1. Introduction

1.1 These Terms and Conditions:

(a) apply to and govern the contractual relationship between Seven Network (Operations) Limited, Prime Television (Holdings) Pty Limited, West Australian Newspapers Limited, Pacific Magazines Pty Limited and Yahoo!7 Pty Limited (Program Partners), and each Member with respect to the Reward Scheme made available by the Program Partners in the Aquire Loyalty Program;

(b) are effective as at the date specified above and may be amended from time to time; and

(c) operate in conjunction with the Aquire Loyalty Program Terms and Conditions (available at www.aquire.com.au) (Aquire Terms and Conditions) and in the event of any inconsistency or conflict the Aquire Loyalty Program Terms and Conditions prevail.

1.2 It is the Member’s responsibility to read and understand these Reward Scheme Terms & Conditions. Any queries regarding these Terms and Conditions should be directed to the relevant Program Partner.

2. Definitions

2.1 Unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) terms used in the Aquire Loyalty Program Terms and Conditions and the QFF Program Terms have the same meaning in these Terms and Conditions; and

(b) the following terms have these meanings in these Terms and Conditions.

Eligible Products means advertising booked and paid for by a Member for publication or broadcast/communication by one of the Program Partners as follows:

(a) TV (metro): Seven Network (Operations) Limited

(b) TV (regional): Prime Television (Holdings) Pty Limited and its related bodies corporate

(c) Newspapers (print and digital): West Australian Newspapers Limited

(d) Magazines: Pacific Magazines Pty Limited

(e) Digital: Yahoo!7 Pty Limited

Program Partners means each of:

(a) Seven Network (Operations) Limited

(b) Prime Television (Holdings) Pty Limited

(c) West Australian Newspapers Limited

(d) Pacific Magazines Pty Limited

(e) Yahoo!7 Pty Limited

Reward Scheme means, for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the reward scheme involving awarding Aquire Points to Members for purchase of Eligible Products, which is operated by the Program Partners.

Terms and Conditions means these Reward Scheme Terms and Conditions which are administered by the Program Partners.

2.2 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the contrary intention appears:

(a) the singular includes the plural and vice versa; and

(b) a reference to ‘include’ or ‘including’ means ‘including but not limited to.

3. Application of Reward Scheme Terms and Conditions

By claiming any Aquire Points under the Reward Scheme, a Member agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions in addition to the Aquire Loyalty Program Terms and Conditions.

4. Changes to Reward Scheme

4.1 Subject to clause 4.2 and the Aquire Terms and Conditions, the Program Partner may implement any changes (whether material or otherwise) to these Terms and Conditions and the Aquire Points offered in relation to Eligible Products, including changes to:

(a) the ways in which Aquire Points are earned under the Reward Scheme;
(b) Eligible Products; and
(c) restrictions, conditions and eligibility to earn Aquire Points under the Reward Scheme.

4.2 The Program Partner will inform Members of material changes to these Terms and Conditions and where such changes will reduce the number of Aquire Points offered to Members under the Reward Scheme, when possible, give Members at least 30 days’ notice. .

4.3 Without limiting clause 4.1 in any way, Members will be taken to have received the notice referred to in clause 4.2 if the Program Partner or Aquire Loyalty notifies Members of the change by sending an email to the email address in the Membership Account.

5. Termination or suspension of the Reward Scheme

5.1 The Program Partners give no undertaking as to the continuing availability of the Reward Scheme. The Program Partners may terminate or suspend the Reward Scheme at any time, and will give at least 60 days’ notice to Members of such termination or suspension, except if the Aquire Loyalty Program ceases to operate, in which case the Reward Scheme will cease immediately.

5.2 If the Program Partners terminate or suspend the Reward Scheme, subject to the Aquire Loyalty Program Terms and Conditions, Members will be able to convert Aquire Points to Qantas Points during the notice period, except where:

(a) Qantas is ceasing to operate an airline business and/or has gone into liquidation, receivership or other form of administration; and/or
(b) a Program Partner ceases to operate its business and/or has one into liquidation, receivership or other form of administration,
in which case Aquire Points may be cancelled without notice.

