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Vodacom Bulls Father and Son Campout Competition

Standard Terms and Conditions

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) is running the 2024 Vodacom Bulls Father and Son Campout Competition on Vodacom’s internal platforms, (the “Competition”) where Vodacom customer(s) stand a chance to win a spot for a father and a son pair to attend the Vodacom Bulls Father and Son Campout to be held at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria on Saturday, 9 March 2024.

These are the Standard Competition Terms and Conditions that apply to the Competition and comprise Part A (which contains the Competition-specific information and terms and conditions) and Part B (which contains general terms and conditions that apply to all competitions). In the event of any conflict, the terms and conditions of Part B prevail.

All Competition participants agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions (comprising Part A and Part B).

Part A: Competition-Specific Terms and Conditions

Competition Duration

  1. The Competition period/duration is from:
    • Start date: 09h00, 5 February 2024
    • End date: 23h59, 12 February 2024

Competition Prize/s

  1. The Competition Prize: Two (2) lucky Vodacom staff entrants stand a chance to win 1 (one) spot for them and their son to attend the Vodacom Father and Son Campout as a pair.  
  2. Total number of Prizes: Two (2) Vodacom staff member camping spots (comprised of a camping spot per winner for one father and one son pair) to attend the 2024 Vodacom Bulls Father and Son Campout. One spot can be won by one entrant/customer.
  3. Value of the Prize(s) (per Prize): approximately R 10 000 (ten thousand rand) (non-exchangeable or refundable as the prize relates to the experience that can be won).
  4. Inclusions: a tent to sleep in with 2 (two) stretchers in the tent, food, drinks, gifts, and anything else as provided by Vodacom, at their discretion.
  5. Prize exclusions: All travel related to attending this event are excluded. Any expenses of a personal nature related to attending this event are excluded, for example, food for specific dietary or allergy requirements or personal medication including for allergies or allergic reactions. The winner(s) will be required to bring their own sleeping bags and/or similar, pillows, towels, toiletries, medication, clothing, and any other items of a personal nature that they may require for a one-night campout, including food that may be appropriate for specific dietary or allergy requirements.

Eligibility

  1. The competition is only open to Vodacom staff members who are permanently employed by Vodacom.
  2. The Competition is only open to Vodacom staff members who have entered via Vodacom internal platforms and completed the competition form and requirements.
  3. Only the Vodacom staff member who entered the Competition is eligible to win the Prize and a spot to attend the Father and Son Campout with his son. The Prize is not transferable to another parent or father, or father and son pair.
  4. The age of the sons eligible to attend the Vodacom Bulls Father and Son Campout with their father (who won a spot) is restricted to the ages between 4 (four) and twelve (12) years old.
  5. A Participant enters this Competition and participates (with his son) at the Father and Son Campout solely at their own risk.
  6. Due to the nature of the event, its hosts, the anticipated nature of the attendees and activities to be undertaken as part of event, and for access control and the safety and wellbeing of those in attendance, one (1) father (or male legal guardian) and one (1) son are eligible to attend the Vodacom Bulls Father and Son Campout - as a pair only.
  7. Vodacom reserves the right to ask for the birth certificates of the winning son and the father/legal guardians’ identification (or confirmation of the parent/guardian – child relationship) for verification purposes.

