TERMS AND CONDITIONS – Simba Back to school Promotional Competition 2018


  1. Please read this competition terms and conditions ("Terms") carefully.
  2. Instructions on how to enter this Competition and all prizes form part of these Terms. If you take part in this Competition, you agree to be bound by these Terms and accept that the Promoter’s decision is final and shall be made in the sole, absolute and unfettered discretion of the Promoter and no correspondence will be entered into. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable in any form and in particular cannot be exchanged for cash. Entry implies acceptance of these Terms.
  3. The Competition is organised and conducted by Simba (Pty) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc. ("PepsiCo") situated at Clearwater Estate Office Park, corner Park & Atlas roads, Boksburg, Gauteng 1459, Tel: 011 928 6000 ("Simba") ("Promoter"), and is open to all citizens and legal residents of South Africa (provided that entrant/participant ("Participant") is also a legal resident in South Africa at the time of winning and receiving any prize herein), and whom at the time of entering the Competition are over the age of 18 (eighteen) years, and are in possession of a valid South African Identity Document (note: in the case of residents, Participants must also have a valid passport and necessary residency permission). Persons that are excluded from entering the promotional Competition is any person who is a director, member, partner, employee or agent of, or consultant ("Associates") of the Promoter and/or PepsiCo, or any other person who directly or indirectly controls, is employed by or is controlled by Promoter, and/or immediate family members of Associates, who are indirectly or directly connected to or employed by any party in the aforementioned capacities or relationships, their advertising agencies, manufacturers, distributors or bottlers of beverages/products identified by the trademarks owned by or licensed to Simba (Pty) Ltd, PepsiCo Inc. and its affiliates ("Disqualified Persons").
  4. The Competition will run from 01 January 2018 at 00:01 and will end on 28 February 2018 at 00:00 ("Competition Duration" or "Promotional Period"). No entries received after 28 February 2018 will be considered.
  5. Entry mechanic: To stand a chance of winning a share in R4 Million (Four Million Rand) towards your education as well as weekly lifestyle and airtime prizes in the Competition, participants must purchase any participating Simba competition branded pack ("Participating Product") during the Competition Duration and retain their till slip or legitimate proof of purchase (containing at least: Simba product information, date and time of purchase, purchase price, store name, store location, cashier details).
    Use the Barcode found on the back of the pack. Participants must dial *120*74622# and follow the prompts during the Promotional Period. This is provided that the Participant purchases a Participating Product each time they enter the Competition and retain/keep their proof of purchase such as a till slip/slip showing proof of purchase during the Promotional Period. Calls cost 20c (twenty cents) per 20 seconds, to qualify for 1 (one) entry into the Competition. Free minutes and SMS bundles do not apply.
  6. Prizes: Participants of this Competition stand a chance to win Competition Prizes totalling R 5 000 000 (Five Million Rand):
    • a share in R4 million (Four Million Rand) towards education (to a legitimately registered education institution with a registered office and bank account in South Africa) of winner or winners nominated learner ("Education Prize"). 1 (one) of 400 (four hundred) x R10 000 (Ten thousand rand) Education Prizes. In order to qualify to receive the Education Prize, a letter from your school/varsity/college with your full name, identity number and Student number as a reference and the school/varsity/college’s banking details is required as proof that you or your nominated learner do attend that educational institution before funds are transferred. Kindly take note that the R10 000 (ten thousand rand) Education Prize will only be deposited directly into the school/varsity/college’s bank account and not to any other third party or institution; or
    • a share of weekly education lifestyle prizes valued at R500 000 (Five Hundred Thousand Rand) which includes:
    • 15 x R6000 (six thousand rand) School Uniforms. An Invoice from the store with their banking details and contact number is required before funds will be transferred. R6000 (six thousand rand) will only be deposited directly into the stores bank account. Invoice that is more than R6000 (six thousand rand) the balance will be for your own account. Invoice less than R6000 (six thousand rand) the balance will not be returned to you in cash.
    • 30 x R6000 Van Schaik Text book online vouchers. This will be sent in a form if an SMS with a reference code, please keep the SMS safe!
    • 50 x R1000 Walton’s Stationery vouchers. This will be sent in a form if an SMS with a reference code, please keep the SMS safe!
