The Innovators Competition 2022 – Terms and Conditions

Competition Game of Skill Terms and Conditions

SCHEDULE
Competition name The Innovators
Promoter PINSTRIPE MEDIA

ABN 36 115 619 764

Tower Three, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo

Participating Sites Kochie’s Business Builders
Entry – residency restriction Entry is only available to Australian residents and business owners with an ABN or CAN.
Entry – age restriction N/A
Nomination and Competition Period Nominations open from 00:01am (AEST) 16 May 2022.

Nominations close 11:59pm (AEST) 29 May 2022.

Finalists announced 1 June 2022.

Voting opens 10:01am (AEST) 1 June, 2022. Voting closes 11:59pm (AEST) 14 June 2022.

Winner announced 17 June 2022.

How to enter To enter the competition, a business may self-nominate or be nominated by a third party. An online entry form must be completed for the nomination to be valid and include in 100 words or less the answer to the question: why is the business an innovator?

‘The Innovators’ is an online competition. By entering this competition, you will automatically be subscribed to the free Kochie’s Business Builders newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any time. Our privacy policy can be found on our site. Businesses chosen as finalists will be contacted directly so please ensure details provided are correct.

 

Content Criteria Competition Question: What makes this business an Innovator?
Are multiple nominations permitted? Yes
Receipt of entries The time each entry is received will be the time of entry.
Intellectual Property Entrants grant Kochie’s Business Builders an unrestricted, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use, modify and or adapt the response submitted in the entry, and the entry itself for any communication campaigns Kochie’s Business Builders deems appropriate, which may include media, case studies, social media, feature articles and other forms.

Kochie’s Business Builders will credit entrants wherever their entry is used. A copy of the entries will become part of Kochie’s Business Builders’ archive.

Prize(s) – description PRIZE details

Following a public vote, five (5) businesses will be deemed an Innovator. Each Innovator will receive promotion of their business on Kochie’s Business Builders with a feature article. The Innovator that has received the most votes from the pubic will be deemed to have the most innovative business and also receive a segment on KBB TV and $1000 cash.

Total number of Prizes 6
Total Prize Pool 5 winners; with 1 overall winner that has received the most public votes.
Judge(s) The Judge(s) of the Competition will be:

KBB editor (to determine state finalists for the public vote) and public vote to determine the winning Innovator(s).

Determining the finalist(s)

 

Determining the winner(s)

The entries will be judged, and the finalists(s) will be determined, at or around 9am AEST on 29 May 2022.

The winner(s) will be determined at the closure of the public vote. (1159pm (AEST) 14 June 2022).

Notifying winners Within 1 day of the winner(s) being determined, each winner will be notified by phone or email.
Publishing results Within 1 day of the winner(s) being determined, the name of the winning business(s) will be announced on Kochie’s Business Builders website.

 

PART A – INTRODUCTION

  1. Information on how to enter and Prize details form part of these terms and conditions.
  2. By participating in the Competition, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these terms and for the avoidance of doubt, the terms and conditions include the Schedule above.
  3. Entries must comply with these terms and conditions to be eligible.
  4. Where there is an inconsistency between the Schedule and Parts A to J of these terms and conditions, the schedule will prevail.

PART B – PRIVACY

  1. The Promoter will collect and use each entrant’s personal information for the purposes of:
  • conducting the Competition (which may include disclosure to third parties for the purpose of processing and conducting the Competition) and for promotional purposes, public statements and advertisements in relation to the Competition;
  • providing information about the products and services offered by the Promoter and its related companies and its affiliated retailers; and
  • research to improve its products and services.
  1. By entering the Competition, entrants consent to the use of their personal information as described in clause 5.
  2. Entrants may access, change and/or update their personal information in accordance with the Promoter’s privacy policy.

PART C – WHO CAN ENTER THE COMPETITION

  1. If the Schedule permits entrants to be under the age of 18 years, such entrants must seek permission from their parent or guardian to enter. If the winner of a Prize is under 18 years of age, the Prize will be awarded to the winner’s parent or legal guardian.
  2. Directors and employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter or its related companies or agencies are not eligible to enter. Immediate families means spouse, ex-spouse, child, step-child, parent, step-parent, legal guardian, sibling or step-sibling.

