Terms and Conditions

Aussie Lotteries offers services to both individual club players and to clubs. The following conditions apply for game participation and for Aussie Lotteries services.

General introduction, definitions and terms

1.1 An 'Aussie Lotteries Account' is an account held by an Aussie Lotteries customer for the purpose of managing games from various lottery systems via the Internet.

1.2 An 'Account Holder' is an Aussie Lotteries customer who has an individual Aussie Lotteries account.

1.3 'The Contract' is the contractual relationship between Aussie Lotteries and an Account Holder according to 'Aussie Lotteries Rules', that is the 'Terms and Conditions'.

1.4 The 'Website' is the Internet site where all information about Aussie Lotteries is published. The Site can be accessed at the Internet address www.aussielotteries.com.

Account rules

2.1 A person who applies for an Aussie Lotteries Account acknowledges and accepts:

  • all definitions and terms as expressed in clause 1 and/or herein;
  • all Aussie Lotteries terms and conditions currently published on the website, as well as any future amendments to Aussie Lotteries term and conditions that are published on the website;

2.2 Aussie Lotteries reserves the right, at any time, to:

  • refuse to open an account and/or close an existing account without explanation,
  • and/or transfer and/or license, without prior notice, the right to, liability for and/or operation of an Aussie Lotteries Account to another legal entity, providing that Aussie Lotteries guarantees fulfilment of the transferred liability.

2.3 A person who applies to become an Account Holder must guarantee that he/she is not under age 18.

2.4 An Account Holder guarantees, at all times, that he/she is not:

  • an inhabitant of Malta, The Netherlands, Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire, Saba, St Maarten, St Eustatia, France, USA, Singapore;
  • limited in legal capacity;
  • acting on behalf of another;
  • a diagnosed pathological gambler;
  • playing with money acquired through criminal activity;
  • paying with money from a credit card that the Account Holder is not authorised to use;
  • involved in criminal activities involving an Aussie Lotteries Account.

2.5 In the event that an Aussie Lotteries Account is opened or used in violation of clause 2.3 and/or clause 2.4, Aussie Lotteries or the empowered authorities may confiscate the contents of the said Aussie Lotteries Account.

2.6 Aussie Lotteries undertakes at all times to pay expenses and gaming taxes levied at the contract venue.

2.7 An Account Holder may only hold one Aussie Lotteries Account at a time.

2.8 Any legal dispute concerning an Aussie Lotteries Account and/or transaction carried out in connection with an Aussie Lotteries Account shall be settled in accordance with the laws of the country in which the contract was entered into.

Subscription terms

3.1 On registering for Aussie Lotteries, you are registering for a running subscription, where you automatically play Lotto every week. Payment is made immediately after signing up on aussielotteries.com.

3.2 You will be charged for two weeks of Lotto at a time. Special offers may apply where you will be charged for less than two weeks of Lotto at a time.

3.3 Payment must be made by credit card. Your credit card will automatically be charged every four weeks.

3.4 Right of withdrawal before you participate in your first drawing. If you contact Aussie Lotteries and cancel your subscription before playing for the first time, we will reimburse the amount you were charged. This does not apply to amounts that has been deposited as a sign-up bonus.

3.5 You can cancel your membership at any time under "My Settings" in your Aussie Lotteries account. When you cancel your subscription, you will automatically play until your Aussie Lotteries Account is empty. If you have more than $50 AUD in your Aussie Lotteries Account, you can opt to have the balance paid out to your bank account. You must indicate this upon cancelling the subscription.

Combined offers

4.1 Aussie Lotteries regularly conducts campaigns, and the special membership offers made in conjunction with such campaigns may not be used by existing customers or customers who have cancelled their subscription to Aussie Lotteries.

4.2 Offers can include gift certificates or signup bonuses. Only one offer is allowed per person. If the same person registers more than once, they automatically abandon their right to the offer. You must contact Aussie Lotteries within 30 days of registration to receive the offer; otherwise you abandon your right to the offer.

4.3 Offers in the form of sign-up bonuses cannot be paid into your bank account.

Payment terms

5.1 Payment options:

  • Credit card – Your credit card will be charged every four weeks. Only payment via VISA and Master Card is possible.

5.2 Aussie Lotteries does not accept cash payments sent directly to Aussie Lotteries.

5.3 Payment to and from an Aussie Lotteries account must always be made through an authorised bank or other authorised financial institute. Procedures and conditions can vary from time to time between different countries and different banks etc.

5.4 Account Holders who transfer money via credit card are only allowed to transfer to their own Aussie Lotteries Account using a valid card issued in their own name.

