Terms and Conditions of Entry
Event and entry information and event rules found at www.rideforhome.com.au form part of these terms and conditions of entry (Terms and Conditions).
Hanover Welfare Services is the Event owner.
The Event is the HANOVER ConnectEast Ride for Home 2012.
You are the Participant or the Ride participant.
These Terms and Conditions are designed to enable the Hanover ConnectEast Ride for Home bike ride on EastLink on Sunday 18 November 2012 to run smoothly and safely. By registering to participate in the Event, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
Please take the time to review these terms and conditions and understand your rights and obligations arising from entering the Event and agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.
You may elect to take part in the 75km (Team Time Trial, Individual Challenge & Personal Challenge) or 35km (Recreational Ride) or 15km (15km Choose Tap Fun Ride) option of the Event (Ride). The Ride lengths may not be exactly these distances.
You understand that cycling on EastLink is a potentially hazardous activity and involves the real and foreseeable risk of serious injury or even death from matters including, but not limited to, accidents with other road users (whether cyclists or motorists), road and weather conditions and equipment failure.
You also understand that EastLink is designed for the traffic of motor vehicles and you agree not to ride in the EastLink emergency lanes unless instructed to do so by race marshals or Event officials.
You attest that you are physically fit and that your bike is in a sound mechanical order and suitable for public road riding prior to undertaking the Event. You understand that no time trial bikes are permitted, only two wheeled, non-motorised bicycles can be used in this Event, and that no other access to EastLink will be allowed to any other form of vehicle or person other than those authorised for the safe management of the Event. Recumbent cycle riders must identify themselves at the point of registration. Any child trailers or seats used in the Event must adhere to the relevant Australian design standard.
During the Event You agree to wear at all times a cycling helmet with straps fastened that complies with the relevant Australian design standard. Any children or minors accompanying Event participants must also wear and have fastened a cycling helmet that complies with the relevant Australian design standard. You also agree to abide by the road rules of Victoria, obey any directions of Victoria Police Event Marshals and Event Officials and ride with care and consideration of other users and Event participants on the road.
You release and indemnify the Event owner, the relevant road authorities, all contractors, partners, servants and agents and all volunteers acting on behalf of the Event from all claims for injury, personal or otherwise against any loss or damage of whatever kind you may suffer or cause as a result of any act(s) or omissions whether negligent or otherwise of the Event owners, relevant road authorities, servants or agents in relation to the Event.
The minimum age to participate in the 75km Team Trial and Challenge Rides is 16 years or older at the Event date.The minimum age for children participating in the Recreational Ride and 15km Fun Ride is 10 years as at the Event date and children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Children under 10 years must be in a child trailer or seat.
You understand that by agreeing to these Terms and Conditions of Entry, that your participation in the Event includes your permission and the right to use images or video footage of you/your child taken during or at the Event, taken or recorded by Hanover Welfare Services or its authorised agents in all forms of media without any further approval or compensation.
You understand that there is a time limit in which you are required to complete the Event.
If, during the conduct of the Event Official directs your withdrawal for whatever reason in their absolute discretion, you undertake to comply with this direction. In these circumstances you will voluntarily remove yourself from the course and agree to be transported to the finish area. You agree to indemnify the Event owner against any loss resulting from your failure to comply with this condition.
Recumbent cyclists are welcome to participate in the Event. If You are a Recumbent cyclist , You may participate in the 15km Choose Tap Fun Ride, 35km Recreational Ride & Personal Challenge. You understand that Recumbent cyclists must display an upright flag fixed to their bike at a minimum height of 1.5m for the duration of the Event. You understand Recumbent cyclists will be allocated a separate start time in each of the untimed race categories.
You are responsible for all personal property and chattels you bring onto the Event course, area and sites and understand that the Event owner does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage or harm caused to Your personal property and chattels.
The Event owner strongly recommends that You obtain personal accident insurance before taking part. This type of cover is available through membership of Bicycle Victoria who can be contacted at www.bv.com.au or by phone on (03) 8636 8888 The Event owner also recommends that Your bicycle is checked and serviced by a bicycle mechanic prior to using it in the Event.
