HKICPA IT Conference 2017 Facebook Contest (the “Contest”)

Terms and Conditions

  1. This Contest is run on behalf of Xero (NZ) Limited (NZ company number 4123758) (“Xero”), and is open from 9.00am until 1.00pm Hong Kong time on 14 October 2017 (the “Contest Period”). Xero may, at its sole discretion, shorten or extend the Contest Period.  Your participation in the Contest designates your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these terms and conditions and the decisions of Xero on behalf of yourself and each business or entity on whose behalf you are entering this Contest.

  2. The Contest is open to legal Hong Kong residents who are 18 years or age or older and own, operate or are employed by an accounting or bookkeeping business located in Hong Kong. Employees of Xero, its affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees are not eligible to enter the Contest. Xero employees are not eligible to enter the draw.

  3. You are invited to take a photograph of yourself (alone or with friends) with Xero props at the HKICPA IT Conference 2017 (Ballroom, InterContinental Hong Kong 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon), and publish it on your Facebook account during the Contest Period, tag @Xero, apply hashtag #FlywithXero, together with a paragraph explaining where your favourite work holiday destination is, and why Xero should help you get there (post settings must be public) (collectively, a “Valid Entry”). You are entitled to one entry only.

  4. Entry into the competition is automatic upon your publication of a Valid Entry. You acknowledge that Xero will collect details within your Facebook profile to the extent necessary to conduct this Contest.

  5. Only one (1) winner (“Winner”) will be selected based on the Valid Entry’s (A) relevancy, (B) creativity, and (C) popularity.

  6. Xero’s decisions on all matters relating to this Contest (including eligibility of entries and the operation of the Prize) will be final and cannot be disputed.

  7. The Winner will be eligible to receive a HKD5,000 Flight Centre gift card (valid for 12 months and subject to further Terms and Conditions of Flight Centre) (“Flight Centre Gift Card”) and a one year’s subscription to Xero’s online accounting solution up to the Business Edition (Standard) plan (collectively, the “Prize”).  Xero is not the supplier of the Flight Centre Gift Card and does not warrant the acceptable quality, suitability and/or fitness for purpose of the Flight Centre Gift Card.

  8. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be redeemable for cash.

  9. The winner will be selected and announced via Facebook on or around 31 October 2017. Xero will reach out to the winning participant via email on or around 31 October 2017 to make arrangements for prize redemption. In the event the winner does not respond to such email within 72 hours, the prize will be forfeited without further notice and Xero will select another winner pursuant to the criteria set forth herein.

  10. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Xero and its affiliated companies shall not be liable in any way (including, without limitation, in negligence), for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered (including, without limitation, direct, indirect or consequential loss), or for any loss or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with or arising out of the Contest and your acceptance of the Prize. You agree to indemnify and hold Xero harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of your warranties, representations or agreements hereunder, and your acceptance of the Prize.

  11. Except where prohibited, by accepting a Prize, you agree that Xero may, without any limitation or further compensation or notice, use your (and any business(es) on whose behalf you are entering this Contest) name, voice and/or likeness, photos, trademarks, logos and service marks in any and all media, worldwide, for the purpose of advertising and promoting Xero and its products and services, the Contest, or any other promotion or contest sponsored by Xero.

  12. The Winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability/publicity release, and/or trademark usage agreement within ten (10) days of being notified of being selected as the Winner to be eligible to receive the Prize.

  13. You represent and warrant that the photos (A) are original works created by you, (B) do not violate or infringe any third-party rights, including without limitation intellectual property rights, (C) are not defamatory or libellous and (D) do not violate any other applicable law, regulation or rule. You further warrant that all information and supporting documents provided in your entries are true, accurate and complete.

  14. Xero reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the application process or the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions, to be submitting responses dishonestly or inaccurately, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Xero’s failure to enforce any term of these official rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or of any other provision.

  15. Xero reserves the right to cancel the Contest and modify any terms and conditions at any time without further notice.