• Only South African citizens or those permanently residing in the Republic of South Africa, aged 18 years and over, may enter the competition.
  • The entire competition will run from 00:00 on Monday, 26 July 2021 to 23:59 on Friday, 6 August 2021.
  • To enter, you will need to post a photograph or video of your pet on either the official dotsure.co.za Pet Facebook or official dotsure.co.za Instagram page to support your pet’s nomination for the “Olympic” category you believe s/he could win a gold medal in, commenting #DotsurePetOlympics in your post.
  • The photo/video must be posted in the comment thread on the weekly competition announcement post which will focus on pet-specific “Olympic” categories detailed below:
    1. 4.1 Week 1 (26 – 30 July): Skateboard Pup & Karate Cat category.
    2. 4.2 Week 2 (2 – 6 August): Rescue Pet “Olympics” category.
  • Weekly categorical winners will be selected by dotsure.co.za whose decision will be based on which entrant had the highest number of Reactions to their photo or video relating to the pet-specific “Olympic” category for that week as detailed above. Reactions as per Facebook’s guidelines include the Like, Love, Care, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry reactions. Reactions as per Instagram’s guidelines include Likes and Views. Comments on your photo/video, tags, and shares do not count towards your Reactions.
  • An overall winner will be determined by dotsure.co.za whose decision will be based on which photo/video had the highest number of reactions to the original weekly winning photo/video posted on either Facebook or Instagram as at the time of those winners’ announcements.
  • The determinations made by dotsure.co.za are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Multiple entries by the same pet owner in more than one weekly category will not be permitted. Should your photo/video win in a particular week’s category, you will not be eligible to win in a subsequent category in any other week.
  • Multiple pets can feature in one photo/video, but multiple entries per person will not be permitted within a given week/category. The poster of the photo/video has to be the owner of at least one of the pets in the photo/video, if there are multiple pets featured.
  • All entrants must use their own correct personal details to enter.
  • Entry is free.
  • There is no automatic prize for entering.
  • The weekly winners will be notified by dotsure.co.za commenting on their winning photo/video, as well as via a private message on Facebook/Instagram from a dotsure.co.za representative before 14:00 on Monday:

    1. 13.1 2 August 2021 for Week 1; and
    2. 13.2 9 August 2021 for Week 2, respectively.
  • The overall winner will be notified in a similar fashion as the weekly winners, before 14:00 on Monday, 16 August 2021.
  • The winners may need to provide dotsure.co.za with proof of identification, as well as proof that they own the pet (or one of the pets) featured in their entry photo/video.
  • The weekly prizes consist of dotsure.co.za hampers to the value of R1,500 each.
  • The overall prize consists of a R5,000 cash prize to the owner of the pet in the winning photo/video and R5,000 to a registered South African animal welfare organisation of the overall winner’s choice.
  • The weekly winners will each receive one prize only, even if there is more than one pet featured in the photo/video submitted.
  • The prize is non-transferable and there is no other alternative.
  • The weekly winners’ prizes will be delivered to them via courier. If the courier is unable to deliver the prize to the weekly winner’s address of choice (for example, they live in an area with limited service delivery), the prize will be sent to the closest courier delivery point and the weekly winner will be responsible for collecting the prize at that delivery point, at their own cost.
  • The overall winner’s cash prize and the nominated registered South African animal welfare organisation’s cash prize will be paid into these winners’ bank accounts via EFT upon receipt of proof of such accounts, respectively.
  • Fraudulent and duplicate entries by the same person and duplicate entries of the same photo/video will not be allowed. dotsure.co.za reserves the right to disregard these entries.
  • If a participant contravenes these rules, the participant may, in the discretion of dotsure.co.za, be disqualified from the competition.
  • We will respond to any questions or queries about the competition via elizabethp@dotsure.co.za.
  • By accepting the terms and conditions, all participants hereby consent thereto that, should they be selected as the winners, they allow dotsure.co.za to publish their first name and winning entry photo/video on the dotsure.co.za pet Facebook/Instagram page and the monthly dotsure.co.za pet newsletter. Should the winner however not want their first name published, they must inform dotsure.co.za immediately, failing which dotsure.co.za will proceed to publish their first name.
  • All Badger Holdings employees, directors, members, consultants, partners or agents are not eligible to enter this competition, nor are any of their immediate family members.
  • dotsure.co.za accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of taking part in the competition. dotsure.co.za further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to you or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the competition.
  • dotsure.co.za reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of dotsure.co.za in all matters under its control is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • dotsure.co.za shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.
  • Should dotsure.co.za be unable to contact the winner and/or the nominated winner and/or should the winner and/or nominated winner fail to respond to communications sent to them on the contact details provided to us, within 7 business days from the date of the winner’s announcement on social media, dotsure.co.za reserves the right to select another winner, withdraw the prize hamper/money completely or donate the prize to a registered charity of their choice.
  • The competition will be governed by South Africa law and entrants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.
  • This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, or any other social media platforms.
  • ALL ENTRANTS WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Dotsure Limited (Registration number 2006/000723/06) is a licensed non-life insurer and authorised financial services provider (FSP39925).