Standard competition terms and conditions

These terms, together with any entry information and/or additional terms and conditions specified by the University of Auckland (Terms) apply to each competition (Competition) where the University of Auckland (University) states that its standard competition terms apply. These Terms are a contract between each entrant (you) and the University.

  1. Term: The Competition starts and finishes on the dates specified by the University at the time of entry. If your entry is received outside of this period you may be disqualified.
  2. Prize: The prize(s) for the Competition (Prize) are not transferable or redeemable for cash and all components of the prizes must be taken together. Some or all components of the prizes may be subject to availability, as well as additional terms and conditions set by third parties. Prize winners are responsible for arranging and paying for all costs associated with the prize that are not explicitly stated by the University at the time of entry. The University may replace the prize with another prize of equivalent or greater value if the prize becomes unavailable for reasons outside the University's reasonable control. Where the prize is to be delivered to the winner, the prize must be delivered to a New Zealand address. The University makes no warranties about the prize (including as to its quality or fitness for purpose).
  3. Who may enter: To enter the Competition, you must meet any entry criteria specified by the University, and comply with these Terms.
  4. How to enter: If you do not follow the entry instructions specified by the University and otherwise comply with these Terms, you may be disqualified. Incomplete entries may not be accepted. Generally, entries may not be modified after submission.
  5. Number of entries: Unless otherwise specified, you may only enter the Competition once.
  6. Winner: Unless otherwise specified, the winner(s) of the prize will be drawn randomly from one prize pool comprising all valid entries on the date specified by the University at the time of entry. Where there are multiple prizes, entrants will not win more than one prize. Where the winner is not determined by a random draw, all judging decisions are made at the University's sole discretion.
  7. Contacting the winner: The winner of the Competition will be announced after determination. The University will take reasonable steps to contact the winner by using the contact details provided at the time of entry. If the University cannot contact a winner within one week after the winner is announced or if the winner is otherwise unable to accept the prize, then the winner will forfeit the prize and the University may select a new winner.
  8. Entries: All entries received by the University and any materials submitted with the entry (Materials) will become the property of the University. By entering the Competition you consent to the University copying, reproducing, altering, communicating to the public and otherwise using your entry and any Materials all media, whether known now or developed in the future, in relation to the Competition, or to advertise and promote the University (including by publishing your entry and or the Materials, or parts of them, on the University's websites). In addition, by entering the Competition, you agree that the University may use your name, photograph for promotional purposes without compensation.
  9. Privacy: The University may collect and use personal information about you (including your name, contact details, and any other personal information you provide in connection with your entry) for the purpose of administering the Competition, verifying the validity of entries, contacting winners and checking winners' identities, and marketing the goods and services of the University to you. As certain information is required for us to run the Competition effectively, if you do not provide accurate information where we request, you may be disqualified from the Competition. The University will collect, use and hold your information in accordance with our legal obligations, including under the Privacy Act 2020. In order to request access to or correction of your personal information please contact the University Privacy Officer at
  10. Liability: Subject to any applicable law that cannot be excluded, the University and its employees and agents will not be liable for any loss or damage (whether in contract, tort (including negligence), under statute, equity or otherwise in connection with the Competition or the prize(s)). Without limiting the previous sentence, the University is not responsible for any late, misdirected or incorrectly completed entries, or any technical malfunction, delay or loss of data that occurs in the course of the administration of the Competition, however caused.

    Facebook: Where the Competition is run via Facebook, the Competition is not associated with Facebook, Facebook has no liability in connection with the Competition, and any information you provide in connection with the Competition is provided to the University, not to Facebook.

    General: The University's decisions regarding the Competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into. The University may change these Terms at any time. If the University cannot reasonably run the Competition as planned for any reason, the University may cancel this Competition.