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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince "Road to Hogwarts" Terms and Conditions

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Warner Home Video Australia
Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince “Road to Hogwarts” Competition

Entry Instructions
To enter the promotion consumers must, during the promotional period (a) go online to the competition website at http://ninemsn.com.au/harrypotterandthehalfbloodprince or http://m.msite.com.au/hp and follow the prompts to the competition entry page where they must; (b) sign up to Warner Bros global database by inputing their details, including full name, address, email address and daytime contact telephone number. Entrants under 18 years of age must first obtain parental consent prior to inputting details of full name, address, email address and telephone number.

PRIVACY
Entrant personal information ("PI") will be collected to enable the Promoter to administer and promote this competition and its winners. The PI of winners may be provided to others assisting, including prize suppliers and deliverers, and to authorities that regulate this competition. Entry is conditional on providing this information. The Promoter and PBL Media may, for an indefinite period unless otherwise advised, use the entrant PI for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes including sending electronic messages or telephoning the entrant.  Entrants may contact the Promoter at the address given below to request access to any of their collected PI that is still held.  If an entrant does not truthfully provide all requested PI, the Promoter may determine that they are not eligible to win a prize.
Entrants can opt-out at any time from the first communication received.

Conditions
1.    VARIABLES

WHO MAY ENTER   (See Condition 2)
1.1    Residents of:     Australia only
1.2    Meet these criteria:
    None
1.3    Minimum age:     None, however if the winner is under 18 years of age, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
1.4    Excluded entity / entities beyond Promoter and involved agencies:     Employees (and their immediate families) of Warner Bros. Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd, ninemsn Pty Ltd, 5th Finger Pty Ltd and all companies and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter.
NUMBER OF ENTRIES PER ENTRANT  (See Condition 6)
1.5    Maximum number of entries per entrant:     Multiple entries are permitted.
COST OF ENTRY (See Condition 7)
1.6    1900/1902:    N/A
    Post:    N/A
DURATION  (See Condition 8)
1.7    Commencement time:    00:00:01
1.8    Commencement date:    Friday 13 November 2009
1.9    Closing time:    23:59:59
1.10    Closing date:    Thursday 10 December 2009
DRAW TO DETERMINE WINNERS   (See Condition 9)
1.11    Place:     Level 7, Tower Building, Australia Square, 264-278 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
1.12    Time:    12:00:00 midday
1.13    Date:    Friday 11 December 2009
PRIZE(S) (See Condition 10)
1.14    Prize(s), the method by which they are awarded, any additional conditions that apply to the prize(s), and their individual values -    The first valid entry drawn will be awarded the Major Prize, consisting of:

The Grand Prize is a trip for four (4) to Universal Orlando Resort to include:

  • Economy round-trip airfare for four (4) from closest major international airport to winner's home to Orlando Florida
  • Non-exclusive ground transfers to/from the Orlando airport and the hotel
  • Hotel accommodation for five (5) consecutive nights at a Universal Partner Hotel or other area hotel (at Sponsor's discretion).
  • Admission to both Universal Studios Florida® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure® for four (4) days.
  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince on DVD or Blu-ray disc; up to $49.95
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Uncut Edition on DVD or Blu-ray disc; up to $94.95
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Uncut Edition on DVD or Blu-ray disc; up to $94.95
  • Harry Potter film cell; up to $49.95

    All travel must be completed by 31 December 2010. Plans for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening are currently being made. Winners may be notified of the exact dates of the Grand Opening so winner may visit during the Grand Opening celebration week at winner’s choosing; however such notification may be very short and availability of hotel and air transportation may be limited. Participation in any Grand Opening event is not guaranteed.

    Trip is subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel restrictions, conditions and other limitations may apply. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight.

    The winner and his/her travel guests must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for ground transportation from the winner’s and/or traveling guests’ residences and the departure airport. If, in the judgment of Sponsor, air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for roundtrip air travel at Sponsor's sole discretion.

    Unless a child or sibling of winner, each travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner.

    All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, transfers, meals, insurance, items of personal nature, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the sole responsibility of winner and his/her travel guests.

    Reservations will be accepted based on space availability, and must be booked a minimum of (sixty) 60 days prior to the departure date.

    If for any reason all or a portion of the prize is not available, we reserve the right to offer alternatives of the same standard. It is the responsibility of the winner to ensure that they and their companion have a valid passport and/or other necessary travel documentation/visas and have valid travel insurance for the duration of the trip.

    Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.

    Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if any Grand Opening event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

    If the Major Prize winner is under the age of 18 years on or before the day of the Major Prize draw, the prize will be awarded to the winner's nominated parent or legal guardian.
    A parent or legal guardian must accompany any person under the age of 18 years, up to 3 people if all 4 people are related. Any unrelated person under the age of 18 travelling with the winner must be accompanied by his/her own parent or legal guardian.

    The Major Prize is valued up to $20,000, depending on the date and point of departure.

    The next thirty (30) valid entrants drawn will each win a Minor Prize consisting of:
    •    Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince on DVD or Blu-ray disc; up to $49.95
    •    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone  Uncut Edition on DVD or Blu-ray disc; up to $94.95
    •    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Uncut Edition on DVD or Blu-ray disc; up to $94.95
    •    Harry Potter film cell; up to $49.95
    The total value of each minor prize is up to $290.
    1.15    Maximum total value of all prizes:    $28,700
    All prices are AUD
    WINNER NOTIFICATION (See  Condition 11)
    1.16    By:    Post
    WINNER PUBLICATION  - Print media (See Condition 12)
    1.17    Where:     The Australian
    1.18    Date:    Monday 14 December 2009
    WINNER PUBLICATION  - Website (See Condition 12)
    1.19    Web address (URL):     www.ninemsn.com.au/harrypotterandthehalfbloodprince 

    1.20    First date of publication:    Monday 21 December 2009
    1.21    Last date of publication:    Thursday 7 January 2010
    UNCLAIMED PRIZE DRAW  (See Condition 13)
    1.22    Time, Date and Place to be held:    At 12 midday on Thursday 11 March 2010 at
    ninemsn Pty Ltd, ABN 33 077 753 461, Level 7, Tower Building, Australia Square, 264-278 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
    1.23    Where published:     The Australian
    1.24    Date published:    Monday 22 March 2010
    PROMOTER  (See Condition 22)
    1.25    Promoter name and address:    Warner Bros. Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd of Level 7, 116 Military Road, Neutral Bay NSW 2089; ABN 70 003 773 411
    PERMIT NUMBERS (See  Condition 23)
    1.26    Permit Numbers:   
        Authorised under
      
        NSW Permit No TPL   09/09538
        ACT Permit No. TP    09/04141
        VIC Permit No.    09/3359
        SA Licence Number     09/2499

    2. WHO MAY ENTER
    The only persons who may enter and be awarded prizes are those who (i) are residents of the place specified in Condition 1.1, (ii) meet the criteria, if any, specified in Condition 1.2 (iii) if an age is specified in Condition 1.3, have attained the age specified in that Condition, (iv) are not (a) employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter or any of its agencies involved with this competition, or of any entity specified in Condition 1.4, or (b) members of the immediate family of any such employees or contractors.

    "Immediate family" means spouse, defacto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural or adopted by a parent), whether or not they live in the same household as the employee/contractor.

    3. ENTRANTS BOUND BY CONDITIONS
    By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these conditions.
    Prize winners MUST sign a prize agreement form.
    If the Major Prize winner is under the age of 18, the Major Prize winner and their parent or legal guardian will each be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release in order to accept their prize.

    4. ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
    Entry instructions form part of these conditions.

    5. AUTOMATIC AND NON-PERMITTED ENTRIES
    Any entry that is not lodged by the Promoter, that is lodged by automatic, repetitive, robotic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents, including the use of a competition entry service, will void all entries by that entrant.

    The Promoter may, at its absolute discretion, declare any or all entries made by an entrant invalid if the entrant: (i) fails to establish their entitlement to enter the Competition to the Promoter's satisfaction; or (ii) submits an entry which is not in accordance with these conditions.

    6. NUMBER OF ENTRIES PER ENTRANT
    An entrant may enter no more than the number of times specified in Condition 1.5.

    7. COST OF ENTRY
    Where entry is permitted by 1900/1902 call or post, the cost of submitting each permitted entry, including any GST, is as specified in Condition 1.6

    8. DURATION
    This competition commences at the Sydney time specified in Condition 1.7 on the date specified in Condition 1.8.
    Entries must be received by the Sydney time specified in Condition 1.9 on the date specified in Condition 1.10.

