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.

The POPSUGAR bebe Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) 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 and bebe Stores, Inc. (owner and operator of bebe.com) and having an address of 400 Valley Dr Brisbane, CA 94005 (collectively, the “Sponsors”). 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 who physically reside in one of the fifty (50) United States of America or the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island and 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 Sponsors 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. No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. To enter, navigate to the POPSUGAR bebe Sweepstakes landing page ( http://www.fabsugar.com/Bebe-Contest-update-title-31129371) and complete the 2013 Oscar Ballot as described on the entry page between 12:30pm PST on Monday, August 26, 2013 and 1:00pm PST on Saturday, September 8, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). By entering online, you are agreeing to receive emails from Sponsors. Only one (1) entry per person is permitted.
Alternative Method of Entry (“AMOE”): Rather than submit your entry online, you may alternatively enter the Sweepstakes by mail as follows. On a plain 8.5"x11" piece of paper legibly handprint or type your outfit selection, and on 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 entry and 3” x 5” card to: “POPSUGAR bebe Sweepstakes” POPSUGAR Inc., 111 Sutter Street, 8th Floor, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104. To be considered eligible in the Giveaway, AMOE entries must be legible and postmarked not later than 1:00 pm PST Saturday, September 8, 2013 and received no later than 11:59 a.m. PST on Tuesday, September 8, 2013.
Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Sponsors. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. By submitting your email in accordance with the entry process, you will be agreeing that your registration and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsors in accordance with the POPSUGAR Inc. Privacy Policy, a current copy of which can be found here: http://www.sugarinc.com/privacy. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, information collected from entrant will only be used for direct marketing purposes if entrant consents to use in such manner. Sponsors expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts. 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) potential Grand Prize winner 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) $1,000 bebe gift card (Retail Value: $1,000.00) (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 Sponsors are not responsible if any gift card is lost, stolen, destroyed, or used without permission. If the gift card is lost, stolen, destroyed, or used without permission, it will not be replaced. If a potential Grand Prize winner forfeits or does not claim the prize, prize will be re-awarded, in Sponsors’ sole discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsors may, in its 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. Winner shall be 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. Please allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery.
SELECTION: At the end of the Entry Period, one (1) Grand Prize winner shall be selected from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period at random by employees or representatives of the Sponsors, whose decisions are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. 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 account profile 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 reserves the right to determine the method of notification. Winners will be notified via email within one week of the end of the entry period and must claim their prize within three (3) business days 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 be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Sponsors 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 these Official Sweepstakes Rules will constitute an official entry. One (1) entry per person. Duplicate entries will be void. All entrants agree to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules. All entries become the property of the Sponsors.
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 Sponsors. Participation in the Sweepstakes is at entrant’s own risk. Neither Sponsors, nor any of Sponsors’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 page, 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. 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 Sponsors to use his/her name, 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. The winner will be required to execute and return to Sponsors within five (5) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Release of Liability form (where imposing such condition is legal) and any additional documents required by Sponsors in connection with the possibility of receiving the Grand 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 Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsors reserves the right to modify these Official Sweepstakes Rules in any way or at any time. Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond Sponsors’s control corrupts the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or for any reason that Sponsors believes in good faith would be fair to the entrants and the conduct of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Sponsors shall promptly post a notice on the sweepstakes 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.

By entering, Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsors, and their parent(s), subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives 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. Sponsors reserve the right to modify the rules of the Sweepstakes in any way or at any time. Sponsors reserve 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.

MISCELLANEOUS: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Sweepstakes Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Sweepstakes Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsors’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Sweepstakes Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. When terms such as "may" are used in these Official Sweepstakes Rules, Sponsors has sole and absolute discretion. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Headings are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, privacy policy or terms of use on the Website and/or the terms and conditions of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, the Official Sweepstakes Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion.

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