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General

  • Intellectual Property Rights 
  • (a) Copyright 
    The material on this website is the intellectual property of Swimming Australia Limited and is copyright protected under the laws of Australia and by International treaty. No part of the content may be reproduced, re-used or redistributed for any purpose whatsoever, without the express prior written permission of Swimming Australia Limited. 

    The information published on this website is intended to be used for personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of Swimming Australia Limited. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without prior written permission from Swimming Australia Limited is prohibited. Swimming Australia Limited may impose conditions and charge a fee for the use of any content used for commercial purposes.

    The intellectual property rights in some material on this website may belong to third parties and their permission may be required to use the material.


    (b)Trade Marks
    This website includes registered and unregistered trade marks of Swimming Australia Limited and various third parties, including but not limited to State Swimming Associations and commercial partners of Swimming Australia Limited. You may not use these trade marks without the prior written consent of the owner of the relevant trade mark.

  • Your Conduct
  • As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to Swimming Australia Limited that you will not use information or material from the website for any purpose that is unlawful or in a manner prohibited by these terms of use. In particular, you agree not to:
    By posting or submitting content to the website, you represent and warrant that (i) you own all the rights to the content or are authorised to use and distribute the content via the website and (ii) the content does not and will not infringe any copyright or any other third-party right nor violate any applicable law or regulation.

    Swimming Australia Limited reserves the right to pre-screen content submitted for publication on the Swimming Australia Limited website. Swimming Australia Limited may refuse to publish or remove content that, in its sole discretion, does not meet its standards or does not comply with these terms of use. Swimming Australia Limited is not responsible for any failure to publish or delay in removing such material.

    You agree that Swimming Australia may publish, modify, adapt and retransmit to others any content submitted by you free of charge and without restriction, subject to the obligations on Swimming Australia set out in our privacy policy.

    You will indemnify Swimming Australia, its employees, agents and representatives from any and all costs, claims, loss or damage suffered or incurred including consequential loss or damage which may arise from the posting or deletion of your submitted content or from any breach by you of these terms or from your use of the website.

    • use the website for any activities, or submit to or via the website any information or materials, which breach any laws or regulations or infringe a third party's patent, trade mark, copyright or other proprietary rights or privacy;
    • publish, distribute, transmit or disseminate on the website any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive, inappropriate or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    • promote any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited e-mailing or spamming via the website;
    • impersonate any person or entity;
    • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware; or
    • undertake any conduct that, in Swimming Australia Limited's sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website. 
  • Privacy Policy
  • The protection of personal information is important to Swimming Australia Limited (SAL). SAL is committed to respecting individuals’ privacy and the protection of personal information.
    This document sets out how SAL may collect, hold, use and disclose personal information. By providing your personal information to SAL, you consent to its use, storage and disclosure in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

    This policy is made in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and in particular the Australian Privacy Principles which came into effect on 12 March 2014. This policy and any accompanying procedures may be amended from time to time by resolution of SAL’s Board of Directors. The current version of this policy is available from the
    Privacy Officer or on the SAL website at www.swimming.org.au.

    This Policy applies to and binds all Relevant Persons and such other persons who use, access, provide or participate in SAL’s services, events and activities. 

Prizes

  • 2019 Swimming Australia Survey
  • Introduction

    • The following terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) apply for the Promoter's promotion relating to the 2019 Swimming Australia Sponsorship Survey (Promotion).
    • The Promoter is Swimming Australia Limited (SAL), ABN 14 109 333 628 of Level 2, 50-56 York Street, South Melbourne, Victoria (Promoter).
    • Entry is open to all Swimming Australia stakeholders, over the age of 18 (Entrants). Entrants who submit a valid entry during the Competition Period will be entered into the competition.
    • Information on how to enter this Promotion forms part of the conditions of entry to the competition and participation in the Promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.  Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions within the Registration Period are void.
    • Employees of the Promoter and its agencies associated with this promotion and their immediate families are ineligible to enter the competition. Otherwise, entries are open to anyone who satisfies all competition eligibility criteria referred to in these Terms and Conditions.
    • Entries to the Promotion open at 10.00am on Thursday 17 January 2019 AEST and close at 11:59 pm on Sunday 27 Jan 2019 AEST (Competition Period).

