11. Competitions, games, promotions and prizes
11.1 The following rules shall apply to all competitions, games, promotions and prizes unless other rules are specifically provided in relation to a game, promotion, competition or prize:
11.1.1 To be eligible for the competition, participants or entrants must reside permanently in the Republic of South Africa, unless otherwise stated.
11.1.2 Any requirements to be eligible for the competition in addition to the terms in this section will be clearly stated for each competition.
11.1.3 The outcome of a competition is subject to the decision of the judge, photographer or organiser of the competition, whose decision is final and binding, and no negotiations and or correspondence will be entered into after the fact.
11.1.4 The outcome of a game is subject to the game participant exercising the appropriate skill which results in that participant achieving the highest points in the game and winning the game as a direct result of their skill.
11.1.5 The period for the competition, promotion or game is clearly stated on the competition, promotion or game page or in the relevant rules which shall appear on the competition, promotion or game page. No entries will be accepted after that date;
11.2 By participating in the competition, promotion or game you release and hold us harmless from any and all losses, harm, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the competition, promotion or game or resulting from the participation in any competition or game or acceptance, possession, use or receiving of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy;
11.3 We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to cancel or suspend any competition, promotion or game;
11.4 The prize winner will be notified via e-mail or telephone call and information could be published in the website;
11.5 Only one participant or entrant per household is entitled to winning one prize in any competition;
11.6 If the prize is not claimed within 30 days of the prize-winner being announced, the winner automatically forfeits the prize and we reserve the right to redistribute or dispose of the prize at its discretion;
11.7 Prizes may not be exchanged for cash or any other prize, nor are they transferable;
11.8 Participants or entrants must have attained the age of eighteen (18) at the time of participating in the competition, promotion or game unless otherwise stipulated;
11.9 No staff member of Highbury Media and/or any of their affiliated companies or agencies, and members of their immediate family; nor staff members of the sponsors of any competition, or any of their affiliated companies or agencies, and members of their immediate family, may enter any of the competitions offered partly or in whole by Highbury Media;
11.10 We are not responsible for lost, delayed, misdirected, unintelligible or incomplete electronic mail, telephone, electronic hardware and software program, network, internet and computer malfunctions, failures and difficulties, errors in transmission or any condition caused by events beyond our control which may cause the competition, promotion or game to be disrupted or corrupted.
11.11 Subject to sponsor conditions or other agreements, we undertake to deliver prizes to respective winners only where such winners are located and reside within the Republic of South Africa. Winners resident or located anywhere outside of the defined area will be accountable for any costs incurred by the collection or receiving of any prize/s that they have won.
11.12 The participants or entrants entering or taking part in the competition, promotion or game authorise us to publish or distribute any or all the details of the participant or entrant and or to take pictures of the participant or use the participant’s details or photographs in any advertising or promotional material without any liability on our part and or remuneration due to the participant or entrant.
11.13 Any violation or attempt to violate any of the above terms and conditions will result in the immediate disqualification of the participant or entrant.