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Customer Reviews Competition Terms & Conditions

“Abacus Educational Suppliers Customer Reviews 2017" Terms & Conditions




This contest is organised for Abacus Educational Suppliers by “THE TRUSTEE FOR ABACUS EDUCATIONAL SUPPLIERS UNIT TRUST”, ABN 59 820 977 485, WA 6916.




In order to enter the competition, you must be 18 or over and a resident of Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory. Residents from New South Wales or any other location not explicitly named previously are not permitted to enter the competition. Entrants must have used at least one product sold by Abacus Educational Suppliers.


Employees of Abacus Educational Suppliers or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up or operate the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition.


Cost and Fees


There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition other than the cost paid by the participant to access the web site via the internet service provider.


Entrants are not required to purchase a product in order to submit a review. Entrants can visit the Abacus Educational Suppliers store in Osborne Park to use a product in order to submit a review. The travel costs associated to visit the store will not be covered by Abacus Educational Suppliers.


How to enter


To enter, contestants must complete a customer review on the Abacus website (www.abacused.com.au). To be considered eligible, customer reviews must be approved by Abacus Educational Suppliers. In order to be approved reviews must conform with minimum quality standards and must not be offensive in any way. Customer reviews are approved at the discretion of Abacus Educational Suppliers.  


To complete a review contestants can access the website directly or via an email link. Entries must be completed between 9am WAST on May 1st and 11:59pm WAST September 30th 2017.


The competition has 5 rounds. The cut-off dates for each round are outlined in the table below.



Entries Open

Entries Close

Winner Drawn

Winners Notified


01/05/17 9am WAST

31/05/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 30/06/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 30/06/17 11:59pm WAST


01/06/17 9am WAST

30/06/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 31/07/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 31/07/17 11:59pm WAST


01/07/17 9am WAST

31/07/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 31/08/17 11:59pm WAST  

Before 31/08/17 11:59pm WAST  


01/08/17 9am WAST

31/08/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 30/09/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 30/09/17 11:59pm WAST


01/09/17 9am WAST

30/09/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 31/10/17 11:59pm WAST

Before 31/10/17 11:59pm WAST

A separate winner will be drawn for each round. The winner from each round will receive one prize as outlined below.


Contestants are allowed to submit multiple customer reviews per round. Additional reviews must be for different products that have not previously been reviewed by the contestant.


Contestants are eligible to enter multiple rounds if they complete at least one new customer review within the specified round period. The review must not be for a product that has previously been reviewed by the contestant. Contestants are eligible to win more than one round.


No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.


The Prize


The prize consists of one Gift Card for a maximum total value of AUD $100. The winner can choose to receive either an iTunes Gift Card (https://www.apple.com/au/itunes/gifts/) or a Google Play Gift Card (https://www.apple.com/au/itunes/gifts). The winner can claim one Gift Card only, from a single vendor.


The Gift Card must be redeemed in accordance with the vendor's terms and conditions. Abacus Educational Suppliers takes no responsibility for the vendor’s terms and conditions.

The Gift Card cannot be exchanged. No claims can be made whatsoever.  


How to win


The names of all participants who successfully completed a customer review in each round will be entered into a draw. Upon conclusion of each round the promoter will enter contestants’ names in a spreadsheet in any order and use a random number generator to choose the winner.


The competition round winner will be announced within 1 month of the round closure. The winner will be notified and contacted via email. The decision made by Abacus Educational Suppliers is final and entrants have no recourse.


If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 21 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner. In this case, the same process applies to select a new winner but previous unreachable winners are removed from the draw.


Prize Collection


The prize will be delivered to a valid Australian address, as specified by the competition winner. This includes delivery within Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and Tasmania. Excludes delivery to external territories.


The promoter will contact the winner, who will be required to provide a valid delivery address.


Abacus Educational Suppliers will cover the cost of standard delivery in Australia with AusPost or a similar carrier. Abacus Educational Suppliers will not cover the cost of delivery to territories and states outside of those mentioned above.


Abacus Educational Suppliers will not be responsible for any consequential loss or misappropriation of the prize if the competition winner specifies an incorrect delivery address.


Decisions are final


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


Intellectual Property


The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Australian data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.


All data submitted or collected can be used by Abacus Educational Suppliers for promotional material without any further consent than the present terms.


Local Regulations


Prepared in accordance with the Gaming and Wagering Commission’s Trade Promotion Guidelines as of April 27th 2017 that can be found here: http://rgl.wa.gov.au/docs/default-source/gaming/trade_promotion_lotteries.pdf


The draw process will be recorded and made available to WA’s Gaming and Wagering Commission or a WA Police Officer upon request for a period of 12 months after the winner is announced.


A copy of these Terms have been submitted to the WA Gaming and Wagering Commission prior to the competition opening.


These Terms comply with Trade Promotion Regulations in Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and Tasmania as of April 30th 2017, which can be found here:









Implicit agreement


By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.