    Method of Entry

    • In order to validly enter the Promotion, the Entrant must during the Competition Period complete an entry using the following method of entry:
    • Complete the Survey Monkey sponsorship survey and explain in one sentence, why you love swimming, and provide contact details.
    • A maximum of one entry per Entrant may be submitted.
    • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Entrants (including but not limited to an Entrant's identity and place of residence) and disqualify any Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.

    Prize

    • There will be one prize winner. The prize winner will receive a Mastercard gift card to the value of $500. The prize must be redeemed within one week from the date of contact. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable.
    • Prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers. 
    • The winning entry will be selected based on creativity and originality from the valid entries and judged by a panel appointed at Swimming Australia’s discretion. The Promoter's decision on the winning entrant is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    • The Promotion is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winning entrants.
    • The winning Entrant will be selected by the Promoter at Level 2, 50-56 York St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205 on Monday 28 January 2019 AEST.
    • The winning Entrants will be notified on Monday 16 July 2018.
    • The Prize will be delivered to the winning Entrant via post to an address supplied by the winner.
    • In the event that the winner cannot be contacted by the Promoter, using all reasonable efforts, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited their right to the prize and the next best Entrant as deemed by the judges will be awarded the prize.
    • The Promoter at all times reserves the right to withdraw, cancel or substitute the designated prize with another prize of similar or like value without notice to any Entrants should such withdrawal, cancellation or substitution be deemed necessary in the Promoter’s sole discretion. In such situation, all entrants agree to be bound by these changes as part of the conditions of entry into the Promotion and forego any rights or entitlements resulting from such change to the Promotion.
       

    General

    • All entries to the Promotion become the sole property of the Promoter and the Promoter may publish entries on Promoters social media channels.
    • The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Mastercard, Survey Monkey, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. By participating, the Entrant hereby releases and holds harmless Mastercard, Survey Monkey, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from any and all liability associated with the Promotion.
    • It is each Entrant's responsibility to adhere at all times to the requirements under these Terms and Conditions.
    • If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion.
    • In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders the Promoter’s ability to proceed with the Promotion within the dates and in the manner described in these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, the Promoter may in its absolute discretion cancel or vary the Promotion and recommence it from the start on the same conditions.
    • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries, Entrants and other any other persons submitting entries (including a person's, identity, age and place of residence, and, where an Entrant is aged under 18, that the person submitting their entry is their parent or legal guardian). Proof of, identification, age, residency, entry and parenthood or legal guardianship considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter.
    • The winning Entrant agrees to participate and cooperate as required in all editorial and promotional activities relating to the Promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winners agree to grant the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive license to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winners will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
    • The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and entry into the Promotion is conditional on the provision of this information by an Entrant.  All personal information will be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy which can be found at swimming.org.au/integrity. By submitting an entry into this Promotion, you acknowledge that the Promoter may use or disclose your personal information for the purposes of promoting, conducting, developing and/or administering a junior swimming program, providing you with member information or promotional material or otherwise in accordance with the Promoter's Privacy Policy. 

      The Promoter may share my information with third parties; companies engaged by the Promoter to carry out functions and activities on their behalf including direct marketing; professional advisers, including accountants, auditors, lawyers and insurers; however, your information is not generally disclosed to anyone outside Australia.  You understand that the Promoter's Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access and request correction of your personal information held by the Promoter or make a complaint about the handling of your personal information, and provides information about how a complaint will be dealt with by the Promoter. 

      If you do not wish to receive promotional material from the Promoter's sponsors and third parties, you must advise the Promoter in writing or via the opt-out procedures provided in the relevant communication.  It is your responsibility to read and understand the Privacy Policy of the Promoter.  You understand that if you have any concern or complaint about the way the Promoter handles your personal information, you must contact SAL
  • Australia Swims GoPro Promotion
  • Introduction

    • The following terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) apply for the Promoter's promotion relating to the 2019 Australia Swims GoPro Promotion (Promotion).
    • The Promoter is Swimming Australia Limited (SAL), ABN 14 109 333 628 of Level 2, 50-56 York Street, South Melbourne, Victoria (Promoter).
    • Entry is open to anyone who has pledged a swim distance as part of the Australia Swims campaign (Entrants). Entrants who submit a valid entry during the Competition Period will be entered into the competition.
    • Information on how to enter this Promotion forms part of the conditions of entry to the competition and participation in the Promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.  Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions within the Registration Period are void.
    • Employees of the Promoter and its agencies associated with this promotion and their immediate families are ineligible to enter the competition. Otherwise, entries are open to anyone who satisfies all competition eligibility criteria referred to in these Terms and Conditions.
    • Entries to the Promotion open at 10.00am on Saturday 19 January 2019 AEST and close at 11:59pm on Monday 28 January 2019 AEST (Competition Period).

