Gumtree’s Site Hustle Terms and Conditions

This is why Gumtree is the site that hustles for you!
Whether it’s your sole hustle, a new hustle, or a side hustle. Gumtree is the site that hustles for you.

It’s your ready-made business platform, with instant access to millions of potential customers, and localised targeting right down to your suburb. If you’ve got the product or service, we’ve got the market.

So start using SA’s biggest online classifieds site to start, build (or rebuild) your business.

We’re Gumtree. And we’re your site hustle.

The Gumtree Site Hustle

  1. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. The Terms and Conditions set out below apply to all participants entering the 2021 The Gumtree Site Hustle 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 2021 That Gumtree Site Hustle Competition through Gumtree.co.za constitutes acceptance of these rules.
  4. 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 Gumtree, as well as the family members, consultants, directors, associates and trading partners of such organisations and persons.
  5. Only private persons may enter the competition. There will be two competition elements and each will be addressed separately below


    The Gumtree Site Hustle – Success Stories
  • 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 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.
  • Participants who qualify for the competition are existing and new Gumtree users who have a history of successful trade on Gumtree. This can either be a successful venture where a person has sold multiple items, or a single high value item in the period stipulated.
  • Participants must share their success stories via comment on any of Gumtree’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages between 26 August 2021 and 8 October 2021.
  • Although the participants’ entries must be shared from 26 August 2021, a record of their ad/s posted on www.gumtree.co.za must be no older than 6 months, and must be between 1 April 2021 and midnight on 8 October 2021.
  • All eligible entries will be vetted at the discretion of the promoter, and the five selected will be eligible for a R5 000 cash prize, and a documentary detailing the Gumtree Site Hustle success stories.
  • Successful participants agree that any images or videos taken of them in relation to the Gumtree Site Hustle competition will become the property of Gumtree to use in any marketing campaigns we as the promoter deems fit. The participants will have no claim for any compensation for use of the photos and images used.
  • Entries may be subject to verification.
  • The selection process will take place once the competition has concluded by a panel of judges.
  • The winner will be notified 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 in compliance with POPIA.
  • Should the winner not be contactable within 2 working days of the first contact, a new winner may be selected for the prize to be issued out to.
  • The prize is not transferable.
  • 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.
  • 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, Instagram 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.



    The Gumtree Site Hustle – On-Page Giveaway

 

  • 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 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.
  • Participants who qualify for the competition are existing and new Gumtree users with items sold in the period stipulated.
  • Participants must list their clothes/designs on www.gumtree.co.za and share links to their listing in the comment of the call-to-action post that will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on 4 October 2021.
  • All entries will remain valid until midnight on 22 October 2021.
  • All eligible entries will be vetted at the discretion of the promoter, and a winner will be notified by Gumtree on the platform from which they entered.
  • The winner will receive a R2 000 cash prize.
  • The winner will be notified 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 in compliance with POPIA.
  • Should the winner not be contactable within 2 working days of the first contact, a new winner may be selected for the prize to be issued out to.
  • The prize is not transferable.
  • 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.
  • 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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