PopSugar’s Win a Trip to LA to Meet Jake Gyllenhaal at a Special Sugar Girls Prince of Persia Screening Sweepstakes Rules
OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. The PopSugar “Win a Trip to LA to Meet Jake Gyllenhaal at a Special Sugar Girls Prince of Persia Screening” (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Sugar Publishing, Inc. (owner and operator of popsugar.com) and having an address of 111 Sutter Street, 15th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104 (“Sponsor”).
Open only to permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, excluding the state of Rhode Island, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Employees of Sponsor, The Walt Disney Company, and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes (all such individuals and entities collectively referred to herein as the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and each of their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes. Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and complete relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. The Walt Disney Company is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes, the collection of entries, or the selection of winners. The Walt Disney company is responsible for the grand prize of two (2) round-trip airfares and two (2) night’s hotel to and from screening to take place in LA on or about 5/20.
HOW TO ENTER:
No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. To enter, you must log into your profile at popsugar.com (the "Website") or any PopSugar Network site (or register for a profile at http://www.onsugar.com/user/register), navigate to the Website and take the quiz featured on the Website in connection with the Sweepstakes (the "Quiz")( http://www.popsugar.com/Win-Trip-LA-Meet-Jake-Gyllenhaal-See-Prince-Persia-8347693) as described on the entry page between 4:30pm PDT on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 and 11:59pm PDT on Thursday, May 13, 2010 (the “Entry Period”). Your eligibility is not based on getting the answers correct, just on taking the quiz after you are logged in. Upon completion of the Quiz you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. You may receive up to fifteen (15) additional entries in the Sweepstakes by completing the following actions:
Posting to Twitter: By clicking on the “Post to Twitter” link at the completion of the Quiz you will receive five (5) additional entries in the Sweepstakes.
Limit sixteen (16) entries per person and/or per email address.
At the end of the Entry Period, Sponsor will select one (1) Grand Prize winner in a drawing from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. One (1) Grand Prize is available. The Grand Prize consists of trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, California and includes: (a) round-trip, economy-class air transportation for two (2) from the major airport with regularly scheduled flights closest to the winner’s permanent residence to Los Angeles (or ground transportation at Sponsor’s discretion if winner resides within a 200-mile radius of Los Angeles) (retail value $TBD); (b) two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations (one double occupancy room and room tax only) in Los Angeles (approx. retail value $TBD); (c) two (2) tickets to the Prince of Persia screening (the “Screening”); (d) the opportunity for the Grand Prize Winner ONLY to have a meet and greet with Jake Gyllenhaal at the Screening for an amount of time to be determined by The Walt Disney Company in its sole discretion (the "Interview") (approx. retail value n/a); (Total estimated retail value = $TBD). Prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable; and no substitution allowed except, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. In no event shall the Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Winner and winner’s guest must both be 18 or over. If either the winner or the guest is a minor, the other person must be such minor's parent or legal guardian. Winner and guest must travel on same itinerary on dates to be designated by The Walt Disney Company, and must have valid identification and any other documents necessary for air travel. The winner will be notified on or around Friday, May 14. The winner will be announced on or around Wednesday, May 19. The exact travel dates will depend upon the date of the Screening (currently scheduled to take place on or about May 20, 2010). Winner shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of the prize and for all costs and expenses related to the Grand Prize that are not specifically mentioned herein. Nothing set forth herein shall be construed to require The Walt Disney Company to hold a Screening of the Picture. In the event that the Screening listed in the prize description does not or cannot take place as scheduled or at all, for reasons including but not limited to scheduling conflicts, cancellations, postponement, an event of force majeure, or for any other reason, then in lieu of attending the Screening and conducting the Interview, the remaining components of the Grand Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the Grand Prize winner, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded. In the event the Screening takes place but the Interview portion of the prize becomes unavailable for any reason, then the remaining components, if any, of the Grand Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the Grand Prize winner, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded. In the event a winner or his or her guest engages in behavior that (as determined by The Walt Disney Company in The Walt Disney Company's sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person (or if the Grand Prize winner or her or her guest has in the past engaged in such behavior and that becomes known to The Walt Disney Company), The Walt Disney Company reserves the right to terminate the Screening experience early, in whole or in part, and send the winner and/or his or her guest home with no further compensation. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Prize Fulfillment, Sugar Inc., 111 Sutter Street, 15th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104. Specify winner's list or rules on your request.
The winning entry will be chosen at random. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The winners will be notified by email and/or by private message through the winner’s PopSugar Community account; Sponsor reserves the right to determine the method of notification. Winners must claim their prize within twenty-four hours (24) hours after the date of notification of such prize. A Sweepstakes winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified twenty-hour (24) hours will be considered such Sweepstakes winner's forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Sponsor reserves the right to ship prizes directly to the email and/or mailing address provided by winners during their entry to the Sweepstakes. Each entry submitted in response to the Sweepstakes and in accordance with the rules will constitute an official entry. All entrants agree to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules. All entries become the property of the Sponsor.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES:
An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Sweepstakes Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Participation in the Sweepstakes is at entrant’s own risk. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on the Sweepstakes entry form, 2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes or 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer of the prize. Sponsor does not make any, and hereby disclaims any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding any prize. Unless prohibited by applicable law, your entry constitutes your permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) biographical information and testimonials for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation.
By entering or accepting a prize in the Sweepstakes, winners agree to be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. When applicable, the winner (or, if the winner is a minor, the winner's parent or legal guardian) may be required to execute and return to Sponsor within three (3) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release and any additional documents required by The Walt Disney Company in connection with attending the Screening to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected. The winner's travel companion must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability Release prior to any travel documents being released. Winner may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a prize. If winner is a minor the second plane/show ticket must be used for minor’s parent or legal guardian. If The Walt Disney Company so elects, a potential Grand Prize winner and/or the guest may also be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and help ensure that the attendance at the Screening of such person, or the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Sweepstakes, will not bring Sponsor or The Walt Disney Company into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sweepstakes or the Sweepstakes Entities (as defined herein) as determined by The Walt Disney Company in its sole discretion.
By entering, an entrant agrees to release and hold the Sweepstakes Entities harmless from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, “Claims”) that may arise from their acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize or their participation in this Sweepstakes, or from any misuse or malfunction of any prize awarded, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Sweepstakes Rules in any way or at any time. Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Sugar shall promptly post a notice on the Sweepstakes entry page to such effect. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by California law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that California courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes and that venue shall be only in San Francisco, California.