Swipe, Search & Win!

7th March 12016 - 30th April 2016

Terms and conditions for The Star ePaper Swipe, Search & Win!

  1. The Star ePaper Swipe, Search & Win! Contest ("Contest") is organised by Star Media Group Berhad ("Organiser") and is open to those residing in Malaysia aged 18 years and above. Employees of the Organizer and their immediate family members shall not be eligible to participate in this Contest. This restriction applies to the employees of the Organizer's partners, distributors, representatives, vendors, sponsors and agents of advertising and/or promotion service providers including their affiliates and related companies and their immediate family members.
  2. The Contest will run from 07/03/16 to 30/04/16 ("Contest Period").
  3. By participating in the Contest, the participants hereby confirm having read and fully understood all the terms and conditions contained in this Terms & Conditions and hereby agree to be bound by the Terms & Conditions at all times.
  4. Participants must be active subscribers of The Star newspaper and/or ePaper in order to participate. Participants must be an active subscriber throughout the Contest Period to be eligible for the prizes.
  5. Throughout the Contest Period, sixteen (16) codes and one (1) picture for creative captioning will be displayed in The Star ePaper's main section in a double-page ad. The codes and caption shall be submitted in full and complete text at the Swipe, Search & Win! Site ("Contest Microsite"). Incomplete answers will be disqualified by the Organizer without notice.
  6. There will be total twelve (12) PRIZES consisting of eight (8) GRAND PRIZES and four (4) CONSOLATION PRIZES to be awarded to the winners.
    • Eight (8) Grand Prizes as follows: 49-inch Haier Full HD Android Smart TV
    • Four (4) Consolation Prizes as follows: 43-inch Haier Full HD Android Smart TV
  7. To participate in the Contest, participants shall log on to the Contest Microsite with their ePaper email and/or subscriber ID. Each subscriber ID and/or ePaper email is valid for one (1) entry. Participants shall submit answers according to the questions provided in the The Star ePaper Download Contest insert. Answers cannot be changed once submitted. All answers submitted shall be the property of the Organiser.
  8. Participants will receive one acknowledgement email upon first time login. Thereafter, participants may keep track of their submitted answers at the Contest Microsite.
  9. At the end of the Contest Period, the Contest Microsite will be closed/ deactivated and no further answers will be accepted after the Contest Period.
  10. Contest mechanics are as follows: Participants with complete answers to all sixteen (16) questions will be pooled and eight (8) participants with the best creative captions may stand a chance to win the grand prizes. Participants with fifteen (15) complete answers will be pooled and four (4) participants with the best creative captions may stand a chance to win the consolation prizes.
  11. All twelve (12) winners will be contacted within two (2) weeks via email and telephone based on the subscription contact details. In the event the winner cannot be contacted after three (3) attempts, he/she will be disqualified and the next qualified participant will be selected. The Organiser shall not be held liable in the event any winner cannot be contacted for whatever reasons.
  12. All prizes must be collected from the Organiser's office or any other places determined by the Organiser within one (1) months from the date of collection or delivery notification.
  13. All unclaimed prizes will be forfeited and the Organiser will not be held responsible if the winner is not contactable via telephone and the email notification to the winner has been automatically sent to the winner's email trash or spam bin.
  14. In the event any prizes being unavailable, the Organiser reserves the rights to substitute any of the prizes with any other products of similar value. All prizes are given on an "As Is, Where Is" basis and are not exchangeable for cash, credit, other prizes or vouchers, whether in part or in whole.
  15. Participants agree to abide all laws and regulations currently in place and any additional terms and conditions set forth by the respective merchants of the prizes.
  16. The participants hereby acknowledge and agree that the Organiser excludes all warranty and/or liability in connection with the awarded prizes and/or the Contest. Participants shall assume full liability and responsibility in case of any liability, mishap, injury, loss, damage, claim or accident (including death) resulting from their participation in the Contest, redemption and/or usage of the prizes.
  17. All costs, fees and/or expenses incurred or to be incurred by the participants in relation to the Contest and/or to claim the prizes, which shall include but not limited to the costs for transportation, SMS, postage/courier, personal costs and/or any other costs, are the sole responsibility of the participants.
  18. The winners shall be wholly responsible for the payment of all taxes, insurance and/or other miscellaneous charges relating to the prizes.
  19. By accepting the prizes, the winners hereby expressly and irrevocably agree that the Organiser reserves the right to publish and/or use their names, photographs, voices and/or appearances ("Materials") as the Organiser deems fit for the purposes of advertising and/or trade publicity without prior notice. The winners hereby agree that they shall not be entitled to claim ownership or copyright or other forms of compensation on the Materials.
  20. The Organiser's decisions are final and conclusive and the participants hereby agree to abide by the decisions of the Organiser. No correspondence will be entertained and all participants shall not resort to court proceedings to review the Organiser's decisions.
  21. By participating in this contest, you consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance to the terms of our Privacy Policy as stipulated in our The Star Onlineā€™s website: http://www.thestar.com.my/privacy/
  22. The Organiser reserves the absolute right to review and/or vary the abovementioned Terms & Conditions as and when it deems fit and the revision and/or variation will be uploaded onto the Contest Microsite.
  23. The Organiser may forthwith disqualify/discontinue any of the participants from the Contest in the event he/she breaches any terms contained herein.
  24. The Terms & Conditions contained herein shall be governed by and enforced in accordance with the applicable laws of Malaysia. If any provisions of the Terms & Conditions are held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, the remainder of this Terms & Conditions will remain in full force and effect.