Terms and Conditions (Asia)

1. The Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award (“Asia Award”) is conducted by Telstra International Limited (Company Number 31564942) (“Telstra,” “we,” “us,” “our”).

2. In these terms and conditions of entry (“Terms”), unless otherwise stated, a reference to "you" or "your" includes you in your personal capacity.

Who can enter?

3. Entry is open to all nominated women who are residents of the following eligible countries in Asia: Brunei, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau SAR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam (“Eligible Countries”)

4. and who meet the following criteria:

    • employee in the private or corporate sector;
    • entrepreneur with a 25 percent share or more, who is fully engaged and active in day-to-day running and decision-making in a business they’ve been operating for a minimum of two years at the time of close of entries; or
    • owners or employees of organisations that deliver positive social/environmental change as their core mission (includes not for profit and social ventures).

5. You are unable to enter the Asia Awards if: 

    • You are employed by us, a Sponsor, or direct supplier of the Telstra Business Women's Awards;
    • Telstra has a financial interest in your business or organisation;
    • You have been involved in the judging of the Telstra Business Women’s Awards in the past three years; or
    • You were an Asia Award winner in either of the previous two years of the Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

How do you enter?

6. Instructions on how to enter are set out at www.​​​​telstrabusinesswomensawards.​​com and form part of these Terms.

7. Entry into the Asia Award is deemed acceptance of the Terms.

8. To enter you must:

    • comply with the Terms;
    • submit your entry at www.​telstrabusinesswomensawards.​com – entry close dates to be advised.
    • be available to attend all Asia Awards events and associated activities including judging days, workshops and dinners, as determined by us in our sole discretion.

9. We reserve the right to declare your entry ineligible if, during the Period, in the sole discretion of us or an Awards sponsor: 

    • you are unable to represent or promote the Asia Award in a satisfactory manner;
    • you have not complied with these Terms and/or the entry form is incomplete;
    • we determine that you or your business is involved in any conduct or any activity (of both a personal or business nature) that: is illegal, is fraudulent, may harm us, our name or reputation; or
    • information provided by you is deficient, false, misleading, or provided unlawfully. 

10. We reserve the right to disqualify entries at any time in the event of non-compliance with these Terms.

11. If we determine that you display any of the conduct at clause 9 we may withdraw any award and associated prizes that you have received. If requested by us, you agree to no longer promote yourself and/or your business as being associated with the Asia Award, us or our Sponsors. This clause survives the expiration of the Period.

More about the Awards

12. Eight finalists in total will be eligible to win the Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award at the international final in Australia and be named the Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award winner.

13. If we are unable to provide the winner with a nominated prize, we reserve the right to supply an alternative prize of similar monetary value. We accept no responsibility for any variation in the retail value of the prize pool.

14. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Terms and conditions of use apply to the prize, and the 2017 prize must be claimed by 30 June 2018.

15. We do not provide feedback on entries.

16. As part of judging your entry, we may review publicly available information regarding you including on websites, social media and in media activity.  

What do we do with your information?

17. We collect personal data as defined under (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) and other information relating to your business operations in various ways, such as in the entry form, on judging days, and in speeches and interactions with the support team, in order to administer the Asia Award and, where appropriate, Asia Award prize. If you do not provide the personal and business information as requested, you cannot participate in the Asia Award. All entries become our property.

18. By participating in the Asia Award (including by submitting an entry and by completing an Asia Award-related survey), you expressly consent for us to collect, store, use and disclose your personal information: 

    1. for the purposes set out in our Privacy Statement available at www.telstra.com.au/​privacy/​privacy_statement.​html or by calling 1800 039 059; and 
    2. to our related entities, business partners, agencies, Sponsors and other third parties in various countries engaged to provide services in connection with the Awards (which may be both inside or outside your local country), 

      In order to:
      1. market to you in any way (including by email, SMS/MMS, mail, social media and telephone) (even if your phone number is registered on the Do Not Call Register) including contacting you after the Period ends
      2. administer the Asia Award;
      3. invite you to be part of our initiatives including case studies, polls/surveys and business opportunities; and
      4. improve our related entities' or Sponsors' products and services.

19. You agree that your consent continues with us unless otherwise withdrawn. If you wish to withdraw your consent to receive marketing material from us, contact the Telstra Awards Team at team@telstrabusinesswomensawards.com. If you wish to withdraw your consent to receive Asia Award material or marketing material from our Sponsors, or to request that your personal information not be disclosed to our Sponsor in future, contact the Telstra Awards Team at team@telstrabusinesswomensawards.com.

How do we promote the Awards?

20. If you are an Asia Award finalist, you agree to attend the Asia Award events in Australia and agree to assist in promoting the Asia Award as required by us for the event in which you are a finalist.

    1. If you are an Asia Award winner, you agree to be available for promotional appearances during the Period for us (Promotional Appearances). The Promotional Appearances will promote the Asia Awards, us (including our products or services) or our Sponsors (including their products and services) and:
      1. during each Promotional Appearance you must, if requested, verbally endorse us or our Sponsors (including their products and services);
      2. we or the Sponsor will give you at least seven calendar days' notice of the time, date and location of each Promotional Appearance; and
      3. for each requested Promotional Appearance, the party requesting the appearance will pay your reasonable travel and accommodation expenses
    2. In any promotion or endorsement of the Asia Award, us (including our products and services) or our Sponsors (including their products and services), you should only express opinions that are genuinely held by you.
    3. You agree to allow us to contact you to provide comments about the Asia Award and to take photos or video footage of you and your business (Materials). In relation to the Materials:
      1. We may use the Materials for future promotional and marketing purposes without further reference or compensation to you;
      2. We may duplicate, alter, adapt and utilise the Materials at anytime, anywhere, by any means;
      3. We may license, authorise or otherwise transfer the rights in the Materials to others to do the same;
      4. You acknowledge and agree that, by entering the Asia Award, you grant to us on creation of the Materials a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, exclusive and irrevocable license to use the Materials for whatever purpose;
      5. You unconditionally and irrevocably consent to any act or omission by us, our contractors, agents and assignees that would otherwise infringe any of your moral rights in the Materials including the right of attribution of your work, the right not to have your work falsely attributed, the right of integrity and the right not to have your work subjected to derogatory treatment whether occurring before or after this consent is given (Moral Rights);
      6. You waive all Moral Rights in the Materials that arise; and
      7. You agree not to institute, maintain or support any claim or proceeding for infringement of your Moral Rights in the Materials.
      8. During and after the Period, we may, without compensation to you or your business, use:
      9. your personal identity, details about you (and, if you are the primary owner of the company, your business identity, logo and details);
      10. the contents of your entry form and any other materials supplied by you in connection with your entry to the Asia Award or the promotion of the Asia Award (Materials); and your Materials and any Promotional Appearance,

The legal section

21. You will at all times indemnify, keep indemnified, defend and hold harmless us and our respective officers, employees and agents (Indemnified Persons), from and against any loss (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) or liability incurred by any of the Indemnified Persons arising from any claim, demand, suit, action or proceeding by any person against any of the Indemnified Persons where such loss or liability arose out of, in connection with or in respect of any breach of these Terms by you, and use of the Material and/or information supplied by you under these Terms. To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable for any loss (including indirect and consequential loss) or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the Asia Award including the supply of goods or services by any person to you, and where applicable to any persons accompanying you.


22. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

23. We accept no responsibility for any tax liabilities that may arise from your participation in the Asia Award.

24. We have the right to alter or cancel part or all of the Asia Award at any time without notice to you.

25. By entering the Asia Award, you agree to submit to the laws of Hong Kong and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that place and the courts of appeal from them.