Terms and Conditions

SOUTHERN COMFORT’S SOUTHERN SHOWDOWN COCKTAIL COMPETITION 2018(“PROMOTION”)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  1. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”), and agreed to be bound by them, when entering this Promotion. The Promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time.
  2. PROMOTER
  3. The promoter is SouthTrade International Pty Ltd (ABN 46 099 947 163), whose registered office is at 61 Lavender St, Milsons Point NSW 2061 (“Promoter”).
  4. The Promoter is responsible for all administrative aspects of the Promotion (including determination of all State Finalists, National Finalists and the Winner (each defined below), prize-giving, and technical support etc.), with the assistance of FbF Global Pty Ltd, t/a Five-by-Five (ABN28 607058015), Suite 6, 50 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, 2010.
  5. For questions or comments, the Promoter can be emailed at southernshowdown@fivebyfiveglobal.com.
  6. ENTRY PERIOD
  7. Promotion commences at10:00.00 (AEDST) on Friday 2 February2018 and final entries close at 23.59:59 (AEDST) on Wednesday 21 March 2018 (“Entry Period”).
  8. Any entries received after the end of the Entry Period will not be considered for inclusion into the Promotion.
  9. WHO MAY ENTER
  10. This competition is only open to Australian residents aged 21 years or over who are employed as a bartender at an Australian-based venue that ranges Southern Comfort.
  11. The following individuals may not enter or win a prize: (a) employees (and their immediate families) of Promoter or its agents; and (b) anyone else who is directly or indirectly professionally connected with the Promotion or the Promoter. 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.
  12. HOW TO ENTER
  13. To be eligible to enter, eligible individuals must develop an original and creative cocktail that includes between 3-8 ingredients, with one of the ingredients beinga minimum of30ml of Southern Comfort Original,Black or 100 Proof(“Cocktail”).
  14. To enter, eligible individuals must then complete the following steps during the Entry Period:
    1. a) Visit http://southernshowdown.southerncomfort.com/;
    2. b) Follow the prompts to the Promotion entry page;
    3. c) Input all of the requested details, as outlined below
      1. i. their full name, telephone number, age, and a valid email address;
      2. ii. the name, State/Territory and phone number of the eligible venue at which they are employed;
      3. iii. the name of their Cocktail;
      4. iv. the ingredients list for their Cocktail including measurements (Cocktail must include a minimum of 30ml of Southern Comfort Original, Black or 100 Proof and contain between 3-8 ingredients). In the spirit of M.W Heron and his Cuffs and Buttons recipe, the Promoter encourages the use of bespoke and local ingredients;
      5. v. the method used to make the Cocktail and how it is served;
      6. vi. the garnish and glass style for the Cocktail;
      7. vii. abrief description of their hometown inspiration in 100 words or less (“Inspiration”);and
      8. viii. tick the box to agree to the Terms and Conditions and submit
    4. d) Submit the fully completed entry form.
  15. Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for any materials they submit via the Promotion including but not limited to Cocktails and recipes (“Content”). All entries must comply with the Content Standards outlined in clauses 16-19 below.
  16. LIMITATIONS / RESTRICTIONS ON ENTRY& ENTRY/ENTRANT VERIFICATION
  17. Multiple entries are permittedsubject to the following: (a) each entry must be substantially unique (for clarity if an entrant submits more than one (1) entry there must be at least two (2) differences in ingredients used with eachCocktail entry submitted);(b) each entry must be submitted separately and in accordance with entry requirements; and (c) a maximum of three (3) Cocktail entries per person and per email address is permitted.
  18. Incomplete or indecipherable entries and entries that do not comply in full with these Terms and Conditions (including but not limited to the Content Standards) will be disqualified and will not be counted.
  19. 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 thePromotion. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. DRINKS CONTENT STANDARDS FOR ENTRIES
  22. The Content standards set out below (“Content Standards”) serve to provide examples and are not meant to be an exhaustive list of the types of Content that are unacceptable for the purposes of the Promotion.
  23. The Promoter expressly reserves the right to disallow or disqualify (or prevent from passing through the judging stage) any entry which it considers does not comply with these Content Standards or which it considers does not meet normal standards of taste and decency.
