Terms and Conditions

These are the standard terms and conditions for competitions conducted by SPARK Schools:

  1. This competition is open to:
    1. Full-time employees of SPARK Schools
  2. This competition is not open to:
    1. Administrators of any competition;
    2. the spouse, life partner, business partner or associate, or the natural or adopted parent, child, or sibling, of any of the persons specified above
  3. Your entry into the competition and or/your acceptance of a prize (in the event that you win a prize) constitutes your binding acceptance of the terms and conditions on behalf of yourself and/or any person whom you nominate for a prize, and/or any person with whom you share a prize (in the event that you win a prize which is for you and one or more additional persons).

It is your responsibility to make sure that your entry is received by us prior to the closure of the competition. Any entries which are not received by us prior to the closure of the competition will not be eligible to participate, regardless of the reason for the late entry. We are not responsible for entries which are not received by us, whether timeously or at all, regardless of the cause thereof. Without limitation, we are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer on-line systems, servers, or computer hardware or software failure or malfunction, traffic congestion (whether physical, or the internet, telephone lines or any combination thereof, or any other technical or other problems).

  1. It is your responsibility to ensure that any information which you provide to us is accurate, complete and up to date.
  2. Any costs or expenses which you may incur other than in respect of those items specifically included in a prize are for your own account.
  3. We do not make any representations or give away warranties, whether expressly or implicitly, as to a prize, and in particular, but without limitation, make no representations and give no warranty that:
    1. your entry or participation in the competition will necessarily result in you winning a prize;
    2. a prize, or any aspect thereof, will meet your, or, if applicable, your partner’s requirements, preferences, standards or expectations; or
    3. a prize, or any aspect thereof, will be satisfactory, punctual, free from defects, safe or reliable.
  4. Prizes are not exchangeable or substitutable.
  5. Prize winners must be in the full time employ of SPARK Schools at handover of the prize.
  6. We may invite you to be present when the prizewinners are determined or announced, to participate in any of our marketing activities, to appear in the electronic media and/or the print media, and/or to endorse, promote or advertise any of our goods or services, for which no fee, royalty or other compensation will be payable. You may decline such an invitation.
  7. We will not be responsible for any harm, damage, loss or claim relating to the provision of any element of a prize or any changes to a prize that may be made at any time
  8. The winners will be notified by means of the contact details provided to us within 7 days of the final decision by telephone, email and the competition website.
  9. We may require you to provide us with such additional information and documentation as we may reasonably require in order to process, confirm and facilitate your acceptance and/or use of a prize. If you refuse to provide us with the requested information or documentation, you will forfeit the prize.
  10. You agree that your participation in the competition, and your acceptance and/or use of a prize, or any aspect thereof, is at your own risk.
  11. You acknowledge that the acceptance and use of a prize is subject to the proviso that:
    1. all of the terms and conditions will apply to both you and/or any person whom you nominate for a prize, and/or any person with whom you share a prize, and you will ensure that nominees or those who share a prize agree to be bound and comply, and will continue to comply, therewith;
  12. If you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions, then without prejudice to any other remedy which we may have,
    1. you will be automatically disqualified and you will forfeit the prize/s (in the event that you have already won a prize);
    2. you will pay us for any loss or damage incurred by us directly or indirectly as a result of your non-compliance, including all of our legal costs which we may incur in taking any steps pursuant to your non-compliance.
  13. The terms and conditions will be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of contract and dispute resolution in the Republic of South Africa
  14. SPARK Schools and the judges’ decision on any matter concerning the competition and/or arising out of these terms and conditions is final and binding on you, nominees and those who share a prize, and no correspondence will be entered into.