2016 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS PHOTO CONTEST: Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sponsor: 2016 Christmas Holidays Card Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored Mad Paws Pty Ltd is The Promoter (ABN 78 600 835 425) of 62 Birkley Road, Manly NSW 2095 (“Promoter”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook. By entering this Contest, you are providing information to Promoter and not to Facebook.
Eligibility: This Contest is open only to individuals who are legal residents Australia and are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Employees of the Promoter and the Promoter’s associated companies and their immediate families are ineligible to enter and win prizes.
Entry Period: The entry period for this Contest begins on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:00 am and ends on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm (all times are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT), UTC +11) (the “Entry Period”). All entries must be received by Promoter during the Entry Period.
How to Enter: Limit one entry per person and per Facebook account. To enter, you must first be logged in as a registered user of Facebook. (If you are not a registered Facebook user, you can register for free at www.facebook.com.) While you are logged in to your Facebook user account, do the following, during the Entry Period:
(1) upload on your Facebook or Instagram page one photo of your pet(s) in their best Christmas Holidays mode (the “Entry”)
(2) Use the #madpawspack in the description of the photo.
Entries: entries must:
(a) be submitted in digital form as listed above;
(b) be suitable for general audiences and not offensive, obscene, defamatory or illegal;
(c) be original (and entrants must own or control the copyright to their Entry and have sufficient rights to submit the work to this Contest)
(d) not violate the rights of others or any policies or terms of Facebook.
The prizes for the competition consist of:
1 x $1000 PETstock Voucher, 1 x $500 PETstock Voucher, 2 x $250 PETstock vouchers to be redeemed at a PETstock in Australia or via www.petstock.com.au
Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed or accepted by the applicable entrant within seven days after delivery may, at Sponsor’s discretion, be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize.
Winner Selection: All entrants/entries are subject to verification at Promoter’s sole discretion. After the Entry period, a panel of judges comprised of representatives from Promoter will review all eligible Entries received by Promoter that have not been removed from Facebook or otherwise disqualified. On or about Wednesday, December 21, 2016, the panel will select a winning Entry that the panel determines, in the judges’ sole discretion, to be the most apt, interesting and appealing based on the following judging criteria:
Creativity: how well the Entry demonstrates your originality and creativity
Adherence to the theme: the degree to which the Entry shows the festive and holiday theme
Visual appeal: the overall artistic and photographic quality and of the Entry
The winning entrant will be notified by email to the Facebook account used to submit the Entry (the “Winner Notification”). Potential winners may be required, within two (2) weeks of Winner Notification being sent, to provide to Sponsor further contact and residence information. (In the event that a potential winner does not timely satisfy all of the above requirements, disqualification may result and an alternate winner may be selected based on the criteria listed above.)
Conditions of exclusion: The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, declare any or all entries made by an entrant invalid, and prohibit further participation by an entrant in this Contest, if the entrant:
fails to verify their personal details and/or eligibility to enter the Promotion to the Promoter’s satisfaction;
tampers with or benefits from any tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion;
submits an entry which in the Promoter’s opinion is not in accordance with these terms and conditions;
acts in a disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or
engages in conduct in entering the Promotion which in the Promoter’s opinion is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Promotion and/or Promoter. This includes where entrants share receipts or product labels to enter the Promotion or where entrants use multiple names or addresses to register multiple entries.
Release of liability: The Promoter, its associated agencies and companies and the agencies and companies associated with this Promotion will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this Promotion or accepting or using a prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).