Official Rules for Paws The Pavement Challenge 2022

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at the https://highlandsveterinaryhospital.com.au/paws-the-pavement/ website and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of New South Wales and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.

3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting 1 May 2022 at 12:00am and ending on 12 June 2022 at 12:00am. All online entries (registration, distance walked, photos) must be received by 12 June 2022 at 12:00am.

4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at https://highlandsveterinaryhospital.com.au/paws-the-pavement/. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd). You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd).

5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive the following, based on the distance walked within the timeframe of the Campaign:

  • Each individual who turns in their total kms walked will be entered into a drawing for one of 3 FREE consultations at our clinic (worth $85 each).
  • Best photo/video – Starmark Bob-A-Lot Dog Treat Dispensing Toy (worth $65 each)
  • 15 kms – Whimzees Canine Dental Treat (worth $5 each)
  • 30 kms – Poop Bags (worth $5 each)
  • 50 kms – Snuggle Safe Microwaveable heat pad (worth $70 each)
  • 75 kms – 1kg Bag of Complete Mix – Adult/Senior (worth $64 each)
  • Overall winner – Top distance walked will be awarded a 1-year supply of Nexgard Spectra parasite control for your dog! (worth $135 each)
  • Prizes for submission of photo/video doing the Special Challenge – Free donuts from OMG Decadent Donuts, free meal vouchers from Wingello Village Store, and entry to the draw for a $100 gift voucher from Siva Hair & Beauty!

Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd). No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd)’s discretion. The prize is non-transferrable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner(s). No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by the Winner(s) is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) to use the Winner(s) name, likeness and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Selection and Notification: The Winners will be selected according the distance walked during the period of the Campaign. In the case of the photo/video contests, winners will be decided by a group vote of the staff of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd). Winners will be notified by phone, email or Messenger within five (5) days following selection of the Winners. Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for the Winner(s) provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.

If Winner(s) cannot be contacted, are ineligible, fail to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner(s) of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Prizes must be collected by the Winner(s) at the premises of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd). Winners will be announced via Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd)’s Facebook page, Instagram page, website, electronic newsletter, mobile app and in-clinic promotional screen.

IF HIGHLANDS VETERINARY HOSPITAL (PETSHOP.COM.AU LTD PTY) IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, DEEMS ANY WINNER(S) TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, IT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY THE WINNER(S) AS WINNER(S) OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER(S) WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd), anyone acting on behalf of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd), and Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd)‘s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd).

If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

9. Terms & Conditions: Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd)’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) may select the Winner(s) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd).

Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign, the website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: This Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New South Wales having jurisdiction.

Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here: https://highlandsveterinaryhospital.com.au/privacy-policy/

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner(s) name or a copy of these Official Rules, Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) at info@highlandsveterinaryhospital.com.au

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd), 66 Old Hume Hwy, Braemar NSW 2575, Australia

15. The Campaign hosted by Highlands Veterinary Hospital (Petshop.com.au Pty Ltd) is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or any social media platform.