“THE PEOPLE’S PICKS 2020” PROMOTION

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Information on how to enter and the prizes form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

2. Entry is only open to Australian residents aged 18 years or over.

3. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, participating ALDI retailers and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st cousin.

4. Promotion commences on 03/08/2020 and final entries close at 11:59pm AEST on 17/08/2020 (“Promotional Period”).

5. To enter, individuals must undertake the following steps during the Promotional Period:

  • Visit www.voting.aldi.com.au (“Competition Site”);
  • Select a category from the list of categories featured (each a “Category”). Each Category will feature a list of available ALDI products that fit within the Category (“each a “Product”).
  • Select their favourite Product listed within the selected Category and answer in 25 words or less (in the field provided) why that is their favourite Product for the selected Category. Individuals can submit a response for one (1) Product in each of the listed Categories;
  • Input their requested personal details including their full name, valid email address, contact phone number, residential Postcode;
  • Agree to these Terms and Conditions by checking the appropriate box; and then
  • Submit the fully completed online entry form.

6. Multiple entries permitted, subject to the following: (a) each entry must be substantially unique; and (b) only one (1) entry is permitted per person per Category. If a person submits multiple entries within one Category, only their latest recorded entry will be considered for the purposes of this promotion.

7. Entrants agree that by submitting an entry into this promotion, the Promoter reserves the right to use (and publish) their first name, last name, State and their answer to the 25 words or less question in accordance with clause 17, 18 and 19 which includes but is not limited to, publishing their name and State and their comment. The Promoter may, in accordance with the privacy clause 25 below, contact entrants and request permission to use their entry and their details in future media case studies. In addition to any use outlined in clause 25, the entrant will also have the opportunity to opt-in at the time of entry to receive the ALDI Special Buys newsletter.

8. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these Terms and Conditions, tampered with the entry process or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise fair and proper conduct of the promotion. Errors and omissions may be accepted at the Promoter's discretion. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. The Promoter's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.

9. Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be deemed invalid.

10. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the entrant.

11. The judging will take place at ALDI Stores, 1 Sargents Road, Minchinbury NSW 2770 commencing on 18/08/2020. The judges may select additional reserve entries which they determine to be the next best, and record them in order, in case of an invalid entry or ineligible entrant. The winners will be notified by telephone or email. This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winners. Each entry will be individually judged based on literary and creative merit of the answer provided to the promotional question.

12. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The prizes are as follows:  

  • 1x Grand Prize winner; the best entry, as determined by the judges, will win $1,000 worth of ALDI gift vouchers;
  • 10x Runner-up prizes winners; the ten (10) next best entries, as determined by the judges, will win each a $100 ALDI gift voucher.

13. Any ancillary costs associated with redeeming an ALDI voucher are not included. Any unused balance of an ALDI voucher will not be awarded as cash. Redemption of an ALDI voucher is subject to any terms and conditions of the issuer including those specified on the ALDI voucher.

14. If for any reason a winner does not take and/or redeem a prize at or by the time stipulated by the Promoter, then the prize will be forfeited.

15. If any prize is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize to the equal value and/or specification.

16. Total prize pool value is $2,000. Prizes, or any unused portion of a prize, are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

17. Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for any materials they submit via the promotion including but not limited to their comments (“Content”). The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for such Content to the full extent permitted by law. The Promoter may remove or decline to publish any Content without notice for any reason whatsoever. Entrants warrant and agree that:

(a) they will not submit any Content that is unlawful or fraudulent, or that the Promoter may deem in breach of any intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights, defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable with respect to race, religion, origin or gender, not suitable for children aged under 15, or otherwise unsuitable for publication;

(b) their Content shall not contain viruses or cause injury or harm to any person or entity;

(c) they will obtain prior consent from any person or from the owner(s) of any property that appears in their Content;

(d) the Content is the original literary work of the entrant that does not infringe the rights of any third party;

(e) they consent to any use of the Content which may otherwise infringe the Content creator’s/creators’ moral rights pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and warrant that they have the full authority to grant these rights; and (f) they will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation, those governing copyright, content, defamation, privacy, publicity and the access or use of others' computer or communication systems.

Without limiting any other terms herein, the entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter for any breach of the above terms.

18. As a condition of entering this promotion, each entrant licenses and grants the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display their entry (which shall include Content) for any purpose, including but not limited to future promotional, marketing or publicity purposes, in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability.

19. Entrants consent to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this promotion (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Promoter.

20. If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, including but not limited to technical difficulties, unauthorised intervention or fraud, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any entrant; or (b) to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate.

21. Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.

22. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act (Cth) or similar consumer protection laws in the States and Territories of Australia (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion.

23. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non- Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (f) use of a prize.

24. The Promoter collects personal information ("PI") in order to conduct the promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such PI to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, service providers and prize suppliers. Entry is conditional on providing this PI. The Promoter will also use and handle PI as set out in its Privacy Policy, which can be viewed at www.aldi.com.au/privacypolicy. In addition to any use that may be outlined in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy, the Promoter may, for an indefinite period, unless otherwise advised, use the PI for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages or telephoning the entrant. Should an entrant opt-in at the time of entry, they will also receive the ALDI Special Buys newsletter. The Privacy Policy also contains information about how entrants may opt out, access, update or correct their PI, how entrants may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles or any other applicable law and how those complaints will be dealt with. All entries become the property of the Promoter. The Promoter may disclose entrant’s PI overseas, see their Privacy Policy for more details.

25. The Promoter is ALDI Stores (ABN 90 196 565 019) of 1 Sargents Road, Minchinbury NSW 2770.