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Takealot Fire Sale Email Signup Competition: Competition Rules

Stand a chance to win one of fifty R1,000 Takealot Coupons, each as described further below (each a “Fire Sale Email Coupon” and collectively the “Fire Sale Email Coupons”).

  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 06h00 on 15 February 2022 until 23h59 on 20 February 2022 (“Competition Period”). No entries will be accepted after 23h59 on 20 February 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) (each a “Takealot Platform”) and Takealot’s organic social media channels (i.e. across Facebook and Instagram only) (each a “Takealot Channel”), and paid-media channels (i.e. across YouTube, Facebook and Google only) (also each a “Takealot Channel”), and you will need to have a valid Takealot account PLUS (to the extent applicable) a valid media account to interact with the corresponding Takealot Channel to participate. To enter you must, during the Competition Period, successfully sign up to receive the Takealot email newsletters and be added to our general newsletters database (collectively the “Takealot Newsletters”), either (each collectively a “Qualifying Entry(ies)”): (i) via a Takealot Platform, namely by updating your corresponding email preferences via the Takealot Platform’s newsletter preference page; or (ii) via a Takealot Channel, namely by logging in to your media account and interacting with the corresponding Takealot Channel’s prompt to sign up to the Takealot Newsletters as aforesaid. Each successful Qualifying Entry received will be automatically entered into the corresponding draw for a chance to win one of the Fire Sale Email Coupons. 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 only once during the Competition Period, and each successful Qualifying Entry received (i.e. completed as described in section 4 above) will count as one entry in the corresponding draw.

  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 fifty winners from the successful Qualifying Entries received (i.e. fifty different winners in total), after the end of the Competition Period and in accordance with section 9 below. Each particular winner will receive a corresponding Fire Sale Email Coupon (i.e. not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash), AND each such Fire Sale Email Coupon: (i) will be valid from 00h01 on 24 February 2022 until 23h59 on 6 March 2022 only; and (ii) can be redeemed only during such period against any item sold via a Takealot Platform, and strictly on a purchase with a shopping cart value of R450 or more.

  1. Winner: The winners will be chosen from the successful Qualifying Entries received by way of random draw, at or before 16h00 on 22 February 2022. Each such winner and his/her corresponding Fire Sale Email Coupon will be announced by way of direct message via the particular winner’s email address provided in his/her winning Qualifying Entry, the first business day after the relevant draw. We will then send a direct message to request his/her name, surname, email address, ID number, delivery address and telephone number (“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 rules by way of random draw, at our sole discretion. Regarding the application of these rules 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 winners.

  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 was, according to our records, already subscribed to the Takealot Newsletters at the start of the Competition Period; (ii) he/she fails to provide Participant Information within 24 hours of it being requested by us for the second time; (iii) he/she is found to have contravened any other rule set out herein; or (iv) in anticipation of delivery of the corresponding Fire Sale Email Coupon, 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 Fire Sale Email Coupon at all.

  1. Use of participant and winner information: By participating in this competition, you consent to be subscribed to the Takealot Newsletters PLUS 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 Fire Sale Email Coupon 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 rules 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 rules 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.