    • 15 x Laptop i5 Dell with office 2016. This will be couriered directly to you within 10 working days (excludes weekends) after you have been contacted and confirmed delivery address ("Lifestyle Prizes"); or
    • 1 (one) of 100, 000 airtime vouchers worth R5 to mapha or share to their friends valued at R500 000 (Five hundred thousand Rand),
    • In addition: the Participants stand a chance to win 1 of 15 x School Uniforms to the value of R6000 (six thousand rand) each, 30 x Text book online vouchers for the value of R6000 (six thousand rand) each, 50 x Walton’s Stationery vouchers to the value of R1000 (one thousand rand) each and 15 x Laptop i5 Dell with office 2016 valued at R12000 (twelve thousand rand) each. Participants may enter the Competition as many times as they wish over the Promotional Period subject to the following conditions:
    1. All entries from Disqualified Persons cellphone numbers will be rejected;
    2. No computer-based entries will be accepted;
    3. A max number of 20 entries per day will be accepted provided that participant purchase the Participating Product each and every time they enter, any entries in excess of this number may be blocked from the Competition for the remaining duration;
    4. Any cellphone number that enters an incorrect code 5 (five) times in succession with be locked out of the promotional Competition for the entire duration of the promotional Competition ("Blocked Participants");
    5. Blocked Participants have an opportunity to call the Client Call Centre on 086 11 000 97 between 09h00 – 16h30 Monday to Friday should there be a valid reason, which is accepted by the Promoter in its sole, absolute and unfettered discretion, to uplift the block imposed for the Blocked Participants entering an incorrect code 5 (five) times in succession.
  7. Participants must enter this Competition on a mobile phone that is owned and registered to that Participant. No person may use another person’s phone for competition entry purposes. If it is discovered that Participants have entered this Competition from a phone that is not legitimately owned by and registered to them they will be disqualified and the Participant will be requested to refund the prize(s) to the Promoter. This is to avoid fraud perpetrated by multiple SIM card owners and to ensure compliance with the South African Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 ("Consumer Act") and other laws. Therefore each Participant is expected to be the registered owner of that mobile phone and no single Participant may enter this Competition from another mobile phone or other number of which the Participant is not the registered owner. The cellphone number is key to all entries. If the Participant has won on a cellphone number, they cannot use another cellphone number in order to be contacted, verified etc. Further, this mobile number needs to be a mobile number that is contactable during office hours (08h00 – 17h00) Monday to Friday.
  8. Any person who has won a prize from Simba/PepsiCo or the Promoter in the last 24 (twenty four) months as from 1 January 2015 may not qualify as a winner under this Competition.
  9. If the Promoter is unable for any reason whatsoever to get hold of the winner on the cellphone number used to submit the selected entry into the Promotional Competition, they will keep trying for 48 (forty eight) hours from the initial call before the potential Prize will be forfeited, revert back to the Promoter and a replacement/substitute winner may be drawn in the same manner as the first.Winners of the Airtime Prizes will receive an instant notification to the cellphone number used to enter detailing the value of the airtime they have won. Airtime Prizes may only be redeemed by PRE-PAID account holders only. Winners with contract mobile phone accounts will not be able to use the prize but may transfer the Airtime Prize to any other Pre-Paid number of their choice. Airtime is available for the following Networks – Vodacom / MTN / Cell C / Virgin Mobile and 8ta, Telkom. An SMS with the airtime voucher will be sent to the cellular phone number used to enter the Competition. Airtime vouchers are valid for 90 days only where after they will expire. The ‘Mapha’ (share) airtime prize can only be redeemed by the mobile number for which the original Participant/winner nominated the Airtime Prize, they cannot be shared again. Mapha airtime codes have to be redeemed no later than 5 working days after the competition end date after which they will be forfeited.
  10. Further details relating to the Prizes: There are 400 Education Prize(s) and 110 Lifestyle Prizes to be won as follows:
  11. Winners will be chosen randomly from all valid and legitimate entries received at the time of the draw using a computer-generated system. Potential winners will be contacted telephonically (using telephone number use to enter the Competition) to submit relevant documentation in the form of a proof of purchase, copy of Identity document and/or proof of ownership of mobile number used to enter the Competition before being announced as a winner. The potential winner is not a winner until the documents have been validated. Th potential winner has 48 hours to produce the till slip and relevant documentation, if the potential winner does not do so within the 2 (two) day time frame from the date they are first contacted they will automatically forfeit the respective prize(s) and Promoters may move on to select another winner in the same manner as the first. 12. By entering this Competition you authorize Simba/PepsiCo and the Promoter, to collect, store and use (not share) personal information of Participants for communication or statistical purposes The winners’ names may be published on Promoter’s social media sites, websites and/or in print media and accordingly by participating in this Competition, all Participants are deemed to have read and understood the terms and conditions of the social media sites of Facebook, Twitter, Promoter’s websites, and of Participants’ mobile network service provider, where applicable, and Participants further allow the Promoter permission to publish his/her name and photograph on the Promoter’s social media pages, websites and/or in print media.
