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Discover Series Competition T&Cs

Discover Series 2019

Terms & Conditions

  1. The competition is conducted by Platypus Shoes Ltd, ABN 86 122 726 907 of 2/64 Balmain Street, Richmond, Victoria 3121 (Promoter) www.platypusshoes.com.au (1800 802 851)
  2. Information on how to enter and the prize form part of these Conditions of Entry. Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of these Conditions of Entry by each entrant.
  3. This competition is open to residents of Australia. Employees of Promoter, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties, in any way involved in the development, production, or distribution of this competition, as well as their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members are not eligible to participate in the competition.
  4. This competition will commence at 09:00 AEST on 1 July 2019 and all entries must be received by 23:59 AEST on 11 August 2019. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the closing date for any reason. Entries via agents or third parties are invalid.
  5. Entrants may submit as many entries as they wish.
  6. No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.
  7. To enter, entrants must

a)        post a photo or video on Instagram

b)      hashtag #PlatypusDiscoverSeries

c)       follow @platypus_sneakers on Instagram

d)      have their profile set to public

  1. Entrants must remain following @platypus_sneakers on Instagram for the duration of the promotional period to be eligible to claim any prize.
  2. The Promoter will not be responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information communicated in the course of, or in connection with this competition if the deficiency is occasioned by any cause outside the reasonable control of the Promoter including but without limitation technical malfunctions or failures.
  3. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant's identity, and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. The Promoter reserves the right to request the entrant produce (within the requested time) appropriate photo identification or other documentation (to the Promoter's satisfaction, at its sole discretion) in order to confirm the entrant's identity, age, residential address, eligibility to enter and claim a prize. Errors and omissions may be accepted at the Promoter's discretion. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  4. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the entrant.
  5. By entering this competition each entrant confirms that his/her entry is their wholly owned creation and, to the extent that such entry makes use of any third-party materials, that these have been fully cleared unless they are no longer protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights.  Entrants indemnify the Promoter against any claims in relation to their entry that the entry infringes the personal or proprietary right of any other person.  By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to the Promoter a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to edit, publish, translate, modify, adapt, make available and distribute the entry throughout the world in any media now known or hereafter invented. 
  6. Each entrant also confirms that anyone depicted in an entry has given their permission for the inclusion of their image in the entry and the use of the entry including their image by the entrant and the Promoter.
  7. The Promoter will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the competition, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this competition and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
  8. An entrant can gain access to, update or correct any personal information held by the Promoter by contacting the Promoter's Privacy Officer. All personal information will be stored at the office of the Promoter. A copy of the Promoter's Privacy Policy in relation to the treatment of personal information collected can be found at www.platypusshoes.com.au
  9. Any cost associated with accessing Instagram or the competition website is the entrant's responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
  10. One winner will be selected by a vote of skill for the most creative entries in each of the categories of Music, Art & Dance. Winners will be notified via a direct message through Platypus Instagram on 15 August 2019. The winner’s Instagram handles will be published on Platypus Instagram account (AU & NZ) and Platypus Website (AU & NZ) on 18 August 2019. All reasonable steps to notify the winner of the results of the selected winners will be taken by the Promoter.  
  11. Entrants must make their internet entries manually using an internet browser. The Promoter may reject internet entries if it reasonably forms the opinion that they have been entered using automated entry means or by use of a competition entry service.
  12. Winners must claim their prize within 3 days of the Promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse, and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
  13. The Prize for each of the three winners are as follows

Winner of Dance Pillar

a)       Economy return airfare to New York City arriving in NYC on 4 September 2019 and departing on 7 September 2019 (includes any applicable airport/airfare taxes) (Valued at approx. $2,500 depending on availability of travel dates and point of departure)

b)      3 nights’ accommodation

c)       1-day mentoring session with Ambassador Vanessa Marian

d)      $400 AUD spending money

e)      3 Pairs of sneakers from Platypus Shoes (winner can select 2 pairs; 1 pair will be given at Promoter’s discretion)

f)        Feature on Platypus Instagram account

Winner of Music Pillar

a)       Return airfare to Los Angeles arriving in L.A on 1 September 2019 and departing on 4 September 2019 (includes any applicable airport/airfare taxes) (Valued at approx. $2,000 depending on availability of travel dates and point of departure)

