40 Hour Famine Terms and Conditions 2018

Introduction and acceptance of terms

a. Your participation in the 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (also know as the 40 Hour Famine) (“Event”) is governed by these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”).

b. Your participation in the Event constitutes your agreement with, and acceptance of, these Terms and if you do not accept these Terms you may not participate in the Event.

c. Any reference to "us", "we" or "World Vision Australia" means World Vision Australia - ACN 004 778 081.

d. These Terms may change or be updated from time to time and it is your responsibility to ensure that you remain in agreement with the current Terms posted here. 

Registering for the Event

1. Registration

a. You must live in Australia.

b. You must register online to participate in the Event.

c. If you are 15 or under, your registration and participation is subject to parental consent (see below).

2. Are you 15 or under?

a. If you are 15 or under ("child" for the purpose of these Terms) please make sure that you check with your parents or a guardian before registering for the Event or creating an Event fundraising page. Ask them to read these Terms.

b. If you are 15 or under, your parents or guardians must consent to you participating in the Event and accept these Terms.

c. Please do not sign up for the Event unless you have a responsible adult to help you collect donations.

d. Please be safe in how you ask people for money: don't go door knocking or collecting donations in public without a responsible adult with you.

3. Parents/guardians

a. Please carefully read these Terms.  By you, or a child you are responsible for, registering for the Event, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

b. Parents or guardians will be solely responsible for their child's participation in the Event (refer in particular to Acceptance of Risks and Waiver of Liability below).

c. We strongly encourage parents and guardians to continue the conversation with their child(ren) about safe internet use practices, including safe use of their photos and other personal information to be uploaded to the Event online fundraising pages.  We recommend parents, guardians and team leaders visit the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner website for information and tips for young children, teens and parents to be online safely.

d. We ask parents to closely supervise how their child(ren) are collecting and handling donations, both to keep them safe and to make sure that the money makes it to World Vision Australia as quickly as possible.

Fundraising for the Event

1. Online fundraising

a. Participants who have registered for the Event may establish a fundraising page to fundraise for World Vision Australia.  Take care when promoting your fundraising page on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and any other social media platform you may be using.

b. Keep your user name and password in a safe place.

c. You promise that all information you give to us will be true and that you will keep your details up to date.

d. You promise that you own or have permission to use any content that you post on your page.

e. While we will be monitoring and moderating content (comments, photos and text) on the "40 Hour Famine" website, fundraisers must monitor their pages for inappropriate content, as we cannot guarantee that content will always be appropriate.

f. We can remove any content you post for any reason at any time without notice.

g. You agree with World Vision Australia's Terms of Use of our website and logo.

2. Cash donations

a. Participants are encouraged to fundraise online only.  Participants intending on collecting cash donations will need to contact us at service@worldvision.com.au  to request a digital receipt book. Participants are responsible for collecting and banking cash donations following the details specified in the digital receipt book. 

b. All cash donations must be banked no later than Monday 3 September 2018 unless the law requires the donation to be banked earlier (if the donation is collected in Western Australia, it must be banked within 14 days of receipt).

c. Cash donations will not be reflected on your fundraising page.  Cash donations will not be taken into account in determining eligibility for fundraising incentives (below).

3. Fundraising incentives

a. We may, in our sole discretion, offer registered participants in the Event incentives to fundraise online for World Vision Australia.  For example, if you raise $100, we will provide you with a backpack (please note this is an example only).

b. Eligibility for incentives will be assessed based on funds raised on your online fundraising page only and will be assessed at midday AEST on 26 August 2018.  Funds raised by other means or after this time will not count towards your eligibility for an incentive. 

c. If we determine that you are eligible for any incentive(s), we will notify you by email on or before 29 August 2018, and request that you provide your postal details to enable us to send the incentive(s) to you.

d. If you do not provide your postal details to us by 7 September 2018, then the incentive(s) will be considered to be forfeited by you and World Vision Australia is under no obligation to send the incentive(s) to you.

e. The incentives are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.  To the extent permitted by law, World Vision Australia makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of the incentives.

f. World Vision Australia and its associated organisations will take no responsibility for any incentive(s) damaged or lost in transit.  Once the incentive(s) have left the premises of World Vision Australia, we will not be responsible for any delay, failure to deliver or damage caused to any incentive(s) during transit.

