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  1. Cast your votes for your favourite brands in the respective categories. Should your preferred brand not be in the list, select “other” and type in the name of the brand. All fields are compulsory.

  2. Before submitting your entry, please ensure you read through and agree to the Terms & Conditions, Terms of Service and PDPA policies.

  3. Referring friends to participate in the voting increases your chances of winning if he/she successfully votes.

  4. The HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2017 voting contest (the “Contest”) period runs from 26th October 2016, 12.00am to 30th November 2016, 11.59pm.

  5. The winners of this Contest shall be determined on a random basis.

  6. SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (the “Organiser” or “SPHM”) reserves the right to select other prize winners if the original prize winners are subsequently disqualified from the Contest.


Contest Terms and Conditions

  1. Participation in the Contest is subject to the terms and conditions set out herein, and any other terms and conditions set out on http://techawards.hardwarezone.com.sg/ (as may be amended from time to time and hereinafter referred to as the “Terms & Conditions“). All details on how to enter the voting and any requirements for the submission of entries, and any further information in relation to the voting shall form part of the applicable Terms & Conditions.

  2. Entry into this Contest is deemed acceptance of these Terms & Conditions and any amendments, additions, replacements, variations and modifications hereto, which shall be final and binding in all respects on each participant. Amendments to the Terms & Conditions will be posted at http://techawards.hardwarezone.com.sg/.

  3. The Contest is open to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 18 years and above.

  4. By participating in this Contest, each participant hereby represents and warrants that:

    (a) he/she is at least 18 years old and has the necessary legal capacity, right, power and authority to agree to these Terms & Conditions and he/she is either: • participating in this Contest in his/her own personal capacity; or
    • contracting as parent or guardian of a child or ward who is less than 18 years old and who is participating in this Contest, in which event he/she agree as his/her parent/guardian, both in his/her personal capacity and on behalf of his/her child/ward, to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and to be liable for his/her child’s/ward’s acts and omissions while participating in the Contest, and he/she also agrees to ensure that his/her child or ward observes these Terms & Conditions.
    (b) all of the information provided by the participant to SPHM (including without limitation personal particulars and contact information) is accurate and complete.

  5. SPHM employees, corporate partner employees and their immediate family members, are not eligible to participate. SPHM reserves the right but does not have the obligation to verify the eligibility of participants. The entry is not transferable. The demise of a participant disqualifies his/her entry.

  6. Participants may submit multiple responses, however only ONE entry from each participant will be considered for the draw.

  7. Entries to the Contest must not contain any prohibited or inappropriate content including, without limitation, any obscene or pornographic material, or any defamatory statements about any person, company, organization or entity; any content that is obscene, indecent, harassing or threatening or otherwise offensive or objectionable; or any content that violates any applicable laws and regulations. SPHM reserves the right to disqualify at any time any entries which it deems at its absolute discretion to not comply with the specifications, requirements or terms and conditions herein.

  8. All entries must be received by SPHM no later than 30th November 2016, 11.59pm. Any entries received after this time will not be eligible for participation in the Contest. For the avoidance of doubt, SPHM shall not accept any responsibility or be in any way liable for any of the entries including without limitation, any failure of delivery of any materials or for any entries lost, delayed, corrupted, damaged, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or undelivered due to any reason whatsoever. Further, SPHM shall not be liable for any technical, hardware or software failure or incompatibility of any kind that may any way affect any received entry. SPHM will not be responsible for the loss of opportunity to participate due to entries not received or for any reason(s).

  9. Participants shall bear their own costs and expenses incurred in relation to and/or arising from their participation in the Contest. SPHM shall not be liable for any such costs whatsoever and no reimbursement may be sought from SPHM.

  10. 3 top prizes and 6 consolation prizes are available for giveaway, as set out below:

    1st Prize, Indulgence Retreat worth up to $3,500
    • A pair of round trip air tickets from Singapore to Koh Samui, sponsored by Skyscanner
    • 3 Days 2 Nights stay in Bandara Resort & Spa, Samui Deluxe Room with breakfast for 2 from Ctrip.sg
    • Ariston Aures Luxury Round water heater

    2nd Prize, Relaxing Getaway worth up to $2,600
    • A pair of round trip air tickets from Singapore to Phuket, sponsored by Skyscanner
    • 3 Days 2 Nights stay in Bandara Phuket Beach Resort Balcony Deluxe Room with breakfast for 2 from Ctrip.sg
    • Ariston Aures Smart water heater

    3rd Prize, City Escapade worth up to $1,600
    • A pair of round trip air tickets from Singapore to Bangkok, sponsored by Skyscanner
    • 3 Days 2 Nights stay in Bandara Suites Silom , Bangkok Business Suite with breakfast for 2 from Ctrip.sg
    • Ariston Aures Easy water heater

    6 Consolation Prizes:
    • 6X $50 Chope Dining Gift Cards

    *Flight tickets are sponsored by Skyscanner. Accommodation are sponsored by Ctrip.sg. Please refer to Skyscanner’s T&Cs for flight tickets as set out in Appendix 1 and Ctrip’s T&Cs for accommodation as set out in Appendix2.

