Absa ChatWallet Radio Competition Terms and conditions

Written by on 22 March, 2024

Absa ChatWallet Radio Competition

Terms and conditions


  1. All people entering this competition (the entrants) agree that the competition rules as set out in these terms and conditions are binding on them. A copy of these competition rules is available from the Absa website.


  1. The Organiser of this competition is Absa. For purposes of this competition “Absa” means Absa Group Limited (registered number 1986/004794/06), all subsidiaries and associates of Absa Bank Limited and the ultimate holding company of Absa Group Limited, its subsidiaries and associates.


  1. Absa, its directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants, the suppliers of goods or services and their respective spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members are not permitted to participate in this competition.


  1. The entrant acknowledges that he/she has been given enough time to read these terms and conditions before entering into this competition. The entrant is aware of all the terms printed in bold.


Personal Information:


  1. Absa will only collect, store and use your personal information, as stated in clause 8 and for the purposes of entering into the competition and for purpose of administering the draw as set out in these rules. Absa’s Privacy Statement is available on absa.co.za. This will not affect any existing marketing preferences that you have registered with Absa.


  1. By entering the competition, your personal information may be transferred to our service providers and agents (including their sub-contractors) to store and use to administer the draw. We will never pass your information to any third party for them to use in their own direct marketing, without your consent.


  1. Your personal information will be held on record for a short period of time as necessary to administer the draw and then securely destroyed.

By entering the competition, you agree to your personal information being processed as set out herein


Rules of the competition

  1. In order to qualify as an entrant, the entrant must:
    • be a South African citizen and hold a South African Identity document;
    • provide correct and full personal contact details, as required;
    • Must be 18 years old or older


Method of Entry

  1. In order to be eligible for the prizes, entrants must:
    • mention Absa and the radio station by tagging #Absachatwallet and the @radiostation on any social media platform;

(9.1.2) in the same post, write about one of the cool things they can do whilst using the Absa ChatWallet ;

  • The entrant must also obtain the consent of one (1) friend whose contact number will need to be provided to the radio station in order for the radio station to contact the friend, as the friend may also stand a chance to win a prize as set out in clause 10 below;
  • Ensure that all your posts do not contain excessive personal information other than what is mentioned in 9.1( The entrant must not post any personal information such as  their name, surname, email address, home telephone number, cellphone number, physical address, work address or domicilium address and medical records)
  • if this is done the entrant will be disqualified and the post will be removed
  • Indemnify Absa against any losses, damages, liability, expenses and legal costs arising from participation.



Competition Details

  1. This competition runs for 3 weeks each from 28 February – 6 April 2024 on the following radio stations: 947, KFM, Jacaranda FM, ECR, Kaya FM, Heart FM, Good Hope FM, Metro FM, 5FM, Algoa FM, OFM, YFM, Capricorn FM, Gagasi FM
  2. Every Saturday the station will choose an entry from all received and will take that listener to air for the competition moment.
  3. The listener will give the station the cellphone number of a friend, and the station will phone that friend during the competition moment.
  4. The friend will need to answer their phone with “Hi!” to qualify.
  5. The station will then award both the listener and the friend with R5 000 each.
  6. If the friend does not answer their phone or does not answer correctly, the original listener will still win the R5 000.
  7. Absa and the radio stations will not be held responsible for SMS charges, data charges, or phone costs incurred while participating in this competition.
  8. The judges’ decision is final, and no further correspondence will be entered into.




  1. The prize is R5 000 (five thousand Rand) per person to be paid via EFT, these details will be collected from the winners
  2. A Valid South African Bank Account number will be required
  3. The prize is not transferrable or payable to another person and cannot be exchanged for any other item.
  4. Absa and the radio stations will not be held liable for entries not received for any reason whatsoever and will not be responsible for network connectivity or hardware issues experienced while participating.
  5. If an entrant chosen does not comply with any of the competition instructions or terms and conditions, their entry will be disqualified.
  6. In the event that a winner cannot be successfully contacted, is ineligible to accept the prize, or contravenes the terms and conditions of this competition or of Absa and the radio stations the prize will be forfeited.
  7. Payment of the prize money can take up to 3 months from the time of contact.
  8. The final prize payments will be facilitated by Absa and its supporting agencies into the winners’ account.
  9. Absa and the radio stations reserve the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. Any changes to the competition will be notified to participants as soon as possible by the organiser.
  10. Employees of Absa and the radio stations, and their immediate family and friends, are not permitted to enter the competition.
  11. By entering this competition, a entrant indicates his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  12. Absa is not liable in any way for any direct or indirect loss or damage because of an entrant or winner’s participation in the competition.
  13. If Absa cannot continue with the competition for any reason beyond its reasonable control or if it is required by any regulatory terms or applicable law, Absa may end or alter the terms of the competition on condition that–
    • no winner has been determined; and
    • reasonable notice has been given beforehand to all entrants.
  14. If the competition is ended as set out in 30 above, no entrant will have any claim of any nature whatsoever against Absa.
  15. Absa is not obliged to award more than the defined prize.
  16. The prize cannot be transferred and will only be awarded if all details given are factually correct;
  17. Once the prize has been handed over in terms of these rules, the results of the promotion are final in all respects and no correspondence will be allowed.
  18. Amendments to the Terms and Conditions:
    • Absa is entitled to amend the terms and conditions thereof in so far as same is deemed necessary and such amendments may relate to any aspect of such competition;
      • the amendments may include the addition and or deletion of any existing and or proposed terms and conditions of the competition, which amendments may also affect the identified prize including but not limited to cash prize of such competition;
      • the proposed amendments may be effected prior to the starting date of the competition and during the Competition Period, which amendments may result in the Competition Period being reduced and or extended as deemed necessary;
      • it is the entrant’s responsibility to regularly check the website where the competition rules are made available as per clause 1 for any amendments.


  1. In the event that the terms and conditions of this competition are amended in terms of clause 30 such amendments shall become effective immediately or on such date as may be determined by Absa. However, all entrants who have received confirmation of the prize prior to such will remain eligible to receive the prize that has been awarded to them in accordance with the terms and conditions in force when they were selected as winners.


  1. No entrant shall have any recourse or claim against Absa as a result of any amendment to these terms and conditions or as a result of Absa’s cancellation, termination or suspension of the competition in line with these terms and conditions.



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