Competition Terms & Conditions

Style Squad Competition 2017

Terms and Conditions

  1. This competition will run from 1 September 2016 – 15 August 2017 and will consist of 3 rounds.

  2. There will be 2 winners – 1 girl and 1 boy.

  3. By entering this competition, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

  4. Competition entry fee is free and only for children aged between 9 & 15 within the Republic of South Africa.

  5. You may only enter once, entries are final and may not be changed after submission. 

  6. For every entry, a unique and valid email address is required from the parent/ guardian.

  7. You are not eligible to enter this competition if you are:

    a. A director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of Ackermans
    b. An immediate family member of the persons specified in 7(a)

  8. All prizes in this competition cannot be exchanged for cash.

  9. Ackermans and their delivery agent does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage and will also not be responsible or liable for any further expenses or fees required for purpose of using, applying or enjoying the prize won in this competition.

  10. Participants give Ackermans and its authorized agents consent to use their names and images for publicity purposes across any channel.

  11. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans.

  12. By participating in this competition, you consent to (i) the processing of your personal information by Ackermans and other companies in the Pepkor group, any of their operators, agents and sub-contractors (who may be outside South Africa) on the condition that they will keep such information confidential;  (ii) the collection of your personal information from any other source to supplement the personal information which Ackermans has about you;  (iii) the retention by Ackermans of your personal information for as long as permitted for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and marketing purposes; (iv) Ackermans using your personal information to send you information about products, services, and special offers of the various companies in the Pepkor group that may be of interest or value to you. 

  13. You can choose to be excluded from direct marketing by notifying Ackermans in writing or by registering a block on any registry which Ackermans is bound by law to recognise. Ackermans will not charge you a fee to update this request on its systems. Ackermans will give effect to any changes requested by you as soon as reasonably possible.

  14. Ackermans operate various social media communities on various social media services and are glad to have you as a community member. We encourage you to interact with us and other community members through our communities. To this end, you are kindly referred to our external media policy and we encourage you to familiarize yourself therewith prior to agreeing to be bound thereto. 

  15. These Terms and Conditions are also available by phoning (021) 900 1000 (standard Telkom rates apply) and at www.ackermans.co.za.

Round 1:

  1. Round 1 of the competition will run from 1 September 2016 up until and including midnight on 9 October 2016. 
  2. In order to enter the competition, you must be registered on the Ackermans website. Please visit http://member.ackermans.co.za/user/register/email.

  3. You may enter the competition via the following channel: //www.ackermans.co.za/style-squad-2017/entry-form.

  4. To enter the competition, the online entry form must be completed, with all fields completed, and you must upload a picture of yourself. The photo may not be larger than 2MB – only JPEGs and GIFs accepted. Participants must be able to read and write English (at their grade level) to enter. 

  5. Parents/ guardians are permitted to enter more than one child but will require a unique and valid email address for each child entered.

  6. You may not be younger than 9 years nor older than 15 years by the starting date of the first round of the competition (1 September 2016).

  7. Competition entry is free and participants may only enter once during the qualifying competition period. Entries are final and may not be changed after submission. Where multiple entries are received, only the first entry will be accepted.

  8. A group of 50 (25 girls and 25 boys) semi-finalists will be selected by a panel of Ackermans judges. The selection process will be based on creative and design forward entries in the first round. 

  9. The semi-finalists will be notified via email by 15 October 2016. 

  10. Semi-finalists, or their parents/ guardians, are required to confirm their acceptance into the competition by 25 October 2016.

  11. Should the organizers be unable to reach the semi-finalists after 3 attempts, alternative semi-finalists will be selected. 

Round 2:

  1. Round 2 of the competition runs from 1 November up until and including midnight on 21 November 2016.
  2. Round 2 consists of the group of 50 (25 girls and 25 boys) semi-finalists which were selected in round 1.

  3. A package will be sent via post with materials and instructions on how to create and complete a design mood board. Additional materials/ items/ stationery can be used in support of activities.

