The Bounty Rewards program, located at www.bountyrewards.com.au (Site), is owned and operated by Bauer Media Limited(Bounty Rewards).
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING AS A BOUNTY REWARDS MEMBER. BY USING THE SITE AND REGISTERING AS A BOUNTY REWARDS MEMBER YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP, WHICH SHALL FORM A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND BOUNTY REWARDS.
If you do not agree to the terms set out in these Terms of Membership, you must not register as a member of Bounty Rewards.
As a member of the Bounty Rewards program (Member), you may receive offers to purchase products and services and/or enter competitions (Special Offers) and invitations to participate in focus groups, telephone interviews and surveys (Research Offers) from Bounty Rewards on behalf of third party organisations (Clients). Special Offers and Research Offers are referred to collectively as ‘Offers’ throughout these Terms of Membership. Offers may include the ability to earn Bounty Rewards Dollars if you meet certain criteria.
Bounty Rewards may vary these Terms of Membership at any time. The most current version will always be located on the Site. Your continued use of the Site and your Bounty Rewards membership will be deemed to be your acceptance of any variation of these Terms of Membership.
You acknowledge that as a Member of Bounty Rewards, unless otherwise stated:
You must be 15 years of age or older;
You are an Australian permanent resident;
You agree to receive Special Offers and Research Offers;
All information contained in research surveys is strictly confidential and must not be disclosed to any other party;
Bounty Rewards has no control over the content or subject matter of Offers;
Bounty Rewards Dollars are awarded according to the terms of each Offer;
You may participate once only in each Offer for which you qualify;
Only one Member per household may participate in each Offer; and
You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate information in the registration section of the Site and shall keep this information up to date.
4. Unauthorised Use
You must immediately notify Bounty Rewards of any unauthorised use of your Bounty Rewards account if you become aware of such unauthorised use. You must keep your membership login and password secure.
5. Special Offers
As a Member of Bounty Rewards you may receive several types of Special Offer. Special Offers may be sent to you via a number of methods including but not limited to: email, SMS and post. The invitation will indicate the specific terms applicable to the Special Offer. Some Special Offers may include the ability to earn Bounty Rewards Dollars if you meet certain criteria. For example, Pay Per View Offers and Pay Per Purchase Offers (two of the types of Special Offer you may receive), which are defined below. For other types of Special Offer, details of how you can earn Bounty Rewards Dollars (if any are payable) will usually be included with the Special Offer.
“Pay Per View” – this is where payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars is tied to the viewing of marketing material accessible through a link in the invitation for that Special Offer. You will receive payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars for Pay Per View Offers if you satisfy all of the following criteria:
You are invited to participate in the Special Offer by way of an email invitation directly from Bounty Rewards;
You view the Special Offer by clicking on the link provided in the invitation prior to the close date, which will be specified in the invitation for the Special Offer; and
You comply with any other specific terms for the Special Offer set out in the invitation.
“Pay Per Purchase” – this is where payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars is tied to the purchase by you of the product or service which is promoted in the Special Offer. You will receive payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars for Pay Per Purchase Offers if you satisfy all of the following criteria:
You are invited to participate in the Special Offer by way of an email invitation directly from Bounty Rewards; and
You purchase the product or service offered by the Client prior to the close date for that offer, and otherwise in accordance with all terms which will be specified in the invitation for the Special Offer.
Bounty Rewards reserves the right to offer you a reduced Bounty Rewards Dollar amount for a Pay Per Purchase Special Offer in circumstances where you accept the Special Offer but are declined by the Client making the Special Offer (for example if the Client’s quota for the Special Offer is reached).
6. Research Offers
If Bounty Rewards Dollars are payable for a Research Offer, these will be paid to you for a Research Offer if you satisfy all of the following criteria:
You are invited to participate in the Research Offer by way of an email invitation from Bounty Rewards;
Bounty Rewards considers that you have completed all responses to the Research Offer accurately and honestly;
You are not disqualified from the Research Offer as a result of the responses provided by you;
You respond to the Research Offer prior to the close date for that offer, which will be specified in the invitation for the Research Offer;
You comply with all the terms specified in the invitation for the Research Offer; and
You respond to the Research Offer before the quota of responses (if any) for that offer is reached.
Bounty Rewards reserves the right to reduce the Bounty Rewards Dollar amount payable to you in circumstances where:
Your responses to a Research Offer disqualify you from inclusion in the Research Offer; or
You complete a survey prior to the close date for the Research Offer, but after the quota of responses for the Research Offer has been reached.
Bounty Rewards reserves the right to refuse payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars to you if:
You submit the Research Offer partially completed or do not respond to the invitation; or
If Bounty Rewards considers that the Research Offer has been completed inaccurately or dishonestly.