Father and Son Campout  Specific Terms and Conditions

  1. By entering this Competition, the Vodacom staff member entering in this Competition, himself and as the father/legal guardian of his participating son, who attend the Father and Son Campout, accepts the terms and conditions of this Competition and accepts the application of such terms and conditions to him and his son.
  2. By accepting the Prize, and by virtue of the nature of the Prize, the father (or legal guardian) agrees (on behalf of their child/son) that his image and the image of his son will be displayed on multiple media, social and digital platforms in relation to the event and that there will be no compensation related to the child and/or father / legal guardian for the usage of their images.
  3. No additional children, parent and/or legal guardian will be allowed to attend the Father and Son Campout.
  4. Only the father /legal guardian who won the prize will be allowed to attend the event with his son, and they are only eligible to attend the Father and Son Campout as a pair.
  5. Vodacom will require that the father and/or legal guardian will be required to provide Vodacom with a copy of their South African identification and upon arrival at the event, will need to provide their original South African identification documents to obtain entry into the event. Failure to provide the South African identification upon arrival at the event, will result in the prize being forfeited.
  6. No son may attend the event without his father/legal guardian who won the prize. If the son arrives without his father/ legal guardian, the son will not be allowed access to the event and the prize will be forfeited and entry to the Father and Son Campout will be refused.
  7. No father/legal guardian, may attend the event without his son. If the father/legal guardian arrives without his son, he will not be allowed access to the event and the prize will be forfeited and entry to the Father and Son Campout will be refused.
  8. To ensure the continued safety of participants and access control during the Father and Son Campout, should a father/legal guardian need to leave the Father and Son Campout for any reason whatsoever he will be required to take his son with him and cannot regain entry to the Father and Son Campout. In such circumstances, the prize will not be replaced or refunded, not any expenses incurred by the father/legal guardian to attend the Father and Son Campout.
  9. The father/legal guardian that accompanies his son to the Father and Son campout will be required to sign a Vodacom indemnity form prior to the event taking place. Should the father/legal guardian fail to provide Vodacom with a signed indemnity form, the Prize will be forfeited. The Vodacom indemnity form shall be provided 3 (three) days prior to the event.
  10. Activities anticipated to be undertaken at the father and Son Campout will likely involve some physical activity, which is not intended to be inherently dangerous or involve direct physical contact with other participants (for example, jumping castles and related games or physical activities). However, as there will be other participants and children at the Father and Son Campout, participants will interact during these activities and there is a possibility that participant(s) may collide with one another, accidentally fall, trip, or be tripped. Thus,
    • entry and participation is at the participants’ (father and son pair’s) sole risk, which risk they accept by entering this Competition;
    • participants undertake to conduct themselves in a reasonable way that does not compromise their health or safety or the health or safety of other attendees of the Father and Son Campout; and
    • participants undertake to be careful and avoid any acts or activities which could cause an injury to themselves or to other participants. No tripping or physical or verbal attacks on other participants will be tolerated and on the occurrence of such incidents a participant will immediately forfeit the prize and entry to the father and Son Campout and will be removed from the venue.
  11. Fathers/legal guardians at all times remain responsible and liable for:
    • the health, safety, and wellbeing of themselves and/or their sons, including to ensure that no food or substances are consumed contrary to dietary requirements or allergy limitations;
    • their conduct and the conduct of their sons during the Father and Son Campout; and
    • monitoring their child as well as their participation in any activities at the Father and Son Campout that may affect or be contraindicated considering any allergies or medical conditions.
  12. As stated in the General Terms and Conditions in Part B below, Competition participants indemnify Vodacom, its agents, or employees from any liability associated with attending the Father and Son Campout, including any health condition, reaction, or injury suffered during their attendance, or their failure to adhere to any applicable rules and regulations, and any damages that occur as a result. This includes but is not limited to any allergies or injuries (or other health or medical consequences, including death) that may be suffered as a result of attending or participating in activities during the Father and Son Campout.
  13. Should a Competition participant (i.e. a father or son) participate in the Father and Son Campout with a medical or health condition (whether known or unknown) such participant indemnifies Vodacom, its agents, or employees from any liability as a result of such participation and any damage that may occur.
  14. By entering this Competition, and/or by signing the required indemnity form, the Vodacom staff member/entrant warrants their authority to sign any such indemnity and warrants that he is the parent or legal guardian of the child and is legally allowed and authorised to attend the Father and Son Campout with his son.

Valid Entry

  1. The competition is only open to Vodacom staff members who are permanently employed by Vodacom.
  2. Qualifying entrants must complete all the required information on the Competition entry form, which can be found via Vodacom’s internal platforms during the period this Competition is running.
  3. Responses directly or via direct messages on Vodacom internal staff communication platforms will not be considered as a valid entry.
  4. Only correct answers or sequence of answers will be accepted.
  5. Participants are allowed to enter only once.

Prize draw

  1. The winners of the Prize will be randomly selected from all eligible entries who meet all the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions.
  2. The verified winners will be notified within (2) two days after he has been selected.

Prize Delivery

If no specific delivery methods are stipulated, the general provisions of Part B, in clauses 23 to 34 below, will apply.

Part B: General Competition Terms and Conditions

In addition to the Specific Competition Terms and Conditions outlined in Part A above, the following General Terms and Conditions apply to the Competition.

Duration

  1. The duration of the Competition (as stipulated in Part A above) may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of Vodacom.

Prize

  1. Vodacom has the right to change the type and quantity of prize/s (described in Part A above) or to substitute it at their discretion, and Vodacom has the right to determine the value of the Prize/s.

Eligibility

  1. Only entries received during the Competition period (as stipulated in clause 1 in Part A above) above will qualify as potential winners.
  2. The Competition is only open to natural persons. Entries received from business accounts held by legal persons (amongst other Corporates and SMEs, etc.) are excluded from participating and winning in the Competition.
  3. Any participant under the age of 18 shall present their parent/guardian’s written consent to enter the Competition at Vodacom’s request.
  4. 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 for complying with South African law by RICA registering their SIM cards.
  5. Unless otherwise stipulated in Part A, 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.
  6. 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 for the Competition duration.
  7. Participants are only eligible if they have not won a Vodacom competition during 6 (six) months preceding this Competition. The 6 (six) months calculation will start from the date that Vodacom fulfilled the Prize in the preceding Competition.
  8. 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. Unless otherwise stipulated in or required by the entry requirements in Part A, there are no additional charges for participating in the Competition. In respect of online entries, standard data costs may apply to uploading a valid entry online, as may be applicable. Standard data costs apply as per the user’s Service Provider and existing price plan for data usage and are subject to the applicable Terms and Conditions of that service.
  2. Vodacom shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the winners for entering the Competition or claiming any prizes. 
  3. Data transfer speeds are not guaranteed and are dependent on network availability and utilisation.

