Terms & Conditions: Slow-Mag® Comrades® Expo

This year Slow-Mag® will be at the Comrades® Marathon Expo. You will be able to get Slow-Mag® Fizzies and Slow-Mag® Capsules (10’s only) and a chance to enter our competition to stand a chance to WIN your share of R10 000 in running vouchers. 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 participants of the Comrades Marathon 2017, except any director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant of the Promoter and Comrades Marathon 2017, 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/card. Entrants must be over 18 years of age.
  4. This promotional competition is open from 22 May 2017 and ends on 02 June 2017.  Any entries received after the closing date will not be considered.  
  5. To enter, participants will be required to take a picture of their running shoes and post this to the Slow-Mag competition post using the Hashtag #BeatYourSlump that is to run on the Social Platforms.
  6. There are 5 prizes to the value of R2 000.00 each in running gear vouchers to be won. The total competition value is R10 000.00 in running gear vouchers.
  7. Each entrant is only eligible for 1 prize of one R2000.00 running gear voucher each i.e. one consumer cannot win more than once.
  8. Winners will be selected by means of a random draw.
  9. Winners will be notified by the 10 June 2017 via cell phone by the competition promoter.
  10. The running gear voucher prize will be couriered to winners by the 26th of June 2017 Identification will need to be verified by means of a South African Green Bar Coded ID Book or ID Card).
  11. 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.  
  12. Any prize not redeemed for any reason within two weeks of notification will be forfeited.
  13. All winners will be required to provide their names and contact details.
  14. The prize is strictly in the form of running gear vouchers, and is not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash or other items.  
  15. 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.  
  16. 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.  
  17. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.  
  18. 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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