Terms and conditions

The competition described below at item 4 is being conducted by Minelab Electronics Pty Limited (“Minelab”)(the “Competition”).

  1. Agreement to Terms and Conditions: By participating, the Contestant ("You") agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Terms and Conditions, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Minelab as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Competition.

  2. Eligibility: This Competition is only open to individuals who are 18 years or older as of the date of entry. The Competition is only open to legal residents of the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Latvia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Croatia, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Malta, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Estonia, Portugal, Finland, Romania, France, Slovakia, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Ireland, United Arab Emirates and Australia and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Minelab, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the "Employees"), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Competition. The Competition is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

  3. The Competition commences at 9:00 AM Melbourne (Australia) time on Wednesday 18th April 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm  Melbourne (Australia) time on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

  4. Eligible entrants are deemed to have entered the Competition when they complete and successfully submit the form on this page including a comment,  words or less describing "What got you into detecting?" Only one (1) entry per person will be accepted during the promotional period.

  5. The total number of submissions can be requested after the completion date of the Competition.

  6. The winning entries will be chosen by Minelab staff based on the creativity, originality and relevance of the submission, at the full discretion of Minelab.

  7. The judging will take place at 9.00am Melbourne time on Friday the 27th April 2018 at Minelab head office. The judge's decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

  8. The winner will be notified via email on Monday 30th April 2018. 

  9. Prizes: The winner of the competition will receive one  prize packages. One prize package includes 1 X Minelab X-TERRA 505 and 1 X backpack filled with branded gear. The images and graphics used for the competition are for promotional purposes only. Actual prize packages may vary based on the availability of promotional material. Minelab will take no responsibility for prizes lost or damaged in transit. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Minelab’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes and transport shall be the sole responsibility of each of the winners. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by each of the winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Minelab to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  10. Minelab will take no responsibility if any or all of the winner's contact details are incorrect or incomplete and the prize winner cannot be contacted.

  11. Each of the winners will be notified by email within two (2) days following selection of the winners. Minelab shall have no liability for any of the winner's failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings for any of the winner's provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If any winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within [30] days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Receipt by each of the winners of the prize offered in this Competition is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY ANY OF THE WINNERS (AT MINELAB’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN THAT WINNER or WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS A WINNER OF THE COMPETITION, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

  12. Minelab is not responsible for any costs entrants may incur in entering the Competition. Entrants will not be reimbursed for any cost or costs incurred in entering the Competition regardless of whether or not they win.

  13. Minelab reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, infringes on another party's intellectual property rights, or is suspected of unlawful or improper conduct. Minelab reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition at any time with no explanation or prior warning.

  14. The name and submitted content of the winner may be used for promotional purposes by Minelab unless any or all of the winners otherwise notifies Minelab at the time of accepting their prize. Eligible Entrants consent to Minelab using personal information provided in connection with this Competition for the purposes of facilitating the conduct of the Competition and awarding any prizes.

  15. By entering this Competition, You warrant that You have all necessary rights to provide the intellectual property required to enter this Competition, and You consent and provide licence to Minelab to use your intellectual property for the purposes of this Competition.

  16. Minelab reserves the right to re-use any material posted into the Competition for marketing and promotion purposes on Facebook, Instagram and the Minelab website, emails, print ads and other promotional materials.

  17. This Competition, including the collection and use of personal details, will be conducted in full compliance with the Privacy Principles of the host countries and as outlined in Minelab's privacy policy. Please view Minelabs privacy policy for more details.

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