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MAKRO PROMOTION RULES

Birthday Gift Cards Competition

1.    Promoters: 

The promoters to this Birthday Liquor Hamper Competition (“Competition”) are Massmart Holdings Limited with its registered address at 16 Peltier Drive, Sunninghill, 2157 and its operating unit, Masstores (Pty) Ltd (with registration number: 1991/006805/07), trading as “Makro” (collectively referred to as ‘the Promoters’).

2.    Who may enter: 

2.1    Entry into this Competition is open to the Promoters’ customers who are natural persons above the age of 18 years, in possession of a valid Identity Document, or permanent residence permit for South Africa and are registered on Makro’s Data Warehouse System, and whose credit accounts are current and in good standing on the date of the draw (“the Participants”). Any employee, director, member, partner, agent or consultant or any person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by the Promoters and/or the immediate family members of any employee, director, member, partner, agent or consultant of, or person indirectly or directly in control or controlled, by the Promoters, their advertising agencies, advisers, dealers, suppliers, service providers, affiliates and/or associated companies are not eligible to participate in this Competition.
2.2    The prize will only be awarded:
2.2.1     to a natural person as stipulated in these rules and will not be awarded to any legal entity. Where the winner is a permanent resident, a valid passport and permanent residence permit must be presented in order to be awarded the prize; 
2.2.2    if it is not unlawful to supply the prize to a person in terms of any legislation or public regulation and the Promoters reserve the right to require proof that it will not be unlawful to supply a prize (for example to request the winner of a TV to provide his/her TV license to the Promoters before they can hand over the prize).

3.    Agreement and amendments to these terms and conditions

3.1    By entering this Competition, you agree to be bound by these rules which will be interpreted by the Promoters, whose decision regarding any dispute will be final and binding. You may request to be furnished with a copy of the rules at no cost by emailing such request to xoli.mbayimbayi@makro.co.za
3.2    The Promoters reserve the right to amend, modify, change, postpone, suspend or terminate this Competition and any prizes (which have not yet been subject to a draw), or any aspect thereof, without notice at any time, for any reason which the Promoter reasonably deems necessary. 
3.3    The Promoters reserve the right to extend the duration of the Competition Period in the event that the Promoters have not received the minimum amount of qualifying entries for the Competition Period.   

4.    Competition Period

This Competition commences on 24 July 2022 and ends on 31 August 2022 (both days inclusive). Any entries received on the last day of the Competition after the close of the Makro store’s operating hours, which are contained on the store’s website, will be invalid and will not be considered. Online purchases made after 23h59 on the last day of the Competition will not be considered.

5.    Prizes 

5.1    You agree and understand that you stand a chance to win 1 (One) of 28 (Twenty-Eight) Gift Cards to the value of R51 000.00 each (Fifty-One Thousand Rand) when you purchase the participating brands instore or online.
5.2    There is no guarantee that you will receive a Prize when making a purchase. 
5.3    The Prizes shall be distributed randomly to 28 (Twenty-Eight) winners randomly drawn from online and in store qualifying entries received. The Promoters reserve the rights to amend this qualification at their sole and absolute discretion.
5.4    The Prize is not transferable by you and may not be deferred, changed or exchanged for cash or any other item.  
5.5    The Promoters reserve the right to substitute the Prizes with any other Prizes of comparable commercial value.
5.6    Although the Promoters have taken care to make sure that the Prizes are of a good quality, subject to Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008, the Promoter does not give any warranties about the Prizes and you agree to accept any Prize won in terms of this Competition “as is”. Subject to applicable law, you also indemnify the Promoters against any damages that anyone may suffer as a result of the use of the Prize or participation in this Competition, including consequential and economic loss.
5.7    The Prizes do not include any other costs or expenses relating to the Prizes or the enjoyment of the Prizes not expressly specified in these Rules. All taxes, insurances, and/or other expenses resulting from or relating to the Prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners unless otherwise stated. From date of transfer of ownership any and all risk in each Prize will pass to the winner thereof and it will be the winner’s sole responsibility to take out the necessary insurance in respect of the Prize. Accordingly, the Promoters and their affiliates will not be responsible for any other expenses which the winner may incur as a result of their acceptance and/or use of a Prize, whether foreseen or not.
5.8    To the extent that any taxes, duties, levies or other charges may be levied on a prize by the government or any other competent government or regulatory body, the winner will be liable for same, and the Promoters will not increase the value of the prize to compensate for such charges.  
5.9    The value of the Prize includes VAT, and the prize will be given to the winner at the ruling price which is available to any customer on the day that the item is purchased from the participating store. 
5.10    Where the Prize is a Makro gift card or voucher, if the gift card or voucher is misplaced or lost and subsequently used by someone other than the winner, the Promoters will not replace the gift card or voucher and the winner will bear such loss. These gift cards or vouchers will be subject to all the normal terms and conditions relating to the usage of gift cards in Makro stores, which can be obtained from www.makro.co.za.  

6.    How to enter: 

6.1You will be eligible to automatically be entered into the Competition when you purchase any participating product in-store or online platform 
(“Participating Products”). 

