Australia’s Most Influential Female Voice - Terms and Conditions

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Terms and Conditions


1. Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

2. Entry is open to all residents of Australia who are 18 years of age or over. However, employees and their immediate families of Fairfax Media Limited and their associated agencies and companies are not eligible to enter.

3. The competition is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner.

4. The competition commences on Monday 26th November, 2012 at 09:00 (AEDT) and concludes on Monday 10th December, 2012 at 23:59 (AEDT). 

5. The competition will be advertised at    

6. To enter, participants must:
a. Visit, and answer the question ‘Tell us who you would like to nominate as Australia’s Most Influential Female Voice and why she’s earned your vote.

b. Register their details including (but not limited to) name, state, contact number, and e-mail address. 

7. Incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.

8. Entries will be judged on merit and creativity of nomination.

9. Entrants in the competition may enter as many times as they like. 

10. 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 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.

11. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of Promoter, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, inflammatory or defamatory statements, disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms & Conditions of Entry 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. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify a winner if Promoter becomes aware that the winner and/or the winner’s entry is of a type described in this clause.

12. Entries must be received by 23:59 (AEDT) on Monday 10th December, 2012. The time of entry will in each case be the time the online message is received by the Promoter’s database. 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. 

13. The cost of accessing the promotional website will be dependant on the entrant’s individual Internet Service Provider.

14. There is one (1) prize pack, which includes:
iPad mini with Wi-Fi + Cellular 16GB - White & Silver (RRP $509.00) iPad mini Smart Cover - Light Grey (RRP $45.00)

15. Total prize valued at ($554.00 including GST). 

16. Prizes cannot be transferred and cannot be redeemed for cash.

17. Unless expressly stated in these terms and conditions all other expenses become the responsibility of the winner.

18. 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.

19. The promoter reserves the right to refuse to allow a winner to take part in any or all aspects of the prize, if the promoter determines, in their absolute discretion, that a winner is not in the mental or physical condition necessary to be able to safely participate in the prize.  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.

20. Once prizes have left the Promoter’s premises, the Promoter takes no responsibility for prizes damaged, delayed or lost in transit.

21. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to participate in and co-operate as required with all reasonable media editorial requests relating to the prize, including but not limited to, being interviewed and photographed, filmed and/or chaperoned throughout the duration of the prize. 

22. In consideration for the Promoter awarding the prize to the winner, the winner hereby permits the winner’s image and/or voice, as recorded, photographed or filmed during the winner’s participation in the prize to appear in connection with Fairfax Media Limited, 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.

23. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a winner does not take an element of the prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of that element of the prize.

24. Prize values are based upon the recommended retail prices at the time of printing (inclusive of GST). 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. Each valid entrant who has entered the competition over the duration of the promotional period will be entered into the prize determination.  One (1) valid entrant will be judged based on originality and creative merit to become the winner. The prize determination will take place at Fairfax Media Limited of 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont, NSW 2009, on Tuesday 11th December, 2012 and will be conducted by a panel of judges from Fairfax Media Limited. 

27. If any particular prize determination is scheduled on a public holiday, the prize determination will be conducted on the following business day. 

28. The winner will be notified within 2 days of the prize determination and will be notified of their prize in writing.

29. Prizes will be awarded to person named in the entry. However, in a dispute, will be awarded to the account holder of the entry mechanism used to submit their entry (i.e. the internet account holder).

30. 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 Promoter. 

31. The promoter’s decision is final and the promoter will not enter into correspondence regarding the Competition result.

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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 except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. The Promoter is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, either caused by 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 satellite network failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.

36. 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.

37. Fairfax Media Limited 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.

38. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, take any action that may be available, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.

39. All entries become the property of The Promoter. All opt-in entries will be entered into a database and The Promoter may use the entrant’s names, addresses and telephone numbers for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice and without any fee being paid unless otherwise advised by the entrant. By opting-in, entrants confirm that they allow their details to be used for this purpose. If entrants no longer consent to their details being used for future marketing purposes, the entrant should contact The Promoter on their details set out below. Any request to update, modify or delete the entrant’s details should be directed to The Promoter.

40. Fairfax Media Limited is collecting the entrant's personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this competition (including but not limited to determining the winner). If you are not willing for this to occur you cannot participate in the Promotion.

41. The Promoter is Fairfax Media Limited (ABN 34 087 887 456) of Level 3, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont, NSW 2009.