    9. DRAW TO DETERMINE WINNERS
    The draw to determine winners will take place at the address specified in Condition 1.11 at the Sydney time specified in Condition 1.12 on the date specified in Condition 1.13.

    The Promoter’s decisions are final and the Promoter will not enter into any correspondence.

    10. PRIZE(S)
    The prize(s), the method by which they are awarded, any additional conditions that apply to the prize(s), and their individual values in Australian dollars, are as specified in Condition 1.14.  The Promoter takes no responsibility for any variations in prize values.

    The maximum total value of all prizes in this competition, in Australian dollars, is as specified in Condition 1.15.

    Except with the written consent of the Promoter, prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and non-cash prizes cannot be taken as cash.  The Promoter has absolute discretion as to whether it will provide such consent and need not provide any reasons to any person for providing or withholding consent.

    If a prize, or any part of a prize, is “cash”, the “cash” will be paid by cheque drawn in favour of the winner.

    In the event that any prize item is unavailable, the Promoter reserves the right, subject to the approval of any relevant trade lottery authority, to substitute a prize item of equal or greater value.

    11. WINNER NOTIFICATION
    The winner(s) will be notified by the means specified in Condition 1.16, using the contact details provided in their entry.

    12. WINNER PUBLICATION
    The name and suburb of the winner(s) of prizes valued at more than $100 will be published (i) in the publication specified in Condition 1.17 on the date specified in Condition 1.18, and (ii) on the website specified in Condition 1.19, from the date specified in Condition 1.20 until the date specified in Condition 1.21.

    13. UNCLAIMED PRIZES
    Subject, where relevant, to any written directions given under the legislation regulating this promotion, if a prize is unclaimed by the winner drawn under Condition 9, (i) that winner will forfeit all entitlement to their prize, and (ii) the prize will then be awarded in a further draw to be held at the time, on the date and at the place specified in Condition 1.22.  The names and suburbs of the winner(s) in this draw of prizes valued at more than $100 will be published in the publication specified in Condition 1.23 on the date specified in Condition 1.24.

    14. TAXES
    Any taxes which may be payable as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

    15.  NO QUALITY, ETC, REPRESENTATIONS
    The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability/merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes.

    16. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
    To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not responsible or liable for:
    (i) inaccurate / incorrect transcription of entry information,
    (ii) purported entries that are not received for any reason, including because they are lost, misdirected or stolen, or that are received, but are late, illegible, incomplete, sent with insufficient postage (where entry is by post), or sent other than as directed in the entry instructions,
    (iii) any problems or technical failures of any kind, including malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or network, servers or providers, computer equipment, or software,
    (iv) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service whether or not caused by traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website,
    (v) unauthorised human intervention in any part of the competition,
    (vi) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the competition,
    (vii) any loss suffered or sustained, to person or property and including, but not limited to, consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods or services by any person to a prize winner and, where applicable, to any family/persons accompanying a winner,
    (viii) any injury or damage to persons or property, including to the participant's or any other person's computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading any materials in this competition.

    A winner, and his or her guests (if any), must sign and return any liability release and indemnity provided by the Promoter and/or its contractors as a condition of a prize being awarded.  If a winner is under 18 years, a parent or guardian must also sign any provided liability release and indemnity as a condition of the prize being awarded.   Failure to return the signed releases and indemnities will result in the entitlement to the prize being forfeited and the selection of another winner.

    This condition does not affect, and is not intended to affect, any rights a consumer might have, which cannot be excluded under applicable consumer protection laws. To the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability of the Promoter or its servant or agents for breach of any such rights is limited to the payment of the cost of having the prize supplied again.

    17. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
    All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter.

    18. PUBLICITY
    The winners consent to the use of their name, suburb of residence and image for promotional and marketing purposes and agree to participate in reasonable promotional activities as requested by the Promoter.

    19. TAMPERING AND OTHER FAILURES
    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 reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or who may benefit from such tampering and, subject to the approval of those authorities that have issued permits for the conduct of this competition, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.

    CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION ON A 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.

    20. HEADINGS
    The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation.

    21. ENTIRE CONDITIONS
    These conditions constitute the entire agreement of the parties relating to the entry into and the conduct of this competition.

    22. PROMOTER
    The Promoter is the entity specified in Condition 1.25.

    23. PERMITS
    The permits/licence issued for the conduct of this competition are specified in Condition 1.26.

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