Terms and conditions under Sekisui House Partner Rewards

1. Introduction

Sekisui House’s Partner Rewards Program offers benefits for Valued Partners of Sekisui House Australia or any of its related entities or businesses. Benefits include:

  • Purchase Rewards (refer to section 3)
  • Referral Rewards (refer to section 4)

If you have any questions about these terms and conditions, please email us at [email protected]

2. Eligibility

2.1 Who can apply for Sekisui House Partner Rewards?

An individual who is or works for a ‘Valued Partner’, and enters an Eligible Contract, whether purchasing solely or jointly.

A valued partner is defined as someone who

  • Has been in a business relationship with Sekisui House for more than 6 months

and

  • Executes two or more transactions per year

or

  • Executes transactions with a value over $10K per year

Eligibility will be assessed, validated and confirmed by Sekisui House before benefits can be earned.

2.2 Participating Developments

(a) See Appendix 1 for the list of Participating Developments, which may change over time.

(b) House and Land or Build Contracts with Sekisui House not listed in Appendix 1 (for example, on a customer’s own land) may, at the sole discretion of Sekisui House, also be considered as Participating Developments.

2.3 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) Developments listed in Appendix 2, which may change from time to time.

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

2.4 What is an Eligible Contract?

(a) 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.

(b) When a purchaser enters into a contract to build a residential property with Sekisui House the Build Contract is also an Eligible Contract (refer to section 3.6 - House and Land: two contracts at one address).

2.5 Acceptance of terms and conditions

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

3. Purchase Rewards

3.1 Overview

Valued Partners are entitled to receive a Purchase Reward on their first and subsequent Eligible Contracts.

3.2 Repeat Purchase Reward amount

(a) 1.0% of the Contract Price on the 1st Eligible Contract

(b) 1.25% of the Contract Price on the 2nd Eligible Contract

(c) 1.5% of the Contract Price on the 3rd and subsequent Eligible Contracts

3.3 Application process

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.

3.4 No limits

There is no maximum limit to the reward amount or how many times a customer can apply for, or receive a Purchase Reward.

3.5 Multiple purchasers

Where there are multiple purchasers named on an Eligible Contract, and more than one of those purchasers are a Valued Partner, the Purchase Reward will be the highest amount that any one Valued Partner is entitled to receive under the Eligible Contract.

3.6 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 Partner 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

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 Reward percentage applied to both contracts.

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3.7 Payment of Purchase Reward

The Purchase Reward will be paid as a rebate within 20 business days after settlement of the Eligible Contract.

4. Referral Rewards

4.1 Overview

The Referral Reward is a $1,000 Visa gift card to each the Referrer and Referred Purchaser upon settlement of an Eligible Contract. The total value of the Referral Reward given by Sekisui House for each Eligible Contract is $2,000.

4.2 Pre-conditions for receiving Referral Rewards:

(a) The Sekisui House Valued Partner (Referrer) must:

i. Have meet the conditions of ‘Valued Partner’;

ii. Complete the online referral form before the referred purchaser settles. A grace period of 2 weeks post settlement may be considered at the sole discretion of Sekisui House;

iii. Not otherwise be excluded under clause 2.3

(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 2.3

4.3 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 4.2(b)

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

4.4 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.

4.5 Payment

Referral Reward Visa gift cards will be mailed to the recipients’ nominated mailing address within 30 Business Days of the Referred Purchaser’s settlement of their 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 cannot apply

6. Marketing

Participants will be opted into marketing communications. Participants can unsubscribe from emailing marketing at any time without impacting on their application status.

7. Participant obligations

Participants to the Sekisui House Partner 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 Partner 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, transfer any Benefits.

8. Privacy

(a) Sekisui House Australia Holdings Pty Limited agrees to use any Personal Information collected in accordance with the company’s Privacy Policy (https://www.sekisuihouse.com.au/privacy-policy).

(b) Participants agree to provide Sekisui House with up to date Personal Information when making a Partner Reward application. If the required Personal Information is not up to date, applicants acknowledge that they may not be entitled to receive the full benefits under the Partner 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 to inform the Referrer 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.

9. 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.

10. Cancellation

Sekisui House Partner Rewards participants can cancel their applications at any time by sending an email request to [email protected]

11. General Conditions

11.1 Commencement

(a) Sekisui House Partner Rewards commenced on 24 October 2021. All Eligible Contracts entered into on or after that date may entitle a purchaser under the Eligible Contract to obtain a Reward.

(b) Eligible Contracts entered into before 24 October 2021 will be used for determining the purchaser’s entitlement and for determining the Purchase Reward level for any Eligible Contracts entered into after 24 October 2021.

11.2 Sekisui House Partner Rewards

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

(i) Refuse to accept any person becoming a Valued Partner;

(ii) Exclude or withdraw a participant from the program;

(iii) Refuse to honour any Benefit accumulated by a participant;

(iv) Reverse any Benefit accumulated or awarded by a participant;

(v) Suspend or terminate a Valued Partner’s participation in the program.

11.3 Sekisui House’s Discretion

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

(i) Cancel, substitute or vary any of the terms and conditions of Sekisui House Partner 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 participants notice of any cancellation, substitution or variation of Sekisui House Partner Rewards by email or posted mail and provide notice on the Sekisui House website. Participants are deemed to have received a notice once a participant has been sent an email or posted mail, and Sekisui House has posted a notification on the Website.

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

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

11.4 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.

11.5 GST and Tax

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

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

11.6 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.

11.7 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.

11.8 Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed and are to be construed under the laws of New South Wales. Participants 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.

11.9 In these Terms and Conditions

Unless otherwise specified:

(a) A singular word includes 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

12. Definitions

The following definitions apply for 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, or a public holiday or 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; 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.

Participating Developments

Those residential developments within Australia nominated by Sekisui House as being part of Sekisui House Partner Rewards (listed Appendix 1).

Participant

Defined as a Valued Partner or the referred party of that Valued Partner participating in the Partner Rewards Program.

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 https://www.sekisuihouse.com.au/privacy-policy

Purchase reward

The meaning in clause 3.

Referred Purchaser

The meaning in clause 4.2

Referrer

The meaning in clause 4.2

Sekisui House

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

Sekisui House Partner Rewards

The Sekisui House Partner Reward Program, the terms and conditions of which are set out in this document.

Valued Partner

As defined in clause 2.

Website

The Sekisui House website located at www.sekisuihouse.com.au

Appendix 1

Participating Developments as of 24 October 2021

NSW

  • The Address, Wentworth Point NSW
  • Gledswood Hills NSW
  • The Orchards, Norwest NSW
  • Sanctuary, Wentworth Point NSW
  • The Waterfront, Wentworth Point NSW
  • Melrose Park North, NSW
    • Melrose Park North is defined as:
      • Stage 1 – One Melrose
      • Stage 2 – The Residences
      • Stage 3 - Pulse & Pavilion
      • Stage 4 - Melrose Park Village

QLD

  • The Coolum Residences, Yaroomba QLD
  • Ecco Ripley, Ripley QLD
  • West Village, West End QLD
  • Yaroomba Beach, QLD

Appendix 2

Excluded Developments as of 24 October 201

  • Central Park, Sydney NSW
  • Royal Shores, Ermington NSW
  • Jewel, Wentworth Point NSW
  • Serrata, Docklands VIC