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To celebrate the release of A Life on Our Planet by David Attenborough, our friends at Penguin Random House have generously put together five incredible prize packs, supporting an organisation very close to Sir David's heart; the World Wild Fund for Nature.

How to go in the running

Simply purchase the book in-store or online between October 1 and November 5 2020, and supply your contact details at time of purchase, and you go in the running to win 1 of 5 Adopt a Koala packs!

About the Prize

A koala adoption takes you on a journey to learn more about koalas through regular updates provided by WWF. They will keep you up to date on how Adoption is helping to secure a brighter future for koalas. The special adoption gift pack includes a cuddly koala plush toy, koala fact book, adoption certificate, tote bag, Living Planet magazine, and WWF sticker.

 

About the Book

"I am 94. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.

As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been happening all around us, barely noticeable from day to day - the loss of our planet's wild places, its biodiversity.

I have been witness to this decline. A Life on Our Planet is my witness statement, and my vision for the future. It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.

We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.'

All we need is the will to do so."

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

‘Purchase a copy of A Life on Our Planet by David Attenborough’ Win 1 of 5 Adopt a Koala WWF packs

These are the Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) of entry for the Competition, conducted by Penguin Random House Sydney ("Penguin Random House"), whose registered office is at Level 3, 100 Pacific Highway North Sydney NSW 2060. Please read these Terms carefully because by entering the Competition you are deemed to accept them.

For all enquiries relating to this competition please contact Penguin Random House Australia Marketing Manager - International at rchereshsky@penguinrandomhouse.com

1.            Competition Period

1.1          This Competition opens on 1 October 2020 at 11.00am (AEST) and closes on 5 November 2020 at 5.00pm (AEDT) (the “Competition Period”).

2.            The Prize

2.1          5 winners will win a 'Adopt a Koala Pack' from WWF. $180 RRP for each item (5 items) to a total maximum value of AU $900 RRP.

2.2          If an event that constitutes or forms part of a Prize (“Event”) is cancelled or if the dates for an Event are changed for any reason beyond the control of Penguin Random House and/or any sponsor of a competition or prize, Hachette may substitute another entertainment event or any other reasonably equivalent prize for the Prize, without any penalty or liability whatsoever and as it may determine in its absolute discretion.

2.3          Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable (including for cash). Part or parts of the Prize will not be substituted for other benefits or items at the request of winners.

2.4          If any element of the Prize becomes unavailable for any reason beyond the control of Hachette, a similar prize of equal value will be awarded in lieu.

2.5          Winners (and any person accompanying a winner in relation to a Prize) are responsible for any:

(a)          taxes for which they may be liable as a result of winning a Prize; and

(b)          expenses not specifically mentioned as being included in the Prize (for example, unless otherwise stated to form part of the Prize, accommodation, travel expenses, food or beverages purchased and all other costs, including travel insurance, are not included in the Prize and are the responsibility of the winner/s and of any person/s accompanying the winner/s).

2.6          If the Prize includes travel or entry to an Event, any winner aged under 18 must be accompanied on that travel or to that event by a person authorised by the winner’s legal guardian to accompany the winner at their own cost and aged either 18 or over.

2.7          The stated value of the Prize is based on estimated or recommended retail prices (including GST) at the date of publication. Penguin Random House  accepts no responsibility for any change in the value of the Prize between that date and the date on which the Prize is delivered to a winner or, in the case of an Event, any change in any advertised ticket price for the Event.

3.            Entry into the Competition

3.1          Entry is free (subject to any obligation stated in clause 4.1 to purchase a Penguin Random House product) but entrants are responsible for any costs and/or charges they may incur in entering.

