Terms and Conditions

  1. Information on how to enter and apply form part of the conditions of entry. Submission/application for The Reece Grant shall be deemed an acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  2. The Reece Grant includes 3 grant categories: Abroad, Local and Next Gen. The terms and conditions outlined apply to all categories under the Reece Grant.
  3. Submitting an application to the Reece Grant is free and only open to Australian and New Zealand residents. Employees and immediate families of Reece Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 84 004 097 090, 118 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, alternatively by telephone on 03 9274 0000) (Reece), associated companies and agencies are ineligible to apply for the Reece Grant.
  4. Applications for the Reece Grant commence on 1 December 2017 at 9am AEST and have no application close date. Submissions are reviewed by a panel on a quarterly basis and are subject to the Review Process.
  5. The Review Process is as follows.
    • each application is reviewed by a team of reviewers from Reece
    • those applications marked for approval progress to a discussion review
    • a shortlist is created from the discussion review
    • background checks are carried out
    • a phone interview is conducted with shortlisted applicants
    • the applicant list is reduced following phone interviews
    • final applicants are invited for a face to face interview (if required)
    • recipient of funds identified and notified of successful submission
  6. A submission for the Reece Grant is completed online. Application forms are found on the Apply Now page of the Reece Grant website (www.reecegrant.com.au/apply). Applicants will be directed to (https://reecegrant.smapply.io/prog/lst/) where applicants are required to login/register with to complete their application for the Reece Grant. Applicants must fill out all compulsory fields in the application form. Applicants must stipulate what element of the project the Reece Grant will contribute to. Entrants acknowledge that their submission online is only received by Reece once they have selected the ‘Review and Submit’ button in their application summary. Applicants will receive a confirmation email of their submission.
  7. Applicants must read and acknowledge that they have read the terms and conditions by accepting the terms and conditions on the submission page. By acknowledging the terms and conditions, entrants agree to an interview to discuss their project if selected as one of the shortlisted candidates (as per point 5).
  8. Applicants who submit a video and/or any photographs with their entry warrant that they are the author of the application that they submit, that they have the authority to submit the video and/or photographs for the purpose consideration for the Reece Grant and that they have the right to grant Reece permission to use the story and the video and/or photographs as stated by these terms and conditions. Each applicant indemnifies Reece and each of its agents, servants, contractors and employees from and against all actions, proceedings, costs, damages, claims, demands, expenses, losses and liabilities whatsoever arising from the project being undertaken.
  9. Applications for the Reece Grant will be reviewed on a quarterly basis and subject to funds raised for the Reece Grant at the point in time. As no application close date exists for applicants, Reece reserves the right to award grants at any time throughout the calendar year. The grant funds can take the form of cash and/or Reece product. The combination of cash and product will be determined by Reece’s Plumbing Marketing Leader based on the application and project requirements. The Reece Grant recipients will be determined by a chosen panel from the Reece Marketing and Supply team based on the selection criteria, as well as any additional requirements and guidelines outlined on the Reece Grant website. The Reece Grant will be redeemable for a period of 12 months from the grant approval communication to the selected recipient for the purposes of the project as outlined in the recipient’s entry.
  10. Applicants must be able to supply a proof of the project they have submitted to receive the Reece Grant in the form of documentation or photographic evidence.
  11. The selection criteria for a Reece Grant recipient includes:
    • the entrant’s ability to describe the project to be undertaken as presented in the grant application form and interview process if selected as a shortlisted candidate
    • the value/quality of life improvement to the chosen community/cause to create a healthier and happier community
    • the entrant’s ability to outline the elements of the project that the Reece Grant will contribute to
    • the ability for a Next Gen recipient to communicate the importance of receiving the Reece Grant to continue/start their studies
  12. A Reece Grant recipient will be notified by the Reece Plumbing Marketing Leader by telephone.
  13. By accepting the Reece Grant, the recipient grants Reece the right to reproduce, publish, perform, communicate, adapt or otherwise use stories and photographs of the project the Reece Grant was awarded to at any time from the time of submission of that project as an entry for any purpose (including commercial purposes) free of any charge.
  14. By accepting the award of the Reece Grant, the recipient agrees to undertake the activity as specified in their submission and agree to spend the allocating funding in undertaking the activity only.
  15. The recipient of the Reece Grant agrees to notify Reece of any circumstance that is likely to impact on the ability to complete the activity as per the submission or a major impact on the specified activity.
  16. The recipient of the Reece Grant agrees to return any and all funds awarded towards the submission activity if not in accordance with the terms and conditions laid out.
  17. All entries become the property of Reece. The entries may be entered into a database for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes. Each entrant grants Reece the right to reproduce, publish, perform, communicate, adapt or otherwise use stories and photographs used to apply for the Reece Grant at any time in the future for any purpose (including commercial purposes) free of any charge.
  18. Reece accepts no responsibility for late, lost, misplaced or misdirected applications.
  19. Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, Reece will not be liable for any failure to submit a Reece Grant application where such a failure arises out of any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Reece's control).
  20. Reece is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered, including but not limited to direct or consequential loss, or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the prizes.
  21. Reece, agencies and companies associated with this Promotion will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.
  22. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

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Any personal information provided by entrants is collected by Reece to conduct the Competition (including prize distribution and promotion), and to provide entrants with information about Reece's products and services. It may be disclosed to those involved in conducting the Competition or those that assist in providing information about Reece's services, such as mailing houses or marketing companies. If you have any questions in relation to the treatment of your personal information you should contact Reece at 109 Burwood Road Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, or alternatively by telephone on 03 9274 0000.