TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND THE SA LINGERIE COVER SEARCH RULES

These terms and conditions govern the use of the website known as  www.salingerie.co.za (“the website”), including, but without limitation, participation in any/or all elements of the website (such as blogs, forums, chats, competitions and all other areas) as presented by SA LINGERIE.

By using the website and/or entering any competitions, you confirm that you have read and agree to be bound to these terms and conditions.

SA Lingerie reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time.

DEFINITIONS

“entrant” means any person who is eligible to enter the cover search and who has successfully completed the registration process;

“finalists” means the entrants who are selected once the competition closes;

“winner” means the entrant who is selected to feature in Cosmopolitan Magazine as past of the SA LINGERIE issue, who will appear on the SA LINGERIE website, and be announced via social media as the winner of the SA LINGERIE cover search competition;

“SAL Stars” means SA LINGERIE Stars, redeemable (by entrants) through votes, in addition to stars awarded (to entrants) by a panel of judges, and by the public. Although Voting Stars and Popularity Stars are considered in selecting the finalists, it does not impact the selections or choices made by the judges, regarding their Judges Stars Award allocations .

“users” mean all persons who access the website and participate in any features on the website including but not limited to blogs, forums, chats, voting and competitions;

“cover search” means the cover search competition conducted by SA LINGERIE, whereby it selects the winner to feature on the SA Lingerie Cover.

SA LINGERIE COVER SEARCH

The cover search commences on 27 July 2017 and ends on 14 August 2017, both days included. The cover search is open to all natural persons, subject to what is stated below.

All model search entrants are required to be:

1. female; and

2. at least 18 (eighteen) years or older as at 1 October 2016.

3. resident in South Africa; or

4. available in South Africa (at their own cost) during the month of August, for the shoot

Participation in the competition is entirely at the entrant’s own risk. By entering the cover search, entrants agree to these terms and conditions and to accept further communication from SA LINGERIE.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

To enter the cover search an entrant is required to register and/or set up a user profile via the website (“the registration process”). The registration process shall provide the entrant with access to certain portions of the website.

Entrants warrant and declare that all information provided by them in the registration process is accurate and current.

Having successfully completed the registration process and subject to what is stated herein, all entrants shall be eligible to be selected as a finalist and ultimately the winner of the cover search.

USE OF USERNAME/PASSWORD

An entrant who successfully completes the registration process is obliged to maintain the confidentiality of their registration information. Entrants may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign their registration information to any third party.

Entrants are solely accountable for all of their individual usage or activity on the website including, but not limited to, use of the website by any person who uses an entrant’s registration information, with or without authorization.

If an entrant has reason to believe that their account is no longer protected (for example, in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of an entrant’s registration information) the entrant must immediately notify SA LINGERIE of the problem by sending an email to  ameer@netsport.co.za.

CONTENT POSTED BY USERS AND ENTRANTS

SA LINGERIE has the right but is in no way obliged to, regulate and/or edit and/or remove any activity or content from the website which they deem inappropriate, in their sole discretion.

Users and entrants hereby represent and warrant that:

  • they own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that they post;
  • the content is accurate;
  • use of the content supplied by users and entrants does not violate these terms and conditions and will not cause injury to any person or entity.

The users and entrants hereby indemnify SA LINGERIE, Netsport Media, Associated Media, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, and the SA LINGERIE Sponsors, against all claims arising from or otherwise related to content supplied by that user or entrant.

SA LINGERIE, and its partners, assume no responsibility and/or liability for any materials posted by users or entrants or any third party on the website.

SA LINGERIE, and its partners, do not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, certify, or agree with the comments, opinions, or statements posted on forums, blogs or otherwise contained on the website.

VOTING PROCESS

Any person can only vote once per hour.

If it is proven (or suspected) that persons are voting more than once an hour, by whatever means, and or contravening the spirit of cover search and/or breaching these terms and conditions, the entrant may be disqualified without notification, and at SA LINGERIE’s sole discretion.

FINALISTS AND THE WINNER

The judges’ final decision regarding the allocation of the SAL Judges Stars, and the selection of the finalists (and the winner) will be final and no correspondence in this regard shall be entered into.

NB: Although Voting Stars and Popularity Stars are considered it does not impact the selections made by the judges, when awarding the Judges Stars Awards. These awards are awarded at the judges’ sole discretion.

SA LINGERIE shall notify the finalists via email, and the results will be announced to the public on the SA LINGERIE website in AUGUST 2017.

SA LINGERIE shall notify the winner via email, and the final result will be announced to the public on the SA LINGERIE website in AUGUST 2017.

The winner is required to travel to Cape Town for a photo - shoot, for no longer than 1 (one) day during AUGUST 2017. SA LINGERIE shall attend to payment of all local travel and accommodation costs on behalf of the winner, for this shoot.

The winner’s prize is non-negotiable and will be forfeited, with a new winner selected, if the winner is not available to travel to the SA LINGERIE cover shoot during the month of AUGUST 2017, on a date to be selected by SA Lingerie.

SA LINGERIE may, after the winner has been publicly announced, request the winner to agree in writing to endorse, promote or advertise the SA LINGERIE website, YouTube Channel and its relevant sponsors, which the winner hereby agrees to do. No fee will be applicable to any such endorsement.

All images submitted as entries into the competition whether photographs or video, remain the property of SA LINGERIE. Images may be used commercially to advertise the competition, the SA LINGERIE Website, YouTube Channel, its sponsors, as well as distributed, without credit or payment, across digital and print platforms.

SA LINGERIE STAR AWARD SYSTEM (SAL STARS):

SAL STARS are the ‘currency’ the Judges shall use to select the finalists in the SA LINGERIE Cover Search.

The entrants who have received the most SA LINGERIE STARS: 15 (fifteen) stars in total (comprising of ALL the categories specified below) by the closing day of the competition (including votes awarded on the closing day) will be selected as the finalists.

SA LINGERIE will choose the Cover Search Winner from these finalists, at their sole discretion.

THE SA LINGERIE STARS WILL BE AWARDED IN 3 (THREE) CATEGORIES:

A. SA LINGERIE PUBLIC VOTING STARS:

The Amount Of Stars Redeemable Through Votes Are:

  • 100 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 250 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 500 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 1000 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 10 000 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 50 000 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 100 000 Votes = 1 STAR
  • 500 000 Votes = 1 STAR

Claim Your Own Voting Stars: Each entrant will be able to log into her Model Profile, and claim her own Voting Stars, once she reaches each rewarded level of Votes! 

B. SA LINGERIE POPULARITY STARS:

The Amount Of Stars Allocated To Popularity Votes Are:

  • Girl of the Week Award – As chosen by the public = 1 STAR

C. SA LINGERIE JUDGES STARS:

Amount Of Stars Allocated By The Panel Of Judges Are:

  • Girl of the Day Award - Awarded by SA LINGERIE = 1 STAR
  • Editor's Choice Award - Awarded by the SA LINGERIE Ed’s team  = 1 STAR
  • Photographer's Choice Award - Awarded by a SA photographer = 1 STAR
  • Cosmo Award = Awarded by Cosmopolitan Magazine = 1 STAR
  • Marie Claire Award = Awarded Marie Claire Magazine = 1 STAR
  • Blog Award - Awarded by prominent bloggers = 1 STAR

The SA LINGERIE STAR Award system is awarded entirely at the discretion of our judges and media partners whose decisions shall be final and no correspondence or negotiations shall be entered into.

Employees of SA LINGERIE, sponsors, media partners and their immediate families may not enter the cover search.