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Vodacom-PEP Back to School Hamper Competition

Terms and Conditions

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) is running a Back-to-school stationery Hamper Competition (the “Competition”) in selected PEP stores where participants stand a chance of winning one (1) of fifty (50) school stationery hampers to the value of R 400 each when purchasing a Vodacom device and starter pack and loading a minimum airtime value of R12.  

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

  1. Duration
    • The Competition is open from midnight (23h59) of the 11th of January 2024 to midnight (23h59) of 31st of January 2024. The draw date for the Competition is the 1st of February 2024.
    • The duration of the Competition may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of Vodacom.
  2. Prizes
    • Fifty (50) lucky entrants stand a chance to win a school stationery hamper to the value of R400 each, with a total prize value of R20 000 (Twenty thousand rand). The below items are included in the stationery hamper:

5x A4 College books

2x A4 100 sheet examination pads

1x Clear pencil bag

1x A4 Canvas book bag

1x 12 regular Kokis

1x 12 retractable wax crayons

1x 12 oil pastels

1x 12 pencil crayons

1x permanent marker

2x glue sticks

1x eraser

1x 30cm ruler

1x scissor

1x metal sharpener

4x ball point pens

3x graphite pencils

10x filing pockets

2x A4 files

  1. Eligibility
    • The Competition is only open to natural persons over the age of 18.
    • Only entrants who are using SIM cards that have been RICA registered are eligible to stand a chance 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.
  • 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.
  • Participants must reside in South Africa and be in possession of a valid South African identity document or permanent residence permit or temporary residence permit valid for a period exceeding 3 (three) months for the Republic of South Africa and valid at the End Date.
  • 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 the purchase of the participating mobile phone and registered Sim card, then the prize will be awarded to the person that is responsible for the purchase of the participating mobile phone and related charges.
  • Only individuals who purchase from a participating PEP store is eligible for entry. Participating PEP stores include the following:
    • 592 Stellenbosch
    • 723 Athlone
    • 6375 Ct Gugulethu Square
    • 6740 Mitchells Plain Watergate
    • 7257 Canal Walk
    • 8400 Stellenbosch
    • 8713 Cape Town.Ottery
    • 599 Cape Town.Wynberg
    • 721 Eersteriver
    • 6160 Bluedowns
    • 6162 Athlone Van Gate Mall
    • 6294 Zevenwacht Mall
    • 6438 Ct Kenilworth Centre
    • 7349 Paarl Convenience Centre
    • 415 Bellville
    • 6204 N1 City
    • 6228 Strand Broadway
    • 8069 Bellville
    • 8594 Parow Centre
    • 8777 Mitchells Plain Promenade
    • 705 Grassy Park
    • 709 Retreat
    • 625 Milnerton
    • 6597 Pelican Park
    • 8630 Wynberg M/m
    • 8716 Bothasig
    • 6465 Blue Route Mall
    • 391 Parow
    • 6414 Maitland
    • 6671 Khayelitsha Mandalay
    • 7265 Burgundy Estate Bothasig
    • 372 Kuilsrivier
    • 382 Kraaifontein
    • 727 Atlantis
    • 4101 Kuilsrivier
    • 4244 Atlantis
    • 6128 Table View Parklands
    • 6349 Brighton Square
    • 6643 Du Noon
    • 6723 Table Bay Mall
    • 6743 Du Noon
    • 8735 Kraaifontein
    • Kensington
    • Mitchells Plain
    • Mitchells Plain
    • Cape Gate
    • Airport Mall
    • Lansdown Corner
    • Mitchells Plain
    • Rylands
  1. Valid Entry

In order to stand a chance to win, a participant must adhere to all three of the following qualifying requirements for the period of the Competition:

  • Participant must purchase a Vodacom device in a selected PEP stores – as mentioned above.
  • Participant must purchase a Vodacom starter pack and load a minimum airtime value of R12 on the new sim card purchased.
  • Participant must have submitted an entry card into the Competition box before the end of the Competition.
  1. Additional Entry rules
    • Participants can enter the Competition multiple times, however, only one valid entry for every purchase which meets the entry requirements is permitted.
    • Participant to adhere to all three of the above qualifying requirements to enter the draw.
    • Vodacom shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the winners for entering the Competition or in claiming any prizes, where applicable. 
  2. Prize draw
    • There will be one (1) winner per participating PEP store. The winner will be randomly selected on the 1st of February 2024 from entries in the competition boxes in the respective PEP stores, who meet all the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions. The verified winners will be notified and contacted on the 1st of February 2024.
    • Participants who complete all three of the qualifying requirements will be entered into the draw and the winners will be randomly drawn from the Competition boxes in the respective PEP stores by the various PEP store managers participating in the Competition.
    • Participants will need to present the proof of purchase upon winning to validate the participants entry to the Competition.
  3. Winner Validation
    • All the information provided or related to this Competition shall be managed, captured and approved by Vodacom.
    • Vodacom will share personal details of the respective winners, such as name and contact number with the selected PEP store managers, who will notify the respective winners that they have won in the Competition, and you hereby agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect prize fulfilment.
    • Vodacom and PEP will use reasonable efforts to contact the winners telephonically on the contact details provided by the participants to participate in the Competition.
    • Vodacom and PEP shall attempt to contact the winners for a period of 2 (two) normal working weekdays after their names have been drawn and verified as winners. The winners will be contacted during normal working hours, between 8 (eight) in the morning and 5 (five) in the afternoon.  Winners will be advised of arrangements in respect of prizes at the time of contacting the selected winners.
    • 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.
    • The claim for any prize can 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 winners 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.
    • Vodacom shall request the winners’ consent in writing to their image and/or likeness being used and published by Vodacom 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 Vodacom.
  1. Prize Delivery
    • If the winner drawn, meets all the above-mentioned qualifying requirements then Vodacom will gift the winner a R400 school stationery hamper.
    • The prize will need to be collected by the winner from the PEP store from which the participant entered the Competition.
    • No prize is transferable or exchangeable.
    • If a winner cannot accept a prize for any reason whatsoever, the prize will be awarded to the next selected entrant.
    • 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.
  2. Personal information
    • User data collected via the Competition will not be used for any other purpose than for execution of the Competition.
    • 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
  1. General
    • 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").
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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. 
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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