The POPSUGAR Must Have Refer and Win Contest
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The POPSUGAR Must Have Refer and Win (the “Contest”) is sponsored by POPSUGAR Inc. (owner and operator of popsugar.com) and having an address of 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104 (“Sponsor” or “POPSUGAR”). Entrant’s registration and participation in the Contest shall be governed by the terms and conditions contained herein (the “Official Contest Rules”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to Must Have Subscription holders who are permanent, legal residents physically residing in one of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, excluding Colorado, Maryland, Nebraska, North Dakota, Vermont, all U.S. territories and possessions and all overseas military installations. All entrants must be the age of majority in their respective state as of the date of entry. Employees of Sponsor and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Contest, 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 Contest. 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.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter you must navigate to your personal POPSUGAR Must Have account page: https://musthave.popsugar.com/account and share your personal Must Have referral link between 12:01am PDT on January 24, 2014 and 11:59pm PDT on February 5, 2014 (the “Entry Period”).
If you choose to share your referral link using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. Please refer to your wireless provider for pricing plan details. 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. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts or otherwise violate these Official Contest Rules. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules.
PRIZE: At the end of the Entry Period, the individual who has most people join POPSUGAR Must Have using their personal referral link shall receive one (1) $500 Visa gift card (Retail Value $500). If potential winner forfeits or does not claim the Prize, Prize will be re-awarded to the individual with the next highest amount of people who signed up for a Must Have subscription using that individual’s referral link. Decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest. All Prizes will be awarded. No substitutions (including for cash) are permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater monetary value for any Prize. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their Prize. If required by Sponsor, the winner must complete and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 that reflects winner’s taxpayer identification number or social security number. The winner will receive from Sponsor 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 Contest 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. Please allow 6-8 weeks for Prize delivery.
SELECTION: At the end of the Entry Period the one (1) POPSUGAR Must Have subscriber who had the most people join POPSUGAR Must Have through their personal referral link will receive a Prize. The Contest will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to determine the method of notification. Winners must claim their Prize within three (3) business days after the date of notification of such Prize. A Contest winner's failure to respond to the Prize notification within the specified three (3) business days will be considered such Contest winner's forfeiture of the Prize and an alternate winner who had the next highest number of people join POPSUGAR Must Have through their personal referral link shall be eligible to receive a Prize. 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 associated with the individuals’ Must Have account information. All entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Contest if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Contest Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Participation in the Contest is at entrant’s own risk. By receipt of any Prize, the applicable winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsors and their respective partners, subsidiaries, affiliated entities, employees, directors, officers, agents or representatives (collectively, “Releasees”). Releasees shall not be liable for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on the Contest entry form) 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, 2) 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 Contest, 3) 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 Contest or 4) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any Prize or the function or operation thereof. Releasees do not make any, and hereby disclaims any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding any Prize. Unless prohibited by applicable law, the acceptance of a Prize by the winner constitutes his/her permission for the Sponsor to use his/her name, address (state) biographical information and testimonials for advertising and/or publicity purposes in connection with this Contest only, 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 Contest, winner agrees to be bound by these Official Contest Rules and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. The winner will be required to execute and return to Sponsor within five (5) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release and (where imposing such condition is legal) and any additional documents required by Sponsor in connection with the possibility of receiving a Prize. Winner may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a Prize. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest will be ineligible for Prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Contest Rules in any way or at any time. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Contest should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupts the administration, security or proper play of the Contest, or for any reason that Sponsor believes in good faith would be fair to the entrants and the conduct of the Contest. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Sponsor shall promptly post a notice on the Contest page to such effect. This Contest shall be governed by California law without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating in this Contest, 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 Contest.
This Contest is in no way administered, sponsored, or affiliated with Facebook.