SMSF Association Events Terms and Conditions

SMSF Association Events Cancellation and Refund Policy

The SMSF Association hosts a variety of events throughout the year. The following provides a summary of the Association’s Policy concerning any request to cancel, substitute another person or request a refund of fees for our events.

SMSF ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  • Registration cancellations received up to 5:00pm 30 days before the Conference may be eligible to receive a full refund less AUD$230 administration fee.
  • Any cancellation received less than 30 days prior to the Conference will not be eligible to receive a refund.
  • Attendee substitutions to another person of your organization can be made until the event commences. This may be subject to a price adjustment if applicable.
  • A credit may be held to be applied to any other SMSF Association event however this is subject to approval. In certain circumstances, these credits may be applied towards membership fees.
  • All cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to [email protected]
ALL OTHER EVENTS
  • Registration cancellations must be received in writing within 3 business days prior to the event.
  • Any cancellations will result in a credit being held against your account, and can be applied as payment for future events run by the SMSF Association. An administration fee of up to AUD$75 may apply.
    Note: Where there is no upcoming SMSF Association events scheduled in your region, a refund minus an administration fee may be issued in place of a credit note (at SMSF Association discretion).
  • Attendee substitutions to another person can be made until the event commences. This may be subject to a price adjustment if applicable
  • All cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to [email protected]
EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES
  • Should exceptional circumstances for a refund exist an application can be made to the Association for consideration to [email protected]
EVENT CANCELLATION BY SMSF ASSOCIATION
  • Where an event is cancelled by the SMSF Association a full refund of event registration will be issued
    to participants.
National conference 2021 terms and conditions
  • All participants are required to officially register via the online registration form. Please ensure you have reviewed the following information to assist in your planning. All prices are in Australian Dollars and include GST.

  • SMSF Association Specialist, Associate and Retired Members may take advantage of early bird savings by registering and making payment by 5:30pm ACDT Friday 4 December 2020. After this time, standard fees apply.

  • In order to obtain the early bird registration savings, you must be a financial member at the time of registering. To confirm your membership status, please contact the SMSF Association on (08) 8205 1950 or email [email protected]. Members who have not renewed their membership for the 2020/21 membership year may not re-join at pro-rata rates and participate in the early bird registration. If you wish to access early bird registration rates you must renew your 2020/21 membership in full.

  • You are strongly advised to secure appropriate insurance. Delegate registration fees do not provide any such insurance coverage. The SMSF Association accepts no responsibility for any loss in this regard.

  • All Conference Registration Fees and Additional Ticket rates are quoted in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of GST.

  • As a participant of the SMSF Association National Conference 2021 your image or voice may be recorded via video, photograph or by any other means (“recorded”) by an officer or official of the SMSF Association National Conference 2021, and may be distributed or published at the discretion of the SMSF Association. If you do not wish to be recorded, you are required to formally advise the SMSF Association in writing at [email protected].

  • Data processing content – By completing your SMSF Association National Conference 2021 registration you agree for the SMSF Association to use your personal data to facilitate your registration for this event only. The details you provide will be shared with our event partners including 6Connex. 
National conference 2021 registration fees

Prices listed are per ticket

  • Early Bird Conference Registration ($1,150): Available to current SMSF Association Fellow, Specialist, Associate and Retired Members until 5:30pm (ACDT) on Friday 4 December 2020. 

  • National Conference Group Offer ($990 per person): Available to current SMSF Association Fellow, Specialist, Associate Members until 5:30pm (ACDT) on Friday 4 December 2020. All individuals on the group offer (3+ individuals) must be current SMSF Association Members of the previously mentioned categories and the registration must all be done within the same transaction. 
  • New Member + Conference Bundle ($1,400): Available to new SMSF Association members only. Entitles individual to become an SMSF Association Associate Member until 31 March 2022 plus full access to SMSF Association National Conference 2021. 
  • Non-Member Offer ($1,650): Entitles any individual to access the SMSF Association National Conference 2021 only. 
  • Standard Member Offer ($1,350): Valid as of 5:30pm (ACDT) on Friday 4 December 2020 for all categories of SMSF Association membership. 
Rock your SMSF Association Socks - National Conference 2021 Competition
  1. Promoter is the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Association. A.B.N. 67 103 739 619. (hereafter referred as ‘SMSF Association’)
  2. Entry is open to registered attendees of the SMSF Association National Conference 2021, who have an account on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram, enabling them to submit an entry in accordance with details below. Employees and their immediate families of the Promoter, its agencies and venues/outlets associated with this competition are ineligible to enter.
  3. The competition’s formal entry period takes place at the virtual Conference from 8:30am to 5:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday 16 November to 8:30am to 5:00pm (AEDT) on Thursday 18 February 2021 (“Promotional Period”). Any entry received outside of the Competition Period will be deemed invalid.
  4. Entry is not open to persons under 18 years of age.

