Competitions and Promotions

Caption Competition

  1. This competition is open to residents of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines only. All entries must be received no later than the last day of each competition month.
  2. The promotional material, information on how to enter and prize details form part of these terms and conditions. To be eligible to enter the competition, you must reply in accordance with the conditions specified in this promotion. Employees of Reader’s Digest and members of their immediate families are not eligible to enter. Reader’s Digest shall not accept responsibility for lost, misdirected or delayed entries.
  3. The winner will be selected at the offices of Reader’s Digest, on or about the third day of the calendar month following the competition month.
  4. The best entry, as determined by the judges, will win $100. Total Number of prizes: 1. Total value of giveaway: $100.
  5. The prizewinner will be notified by email. If Reader’s Digest does not receive confirmation of acceptance of the prize within 30 days, the competition will be rejudged and a new winner announced.
  6. The promoter may use the entrants’ names, addresses and photographs for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes and by submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to this use. Promoters’ decisions on all matters pertaining to this competition are final.
  7. The promoter is Direct Publishing Pty Ltd, (ABN 81000565471), 431 Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086 Australia, (www.readersdigest.com.au) (www.readersdigest.co.nz), Ph: Aust 1300300030 – NZ 0800450242 (“Promoter”).
  1. The promoter is Reader’s Digest Asia Pte. Ltd., (BRN: 200607506M), 60 Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 409051. (www.rdasia.com) Fax: 6749 1312, friends@rdasia.com.sg.

Finish This Sentence Competition

This is your chance to see your work published by Reader’s Digest. All entries become the property of Reader’s Digest. We reserve the right to edit and publish entries. We cannot return or acknowledge entries.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. This competition is open to residents of Australia, New Zealand and Asia and runs until December 31, 2019.
  2. The promotional material and information on how to enter form part of these rules. To be eligible to enter, you must reply in accordance with the conditions specified in this promotion. Employees of the Promoter and members of their immediate families are not eligible to enter. The Promoter cannot accept responsibility for lost, misdirected or delayed entries.
  3. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  4. This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winners. Each entry will be individually judged and the winners will be determined based on the originality and/or creativity of their entry.
  5. The best valid entries, as determined by the judges in their discretion, will be published in a future issue of Reader’s Digest, and the winning entrant will receive a special Limited Edition Nostalgia Notebook.
  6. The winners will be notified by email and published in a future issue of Reader’s Digest.
  7. All entries become the property of the Promoter. As a condition of entering into this promotion, each entrant agrees to assign all of their rights, title and interest (including copyright) in and to their entry to the Promoter. Each entrant warrants to the Promoter that each entry submitted is an original literary work of the entrant that does not infringe the rights of any third party. The entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter against all costs and claims by third parties arising from a breach of this warranty. Entrants consent to any use of their entry which may otherwise infringe their moral rights pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Reader’s Digest reserves the right to use entries in all print and electronic media.
  8. The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, service providers, and prize suppliers. Entry is conditional on providing this information. The Promoter may, for an indefinite period, unless otherwise advised, use the information for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages or telephoning the entrant. Entrants should direct any request to access, update or correct information to the Promoter.
  9. The Promoter’s decision on all matters pertaining to this promotion is final.
  10. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion.
  11. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (e) use of a prize.
  12. The promoter is Direct Publishing Pty Ltd, (ABN 81000565471), 431 Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086 Australia, (www.readersdigest.com.au) (www.readersdigest.co.nz), Ph: Aust 1300300030 – NZ 0800450242 (“Promoter”).
  1. The promoter is Reader’s Digest Asia Pte. Ltd., (BRN: 200607506M), 60 Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 409051. (www.rdasia.com) Fax: 6749 1312, friends@rdasia.com.sg.

