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Private Practice watch to win terms and conditions

" The promotional period is between 8.30pm - 12 midnight on Monday 1 September, Monday 8 September and Monday 15 September.
" There is only one grand prize - this will be drawn on 16 September 2008.  The grand prizewinner will be contacted directly on the mobile phone number from which they have entered the competition. The grand prize consists of 2 return economy tickets to Los Angeles, including domestic flights within New Zealand if needed; 5 nights accommodation at a 5-star hotel, a spa treatment and NZ $4,000 spending money. 
" Details pertaining to the spa treatment will be arranged in an individual manner with the winner.
" Accommodation will be finalized and arranged on an individual manner with the winner.
" There are weekly prizes to be won - 10 per week for each of the 3 weeks of the promotion. Weekly prizes are subject to availability.  We reserve the right to make changes to the weekly prizes. Weekly winners will be contacted directly on the mobile phone number from which they have entered the competition.
" All prizes cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash.
" Grand prizewinner needs to redeem their travel before 28 February 2009.  Travel cannot take place between 16 December 2008 - 10 January 2009.
" To enter a viewer must watch Private Practice on Monday 1 September, Monday 8 September and Monday 15 September to see the question, which will be shown in the first ad break.  The answer will be multiple choice.
" Use your mobile phone to send your entry as a Text Message to the shortcode 2244.
" To enter text us either A, B or C - the letter that correspondes to what you think the correct answer is - to 2244.
" All completed and valid weekly entries will be entered into the weekly prize.
" All completed and valid weekly entries will be entered into the Grand Prize draw. 
" You can enter as many times as you like - each complted and valid entry will go into the weekly draw and the Grand Prize draw.
" All messages to 2244 cost $0.20 including GST each.
" Each time you text a correct answer you receive one chance to win.
" In the event that the winner cannot be contacted for whatever reason and does not return the call/message within 48 hours the prize will be declared null and void or, at the discretion of TVNZ, another prize draw will be made and the prize(s) allocated to a new winner(s).

" Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of any applicable terms and conditions.
" Some competitions may have additional terms and conditions and wherever possible such additional terms and conditions will be posted on
" Any SMS text messages sent to any Private Practice Watch 2 Win competition will be so at the cost of the participant and will cost $0.20 including GST each.
" For each Text Message entry a reply Text Message will be sent back to your mobile phone to let you know your entry has been received.
" If you request a reminder text to watch Private Practice the following week, you will not receive the response text until approx 8.00pm on Monday 8 September or Monday 15 September.
" If you require a reminder text for Monday 15 September you must enter the competition on Monday 8 September and request a reminder text for the following week. Once the competition is over no further reminder texts will be sent
" Response times for these may vary and are subject to network coverage and availability, entry volumes, the memory of the SIM card inside your mobile phone not being full and/or any technical problems.
" Entry is open to all residents of New Zealand except for employees or their families  of TVNZ, Saatchi & Saatchi or Lateral Profiles.
" SMS entry is open to Telecom New Zealand and Vodafone/Telstra Clear customers. Viewers entering whilst on roaming are not eligible to enter. TVNZ reserve the right to provide information about your participation to either Vodafone or Telecom New Zealand.
" You must be the owner of the mobile phone to enter via Text Messaging or get the permission of the person responsible for paying the phone bill before entering.
" In the case of entry via Text Messaging and for the avoidance of doubt, whomever TVNZ contact or are contacted by as the case may be, must inform TVNZ who the owner of the mobile phone is. In case of mobile ownership dispute over a prize claim, it is the responsibility and full cost of the owner to prove such ownership.
" TVNZ reserve the right to extend, postpone, or cancel a competition and to update the terms and conditions, and prizes on without notice.
" All entries become property of TVNZ. Entry into promotion constitutes consent to use winners' names & photos for any promotional purposes.
" TVNZ may be required by law to disclose information you provide. TVNZ will only make the disclosure if it believes in good faith that it is required to do so.
" TVNZ's and Lateral Profiles decision in relation to any aspect of the promotion is final and binding on every person who enters and no correspondence will be entered into.
" TVNZ and Lateral Profiles reserve the right to conduct security verification check at their absolute discretion. The prize winner may be required to sign a declaration confirming their eligibility to accept the prize.
" TVNZ and and Lateral Profiles reserve the right to request winners to provide proof of identity and proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of TVNZ and and Lateral Profiles.
" Winners will be randomly selected by Lateral Profiles PO Box 109-437, Auckland.
" The delivery of prizes is the responsibility of TVNZ.
" TVNZ are not liable for any loss, damage or injury by any person in connection with the Prize.
" Prizes are not transferable and not redeemable for cash.
" Prizes are subject to stock availability and will be replaced with equivalent items if unavailable.

" All entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the Private Practice watch 2 Win competition database, NOT at the time of transmission by the entrant.
" No responsibility accepted for non-receipt for any reason of a text message.
" All entries into the Private Practice Watch 2 Win competition will receive a reply confirmation message. In times of high entry volumes some delays may occur in the delivery of this reply message. TVNZ and Lateral Profiles will do its best to ensure all confirmation text messages sent to you are delivered promptly. Successful delivery depends on additional parties such as telecommunication network suppliers and ISP's, hence TVNZ and Lateral Profiles cannot guarantee that messages will arrive promptly or arrive at all. Message delivery performance is subject to the recipient's mobile terminal being switched on and located within an area that is acceptably covered by the recipient's service provider. Furthermore, mobile operators can prevent their subscribers from receiving SMS messages, for whatever reasons, and in such cases message delivery is not possible. TVNZ, Lateral Profiles and competition partners and mobile operators will not be held responsible for any loss, damages or injury whatsoever arising from the receipt or non-receipt of text messages.
" The eventual delivery of SMS messages to the private Practice Watch 2 Win competition is largely dependent on additional parties and the effective functioning of the sender's mobile operator's systems and infrastructure. Consequently, TVNZ and Lateral Profiles  will not be liable for non-receipt of or late receipt of messages due to issues resulting from services provided by the participant's mobile providers. Should there be a dispute, TVNZ and Lateral Profiles shall endeavour to make the necessary investigations to the best of its abilities and attempt to rectify the discrepancy, but should such investigations prove to be inconclusive, no further action can be taken against TVNZ, Lateral profiles or competition partners or the mobile operators by competition participants.

" In order for TVNZ to ensure viewers are receiving relevant benefits and a quality service, participants may be contacted on their mobile number by TVNZ representatives and asked to participate in brief surveys on the promotion. Participation in surveys is strictly on a voluntary basis and at no cost to the participant. Participants can only be selected once, at random and will not be contacted more than once.

" Any complaints should be addressed in writing to TVNZ Licensing -, PO Box 3819, Auckland.
" Any queries relating to the competition should call TVNZ (09) 916 7000 in the first instance providing their name and contact phone number.
" All travel prizes exclude travel/transport to and from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch or other airport of departure, departures taxes, transfers to and from hotel and events, insurance, any meals or beverages. Additional spending money and all other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated.
" All entrants into competitions for overseas travel prizes must possess a valid passport with appropriate visas (if necessary) to enter the prize destination to be eligible to redeem the prize.
" Travel prize-winners and any companions must be able to travel on required dates to be eligible to win the prize.
" In the event that the prize Winner is under 18 years of age he/she may be required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
" In the event the prize winner requests a travel prize of greater value than that specified (i.e.: requests an extended length of stay), the prize-winner shall pay the difference in value and no claim for the difference shall be made against TVNZ. TVNZ shall not be under any obligation to meet such a request.