TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Vodacom Xperia M5, Z5 & Z5 Compact UEFA Adidas Competition

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) and Sony Mobile Communications AB (“Sony”), collectively referred to as the Promoters, are running the Vodacom Xperia Xperia M5, Z5 & Z5 Compact UEFA Adidas Competition (“the Competition”) in which customers that sign up for or upgrade to any 24 month Vodacom mobile contract  that includes a Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact or M5 handset in-store in all Vodacom Franchise stores, Independent Dealers and Direct Sales as well as online from the Vodacom Online Shop receive a R500 Adidas Voucher & stand a chance to win a trip to the UEFA semi-final. 


All participants during the term of the Competition agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions:


1. The Competition is open to Vodacom subscribers residing in South Africa who have signed up for or upgraded to any 24 month Vodacom mobile contract that includes a Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact or M5 handset from 00h00 on 07 February 2016 to 23h59 on 7 April 2016  (“end date”).


2. Customers who have signed up for or upgraded to any 24 month Vodacom mobile contract that includes a Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact or M5 handset will receive an Adidas voucher to the value of R500

3. The competition details for the (1) double ticket to the UEFA semi final is as follows:

3.1 a return trip abroad for him/ herself  PLUS one (1) companion to the Semi Finals of the UEFA Champions League: 


The prize includes:

Shared accommodation (at a hotel of the Promoters choice) including breakfast for two (2) nights 

Ground Transfers

Breakfast at the hotel

Travel insurance

Application fees for a visa for winner and his/ her companion 

Return economy flights for two (2) people on an airline of the Promoters choice

Where applicable, local South African domestic return flights will be arranged from the winners hometown (nearest airport) to Johannesburg. Flights will be booked in such a manner to coincide with the departures and arrivals of the international flights.

Approximate dates for travel:  May 2016

(Final dates will be confirmed with winners when they are notified that they have won)

One (1) set of double tickets to the Semi-Finals


3.2. To enter: 

i. Successfully (processed and approved) sign up for, or upgrade to, any  new Vodacom 24 month contract (data or voice) that includes a Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact or M5 handset for the period, 06 February 2016 to 7 April 2016  (“qualifying contract”) as stipulated in clause 1 above.

ii. Purchase a Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact or M5 handset cash at all Vodacom Franchise stores, Independent Dealers and Direct Sales as well as online on http://www.vodacom.co.za via the Vodacom Online Store (“participating stores”).

iii. Sign up for the qualifying contract as mentioned above in-store at all Vodacom Franchise stores, Independent Dealers and Direct Sales as well as online on http://www.vodacom.co.za via the Vodacom Online Store (“participating stores”). 


3.4 Each successful, approved upgrade or new contract that has been signed up successfully in accordance with clause 3 above constitutes one entry into the Competition. 


3.5 The prize excludes the following:

i. Travel to and from the airport closest to the winners’ hometown.

ii. Meals outside of the agreed upon travel option as stipulated in clause 2 above, all expenses of a personal nature, such as non-essential transport, non-scheduled sightseeing/ travel costs, laundry, telephone calls (including, but not limited to landline calls made from the hotel room), gratuities, items from the mini-bar fridge, room service, in-house movies and any other costs not specifically included in each prize description.

iii. Any other costs incurred by the winner in entering or claiming the prize.

iv. Any medical vaccinations if required.


3.6 The Competition is only open to South African natural persons 18 years or older. 


3.7 Friends elected to travel with the winner may not be younger than 18 years of age due to the nature of the prize. Entries received from business accounts held by legal persons (amongst others Corporates and SMEs, etc.) are excluded from participating and winning in the Competition.



3.8 Winners and their companions must be in possession of a valid SA identity document or valid permanent residence permit and a passport that is valid for 6 months after the date of international travel on the respective travel dates applicable to each travel option in clause 2 above. 


3.9 The winners and their companions must also be in possession of valid passports with no restrictions to travel as well as visas to travel to the travel destination. 


3.10 Winners and their selected companions must be eligible to travel, have no criminal warrant or health issues that prohibit them to travel internationally.


3.11 Winners and their elected companions must be available to travel during the month of May 2016.  Should any of the winners not be available to utilize any travel option during these dates, they will forfeit the prize and Vodacom may in the exercise of its discretion nominate another winner.


3.12 Winners will not be allowed to make changes/request changes to reservations for accommodation, hotels or airline services made by the Promoters. 


3.13 Winners may not extend their trips as the UEFA ticket packages include flights, accommodation and tickets at set prices.


3.14 In the event that a winner or his/her partner has to leave the trip while still abroad  according to his/her travel option,  for whatsoever reason, the winner will be responsible for all costs involved related to any changes that need to be made. 


3.15 Only entries received during the Competition period as stipulated in clause 1 above will qualify as potential winners.


3.16 The winners will be randomly selected on or after the end date of the Competition from all eligible entries who meet all the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions. The verified winners will be notified within 2 working days after them being selected and verified as a winner.


3.17 The Competition is also subject to, and must be read in conjunction with, Vodacom’s existing terms and conditions applicable to its website and mobile site respectively: http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/main/termsandconditions/websitetermsandconditions


3.18 Travel arrangements, accommodation and flight reservations and application for Visas include disclosing winners personal detail such as name, surname, ID number, contact number, passport number, residential address and bank statements to the Embassy (associated with country of winners’ chosen travel option),  travel and tour operators (local or abroad) and hotels (local or abroad) and you hereby agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect the prize fulfillment. Winners will be informed of the specific details of travel and tour operators, airlines and hotels when they are notified that they have won. The Promoters will also provide an itinerary to each winner.