US$10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw

Terms and Conditions

 

  1. Total prize pool, US$ 10,190 in jewellery must be won.  “US$10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” starts 01/04/2020 and closes 11:59pm 31/03/2021 (all times refer to Singapore/Taiwan/Hong Kong/ Malaysia time, all at the same time zone).  Prizes drawn at the Reader’s Digest Office :

Direct Publishing Asia Pte Ltd, 1 Paya Lebar Link, Paya Lebar Quarter 1, #04-01 Singapore 408533

 

Draw DateMonthEventsPrize Qty Prize value/Unit US$Total value US$
1-Apr-20AprCompetition Starts     
Draw #1* 25-Jun-20

2:00 pm

Jun“Dragon Boat Festival” *

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes 24/06/2020 11:59pm

Italian Guardian Angel* Pendant 9ct Yellow Gold with 45 cm Gold Chain4            210              840
Draw #2

1-Oct-20

2:00 pm

Oct“Moon Festival”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes 30/09/2020 11:59pm

 

Clogau Yellow & Rose  9ct Gold Cynefin Watch3            410           1,230
Draw #3

15-Dec-20

2:00 pm

Dec“Festive Season”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes 14/12/2020 11:59pm

Splendido 24ct Gold Ingot Pendant with 14ct with 50cm Yellow Gold Chain Necklace4            490           1,960
Draw#4

12-Feb-21

2:00 pm

Feb“Chinese New Year (Ox)”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes

11/02/2021 11:59pm

 

Splendido 14ct Yellow Gold Ladies Bracelet Watch 18cm21,680           3,360
31-Mar-21MarLucky Draw Close
Draw#5

15-Apr-21

2:00 pm

Apr“Grand Prize”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes

31/03/2021 11:59pm

Dallas Prince Couture  pendant 9ct Rose Gold with 8ct Morganite and Sapphire gemstones12,800           2,800
 Total Prize10,190

 

* Not advertised in Malaysia

 

 

  1. To enter the competition, place a qualifying order during the promotional period by any of the following channels :

 

Phone orders

 

Singapore (65) 6955 8633

Taiwan (886)2 2749 1668

Hong Kong (852) 3628 6000

Malaysia (603) 9172 5555

 

 

Mail Orders

 

Singapore

Reader’s Digest, Singapore Post Centre, Locked Bag Service No.005, Singapore 914086;

 

Taiwan

Reader’s Digest PO Box 118-168 Taipei Taisu, Taipei City 10599

 

Hong Kong

Reader’s Digest, PO Box 12535 General Post Office, Hong Kong

 

Malaysia :  Worldwide Magazine Services Sdn Bhd (1004259-U)

No.10-1, Pusat Niaga Velodrom, Jalan Dataran Velodrom, 56000 Cheras, Kuala

Lumpur

 

 

Online Orders

 

www.rdasia.com/subscribe

 

 

A qualifying order is classified as one received during the promotional period Opens 12:01am 01/04/2020 until Closes11:59pm 31/03/2021 via any of our purchasing channels above, and you will automatically go into the draw to win.

 

Each subscription year will qualify for one entry. A subscription for multiple years, will qualify with an entry for each year of subscription.

Orders returned, or cancelled, subject to local regulations, may lose their status as eligible competition entries. It will be at the promoter’s discretion as to whether such entries remain valid.

 

Renewal Subscription orders are qualifying.

 

Orders for gift subscriptions will give draw entry/entries to the donor of the gift

(the payer), one for each year of the gift subscription.

 

Winners and non-winners of each draw will be accumulated to the next draw and all winners/non-winners will also be accumulated to the grand draw.

 

Any qualified entry is progressively eligible for all the draws, giving an early entry the chance to win multiple prizes, or even all prizes, as follows:

  • an one year subscription/gift subscription/renewal will be entered in each of the draws following the date of subscription
  • a two years subscriptions has a double chance on each of the draws following the date of the subscription
  • an one year subscription and one year gift subscription has a double chance on each of the draws to follow subscription
  • a two years subscription and a two year gift has 4 chances on each of the draws following the date of the subscription.

 

Prizes will be delivered by signed courier to the prize winners. Winners will have until 30/06/2021 by 5:00pm Singapore/Taiwan/Hong Kong/Malaysia time to claim their prizes

 

 

  1. The Promoter reserves the right, to verify the validity of any entrant (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an order that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.