The waiver that You sign as a condition of entry to the Event does not cover participants for accidents caused by Yourself or another rider. If, during the Ride, you become ill or are injured, the Event owner will endeavour to arrange medical transport, usually in an ambulance. Any medical transport costs must be met by You. The Event owner recommends that You hold current ambulance service membership.
You are responsible for ensuring that you have adequately and are appropriately prepared both physically and mentally for the Ride, and have the appropriate equipment and clothing to do so. If You have any current or past health issues or doubts prior to the Ride, the Event owner recommends that you seek appropriate medical advice before participating in the Event.
Cancellation & Weather
If You wish to cancel your involvement in Event, the Event owner will only refund 80% of entry fees if You, notify the Event owner in writing, providing your name, address, Event number and reason for cancelling before 5pm (AEST) on Monday 29 October 2012. No refunds will be offered for cancellations received after 5pm on Monday 29 October (AEST).
Except as otherwise stated in these Terms and Conditions and as required by law, the Event owner is under no obligation to refund monies or entry fees due to non use, cancellation, failure to participate or dissatisfaction by the rider. The Event owner may, in its absolute discretion and without giving reasons for its decision, accept or refuse an application for registration or cancellation with a refund from participation in the Event.
The Ride will be held outdoors and will proceed notwithstanding extreme weather conditions on the day of the Ride, except where it is deemed necessary to cancel the Event for circumstances that may arise which are beyond the control of the Event owner.
If the Event owner decides to exercise its discretion and cancel the event, the Event owner will endeavour to publish on the Event’s website (www.rideforhome.com.au) as soon as practicable if the Event has been cancelled.
The Event owner is not liable to the Ride participant for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind including, but not limited to, refund of entry fees, in the event of extreme weather before, during or after the completion of the Event. .
The Event owner will disclose Your personal information to ConnectEast who are partners in conducting the Event. You will have the option of not receiving information from Hanover or ConnectEast as part of the registration process.
Right Angle Events (the Event manager) will handle the Event registration and payment process as a contractor on behalf of Hanover, but will not retain or use your personal information for any other purpose. Right Angle Events are also the fundraising agency for the Event. Right Angle Events will collect Your information in relation to donations made to support the work of Hanover, but will not retain or use your personal information for any other purpose.
Supersport Images will contact you by email post the Event to offer You the opportunity to purchase photographic reproductions of you and/or Your team taken during the Event. Supersport Images will only have access to your name and email address and these details will not be retained by them following the completion of this promotional activity.
We will not disclose your personal information to any other third party not specified in these Terms and Conditions, except with your express written consent.
If You do not provide your personal information, we will be unable to enter You in the Event.
Where registering on behalf of a corporate team and providing their contact details, You acknowledge that you have made them aware that they will be contacted directly by the Event organiser to welcome them to the Ride for Home and to complete a terms and conditions acknowledgement as part of the event registration process.
Where registering on behalf of other members under the family category, You acknowledge that You have made them aware of the terms and conditions of entry, and that Your acceptance of there terms and conditions is provided for Yourself and on behalf of all other participants that you have registered.
Tax Invoice and GST
This registration form once completed will be a valid Tax Invoice. The taxable supply is provided by Hanover Welfare Services (ABN 89 742 307 083). The total Ride for Home registration entry fee is inclusive of GST. The date of issue of the Tax Invoice will be deemed to be the date of completion of the registration form.
Hanover ConnectEast Ride for Home Super Tuesday Competition terms and conditions:
- To be eligible one must register on any Tuesday throughout September between 00:01am to 11:59pm.
- One winner from each Tuesday will be chosen at random
- Each winner receives a $200 Bicycle SuperStore voucher
- Winners will be contacted via phone or email within 2 weeks of the final Super Tuesday promotion and their voucher will be posted to their preferred address
- Winners will be announced on the events website, facebook, twitter and electronic newsletter. Winners who wish to remain anonymous must let the event know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Entries are restricted to Australian residents 18 years and older
- Participation in this promotion cannot be in conjunction with any other offer
- Vouchers cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash.
Contact details & More information
Event Manager – Right Angle Events
Suite 8/25 Argyle Street, Fitzroy 3065
Ph. (03) 9416 4609