3.19 The Promoters will provide the necessary documentation required for the facilitation of the application for visas by the winners. Should for whatever reason, the visa application be denied or not issued timeously, the Promoters cannot be held liable in any way and the winner will forfeit their prize.


3.20 Vodacom will share personal details of winners, such as name, surname, email, ID number and contact number (local & international travel) passport number, residential address, bank statements (international travel) with an approved agency of the Promoters  (Sony and Egg Entertainment ) in order to make travel arrangements for winners and you hereby accept and agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect the prize fulfillment


3.21 Vodacom will share personal details of winners, such as name and contact number with a Vodacom approved agency (Sony) that will notify winners that they have won the Competition and you hereby agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect the prize fulfillment.


3.22 Sony will use reasonable efforts to contact the winners telephonically on the contact details provided by the participants to participate in the Competition. Sony shall attempt to contact the winners for a period of 2 (two) normal working week days after their names have been drawn and verified as winners.


3.23 The winners will be contacted during normal working hours, between 8 (eight) in the morning and 5 (five) in the afternoon.


3.24 Should a participant not be available on the contact number provided during the timeframe stipulated above or rejects, forfeits or declines acceptance of the prize, that person's right to the prize will be deemed to have been waived and the prize will be forfeited. Vodacom reserves the right to then award the prize to the next randomly drawn participant.


3.25 In the event that the user of the mobile phone (i.e. the participant in the Competition) is not the person that is responsible for payment of the participating mobile phone account charges, then the prize will be awarded to the person that is responsible for payment of the participating mobile phone account.


3.26 Only entrants who are using SIM cards that have been RICA registered are eligible to win the Competition. Each owner of a SIM card(s) is responsible to comply with South African law by RICA registering their SIM cards.


3.27 The claim for the prize will be subject to security and validation checks and the winners will be required to produce a valid ID and passport (for international travel) when claiming the prize, failing which the winner will forfeit the prize and the prize will be awarded to the next selected entrant.


3.28 Vodacom reserves the right to withhold any prize until it is satisfied that the claim by the winner is valid.


3.29 Winners agree that it is an express condition of the Competition that in order to be eligible to redeem the prize, the winner shall be required to sign the appropriate acknowledgement of receipt of the prize, as well as an indemnity and/or waiver of liability as reflected in these Terms and Conditions.


3.30 The winners’ name and location may be displayed on    www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/competition-winners


3.31 The Promoters shall request the winners’ consent in writing to their image and/or likeness being used and published by the Promoters in connection with the Competition for a period of 12 (twelve) months after they have been  announced as  winners. The winners may decline the use of their image and/or likeness by the Promoters.


3.32 If the winner misses their flight, the person is responsible for all costs should they remedy this. Vodacom is not liable for any perceived loss of value on the prize and are not required to reimburse the winner in any way.


General Conditions:


4 No prize is transferable or exchangeable and may not be redeemed for cash.


5 The duration of the Competition may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of the Promoters.


6 All risks and ownership of the prizes shall pass to the winners on transfer/delivery thereof and hence all of Vodacom’s obligations in regard to the Competition as well as in regard to the prizes shall terminate. Winners will be advised on travel arrangements when they are notified that they have won.


7 Notwithstanding the fact that the prizes vest on the winners immediately upon the determination of the results, in the event that the required documentation from any winner has not been received at the agreed cut-off date communicated to the winner, or no effort is made on the part of the winners to make special arrangements to meet the deadline set by the Promoters, the prize will be forfeited. Vodacom then reserves the right to award the prize to the finalist that is next in line. 


8 If the winner cannot accept the prize or for any reason whatsoever, the prize will be awarded to the next selected entrant.

9 The Promoters shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the winners for entering the Competition or in claiming the prize. 


10 The judges’ decision on any aspect of the Competition including the allocation of the prize will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into


11 In the event of a dispute in regard to any aspect of the Competition and/or the Terms and Conditions, the Promoters’ decision will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. 


12 Vodacom may refuse to award a prize if entry procedures or these Terms and Conditions have not been adhered to or if it detects any irregularities or fraudulent practices. Vodacom is entitled in its entire discretion to reject any participant for any reason and will not be obliged to notify participants that they are rejected.  


13 User data collected via the Competition will not be used for any other purpose than for the execution of the Competition only.


14 User data collected via the entry for this Competition will be stored for as long as we are legally required to and in accordance with Vodacom’s Privacy Policy: http://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/terms/privacy-policy  If there is no legal requirement, the collected information will only be stored for as long as it is needed.


15 Neither the Promoters or any other person or party associated with the Competition, their associated companies, agents, contractors and sponsors and any of its personnel involved in the Competition, shall be liable whatsoever for any loss or damage incurred or suffered (including but not limited to direct or indirect or consequential loss), death or personal injury suffered or sustained arising from either participation in the Competition or from claiming the prize. 


16 In addition, neither the Promoters nor its agents shall be responsible for any loss or misdirected entries, including entries that were not received due to any failure of hardware, software, or other computer or technical systems affecting participating and/or prize redemption process of the Competition.


17 Employees, directors, agents, contractors, consultants of  the Promoters and all other participating companies and their immediate families, life partners, business partners and associates and any person directly involved with the devising, producing, managing or marketing this Competition are not eligible to participate and win in this Competition.


18 If the Promoters are required by law to alter or cancel any aspect of the Competition or to terminate it as a result of changes in legislation, or for any reason whatsoever, it will have the right to terminate the Competition being offered, with immediate effect and without notice. In such event all entrants hereby waive any rights which they may have against the Promoters and its associated companies, agents, contractors and/or sponsors. 


19 All information relating to the Competition which is published on any marketing material will form part of these Terms and Conditions. In the event of any conflict between such marketing material and these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.