Competition to name new portal for research on gender in the Pacific

Competition to name new portal for research on gender in the Pacific

Competition to name new portal for research on gender in the Pacific

8 September 2020

An exciting new website is being developed and we need your help to name it!

The website portal aims to be a place where people interested in research on gender and gender inequalities in the Pacific can come together. It will house research products and other information resources, and provide a platform for researchers, students and practitioners to collaborate.

The objectives of the portal are to:
• Strengthen connections between gender research, policy and impact in the Pacific.
• Improve access to high quality, applied research on gender issues in the Pacific.
• Disseminate timely and relevant information about gender research findings, opportunities, and resourcing.
• Provide opportunities for research capacity building for Pacific gender researchers.
• Enhance gender research collaboration and discussion in the Pacific.

Who can enter To enter and to be eligible to win, the entrants must be a legal resident of any country with with an interest in any aspect of gender research in the Pacific region.

What we are looking for We’re looking for a name that reflects the website’s principles of inclusion, gender equality, community and collaboration. The name could be in any language used in the Pacific.

How to enter Your entry for the website name must be submitted by email to dpa@anu.edu.au with a brief statement (50 words or less) about your interest in being part of our research community. See below for the Terms and Conditions of entry.

Prize The winner of the competition will receive a signed copy of Dr. Kerryn Baker’s book, Pacific Women in Politics: Gender Quota Campaigns in the Pacific Islands. __

The development of the portal is supported with seed funding from the Australian Government as part of the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development program and by the Australian National University. A Reference Group is overseeing the development of the portal and includes representatives from the University of the South Pacific, National University of Samoa, University of Papua New Guinea, University of Auckland, Australian National University and the Pacific Community. __

**Terms and Conditions

These are the Terms and Conditions that explain the “Name the Pacific Gender Resarch Portal” competition and operation of the competition. In these Terms and Conditions, the “University” refers to The Australian Natonal University (ABN 52 234 063 906) of Acton in the Australian Capital Territory, 2601, Australia. “You” refers to an entrant to the competition. By entering into this competition, You have affirmed, reviewed, accepted and agreed to all these Terms and Conditions.**

1. Eligibility

(a) To enter and to be eligible to win, You must be a legal resident of any country, over the age of 18 years, with an interest in any aspect of gender research in the Pacific region.

(b) Employees of the University and immediate family members of the University may enter the competition.

(c) There is no entry fee to enter this competition.

2. Agreement to Terms and Conditions

(a) By entering this competition, You agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Terms and Conditions and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements.

(b) All interpretations of these Terms and Conditions shall be made by the University, whose decisions and interpretations shall be final and binding

(c) The University’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

3. Competition Period

The competition starts on Wednesday 9 September 2020 at 12.01am (Australian Eastern Standard Time) and will end at 11:59pm on Monday 21 September 2020 (Australian Eastern Standard Time).

4. How to Enter

(a) Your entry for the website name must be submitted by email to dpa@anu.edu.au. Your entry must contain a brief statement (50 words or less) about why You are interested in being part of the research community. Your entry must include your full name, preferred email address and date of birth.

(b) Your entry will be determined to be ineligible if:

  • it is subject to copyright.

  • it is already in use by a private or public entity.

  • it contains inappropriate language such as derogatory or abusive terms.

  • it contains symbols or characters which cannot be used in Internet domain names.

(c) Your entry must fulfill all Terms and Conditions, as specified here, to be eligible to win the Prize.

(d) Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to these Terms and Conditions may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the University.

(e) The University is not responsible for any entries not received for any reason, entries that are misplaced, misdirected or entries submitted after the competition deadline.

(f) You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the Terms and Conditions.

(g) If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the Terms and Conditions, Your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of the University.

5. Prize

(a) The winner of the competition will receive a signed copy of Dr. Kerryn Baker’s book, Pacific Women in Politics: Gender Quota Campaigns in the Pacific Islands (“Prize”).

(b) The Prize is non-transferable or convertible to cash.

(c) Any and all Prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all governmental and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of winner.

(d) No substitution of Prize or transfer/assignment of Prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winner is permitted.

(e) Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission for the University to use the winner’s name and entry for purposes of advertising and promotional activities without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

(f) The Prize will be sent by standard post to the winner, who will confirm postage details.

6. Winner Selection and Notification

(a) The winner will be selected based on skill and talent.

(b) Entries will be judged and selected by a selection committee consisting of group of eminent Pacific gender scholars.

(c) The winner will be notified by email once the selection committee has met and decided on a winner.

(d) The University shall have no liability for the winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.

