Bing Competition

Terms and Conditions

The Gympie Times – Bing Competition

THE COMPETITION

  1. By entering this competition, Contestants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Contestants must be Australian residents to be eligible to enter.
  3. Contestants must be aged 12 years and under at the time of entry to be eligible and must have parent/legal guardian consent to be eligible to enter.
  4. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and anything else that refers to this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail. 
  5. The Promoter is The Gympie Times Pty Ltd, 44 Nash Street, Gympie Queensland 4570. ABN 62 009 656 928.

ENTRY

  1. To enter, Contestants must collect the entry form and colouring-in picture from The Gympie Times newspaper published on Tuesday August 16, 2016.
  2. The entry form and colouring-in picture must be original.
  3. Photocopies, scanned images, web prints, reproductions or other falsified artwork will not be accepted. 
  4. The entry form and colouring-in picture must be fully completed and placed in an envelope and addressed to: The Gympie Times – Bing Competition; then:
  • Send to: PO Box 394, Gympie Qld 4570; or
  • Deliver to: 44 Nash Street, Gympie Qld 4570;
  • Entries must be received within the Promotion period.
  • Contestants may submit more than one entry, however any contestant can only win one (1) prize.
  • One original entry form and colouring-in picture per standard envelope.
  • While entry is free, contestants are responsible for the cost of delivery or postage of entries.

PRIZES

  1. There will be three (3) winners chosen by random draw.  The winners will each receive:
  • One (1) copy of the DVD: Bing Paddling Pool, retail value $19.95 each (inclusive of GST).
  • The total maximum retail value of the prize pool is $59.85 (inclusive of GST).
  1. All prizes are valued inclusive of GST and the Promoter takes no responsibility for any variation in item values. 
  2. Any taxes which may be payable as a consequence of a contestant winning a prize, are the sole responsibility of that winner. 
  3. Prizes are non-transferable and can’t be redeemed for cash.  If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter may substitute a prize of similar nature and/or like or greater value.

PROMOTION PERIOD

  1. The competition commences at 5:00am on Tuesday August 16, 2016 and closes at 12:00pm Monday August 22, 2016 (“promotion period”). Entries received after the promotion period will be deemed as invalid.

ELIGIBILITY LIMITATIONS

  1. The following persons are ineligible to enter:
  • Employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter as far as they are directly associated with this competition;
  • The spouse, de facto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural or adopted by a parent), of such employees and contractors (whether or not they live in the same household);
  • Contestants who have used or attempted to use any more than one name in order to qualify to win any contest run by the Promoter except in the case of a legal change of name.
  1. All Contestants acknowledge that even if the Promoter only learns of a person’s ineligibility after the Promoter has appeared to award the prize to the ineligible person, it may require the return of the prize or payment of its value to the Promoter to be dealt with as an unclaimed prize.

PRIZE DRAW:

  1. The prize winners will be selected by random draw at The Gympie Time office at 12:05pm Monday August 22, 2016 and prizes awarded following winner validation and verification.  Winners will be contacted by telephone.
  2. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  3. Winners will be published in The Gympie Times Kids Zone Kids Page on Tuesday August 23, 2016.
  4. All Contestants acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to publicise and publish his/her name, character and likeness. 
  5. All contest winners must avail themselves for a photo if required by the Promoter and acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to utilise publicity photos in any reasonable manner it sees fit without compensation to the Contestant.

PRIZE COLLECTION

  1. Prizes must be claimed in person from The Gympie Times office and Government issued Photo ID is required to confirm identity and residential address.
  2. Any winner must complete a Competition Release Form to confirm collection of their prize.
  3. Contestants under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian to collect the prize on their behalf.
  4. All prizes must be picked up within 90 days of notification.  It is the sole responsibility of the winner to claim their prize. 
  5. Prizes that remain uncollected after 90 days will be entered into an uncollected prize redraw at The Gympie Times, Newspaper Place at Maroochydore on November 7, 2016 as per these Terms and Conditions and drawn randomly. Winners will be contacted by telephone.

PROMOTER’S LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

27. The Promoter is not responsible for the loss of prizes due to incorrect or imprecise delivery details provided by a winner.  The Promoter also takes no responsibility for prizes lost or stolen after they have been released for delivery via postage or courier. 

28. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes. 

29. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered or sustained by any person and including, but not limited to consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods or services by any person to the prize winner(s) and, where applicable, to any persons accompanying the winners.

PRIVACY

30. All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter and its related parties, subject to the limits contained in the Privacy Statement and as set out in these terms and conditions.

31. The Promoter and its related parties, also collect personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and may use and disclose such information in accordance with its privacy policy www.apnarm.com.au/privacy, including to sending ongoing information and promotional material about opportunities, services and products (relating to our business or a third party business) in which the Promoter believes you may be interested.

32.  To facilitate your participation, the Promoter may disclose your personal information to other companies associated with this promotion.