Pet Stock-Australias Cutest Dog – Win a brand new Renault Koleos Bose Edition valued at $34990
PETstock – Australia’s Cutest Dog Promotion – Terms and Conditions
Entry into the PETstock Australia’s Cutest Dog Promotion (Promotion) constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
Information on how to enter forms part of these Terms and Conditions.
The Promoter is PETstock Pty Ltd, ABN 80 098 394 588, National Head Office, 1/300B Gillies Street, Wendouree, Vic 3355 AUSTRALIA (Promoter).
For the purposes of the Terms and Conditions, PETstock Pty Ltd includes all related and subsidiary companies, past, present and future officers, agents, representatives, employees and assigns.
Entry to the Promotion is only open to residents within Australia aged 18 years or over who own a dog(s).
Employees of The Promoter and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the Promotion. Immediate family means any of 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 1st cousin.
Entry to The Promotion is free.
To enter the Promotion, participants must visit one of 98 participating PETstock stores (list of participating stores available at www.petstock.com.au/acd) with their pet dog (Entered Dog) on 11th or 12th October between 10am and 2pm local time (Entry Days) and complete the following steps:
complete the registration form in store, including name, date of birth, phone number, email address, Entered Dog name, breed and age and opt in to the PETstock mailing list by ticking the appropriate field; and
Have their Entered Dog photographed by the Promoter’s representatives in store (Photography Session). The number of photographs taken and the direction and length of the Photography Session will be determined by the Promoter’s representatives in store.
Entrants are required to complete all fields of the registration forms and agree to these Terms and Conditions, and attend the Photography Session with their Entered Dog, for the entry to be valid. Incomplete, illegible or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid.
Entrants will become ineligible to win if they ‘unsubscribe’ from the PETstock mailing list before the announcement of the National Prize Winner, which is anticipated to take place no later than the end of October 2014.
Entry is limited to one (1) entry per dog. For the avoidance of doubt, if an entrant owns more than one (1) dog, that entrant can enter once for each of their dogs, however, the entrant must complete a separate registration form for each dog and have each dog photographed separately. Dogs that are entered at multiple PETstock stores will be deemed invalid and become ineligible to win. Entrants can only enter the Promotion with a dog that they own.
Round 1 Store Winners
There will be one (1) winner selected from each participating PETstock store. The entrant with the best Entered Dog, as judged by The Promoter’s representative on the basis of the Judging Criteria, in each participating PETstock store will be selected as the winner of a Store Prize (Store Winners).
Round 2 State/Territory Winners
Once selected, all Store Winners will be divided into groups based on the location of the relevant participating PETstock store as follows: NSW/ACT, SA, VIC/TAS, QLD/NT and WA. The entrant with the best Entered Dog, as judged by The Promoter’s representative on the basis of the Judging Criteria, in each State/Territory group will be selected as the winner of a State/Territory Prize (State/Territory Prize Winners).
The entrants with the second best and the third best Entered Dog (as judged by The Promoter’s representative on the basis of the Judging Criteria) in each State/Territory group will be entered into the People’s Choice Wild Card round (Wild Card Entrants).
People’s Choice Wild Card Winner
The Promoter will select a number of photographs taken at the Photography Session of the People’s Choice Wild Card Entrants’ Entered Dogs and post them online at the PETstock Facebook page www.facebook.com/PETstock from 12:01am AEDST on 17 October 2014 to 10:00pm AEDST on 19 October 2014 (People’s Choice Wild Card Voting Period). The number of and the exact photographs uploaded will be selected by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
Visitors to the PETstock Facebook site may vote for their favourite People’s Choice Wild Card entry during the People’s Choice Wild Card Voting Period by following the prompts on the Facebook page. Each person can vote a maximum of once per Entered Dog but may vote on multiple entries. Entrants must not directly or indirectly seek votes by posting voting requests aimed at the general public on third party websites or benefit from such activities. For the avoidance of doubt, a request posted on an entrant’s personal Facebook page directed at their Facebook friends is not prohibited by this provision.
The Promoter reserves the right, at any time: (a) to invalidate any votes which it reasonably suspects have been submitted using false, incorrect, fraudulent or misleading information, including but not limited to personal details and contact information and/or votes that have been submitted through the use of multiple identities, email addresses or accounts, including but not limited to social networking accounts; and/or (b) to disqualify any entrant (or invalidate his/her entry) that the Promoter reasonably suspects has paid, bartered or offered payment or other consideration to another person in exchange for votes or has otherwise encouraged or procured any person to submit votes contrary to these Terms and Conditions.
