BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Program Terms & Conditions

Stanley Black & Decker's BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program offers invited customers ("BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Members") access to certain products listed on a dedicated website ("productsampling.blackanddecker.com") at no cost in order to encourage independent customer reviews on www.blackanddecker.com and Stanley Black & Decker affiliated websites, to provide customer feedback to product suppliers, and to further publicize certain products ("BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products"). Your participation in Stanley Black & Decker's BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program is subject to these terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") and constitutes your acceptance to the Terms and Conditions. The BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program is operated by Stanley Black & Decker. Employees of Stanley Black & Decker or its affiliates are not eligible to participate in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program.

These Terms and Conditions incorporate Stanley Black & Decker's Privacy Policy and the Customer Ratings and Review Service ("CRR Service") Terms and Conditions, and may be updated from time to time. All terms and conditions governing your use of www.blackanddecker.com (the "Stanley Black & Decker Terms of Use") and the CRR Service also apply to all BLACK+DECKER sampling-related communications and to your participation in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program, unless otherwise stated. To the extent of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions, the Stanley Black & Decker Terms of Use, the CRR Service Terms and Conditions, and Stanley Black & Decker's Privacy Policy, these Terms and Conditions shall take precedence with respect to your participation in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program.

Products provided to participants in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program ("BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products") may be provided by a third-party ("Supplier Products") or manufactured specifically by or on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker or its affiliates ("Stanley Black & Decker Products").

You acknowledge and agree that all BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products are:
  • Promotional offers to you and are not sold to you, and
  • Provided to you on an "as is" basis. Stanley Black & Decker makes no product warranties to you, and accepts no responsibility for return, repair, refund or replacement. Stanley Black & Decker will only deliver BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products selected by you to the delivery address associated with your BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Member Account provided by you when signing up for the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program. Your ongoing right to participate in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program and your eligibility to receive BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products is at Stanley Black & Decker's sole discretion.
In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program, you agree that you will:
  • Take all necessary steps to ensure that any non-public information made available to you in relation to any BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products or the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program is kept confidential and use such information only for the purposes of your participation in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program;
  • Personally write and submit independent and unbiased reviews of BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products for future display on www.blackanddecker.com and Stanley Black & Decker affiliated websites and not review any product where you have a conflict of interest due to any relationship you have with the product manufacturer or otherwise;
  • BLACK+DECKER may disclose that you received free Sampling Product in connection with your review.
  • Not sell, exchange, return for money or give possession of any BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Product to any other person, or delegate to anyone else the opportunity to write or submit a BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Product review;
  • Not submit any reviews of a BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Product to any other online or offline channel that advertises or offers the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Product for sale except in the form of a link to a website operated by Stanley Black & Decker or its affiliates.
Stanley Black & Decker's Privacy Policy also applies to your participation in the BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community program and describes our practices regarding collection and use of personal information, including potentially sharing your name and mailing address with suppliers for the purposes of shipping BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Products to you.

Revisions and Continued Use
Stanley Black & Decker reserves the right to amend any of these Terms and Conditions, including the policies, guidelines, or other information on productsampling.blackanddecker.com, at any time and at Stanley Black & Decker's sole discretion. Any changes are effective upon posting a change notice or new terms and conditions on productsampling.blackanddecker.com or on your BLACK+DECKER Sampling Community Member Account page. You are responsible for reviewing the new terms and conditions and any applicable changes or notices. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE BLACK+DECKER SAMPLING COMMUNITY PROGRAM AFTER THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST DISCONTINUE PARTICIPATING IN THE BLACK+DECKER SAMPLING COMMUNITY PROGRAM AND IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY STANLEY BLACK & DECKER OF THIS AT samplingsupport@bazaarvoice.com.