Terms and Conditions


Name of Competition

The Preatures VIP Album Launch


Universal Music Australia Pty Limited, ACN 000 158 592, having its registered office at 150 William St, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011, phone (02) 9207 0500



Competition Period

The Competition commences at 9am AEST on 29th August, 2014. Entrants must submit the completed Entry by 11.59pm AEST on 18th September, 2014.

Judging Date and Time

Winner(s) will be judged at 9am on 19th September, 2014.

Entry Restrictions

Entrants must be aged 18 and over.

Relevant State/s


Entry Method

To enter, during the Competition Period, entrants must;

  • Pre-order The Preatures new album ‘Blue Planet Eyes’ from www.thepreatures.com
  • Take the order number to www.thepreatures.com/competition and enter their details; and
  •  In 25 words or less, answer the question: ‘Tell us why you should win exclusive tickets to The Preatures’ VIP album launch?’

Judging Criteria

Each valid entry will be individually judged (by representatives of the Promoter) based on, among other things, creativity, originality, literary merit and suitability.

Maximum Entries Per Person

[One (1) per album purchase

Prize Details

The prize will consist of:

  • 2 x Return flights to Sydney from the Winner’s nearest capital city for the Winner and their nominated companion;
  • 1 night in a Sydney hotel minimum 3 star;
  • Return airport transfers from Sydney Airport to hotel;
  • Return transfers from hotel to venue ofexclusive album launch;
  • 2 x tickets to the Preatures’ album launch for the Winner and their nominated companion(‘The Prize’).


One (1) entrant will be awarded the Prize (“the Winner”).

The Prize must be taken on Friday, 26th September 2014.

Terms and Conditions of the Prize

  • Dates, venues and schedules are not under the Promoter’s control and are subject to change and the Promoter takes no responsibility for any date, venue or schedule changes. If any part of any of the events is abandoned, called offer, varied or postponed for any reason, then at the Promoter’s discretion, the Winner (and their nominated companion) forfeits all rights to attend the relevant event and no cash or alternative tickets will be substituted for that element of the Prize.
  • If the Winner lives in Sydney, the Promoter will not provide transfers, flights or accommodation. In that instance, the Winner will only receive the tickets to the album launch.
  • Entrants must be able to take the prize on the dates and times stated in the Prize details.
  • It is the Winner’s/ (and their travel companion’s) responsibility to organise transport to and from their house to the airport in their nearest capital city. Compliance with any health or other government requirements is the responsibility of theWinner and their travel companion. The Promoter makes no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination. Prize travel is subject to the airlines General Conditions of Carriage.
  • Travel must be take place at the times and days stated. The Promoter will elect the flights times in its sole discretion.
  • Winner and their nominated companion must depart form the same location, on the same flights.
  • Entrants who are unable to take the prize on the dates notified will be deemed ineligible to enter. If the Winner is unable to travel on these dates, they will forfeit the Prize.
  • This Prize must be taken as offered, is not transferrable and no cash alternative will be offered.
  • Winner and their nominated companion must be aged 18 or over.
  • The Winner is responsible for all other costs associated with the redemption of the Prize, including but not limited to: hotel incidentals, spending money, passports, visas, taxes not included in the price of the ticket, meals, phone calls, taxis, any additional travel expenses (other than flights and airport transfer specified above) and travel insurance. A credit card may be required to check in at the hotels.
  • The accommodation is a standard twin-bedded room, room only and does not include any additional services, refreshments, food or entertainment.
  • Prize subject to availability.
  • Airline tickets for each prize must be redeemed at the same time, for the same flights, traveling to and from the same locations. If the Winner is unable to use both tickets at the same time they will forfeit the additional ticket and no compensation will be given in lieu. Any changes or costs incurred once the tickets have been issued will be the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner and their companion will not accrue Frequent Flyer points on the prize travel. Upgrades cannot be purchased using Winner’s Frequent Flyer points. The Promoter recommends that the Winner purchases appropriate travel insurance.
  • The Promoter is not responsible for any cancellation, delay or rescheduling of flights and any costs incurred as a result (including, without limitation, accommodation costs) will be the sole responsibility of the Winner.

Total Value of the Prize Pool

Up to AU$1500 (fifteen hundred Australian dollars) depending on location of Winner.

Notification of Winners

[Winners will be notified by email within 2 days of being determined.

Prize Claim Date and Time

Prize must be claimed by 22nd September, 2014.

Additional Terms

  • Flights and Exclusive Album Launch will take place on 26th September 2014, at a location to be determined by the Promoter.


