Is the MakeUseOf giveaway program work limited to the US and the UK?

Erlis D March 20, 2014
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Hello there!

I would like to know if the giveaway program applies to other countries than US (or UK), or does it work for everyone in the world?
I know quite well that it works with software (since I’ve won two softwares ’till now), but does it work also with hardware (like mobile phones for example)?

  1. Susendeep D
    April 1, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    In case of software,you might be getting the keys and you had to download the electronic copy of software.But the hardware has to pass through customs and it's a place where it gets stucked.

    MUO doesn't wants any such hassles for its readers as well as for itself for obvious reasons.

  2. Jan F
    March 21, 2014 at 10:57 am

    There is a link to the "Official Rules" at every giveaway.
    http://www.makeuseof.com/official-giveaway-rules/

    • Erlis D
      March 22, 2014 at 12:43 am

      So basically anyone can win a price, but when refused to ship in your destination, you have to handle by yourself the shipping... That's what is said at the rules at least.

    • Jan F
      March 22, 2014 at 10:31 pm

      Or you could forfeit the prize, I guess.
      I believe the best way to look at it is that they are unlikely to ship a $5-15 prize to a destination resulting in $80 shipping costs.

  3. Hovsep A
    March 21, 2014 at 8:12 am

    i think hardware also unless there are restrictions imposed. MakeUseOf giveaways are open to readers worldwide*.
    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/itwin-securebox-review-and-giveaway/