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World of Prizes Terms and Conditions

World of Prizes Terms and Conditions

1.  Definitions:

1.1  “Agreement” means the legal contract between you and us, made up of these terms and conditions.

1.2   “We” or “Us” mean Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C. and “our” has a corresponding meaning.

1.3   “You” means the participant under this Agreement and “your” has a corresponding meaning.

1.4  “MSISDN” means the mobile number of the participant.

1.5  “Organiser” of the promotional contest is: Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C P.O. Box: 27727, Doha, Qatar .Commercial registration number 39656

2.  Location: Qatar

3.  Name of the promotional contest: "World of Prizes 2"

3.1   World of Prizes 2 is a skill based game where the eligible participants (defined below) answers trivia questions on sports, music, movies, etc. to obtain points and be eligible for the draw (the “Promotional Contest”).  

3.2   You can start playing by downloading the mobile content for the contest (the “Mobile Content”) by sending an SMS to “97774” for Five ( 5) Qatari Riyals.  

3.2   By purchasing the Mobile Content during the promotional period (below), you can automatically participate in the Promotional Contest which offers exciting prizes described below.   You can also stop playing any time by send the word STOP to “97773”.  Please check online at www.vodafone.qa or call Customer Care on 111.

4.  Time frame of the Promotional Contest:   The Promotional Contest will run for eighty four (84) days starting from 19 January 2014 until 12 April 2014) (“Validity”).   Organiser at its sole discretion may extend the time frame of this Promotional Contest.

5. Participants of the Promotional Contest:

5.1.  The following are eligible to participate:

-  Natural persons (other than people employed by the Organiser for the period of the Promotional Contest, and also their close relatives and spouses), who are Organiser’s customers during the period of the Promotional Contest.  If the winner is a minor (i.e. under the age of 18 years) , then on the date of delivering the prize, the winner’s guardian must appear in person to collect the prize along with his/her ID as well as a certification proving that he/she is the guardian.

-  Legal entities who are Organiser’s customers during the period of the Promotional Contest.  Only an authorized signatory on behalf of the legal entity will be entitled to take receipt of the prize.

-   The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify any participant if there are  reasonable grounds to believe the participant  has breached any provision of this Terms and Conditions.

-  By participating in the Promotional Contest, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete.

6.   Rules of participation in the Promotion Contest:

6.1. You can purchase Mobile Content by sending a SMS to the Short Code “97774” which will automatically allow you to participate in the Promotional Contest. 

6.2  You will be charged Five (5) Qatari Riyals to purchase Mobile Content.   

6.3   On obtaining the Mobile Content you will be automatically included in the draws under this Promotional Contest and be eligible for the prizes based on your points.

  • By sending the first SMS to “97774” (QR 5/SMS) you will be registered and awarded 50 points for registration and receives 1 Mobile Content.
  • By sending the second SMS and more SMS going forward to “97774” (QR 5/SMS) you will continue to gather more points and receive 1 Mobile Content for each SMS sent to 97774 (QR 5/SMS).

6.4  You can redeem your Mobile Content purchased by sending the keyword “CONTENT” for free to short code 97773 to receive wallpapers however data charges will apply to download the content. There will be extra data charges when you will download the Mobile Content.

6.5   Once you start participating in the Promotional Contest you will receive a welcome message containing promotional details.

6.6          You will need to answer the questions by sending your response as  a number example:  1 or 2 to  “97774” to receive the points.

6.7.  For each correct answer you will receive points, which are added till you continue to participate in the Promotional Contest. Wrong answers give fewer points than correct answers. The points for each correct answer to the question will be added in two modes:

-  Basic Mode: In basic mode, you receive 50 points for each correct answer and 10 points for the wrong or invalid answer.

-  Bonus Phases: According to your performance and days of participation there will be bonus phases where you will receive more points in addition to the Basic Mode.  Organiser will send you a SMS which this phase will be active and these phases can last from half an hour to one whole day and will be equally accessible to all eligible participants.

6.8   All the messages sent from the Organiser are free of charge for the Participants. Other than QR 5, charged for each Mobile Content when sent to “97774” as the trade value of one (1) Mobile Content, no other direct or indirect costs shall be imposed on you.

