MY DOG®  METCASH 2017 promotion


1.      This “My Dog® Metcash 2017 Promotion” competition (“Competition”) is conducted by Mars Australia Pty Ltd trading as Mars Petcare Australia, ABN 48 008 454 313, of 1 Petcare Place, Wodonga VIC 3690 (“Promoter”).

2.      Entry to the Competition constitutes acceptance of these conditions.

3.      The Competition is only open to Eligible Entrants. An "Eligible Entrant" is an individual who is: (i) a resident of Australia aged 18 years or older as at the time of entry; and (ii) not an employee of the Promoter or any of its related corporations, or any of their agencies associated with the Competition; (iii) is not a spouse, defacto spouse, parent, child or sibling (whether full, half, step or by adoption) of such an employee.

4.      In this Competition, selected My Dog ® products available for purchase in any Super IGA, IGA, IGA Express, Foodland, Foodworks or IGA Plus Liquor store anywhere in Australia is a "Promotion Product".


5.      Competition entry opens at 9am on 01/05/17 and closes at 5pm on 28/05/17 ("Entry Period"). Unless otherwise indicated, all times and dates are times and dates in Melbourne which may be AEST or AEDT depending on the date.

6.      To enter, an Eligible Entrant must, during the Entry Period, first make a Qualifying Purchase from a Supa IGA, IGA, IGA Express, Foodland, Foodworks or IGA Plus Liquor store anywhere in Australia. A Qualifying Purchase is the purchase, in one transaction, of any three (3), or more, participating MY DOG® products (each a “Qualifying Product”).

The following products are Qualifying Products:

7.      To submit an entry an entrant must use a compatible browser to visit ("Competition Website") and follow the directions there. For each entry, the entrant must provide:

(i) the last 6 digits of the barcodes on the three (3) Qualifying Products being used to enter; and

(ii) all other details required at the Competition Website, including the entrant’s first and last names, postal address, contact telephone number and e-mail address.

8.      Subject to the other conditions, an Eligible Entrant may enter the Competition once for every Qualifying Purchase that they make during the Entry Period. IMPORTANT: If more than three (3) Qualifying Products are purchased in the same transaction, there is still only ONE Qualifying Purchase. Accordingly only ONE entry may be submitted based on that Qualifying Purchase transaction.

9.      Entry can only be made by internet.

10.  All entrants must ensure that their entries are received by the Promoter during the Entry Period. The Promoter takes no responsibility for, and will not compensate any entrant for, any late or misdirected entry or for any delays or failures in any telecommunications service or equipment.

11.  For each and every three (3) Promotion Products that an entrant uses to submit an entry, he/she MUST retain: (i) the original packaging or label of the Qualifying Products comprising the Qualifying Purchase (only the box of any Qualifying Product that is a multipack (a pack in which individual wrapped items are packed together for sale) must be retained; the wrappers of the products inside the bag are NOT required to be retained); and (ii) the original Supa IGA, IGA, IGA Express, Foodland, Foodworks or IGA Plus Liquor store receipt(s) that was issued when that Qualifying Purchase was made. Qualifying Product packaging and receipts must correspond with the entry/ies submitted by an Eligible Entrant.

12.  All entries to the Competition may be subject to verification by the Promoter. The Promoter may in its sole discretion, reimburse an entrant for any reasonable costs incurred in complying with this condition.  

(i) An entrant MUST, within 7 days of being asked, deliver to the Promoter (by a means reasonably determined by the Promoter) all of the items which condition 12 requires the entrant to retain and which are requested by the Promoter. The Promoter may elect not to return those items.

(ii) An entrant MUST also deliver to the Promoter (by a means reasonably determined by the Promoter) copies of any other documents the Promoter may request establishing eligibility to enter or win, including evidence of age, residence or identity. The Promoter may make one or more requests for such documents. Once the identity of documents available is established, an entrant must deliver requested copies within 7 days of being asked to do so.

13.  The Promoter may, at its absolute discretion, declare any or all entries made by an entrant invalid if the entrant: (i) fails to establish their entitlement to enter the Competition to the Promoter's reasonable satisfaction; or (ii) fails to produce items as required by conditions 11 or 12 or produces items that, in the Promoter's reasonable opinion, are illegible, stolen, forged, reconstructed, altered, incomplete or tampered with in any way; or (iii) in the Promoter's reasonable opinion, tampers with the entry process or benefits from such tampering; or (iv) in the Promoter's reasonable opinion, submits an entry which is incomplete, inaccurate, erroneous, ineligible, offensive, misleading, inappropriate or incomprehensible, or otherwise is not in accordance with these conditions.

14.  An entry by more than one person (i.e. a joint entry) is invalid.

15.  Any costs associated with accessing the Competition Website are the responsibility of the person seeking access and are dependent on the internet service provider used.

16.  Eligible Entrants must make their internet entries manually using an internet browser. The Promoter may reject internet entries if it reasonably forms the opinion that they have been entered using automated entry means or by use of a competition entry service.


17.  The prize draw will be conducted at 12 noon on 31/05/17 at Prime Focus, 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141 (“Draw Location”) from all valid entries received during the Entry Period (“Prize Draw”). The first three (3) unique Eligible Entrants with a valid entry drawn in the Prize Draw will each win a Home Cinema Package (“Major Prize”) as detailed in paragraph 18.