  24. By entering this Promotion, entrants hereby warrant, represent and undertake that their Content meets the following Content Standards:
    1. a) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not encourage, condone, promote or glamorize under age, excessive or irresponsible consumption of alcoholic beverages or drink driving or any behaviour considered antisocial, illegal or immoral;
    2. b) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not be derogatory or defamatory of any person;
    3. c) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
    4. d) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not promote violence of any kind;
    5. e) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not be sexually explicit (or contain any nudity);
    6. f) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not harm or attempt to harm minors in any way;
    7. g) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not be targeted at or be likely to appeal to an audience under the age of 18 years old;
    8. h) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not promote discrimination of any kind, including but not limited to discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
    9. i) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not be likely to harass, upset, embarrass alarm or annoy any person; and
    10. j) Cocktails and Cocktail names must not be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent the entrant’s identity or their affiliation with another person or entity.
  25. Entrants warrant that the Content is the original work of the entrant that does not infringe the rights of any third party.
  26. PROMOTER’S USE OF CONTENT
  27. By entering the Promotion, entrants grant the Promoter, its affiliated companies and its sub-contractors the right to use any and all Content supplied to the Promoter in connection with the Promotion, without compensation:
    1. a) for the purposes of administering this Promotion;
    2. b) for promotional and publicity purposes; and
    3. c) in all digital and social media in connection with the Promoter and the Promotion.
  28. Entrants hereby agree to do such other things and execute such other documents as are reasonably requested in order to allow the Promoter to make such use of their Content.
  29. To the extent permitted by law, entrants hereby waive in favour of the Promoter and agree not to assert any moral rights (or similar rights worldwide) in and in connection with their Content.
  30. ONLINE STATE FINALISTS SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
  31. Entries will be divided into the following State/Territory groups: NSW/ACT, VIC/TAS, SA/NT, QLD and WA (each a “State Group”). Entries received during the Entry Period for each State Group will be individually judged against each other based on uniqueness, imagination and consumer appeal of the Cocktail (including but not limited to the name, method, ingredients, garnish/glass style and Inspiration of the Cocktail provided).The judges may select additional reserve entries which they determine to be the next best, and record them in order of merit, in case of an invalid entry or ineligible entrant.
  32. The best five (5) valid entries in each State Group, as determined by the judges, will each be deemed astate finalist (“State Finalists”). There will be a total oftwentyfive (25) State Finalists.
  33. The twenty five (25) State Finalistswill be notified by email and/or phone call within 7 days of the end of the Entry Period, and will need to respond to that notification in order to confirm their acceptance of their placementand availability to attend a State Final Judging Round(defined below). All reasonable endeavors will be made to contact the State Finalists during this time using the contact details provided on the entry form. Entrants should ensure they check their spam/bulk/junk folders for notification because if a response from a State Finalist is not received within 7 days of the notification being made, that State Finalist may lose their chance to participate in their State FinalJudging Round. Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be required in order to claim participation.
  34. The State Finalists will each be asked to attend a solo State Final Judging Round (i.e.individually in front of a judge) at their own place of employment as indicated on their winning entry (each a “State Final Judging Round”). The Promoter will liaise with each State Finalist to determine the date and time to attend and participate in their State Final Judging Round. The Promoter will provide each State Finalist with up to three (3) possible dates and time slots betweenSunday 1 April 2018 and Monday 30 April 2018 in which they can choose from. Exact date/time is to be determined by the Promoter in agreement with each State Finalist but in the event that agreement cannot be reached, the Promoter reserves the right to determine the date and time for each State Final Judging Round. In the event due to unforeseen circumstances a State Finalist is unable to attend their State Final Judging Round on their original confirmed date/time, the Promoter may in its absolute discretion allow them one (1) additional opportunity to participate in a State Final Judging Round, so long as it is confirmed by no later than 20 April 2018.
  35. All costs associated with attending a State Final Judging Round are not included and will be the responsibility of the State Finalist. State Finalists must be available to participate on the nominated dates as outlined above. If a State Finalist is unable to participate on the nominated dates, they forfeit their right to participate in the State Final Judging Round.