PART D – HOW TO ENTER THE COMPETITION

  1. To enter, each entrant must comply with the ‘How to Enter’ section of the Schedule.
  2. If the Schedule permits entrants to submit more than one entry, each entry must be unique and submitted separately.
  3. Entries must not have been published previously or used to win prizes in other competitions.
  4. An entry cannot be modified after it has been submitted.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to request verification of the age, identity, residential address or any other information relevant to participation in the Competition of all entrants. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who provides false information or fails to provide information that is reasonably requested by the Promoter.
  6. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to accept entries that are incomplete, indecipherable, offensive, do not comply with these terms and conditions or which contravene any applicable laws or regulations.
  7. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant who has breached any of these terms and conditions, has engaged in unlawful or improper conduct or otherwise acts to cheat or undermine the fairness of the Competition by, for example, tampering with, or using or exploiting errors in, the entry process to obtain a competitive advantage over other entrants.
  8. The eligibility of entries is solely within the discretion of the Promoter.
  9. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost, misdirected or damaged entries or other communications.

PART E – PRIZES

  1. Each Prize is not transferrable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
  2. If a Prize is unavailable for reasons beyond the Promoter’s control, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of equal or greater monetary value.  This right is subject to any applicable legislation, regulations or directions from a regulatory authority.
  3. Once a Prize has left the Promoter’s premises, the Promoter takes no responsibility for the Prize being damaged, lost or stolen.
  4. All taxes (excluding GST, if any) which may be payable as a consequence of receiving a Prize are the sole responsibility of each winner.
  5. A winner’s use of the Prize is entirely at their own risk. Before a Prize is awarded, a winner may be required to sign an agreement to release the Promoter from and indemnifying the Promoter against any liability arising from the winner’s acceptance and use of the Prize and the winner’s participation in the Competition.

PART F – HOW THE WINNER(S) ARE DETERMINED 

  1. The Competition is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner(s) The business (es). deemed by the judges and the public vote to be most innovative will win.
  2. At the time and date specified in the “Determining the winner(s)” section of the Schedule, each valid entry will be judged individually on its merits by the Judges based on the Content.
  3. The winning entry or entries will be the entry or entries that best satisfy the Content Criteria, as determined by the Judges.
  4. The number of winning entries to be selected will be the same as the total number of Prizes specified in the Schedule.
  5. The Judges’ decision will be final and binding and no correspondence with entrants or any other person will be entered into.
  6. Each winner will receive a prize.

PART G – NOTIFICATION AND CLAIMING THE PRIZE(S)

  1. The Promoter will provide each winner with instructions on how to claim their prize. It is the responsibility of each winner to comply with the Promoter’s instructions.
  2. The Promoter reserves the right to request each winner to provide proof of their identity.
  3. Each winner agrees to participate and cooperate, as required, in all publicity activities relating to the Competition, including, without limitation, being interviewed, photographed, filmed and recorded. Each winner authorises the Promoter to use such content for advertising and publicity purposes in any media in perpetuity
  4. It is the responsibility of each entrant to notify the Promoter of any change to their contact details.

PART H – UNCLAIMED PRIZES

  1. The Promoter will take all reasonable steps to identify and notify each winner in an attempt to ensure that each winner receives their Prize. However, if a winner cannot be identified or does not claim the Prize within three months of the date on which the winners are determined, their Prize is forfeited and will be awarded to the next best entry.

PART I – NO LIABILITY

  1. If entry is via Facebook or if the Competition is promoted on Facebook, the Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook and each entrant agrees to grant Facebook a complete release from any claims that they now have or may have in the future which relate to or are incidental to the Competition. Entrants acknowledge and agree that:
  • any information they provide in connection with the Competition is provided to the Promoter and not to Facebook or any other social network; and
  • any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition will be directed to the Promoter, not to Facebook or any other social network.
  1. If entry is via Instagram or if the Competition is promoted on Instagram, the Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram and each entrant agrees to grant Instagram a complete release from any claims that they now have or may have in the future which relate to or are incidental to the Competition. Entrants acknowledge and agree that:
  • any information they provide in connection with the Competition is provided to the Promoter and not to Instagram or any other social network; and
  • any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition will be directed to the Promoter, not to Instagram or any other social network.
  1. If entry is via LinkedIn or if the Competition is promoted on LinkedIn, the Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with LinkedIn and each entrant agrees to grant LinkedIn a complete release from any claims that they now have or may have in the future which relate to or are incidental to the Competition. Entrants acknowledge and agree that:
  • any information they provide in connection with the Competition is provided to the Promoter and not to LinkedIn or any other social network; and
  • any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition will be directed to the Promoter, not to LinkedIn or any other social network.

PART J – TERMINATION OF COMPETITION

  1. The Promoter reserves the right to vary the terms of, or cancel, the Competition at any time without liability to any entrant or other person, subject to applicable laws.