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Sweeps Terms & Conditions


THE AVEDA “Write a Review Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) IS OPEN ONLY TO THOSE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY AND WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS DETAILED BELOW. Sweepstakes starts at 12:01 AM (Eastern Time) on July 1 and ends September 30, 2016 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) (the “Entry Period”).

Sponsor: The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Aveda Corporation, 4000 Pheasant Ridge Drive, Blaine, MN 55449 (the “Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply.

Unless you otherwise agree, any entry information collected through the Sweepstakes shall be used only to administer the Sweepstakes in accordance with these Official Rules and applicable law. 

To Enter:  Visit and click on “write a review” for a product you own or have used. Register or log in (if already registered as a member) to the Aveda website. For every valid review that is written in compliance with the Review Guidelines and Terms & Conditions [] and posted to, the participant will receive an entry in the sweepstakes. If the review is accompanied with a photo, the participant will receive a bonus entry into the Sweepstakes. If the review is accompanied with a video, the participant will receive 2 bonus entries into the Sweepstakes. A total of 3 bonus entries will be entered if both and video and photo is submitted. Each review must address a different product. Subject to the above rules, participants are allowed five review entries with an additional 5 bonus entries as described above per day (12:00 AM EST to 11:59 PM EST). See below for further details . 

To earn an entry into the Sweepstakes, each review must address a different product Sponsor reserves the right to reject, in its sole discretion, any review submitted if it fails to comply with the terms of use of the Aveda website and/or if the review is otherwise inappropriate. This will void any prize award and any entry associated with the rejected review.

The Sponsor and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s) (collectively: “Promotion Entities”), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively with the Promotion Entities, the “Releases”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant's or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to access the Entry Site; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any website (including the Entry Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; printing or other errors; any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination thereof. Illegible and incomplete entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules. Any entry information collected through the Sweepstakes shall be used only to administer the Sweepstakes in accordance with these Official Rules. If you elect during the entry process to have us share your personal information with any third party or to opt-in to receive communications from a third party, then your personal information shall be processed and used in accordance with such third party’s policies and procedures. If you elect to register or opt-in for during the entry process or if you are already a registered user of, then your personally identifiable information applicable to your registration and/or opt-in will be processed and used in accordance with the Privacy Policy

Winner Selection: Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about October 1, 2016 and notified in approximately two weeks, and must respond within 14 days of date of notification. Failure to respond within this time period or to comply with any other provision may result in the winner being disqualified and an alternate winner selected. If a prize notification or a prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the applicable prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. If an alternate winner is disqualified, no other winners will be contacted. Prizes are not transferable, or assignable, and winner may not elect to substitute one prize for another. If necessary due to unavailability of a prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All decisions are final.

All federal, state and local tax liabilities are the responsibility of the winners. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use the winner’s name, likeness, biography, statements, and any other similar materials for marketing and publicity purposes without additional compensation or limitation.

Prizes: One (1) winner will be randomly selected and receive a $500 eGift card. The odds of winning a prize are determined by the total number of eligible entries received. Limit one (1) prize per household. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no guarantee, either express or implied. If by reason of a printing, typographical or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these official rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. The prize will be shipped to the winner at the expense of Aveda Corporation. Prizes are not transferable, or assignable.

Eligibility: Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. The officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents of the Sponsor and any Promotion Entities and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and parent companies and the immediate families and those living in the same household of any of the above are not eligible. All federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

General: Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney’s fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or parts thereof, or participation in this Sweepstakes.

If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award all remaining prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect online entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Where a dispute arises about who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account entered. The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.  The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the United States and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum

NOTE: Internet entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Entry Site. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.

Winners List: For an Official Winners List (available after October 15, 2016) or a copy of these Official Rules, email  with the name of the  Sweepstakes included in the request.