Win a $5 scratchie

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Terms and Conditions
Win a $5 Scratchie with the Weekend Crossword (‘promotion’)
General
1. The Promoter is Northern Star Ltd (‘the promoter’) of 793 Ballina Road, Goonellabah NSW 2480. ACN 000 011 174. Authorised under Permit NSW/LTPM/18/03359. Telephone number (02) 6620 0500.
2. Information on how to enter and prizes forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and anything else that refers to this competition, these Terms and Conditions will prevail.
3. By entering this competition, the entrant consents to the Promoter using the entrant’s personal information for determining the outcome of the competition and 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.
Who can enter
4. Entry is open to permanent residents of the Lismore region aged 18 years and over at the time of entry; except employees and immediate families of the Promoter and their associated companies and agencies.
5. Immediate family includes the following: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto 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 first cousin.
6. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity and proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address (where required) and/or proof of entry validity or proof of registration ownership to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. If a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
When to enter
7. The Competition runs weekly on Saturday, with the first competition commencing Saturday August 4, 2018 at 00:00:01am AEST and concluding each Friday at 10:00am AEST with the first competition concluding Friday August 10, 2018, then each Friday thereafter. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.
• During Australian Eastern Daylight-Saving period, the time will automatically adjust to AEDT.
• Entrants should refer to the Annexure at the end of these Terms and Conditions for the weekly commencement, closure and draw dates for each weekly competition.
8. The time of entry will in each case be the time the entry is received by the Promoter, not the time of submission by the entrant.
9. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries including SMS messages not received by the Promoter or delays in the delivery due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason.
How to enter
10. The details of how to enter the competition are set out in the Northern Star Newspaper, each Saturday commencing August 4, 2018.
11. Entrants may enter the competition by collecting and completing the weekly crossword; then place in an envelope and address it to Northern Star – Win a $5 Scratchie with the Weekend Crossword Competition; then
• Deliver to: 793 Ballina Road, Goonellabah NSW 2480; or
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• Send to: PO Box 423, Lismore NSW 2480.
12. Entrants will be required to send their personal details including, but not limited to, full name, address, post code and telephone number. Each entry form and crossword grid must be sent in a separate, stamped, standard sized envelope. Envelopes with multiple entry forms will be treated as a single entry.
13. Only original entry forms and fully completed crossword grids will be accepted; no photocopies, faxes, scans or digital or web prints are allowed.
14. Entrants are required to take full responsibility for the content of their entry and for ensuring that their entry complies with these terms and conditions. For the purposes of these content requirements, “entry content” includes any content (including text, photos, videos and email messages) that entrants submit, upload, transmit, publish, communicate or use in connection with their entry into the Promotion.
15. Entries must be the entrant’s original work. The Promoter reserves the right to verify, or to require the entrant to verify, that the entry is the entrant’s original work. If an entry cannot be verified to the Promoter’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed invalid. The Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, edit, modify, delete, remove or take-down any part of an entrant’s entry.
16. Any entry that is made on behalf of an entrant by a third party will be invalid, unless the entrant requires the assistance of a third party to enter due to a disability.
17. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions 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. This includes, but not limited, to entrants and households using multiple email addresses, postal addresses, PO Box addresses or SIM cards to register single or multiple purchases.
Number of Entries permitted
18. Entrants may enter as many times as they like; however only one prize will be awarded per person.
Draw and Notification of winners
19. The winner will be the first valid entry submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions, that is drawn by the Northern Star Newspaper at 10:05am AEST each Friday, with the first draw on Friday August 10, 2018. (Throughout the Day Light Saving period, the draw time will be 10:05am AEDT).
20. If any draw is scheduled on a public holiday, the draw will be conducted on the following business day.