  36. Prior to each State Final Judging Round the Promoter will arrange for each State Finalist to receive one (1) phone call from a mentor (for up to 30minutes) to assist the State Finalist in refining their Cocktail and provide advice on how to conduct their presentation.In order to be deemed valid as a State Finalist, the State Finalist must also complete the Fine Drink Movement ‘Bourbon’ Online Training Module (available online at https://finedrinksmovement.com.au/) by no later than 11:59pm AEDST onMonday 30 April, 2018.
  37. STATE FINAL WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
  38. At each State Final Judging Round, the State Finalist will be able to participate in a mentor master class which will assist them in preparingfor their State Final Judging Round. State Finalists will be required to create their Cocktail as part of the State Final Judging Round for judging. Unless otherwise advised, State Finalists are responsible for the sourcing of their glass, cocktail making equipment and ingredients required for their Cocktail entry. The judge will then judge the State Finalists’ Cocktail based on the followingjudging criteria,who will then be given a score out of one hundred (100) possible points (“Score”): Authenticity (10 points), Technique (10 points), Appearance (10 points), Taste (30 points), Presentation (10 points) Championing of the brand (20 points), Placement of their Cocktail on the menu of the State Finalist’s place of employment between1 April 2018 and 30 April (5 points) and Evidence of being able to replicate their Cocktail between 1 April2018and 30 April (5 points).
  39. The State Finalists with the highest Score from each State/Territory group will be selected to attend the live national final in Sydney, NSWon Monday21 May 2018(each a “National Finalist”). There will be a total of five (5) National Finalists. National finalists will be notified by email or phone by Friday 4 May.In the event of a tie between two (2) or more State Finalists for the highest Scorethe Promoter will determine the State Finalistsby removing the ‘Authenticity’ criteria from the total Score ranking to determine a score out of ninety (90) for each of the tied State Finalists, with the National Finalist being the entrant with the highest score out of ninety (90). In the event of a further tie, the Promoter will drop the ‘Championing of the brand’ criteria from the score to determine a score out of eighty (80) for each of the tied State Finalists to determine the National Finalists. In the event of a further tie, the Promoter will drop the ‘Presentation of the Cocktail’ criteria from the score to determine a score out of seventy (70) for each of the tied State Finalists to determine the National Finalists. In the event of yet a further tie, each tied entrant will then be required to provide an original and creative answer to the promotional question “Why does your Cocktail deserve to win?” in 25 words or less, with the National Finalist being the tied-entrant to submit the best answer (in the Promoter’s opinion) by the required time based on originality, creative merit and literary merit.
  40. NATIONAL FINALISTS’ PRIZE
  41. Each National Finalists will win the following prize:
    • Return economy airfares from the NationalFinalist's nearest Australian capital city to Sydney, NSW for one (1) person (only provided if National Finalist resides outside of NSW). If a National Finalist is from NSW, then the prize does not include airfares and the airfare component of the prize is not redeemable for cash;
    • Transfers to and from Sydney airport to their hotel accommodation;
    • up to two (2) nights single-share accommodation in a minimum 4-star hotel in Sydney, NSW for one (1) person (exact hotel and number of nights stay determined by the Promoter);
    • the opportunity to compete at the ‘Southern Comfort’s Southern Showdown Cocktail Competition’ live final against all other National Finalists (“Live National Final”) in Sydney, NSW on Monday21 May 2018in Sydney, NSW;
    • inclusion in the Southern Showdown Cocktail Book, with a profile of their Cocktail, the bartender who created it, and the venue at which they are employed. The Southern Showdown Cocktail Bookis the property of the Promoter and will be distributed at itsdiscretion.
  42. The five (5)National Finalists will be notified by email of the Live National Final details and will need to respond to that notification in order to confirm their acceptance of their prize and availability to attend the Live National Final on Monday21 May 2018in Sydney, NSW. National Finalists should ensure they check their spam/bulk/junk folders for notification because if a response from a Live National Finalist is not received within 7 days of the notification being made, that National Finalist may lose their chance to participate in the Live National Final. Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be required in order to claim participation.National Finalists must be available to travel to Sydney for the Live National Final on 21/05/2018. If a National Finalist is unable to attend on the nominated dates, they forfeit their right to participate in the LiveNational Final.
