Menulog Food Lover Blog Awards 2014

Terms and Conditions

Entry

1.    Entry into this competition (the “Competition”) is open to all residents of Australia aged 18 years and over.

2.    Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

3.    Competition is run by Menulog Pty Ltd ABN 76 120 943 615 located in Suite 1, Level 9, 447 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000.

4.    Menulog employees (or immediate family) are not eligible to enter.

5.    Competition commences at 15:00hrs on Tuesday 11th November 2014 and closes at 23:59hrs on Thursday 11th December 2014 (the “Competition Period”).

6.    The Competition is a game of skill and will be judged on creativity and ingenuity.

7.    To enter the Competition and be eligible to win, the entrants blog URL must be submitted through the voting process and all required details filled on the entry form.
      A blogger can vote for themselves or the public can vote for their favourite blog. A blogger or the public can only vote once per email per blog. Duplicate votes from the same email for the same blog wont be accepted.

8.    All entries must include email address to be eligible for entry. Mandatory details will be indicated on the entry form. It is the entrants’ responsibility to inform Menulog if their email address changes during the Competition Period.

9.    Each category winner (apart from The People's Champ) will be chosen by Menulog.
       The People's Champ will be chosen by the public with the highest number of votes.


Prizes

10.    There will be 3 categories for blog winners for this competition

    - The People's Champ
    Best blog about food awarded by the public with the highest number of votes

    - The Foodie
    Best overall food blog

    - The Tastiest
    Best blog for food pictures

11.    The 3 blog winners will each be awarded with a prize for a category:

    - The People's Champ
    $1000 cash
    $200 worth of Menulog vouchers
    Opportunity to be featured on the Menulog blog
    Opportunity to be featured in the Menulog newsletter

    - The Foodie
   
    $300 worth of Menulog vouchers
    Opportunity to be featured on the Menulog blog
    Opportunity to be featured in the Menulog newsletter

    - The Tastiest
   
    $250 worth of Menulog vouchers
    Opportunity to be featured on the Menulog blog
    Opportunity to be featured in the Menulog newsletter

12.    Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be substituted for cash. If a prize is unavailable, Menulog may substitute that prize with a prize that is equal in value or type.

13.    Menulog Pty Ltd are neither responsible nor liable for any change in the value of the Prizes occurring between publishing date and date the Prizes are claimed.

14.    No responsibility will be taken by the Promoter Menulog Pty Ltd for any changes in dates, times or cancellations or other arrangements that may prevent the Prize winners from winning the Prize.

15.    A blog winner can only win in one category.

Winners

16.    The category winners will be selected on Tuesday 16th December 2014 at Suite 1, Level 9, 447 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000 and officially announced on Thursday 18th December 2014 at 15:30.

17.    Winners will be announced on the Menulog Food Lover Awards Blog post and Menulog Facebook page.

18.    Winners will be given 3 months to claim their prizes; if unclaimed entries will be re-chosen on Wednesday 11th March 2015 at Suite 1, Level 9, 447 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000.

19.    The re-chosen entries will be announced on the Menulog Food Lover Awards Blog post and Menulog Facebook page on 11th March 2015.

20.    Unless otherwise stated, all timing references are based on Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).


General

21.    Subject to relevant state authority approval, Menulog reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, at any time before the awarding of the Prizes to cancel the competition or to vary or cancel the award of the Prizes including, without limitation, circumstances where in the Promoter’s opinion (which it shall form in its absolute discretion):
    a.        Prize winners does not satisfy the Competition entry requirements; or
    b.        Menulog cannot conduct the Competition or award the Prizes for any reason beyond its control.

22.    Subject to relevant state authority approval, in the event that Menulog cancels the Competition or varies or withdraws the Prizes it shall not:
    a.        Be liable to any person for any loss or damage (including loss or damage caused by any negligence) arising out of, or in connection with, such cancellation, variation or withdrawal;
    b.        Be required to conduct the Competition at any other time.

23.    No responsibility will be accepted by Menulog for late, lost or misdirected entries and all entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt of the entry into the Menulog’s database and NOT time of transmission by the entrant. Menulog accepts no responsibility for out-dated or incorrect contact details or contact details by which the entrant cannot be contacted during business hours on the relevant dates.

24.    Menulog  reserves the right to cancel the award of prize/s to, and/or to disqualify any individual who, as determined in the sole discretion of Menulog, has breached these terms and conditions or who has otherwise engaged in unlawful or improper conduct that is designed to jeopardise the fair conduct of the Competition.

25.    A decision of Menulog in relation to the conduct of the Competition is binding and conclusive and no correspondence will be entered into.

26.    Entrants enter the Competition at their sole risk. With the exception of liability which cannot be excluded by law, Menulog shall not be liable for any loss or damage which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of taking the Prizes or entering the Competition.

27.    Entries of the blog awards may be communicated to the public for promotional purposes, subject to the Menulog’s privacy policy which is available at www.menulog.com.au.
By entering the Competition, the Prize winners agree to provide their blog name, blog image or any other promotional material agreed on by both Menulog and the prize winners, though no compensation will paid for this material.

28.    Menulog will own copyright to the Vote For Me badge provided to blogs.