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1.            The “PlayStation Plus – Plus Parties” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are current PlayStation Plus members, and are residents of Australia (“Entrant Country”) except employees, agents, contractors or consultants of the Promoter (as defined below) and their immediate families, the Promoter's associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with the Competition (“Entrants). These Terms (as defined below) apply to those Entrants resident of Australia.

2.             The Competition is open for entries on March 9th, 2020 at 00.01 (AEDT) ("Opening Date") and closes on March 23rd, 2020 at 00.01 (AEDT) ("Closing Date"). The period from the Opening Date to and including the Closing Date shall be referred to as the “Competition Period.

3.             The Competition is free to enter but requires a Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) account with an active Australian PlayStation Plus subscription. By entering the Competition, Entrants accept and will be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms”) as well as the General Rules (click here).

4.             To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period:

a)     visit the PlayStation® competitions website at www.playstation.com/competitions ;

b)    click on the " PlayStation Plus – Plus Parties” Competition link to visit the Competition page;

c)     answer all five (5) competition questions listed, in the quickest possible time and

d)    enter the information in the fields provided and click “Submit”.

5.             Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below).

6.             There will be twenty (20) winners (“Winner”), and thirty (30) runners-up (“Runner-up”). The Winners will be determined as follows:

a)     the Entrants who answer each of the five (5) Competition questions correctly in the fastest time (taking into account the top 20 fastest times recorded for the Winners and the next 30 fastest times for the Runner-Ups.)

7.       The Winners and Runner-ups will be judged on accuracy and recorded response time. Chance plays no part in determining Winners in this Promotion.

8.             Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd (“SIE Australia”) (acting on the Promoters behalf) shall notify the Winners by email to the email address provided by the Entrant at the time of entry, of their selection within one (1) week of the Closing Date.

9.             In order to claim their Prize (as defined below), each Winner must respond appropriately to SIE Australia’s notification email within one (1) week from the date of the SIE Australia’s notification email, and provide their full name, date of birth, contact number and postal address. The postal address provided must match any postal address provided at the time of entry, or each Winner may be disqualified.

10.                  Each Winner will win:

An invitation for the Winner and a plus one of their choice to join PlayStation Australia at SIE Australia’s Sydney office for the PlayStation Plus Party on Thursday, 23rd April, 2020. If the Winner lives outside of NSW the prize will also include one-night accommodation (23rd April 2020 only, at SIE’s election). All other costs (including but not limited to flights, taxis, food and beverages) shall be borne by the Winner.

·       Estimated RRP $250AUD (for accommodation)

                       Each Runner Up will win:

·       1 x PlayStation®Plus: 12 Month Membership -RRP $79.95 AUD

Total prize pool: $7,398.50

11.          The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to deliver all Prizes within one (1) week of receiving the Winner’s or Runners-up details in accordance with clause 9.

12.          In these Terms, “Prize” shall mean a Winner’s Prize or Runner up’s Prize, as appropriate in the context.

13.          Prizes must be taken as stated and may not be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives; however the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of a similar value.

14.          The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any Competition entry or other correspondence being lost or not being properly registered.

15.          In the event of a dispute, the Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

16.          The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Competition or amend these Terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control.

17.          If a Prize is found to be ineffective, faulty or damaged upon receipt, the Promoter must be notified in writing within seven (7) days of receipt, otherwise the Prize will be deemed to be accepted as received. This does not affect the Winner’s statutory rights (if any).

18.          Each Winner agrees to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

19.          If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may in its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfill any Prize awarded. If an Entrant fails to comply with clauses 4, 5, 9 and 18, or uses multiple accounts to enter, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

20.          The Winner may be required to pay tax on any Prize won in accordance with their jurisdiction’s tax legislation and will be responsible for any related tax liability.

21.          The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish each name on the Promoter’s website(s). Each Winner’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked “PlayStation Plus – Plus Parties” to the following address: Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

22.          General Rules apply to the Competition. Please click here to view the General Rules.

23.          The “Promoter” is: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom

24.          To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and the contract between each Entrant and the Promoter shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.

25. Personal information provided by the Entrant when entering the Competition may be shared by the Promoter with SIE Australia as is necessary to contact the winner to fulfil the prizes in Australia and will be processed in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws. 

26. For the purposes of Prize fulfilment, the Promoter (through SIE Australia acting on its behalf) will consider the Prize successfully delivered once the Prize has been emailed to the named individual at the email address provided by the Entrant in accordance with clause 9.