Contest Rules & Regulations
These rules govern all contests running on theindiemachine.com, mentioned on The Indie Machine radio show, or sponsored by The Indie Machine. Prize details, additional instructions and, if necessary, additional rules, are set out on the corresponding contest article appearing on theindiemachine.com.
No purchase is necessary to enter any contest. The act of entering a contest constitutes acceptance of the contest rules and the decisions of the contest judge.
The Contest is open to all residents of Canada who have attained the age of 19, except for employees, immediate families and anyone living with any employee of The Indie Machine. Contestants must enter as indicated in the contest article appearing on theindiemachine.com. The Indie Machine reserves the right to limit contest entries to one per household.
Start and end dates for each contest are set out on the corresponding contest article appearing on theindiemachine.com. Selected contestants are chosen by random draw. The selected contestant will be contacted by telephone or email by a representative of the sponsors, and must reply within one (1) week to maintain eligibility – adherence to the aforementioned timeframe is especially important for event-related contest prizes which often expire within one (1) week following end of contest.
Prizes for each contest are set out on the contest article published on theindiemachine.com. Winners must collect their prize winning(s) through the distribution method coordinated with the representative of the sponsors following contact by email or telephone. If the winner does not claim the prize within 10 days of the draw, the next eligible entry selected by random draw will be contacted, and the first entrant selected will have no further claim to the prize. The Indie Machine is not responsible for unclaimed prizes.
Prior to receiving the prize, the winner will be required show valid photo ID and, may be required to agree to an affidavit of eligibility and release form releasing the sponsors of all liability, confirming compliance with the rules and consenting to the use of his or her name and photograph, without further compensation, in any publicity carried out by the sponsors and/or their advertising and promotional agencies.
The Indie Machine may, in its sole discretion, prohibit any person from entering any contest whom we believe to be abusing the rules. Such abuse includes entering false information and entering more than once, unless multiple entries per entrant are acceptable as per the particular contest rules outlined in the specific contest article posted on theindiemachine.com.
All decisions of the contest sponsor are final. Contests are governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. The sponsors reserve the right to cancel or modify any contest or the contest rules at any time without notice.
All prizes must be accepted as awarded, are non-transferable and are not convertible to cash. The sponsor(s) reserve the right to substitute any prize or portion of the prize with a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes are awarded as-is and no warranties or guarantees are implied or expressed, beyond the standard manufacturer’s warranty. The odds of winning depend on how many eligible entries are received.
Sponsors are not liable for any errors, damage or negligence that may arise in connection with this contest, including technical failures on the part of contest software, website down-time, human error or property damage incurred by any contest entrant.
Last Updated October 1, 2011