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The Gumtree Declutterthon is here and with it, the opportunity to win big!

To enter, all you need to do is post an ad on Gumtree.co.za between 17 September and 12 November 2020. Every ad posted within the competition period will give you a play on our game board where a share of R100K in instant prizes is up for grabs. 

Prizes include vouchers for SweepSouth, UberEats and Checkers valued between R150 and R500. Plus, some cold hard cash ranging from R250 to R500.

List the most stuff on Gumtree during the Declutterthon, and you could win the R50 000 grand prize!

Gumtree Ts & Cs: Gumtree Declutterthon campaign

  1. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. The Terms and Conditions set out below apply to all participants entering the 2020 Gumtree Declutterthon Competition, conducted by Gumtree South Africa, 1st Floor Regus, Colosseum Building, Milnerton (“Gumtree”).
  2. The Promoter may refuse to award the prize to participants if there is suspicion of any irregularities or fraudulent activities.
  3. Participation by all participants in the 2020 Gumtree Declutterthon Competition through Gumtree.co.za constitutes acceptance of these rules. 
  4. To enter the competition, you must post an ad on Gumtree.co.za between 17 September 2020 and midnight on 12 November 2020.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Gumtree and not to Facebook. By participating in this promotion you agree to a complete release of Facebook from any claims.
  • The competition is open to all persons of 18 years or older and residents of South Africa, except the employees of Gumtree South Africa and the respective advertising, media, and PR Agencies appointed by the Gumtree, as well as the family members, consultants, directors, associates and trading partners of such organisations and persons.
  • Only private persons may enter the competition.
  • After a participant has posted their ad on Gumtree.co.za, a unique code will be generated and sent to them via email. The generation of the unique code may take up to 24 hours.
  • Should the participant not receive an email with a unique code after posting an ad, they should contact Gumtree directly at [Gumtree@retroviral.co.za]. 
  • A link in the email will redirect participants to the game board submission form where they will need to input their unique code.
  • One Gumtree ad posted is equivalent to one play on the Declutterthon game board.
  • Every ad posted must be unique. Entries whereby an ad is posted, removed, and re-reposted will not be accepted. Nor will duplicate ads, identical ads posted from different profiles/accounts, or any ads that have been renamed.
  • Entries may be subject to verification. In this instance, participants will be required to provide the necessary information. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
  • The game board is randomised every time a participant plays.  
  • Instant prize winners can expect to receive their prize via email within 24 hours of playing the game board successfully.
  • The participant who posts the most unique ads on Gumtree during the competition period will be awarded the R50 000 grand cash prize.
  • The selection process will take place at the end of the competition and can take up to 72 hours. During, entries will be vetted to determine a winner.
  • Entries whereby an ad is posted, removed, and re-reposted will not be accepted. Nor will duplicate ads, identical ads posted from different profiles/accounts, or any ads that have been renamed.
  • Entries may be subject to verification. In this instance, participants will be required to provide the necessary information. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
  • The winner will be announced on Gumtree’s social media pages after which point direct contact will be made with them.
  • The winning participant will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is selected.
  • The prize money will be sent to the winner via EFT from First National Bank. This can take up to 72 hours to reflect.
  • Proof of South African citizenship and age may need to be presented by way of either a valid South African identity document or a valid driver’s license. The winner may be requested to provide this proof electronically via email.
  • Should the winner not be contactable within 2 working days of the first contact, the prize will be transferred to the runner up. 
  • The prize is not transferrable.
  • All participants indemnify Gumtree, its associated companies (directors, officers, and employees) and agents, 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 competition.
  • By entering this competition, participants authorize Gumtree to collect, store, and use (not share) personal information of participants for communication or statistical purposes. Participants are entitled to decline any marketing communication.
  • The winner or participants may be requested to take part in publicity campaigns for broadcast or publishing purposes. The winner or participants shall at all times be entitled to decline the above request. The winner or participants who take part in any publicity will not be entitled to any payment or other remuneration for such publicity or otherwise. All publicity and other materials will be the sole property of the Gumtree. However, the winner has the right to decline an invitation to participate in any promotional activity or to object to these images being used by written notification to the Promoter at 1st Floor Regus, Colosseum Building, specifying: Attention: Legal Department.
  • If Gumtree is required by any legislation, the Minister of Trade and Industry, or the National Lotteries to alter any aspect of the competition or to terminate the competition as a result of changes in legislation, Gumtree will have the right to terminate this competition with immediate effect and without notice of such termination. In such event, all participants hereby waive any rights which they may have against Gumtree and acknowledge that they will have no recourse or claim of any nature whatsoever against Gumtree, its agents, contractors, and/or sponsors.
  • Participants of this promotion are providing information to Gumtree South Africa.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
  • All entrants in this promotional competition release Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram from all liabilities and claims arising out of or in connection with this Competition and the Rules thereto.
  • Neither Gumtree nor its agents or distributors will have any liability in relation to this promotion.
  • These terms and conditions may be amended by notification at any time during the competition and will be interpreted by Gumtree only. 
  • These terms and conditions will be made available on the Gumtree blog.

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