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Terms and Conditions of Pyrmont Essay Competition 2010

This document sets out the terms of participation in Pyrmont Village’s, ‘Pyrmont Essay Competition 2010′ (the “Competition”).

1. The promoter of this Competition is Siji Media Pty Ltd (the “Promoter”), PO Box A604, 181 Castlereagh Street SYDNEY NSW 1235.

2. Entry to the Competition is open to residents of NSW. An entrant must be an individual and not a company or organisation. Entrants under 18 years of age must have the consent of their parent or guardian to enter. Employees of the Promoter or any person associated with the Competition, or any organisation or individual associated with the provision of the prize(s) are not eligible to enter.

3. Each entry must be entered in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The Promoter may in its discretion refuse to award any prize to any entrant who fails to comply with these Terms and Conditions. All relevant instructions on the Promoter’s website (if any) form part of these Terms and Conditions.

4. Entry into the Competition is free.

5. The Competition opens at 05:30am AEST on Friday 9th April 2010 and closes at 5:00pm AEST on Monday 7th June 2010 (“Competition Period”). Any entry received after the expiry of the Competition Period will be deemed invalid. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost, delayed or misdirected entries.

6. To enter the Competition, you must:

(i) Submit a written essay of between a minimum of 1500 words and exactly 2000 words maximum.

Your essay should incorporate the following criteria:

(1) It should contain new and fresh ideas that will invigorate broader community debate regarding the evils of internet censorship.

(2) It should outline local factors, highlight the real life implications for the good folk of Pyrmont and indeed NSW, should said Internet censorship regime come to pass.

(3) Finally you should attempt to discuss and explore links, if any, between censorship and Corruption.

The essay should be an original piece of work In accordance with clause 11 (“Work”).

(ii) submit your ‘work’ along with your name, contact number, and email to essay@pyrmontvillage.com.au

(iii) You must be a legally registered University student in NSW as per the definition of your respective University.

7. Each entry must include your name, address, daytime telephone contact number or and email or it will be deemed invalid.

8. Each entrant may submit only one essay.

9. Essays submitted for consideration must be original work and must be prepared by one author only. No previously published work will be accepted. Any form of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification. All essays submitted will be closely checked for plagiarism.

10.  Entries must be in English.

11. Without limiting the rights granted to the Promoter under clause 12, you acknowledge the Promoter may exercise any of the following non-exclusive rights throughout the world:
(i) the right to communicate your Work in whole or in part to the public on any media platform; and
(ii) the right to provide a free download of your Work in pdf format or other downloadable format from the Website.

12. Your Work may be edited or adapted at any time by the Promoter in order to:
(i) ensure your Work meets any legal or classification requirements or to avoid any breach of law;
(ii) use your Work for promotional purposes; and/or
(iii) use your Work on other Pyrmont Village media platforms.

13. You acknowledge that the Promoter may allow users to view, reproduce, download and otherwise deal in the copyrights attached to and embodied in your Work. The Promoter aims to ensure that any use of your Work not authorised by the Promoter will not occur, however you acknowledge that the Promoter is not equipped with mechanisms to prevent unauthorised use of your Work, and you accept that, to the extent allowable under the law, the Promoter has no liability to you for how the end user elects to use your Work, and as such it may be permanently stored, reproduced, copied, distributed or the like, without recourse or remedy against the Promoter.

14. The entrant whose essay is judged by the Promoter’s panel of judges to be the best, most original, insightful and creative will win the prize (“Pyrmont Essay Competition Prize Winner”).

15. Chance plays no part in determining the prize winner.

16. The Pyrmont Essay Competition Prize Winner will receive $2000 in cash.

17. The Pyrmont Essay Competition Prize Winner and any person nominated by the Pyrmont Essay Competition Prize Winner are only eligible if they reside in NSW.

18. You acknowledge that the Promoter is under no obligation to exercise any of the rights granted to it by these Terms and Conditions.

19. You agree that the Promoter may use your entry and any personal details provided to the Promoter for any promotional, marketing and publicity purposes of the Promoter in any media without notice and without any fee paid to you.

20. Decisions of the Promoter and its panel of judges are final and will be binding on each person who enters the Competition and no correspondence will be entered into. The name of the prize winner will be announced on the Pyrmont Village Website 2 weeks after the date of close of the competition. The prize winner will be notified via telephone or mobile phone using the contact details provided with their entry. Please allow at least 28 days from the date of notification for the delivery of the prize.

21. In the event that a prize winner is unable to be contacted, the judges may determine another winner for the unclaimed prize. A winner of any unclaimed prize will be the prize winner for the purpose of these Terms and Conditions.

22. If there is any event that prevents or hinders the Promoter’s conduct of the Competition or the Promoter’s ability to deliver the prize to the prize winner, the Promoter may, in its discretion, cancel the Competition and recommence it at another time under the same conditions or select another winner.

23. The Promoter is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, or for any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised in this Competition, or for any technical error that may occur in the course of the administration of this Competition. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.

24. To the full extent permitted by the law, the Promoter will not be liable for any injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or inconsequential) to persons or property as a result of any person entering into the Competition or accepting or using any prize, including without limitation non-receipt of any prize or damage to any prize in transit.

