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Vodacom DiscovHer Competition

Terms and Conditions:

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) is running the Vodacom “DiscovHer” Competition (the “Competition”) where women owned businesses stand a chance of winning three hundred thousand rand (R300 000), on the Vodacom Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter platforms. 

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

Duration

  1. The Competition is open to all majority women owned businesses from 08:00 CAT on 9 August 2022 and end on following date: 17:00 CAT on 30 August 2022 (the “End Date”).
  1. The duration of the Competition may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of Vodacom.

Prizes

  1. One (1) lucky nominated and qualifying women owned business stand a chance to win three hundred thousand rand (R300 000) in cash.

Eligibility

  1. Only entries received during the Competition period as stipulated in clause 1 above will qualify as potential winners.
  1. The Competition is only open to legal persons. Natural persons are excluded from participating and winning in the Competition.
  1. 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.
  1. Employees, directors and agents of Vodacom and all participating stores, their immediate families, life partners, business partners and associates and any person directly involved with the sponsoring, devising, production, management or marketing of this Competition are not eligible to participate in this Competition.
  1. Participants must reside in South Africa and be in possession of a valid South African company registration document.
  1. 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/ charges.

Valid Entry

  1. In order to stand a chance of winning in the Competition, during the term of the Competition, qualifying entrants must –
  • Be nominated on Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter for the competition post using the #DiscovHer
  • Posts should still be present and not retracted before 23:59 CAT on 30 August 2022;
  1. Participants are allowed to enter multiple times.
  1. There are no additional charges for participating in the Competition apart from the standard data costs to upload a valid entry, as explained in clause 12 above. Standard data costs apply as per the user’s Service Provider and existing price plan for data usage.
  1. Vodacom shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the Winners for entering the Competition or in claiming any prizes, where applicable. 
  1. Data transfer speeds are not guaranteed and are dependent on network availability and utilisation.

Prize draw

  1. One (1) Winner will be randomly selected on or about two (2) working days after the End Date, from all eligible entries who meet all the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions. The verified winner will be notified within two (2) working days after being selected and verified as the Winner.

Winner Validation

  1. All the information provided or related to this Competition shall be managed, captured and approved by Vodacom.
  1. Vodacom will share personal details of the respective Winner, such as name and contact number with a Vodacom approved third party agency, VMLY&R, who will notify the Winner that they have won in the Competition, and you hereby agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect prize fulfilment.
  1. Vodacom and / or VMLY&R will use reasonable efforts to contact the Winner via direct messaging on their social media profile.
  1. Vodacom and / or VMLY&R shall attempt to contact the Winner for a period of 2 (two) normal working weekdays after their names have been drawn and verified as the Winner. The Winner will be contacted during normal working hours, between 8 (eight) in the morning and 5 (five) in the afternoon.  The Winner will be advised of arrangements in respect of prizes at the time of contacting the selected Winner.
  1. Should a participant not be available on the contact details 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.
  1. The claim for any prize will be subject to security and validation, and Vodacom reserves the right to withhold any prize until it is satisfied that the claim by a particular Winner is valid. The selected Winner must be able to identify themselves, in a manner determined by Vodacom, as the qualifying entrants to the Competition and have to comply with the required validation procedure, determined by Vodacom, in order to claim any prizes, failing which such Winner will forfeit the prize and the prize will be awarded to the next selected qualifying entrant.
  1. Notwithstanding the fact that the prizes vest in the Winner immediately upon the determination of the results, in the event that the required documentation from the Winner has not been received at the agreed cut-off date communicated to the Winner, or no effort is made on the part of any of the Winner to make special arrangements to meet the deadline set by Vodacom, such prize will be forfeited. Vodacom then reserves the right to award the prize to the finalist that is next in line.
  1. The Winner’s name or social media handle will be displayed on Vodacom’s Facebook & Twitter channels and on http://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/competition-winners within a period of four (4) working days subsequent to notification of the Winner.

Prize Delivery

  1. The Prize will be loaded to the winner’s cellphone numbers by Vodacom.
  1. In order to effect arrangements required for the prize fulfilment in terms of this Competition, Vodacom shall provide the Winner’s personal information, such as name and contact number to a Vodacom representative for prize distribution and you hereby agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect the prize fulfilment.
  1. Vodacom and its affiliates will not be responsible for any harm, damage, loss or claim relating to the provision of any element of a prize or any changes to a prize that may be made at any time.
  1. No prize is transferable or exchangeable and may not be redeemed for cash.
  1. If a Winner cannot accept a prize for any reason whatsoever, the prize will be awarded to the next selected entrant.
  1. All risks and ownership of the prizes shall pass to the Winner 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.

Personal information

  1. User data collected via the Competition will not be used for any other purpose than for execution of the Competition.
  1. Vodacom respects the right to privacy and takes the protection of personal information seriously. Vodacom will only use personal information for the purposes of the competition as stated in these Terms and Conditions and in accordance with Vodacom’s Privacy Policy available on, http://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/terms/privacy-policy.

General

  1. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions is intended to, or must be understood to, unlawfully restrict, limit or avoid any rights or obligations, as the case may be, created for either the participant or the promoter in terms of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 ("CPA").
  1. The judges’ decision on any aspect of the Competition including the allocation of the prizes will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  1. In the event of a dispute in regard to any aspect of the Competition and/or the Terms and Conditions, Vodacom’s decision will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  1. 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. 
  1. Vodacom and/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 not 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.
  1. Vodacom is not liable for any technical failures affecting participation and / or prize redemption process of the Competition. In addition, neither Vodacom 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 in and/or the prize redemption process of the Competition.
  1. Vodacom, its directors, employees, agents and distributors, are not responsible for any misrepresentation (whether written or verbal) in respect of any prize nor in respect of any warranties, guarantees or undertakings given by any person other than Vodacom itself.
  1. If Vodacom is 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 Vodacom and its associated companies, agents, contractors and/or sponsors.
  1. 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.
  1. 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: https://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/terms/website-terms-and-conditions