  4. Should the semi-finalists not receive the package by 1 November 2016, the semi-finalist should notify stylesquad@ackermans.co.za and they will be emailed the link to complete the online form but will need to compile their own mood board using their own materials and at their own cost. 

  5. 20 Finalists “The Style Squad” (10 girls and 10 boys) will be selected by a panel of Ackermans Judges. The selection process will be based on creative and design forward entries from the second round. 

  6. The finalists will be notified via email no later than 4 December 2016. The email will include further information relating to next steps for the Style Squad 2017 competition.

  7. Should the organizers be unable to reach the finalists after 3 attempts, alternative finalists will be selected. 

Round 3:

  1. The final round will start on 9 January 2017 and end on 13 June 2017.
  2. Each finalist will become an exclusive member of the Ackermans Style Squad and feature on the Ackermans website and/or social media platforms and our Ackermans Magazine for the duration of the final round. 

  3. Each finalist will receive the following:

    a) One of 20 Tablets including a 2GB  data package for a period of 6 months.
    b) 5 x Ackermans virtual vouchers to the value of R380 each, split over 6 months.
    c) A personal logo and profile of themselves on the Ackermans Style Squad website (edited by Ackermans)
    d) A personal email address
    A chance to:

    i) Win R10 000 in cash
    ii) Win an educational policy to the value of R10 000
    iii) Win R5000 for their school
    iv) Design and create their own fashion range/s, which will be sold in all Ackermans stores

  4. The finalists will be required to complete an online activity on a monthly basis during the final round. There will be 5 activities each having specific deadlines which will be communicated.

  5. To meet the requirements of the activities, the finalists are required to:

    a) Complete a monthly activity communicated by Ackermans online using their tablets and data package
    b) Complete at least 4 of the 5 activities
    c) Use their Ackermans vouchers by purchasing clothing/shoes/accessories at Ackermans for themselves to wear in order to complete the activity
    d) Using their Tablet, take pictures of designs and themselves in order to complete the activity
    e) Fill in the activity form online and upload photos of themselves in the clothing/shoes/accessories from Ackermans using their tablet and data package. The photos may not be larger than 2MB, only JPEGs and GIFs formats accepted. 

  6. A package with materials and instructions for all activities will be supplied to complete each task, additional materials/ items/ stationery can be used in support of activities.

  7. Should the finalists not receive the package by the dates to be disclosed, the finalist should notify stylesquad@ackermans.co.za and they will be emailed the link to complete the online form but will need to compile their activity using their own materials and at their own cost.

  8. Once issued, the Tablet becomes the responsibility of the finalist. Therefore the finalist is responsible for any damages or losses. 

  9. Should the finalist use up their data before the month end, Ackermans will not be responsible for replenishing the data. It is then the responsibility of the finalist to find another means of uploading the activity. 

  10. Should a finalist fail to complete at least 4 activities, they will be disqualified from the competition and forfeit any further prizes or rewards. Should a finalist not adhere to the rules of the competition, the finalist will be disqualified immediately. 

  11. Should the finalist be disqualified or for any reason, need to leave the competition; they will forfeit their monthly Ackermans virtual vouchers, data and their place in the Style Squad team. 

  12. The 20 finalists will be judged by a panel of judges for the best designs, images, content and effort of the 5 activities completed and submitted. 

  13. The finalists’ activities and photos will be uploaded to the Ackermans Style Squad website and/or social media platforms for others to view and share the content. 

  14. The 2 overall winners (1 girl and 1 boy) will be selected by a panel of Ackermans judges. The selection process will be based on creative and design forward entries submitted. The winners will be notified no later than 31 August 2017 

  15. Should the organizers be unable to reach the winners after 3 attempts, alternative winners will be selected. 

Grand Prize:

  1. The 2 winners (1 girl and 1 boy) selected from round 3 will each become a Fashion Designer for Ackermans and their ranges of clothing (winter and summer ranges) will be sold in all Ackermans stores.
  2. The 2 winners will have photoshoots for both Summer and Winter ranges.  Images from the photoshoots will be used to promote the fashion ranges across Ackermans’ advertising channels, which may include the Ackermans and third party websites, Ackermans social media platforms, Ackermans emailers/ smses, Ackermans Club magazine, any print titles and in all Ackermans stores.