This document sets out the terms of participation in Pyrmont Village’s, ‘Pyrmont Essay

Competition 2010′ (the “Competition”).

1. The promoter of this Competition is Siji Media Pty Ltd (the “Promoter”), PO Box A604,

181 Castlereagh Street SYDNEY NSW 1235.

2. Entry to the Competition is open to residents of NSW. An entrant must be an individual

and not a company or organisation. Entrants under 18 years of age must have the consent of

their parent or guardian to enter. Employees of the Promoter or any person associated with

the Competition, or any organisation or individual associated with the provision of the

prize(s) are not eligible to enter.

3. Each entry must be entered in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. By entering

the Competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The

Promoter may in its discretion refuse to award any prize to any entrant who fails to comply

with these Terms and Conditions. All relevant instructions on the Promoter’s website (if

any) form part of these Terms and Conditions.

4. Entry into the Competition is free.

5. The Competition opens at 05:30am AEST on Friday 9th April 2010 and closes at 5:00pm AEST on Monday 7th June 2010 (“Competition Period”). Any entry received after the expiry of the

Competition Period will be deemed invalid. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost,

delayed or misdirected entries.

6. To enter the Competition, you must:

(i) Submit a written essay of between a minimum of 1500 words and exactly 2000 words

maximum.

Your essay should incorporate the following criteria:

(1) It should contain new and fresh ideas that will invigorate broader community debate

regarding the evils of internet censorship.

(2) It should outline local factors, highlight the real life implications for the good folk

of Pyrmont and indeed NSW, should said Internet censorship regime come to pass.

(3) Finally you should attempt to discuss and explore links, if any, between censorship and

Corruption.

The essay should be an original piece of work In accordance with clause 11 (“Work”).

(ii) submit your ‘work’ along with your name, contact number, and email to

essay@pyrmontvillage.com.au

(iii) You must be a legally registered University student in NSW as per the definition of

your respective University.

7. Each entry must include your name, address, daytime telephone contact number or and

email or it will be deemed invalid.

8. Each entrant may submit only one essay.

9. Essays submitted for consideration must be original work and must be prepared by one

author only. No previously published work will be accepted. Any form of plagiarism will

result in immediate disqualification. All essays submitted will be closely checked for

plagiarism.

10.  Entries must be in English.

11. Without limiting the rights granted to the Promoter under clause 12, you acknowledge

the Promoter may exercise any of the following non-exclusive rights throughout the world:
(i) the right to communicate your Work in whole or in part to the public on any media

platform; and
(ii) the right to provide a free download of your Work in pdf format or other downloadable

format from the Website.

12. Your Work may be edited or adapted at any time by the Promoter in order to:
(i) ensure your Work meets any legal or classification requirements or to avoid any breach

of law;
(ii) use your Work for promotional purposes; and/or
(iii) use your Work on other Pyrmont Village media platforms.

13. You acknowledge that the Promoter may allow users to view, reproduce, download and

otherwise deal in the copyrights attached to and embodied in your Work. The Promoter aims

to ensure that any use of your Work not authorised by the Promoter will not occur, however

you acknowledge that the Promoter is not equipped with mechanisms to prevent unauthorised

use of your Work, and you accept that, to the extent allowable under the law, the Promoter

has no liability to you for how the end user elects to use your Work, and as such it may be

permanently stored, reproduced, copied, distributed or the like, without recourse or remedy

against the Promoter.

14. The entrant whose essay is judged by the Promoter’s panel of judges to be the best,

most original, insightful and creative will win the prize (“Essay Competition Prize

Winner”).

15. Chance plays no part in determining the prize winner.

16. The Essay Competition Prize Winner will receive $2000 in cash.

17. The Essay Competition Prize Winner and any person nominated by the Essay Competition

Prize Winner are only eligible if they reside in NSW.

18. You acknowledge that the Promoter is under no obligation to exercise any of the rights

granted to it by these Terms and Conditions.

19. You agree that the Promoter may use your entry and any personal details provided to the

Promoter for any promotional, marketing and publicity purposes of the Promoter in any media

without notice and without any fee paid to you.

20. Decisions of the Promoter and its panel of judges are final and will be binding on each

person who enters the Competition and no correspondence will be entered into. The name of

the prize winner will be announced on the Pyrmont Village Website 2 weeks after the date of

close of the competition. The prize winner will be notified via telephone or mobile phone

using the contact details provided with their entry. Please allow at least 28 days from the

date of notification for the delivery of the prize.

21. In the event that a prize winner is unable to be contacted, the judges may determine

another winner for the unclaimed prize. A winner of any unclaimed prize will be the prize

winner for the purpose of these Terms and Conditions.

22. If there is any event that prevents or hinders the Promoter’s conduct of the

Competition or the Promoter’s ability to deliver the prize to the prize winner, the

Promoter may, in its discretion, cancel the Competition and recommence it at another time

under the same conditions or select another winner.

23. The Promoter is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, or for any

of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised in this Competition, or for any

technical error that may occur in the course of the administration of this Competition. The

Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect,

delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or

unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.

24. To the full extent permitted by the law, the Promoter will not be liable for any

injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or inconsequential) to

persons or property as a result of any person entering into the Competition or accepting or

using any prize, including without limitation non-receipt of any prize or damage to any

prize in transit.

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