SHAWOOD Rewards Special Promotion Terms & Conditions.

1 Sekisui House Rewards Program Promotions

Sekisui House’s Rewards Program (Sekisui House Rewards), offers benefits for past and new customers including:

A special SHAWOOD promotion has been developed as described below

 

2 Rewards Program Membership and Eligibility

2.1 Who can be a Member of Sekisui House Rewards? 

Any individual named as purchaser under an Eligible Contract, whether purchasing solely or jointly, is eligible to become a Sekisui House Rewards Member.

2.2 Becoming a Member

Purchasers are not automatically entered as Sekisui House Rewards Members. To become a Sekisui House Rewards Member, customers must opt-in by applying for a benefit (Referral or Repeat). If a customer does not register online, that customer cannot become a Sekisui House Rewards Member. Membership eligibility will be assessed, validated and confirmed by Sekisui House before benefits can be earned. There are no fees associated with becoming or remaining a Member.

2.3 Participating Development

This special promotion is restricted to all new SHAWOOD homes purchased through Sekisui House or SHAWOOD

2.4 The following are excluded under Sekisui House Rewards :

a) Agents (and any member of an Agent’s family) or any third party who would receive remuneration for a customer’s sale;

b) Commercial transactions where multiple lots/units are purchased for the intention of on-selling for profit.

 2.5 What is an Eligible Contract?

When a purchaser buys a residential property with Sekisui House in a Participating Development, the sale contract entered into is an Eligible Contract, as defined in clause 12, below.

 2.6 Acceptance of terms and conditions

By claiming or accepting any Benefit under Sekisui House Rewards, Members are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.

 

3 SHAWOOD Referral Reward Special Promotion^

3.1 Overview

Sekisui House Rewards Members are entitled to receive a Referral Reward on applicable SHAWOOD new purchases from 31st March 2023 onwards. The Referral Reward is a $10,000 direct payment to the Referrer and a $10,000 direct payment to the Referred Purchaser upon settlement of an Eligible Contract. The total value of the SHAWOOD promotion given by Sekisui House for each Eligible Contract is $20,000.

3.2 Pre-conditions for receiving Referral Rewards:

a) The Sekisui House Rewards Member (Referrer) must:

i. Have satisfied all the conditions in their first Eligible Contract;

ii. Complete the online referral form before the referred purchaser deposits. A grace period of 2 weeks post deposit may be considered at the sole discretion of Sekisui Hou

iii. Not otherwise be excluded under clause 2.4

b)The Referred Purchaser must:

i. Be an individual person; 

ii. Enter into an Eligible Contract

iii. Satisfy all the conditions in the Eligible Contract;

iv. Not have previously purchased a property in a Participating Development, or be an existing Sekisui House Rewards Member;

v. Not otherwise be excluded under clause 2.4

3.3 Multiple purchasers

Where there are multiple purchasers named on an Eligible Contract

a) A Referrer can only refer one purchaser on an Eligible Contract;

b) All purchasers under the Eligible Contract must satisfy clause 3.2(b)

c) Only one Referrer and one Referred Purchaser reward is payable on each Eligible Contract.

3.4 Multiple Referrals

There is no limit to the amount of Referral Rewards that a Referrer can earn for referring new purchasers to Sekisui House. 

However, Referral Rewards can only be earned on a Referred Purchaser’s first Eligible Contract, and not on any subsequent purchases that the Referred Purchaser makes.

3.5 Payment

Referral Reward will be paid by direct deposit to a nominated account within 30 Business Days of the Referred Purchaser’s settlement of their Eligible Contract.

 

4 Sekisui House Repeat Purchase Rewards

4.1 Overview
Sekisui House Rewards Members are entitled to receive a Repeat Purchase Reward on their second and subsequent Eligible Contracts.

4.2 Repeat Purchase Reward amount
a) 1.0% of the Contract Price on the 2nd Eligible Contract
b) 1.5% of the Contract Price on the 3rd and subsequent Eligible Contracts
 
4.3 Application process
a) The online repeat reward form must be submitted prior to settlement. A grace period of 2 weeks post settlement may be considered at the sole discretion of Sekisui House.
b) To ensure the correct discount is applied, the Member must ensure the property details of their previous Eligible Contracts are provided prior to submitting the application. (Refer to clause 8).
 
4.4 No limits
There is no maximum limit to the reward amount or how many times a customer can apply for, or receive a Repeat Purchase Reward however only one Repeat Reward is payable on each Eligible Contract.
 
4.5 Multiple purchasers
Where there are multiple purchasers named on an Eligible Contract, and more than one of those purchasers are a Rewards member, the Repeat Purchase Reward will be the highest amount that any one Rewards Member is entitled to receive under the Eligible Contract.
 