The Wild Card Entrant whose Entered Dog receives the most valid votes during the People’s Choice Wild Card Voting Period will be the winner of the People’s Choice Wild Card round (People’s Choice Wild Card Winner) and will receive: (a) an entry into the National Prize round; and (b) the People’s Choice Wild Card Prize.
In the event of a tie in the highest number of votes received (i.e. two or more entrants receive the same amount of votes at the end of the People’s Choice Wild Card Voting Period) the Promoter will establish a panel of judges who will individually judge each of the tied entries to determine a winner based on the Judging Criteria.
National Prize Winner
The State/Territory Prize Winners and the People’s Choice Wild Card Winner (six (6) entrants in total) will be entered into the National Prize round. The entrant with the best Entered Dog, as judged by The Promoter’s representative on the basis of the Judging Criteria, in the National Prize round will win the National Prize (National Prize Winner).
Prizes and Winner Consents
Store Prize: Each Store Prize is a $250 (AUD) PETstock gift card valid for 12 months from issue date. See card for conditions of use.
State Prize: Each State Prize is a $1,000 (AUD) PETstock gift card valid for 12 months from issue date. See card for conditions of use.
People’s Choice Wild Card Prize: This prize is a $1,000 (AUD) PETstock gift card valid for 12 months from issue date. See card for conditions of use.
National Prize: This prize is a 2014 Renault Koleos 4×2 Petrol CVT BOSE Edition with automatic transmission. The Renault Koleos BOSE Edition includes Automatic headlights and wipers, Front and rear parking sensors, Blind Spot Warning (BSW), hands-free entry and engine start, premium BOSE audio system, R-Link Enhanced Satellite Navigation System, black leather upholstery, 17” two-tone alloy wheels, supplied in white. Total prize value is up to AU$34,990 including registration, compulsory third party insurance, stamp duty and dealer delivery charges (which may vary State by State). Additional insurance, options, petrol and all other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner. Colour of the vehicle is determined by the Promoter. The winner will be required to collect the vehicle from the Renault Dealership in their state as nominated by The Promoter.
Any ancillary costs associated with redeeming a PETstock gift card are not included. Any unused balance of a PETstock gift card will not be awarded as cash. Redemption of the PETstock gift card is subject to any terms and conditions of the issuer including those specified on the PETstock gift card.
The prizes may not be transferred, exchanged or substituted, except at the Promoter’s discretion. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, unless otherwise indicated by the Promoter. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability.
Winners of all prizes (excluding the National Prize) will be required to collect their prizes at an agreed date and time from their local PETstock store where they entered the Promotion.
If requested by the Promoter, winners must sign a legal disclaimer and any other legal documentation, on reasonable terms determined by the Promoter, as a condition of taking any prize.
The Promoter shall not be liable for any costs associated with the prize after delivery.
The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered by any entrant or winner (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss), or for any personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of taking any prize, except for the liability that cannot be excluded by law.
By accepting a prize, each winner agrees and consents that their name and photographs and footage of their Entered Dog (taken by a Promoter’s representative during the Photography Session or at any subsequent time) may be used for any future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes of the Promoter (and/or its associated agencies and related companies) in any media worldwide, without any remuneration (other than the prizing outlined in these Terms and Conditions).
As a condition of accepting a prize, entrants consent, in the event that they are a winner, to participate with their Entered Dog, in any reasonable winner announcements and promotional activities as requested by the Promoter. Without limitation, the National Winner in particular agrees to attend a filming session with their Entered Dog on a date specified to them by the Promoter sometime between 25 October and 31 October 2014. The filming will take place in Sydney NSW at a location determined by the Promoter and the Promoter will organise for and pay for any necessary travel for the National Winner and their Entered Dog to the filming venue and back to their city of residence (including economy airfares if needed).
The Promotion will be judged based on skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will individually judged based on the Entered Dog’s personality and character, behaviour during the Photography Session, how good they look in photographs and X factor (Judging Criteria).
The Store Winners judging will take at each PETstock store as outlined at www.petstock.com.au/storelocator and Store Winners selected no later than 5:00pm AEDST on 12 October 2014 by a representative(s) selected by The Promoter.