 

 

  1. The Promoter is :

 

        Singapore:

 

Direct Publishing Asia Pte Ltd,

1 Paya Lebar Link,

Paya Lebar Quarter 1, #04-01

Singapore 408533

 

 

 

Hong Kong:

 

Direct Publishing Far East Limited

Level 43, AIA Tower,

183 Electric Road,

North Point, Hong Kong

 

 

 

Taiwan:

 

Direct Publishing (East Asia) Ltd, Taiwan Branch

W808, 8F, No.178, Sect. 3, Minquan E. Rd., Songshan Dist.,

Taipei City105, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

 

Malaysia:

 

Worldwide Magazine Services Sdn Bhd (1004259-U)

No.10-1, Pusat Niaga Velodrom, Jalan Dataran Velodrom, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

 

Prize-winners will be randomly selected by a computerised system containing all entries. For each draw we will select a number of winners to match the number of prizes plus 9 spare entries for that specific draw.  If any of the winner(s) is not a valid entry or does not claim the prize, then will go to the first spare entry and so on until we find a valid entry.  Winners will be notified by phone and mail.  Winners’ list will be publicised on the www.rdasia.com/competitions the day after each draw

For HK only, the winners will be publicised in the Apple Daily and South China Morning Post on the following dates:

 

Draw#1 – 3/07/2020 (not advertised in Malaysia)

Draw#2 – 9/10/2020

Draw#3 – 23/12/2020

Draw#4 – 20/02/2021

Draw#5 – 23/04/2021(Final)

 

 

 

  1. No correspondence will be entered in to regarding the draw. We reserve the right to feature photographs, names and locations of prize winners in accordance with our privacy policy. Entry is open to all residents of Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, aged 18 years and over, except employees of the promoter, Direct Publishing Pte Ltd and associated companies.

Entering the draw implies acceptance of the rules.

Authorised under :  Permit No. LD/35/2020 Singapore

Trade Promotion Competition Licences No. 53183-6

Malaysia and Taiwan do not require permits

 

 

All Promotions will carry a Privacy Statement :

 

TO SERVE YOU BETTER – OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT  We** collect your information to provide our products and services and may use your information for the marketing of RD and/or selected corporate partners. If the information is not provided you will not be able to access our products or services. No separate registration is required to enter the draw, the subscription order qualifies for the draw and the personal data will be used for the fulfilment of the subscription. Our Privacy Policy at https://subs.rdasia.com/cn/privacy-policy contains full details on how your information is used (including how we may share your information with our affiliate companies), how you may access or correct information held and our privacy complaints process.  Reader’s Digest publishes 12 issues per year. Cover price is the retail/newsagent price for each market. Subscriptions savings are off the cover price. Delivery of print magazine is by regular mail and included in the subscription price. Order is subject to acceptance by Reader’s Digest.

** In Singapore and Malaysia – Direct Publishing Asia Pte Ltd

In Hong Kong – Direct Publishing Far East Limited

In Taiwan – Direct Publishing (East Asia) Ltd, Taiwan Branch (Hong Kong)

 

 

  1. Prize Draw Procedures :

 

  1. Marketing department prepares a brief of the prize draw one week before the draw date and sent to Systems department for data extract

 

The brief contains the following details:

  • “US$ 10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” code
  • “US$ 10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” start and end dates
  • Participated brands
  • Other conditions: exclude cancelled orders, exclude declined payments,
  • Draw date and time
  • Full terms and conditions

 

  1. Based on conditions above, Systems will extract data and getting it ready to be entered into “US$ 10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” FoxPro application

 

  1. At the specified data and time, with presence of marketing manager and legal witness (third party lawyer/accountant), the application is run to select the winners

 

  1. Selected winners will be sent to customer service to re-verify details and eligibility

 

  1. Winners will be notified (by phone/letter)

 

  1. For high value prizes, customers are sent statuary declaration to be signed

 

  1. Requests to redeem the prize for its Recommended Retail Price in cash, will not be accepted.

 

  1. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and  agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether  direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control);   (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (e) use of a prize.

 

Trade Promotion Competition Licence Number will be publicised on all promotions, all channels

 

 

 

  1. All entries phone calls are to be made to the phone number specified on the

promotional material. Any phone charges from landline or mobile phone shall be

borne by entrant.