4.6 House and Land: two contracts at one address
Where a residential property is purchased under two separate contracts with Sekisui House (one for the land and the other for the house on which it is built), this is considered as one Eligible Contract within Sekisui House Rewards.

For example:
a) If a customer purchases land as a first purchase with Sekisui House, then builds a house on that same address, the customer cannot claim a Repeat Purchase Reward for the Build Contract. Both contracts will be treated as the first purchase by that customer.
b) Any House and Land purchase made at the one address as a second or subsequent purchase will be treated as one Eligible Contract with the same Repeat Reward percentage applied to both contracts.
4.7 Payment of Repeat Purchase Reward
The Repeat Purchase Reward will be paid as a rebate within 20 business days after settlement of the Eligible Contract

 

5 Contracts that do not complete

If an Eligible Contract does not complete at Settlement, for any reason, or if the purchaser breaches or defaults, the contract will no longer be an Eligible Contract and Rewards can not apply.

 

6 Participant obligations

Participants in the Sekisui House Rewards program must not:

 a) Act in any way that breaches or is not in strict accordance with these terms and conditions;

 b) Abuse or misuse the Sekisui House Rewards program;

 c) Engage in illegal or fraudulent activities including supply of false or misleading information to Sekisui House;

 d) Sell, assign, transfer or offer to sell, assign, or transfer any Benefits.

 

7 Privacy

a) Sekisui House Australia Holdings Pty Limited agrees to use any Personal Information collected in accordance with the company’s Privacy Policy.

 b) Sekisui House Rewards Members agree to provide Sekisui House with up to date Personal Information when making a Reward application. If the required Personal Information is not up to date, the Sekisui House Rewards Member acknowledges that they may not be entitled to receive the full benefits under the Rewards Program.

 c) By taking part in Sekisui House Rewards, the Referred Purchaser acknowledges that Sekisui House may at its sole discretion, share the Referred Purchaser’s name, and status of their purchase progress in the Referrer’s User Account to inform them about the status of the earned Referral Reward. Sekisui House will not share the property address or specific settlement dates. If the referred Purchaser does not want the Referrer to receive the Purchaser’s information, the Purchaser should not finalise the Referral Reward application.

 

8 Anti-Spam

Referrers should not share or publish Referral Links where there is no reasonable basis for believing that recipients are genuinely interested in purchasing a Sekisui House property. The Referrer shall indemnify Sekisui House, its directors, officers, employees, agents and successors harmless, from and against any claims that may arise from any unlawful forwarding or sharing of the Referral Link.

 

9 Cancellation

Sekisui House Rewards Members can cancel their membership at any time by sending an email request to rewards@sekisuihouse.com.au.

 

10 General conditions

10.1 Commencement

 a) Sekisui House Rewards commenced on 10 December 2018. All Eligible Contracts entered into on or after that date may entitle a purchaser under the Eligible Contract to obtain a Reward.

10.2 Sekisui House Rewards Membership

 Sekisui House reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to:

 i. Refuse to accept any person becoming a Sekisui House Rewards Member;

 ii. Exclude or withdraw a Member from the program;

 iii. Refuse to honour any Benefit accumulated by a Member;

 iv. Reverse any Benefit accumulated or awarded by a Member;

 v. Suspend or terminate a Member’s participation in the program.

10.3 Sekisui House’s discretion

 a) Sekisui House reserves the right (at its discretion) at any time to:

 i. Cancel, substitute or vary any of the terms and conditions of Sekisui House Rewards (in whole or in part)

 ii. Exclude, substitute, vary or withdraw any Participating Development

 b) Sekisui House will use its best endeavours to give Members notice of any cancellation, substitution, or variation of Sekisui House Rewards by email or posted mail and provide notice on the Sekisui House website. Members are deemed to have received a notice once a Member has been sent an email or posted mail, and Sekisui House has posted a notification on the Website.

 c) Benefits accumulated by Members prior to the cancellation, substitution or variation of Sekisui House Rewards may still be honoured at Sekisui House Australia’s absolute discretion.

 d) Sekisui House’s decision on any matter regarding Rewards is final and binding, including any disputes relating to the identity of Members or entitlement of Benefits.

10.4 Liability

To the extent permitted by law, Sekisui House (including its officers, employees and agents) is not liable for any cost, loss or damage incurred relating to:

 a) Any withdrawal, cancellation, variation or change to these terms and conditions;

 b) Any breach of these terms and conditions by any person other than Sekisui House; or

 c) Providing or not providing, any Benefit.

10.5 GST and Tax

Any tax, duty or liability whatsoever in relation to any Benefit received under Sekisui House Rewards will be the sole responsibility of the Member.

