Lost Rio Tinto competition Terms and Conditions

Information on how to enter and the prizes form part of these Terms and Conditions.

  1. These Terms and Conditions govern the RIO TINTO ‘Lost Rio Tinto’ competition (Competition) which is conducted by PILBARA IRON COMPANY (SERVICES) PTY LTD (ABN 35 107 210 248) (RT). All entries are made upon and subject to these Terms and Conditions, without alteration. Participation in the Competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  2. To the maximum extent permitted by law, RT’s decision regarding all aspects of the Competition (including, but not limited to, the collection of entries, determination of eligible/valid entries and winners and the conduct of any draw) is final and cannot be contested. No correspondence will be entered into.
  3. The Competition commences taking entries on Thursday 4 February 2016 and will finish taking entries at midnight (local time in Perth, WA), on Wednesday 14 December 2016. The competition will run for 44 weeks.
  4. The Competition will conduct a prize draw weekly, with all entries for the week’s draw to be received by midnight (local time in Perth, WA) on Wednesday each week.
  5. To be eligible to enter the Competition, you must be a Rio Tinto employee or contractor currently working on RTIO sites or a resident of Australia and aged over 18 years (as of 4 February 2016).
  6. To enter the Competition you must duly complete an entry form online at riotintogroundbreakers.com, including your answer to the question posed each week, your full name, and your email address.
  7. Only valid entries submitted online will be eligible to take part in the Competition.
  8. Any entry that is or may appear to be rude, obscene, defamatory or offensive must not be submitted and, if submitted, will not be valid.
  9. Only one entry per email address will be eligible to enter each week.
  10. On Thursday each week, a representative of RT will determine a list of correct responses from the entries submitted during the preceding 7 days, and collate all entrants who submitted this answer into a database which will then be used in the draw process to determine the winners.
  11. The database will be used in a random selection draw that will take place each Thursday at 10:00am (AWST), Level 19 Central Park, 152-158 St George's Terrace, Perth WA 6000 by an RT representative to determine the winners. Winners’ first name and last initial will be published on the website riotintogroundbreakers.com. The below table outlines the random selection draw dates.

    Draw close date  Draw date  Draw time  Date winner notified  Winner published on website 
    10-Feb 11-Feb 10am 11-Feb 11-Feb
    17-Feb 18-Feb 10am 18-Feb 18-Feb
    24-Feb 25-Feb 10am 25-Feb 25-Feb
    2-Mar 3-Mar 10am 3-Mar 3-Mar
    9-Mar 10-Mar 10am 10-Mar 10-Mar
    16-Mar 17-Mar 10am 17-Mar 17-Mar
    23-Mar 24-Mar 10am 24-Mar 24-Mar
    30-Mar 31-Mar 10am 31-Mar 31-Mar
    6-Apr 7-Apr 10am 7-Apr 7-Apr
    13-Apr 14-Apr 10am 14-Apr 14-Apr
    20-Apr 21-Apr 10am 21-Apr 21-Apr
    27-Apr 28-Apr 10am 28-Apr 28-Apr
    4-May 5-May 10am 5-May 5-May
    11-May 12-May 10am 12-May 12-May
    18-May 19-May 10am 19-May 19-May
    25-May 26-May 10am 26-May 26-May
    1-Jun 2-Jun 10am 2-Jun 2-Jun
    8-Jun 9-Jun 10am 9-Jun 9-Jun
    15-Jun 16-Jun 10am 16-Jun 16-Jun
    22-Jun 23-Jun 10am 23-Jun 23-Jun
    29-Jun 30-Jun 10am 30-Jun 30-Jun
    6-Jul 7-Jul 10am 7-Jul 7-Jul
    13-Jul 14-Jul 10am 14-Jul 14-Jul
    20-Jul 21-Jul 10am 21-Jul 21-Jul
    27-Jul 28-Jul 10am 28-Jul 28-Jul
    3-Aug 4-Aug 10am 4-Aug 4-Aug
    10-Aug 11-Aug 10am 11-Aug 11-Aug
    17-Aug 18-Aug 10am 18-Aug 18-Aug
