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By participating in this sweepstakes, all contestants recognize that the rules of this contest are binding. All entries become the property of Open to all Canadian Residents (Province of Quebec Included) and legal residents of the United States of America (excluding Rhode Island). This sweepstakes is void where prohibited. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) entrants must be at least 13 years of age at the time of entry. Contestants under the age of 18 or age of majority in the province/state where they reside will be required to obtain parental/legal guardian consent to take receipt of any prize won. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

This sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada applicable therein. This sweepstakes is void where prohibited. reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from the contest, and to ban that individual from any future promotion of, if finds or believes such individual to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest or where applicable, the contest website; to be acting in violation of the contest rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass, HardwareCanucks' agencies, other entrants or any other person. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST 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 PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

FOR QUEBEC RESIDENTS ONLY Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

All winners must reply to a prize announcement message, and they will receive a prize claim form, which must be delivered back within the stated time frame. All winners must answer a skill testing question.

Prizes NOT claimed in 30 days from the last attempted contact with the prize winner, will be redrawn to another contestant, or reclaimed by for alternative promotional purpose.

1. The contest is open to all legal residents of Canada (Including Quebec), the USA (excluding Rhode Island) and any other countries or states as defined in the individual contest rules.
2. No purchase is necessary to enter to win.
3. By entering the contest, the winners consent to the use, without payment, of their name, province or state, partial email address, and/or photograph in any publicity, advertising or promotion carried out by and/or its advertising & promotional agencies.
4. Odds of winning depend on the number of entrants.
5. The contest will be run in accordance with these rules, subject to amendment by reserves the right to cancel this online contest and holds the right to amend contest rules or contest conditions at any time without prior notice. If decides to cancel this online contest it will publish a notice at the web site. If suspects that fraud has occurred, it reserves the right to treat any affected entries as invalid.
6. All decisions regarding this online contest and the selection of the winner are final and remain with Hardware
7. does not assume any responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries. does not assume any responsibility for any failure of the web site at any time or for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, address providers, computer equipment or software.
8. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.
9. The contest is not open to employees/staff of, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising agencies or the persons with whom they reside.
10. One entry per household per unique contest, unless otherwise determined by individual contest rules.
11. Any information collected during the course of the contest is subject to our Privacy Policy.
12. Collected information may only be passed on to the third parties that the entrant agrees to in during their entry submission.

1. The winners of the randomly drawn contest will be randomly selected within 30 business days of the contest’s close.
2. The winners will be contacted via private message and/or email address and/or phone number used in their submission or listed under their Hardware Canucks account. If the eligible winner does not respond to the email or phone call within 30 days, he/she will be deemed to be no longer eligible to win the prize, and another entrant will be randomly selected from qualifying entries and the process of contacting a new selected entrant will be repeated.
3. In order to win, the selected entrant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
4. After having been selected as the winner, the winner must provide their shipping address to receive their prize.
5. The contest closing date will be listed in the individual contest rules. Winners must return their Prize Claim Form within 30 days of receiving it.
6. Winners must allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of prize.

Last edited by FiXT; January 14, 2011 at 10:14 PM.