(e) If the winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the Prize, five (05) days from the time award notification was sent, the Prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

(f) Receipt by the winner of the Prize offered in this competition is conditioned upon compliance with any and all laws, statutes, governmental, regulatory, state, and local laws and regulations.

(g) If more than one entry is received which contains the same name, and that name is judged to be the winning name, the prize will be attributed to the first entry received according to the date stamp on the email entry.

(h) Subject to availability, all subsequent entries will receive either the same prize, or a similar prize, namely a printed publication.

(i) All of the names of those who submitted the winning submission will be acknowledged as joint winners.

7. Cancelling the Competion and Change of Terms and Conditions

(a) The University reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these Terms and Conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the University’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the University.

(b) The University shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these Terms and Conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.

8. Rights granted by You

(a) By entering this competition, You agree that your entry (including the content submitted by You) and any copyright subsisting in the entries (including the content submitted by You) will become and remain the property of the University. You agree to provide a written assignment of all copyright in your entry and the content submitted by You to the University if requested by the University.

(b) You unconditionally and irrevocably consents to any act or omission which would otherwise infringe Your moral rights in the entry and waives all moral rights in the entry that arise outside of Australia;

(c) You acknowledge and agree that the University and anyone acting on behalf of the University shall have the right to use, publish, broadcast, distribute entry and contents submitted by You for any purpose, in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World.

(d) By entering this competition, You grant the University consent to use your name and the winning entry on the website and any other promotion materials, should You be selected as the winner. You release the University from any and all claims that may arise out of using your details for promotional purposes.

(e) By entering this competition, You grant the University consent to acknowledge You by name as has having won the competition on the website itself and in other materials developed to promote the website. You release the University from any and all claims that may arise out of using your details for promotional purposes.

(f) If there are two or more competition submissions of the same winning name, all entrants who entered that winning name will be acknowledged.

(g) By entering this competition, You represent and warrant that Your entry and the content submitted by You:
(i) is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights;

(ii) do not and will not, in any way, violate or breach any of the terms of any other agreement You may be a party to;

(iii) do not contain defamatory, tortious or otherwise unlawful, untrue or inaccurate information, or contain any matter the publication or sale of which will violate any law;

(iv) are not obscene or likely to cause offence;

(v) are not in any way cruel or abusive; and

(vi) will not require the University to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of the University’s use or exploitation of the same.

(h) If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of the University.

(i) If the content of Your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at Your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims.

(j) You shall indemnify the University from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which the University may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

9. Facebook

(a) This clause applies if the competition is communicated, published or run on Facebook.

(b) This competition is in no way sponsored or endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

(c) You understand that You are providing your information to the University and not to Facebook.

(d) By entering this this competition You agree to a complete release of Facebook from any claims.

(e) You further agree to any rules or guidelines stipulated by Facebook relating to the use of Facebook to participate in the competition.

10. Twitter

(a) This clause applies if the competition is communicated, published or run on Twitter.

(b) Any attempt by You to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple and/or different identities, Twitter accounts, registrations, email addresses, logins, or ay methods will void Your entry, and You may be disqualified at the University’s discretions.

(c) Any attempt by You to post the same tweet repeatedly on a single day will not be accepted.

(d) This competition is in no way sponsored or endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.

(e) You understand that You are providing Your information to the University and not to Twitter.

(f) By entering this competition You agree to a complete release of Twitter from any claims.

(g) You further agree to any rules or guidelines stipulated by Twitter relating to the use of Twitter to participate in the competition.

11. Compliance with laws

This competition is subject to all applicable laws, statutes, governmental, regulatory, state, and local laws and regulations.

12. Privacy Policy

Information submitted with an entry and personal information collected in the administration of the competition will be handled in accordance with the Australian National University’s Privacy Policy which is available here https://policies.anu.edu.au/ppl/document/ANUP_010007.

13. Limitation of Liability

(a) Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, the University excludes all liability for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense) which is suffered or incurred by any entrant (including a winner) in connection with any competition, including, without limitation:

(i) any indirect, economic or consequential loss;

(ii) any loss arising from the negligence of the University and its employees; and

(iii) any liability for personal injury or death.

(b) No responsibility will be taken by the University for:

(i) entries ineligible due to technical reasons or any other reason, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment;

(ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; and

(iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process.

(c) By entering this competition you agree to release the University and its officers, employees, and agents from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from:
(i) Your participation in the competition and/or Your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any Prize or any portion thereof;

(ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment;

(iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service;

(iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process; and

(v) electronic or human error in the administration of the competition or the processing of entries.

14. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

The competition and these Terms and Conditions will be governed by laws of the Australian Capital Territory, Australia and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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