Terms and Conditions

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Ticket Purchase Terms & Conditions

Your ticket is sold by Q Theatre Ltd as agent for and on behalf of “the Promoter” (the party who presents the event, including a promoter or producer or venue as the case may be, details of which are available from Q Theatre Ltd), and any person who purchases, possesses and/or uses or attempts to use any Ticket shall be deemed to have fully and irrevocably accepted and agreed to comply with the following terms and conditions.

1. Any representations made are made by the Promoter and not Q Theatre Ltd, and any claims are the responsibility of the Promoter and not Q Theatre Ltd.

2. The Promoter reserves the right to add, withdraw or substitute artists and/or vary advertised programmes, prices, seating arrangements and audience capacity.

3. Any use of the Q Theatre logo as well as designs found on the ticket and website must only be made after being granted prior written consent of Q Theatre Ltd.

4. All persons attending an event at Q Theatre, including children, must hold a valid ticket.

5. There are no refunds or exchanges on any ticket or service fee (including but not limited to where a ticket has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, or where the ticket holder’s personal circumstances have changed) except as required by applicable laws in the place of purchase. Ticket or service fees charged by Q Theatre Ltd in respect of each ticket are non-refundable, subject to your rights and remedies under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (as amended from time to time). Nothing in this section limits or restricts any rights or remedies which the ticket holder may have at law.

6. Q Theatre Ltd reserves the right to refuse admission or require the ticket holder to leave the venues, without compensation, in circumstances where Q Theatre Ltd considers it has cause, including, but not limited to, where Q Theatre Ltd considers the ticket holder has breached these Terms & Conditions or any law, regulation or rules applying to the event or venue.

7. Entry may be refused if tickets are damaged or defaced in any way or are not purchased from Q Theatre Ltd or any other authorised points of sale.

8. Late arrival may result in non-admittance until a suitable break in the programme or non-admittance to the Event.

9. The use of cameras, video and audio recorders, mobile telephones and pagers may not be permitted in certain events. All pagers and mobile phones, if permitted, must be turned off before entry.

10. The ticket holder must comply with all security requirements of Q Theatre Ltd and The Promoter as a condition of admission to the event, which may include but not be limited to a search of a person and/or their possessions (including bags and clothing) and/or confiscation of prohibited items, at the time of entry to the venue. None of the following items may be admitted in the venue: beverages, glass bottles or food (unless required for health reasons) except where purchased at the venue. If concerned, please consult the venue. Q Theatre Ltd and the Promoter accept no responsibility for any confiscated items.

11. Your ticket may not, without the prior written consent of Q Theatre Ltd, be resold at a premium or used for advertising, promotion or other commercial purposes (including competitions, lottery prizes, fundraising events and trade promotions) or to enhance the demand for other goods or services.

12. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult while at Q Theatre Ltd venues. Unless it is a designated children’s event, children under three years of age will not be admitted.

13. When collecting or presenting concession tickets or when entering events with an age restriction in place, appropriate identification must be shown. If suitable identification is not shown, you may be refused entry to the event.

14. In the event that General Admission tickets are lost in the post, they cannot be reprinted due to the potential for duplication or fraud. It is strongly advised that you collect in person from Q Theatre Ltd box office.

15. Q Theatre Ltd reserves the right to charge additional fees for additional services rendered.

16. Q Theatre Ltd may collect your personal information (including your name and contact details) in accordance with our Privacy Policy (found at http://www.qtheatre.co.nz/privacy-policy), and may use and pass on (including to The Promoter and our agents) your personal information for the purpose of notifying you of events and improving our services.

17. A credit card fee will apply when the promoter has elected to pass on the credit card surcharge to customers who choose to pay by credit card. This follows an agreement in August 2009 between the Commerce Commission and credit card companies which allow retailers to charge extra on payments made with credit cards. This surcharge will be 3% and includes credit card fees and expenses, handling and associated infrastructure costs. The credit card surcharge will apply to purchases at a box office, or over the phone or internet. The credit card surcharge does not apply for cash or EFTPOS purchases (excluding credit or debit cards) at any of our Box Offices.