21. The Promoter’s decision is final, and the Promoter will not enter in to correspondence regarding the competition result or any other decisions the Promoter makes about the Promotion.
22. The winner will be notified by telephone directly after the draw. Weekly winner details will be published with the following week’s crossword in the Northern Star, with the first winner published Saturday August 11, 2018.
23. Prizes will be awarded to the person named in the entry.
24. 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 the Promoter (see Clause 1).
25. Subject to State Regulation, an unclaimed prize draw will take place at the Northern Star, 793 Ballina Road, Goonellabah NSW 2480, 90 days after the original draw date. The first redraw will be Friday November 9, 2018. The winner of the unclaimed prize draw will be notified by telephone immediately after the draw and winner’s details published on the Northern Star Crossword page within 14 days of the redraw.
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Prize on offer
26. Individual prize value is up to $5.00 each (inclusive of GST). Total prize pool value is up to $260.00 (inclusive of GST). The weekly winner will receive:
• One $5.00 scratchie;
• The winner must collect their prize from the Northern Star office within 90 days of the draw date or the prize will be placed in an uncollected prize redraw (please refer to clause 25).
27. Unless otherwise expressly stated, prize values are based upon the recommended retail prices at the time of first publication of these Terms and Conditions (inclusive of GST). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now and the ultimate prize redemption date.
28. Independent financial advice should be sought as tax implications may arise because of accepting the prize.
29. Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash.
30. 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. It is the responsibility of the winner to confirm such conditions with the prize supplier or other relevant third parties.
31. 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.
32. All entrants agree that if they win the prize, they will not, and their companions will not, sell or otherwise provide their story and/or photographs to any media or another organisation, including the internet. Photographs will be allowed only at the discretion of the Promoter.
33. Prizes are only valid for the date or period specified for the prize or by the provider and are subject to any terms and conditions imposed by the provider. Once awarded, the Promoter is not liable for any prize that has been lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way.
Further Terms and Conditions
34. Subject to complying with all relevant State and Territory legislation, the Promoter reserves the right to amend, cancel or suspend this competition if an event beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the competition. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition.
35. The Promoter 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.
36. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including (without limitation) due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to take any action that may be available, and (without limitation) to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition, subject to any direction given under State Regulation.
37. Any entrant found to be using any form of software or third-party application to enter multiple times (including scripting software) will have all entries invalidated and any claim to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
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38. An entrant may not use a third party (including online competition entry site) to enter on their behalf, except where the entrant needs to use those services of that third party to enter due to a disability. If the preceding sentence has been breached, the entrant will have all entries invalidated, any claim to any prize will be invalidated and where such an entrant has already been awarded a prize before being found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
39. 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, subject to State and Territory legislation. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and prize supplier’s requirements. Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated.
40. The Promoter will make reasonable efforts to deliver prizes to the addresses provided by competition entrants (where specified). If a prize is returned to the Promoter because it could not be delivered to the address provided, the Promoter cannot guarantee that it will be able to resend the prize to the prize winner. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any damage to or delay in transit of prizes.
41. The Promoter reserves the right to redraw the prize if an entrant who claims to be a prize winner is unable to satisfy these terms and conditions.
Copyright, Statutory guarantees, Waiver and liability
42. In consideration for the Promoter awarding the prize to the winner, the winner hereby permits the winner’s submission, image and/or voice, as recorded, photographed or filmed during the winner’s participation in the prize to appear in connection with the Promoter or News Limited publications or 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.
