Competition Terms and Conditions
These standard competition rules apply to all of the Promoter’s competitions. They may be amended or varied from time to time by the Promoter. Special rules may apply to particular competitions, in which case an addendum to these rules will be made for that competition. Please inquire at the winery or check our website for any special rules for competitions you wish to enter.
1. THE PROMOTER:
This competition is promoted by Hungerford Hill Wines Pty Ltd (“Promoter”).
2. WHO MAY ENTER:
The competition is not open to:
i) employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter or any of its agencies involved with this competition; or
ii) 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).
iii) potential entrants who have won a prize/prizes valued either individually or collectively at more than $20 from the Promoter or in any contest run by the Promoter in the prior 30 days.
iv) potential entrants 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.
v) potential entrants who have won a prize valued at $1,000 or more from the Promoter or in any contest run by the Promoter in the prior 90 days.
vi) potential entrants who have won a prize valued at $5,000 or more from the Promoter or in any contest run by the Promoter in the prior 12 months.
vii) persons under the age of 18 years.
All entrants acknowledge that the Promoter can rely on Clause 2 and even if the Promoter only learns of a person’s ineligibility after the Promoter has announced the ineligible person as the winner. Return of the prize or payment of its value to the Promoter can be required by the Promoter if this occurs.
3. MULTIPLE ENTRY INTO DRAWS:
In the event of a “Standby list” or “Register to win” type of competition unless otherwise stated no person is eligible to be placed in the Final draw more than once for each prize during the competition period.
All prize items are valued inclusive of GST and the Promoter takes no responsibility for any variation in item values. Any taxes which may be payable as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole responsibility of that winner.
Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash. If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter may substitute a prize of like or equal value.
No more than 20L of alcohol will be given as a prize during a single promotion.
Any tax payable as a result of a prize being awarded or received will be the winner’s responsibility.
In relation to prizes involving participation in any activity –The Promoter and its employees and agents will be fully released from and indemnified by winner in respect of any claim for accident, injury, property damage or loss of life in connection with or as a result of a winner’s acceptance of a prize.
5. DELIVERY OF PRIZE BY THIRD PARTY:
On occasion, prizes are provided to the Promoter by a third party under a commercial arrangement (“Third Party”). The winner and the Third Party acknowledge and agree that the provision of the Prize is the sole responsibility of the Third Party, not the Promoter. The winner agrees that the Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for any delay or failure by the Third Party to deliver the Prize or failure by the Promoter to meet any of its obligations in these conditions of entry or otherwise. The Third Party releases from and indemnifies the Promoter from and against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of a claim by a winner (or his or her successors or representatives) in respect of delivery of the Prize.
6. PRIZE AWARDING:
Winners will be notified by email or telephone, and if no email address or telephone number is given, by any other contact details provided by the winner. Unless otherwise informed, all prizes will be dispatched to an address agreed upon by the winner and the promoter. Upon request by the Promoter a copy of the general contest rules and/or a signed receipt and acknowledgement must be signed and endorsed by any winner to indicate his/her understanding and acceptance of these terms.
Prizes will only be awarded following winner validation and verification. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Should the promoter be unable to contact the winner within 3 months, an unclaimed prize draw will be held at the Hungerford Hill office at 2450 Broke Road Pokolbin NSW 2320.
Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Promoter to use winner’s name, suburb of residence, recording of winner’s voice and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
8. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY:
The Promoter takes no responsibility for the loss of prizes due to incorrect or imprecise contact details provided by an entrant. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability/merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes.
The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or sustained (including but not limited to consequential loss, loss of revenue, loss of profit or economic loss), including for personal injury or property damage suffered or sustained, as a result of accepting any prize or participation in any competition or prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
A person who enters a competition releases from and indemnifies the Promoter from and against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of any prize or participation in any competition including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct, indirect, consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission, or otherwise.
A winner (or his or her guests/parent/guardian as appropriate) may be required to sign and return any liability release provided by the Promoter and/or its contractors as a condition of the prize being awarded. Failure to return the signed releases and indemnities will result in the entitlement to the prize being forfeited and a selection of another winner.
9. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES:
Ownership (including intellectual property rights) in all entries (whether in written, audio or visual form, or a combination of those) are assigned to the Promoter upon submission and remain the property of the Promoter (subject to any limits contained in the Privacy Statement).
The Promoter is not responsible for lost, interrupted communications or unavailable network server or other connections, failed telephone, mid-delivery or computer transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic.
The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, defect, delay, theft or unauthorised access to or alternation of entries. Subject to any written directions given under the applicable law, if for any reason, the competition is not capable of operating as planned, including infection by computer viruses, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the competition, then the Promoter reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this competition. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual for: