FREE SHOES FOR A YEAR PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
The FREE SHOES FOR A YEAR PROMOTION ("Sweepstakes") is sponsored by DSW Shoe Warehouse, Inc. ("Sponsor") and open to legal residents of the United States, including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia that are 18 years of age or older and of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence. Void where prohibited by law.
You must be a Rewards Member to participate. If you are not currently a member of the DSW Rewards Program, you may sign up at https://www.dsw.com/dsw_shoes/user/newRegistration.jsp or at any DSW store. Please review all of the terms and conditions carefully before completing your enrollment form.
Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, and Sponsor’s affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all other entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family members and members of the same household of any of the above are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate.
The Sweepstakes begins on October 26, 2013 at 8:00AM EST and ends on October 26, 2013 at 11:59PM EST (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor's selected time-keeping device will serve as the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
3) HOW TO ENTER AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
• In Store by Making a Purchase
To enter for a chance to win, Entrants may make a purchase at any DSW store location during the Sweepstakes Period.
• Online by Making a Purchase
To enter for a chance to win, Entrants must make a purchase online at dsw.com during the Sweepstakes Period.
• Alternate Method of Entry without Making a Purchase
Entrants may enter for a chance to win by completing and submitting an entry form to Sponsor. Entry forms must be mailed to: DSW Inc., 810 DSW Drive, Columbus, OH 43219; Attention: Camille Merkle / Free Shoes For A Year Sweepstakes. All entries must be postmarked on or before October 28, 2013, and must contain the following information to be valid: First and Last Name, Physical Address, Phone Number.
• Additional entry terms
Limit one (1) entry per person.
Entrants must not violate any third party rights, violate of any other law or act in a way that is inconsistent with the image of the Sponsor as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Entries must not be inappropriate or offensive as reasonably determined by Sponsor. Entrants that violate these terms and conditions of entry requirements as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will be disqualified.
Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may constitute a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the full extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
4) SELECTION OF WINNERS:
• In Store Entries
Each Entrant will receive a peel-off/scratch off ticket with their in-store purchase. One (1) random Entrant from each DSW store will receive a Grand Prize. Ninety-nine (99) Entrants from each store will receive tickets containing a coupon for a future purchase.
• Online Entries
Each Entrant will receive a peel-off/scratch off ticket with the delivery of their online purchase. One (1) random Entrant will receive a Grand Prize.
• Alternate Method of Entry Entries
Sponsor, or a representative of Sponsor, will randomly select one (1) Entrant from the Alternate Method of Entry pool to receive a peel-off/scratch off ticket. The Entrant who receives a peel-off/scratch off ticket has an equal opportunity as any other Entrant to win a Grand Prize.
• Selection of Winners - Additional Terms
All potential Sweepstakes winners will have until November 15, 2013 to claim their prize. Prizes will be awarded upon verification by Sponsor that all Sweepstakes requirements have been met by the potential winners. Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and no substitution, transfer, conversion or assignment of Prizes will be allowed, unless at the discretion of the Sponsor which may substitute a Prize of comparable or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable. Winners must complete, sign and return a Form W-9 prior to receiving winnings. Failure to complete and return required paperwork will result in forfeiture of winnings.
If potential winner does not claim prize by November 15, 2013 or if potential winner is deemed ineligible, potential winner forfeits prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules; and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will not award the prize to an alternate winner. Odds of winning cannot be determined.
Claiming a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
5) GRAND PRIZES:
Over the course of a twelve month period, each Grand Prize Winner will receive six (6) DSW bonus cards with a face value of fifty dollars ($50.00) each. Total bonus card value that each Grand Prize Winner will receive is three hundred dollars ($300.00). Bonus cards will be redeemable for merchandise only at any DSW Store or on-line at dsw.com. The Grand Prize Winners will receive instructions from Sponsor via telephone or email regarding when an how to redeem the Grand Prize. The approximate retail value (ARV) for each prize is three hundred dollars ($300.00). All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of each Grand Prize Winner.
DSW bonus card expiration date can be found on the back of the Card. Bonus cards can be used to purchase merchandise at any DSW Store location in the USA or via the internet at dsw.com. The bonus card may not be exchanged for cash. If lost or stolen, this bonus card cannot be replaced. Any DSW card balance remaining may be used for future purchases. Usage and redemption of the Bonus Card is subject to the terms and conditions of the issuing entity.
6) GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, local, and municipal laws and regulations apply. Any Entrant suspected of tampering with or disrupting any aspect of the Sweepstakes will be disqualified. All decisions of Sponsor are final. By your participation in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules as well as Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes, just as if you had signed this Agreement, (ii) represent and warrant that your entry is original, owned by you, and not previously published, (iii) agree to release, indemnify, and hold Sponsor and Sponsor’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, and damages of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from your participation in the Sweepstakes, your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, and (iv) grant Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, sublicensable, transferable right to exploit the copyright in your entry in any media now known or hereafter invented, without compensation or notification, except as prohibited by law.
If you do not comply with these Official Rules at any time, Sponsor reserves the right to deem your entry in the Sweepstakes ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant who engages in harassment or bullying. If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not operating as intended, as a result of infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may award prizes by randomly selecting winners from the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner's consent to Sponsor's and its agents' use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, nationwide, without further payment or consideration.
8) LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (ii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iii) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY; OR (iv) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES. Some jurisdictions may not permit limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties. Check your local laws to determine if any of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of Ohio. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio.
11) WINNERS LIST REQUEST:
For a list of winners, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope to DSW Inc., 810 DSW Drive, Columbus, OH 43219; Attention: Camille Merkle / Free Shoes For A Year Sweepstakes.