Terms and conditions for the Ocean Film Festival competition are as follows.
1. Entry to the Ocean Film Festival competition is open to all residents of Australia and New Zealand aged 18 years and over only. Employees of the Promoter and their immediate families and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter.
2. Instructions on ‘How to Enter’ form part of these conditions of entry. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these conditions of entry.
3. To enter complete the entry form and share your most memorable ocean encounter in 25 words or less. Incomplete or incomprehensible entries will be deemed ineligible and will be discarded.
4. Enter as often as you wish but each entry must be unique and your own ORIGINAL material. There is a limit of one prize per member. No responsibility is accepted for late entries.
5. Promotion commences 1 March 2022 at 00:01 AEDST and concludes with the last entrant received on Thursday 3 March 2022. The competition will be judged by a panel of judges nominated by Diveplanit. Judging will begin on 3 March 2022 at 12pm EST at the judges’ premises at 96 Smith Avenue, Allambie Heights. The winner will be notified using contact details provided in their entry.
6. This is a game of skill; chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged based on literary and creative merit and originality. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
7. Diveplanit reserves the right to remove posts or comments which are inappropriate, and/or suspend the accounts of users who are not acting within the spirit of a friendly competition.
8. Prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash. The Promoter is neither responsible nor liable for any change in the value of a prize occurring between the date of printing and the date the prize is claimed. Prize value mentioned is the recommended retail value as provided by the supplier and is correct at the time of printing.
9. The best 3 entries as determined by the judges will each win a double pass to an Ocean Film Festival screening of their choice, subject to availability.
10. Diveplanit will facilitate the booking of the Experience and Accommodation elements of the prize on the winner’s preferred dates. The Winner must make their own travel arrangements.
11. The Promoter reserves the right to request the winner to provide proof of identity and proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter.
12. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries or for any prizes damaged in transit.
13. Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the Promoter (including its 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, including, but not limited to, where arising out of the following: (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 Conditions of Entry; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; and/or (f) redemption of the prize.
14. In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency or disaster the Promoter reserves the right to either provide an alternative travel destination to the same value as the original prize or (subject to reference to all relevant state and territory regulations), to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.
15. Where prize is awarded in the form of a voucher/letter/ ticket or pass, the Promoter shall not be liable for any voucher/letter/ ticket or pass that has been lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way. Redemption of voucher/ letters/ tickets and passes is subject to terms and conditions stipulated on voucher/letter/ ticket/ pass.
16. 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.
17. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the promoter assumes 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.
19. By entering the promotion, the entrant consents to receipt of any email regarding the promotion and other emails which inform the entrant of the Promoters other publications, products, services and events and to promote third party goods and services it may be interested in.
20. 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 personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of accepting a prize.
21. The Promoter has the right to alter the terms of the competition at its discretion, throughout the duration of the competition.
The Promoter is Diveplanit.
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