The State Winners will be selected no later than 16 October 2014 by a representative(s) selected by the Promoter.
People’s Choice Wild Card Winner voting will take place during the People’s Choice Wild Card Voting Period. In the event of a tie for the most votes, the tied entrants will be judged and a winner chosen by a representative(s) selected by The Promoter no later than 20 October 2014.
The National Winner judging will take place and the National Winner will be selected by no later than 5:00pm AEDST on 24 October 2014 by a representative(s) selected by The Promoter.
All winners will be notified via telephone and email within two (2) business days of each judgement occurring.
The winners of the Promotion will be published on the PETstock website www.petstock.com.au as follows:
Store Winners published on 14 October 2014
State Winners and Wild Card Entrants published on 17 October 2014
People’s Choice Wild Card Winner published on 21 October 2014
National Winner will be announced on Seven Network’s The Morning Show on a date to be determined by the Promoter occurring sometime before the end of October 2014. \
The winners may also be announced in other media, for example, in other television programs. As a condition of accepting a prize, entrants consent, in the event that they are a winner, to participate with their Entered Dog, in any such reasonable announcements as requested by the Promoter.
Should the Promoter not be able to make contact with a chosen winner within fourteen (14) days after the winner’s entry is selected, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize.
Should item 8h come into effect, a representative of the Promoter will select the next best entry to be the winner of the prize in question. The winner of this judging will be notified via telephone and email.
The judge’s decision is final in relation to all aspects of this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.
Entries and Entrant’s Consents
All entrants consent to the use of their name and the name and photographs of their Entered Dog by the Promoter for the purposes of promoting, publicising or marketing this Promotion, including any outcome of this Promotion, in any media, including but not limited to on the PETstock website and Facebook page, for an unlimited period. Entrants also consent to the Promoter using any photographs taken at the Photography Session for the purposes of any advertising and promotion of the Promoter and its products for an unlimited period. Such advertising and promotion may include, without limitation, use of photographs on product packaging, point of sale materials, catalogues, magazine and newspaper advertising, outdoor advertising, posters, television and internet advertising. All photographs and any related rights, including without limitation any intellectual property rights, vest with the Promoter or its authorised representatives. The opportunity to participate in the Promotion and the chance to win a prize constitutes the entire consideration payable by the Promoter in respect of such uses.
The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these Terms and Conditions, tampered with the entry process or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise fair and proper conduct of the promotion. Errors and omissions may be accepted at the Promoter’s discretion. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. The Promoter’s legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.
Warranties and Liability
Each entrant warrants that their Entered Dog is their property and that they have the right to provide the consents outlined in these Terms and Conditions in relation to the Entered Dog.
Each entrant warrants that the contents of their entry is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third person.
Each entrant warrants that the use or publishing of any entry or photographs of the entrant’s Entered Dog will not cause the Promoter to be in breach of any third party’s intellectual property or other rights;
Without limiting any other terms herein, the entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter for any breach of the above terms 10 a to c.
The Promoter does not take any responsibility for any costs associated with entering and/or accessing the Promotion including and not limited to internet service provider costs.
If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to any reason, including unauthorised intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable law) in its sole discretion to cancel or modify the Promotion and/or to disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry or voting process.
In the case of the intervention of any outside agent or event which naturally changes the result or prevents or hinders its determination, including but not limited to hacking, unauthorised interference, vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest or strikes, the Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, cancel or modify the Promotion and/or recommence it from the start on the same conditions (subject to any applicable law).
If the Promoter becomes aware that a prize winner is in breach of any warranty contained in these Terms and Conditions or made subsequently to, the Promoter may deem that prize winner ineligible at its absolute discretion and invalidate their entry.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia (Non-Excludable Guarantees). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion.
Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (f) use of a prize or attendance at any promotional announcement or event.
Voting and where relevant continued participation in the promotion is dependent on entrants following and acting in accordance with the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, which can be viewed at www.facebook.com/terms.php.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook. The information an entrant provides will only be used for the purposes outlined in these Terms and Conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints about this promotion must be directed to the Promoter and not to Facebook. Facebook will not be liable for any loss or damage or personal injury which is suffered or sustained by an entrant, as a result of participating in the promotion (including taking/use of a prize), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.