3.2          Subject to clauses 3.3 and 3.4, the Competition is only open to individuals who are Australian residents.

3.3          Notwithstanding clause 3.2, the Competition is not open to:

(a)          persons under the age of 16;

(b)          any person living outside of Australia

(c)           employees of Penguin Random House and Harry Hartog Bookseller, and any subsidiary, parent company, agent or affiliate of Penguin Random House , including a company or organisation that has provided a Prize for a competition, (collectively, “Affiliates”); or

(d)          members of the immediate families of employees of Penguin Random House  and Affiliates, and Harry Hartog Bookseller

3.4          Notwithstanding anything in clauses 3.2 or 3.3, the Competition is not open to anyone under the age of 18 if the Prize is or includes:

(a)          any alcoholic beverage or product;

(b)          any service or product that by law is unavailable to persons aged under 18; or

(c)           an Event where the Event is not open to a person under the age of 18.

4.            How to Enter

4.1          Entrants must deposit a Harry Hartog receipt (purchased during competition period) identifying their purchase of  the David Attenborough book A Life on Our Planet into the competition receptacle in store, along with their contact details (Name / postal address / phone number / email address)  

4.2          Entrants may enter more than once but each entrant is only eligible to win one Prize.

4.3          The following entries will be invalid:

(a)          entries received outside the Competition Period;

(b)          entries that duplicate or nearly duplicate another entry that the entrant has submitted;

(c)           incomplete entries;

(d)          entries that Penguin Random House, in its sole discretion, determines fraudulent (including entries that misrepresent the eligibility of the entrant); and

(e)          (where a competition is conducted on a social media platform) multiple entries from a single individual using multiple accounts on the one social media platform.

4.4         Penguin Random House may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any entry that in its view is (or is potentially) objectionable, including (without limitation) any entry that:

(a)          is not reasonably comprehensible;

(b)          is obscene, defamatory, insulting, discriminatory and/or inflammatory;

(c)           infringes on the intellectual property rights of any third party;

(d)          constitutes an invasion of privacy; and/or

(e)          is generally damaging to the goodwill and/or reputation of Penguin Random House and/or any sponsor of the Competition or Prize and/or of any Affiliate.

5.            Winner/s

5.1          Winner[s] will be selected on the basis of entry that is the most original or creative from all correct, valid and eligible entries received.

5.2          All decisions of Penguin Random House and/or the competition judges (including in relation to the selection of a winner or winners) are final and binding on entrants in all respects, and no correspondence will be entered into.

5.3          Winners will be contacted via email within 3 days of judging the Competition.

5.4          Publication of the names of winners by Penguin Random House is not determinative and the Prize will only be awarded subject to confirmation by Penguin Random House that a winner has complied with these Terms.

5.5          A Prize may be forfeited (with no substitute offered) and an alternative winner or winners selected in accordance with the winner selection procedure set out above if a winner:

(a)          does not successfully respond to notification of having won a Prize

(b)          does not accept an element of the Prize as arranged with Penguin Random House;

(c)           cannot be located;

(d)          does not or cannot provide Penguin Random House with proof of identity and/or residence if requested by Penguin Random House to do so; or

(e)          does not comply with any other Term of the competition.

5.6          Penguin Random House reserves the right to withhold a Prize from any entrant who Penguin Random House, in its absolute discretion, determines:

(a)          has not met any of the criteria set out in these Terms;

(b)          is not in a mental or physical condition to safely use the Prize or attend an Event; and/or

(c)           has engaged in any behaviour that jeopardises the fair and proper conduct of the Competition.

5.7          Penguin Random House reserves the right, in its absolute discretion but subject to relevant State and/or Territory law, to cancel the Competition and not award any Prize:

(a)          (for competitions that are judged either in whole or in part on the merit of entries) if no entry of sufficient merit is received; and/or

(b)          if Penguin Random House is unable to proceed with the Competition (including any judging and/or draw) as a result of circumstances beyond its control including, without limitation, vandalism, hacking, computer virus or bugs, server breakdown, acts of terrorism, acts of God, civil unrest, strikes and power failures.

6.            Warranties, limitations, releases and consents

6.1          By entering, you grant us and our Affiliates an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide and transferable licence to publish your entry and name and the right to sub-license use of your entry and name to our promotion partners (as applicable) for other uses, including broadcast.

