Battery Centre Summer Campaign – Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions

  1. Interpretation
    • In these Competition Rules, the following definitions apply (unless the context clearly indicates a contrary intention):
      • “the Act” means the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008;
      • “Business Day” means a day other than a Saturday or a Sunday or a day which from time to time is a proclaimed public holiday in the Republic of South Africa;“
      • Competition Rules” means these rules, as required by Section 36 of the Act;
      • “Participant” means an individual who enters the Promotional Competition and meets the criteria set out in any natural person who qualifies in terms of clause 4.1;
      • Participating Battery Centre Store” means any Battery Centre stores located in the Republic of South Africa and shall specifically exclude the following branches –
GautengEastern CapeKwa-Zulu NatalWestern Cape
Blackheath Brackenfall Brakpan Brits Centurion Hennops Park Centurion Central Greenstone Hatfield Lenasia Wilgeheuwel Horison Wonderboom Rynfield  Umtata Port Elizabeth Newton Park  Durban North Phoenix Springfield  Vredenburg Durbanville
MpumalangaFree State  
Middleburg  Kroonstad Sasolburg    
  • “POPI” means the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013;
  • “Promoter” means First National Battery Division of Metindustrial (PTY) LTD South Africa and/or its agencies, also referred to as “Organisers”;
  • “Promotional Competition” means the competition to which these rules pertain as run by the Promoter during the Promotion Period;
  • “Promotion Period” means the period starts on 25 November 2023, and closes on 20 December 2023 at 23h59. No late entries will be accepted;
  • “Prize” means as further described in clause 6;
  • “Redeemable Period” means the period that the Participants have to redeem their Prize being 30 Calendar days after the end of the competition; and
  • “Winner” means a Participant who is successful in the Promotional Competition and is notified as such by the Promoter in terms of clause 7.
  1. Introduction
    • The Promoter is offering a Promotional Competition in terms of which the Participants can enter the Promotional Competition in order to win the Prize, in terms of the Competition Rules set out herein.
  2. The Consumer Protection Act
    • The Competition Rules contain certain terms and conditions which may:
      • limit the risk or liability of the Promoter, or any relevant third party; and/or
      • create risk or liability for the Participant; and/orcompel the Participant to indemnify the Promoter or a relevant third party; and/or
      • serve as an acknowledgement by the Participant of certain facts.
  3. The Participant
    • The Participant must be;
      • a natural person and may not be a juristic person;
      • 18 years or older; and
      • a permanent resident or citizen of the Republic of South Africa.
    • The Participant, by entering into the Promotional Competition, expressly acknowledges that he/she has been given an appropriate opportunity to first read the Competition Rules before entering the Promotional Competition and that he/she understands and thereby agrees to the Competition Rules.
    • It is a material term of the Promotional Competition that all Participants to this Promotional Competition participate entirely at their own risk.
    • No director, employee, agent or consultant of the Promotor(s), or their spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members, or the supplier of goods and services in connection with this competition may participate in this competition.
  4. How to enter
    • To enter this competition, Participants must –
    • Visit any Participating Battery Centre Store and purchase any battery;
    • Receive and/or request a scratch card for each battery purchased from the sales assistant in-store;
    • Scratch the scratch card to reveal the applicable prize.
  5. The Prize
    • Each Participant will receive a scratch card for every battery purchased.
    • The scratch card will reveal whether the Winner will receive a can cooler, a domino set, a frisbie OR a Powerbank.
    • The Winner will immediately receive their prize in-store.
    • The Prize can not be exchanged for cash or exchanged for any other prize not indicated on the scratch card of the Winner.
  6. The Winner
    • By participating in the Promotional Competition, the Winner hereby accepts that the Winner will be asked to take part in further publicity relating to the Promotional Competition, with the Winner’s permission, the Promoter may incorporate the Winner in publicity campaigns or allow their names and likenesses to be used for promotional purposes aligned with the Promoter’s business, including but not limited to posting photos to the Promoter’s website, Instagram and other social media pages.
    • The Participants’ consent, by taking part in the competition to the Promoter using the personal information collected through the competition to adjudicate the competition and for future marketing purposes by the Promoter themselves.
    • Where Participants/ Winners consent to take part in the Promoter’s publicity campaigns, they will not be entitled to any remuneration for such participation and all materials arising from such participation will be the sole property of the Promoter.
  7. The Rules
    • The following rules apply to the Promotional Competition:-
      • the Participants must provide correct and up-to-date personal details as required by the Promoter and allow the Promoter to process such information in terms of POPI;
      • the Promoter reserves the right to amend these Competition Rules by bringing it to the Participants’ attention within a reasonable period of time and may terminate the Promotional Competition at any time. In such event, where the Promotional Competition is terminated or suspended, all Participants agree to waive any rights that they may have in terms of the Promotional Competition and acknowledge that they have no recourse against the Promoter, their employees, agents, partners, suppliers, or sponsors;
      • 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.
      • 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.
  8. Indemnification
    • By entering into the Promotional Competition, the Participant expressly agrees to the following indemnifications:
      • the Participant indemnifies and holds harmless the Promoter and its promotional partners, their employees and their agents (“the Indemnified Parties”) of any and all liability pertaining to any damage, cost, injuries and losses of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising as a result of their participation in the Promotional Competition and related events and activities, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy; and the Participant accepts that the Indemnified Parties will not be responsible for any costs, damage or otherwise, howsoever incurred by the Winner subsequent to claiming the Prize.
  9. Prize Qualification Rules
    • A Prize may not be handed over to a winner when –
      • it is prohibited by law for the winner to use the prize. The Winner must prove their eligibility to use the prize. Once the Winner has been notified and the prize has been handed over, the Winner must sign an acknowledgement of receiving the Prize;
      • said winner is a director, employee, agent or consultant to the promoter or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by the promoter; or
      • said winner is a supplier of goods or services in connection with that competition.
    • The Winner must provide valid proof of identity (a green bar-coded ID book or ID card, passport or driver’s license).
    • Any extras not included in the Prize as detailed above will be at the expense of the winner.
    • The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the Prize with any other prize of similar commercial value to the Prize offered herein, at its sole discretion.
    • For further information or enquiries please email
  10. POPI
    • Any personal data relating to the Winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Act (defined above) and POPI and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
    • This promotion 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 promotions.