Participation in the Event

1.     Acceptance of risks

a. You understand that participation in the Event has inherent risks, including risks to your personal health arising from the nature of the Event. You agree that you participate in the Event voluntarily of your own free will and at your own risk. 

b. You acknowledge that we will provide you with “Challenges” which form part of the Event.  You are in no way obliged to undertake the Challenges and you participate in them voluntarily, of your own free will and at your own risk. 

c. You warrant that you are in a good state of health to participate in the Event and have not been advised otherwise by a medical practitioner, and that you are not on any medications or drugs which may affect or interfere with your ability to engage in the Event.

d. You warrant you are free from any injury, medical condition, disability, disease or illness which may be aggravated by participation in the Event, or which may affect or interfere with your ability to engage in the Event.

e. You understand that it is your responsibility to continuously monitor your own physical and mental condition during the Event (including in undertaking any Challenges) and agree to withdraw immediately if at any point your continued participation could create a risk of danger to yourself or to others.

2. Waiver of Liability

a. Except to the extent limited by law, you release and waive any claim you may have against World Vision Australia in respect of any injury, death, loss or damage (including without limitation any aggravation or acceleration of an existing medical condition) you suffer as a result of your participation in the Event.

3. Insurance

a. World Vision Australia Public Liability Insurance does not extend to your participation in the Event, and therefore you are responsible for organising your own insurance.

Your privacy

a. By accepting these Terms, you are also agreeing that you have read and understood our Privacy Policy.

b. We will use your personal information for the purposes of the Event (including communicating with you and sending you information about it through various platforms including email, SMS, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms), re-marketing to you after the Event, and for other purposes explained in our Privacy Policy or as the law permits.

Other questions?

For further information, please visit our FAQs page at

If you have any other questions or concerns please call the World Vision Australia Supporter Service Team on 13 32 40 or service@worldvision.com.au  

World Vision Australia
40 Hour Famine "Skate deck" competition

How to enter 

To enter, you must register as a participant in World Vision Australia’s 2018 40 Hour Famine and tell us in 25 words or less your best fundraising tip for 40 Hour Famine. To submit your entry, you must comment or private message 40 Hour Famine on Instagram or Facebook. A member of World Vision will contact you via the relevant social media messenger to verify your application is eligible.

The entry judged the most creative and genuine fundraising tip from all entries received during the Competition Period will receive a limited-edition skate deck signed by X-Games competitors in 2017. The skate deck has been provided by Poppy Starr, World Vision Ambassador. 

Terms and conditions

  1. The Promotion is conducted by World Vision Australia ABN 28 004 778 081 of 1 Vision Drive, Burwood East, Victoria, Australia (World Vision Australia). 
  2. Entry into the Promotion constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions.  Information on how to enter, all entry instructions, advertising material and prize information published by the Promoter form part of these terms and conditions.  
  3. To be eligible to enter, you must be an individual who is an Australian resident aged 13 years or over, you must be a registered participant in World Vision Australia’s 2018 40 Hour Famine (Event), place of residence is Australia and you must agree to comply with these terms and conditions (Entrant).
  4. Personnel (including employees (voluntary or otherwise), contractors or directors) of World Vision Australia, immediate family members of any personnel of World Vision Australia, associated organisations of World Vision Australia and any person who World Vision Australia has previously notified, are not eligible to enter.   
  5. Entries for the Promotion open at 5:00pm (AEST) on 08 August 2018 and close at 23.59 (AEST) on 16th August 2018 (Promotion Period).  All entries must be received by World Vision Australia prior to 23.59 (AEST) on 16th August 2018.  Entries will be deemed to be received at the time of receipt by World Vision Australia and not at the time of transmission.  Incomplete, inaudible, indecipherable or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid.
  6. Entries not completed in accordance with these terms and conditions are void.  Entries will be deemed void if stolen, forged, mutilated or tampered with in any way. 
  7. Each Entrant is permitted to submit only one entry. An Entrant can only enter in their own name. The use of automatic entry software, mechanical or electronic devices that allows an individual to automatically enter the Promotion is prohibited and may render all entries submitted by that Entrant invalid. 
  8. The prize winner will be judged on skill from all valid entries received during the Promotional Period.
  9. Selection for the prize will take place at 1 Vision Drive, Burwood East at 12pm on 17th August 2018.
  10. This is a game of skill and the winner is selected based on the most creative and genuine fundraising tip.
  11. The prize for the Promotion is a limited-edition skate deck signed by X-Games competitors in 2017.
     
