Terms & Conditions

The terms and conditions set out below ("Terms and Conditions") apply to the Shell Helix Midas Promotion ("Promotion") being run and administered by Shell ("Promoter" or "us" or "we"). These Terms and Conditions will prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications sent to you by us, including advertising or promotional materials. Prize redemption instructions are deemed to form part of the Terms and Conditions and by entering this Promotion all participants will be deemed to have accepted, and shall be bound by, the Terms and Conditions. This version of the Terms and Conditions applies to Participants (defined below) in the Republic of South Africa.

1. Important Provisions

We have a duty, in terms of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 ("CPA") to point out certain important provisions in these Terms and Conditions to you. The clauses which contain these important provisions and the reasons why they are important are set out below. It is very important that you read all of these clauses carefully and not just what we say below.

  • Limitation of risk, legal responsibilities and liability. Clauses 12, 13, 15 & 16 herein below are important because they limit and exclude obligations, liabilities and legal responsibilities that we and other persons or entities may otherwise have to you. As a result of these clauses, your rights and remedies against us and these other persons and entities are limited or excluded. These clauses also limit or exclude your right to recover from, or make claims against, Shell for losses, damages, liability or harm you or others may suffer as a result of your participation in the Promotion. Clause 15 herein below is particularly important because you take on risk, legal responsibilities and liability. In terms of this clause, you may be responsible for taxes, fees, claims and other amounts. You will also be responsible for, and you accept, various risks, damages, harm, and injury which may be suffered by you and others for what is stated in this clause.
  • Indemnities by you. Clauses 10 and 11 herein below requires you to indemnify (hold harmless) us and other persons or entities against claims, loss, damages, and harm that may be suffered by us and other persons or entities as a result of the events set out in clauses 16 and 17 herein below. You are also required to indemnify us and other persons and entities against claims for loss, damages, and harm that may be made by any person or entity as a result of the events set out in clause 16 herein below. This places various risks, liabilities, obligations and legal responsibilities on you, and you will be responsible and liable for the payment of the value of the claims, loss, damages, and harm that may be suffered or claimed.

2. The Promoter is Shell Downstream South Africa (Pty) Ltd with its registered address at 57 Sloane Street, The Campus, Twickenham Building, Bryanston 

3. The Promotion is valid only in South Africa and is open to every South African citizen that is aged 18 or over.

4. The Promotion is not open to any agencies, sales agents/ merchandisers, packaging suppliers and their immediate family members (spouses, life partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) or their business partners, or any person who is (i) a director, member, partner, or agent of, or consultant to the Promoter or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by, the Promoter; or (ii) a supplier of goods or services in connection with the Promoter.

5. Participation in the promotion constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. All information relating to this promotion and published on any promotional material will form part of the terms and conditions of entry.

6. The promotion will run from 1 November 2019 00h00 and end on 31 December 2019 23h59. No entries received before 1 November 2019 00h00 and after 31 December 2019 23h59 will be accepted. 

7. Participants wishing to participate in the Promotion must:

  • Purchase a participating Shell Helix Ultra 5l oil at a participating Midas retailer & retain your till slip as proof of purchase
  • Follow the prompts on flyers and dial *120*62852#
  • Follow the prompts on the USSD to enter and submit your till slip or invoice number
  • Retain your till slip or invoice as you will be required to produce it should you be selected as a winner

8. You stand a chance to win 1 of 10 Weber Braai Stands, valued at R 4,000

  • No prizes will be awarded without a winner first producing proof of purchase via a valid unique till slip, from a participating retailer
  • The draw for the winners will take place on the 7th of January 2020, at the offices of Strike Media.
  • Winners will be contacted via telephone, on the cell phone number used to enter the promotion
  • Winners will be contacted three times within a 72 hour period.  Should a winner not answer either call, they will forfeit their prize and a substitute stand by winner will be awarded in their place

9. You may enter the promotion as many times as you like, but you will need to make a new purchase of a participating Shell helix Ultra 5l oil, for every entry submitted.

10. No responsibility will be accepted by the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers and employees) agents and suppliers, for any prizes which are lost, delayed, corrupted, damaged, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be redeemed for any technical reason, delivery or other reasons.

11. far as the law allows, all Participants indemnify the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers and employees) agents and suppliers, against any / all claims for any loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, arising from any cause whatsoever connected to or arising from their participation in any way in this Promotion and/or any receipt of and/or use of a prize.

12. By taking part in this Promotion, Participants hereby warrant that all information submitted to the Promoter is true, current and complete.

13. The Promoter may decline to award a prize if there is a reasonable suspicion of any irregularities or fraudulent activities.

14. As far as the law allows, all warranties and representations in relation to the Promotion not set out in these Terms and Conditions (whether express, implied or tacit) are hereby excluded.

15. As far as the law allows, the Promoter shall only be responsible for those costs which these Terms and Conditions expressly say that the Promoter will pay. The Participant is responsible for (i) any and all applicable local taxes and fees; and (ii) all other costs incurred by it, or arising directly or indirectly from, the Participant's participation in the Promotion, or from the acceptance, receipt, use or enjoyment of any Prize. Without limiting the rest of this clause 15, the participant will be responsible for the cost of submitting proof of purchase and entering the promotion and any data charges that apply, as per the tariff rates charged by the participant’s mobile network provider

16. The Promoter reserves the right to terminate the Promotion immediately and without notice if circumstances beyond its reasonable control prevent the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers and employees) agents and suppliers, from continuing to conduct the Promotion. In the event of such termination, as far as the law allows, all Participants acknowledge that they will have no recourse against the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers and employees) agents and suppliers, in respect thereof.

17. As far as the law allows the Promoter, its associated companies (directors, officers and employees) agents and suppliers, shall not be responsible for a Participant's failure to access the Promotion for any reason whatsoever including, by way of example only, as a consequence of communications or network failures

18. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of South Africa.

19. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be severed from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions.