1. The promoter is BIC® South Africa (“the Promoter”).


  1. The competition is open to all South African citizens.


  1. The following people are excluded from entering the competition; directors, members, partners, employees, agents, service providers and consultants of BIC® South Africa and Shoprite Checkers Group as well as their spouses, life partners, immediate family members, business partners and associates (referred to as ‘The Organizers’).


  1. The competition opens on 5 December 2022 and the closing date is 5 February 2023.


  1. There is no restriction on the number of entries per person.


  1. Any late entries received will not be taken into consideration.


  1. The competition sponsors and/or their advertising agents will contact the winners ONLY, via telephone or their means of entry.


  1. The Promoter and their agents, accept no responsibility for any problems or technical malfunction of any communication network or any late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible or corrupted entries. BIC, and their agents are not liable for any costs incurred, responses received, or any other consequences of user error.


  1. To enter the competition, purchase any BIC® Stationery product at participating Shoprite stores nationwide. Retain a copy of your till slip as this will be required to validate your entry should you win. Dial *120*1035#, follow the prompts and stand a chance to win 1 (One) of 50 (Fifty) R10 000.00 (Ten Thousand Rand) vouchers each. No USSD network fees will be charged for entering the competition.


  1. Winners will be selected by means of a random draw after the competition closing date and will be notified telephonically where the winner will be required to verify their details. The Promoter (or their agent) will endeavor to contact the prize winner once every day for 5 (Five) consecutive working days after their name is drawn. If the prize winner cannot be contacted during this period, the prize will be forfeited, and another winner will be selected in accordance with the rules.


  1. All winners will be required to provide their names, ID numbers and contact details and to sign an acknowledgment of receipt of the prize.


  1. The prize shall not be transferable for cash unless stated in our communication.


  1. A copy of these rules can be found on the following website: throughout the period of the competition or can be obtained from the Consumer Call Centre on telephone number 011 474 0181.


  1. The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into. The Promoter, and/or their agents will not be held responsible for any disputes arising from the competition or prize awarded.


  1. Winners shall use the prize at their own risk. The Promoter and their agents shall not be liable for any loss, damage, personal injury, or death that is suffered or sustained (including but not limited to that arising from any person's negligence) in connection with this competition or accepting or using the prize.


  1. The Promoter, and their agents / sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify or amend the competition and the prize contents at any time, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances outside of their control should arise.


  1. The Promoter reserves the right to photograph and publish the winners’ name/s in any printed media, or any other relevant media upon the winners being consulted and agreeing to the above.


  1. Any personal data submitted by you will be used solely in accordance with current South African data protection legislation and the Promoter’s privacy policy.


  1. Should any winner be found not to have complied with these rules, he/she may be automatically disqualified.


  1. The Promoter, and their agents shall not be liable for any damage caused to prizes because of delivery or dispatch, nor shall they be responsible for any malfunctions or breakages of any prize once delivery has been taken thereof. The Promoter shall further not be held responsible for any accident, injury, harm, or loss due to the acceptance, possession, ownership or use of the prize without limitation, and are indemnified from any claims that may arise from any participants or winners of this competition or their replacements.


  1. Any expense/s which may result from the possession of and/or use of the prize/s is the sole responsibility of the winner.


  1. The manufacturer of third-party prizes, their employees and properties are not in any way associated with this competition or its organizers.


  1. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any claim if fraud or cheating is suspected, including without limitation, through the manipulation of code or otherwise frequently falsifying data.


  1. The Promoter shall have the right to change or terminate the promotional competition immediately and without notice, if deemed necessary in its opinion and if circumstances arise outside of their control. In the event of such change or termination, all participants agree to waive any rights that they have in respect of this promotional competition and acknowledge that they will have no recourse against the Promoter or its agents.


  1. In the event that the prize is not available despite the Promoter’s reasonable endeavors to procure the prize, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal value.


  1. Entry into the competition implies the acceptance of the above.