For competition enquiries only call :

 

Singapore/Malaysia/Taiwan    (65) 6955 8633

HK (852) 3975 1029

 

or email :

 

Singapore  friends@rdasia.com.sg

Malaysia    friends@rdasia.com.my

Taiwan       friends@rdasia.com.tw

HK             friends@rdasia.com.hk

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Any cost associated with accessing any promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the internet service provider used. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, non-directed or misdirected e-mail, for any technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of entries. Further, the Promoter accepts no responsibility for damage   to computer systems from downloading any information necessary to participate in the “US$10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw”. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant who tampers with any entry process or is in any other way responsible for compromising the orderly operation of the “US$ 10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw’.  The use of any automated software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an entrant   to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all entries submitted by that entrant invalid.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Prizes Details

 

Prize details will be publicised on www.rdasia.com/competitions as follows:

 

Italian  Guardian Angel Pendant  9ct Yellow Gold with 45cm Gold Chain

US$ 210 #413523 – 4 prizes  (Not advertised in Malaysia)+

 

This pendant features:
* Picturing the Guardian Angel.

* Expertly crafted with 9ct Italian Yellow gold.
* The pendant measures 22mm in length including the bale, and 15mm wide

* The bale has internal dimensions of 4mm x 2mm and can take chains up to 2mm * This piece includes a chain measuring 1mm in width and 40-45cm in length. The chain features a bolt ring clasp.

* Total weight of the piece is approx. 2.3 grams.

 

 

 

         Clogau Yellow & Rose 9ct Gold Cynefin Watch with Leather Band 17–22cm

US$ 410 #416374 – 3 prizes

This watch features:
* Every Clogau watch showcases an extraordinary level of intricacy and attention to detail, superbly designed and hand finished to the utmost precision.

* The stainless steel, 9ct Yellow and 9ct Rose gold Cynefin watch is the perfect gift for any occasion.

* Finished to the highest standard using Sterling Silver and 9ct Rose gold with a sleek sophisticated brown genuine leather oil strap.
* Watch face measures approx. 40mm.

* Watch band measures approx. 17-22cm in length and 19mm in width.

* Total weight of the piece is approx. 57.6 grams.

 

Splendido 24ct Yellow Gold Ingot Pendant with 14ct Yellow Gold Chain Necklace 50cm

US$ 490 #417381 – 4 prizes

 

 

This necklace features:
* Detailed 24ct Yellow Gold ingot gold design with frame and 14ct Yellow Gold chain.

* Total 24ct gold weight for this piece is 2.00gr.

* Total 14ct gold weight for this piece is 1.43gr.

* Expertly hand and machine crafted with Italian 24ct & 14ct Yellow Gold.
* The pendant measures approx 25mm in length including the bale, and approx 13mm wide.

* The bale has internal dimensions of approx 4mm x 2mm and can take chains up to 2mm.

* This piece includes a belcher link chain measuring 1mm in width and 45-50cm in length.

* The chain features a bolt ring clasp.

 

 

Splendido 14ct Yellow Gold Ladies Bracelet Watch 18cm
US$ 1,680 #414651 – 2 prizes

 

This watch bracelet features:
* Oval shape bracelet style watch with contrasting white tone face and gold minute and hour hands.

* Hand and machine crafted by artisians in Italy from Italian 14ct Yellow Gold.
* The bracelet measures approx 18cm in length and measures approx 4mm wide

* The bracelet sits approx 5mm above the wrist and is secured using a fold over clasp.

 

 

Dallas Prince Couture Pendant 9ct Rose Gold with 8ct Morganite & White Sapphire gemstones

US$ 2800 #417770 – 1 prize

 

This pendant features:
* 10 x pear shaped Morganite gemstones measuring 4x3mm of 1.53ctw.

* 10 x pear shaped Morganite gemstones measuring 7x4mm of 4.6ctw.

* 5 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1mm of 0.04ctw.

* 3 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 2mm of 0.11ctw.

* 5 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.2mm of 0.05ctw.

* 10 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.3mm of 0.14ctw.

* 33 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.5mm of 0.65ctw.

* 1 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 2.5mm of 0.08ctw.

* 1 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.75mm of 0.02ctw.

* 5 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.1mm of 0.04ctw.

* 2 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 4mm of 0.75ctw. * Total carat weight of 8.01. * Crafted in 9ct Rose Gold and white pen plating in the white sapphire prongs weighing 10.98 grams.
* The pendant measures approx 64mm in length including the bale, and approx 26mm wide.

* The enhancer bale has internal dimensions of approx 8mm x 5mm and can take chains up to 4mm.

* This piece includes a belcher link chain measuring 1mm in width and 45cm in length.

* The chain features a parrot clasp. * Total weight of the piece is approx. 14 grams.

 

 

MALAYSIA ONLY US$10,190 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw

Terms and Conditions

 

  1. Total prize pool, $US 9,350 in jewellery must be won. Lucky Draw starts 01/04/2020 and closes 11:59pm 31/03/2021. Prizes drawn at the Reader’s Digest Office :

Direct Publishing Asia Pte Ltd, 1 Paya Lebar Link, Paya Lebar Quarter 1, #04-01 Singapore 408533

 

For Malaysia the promoter is : Wordlwide Magazine Services Sdn Bhd (1004259-U)

No.10-1, Pusat Niaga Velodrom, Jalan Dataran Velodrom, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

Draw DateMonthEventsPrize Qty Prize value/Unit US$Total value US$
1-Apr-20AprCompetition Starts     
Draw #2

1-Oct-20

2:00 pm

Oct“Moon Festival”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes 30/09/2020 11:59pm

 

Clogau Yellow & Rose  9ct Gold Cynefin Watch3            410           1,230
Draw #3

15-Dec-20

2:00 pm

Dec“Festive Season”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes 14/12/2020 11:59pm

Splendido 24ct Gold Ingot Pendant with 14ct with 50cm Yellow Gold Chain Necklace4            490           1,960
Draw#4

12-Feb-21

2:00 pm

Feb“Chinese New Year (Ox)”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes

11/02/2021 11:59pm

 

Splendido 14ct Yellow Gold Ladies Bracelet Watch 18cm21,680           3,360
31-Mar-21MarLucky Draw Close
Draw#5

15-Apr-21

2:00 pm

Apr“Grand Prize”

Draw opens 1/04/2020 12:01 am

Draw closes

31/03/2021 11:59pm

Dallas Prince Couture  pendant 9ct Rose Gold with 8ct Morganite and Sapphire gemstones12,800           2,800
 Total Prize9,350

 

 

 

  1. To enter the competition, place a qualifying order during the promotional period by any of the following channels:

 

Phone orders

 

Singapore (65) 6955 8633,

Taiwan (886)2 2749 1668

Hong Kong (852) 3628 6000

Malaysia (603) 9172 5555

 

 

 

Mail Orders

 

Singapore

Reader’s Digest, Singapore Post Centre, Locked Bag Service No.005, Singapore 914086;

 

Taiwan

Reader’s Digest PO Box 118-168 Taipei Taisu, Taipei City 10599

 

Hong Kong

Reader’s Digest, PO Box 12535 General Post Office, Hong Kong

 

Malaysia :  Worldwide Magazine Services Sdn Bhd (1004259-U)

No.10-1, Pusat Niaga Velodrom, Jalan Dataran Velodrom, 56000 Cheras, Kuala

Lumpur

 

 

Online Orders

 

www.rdasia.com/subscribe

 

 

A qualifying order is classified as one received during the promotional period Opens 12:01am 01/04/2020 until Closes11:59pm 31/03/2021 via any of our purchasing channels above, and you will automatically go into the draw to win.

 

Each subscription year will qualify for one entry. A subscription for multiple years, will qualify with an entry for each year of subscription.

Orders returned, or cancelled, subject to local regulations, may lose their status as eligible competition entries. It will be at the promoter’s discretion as to whether such entries remain valid.

 

Renewal Subscription orders are qualifying.

 

Orders for gift subscriptions will give draw entry/entries to the donor of the gift (the payee), one for each year of the gift subscription.

 

 

Winners and non-winners of each draw will be accumulated to the next draw and all winners/non-winners will also be accumulated to the grand draw.

 

Any qualified entry is progressively eligible for all the draws, giving an early entry the chance to win multiple prizes, or even all prizes, as follows:

  • an one year subscription/gift subscription/renewal will be entered in each of the draws following the date of subscription
  • a two years subscriptions has a double chance on each of the draws following the date of the subscription
  • an one year subscription and one year gift subscription has a double chance on each of the draws to follow subscription
  • a two years subscription and a two year gift has 4 chances on each of the draws following the date of the subscription.

