Terms and conditions

“Hello Autumn Gardens!” Competition
(GCA Garden Centre competition)

This competition starts on 1 March 2016 and will run for a period of 3 (three) months and will end on 31 May 2016.
This competition is open to all active Life is a Garden Facebook, Instagram and Twitter followers, all consumers who visit GCA Garden Centres, who are South African residents, are 18 years and older and whose address shall be a physical or postal address within the borders of the Republic of South Africa.
This competition is in promotion of GCA Garden Centres by means of awarding, as a prize, a hamper of gardening products to the value of R 10,000 which will be sponsored by a sponsor.

No director, employee, agent or consultant of Life is a Garden, South African Nurseries Association, Brand Candy (Pty) Ltd and any sponsor, or their spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members, or the supplier of goods and services in connection with this competition may participate in this competition.
In order to be eligible to be entered into the draw, entrants need to send us their details before the end of the competition on the 31 May 2016.

Brand Candy (Pty) Ltd shall not be liable for the failure of any technical element relating to the competition that may result in an entry not being successfully transmitted or processed.

The winner will be notified by e-mail or telephone within one week of the draw having taken place. In the event that any of the winners cannot be successfully contacted following all reasonable attempts to do so, Brand Candy (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to draw another winner in substitution two weeks after the initial selection had taken place.

Any prize not taken up for any reason within one month of the date of the drawing of such prize will be forfeited.
A prize will be delivered to the winner by the prize sponsor by means of post or courier to the address provided by the winner.

No substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize is permitted and no prize may be exchanged for any sum of cash or other form of consideration.

It is understood by each winner that the winner has no intention of using the prize for a particular purpose other than the purpose for which the prize is ordinarily used. Should there be any latent or patent defect with any prize delivered to a winner, then such winner may be entitled to return the prize to the sponsor of that prize who will then either repair or replace the prize. In the event that the prize is repaired by a sponsor then the sponsor’s repair warranties will be applicable. In the event that the prize is replaced by a sponsor then the prize may either be replaced for an identical article or a similar article of the same or higher value.

The names of any winners of a prize may be published on all Life is a Garden’s social media profiles (Facebook: www.facebook.com, Instagram: @lifeisagardensa and Twitter: @lifeisagardensa) and may be publicly published in any other format.

Winners may be required to participate in Life is a Garden’s monthly publicity campaigns, which may include, but is not limited to print or broadcast media and to further allow their names and likeliness to be used by Life is a Garden for promotional purposes in any publicity campaigns. Winners are, however, entitled to expressly decline such a request. Where winners consent to take part in Life is a Garden’s publicity campaigns, they will not be entitled to any remuneration for such participation and all materials used in and arising from such participation will be the sole property of Brand Candy (Pty) Ltd.

This competition does not alter or purport to alter any term or condition relating to any existing or digital or print subscription.
All entries and results will be audited; and all draws will be performed by our auditor, Duncan Eriksson.

By agreeing to accept any prize a winner accepts and agrees to abide by these rules.
The judges’ decision will be final and binding and no correspondence may be entered into.

Any queries regarding the handing over or delivering of prizes may be addressed to the Brand Manager Life is a Garden, Nikki Fitz-Gerald, during office hours on telephone number 031 941 5424 or via email info nikki@lifeisagarden.co.za) from 08h00 to 16h00 (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays).
A copy of these rules can be found on Life is a Garden’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/lifeisagardensa/) throughout the period of this competition or may be obtained from the Brand Manager of Life is a Garden at the details provided in Rule 24.