TERMS AND CONDITIONS

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE GROUP PTY LTD

The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd
ABN: 97 151 690 343

The Hills Are Alive (the Event) is presented by The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd trading as The Hills Are Alive ("Us, Our, We, the Presenter, Management"). By purchasing a ticket to The Hills Are Alive and entering the event, you acknowledge and agree to the below Terms and Conditions of Sale and Entry.

NOTE: For the purposes of these terms & conditions the venue may be referred to as 'The Farm' or 'The Hill', The Hills Are Alive referred to as 'The Event' and the ticket/s referred to as 'wristband', 'digital ticket' or 'printed ticket'.

TICKETS

Please be aware that 'Digital Ticket', 'Printed Ticket' and 'Wristband' are interchangeable terms used for a NYE on the Hill ticket. Festival wristbands must be worn at all times around the wrist of the Festival ticket holder once the digital or printed ticket has been exchanged for a wristband. Your wristband gains you entry in and out of the festival site while gates are open. Any person found not to be wearing an official event wristband or accreditation pass will be evicted from the event. Do not share your ticket barcode or event wristband with anyone else or you may be denied entry. The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd reserves the right to deny admission to the bearer of any ticket or wristband that appears to have been tampered or has been previously presented. Anyone entering the site without a valid wristband will be deemed to have trespassed and will be handed over to the Police for charging. Maximum penalties apply.

REFUND POLICY

The Hills Are Alive Group (Event Management) reserves the right to refuse admission and in such an event will not refund any admission fee paid. In the event of a lost, stolen or damaged ticket/s or where the ticket holder cannot attend the event due to reasons beyond the Management's control no refunds will be issued. If for any reason the event date/time and/or venue is changed ticket holders will be notified of the change and all tickets will remain valid. Event Management reserves the right to alter advertised playing times and substitute artist if required to do so. There will be no refunds for playing times or line-up changes. Event Management will use all reasonable endeavours to notify Patrons of the change, all tickets will remain valid and refunds will not be issued. A change in personal circumstances does not automatically entitle the return or exchange of an Event ticket however Event Management may consider such a return at its own discretion.

Event Management may at its own discretion refund Patrons if the Event is cancelled due to calamitous weather, an act of war or terrorism, or any event outside the control of The Hills Are Alive, collectively referred to as a Force Majeure event. In the instance of event cancellation, the event organisers will work with ticket holders to come to a fair and reasonable outcome. To keep up to date with any changes please view the website at www.thehillsarealive.com.au, social media sites or contact thefarmer@thehillsarealive.com.au.

RESALE POLICY

Tickets may not, without the prior consent of the Presenter, be resold or offered for resale at a premium over the face value of the ticket (including via online auction sites) or used for advertising, promoting or other commercial purposes (including competitions and trade promotions) or to promote the demand for other goods or services either by the original purchaser from the Presenter or any subsequent ticket holder.

ENTRY

Upon entry to The Hills Are Alive event patrons will be required to present their purchased ticket with a current matching legal form of identification such as a current Australian drivers licence, ‘Proof of Age’ card, or a valid passport in exchange for an event wristband specific to the year of the event. The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd reserves the right to refuse a ticket holder admission to the event or to evict that person from the event. Entry is at the attending person's own risk. Appropriate footwear and clothing must be worn at all times on the site and earplugs should be worn if necessary. Entry to The Hills Are Alive is only permitted to wristband holders and accredited staff who agree to have their vehicle and if required person searched on entry for glass, gas bottles and any other banned items. Refusal to consent to a search will prevent entry to the Event or eviction, without refund. The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd takes no responsibility for any hearing damage or loss caused by excessive noise. Please note, Strobe lighting and flashing lights will be used during some of the performances.

Anyone entering the site without a valid wristband will be deemed to have trespassed and will be handed over to the Police for charging. Maximum penalties apply.

Patrons under the age of 18 can attend but must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian AT ALL TIMES (older siblings or cousins are not acceptable guardians). The parent/legal guardian attending the festival acknowledges that they will remain within 2-3m of their minor at all times, or face eviction from the event without refund. Parents MUST stay within 2-­3 metres of your child/ren at all times to avoid any risk of separation, and your child/ren being picked up unintentionally by security.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Anything that could cause harm is a prohibited item and will not be permitted entry to the venue. This includes but is not limited to glass, weapons, lasers, fireworks, flares, cooking devices, pets or animals and illicit drugs. Prohibited items that are confiscated will not be returned. The event site is a glass free zone. The event is run as a total fire ban; in no case are open flames allowed.

CONDUCT

You must ensure that you and your friends act in an orderly manner when attending the Event. The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd may refuse entry or evict you or any of your friends if they are behaving in an intoxicated, disorderly, offensive, threatening or inappropriate manner, towards any person. Anyone found in possession, supplying or consuming illicit drugs will be evicted from the premises and reported to Police.

Crowd surfing, moshing, slam or circle dancing are all dangerous activities that can seriously injure other patrons and Management reserves the right to evict sweatband holders if they are involved in such activities.

Any breach of any of these terms and conditions will entitle the event organisers to evict the attending person from the private property without refund.

EMERGENCIES AND MEDICAL TREATMENT

In the case of an emergency evacuation, it is the responsibility of the ticket holder to follow all instructions and directives from the event management staff. In an emergency situation personal belongings may need to be left behind and Management does not take responsibility for, nor will replace or refund the cost of, or the items themselves.

In the event of injury or medical treatment requiring more than basic First Aid The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd may, at the expense of the wristband holder arrange medical treatment and/or Emergency Evacuation as deemed necessary by the event First Aid team.

PROMOTION

By entering the event site you (the ticket holder) agree to being filmed or photographed, the product of which may be used for marketing or promotional purposes for perpetuity.

LIABILITY

Entry to the Event is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Hills Are Alive Pty Ltd do not accept liability of any nature for the acts, omissions or default of those providing services in connection with the Event or any liability for any injury, damage, loss, delay or additional expenses which are incurred at or in association with The Hills Are Alive. Where legislation implies any condition or warranty which cannot be excluded or modified, that condition or warranty will be deemed to be included in this agreement. However, our liability for any breach of suchcondition or warranty will be limited, at our option, to the resupply of the services or the cost of having the services supplied again. In no event will we be liable for any indirect, consequential, exemplary or special damages.

To the full extent permitted by law, ticket holders waive all legal rights of action against and fully release The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd, its agents, employees, members and volunteers for all claims for compensation for loss, damage, injury or death howsoever arising out of or in relation to the ticket holder's participation in the event including without limitation, liability for any negligent or tortious act or omission on the part of the persons released or under statute or for breach of these terms and conditions. Management shall not be held liable for any loss, injury or damages sustained entering, leaving or at the event.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

It is a condition of purchase that the buyer consents to the Organiser retaining personal information as required by Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012(Cth). The Organiser will only hold your information for archive purposes and contacting you in relation to ticketing matters and The Hills Are Alive Group Pty Ltd event information. The Organiser will not trade, sell or otherwise dispose of your personal information.