Experience Japan 2017 Facebook Contest Terms & Conditions

In conjunction with the Iron Chef All Stars Dinner and Experience Japan 2017 fair, we invite you to take part in our ‘Caption the Chefs!’ competition by submitting a creative entry on the Competition Post during the 24-hour competition period. You could be one of 3 winners to win a limited-edition hamper! So, what are you waiting for?

Quick recap on how it works:

  1. On the 27th of July 2017 at 10:00am, the Competition Post will be posted. From this time, the Competition Period will begin.
  2. The Competition Period is from 10:00am on Thursday the 27th of July 2017, until 10:00am on Friday the 28th July 2017.
  3. Winners will be chosen from the three most creative answers to “Caption this image in 10 words or less!”.
  4. An ‘answer’ is a comment on the Competition Post during the Competition Period that is within the 10 word limit.
  5. On the 28th of July 2017 (after the Competition Period has concluded), the three (3) winners will be notified by email and/or Facebook (privately) immediately if they have been successful.
  6. Winners will be announced on Asian Inspirations’ Facebook page at approximately 12:00pm on Monday the 31st July 2017.

Included in One (1x) limited edition hamper is:

1x Limited Edition Hamper valued at AUD51.32 as at 26th July 2017.

Terms and Conditions:

Asian Inspirations “Caption the Chefs” Competition (10:00am on 27th July 2017 to 10:00am on 28th July 2017)

  1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these terms and conditions of entry. Participation in this competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  2. Entry and continued participation in this competition is dependent on entrants following and acting in accordance with the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities which can be viewed at
  3. This competition adheres to the terms and conditions set out in the Facebook promotion guidelines which can be found at
  4. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the promoter and not to Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the contest must be directed to the promoter and not to Facebook. The information an entrant provides will only be used in the ways outlined in these terms and conditions. Facebook will not be liable for any loss or damage or personal injury which is suffered or sustained by an entrant, as a result of participating in the competition (including taking/use of a prize), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by the law.
  5. All entrants unconditionally and irrevocably release and discharge Facebook from any and all liability in relation to this competition.
  6. Entry is only open to Australian residents aged 13 years and older. Employees and the immediate families of the promoter and its agencies associated with this contest are ineligible to enter. 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. If you are under 18 years old as at the start date of the competition, you are required to obtain your legal guardian’s permission to enter and by entering you consent that you have done so.
  7. The promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process or who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions of entry. 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 and exclude from the contest if deemed appropriate. 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.
  8. An individual can comment as many times as s/he likes. Each comment (a completed statement) will be considered as a unique entry in itself. The entrant’s First and Last Name as mentioned on the Facebook and used to enter the contest will be considered as the legal name and winner’s name for the final prize.
  9. The promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries.
  10. Competition commences on 27th July 2017 (Thursday) at 10:00 am AEST and ends at 10:00 am AEST on 28thth July 2017 (Friday) (the Competition Period).
  11. The time of entry will in each case be the time the online entry is received on the page, not at the time of transmission by the entrant.
  12. To enter, entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period:
    A. Visit the Asian Inspirations Facebook page at and comment on the ‘Caption the Chefs’ Competition Post.
    B. Submit at least One (1x) entry during the Competition Period which comprises answering of the question: “Caption this image in 10 words or less!”. An ‘answer’ is a comment on the Competition Post during the Competition Period that is within the 10 word limit.
  13. The three (3) most creative entries, as judged by the promoter, will win One (1) prize each (3x prizes total). As a game of skill, entries will be judged solely on creative merit. Chance plays no part in determining the winners. Any entry not including a creative response shall be deemed invalid.
  14. The judging will take place at Oriental Merchant Pty Ltd, 22-28 Compark Circuit, VIC 3170 at 12:00pm on Friday the 28th July 2017 and the winners will be announced on the Asian Inspirations Facebook page on Monday the 31st July 2017 at approximately 12:00pm AEST. The winners will be notified via email immediately after being selected. The prize must be accepted within 48 hours of the winners being notified (through email and/or Facebook, privately). If the winner(s) does not respond (either on Facebook or email) within 48 hours of being notified, the judges will select another winner(s) from the next most creative valid entry. The same response time and conditions apply for the second in line winner(s). Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the result or any decisions the promoter makes in connection with the contest.
  15. There will be three (3) prize winners in total. Each winner will receive 1x limited-edition Asian Inspirations Hamper worth the recommended retail value of AUD51.32 (GST inclusive) as at 26th July 2017.
  16. Total prize pool valued at: AU$153.96 (GST inclusive) as at 26th July 2017.
  17. The hamper will be sent by regular mail to the winners within ten (10) business days from winners’ announcement.
  18. The promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. The prize or any unused portion of the prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  19. In the event that a prize, or an element of a prize, is/are not available, the promoter reserves the right to substitute prize(s) in its discretion to the same and equal recommended retail value and/or specification.
  20. The promoter reserves the right to request the winner to provide proof of age, identity and residency at the nominated prize delivery address. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the promoter.
  21. If for any reason this contest is not capable of running as planned (including but not limited to) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the promoter which corrupts or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, defer, suspend or modify the competition.
  22. The promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, (including but not limited to) any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in this competition.
  23. Any costs associated with accessing the Asian Inspirations Facebook page is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the internet service provider used.
  24. 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 (2010), as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State 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 competition.
  25. 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 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) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (f) taking/use of and/or participation in a prize.
  26. In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency or disaster, or acts of God, the promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.
  27. The promoter shall not be liable for any prizes/merchandise that has been lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way.
  28. Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for any materials they submit via the contest including but not limited to comments and images (“Content”). The promoter shall not be liable in any way for such Content to the full extent permitted by law. The promoter may remove or decline to publish any Content without notice for any reason whatsoever. Entrants warrant and agree that:
    (a) they will not submit any Content that is unlawful or fraudulent, or that the promoter may deem in breach of any intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights, defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable with respect to race, religion, origin or gender, not suitable for children, or otherwise unsuitable for publication;
    (b) Their Content shall not contain viruses or cause injury or harm to any person or entity;
    (c) They will obtain prior consent from any person or from the owner(s) of any property that appears in their Content;
    (d) They will obtain full prior consent from any person who has jointly created or has any rights in the Content to the uses contemplated by these terms and conditions, and the Content does not infringe the rights of any third party;
    (e) They consent to any use of the Content which may otherwise infringe the Content creator’s/co-creators’ moral rights pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and warrant that they have the full authority to grant these rights; and
    (f) They will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation, those governing copyright, content, defamation, privacy, publicity and the access or use of others’ computer or communication systems.
    By including the Content in their entry, entrants warrant that they have the permission of the relevant copyright owner to do so and that this permission allows the promoter to use the entry in accordance with these terms and conditions.
    Without limiting any other terms herein, entrants agree to indemnify the promoter for any breach of the above terms.
  29. As a condition of entering this competition, each entrant licenses and grants the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display their entry (which shall include Content) for any purpose, including but not limited to future promotional, marketing or publicity purposes, in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability.
  30. Entrants consent to the promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this competition (including any outcome), and promoting any products and/or services manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the promoter.
  31. The promoter collects personal information (“PI”) in order to conduct the competition 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 at . 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 to the entrant. The Privacy Policy also contains information about how entrants may 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 PI to entities outside of Australia (for a list of the countries, see the promoter’s Privacy Policy).
  32. The promoter is Oriental Merchant Pty. Ltd. (ABN 34 007 368 925) of 10 Westgate Drive, Laverton North, VIC 3026

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