  43. Spending money, meals, insurance, transport to and from departure point, additional transfers(i.e. transfers outside of the agreed pickup and drop off times by the promoter), items of a personal nature, in-room charges and all other ancillary costs are not included. Prize must be taken to coincide with the Live National Finalevent on Monday21 May 2018, and is subject to booking and flight availability. Itinerary to be determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion. Frequent flyer points will not form part of the prize. Prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers. The Finalists may be required to present their credit card at time of accommodation check in.
  44. LIVE NATIONAL FINAL WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
  45. Prior to the National Final the Promoter will arrange for each National Finalist to receive one (1) face to face session from a mentor (for up to 30 minutes) to assist the National Finalist in refining their Cocktail and provide advice on how to conduct their presentation.At the Live National Final, each National Finalist will then be required to prepare and present their Cocktail(up to 5 Cocktails) to a panel of judges (as instructed by the judges at the event). The National Finalists are responsible for the sourcing of their glasses, cocktail making equipment and ingredients required for their cocktail entry. Upon prior agreement, the Promoter will be able to supply some of the freshingredients and utensils required for the National Finalists to prepare their Cocktails, up to the value of AU$30 per National Finalist.The judges will then judge theNational Finalists’Cocktails against each other based on the following judging criteria and will then be given a score out of one hundred (100) possible points (“Score”):Authenticity (10 points), Technique (10 points), Appearance (10 points), Taste (30 points), Presentation (20 points) and Championing of the brand (20 points).
  46. The National Finalist with the highest Score will be the National Finalist winner (“National Finalist Winner”). In the event of a tie between two (2) or more National Finalists for the highest Score, the Promoter will determine the National Finalist Winner by removing the ‘Authenticity’ criteria from the total Score ranking to determine a score out of ninety (90) for each of the tied Finalists, with the National Finalist Winner being the entrant with the highest score out of ninety (90). In the event of a further tie, the Promoter will drop the ‘Championing of the Southern Comfort brand’ criteria from the score to determine a score out of eighty (80) for each of the tied Finalists to determine the National Finalist Winner. In the event of a further tie, the Promoter will drop the ‘Presentation of the Cocktail’ criteria from the score to determine a score out of seventy (70) for each of the tied Finalists to determine the National Finalist Winner. In the event of yet a further tie, each tied entrant will then be required to provide an original and creative answer to the promotional question “Why does your Cocktail deserve to win?” in 25 words or less, with the National Finalist Winner being the tied-entrant to submit the best answer (in the Promoter’s opinion) by the required time based on originality, creative merit and literary merit.
  47. NATIONAL FINALIST WINNER’S PRIZE
  48. The National Finalist Winner will win a trip to New Orleans, United States of America (for two adults aged 21 years or over) between 15-22 July 2018 as well as the opportunity to participate in the International Final (as defined below). The prize includes:
    • Economy return flights from the National Finalist Winner’s nearest Australian capital city to New Orleans, United States of America for two (2) adults (including all airport and airline taxes);
    • Return private car transfers from the winner’s residence to the departing airport (residence must be within 50kms of the departing airport. If the winner resides more than 50kms from the departing airport, the winner can nominate a pick up address within 50kms of the airport. Cost associated with getting to and from the nominated address will not be included and will be the responsibility of the winner);
    • Seven (7) nightstwin-share accommodation in a hotel in New Orleans, United States of America for two (2) adults(minimum 4-star);
    • Return airport to hotel transfers;
    • The opportunity for the National Finalist Winner to participate in the International Final held in New Orleans (with the exact location to be determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion) on 16 July 2018 (“International Final”). The National Finalist Winner must be available to travel to the US for the International Final on 16 July 2018. If the National Finalist Winner is unable to attend on the nominated dates, they forfeit their right to participate in the International Final;
    • Admission for two (2) adults to Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans;
    • A New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour;
    • An honorary bartender experience at a top New Orleans bar; and
    • AUD$1500 spending money (for the winner only).
