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    Playlist Subscriber Sweepstakes

    NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Playlist Subscriber Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts at 8:00 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 25, 2016 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on June 30, 2016 (the “Promotion Period”). The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules, and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws, and provincial or territorial laws, and is void wherever prohibited by law.

    1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the Continental United States who are 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in his/her state of residence at the time of entry, and are subscribing to the Playlist newsletter for the first time. The Playlist Blog, LLC (the “Playlist”) employees and their immediate families are not eligible to enter. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, you must fully comply with these Official Rules, and agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Playlist.

    2. HOW TO ENTER: Enter your complete email address on the newsletter submission form, then submit your entry form through the website (the “Website”). Only one (1) entry per person is allowed. Entries submitted to the Website will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of the entry.

    3. RANDOM DRAWING; ODDS OF WINNING: Playlist will randomly select the winner from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

    4. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner(s) will be notified by email using the information provided on his/her Subscriber Form, within five (5) days from the end of the Promotion Period. To redeem his/her prize, potential winner(s) must send a return email to Playlist containing the potential winner’s US mailing address and accepting the prize within seven (7) days from the date Playlist sent the notification. In the event: (a) potential winner(s) cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based on the information stated in the Subscriber Form, (b) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (c) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (d) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (e) potential winner’s prize notification is returned as undeliverable for whatever reason, the potential winner shall be disqualified from winning the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Playlist’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Winner selection is under the supervision of Playlist, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.

    5. PRIZES: The approximate retail value of the iPad Mini prize is $250.00 (US). All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No transfer, refund, substitution or replacement of prize permitted, except that Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). If selected as the winner, the winner agrees (except where prohibited) to allow Playlist to use his/her name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.

    6. NO TAMPERING; RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY: Playlist shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) Subscriber Forms that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) Subscriber Forms, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellation, delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Playlist’s reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this promotion or any promotion or prize-related activities. Playlist reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any website promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes using any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Playlist determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Playlist reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Sweepstakes promotion, including the entire Sweepstakes promotion, and/or modify the Sweepstakes and/or conduct a random drawing to award the prize(s) using all eligible entries received as of the termination date.

    7. RELEASE OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Playlist and its representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, members, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. By accepting the prize, winner agrees that any liability concerning or arising out of the prize rests solely with the manufacturer of the prize or their affiliates. Entrants and winners acknowledge that Playlist has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including, but not limited to, express warranties provided by the manufacturer of the goods or their affiliates. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Playlist in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York. In addition, any dispute relating to the Sweepstakes (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in the County of New York.

    8. LIST OF WINNERS: To receive a list of the winners after completion of the Promotion Period by mail send a self-addressed envelope, with applicable U.S. postage affixed, to: 31 Ocean Parkway, #6K, Brooklyn, NY 11218.