Orlando Pirates vs Platinum Stars Competition

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) is running the Orlando Pirates vs Platinum Stars Competition   (“the Competition”) on the Vodacom Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/Vodacom and the Vodacom Twitter page,  http://www.twitter.com/Vodacom

All participants, by entering the competition, agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions: 

1. The Competition runs from 11h00 to 12h00 on 16 April 2014.

2. Two (2) lucky entrants each, one (1) entrant on Facebook and one (1) on Twitter, stand a chance of winning five (5) stand tickets to the Orlando Pirates vs the Platinum Stars match taking place on 26 April 2014 at Orlando Stadium.

3. The tickets do not include transport to and from Orlando Stadium and/ or accommodation. Transport and/or accommodation costs will be for the winners’ own account. 

4. Participants must enter as follows:

i] On Twitter:

• click on http://www.twitter.com/Vodacom;
• follow Vodacom on Twitter;
• explain in 120 characters why they and their friends deserve to be at the Orlando Pirates and Platinum Stars match, using the hashtag, #HolaBhakajuju .


  ii] On Facebook:
   • click on  http://www.facebook.com/Vodacom;
   • “like” Vodacom on Facebook;
   • leave a comment and explain  why they  and their friends deserve to be at the Orlando Pirates and Platinum Stars match.

      o The Competition is open to subscribers on any mobile service provider.
      o Participants must 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 at the end date.

4. Only entries received during the competition period above will qualify as potential winners.

5. If selected as a finalist, entrants must send their requested contact detail by the set cut-off date and time to the email address communicated via direct message on Twitter or via email on Facebook, dependent on the entry mechanism used.  Failure to provide the required contact information by the cut-off date will result in the finalist’s entry being rejected from the competition draw.

6. Participants are allowed to enter multiple times on either Twitter or Facebook.

7. Mobile numbers used to enter the Competition must be active on the Vodacom Network at the end of the competition.

10. The winners will be randomly selected after the Competition closes from all entrants who have met all the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions. The verified winners will be notified within 1 week after the cut-off time of the competition.

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

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

13.  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: http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/main/termsandconditions/websitetermsandconditions and              http://www.vodacom.mobi/mobile/main/termsandconditions/vodacomtermsandconditions

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

15. Vodacom will use reasonable efforts to contact the winners telephonically on the contact  details provided by the finalists in response to the Direct Message (Twitter) or email (Facebook) that was sent to them. 

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

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

18. 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.

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

20. The winners’ name and location may be displayed on: http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/main/competitionshomepage.

21. 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 have been  announced as  winners. The winners may decline the use of their image and/or likeness by Vodacom.

22. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable.

23. The duration of the competition may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of Vodacom.

24. The prizes will only be delivered to physical addresses and will not be sent to postal addresses.

25. All risks and ownership of the prize 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.

26. Notwithstanding the fact that the prizes vest on the winners immediately upon the determination of the results, any prizes that remain unclaimed/ undeliverable after the date of the soccer match stipulated in clause 2 above 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.

27. Vodacom shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the winners in claiming the prize.

28. 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.

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

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

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

32. User data collected via the competition, by Vodacom or its nominated third party, will not be used for any other purpose than for the  Competition only. Vodacom will store your information for as long as we are legally required to. If there is no legal requirement, we will only store the collected information for as long as we need it.

33. 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 participate or win in the competition.

34. Neither Vodacom 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 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. 

35. Vodacom reserves the right to cancel, terminate or alter 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.

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