6.2          Entrants promise that entries will be original and will not infringe any third-party intellectual property rights (including copyright and trade marks) and will not breach any obligation of confidentiality.

6.3          Winners may be photographed and/or filmed at any Event and during any event associated with the delivery or handing over of a Prize, and entrants grant to Penguin Random House and Affiliates the right to take and to publish such photographs and/or footage and to use an entrant’s name for promotional purposes without additional payment from Penguin Random House or any third party or additional consent having to be obtained by Penguin Random House or any third party.

6.4          To the maximum extent permissible by law:

(a)          Penguin Random House takes no responsibility and makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, in relation to any Prize, including but not limited to warranties of reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose;

(b)          entrants waive any right to claim from Penguin Random House for any disappointment, costs, expenses, loss or damage suffered that arises out of or in connection with the possession or use of a Prize; and

(c)           all liability for any defects whatsoever in or relating to the Prize remains with the relevant supplier or manufacturer or, in the case of an Event, the person or organisation holding or running that Event.

6.5          Penguin Random House, any Affiliate and any operator of any social media platform through which the Competition is conducted are not and will not be responsible for any lost, late, illegible, incomplete, postage due, misdirected or mutilated mail, any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer or mobile phone transmissions (or any other event outside the reasonable control of Penguin Random House, any Affiliate or any social media platform through which the Competition is conducted) which may limit or prevent an entrant’s ability to participate in the Competition and/or collect, receive or be notified of any Prize and/or which results in any damage to, delay of or loss of a Prize during or after delivery.

6.6          Penguin Random House, any Affiliate and any operator of any social media platform through which the Competition is conducted will not be responsible for:

(a)          any Prize lost, damaged or stolen in transit once it has left the possession of Penguin Random House and/or an Affiliate; or

(b)          any failure or inability on the part of a winner to attend an Event.

6.7          Winners are responsible for insuring against their own losses for loss, damage or theft during transit and/or for their inability to attend an Event.

6.8          Entrants release Penguin Random House, Affiliates and any social media platform through which the Competition is conducted (including all directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives) from, and hold harmless for, any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand or other liability that may arise from:

(a)          the Entrant’s acceptance and/or use of a Prize (including any misuse or malfunction); and/or

(b)          the Entrant’s participation in this Competition and/or attendance at an Event.

6.9          Winning entrants and/or persons accompanying a winning entrant to an Event may be required by Penguin Random House and/or an Affiliate and/or the operator of any social media platform through which the Competition is conducted to sign a written release covering the types of matter set out in clause 5.15. The form of such a release may be determined, in their absolute discretion, by Penguin Random House and/or an Affiliate.

7.            Personal information

7.1          As part of the process of running the Competition and awarding and delivering a Prize, Penguin Random House may collect personal information of entrants, including name, email address, residential address, contact phone number/s, date of birth and gender (“Personal Information”).

7.2          Except as otherwise provided under clause 6, any Personal Information of entrants will be used by Penguin Random House:

(a)          for the purpose of conducting and promoting the Competition (including verifying eligibility, delivering a Prize and complying with any applicable Commonwealth, State or Territory law); but otherwise

(b)          only in accordance with its Privacy Policy https://www.penguin.com.au/privacy-statement

7.3          Any request to access, update and/or correct Personal Information should be directed to Penguin Random House by email to rchereshsky@penguinrandomhouse.com

8.            General

8.1          Entrants agree:

(a)          to comply with all reasonable conditions of use of a Prize and any reasonable requirements of any person or organisation that supplies a Prize.

(b)          to conform to all applicable Australian laws and regulations; and

(c)           to conform to any relevant website terms and conditions (including any terms and conditions relating to the use of social media where a competition is run via a social media platform).

8.2          A failure by Penguin Random House to enforce, or a waiver by Penguin Random House of, any one or all of these Terms will not give rise to any claim or right of action by any person or entrant.

8.3          These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the entrants and Penguin Random House and supersedes and extinguishes any previous agreements, arrangements and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to the competition or any other subject matter set out in these Terms.

8.4          These Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in New South Wales.