7. Accrual of Bounty Rewards Dollars
If an Offer includes the payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars andIf you have met the relevant criteria for the payment of Bounty Rewards Dollars for that Offer, unless otherwise stated in relation to a specific Offer, Bounty Rewards Dollars will generally be payable:
for Research Offers - upon completion of the entire marketing research study, survey, focus group or telephone interview for which the invitation was made; and
for Special Offers - upon either agreeing to view the details of the offer or upon purchase of the product or service offered.
Bounty Rewards will not be responsible if you delete or change your email address before you have been credited with Bounty Rewards Dollars for your participation in a particular Offer.
Bounty Rewards Dollars will be deposited in your Bounty Rewards account. You can redeem your Bounty Rewards Dollars as set out on the redemption page of the Site.
8. Inactive Member Accounts
Bounty Rewards may close your Bounty Rewards account if the account is inactive for a period of 12 months. You will not be compensated for Bounty Rewards Dollars forgone in an account that is closed due to inactivity.
Bounty Rewards may terminate your membership of the Bounty Rewards program if it considers that you have abused your membership including for the following reasons:
Giving false or misleading information in your Member profile;
Creating multiple Bounty Rewards accounts;
Taking the same survey more than once;
Taking a survey, not qualifying, then taking the same survey again with knowledge of how to get through the qualifying process;
Telling another Member how to get through the survey qualifying process;
Intentionally giving false responses on a survey;
Completing a survey so quickly that Bounty Rewards takes the view that you would not have been physically able to read the questions;
Posting details of Offers from Bounty Rewards and Clients’ links to surveys in any public forum, including the internet;
Using usernames or email addresses in your Member profile that Bounty Rewards considers are indecent; or
If you are unable to answer profile verification questions.
Bounty Rewards also reserves the right to terminate your membership if it considers that you have breached these Terms of Membership.
If your Membership is terminated by Bounty Rewards your account will be closed and you will forfeit all Bounty Rewards Dollars in your account at the time of termination.
If you become dissatisfied with the Terms of Membership or any modifications thereof, or with the Site, your only recourse is to discontinue use of the Site and terminate your membership of the Bounty Rewards program. Upon termination, your right to use the Site and your membership cease immediately and you will not be compensated for any forgone Bounty Rewards Dollar in your account at the time of termination.
In the event the Bounty Rewards business is sold to a third party, you grant Bounty Rewards the right to transfer the personal information and other data and rights that Bounty Rewards has collected from you to that third party, and Bounty Rewards will not be required to obtain your prior consent or approval or to notify you of such a transfer.
11. Limitation of Liability
Certain statutory warranties under consumer protection laws will be implied for your benefit. Nothing in these Terms of Membership is intended to exclude or restrict the application of such laws but Bounty Rewards does not give any guarantee or warranties or make any representation of any kind, express or implied, with respect to an Offer and/or the goods and services that are the subject of an Offer outside these laws. Subject to claims available under consumer protection laws, neither Bounty Rewards nor its related bodies corporate is liable to you or anyone else (including for negligence, breach of contract or tort) for any loss or damage (including any form of consequential loss such as any third party loss, loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of opportunity, loss of anticipated savings, pure economic loss and any increased operating cost) however caused and which is suffered directly or indirectly in connection with an Offer and/or the goods and services that are the subject of an Offer.
For claims relating to an Offer and/or the goods and services that are the subject of an Offer that cannot be excluded or restricted under consumer protection laws , the liability of Bounty Rewards for such a claim will (at Bounty Rewards’s option and to the extent permitted by law) be limited to:
in the case of goods: (i) repairing or replacing those goods; or (ii) paying the cost of having those goods repaired or replaced; and
if the breach relates to services: (i) resupplying those or equivalent services; or (ii) paying the cost of having those services resupplied.
You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified, Bounty Rewards, its parent entities, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and employees, from and against all loss (including reasonable legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) or liability incurred by Bounty Rewards arising from any claim, demand, suit, action or proceeding by any person against Bounty Rewards where such loss or liability arose out of, in connection with, or in respect of your use the Site, your membership of the Bounty Rewards program and your conduct including but not limited to breaching any warranty or provision contained in these Terms of Membership.
13. General Provisions
The failure by Bounty Rewards to enforce any right or provision under these Terms of Membership shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
If any provision of the Terms of Memberships are determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of the Terms of Membership shall remain in full force and effect.
These Terms of Membership are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction to the courts of New South Wales, Australia.
The Terms of Membership constitute the entire and only agreement between the parties and supersede any prior or other understandings, representations or warranties. You acknowledge that by clicking on the "I AGREE" button to complete your registration as a Member, you have read, understood and agreed to these Terms of Membership.