ShopStyle’s Summer Fling! Pin For a Chance to Win the Ultimate Summer Essentials Box
POPSUGAR OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
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 BY LAW OR WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM MAY BE REQUIRED.
Enter to Win the Summer Essentials Box (the “Sweepstakes”) sponsored by POPSUGAR Inc. (owner and operator of shopstyle.com) and having an address of 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104 (“Sponsor”).
The Sweepstakes is open only to permanent, legal residents physically residing in one of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, excluding the state of Rhode Island and excluding all United States of America territories and possessions and all overseas military installations. All entrants must be: (i) at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry and (ii) the age of majority in entrant’s respective state of residence 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 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 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. To enter, you must complete all of the following steps between 10:00am PDT on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 and 11:59pm PDT on Monday, August 12, 2013 (the “Entry Period”).
1. Using your personal Pinterest account (or opening one using a valid email account at http://pinterest.com/), follow the POPSUGAR ShopStyle Page (http://pinterest.com/shopstyle) on Pinterest.
2. Repin your favorite items from the ShopStyle’s “Summer Fling” board located at http://pinterest.com/ShopStyle/summer-fling/.
3. Include the hashtag #shopstylesummerfling on any repins from ShopStyle’s “Summer Fling” board.
4. Complete the Sweepstakes entry form details, including but not limited email address, first and last name, and your Pinterest URL. Sweepstakes entry form is located at http://www.popsugar.com/Pin-Chance-Win-Ultimate-Summer-Essentials-Box-30987629.
Alternative Method of Entry (AMOE). You may also enter the Giveaway 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: “SHOPSTYLE’S SUMMER FLING SWEEPSTAKES #1,” POPSUGAR Studios, 111 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94104. To be considered eligible in the Giveaway, AMOE entries must be postmarked not later than Monday, August 12, 2013 and received no later than 11:59 p.m. PST on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules.
At the end of the Entry Period, there will be one (1) selection in which one (1) potential Grand Prize winner shall be selected from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period by employees or representatives of the Sponsors to receive the Grand Prize of one (1) The Ultimate Summer Essentials Box. The Grand Prize has an estimated retail value of approximately $500 at the time of reward.
Decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsors may, in their sole discretion, temporarily suspend the Sweepstakes for the duration of any force majeure event, or extend the Entry Period. All prizes will be awarded. In no event shall the Sponsors be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Sweepstakes Rules. No substitutions (including for cash) are permitted, except that Sponsors reserve 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. The winner must complete and return to Sponsors an IRS Form W-9 that reflects winner’s taxpayer identification number or social security umber. 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. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, prize won, and hometown for advertising and publicity, including online posting, without additional 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, POPSUGAR Inc., 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104. Specify winner's list or rules on your request.
At the end of the Entry Period, the winning entries will be chosen by POPSUGAR employees at random. 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 associated with the winning Pinterest account is registered. The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsors. The decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right to determine the method of notification. The Grand Prize winner must claim their prize within three (3) business days (72 hours) after the date of notification of such prize. A Sweepstakes winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified three (3) business days 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. Sponsors reserve 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. Only one (1) entry per person is permitted. Duplicate entries will be void. All entrants agree to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules. All entries become the property of the Sponsors.
INDEMNIFICATION: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS FOREVER AND IRREVOCABLY AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY “RELEASEES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS, LAWSUITS, PENALTIES, PROCEEDINGS, JUDGMENTS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRY, PARTICIPATION OR IN ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE REMOVAL FROM THE SITE OF, OR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS), OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, RECEIPT, DELIVERY, POSSESSION, DEFECT, USE, INABILITY TO USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
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. By receipt of any prize, the applicable winner and his or her guest, if any, agrees to release and hold harmless Releasees for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes 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 the Grand Prize by the winner constitutes his/her permission for the Sponsor to use his/her name, voice, likeness, address (state) biographical information and testimonials for advertising and/or publicity purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, winner agrees to be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. 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 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 its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupts the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or for any reason that Sponsor believes in good faith would be fair to the entrants and the conduct 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 conflicts 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.
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS: Any attempt by an individual or entity to deliberately 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.
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