    How to Enter

  5. To enter, entrants must, during the Promotional Period:
    1. Log into their LinkedIn/Twitter/Instagram account;
    2. Post an original, ‘creative’ photo of themselves wearing the SMSF Association socks during the SMSF Association National Conference 2021;
    3. Pending which social media platform the entrant is posting from, include the ‘@’ tag for the SMSF Association:
      1. LinkedIn: @smsf-association
      2. Twitter: @SMSFassoc
      3. Instagram: @smsfassociation
      4. Include in the post, hashtag: #NC2021
  6. Entrants may enter the Competition multiple times. Each entry must be submitted separately and meet the eligibility requirements.
  7. By entering into and participating in this promotion, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these terms and conditions. Failure to observe the Conditions of Entry may result in disqualification.
  8. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant submitting an entry which, in the Promoter’s opinion, includes objectionable content.
  9. Entrants confirm and promise that their entry is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. Further, entrants agree that ownership of any intellectual property rights in their entry, is assigned to the Promoter without the payment of any further fee or compensation.
  10. Entrants acknowledge that the Promoter may use their entry, during the Promotional Period and afterwards, in any manner the Promoter sees fit including to encourage others to enter the competition on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.
  11. Entrants acknowledge that any use of their entry by the Promoter during the Promotional Period does not constitute endorsement of their entry or guarantee that their entry will be shortlisted or will win a prize.
  12. To the extent permitted by law, entrants unconditionally and irrevocably consent to any act or omission that would otherwise infringe any moral rights in their entry. Entrants warrant that they have the full authority to grant these rights.
  13. Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for the photos they submit. The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for such entry, to the full extent permitted by law. The Promoter may remove any photo from its websites / social media pages without notice for any reason whatsoever. Without limiting any other terms and conditions contained herein, entrants agree to indemnify and hold the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees, harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against the Promoter due to or arising out of the photos submitted by an entrant or the Promoter’s use thereof, or an entrant’s conduct in connection with this promotion.
  14. The promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant whom the promoter believes either has tampered with the entry process, or has submitted an entry otherwise than in accordance with these conditions of entry.

    Promotional Period and Judging

  15. All valid entries received during the Promotion Period will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the Promoter. This is not a game of skill and chance, and plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged based on originality and creativity (“Judging Criteria”).
  16. The entry deemed to be the most original and creative by the judging panel will be selected as the winning entry (Promotional Period).
  17. All entries must be the original independent creation of the entrant and free of any claims that they infringe any third party rights. 
  18. The decisions of the SMSF Association in relation to the running of the competition, the rules, the judging and in relation to the prize-winner will be final. The SMSF Association reserves the right to use its discretion in relation to the same. No correspondence will be entered into in regards to these decisions or the competition more generally.

    The Prize

  19. The winning entry, as decided by the panel of judges from the Promotor will receive a $250.00(AUD) EFTPOS gift card. The judges’ decision is final and binding – no correspondence will be entered into.
  20. Total value of all prizes in the promotion is $250.00(AUD).
  21. The winning entry will be determined by 24 February 2021. The winner will be contacted via phone, electronic mail or direct message (social media) before 5pm AEST 26 February 2021. The prize will then be posted to the address advised by the winner. Confirmation of this notification and address details are required via telephone and/or in writing via electronic mail, from the recipient.
  22. If the winner is unable to be contacted by phone or electronic mail for more than 30 days after the SMSF Association National Conference 2021, then the prize will be considered forfeited.
  23. Prizes will be posted within 28 days of confirmation from each winner that they have been notified.
  24. Any prize in the promotion is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or other goods and services. No responsibility is accepted for any variation in the value of the prize.

    General

  25. If for any reason any aspect of this competition is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition, or invalidate any affected entries.
  26. Participation in the Promotion means acceptance of the Conditions of Entry and confirms acceptance to participate in any reasonable publicity or advertising that SMSF Association may request, including photographs and use of their image on the SMSF Association website and marketing initiatives.
  27. Each entrant acknowledges that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram. In participating in this promotion entrants are providing information to the Promoter and not to LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram. To the extent permitted by law, each entrant releases LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram from any and all liability in relation to this promotion.
SMSF Association National Conference 2021 Competition - Gamification
  1. Promoter is the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Association. A.B.N. 67 103 739 619. (hereafter referred as ‘SMSF Association’)
  2. The formal entry period takes place at the virtual event from 8:00am to 5:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday 16 February and 8:00am to 5:00pm on Thursday 18 February 2021.
  3. The promotion is only available to SMSF Association National Conference 2021 delegates who participate and log into the virtual platform during the entry period (refer point 2). Points are accumulated by engaging with exhibitors, clicking on The Perth Mint gold bullion, downloading content and viewing sessions.
  4. Entry is not open to persons under 18 years of age. SMSF Association staff and Exhibitors are not eligible to participate in the competition.
  5. By entering into and participating in this promotion, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these terms and conditions. The decisions of the SMSF Association in relation to the running of the competition, the rules, point allocation and in relation to prize-winners will be final. The SMSF Association reserves the right to use its discretion in relation to the same. No correspondence will be entered into in regards to these decisions.
  6. Failure to observe the Conditions of Entry may result in disqualification.
  7. The first five (5) places will receive a $300.00(AUD) EFTPOS gift card. The next twenty five (25) winners, separate to the top five winners, will receive a $100.00(AUD) EFTPOS gift card. The next fifty (50) winners, separate to the first thirty recipients will receive a $20.00(AUD) EFTPOS gift card.
  8. Total value of all prizes in the promotion is $5000.00(AUD).
  9. Before 5pm AEDT Monday 22 February 2021 the winners will be contacted via phone or electronic mail. The prize will then be posted to the addresses advised by the winners. Confirmation of this notification and address details are required via telephone and/or in writing via electronic mail, from the recipients.
  10. If the winners are unable to be contacted by phone or electronic mail for more than 30 days after the SMSF Association National Conference 2021, then the prizes will be considered forfeited.
  11. Prizes will be posted within 28 days of confirmation from each winner that they have been notified.
  12. Any prize in the promotion is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or other goods and services. No responsibility is accepted for any variation in the value of the prize.
  13. If for any reason any aspect of this competition is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition, or invalidate any affected entries.
  14. Participation in the Promotion means acceptance of the Conditions of Entry and confirms acceptance to participate in any reasonable publicity or advertising that the SMSF Association may request, including photographs and use of their image on the SMSF Association and/or SMSF Association National Conference website.

Date: 22 September 2020