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NAME: MasterFoods Promotion
GAME OF SKILL COMPETITION: TERMS AND CONDITIONS Information on ‘how to enter’ and prize details form part of these Terms and Conditions. Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or received after the closing date will not be considered. Participation in this promotion is also subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Vibe Village website, available from
1.            The Promoter is Mars Australia of 313 Kelly St Wodonga Victoria 3690. The Promotion is co-ordinated by Tgarage Pty Ltd (ABN 99 118 105 025), Suite 7, Greenhill Enterprise Centre, 3 University Drive, Mount Helen, VIC, 3350 (“Vibe Village”).
2.            The promotion commences on 12:01am AEDT on 30 March 2009. Responses for the promotional survey close at 11:59pm AEST on May 20 2009. Content for each Party Host’s “Party Page” and to the “party wall” must be uploaded by  11:59pm AEST on 30 July 2009. No responsibility is accepted for lost, late or misdirected entries or Content.
3.            Entry is only open to residents of Australia aged 18 years of age or over who are new or existing registered members of the Vibe Village website at (“Eligible Entrants”). Eligible Entrants who have are not already registered for the Vibe Village website must register by visiting the website and completing the registration process and fully completing the required surveys before they can participate in this promotion.
4.            Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, Vibe Village, their related bodies corporate and their agencies 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.
5.            Vibe Village reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Content and the eligibility of entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence), and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry or any Content that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Errors and omissions may be accepted at Vibe Village’s discretion. Failure by Vibe Village to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
6.            If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, Vibe Village reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the entrant.
7.            To participate, Eligible Entrants must complete the promotional “MasterFoods Recipe Base survey” during the period commencing 12:01am AEDT on 30 March 2009 and ending 11:59pm AEST on May 20 2009. Each Eligible Entrant may only complete the survey once.
8.            Point-based scores will be allocated to each survey based on the responses to survey questions which demonstrate the Eligible Entrant’s knowledge of MasterFoods products and ability to host a Party, as judged by Vibe Village in its absolute discretion.
9.            The 2,000 Eligible Entrants with the highest scores based on their survey results once the survey closes will each qualify as a “Party Host”. In the event of a tie for a high score, Vibe Village will judge the tied Eligible Entrants’ responses to a promotional question from the survey (in 25 words or less) to determine the winner(s) of the tie. In the event that there are less than 2,000 eligible entrants all eligible entrants (as determined by Vibe Village) will be selected as Party Hosts. Vibe Village will then send invitations via email to the eligible Party Hosts inviting them to host a “Party” to promote MasterFoods products. Each Party Host will also have their own “Party Page” on the Vibe Village website where they can upload information about their Party and invite guests to attend their party.
10.         Party Hosts must then:
10.1.     Schedule a Party on the Party Host “Party Page” at Vibe Village within the dates indicated on the Party Host “Party Page”.
10.2.     Invite and confirm at least three (3) guests to attend the Party;
11.         Party Hosts who have at least three (3) guests accept their invitation to attend their Party, no  later than 11:59pm AEDT at least 21 days prior to their nominated party date , will receive a party pack consisting of a range of the Promoter’s products for the purposes of conducting the Party. Any samples that are provided to Party Hosts in the party pack are provided on the condition that they are only to be used in conjunction for the purposes of the Party, and cannot be on-sold nor exchanged for cash.
12.         Party Hosts will can upload additional content relating to their Party to their Party Page, including but not limited to photos, videos, blog messages, reports of conversations, and purchases of MasterFoods recipe bases with Vibe Village (collectively, “Content”).  Vibe Village reserves the right to review uploaded Content and remove any Content and/or withhold or remove any Content which, in Vibe Village’s absolute discretion, is deemed irrelevant or which in the opinion of Vibe Village is in breach of the Vibe Village code of conduct as detailed at
13.         The 50 Party Hosts with the best quality photos, videos, comments, reports of conversations, and purchases of MasterFoods Recipe bases ("quality" is  judged on originality, creativity, compatibility and relevance to the MasterFoods brand) at the conclusion of the promotion (last entries July 30 2009), will be declared the winners and will receive a Breville Slowcooker. In the event that Slow Cookers become unavailable and therefore cannot be given as a prize the promoter reserves the right to substitute this prize for an item of equivalent value.
14.         This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in the determination of winners.
15.         Competition winners will be notified by email within seven (7) days of determining the winners.
16.         The winning Party Hosts will receive Breville slow cooking appliance.
17.         The party host, guests, friends, or vistitors to the Party Wall (who are eligible and registered entrants, see party wall for Terms and conditions relating to eligibility and registration)  located at can post a recipe idea and photo to the Masterfoods Party Wall (last entry July 30 2009). The fifty (50) best recipes as voted for by the Vibe Village community will receive an annual subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine. 
18.         Total prize pool value is AUD$8000. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash. Prizes must be claimed within 14 days of being notified as a winner. Any prize that is not claimed within that time will be forfeited by the winner.
19.         Vibe Village’s decision in relation to any aspect of this promotion, including the selection of competition winners and the criteria applied by Vibe Village, is final and binding on every person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into.
20.         The Content and survey responses provided by Eligible Entrants becomes the property of Vibe Village, as outlined in the Terms and Conditions of the Vibe Village website, which can be located under T&Cs for “Vibe Village Content” and “Intellectual Property”.
21.         Vibe Village and/or the Promoter may, in its/their absolute discretion, modify, suspend, cancel or recommence the promotion, if:
21.1.     for any reason, the 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 Vibe Village which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion; or
21.2.     the determination of the prize winners or the delivery of the prizes is prevented or hindered by any outside agent or event including but not limited to vandalism, power failure, tempest, natural disaster, acts of God, civil unrest or strikes or other industrial action.
22.         Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
23.         To the full extent permitted by law, the Promoter, Vibe Village, and their respective officers, employees and agents, will not be liable in respect of any claim for any loss or damage whatsoever, (including, without limitation, any consequential, indirect, special, punitive or incidental damages by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter, Vibe Village or their respective agents) or for any personal injury suffered by an entrant or participant in connection with the promotion. This clause does not affect, and is not intended to affect, any rights a consumer might have, which are not able to be excluded under applicable Australian consumer protection laws.

24.         As a condition of accepting a host prize (Slow Cooker), each winner may be required to show proof of purchase such as a store receipt to Vibe Village if purchase of a MasterFoods REeipe based and subsequent entry of the barcode is entered by the host on their Personal Party Page as part of the host entry.

25.         The personal information which you disclose to Vibe Village as part of this promotion will be collected, used, stored and disclosed by Vibe Village in accordance with its privacy policy which can be viewed at