TITLE: The 7up: 7 Eleven SMS Contest
PRIZE: * 1st to the 50th highest number of correct answers during the contest period will stand a chance to win up to a maximum of RM300 during a ‘shopping rush’ at a 7 Eleven outlet within 40 seconds
* 51st – 550th highest number of correct answers during the contest period will win RM10 voucher from 7 Eleven/the Organizer
DEADLINE: 23rd February – 18th April 2009
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
The revised Terms & Conditions of this contest will take effect from 23/02/2009. Thank you.
The 7up 7 Eleven SMS contest (“Contest”) is organized by Permanis Sandilands Sdn Bhd of Level 10, Menara Yayasan Tun Razak, 200, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100, Kuala Lumpur.
1.1 The Contest shall be held from 23rd February 2009 to 18th April 2009 (“the Contest Period”) or any period as may be notified by the Organizer.
1.2 The Organizer may at its sole and absolute discretion extend the Contest Period at any time without any prior notice (“the Extended Period”). Unless an Extended Period is announced, any entries received after 18th April 2009, 2359hours (due to any reason howsoever and/or whatsoever arising) shall be disqualified. Any participation in the Contest during the Extended Period (if any) shall be governed by these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) which shall remain in full force and effect.
2.1 The Contest is open to subscribers of prepaid and post-paid services of 012, 013, 014, 016, 017 & 019 mobile phone operators providing Short Messaging System (“SMS”) services in Malaysia only (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Contestants”).
2.2 Employees and immediate family members of the Organizer, their advertising agencies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and suppliers are not eligible to participate in the contest.
2.3 The Contestants must be citizens or permanent residents of Malaysia above the age of eighteen (18) years with a valid National Registration Identification Card (“NRIC”) number (12-digit) at the time of participation of the Contest. The Contestants shall be permitted to participate in the Contest via the use of mobile phones/SMS only.
2.4 Contestants under the age of eighteen (18) must seek parental and/or guardian approval to participate, as well as valid consent to use the bill payer’s NRIC numbers and mobile phones to enter the Contest.
2.5 The Organizers shall hold the bill payers responsible for any action that arises from the use of their NRIC numbers or mobile phones for the Contest and shall not be responsible for any misuse of the bill payer’s NRIC number or mobile phones for the Contest by any Contestant.
2.6 By allowing their mobile phones to be used – bill payers acknowledge that they are bound by these Terms and Conditions. Payment shall be made irrespective of whether such charges were authorized by the bill payer.
2.7 For the purposes herein, the term “bill payer” shall mean the individual, company or entity specified in the registration or subscription form whose application for the relevant service (under clause 2.1) has been approved and accepted by the service provider.
3. Contest Mechanics
3.1 To enter the Contest via SMS, the Contestants must send in the entry by typing 711<space>Name<space>12-Digit IC<space>Receipt No<space>Store Number and send to 36323 during the Contest Period or the Extended Period, if applicable.
E.g., 711 Linda Ng 830115108866 QTR45612 S1324
3.2 The Receipt Number and Store Code number can be obtained from the participating 7 Eleven outlets upon purchasing the participating products (refer to
) during the Contest Period. Each Receipt is only valid for ONE (1) entry
3.2.1 The contestant, upon completion and validation as stated in Point 3.1, will then receive a question in which the contestant will have to complete by replying via SMS by typing 711<space>A/B and send it to 36323. Each correct answer will be allocated ONE point. E.g., 711 B
3.3 Contestants may send more than one entry but each entry must be accompanied by a valid receipt (with purchase of at least one unit of the participating product).
3.4 Contestants will receive the following SMS from the Organizers after successful answering the question:
E.g. For Contest entries:
TQ for participating. PLEASE RETAIN RECEIPT AS PROOF OF PURCHASE. Details at
3.5 The Winners selection will be based on the highest number of correct answers accumulated for the entire contest period. Only one person (name & IC) to 1 prize for the entire contest period.
3.5.1 NOTE: Refer to table 8.1 for prize structure/breakdown
4. Contest Entries
4.1 The Contestant must ensure that their Contest entries are complete and accurate. Incomplete, illegible or late entries shall be disqualified.
4.2 The organizer reserves the right to reject any registration and/or entry at its sole and absolute discretion without having to assign any reasons whatsoever.
4.3 The Contestant can send in more than one entry throughout the entire contest period.
4.4 During the Contest Period, Contestants will be prompted to participate in the Contest via the various above the line media, print ads, press ads, flyers and also through SMS promotional campaigns.
4.5 Participants shall retain the proof of purchase from which the codes are used to enter the contest for verification by the organizer upon request.
5.1 Each SMS received by the Contestant will be charged the following premium charges:
5.1.1 RM0.30/SMS for each SMS received
5.2 The charges above are in addition to the standard SMS fee charged by the Contestant’s mobile phone operator.
6. Judging/Winning Criteria
6.1 The Judge’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence shall be entertained.
7. Notification of Contest Winners
7.1 Contest winners will be notified by telephone call to his/ her mobile phone for which the contact number shall be the number used by the Contestant for submission of the codes.
7.1.1 The organizer reserves the rights to use any other method or medium it deems fit at its sole and absolute discretion for the purpose of announcing the Contest winners.
7.2 Upon request, Contest winners will be required to give their contact details, copy of I.C. and any other details deemed necessary and relevant by the organizer at its discretion within forty eight (48) hours upon receiving the request/notification from the organizer.
7.3 Proof of mailing, faxing, or delivering (in any manner whatsoever) any details to the organizer does not denote proof that the organizer has received such details.
7.4 The organizer reserves the rights to forfeit prizes for any Contest winner who does not provide the required details upon receiving the request/notification.
