TERMS & CONDITIONS: #MySchool20 Competition  

By participating in the MySchool MyVillage My Planet and Woolworths “#MySchool20 Competition”, you agree to accept the following terms and conditions:

  1. The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet “#MySchool20 Competition” (“the Competition”) is operated by Virtual Market Place (Pty) Ltd (Reg No:1997/016316/07) (“MySchool”) of Atlantic House, 16 Corporation Street, Cape Town, 8001.
  2. The Competition is open to all MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet cardholders and Linked Woolworths cardholders who are over the age of 18 years and have a MySchool card or a linked Woolworths card.   
  3. The Competition commences on 20 October 2017 and closes at Midnight on 8 November 2017.
  4. In order to be entered into the Competition, entrants must

    4.1 Create a Tweet or a Facebook post using their personal social media profile, which includes #MySchool20 in the body copy, and share with us the name of the school, charity, community cause or animal/environmental organisation they support every time they swipe their MySchool card.  

    4.2 It is preferable, but not compulsory, for the entrant to tag MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet in the social media post (@MySchoolSA)

  5. By participating in the Competition, entrants stand a chance to win one of 20 prizes, each of which includes a R20 000 cash donation towards the cause they have selected plus a R20 000 Woolworths gift card. For purposes of this Competition the cause means “any registered MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet beneficiary”.  
  6. The Woolworths gift card is subject to additional terms and conditions set out in paragraph 19 below.
  7. The winner may choose to allocate their cash donation to any registered MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet beneficiary where the funds will support previously disadvantaged individuals or a registered charity, NGO, PBO or NPO.
  8. The cash donations and gift card may not be split.
  9. Multiple entries are permitted and the prize is limited to one per participant. Any person seen to be abusing the entry mechanism (for example, through automated posts and bots) will be disqualified.
  10. The winner will be selected by random draw overseen and certified by an independent admitted attorney (10 winners will be drawn from Facebook entrants, and 10 winners will be drawn from Twitter entrants).   
  11. The winner will be notified (via direct message on social media, telephonically or by email) by no later than 30 November 2017.
  12. The judge’s decision shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into.
  13. The prize is non-transferrable, non-refundable, non-exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  14. In the event that a winner cannot be successfully contacted following all reasonable attempts to do so within 3 working days, MySchool reserves the right to disqualify the winner from the Competition and elect another winner in his or her stead.
  15. This Competition is not open to any of MySchool’s employees and their family members including the employees and family members of its advertising and promotional agencies and distributors.
  16. MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet collects and uses personal information about entrants to allow them to enter competitions, comply with audit requirements in terms of the Consumer Protection Act and to determine the winner(s) for the competitions. MySchool may use the winners’ name and/or images in marketing material but winners will always be informed of this beforehand and will be given an opportunity to refuse to permit any use of their names and/or images. For more about our how we use your personal information please read our privacy notice at www.myschool.co.za/privacynotice.
  17. By participating in the Competition, the winner agrees to indemnify MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet and release and hold MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet harmless against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with this Competition or resulting from acceptance and participation in the Competition including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage and claims based on, defamation or invasion of privacy.
  18. Any reference to MySchool in these terms and conditions shall be deemed to include a reference to Woolworths Pty Ltd, Woolworths Financial Services Pty Ltd and any of their holdings, associated, affiliated companies and subsidiaries.
  19. Gift card terms and conditions:
    1. the gift card is only exchangeable for merchandise and may not be redeemed for cash;
    2. no cash change will be given;
    3. the gift card may not be redeemed against purchases made at any Engen Woolworths Food Stops or Woolworths stores outside of the Republic of South Africa;
    4. the gift card is valid for 36 months from the date of issue.
    5. the card may not be used to make payments into any Woolworths card account or Woolworths loan account or utilities account.