Houzz Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

Eligibility. This contest is only open to Australian citizens and persons usually resident in any Australian State or Territory, 18 years of age or older, who complete the survey. Employees of Houzz Australia Pty Ltd and their immediate families are not eligible to enter or win. All applicable Australian Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply.

Sweepstakes Period. The sweepstakes begins on 3 April 2019 and ends at 23.59 AEST on 30 April 2019.

How to Enter. Click on the link in the email or newsletter banner inviting you to participate in the Houzz survey about home renovation and decorating and complete the survey during the Sweepstakes Period. Everyone who completes the survey will be able to enter into a sweepstakes for the chance to win a (1) Apple Watch Series 3 38mm. Limit one (1) entry per person.

Prize. One (1) Grand Prize: an Apple Watch Series 3 38mm, valued at approx. $399.00 AUD; Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

All taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within 3 months of notification will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner subject at all times to compliance with applicable laws. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be substituted or redeemed for cash. Consultation will be conducted via Skype for those in a remote area. Delivery will not be included and winner will be required to pick up product from a retail outlet.  
 

Drawing and Winner Notification: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on 15 May 2019 at 9.00 AEST at the Houzz Australia Sydney Office by Houzz Australia Pty Ltd, whose decisions and interpretation of these rules are final in all matters. The potential winner will be notified by email within 2 days of the draw and must respond to that email with a postage address to claim their prize. Winner is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these official rules. The winner will be published by 22 May on the Houzz Competition Winners 2019 page.  Winner may be required to sign and submit an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability.

General Terms.

Winner, by acceptance of their prize, agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Houzz Australia Pty Ltd, and each of their respective employees, representatives, agents, contractors, assigns, advertisers, officers, directors, shareholders and attorneys from any and all liability, loss, damage, cost, claim or expense related to any allegation regarding the award of, the receipt of, or the use of prizes.

Entrants authorise Houzz Australia Pty Ltd to collect their personal information in connection with the Promotion. If the information requested is not provided, the entrant cannot be a participant in the Promotion and their entry may be discarded. By participating in the Promotion, each entrant consents to Houzz Australia Pty Ltd using, and disclosing their personal information to Houzz Australia Pty Ltd's related entities, agencies and other third parties engaged by Houzz Australia Pty Ltd in connection with the Promotion. Houzz Australia Pty Ltd's treatment and storage of personal information will be handled in accordance with all applicable laws in Australia. Your personal information will not be used to contact you for direct marketing purposes.

Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize Winner grants Houzz Australia Pty Ltd and those acting under its authority permission to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, image, biographical information and statements, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet, without notice, review or approval. Except for guarantees, warranties and conditions implied or imposed by law which cannot be excluded, Winner acknowledges that Houzz Australia Pty Ltd nor its related entities, has neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, or regarding the use, value or enjoyment of any prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

Nothing in these Official Rules, is intended to exclude, restrict or modify any right or remedy, or any guarantee, warranty or other term or condition, implied or imposed by any legislation which cannot lawfully be excluded or limited.  This may include the Corporations Act 2001, the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, Australian Consumer Law or any equivalent State or Territory legislation. any guarantee, warranty, term or conditions implied or imposed under the Australian Consumer Law or any other applicable legislation in relation to any prizes awarded under these terms and conditions cannot be excluded (a “Non-Excludable Provision”) and the Promoter is able to limit the remedy for a breach of the Non-Excludable Provision, then the liability of the Promoter for breach of the Non-Excludable Provision is limited to one or more of the following at the Promoter's option:

a.    the replacement of the prize or the supply of an equivalent prize,
b.    the repair of the prize,
c.     the supplying of the prize again, or
d.    the payment of the cost of any of 
(i) replacing the prize or of acquiring an equivalent prize
(ii) having the prize repaired
(iii) having the prize supplied again.

Houzz Australia Pty Ltd is not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Houzz Australia Pty Ltd, users or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user's system or limit a user's ability to participate in this sweepstakes. Houzz Australia Pty Ltd reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspect this sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond Houzz Australia Pty Ltd’s control inhibit or corrupt the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the sweepstakes, and Houzz Australia Pty Ltd may disqualify any person who engages in or attempts any such activity.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Houzz Australia Pty Ltd in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New South Wales, Australia without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof. Entrants consent to jurisdiction and venue in, and agree that any claims or disputes shall be resolved exclusively in the courts located in New South Wales, Australia. Promoter. Houzz Australia Pty Ltd, 109 Regent Street, Chippendale, NSW 2008. Telephone: (02) 8935 5310

Authorised under NSW Permit No. TPL LTPM/19/04382.