myON Summer Reading 2019

Official Rules for myON Summer Reading Contest


The myON Summer Reading Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Renaissance Learning Australia Pty Ltd. (“Renaissance” or “Sponsor“). The Contest is open to all schools in New Zealand (“Schools”). Any School to whom the awarding or delivery of any prize would violate any statute, regulation, order, rule, or other law or School polices is not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. The reference to “You” in these Rules refers to the legal entity set out in the contest form that operates a School.

Agreement to Rules:

By participating,

  • You agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and the Terms of Service and License for accessing myON Reader set forth at;
  • You agree to be fully unconditionally bound by any decision of Renaissance (which will be binding and final) on matters relating to this Contest; and
  • You represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements and that your participation in the Contest does not violate any of your policies or any statute, regulation, order, rule, or other law.

Contest Period:

The Contest begin on December 1, 2018 at 8:00am NZT and end on February 28, 2019 at 5pm NZT (“Contest Period“).

How to Participate:

To register to participate in the Contest visit and click on the registration button. You must fill out all the required fields on the contest form. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, and be submitted during the Contest Period, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Renaissance. You may enter only once. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Renaissance.

Upon Renaissance verifying your registration, Renaissance shall provide you with a user name and password for your employees and students enrolled in your School to access myON Reader.

Winner Selection and Notification:

On March 5, 2019, Renaissance will identify one first place winner (the “Winner”). This is a Contest of skill and chance plays no part in determining the Winners of the Contest. The Winner shall be the School that has read the most number of books in myON Reader during the Contest Period. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT RENAISSANCE’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.


The Winner of the Contest will receive a 12-month subscription to myON Reader for no cost subject to the Winner agreeing to the Renaissance standard terms and conditions for commercial licenses of myON Reader. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Renaissance. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Renaissance’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winners. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.

Publicity Grant:

The Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Renaissance and its designees to use the School name, School address, photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, in any manner and with any materials, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.


Nothing in these Rules limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify Sponsor’s liability under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or Fair Trading Act 1986 (collectively, “New Zealand Consumer Laws”).  Accordingly, the following releases should be read subject to any rights you have under New Zealand Consumer Laws.

Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for, any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Contest.

Released Parties (as defined above) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, posts; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials.

Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

Other Terms:

  1. Disputes: THE CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF NEW ZEALAND AND EACH PARTY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY SUBMITS TO THE NON-EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF NEW ZEALAND. As a condition of participating in the Contest, you agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New Zealand having jurisdiction.
  2. Privacy Policy: Personal information collected will be used in accordance with Renaissance’s privacy policy which can be found at:
  3. Winners List: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Renaissance Australia, myON Reading Contest, Suite 3, Level 4 221-229 Crown Street Wollongong by April 10, 2019. Requests must be received no later than April 10, 2019 at 5pm AEDT.
  4. Miscellaneous: Renaissance reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should causes beyond Renaissance’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Renaissance may select the Winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Renaissance. Renaissance reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Official Rules. Renaissance has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Renaissance reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.