  • These Terms and Conditions and all other information provided prior to entering the Competition, including the Schedule and any instructions on how to enter the Competition form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this Competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Any entry not complying with these Terms and Conditions is invalid. The Schedule defines certain terminology used within these Terms and Conditions. To the extent of inconsistency between the Schedule and these Terms and Conditions, the Schedule prevails.
  • Entry is only open to residents of Relevant States who comply with the Entry Restrictions (if any) and have a valid email address. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, participating retailers and agencies associated with this Competition are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto 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 1st cousin.
  • The Competition will be conducted during the Competition Period. To enter the Competition entrants must follow the Entry Method and comply with all other applicable requirements during the Competition Period. Entries must be received by the Promoter during the Competition Period. Entrants may submit up to the Maximum Entries Per Person. Multiple entries (where permitted) must be submitted separately. Automated – computer – generated entries will not be accepted.
  • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age 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. Errors and omissions will 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. Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be deemed invalid.
  • Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the Promoter’s database. The Promoter is not responsible for receipt of incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information caused by an entrant or occurring during transmission. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, telephone or computer network, or lines, servers, or telephone or internet providers, traffic congestion on any phone or computer network, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s handset or computer related to or resulting from participation or sending or receiving of any communication or of any materials in this Competition. The Promoter has no obligation to acknowledge or return the entry.
  • The entrant acknowledges and agrees that the entry is not obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encouraging of conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or violate any law.
  • The entrant confirms and warrants that they have full power and authority to enter into this agreement and hereby indemnify the Promoter from and against any and all costs and damages incurred as a result of any breach of the representations and warranties made by the entrant herein.
  • All entries in this Competition are the property of the entrant and each entrant, by entering this competition, grants the Promoter an irrevocable, perpetual, sub-licensable, worldwide gratis licence to reproduce, edit, publish, communicate and otherwise use their entry to the Competition in any manner whatsoever including, without limitation, in further promotion of the Competition, by way of commercial purposes and may extend to or involve use by or with one or more third parties.  If requested by the Promoter, the entrant shall complete and sign a formal licence of copyright to give effect to the foregoing.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to reject any entry submitted to the Competition.
  • To the extent necessary, the entrant hereby waives all moral rights (as defined by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)), including the right of attribution.
  • The entrant warrants the entry does not incorporate any other materials which are subject to third party proprietary rights or otherwise infringe any third party’s rights. The entrant further warrants that they have the required consents and approvals from individuals appearing in the entry.
  • At the conclusion of the Competition Period on the Judging Date and Time, the entries will be judged by suitability qualified representatives of the Promoter based on the Judging Criteria.  The Prize(s) will be awarded to the entrant or entrants (as applicable) which best meet the Judging Criteria. Chance plays no part in determining the outcome.
  • The Winner(s) shall be determined at Universal Music Australia, 3 Munn Reserve, Millers Point NSW 2000 and shall be notified in accordance with the Notification of Winners section of the Schedule.
  • The judges’ decision is final and binding upon all entrants and no correspondence will be entered into. Entrants who are not winners will not receive any notification at all. The Promoter will contact the Winner(s) in accordance with the Notification of Winners provision to arrange for delivery of the Prize.
  • The Prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated. Each prize is not transferable to another person (unless agreed to by the Promoter) or exchangeable for other goods and services and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity, proof of residency and/or proof of entry validity (for example, a phone bill or store receipt for purchase requirement) in order to claim a prize. Proof of identity, residency and/or entry validity considered suitable for verification is at the Promoter’s discretion. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to rejudge in the event of any entrant being unable to satisfy these Terms and Conditions or forfeiting or not claiming the Prize by the Prize Claim Date and Time. If a Prize remains unclaimed or forfeited through ineligibility or otherwise, the Promoter will conduct further rounds of judging, as required, at the same time and place as the original judging on the day after the Prize Claim Date. The alternate winner shall be notified in accordance with the Notification of Winners section of the Schedule.
  • If the Prize is unavailable for any reason, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a gift to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.
  • By entering the Competition, each entrant agrees that the Promoter may disclose entrants’ personal information, to State and Territory lottery departments, the winners’ names will be published as required under the relevant lottery legislation and the Promoter may publish or cause to be published the winner’s names and suburb in any media, including on the Website(s).
  • If required by the Promoter, the Winner agrees to participate in any promotional activities associated with the Prize such as public appearances, photo opportunities or media interviews as might be required by the Promoter. The Winner agrees to the Promoter using the Winner’s likeness and image for any purpose related to the Prize and Competition.
  • As a condition of accepting the prize, the Winner (and his/her companion) must sign any legal documentation as and in the form required by the Promoter in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form.
  • If this Competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any entrant; or (b) subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate.
  • Any cost associated with accessing the promotional websites and mobile applications is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used. The use of any automated software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an entrant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all entries submitted by that entrant invalid.
  • 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 competition, 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 claim or offer 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 gift value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a entrant; or (f) use of a Prize.
  • The Promoter and its associated agencies shall not be liable in any way if the performance of obligations hereunder is delayed or becomes impossible by reason of any Act of God, war, fire, earthquake, strike, sickness, accident, civil commotion or any other cause.
  • The Promoter needs to collect the personal information required to be submitted with your entry so it can enter you in the Competition.  The Promoter may use personal information about you for related purposes, including sending you information (including electronically) about Universal products, events, artists, news and further competitions.  The Promoter may disclose personal information to other organisations that assist it to promote its events and artists.  If you wish to access the personal information the Promoter holds about you or do not wish to have this information disclosed, please contact it at 150 William St, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011 or refer to Universal’s privacy policy at http://www.getmusic.com.au/privacypolicy/ for further details.
  • These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the law of New South Wales, Australia.