termsandconditions – StartupSmart

Terms & Conditions

Entrants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to enter:

  • You must be an Australian resident
  • You are not an employee of Private Media, an Awards judge, or a sponsor

The StartupSmart Awards (“Awards”) are conducted by Private Media, ABN 11 102 933 362 of Level 6, 22 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  1. By entering these Awards:
    1. You agree that you have the capacity to enter the Awards
    2. You agree to the Criteria and Terms and Conditions on how to enter the Awards.
    3. The Term commences when you submit an entry into the Awards, in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and ends on 16 April 2015
  2. In order to enter the Awards and be eligible to win, you must:
    1. Comply with the Criteria and Terms; and
    2. Submit your entry online by midnight, Australian Eastern Day Time, on 13 March 2015
  3. Private Media reserves the right to declare any entry ineligible if, during the Term, in the reasonable option of Private Media:
    1. You are considered unable to reasonably represent or promote the Awards in a satisfactory manner; or
    2. You have not complied with these Terms or your entry form is incomplete; or
    3. Information provided by you is deficient, false or misleading in any way
  4. The Awards comprise the following nine categories:
    • Best Start-up
    • Best New Start-up
    • Best Start-up Idea
    • Best Disruptor
    • Best Social Change Entrepreneur
    • Fastest Growing Start-up
    • Best regional start-up
    • Start-up hero
    • Best State Start-up NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, WA, TAS, NT
  5. Each Best State Startup award is subject to a minimum of 10 entries being received for the relevant state. In the event of less than ten entries being received for a state, that state’s entrants will be combined with a nearby state for the purpose of judging the state based award category.

    Finalists in each of the Award categories will be eligible to win that Award.

  6. The $10,000 Private Media advertising package will be awarded to the winner of the Best Startup Category.
  7. Award entrants give Private Media and its partners permission to market products and services to you as they see fit during the Term
  8. You agree to be available to assist in publicising the Awards as required by Private Media and any other partners, unless in exceptional circumstances, with Private Media’s agreement
  9. During the Term, Private Media or the Awards sponsors may use:
    1. Your personal identity in any advertisement or other material in any media which promotes the Awards or the products or services of Private Media, or any Sponsors
    2. By entering the Awards you agree to allow Private Media and the Sponsors to contact you to provide comments about the Awards and to take photos or video footage of you which Private Media may use for their future promotional and marketing purposes
    3. Other than as set out in these T&Cs, information will only be shared in accordance with the Private Media Privacy Policy
  10. At any time during the Term, Private Media reserves the right the disqualify entries in the event of non-compliance with these Terms
  11. If you, or your business, is involved in any conduct that is:
    1. Illegal
    2. Fraudulent
    3. May harm the Awards, Private Media, or their name or reputation; or
    4. Breaches these Terms and Criteria

      Private Media may, at its discretion, withdraw any award or associated prizes that you have received. If requested by Private Media, you agree to no longer publically promote yourself or your business (if relevant) as being associated with the Awards, Private Media or the Sponsors

  12. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence, negotiation or argument will be entered into
  13. Private Media accepts no responsibility for entries not received by Private Media for any reason
  14. All entry submissions and intellectual property in entry submissions are the property of Private Media
  15. Private Media, at their sole discretion, have the right to alter or cancel part or all of theAwards at any time
  16. If you wish to gain access to, update or correct any personal information held by Private Media or withdraw your consent to receive further marketing material from Private Media about their products or services, you may do so by contacting:

    The Office Manager
    Private Media Pty Ltd
    Level 6, 22 William St
    Melbourne, VIC, 3000

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