18. Credit card details are processed via an immediate exchange of information between Q Theatre Ltd and a DPS via the credit card user’s bank. Q Theatre does not store your credit card information in any of our servers or systems.

19. All ticket prices are shown in New Zealand dollars.

The Q Heroes Membership Terms & Conditions

Updated: 28 August 2016

1. As a Q Hero, Q Superhero and Q Legend member you are bound by these Terms and Conditions. Application for Q Heroes Membership is deemed to be acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Q Theatre Limited and Q Theatre Trust have the right to reject any application to participate in the Q Heroes membership program.

2. Any level of Q Heroes membership is non-transferable and non-refundable.

3. Q Heroes memberships are not classified as a donation and therefore are not tax deductible.

4. Use of any Q Heroes Membership Card is limited to the person named on the card. Lost and stolen cards may be replaced at a cost of $15. You need to advise us if your membership card is lost or stolen. Please contact Q Theatre on 09 309 9771 or email qheroes@qtheatre.co.nz.You also need to advise us if you change your name, address or other details.

5. The Q Heroes Membership is designed for the benefit of individual patrons of Q Theatre. It is not intended for those representing social, corporate, concierge or tourism organisations and all benefits are not intended for resale individually or as part of a package. Limitations may apply including the number of tickets that can be purchased at a discount, or during Exclusive Membership Priority presales. Limitations on specific Q Heroes offers and discounts will be communicated as part of the individual terms of offer.

6. The Q Heroes membership benefits cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offers.

7. Ticket discounts are offered on selected shows by Q Theatre only and are subject to change. Standard Ticket Terms & Conditions of sale and entry apply and can be viewed above.

8. With the exception of the ticketing booking fee, credit card surcharge and additional fees related to booking still apply and these fees are not waived as part of The Q Heroes Membership Program.

9. A minimum of four special events will be advertised per year and made available exclusively to any level of The Q Heroes members. Level 1 Q Heroes and any guests that Q Theatre allows to attend on the Hero’s behalf will be allowed to attend no more than two of these events per year of their membership, with the choice of which two events of the four being that of the Hero. Q Superheroes and Legends are allowed to attend all four events made available to The Q Heroes. Where a member fails or chooses not to attend the total number of special Q Heroes’ events available to them, no discount or refund will be given by Q Theatre.

10. Q Theatre may limit the total number of tickets/spaces available to each of the Q Heroes’ four events per year. As standard each event will allow members to bring up to one guest with them to event.

11. The Q Heroes members may have to purchase tickets or pay a fee to attend The Q Heroes events depending on the nature of the event and all events will require some level of RSVP. No ticket booking fees will apply to any cost for tickets or attendance to these special events in accordance with the standard Q Heroes benefit.

12. For General Admission shows at Q Theatre all Q Heroes members will be invited to enter the theatre ahead of other audience members in order to take their desired seats. This invitation will happen by way of public announcement over the speaker system in the Barfoot & Thompson Lounge, Citizen Q and foyer areas. Q Theatre will not withhold entry for non-Q Heroes for any Q Heroes members that fail to come forward when invited. Q Heroes members who enter the theatre once doors are open to general public receive the same access to seats as all other audience members.

13. Where a membership level includes complimentary (free) house seats members will receive a voucher for the house seats with their Q Heroes welcome pack. House seats are strictly subject to availability. House seat vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash and must be redeemed in one full transaction. House seat vouchers cannot be redeemed for food, beverage or merchandise. House seats must be booked in advance through Q Theatre’s ticketing manager as per the conditions on the voucher.

14. Where a membership level includes complimentary (free) drinks or food members will receive vouchers for the food and beverage with their Q Heroes welcome pack. Food and Beverage vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash and must be redeemed in one full transaction before their stated expiry date.

15. The 10% discount at Citizen Q does not apply to existing restaurant/cafe/bar specials, corporate group hosting, functions and/or beverage packages, and is limited to groups of four when dining or drinking at Q.