6. Earning Aquire Points

6.1 Subject to the exclusions, limitations and other conditions specified in this clause 6, each Program Partner will award Aquire Points to Members at the applicable rate specified in the Program Partner Earn Table, or in any special offer, for Eligible Products booked by the Member for the Member’s business related purposes, and paid for within the time specified in the booking, but in all cases no later than 30 June 2017 or such earlier time that this Reward Scheme is terminated.

6.2 No Aquire Points will be awarded if the Eligible Product is cancelled, refunded or returned.

6.3 Customers who pre-pay for Eligible Products must pay a 5% administration fee on cancellation of the Eligible Products if cancellation occurs after the month in which the payment for the Eligible Products was made.

6.4 A Member is not entitled to earn Aquire Points under the Reward Scheme where, as at the date of the launch of the Reward Scheme:

(a) the Member is an existing advertising client of, or at any time has previously purchased advertising from, the relevant Program Partner; or
(b) the Member is an advertising agency or is purchasing advertising through an advertising agency; or
(c) the Member has its principal place of business outside Australia,
unless otherwise determined by the relevant Program Partner in its absolute discretion.

6.5 To earn Aquire Points in relation to an Eligible Product, the Member must quote its ABN at the time of purchasing an Eligible Product and must comply with any other requirements or procedures advised by the Program Partner prior to the purchase.

6.6 It is the responsibility of the Member to check whether a product or other activity is eligible to earn Aquire Points, and if so how many Aquire Points will be earned, before making a purchase.

6.7 Members must provide the relevant Program Partner on request with documented verification of the purchase of an Eligible Product. The Program Partner reserves the right to deny or revoke the crediting of Aquire Points at any time if the Program Partner determines that Aquire Points were improperly obtained or erroneously credited.to a Member’s Membership Account.

6.8 The Program Partners may offer additional opportunities to earn Aquire Points under a special promotion from time to time, in which case the terms and conditions referred to in the promotion will apply, and eligibility criteria may be different including as to earn rate, bonus points entitlement, and eligible clients.

7. Crediting Aquire Points

7.1 The Program Partner will endeavour to instruct Aquire Loyalty to credit the applicable number of Aquire Points to the Membership Account within 15 business days of the end of the month in which payment for an Eligible Product occurs. In the case of advertising bookings involving periodic (e.g. monthly) commitments over a period of 6 months or longer, the Program Partner will endeavour to instruct Aquire Loyalty to credit the applicable number of Aquire Points to the Membership Account within 15 business days of the end of the month in which each payment for the Eligible Product occurs. In no circumstances will Aquire Points be credited in respect of Eligible Products before the Member has made payment in full, unless otherwise determined by the Program Partner in its absolute discretion. It is the responsibility of the Member to check that the correct number of Aquire Points has accumulated in the Membership Account.

7.2 Claims for the crediting of Aquire Points retrospectively must be made by the Member to the Program Partner within 90 days of the purchase of an Eligible Product. If a client purchases an Eligible Product before it becomes a Member, but is otherwise eligible to receive Aquire Points under clause 6, the client must become a Member of the Aquire Loyalty Program within 90 days of the purchase of the Eligible Product (in which case the relevant Program Partner will instruct Aquire Loyalty to credit the applicable number of Aquire Points to that Membership Account within 15 business days of the end of the month in which the client advises the Program Partner of its Member details or in which payment for the Eligible Product is received, whichever is the later).

7.3 Unless otherwise specified by Aquire Loyalty, claims for the crediting of Aquire Points cannot be made if the Membership is not current.

8. Suspension or termination of a Member or Aquire Points

8.1 The Program Partner reserves the right to terminate a Member’s participation in the Reward Scheme or withhold or cancel Aquire Points claimed under the Reward Scheme if a Member or any of the Member’s representatives has attempted to claim Aquire Points under the Reward Scheme to which they were not entitled.