Epson, Canon, Samsung, Bosch, Russell Hobbs, Nestle, Twizza, Arial, Finish, Monster, and Dulux
  
6.2 You may enter this Competition as many times as you wish provided each qualifying purchase contains the Participating Products. However, you are only eligible for 1 (One) Prize under this Competition. 
6.3    Your entry will be withdrawn if your entry does not meet the qualifying criteria set out above or if any Participating Product purchased in connection with this Competition is returned.

7.    Winners: 

7.1    From the qualifying entries, there will be 28 (Twenty-Eight) winners randomly drawn from all participating stores and online entries around the Republic of South Africa. 
7.2    The winners will be randomly selected from eligible entrants for the relevant Competition Period, at the earliest on 1 September 2022, but not later than three (3) months after the closing date of the Competition. 
7.3    The winners will be selected by an independent third party.
7.4    In order to be eligible to win a prize, you must not have issued dishonoured cheques and payment must have been processed for the Participating Products. You must not have committed any act of fraud or other criminal act against the Promoters.  
7.5    The Results containing each winner’s name and town/city will be published on the Promoters’ website and other media. Each winner will be required to sign an acknowledgement of receipt of prize and may be requested to be photographed and/or identified in any media, which is inclusive of but not limited to television, radio, print publications and online sites in which the Competition receives exposure and for future marketing initiatives, with the understanding that the winner may decline such an invitation. 
7.6 A winner will forfeit their Prize in the event that he/she fails to comply with the Promoters requirements within the time period provided to you by the Promoter in order for the Promoter to process the Prize. 

8.    Accuracy of information 

8.1    It is your responsibility to ensure that of all information provided by or on behalf of you to the Promoters is accurate, complete and up-to-date at all times.
8.2    The Promoters will notify a winner of the Prize by contacting the winner using the contact details supplied to the Promoters by or on behalf of the winner. If after any and all reasonable steps are taken in order to contact the winner, the winner cannot be contacted within the prescribed period of time, then the winner will be automatically disqualified and a second draw will be held where the procedure as set out above will be repeated. 

9.    Redemption of the Prize 

9.1    The Promoters will contact the winner in order to arrange for the transfer of the prize to the winner’s designated address within the Republic of South Africa.
9.2    The Promoters accept no liability for any further and or additional costs and/or expenses in relation to delivery of the prize, and the winner indemnifies the Promoters, their directors, employees, shareholders, consultants and agents against any claim of whatsoever nature howsoever arising.  

10.    Indemnities

10.1 You enter the Competition entirely at your own risk. The Promoters and their directors, affiliates, members, partners, employees, agents, consultants, suppliers, contractors, any participating store and/or its subsidiaries cannot be held responsible or liable for any accident, injury, harm or loss suffered by any person or entity as a direct or indirect result of entering the Competition or suffered as a direct or indirect result of the utilisation in any way whatsoever of the prize won in terms of the Competition.
10.2 Competition artwork is for illustrative purposes only. Participants hereby agree to release and indemnify the Promoters and their directors, affiliates, members, partners, employees, agents, consultants, suppliers, contractors and subsidiaries and hold them harmless against any and all losses, harm, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Competition, promotion or special offer or resulting from the participation in the Competition or acceptance, possession, use or receipt of any Prize relating to the Competition, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
10.3    The Promoter and its service providers, are not responsible for:
10.3.1    incorrect and inaccurate transcription of entry information;  
10.3.2    technical malfunction;
10.3.3    inappropriate images and comments posted by the entry or by the public; 
10.3.4    lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network or computer equipment or software; and/or 
10.3.5    the inability to access any website or online services or any other error.
10.4    This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or any other social media platform that may be used as an intermediary.

11. Disputes

11.1 In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Competition judges is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. 
11.2 For more information or a copy of these Terms and Conditions, please visit www.makro.co.za. Any Promotion related queries may be directed to 0861 4263 2273 or email on service@makro.co.za from Monday to Friday, 08h30 to 17h00.

12.    Rejection or Forfeiture of Prize

If a winner fails to comply with any of these rules or the terms of acceptance of the Prize, or if they refuse to sign the Promoters’ winner’s declaration or the Promoters’ winner’s prize acceptance form, this will be construed as a rejection of the prize and then, without prejudice to any other remedy which the Promoters may have, the winner will be automatically disqualified and will forfeit the prize.  

13.    Data Protection

13.1    You hereby consent to the Promoters using and processing your personal information in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) in order to process your entry as stated herein as well as for any marketing and future promotions, if opted in. 
13.2    The Participant can refer to the Privacy Notice available at https://www.massmart.co.za/privacy-centre to confirm how the Promoters will process your Personal Information.
13.3    Any personal information relating to the winner or an entrant will be used solely in accordance with the CPA and POPIA and will not be disclosed to a third party in contravention of POPIA.
13.4    By participating in the Competition, you consent to the sharing your personal information between the Promoters and their service providers, consultants, agents and affiliates, including holding and subsidiary companies.   
13.5    By posting any content, images, or comments on any of the Promoters’ public and/or social media platform or by sending any such content to the Promoters, a Participant consent to and gives the Promoters a world-wide royalty free licence to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish such content, images or comments for the purposes of promoting the Promoters’ products and/or services.