Shop Local Gladstone Town Proud Competition

Terms and Conditions
Shop Local Gladstone Town Proud Competition
General
1. The Promoter is Gladstone Newspaper Company Pty Ltd of 1 Manning Street,
Gladstone Queensland 4680. ABN 25 009 781 891.
Telephone Number: 07 4970 3044.
2. Information on how to enter and prizes forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into
the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. If there is
any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and anything else that
refers to this competition, these Terms and Conditions will prevail.
3. By entering the competition, entrants give their consent for their information to be
used for the purposes of determining the winners of the competition, including
draws and publishing winner’s details. Entrant’s personal details will be shared for
the sole purpose of drawing the winners and releasing prizes. If an entrant does
not wish for the Promoter to use their information in this way, they cannot enter
the competition.
Who can enter
4. Entry is open to permanent residents of the Gladstone region Queensland, who
are aged 18 years and over at the time of entry to be eligible; except employees
and immediate families of the Promoter, Sponsors and their associated
companies and agencies.
5. Immediate family includes the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de facto spouse,
child or step child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step parent,
grandparent, step grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step
brother, step sister or first cousin.
6. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity,
proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry
validity or proof of registration ownership in order to claim a prize. Proof of
identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the
discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable
proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
When to enter
7. The competition commences 6am on Friday May 01, 2020 and concludes Friday
June 26, 2020 at 4pm AEST.
8. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and
time. The time of entry will in each case be the time the entry form is received by
the Promoter, not at the time of submission by the entrant.
9. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries not
received by the Promoter or delays in the delivery due to technical disruptions,
network congestion or for any other reason.
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How to enter
10. The details of how to enter the competition are set out in The Observer
newspaper throughout the promotion period.
11. Entrants may enter the competition by shopping at a participating Gladstone
business, making a minimum purchase of $5.00 inc gst, collecting and
completing, in full, an original entry form; then:
12. Place completed entry form into secure entry box instore at participating Town
Proud businesses, or competition box at The Observer or post to TOWN PROUD
SHOPPER COMPETITION, The Observer, PO BOX 351, Gladstone, QLD, 4680.
13. The list of participating Shop Local businesses will be published in The Observer
newspaper throughout the promotion.
14. Entrants are required to take full responsibility for the content of their entry and for
ensuring that their entry complies with these terms and conditions. For the
purposes of these content requirements, “entry content” includes any content
(including text, photos, videos and email messages) that entrants submit, upload,
transmit, publish, communicate or use in connection with their entry into the
Promotion.
15. Entries must be the entrant’s original work. The Promoter reserves the right to
verify, or to require the entrant to verify, that the entry is the entrant’s original
work. If an entry cannot be verified to the Promoter’s satisfaction, the entry will be
deemed invalid. The Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, edit, modify,
delete, remove or take-down any part of an entrant’s entry.
16. Any entry that is made on behalf of an entrant by a third party will be invalid,
unless the entrant requires the assistance of a third party to enter due to a
disability.
17. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the
entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms
and conditions or who has, in the opinion of Promoter, engaged in conduct in
entering the Promotion which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally
damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Promotion and/or Promoter. This
includes, but not limited, to entrants and households using multiple email
addresses, postal addresses, PO Box addresses or SIM cards to register single
or multiple purchases.
Number of Entries permitted
18. Entrants may enter as many times as they like; However, only one prize will be
awarded of $10,000 INC GST.
Draw and Notification of winner
19. The winner will be the first correct entry that is drawn by random draw at 10am
Tuesday June 30, 2020 by Gladstone Newspaper Company employee at 1
Manning Street, Gladstone Qld, 4680.
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20. The Promoter’s decision is final, and the Promoter will not enter into
correspondence regarding the competition result or any other decisions the
Promoter makes in connection with the Promotion.
21. The winners’ details will be published in The Observer on Wednesday July 01,
2020.
22. Prizes will be awarded to the person named in the entry. Should an entrant’s
contact details change during the promotional period, it is the entrant's
responsibility to notify the Promoter. A request to access or modify any
information provided in an entry should be directed to the Promoter.
Prize on offer
23. Individual prize value is one of $10,000 inc gst cash, supplied by bank transfer.
24. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now
and the ultimate prize redemption date.
25. Independent financial advice should be sought as tax implications may arise as a
result of accepting the prize.
26. Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash.
27. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the
conditions of use of the prize and the prize supplier’s requirements. It is the
responsibility of the winner to confirm such conditions with the prize supplier or
other relevant third parties.
28. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a
legal release in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
29. All entrants agree that if they win the prize, they will not, and their companions will
not, sell or otherwise provide their story and/or photographs to any media or other
organisation, including the internet. Photographs will be allowed only at the
discretion of the Promoter.
Further Terms and Conditions
30. Subject to complying with all relevant State and Territory legislation, the Promoter
reserves the right to amend, cancel or suspend this competition if an event
beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affects the administration security,
fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the competition. The Promoter will
disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other
aspect of this competition.
31. The Promoter and their associated agencies and companies assume no
responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in
operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or
unauthorised access to, or alteration of entries, and reserves the right to take any
action that may be available.
32. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including
(without limitation) due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering,
unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the
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control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to
take any action that may be available, and (without limitation) to cancel,
terminate, modify or suspend the competition, subject to any direction given
under State Regulation.
