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The Creative Family Historian is launching the RootsTech 2024 Giveaway, henceforth “the promotion” with promotional or advertising purposes. The Creative Family Historian is a graphic design business selling family history templates and courses. The promoter’s address is PO Box  350, Clayfield QLD 4011, Australia, and their contact email address is [email protected]. Any questions or concerns regarding this promotion should be directed to the promoter at the contact information provided.


The promotion will run from 29 February 2024 at 9 am AEST to 3 March 2024 at 9 am AEST (“Promotion Period”). All entries received outside of this Promotion Period will be disqualified. The promoter reserves the right not to carry out the promotion if a minimum of 100 participants have not registered for the promotion by the date previously stipulated by the promoter.


The promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation in the promotion constitutes the participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these terms and conditions. In addition, the participant agrees to accept any and all decisions made by the promoter, as final and binding in anything related to the content.

The promotion is open to:

Employees, agents, and affiliates of The Creative Family Historian, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses) and household members (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the promotion.

The promotion must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this promotion microsite.


There are seven prizes for this promotion. First prize: every item currently in the Template Store. Value AU$659.80. There will be one (1) winner. Second prize: choice of enrolment into either Ancestral Stories or Family History Book Blueprint (Accountability Tier). Value up to AU$345.00. There will be one (1) winner. Third prize: choice of either a Genealogist Definition Mug or Bag. Value per prize up to AU$38.00. There will be five (5) winners. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be substituted for cash. The promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason. All costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize that are not expressly stated as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner is responsible for any applicable taxes on the prize. The promoter is not responsible for any warranty or guarantee on the prize, and the winner accepts the prize “as is” without any warranty or guarantee.

The winners will be selected via random drawing on 5 March 2024 at 9am AEST. The winners will be announced in the Creative Family Historian Weekly Update on 6 March 2024 AEST and notified by email the same day. If the winner does not respond within 2 days, or if they are found to be ineligible, the promoter reserves the right to select an alternate winner from the remaining eligible entries. The decision of the promoter is final and binding on all matters related to the promotion.


The promoter reserves the right to disqualify any participant who violates these terms and conditions or who tampers with the entry process, including but not limited to fraud or cheating.

The prize is not transferable and will not be subject to changes, alterations, or compensations. The prize cannot be redeemed for cash nor can it be changed for a different product. The Creative Family Historian reserves the right to carry out changes, to extend or to cancel the promotion for any justifiable reason with prior legal communication.

Any tax or fiscal fee that may arise from the acceptance of the prize will be the responsibility of the winner, as well as any other expense derived from the promotion that The Creative Family Historian has not previously assumed in the Terms and Conditions.

There is a period of FIFTEEN (15) days from the date the winner is selected to file any justified claim. The Creative Family Historian reserves the right to substitute the prize for another one of similar characteristics should a compelling need arise.


No comments or opinions whose content is considered inappropriate, offensive, insulting or discriminatory or that could violate the rights of third parties will be allowed. Nor will comments be permitted against any individual that is an infringement of personal honour, personal and family privacy, or personal image rights. We will not be responsible for any damages caused by comments made by Promotion Participants or that may at any time offend the sensitivities of other Participants.

Any attempt to hinder the proper development of the Contest, either by human intervention or by means of an automaton, will lead to the immediate disqualification of the participant, annulling their candidacy.


By participating in the promotion, participants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the promoter, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage, or injury arising out of or related to participation in the promotion or the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize received through the promotion. The promoter makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the prize or the promotion. The promoter shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the promotion, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, or any other theory of liability, even if the promoter has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If the promoter’s liability cannot be disclaimed or excluded under applicable law, the promoter’s maximum liability shall be limited to the value of the prize.

The promoter also reserves the right to cancel, suspend, or modify the promotion in any way, without notice, in the event of any cause beyond its control. The promoter is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries or for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries. The promoter is not responsible for any injury or damage to participants’ or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the promotion or downloading materials from or using the promoter’s website. The promoter is not responsible for any technical or other problems that may arise in connection with the promotion, including but not limited to problems with the internet or with any telecommunications network.


The company responsible for processing your data is Google, which is located in Australia and the United States. The data provided in the contest will not be passed to any third party and will be treated and stored with the utmost respect and data security.

By participating in the promotion, participants agree to allow the promoter to process their personal data for the purposes of administering the promotion, including contacting participants and verifying their eligibility. Participants also agree to allow the promoter to use their name, likeness, photograph, and any statements they make about the promotion in any promotional or advertising materials related to the promotion without compensation or notice. However, the promoter will only process personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws, including obtaining any necessary consent and providing participants with any required notices or rights. Participants may have the right to request access to, rectification, or erasure of their personal data or to restrict or object to its processing. Any personal information collected from participants in the promotion will be used in accordance with the promoter’s privacy policy

If your promotion is running in the UE countries: In compliance with the applicable general data protection regulation, specifically the (UE) 2016/679 regulation issued by the European Parliament and European Council on 27 April 2016, regarding the treatment of personal information and the free circulation of the aforementioned data. By accepting these Terms & Conditions, every participant agrees that the data provided for their participation in the promotion be incorporated into a file owned by The Creative Family Historian in order to manage the participation in the promotion and to communicate the participant if they have been selected as the winner(s).

The participants are hereby informed that their personal information will be treated and used with the following objectives: Email address and first name will be to our email database and used for email marketing. The participant can unsubscribe at any time.


We reserve the right to modify or extend these promotional bases, to the extent that it does not harm or impair the rights of the participants in the Promotion.


These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the promotion or these terms and conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between these terms and conditions and any other communication or advertising relating to the promotion, these terms and conditions shall prevail. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by any court or competent authority to be invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed to be deleted from these terms and conditions and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.


By participating in the promotion, participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and any decisions made by the promoter.