  12. The prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.  Prize values are in Australian dollars and are the maximum recommended retail value as provided by the supplier and are correct at time of printing.  World Vision Australia accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prize.  To the extent permitted by law, World Vision Australia makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability, or merchantability of the prizes.  
  13. If a Prize Winner is under the age of 18 years, the prize will be awarded to the Prize Winner's parent or legal guardian on behalf of the Prize Winner and these terms and conditions, as relevant, apply to the parent or legal guardian.  It is the responsibility of the Prize Winner's parent/legal guardian to prove their parental status/legal guardianship at the time of Prize Winner notification.  If for any reason whatsoever a person/s misrepresents themselves to be a Prize Winner's parent and/or legal guardian (whether deliberately or mistakenly), then that person will be liable to World Vision Australia for all costs associated with relocating and/or re-awarding the prize (including but not limited to and administrative fees incurred by World Vision Australia).  Where relevant, World Vision Australia is only responsible for ensuring that the prize is awarded to a person who is either a parent or legal guardian of the Prize Winner.  World Vision Australia is not responsible for determining any other delivery details or taking direction that relates to any ongoing family law negotiations and/or determinations. These are the responsibility of the Prize Winner and their respective parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s). 
  14. If the prize is unavailable, World Vision Australia, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority. 
  15. World Vision Australia and its associated organisations will take no responsibility for any prize(s) damaged or lost in transit.  Once the prizes have left the premises of World Vision Australia, World Vision Australia will not be responsible for any delay, failure to deliver, or damage caused to a prize(s) during transit.   
  16. The Prize Winners will be notified by email within five days of the random selection outcome.  The Prize Winners will be notified about the prize they won and the particulars of how the prize is to be collected.  World Vision Australia will make all reasonable efforts to deliver the prizes to the Prize Winners by 31 August 2018. 
  17. Prize Winners' names will be published on 40 Hour Famine Facebook page from 20th August 2018.
  18. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a Prize Winner(s) does not claim their prize(s) at the time stipulated by World Vision Australia, then the prize(s) will be considered to have been forfeited by the Prize Winner(s). No cash will be awarded in lieu of the prize(s). World Vision Australia may select other entrant/s based on the Judges' subjective decision as is necessary in order to distribute the remaining prize(s). World Vision Australia reserves its right not to award any of all of the prizes if suitable Prize Winner(s) cannot, in its opinion, be found.  
  19. World Vision Australia reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant's identity, age, and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.  Proof of identification, age, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of World Vision Australia.  Errors and omissions will be accepted at World Vision Australia's discretion.  Failure by World Vision Australia to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. 
  20. World Vision Australia reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant who it has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct that may jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the Promotion.  World Vision Australia's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from any offender(s) are reserved. Failure by World Vision Australia to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. 
  21. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, war, terrorism, state of emergency or disaster (including but not limited to natural disaster) and/or that this Promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of World Vision Australia, World Vision Australia reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law, and subject to any written directions from any regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the Promotion as appropriate. 
  22. To the full extent permitted by law, World Vision Australia, its personnel, and its associated organisations will not be liable for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense, including loss of opportunity) which is suffered or incurred by any individual (including any Entrant) in connection with the Promotion or prizes, including but not limited to: 
  • a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under World Vision Australia'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 (whether or not after their receipt by World Vision Australia) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of World Vision Australia;  
  • (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these terms and conditions;  
  • (e) any tax liability incurred by the Prize Winner or entrant; 
  • (f) any prize(s); or participation in or use of any prize(s);  
  • (g) any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss;  
  • (h) any loss howsoever arising; and 
  • (i) any liability for personal injury or death.  