    Method of Entry

    • In order to validly enter the Promotion, the Entrant must during the Competition Period complete an entry using the following method of entry:
      Pledge a swimming distance between over 5m, nominate a team to ‘join’ and complete the Australia Swims pledge form.
    • Entrants may submit more than one pledge.
    • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Entrants (including but not limited to an Entrant's identity and place of residence) and disqualify any Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.

    Prize

    • There will be one prize winner. The prize winner will receive GoPro HERO7 Black - Action camera to the value of $600 (inclusive of GST). The prize must be redeemed within one week from the date of contact. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
    • Prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers. 
    • The winning entry will be selected based on creativity and originality from the valid entries and judged by a panel appointed at Swimming Australia’s discretion. The Promoter's decision on the winning entrant is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    • The Promotion is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winning entrants.
    • The winning Entrant will be selected by the Promoter at Level 2, 50-56 York St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205 on Wednesday 30 January 2019 AEST.
    • The winning Entrants will be notified on Wednesday 30 January 2019.
    • The Prize will be delivered to the winning Entrant via post to an address supplied by the winner.
    • In the event that the winner cannot be contacted by the Promoter, using all reasonable efforts, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited their right to the prize and the next best Entrant as deemed by the judges will be awarded the prize.
    • The Promoter at all times reserves the right to withdraw, cancel or substitute the designated prize with another prize of similar or like value without notice to any Entrants should such withdrawal, cancellation or substitution be deemed necessary in the Promoter’s sole discretion. In such situation, all entrants agree to be bound by these changes as part of the conditions of entry into the Promotion and forego any rights or entitlements resulting from such change to the Promotion.

    General

    • All entries to the Promotion become the sole property of the Promoter and the Promoter may publish entries on Promoters social media channels.
    • The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Gopro, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.  By participating, the Entrant hereby releases and holds harmless Gopro, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from any and all liability associated with the Promotion.
    • It is each Entrant's responsibility to adhere at all times to the requirements under these Terms and Conditions.
    • If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion.
    • In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders the Promoter’s ability to proceed with the Promotion within the dates and in the manner described in these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, the Promoter may in its absolute discretion cancel or vary the Promotion and recommence it from the start on the same conditions.
    • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries, Entrants and other any other persons submitting entries (including a person's, identity, age and place of residence, and, where an Entrant is aged under 18, that the person submitting their entry is their parent or legal guardian). Proof of, identification, age, residency, entry and parenthood or legal guardianship considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter.
    • The winning Entrant agrees to participate and cooperate as required in all editorial and promotional activities relating to the Promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winners agree to grant the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive license to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winners will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
    • The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and entry into the Promotion is conditional on the provision of this information by an Entrant.  All personal information will be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy which can be found at swimming.org.au/integrity. By submitting an entry into this Promotion, you acknowledge that the Promoter may use or disclose your personal information for the purposes of promoting, conducting, developing and/or administering a junior swimming program, providing you with member information or promotional material or otherwise in accordance with the Promoter's Privacy Policy.  The Promoter may share my information with third parties; companies engaged by the Promoter to carry out functions and activities on their behalf including direct marketing; professional advisers, including accountants, auditors, lawyers and insurers; however, your information is not generally disclosed to anyone outside Australia.  You understand that the Promoter's Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access and request correction of your personal information held by the Promoter or make a complaint about the handling of your personal information, and provides information about how a complaint will be dealt with by the Promoter.  If you do not wish to receive promotional material from the Promoter's sponsors and third parties, you must advise the Promoter in writing or via the opt-out procedures provided in the relevant communication.  It is your responsibility to read and understand the Privacy Policy of the Promoter.  You understand that if you have any concern or complaint about the way the Promoter handles your personal information, you must contact SAL.
  • Swimming Australia iSwim App Promotion
  • Introduction

    • The following terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) apply for the Promoter's promotion relating to the 2019 Swimming Australia iSwim Fitbit Promotion (Promotion).
    • The Promoter is Swimming Australia Limited (SAL), ABN 14 109 333 628 of Level 2, 50-56 York Street, South Melbourne, Victoria (Promoter).
    • Entry is open to anyone who has pledged a swim distance as part of the Australia Swims campaign (Entrants). Entrants who submit a valid entry during the Competition Period will be entered into the competition.
    • Information on how to enter this Promotion forms part of the conditions of entry to the competition and participation in the Promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.  Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions within the Registration Period are void.
    • Employees of the Promoter and its agencies associated with this promotion and their immediate families are ineligible to enter the competition. Otherwise, entries are open to anyone who satisfies all competition eligibility criteria referred to in these Terms and Conditions.
    • Entries to the Promotion open at 10.00am on Saturday 19 January 2019 AEST and close at 11:59pm on Monday 4 February 2019 AEST (Competition Period).

