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SME Day Social Media Competition T’s & C’s (30 June – 03 July 2022)

Tag a small-to-medium-sized business/business owner and stand a chance to win!

Stand a chance to win a R500 Takealot Gift Voucher for yourself (“Nominator”), as well as a R5,000 Takealot Gift Voucher for your nominated small-to-medium-sized business/business owner (“Nominated SME”). Each such prize is valid for three years from the date of issue, and not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash, and as described further below (“Voucher Prize(s)”).

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

  1. Competition Period: This competition runs from 08h00 on Thursday, 30 June 2022 until 23h59 on Sunday, 03 July 2022 (“Competition Period”). No entries will be accepted after 23h59 on Sunday, 03 July 2022.

  1. Who can enter: You are entitled to participate in this competition if: (i) you are a 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 or any other entity which directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by Takealot.com, or if you are any of the aforementioned persons’ spouse, life partner, parent, child, brother, sister or business partner.

  1. How to enter: This competition is run collectively on the takealot.com website (including related Takealot mobi-sites and software applications) and Takealot’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram social media accounts; in order to participate, the Nominator will need to have a valid Takealot account, and each of the Nominator and his/her Nominated SME will need to have a valid Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram account, AND the Nominator will also need to be a follower of Takealot’s official Facebook, Twitter or Instagram page (each a “Qualifying Social Media Page”). To enter you must, as the Nominator and during the Competition Period, log in and visit a Qualifying Social Media Page and look for the post related to the SME Day Small-to-Medium Sized Business Competition, AND THEN comment on or reply to the aforesaid post by tagging your Nominated SME (collectively “Qualifying Entry(ies)”). Each successful Qualifying Entry per Qualifying Social Media Page received will be automatically entered into the corresponding draw for a chance for the Nominator to win the corresponding Voucher Prize, plus entered into a parallel draw for a chance for his/her Nominated SME to win the corresponding Voucher Prize as well. Note that should you at any stage act in contravention of section 5 below, your entry will be withdrawn from the competition.

  1. Content of your entry: Your entry may not: (i) contain any foul language, obscenities, defamation, hate speech or any otherwise inappropriate content in our sole discretion; nor (ii) contain any content which may be harmful to Takealot.com or its associated companies in any way; nor (iii) infringe the intellectual property or other rights of Takealot.com, its associated companies or any third party. We reserve the right to remove entries which we deem to be in contravention of this section 5.

  1. How many times you can enter: You may enter this competition as many times as you wish during the Competition Period. Each successful Qualifying Entry per Qualifying Social Media Page received (i.e. completed as described in section 4 above) will give the Nominator one entry into the corresponding draw, plus give his/her Nominated SME one entry into the corresponding parallel draw. Please note that each additional entry to your first entry must be different.

  1. 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.

  1. Prize: We will randomly select one Nominator winner and his/her Nominated SME as the corresponding parallel winner (i.e. one Nominator and Nominated SME winner pair in total) after the end of the Competition Period and in accordance with section 9 below. Each particular winner will receive the corresponding Voucher Prize.

  1. Winner: The Nominator winner and Nominated SME winner pair will be chosen from the successful Qualifying Entries received, by way of random draw at or before 16h00 on Monday, 04 July 2022. Each such winner and his/her corresponding Voucher Prize will be announced by way of direct message to his/her applicable Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account by 17h00 on the same day as the relevant draw. We will then send a direct message to request his/her name and surname (or registered name as the case may be), email address, ID number (or registration number as the case may be), delivery address and telephone number, PLUS valid SARS tax compliance certificate in respect of the Nominated SME winner (“Participant Information”). We will make two direct attempts to obtain such information. Once we have received this information and validated the particular winner, we will deliver or otherwise arrange delivery of the corresponding prize to him/her as soon as possible, subject to section 10 below. Proof of identity and a completed competition release form will be required in order to validate the particular winner. We will select winners who have taken the steps set out in section 4 above and who are in compliance with these terms and conditions by way of random draw, at our sole discretion. Regarding the application of these terms and conditions and the selection of a 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.

  1. Disqualification of winner: There are certain situations in which a winner will be disqualified from receipt of his/her prize, namely: (i) he/she fails to provide Participant Information within 72 hours of it being requested by us for the second time; (ii) he/she is found to have contravened any other term or condition set out herein; or (iii) in anticipation of the delivery of the corresponding prize, he/she refuses to or cannot provide reasonably sufficient documentation to verify his/her identity, or refuses to or cannot provide a completed competition release form. 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 or to not award that particular prize at all.

  1. 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 winner and 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 the relevant draw is taking place or 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.

  1. 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 discretion (provided that we will not change the conditions for participation or conditions for being awarded the particular prize, as stated herein).

  1. 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.