 

Prizes will be delivered by signed courier to the prize winners. Winners will have until 30/06/2021 by 5:00pm Singapore/Taiwan/Hong Kong/Malaysia time to claim their prizes

 

  1. The Promoter reserves the right, to verify the validity of any entrant (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an order that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process.
  2. The Promoter is :

 

Singapore:

 

Direct Publishing Asia Pte Ltd,

1 Paya Lebar Link,

Paya Lebar Quarter 1, #04-01

Singapore 408533

 

 

Hong Kong:

 

Direct Publishing Far East Limited

Level 43, AIA Tower,

183 Electric Road,

North Point, Hong Kong

 

 

Taiwan:

 

Direct Publishing (East Asia) Ltd, Taiwan Branch

W808, 8F, No.178, Sect. 3, Minquan E. Rd., Songshan Dist.,

Taipei City105, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

 

 

 

Malaysia:

 

Worldwide Magazine Services Sdn Bhd (1004259-U)

No.10-1, Pusat Niaga Velodrom, Jalan Dataran Velodrom, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

 

Prize-winners will be randomly selected by a computerised system containing all entries. For each draw we will select a number of winners to match the number of prizes plus 9 spare entries for that specific draw.  If any of the winner(s) is not a valid entry or does not claim the prize, then will go to the first spare entry and so on until we find a valid entry.  Winners will be notified by phone and mail.  Winners’ list will be publicised on the www.rdasia.com/competitions the day after each draw

For HK only, the winners will be publicised in the Apple Daily and South China Morning Post on the following dates:

 

Draw#1 – 9/10/2020

Draw#2 – 23/12/2020

Draw#3 – 20/02/2021

Draw#4 – 23/04/2021(Final)

 

 

  1. No correspondence will be entered in to regarding the draw. We reserve the right to feature photographs, names and locations of prize winners in accordance with our privacy policy. Entry is open to all residents of Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, aged 18 years and over, except employees of the promoter, Direct Publishing Pte Ltd and associated companies.

Entering the draw implies acceptance of the rules.

Authorised under :  Permit No. LD/35/2020 Singapore

Trade Promotion Competition Licences No. 53183-6

Malaysia and Taiwan do not require permits

 

 

 

All Promotions will carry a Privacy Statement :

 

TO SERVE YOU BETTER – OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT  We** collect your information to provide our products and services and may use your information for the marketing of RD and/or selected corporate partners. If the information is not provided you will not be able to access our products or services. No separate registration is required to enter the draw, the subscription order qualifies for the draw and the personal data will be used for the fulfilment of the subscription. Our Privacy Policy at https://subs.rdasia.com/cn/privacy-policy contains full details on how your information is used (including how we may share your information with our affiliate companies), how you may access or correct information held and our privacy complaints process.  Reader’s Digest publishes 12 issues per year. Cover price is the retail/newsagent price for each market. Subscriptions savings are off the cover price. Delivery of print magazine is by regular mail and included in the subscription price. Order is subject to acceptance by Reader’s Digest.

** In Singapore and Malaysia – Direct Publishing Asia Pte Ltd

In Hong Kong – Direct Publishing Far East Limited

In Taiwan – Direct Publishing (East Asia) Ltd, Taiwan Branch (Hong Kong)

 

 

 

  1. Prize Draw Procedures :

 

  1. Marketing department prepares a brief of the prize draw one week before the draw date and sent to Systems department for data extract

 

The brief contains the following details:

  • “US$ 9,350 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” code
  • “US$ 9,350 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” start and end dates
  • Participated brands
  • Other conditions: exclude cancelled orders, exclude declined payments,
  • Draw date and time
  • Full terms and conditions

 

  1. Based on conditions above, Systems will extract data and getting it ready to be entered into “US$ 9,350 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw” FoxPro application

 

  1. At the specified data and time, with presence of marketing manager and legal witness (third party lawyer/accountant), the application is run to select the winners

 

  1. Selected winners will be sent to customer service to re-verify details and eligibility

 

  1. Winners will be notified (by phone/letter)

 

  1. For high value prizes, customers are sent statuary declaration to be signed

 

  1. Requests to redeem the prize for its Recommended Retail Price in cash, will not be accepted.

 

  1. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and  agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether  direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control);   (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or (e) use of a prize.

 

Trade Promotion Competition Licence Number will be publicised on all promotions, all channels

 

 

 

  1. All entries phone calls are to be made to the phone number specified on the

promotional material. Any phone charges from landline or mobile phone shall be

borne by entrant.

