Giveaway Rules

The following rules and restrictions ONLY apply to giveaways hosted by The Steady Hand blog.

No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited by law. Void in Quebec. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

By entering any giveaway held by The Steady Hand, each participant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide by all giveaway rules and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the giveaway. Participation in any giveaway held by The Steady Hand constitutes participant’s full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of The Steady Hand and the participating vendors, binding and non-negotiable in all respect.  Each participant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless The Steady Hand and all participating vendors from any liability arising from or related to the giveaway, including without limitation, (a) unauthorized human intervention in the giveaway and (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers. Further, participants fully and unconditionally release all claims for consideration, copyright infringement and all other claims of any nature relating to the use of their entry, name or likeness.

ELIGIBILITY:  Residency requirements and restrictions are clearly stated on the giveaway blog post and/or on the Rafflecopter form (if applicable). All giveaways conducted by The Steady Hand are open to adults 18 years of age and older.  Proof of age and identity must be furnished upon request. The Steady Hand reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or amend any giveaway at any time for any reason. The Steady Hand further reserves the right to amend these giveaway rules at any time without prior notice, at its sole discretion. The Steady Hand reserves the right to disqualify any participant for any reason, including, but not limited to, violation of these Official Rules, copyright infringement or infringement of the rights of a third-party.

TO ENTER:  The giveaway dates are stated on the giveaway blog post and on the Rafflecopter form (if applicable). To enter a giveaway, participants are asked to do the tasks as stated in the giveaway blog post or on the Rafflecopter form. Participants must complete each entry form in its entirety and submit entry to be eligible to win. By submitting an entry participants agree to abide by these Official Rules.  Persons submitting incomplete entries or entries under false pretenses will be disqualified.  Where a dispute arises about who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the e-mail account. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.  The Steady Hand is not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind.  The Steady Hand is not responsible for any lost or misdirected mail sent by participant or The Steady Hand.

By entering, participant agrees that The Steady Hand may publish participant’s name and entry on The Steady Hand’s website, or in such other media or formats as The Steady Hand may elect without any compensation.

PRIZES:  The prize for each giveaway is clearly stated on the giveaway post and/or on the Rafflecopter form (if applicable). Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received.  For example, if The Steady Hand receives 1,000 Eligible Entries, your chances of winning will be 1 in 1,000.

The winner is responsible for any taxes or other costs and expenses not listed above. All decisions of The Steady Hand in any giveaway are final, binding and non-negotiable.  No prize may be transferred or substituted for its cash value.

IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNER:  The winner will be selected at Random, via or using on the Rafflecopter website. The Steady Hand will notify the potential winner by email address with the information on file for the winner within 48 hours of every giveaway ending.  If The Steady Hand is unable to make contact with the winner within 48 hours after emailing the potential winner, or if the winner fails to claim the prize in accordance with these Official Rules, the winner forfeits the prize. To accept and receive the prize, the winner must:  a) reply to the email sent by The Steady Hand within 48 hours and b) provide any necessary information such as address, choice of prize, etc needed to deliver the prize for that specific giveaway.

The winner’s name may be posted at as well as the The Steady Hand’s Twitter and Facebook pages.

SPONSOR:  The Sponsor for each giveaway will be clearly stated in the giveaway blog post as well as their contact information or website.

PRIZE DELIVERY: The Steady Hand is not responsible for prize delivery when the giveaway is not sponsored by The Steady Hand. The Steady Hand is not responsible for prizes that get lost in the mail, man-made error (mailing address not written correctly) or prize being delivered to the wrong address.

MISCELLANEOUS:  By entering this giveaway, participants consent to The Steady Hand’s use of their name for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  BECAUSE PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM PARTICIPANTS WILL BE COLLECTED BY ENTERING THIS GIVEAWAY, PARTICIPANTS SHOULD REVIEW The Steady Hand’s Privacy Policy. There will be no use of participants name or other personal information for future commercial purposes except as in accordance with The Steady Hand’s privacy policy.

Giveaways on this blog are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Giveaway participants release Facebook from any responsibility whatsoever. Giveaway participants are providing information to this blog and giveaway sponsors only; not to Facebook.

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