18.  Each Major Prize is a Home Cinema Package. The Major Prizes are each valued at a maximum of AUD$4,337 RRP and comprise of the following:

                                i.            1 x Sony X7000D 55" 4K UHD HDR Smart LCD LED TV;

                              ii.            1 x Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray Player with 4K Upscaling;

                            iii.            2 x Sonos PLAY:1 (Black);

                             iv.            1 x Sonos PLAYBAR;

                               v.            1 x Sonos SUB Wireless Subwoofer (Black);

                             vi.            1 x Sonos BOOST.


19.  Each Eligible Entrant to the Competition may win a maximum of ONE Major Prize. 

20.  Unless expressly stated within these conditions, all expenses incurred in relation to the prize (including insurance) are the responsibility of the winner.

21.  If for any reason the winner does not take the prize (or an element of the prize) at the time stipulated by the Promoter, then the prize (or that element of the prize) will be forfeited and will not be redeemable for cash.


22.  In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency, disaster or other circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion or suspend or modify a prize, subject to any written directions from a relevant regulatory authority.



23.   There are 200 x $25 Apple iTunes Vouchers (“Voucher”) (a Voucher is deemed a ‘Gift card’ or ‘unique redemption code’) to be won. The total value of the Vouchers is RRP AUD$5,000. There are 200 Instant Win prizes to be won, awarded randomly throughout the Competition Period. The instant win draws will occur randomly each day via computer generated random instant win at Prime Focus, 500 Chapel Street South Yarra VIC 3141.

                                 i.            Apple iTunes is the issuer of the iTunes Vouchers but is not the Promoter of the offer, nor responsible for fulfilment of the offer terms. Vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of issue and are redeemable at participating stores and locations only. Participating stores and locations may change from time to time. Terms and conditions apply, see

24.   Each Eligible Entrant to the Competition may win multiple Vouchers.



25.  The total prize pool value is RRP AUD$18,011.

26.  There is one prize pool with 203 prizes in total.

27.  The prizes are valued as at 01/01/17 at Australian prices in AUD$. The Promoter takes no responsibility for any variations in value of the prize.

28.  If the prize (or part of the prize) is unavailable for any reason, the Promoter will, in its absolute discretion, substitute alternative goods or services of no lesser retail value and/or specification, subject to the approval of the authorities that have issued permits for the conduct of the Competition. The Promoter accepts no other liability or responsibility for any loss incurred by a winner or any other party if the prize (or part of the prize) is unavailable for any reason.

29.  A right to receive the prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as a monetary payment.


30.  The winner, whenever determined, will be notified in writing sent to the e-mail address provided in their entry. So far as practicable, the notification will be sent to the winner within two days of their determination. The notification will include instructions as to how the winner is to claim the prize and establish his/her entitlement to it.

31.  The name of the Major Prize Winners will be published at within 7 days of the prizes being won (including in a redraw under condition 29), for a period of at least 28 days.

32.  Subject, where relevant, to any directions given under the legislation regulating the Competition, if the prize is not claimed by a winner within 3 months of the draw for that prize, the prize will be awarded to another Eligible Entrant in a redraw commencing 12 noon on 31/08/17 at Prime Focus, 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141.

33.  No compensation will be payable to any person whose entry is drawn but who does not claim their prize.

34.  In order to be entitled to the prize, the winner must, if requested by the Promoter, agree to and sign and return:

(i) an eligibility form confirming their compliance with the conditions and eligibility to accept the prize; and

(ii) a liability release, waiver and/or indemnity in favour of the Promoter and/or any person or other entity associated with this Competition.


35.  If for any reason the conduct or operation of the Competition is interfered with or disrupted in any way (including by vandalism, power failures, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strikes, computer bugs or viruses, tampering or technical failures), the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend or recommence the Competition, subject to the approval of the authorities that have issued permits for its conduct.

36.  Promoter assumes no responsibility for: (i) any error, omission, interruption, or delay in the operation or transmission of any sent to (or by) the Promoter or any entrant whether caused by problems with communication networks or lines, computer systems, software or internet service providers, congestion on any carrier network or otherwise, (ii) any theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of such communications; (iii) any problem with, or technical malfunction of, any computer system or other equipment used for the conduct of the Competition.


38.  All of the Promoter’s decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

39.  The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax liability incurred as a result of an entrant participating in the Competition. Entrants should obtain independent tax and financial advice.

40.  To the full extent permitted by law, the Promoter, its associated companies and agencies and all those entities' personnel (the "Relevant Parties") exclude all liability for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense) which is suffered or incurred by any Eligible Entrant in connection with the Competition or prizes, including: (i) any indirect, economic or consequential loss; (ii) any loss arising from the negligence of a Relevant Party; (iii) any liability for personal injury or death. Nothing in these conditions is intended to exclude, restrict or modify an Australian entrant’s rights under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

41.  If any provision of these conditions is unenforceable for any reason, it will be severed and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

42.  The winner of the prize consents to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice (including any photograph, film and/or recording of them) in any media at any time or times without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this Competition, the Promoter and/or any of the Promoter's products.

43.  Entrants' personal information will be collected by or on behalf of the Promoter to enable it to administer the Competition and publicise its winner(s) and, if an entrant consents, may be used to market its products to the entrant. The personal information of each winner may be provided to others assisting in the conduct of the Competition, including the Competition administrator, prize suppliers and deliverers, and to regulatory authorities. Persons may contact the Promoter by post at the address stated in condition 1 to request access to, or corrections of, any of their collected personal information that is held by the Promoter. If an entrant does not provide accurate personal information the Promoter may determine that they are not eligible to win a prize. The Promoters privacy terms and conditions are available at

Authorised under Permit Numbers: NSW LTPS/17/12127, ACT PERMIT NO. TP 17/00411.1, SA T17/389

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