7.  Acceptance of Terms of Use

7.1. By sending an SMS (charged QR 5) to 97774 you confirm your participation in the Promotional Competition and warrant that you have read these Terms and Conditions carefully and fully understand them as available, at www.vodafone.qa. To change the language, check your points, stop the competition and to get general information on the competition you can send the SMS to 97773 (free of charge).

7.2  By sending an SMS (charged 5QR /SMS) to the short code 97774 or 97773 (the free of charge Short Code), you  accept and confirm that you fully understand these Terms and Conditions and agree to the following:

-  To receive SMS promotional communication from the Organiser on your mobile phone relating to the "World of Prizes 2" Promotional Contest;

-  To receive SMS promotional communication/advertising offers from the Organiser or from other companies that cooperate with the Organiser.

7.3 The Organiser reserves the right to cancel or amend the Promotional Contest and these Terms and Conditions at any time.  Any changes will be posted online at www.vodafone.qa.

7.34 In the event of dispute regarding the Terms and Conditions, conduct, results, and all other matters relating to the Promotional Contest, the decision of the Organiser shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into with the Participants.

7.5  This Agreement will remain in full force and effect till the validity of the Promotional Contest including  any temporarily suspensions of the Promotional Contest  due to  operational reasons, e.g. for repairs, planned maintenance or upgrades).

8.  Availability and accessibility of information and Opt-out mechanism:

8.1. All the information for you with regards to the Promotional Contest shall be published in www.vodafone.qa as well as be available to you by calling Organiser’s Customer Care number: 111.

8.2.  Information about the number of points (participations) scored during the Promotional Contest will be sent to you via SMS messages.

8.3. You can stop participating in the Promotional Contest and stop receiving any information about the Promotional Contest by sending an SMS with keyword “STOP” to “97773”.  However, if you send a new SMS message to the Short Code “97774 or 97773”, you will again be considered as a Participant and all your points will be reactivated.

8.4. If the Promotional Contest is terminated or withdrawn for whatsoever reason, the Organiser will publish a message informing the participants on it’s website (www.vodafone.qa).

8.5.  Withdrawal or early termination of the Promotional Contest by the Organiser shall not relieve the Organiser from its obligation to give out the already awarded prizes to the eligible participants except where the withdrawal or termination or interruption of the Promotional Contest was due to events beyond the Organiser’s control.

8.6. The Organiser is not obliged to  enter into any written negotiations or otherwise contact you with regard to this Promotional Contest except with accordance to  the Terms and Conditions or if required  under the laws of Qatar.

9. Place, date, time and order of the prizes

9.1. The same subscriber’s number - MSISDN cannot win the same type of prize (daily, weekly, and on special Wednesday, special Friday and the Grand prize) more than once during the period of the Promotional Contest.

9.2. Your usage record for the entire Promotional Contest will start at 00:00:01 hours on the first day of your joining the Promotional Contest and end at 23:59:59 hours on the last day of the Promotional Contest, unless you terminate it earlier.

9.3. The draws will be conducted electronically in an automated system daily at 00:00:01 (“Draw”).

9.4. Daily prize

-  The daily winner is determined each  day by  Draw. The record shall consist of entry sets corresponding to the total points earned by each Participant until that day (23:59:59).

-  You have to send at least one SMS that day in order to be able to participate in the Draw and transfer all your points gathered for that day’s draw.

-  During the Promotional Contest each point earned for the answers is assigned to a unique entry/raffle in the database of the Participants. For example, 50 points received for the correct answer entitles your MSISDN to 50 entries; 200 points to 200 entries/raffles for the drawing of the prize. Each draw will determine one (1) winner and they will be entitled to  1 electronic device such as iPad Mini,  TV,  Home Cinema, PS3XBOX or Laptop).

-  The winner will be notified by Organiser via phone call to their MSISDN. The winner will receive the notice within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of his/her declaration as winner. The name and initials, or name of the organisation, of the winners may be announced by newspaper ads or via SMS to all the participants included in the record.

 - You are eligible to win a daily prize with just one (1) SMS and transfer your points from the beginning of the Promotional Contest for that particular draw.

9.5. Weekly prize

-  The weekly winner is determined every Saturday via top scorer mechanism, apart from the last Saturday of the Promotional Contest.

-  The record consists of entry sets corresponding to the total points, earned by each participant until that day (23:59:59).

-          You have to send at least one SMS that week (Sunday 00:00:00 until Saturday 23:59:59) in order to be eligible to win the weekly prize and transfer all your points gathered for that week’s top scorer winner.  

-          During the Promotional Contest you will be ranked (from highest to lowest) according to all points gathered until that day.  

-          One (1) top scorer winner is determined every Saturday except the last Saturday of the Promotional Contest.  Each winner wins QR 20,000 the first week of the Promotional Contest or Qr 50,000 for the second to the fifth week of the Promotional Contest and a Mercedes C180 in the sixth to eleventh week of the Promotional Contest.

-          The winner will be notified by Organiser by call to their subscriber number/MSISDN.

-          The winner will receive the notice within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of the Draw. The name and initials, or name of the organisation, of the winners may be announced by newspaper ads or via SMS to all the participants included in the record.

-          You are eligible to win a weekly prize with the highest number of points and transfer your points from the beginning of the Promotional Contest with (1) SMS for that particular week.

9.6.         Special Wednesday prize

-  The special Wednesday winner is determined on specific Wednesdays (5 /2, 12/2, 19/2, 26/2,5/3, 12/3, 19/3 and 26/3) per the top scorer mechanism of the Promotional Contest. The record consists of entry sets corresponding to the total points, earned by each participant until that day (23:59:59).

-       You have to send at least one SMS that week (Sunday 00:00:00 until Wednesday 23:59:59) in order to be eligible to win the special Wednesday prize and transfer all your points gathered for that Wednesday top scorer winner.  

 

-       During the Promotional Contest you will be ranked (from highest to lowest) according to all points gathered until that day. One (1) top scorer winner is determined on these specific Wednesdays of the Promotional Contest. Each winner wins 1 Red Gold iPhone 5S.

-    The winner will be notified by Organiser via phone call to their subscriber number. The winner will receive notice within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of the Draw. The name and initials, or name of the organisation, of the winners may be announced by newspaper ads or via SMS to all the participants included in the record.

-   You are eligible to win a special Wednesday prize with the highest number of points and transfer your points from the beginning of the Promotional Contest with (1) SMS for that particular week (Sunday 00:00:00 until Wednesday 23:59:59).

9.7.         Special Friday prize

-   The special Friday winner is determined on specific Fridays (28/2, 7/3, 14/3, 21/3, 28/3) via top scorer mechanism of the Promotional Contest. The record consists of entry sets corresponding to the total points, earned by each participant until that day (23:59:59).

-        You have to send at least one SMS that week (Sunday 00:00:00 until Friday 23:59:59) in order to be eligible to win the special Friday prize and transfer all your points gathered for that Friday top scorer winner. During the Promotional Contest you will be ranked (from highest to lowest) according to all points gathered until that day. One (1) top scorer winner is determined on these specific Fridays of the Promotional Contest. Each winner wins QR 20,000 cash.

-   The winner is notified by Organiser via phone call to their subscriber number. The winner will receive notice within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of the draw. The name and initials, or name of the organisation, of the winners may be announced by newspaper ads or via SMS to all the participants included in the record.

-   You are eligible to win a special Friday prize with the highest number of points and transfer your points from the beginning of the Promotional Contest with (1) SMS for that particular week (Sunday 00:00:00 until Friday 23:59:59).

9.8.         Grand prize

- The Grand prize winner is determined the last day of the campaign via draw. The record consists of entry sets corresponding to the total points, earned by each participant until that day (23:59:59). You have to send at least one SMS in the campaign in order to be able to participate in the draw and put all your points gathered for that campaign’s draw. During the Promotional Contest each point earned for the answers is assigned to a unique entry/raffle in the database of the participants. For example, 50 points received for the correct answer entitle you (MSISDN) to 50 entries; 200 points - to 200 entries/raffles for the drawing of the prize. That draw will determine one (1) winner. The winner wins a Mercedes GLK.

- The winner will be notified by Organiser via phone call to their subscriber number. The winner will receive notice within 15 calendar days from the date of the draw. The name and initials, or name of the organisation, of the winners may be announced by newspaper ads or via SMS to all the participants included in the record.

- You are eligible to win a Grand prize with just one (1) SMS and enter with your points from the beginning of the Promotional Contest for that particular draw.

10.          Terms of the prizes:

10.1.      All results of the Promotional Contest will be announced no later than fifteen (15) calendar days from the last day of the Promotional Contest.

10.2.      All prizes will be awarded no later than 30 (thirty) calendar days after the announcement of the results of the Promotional Contest.

10.3.      The winners will be contacted by the Organiser. The winners must confirm in writing that they are the legal holder of the MSISDN and that they are entitled to the prize and shall complete all the necessary documents provided by the Organiser. All winners must provide identification documents in order to receive the prize. Prizes may be received by a representative of the winner by proxy upon written confirmation from the winner.

10.4        In case a legal entity is declared a winner the winner must submit an authorization letter from the company that they authorize the person collecting the prize on behalf of the company and to interact with Organiser. Failure to provide the letter within the specified period (up to 15 days), will result in losing the eligibility for the prize.

10.5.      By participating in the Promotional Contest, the winners agree and consent that their data, including names, surnames, photos and video images, can be used by Organiser for advertising and promotional purposes free of charge.

10.6.      The Organiser will select up to five (5) runner-up winners and if the notified winner refuses the prize or fails to appear to collect it within fifteen (15) calendar days of notification, or has any debts towards the Organiser, or fails to comply with the Terms and Conditions of the Promotional Contest then the Organiser will contact the relevant runner-up winner that they have won the prize. If none of the runner-up winners claim the prize or  show up within fifteen (15) calendar days of notification, then the prize will remain the property of the Organiser.

10.7.      Decisions of the Organiser will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

10.8        Prizes are not transferable. 

10.9        Participants have to pay their outstanding bills within 30 days from the day of issuance or else they will be blocked from continuing with the Promotional Contest.

11.          Limitation of liability

11.1.      The Organiser accepts no responsibility whatsoever for, including without limitation, any error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure when it is not under its direct control and execution.

11.2.      The Organiser reserves the right to whenever is deemed necessary temporarily suspend the Promotional Contest for operational reasons (e.g. for repairs, planned maintenance or upgrades). The Organiser promises to restore the Promotional Contest as soon as possible after any temporary suspension period.

11.3.      The Organiser advises participants to use caution and common sense when participating in the Promotional Contest at all times.

12.          Disclaimer of warranties

12.1.      You understand and agree that your participation in this Promotional Contest is at your own risk and willingness. You hereby undertake that you have not been coerced in any manner to enter this Promotional Contest.

12.2.      The Organiser makes no warranty, implied or express, that any part of the Contest will be uninterrupted and error-free.

12.3.      Neither the Organiser nor any of its directors, employees, agents or suppliers shall accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any Participants  of  the Promotional Contest or on acceptance of  the prize.

12.4.      The Organiser is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Promotional Contest.

12.5.      By entering the Promotional Contest, participants agree that no claim relating to such losses or injuries (including special, indirect and consequential losses) shall be asserted against the Organiser, its parent companies, affiliates, directors, officers, employees or agents from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind resulting from acceptance or user of any prize, including without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage.

13.          You agree and accept that you are not entitled to receive any prize from the Organiser before you settle any outstanding amount in your Postpaid account.

13.          Data protection and Publicity

13.1.      Personal data related to voice, image, name or address and any other relevant information will be included in a filing system belonging to the Organiser as data controller, and can be used for taking part in the Promotional Contest as well as publicity mailing, or other purposes relating to the Organiser’s services, unless otherwise indicated.

13.2.      The Organiser will use such data in a confidential manner and Qatari Ladies could exercise the rights of access, rectification, delete and objection to prior consent for publicity mailing, through a written communication to the Organiser or by contacting the Organiser’s call center number 111.

13.3.      You agree that if they win a prize then their name and the first five (5) digits of their subscriber mobile phone number will be published for informational purposes only.

14.          Governing Law

14.1.      In any case of any dispute, claims or disagreement the participant can provide their complaint to the Organiser and the Organiser shall review and settle the matter in  in accordance with the laws of Qatar.

14.2   Vodafone Terms and Conditions for General Competition apply - www.vodafone.qa

 

14.3        In case we change these terms and conditions, we will inform you within a reasonable time, by publishing the changed terms and conditions on our website (www.vodafone.qa/terms).