For competition enquiries only call :

 

Singapore/Malaysia/Taiwan    (65) 6955 8633

HK (852) 3975 1029

 

or email :

 

Singapore  friends@rdasia.com.sg

Malaysia    friends@rdasia.com.my

Taiwan       friends@rdasia.com.tw

HK             friends@rdasia.com.hk

 

 

 

  1. Any cost associated with accessing any promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the internet service provider used. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, non-directed or misdirected e-mail, for any technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of entries. Further, the Promoter accepts no responsibility for damage   to computer systems from downloading any information necessary to participate in the “US$9,350 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw”. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant who tampers with any entry process or is in any other way responsible for compromising the orderly operation of the “US$9,350 Jewellery Giveaway Lucky Draw’.  The use of any automated software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an entrant   to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all entries submitted by that entrant invalid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Prizes Details

 

Prize details will be publicised on www.rdasia.com/competitions as follows:

 

 

         Clogau Yellow & Rose 9ct Gold Cynefin Watch with Leather Band 17–22cm

$US 410 #416374 – 3 prizes

This watch features:
* Every Clogau watch showcases an extraordinary level of intricacy and attention to detail, superbly designed and hand finished to the utmost precision.

* The stainless steel, 9ct Yellow and 9ct Rose gold Cynefin watch is the perfect gift for any occasion.

* Finished to the highest standard using Sterling Silver and 9ct Rose gold with a sleek sophisticated brown genuine leather oil strap.
* Watch face measures approx. 40mm.

* Watch band measures approx. 17-22cm in length and 19mm in width.

* Total weight of the piece is approx. 57.6 grams.

 

Splendido 24ct Yellow Gold Ingot Pendant with 14ct Yellow Gold Chain Necklace 50cm

$US 490 #417381 – 4 prizes

 

 

This necklace features:
* Detailed 24ct Yellow Gold ingot gold design with frame and 14ct Yellow Gold chain.

* Total 24ct gold weight for this piece is 2.00gr.

* Total 14ct gold weight for this piece is 1.43gr.

* Expertly hand and machine crafted with Italian 24ct & 14ct Yellow Gold.
* The pendant measures approx 25mm in length including the bale, and approx 13mm wide.

* The bale has internal dimensions of approx 4mm x 2mm and can take chains up to 2mm.

* This piece includes a belcher link chain measuring 1mm in width and 45-50cm in length.

* The chain features a bolt ring clasp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Splendido 14ct Yellow Gold Ladies Bracelet Watch 18cm
$US 1,680 #414651 – 2 prizes

 

This watch bracelet features:
* Oval shape bracelet style watch with contrasting white tone face and gold minute and hour hands.

* Hand and machine crafted by artisians in Italy from Italian 14ct Yellow Gold.
* The bracelet measures approx 18cm in length and measures approx 4mm wide

* The bracelet sits approx 5mm above the wrist and is secured using a fold over clasp.

 

 

Dallas Prince Couture Pendant 9ct Rose Gold with 8ct Morganite & White Sapphire gemstones

$US 2800 #417770 – 1 prize

 

This pendant features:
* 10 x pear shaped Morganite gemstones measuring 4x3mm of 1.53ctw.

* 10 x pear shaped Morganite gemstones measuring 7x4mm of 4.6ctw.

* 5 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1mm of 0.04ctw.

* 3 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 2mm of 0.11ctw.

* 5 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.2mm of 0.05ctw.

* 10 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.3mm of 0.14ctw.

* 33 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.5mm of 0.65ctw.

* 1 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 2.5mm of 0.08ctw.

* 1 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.75mm of 0.02ctw.

* 5 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 1.1mm of 0.04ctw.

* 2 x round shaped White Sapphire gemstones measuring 4mm of 0.75ctw. * Total carat weight of 8.01. * Crafted in 9ct Rose Gold and white pen plating in the white sapphire prongs weighing 10.98 grams.
* The pendant measures approx 64mm in length including the bale, and approx 26mm wide.

* The enhancer bale has internal dimensions of approx 8mm x 5mm and can take chains up to 4mm.

* This piece includes a belcher link chain measuring 1mm in width and 45cm in length.

* The chain features a parrot clasp. * Total weight of the piece is approx. 14 grams.

 

 

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