5.5 Payments from an Aussie Lotteries account are addressed to the Account Holder or transferred to the Account Holders bank, as advised.

5.6 Aussie Lotteries levies no charges for Payouts.

5.7 Some Internet games may be illegal in the area in which the Account Holder lives. If this is the case, it is solely the Account Holders responsibility not to use his/her credit card for the purpose of playing Internet games and not to participate in the games.

Refund policy

6.1 Aussie Lotteries will permit and process a Refund upon the following conditions:

  • you have been billed an amount in error and can provide documentary proof thereof;
  • a refund request has been submitted to us via the ‘Contact Us’ sections on the website within 30 days from the date upon which the amount was erroneously charged for by Aussie Lotteries.

6.2 Once Aussie Lotteries has received your refund request, it will be reviewed, and you will be notified, within 72 hours of receipt of the refund request, of the approval or rejection thereof. This decision shall be final and binding on you.

6.3 Aussie Lotteries will process the refund in one of the following ways:

  • Aussie Lotteries will ask the Account Holder if the Account Holder wants the amount to be refunded credited as a Lotto credit in the Account Holders Aussie Lotteries account. If the account holder so wishes, the amount will be refunded on the Account Holders credit card.
  • If the Account Holder requests a cash refund, the amount will be refunded via the same payment method the Account Holder deposited the amount.

Data Security

7.1 Aussie Lotteries uses strong SSL-encryption for protection of sensitive data in transit from your web browser to our servers. Once data receives our servers, if it is required for the purposes of transaction execution to transmit this data to third-parties (banks, credit card companies, payment processors) then the data is transmitted through VPN or SSL-secured channel. Our servers are in a physically secure data-center and the access to servers is tightly controlled.

7.2 Aussie Lotteries web servers are PCI-DSS industry-standard compliant. Our valid PCI-DSS certificate can be seen on our website on the front page. In order to keep our certification we are required to pass periodic security scans of our servers and other network equipment from a third-party security company. We strive to provide best possible security to our clients.

7.3 Aussie Lotteries undertakes to handle all game accounts with the greatest confidentiality. This confidentiality can only be waived in the case of an order from the relevant authority and/or in the event an Account Holder fails to abide by rules set forth by Aussie Lotteries.

7.4 Aussie Lotteries only collects customer information that is needed to administer our business, provide superior service and to communicate offers.  In all cases, in providing us with that information, you are consenting to its use by us, for example for the purposes of improving our products and services, determining your requirements. Aussie Lotteries will never resell or disclose any personal information to any third party.

7.5 An Account Holder is allotted a personal account number. The Account Holder uses his/her own e-mail address and chooses a password. It is the responsibility of the Account Holder not to share this information with anyone. If the Account Holder has reason to believe that others have come into possession of this information, the Account Holder should contact Aussie Lotteries at support@aussielotteries.com immediately, whereupon new account data will be issued.

7.6 To protect the interests and security of Aussie Lotteries and the Account Holders, Aussie Lotteries reserves the right to require identity documentation and proof that the credit card being used is issued in the name of the Account Holder.

7.7 Payouts from Aussie Lotteries Accounts may be delayed if clause 7.3 is implemented.

7.8 Aussie Lotteries limits access to customer information to those of our employees or agents who need it to carry out their business functions.

Price adjustments

8.1 Aussie Lotteries reserves the right to raise the price of membership if the price of those services on which Aussie Lotteries is dependent rises.

Right of withdrawal

9.1 As Aussie Lotteries supplies a service, there is no full right of return. In other words, services that have already been provided cannot be returned to Aussie Lotteries. It is important, therefore, that you familiarise yourself with Aussie Lotteries and the terms & conditions before registering.

Winnings

10.1 Winnings will be automatically transferred to the Account Holders online account. If the winnings are greater than $100.00, they will be deposited directly to the Account Holders bank account.

10.2 Distribution of winnings – One hundred per cent of the winnings shall go directly to the members of the winning club.

10.3 If membership dues have not been paid, we reserve the right to withhold winnings.

10.4 If the winnings are greater than $500,000 (five hundred thousand dollars), the winnings will be paid in the amount of $500,000 (five hundred thousand dollars) annually until the entire winnings have been paid out.

Lotto Systems

11.1 Aussie Lotteries offers a wide selection of Lotto systems. For a full description of our systems go to the systems menu in the top bar of website.

Licence

12.1 This website is operated by ADM Management Ltd, Vyzantio 11, 1st floor, 2064 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus. ADM Management Ltd. uses the gaming license of its holding company Line Media Network NV, Curaçao.