43. The Promoter acknowledges that the entrant may own intellectual property rights (including copyright) in any material created or otherwise submitted to the Promoter in connection with the entrant’s entry or participation in any aspect of the promotion (Works). The entrant does not transfer their intellectual property rights to the Promoter by submitting an entry. The entrant hereby grants the Promoter a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide licence to use the Works (including modifying, adapting or publishing the Works, whether in original or modified form, in whole or in part or not at all, to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly display and reproduce, the photo(s), including without limitation, in any online media formats and through any social media channels, pages or accounts) for the sole purpose of running the promotion, promoting and celebrating the promotion and future promotions and agrees that the Promoter may assign and/or sublicense the Works to third parties for this same purpose. Should the Promoter wish to use an entrant’s Works for any other purposes, it will contact the entrant to discuss licensing opportunities. The entrant acknowledges and agrees that neither the entrant nor any third party shall be entitled to any fee, royalty or other consideration in respect of such licence. If the entrant holds, now, or at any time in the future, any so called “droit moral” or moral rights in connection with the Works, the entrant unconditionally and irrevocably consents, for the benefit of the Promoter and all its assignees, licensees and sub licensees to minor alterations to the Works which may be required for print or display purposes such as resizing and minor colour correction notwithstanding that such conduct may amount to derogatory treatment of the Works for the purposes of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) (Copyright Act). All Entrants consent to attribution by either full name or social media handle in satisfaction of their right to attribution under the Copyright Act.
44. 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, subject to any directions given under State Regulation.
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45. The Promoter does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or services under the Australian Consumer Law in the Competition and Consumer Act (2010) (Australian Consumer Law) which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. However, the remainder of this clause will apply to the fullest extent permitted by law and 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/s except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
46. The Promoter is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, either caused by the entrant or for 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 telephone, mobile or satellite network failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.
47. 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.
48. All entries become the property of the Promoter (with the exception of any intellectual property rights comprised therein). The Promoter collects personal information about you for the purposes of conducting this promotion. Any disclosure of such information will be made as required by law and in accordance with these terms and conditions, but no further use of this information will be made without prior consent.
Privacy
49. The Promoter collects information about entrants, including for example their name and contact details which they provide when registering or using our services as well as information from data houses, social media services, our affiliates and other entities they deal or interact with for example by using their services. We collect and use that information to provide entrants with our goods and services, to promote and improve our goods and services, to provide them with targeted advertising based on their online activities, for the purposes described in our Privacy Policy and for any other purposes that we describe at the time of collection. We may disclose your information to our related companies, including those located outside Australia. Any of us may contact an entrant for those purposes (including by email and SMS) at any time. We may also disclose an entrant’s information to our service and content providers, including those located outside Australia. If an entrant does not provide us with requested information we may not be able to provide them with the goods and services they require. We may disclose their personal information to authorities if they are a prize winner or otherwise as required by law. Further information about how we handle personal information, how they can complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, how we will deal with a complaint of that nature, how they can access or seek correction of their personal information and our contact details can be found in our Privacy Policy at www.northernstar.com.au/privacy
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Annexure

