Competition Terms and Conditions

Last Updated on January 5th, 2020

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who enter via the artist photographer Facebook post https://www.facebook.com/artistphotographer.au and who are 21 years and older as of the date of entry. If you have won a giveaway or taken advantage of another artist photographer offer, special, or promotion within the past 365 days, you are not eligible to win. The Campaign is only open to residents of Australia, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of artist photographer, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
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  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of artist photographer as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
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  3. Campaign Period: Entries will only be accepted online. All online entries must be received by 5pm on June 30th, 2020.
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  4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided to you. The entry must fulfil all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of artist photographer. Optional verbiage to include: You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of artist photographer.
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  5. Prizes: The Grand Prize Winner of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a FREE Portrait Session and a $3,000 Gift Certificate valid for 1 (one) 16×24″ Smooth Pearl Paper portrait. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by artist photographer. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at artist photographer’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Artist photographer to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
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  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
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  7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of artist photographer. Winner will be notified by means of telephone and letter within five (5) days following selection of Winner. artist photographer shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT artist photographer’s SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
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  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that artist photographer, anyone acting on behalf of artist photographer, and artist photographer’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of artist photographer. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless artist photographer from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which artist photographer may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
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  9. Terms & Conditions: artist photographer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, unauthorised human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond artist photographer control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, artist photographer may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by artist photographer. artist photographer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. artist photographer has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, artist photographer reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
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  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless artist photographer and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorised human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
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  11. Availability: We will do our best to accommodate your appointments on your preferred date and time. We are unable to offer time slots or days that are either already booked out or not available, such as public holidays or Sundays, after normal business hours or at times where our staff are unavailable. Argumentative or threatening behaviour towards our staff will not be tolerated and may result in cancellation of your prize and/or any appointments.
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  12. Disputes: As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the state of Victoria having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable legal fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
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  13. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Artist photographer website. To read the Privacy Policy, https://www.artistphotographer.com/privacy
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  14. So that we can improve our service to our clients, calls and appointments may be recorded for quality and training purposes.
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  15. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: artist photographer 58 McKillop St, Geelong Victoria 3220.
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  16. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is artist photographer 58 McKillop St, Geelong Victoria 3220.
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  17. Refundable Booking Deposit: Our artists and support staff reserve exclusive studio time to provide you with our very best, personalised one-on-one service while we create your portrait artworks. So that we can accommodate you with the level of service you deserve, we do require a fully refundable deposit for appointments during our normal business hours. This deposit ranges from $150 to $300, depending on the appointment date and time. This is to secure your portrait experience and is refunded at your appointment. We require minimum of 72 hours’ notice for you to cancel or reschedule your portrait experience as up to 5 of our staff will be scheduled for your appointment, some of them travel from many hours away or fly from interstate.
    Failure to show without notice will result in forfeiture of your prize and deposit.
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  18. Donations: artist photographer has actively supported over 300 charities in Melbourne, Geelong, Ballarat and Werribee for the past 37 years. A portion of all of our profits goes towards those charities.

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