  3. The winners and one guardian/ parent  will be required to travel to Cape Town on 3 occasions:

    a) Firstly for a period of 3-5 days which will be spent at the Ackermans Head Office in Cape Town in order to design and finalize their ranges with the Ackermans team. Exact dates will be communicated by 31 August 2017
    b) Secondly  for a 1 day shoot in Cape Town for the Winter range , exact dates will be communicated by 1 February 2018
    c) Thirdly  for a 1 day shoot in Cape Town for the Summer range , exact dates will be communicated by 1 February 2018 

  4. Should the winners be based outside of Cape Town, Ackermans will arrange and pay for flights, transport, accommodation (not applicable for 1 day photoshoot) and meals on behalf of the winners and  one guardian/ parent per winner:

    a) Flights/ airlines will be selected based on best price and Ackermans will not be liable for any loss or damage to the luggage of the winners and parents/ guardians.
    b) Any additional transport, other than for the purposes of the fashion range creation /photoshoot will be at the arrangement and expense of the winners’ parents/ guardians.
    c) Ackermans will not cover any additional costs such as spa expenses, room service or mini bar usage.
    d) Ackermans will not be responsible for supplying spending money or covering the costs of any leisure activities.
    e) The winners will be provided with meals and beverages to a limited value while at the Ackermans Head Office. Any breakfasts, lunches, dinners, beverages or snacks privately arranged by the winners or their parents/ guardians will be at their own expense.

  5. Last but not least the winners will have the title of Style Squad winners 2017. 

Ackermans Magazine Voucher Giveaway

Voucher giveaway competition rules: 

  1. All competitions advertised in the Ackermans magazine are open to current Ackermans A. Rewards club members only or otherwise stated. Members will qualify to win a prize only if their Ackermans accounts are not in arrears at the time that winners are selected. Winners will be drawn randomly at the end of each competition period from all Ackermans A. Rewards club members whose account is up to date.

  2. Directors, members, partners, employees or agents of or consultants to anyone associated with the organisation of these competitions or a spouse, life partner, business partner, associate or family member of such a person are not eligible. 
  3. The prizes are as described and may not be exchanged for cash or transferred. The judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into. Competition winners are published in the Club Magazine. Should we be unable to contact the winner after 3 attempts, the winner will have 3 months from date of competition closure to claim their prize using the contact number provided. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. All winners may be asked to produce their ID documents and Ackermans cards when claiming their prizes. 

  4. Ackermans and their delivery agent does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage and will also not be responsible or liable for any further expenses or fees required for purpose of using, applying or enjoying the prize won in this competition.

  5. Winners give Ackermans and its authorized agents consent to use their names for publicity purposes, unless refused.

  6. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans

  7. The Ackermans A. Rewards Club is only available if you are an Ackermans Account holder and currently residing in South Africa.

A. Rewards Club Charity Competition

  1. Ackermans A. Rewards club members can nominate a registered charity to stand a chance to win R5000. One charity will be chosen per month who will receive R5000 cash from Ackermans. Only charities that are registered will qualify for the nomination. The winning charity will be chosen at the end of each month when a magazine is published. That is a total of 8 charities per year that will benefit. 

  2. To enter the charity you have to describe what the charity does and why you support it. You have to include your Ackermans account number, a photo of yourself and contact details for you and the charity. All nominations has to be sent to The Editor, Ackermans letter, PO Box 440, Green Point 8051 or emailed to Leanne@newmediapub.co.za.

  3. Directors, members, partners, employees or agents of or consultants to anyone associated with the organisation of these competitions or a spouse, life partner, business partner, associate or family member of such a person are not eligible. 

  4. The prizes are as described and may not be transferred. The judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into. 

  5. Should winners not be contactable telephonically, they will have 3 months from date of competition closure to claim their prize. Failure to do so will result in their entry being declared void. All winners may be asked to produce their ID documents and Ackermans cards when claiming their prizes.

