Sustainability4Schools Terms and Conditions

General

1. The competition is a game of skill, chance does not form part of selecting the winners.

2. The material used to market and promote the competition forms part of the competition terms.  If there is an inconsistency between the material used to market and promote the competition and the competition terms, the competition terms prevail.

Eligibility to enter

3. During the competition period, anyone may enter the competition, provided that they are:

(a) A nominated person, representing an Australian primary school registered with the respective school registration authority in each state or territory, who is over 18 years of age;

(b) a resident of Australia; and

(c) not an employee or immediate family member of the promoter or an agent of the promoter who is connected with the competition.

Entering

4. By entering the competition, entrants accept the competition terms.

5. To enter, entrants must complete the entry form found on the competition web page. This includes a written application, no longer than 400 words, explaining how their school is committed to protecting the environment. Entrants must also submit a photograph taken at the school supporting their application. Entries are to be submitted to sustainability4schools@coles.com.au

6. Entrants must obtain parent/guardian consents for all underage participants present in the entry submission photograph. These obtained consents must be made available to Coles within a reasonable amount of time at Coles request. 

7. Only one entry per qualifying school is permitted. 

8. The promoter may deem as invalid any entry which:

(a) is illegible, incomprehensible, offensive or incomplete; or

(b) includes objectionable, profane, insulting, inflammatory or defamatory material

(c) violates our social media policy or any law or code.

9. The promoter may disqualify any entrant who:

(a) enters the competition without being eligible;

(b) tampers with the entry process;

(c) submits an entry that is not in accordance with the competition terms; or

(d) in entering the competition, engages in conduct which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the competition or the promoter.

10. Failure by the promoter to exercise its rights under paragraph 8 or paragraph 9 does not constitute a waiver of the promoter’s rights under paragraph 8 or paragraph 9.

11. If the entrant’s contact details change, the entrant must notify the promoter.

Selecting winners

12. The promoter will select the winners from the pool of valid entrants at the selection time on the selection date at the selection address.

13. The promoter will select the winners on the basis of the explanation of the school’s commitment to protecting the environment.  The promoter’s selection is final and binding, subject to the promoter’s rights under paragraph 8 or paragraph 9.

14. The promoter will notify the winners within 2 days after the selection date.  The promoter will post the winners’s name and city or town on the website within 2 days after the selection date.

Awarding prizes

15. The promoter may request that the winners provide proof of identity, proof of age and proof of residency to the promoter’s reasonable satisfaction before awarding the prize.  If the winner does not provide proof of identity, proof of age or poof or residency to the promoter’s reasonable satisfaction within 1 month after being selected as a winner, the promoter may forfeit the prize.

16. The winners must accept the prize within 1 month after being selected as the winners.  If the winner does not accept the prize within 1 month after being selected as the winner, the promoter may forfeit the prize.

17. In consideration of the promoter awarding the prize to the winners, the winner: 

(a) consents to the promoter using his or her name, likeness, image, voice and entry in any marketing and promotion of the competition, the promoter or the promoter’s business;

(b) acknowledges that the entry is the property of the promoter;

(c) agrees to use the prize in accordance with the supplier’s specified requirements; and

(d) agrees that the prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

18. If the prize is unavailable, the promoter may substitute the prize with a substitute prize, provided that the substitute prize is of the same or similar value or specification as the prize.

19. Once announced, Coles will work with the winners to determine an appropriate timeframe for delivery of the prize. 

Force majeure

20. If there is a force majeure event which prevents or materially and adversely affects the promoter’s ability to market, promote and run the competition in accordance with the competition terms, the promoter may cancel, terminate, modify, suspend or postpone the competition.

Liability

21. The promoter is not liable for any loss, expense, damage or liability suffered or incurred by entrants and winners in connection with the competition, including:

(a) any late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected entries or prize acceptance, including delays due to technical disruptions or network congestion;

(b) any incorrect or inaccurate information caused by equipment or programming associated with or utilised in the competition;

(c) any technical error, including any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line, telephone, mobile or satellite network failure; and

(d) any theft, destruction, unauthorised access to or alteration of entries; and

(e) any use of the prize or any tax liability incurred by the winners as a result of accepting the prize.

22. Nothing under paragraph 21 is intended to limit entrants’ or winners’ rights under the Australian Consumer Law 2010.

23. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook,  Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter; and Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter are not liable for any loss, expense, damage or liability suffered or incurred by entrants and winners in connection with the competition, including anything detailed in Section 21.

Personal information

24. The promoter collects personal information about entrants in order to run the competition.  The promoter uses and manages entrants personal information in accordance with its privacy policy.  By entering the competition, each entrant consents to the promoter using their personal information for future marketing and promotional purposes.

Meanings

25. In the competition terms, the following words have the following meanings:

Word Meaning
WordCompetition MeaningSustainability4Schools
WordCompetition period MeaningFrom 9:00am AEST Tuesday 11 May 2021 to 5:00pm AEST Friday 18 June (extended by Coles from 5:00pm AEST Friday 5 June 2021). 
WordForce majeure event Meaning

an event which is beyond the control of the promoter, including:

(a) vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war or terrorism; and

(b) An infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this promotion

WordImmediate family member Meaningspouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child, step-child, parent, step-parent, grand-parent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or first cousin
WordPrize Meaning

There are 100 x recycled plastic seats to be won each valued at approximately $455.20

Total prize pool approximately $45,520

WordPromoter Meaning

Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd

ABN 45 004 189 708

800 Toorak Road, Hawthorn East VIC

WordSelection time Meaning10:00am AEST
WordSelection date MeaningWednesday 21 July 2021 
WordSelection address Meaning800 Toorak Road, Hawthorn East VIC