b)      3 nights’ accommodation

c)       1-day mentoring session with Ambassador Broods

d)      $400 AUD spending money

e)      3 Pairs of sneakers from Platypus Shoes (winner can select 2 pairs; 1 pair will be given at Promoter’s discretion)

f)        Feature on Platypus Instagram account

Winner of Art Pillar

a)       Return airfare to Bali arriving in Bali on 10 September 2019 and departing on 14 September 2019 (includes any applicable airport/airfare taxes) (Valued at approx. $900 depending on availability of travel dates and point of departure)

b)      3 nights’ accommodation

c)       1-day mentoring session with Ambassador Beastman

d)      $400 AUD spending money

e)      3 Pairs of sneakers from Platypus Shoes (Winner can select 2 pairs; 1 pair will be given at Promoter’s discretion)

f)        Feature on Platypus Instagram account

The following conditions are applicable of each prize:

a)       Winners must be available to travel on the outlined dates

b)      During the entire duration of the prize, a nominated parent/guardian must accompany any person under the age of 18 years of age, at the parent/guardian’s own cost

c)       Flights are offered from one Australian capital city and the winner (and their guardian if applicable) must make their own way to the departure airport, at the winner’s (or guardian’s) expense.

d)      Flights are subject to commercial demand and availability of an authorised booking class

e)      If guardian is required passengers must depart from and return to the same departure point and travel together on all sectors of the prize

f)        Prize must be taken (with travel commencing) by the stated dates.

g)       The prize (or any element of the prize) is non-refundable, non-transferable and is not redeemable for cash or other goods or services, unless otherwise specified in these Terms & Conditions.

h)      The winner may be required to present their credit card at time of accommodation check-in.

i)        The Promoter strongly recommends that the winner obtains travel insurance, however, this is not mandatory and will be at the winner’s cost

j)        Any ancillary costs (e.g. additional accommodation, transfers, travel insurance, passports, visas, vaccinations, additional spending money, additional taxes, items of a personal nature, in-room charges) are the responsibility of the winner and are not included.

k)       The winner (and their guardian if applicable) are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents (e.g. passport, visa) and complying with all health or other government regulations.

  1. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the competition without notice.
  2. The Promoter’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  3. In consideration for the Promoter awarding a prize to the winner, the winner hereby permits the winner’s image and/or voice, as recorded, photographed or filmed during the winner’s participation in the prize to appear in connection with the Promoter and its advertising and marketing activities, in any media whatsoever throughout the world and the winner will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

Winners are required on the event to:

  1. Wear shoes available at Platypus Shoes exclusively.
  2. Share a min of five Instagram stories, and 1 Instagram post on their own channel across the duration of the trip.
  3. Any attempt to cause malicious damage or interference with the normal functioning of the Promoter's website or the information on the website, or to otherwise undermine the legitimate operation of this competition may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, whether successful or not, the Promoter reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. If the Promoter suffers loss or incurs any costs in connection with any breach of these Conditions of Entry or any other legal obligation by an entrant, the entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter for those losses, damages and costs.
  4. To the full extent permitted by law, the Promoter, its associated companies and agencies and all those entities’ personnel (the ‘Relevant Parties’) exclude all liability for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense) which is suffered or incurred by any entrant in connection with the competition or prizes, including: (i) any indirect, economic or consequential loss; (ii) any loss arising from the negligence of a Relevant Party; (iii) any liability for personal injury or death. Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude, restrict or modify an entrant’s rights under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
  5. As a condition of accepting a prize, each winner must sign any legal documentation and in the form required by the Promoter and/or prize suppliers in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form. In the event a winner is under the age of 18, a nominated parent/legal guardian of such person will be required to sign the legal documentation required under this clause on their behalf.
  6. The competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with, Instagram. By entering this competition, each entrant releases Instagram from ay and all liability of the entrant arising in any way from the conduct of the competition. All information provided by an entrant is provided to the Promoter and not Instagram.

 


This competition is now closed.

Winners are ART= J.Degrunchy (WA), DANCE= S.Laryea (NSW), MUSIC = S.Tesema (VIC)