Nothing in these conditions limit, exclude or modify, or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under similar consumer protection laws in the States and Territories of Australia.  

  1. All entries and entry details become the property of World Vision Australia.  Entries will not be returned to any Entrant. By entering this Promotion, the Entrant consents to World Vision Australia's use of their personal details (including name, likeliness, image and/or voice), and agrees to partake in media exposure; for the purpose of any future promotional, marketing, advertising or publicity (in any form of media) that World Vision Australia may choose for an unlimited period without remuneration or other compensation. 
  2. World Vision Australia's Privacy Policy, available at www.worldvision.com.au, contains further details regarding how Entrants can access or correct information World Vision Australia holds about Entrants, how Entrants can make a privacy related complaint, how that complaint will be dealt with and the extent to which any Entrant’s information may be disclosed to overseas recipients

World Vision Australia
40 Hour Famine "Fundraising superstar" competition

How to enter 

To enter, you must be signed up to participate in World Vision Australia’s 2018 40 Hour Famine and raise $250 via online donations. 

The first five valid entries drawn at random selection will share in a prize pool to the value of up to $2,000. 

Terms and conditions

  1. The Promotion is conducted by World Vision Australia ABN 28 004 778 081 of 1 Vision Drive, Burwood East, Victoria, Australia (World Vision Australia). 
  2. Entry into the Promotion constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions.  Information on how to enter, all entry instructions, advertising material and prize information published by the Promoter form part of these terms and conditions.  
  3. To be eligible to enter, you must be an individual who is a registered participant in World Vision Australia’s 2018 40 Hour Famine(Event), place of residence is Australia (NSW permit number LTPS/18/27076) and you must agree to comply with these terms and conditions (Entrant).
  4. Personnel (including employees (voluntary or otherwise), contractors or directors) of World Vision Australia, immediate family members of any personnel of World Vision Australia, associated organisations of World Vision Australia and any person who World Vision Australia has previously notified, are not eligible to enter.   
  5. Entries for the Promotion open at 5:00pm (AEST) on 17 August 2018 and close at23.59 (AEST) on 31 August 2018 (Promotion Period).  All entries must be received by World Vision Australia prior to 23.59 (AEST) on 31 August 2018.  Entries will be deemed to be received at the time of receipt by World Vision Australia and not at the time of transmission.  Incomplete, inaudible, indecipherable or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid.
  6. Entries not completed in accordance with these terms and conditions are void.  Entries will be deemed void if stolen, forged, mutilated or tampered with in any way. 
  7. Each Entrant is permitted to submit only one entry. An Entrant can only enter in their own name. The use of automatic entry software, mechanical or electronic devices that allows an individual to automatically enter the Promotion is prohibited and may render all entries submitted by that Entrant invalid. 
  8. The five prize winners are drawn from all valid entries received during the 2018 campaign up until 31 August. The first five valid entries (winners) drawn will be awarded a prize.
  9. Selection for the prize will take place at 1 Vision Drive, Burwood East at 12pm on 3 September 2018. 
  10. This is a game of chance and the winners are randomly selected. 
  11. The total prize pool for the promotion is valued up to $2,000. 
     