  6. Ackermans and their delivery agent does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage and will also not be responsible or liable for any further expenses or fees required for purpose of using, applying or enjoying the prize won in this competition.

  7. Winners give Ackermans and its authorized agents consent to use their names for publicity purposes, unless refused.

  8. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans.

  9. The Ackermans A. Rewards Club is only available if you are an Ackermans Account holder and currently residing in South Africa.

Style Squad Range 2017

Terms and Conditions

  1. Style Squad 2016 members who have completed the design task have automatically been selected as finalists to design a range for 2017.
  2. There will be 2 winners – 1 girl and 1 boy.

  3. By confirming your entry, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

  4. Competition entry fee is free and exclusive to Style Squad 2016 members who completed the design task.

  5. Winners will be selected based only on previous entries received. No additional tasks will be required.

  6. You are not eligible to enter this competition if you are:

    a. A director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of Ackermans
    b. An immediate family member of the persons specified in 7(a)

  7. All prizes in this competition cannot be exchanged for cash.

  8. The 2 overall winners (1 girl and 1 boy) will be selected by a panel of Ackermans judges. The selection process will be based on creative and design forward entries previously submitted.

  9. The 2 winners will be selected as Fashion Designers for Ackermans and their range of clothing will be sold in all Ackermans stores.

  10. The winners will be notified by email no later than 3 February 2017. 

  11. The winners, or their parents/ guardians, are required to confirm their acceptance into the competition by 8 February 2017.

  12. Should the organizers be unable to reach the winners after 3 attempts, alternative winners will be selected.
  13. The 2 winners will have a photoshoot for their range.  Images from the photoshoots will be used to promote the fashion ranges across Ackermans’ advertising channels, which may include the Ackermans and third party websites, Ackermans social media platforms, Ackermans emailers/ smses, Ackermans Club magazine, any print titles and in all Ackermans stores.
  14. The winners and one guardian/ parent  will be required to travel to Cape Town on 2 occasions:

    a. Firstly for a period of 3-5 days which will be spent at the Ackermans Head Office in Cape Town in order to design and finalize their ranges with the Ackermans team. Exact dates will be communicated by 1 March 2017.
    b. Secondly  for a 1 day shoot in Cape Town for the range , exact dates will be communicated closer to the time.

  15. Should the winners be based outside of Cape Town, Ackermans will arrange and pay for flights, transport, accommodation (not applicable for 1 day photoshoot) and meals on behalf of the winners and  one guardian/ parent per winner:

    a. Flights/ airlines will be selected based on best price and Ackermans will not be liable for any loss or damage to the luggage of the winners and parents/ guardians.
    b. Any additional transport, other than for the purposes of the fashion range creation /photoshoot will be at the arrangement and expense of the winners’ parents/ guardians.
    c. Ackermans will not cover any additional costs such as spa expenses, room service or mini bar usage.
    d. Ackermans will not be responsible for supplying spending money or covering the costs of any leisure activities.

    e. The winners will be provided with meals and beverages to a limited value while at the Ackermans Head Office. Any breakfasts, lunches, dinners, beverages or snacks privately arranged by the winners or their parents/ guardians will be at their own expense.

  16. Ackermans and their delivery agent does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage and will also not be responsible or liable for any further expenses or fees required for purpose of using, applying or enjoying the prize won in this competition.
    Participants give Ackermans and its authorized agents consent to use their names and images for publicity purposes across any channel.

  17. Participants give Ackermans and its authorized agents consent to use their names and images for publicity purposes across any channel.

  18. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans.

  19. By participating in this competition, you consent to (i) the processing of your personal information by Ackermans and other companies in the Pepkor group, any of their operators, agents and sub-contractors (who may be outside South Africa) on the condition that they will keep such information confidential;  (ii) the collection of your personal information from any other source to supplement the personal information which Ackermans has about you;  (iii) the retention by Ackermans of your personal information for as long as permitted for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and marketing purposes; (iv) Ackermans using your personal information to send you information about products, services, and special offers of the various companies in the Pepkor group that may be of interest or value to you.