  11. The judges’ decision in all matters relating to the Contest is final and no further correspondence will be entertained.

  12. Prizes must be claimed personally with proof of identification provided at time of entry. In the event of any discrepancy between the entry received and the documents produced for verification, the entry will be deemed as disqualified and the prize forfeited.

  13. If the winner is unable to collect the prize personally, he/she has to issue an authorisation letter to authorise another party to collect on his/her behalf. Identification of the authorised person and the winner must be produced at the point of collection.

  14. Winners are responsible for arranging transport, delivery and insurance of his/her own prize, and all taxes, charges, levies, fees and all other charges in relation thereto.

  15. SPHM reserves the right to disqualify any participant if it has reasonable grounds to believe that such participant is in breach of any of terms and conditions relating to the voting, and to replace any participant if he/she is disqualified.

  16. Failure by the winner to redeem his/her prize by end February 2016 or to produce the required documents for identification upon notification will result in the prize being given to another participant or forfeited and donated to charitable organisations, at the sole discretion of SPHM.

  17. The participants shall accept and abide by any and all decisions made by SPHM concerning, without limitation, these Terms & Conditions, the rules, procedures and regulations of the voting, the award of the prizes and any other matters relating to the voting. The decisions of SPHM on all matters relating to this voting are final, conclusive and binding and no correspondence will be entered into or entertained regarding SPHM’s decision on the same.

  18. SPHM reserves the right to change the Terms & Conditions herein without prior notice, and participants shall be bound to such changes.

  19. By participating in this voting, each participant agrees that:

    (a) any and all personal data submitted may be collected, used and/or disclosed to SPHM and its related corporations (collectively “SPHM Group“) for various purposes, including to communicate with the participant for purposes related to the voting, to provide goods and services to the participant upon request, and such other purposes SPHM Group may reasonably deem appropriate, or for such purposes that the participant may have otherwise given his/her consent to the SPHM Group;

  20. SPHM Group shall not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss), damage, personal injury or death in connection with the voting, or any prize, except any liability that cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law). All warranty claims in regards to a prize should be directed to the applicable manufacturer. Except to the extent that they may not be excluded by law, no representations, warranties, terms or conditions that are not expressly stated in these terms and conditions apply to this voting nor in respect of the prizes and all implied warranties are excluded, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any of the prizes.

  21. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and non-cash prizes cannot be exchanged for cash. SPHM accepts no responsibility for any tax or other liability that may arise from the prize winnings. Prizes are subject to availability and SPHM has the right to substitute any prize for a comparable prize of equal or greater value to be awarded in lieu, subject to any applicable law.

  22. All timings indicated in this voting are in GMT +8.

  23. These terms and conditions, with the exception of Appendix 1 & Appendix 2, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore and the Singapore Courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction.


Appendix 1 Skyscanner T&Cs

THE PRIZE

  1. Skyscanner will be sponsoring the prizes below:
    • 1st prize: A pair of round trip tickets from Singapore to Koh Samui, with a total value including taxes and fees of maximum SGD$ 1,200
    • 2nd prize: A pair of round trip tickets from Singapore to Phuket, with a total value including taxes and fees of maximum SGD$ 700
    • 3rd prize: A pair of round trip tickets from Singapore to Bangkok with a total value including taxes and fees of maximum SGD$ 600

  2. Selected flight options have to be within the maximum prize budget as stated above and subjected to availability. Prize budget only covers 2 tickets; any additional tickets will have to be top up separately by the winner.

  3. Skyscanner will contact the winner within 1 week of winner announcement to provide travel request form and winner’s letter. Winner has to acknowledge email within 30 days.

  4. Winner must provide 3 options of departure and return dates in the travel request form to Skyscanner. All travel request form has to be submitted at least 1 month in advance of travel dates.

  5. If the prices change within the booking period of 1 month, winner can choose to select other flights/dates, or top up the difference. Skyscanner will not be held liable for any change in price. The selected travel must be booked by 28th February 2017 and fully completed by 31st December 2017.

  6. The prize is strictly non-transferable, non-refundable and no cash alternative will be given. Any extra costs beyond the value of the prize as outlined in these terms will be the responsibility of the winner.