  12. The prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.  Prize values are in Australian dollars and are the maximum recommended retail value as provided by the supplier and are correct at time of printing.  World Vision Australia accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prize.  To the extent permitted by law, World Vision Australia makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability, or merchantability of the prizes.  
  13. If a Prize Winner is under the age of 18 years, the prize will be awarded to the Prize Winner's parent or legal guardian on behalf of the Prize Winner and these terms and conditions, as relevant, apply to the parent or legal guardian.  It is the responsibility of the Prize Winner's parent/legal guardian to prove their parental status/legal guardianship at the time of Prize Winner notification.  If for any reason whatsoever a person/s misrepresents themselves to be a Prize Winner's parent and/or legal guardian (whether deliberately or mistakenly), then that person will be liable to World Vision Australia for all costs associated with relocating and/or re-awarding the prize (including but not limited to and administrative fees incurred by World Vision Australia).  Where relevant, World Vision Australia is only responsible for ensuring that the prize is awarded to a person who is either a parent or legal guardian of the Prize Winner.  World Vision Australia is not responsible for determining any other delivery details or taking direction that relates to any ongoing family law negotiations and/or determinations. These are the responsibility of the Prize Winner and their respective parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s). 
  14. If the prize is unavailable, World Vision Australia, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority. 
  15. World Vision Australia and its associated organisations will take no responsibility for any prize(s) damaged or lost in transit.  Once the prizes have left the premises of World Vision Australia, World Vision Australia will not be responsible for any delay, failure to deliver, or damage caused to a prize(s) during transit.   
  16. The Prize Winners will be notified by email within five days of the random selection outcome.  The Prize Winners will be notified about the prize they won and the particulars of how the prize is to be collected.  World Vision Australia will make all reasonable efforts to deliver the prizes to the Prize Winners by 31 August 2018. 
  17. Prize Winners' names will be published on 40 Hour Famine Facebook page from 4 September 2018.
  18. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a Prize Winner(s) does not claim their prize(s) at the time stipulated by World Vision Australia, then the prize(s) will be considered to have been forfeited by the Prize Winner(s). No cash will be awarded in lieu of the prize(s). World Vision Australia may select other entrant/s based on the Judges' subjective decision as is necessary in order to distribute the remaining prize(s). World Vision Australia reserves its right not to award any of all of the prizes if suitable Prize Winner(s) cannot, in its opinion, be found.  
  19. World Vision Australia reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant's identity, age, and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.  Proof of identification, age, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of World Vision Australia.  Errors and omissions will be accepted at World Vision Australia's discretion.  Failure by World Vision Australia to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. 
  20. World Vision Australia reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant who it has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct that may jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the Promotion.  World Vision Australia's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from any offender(s) are reserved. Failure by World Vision Australia to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. 
  21. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, war, terrorism, state of emergency or disaster (including but not limited to natural disaster) and/or that this Promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of World Vision Australia, World Vision Australia reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law, and subject to any written directions from any regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the Promotion as appropriate. 
  22. To the full extent permitted by law, World Vision Australia, its personnel, and its associated organisations will not be liable for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense, including loss of opportunity) which is suffered or incurred by any individual (including any Entrant) in connection with the Promotion or prizes, including but not limited to: 
  • a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under World Vision Australia'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 (whether or not after their receipt by World Vision Australia) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of World Vision Australia;  
  • (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these terms and conditions;  
  • (e) any tax liability incurred by the Prize Winner or entrant; 
  • (f) any prize(s); or participation in or use of any prize(s);  
  • (g) any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss;  
  • (h) any loss howsoever arising; and 
  • (i) any liability for personal injury or death.  

Nothing in these conditions limit, exclude or modify, or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under similar consumer protection laws in the States and Territories of Australia.  

  1. All entries and entry details become the property of World Vision Australia.  Entries will not be returned to any Entrant. By entering this Promotion, the Entrant consents to World Vision Australia's use of their personal details (including name, likeliness, image and/or voice), and agrees to partake in media exposure; for the purpose of any future promotional, marketing, advertising or publicity (in any form of media) that World Vision Australia may choose for an unlimited period without remuneration or other compensation. 
  2. World Vision Australia's Privacy Policy, available at www.worldvision.com.au, contains further details regarding how Entrants can access or correct information World Vision Australia holds about Entrants, how Entrants can make a privacy related complaint, how that complaint will be dealt with and the extent to which any Entrant’s information may be disclosed to overseas recipients