Shopify POS Free Card Reader Hardware Promotion Terms

The Shopify POS Free Card Reader Hardware Promotion (the “Promotion”) allows you to earn a promotional credit of up to the Credit Amount (as defined below) that you can use towards eligible hardware purchases on the Shopify Hardware Store, when you meet the criteria below (the “Hardware Credit”).

To participate, you agree to these terms, which become part of the Shopify Merchant Terms of Service (the “Shopify TOS”). Capitalized terms not otherwise defined here follow their definitions in the Shopify TOS.

How to Earn the Hardware Credit

  • You may earn the Hardware Credit if: (a) you are located in the United States (each an “Eligible Country”), (b) you have been invited to participate in the Promotion by Shopify either through the Shopify website or via email, (c) you complete the required action(s) as specified in the invitation, (d) you successfully pay for one billing cycle for an Eligible Plan, (e) and the Store is in compliance with the Shopify TOS (altogether, the “Earning Criteria”).
  • “Eligible Plan” means the Shopify free trial, Shopify paid trial (upgraded from a free trial), Shopify Basic, Shopify, or Advance services plan.
  • Activities completed before you are invited to participate are not eligible to earn the Hardware Credit. You must successfully complete the Earning Criteria while the Promotion is active.
  • The Hardware Credit is for one-time use only and can only be applied to one Store that meets the Earning Criteria per Shopify User account (an “Eligible Store”).

Hardware Credit

  • Credit Amount: Each Eligible Store can earn a credit of up to the applicable amounts listed in the table below (the “Credit Amount”) to use towards a purchase of Eligible Hardware (as defined below):
  • LocationCredit Amount
    United StatesUSD $50
  • Eligible Hardware: The Hardware Credit can only be applied towards purchases of payment hardware on the Shopify Hardware Store, which includes the following items: (i) card readers (“Eligible Hardware”).
  • Additional Terms: To redeem the Hardware Credit, the Shopify Hardware Store must be accessed using the link provided in your Promotion invitation. The coupon code will be automatically entered at checkout when completing a purchase of Eligible Hardware and is valid for one-time use only by each Eligible Store. If the full value of the credit is not redeemed, the remaining balance is not transferable or cannot be used in future purchases. Applicable taxes, shipping and handling do not qualify for the Hardware Credit. This Promotion is not redeemable for cash nor is it valid towards previous purchases. The Hardware Credit is non-transferable and cannot be used in combination with other promotions. Other restrictions may apply.
  • Expiration: The Hardware Credit expires on July 31, 2024, or immediately if you (i) pause or cancel your Shopify User account, (ii) close an Eligible Store, or (iii) if your Shopify User account is “frozen” by Shopify, while the Promotion is active.
  • POS Terms Apply: You acknowledge that your use of the POS Services, which includes any Eligible Hardware purchased using the Hardware Credit, is governed by the relevant sections in the Shopify TOS, including any additional terms of service referenced therein (the “POS Terms”).
  • Eligibility: You will no longer be eligible for the Hardware Credit if you: (i) are no longer located in an Eligible Country while the Promotion is active, or (ii) are in violation of these terms or the Shopify TOS.


  • Eligibility; cancellations: Determinations of eligibility for this offer will be made in Shopify’s sole discretion. Shopify reserves the right to any remedy, including cancellation of your account or promotions, if fraud, tampering, technical errors, or violations of Shopify’s TOS are suspected.
  • Changes; termination: This Promotion is only available while supplies last. Shopify reserves the right to cancel or change the Promotion or these terms at any time in its sole discretion.
  • Notice: Any notice provided by us with respect to these terms will be deemed provided the day it is posted on our website.
  • Governing law: These terms and this Promotion shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.
  • Severability: If any provision in these terms is deemed invalid, void, or unenforceable, such provision (or the portion of it that is making it invalid, void or unenforceable) will be struck and not affect the validity of and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Last updated May 10, 2024