Hidden Icon on mobi

Terms & Conditions

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) is running the Hidden Icon Competition (“the Competition”) on the Vodacom  mobile site, http://www.vodacom.co.za

All participants during the term of the competition agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:

1. The competition will run from 08:00 on 1 August 2013 until midnight on 26 August 2013. (“end date”).

2. Five (5) lucky entrants each stand a chance of winning one (1) Vodafone Smart Mini handset while

two (2) lucky entrants  stand a chance of winning one (1) BlackBerry Q5 handset  each depending on the colour of the hidden Vodacom icon that they have found.

3. To qualify as potential winners, entrants:

     i] must visit http://www.vodacom.co.za to either find pages with the hidden white Vodacom icon to qualify for one of the 5 Vodafone Smart Mini handsets or with the hidden red Vodacom icon to qualify for one of the 2 BlackBerry Q5 handsets.

     ii] must, once they found the hidden icon (white or red),

       • click on the icon;

       •  provide required personal details;

       • accept the Terms and Conditions and

       •  submit the entry.

     vi] are eligible to find both red and white icons, but are only eligible to win one prize each.

     vii] must be a Vodacom subscriber only.

     viii] 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 12 (twelve) months for the Republic of South Africa and valid at the end date.

     viii] mobile numbers used to enter the competition must be active on the  Vodacom mobile network at the end of the competition.

4. The winner will be randomly selected after the end date of the competition from a list of entries that have fulfilled all the requirements as stated in clause 3. 

5. The winner will be notified and announced within 2 (two) weeks after the end date of the competition.

6. Only entries received during the promotional period as stipulated in clause 2 above will qualify as a potential winner.

7. There are no additional charges for participating in the Competition, but standard data costs as per user’s Service Provider apply for data use .

8. Data transfer speeds are not guaranteed and are dependent on network availability and utilisation.

9. Vodacom’s existing data tariffs for browsing on the Internet apply.

10. The Competition is also subject to, and must be read in conjunction with, Vodacom’s existing terms and conditions applicable to its mobile site that can be found on the following URL:  http://www.vodacom.mobi/mobile/main/termsandconditions/vodacomtermsandconditions


11. Vodacom will use reasonable efforts to contact the winner telephonically on the contact details submitted as part of the participant’s entry.

12. The winners will be contacted during working hours, between 8 (eight) in the morning and 5 (five) in the afternoon.

13. Vodacom shall attempt to contact the winners for a period of 2 (two) working days after their names have been drawn and verified as the winners.

14. Should a participant not be available on the contact number 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.

15. The winners must be able to identify themselves in a manner determined by Vodacom as the entrants of the Competition and have to comply with the required validation procedure in order to claim the prize.

16. Any participant under the age of 18 shall present their parent / guardian’s written consent to enter the competition, at Vodacom’s request.


17. Winner’s names and location may be displayed on:  http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/phonesandpackages/competitions/winners

18. 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 are announced as  winners. The winners may decline the use of their image and/or likeness by Vodacom.

19. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable.

20. Notwithstanding the fact that the prizes vest on the winners immediately upon the determination of the results, any prizes that remain unclaimed after three months of the end date or no reasonable effort is made on the part of the winners to claim the prizes despite having been advised of the results of the competition will be forfeited.

21. Vodacom shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the winners in claiming the prizes.

22. 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.

23. 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 may be entered into.

24. Vodacom may refuse to award the prizes if entry procedures or these Terms and Conditions  have not been adhered to or if it detects any irregularities or fraudulent practices. 

25. Vodacom is not liable for any technical failures affecting participation and/or prize redemption process of the Competition.

26. Vodacom assumes no liability whatsoever for any entry that has been omitted from participation in the Competition for any reason whatsoever.

27. Vodacom has no control over the interception or loss of your personal information over the internet and assumes no liability for any such interception or loss.

28. User data collected via the competition may be used for marketing purposes in accordance with the WASPA and CPA requirements including the required opt-out function.

29. Employees, directors, agents, contractors and consultants of Vodacom and all other participating companies and their immediate families, life partners, associates, or business partners do not qualify to  win in the competition.

30. Neither Vodacom nor 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 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. 

31. Vodacom further reserves the right to terminate the Competition immediately and without notice in the event that the Competition is held to be or becomes unlawful. In such event all participants hereby waive any rights which they may have against Vodacom and acknowledge that they will have no recourse or claim of any nature whatsoever  against  Vodacom.

32. All information relating to the Competition and published on any promotional material will  form part of these Terms and Conditions.