Medshield Competition – Terms and Conditions

By Drum Digital
27 March 2013

Medshield Competition – Terms and Conditions

Medshield Competition

Competition Terms and Conditions


This Competition is conducted by Medshield Medical Scheme (“the Organiser”) and is open to anyone living within the borders of South Africa, except trustees, agents, advertising agencies, advisors, suppliers or any companies associated with the Organiser as well employees and immediate family members of any of the aforementioned.


By entering the Competition all participants and winners agree to be bound by these rules, which will be interpreted by the Organiser, in its sole discretion and its decision regarding any dispute will be conclusive, final and binding and will not be challenged on any grounds including, without limitation, the grounds that the Organiser failed to act reasonably, fairly, in good faith or otherwise in accordance with the principles of procedural fairness.


3.1. The Competition starts on 1 April 2013 and will close at 5pm on 12 April 2013.

3.2. Entrants can enter any number of times and entrance is free.

3.3. To enter the Competition, all Entrants must comply with the Competition rules and submit the following personal details:

3.3.1. Name

3.3.2. Surname

3.3.3. Cellphone number

3.3.4. Email

4. DRAW –

4.1. The grand prize winners will be chosen via random draw. The winner will be notified via email and/or telephone call, on or before 30 April 2013.

4.2. The Prize is R10 000.00 cash.

4.3. The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify a winner/s if they do not respond to a telephone call and email to them within 5 days of notification thereof and in such event a randomly selected replacement winner from the Competition entries will be chosen. In such circumstances, the replacement winner shall be contacted by the Organiser by telephone and emailed as soon as reasonably practicable and shall be required to respond to the Organiser in the manner set out in such email. In the event that the replacement winner fails to respond to the Organiser as required then the provisions of this clause shall apply to that new winner in the same way as if they were an original winner.

4.4. Prizes are not transferable and there is no cash alternative unless otherwise stated. The Organiser reserves the right to substitute a prize with any other prize of equal value to the prizes offered herein, at its sole discretion.


5.1. The decision of the Organiser is final and the Organiser shall not enter into any correspondence about the result. The Organiser accepts no responsibility for entries lost, misdirected, illegible, late, mutilated or altered.

5.2. Entries that do not comply with these terms and conditions will be disqualified.

5.3. The Organiser shall not be liable for any disruption to the Competition, whether due to technical problems or otherwise, which is beyond its reasonable control. In the event of any disruption to the Competition the Organiser shall use its reasonable endeavours to remedy the disruption and resume the Competition on a fair and equitable basis to the entrants.

5.4. By entering this Competition you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any breach of these terms and conditions may, at the Organiser’s absolute discretion, result in forfeiture of any prize.


You will be asked to provide your (full name, email address and other related information; amongst others). The Organiser and its Organiser affiliate will collect and use your personal data listed hereby in order to enable your participation in this Competition and related online activities. Your personal data will be used exclusively for the Organiser’s, its affiliates and subsidiaries’ marketing purposes and, by participating in the Competition, you expressly consent to the transfer, storage and processing of the data in South Africa. We keep it to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations. We will not use your personal information for a different purpose without first asking your permission. We may share your personal information with any authorized third parties.


7.1. The winner hereby agrees to allow the Organisers to require the winner to, at no fee, be identified and a photograph taken and published in printed and/or online media, and/or to appear on radio and television when accepting their prize(s). All entries and information forming part of entries become the property of the Organiser. The winner has a right to decline such participation but will forfeit their prize if they so decline.

7.2. Details of the winner/s may also be announced on the Organiser’s website and any other media properties that it chooses. The Organiser, acting reasonably, retains the right to delay the timing of the publication of the winners of the Competition.

7.3. By entering this competition you grant the Organiser the right to communicate with you at any given time during and after the campaign.


8.1 All entrants and winners indemnify the Organiser, its advertising agencies, advisers, suppliers, and nominated agents against any and all claims, damages or loss howsoever arising, including but not limited to wilful misconduct or negligent act or omission arising from their participation in this Competition.

8.2 All entrants warrant that they are the owners and/or have permission of the owner to use the photographs which they submit as part of their entries.

8.3 All entrants warrant that they have the permission of the individuals in the photographs (or their legal guardians, where applicable) to publish such photographs.


9.1. The Organiser reserves the right to terminate the Competition at any time.

9.2. The Organiser cannot accept any responsibility for entries not received because they have been lost, or delayed in the post or not received due to interrupted internet connections or miscommunications, or other electronic malfunctions or not received due to lost, late, mutilated, illegible, incomplete entries. Any entries found to be duplicate or fraudulent will result in the Entrant being excluded from the Competition. By participating, all Entrant’s release the Organiser, its affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all entities associated with the development and execution of this promotion from any and all liability with respect to and in any way arising from participation in this Competition, acceptance or use of prizes. Entrant’s also agree that the Organiser, its affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all entities associated with the development and execution of this Competition are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or third person’s computer related to or resulting from the Competition, the submission and/or its prizes. The Organiser is not liable for damage to a user’s computer system (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to a entranant’s participation in the Competition or downloading of information in connection with the Competition. The Organiser reserves the right to modify or cancel the Competition in the event that any portion of any website used to administer any aspect of the Competition becomes technically corrupted.

9.3. The Organiser assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. The Organiser is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Organiser on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Competition or downloading any materials in this Competition.

9.4. Entrants agree that the Organiser and its subsidiaries (including the Organiser), as well as the Organiser advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever, and will be held harmless by winner(s) for any injuries, losses or costs or damage of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or parts thereof, or from participation in this Competition.

9.5. The Organiser’s entire liability and your sole and exclusive remedy will be limited to a distribution of the equivalent amount of prizes as set forth above. By participating in the Competition, you waive any and all rights to bring any claim or action related to such matters in any forum beyond one (1) month after the first occurrence of the kind of act, event, condition or omission upon which the claim or action is based.

10. Instructions form part of these terms and conditions.

11. The Organiser reserves the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any time, without any notice being given

12. The Organiser will treat all personal information collected as confidential.

13. Personal information is collected by you providing this to the Organiser, this occurs when you enter the competition.

14. Use of information collected on the site

14.1. The Organiser wants to help you maintain your privacy on the Internet.

14.2. The Organiser will treat your information in total confidence and will only share your information with our affiliates, investors, alliance partners and agents and will not sell, share or rent this information to any other third-parties.

14.3. The information which the Organiser collects from you may be used for a variety of reasons, such as establishing the general demographics, statistics or market information or to compile a broad profile of visitors who engage with the Organiser.

15. Promotional Emails

15.1. You will automatically be added to the Organiser’s mailing list and the Organiser will notify you of new services or specials which may be of interest to you.

15.2. From time to time the Organiser will email you information about the Organiser or our partners, if you do not wish to receive this e-mail you can opt out as provided for in the email.

16. Cookies

16.1. The Organiser may use cookie technology. Cookie technology consists of tiny pieces of data that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which contains information about you, so that next time you visit the site the Cookie reminds the Organiser of who you are, enabling us to achieve our goal of providing a valuable online experience to you.

16.2. You can, however, set up your Internet browser to disable this cookie technology.

17. The Organiser may disclose information if required to do so by law or if it is required to protect the safety of the Organiser’s customers or the public, or if the Organiser believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend our rights or property, the site or the Organiser customers.

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