Terms and Conditions

  • #msaxmas is an Instagram competition. All information on how to enter this competition forms part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation and entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  • The promoter is Meriton Serviced Apartments ABN 69 115 511 281, Level 11, 528 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000.
  • Entry is only open to Australian residents, or have permanent resident status in Australia, and aged 18 years or over. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter and agencies associated with this Promotion are ineligible to enter.
  • This promotion will commence on 12:00am AEST Sunday 25 December 2016 and end at 10:00am AEST on Sunday 26 December 2016 (the Promotional Period).
  • To be eligible to enter, entrants must, during the promotional period:

a.       Follow @meritonsa on Instagram

b.      Share a photo of their merriest 2016 Christmas moment

c.       Use the hashtag #msaxmas and tag @meritonsa on their shared photo

  • Competition winner will be judged at 10:00am (AEST) at Level 11, 528 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000. The winner will be drawn on Monday 26 December 2016. The winner will be notified by having a comment tagged with their username on their post which uses #msaxmas and @meritonsa. The winner is instructed to email with their full name, contact number and postal address. Meriton Serviced Apartments will contact the winner and the Gift Card will be sent to the postal address supplied.
  • It is each entrant’s responsibility to adhere to the requirements of the Terms & Conditions, the prevailing terms and conditions of Instagram and the Promoter’s websites respectively. The Promoter will take no responsibility for any comment that has been posted incorrectly.
  • Eligible Entrants may enter multiple times during the duration of the promotion.
  • The entrant must be the owner of all intellectual property rights in the photo or have obtained all necessary approvals to permit the use of the photo in the competition. Photos that infringe intellectual property rights will be immediately removed from the competition.
  • Entrants agree to compensate the Promoter against any costs that the promoter may incur as a result of any infringement of intellectual property rights.
  • Entrants grant the promoter the right to:

a.       Maintain a digital copy of the photo

b.      Reproduce the photo on the promoter’s website and all social media channels.

  • Some entries which could be perceived as a review (i.e. posts with pictures/comments of our services and or facilities) of Meriton Serviced Apartments will fall under the same terms and conditions outlined on this page and will be in the running to win.
  • Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Entries will be judged in regard to the most creative and relevant images by the Meriton Serviced Apartments Head Office panel of judges.
  • The promoter’s decision is final and the promoter will not enter into correspondence regarding the competition result.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and entrants, and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of the Promoter, includes objectionable content, profanity potentially insulting, inflammatory or defamatory statements, disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions of entry or who has, in the opinion of the Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the promotion which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the promotion and/or the Promoter.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this promotion. The promoter will not be responsible for any loss or costs incurred by the entrant in relation to such cancellation or variation.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason.
  • The prizes will be 1 x $500 Meriton Serviced Apartments Gift Card that can be used at any of our properties in Sydney, Brisbane and/or the Gold Coast.

a.       The prizes are valid for stays to and including December 2017. This is subject to availability and blackout periods apply.

  • Total prize value over the promotion period is up to $500 (AUD)
  • All prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable, non-exchangeable, non-replaceable and non-redeemable for cash.
  • The prize must be claimed within 72 hours after the winners have been notified. If any prizes remain unallocated or unclaimed, the prize will be awarded to the participant who would be the winner had the original winner been excluded from winning.
  • Winners of this promotion agree that their identity may be disclosed in winner announcements and/or promotional material.
  • Use of your personal information is governed by the promoter’s Privacy Policy.
  • Instagram has no association or jurisdiction over the competition. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Participants are providing information to the promoter and not to Instagram.
  • By entering this competition, entrants accept the above stated Terms & Conditions of Entry.
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