From December 3rd, 2010 through to January 3rd, 2011, we’re giving away a gorgeous Vivienne Tam netbook!

To enter, become a follower on Twitter and tweet the following statement:
RT @elle_canada Win a Vivienne Tam netbook! To enter, follow @elle_canada and RT this tweet.

Contest rules and regulations



Best Buy Twitter Contest
Complete Contest Rules

The Best Buy Twitter Contest (hereafter “Contest”) is organized by, property of Transcontinental Media G.P. (“Transcontinental”). It starts on Monday December 6th, 2010 and closes on Monday, January 3rd, 2011 at 11:59 pm (EDT). Any reference to time in this document indicates Eastern Daylight saving Time (EDT).



Each entrant whose Entry Form will have been randomly selected will be contacted by Transcontinental. The entrant will be declared a winner (each such winner shall be hereafter collectively or individually referred to as “ Winner ” subject to every other condition stipulated in the present rules and regulations).

One (1) entrant per tweet.
One (1) entry per person for the duration of the Contest. The same e-mail address cannot be used by more than one entrant.

No purchase necessary.


One (1) winners will be selected at random and will receive one (1) of each of the following: HP Mini 10.1-inch Netbook Vivienne Tam Design Edition.

Transcontinental reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to replace the Prize with another of a comparable value or with the Prize value in money if it is not possible to award it to the Winner as described in paragraph 4 above for any reason.

2. Neither Transcontinental Media nor corresponding Sponsors;
Best Buy will be responsible for the failure or malfunction of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment affecting participation in or any other aspect of this contest.


On Monday, January 3rd, 2011 at 12:00pm, a preliminary draw will be held at the offices of Transcontinental located at 25 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario among all entries received by the server hosting the website. The number of entries drawn in this preliminary draw will be determined in proportion to the total number of entries received.


To be declared winner, the entrant whose Entry is randomly chosen for the Prize must respect the entry and eligibility conditions stipulated in this document. Failure to respect one or several of these conditions means the winner will be disqualified and another random draw will be conducted to choose another winner.

Limit of one prize per person.

Transcontinental will contact the Winner by telephone and/or e-mail. In the event that the Transcontinental cannot contact the selected entrant of one or several of the draws for whatever reason within forty-eight (48) hours following the draw, Transcontinental will conduct as many draws as necessary from the Entry Forms to find a Prize winner.

To claim his prize, a Winner must fill in and sign a Declaration of Compliance and a full Liability Release (hereafter “Form”) that will be sent to him by mail and/or courier and/or fax and/or e-mail by Transcontinental and return it filled in and signed within fifteen (15) days of receiving it. In the event that the Form is not signed and returned within the time limit, Transcontinental reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to conduct or not as many draws as necessary to award the Prize. If Transcontinental decides not to conduct a new draw, the Prize will simply not be awarded.

Upon receipt of the Form, Transcontinental will inform the Winner by e-mail and/or by mail and/or by phone and/or by messenger of all the details related to how the Winner will receive the Prize.

Transcontinental, its respective companies and divisions and any other moral person of its corporate group, its affiliated broadcast distributors, advertising and promotional agencies and their respective shareholders, administrators, executives, employees and agents, as well as any contributor to the Contest, including Best Buy (hereafter called “Release recipients”) are not responsible for matters regarding the Prize or the Contest and provide no guarantee for either.

The Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred without the prior written agreement of Transcontinental, substituted with another prize or exchanged in whole or in part for money. Should Transcontinental for reasons out of its control and not related to the Winner, not be able to award the prize as described in the present document, Transcontinental reserves the right to award a similar prize (or a portion of the prize) of equal value or, at its sole discretion, the value of the prize indicated in this present document (or a portion of the prize) in money.

Transcontinental shall not be held liable in any case where its inability to act results from a fact or situation beyond his control or from a strike, lock-out or any other labour dispute in his facilities or in the facilities of the organizations or companies whose services are used in the course of holding this Contest.

By entering this Contest, the Winner authorizes Transcontinental, if required, to use his name, photograph, place of residence, voice, image and (or) declaration regarding its prize for advertising purposes without any form of remuneration. Moreover, the Winner agrees to permit his name and town of residence to be broadcast on the Contest Internet page without any form of remuneration.

The Release recipients shall not incur any responsibility for incomplete or incomprehensible name and addresses from Contest entrants. Transcontinental reserves the right to reject any Entry that is incomplete, illegible or mutilated or that contains a human or mechanical error and to proceed with the selection of another Entry.

The contest is open to all residents of Canada, excluding the province of Quebec, who have reached the age of majority according to the law of the province in which they reside, except employees of Transcontinental Media, Future Shop, their affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies and all persons with whom these employees are domiciled.

Any Entry and any attempt at entering using electronic, computer or other means which are contrary to the spirit of the Contest or to the Contest rules (e.g., computer pirating, mass emailing, etc.) will be automatically rejected and may be referred over to the appropriate judicial authorities. Any automated entries will be noticed and rejected.

The Release recipients are not in any way responsible for any problem including, but without being limited to, the technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, any other problem resulting directly or indirectly in a virus, bug or technical failure following the sending of e-mails to Transcontinental for any reason including, but without being limited to, traffic congestion on the Internet network or on the Web site or a combination of both. Transcontinental and Release recipients are not responsible for any damage done to computer equipment following entering the Contest. The Release recipients will not be held responsible for any damage or problem due to a lost of signal or a technical failure occurring during the broadcast and/or signal reception. Transcontinental and other Release recipients are not responsible for any problem that could prevent the proper conduct of the Contest in accordance with the rules established herein including, but without restricting the generality of the above, or the postponement of the Contest promotion or of the Contest.

Transcontinental reserves the right to modify or cancel the Contest without advance notice. The decisions made by Transcontinental are final and without appeal.