Spark Lab Terms and Conditions - Retired

Digital Essentials competition terms and conditions

The following terms apply to Digital Essentials competition only.

Digital Essentials one-on-one workshops terms and conditions
  • Unless otherwise stated, the Competition is only open to  valid Spark Business customers. All Competitions are open to New Zealand residents only and are not open to employees of Spark NZ, its agents,  contractors, consultants, or their families (including de facto spouses) or to other persons assisting with the Competition.
  • Three winners will be selected on the final business day of each month in October 2021, November 2021, January 2022 and February 2022.  Winners will be notified by email within 7 days. However, if the winner cannot  be reached within three working days, we may redraw a new prize winner without liability to any person. Spark reserves the right to contact the selected winners by other means.
  • Winners will receive a four-hour virtual skills workshop facilitated by Stuart Dillon-Roberts of Digital Journey valued at $200 each, based on the participant’s preferred topic selected at the time of entry. 
  • Winners will be able to schedule directly with the  facilitator a mutually agreeable time to undertake the workshop. Winners for October and November 2021 must complete their workshop before 31 December 2021; winners for January and February 2022 must complete their workshop before 31 March 2022.
  • Entering the competition constitutes a winner’s consent to  be photographed and/or interviewed by Spark and other interested media outlet  and to use his or her name, city/town of residence, competition entry for Competition or publicity purposes without compensation. This includes Spark’s website, direct and social media channels and PR.
  • Spark accepts no responsibility or liability for any participant’s enjoyment of the workshop, the implementation of advice given, or any other costs and expenses that may be incurred by the participant relating to the workshop.
  • Spark is not responsible or liable for any late, lost or misdirected entries caused by you (provided you have taken all necessary steps to enter the promotion) which may result in delay or failure to enter you into the draw. Prizes cannot be transferred or exchanged or redeemed for cash. 
  • The decisions of Spark on all matters relating to this Competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into. Spark reserves the right to verify the validity of an entry or a winner's right to  redeem the prize in accordance with these terms and conditions. 
  • Spark reserves the right to amend the prizes offered and  these terms and conditions and in its absolute discretion cancel the  competition at any time and without prior notice. To the extent permitted by law, Spark excludes any liability  it may have to you arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with this Competition.
  • Any personal information collected as part of this Competition will be held by Spark in accordance with its privacy policy. You have the right to access, update and correct such information.
Digital Journey Terms
What is a Digital Coach?
Our Digital Coaches act as an independent third party. We focus on providing relevant, trustworthy, impartial, and easy to understand advice and customised action plans to help your business take advantage of the internet and online tools. Plus we won’t try to sell you
something that you don’t need!
Why use a Digital Coach?
Knowing where to start and keeping up with the constant stream of changes in the online world can be overwhelming.  Training courses can be useful, but very generic, making learning difficult to apply once you get back to your business. A Digital Coach is an actual person who speaks in plain English. They’ll find out about your business, answer your questions, and help you discover and use the online tools that can help your business perform better.  
What sort of business is Digital Coaching for?
Any business in any industry. Whether you’re a sole trader, employ a handful of staff or a bigger team. ​Whether or not you are using the internet, for any part of your business, a Digital Coach can help you get more from the internet and online tools.
What do we cover? Digital Coaches can cover these topics:  
  • Digital presence and reviewing how your business appears online (i.e. web, search, social)
  • Digital Marketing, reviewing tools and approaches your business is taking to increase sales
  • Digital Productivity the tools you are using in your business
  • Staying Safe, what you are doing to securely safeguard data and services 
Digital Journey coaches may recommend an IT solution, services to investigate or a product that may assist a business.  When agreeing to use a digital coach service you are agreeing to our disclaimer that excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demand or damages of any kind (including for negligence) arising out of or in connection with the service provided or the information, content or materials provided.