8.2 The Program Partner and Aquire Loyalty will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered by any person as a result of such withholding or cancellation and the Member is responsible for ensuring that its nominated Qantas Points Recipients are notified of this.

9. Personal Information

Members acknowledge that as part of the Reward Scheme, Program Partners will collect your personal information for the purpose of administering the Reward Scheme (including sharing that personal information with Qantas Loyalty) and keeping you informed about it. Each Program Partner will handle your personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy, each of which is available at the links below (and each of which contains information regarding how you can access your personal information, correct it and/ or make a complaint about our handling of your personal information):

Seven Network (Operations) Limited: http://www.sevenwestmedia.com.au/privacy-policies/privacy

Prime Television (Holdings) Pty Limited and its related bodies corporate: http://www.primemedia.com.au/images/pdfs/footer/pmg_ppolicy.pdf

West Australian Newspapers Limited: http://info.thewest.com.au/documents/WAN_PrivacyPolicy.pdf

Pacific Magazines Pt Limited: http://www.pacificmagazines.com.au/Info/information/privacy-policy.aspx

Yahoo!7 Pty Limited: https://policies.yahoo.com/au/en/yahoo/privacy/index.htm

By providing your personal information to a Program Partner, you agree to the terms of that Program Partner’s Privacy Policy. Without limiting the foregoing, each Program Partner may disclose your personal information to its related entities and service providers for research and profiling purposes. In addition, by participating in the Rewards Scheme, you consent to each Program Partner using your personal information for the purpose the Program Partner and its related entities sending you information regarding programs, products and services available through them and/ or through their business partners, and to each Program Partner from time to time sharing your personal information with carefully selected business partners for the purpose of them sending you such information directly. We will always provide you with the ability to opt out of those communications. Please refer to the relevant Program Partner’s Privacy Policy above.

10. Taxation Implications

10.1 The Program Partners recommend that Members and their nominated Qantas Points Recipients consult their accountant or tax adviser to ensure that they understand possible tax (including fringe benefits tax) implications, if any, related to their earning and use of Aquire Points under the Reward Scheme. 

Aquire Loyalty Program Partner Earn Table 


This table may vary from time to time in accordance with these Reward Scheme Terms and Conditions. It is the responsibility of the Member to check whether a proposed purchase is eligible to earn Aquire Points, and if so how many Aquire Points will be earned, before making a purchase.

 

Item 1

Base Aquire Point earn rate

2 Aquire Points per $1 paid on Eligible Products for new direct customers

Item 2

Bonus Aquire Points

20,000 Bonus Aquire Points for each Member who meets the Minimum Spend for a Program Partner (or the Combined Spend) as set out in Item 3 below.

Bonus Aquire Points are only awarded once per Member per Program Partner (up to a maximum of 100,000 Aquire Points for each Member across all Program Partners and related entities)

In the case of an advertising booking involving periodic (e.g. monthly) commitments over a 6 month period or longer, Bonus Aquire Points will be awarded once the aggregate payments made by the Member reach the Minimum Spend, provided the commitment to the Minimum Spend was made in the initial transaction.

Item 3

Minimum Spend to receive Bonus Points

 

  • TV (metro): Seven Network (Operations) Limited: $50,000
  • TV (regional): Prime Television (Holdings) Pty Limited and its related bodies corporate: $15,000
  • Print Newspaper/The West Online: West Australian Newspapers Limited: $20,000 (with at least $10,000 on print)
  • Magazines: Pacific Magazines Pty Limited: $10,000
  • Digital: Yahoo!7 Pty Limited: $10,000
  • If the minimum threshold per entity above is not met, but a Combined Spend of $50,000 is paid by a Member to two or more Program Partners in a single transaction (or series of transactions with different Program Partners on the same day).

 

Commitment to Minimum Spend must take place in one transaction but may apply to advertising appearing during an extended campaign period.