Winner Validation

  1. All the information provided or related to this Competition shall be managed, captured, and approved by Vodacom.
  2. Vodacom will share personal details of the respective winners, such as name and contact number, with a Vodacom-approved third-party agency, Openfield Marketing, who will notify the respective winners that they have won in the Competition, and by participating in the Competition, participants agree to and accept such disclosure as is necessary to effect Prize fulfilment.
  3. Vodacom and Openfield Marketing will use reasonable efforts to contact the winners via direct messaging on their social media profile, email, or telephonically as may be applicable on the contact details provided by the participants to participate in the Competition.
  4. Vodacom and Openfield Marketing 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.
  5. Should a participant not be available on the contact details provided during the timeframe stipulated above or rejects, forfeit, or decline 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.
  6. 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 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.
  7. Notwithstanding the fact that the Prizes vest in the winners immediately upon the determination of the results, in the event that the required documentation from a particular 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 winners 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.
  8. The winners’ name and location may be displayed on www.vodacom.co.za/competition_winners after a period of 2 (two) working days subsequent.
  9. Vodacom shall request the winner’s/winners (as may be applicable) consent in writing to any further use of his/her image and/or likeness or the image and likeness of their child being used and published by Vodacom in connection with the Competition (other than and in addition to what is contemplated in Part A, clause 15 above) for a period of 12 (twelve) months after he has been announced as the winner. The winner may decline the use of his/her image and/or likeness by Vodacom.

Prize Delivery

  1. The following general conditions apply to the delivery of Prizes, unless otherwise indicated in Part A above.
  2. Vodacom and/or its Agent will determine the mode of Prize delivery at its discretion.
  3. In the event of a Prize requiring physical delivery - delivery will take place via courier at dates, times and places agreed to between Openfield and the winner(s). The winner must provide a correct address for delivery. Delivery may only be possible during weekdays (Monday – Friday) between 09h00 – 17h00, and not on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays. If the winner is not home for courier or delivery, or the address cannot be found, the winner will be offered one more opportunity to provide an accessible address for delivery and to be available for such delivery; if delivery is still not possible, the Prize will be forfeited.
  4. In the event of a Prize requiring physical collection – Vodacom or Openfield Marketing will communicate the address and location where and hours when the Prize can be collected by the winner(s). Neither Vodacom nor Openfield shall be held liable should the winner(s) be unable to collect the Prize. Prize/s must be collected by the winner/s within 10 (ten) working/business days from the announcement and notification of the winners, failing which the Prize will be forfeited.
  5. In the event that a Prize can be sent electronically via email, a valid email address must be provided by the winner. If Vodacom or Openfield has sent the email containing the electronic Prize to the email address provided, delivery thereof will be deemed to have taken place. Neither Vodacom nor Openfield will be held liable if delivery to such an email address fails or if the winner is unable to retrieve the email or Prize as sent to such email.
  6. In the event of data Prizes, all data Prizes will be allocated to the winners within seven (7) working days after the competition days after the competition winner(s) have been confirmed and the winner(s) details have been confirmed, including the Vodacom MSISDN (cell phone number) that the data must be transferred to.
  7. In the event of a cash Prize, the cash Prize will be transferred via EFT (electronic funds transfer) to the winner within seven (7) working days after the competition winner(s) have been confirmed and the winner(s) banking details confirmed by receiving proof of banking details and identification.
  8. In the event of a Prize being an award on the VodaPay App, the winner must download the App and register on the App. Vodacom can only transfer money into the VodaPay wallet if the winner has downloaded the App and registered on it. The cash Prize will be transferred into the winner’s VodaPay wallet within seven (7) working days after confirmation by the winner of their VodaPay details. Should the winner fail to meet the criteria for a period of ten (10) working days, the Prize will be forfeited.
  9. Should Vodacom or Openfield not be able to fulfil their obligation in delivering the Prize(s) to the winner(s), for whatsoever reason, including due to lack of accurate information provided by the winner(s) or the winner(s) inability to receive the Prize, the Prize will be forfeited.
  10. In order to effect arrangements required for the Prize fulfilment in terms of this Competition, Vodacom will share personal details of the respective winners, such as name and surname, and contact number, with a Vodacom-approved third agency, Openfield Marketing, for distribution of the Prize items, and by participating in the Competition, participants agree to such disclosure as is necessary to effect Prize fulfilment.
  11. If a winner cannot accept a Prize for any reason whatsoever, or if Vodacom or Openfield are unable to deliver the Prize (including for the reasons mentioned above), the Prize will be awarded to the next selected entrant.
  12. All risks and ownership of the Prizes shall pass to the winners on transfer/delivery thereof, and all of Vodacom’s obligations regarding the Competition and Prizes shall terminate.

