MEDTRONIC “NOVEMBER WORLD DIABETES MONTH” COMPETITION (“Competition”)

By entering the Competition and/or accepting any prize, all entrants and winners agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below (“Rules”).

1. How to Play – The Competition commences on 1 November 2019 and ends on 30 November 2019 (“Period”). No entries will be accepted after 30 November 2019.

In order to be eligible for participation in this Competition, an entrant must be 18 years of age or older (“adult entrants”) or, if under the age of 18 years, be assisted by a parent/ legal guardian (“minor entrants”). Each entrant represents and warrants that by entering in or participating in this Competition, he/she has full eligibility to do so. Medtronic (Africa) Proprietary Limited and/or its agencies (“Organisers”) reserve the right to request proof that entrants have met these eligibility requirements.

To enter the Competition and stand a chance of winning any of the prizes:

  • adult entrants will be required to submit their favourite diabetes-friendly recipes; and
  • minor entrants will be required to submit any original artwork that illustrates the impact of diabetes in their lives.

All entrants will be required to send their entries during the Period to zadiabetes@medtronic.com, using the subject line “Medtronic WDD Competition 2019”.

Copies of these Rules are available online at www.medtronicdiabetes.co.za (“Website”).

2. Prizes – One winner from each of the adult entrants and the minor entrants, stands a chance of winning a R1,000 (one thousand Rand) voucher from Takealot.com (collectively the “Prizes”).

The Prizes are not transferable, and the Organisers reserve the right to substitute any prize with another prize of similar value.

The two winners will be selected on 2 December 2019 by the Organisers, after assessing the skill and chance involved in the entries submitted.

The winners will be notified by email within 15 business days of the selection. The Prizes will be sent to the winners via the email address used to submit the winning entries. The Organisers will also post the winners’ details on the Medtronic Diabetes South Africa Facebook© page and Instagram account.

THE COMPETITION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK©. FACEBOOK© IS COMPLETELY RELEASED OF ALL LIABILITY BY EACH ENTRANT IN THE COMPETITION. ENTRANTS WILL BE PROVIDING INFORMATION TO THE ORGANISERS AND NOT TO FACEBOOK©.

3. General – The promoter/s of this Competition are the Organisers. The Organisers will interpret the Rules in their sole discretion and reserve the right to amend the Rules at any time in accordance with the provisions contained in these Rules.

The Organisers, their directors, members, partners, employees, agents, consultants, any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by them or any supplier of goods and services in connection with this Competition and their spouses, life partners, parents, children, siblings, business partners or associates are not eligible to participate in or enter this Competition.

IN THE EVENT OF A DISPUTE, THE DECISION OF THE ORGANISERS WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING AND NO CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERED INTO. IN THIS REGARD AND FOR FURTHER CLARITY, THE ORGANISERS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO DEAL WITH SUCH DISPUTES (OR ANY FAILURE BY PARTICIPANTS TO FOLLOW THE RULES) IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, INCLUDING THAT THE ORGANISERS SHALL BE ENTITLED, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER RIGHTS WHICH THE ORGANISERS MAY HAVE IN TERMS OF THESE RULES AND/OR THE GENERAL COMPETITION RULES, TO IMMEDIATELY DISQUALIFY PARTICIPANTS FROM THIS COMPETITION. BY ENTERING THE COMPETITION AND/OR ACCEPTING ANY PRIZE, THE ENTRANTS, USERS AND/OR WINNERS HEREBY INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE ORGANISERS (INCLUDING THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, HOLDING COMPANIES AND AFFILIATES), THEIR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS AND CONTRACTORS (THE “ORGANISER PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY ACTIONS, CLAIMS AND/OR LIABILITY FOR INJURY, LOSS, DAMAGE, EXPENSE, CLAIM OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION, AND/OR THE USE, ACCEPTANCE OR POSSESSION OF A PRIZE, AND/OR PARTICIPATION (OR NON-PARTICIPATION) IN A PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.

The Organisers may require the winners (at no fee) to be identified, photographed, filmed and the aforegoing to be published in any media (together with the winning submission), subject to the winners’ right to decline participating in any such marketing activities. If a winner so declines, notice thereof must be submitted to the Organisers in writing.

ADDITIONAL TO ANY OTHER RIGHTS CONTAINED IN THE GENERAL PROMOTIONAL COMPETITION RULES, THE ORGANISERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE THE COMPETITION AT ANY TIME WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT. IF THIS IS THE CASE, THE ORGANISERS WILL PROVIDE A NOTICE ON THE WEBSITE AND IT SHALL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ENTRANTS TO REVIEW SUCH WEBSITE IN THIS RESPECT. IN SUCH EVENT, ALL ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS WHICH THEY MAY HAVE AGAINST ANY OF THE ORGANISER PARTIES AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEY WILL HAVE NO RECOURSE OR CLAIM OF ANY NATURE AGAINST THE ORGANISER PARTIES. ANY PRIZE IS ACCEPTED BY A WINNER AT HIS/HER OWN RISK AND THE ORGANISERS ARE NOT LIABLE, AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY DEFECT IN THE PRIZE.

The duration of this Competition may also be extended or curtailed at the sole discretion of the Organisers. If this is the case, the Organisers will provide notice of this on the Website. All Competition queries must be directed to zadiabetes@medtronic.com between 08h00 to 16h30.

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