  12. The winners may be required to appear on any form of media and/or social media, for which no fee will be payable, and subject to the provision that the winners may at any time prior to such marketing appearance, decline the request by the Promoter to do so. Five of the winners will be published on social media. Their names, images and details regarding how they will be using the winning prize will be shared.
  13. The copyright, intellectual property rights, image rights and any other rights vesting in any competition footage, posts and photographs (whether depicting the winner or not) shall remain the property of the Promoter, who reserves the right to use it in any way.
  14. Any Participant who transgresses any of these terms and conditions or who acts in any way contrary to the spirit of this Competition may be banned from entry into this, or into any other Promoter’s or PepsiCo promotional competitions, for a period deemed appropriate by Promoter management.
  15. Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend or alter the Competition and its rules or prizes (not already awarded, to any other prize of comparable commercial value) at their own discretion at any time, if deemed necessary in their opinion and/or if circumstances arise outside of their control, without prior notice and no Participant shall have recourse for such cancellation or alteration. Any changes will be posted either within the competition information or these terms and conditions shall become effective immediately after being altered or on such date as may be determined by Promoter. No Participant shall have any recourse against Promoter as a result of the alterations of the rules or prizes.
  16. Entries which are unclear, illegible, are submitted via an incorrect entry mechanism or contain errors or from Disqualified Persons or Blocked Participants, will be declared invalid. If the Promoter is unable to reach any Participant or complete the verification process after drawing his/her entry for whatsoever reason, such Participant will be disqualified, the instant airtime Grand Prize will revert to the Promoter and the draw of a replacement entry shall take place in the same manner as the first draw. 18. The Promoter is not liable for any defect in the Prizes. The Promoter will not be responsible for any other expenses which the winner may incur as a result of their acceptance and/or use of the Prize(s), whether foreseen or not.
  17. All Participants and the winners indemnify the Promoter, their advertising agencies, advisers, nominated agents, suppliers and Bottlers of beverages identified by the trademarks owned by or licensed to Simba (Pty) Ltd and PepsiCo Inc., its affiliates and/or associated companies against any and all claims of any nature whatsoever arising out of and/or from their participation in any way howsoever in this Competition (including, as a result of any act or omission, whether as a result of negligence, misrepresentation, misconduct or otherwise on the part of the Promoter and/or use of the Prizes).
  18. Promoter shall not be responsible for any changes, substitution, withdrawal, cancellation or postponement of any part of the Competition and/or the Prizes beyond its reasonable control. Promoter is not obliged to award any other prizes or elements of the Prizes, in lieu if the Competition and/or the Prizes are cancelled, postponed, substituted, withdrawn, changed or unavailable for a reason beyond the Promoter’s control.
  19. All additional costs, including but not limited to transport, meals, personal and incidental expenses, insurance, government taxes or other fees applicable, are the responsibility of the winners and/or Participants.
  20. All Participants are advised that in compliance with the laws of the countries in which the Promoter operates, the Promoter is required to retain certain information (where applicable) of Participants, entrants and winners for a period of 3 (three) years ("Personal Information"). Such Personal Information to be retained by the Promoter includes (but is not limited to) the full names, identity numbers, contact details and winners’ acknowledgement of prize receipts. Accordingly, the Promoter will require the winners to complete and submit an information disclosure agreement and indemnification to enable the Promoter to ensure compliance with these rules, as well as with the Consumer Act. Should any entrant, Participant and/or winner refuse or be unable to comply with this rule for any reason, such entrant, Participant and/or winner will be deemed to have rejected the Prize(s) and it shall revert back to the Promoter.
  21. All queries in connection with this promotional Competition should be directed to the Simba Customer Care Line – 086 11 000 97 during business hours.
  22. The competition rules are available to download in printable form on the Simba Facebook page on https://www.facebook.com/SimbaChips. They can also be found on the Simba website http://www.simba.co.za

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