  49. Additional spending money, meals, taxes (excluding airline and airport taxes), insurance, passports, visas, vaccinations, transport to and from departure point, transfers, items of a personal nature, in-room charges and all other ancillary costs are not included. The winner and his/her companion must have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from the return date and be able to travel to the United States. The winner and his/her companion will be responsible for ensuring that they have any required US travel visas. Prize must be taken between 15-22 July 2018, and is subject to booking and flight availability.It is the National Finalist Winner’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport and travel documents (including visas, if necessary) and vaccinations in order to be able to take all elements of the prize. The prize does not guarantee issuing of visas to the National Finalist Winner.All elements of the prize must be taken on the dates organised by the Promoter. Rearranging the dates due to the National Finalist Winner being unavailable for any reason will likely not be possible. Itinerary to be determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion. Frequent flyer points will not form part of the prize. Prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers.
  50. INTERNATIONAL FINAL
  51. The International Final is only open to the National Finalist Winners of the Southern Comfort Showdown Cocktail promotions conducted in each of Australia, the United Kingdom and Ireland. For clarity, there will be one (1) National Finalist Winner attending the International Final from Australia, three (3) National Finalist Winners attending the International Final from the United Kingdom and one (1) National Finalist Winner attending the International Final from Ireland (each a “International Final Participant”), for a total of up to five (5) International Final Participants. Each International Final Participant will be required to present themselves at the International Final for the purposes of presenting the Cocktail that won them a position at the International Final.
  52. INTERNATIONAL FINAL SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
  53. At the International Final, each International Final Participant will be required to prepare and present their Cocktail (up to 3 Cocktails) to a panel of judges (as instructed by the judges at the event). The International Final Participantsare responsible for the sourcing of their glasses, cocktail making equipment and ingredients required for their Cocktail entry. Upon prior agreement, the Promoter will be able to supply some of the fresh ingredients and utensils required for the International Final Participantsto prepare their Cocktails, up to the value of US$30 per International Final Participant. The judges will then judge the International Final Participant’s Cocktails against each other based on the following judging criteria who will then be given a score out of one hundred (100) possible points (“Score”): Authenticity (10 points), Technique (10 points), Appearance (10 points), Taste (30 points), Presentation (20 points) and Championing of the brand (20 points).
  54. The International Final Participant with the highest Score will be the winner of the International Final (“International Final Winner”). In the event of a tie between two (2) or more International Final Participants for the highest Score, the Promoter will determine the International Final Winner by removing the ‘Authenticity’ criteria from the total Score ranking to determine a score out of ninety (90) for each of the tied International Final Participants, with the International Final Winner being the International Final Participant with the highest score out of ninety (90). In the event of a further tie, the Promoter will drop the ‘Championing of the Southern Comfort brand’ criteria from the score to determine a score out of eighty (80) for each of the tied International Final Participants to determine the International Final Winner. In the event of a further tie, the Promoter will drop the ‘Presentation of the Cocktail’ criteria from the score to determine a score out of seventy (70) for each of the tied International Final Participants to determine the International Final Winner. In the event of yet a further tie, each tied International Final Participants will then be required to provide an original and creative answer to the promotional question “Why does your Cocktail deserve to win?” in 25 words or less, with the International Final Winner being the tied-entrant to submit the best answer (in the Promoter’s opinion) by the required time based on originality, creative merit and literary merit.
  55. INTERNATIONAL FINAL WINNER
  56. The International Final Winner will then be deemed the International Champion.
  57. GENERAL
  58. The Promoter’s decisions are final and binding in all respects on all entrants and no correspondence will be entered into.
  59. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prizes (or any part thereof) for a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater monetary value if this is necessary for reasons beyond its reasonable control. There is no cash alternative to the prizes (or any part thereof)) and unless the Promoter agrees otherwise in writing the prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  60. Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
  61. 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.
  62. LIABILITY
  63. 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, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act 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.