33. All entries must be sent or delivered to the addresses set out in these terms and
conditions. Entries that contain any objects not specified in these term and
conditions will be deemed invalid and will not be accepted. The Promoter and its
agents take no responsibility whatsoever for such entries that do not comply with
these terms and conditions.
34. Any entrant found to be using any form of software or third-party application to
enter multiple times (including scripting software) will have all entries invalidated
and any claim to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a
prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately
return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to
determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter
reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to
confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any
requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
35. An entrant may not use a third party (including online competition entry site) to
enter on their behalf, except where the entrant needs to use those services of that
third party to enter due to a disability. If the preceding sentence has been
breached, the entrant will have all entries invalidated, any claim to any prize will
be invalidated and where such an entrant has already been awarded a prize
before being found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately
return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to
determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter
reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to
confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any
requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
36. If the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to
substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to State and
Territory legislation. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must
comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and prize supplier’s
requirements. Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be
payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated.
37. The Promoter reserves the right to redraw the prize if an entrant who claims to be
a prize winner is unable to satisfy these terms and conditions.
Copyright, Statutory guarantees, Waiver and liability
38. In consideration for the Promoter awarding the prize to the winner, the winner
hereby permits the winner’s submission, image and/or voice, as recorded,
photographed or filmed during the winner’s participation in the prize to appear in
connection with the Promoter publications or the advertising or marketing thereof,
in any media whatsoever throughout the world and the winner will not be entitled
to any fee for such use.
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39. The Promoter acknowledges that the entrant may own intellectual property rights
(including copyright) in any material created or otherwise submitted to the
Promoter in connection with the entrant’s entry or participation in any aspect of
the promotion (Works ) . The entrant does not transfer their intellectual property
rights to the Promoter by submitting an entry. The entrant hereby grants the
Promoter a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide licence to use the
Works (including modifying, adapting or publishing the Works, whether in original
or modified form, in whole or in part or not at all, to use, modify, delete from, add
to, publicly display and reproduce, the photo(s), including without limitation, in any
online media formats and through any social media channels, pages or accounts)
for the sole purpose of running the promotion, promoting and celebrating the
promotion and future promotions and agrees that the Promoter may assign and/or
sublicense the Works to third parties for this same purpose. Should the Promoter
wish to use an entrant’s Works for any other purposes, it will contact the entrant
to discuss licensing opportunities. The entrant acknowledges and agrees that
neither the entrant nor any third party shall be entitled to any fee, royalty or other
consideration in respect of such licence. If the entrant holds, now, or at any time
in the future, any so called “droit moral” or moral rights in connection with the
Works, the entrant unconditionally and irrevocably consents, for the benefit of the
Promoter and all of its assignees, licensees and sub licensees to minor
alterations to the Works which may be required for print or display purposes such
as resizing and minor colour correction notwithstanding that such conduct may
amount to derogatory treatment of the Works for the purposes of the Copyright
Act 1968 (Cth) (Copyright Act ) . All Entrants consent to attribution by either full
name or social media handle in satisfaction of their right to attribution under the
Copyright Act.
40. In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents
or significantly hinders the Promoter’s ability to proceed with the competition on
the dates and in the manner described in these terms and conditions, including
but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of
God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, the Promoter may in its absolute
discretion cancel the competition and recommence it from the start on the same
conditions, subject to any directions given under State Regulation.
41. The Promoter does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or
services under the Australian Consumer Law in the Competition and Consumer
Act (2010) (Australian Consumer Law) which cannot be excluded, restricted or
modified. However, the remainder of this clause will apply to the fullest extent
permitted by law and the Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage
whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential
loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with any
prize/s except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
42. The Promoter is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, either
caused by entrant or for any of the equipment or programming associated with or
utilised in this competition, or for any technical error, or any combination thereof
that may occur in the course of the administration of this competition including
any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission,
communications line or telephone, mobile or satellite network failure, theft or
destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.
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43. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual
who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions or
engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise
the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. The Promoter’s legal rights to
recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.
44. All entries become the property of the Promoter. The Promoter collects personal
information about you for the purposes of conducting this promotion. Any
disclosure of such information will be made as required by law and in accordance
with these terms and conditions, but no further use of this information will be
made without prior consent.
Privacy
45. The Promoter collects information about you, including for example your name
and contact details which you provide when registering or using our services as
well as information from data houses, social media services, our affiliates and
other entities you deal or interact with for example by using their services. We
collect and use that information to provide you with our goods and services, to
promote and improve our goods and services, to provide you with targeted
advertising based on your online activities, for the purposes described in our
Privacy Policy and for any other purposes that we describe at the time of
collection. We may disclose your information to our related companies, including
those located outside Australia. Any of us may contact you for those purposes
(including by email and SMS) at any time. We may also disclose your information
to our service and content providers, including those located outside Australia. If
you do not provide us with requested information we may not be able to provide
you with the goods and services you require. We may disclose your personal
information to authorities if you are a prize winner or otherwise as required by
law. Further information about how we handle personal information, how you can
complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, how we will deal
with a complaint of that nature, how you can access or seek correction of your
personal information and our contact details can be found in our Privacy Policy at
www.gladstoneobserver.com.au/privacy