1. The promoter is the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (“CSIRO”) (ABN 41 687 119 230), Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain, ACT, Australia.
  2. Entry to the competition is open to all Australian residents aged 18 years or over. Employees, directors and officers of CSIRO or any person associated with the Competition, or any organisation or individual associated with the provision of the prize(s) are not eligible to enter.
  3. Each entry must be made in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Entries not submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions may be deemed ineligible.  Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these Terms and Conditions.
  4. The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Meta.
  5. All respondents who comment in response to the CSIRO Instagram account (@csirogram) “Proud to Geek Out” competition post answering the call-out ‘Tell us about your proudiest, geekiest moment in the comment below’ will be considered contenders to win one (of five available) of the CSIRO Pride T-shirt (individual value $24.75).
  6. Entrants may only submit one entry to the competition and may only win one prize.
  7. The Competition period commences at 09:00am AEDT on 10 March 2023 and closes on 13 March 2023 at 11.59pm AEDT. Any entry received by the promoter before or after the Competition period may be ineligible for entry and no responsibility will be accepted for lost, late or misdirected submissions.
  8. The promoter may at its absolute discretion remove or reject any entry for any reason whatsoever.
  9. Each entrant warrants that its entry does not breach the copyright or other intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any other person.
  10. The entries will be judged on passion, dedication and science love (bonus points for anything CSIRO related) by a panel of CSIRO staff on 14 March 2023.
  11. The winner will be notified within two business days via Instagram direct message. The prize will be sent to the mailing address supplied by the winner by standard post after the announcement of the winner. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable or redeemable for cash. We will make reasonable efforts to ensure winners receive their prize. Where we are not able to deliver a prize despite making reasonable efforts to do so the prize will be reassigned.
  12. If there are any unclaimed or un-awarded prizes a second judging will be conducted following the same criteria on 21 March 2023 at the same time and place as the original judging. The new winner will be contacted by direct message on Instagram within two business days. A prize will be deemed to be unclaimed if we have been unable to contact the prize winner through the contact details provided by 11.59 pm on 20 March 2023.
  13. If the Competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the control of the CSIRO, including as a result of technical failures, CSIRO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law to modify, postpone, suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition as appropriate.
  14. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded including any statutory consumer guarantees, CSIRO, nor any of their respective officers, employees and agents will be liable for any injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or consequential) to persons or property as a result of any person entering the Competition or accepting or using any prize, including without limitation, failure of any winner to contact the promoter, non-receipt of any prize or damage to any prize in transit.
  15. Any questions about CSIRO’s privacy policy or any request to access, modify or delete any information provided in an entry should be directed to socialmedia@csiro.au.