  64. 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) if a State Final Judging Round, Live National Final or International Final event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (f) any tax liability incurred by a State Finalist, National Finalist, National Finalist Winner or International Final Winner or entrant; or (g)taking/use of and/or participation in a prize or State Finals Judging Round,Live National Final or International Final.
  65. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for network, computer, hardware or software failures of any kind, which may affect the sending, receipt or processing of your entry or for entries lost, damaged, delayed or unreadable, including loss of entries through technical fault or transmission delays.
  66. If the Promoter has grounds to suspect any entrant or third party of cheating, deception or fraudulent or unsportsmanlike conduct of any kind (including, without limitation, manipulating the Promotion, choice of State Finalists, National Finalists, International Final Participant or the National Finalist Winner or International Final Winner, or any entry (or establishing multiple registrations in order to gain multiple entries where the number of entries is limited) the Promoter reserves the right (in its sole discretion) to disqualify any entrant, entry or person it reasonably believes to be responsible for, or associated with, such activity.
  67. The State Finalists, National Finalists,National Finalist Winners and International Final Winner should be in good health and appropriately fit for travel and, to the extent permitted by law, waive any claim they may have against the Promoter for any safety or health issue or problem they may have during travel.
  68. PERSONAL DETAILS AND PUBLICITY
  69. As a condition of accepting a prize, each State Finalist, National Finalist, International Final Participantthe National Finalist Winner and International Final Winnermust sign any legal documentation as and in the form required by the Promoter and/or prize suppliers in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form.
  70. 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 athttp://www.southtradeint.com.au/articles/Privacy_Policy/311.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. 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. Unless otherwise indicated by the Promoter, the Promoter may disclose personal information to entities outside of Australia (for a list of the countries, see the Promoter’s Privacy Policy).
  71. The Promoter may also share PI with Southern Comfort (Sazerac Company Inc.), who may also disclose such PI to third parties, including but not limited to its agents, contractors, service providers and prize suppliers. Entry is conditional on providing this PI. Sazerac Company Inc. will also use and handle PI as set out in its Privacy Policy, which can be viewed at http://www.sazerac.com/SazeracPrivacyPolicy.html. In addition to any use that may be outlined in the Sazerac Company Inc.’s Privacy Policy, Sazerac Company Inc. 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. The Privacy Policy also contains information about how entrants may opt out, access, update or correct their PI and how entrants my contact Southern Comfort if they wish to complain about how their PI is treated or any breach of their privacy rights. Such complaints will be taken seriously and responded to as soon as practicable. Sazerac Company Inc. is located in the USA and may further disclose PI to entities outside Australia (for a list of countries see the Privacy Policy).
  72. By entering this Promotion, entrants agree that if they are a State Finalist, National Finalist International Final Participant, National Finalist Winner or a International Final Winner they will grant the Promoter the free use of their name, country of residence, photographs, video and voice (“Image”) for advertising, publicity and news purposes in any media in perpetuity without additional remuneration. To this effect, a State Finalist, National Finalist, National Finalist Winner and/or International Final Winner’s acceptance of a prize shall be deemed to be a confirmation of their agreement for the Promoter to use their Image, and the Finalist/Winner shall sign any further documentation reasonably required by the Promoter in this regard. The State Finalists/ National Finalists / National Finalist Winner/International Final Winner may also be asked to take part in reasonable publicity and PR activity in connection with the Promotion. The National Finalist Winner must be available to take part in media interviews including but not limited to on the day following the Live National Final on Wednesday 14 June, 2017 between 11:00am-3:00pm.
  73. PROMOTER’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  74. All intellectual property and database rights, in The Southern ShowdownCocktail Book, materials published in them, excluding so-called “user generated content” but including, without limitation, trademarks, designs, logos, text, images, audio and video materials, look and feel and software (including code, interface and website structure) (“Materials”) are owned by the Promoter (or its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or partners).
  75. The Materials are protected by intellectual property laws and treaties around the world.
  76. All such rights are reserved and it is strictly prohibited to remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from any Materials.
  77. The laws of Australia apply to this Promotion to the exclusion of any other law. Entrants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.