Legal

Promotional Competition Rules

These Promotional Competition Rules (“Promotional Competition Rules”) govern your participation in promotional competitions conducted on A Bit of This a Bit of That located at http://gnatj.com (the/that “Competition”).  Please read these Promotional Competition Rules carefully and make sure you understand them before you enter the Competition or participate further in the Competition.  Please do not enter or participate further in the Competition if you do not agree to these Promotional Competition Rules.  If you do enter the Competition or participate further in the Competition, doing so will be confirmation that you agree to these Promotional Competition Rules and agree to be bound by them.

No addition to or variation of these Promotional Competition Rules, or this clause, shall be valid and binding on me unless I publish such additions to or variations of these Promotional Competition Rules in writing and on the Sites.

I use the terms “Participants” and “you” interchangeably in these Promotional Competition Rules.  These terms, and variations such as “Participant” and “your” are references to entrants into and participants of the Competition from time to time as well as any person who intends becoming an entrant into or participant of the Competition.

The Competition’s promoter

The Competition’s promoter is Gina Jacobson (“I” or “me”), whose details are as follows:

Full name and legal status Gina Jacobson, sole proprietor
Telephone number 083 697 4849
E-mail address Gina@jacobson.co.za
Physical address Care of Jacobson Attorneys, 94 Athol Street, Highlands North, Johannesburg
Postal address P O Box 189, Melrose Arch, 2076
Physical address for receipt of legal service Care of Jacobson Attorneys, 94 Athol Street, Highlands North, Johannesburg
Website address http://gnatj.com (“my site”)

The Competition and the Prize

Prize winner/s will be announced in the Competition-specific post on my site by the time and on the date described in the specific rules for the particular Competition.

I will select the prize winner/s from the Competition’s participants based on the Competition’s requirements and in my sole discretion.  My decision regarding prize winners will be final and binding on all participants.  You irrevocably agree to this.

Competition and prize changes, suspension or cancellation

No prizes may be exchanged for their value in money terms or otherwise for any goods or services, except where such prizes may be substituted in accordance with these Promotional Competition Rules.

You agree that I may suspend, otherwise modify or cancel the Competition should the Competition’s continuation be untenable for reasons outside my control.  I will take reasonable steps to notify Competition participants should such steps become necessary and shall inform Competition participants which steps I intend taking in this regard.  In the event of any disruption to the Competition, I shall use my reasonable endeavours to remedy the disruption and resume the Competition on a fair and equitable basis to the participants.

Eligibility to enter and participation in the Competition

Participants in the Competition and must meet the Competition’s specific qualification requirements and I reserve the right to request proof that Participants have met these qualification requirements.

No entries received after the Competition closes will be considered and any entries received after this date will be rejected automatically.

Disqualification from the Competition

Participants who, in my sole determination, act unlawfully, fraudulently or otherwise dishonestly shall be disqualified from participating in the Competition and shall not be eligible to win the Competition prizes.

I may select a replacement prize winner/s from the Competition entries at its sole discretion if the original prize winner is found to be in breach of any of these Promotional Competition Rules.  In such circumstances, the replacement winner/s shall take the place of the disqualified winner/s and shall be informed as soon as is reasonably practicable.

Persons prohibited from entering the Competition

The following persons are prohibited from entering the Competition:

  • my directors, members, employees or agents; or
  • my goods or services suppliers in connection with the Competition.

Any prizes which these persons may win by participating in the Competition will be forfeit and awarded to the next suitable participant.

Means of participating in the Competition

You are required to have access to a computer with a Web browser capable of accessing the Competition on the Site/s hosting the Competition.  You are solely responsible for obtaining, gaining access to and/or maintaining whatever equipment and facilities you may require in order to enter and participate in the Competition at your cost.

Privacy Policy

By entering and participating in the Competition, you agree that I may collect and process your personal information for specific purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”).  This Privacy Policy forms part of these Promotional Competition Rules and your agreement to this Privacy Policy is a condition for your entry into the Competition.

I may collect the following types of information from you:

Information you provide: When you enter the competition you will be asked to grant me and/or my agents access to your personal information which may include the following:

  • Full name;
  • Email address;
  • Address details and/or
  • Phone number.

I will use this information to grant you access to the Competition, determine your participation in the Competition and communicate with you regarding various aspects of the Competition.

User communications: When you send email or other communications to me, I may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries and respond to your requests.  I may use your email address to communicate with you about my products and/or services.

Facebook Privacy Policy: Where the Competition is run on one or more of the Sites, you are also bound by the applicable privacy policy.  It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with these privacy policies and to comply with them.

Information sharing

I only share personal information with external companies or individuals in the following limited circumstances:

  • I have your consent.  I require opt-in consent to share any of your sensitive personal information.
  • I provide such information to its subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on my behalf.  I require that these parties agree to process such information based on its instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • I have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Promotional Competition Rules, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to my rights, property or safety or of its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

If I becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, I will ensure the confidentiality of any personal information involved in such transactions and notify you before personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Accessing your personal information

You may request details of your personal information which I collect, store and use by contacting I using the contact details specified in my privacy policy on its website.

Liability

Disclaimers and limitation of liability

You agree that I am unable to, and am not required to, guarantee a particular result or set of results from either your participation in the Competition or possible winnings.

You agree further that neither I or my agents shall be liable in respect of any loss, damage or damages however arising and whatever the cause, particularly as a result from your entrance into or participation in the Competition.

Indemnity

You indemnify me and my agents from any loss, damage, damages, liability, claim, expenses, costs orders or demand which may arise as a result of your participation in the Competition and, where applicable, subsequent prize award and delivery.

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