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#mymackay multimedia competition terms and conditions

1. Introduction

1.1 These Terms and Conditions (General Contest Rules) shall be binding on you when entering the ‘#mymackay multimedia competition’ operated by MACKAY TOURISM LTD.

1.2 No purchase or payment is necessary to enter the ‘#mymackay multimedia competition’ and copies of Contest Rules are available on the MACKAY TOURISM LTD website.

1.3 Entry and participation in the ‘#mymackay multimedia competition’ shall be deemed an unconditional acceptance by you of these Terms. All entry instructions and any other specific details relating to the competition or the prizes form part of these Terms.

2. Eligibility

2.1 You must be an Australian resident living in the Mackay or Isaac local government areas. Employees of MACKAY TOURISM LTD, their immediate families, media, agencies, sponsors and commercial partners or any other persons directly or indirectly connected with the competition are not eligible to enter the competition.

2.2 Multiple entries are permitted.

2.3 There is no age restriction for entrants, however entrants under 18 years old must have a parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to enter.

2.4 All decisions of MACKAY TOURISM LTD will be final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.

2.5 All entries (including postal) must be received by 5pm Friday, 6 July 2018. No late submissions will be accepted.

3. Prizes

3.1 If a winner is unable to attend the winner’s presentation, all prizes must be collected within one month from the date of winning from the Mackay Visitor Information Centre, 320 Nebo Road, Mackay QLD 4740. After that time, unclaimed prizes will be deemed null and void.

3.2 MACKAY TOURISM LTD will not notify winners of the time remaining. It is the sole responsibility of winners to collect their prize.

3.3 Identification that includes a photograph (driver's licence, passport, student card) will be required when collecting the prize.

3.4 Where a winner chooses not to accept a prize, they forfeit any and all claims to that prize, which will be dealt with at the absolute discretion of MACKAY TOURISM LTD.

3.5 All prizes are accepted entirely at the risk of the winner and MACKAY TOURISM LTD excludes all warranties in connection with any prize.

3.6 Prizes are not transferable, must (where applicable) be used on the dates specified and may not be redeemed for cash or other goods and/or services.

3.7 Each prize includes its’ own terms and conditions. Please see below for the terms and conditions of each prize.

3.8 Winners will be contacted via the phone number supplied on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Should a winner not be contactable by phone, an email will be sent that day to the address supplied and a follow up call made Wednesday, 1 August 2018. If a winner is not contactable on the means provided by 5pm Wednesday, 1 August 2018, their prize will be deemed null and void.

3.9 Any expenditure by the winner above the maximum value of the prize claimed is not the responsibility of MACKAY TOURISM LTD.

3.10 MACKAY TOURISM LTD, its agencies, affiliates, sponsors and representatives are not responsible for defective prizes or misuse of any prize, or claims, liability, loss or damage arising out of or in connection with any contest promoted by MACKAY TOURISM LTD.

3.11 Where prizes are to be provided by a third party, then the winner(s) will be required to complete all appropriate or applicable booking or other formalities direct with such provider. MACKAY TOURISM LTD will have no responsibility for the acts or defaults of any other persons.

3.12 MACKAY TOURISM LTD reserves the absolute right to disqualify any entrant to any competition which it considers has used improper means to enter.

3.13 All winners of all prizes must agree to these general Terms and Conditions in order to claim their prize.

4. The Competition

4.1 Fraudulent, illegible, illicit, offensive or incorrect entries will not be accepted (at the absolute discretion of MACKAY TOURISM LTD).

4.2 The public voting counts and any tie-breaker decisions of MACKAY TOURISM LTD are final and binding on each person who enters and no correspondence will be entered into.

4.3 MACKAY TOURISM LTD may terminate any contest at any time at its absolute discretion. In the event of such termination, MACKAY TOURISM LTD may, at its absolute discretion, elect not to award any prize in respect of the terminated contest.

4.4 Entry into the competition is limited to digital entries via MACKAY TOURISM LTD’s website at www.mackayregion.com/mymackay and hardcopy entries to the Mackay Visitor Information Centre, 320 Nebo Road, Mackay QLD 4740. Hardcopy entries can be delivered in person (must be during normal operating hours and presented to a MACKAY TOURISM LTD staff member with complete contact details) or via post (must include complete contact details and arrive at the Centre before 5pm Friday, 6 July 2018).

4.5 Complete contact details must include the entrant’s first and last name, email address, phone number and suburb.

5. Confidentiality

5.1 The information will only be accessed by employees and authorised representatives of MACKAY TOURISM LTD.

6. Publicity

6.1 Winning entrants may be required by MACKAY TOURISM LTD to participate in a photo and/or video, and acknowledge that MACKAY TOURISM LTD has the right to use such publicity photos and/or videos in any medium and in any reasonable manner it sees fit, unless that person informs MACKAY TOURISM LTD at the time of entering the competition that he or she wishes to retain his or her anonymity.

6.2 Contest entries and material submitted in connection with this competition (whether in written, audio, electronic or visual form, or any combination of those) will remain the property of the entrant.  For the purposes of marketing and promoting of this competition, entrants agree to have their entries exhibited in any medium, and in any reasonable manner, the competition organiser sees fit.  Entrants agree to the use of any photographs, video and/or film footage and/or audio recording taken of competitors, for the purposes of marketing and promoting the competition. All entries where appropriate will carry the entrant’s credit line. Any usage outside the competition will be negotiated with the entrant before using.

6.3 MACKAY TOURISM LTD may incorporate information from entrants and voters in any contest in any database to be used for the purpose of its business. Upon entry into a competition or submission of a vote, an entrant/voter will automatically give permission for use of personal data and this information will be retained in accordance with the Privacy Information Act.

7 Jurisdiction

7.1 These rules shall be governed and construed in accordance with Queensland Law.

7.2 MACKAY TOURISM LTD may change these General Contest Rules at any time at their discretion.

Maui in Mackay prize terms and conditions

Prize validity: Valid 01 July 2018 – 31 July 2019

Standard maui and terms and conditions apply (see www.maui.com.au for details). This rental is subject to availability at all times. Driver must be over 21 years of age with a full driver’s license held for at least one year. Should a foreign licence be in a language other than English it must be accompanied by a current international driving permit issued in the same country as the driver’s licence was issued. Fuel & location fees are not included. Prize is non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. If you wish to add extra rental days to your prize, please note that the premium package will apply to these additional days. An alternative liability reduction option for these extra days cannot be selected.

Blacks Beach Bliss prize terms and conditions

  • Valid from 1 August 2018 to 31 January 2019
  • Not redeemable for cash
  • Not to be used over the Christmas period: 22 December to 2 January

Fisherman’s Friend prize terms and conditions

  • Not redeemable for cash
  • Expires 1 August 2019