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OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eligibility. “Email List Sign-up” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding residents of Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions), who at the time of entry are physically located in the United States and are thirteen (13) years or older. Employees of Taylor Nation LLC (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, officers, directors and employees, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to participate or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Entry Period. Sweepstakes begins at 17:00:01 p.m. (Five o’clock p.m.) CDT on November 2, 2012 and ends at 12:00:01 p.m. (Noon) CST on December 21, 2012 (“Entry Period”). All entries must be received and recorded during the Entry Period. The Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.

How to Enter. To enter the Sweepstakes, fill out and submit the online form to sign up to receive e-mails from taylorswift.com. No other forms of entry are valid. Limit one (1) entry per person for the entire Entry Period.

Limitations. Proof of entering the Sweepstakes will not constitute proof of receipt by the Sponsor. If it is discovered that an entrant has registered or attempted to submit more than one entry using multiple e-mail addresses or multiple identities, all of his/her entries will be declared null and void and no prize will be awarded to the entrant. In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of the entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business or educational institution) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries by any method other than as permitted in these Official Rules are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting an entry is strictly prohibited. The Sponsor is not responsible or liable for: any entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules; lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, website or other connections; miscommunications; failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; failed phone, computer hardware or software, failures, technical errors or difficulties; telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email; or any other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes, even if caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. All participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Submitted Sweepstakes entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Prizes. Subject to these Official Rules, a total of five (5) prizes may be awarded each week during the Entry Period, each prize to include:

One (1) “Wonderstruck” .5 fl oz Gift Set
One (1) “Taylor Swift” Sound Amplifier
One (1) “RED” Rubber Bracelet
One (1) “RED” Drawstring Bag

Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize: $42. Any difference between stated ARV value and actual value of any items in the prize will not be awarded. Winner is solely responsible for all state, federal and local taxes on the prize. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and no transfer, refund, substitution or replacement of a prize is permitted, except that the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). If any prize is returned as undeliverable, prize may be forfeited. The prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.

Selection of Winners; Odds of Winning. On or about November 9, 16, 23 and 30, and December 7, 14, and 21, 2012, the Sponsor will randomly select five (5) potential winners from among all eligible Sweepstakes entries received during the Entry Period. Each entry is eligible to win only one (1) prize during the entire Entry Period. The decision of the Sponsor, including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of entries the selection of winners, and the awarding of the prizes, will be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.

Notification of Winners. Potential prize winners will be notified by e-mail within ten (10) days of the prize drawing date. The Sponsor is not responsible for any change in entrant’s e-mail address. If the Sponsor’s attempt to contact a potential winner is unsuccessful, an alternate winner may be selected at random from all remaining eligible entries, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winners. If attempted notification or any prize is returned as undeliverable, if any of the documents required by the Sponsor, which may include, without limitation, satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and a Publicity Release, are not returned within the period of time set by the Sponsor, if winner cannot be verified, or if winner is otherwise unable to accept the prize as stated, prize may be forfeited. The Sponsor will have the right to conduct, and winner and/or winner’s parents/legal guardians agree to authorize, a publicity and background check of any and all records of each potential winner (or his/her parents/legal guardians if a potential winner is a minor in his or her state of residence) and of each winner’s guest, including, without limitation civil and criminal court records and police reports (“Check”). If a felony conviction is found for any winner, the Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify such winner. Prizes won by an otherwise eligible entrant who is a minor in his or her state of residence will be awarded to the minor’s parent or legal guardian.

Publicity Release; Use of Personal Information. Except where prohibited or restricted by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes agreement and consent by the winner and by his/her parent/legal guardian if the winner is a minor in his or her state of residence, to the Sponsor’s use and/or publication of the first name, last initial, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by winner regarding the Sweepstakes or the Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion on behalf of the Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review or approval. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants will be sharing their personal information with the Sponsor. Personal information collected by the Sponsor will be used for administration of the Sweepstakes and awarding of prizes and for potential research purposes. In addition, by entering, entrants (and their parents/legal guardians if a winner is a minor in his or her state of residence) agree to the Sponsor’s use of entrant’s personal information as described in its privacy policy at http://taylorswift.com/taylor-privacy-policy.

Other Conditions. The Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct, technical failures, or other circumstances beyond the Sponsor’s control undermine the integrity of the Sweepstakes; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of suspension, modification or termination of the Sweepstakes, the affected drawing(s) will be conducted from among all eligible entries received for such affected drawing(s) which were received prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor or prizes for such affected drawing(s) will be awarded via some other means determined by the Sponsor (in its sole discretion) to be consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Any person attempting to tamper with the Sweepstakes or otherwise defraud the Sponsor will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and will be ineligible to win a prize. By participating, participants and, if a minor, his/her parents/legal guardians agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor from any and all losses and injuries of any kind, including personal injury and/or death, resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, the acceptance or possession, the use or misuse of a prize, the inability to use prize, shipping delays of prize merchandise, prize unavailability, human error, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of any Sweepstakes entry, any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer system, computer equipment, software, or the Internet service provider utilized by the Sponsor or participant, interruption or inability to access the entry form, any damage to entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes, any lost or delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. Each participant further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor from any and all liability resulting or arising from, or in any way related to, the Sweepstakes and releases all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sponsor. The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error contained in the Official Rules or other Sweepstakes-related materials. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ANY PRIZE AWARDED HEREUNDER, ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEB PAGE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE. The failure of the Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism (or threat thereof), act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of the Sponsor or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM OR ANY RELATED WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND ALL OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official 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. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules or any Sweepstakes materials. 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.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction: These Official Rules and the Sweepstakes are governed by U.S. law and are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any legal proceedings with respect to either the Official Rules or the Sweepstakes shall take place in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Winner’s List. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Email List Sign-up” Sweepstakes Winner's List, 242 West Main Street, PMB 412, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075, for receipt by February 1, 2013.

Sponsor. Taylor Nation LLC, 242 West Main Street, PMB 412, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075.

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