16. Q Legends will receive in their welcome pack a unique code which will give $10 off x eight trips that start or end at Q Theatre. Eligible trips that start or end at Q Theatre can only have one $10 promotion applied. Legends are to use this code with their own Uber accounts and smart devices. Any unused Uber promotions loaded against the unique Legend code will expire exactly one year after the start of The Q Heroes Legend membership regardless of whether or not the membership is renewed.

17. The highest level of Q Heroes members known as Q Legends will have a limited number of memberships available at the discretion of Q Theatre. Q Theatre reserves the right to make any available Q Legend memberships available to sale first by invite only to specific groups or people on a waitlist before making them available for purchase to the public.

18. Q Heroes members whose current membership began before 28 August 2016 may upgrade to the next level of membership before 16 December 2016, (where there is availability in that level) and will be charged the difference in fees between what they paid for their current membership and the cost of the level of membership they are upgrading to. Their upgraded level of membership will be valid for 12 months from the date of upgrade. Upgrades can only be made in person or over the phone through Q Theatre’s box office.

19. Q Heroes members of any level who choose to upgrade their current level of membership after 16 December 2016 will be charged the full membership fee of that level. The members new level will be valid for 12 months from the date of upgrade.

20. The Q Heroes Membership may be cancelled, and all benefits of membership revoked without any refunds, by us at our discretion if we have reason to believe the member is acting contrary to these Terms and Conditions or Q Theatre’s Ticket Terms & Conditions, or if Q Theatre should cease to operate in its current capacity as an independently owned and operated theatre venue.

21. We may sometimes add to, change or remove benefits and offers and their associated Terms and Conditions as well as the provisions of these Q Heroes Membership Terms & Conditions. These offers are subject to change without notice. Details of all changes will be available at qtheatre.co.nz/qheroes

22. If we decide to discontinue the Q Heroes Membership Program, you will be notified and we will continue to offer you Q Hero benefits until your membership expires. The Q Heroes Cards are and remain the property of Q Theatre and must be returned to us on demand.

23. We may choose not to enforce some of these terms in some cases. That does not mean that we have waived our rights in respect to those terms. Any waiver by us must be in writing.

24. If any of these terms cannot be enforced, the remaining terms will survive.

25. We will use your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be view at http://www.qtheatre.co.nz/privacy-policy

Standard Competition or Giveaway Terms & Conditions

  1. By entering any competition or giveaway run by Q Theatre Ltd you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and to have agreed to be bound by them.
  2. Failure to supply all requested personal information at the time of submitting an entry might result on the entry being invalid.
  3. No responsibility will be taken for late/lost/misdirected or incomplete entries. Entries will be deemed to be void if stolen, forged, mutilated or tampered with in any way.
  4. Only one entry by text, online, post or email will be accepted per person per competition or giveaway unless otherwise stated for that particular competition or giveaway.
  5. By entering the competition or giveaway you agree to your name being published and to be photographed and/or interviewed by Q Theatre and that Q Theatre may use your names and such photographs and/or interviews for publicity purposes.
  6. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable, and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  7. Full details of the prizes will be given in writing upon request.
  8. Q Theatre Ltd is not liable for damage to prizes sent by post or courier.
  9. Where prizes include alcohol, alcohol will not be served to intoxicated patrons or those under 18 years of age.
  10. Only entries received by the closing date specified in the particular competition or giveaway will be accepted.
  11. Winners will be drawn on the Q Theatre premises at 305 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand.
  12. Winners will be notified as specified in the promotion of the particular competition or giveaway. If the prize winner cannot be contacted and the delivery details of the prize confirmed within 2 days, at Q Theatre's option that winner will forfeit the prize with no right of compensation and the prize will be redrawn.
  13. Subject to any applicable law which cannot be excluded, Q Theatre Ltd and their employees are not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury suffered or sustained during the course of accepting or using the prizes.
  14. Entry is open to New Zealand residents only. Employees of Q Theatre Ltd are not eligible to win these promotions unless otherwise stated for the particular competition or giveaway.
  15. The decision of Q Theatre in relation to any aspect of the competition or giveaway is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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