Slow-Mag® Dis-Chem Competition 2016

We’re helping you achieve your goals by giving you the chance to WIN! Slow-Mag, in partnership with Dis-Chem, will be giving away R100 000 in cash prizes from 1-30 November 2016. Read the Terms and Conditions below.
  1. The promoter is Merck (Pty) Ltd (“the Promoter”).  
  2. The promotional competition is free and open to all customers of Dis-Chem in South Africa, except any director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of the Promoter and Dis-Chem, the marketing service providers or any person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by these entities, including their spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members.  
  3. This competition is only open to South African Citizens and residents with a valid identity document. Entrants must be over 18 years of age.
  4. This promotional competition is open from 1 November 2016 and ends on 30 November 2016.  Any entries received after the closing date will not be considered.  
  5. To enter, participants will be required to SMS “SLOWMAG” to the SMS entry short code. If required, please follow SMS prompts to complete competition entry.
  6. All SMS’s are charged at R1,50 and free SMSs do not apply.
  7. Participants are limited to a maximum of two entries only.
  8. There are 20 cash prizes of R5000 each to be won. The total competition value is R100 000.00 in cash.
  9. Each entrant is only eligible for 1 cash prize of R5000.00 i.e. one consumer cannot win more than once.
  10. Winners will be selected by means of a random draw.
  11. Winners will be notified by the 12th of December 2016 via cell phone (SMS) by the competition promoter.
  12. The cash prize will be transferred to winners via electronic funds transfer (EFT) to a South African bank account registered under their name (banking details will need to be verified).
  13. By entering this competition you authorize the promoter and its agents, to collect, store and use (not share) your personal information for communication and/or statistical purposes.  
  14. Any prize not redeemed for any reason within two weeks of notification will be forfeited.
  15. All winners will be required to provide their names, contact details and banking details.
  16. The prize is strictly cash, is not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for other items.  
  17. The Promoter shall have the right to change or terminate the promotional competition immediately and without notice.  In the event of such change or termination, all participants agree to waive any rights that they have in respect of this promotional competition and acknowledge that they will have no recourse against the Promoter or its agents.  
  18. Neither the Promoter, its agents, its associated companies, nor any directors, officers nor employees of such, shall be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise arising from any cause whatsoever, which may be suffered by the participant.  
  19. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.  
  20. Participation in the promotional competition constitutes acceptance of the promotional competition rules and participants agree to abide by the rules.  

S0 Slow-Mag® Tablets. Each enteric coated tablet contains 535 mg magnesium chloride equivalent to 64 mg elemental magnesium Reg. No.: H/24/89. Slow-Mag® Capsules. Each capsule contains 450 mg magnesium lysinate glycinate chelate, equivalent to 45 mg elemental magnesium. Slow-Mag® Fizzy. Each Effervescent tablet contains elemental magnesium 172 mg and Vitamin C 150 mg.

Applicant: Merck (Pty) Ltd. Reg. No.: 1970/004059/07. 1 Friesland Drive, Longmeadow Business Estate South, Modderfontein, South Africa, 1645. 
Tel: (011) 372 5000 Fax: (011) 372 5252. 
Report adverse events to or +27 11 608 2588 (Fax Line). 

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