Vodacom Sony Exclusive Rooftop Party Competition

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the Vodacom Sony Exclusive Rooftop Party Competition (‘the Competition”). By participating in the Competition, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

1. The Promoters of the Competition are Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) and Sony Mobile Communications AB (“Sony”).

2. The Competition starts on 08h00 on 1 May 2014 and close at midnight on 30 June 2014. (“competition period”).

3. One (1) lucky entrant stands a chance of winning an Exclusive Rooftop Party (“the event”)  for himself/ herself plus 19 (nineteen) friends. The winner and 19 friends each win a Sony PS 4. The prize also includes the following:
a. Return Economy Class airline tickets for travel locally from the winner’s hometown to Cape Town (Cape Town International) on an airline of the Promoter’s choice (approximate travel dates are: Depart: 13 July 2014 to arrive in Cape Town (Cape Town International); Return: 14 July 2014.  Final travel dates and time will be confirmed with winners.
b. Shared hotel accommodation (including breakfast) for the duration of the trip (schedule to be determined by the Promoters).
c. Shuttle service between the airport and the event. (Cape Town).
d. Daily drinks and meals (other than breakfast) for the duration of the stay as determined by the Promoters.
e. VIP viewing experience for the FIFA World CupTM Brazil 2014 Final Match at the Rooftop Party;

4. The prize excludes the following:
a. Travel to and from winners’ hometown airport.
b. Meals and all expenses of a personal nature, such as non-essential transport, non-scheduled sightseeing, laundry, telephone calls,  including but not limited to landline calls made from the hotel room, gratuities, items from the mini-bar fridge and any other costs not specifically included in the prize description.
c. Any other costs incurred by the winner in claiming the prize.
d. Medical and travel insurance.

5. The event will take place in Cape Town on 13 July 2014 and the venue will be communicated to the winner when he/she will be notified that he/she has won.

6. The Competition is open only to customers who:

• successfully sign up  for a new 24 month contract that includes any of the Sony Experia Z series of devices [Xperia Z1, Xperia Z, Xperia Z Ultra, Sony Experia Z1 Compact, Sony Experia Z2, Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet or Xperia Tablet Z] (“qualifying contract”),
• successfully upgrade to a new qualifying contract during the competition period. Qualifying contracts also include the uChoose (previously Top Up) Flexi and Smart plans on the condition that the handset included is any one of the Sony Experia Z series of devices listed above.

7. Participants can sign up for or upgrade to the qualifying contracts (as mentioned above) at any Vodacom franchise store or independent dealership in South Africa that offers these contracts or upgrades.

8. Participants are also allowed to sign up for or upgrade to the qualifying contracts online by visiting http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/phonesandpackages/deals

9. The Competition is only open to natural persons 18 years or older. Individual accounts held by Corporates and SMEs are excluded from the Competition. If travelling with a parent/guardian, children/friends may not be younger than 18 years of age due to the nature of the prize.

10. Winners and friends must reside in South Africa and be in possession of a valid SA identity document or valid permanent residence permit at the date of the event on 13 – 14 July 2014.

11. If required to travel, winners and the friends travelling with must be available to travel between  13 July  2014 (approximate date of departure) and 14 July 2014 (approximate date of return).  Should any of the winners not be available to utilize the prize during this period, they will forfeit the prize and Vodacom may in the exercise of its discretion nominate another winner.

12. Winners will not be allowed to make changes/request changes to the accommodation, hotels or airline services used by the Promoters.

13. Each new contract signed up via new application/ upgrade to the qualifying contract constitutes one entry to the Competition.

14. 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

15. Participants who sign up for a new Vodacom cellular phone contract or upgrades must be at least 18 years old and adhere to the relevant T&C’s applicable to signing up/upgrading online or shopping online respectively:

16. The winner must be able to identify him / her (in a manner determined by Vodacom) as the qualifying entrants to the competition and have to comply with the required validation procedure in order to claim the prizes.

17. The selected winners must have complied with this Terms and Conditions to enter and be on an active, qualifying contract with no accounts in Vodacom’s favour being in arrears to be eligible to win the prizes.

18. There are no additional charges for participating in the Competition, except for costs associated when signing up for or upgrading to the qualifying contract. Standard data costs apply as per the user’s Service Provider for data use.

19. The winner will be selected by means of a random draw selection after the closing date of the Competition, from all eligible entries which meet the requirements set out in these terms and conditions. The first eligible, qualifying entry drawn will be selected to win the prize.

20. All risks and ownership of the prize shall pass to the winner on transfer/delivery thereof and hence all of the Promoters’ obligations in regard to the promotion as well as in regard to the prize shall terminate. Vodacom will advise on arrangements in respect of the prize at the time of contacting the selected winner.

21. The winner will be contacted during working hours (08h00 to 17h00) by phone on or after the draw date, using the cellphone number associated with the qualifying contract which entered the Competition.

22. Vodacom will use reasonable efforts to contact the winner telephonically on the contact details used to participate in the Competition. Vodacom shall attempt to contact the winner for a period of 2 (two) working days after his or her name has been drawn as a winner.

23. Should a participant not be available on the contact number during the timeframe stipulated  or reject, forfeit or decline 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 selected participant.

24. The claim for the prizes will be subject to security and validation checks and the winners will be required to produce a valid ID when claiming the prize, failing which the winner will forfeit the prize and a new name will be drawn and if the winner cannot accept the prize for any reason whatsoever, another name will be drawn.

25. Winners agree that it is an express condition of the Competition that in order to be eligible to redeem the prize, the winner shall be required to sign the appropriate acknowledgement of receipt of the prize, as well as an indemnity and/or waiver of liability as reflected in these terms.

26. The winner’s names and location may be displayed on http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/main/competitionshomepage.

27. Vodacom shall request the winners’ 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.

28. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable, and may not be redeemed for cash.

29. The judges’ decision on any aspect of the competition including the allocation of the prize will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

30. In the event of a dispute in regard to any aspect of the promotion and/or the Terms and Conditions, Vodacom’s decision will be final and binding and no correspondence may be entered into.

31. User data collected via the Competition will not be used for any other purpose than for the Competition only and in accordance with our privacy policy.  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.

32. In order to effect the arrangements required for the prize fulfilment in terms of this Competition, Vodacom shall provide the winners’ personal information, i.e. name, contact number and ID number to a third party for travel and accommodation arrangements.

33. Employees, directors and agents of the Promoters, their immediate families, life partners, business partners and associates and any person directly involved with the devising, production, management or marketing of this Competition are not eligible to participate in this Competition.

34. The duration of the Competition may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of Vodacom.

35. The Promoters are not liable for any technical failures.

36. Neither the Promoters 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. 

37. If the Promoters are required by law to alter or cancel any aspect of the Competition or to terminate it as a result of changes in legislation, or for any reason whatsoever, it will have the right to terminate the Competition being offered, with immediate effect and without notice. In such event all entrants hereby waive any rights which they may have against the Promoters and its associated companies, agents, contractors and/or sponsors.

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

39. All information relating to the Competition which is published on any marketing material will form part of these terms and conditions. In the event of any conflict between such marketing material and these terms and conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.