‘Future’ – Competition Terms and Conditions

‘Future’ – Competition Terms and Conditions

Competition Terms and Conditions – Future


  1. Information on how to enter and the prizes form part of these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between each entrant and Promoter. Entry into the competition (Competition) is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.


  1. The promoter is Sony Music Entertainment New Zealand Limited of Level 1, 100 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand (Promoter).


  1. The Competition commences at 9.00am NZST on Friday, 8 September 2017 and concludes at 11.59pm NZST on Thursday, 21 September 2017 (Competition Period). Promoter may extend the closing date in its sole discretion. All entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt NOT at the time of sending by entrants. Late entries will not be eligible.




  1. Entry is open to New Zealand residents over 13 years of age other than as set out in Clause 5. Entrants under the age of 18 require the consent of their parent or legal guardian to enter the Competition and further, the parent or legal guardian must read and consent to these terms and conditions.


  1. Employees and agents of Promoter and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the Competition.


How to enter


  1. To enter the Competition, entrants must follow New Zealand’s Filtr “Rap Battle” Playlist on Spotify from the commencement of the Competition Period to Friday, 22 September 2017 being the date the winning entry is announced.


Entrants must have an active Spotify account to enter the Competition.


(the Entry).


  1. Entries are limited to one (1) per Spotify account.


Prizes and Judging


  1. There will be one (1) winner who will be picked by Promoter in its sole discretion (the Winner). The Winner will receive one (1) double pass to Future’s show at Spark Arena in Auckland on Thursday, 28 September 2017 (the Concert).


(the Prize).


  1. The Prize is valued at RRP NZ$179.80. The Winner is only entitled to the relevant Prize as outlined above and is not entitled to any additional prizing or cash reimbursement to compensate for any difference in actual Prize redemption cost and maximum value. No Prize is transferable nor can any Prize be taken as cash other than as specifically set out in these terms and conditions. No compensation is payable if the Winner cannot receive any aspect of a Prize for any reason.


  1. The entries will be judged and announced by no later than 6.00pm NZST on Friday, 22 September 2017. The Winner will be notified via their email address provided with their Entry. Further details relating to Prize redemption will be provided at this time.


  1. Attendance at the Concert is subject to the Winner’s and his/her guest’s compliance with the Concert venue’s conditions of entry and any instructions and directions given at the Prize event. Promoter accepts no liability or responsibility for any failure to comply with the above conditions of entry. Promoter and the event organisers hereby expressly reserve the right to eject the Winner and/or guest for any inappropriate behaviour, including but not limited to intoxication, whilst participating in any element of the Prize.


  1. As a condition of collecting the Prize, the Winner and Winner’s guest consent to being filmed at the Concert. The footage of the Event may be made available, at Promoter’s discretion, on Future’s official social media channels, including but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or Vevo. Promoter may also photograph, video and/or film any other activities relating to the Winner’s acceptance or consumption of the Prize. The Winner acknowledges that Promoter has the right to use such publicity photos, videos and/or films in any medium and in any reasonable manner it sees fit without further permission from or payment to the Winner. The Winner may be required by Promoter to provide further consents or sign releases in respect of their attendance at the Event, including giving consent to be filmed.


  1. The Promoter will not be responsible for any costs associated with winning the Prize unless specifically stated in these terms and conditions. For the avoidance of doubt, the Prize does NOT include additional expenses, including but not limited to transportation costs, airfares, travel insurance, meals, drinks, souvenirs, sightseeing or activities, incidentals, gratuities, taxes or surcharges or other ancillary costs which are the responsibility of the Winner and guest. The Winner and guest are responsible for arranging their own on ground transportation to and from the Concert.


  1. Promoter’s decision in relation to any aspect of the Competition is final and binding on every person who enters and no correspondence will be entered into.


  1. If the Winner cannot be contacted within two (2) calendar days of first notification attempt, if the Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if the Winner rejects the Prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Rules, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon Prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.


  1. If for some reason beyond Promoter’s control, it is not possible to supply a Prize as advertised, Promoter will be entitled to supply a substitute prize in Promoter’s discretion. If the Competition is not capable of running as planned due to any reason (including, but not limited to fraud, a state of emergency, natural disaster, war, technical failures or any other causes) Promoter reserves the right without liability to the entrants to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Competition.


General Terms


  1. Entries must not contain references which are obscene, crude or vulgar, and/or which contain phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), Web site URLs, derogatory characterisations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behaviour or conduct, or any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Promoter, in its sole discretion. Promoter may delete any entries it deems offensive or inappropriate in its discretion and such entries will be disqualified from the Competition.


  1. By entering the Competition, unless stated otherwise by the entrant, entrants agree that Promoter may use the entrant’s contact details in any media for future competition, marketing or publicity purposes without further reference or consent. Promoter will collect personal information about entrants for the purposes of conducting the Competition and awarding the prizes. In accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1993, entrants have a right to access most of the information Promoter holds about them. Please refer to Promoter’s privacy policy on www.sonymusic.com.nz for further details.


  1. Each entrant fully indemnifies Promoter in respect of any claim, loss or damage suffered by Promoter in connection with Promoter’s use of an Entry as permitted under these terms and conditions.


  1. By entering the Competition, each entrant expressly permits Promoter (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) to identify the entrant as the contributor of such Entry and the content of such Entry in any publication in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.


  1. All entries become the property of Promoter and each entrant acknowledges that Promoter may use such entries and materials and any intellectual property rights subsisting in them in any medium and in any manner it sees fit, including without limitation, by reproducing, modifying or adapting such entries.


  1. Promoter excludes all warranties and conditions to the extent allowable by these laws. Promoter accepts no liability or responsibility of any kind for any defect with the Prize nor for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) which is suffered or sustained in connection with the Competition or a Prize in any way to the fullest extent allowable by law.


  1. Promoter is not responsible for any misdirected, late or incomprehensible entries in the Competition. Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network, computer on-line 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 any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading or uploading any materials in this Competition.


  1. Promoter is not responsible for any tax implications that may arise from winning a Prize. Entrants should seek independent financial advice about such matters.


  1. The Prize will be awarded to the person who owns the Spotify account chosen as the Winner However, in a dispute, the Prize will be awarded to the account holder of the Entry mechanism used to submit their Entry.


  1. Promoter in its absolute discretion reserves the right to verify the validity of all entries and to disqualify entrants if they tamper with the entry process including but not limited to submission of an entry not in accordance with these terms and conditions or where Promoter reasonably believes that an entrant has acted in bad faith in respect of the competition.


  1. By submitting an entry into this competition you agree to use Spotify (www.spotify.com) to create the Entry. By doing so, you agree to comply with all terms and conditions applicable to the use of the Spotify website including the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any community guidelines. Your failure to comply with any of these terms and conditions may result in the removal of your Spotify account.


  1. This Competition is not associated, endorsed or administered by Spotify and their associated agencies.


  1. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of New Zealand.