7.5 The organizer reserves the right to appoint a third party to conduct the verification of Contest winners and to fulfill the delivery of prizes and Contestants agree that the organizer may provide all necessary information of Contest winners to such third party to facilitate such service.
8. Contest Prizes
8.1 There will be the following items to be won during the contest period:
* 1st to the 50th highest number of correct answers during the contest period will stand a chance to win up to a maximum of RM300 during a ‘shopping rush’ at a 7 Eleven outlet within 40 seconds
* 51st – 550th highest number of correct answers during the contest period will win RM10 voucher from 7 Eleven/the Organizer
8.2 The organizer reserves the right to change the prizes without any prior notification.
8.3 The Contest winner shall be responsible for all costs in connections with perfecting his/her prize, including but not limited to legal cost, stamp duties, registration and transfer fees, taxes, insurance, spending money and related expenses (such as meals or personal expenses, upgrades etc.) or fees.
8.4 Each Contest winner shall be entitled to one (1) prize for the entire contest period.
8.5 Prizes not claimed within one month upon request/notification shall be forfeited. Prizes are not exchangeable, transferable or redeemable in any other form for whatever reason. Contest winners are solely responsible for the collection of their prize(s). The organizer and its agents, sponsors and representatives shall have no liability to the Contest winners in any respect whatsoever.
8.6 The organizer reserves the right to request written proof of residency and of the age of any Contest winner before the prize is dispatched or collected.
8.7 The organizer makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with respect to the prize and shall not be responsible nor liable for any problems and/or damage there to or arising there from.
8.8 Prizes must be claimed in person unless advises otherwise. Identification which includes a photograph will be required (examples include identification card/drivers license/passport which displays a photograph of the Contest winner).
8.8.1 Where the organizer elects to post a prize to a Contest winner no responsibility will be accepted by the organizer for the safe and effective postal delivery of the prize.
8.9 In special situations, and subject to the absolute discretion of the organizer, a Contest winner may nominate a designated representative to collect a prize. The representative will be required to present written authorization from the Contest winner and identification which includes a photograph for both the Contest winner and their representative.
8.10 In the event that a Contest winner chooses not to accept a prize, they forfeit any and all claims to that prize, which will be dealt with according to the absolute discretion of the organizer.
8.11 All prizes are accepted entirely at the risk of the Contest winner, and the organizer excludes all warranties in connection with any prize to the extent permitted by law. Contest winners shall comply with the terms and conditions of each prize.
8.12 All brands, names and trademarks associated with or used to describe the prizes are owned by their respective owners. The Organizers are not related to or associated with these parties in any way.
8.13 The Organizers reserve the right to forfeit the prizes if any Contest Winner fails to produce the receipts bearing the codes used to enter the contest and to disqualify the Contest Winner’s entry.
9. Proof of Receipt
9.1 Proof of SMS sent by a Contestant does not denote proof that the SMS was received by the organizer.
10. Prize Giving Ceremony
10.1 In the event the organizer has a prize giving ceremony, the Contest winner(s) are required to attend at his/her own cost and expense to collect the prize. In the event the Contest winner is not able to attend the prize giving ceremony, the Contest winner must nominate a representative to be present at the prize giving ceremony to accept the prize on his/her behalf.
11.1 The organizer reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to use the nicknames, names, photographs, voice or video recordings and entries of the Contest winner(s) and/or representatives without first obtaining any consent nor making any payment whatsoever to the Contest winner(s) and/or representatives for publicity, advertising, trade or promotion purposes in any media.
12. Adherence to Contest Terms & Conditions
12.1 In addition to these Terms and Conditions, instructions and methods of participating in the Contest, as set out on
or otherwise, shall also bind all Contestants and their participation in the Contest.
12.2 In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any terms contained in any promotional material for this Contest, the terms contained herein shall apply.
12.3 Failure to comply with the rules, regulations, instructions or methods will result in the Contestants being disqualified.
12.4 By participating in this Contest, the Contestant is taken to have read and agreed to the terms and conditions herein and shall adhere to all and/or any decisions made by the Organizer.
13. Variation to the Terms & Conditions
13.1 The organizer reserves the right to change, amend, delete or add to these Contest Terms and Conditions without prior notice at any time and the Contestants shall be bound to such changes.
14.1 The organizer will not be responsible or liable for:
14.1.1 any problem, loss or damage of whatsoever nature suffered by any party due to any delay and/or failure in receiving and sending a SMS as a result of any network, communication or system error, interruption and/or failure experienced by the participating mobile phone operators and/or by the organizer and/or resulting from participation or the downloading of any materials in the Contest. In the event of such error, interruption and/or failure, the organizer shall not be responsible or liable for any failure by any Contestant to participate in the Contest at any time.
14.1.2 any problem, damage or loss of whatsoever nature to any Contestant, or their authorized representatives resulting from their participation in the Contest.
14.1.3 any error (including error in notification of Contest winners), omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, bugs or other causes outside its control.
14.2 The Contest is provided on an “as is where is available” basis. The Organizer will not be responsible and will not be liable if any entry is lost, late or undelivered due to any reason other than the sole negligence of the Organizer. Proof of delivery of entries is not proof that the entries were duly received.
14.3 These terms and conditions are governed by Malaysian law and any dispute arising out of or in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Malaysian Courts. The Judges have the rights to amend the Terms and Conditions at any point.
14.4 The Organizer, its partners and its sponsors shall not be held responsible for any late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries, computer system, phone line, electronic equipment, computer hardware, software and program malfunctions or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature or for problems in downloading SMS entries or for any other technical problems related to SMS entries.
14.5 The Organizer and its sponsors are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by its subscribers or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Contest.
16.1 The organizer further reserves the right to cancel, modify, suspend or delay the Contest in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond its reasonable control.