Contest/Sweepstakes Rules, Terms & Conditions


1. Eligibility: Contest/Sweepstakes (the “Contest/Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online Contest/Sweepstakes page and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Contest/Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States of America and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Al’s Hardware & Software House (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Contest/Sweepstakes. The Contest/Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, Terms and Conditions and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Al’s Hardware & Software House, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Contest/Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Contest/Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about the current Contest/Sweepstakes start date and the current Contest/Sweepstakes end date specified on Al’s Hardware & Software House Website Contest Page. All online entries must be received by 11:59PM EST on the Contest/Sweepstakes end date specified on Al’s Hardware & Software House Website Contest page. Any entries received after the end date and time specified will be ineligible for entry into the Contest/Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: The Contest/Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this Contest/Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all Contest/Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Al’s Hardware & Software House. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Al’s Hardware & Software House.

5. Prizes: Winner(s) will receive (The listed prize for the current Contest/Sweepstakes. Each prize will show the approximate retail value. Prize and value will vary for each Contest/Sweepstakes when available). Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winner(s) is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Al’s Hardware & Software House to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If any further compensation is required by law then the winner agrees to be compensated by Al’s Hardware & Software House a maximum sum of One Dollar for the use of the winner’s name, likeness and entry for purposes of advertising and trade.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: Winner(s) of the Contest/Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winner(s) will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Contest/Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner(s) selection. Al’s Hardware & Software House shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner(s) spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winner(s) provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Contest/Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this Contest/Sweepstakes you understand that Al’s Hardware & Software House, anyone acting on behalf of Al’s Hardware & Software House, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Contest/Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

9. Terms: Al’s Hardware & Software House reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest/Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest/Sweepstakes. In such case, Al’s Hardware & Software House may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Al’s Hardware & Software House. Al’s Hardware & Software House reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest/Sweepstakes or website or violates these Rules, Terms and Conditions. Al’s Hardware & Software House has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest/Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by the Contest/Sweepstakes Rules, Terms and Conditions or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest/Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Al’s Hardware & Software House reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. By entering the Contest/Sweepstakes you agree to receive emails and/or email newsletters periodically from Al’s Hardware & Software House. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email or newsletter.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Al’s Hardware & Software House and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (I) such entrant’s participation in the Contest/Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (II) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (III) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (IV) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest/Sweepstakes Promotion; (V) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest/Sweepstakes Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest/Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest/Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the county of Luzerne, located in the State of Pennsylvania having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest/Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on Al’s Hardware & Software House Website. To read the Privacy Policy, go to and select the appropriate policy listed under the POLICIES AND DISCLAIMERS tab.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner(s) name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Al’s Hardware & Software House, 512 Northampton St., #219, Edwardsville, Pa. 18704. Requests must be received no later than 30 days from Contest/Sweepstakes end date.

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest/Sweepstakes is Al’s Hardware & Software House, 512 Northampton St., #219, Edwardsville, Pa. 18704.