  20. You can choose to be excluded from direct marketing by notifying Ackermans in writing or by registering a block on any registry which Ackermans is bound by law to recognise. Ackermans will not charge you a fee to update this request on its systems. Ackermans will give effect to any changes requested by you as soon as reasonably possible.

  21. Ackermans operate various social media communities on various social media services and are glad to have you as a community member. We encourage you to interact with us and other community members through our communities. To this end, you are kindly referred to our external media policy and we encourage you to familiarize yourself therewith prior to agreeing to be bound thereto.

  22. These Terms and Conditions are also available by phoning (021) 900 1000 (standard Telkom rates apply) and at www.ackermans.co.za

Ackermans Baby of The Year Competition 2017.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The competition entry will be open from 30 June – 30 September 2017.
  2. By entering the competition, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. This is an online competition and you must enter on www.ackermans.co.za.

  3. Participants must be either the parent or legal guardian of the baby. Ackermans reserves the right to request proof of such relation. If it is proven that there is no relation between the baby and the person who sent the photo, that person will indemnify Ackermans against any claim from any third party should the baby be chosen as a finalist.

  4. Baby/twins/triplets can only be entered once during the qualifying competition period.

  5. Identical twins and triplets must be entered together in one entry.

  6. Non identical twins and triplets must be entered as individual entries.

  7. Entries are final and photos cannot be changed.

  8.  Only 1 entry is permitted per baby/ identical twins/ identical triplets and only the first entry will be considered. 

  9. Participants will automatically be placed in a monthly category depending on which month they entered.

  10. To enter the competition a parent/guardian has to complete the online entry form on the Ackermans website and upload a picture of their baby. The photo may not be larger than 5MB –only JPGs or GIFs formats accepted.
  11. Photos submitted must be recent and taken within the last month.
  12. The baby may not be older than 24 months on the closing date of the competition, 30 September 2017.  Entries for babies born prior to 30 September 2015 will not be allowed.
  13. The competition is open to all participants within the Republic of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Zambia.
  14. You are not eligible to participate in this competition if: -

    a. You are a director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of the Pepkor Group
    b. You are an immediate family member, of the persons specified in 14(a).

  15. FINALISTS

    a. A panel of judges will select 12 finalists in total over the competition period. 4 finalists will be selected per round.

    i. Round 1: 30 June 2017 – 31 July 2017
    ii. Round 2: 1 August 2017 – 31 August 2017
    iii. Round 3: 1 September 2017 – 30 September 2017

    b. The finalists announcements for each round will be communicated on the following dates:

    i. Round 1: 15 August 2017
    ii. Round 2: 15 September 2017
    iii. Round 3: 1 November 2017

    c. The 12 finalists will be featured in:

    i. You magazine, Move! magazine, www.ackermans.co.za and our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AckermansSA)

    d. Finalists from each round will be contacted prior to the announcement dates listed in 15(b).

  16. WINNER:

     a. Voting will be open to the public to select 1 winner from the 12 finalists.

    b. The winner announcement will take place on 1 December 2017.

    c. The winner will be contacted prior to the announcement date listed in 16(b).

    d. The winner will be featured in:

        Ackermans magazine
        Website – www.ackermans.co.za

        Facebook – www.facebook.com/AckermansSA

  17. If after 3 attempted calls the organisers cannot reach the initial winner to arrange for prize delivery, the baby with the next highest amount of votes will be renamed the winner.

  18. The winner will be expected to fulfill the following/some duties from time to time and until the next Baby of the Year competition:

     Be available for photo shoots and be willing to feature in any advertising for Ackermans for free if required.
    Be prepared to travel to Cape Town or Johannesburg for the shoot if required.  Ackermans will arrange and pay for flights and accommodation if needed.
    Furthermore, the parent or guardian agrees to their baby’s image being used by Ackermans.  This may be, but is not limited to, print, television, in-store and on-line material.

    Provide/share information about baby i.e. likes and dislikes, favourite food, favourite toy etc.

