parent organization, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of Sweepstakes materials, and agents/representatives thereof, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, grandparents, children and siblings and their respective spouses) and persons living in the same households of such individuals, whether related or not are not eligible. Void where prohibited.
  2. Sweepstakes Period: The “Sweepstakes Period” begins January 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM (ET) and ends on December 31, 2015 at 11:59 PM (ET).
  3. How to Enter: You must have internet access and a valid email address to participate. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.shoppersvoice.com/usa to register and participate in the Shopper’s Voice online survey. Type your name, street address and email address, click on the Official Rules link, read them and click the checkbox to indicate your agreement with the Official Rules, click Continue, and answer the three (3) mandatory questions regarding Age, Gender and Income and at least one (1) other survey question in order to be entered into the Sweepstakes. You will be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize of $10,000 and the Secondary Prize drawing for a $500 gift card for the Monthly Entry Period in which you first submit your entry. Any other form of entry will not be valid. Limit: One entry per person, per household, per email address during the Sweepstakes Period.Using form filling software or other automated means to answer the survey questions is prohibited and may disqualify your entry into the Sweepstakes. Each person may only use one (1) e-mail address to participate in this Sweepstakes, and such e-mail address may only be used by one (1) person, regardless of whether the e-mail address is shared by two or more people. Any person who uses more than one (1) e-mail address to participate in this Contest may be disqualified and any prize won may be forfeited, subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion. If there is a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address provided at the time of entry. “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 responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The Sponsor’s computer is the Official Time Keeping device for determining the eligibility of all entries. Mass or mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted.
    Entry Period Entry Period Start Dates Entry Period End Dates
    12:00 PM (ET) January 2, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) January 31, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) February 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) February 28, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) March 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) March 31, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) April 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) April 30, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) May 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) May 31, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) June 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) June 30, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) July 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) July 31, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) August 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) August 31, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) September 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) September 30, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) October 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) October 31, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) November 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) November 30, 2015
    12:00 AM (ET) December 1, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) December 31, 2015
  4. Sponsor: ICOM Information & Communications L.P. a/k/a Shopper’s Voice, 111 Gordon Baker Road, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M2H 3R1.
  5. Prizes / Odds / Prize Restrictions: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000.00 awarded as a check made payable to the winner. Twelve (12) Secondary Prize winners will each receive a $500.00 Visa or MasterCard gift card. Total value of the Grand Prize and Secondary Prizes is $16,000.00. Prize is not transferable or convertible to cash and must be accepted as awarded. No substitution shall be permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value. Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Odds of winning any prize depends on number of eligible entries received.
  6. Winner Selection: Answers to the survey have no effect on your ability to participate or win. The potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about January 29, 2016 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Potential Secondary Prize winners will be selected in a series of random drawings scheduled to occur on or about the fifteenth business day following the end of each Monthly Entry Period, from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Monthly Entry Period. Entries do not roll to subsequent Monthly Entry Periods. All drawings will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. All prizes will be awarded provided the number of eligible entries/entrants equals or exceeds the number of prizes available. Limit of one Grand Prize and one Secondary Prize per person/household/email address. Potential winners will be notified by email and/or postal mail or courier, and will be required to complete and return, within 14 days, an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release (collectively, “Required Documents”). If a) prize notification is returned as undeliverable b) potential winner cannot be contacted, c) Required Documents are not timely returned, or d) potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified, and prize will be awarded to an alternate winner by random drawing from remaining eligible entries. Prizes will be delivered to confirmed winners within 4-6 weeks of winner verification and compliance with all documentation requirements.
  7. General: By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and the decisions Sponsor and its agents and designees in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, which are final in all respects. Your entry and your survey data become the property of Shopper’s Voice when submitted. Entries will not be returned. If you win, your acceptance of any prize will constitute your consent (and agreement to confirm that consent in writing) to the use of your name, picture/likeness (recorded via any media), and city and state of residence for advertising and promotional purposes worldwide in any and all media now existing or hereafter created, and without limitation, prior approval or further compensation (unless prohibited by law), and to the use of your name, and city and state of residence for purposes of providing a list of winners to the public on request and as required by law. Winners will be solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes; Sponsor will report the value of each prize as required by law. A valid taxpayer ID or Social Security number may be required from winner when accepting a prize. A 1099 form will be issued to Grand Prize winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in its entirety or in part if, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to printing error, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any cause beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; and, in such event, will post a notice thereof on the Shopper’s Voice website www.shoppersvoice.com and select the potential winners from the entries legitimately received prior to such action. Under no circumstances will more prizes than those set forth in these full Official Rules be awarded. If a printing, technical or any other error occurs that results in more potential winners than available prizes, Sponsor may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible potential prize winners to award the indicated number of prizes in dispute. Any attempt by any individual, whether or not a Sweepstakes entrant, to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal or civil laws; should such an attempt be made, in addition to disqualifying such individual, Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute such individual to the full extent of the law. Mailing an entry, in person submission or phone requested entry are not valid entry methods and will not be honored. Proof of an online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt.
  8. Release of Liability: Sponsor, prize providers, promotion agencies and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents (collectively, Released Parties) will have no liability whatsoever for any injury, losses, harm, damages, costs and/or expenses arising from or in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes and its administration, and the acceptance and use of the prize or any portion thereof, including, without limitation, any personal injury or death. The Released Parties have made no warranty, representation or guaranty, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or any portion thereof. By participating you agree that Released Parties are not responsible for: a) any printing, human or other error in the offer, promotion or administration of this Sweepstakes; b) theft, destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of survey or Sweepstakes entry materials; c) technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone/communications failures of any kind, lost, unavailable or congested network, Internet or website connections, or failed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, garbled, or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by sender, a third party, or by any of the equipment or programming associated or utilized with the Sweepstakes, which may limit the ability to enter, participate in or administer this Sweepstakes; d) late, lost, misdirected, damaged, or mutilated mail or entries; e) injury or damage of any kind to any person’s computer arising out of accessing and using any website or the downloading from or printing of any material from a website; or f) unintelligible, illegible or otherwise unclear entries or incomplete entries.
  9. Dispute Resolution: By participating you agree: a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall 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 New York, New York; b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such damages include attorney’s fees; c) not to seek or be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket expenses; d) not to claim or accept any damages subject to being multiplied or otherwise increased; and e) all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, and the rights and obligations of Sweepstakes entrants and the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
  10. Winners’ List: For a list of winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Shopper’s Voice 2015 Sweepstakes Winners c/o Epsilon, 2550 Crescent Drive, Lafayette, CO 80026. All requests for lists of winners must be received no later than December 31, 2016 in order for your request to be fulfilled.