    24-Aug 25-Aug 10am 25-Aug 25-Aug
    31-Aug 1-Sep 10am 1-Sep 1-Sep
    7-Sep 8-Sep 10am 8-Sep 8-Sep
    14-Sep 15-Sep 10am 15-Sep 15-Sep
    21-Sep 22-Sep 10am 22-Sep 22-Sep
    28-Sep 29-Sep 10am 29-Sep 29-Sep
    5-Oct 6-Oct 10am 6-Oct 6-Oct
    12-Oct 13-Oct 10am 13-Oct 13-Oct
    19-Oct 20-Oct 10am 20-Oct 20-Oct
    26-Oct 27-Oct 10am 27-Oct 27-Oct
    2-Nov 3-Nov 10am 3-Nov 3-Nov
    9-Nov 10-Nov 10am 10-Nov 10-Nov
    16-Nov 17-Nov 10am 17-Nov 17-Nov
    23-Nov 24-Nov 10am 24-Nov 24-Nov
    30-Nov 1-Dec 10am 1-Dec 1-Dec
    7-Dec 8-Dec 10am 8-Dec 8-Dec
    14-Dec 15-Dec 10am 15-Dec 15-Dec
  12. Entrants may win multiple prizes over 46 weeks (only one entry per email address will be eligible to enter each week). Entrants’ success in the Competition is not guaranteed. RT makes no representation or warranty (express or implied) that entrants will be successful.
  13. The winners will be notified by email sent to the email address supplied in the entry form.
  14. If a winner cannot be contacted within 3 months of the draw ending, a second chance draw will take place no less than two weeks later at 11:00 am (AWST)Level 19, Central Park, 152-158 St George's Terrace, Perth WA 6000 by an RT representative to determine a new winner. The new winner will be notified via email on the day of the draw and published on the website riotintogroundbreakers.com The below table outlines the random selection redraw dates.

    Draw close date  Redraw date  Redraw time  Redraw winner notified  Redraw winner published on website 
    10-Feb 19-May 11am 19-May 19-May
    17-Feb 26-May 11am 26-May 26-May
    24-Feb 2-Jun 11am 2-Jun 2-Jun
    2-Mar 9-Jun 11am 9-Jun 9-Jun
    9-Mar 16-Jun 11am 16-Jun 16-Jun
    16-Mar 23-Jun 11am 23-Jun 23-Jun
    23-Mar 30-Jun 11am 30-Jun 30-Jun
    30-Mar 7-Jul 11am 7-Jul 7-Jul
    6-Apr 14-Jul 11am 14-Jul 14-Jul
    13-Apr 21-Jul 11am 21-Jul 21-Jul
    20-Apr 28-Jul 11am 28-Jul 28-Jul
    27-Apr 4-Aug 11am 4-Aug 4-Aug
    4-May 11-Aug 11am 11-Aug 11-Aug
    11-May 18-Aug 11am 18-Aug 18-Aug
    18-May 25-Aug 11am 25-Aug 25-Aug
    25-May 1-Sep 11am 1-Sep 1-Sep
    1-Jun 8-Sep 11am 8-Sep 8-Sep
    8-Jun 15-Sep 11am 15-Sep 15-Sep
    15-Jun 22-Sep 11am 22-Sep 22-Sep
    22-Jun 29-Sep 11am 29-Sep 29-Sep
    29-Jun 6-Oct 11am 6-Oct 6-Oct
    6-Jul 13-Oct 11am 13-Oct 13-Oct
    13-Jul 20-Oct 11am 20-Oct 20-Oct
    20-Jul 27-Oct 11am 27-Oct 27-Oct
    27-Jul 3-Nov 11am 3-Nov 3-Nov
    3-Aug 10-Nov 11am 10-Nov 10-Nov
    10-Aug 17-Nov 11am 17-Nov 17-Nov
    17-Aug 24-Nov 11am 24-Nov 24-Nov
    24-Aug 1-Dec 11am 1-Dec 1-Dec
    31-Aug 8-Dec 11am 8-Dec 8-Dec
    7-Sep 15-Dec 11am 15-Dec 15-Dec
    14-Sep 22-Dec 11am 22-Dec 22-Dec
    21-Sep 29-Dec 11am 29-Dec 29-Dec
    28-Sep 5-Jan 11am 5-Jan 5-Jan
    5-Oct 12-Jan 11am 12-Jan 12-Jan
    12-Oct 19-Jan 11am 19-Jan 19-Jan
    19-Oct 26-Jan 11am 26-Jan 26-Jan
    26-Oct 2-Feb 11am 2-Feb 2-Feb
    2-Nov 9-Feb 11am 9-Feb 9-Feb
    9-Nov 16-Feb 11am 16-Feb 16-Feb
    16-Nov 23-Feb 11am 23-Feb 23-Feb
    23-Nov 2-Mar 11am 2-Mar 2-Mar
    30-Nov 9-Mar 11am 9-Mar 9-Mar
    7-Dec 16-Mar 11am 16-Mar 16-Mar
    14-Dec 23-Mar 11am 23-Mar 23-Mar
  15. The total prize pool value is A$14,863 (including GST) and consists of 230 prizes for the winners of the Competition. This is 5 weekly prizes, for a total of 46 weeks. The prizes will consist of:                
    • 55 x Future Shelter iPad stands (value A$45 each, A$2,475 in total)
    • 55 x Future Shelter pack of six coasters (value A$48 each, A$2,640 in total)
    • 50 x Future Shelter pack of six magnets and spiral notebook (value A$40 each, A$2,000 in total)
    • 50 x Double pass to Black Swan Theatre Company production (value A$70.70 each, A$3,535 in total)