    Method of Entry

    • In order to validly enter the Promotion, the Entrant must during the Competition Period complete an entry using the following method of entry:
      Download Swimming Australia’s iSwim app from the apple or android app store and write a review.
    • A maximum of one entry per Entrant may be submitted.
    • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Entrants (including but not limited to an Entrant's identity and place of residence) and disqualify any Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.

    Prize

    • There will be one prize winner. The prize winner will receive a Fitbit Versa or Ionic (winner’s selection) to the value of $350 (inclusive of GST). The prize must be redeemed within one week from the date of contact. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
    • Prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers. 
    • The winning entry will be selected based on creativity and originality from the valid entries and judged by a panel appointed at Swimming Australia’s discretion. The Promoter's decision on the winning entrant is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    • The Promotion is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winning entrants.
    • The winning Entrant will be selected by the Promoter at Level 2, 50-56 York St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205 on Tuesday 5 February 2019 AEST.
    • The winning Entrants will be notified on Tuesday 5 February 2019.
    • The Prize will be delivered to the winning Entrant via post to an address supplied by the winner.
    • In the event that the winner cannot be contacted by the Promoter, using all reasonable efforts, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited their right to the prize and the next best Entrant as deemed by the judges will be awarded the prize.
    • The Promoter at all times reserves the right to withdraw, cancel or substitute the designated prize with another prize of similar or like value without notice to any Entrants should such withdrawal, cancellation or substitution be deemed necessary in the Promoter’s sole discretion. In such situation, all entrants agree to be bound by these changes as part of the conditions of entry into the Promotion and forego any rights or entitlements resulting from such change to the Promotion.

    General

    • All entries to the Promotion become the sole property of the Promoter and the Promoter may publish entries on Promoters social media channels.
    • The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Fitbit, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. By participating, the Entrant hereby releases and holds harmless Fitbit, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from any and all liability associated with the Promotion.
    • It is each Entrant's responsibility to adhere at all times to the requirements under these Terms and Conditions.
    • If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion.
    • In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders the Promoter’s ability to proceed with the Promotion within the dates and in the manner described in these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, the Promoter may in its absolute discretion cancel or vary the Promotion and recommence it from the start on the same conditions.
    • The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries, Entrants and other any other persons submitting entries (including a person's, identity, age and place of residence, and, where an Entrant is aged under 18, that the person submitting their entry is their parent or legal guardian). Proof of, identification, age, residency, entry and parenthood or legal guardianship considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter.
    • The winning Entrant agrees to participate and cooperate as required in all editorial and promotional activities relating to the Promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winners agree to grant the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive license to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winners will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
    • The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and entry into the Promotion is conditional on the provision of this information by an Entrant.  All personal information will be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy which can be found at swimming.org.au/integrity. By submitting an entry into this Promotion, you acknowledge that the Promoter may use or disclose your personal information for the purposes of promoting, conducting, developing and/or administering a junior swimming program, providing you with member information or promotional material or otherwise in accordance with the Promoter's Privacy Policy.  The Promoter may share my information with third parties; companies engaged by the Promoter to carry out functions and activities on their behalf including direct marketing; professional advisers, including accountants, auditors, lawyers and insurers; however, your information is not generally disclosed to anyone outside Australia.  You understand that the Promoter's Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access and request correction of your personal information held by the Promoter or make a complaint about the handling of your personal information, and provides information about how a complaint will be dealt with by the Promoter.  If you do not wish to receive promotional material from the Promoter's sponsors and third parties, you must advise the Promoter in writing or via the opt-out procedures provided in the relevant communication.  It is your responsibility to read and understand the Privacy Policy of the Promoter.  You understand that if you have any concern or complaint about the way the Promoter handles your personal information, you must contact SAL.

     

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