Prizes are not transferable and right of admission is reserved

  1. No Prize is transferable or exchangeable and may not be redeemed by, transferred, or given to another person.
  2. No Prize can be redeemed for cash and may not be sold.
  3. Vodacom will not transfer, allocate, or assign a Prize to someone else if requested by the winner.
  4. Where a Prize is for a Vodacom event(s) and / or experience(s):
    • it is restricted to the winner(s) of the Prize only - no additional guests will be allowed to enter or have access to the event(s) and / or experience(s), unless specifically stated otherwise;
    • Right of Admission to the event(s) and experience(s) is reserved by Vodacom;
    • Vodacom reserves the right to have a winner (and their partner and / or guest) removed from an event at any time should the behaviour or language of such winner or guest, at the discretion of Vodacom, be considered to constitute harassment or be inappropriate, including behaviour or language that is discriminatory or hateful on grounds such as race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth; and
    • Vodacom reserves the right to remove any winners (and their partner and / or guest) from an event at any time should their behaviour be considered to be dangerous to themselves or any other person or contravening any applicable health and safety requirements.

Undertakings, limitation of liability and indemnification

  1. Event(s) and/or experience(s), to which Competition Prize relates, may be hosted by third parties (for example, at sport stadia, theatres, convention or other centres owned by other entities) and all winner(s) will comply by the rules and regulations applicable to events held at such premises upon entry of such premises, and as may be stipulated by the owners of such premises.
  2. Entry to any events, experiences, and venues in respect of which Vodacom may give away prizes as part of competitions on its platforms, are bound and regulated by specific event or venue-related rules and regulations, which may be determined by event or venue owners or relevant governing bodies. By participating in this Competition, Competition Participants:
    • acknowledge and agree that they are bound by such event, experience, or venue rules upon entry to such premises, event or experience;
    • undertake to adhere to and comply with any and all reasonable event, experience, or venue rules and/or regulations; and
    • indemnify Vodacom, its agents, or employees from any liability associated with Competition participants/winners failure to adhere to such rules and regulations and any damages that occur as a result.
  3. Vodacom and/or any other person or party associated with the Competition, their associated companies, partners, agents, contractors and sponsors and any of its personnel involved in the Competition, or a related event or experience 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, from claiming the Prize, or attending an event or experience forming part of the Prize. By signing the required indemnity, the participant/winners indemnifies Vodacom (and its agents, partners, contractors, sponsors etc) against any such harm or loss.
  4. 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.
  5. Vodacom cannot and will not be held liable should it be impossible for it to deliver the Prize or to fully perform, execute or fulfil the Prize. Should the Prize be linked to a specific fixture, match, event or experience, and should that specific fixture, match, event, or experience be cancelled, interrupted, postponed, or otherwise affected by events or factors outside of Vodacom’s control or at Vodacom’s discretion, Vodacom cannot be held liable for the fulfilment of the Prize or be required to provide an equivalent or replacement Prize.
  6. 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.

Personal information

  1. User data collected via the Competition will not be used for any other purpose than for the execution of the Competition.
  2. User data collected via entry for this Competition will be stored for as long as it is legally required to and in accordance with Vodacom’s Privacy Policy, http://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/terms/privacy-policy.

Permission to receive marketing information from Vodacom

  1. By entering this Competition, you give Vodacom permission to send you marketing or promotional information about their products, services and other Competition.
  2. The entrant(s) will be given the option to opt out of receiving this information via the platform from which they receive the information.

General

  1. Vodacom customers who are not in good standing with Vodacom, or are involved in any legal process with Vodacom, or are in arrears with their accounts are not eligible for this Competition.
  2. Vodacom may be bound by specific event-related rules and regulations that are determined by relevant governing bodies. These rules will be communicated to the competition participant and with which the competition participant agrees to comply.
  3. 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”).
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Vodacom cannot and will not be held liable should it be impossible for it to deliver the Prize or to fully perform, execute or fulfil the Prize. Should the Prize be linked to a specific fixture, match or event, and should that specific fixture, match or event be cancelled, interrupted, postponed, or otherwise affected by events or factors outside of Vodacom’s control, Vodacom cannot be held liable for the fulfilment of the Prize or be required to provide an equivalent or replacement Prize.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 waive any rights they may have against Vodacom and its associated companies, agents, contractors and/or sponsors.
  13. 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.
  14. 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