  19. Competition prizes to the value of R100 000 will be awarded as follows:

    a. The 11 finalists will each receive an Ackermans gift card, a hamper and a Baby of the Year 2017 finalist trophy.

    b. The grand prize winner will receive a R10 000 education policy (additional R5 000 if the parent/guardian is an Ackermans account holder and an additional R5000 if the parent/guardian is an Ackermans rewards member before the competition closing date, 30 September 2017), an Ackermans gift card, tablet and data, educational books and toys, a baby hamper for the winner, a pamper hamper for the parent/ guardian, a family photo shoot, 1 year’s supply of Pampers nappies, 1 year’s subscription to a Media24 magazine title of choice, a Baby of the Year 2017 winner trophy and will be featured in the Ackermans magazine.

  20. VOTING:

    a. You are only able to vote once per baby for the winner.

    b. Details on how to vote will be communicated via the following platforms when the 12 finalists are announced 1 November 2017:

        Website – www.ackermans.co.za

        Facebook – www.facebook.com/AckermansSA

    c.  Voting for the winner is open from 1 – 25 November 2017.

    d. The number of votes received for each baby will not be disclosed.

  21. GROUNDS FOR DISQUALIFICATION:

    Entrants will be immediately disqualified without notice to the parent/ guardian if the following occurs:

    a. False information about the entrant is submitted.

    b. Photo of the entrant supplied is not a true reflection of the entrant.

    c. Illegal campaigning or activities are run to increase votes.

    d. Photo of the entrant displays nudity or inappropriate behavior not in keeping with the Ackermans company values.

  22. Ackermans and their delivery agent does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage and will also not be responsible or liable for any further expenses or fees required for purpose of using, applying or enjoying the prize won in this competition.

  23. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans.

  24. By participating in this competition, you consent to (i) the processing of your personal information by Ackermans and other companies in the Pepkor group, any of their operators, agents and sub-contractors (who may be outside South Africa) on the condition that they will keep such information confidential;  (ii) the collection of your personal information from any other source to supplement the personal information which Ackermans has about you;  (iii) the retention by Ackermans of your personal information for as long as permitted for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and marketing purposes; (iv) Ackermans using your personal information to send you information about products, services, and special offers of the various companies in the Pepkor group that may be of interest or value to you.

  25. You can choose to be excluded from direct marketing by notifying Ackermans in writing or by registering a block on any registry which Ackermans is bound by law to recognise. Ackermans will not charge you a fee to update this request on its systems. Ackermans will give effect to any changes requested by you as soon as reasonably possible.

  26. Ackermans operate various social media communities on various social media services and are glad to have you as a community member. We encourage you to interact with us and other community members through our communities. To this end, you are kindly referred to our external media policy and we encourage you to familiarize yourself therewith prior to agreeing to be bound thereto.

Shop and Get a Chance to Get Your Ackermans Account Balance Cleared

Terms and Conditions

  1. The name of the campaign is “Shop and stand to get your Ackermans Account balance cleared”.

  2. The promotion will run from 10 July 2017 – 1 October 2017 and is applicable to all Ackermans Stores in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana & Swaziland.

  3. By taking up this offer you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

  4. Each purchase on your Ackermans Account card made at an Ackermans store between 10 July 2017 and 1 October 2017 will earn you 1 entry. A purchase for R500 or more, will earn you 2 entries. 

  5. Entries gained from purchases will only be valid for a month, at the start of a new month, entries will start from a zero balance.

  6. Each Monday, starting 17 July 2017 until 2 October 2017, 5 random winners will be selected. A total of 60 customers will get their account balances cleared during the 12 week period.

  7. The accounts of the winners will be cleared by the Thursday after the draw has taken place. 

  8. The winners total entries will go back to zero, and they are able to start accumulating entries again and be part of the weekly draws.