Members should contact their accountant or taxation advisor if they have any queries relating to the tax implications of Sekisui House Rewards.

10.6 Severability

If any part or parts of these Terms and Conditions are deemed unlawful or void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision may be severed from these Terms and Conditions and it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

10.7 Waiver

Any waiver by Sekisui House of its rights under these Terms and Conditions, shall not be deemed a waiver of any other term or provision and shall be limited to a single waiver limited to the specific circumstance under which such waiver was granted.

10.8 Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed and are to be construed under the laws of New South Wales. Members agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with these Terms and Conditions.

10.9 In these Terms and Conditions

Unless otherwise specified:

 a) A singular word includes the plural and vice versa

 b) If a word or phrase is defined, then any grammatical variation of that word or phrase has a corresponding meaning.

 c) Use of the word ‘including’ does not limit the scope of that thing, but means ‘including, without limitation or ‘including but not limited to 

 d) $ or dollars means Australian dollars

 e) All dollar amounts exclude any applicable GST

11 Privacy

a) Sekisui House Australia Holdings Pty Limited agrees to use any Personal Information collected in accordance with the company’s Privacy Policy.
b) Sekisui House Rewards Members agree to provide Sekisui House with up to date Personal Information when making a Reward application. If the required Personal Information is not up to date, the Sekisui House Rewards Member acknowledges that they may not be entitled to receive the full benefits under the Rewards Program.
c) By taking part in Sekisui House Rewards, the Referred Purchaser acknowledges that Sekisui House may at its sole discretion, share the Referred Purchaser’s name, and status of their purchase progress in the Referrer’s User Account to inform them about the status of the earned Referral Reward. Sekisui House will not share the property address or specific settlement dates. If the referred Purchaser does not want the Referrer to receive the Purchaser’s information, the Purchaser should not finalise the Referral Reward application.

12 Definitions

The following definitions apply to terms used within these terms and conditions:

Agent

A real estate or selling agent legally engaged by Sekisui House to sell property on behalf of Sekisui House, regardless of whether remuneration is by way of salary, wages, commission or otherwise.

Benefit

Any benefit or reward offered under Sekisui House Rewards, including those listed in clause 1.

Business Day

A day that is not a Saturday, a Sunday, a public holiday or a bank holiday in New South Wales.

Build Contract

The contract under which the purchaser engages Sekisui House to build a home on the purchaser’s own land. A Build Contract can also be an Eligible Contract or form part of an Eligible Contract with a Land Sale Contract.

Contract Exchange

When both the purchaser and Sekisui House sign identical contracts and they are formally ‘exchanged’, it becomes legally binding. The purchaser is required to pay a portion of the contract price at this time.

Contract Price / Purchase Price

The property price before any Benefits, rebates or variations are applied. Price variations made after Contract Exchange are excluded from Repeat Reward calculations.

Eligible Contract

A contract for the purchase of a residential lot with Sekisui House in a Participating Development excluding any contract which:

 a) has a sale price of AUD$100,000 or less;

 b) is a result of a tender, and

 c) is in commercial quantities by a purchaser. What constitutes ‘commercial quantities’ is at the sole discretion of Sekisui House.

Immediate Family

Includes spouse or de facto (as defined in section 4AA of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)), grandparent and spouse or de facto; parent and spouse or de facto; brother or sister and their respective spouse or de facto; son or daughter and their respective spouse or de facto; a grandchild and spouse or de facto

Land Sale Contract

The contract under which a purchaser purchases land with Sekisui House as the vendor. A Land Sale Contract can also be an Eligible Contract or form part of an Eligible Contract with a Build Contract.

Member

As defined in clause 2.

Participating Developments

Those residential developments within Australia nominated by Sekisui House as being part of Sekisui House Rewards.

Personal Information

Has the meaning as defined in the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and includes any similarly defined personal information in any other jurisdiction.

Privacy Policy

Sekisui House’s privacy policy is available online at www.sekisuihouse.com.au/policies

Referred Purchaser

The meaning in clause 3.2

Referral Link

A unique web link sent between a Referrer and Referred Purchaser via email to complete a Referral Reward application.

Referrer

The meaning in clause 3.2

Repeat Purchase reward

The meaning in clause 2.

Sekisui House

Sekisui House Australia Pty Limited ABN: 41 135 313 236 and its related entities or businesses.

Sekisui House Rewards

The Sekisui House purchaser reward program, the terms and conditions of which are set out in this document.

Sekisui House Rewards Member / Rewards Member / Member

The meaning in clause 2

Website

The Sekisui House website is located at https://sekisuihouse.com.au.