    • 10 x Royal Show family passes (value A$51.80 each, A$518 in total)
    • 10 x Royal Show double passes (value A$40.60 each, A$406 in total)
    • 230 x RT water bottle, tote bag and pen packs (value A$14.30 each, $3,289 in total)
  16. The winner is solely responsible for the safe and proper use of his or her prize.
  17. The winner consents to RT using his or her name and photograph for publicity purposes. All Competition entries, including text and photos, may be freely used by RT for promotional purposes without formal acknowledgement to the owner.
  18. RT does not accept any responsibility for any late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, incorrectly submitted, delayed or ineligible entries, applications, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, theft, deletion, destruction, transmission, interruption, communications failure or otherwise. RT does not have any control over the internet, networks or lines and does not accept any responsibility for any problems associated with any of those things, whether due to traffic congestion, technical malfunction or otherwise.
  19. If for any reason any aspect of the Competition is not capable of running as planned (including, without limitation), by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any cause beyond the reasonable control of RT, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Competition, RT in their sole discretion may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition, or invalidate any affected entries, subject to the approval of relevant State and Territory lottery and gaming authorities (as required).
  20. Neither RT, nor its related bodies corporates’ respective officers, employees, contractors, affiliates, representatives and associated agencies and companies are or will be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special or consequential loss, loss of opportunity or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any negligence) arising out of, or in any way connected with the Competition or any prize (including, without limitation, delivery, acceptance or use of any prize), except for any liability which, by law, cannot be excluded, restricted or modified (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum liability allowable by law).
  21. RT may disclose entrants’ personal information to their respective contractors and agents to assist in conducting the Competition or communicating with entrants and to State and Territory lottery and gaming authorities and winners’ names may be published as required under the relevant legislation.
  22. RT marketing activities are subject to the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
  23. These terms are governed by the laws of Australia. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions restricts, excludes or modifies your statutory rights, to the extent any such restriction, exclusion or modification is prohibited by law.
  24. By entering the Competition you give permission to RT to use the information provided for promotional use the information for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages, in relation to the Groundbreakers campaign in 2016. In order to do this, RT may share entrant’s details with its service providers who are contract-bound to protect the entrant’s privacy. Entrants should direct any request to opt out, access, update or correct information to RT.
  25. Competition permit numbers:                
    • New South Wales: LTPS/16/00190 – Amendment APPROVED
    • South Australia: TP 16/37
    • Australian Capital Territory: ACT TP 16/00162.1