Soundoff for Autism Speaks

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FAQ

  1. What is Sound Off For Autism Speaks?

    Sound Off For Autism Speaks is a campaign that will allow people to buy a recorded message from their favorite celebrity and use it on their mobile device, website, social network, or anywhere else they want. Celebrities are donating their time. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks. Sales of the messages take place for a limited time online.

  2. How much does a Sound Off For Autism Speaks recording cost?

    The cost of a custom recorded message is $299.00. Your purchase helps support the mission of Autism Speaks: funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

  3. How long can my recorded message be?

    Custom messages can be up to approximately 20 seconds long; or up to 250 characters of text.

  4. Where can I buy a custom recorded message?

    Recordings can be purchased though the Autism Speaks eStore.

  5. Can I buy a custom recorded message by phone?

    No. In order to accurately process orders and control inventory custom recording details must be entered through our online store.

  6. How many recordings are available?

    50 custom messages per celebrity are available. Messages are sold first come, first served. Messages cannot be resold, re-auctioned or returned.

  7. How long does it take to receive my custom recording?

    The time it takes to record, edit and deliver your custom message varies based on several factors, including but not limited to availability of each celebrity and recording resources. The estimated delivery time for each celebrity is listed on their “product page”. Autism Speaks will do their best to delivery your recordings as quickly as possible.

  8. How will I receive my custom recorded message?

    Once your message has been recorded and ready for download you will receive an email with instructions.

  9. Is my donation for the purchase of a recording tax deductible?

    Because you are receiving a product with your donation your purchase is NOT tax deductible.

  10. When will my credit card be charged?

    Your credit card will be charged at the time you place your order.

  11. How will my purchase appear on my credit card?

    Your purchase will appear on your credit card statement as Autism Speaks Inc.

  12. What countries are Sound Off For Autism Speaks recordings available from?

    In order to purchase a custom recording you will need to have a billing address within Australia, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, United States or Uruguay.

  13. Can I return my recording?

    Unfortunately, due to the custom nature of the recordings they cannot be returned. All orders are final once processed.

  14. Are there any restrictions on the recording?

    Recording copy is subject to celebrity approval. Recordings are for personal use only. Commercial use is prohibited. Recordings may not be resold.

  15. Am I allowed to share my recording with others?

    Yes, you may share your recording with others as long as you are not profiting from it. Commercial use is prohibited. Recordings may not be resold.

  16. What formats are the recordings in?

    Recordings will be delivered in MP3 format.

  17. Can I put my recording on multiple phones/devices?

    Yes, you may reuse your recording on multiple devices for personal use. Commercial use is prohibited.