Registration deadline

13.1 You can register with Aussie Lotteries at any time of the day or night. However, we must point out that registrations made on drawing days less than two hours prior to the drawing, do not guarantee participation for the current drawing. Therefore, new members who register during that period are not eligible for prize drawings for the current drawing in question.

News service

14.1 You can decide whether or not you wish to receive e-mails from Aussie Lotteries. You can cancel or subscribe to this service at any time. These e-mails contain news from the lottery clubs, as well as information about any new initiatives.

Acceptance of Terms & Conditions

15.1 When you register with Aussie Lotteries, and any time you join a club, you are also accepting Aussie Lotteriess current terms and conditions. If you cannot accept all the terms and conditions, you should not register. Aussie Lotteries may change the terms and conditions and guidelines for participation at any time. Therefore, customers should review the terms and conditions regularly, to stay informed of any amendments and changes.

15.2 Continued use of Aussie Lotteries implies acceptance of all current formulations of the terms and conditions.

Other

16.1 All references in the terms and conditions to the singular shall include the plural and vice versa, and all definite articles shall be interchangeable with the indefinite article and vice versa.

Disclaimer

17.1 Aussie Lotteries does not offer advice to Account Holders, nor does Aussie Lotteries advise Account Holders on tax or legal issues.

17.2 In the event of a breach of clause 17.1, Aussie Lotteries acknowledges no liability for any advice which may have been given.

17.3 Aussie Lotteries neither acknowledges nor accepts any liability for damages to the Account Holder or to a third party:

  • caused directly or indirectly, by any fault, printing error, misunderstanding of words spoken or written, translation error, spelling error, transaction error, technical error, registration error, manifest error, Force Majeure and/or any similar damage caused directly or indirectly by a third party;
  • caused by breach of Aussie Lotteries rules;
  • or caused by financial risk or loss, including fluctuations in the exchange rate and/or as a result of legal negligence.

17.4 Aussie Lotteries reserves the right, at all times, to deal with disputes at its own discretion, in accordance with all principles of fairness.

Copyright

18.1 All material on our website in the form of texts, graphic, designs, etc. is protected by copyright.

Anti Money Laundering Policy

19.1 Aussie Lotteries is fully committed to be constantly vigilant to prevent money laundering and combat the financing of terrorism in order to minimise and manage risks such as the risks to its reputational risk, legal risk and regulatory risk. It is also committed to its social duty to prevent serious crime and not to allow its systems to be abused in furtherance of these crimes

19.2 Aussie Lotteries will endeavour to keep itself updated with developments both at national and international level on any initiatives to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism. It commits itself to protect, at all times, the organisation and its operations and safeguards its reputation and all from the threat of money laundering, the funding of terrorist and other criminal activities.

In order to adhere to the requirements of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the regulations and any guidance notes ADM Management Ltd, Vyzantiou 11, 1st floor, 2064 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus shall:

  • keep at all times a secure online list of all registered Account Holders.
  • ensure that this policy is developed and maintained in line with evolving statutory and regulatory obligation and advice from the relevant authorities.
  • cooperate with all relevant administrative, enforcement and judicial authorities in their endeavour to prevent and detect criminal activity.

Moreover, Aussie Lotteries shall:

  • not accept to open anonymous Accounts or Accounts in fictitious names such that the true beneficial owner is not known.
  • not accept cash from Account Holders. Funds may be received from Account Holders only by any of the following methods: credit cards, debit cards.
  • not register an Account Holder who is under eighteen (18) years of age.
  • only register a single account in the name of a particular person: multi-account practices are strictly prohibited.
  • transfer payments of winnings or refunds back to the same route from where the funds originated, where possible.
  • not accept Account Holders residing or playing from non-reputable jurisdictions.
  • if it becomes aware that a person has provided false information when providing due diligence documents, not register such person. Where that person has already been registered, Aussie Lotteries shall immediately cancel that person’s registration as an Account Holder with Aussie Lotteries.

Responsible Gambling

Whilst most people gamble for enjoyment and entertainment, there are some people for whom gambling is a problem that can cause financial and personal distress.

20.1 Aussie Lotteries is committed to providing a safe environment for Lottery players to buy and manage their lottery entries online and does not encourage excessive gambling or extending yourself beyond your financial means.

Need help?

GamAid (http://www.gamaid.com/) is an organization that provides online support to gamblers worldwide. Players can speak with a qualified advisor about gambling concerns by using the online chat or email features.

HelpGuide.org's Gambling Addiction & Problem Gambling is a good resource about the warning signs, and how to get help.

20.2 Self-Exclusion. If you wish to exclude yourself from using our service please contact us and request self-exclusion.