Terms and Conditions and Privacy

Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
  1. While winners not attending the event will be named as the winner, no physical award will be produced. The physical awards will be available after the event, to winners who were not in attendance, for a fee to cover production, postage, and handling;
  2. By nominating someone you confirm both you and the nominee are 18 years or older.
  3. Any nomination entered with invalid contact details or incorrect information may be excluded.
  4. Each nominee must meet the selection criteria for the nominated category. Unsuitable nominations may be excluded or revoked at any time at the discretion of the organising committee.
  5. If the organising committee is unable to verify or confirm the nominee is currently active within that specific category, that nomination may excluded or revoked at any time at the discretion of the organising committee.
  6. Categories with less than 3 nominees are at the organising committee’s discretion whether they are included as part of the voting process.
  7. No individual or company may be nominated in more that 6 categories. If nominated in more than 6 categories, nominees may notify the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® at [email protected] of their preferred 6 categories. Should any nominee not inform the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® of their preferred categories, the organising committee will decide the most appropriate 6.
  8. Any nomination for individuals or business who have shown questionable behaviour i.e.; bullying, discrimination, violence or other behaviour that may bring the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® into disrepute may not be eligible, and may be excluded or revoked at any time at the discretion of the organising committee.
  9. Winners of awards for Alpha Female or Alpha Male, Best Escort Mentor, Hall of Fame and Industry Ambassador may not be decided on the total number of votes but on the impact and contribution they have made within their industry.
  10. The nominee will be notified by email once the nomination has been checked and verified by the organising committee (providing the organising committee has been able to locate contact details for the nominee).
  11. Should travel limitations, social distancing requirements or any other Covid-19 related restrictions prevent the gala event from being staged, a virtual awards ceremony will be conducted and streamed live online.
  12. The organising committee’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  13. Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® cannot guarantee refunds or exchanges, except where an event has been cancelled or rescheduled, or where Australian Consumer Law applies.
  14. Eligibility: The contest (the “Contest”) is open only to those who sign up on the online contest page and who are 18 years of age, or older, as of the date of entry.
  15. Employees of the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the contest. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  16. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
  17. Contest Period: Nominations will open and close on the dates published at www.adultawards.com.au. Voting will commence and end on the dates published at www.adultawards.com.au.
  18. How to Enter: The contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this contest site. The entry must fulfil all contest requirements, as specified to be eligible. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®. You may vote once per day per category and you must fill in the information requested. You may not vote more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®.
  19. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®, anyone acting on behalf of the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® , or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, contact you via the email address supplied with information relating to the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®.
  20. Terms: The Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the contest. The Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
  21. The Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different email addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by contest rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
  22. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  23. By entering the contest you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
  24. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  25. Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF AUSTRALIA AND THE STATE OF VICTORIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in VICTORIA having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  26. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.® Web Site.
  27. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, email your request to [email protected]
PRIVACY POLICY:
  1. The company responsible for processing your data is the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®, located at 672 Sydney Road, Brunswick Victoria 3056, Australia and identified with registration number ABN 14 123 520 703 hereinafter, CONTROLLER.
    The User can contact the CONTROLLER via email: [email protected].
  2. The CONTROLLER is licensed to process your data to provide the services requested through the promotion.
  3. In accordance with the provisions of The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act), we inform you that your personal data will be processed for the purposes listed below:
    The company, the Australian Adult Industry Awards™ - A.A.I.A.®, informs that the promotion website may contain social media modules ("Like" buttons linked to the social media accounts of the brand) and that therefore the transfer of personal data of participants (e.g. IP) to social networks takes place.
    However, Users may revoke consent after any commercial or advertising communication sent to them, and at any time, by means of notification to the following email address: [email protected]
  4. The data collected by the CONTROLLER will be kept for as long as the contractual relationship between the two parties is maintained, provided that the deletion of said data by the User is not requested.
  5. The CONTROLLER maintains the levels of security for the protection of personal data demanded by current legislation.
  6. We inform Users that they may exercise, at any time, their rights to access, deletion, portability, correction or revision of their personal, as well as to limit the use and disclosure of the data; and revoke consent to any of the CONTROLLER’s data processing activities by sending a written communication, along with a copy of their ID, by sending an email to the following email address: [email protected]
  7. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email us at [email protected]
  8. THE CONTROLLER reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy any time it deems it appropriate to do so.