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Heritage Day – #HeritageDayCampaign Competition T&Cs
Stand a chance to win a R100,000 Takealot Gift Voucher (i.e. valid for three years from the date of issue, and not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash), as described further below (“Voucher Prize”).

  • Promoter: This competition is promoted by Takealot Online (RF) (Pty) Ltd (reg. no. 2010/020248/07) (“Takealot.com”, “Takealot”, “us”, “we” or “our”).

 

  • Competition Period: This competition runs from 06h00 on Monday, 12 September 2022 until 23h59 on Sunday, 25 September 2022 (“Competition Period”). No entries will be accepted after 23h59 on Sunday, 25 September 2022.

 

  • Who can enter: You are entitled to participate in this competition if: (i) you are a South African natural person who is at least 18 years old, and who resides in South Africa; and (ii) it is lawful for you to be awarded the particular prize. You may NOT participate if you are a supplier of goods or services in connection with this competition, or if you are a director, member, partner, employee, agent of, or consultant to Takealot.com, Superbalist.com or Mr D Food, or any other entity which directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by Takealot.com, Superbalist.com or Mr D Food, or if you are any of the aforementioned persons’ spouse, life partner, parent, child, brother, sister or business partner.

 

  • How to enter: This competition is run via Takealot’s designated WhatsApp line at 079 820 6641 (“WhatsApp Line”). To enter you must, during the Competition Period and following the further instructions provided on the WhatsApp Line:

 

  • download the #HeritageDayCampaign design guide (i.e. versions available in English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu and Sotho) (“Design Guide”) via the WhatsApp Line at 079 820 6641
  • design your own unique ‘Heritage Day inspired delivery box’: (i) in accordance with the requirements of the Design Guide; and (ii) specifically using only the colours of the South African flag, namely green, black, white, gold, red and blue; and
  • upload an image or a video, or both of your unique design, together with an accompanying motivation text, video or voice note of what your unique design and your South African heritage means to you, via the WhatsApp Line.

 

Each successful qualifying entry following the above steps (“Qualifying Entry(ies)”) received will automatically give the corresponding participant a chance to win the Voucher Prize. Note that should you at any stage act in contravention of section 5 below, your entry will be withdrawn from the competition.

 

  • Content of your entry: Your entry may not: (i) contain any foul language, obscenities, defamation, hate speech or any other content we deem inappropriate in our sole discretion; nor (ii) contain any content which may be harmful to Takealot.com, Superbalist.com or Mr D Food, or any of their associated companies in any way; nor (iii) infringe the intellectual property or other rights of Takealot.com, Superbalist.com or Mr D Food, or any of their associated companies or any third party. Furthermore:

 

  • you specifically warrant that you are the author and owner of your Qualifying Entry, and that your Qualifying Entry does not and will not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights;
  • you hereby indemnify Takealot.com, Superbalist.com and Mr D Food against any loss, expense, claim or damages of whatsoever nature suffered or sustained by Takealot.com, Superbalist.com and/or Mr D Food pursuant to a breach by you of the aforesaid warranty; and
  • we reserve the right to remove entries which we deem to be in contravention of this section 5 howsoever and whatsoever, in our sole discretion.

 

  • How many times you can enter: You may enter this competition only once during the Competition Period. Each successful Qualifying Entry received (i.e. completed as described in section 4 above) will give the corresponding participant one entry accordingly.

 

  • Entry fees: There are no entry fees to participate in this competition, and no additional charges involved in acting as set out in section 4 above.

 

  • Short List: The competition judging panel, comprised of South African celebrities Emo Adams, Kwesta and Zozibini Tunzi, plus Fred Zietsman (i.e. CEO of Takealot.com) and Mamongae Mahlare (i.e. Group CEO of the Takealot Group) (collectively “Judging Panel”) will be presented with an initial short list of twenty participants and their Qualifying Entries, on or before Tuesday, 27 September 2022. We will contact each initially short-listed participant on or by Tuesday, 27 September 2022, via the WhatsApp Line to request his/her participant information (including name, surname, email address, ID number, delivery address and telephone number, etc.) (collectively “Participant Information”), and to otherwise validate him/her. Proof of identity and a completed competition release form will be required in order to validate the particular participant, and we will make two direct attempts within the subsequent 48-hour period to perform the validation. The Judging Panel will then deliberate the final short list of validated participants and their Qualifying Entries, and then make a selection on Wednesday, 28 September 2022.

 

  • Winner: Following the Judging Panel’s aforesaid selection, we will contact the selected validated participant on or by Monday, 03 October 2022 to arrange the transfer of his/her Qualifying Entry to Takealot.com in full, including the assignment of the copyright that subsists in that Qualifying Entry to Takealot.com in the form of a Takealot Deed of Assignment. As soon as possible after the aforesaid Takealot Deed of Assignment is signed and otherwise completed in full, the corresponding validated participant will be announced as the winner (i.e. one winner in total) and we will deliver or otherwise arrange delivery of the Voucher Prize to him/her, subject to section 10 below. We will select a winner who has taken the steps set out in section 4 above and who is in compliance with these terms and conditions by way of the Judging Panel’s selection, and otherwise at our sole discretion. Regarding the application of these terms and conditions and the selection of a particular winner and his/her prize in terms hereof, our decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into with a competition participant other than the particular winner.

 

  • Disqualification of winner: There are certain situations in which a winner will be disqualified from receipt of his/her prize, namely he/she: (i) fails validation as described in section 8 above; (ii) fails to sign and otherwise complete in full the Takealot Deed of Assignment as described in section 9 above; and/or (iii) is found to have contravened any other term or condition set out herein. In the event of disqualification of a particular winner, we will be entitled in our sole discretion to select another winner from amongst the competition participants.

 

  • Use of participant and winner information: By participating in this competition, you consent to the use by Takealot.com or a third party nominated by Takealot.com of your Participant Information, so that your name and surname can be announced as a short-listed participant; and furthermore as the winner, so that the corresponding prize can be delivered to you. The particular winner may also be asked to permit the use of his/her image in marketing material, to participate in marketing activities, to permit Takealot the use of the image uploaded in marketing material, and/or be present when he/she is announced as a winner, but he/she will be entitled to decline to do so. By entering this competition, you consent that Takealot.com can use the contents of the competition submission / your winning Qualifying Entry for marketing purposes.

 

  • Unforeseen events: In the event of unforeseen circumstances or causes beyond our reasonable control, we reserve the right to cancel this competition (before entries are received), to change the number or nature of the prize at any time (on notice to you), or to change the terms and conditions of this competition at our sole discretion (provided that, unless due to unforeseen circumstances or causes beyond our reasonable control, we will not change the conditions for participation or conditions for being awarded the particular prize, as stated herein).

 

  • Rules: By participating in this competition, you agree to all the competition terms and conditions set out above and the Takealot Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.takealot.com/help/privacy-policy), as well as the Takealot Terms and Conditions relating to Gift Vouchers and Coupons (to the extent applicable, and accessible at https://www.takealot.com/help/promotional-codes-tcs), without exception.