Terms and Conditions: (“the Rules”)


Last updated: 01 April 2024

Swipe your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card and stand a chance to win a cash prize

  1. The Promoter: This MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet Swipe Competition (the “Competition”) is operated by Virtual Market Place (Pty) Ltd (Reg No: 1997/016316/07) (“MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet” or “us” or “we”).


  1. Who may enter: The Competition is open to anyone who are: a) 18 (eighteen) years or older as the start of the Competition Period, (b) are members of the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet programme and have opted to receive marketing communication from MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet, (c) has swiped their MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet while purchasing any product from Woolworths, as detailed below at paragraph 5, (“Entrants” or “you”). By participating in this Competition, Entrants confirm the acceptance of these Rules.


  1. The Competition Period: The Competition commences at 00:00am on 01 April 2024 and closes at 23:59pm on 30 June 2024 (the “Competition Period”). There is no entry fee to participate in this Competition.


  1. How to enter: To participate in this Competition you must be a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet supporter and cardholder, by signing up for MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet by way of: (a) a standalone MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card (cards available in store or by downloading the Woolworths app or our website: https://www.myschool.co.za/portal/register) or, (b)  have a linked Woolworths store card to your MyVillage MyPlanet profile on the website, or via our Call Client Service Centre on 0860 144 633 or email on cs@myschool.co.za. You will not be charged a fee to sign up to MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet or to participate in the Competition.


  1. In addition to signing up for MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet, will be required to swipe your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card at any Woolworths stores, including Engen Woolworths Food stops stores (“Woolworths Stores”) when making a purchase of any products and any number of products to a minimum value of R 500 (five hundred rands). One transaction in One Woolworths Store of as many products as you want of at least R 500 (five hundred rand) in value constitutes an entry.  This means both the successful purchase of the products together and with the successful swiping of your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card must occur during the same transaction in order for it to count as one entry.


  1. How many times can a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet supporter gain entry to the Competition: Multiple daily entries are allowed as long as each entry (i.e., each new transaction) is at a different Woolworths Store.


  1. The Prizes: By participating in this Competition in accordance with these Rules, Entrants stand a chance to win one of the following(“Prize/s”);


  1. 5 (five) Entrants will win R20 000 (twenty thousand rand) each, cash and
  2. the 5 (five) winning Entrants can choose a MySchool registered beneficiary each to give R20 000 (twenty thousand rand), cash to.



  1. The Prizes are exclusively for the Prize winners and is not transferable, not exchangeable. No winner shall be allowed to win a Prize more than once. Please note that should the Prize for any reason whatsoever become unavailable, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet may in its sole discretion award a similar prize in value.


  1. Selection of the Prize winner: The Prize winner will be selected by MySchool MyVillage My Planet by way of a random draw by no later than 30 Aug 2024. The results of the audit and verification process will be under the supervisions of an independent attorney. No correspondence will be entered into with Competition Entrants who are not winners.


  1. Delivery of the Prize: The winners will receive their Prizes from us by way of once-off electronic funds transfer, into the winner’s nominated bank account and we will email the winner proof of payment once the transfer is complete no more than 48 hours after the verification of the winner. We will make only 2 (two) attempts to contact a Prize winner within a 24 (twenty-four) hour period after the draw. For verification purposes, all winners will be required to provide MySchool MyVillage My Planet with the following personal information: physical address, email address, telephone number and proof of banking details (on a bank stamped letter, not older than 3 (three) months and their proof of Identity Document or passport duly certified and not older than three months (“Personal Information”). Where an Entrant / beneficiary fails to provide their Personal Information within 24 (twenty-four) hours of it being requested by MySchool MyVillage My Planet, s/he shall be disqualified from this Competition and automatically forfeits the Prize. In the event of disqualification of a winner, MySchool MyVillage My Planet, in its sole discretion, shall be entitled, to select another winner from amongst the Competition Entrants.




  1. Amendments to the Rules: These Rules may be amended by MySchool MyVillage My Planet on notification to Entrants at any time during the Competition Period. The latest date upon which these Rules were amended will be published at the top of these Rules.


  1. Disqualification: The winner shall be disqualified from the Competition in the event that: (a) the winner has not complied with any of the provisions of these Rules, or (b) any of his/her accounts with Woolworths is in arrears or, in the opinion of MySchool MyVillage My Planet, not in general good order and standing at the time of the Prize draw.


  1. MySchool MyVillage My Planet collects and uses the Personal Information of entrants to allow them to enter the competitions, comply with audit requirements in terms of the Consumer Protection Act and to determine winners for the competitions. MySchool MyVillage My Planet may use the winner’s name and/or images in marketing material, which may include publication of the winner’s name and/or images on woolworths.co.za and the MySchool MyVillage My Planet social media pages, but the winner will always be informed of this beforehand and will be given an opportunity to refuse to permit any use of his/her names and/or images. For more about how we use your personal information please read our privacy notice at privacy notice.


  1. Audit: MySchool MyVillage My Planet reserves the right to carry out audits in respect of any Prize winner to verify their eligibility to win the Prize.


  1. Circumstances beyond MySchool MyVillage My Planet’s control: If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is not reasonably foreseeable or is beyond the reasonable control of MySchool MyVillage My Planet and which delays or prevents MySchool MyVillage My Planet from complying with these Rules, MySchool MyVillage My Planet will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations.


  1. Indemnity: By participating in the Competition, Entrants agree to indemnify MySchool MyVillage My Planet, and release and hold MySchool MyVillage My Planet 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 publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.


  1. Any reference to MySchool MyVillage My Planet in these terms and conditions shall be deemed to include reference to Woolworths (Pty) Ltd, Woolworths Financial Services (Pty) Ltd and any of their holding, associated or sister companies and subsidiaries. Please note that when you share your information with one of these companies, you agree to also sharing it with others within the Woolworths group of companies who may use it to send you promotional material.
  2. These Rules are also available on https://www.myschool.co.za/.