  7. In the event that the winner, for any reason, does not accept the prize or any element thereof, then the prize (or the relevant element) will be forfeited by the winner and neither cash nor any other form of compensation will be supplied in lieu of that forfeited prize (or the relevant element).

  8. Skyscanner accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from accepting any prize and advises entrants that independent financial advice be sought in the event of winning. Any extra activities and costs beyond the specified prize will be the responsibility of the winner, including obtaining travel insurance to cover healthcare, lost baggage and other related travel costs.

  9. By accepting a prize, the winner accepts full and complete responsibility for their own safety and welfare at all times and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, agrees that Skyscanner shall not be liable or responsible for any risks or damages associated with or arising out of the winner’s acceptance of the prize.

​​GENERAL

  1. If you would like to receive a copy of these Terms free of charge, please contact us at the address set out in clause 2 above or at pamela.knaggs@skyscanner.net or marketing-sg@skyscanner.net.

  2. All selections and decisions made by Skyscanner in conjunction with this Promotion are final and binding and no discussions will be entered into or correspondences entertained in this regard.

  3. Skyscanner shall be entitled to terminate or modify the Promotion or these Terms at any time prior to the Closing Date by publishing any such modification or termination on the relevant Skyscanner website or otherwise communicating it in writing to entrants.

  4. If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of Skyscanner and which prevents Skyscanner from complying with or fulfilling any element of these Terms (“Force Majeure Event”), Skyscanner will not be liable or responsible in any in respect of such Force Majeure Event.

  5. Except in respect of liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, for its fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by law, Skyscanner will not be liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs or claims arising out of or relating to the Promotion or the use of any prize, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise.

  6. These Terms and the Promotion are governed by the laws of England & Wales and are subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore and of England and Wales.

  7. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any information you release in full from any liability which may arise relating to your participation in the Promotion.


Appendix 2 Ctrip T&Cs

THE PRIZE

  1. Ctrip will be sponsoring the prizes below:
    • 1st prize: 3 Days 2 Nights stay in Bandara Resort & Spa, Samui Deluxe Room with breakfast for 2
    • 2nd prize: 3 Days 2 Nights stay in Bandara Phuket Beach Resort Balcony Deluxe Room with breakfast for 2
    • 3rd prize: 3 Days 2 Nights stay in Bandara Suites Silom, Bangkok Business Suite with breakfast for 2

Bandara Resort & Spa, Samui Deluxe Room with breakfast for 2

  1. Hotel voucher is valid only with prior reservation and is subject to availability.

  2. Blackout period: 20th December 2016 – 10th January 2017, 27th January 2017 – 2nd February 2017.

  3. Hotel voucher is valid till 30th September 2017.

  4. At the time of booking, Bandara Resort and Spa, Samui Voucher number must be mentioned.

  5. No cash refund will be given on part usage of this voucher.

  6. Hotel voucher cannot be amended for any other benefits other than the items mentioned.

  7. Please bring this original voucher with you when you arrive at the hotel.

  8. Hotel voucher is non-transferable and cannot be extended if not utilized during the validity dates mentioned.

  9. Hotel voucher is not valid in conjunction with any other promotion.

Bandara Phuket Beach Resort Balcony Deluxe Room with breakfast for 2

  1. Hotel voucher is valid only with prior reservation and is subject to availability.

  2. Blackout period: 24th December 2016 – 10th January 2017, 27th January – 2nd February 2017, 13th – 15th April 2017.

  3. Hotel voucher is valid till 30th September 2017.

  4. At the time of booking, Bandara Phuket Beach Resort Voucher number must be mentioned.

  5. No cash refund will be given on part usage of this voucher.

  6. Hotel voucher cannot be amended for any other benefits other than the items mentioned.

  7. Please bring this original voucher with you when you arrive at the hotel.

  8. Hotel voucher is non-transferable and cannot be extended if not utilized during the validity dates mentioned.

  9. Hotel voucher is not valid in conjunction with any other promotion.

Bandara Suites Silom , Bangkok Business Suite with breakfast for 2

  1. Hotel voucher is valid only with prior reservation and is subject to availability.

  2. Blackout period: 24th December 2016 – 10th January 2017, 10th – 16th April 2017.

  3. Hotel voucher is valid till 30th September 2017.

  4. At the time of booking, Bandara Phuket Beach Resort Voucher number must be mentioned.

  5. No cash refund will be given on part usage of this voucher.

  6. Hotel voucher cannot be amended for any other benefits other than the items mentioned.

  7. Please bring this original voucher with you when you arrive at the hotel.

  8. Hotel voucher is non-transferable and cannot be extended if not utilized during the validity dates mentioned.

  9. Hotel voucher is not valid in conjunction with any other promotion.