Terms & Conditions

Competition: How well do you know the Philippines?

Terms & Conditions

  1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these conditions.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these conditions.  Entries must comply with these conditions to be valid.
  2. Entry is open to Australian or New Zealand residents who are 18 years of age or older. Employees and their immediate families of Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand and its agencies (Ripple Effect Group) are not eligible to enter this competition.
  3. To enter, participants must fill out the accompanying form on the Tourism Philippines Facebook page, correctly answer all three questions and respond to a question “Describe your ideal Philippines adventure”  in 140 characters or less. Entrants must also fill out name, email, indicate that they are over 18 or not, and submit the entry via the Facebook page.
  4. The competition opens at 1500 (AEDT) on 20th October 2014 and closes 2359 (AEDT) on Sunday 30th November 2014 (“Entry Period”). Multiple entries will not be accepted.
  5. This competition is a game of skill.  Chance plays no part in determining the winners.  All entries will be judged individually on their merits based on creativity.  The best entry as determined by the judges, will win the prize.
  6. Judging will take place (AEDT) on Wednesday 3rd of December at 02.00pm (AEDT) at Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand Suite 703, Level 7, 301 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000.
    Australia.  The winners will be notified by phone and/or email within seven days of the judging and posted on the Tourism Philippines Facebook page once notified.
  7. Entry details remain the property of Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand. The name, details of the winner  and an organised photograph may be used for promotional purposes byPhilippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand, unless the winner otherwise notifies Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand at the time of accepting the prize.
  8. Entrants confirm and promise that their entry is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  9. The prize package for two people includes 5 days and 4 nights accommodation at the Bluewater Maribago resort and return flights to Cebu via Manila from Sydney or Melbourne, Australia on Philippine Airlines. The total prize pool is equal to $AUD3200 for two people.
  10. Flights and Accommodation dates are subject to availability, and will be confirmed by the Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand after the winner has been selected and notified.
  11. Airport taxes are not included in the prize pool, and must be covered by winners.
  12. Prize is valid until 31st October 2015.
  13. Entries must be received by Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand during the Entry Period.  Entries received after the end date and time will not count towards the competition.
  14. In the event that the prize becomes unavailable for reasons beyond Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand’s control, Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand may substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value. Prize values are correct at time of printing. Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand are not responsible for any changes in value or the prize.
  15. Prizes are not transferable and are not redeemable for cash.  The judges’ decision is final and binding – no correspondence will be entered into.  Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealandaccepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries or other communications.  Entries deemed void if forged, manipulated or tampered with in any way will be excluded from winning a prize.
  16. Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury suffered or sustained (even if caused by negligence) as a result of entering this competition, accepting and/or using a prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  17. Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand reserves the right to request verification of age, identity, residential address of winners and any other information relevant to entry into or participation in this promotion.  Verification is at the discretion of Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand, whose decision is final.  Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand reserves the right to disqualify any individual who is involved in any way in interfering or tampering with the conduct of this promotion.
  18. Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand collects your information to include you in this competition and will disclose the information to others who help us run the competition.  We may also use the information to assist us in improving our goods and services and to contact you in the future in regard to our other goods and services.  We may share your information with other persons or entities that assist us in performing the above or with another company which provides prizes for the competition.  You can contact us to gain access to your personal information by writing to The Privacy Officer, Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand Suite 703, Level 7, 301 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000.
  19. Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand ABN 680 171 446 71  Suite 703, Level 7, 301 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000.  Phone:  9279 3380
  20. This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook. Any information provided by an entrant is provided to the Promoter and not to Facebook. Entrants release Facebook from all liability in relation to this Competition.
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