Commencement

Closure

Draws

Day

Date

Time

Day

Date

Time

Day

Date

Time

Sat

4/08/2018

00:01am

Fri

10/08/2018

10:00am

Fri

10/08/2018

10:05am

Sat

11/08/2018

00:01am

Fri

17/08/2018

10:00am

Fri

17/08/2018

10:05am

Sat

18/08/2018

00:01am

Fri

24/08/2018

10:00am

Fri

24/08/2018

10:05am

Sat

25/08/2018

00:01am

Fri

31/08/2018

10:00am

Fri

31/08/2018

10:05am

Sat

1/09/2018

00:01am

Fri

7/09/2018

10:00am

Fri

7/09/2018

10:05am

Sat

8/09/2018

00:01am

Fri

14/09/2018

10:00am

Fri

14/09/2018

10:05am

Sat

15/09/2018

00:01am

Fri

21/09/2018

10:00am

Fri

21/09/2018

10:05am

Sat

22/09/2018

00:01am

Fri

28/09/2018

10:00am

Fri

28/09/2018

10:05am

Sat

29/09/2018

00:01am

Fri

5/10/2018

10:00am

Fri

5/10/2018

10:05am

Sat

6/10/2018

00:01am

Fri

12/10/2018

10:00am

Fri

12/10/2018

10:05am

Sat

13/10/2018

00:01am

Fri

19/10/2018

10:00am

Fri

19/10/2018

10:05am

Sat

20/10/2018

00:01am

Fri

26/10/2018

10:00am

Fri

26/10/2018

10:05am

Sat

27/10/2018

00:01am

Fri

2/11/2018

10:00am

Fri

2/11/2018

10:05am

Sat

3/11/2018

00:01am

Fri

9/11/2018

10:00am

Fri

9/11/2018

10:05am

Sat

10/11/2018

00:01am

Fri

16/11/2018

10:00am

Fri

16/11/2018

10:05am

Sat

17/11/2018

00:01am

Fri

23/11/2018

10:00am

Fri

23/11/2018

10:05am

Sat

24/11/2018

00:01am

Fri

30/11/2018

10:00am

Fri

30/11/2018

10:05am

Sat

1/12/2018

00:01am

Fri

7/12/2018

10:00am

Fri

7/12/2018

10:05am

Sat

8/12/2018

00:01am

Fri

14/12/2018

10:00am

Fri

14/12/2018

10:05am

Sat

15/12/2018

00:01am

Fri

21/12/2018

10:00am

Fri

21/12/2018

10:05am

Sat

22/12/2018

00:01am

Fri

28/12/2018

10:00am

Fri

28/12/2018

10:05am

Sat

29/12/2018

00:01am

Fri

4/01/2019

10:00am

Fri

4/01/2019

10:05am

Sat

5/01/2019

00:01am

Fri

11/01/2019

10:00am

Fri

11/01/2019

10:05am

Sat

12/01/2019

00:01am

Fri

18/01/2019

10:00am

Fri

18/01/2019

10:05am

Sat

19/01/2019

00:01am

Fri

25/01/2019

10:00am

Fri

25/01/2019

10:05am

Sat

26/01/2019

00:01am

Fri

1/02/2019

10:00am

Fri

1/02/2019

10:05am

Sat

2/02/2019

00:01am

Fri

8/02/2019

10:00am

Fri

8/02/2019

10:05am

Sat

9/02/2019

00:01am

Fri

15/02/2019

10:00am

Fri

15/02/2019

10:05am

Sat

16/02/2019

00:01am

Fri

22/02/2019

10:00am

Fri

22/02/2019

10:05am

Sat

23/02/2019

00:01am

Fri

1/03/2019

10:00am

Fri

1/03/2019

10:05am

Sat

2/03/2019

00:01am

Fri

8/03/2019

10:00am

Fri

8/03/2019

10:05am

Sat

9/03/2019

00:01am

Fri

15/03/2019

10:00am

Fri

15/03/2019

10:05am

Sat

16/03/2019

00:01am

Fri

22/03/2019

10:00am

Fri

22/03/2019

10:05am

Sat

23/03/2019

00:01am

Fri

29/03/2019

10:00am

Fri

29/03/2019

10:05am

Sat

30/03/2019

00:01am

Fri

5/04/2019

10:00am

Fri

5/04/2019

10:05am

Sat

6/04/2019

00:01am

Fri

12/04/2019

10:00am

Fri

12/04/2019

10:05am

Sat

13/04/2019

00:01am

Fri

19/04/2019

10:00am

Fri

19/04/2019

10:05am

Sat

20/04/2019

00:01am

Fri

26/04/2019

10:00am

Fri

26/04/2019

10:05am

Sat

27/04/2019

00:01am

Fri

3/05/2019

10:00am

Fri

3/05/2019

10:05am

Sat

4/05/2019

00:01am

Fri

10/05/2019

10:00am

Fri

10/05/2019

10:05am

Sat

11/05/2019

00:01am

Fri

17/05/2019

10:00am

Fri

17/05/2019

10:05am

Sat

18/05/2019

00:01am

Fri

24/05/2019

10:00am

Fri

24/05/2019

10:05am

Sat

25/05/2019

00:01am

Fri

31/05/2019

10:00am

Fri

31/05/2019

10:05am