  9. The promotion is only open to customers within South Africa, Namibia, Botswana & Swaziland. You are not eligible to participate in this competition if: -

    a. You are a director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of the Pepkor Group of companies, its affiliates/divisions/subsidiaries or any other person who supplies goods or services in connection with the competition;
    b. You are a spouse, life partner, parent, child or sibling, immediate family member, business partner or associate of the persons specified in 9 (a) above;

  10. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.

  11. A random draw will be done to select 5 winners per week, this draw will be overseen by an auditor.

  12. Customer accounts, which are in arrears at the time of the draw, will not qualify for this offer.

  13. Customer accounts, which are in negative standing at the time of the draw, will not qualify for this offer.

  14. Customers that qualify give Ackermans and its authorized agents consent to use their names for publicity purposes, unless refused.

  15. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the promotion and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans.

  16. By taking this promotion, you consent to (i) the processing of your personal information by Ackermans and other companies in the Pepkor group, any of their operators, agents and sub-contractors (who may be outside South Africa) on the condition that they will keep such information confidential;  (ii) the collection of your personal information from any other source to supplement the personal information which Ackermans has about you;  (iii) the retention by Ackermans of your personal information for as long as permitted for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and marketing purposes; (iv) Ackermans using your personal information to send you information about products, services, and special offers of the various companies in the Pepkor group that may be of interest or value to you. 

  17. You can choose to be excluded from direct marketing by notifying Ackermans in writing or by registering a block on any registry which Ackermans is bound by law to recognise. Ackermans will not charge you a fee to update this request on its systems. Ackermans will give effect to any changes requested by you as soon as reasonably possible.

  18. These Terms and Conditions are also available by phoning (021) 900 1000 (standard Telkom rates apply) and at www.ackermans.co.za.

A.Rewards Summer Wardrobe Update

Win: 1 of 20 Ackermans gift cards valued at R5000 each

Terms and Conditions

  1. The competition will run from 1 September up to and including 30 September 2017.

  2. You are automatically entered into our competition if you shop at Ackermans between 1 September – 30 September 2017 and swipe your A.Rewards card when the purchase is made. 

  3. The competition is open to all participants within the Republic of South Africa. You are not eligible to participate in this competition if: -

    a. You are a director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of the Pepkor Group of companies, its affiliates/divisions/subsidiaries or any other person who supplies goods or services in connection with the competition;

    b. You are a spouse, life partner, parent, child or sibling, immediate family member, business partner or associate of the persons specified in 3(a) above;

  4. 20 winners will be selected randomly via a computer operated draw. 20 winners will each receive an Ackermans gift card valued at R5000 each.

  5. Winners will be called in the week of the 9 October 2017.

  6. An alternative winner will be drawn if after 3 attempts the organizers cannot reach the initial winner.

  7. Prizes may not be exchanged for cash. 

  8. Ackermans, and their delivery agent does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage and will also not be responsible or liable for any further expenses or fees required for purpose of using, applying or enjoying the prize won in this competition.

  9. Winners give Ackermans, and its authorized agents consent to use their names for publicity purposes, unless refused.

  10. Ackermans reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations, which you may have against Ackermans and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against Ackermans.

  11. By participating in this competition, you consent to (i) the processing of your personal information by Ackermans and other companies in the Pepkor group, any of their operators, commercial partners, agents and sub-contractors (who may be outside South Africa) on the condition that they will keep such information confidential;  (ii) the collection of your personal information from any other source to supplement the personal information which Ackermans has about you;  (iii) the retention of your personal information for as long as permitted for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and marketing purposes; (iv) the use of your personal information to send you information about products, services, and special offers of the various companies in the Pepkor group that may be of interest or value to you; (v) a credit enquiry being conducted about you with any credit bureau or credit provider and providing your personal information to credit risk management services (including a credit bureau).

  12. You can choose to be excluded from direct marketing by notifying Ackermans in writing or by registering a block on any registry which Ackermans is bound by law to recognise. Ackermans will not charge you a fee to update this request on its systems. Ackermans will give effect to any changes requested by you as soon as reasonably possible.

  13. These Terms and Conditions are also available by phoning (021) 900 1000 (standard Telkom rates apply) and at www.ackermans.co.za.