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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What the heck is a Coppergoose.com?

A: Coppergoose is a website built to delight and entertain its participating users by giving away interesting and valuable items in frequent random drawings at absolutely no cost to our users.

Q: How do I participate in a coppergoose.com drawing?

A: Each time our copper goose lays an egg, our registered users may opt to participate in the drawing by clicking the `Enter to Win` button and, if available, specifying how much of their available Karma should be spent on the contest.

Q: What if I don`t like what is being given away?

A: No problem! When the offered giveaway is not to your liking, simply click the 'Pass' button. When you click 'Pass', one Karma point will be added to your Karma Bank. You can use this Karma when you participate in a future drawing.

Q: So... What is this `Karma` you speak of?

A: I`m glad you asked! Each Karma point applied to a drawing improves your odds of winning the item. Imagine a giant top hat filled with names. If you participate in the contest without applying any Karma, your name will be added once to the hat; However, if you apply 1 Karma, your name will be added twice. If you apply 2 Karma, your name will be in the hat 3 times, and so on. The only limit to how much Karma you can apply to a contest is how much you have in your Karma Bank.

Q: What is the maximum amount of Karma I can accumulate?

A: There is no practical limit to the amount of Karma you can accumulate! You can spend up to the full amount of Karma you have available on an egg.

Q: What does it mean when a prize is 'Pending'?

A: Winners have 14 days from being notified by email to claim a prize. If a winner has not yet claimed the prize, by providing their mailing address, 'Pending' will be shown. After 14 days, the prize is deemed forfeit and we will likely put it back in the prize rotation. For additional information about the prize claim process, please refer to our terms and conditions.

Q: What does it mean when a prize is 'Unclaimed'?

A: Winners have 14 days from being notified by email to claim a prize. If 14 days have passed and a winner has not yet claimed the prize, by providing their mailing address, 'Unclaimed' will be shown and the prize is deemed forfeit. Likely the prize will then be put back in the prize rotation. For additional information about the prize claim process, please refer to our terms and conditions.

Q: How often does the goose lay its eggs (or how often does coppergoose.com give away items)?

A: Typically the more expensive the egg (giveaway) the longer it will run. Prize value can range widely so we suggest checking the site often. We have an RSS Feed, Facebook page, and Email feed that you can subscribe to if you would like to receive notifications when an egg is posted. The best way to get a sense for how much longer the contest will last is to look at the `Egg Timer` above the offered item.

Q: Is coppergoose.com really free?

A: Of course! Coppergoose.com is completely free for our users. There is no cost to sign up and no cost to enter any of the drawings. What’s in it for us? Well we do our best to make our money from sponsorships and embedded advertising.

Q: How much personal information do I need to provide to sign up for coppergoose.com?

A: We've tried to keep the amount of information requested during the sign up process to an absolute minimum. The only personal information required to create an account is a valid email address, your name, and your date of birth. We will ask for additional details, like your shipping address, if you win a prize. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

Q: Will my personal information be sold or shared (or will creating an account result in spam)?

A: No, we do not sell or share your account information to advertisers. Nor do we send spammy emails. We hate them as much as you do. We are committed to keeping your personal information private at coppergoose.com. In order to prevent fraud we may, at our option, verify your address or other personal information with a verification company. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.

Q: What user tracking information does coppergoose.com keep?

A: We track and record information about drawings that you have and have not participated in as well as the winner of each contest. We also log information about how you browse our site. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

Q: How is this `tracking information` used?

A: We track information about contest winners for legal purposes, and for display on the `Lucky Geese` page. All other tracking is used solely to improve your experience on coppergoose.com by helping to make our content and drawings match the needs of users like you!

Q: Are there any restrictions on who is allowed to participate on coppergoose.com?

A: Yes. The following list summarizes the restrictions that apply to coppergoose.com members.

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must be a legal resident of a US state or Puerto Rico.
  • You must not already have an account with coppergoose.com.
For additional information about account restrictions and limitations, please refer to our terms and conditions.

Q: How do I delete my account?

A: Please contact customer service and we will delete your account promptly. Note that while your account will be deleted, some of your information may have to remain on our system for legal reasons. Particularly if you have won or participated in any contests. Please see our terms and conditions for additional details.

Q: I am interested in sponsoring a giveaway on coppergoose.com. What should I do?

A: We offer very competitive rates. Please refer to our advertising page for detailed information.

Q: Oh No! My question still isn't answered! Who can I talk to?

A: We're here to help. Please contact customer service and we'll do our best to answer your question promptly.