NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
The Shimmer in Spring’s Hottest Jewels! Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) for a chance to win a $1,500 gift card to spend online at Charm & Chain is sponsored by POPSUGAR Inc. (owner and operator of ShopStyle by POPSUGAR), having an address of 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104, Charm & Chain (owner and operator of http://www.charmandchain.com/), having an address of 611 Broadway, Suite 703, New York, NY 10012, and Zoe Media Group (owner and operator of http://www.thezoereport.com/), having an address of 8380 Melrose Ave. 3rd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90069 (collectively, “Sponsor”). Entrant’s registration and participation in the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the terms and conditions contained herein (the “Official Sweepstakes Rules”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America, excluding Rhode Island and excluding all U.S. territories and possessions and all overseas military installations. All entrants must be the age of majority in their respective state, province, country of residence as of the date of entry. Employees of Sponsor 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, and their immediate family members (defined as spouses and biological, adoptive or step-parents, legal guardians, children, siblings, or grandparents, their respective spouses and any dependent under federal income tax law) or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes. Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability 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.
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Beginning at 12:01am U.S. Pacific Time on March 26, 2013 and ending at 11:59pm U.S. Pacific Time on April 9, 2013 (the “Entry Period”), visit http://www.popsugar.com/28857974 and follow the on-screen instructions to register for a chance to win and be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes.
Alternative Method of Entry (AMOE): You may also enter the Sweepstakes by mail as follows: on a plain 3” x 5” index card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, date of birth, complete address, city, state, zip code, home phone number (including area code), and email address (if any) and mail your completed 3” x 5” card to: “Shimmer in Spring’s Hottest Jewels! Sweepstakes” POPSUGAR Inc., 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104. To be considered eligible in the Sweepstakes, and, in order to be deemed to have been received during the Entry Period, AMOE entries must be postmarked no later than April 9, 2013 and received no later than 12:00 pm U.S. Pacific Time on April 12, 2013.
Upon completion of the on-screen instructions on the Sweepstakes entry page or submission via AMOE, you will receive credit for one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. In order to receive credit for additional entries, entrants may also elect to share the Sweepstakes on the following social media networks: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ where prompted on the Sweepstakes entry page (each, an “Additional Entry” or “Additional Entries”). Entrants will receive five (5) Additional Entries when sharing via one (1) social media network where prompted on the Sweepstakes entry page for a maximum of twenty (20) Additional Entries into the Sweepstakes.
If you choose to provide Additional Entries using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. Please refer to your wireless provider for pricing plan details. A Pinterest account can be opened for free at www.pinterest.com or by downloading the free Pinterest app. A Facebook account can be opened for free at www.facebook.com or by downloading the free Facebook app. A Twitter account can be opened for free at www.twitter.com or by downloading the free Twitter app. A Google+ account can be opened for free at www.google.com or by downloading the free Google+ app.
Regardless of the method(s) of entry, the maximum number of entries per person during the Entry Period is twenty-one (21).
All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor.
Any entries received after the Entry Period will not be eligible. If more than one entry is received per person, only the first such entry received will be eligible. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email account will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is the natural person in whose name the e-mail address has been issued. A selected winner may be asked to provide Sponsor with proof that the selected winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Use of automated devices not valid for entry.
Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. By entering the Sweepstakes you will be agreeing that your registration and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor for email marketing communications only. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules.
PRIZE: At the end of the Entry Period, there will be one (1) drawing in which one (1) potential grand prize winner shall be selected at random by Sponsor from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. One (1) winner will win a $1,500 Charm & Chain gift card (total prize value $1,500 USD) (the “Grand Prize” or “prize”). The gift card is subject to certain terms, conditions and restrictions, which will be disclosed on the face of the gift card. The Sponsor is not responsible if any gift card is lost, stolen, destroyed, or used without permission. If the gift card is lost or stolen, it will not be replaced. If the potential Grand Prize winner forfeits or does not claim the Grand Prize, it will be re-awarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. All prizes will be awarded. In no event shall the Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Sweepstakes Rules. No substitution or transfer of the Grand Prize by winner is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the advertised prize becomes unavailable. The Grand Prize winner shall be solely responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. If required by Sponsors, the winner must complete and return to Sponsors an IRS Form W-9 that reflects winner’s taxpayer identification number or social security number. The winner will receive from Sponsors an IRS form 1099-MISC at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Prize Fulfillment, POPSUGAR Inc., 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104. Specify winner's list or rules on your request.
SELECTION: The winning entry will be chosen at random from among all eligible entries received. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to change the method of notification with any such changes to be posted on the Sweepstakes landing page at http://www.popsugar.com/28857974. The Grand Prize winner will be notified by Sponsor by email and must claim their prize within seventy-two (72) hours after the date of notification of such prize. A Sweepstakes winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified seventy-two (72) 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.
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any entries that are suspected of being fraudulent (including those using robotic, automatic, programmed or similar methods of participation) will be disqualified, based on determinations made solely by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the account holder fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Sweepstakes Rules.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: Entrants or winners 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. Neither Sponsor nor any of Sponsor’s partners, subsidiaries, affiliated entities, suppliers, employees, directors, officers, agents or representatives (collectively, “Releasees”) shall 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 disclaim any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding any prize. Unless prohibited by applicable law, your entry constitutes your permission to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Sponsor deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any further compensation to such entrant. 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 may be required to execute and return to Sponsor within five (5) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected. Winner may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a prize. By entering, an entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Releasees 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 promotion, 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, Sponsor shall promptly post a notice on the Sweepstakes entry page to such effect. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by California law without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants hereby irrevocably consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts of San Francisco, California for any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes.