Coo-ee Ginger Bite – Social Media Competition


  1. This promotional competition (“Competition”) is run by The Beverage Company Pty Ltd(“the Promoter”).
  2. This competition commences on 3 July 2024 and ends at midnight on 31 July 2024. (“Competition Period”). Entries received outside of this Competition Period will not be accepted. Under no circumstances shall the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers, and employees), affiliates and agents take responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, or damaged in transmission. The entries reflected on the Promoter’s records will be treated as the only validation source and will be the only evidence of successful entries.
  3. This “Coo-ee Ginger Bite” – Social Media Competition (‘’Competition’’) is open to all citizens and legal residents of the Republic of South Africa of 18 years and older (“Participants”), (who are in possession of a valid South African identity document), excluding the shareholders, directors, employees, partners, agents and consultants of The Beverage Company (“the Promoter”), or any other person who directly OR indirectly controls, or is controlled by, the Promoter, OR a supplier of goods or services in connection with this competition, their advertising agencies , and their respective employees, life partners, business partners and immediate families, (“Disqualified Persons”)
  4. By entering this competition, you accept and agree to the following terms and conditions which will govern the competition. Furthermore, you verify that you are unaware of any reason legally prohibiting you from entering this competition and, if the competition requires the submission of photographs, artwork, or images of people, or of anything else that requires consent or copyright, that you have the necessary consent and authority to do so, if required. Any entrant who contravenes these rules may be disqualified from the competition. The rules can only be modified by the Promoters in a written revision posted on the competition Facebook page or any other official Competition communication methods.
  5. This is a digitally run competition. Only entries successfully received via the online Competition platform will be valid.
  6. To enter this Competition, Participants will need to follow the steps below:
    • Follow Coo-ee on Facebook, Instagram and/ TikTok - @cooeesoftdrinks
    • Comment on the Competition post with your best “texting fail” story.
  7. Multiple entries are permitted subject to the following:
    • Each entry must be unique and submitted separately and in accordance with the entry instructions above.
    • Participants will only be eligible to win once during the duration of the Competition.
  8. With each entry, you stand a chance to win:
    • 1 of 10 Takealot gift vouchers valued at R1000.00 (One Thousand Rand)
  9. There will be 10 (ten) winners in total.
  10. Gift vouchers are valid for three (3) years from the date of issue.
  11. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and duly authorised representatives whose decision will be final based on the following criteria:
    • Winners of all prizes will be determined by the perceived humour in the “texting fail” story shared.
  12. The winners will be contacted on META or Tiktok by an affiliate of the Promoters.
  13. If a winner cannot - for any reason whatsoever - be reached after 3 attempts have been made during business hours (i.e., between 08h00 AM and 17h00 PM, excluding public holidays) within a period of 72 hours from the closing date of the competition and or chooses to decline the prize, the Prize will be forfeited, and another winner may be selected at the discretion of the Promoters, in accordance with the Competition’s rules as more specifically set out herein.
  14. The winners will be contacted by the Promoter via direct message and will be required to participate in an audit verification process and provide a copy of their Identity Document. Once the required audit verification has been completed, confirmed, and verified, the winner will be declared as an official Prize winner.
  15. The names of the winners will be announced on the Coo-ee Facebook and Instagram pages after the competition entries have closed and winners verified by no later than 9th August 2024.
  16. Prizes will be dispatched to the verified Winners within 6 (six) weeks of notification as per the Consumer Protection Act, where applicable.
  17. The Promoter will not be responsible for any other expenses whatsoever which the winner may incur as a result of their acceptance of the Prize and/or use of the vouchers, whether foreseen or not.
  18. All Prizes are strictly not negotiable or transferable and may not be exchanged for cash.
  19. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with any other prize of comparable commercial value at any time and for any reason in their sole discretion. No participant shall have any recourse against the Promoters as a result of the alterations of the prizes.
  20. The prize may be subject to additional terms and conditions not mentioned hereunder, but in accordance with relevant South African legislation.
  21. By entry into this Competition, Participants grant the Promoters express consent to publish their names on their relevant social media platforms including but not limited to the Promoters' Facebook and Instagram pages.
  22. The Promoter may make media announcements/publications of the winner’s name/photographs of the Winner. Winners may be invited to take part in publicity but will be afforded the opportunity to decline such invitation. Winners will not be entitled to any payment or remuneration for any such publicity. All publicity materials shall remain the sole property of the Promoters.
  23. Any participant who transgresses any of these terms and conditions or disparages the promotion or promotional brand/s in any way or who acts in any way contrary to the spirit of this Competition, may be banned from entry into this, or into any other of the Promoter’s promotional competitions. The Promoter reserves the right (subject to applicable law) to disqualify or ban any individual who tampers with or attempts to subvert or interfere with the Competition or entry process or prize retrieval process.
  24. Unlawful, fraudulent, or otherwise dishonest conduct or any conduct in breach of these Rules by a Participant and/or their parents/guardians, determined in the Promoter’s sole discretion, may result in disqualification from the Promotional Competition and ineligibility to win any Prize.
  25. In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Promoter will be final, and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. In this regard and for further clarity, the Promoter shall be entitled to deal with such disputes (or any failure by Participants to follow the rules) in their sole discretion, including that the Promoter shall be entitled to immediately disqualify Participants from this Promotional Competition.
  26. Except insofar as is provided for in the Consumer Protection Act (Act 68 of 2008), the decisions of the Promoter are final and may not be challenged. No correspondence will be entertained.
  27. Under no circumstances shall the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers, and employees), affiliates and agents, be liable to anyone who enters this promotion for any direct or indirect or consequential loss, howsoever arising which may be suffered as a result of the recklessness of negligence of the entrant or where such loss is not due to the recklessness or negligence of the Promoter or where such loss or harm could not reasonably have been foreseen.
  28. Should any claims arise from defects related to the prizes, winners must pursue such claims directly with the manufacturer thereof. For avoidance of doubt, the Promoter is not liable for any defect in the Prizes. All ancillary costs, including but not limited to transport, meals, personal and incidental expenses, insurance, government taxes or other fees applicable, are the responsibility of the winners, and/or entrants.
  29. All Participants and winners to the maximum extent permitted by law, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers and employees), affiliates and agents, consultants, directors, and shareholders against any/all losses, claims, proceedings, actions, damages, liability for harm, injury, or death, demands, expenses or any costs , whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, harm, howsoever arising out of their participation in this competition or their use of the prizes, and/or any person with whom they share that prize.
  30. In cases where prize of money (cash) is paid into the incorrect bank account or such monies or part thereof are stolen, the Promoters will not replace or reimburse the remaining balance of the cash. The Promoters will not be responsible for any balance of cash lost as a result of theft or fraud. The Promoters will not be responsible for any unauthorised use of cash where the card number, PIN, bank account details, or any authorising credentials have become known to another party.
  31. In cases where the winner supplied the incorrect postal address, or where the prize is stolen as a result thereof, the Promoter will not replace or reimburse the winner with another prize.
  32. The Promoter reserves the right to terminate, temporarily suspend or amend this competition in the event of any unforeseen circumstances outside its reasonable control or technical or other difficulties that might compromise its integrity.
  33. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend or alter the Competition and its rules or prizes (not already awarded, to any other substitute prize of comparable commercial value) at their own discretion at any time if deemed necessary in their opinion and/or if circumstances arise outside of their control, without prior notice and no entrant shall have recourse for such cancellation or alteration. Any changes will be posted either within the competition information or these terms and conditions shall become effective immediately after being altered or on such date as may be determined by the Promoter. No participant shall have any recourse against the Promoter as a result of the alterations of the rules or prizes.
  34. All Participants and winners to the maximum extent permitted by law, indemnify the Promoters, its associated companies (directors, officers, and employees), affiliates and agents, against any/all claims for any loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, consequential, or otherwise, harm, injury of any nature whatsoever arising from any cause whatsoever from their participation in any way whatsoever in this Competition.
  35. The laws of the Republic of South Africa govern these terms and conditions of this competition. The participants agree to be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of South African court. By entry into this Competition, Participants grant the Promoters express consent to process their personal information as required in respect of this competition including to publish their names on their relevant social media platforms.
  36. All entrants and participants are advised that in compliance with the laws of the country, the Promoter is required to retain certain information (where applicable) of participants, entrants and winners for a period of time (“Personal Information”). Such Personal Information to be retained by the Promoter includes (but is not limited to) the full names, identity numbers, addresses, contact details and winner’s acknowledgement of prize receipts. Accordingly, the Promoter will require the winners to provide written confirmation of permission to enable the Promoter to ensure compliance with these rules, as well as with the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (Act No 4 of 2013); (“POPI”) and South African Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (“Consumer Act”). Should any entrant, participant and/or winner refuse or be unable to comply with this rule for any reason, such entrant, participant and/or winner will be deemed to have rejected the Prize(s) and it shall revert back to the Promoter.
  37. In terms of the provisions of POPI, any personal data relating to the Winner, or any other Participants will be used solely in accordance with the Act (defined above) and POPI for the envisaged purpose and will not be disclosed to a third party without the Participant’s prior consent.
  38. The Participants consent, by taking part in the Promotional Competition to the Promoter using the personal information collected through the Promotional Competition to adjudicate the Promotional Competition and for future marketing purposes by the Promoter. This Promotional Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. The Participant by, part taking in the Promotional Competition consents to his/her personal information to be shared with the Promoter's employees, contractors or agents for the purpose of this Promotional Competition and for the purpose of sharing future promotional competitions.
  39. By entering this Competition, the participant gives the Promoter permission to contact him via SMS for promotional or informational purposes related to the Promoter and/or Competition. The participant may opt-out of this contact list by replying STOP to any SMS they have received from the Promoter, except for prize notification messages. A copy of these Competition rules may be viewed or downloaded from
  40. In the case of queries regarding this Competition, Participants can contact the Promoters directly by emailing


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