Terms and conditions
All people entering this competition (the entrants) agree that the competition rules as set out in these terms and conditions and are binding on them. A copy of these competition rules are available to all entrants.
The Organiser of this competition is Absa. For purposes of this competition “Absa” means Absa Bank Limited (registered number 1986/004794/06), all subsidiaries and associates of Absa Bank Limited and the ultimate holding company of Barclays Africa Group Limited, its subsidiaries and associates.
Absa, its directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants, the suppliers of goods or services and their respective spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members are not permitted to participate in this competition.
The entrant acknowledges that he/she has been given enough time to read these terms and conditions before entering into this competition. The entrant is aware of all the terms printed in bold.
Absa will only collect, store and use your personal information, such as name, age, telephone number and email address for the purposes of entering the entrant into the competition and for purpose of administering the draw as set out in these rules. This will not affect any existing marketing preferences that you have registered with Absa.
By entering the competition, your personal information may be transferred to our service providers and agents (including their sub-contractors) to store and use as necessary to administer the draw. We will never pass your information to any third party for them to use in their own direct marketing, without your consent.
Your personal information will be held on record for a short period of time as necessary to administer the draw and then securely destroyed.
Rules of the competition
In order to qualify as an entrant, the entrant must –
be a South African citizen and hold a valid South African Identity document;
provide correct and full personal contact details, as required;
be 16 years and older;
Method of entry:
To enter, the entrant must Register and complete the Absa Ready to Work online programme at https://readytowork.absa.co.za/. Anybody doing the above will automatically be entered.
There will be four (4) prize winners who will each win a four (4) week internship granted by Absa, its associates, partners or subsidiaries to the value of R153, 600.00. This experience will be redeemed in 2017 from Monday 6 February 2017 – Sunday 5 March 2017. The winner will receive all the details relating to the prize.
The prize includes the following:
A one month internship granted by Absa, its associates, partners or subsidiaries that will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa
Return flights from their city of residence to Johannesburg
Accommodation in Johannesburg at a location selected by Absa over the internship period
A stipend of R4500.00 payable to the prize winner upon acceptance of the prize
All transfers over the course of internship period
Incomplete or illegible entries, bulk entries, entries from third parties and entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these terms and conditions in full will be disqualified and will not be considered.
The winner will be randomly chosen from all qualifying entrants by a registered auditor, chartered accountant, registered auditor, admitted attorney, commissioner of oaths or advocate and by means of a lucky draw to take place at the premises of Absa, situated at Absa, situated at Barclays Towers West, on Tuesday 10 January 2017.
In order to participate in the competition, entrants will be required to attend to the reasonable cost for their entry (this includes but is not limited to postage, entry through internet facilities, short message service (sms), multimedia messaging service (mms) and/or any similar media or device). Such cost will not exceed what is reasonable for the method of entry (i.e. postage stamp, normal sms rates and the like).
The winner/s will be contacted telephonically between Tuesday 10 January and Thursday 12 January 2017. If the selected winner/s does not answer his/her landline and/or mobile phone, Absa will leave a message on the winner’s landline or mobile phone (if possible). Absa undertakes to try at least three (3) times on three (3) consecutive days to notify the winner/s. If Absa cannot get hold of the winner/s telephonically or cannot leave a message telephonically, Absa will send a notice to the contact details (i.e. via sms, e-mail or post) provided by the entrant.
If the prize is declined or if the winner cannot be contacted from the details supplied on their submission within three (3) working days of the draw date, a replacement winner will be drawn at Absa’s discretion and the replacement winner will be notified by Absa via SMS and the “winner contact” process will be followed. The same process will be followed should the replacement winner also decline or the price be unclaimed or the replacement winner cannot be contacted.
The prize winner will be required to confirm that he/she is able to redeem their prize over the defined period (Monday 6 February 2017 – Sunday 5 March 2017).
When the winner/s accepts his/her prize, Absa would appreciate the right to identify the winner by taking his/her photograph (at no fee) and publishing this in the relevant media as decided by Absa. Absa does however acknowledge the winner’s right to choose not to be identified and may refuse to have his/her photograph taken and published in printed media or to appear on radio and television.
If the winner has given his/her written consent, Absa has the right to publish the winner’s name and photographs (at no fee) in any advertising, promotional, print, point-of-sale or public relations material. The nature of these publications will be determined at the sole discretion of Absa, for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the lucky draw.
Absa is not liable in any way for any direct or indirect loss or damage because of an entrant or winner’s participation in the competition.
If Absa cannot continue with the competition for any reason beyond its reasonable control or if it is required by any regulatory terms or applicable law, Absa may end or alter the terms of the competition on condition that–
no winner have been determined; and
reasonable notice has been given beforehand to all entrants.
If the competition is ended as set out in 21 above, no entrant will have any claim of any nature whatsoever against Absa.
Absa is not obliged to award more than the defined prize. If the prize is anything other than a cash award, Absa will not be liable for any defects or damage to the prize. The winner must refer to the applicable supplier/manufacturer warranty for replacement or repair of the item. Where it is clearly stipulated in the terms and conditions a)that a third party is responsible to supply the prize awarded by Absa/ b) that a prize will be supplied by a third party, Absa will not be liable if such third party fails to comply.
The prize –
cannot be transferred and will only be handed over if all details given are factually correct;
will not be exchanged for cash amounts or for any prize other than the prize offered in this competition;
may be replaced by another prize of the same commercial value if the original prize is not available for any reason beyond Absa’s reasonable control.
Once the prize has been handed over in terms of these rules, the results of the promotion are final in all respects and no correspondence will be allowed.
Amendments to the Terms and Conditions:
Absa is entitled to amend the terms and conditions thereof in so far as same is deemed necessary and such amendments may relate to any aspect of such competition;
the amendments may include the addition and or deletion of any existing and or proposed terms and conditions of the competition, which amendments may also affect the identified prize including but not limited to cash prize of such competition;
the proposed amendments may be effected prior to the starting date of the competition and during the Competition Period, which amendments may result in the Competition Period being reduced and or extended as deemed necessary;
it is the entrant’s responsibility to regularly check the website where the competition rules are made available as per clause 1 for any amendments.
In the event that the terms and conditions of this competition are amended in terms of clause 26, such amendments shall become effective immediately or on such date as may be determined by Absa. However, all entrants who have received confirmation of the prize prior to such will remain eligible to receive the prize that has been awarded to them in accordance with the terms and conditions in force when they were selected as winners.
No entrant shall have any recourse or claim against Absa as a result of any amendment to these terms and conditions or as a result of Absa’s cancellation, termination or suspension of the competition in line with these terms and conditions.
To register for the ReadytoWork programme, young people can visit the Absa website.