Dr. Oetker Ital Pizza Festive Season Promotion

1.     Terms and Conditions:

1.1.   All persons (“Participants”) participating in the Dr. Oetker South Africa (Pty) Ltd Festive Season Pizza Promotion – Stand a Chance to Win your share of R11 million in Cash and Lifestyle prizes - 2023 (the “Promotion”) agree that the Promotion rules, as set out in these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”), shall apply and are binding on them.

1.2.   The promoters of this Promotion are Dr. Oetker South Africa (Pty) Ltd (“Dr. Oetker SA”)  - Registration Number: 2009/022802/07-  a private company duly incorporated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa with its registered address at 21 Hans Pirow Street, Selby, Johannesburg, 2001, and VCG Promo Risk (Pty) Ltd (“VCG”)Registration Number 2014/111211/07 –  a private company duly incorporated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa with its registered address at 7th Floor, Mandela Rhodes House, Wale Street, Cape Town, 8001. Dr. Oetker SA and VCG are collectively referred to as the “Promoters” in respect of the Promotion for purposes of these Terms and Conditions.  

1.3.   The Promotion commences on the 25th of September 2023 and ends at midnight (11:59pm) on 25th December 2023, all days inclusive. No prizes will be awarded outside aforesaid period and will only be redeemable in terms of the conditions of the specific prize.

1.4.   All consumers that enter the promotion stand a chance to win their share of R11 Million in Cash, Airtime and instant prizes. A total of up to 73 550 prizes could be won that will range in size from R25 to potentially R5 000 depending on what level of randomly selected prizes the winners qualify for and on how the games are played by the winners and which boxes are selected as per below. 

1.5.   These terms and conditions cover the prizes that Participants stand a chance of winning in the Promotion and that we source for you from our partners (the “Prizes”). By accessing these prizes, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1.6.   By participating in this Promotion Participants consent to the sharing of your personal data with the Promotor and Affiliates of Dr. Oetker SA only in order to fulfil any potential prize that the consumer might have won/chosen after winning. 

1.7.   By Opting in for marketing, you consent to your details being stored by Dr. Oetker SA and used in the future to send you information about Dr. Oetker SA  products potential and future promotions. Should you wish to Opt-Out of this communication in future, you can do so by replying stop to any WhatsApp Message, SMS or email received from the Promoters or contacting them using the details made available in these terms and conditions or clicking on the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link, where applicable.

2.     Qualifying criteria

In order to participate in the Promotion, you must qualify with the following requirements:

2.1.    You must live in the Republic of South Africa;

2.2.    You must have a valid SA  identity number;

2.3.    You must be 18 years and older;

2.4.    You must have purchased 2 Dr. Oetker Pizza products at a participating retailer and submit a till receipt (usable only once) as proof of such purchase.

2.5.    You must not be an employee or immediate family member of the Promoter, the Promoter’s advertising and promotion agencies, associated companies, and outlet owners and staff.

2.6.    To enter, Participants must WhatsApp from their mobile number to 087 240 5390 (or scan the QR code where applicable to connect to the Promotion WhatsApp platforms) a copy, photo, image or screenshot of their till receipt/till slip of any participating formal retailers (Shoprite, Spar, Pick ‘n Pay, Checkers, Food Lovers Market, Makro, OK Foods and other Independent/Wholesale stores) that  clearly and legibly contains proof of the purchase of a minimum of 2 (two)  Dr. Oetker Pizza products. Every till receipt is only valid for one entry and in order to enter again the Participant must purchase another 2 (two) participating Dr. Oetker Pizza products and repeat the process. 

2.7.    To complete an entry the Participant is to enter their Name and further details as required as well as enter the barcodes of the two Dr. Oetker Pizza products that they have purchases in order to enter the competition for verification purposes.  

2.8.    Should the purchases have been made on any of the participating online shopping platforms, a simple screenshot of the emailed invoice will suffice as a proof of purchase and can be uploaded to the WhatsApp entry platform.

2.9.    Retain your till receipt as the Promotors are entitled to request the same from winner at a future date if deemed necessary in order to verify the purchases of the winners. 

2.10. Participants are limited to the following number of entries per corresponding period during the promotion (entries are counted as those from a unique mobile phone number) – A maximum of 1 Entry per day; And a maximum of 2 Entries per week; and a maximum of 12 Entries per number over the entire duration of the Promotion. 

3.     Prizes, Prize Notification and Redemption:

3.1.   How the Prize winners are selected and how the size of the prize is determined.  

3.1.1. Over the course of the promotion, in accordance with the number of potential prizes, winners are selected randomly by a fixed algorithm running in the backend of the WhatsApp entry platform up to a maximum of 73 550 winners. 

3.1.2. If a Participant is not a winner this will be communicated immediately in the WhatsApp Stream.

3.1.3. Should the Participant be a winner, this will also be communicated immediately in the WhatsApp stream. The winner will then be informed what prize they have won and be invited to play a Pick-a-Box game (‘The Game’) in order to potentially supersize their prize. 

3.2.   To play the Game:

3.2.1. The winner will be presented with 5 different (in image/variant and number) Dr. Oetker Pizza product images that are numbered 1 to 5. The Winner is to select only one number and it will then be revealed what prize they have won. Behind 4 of the 5 boxes to select will randomly be a guaranteed smaller prize, whilst one box will contain a bigger prize per game. Every game is unique. 

3.2.2. The winner will only be permitted to select one number and the selection is final.

3.2.3. Once selected the Game will immediately reveal what prize was contained in the chosen box and this will be the prize that the winner wins – This will be the final prize and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the awarding of a specific prize.

4.     Prize Descriptions and conditions

4.1.    The following prizes could be randomly won, and each tier will be randomly selected in accordance with the number of potential prizes in that tier - the winner will be offered an opportunity to select in what form they want to redeem their prize.:



Voucher Options for consumer to choose from. 

Level 1 Prize 

R25 with the chance to supersize the prize to R125

Participants stand a chance to win one of up to a maximum of           72 350 prizes at this level

•        Shoprite, Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay Vouchers or Airtime/Data from the cellular provider of the choice of the winner (These prizes are instantly delivered) 

Level 2 Prize 

R200 with the chance to supersize the prize to R1000

Participants stand a chance to win one of up to a maximum of              1 000 prizes at this level

•        Shoprite, Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay Vouchers or Airtime/Data from the cellular provider of the choice of the winner, or Cash (These prizes are instantly delivered) 

•        Baby City, Exclusive Books, Superbalist, Takealot, Yuppy Chef, Makro, Sorbet Vouchers (These prizes have a 1 - 2 week delay before delivery and will be clearly communicated with the winner at the time of choosing the prize)

Level 3 Prize

R1000 with the chance to supersize the prize to R5000

Participants stand a chance to win one of up to a maximum of              200 prizes at this level

•        Shoprite, Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay Vouchers or Airtime/Data from the cellular provider of the choice of the winner, or Cash (These prizes are instantly delivered) 

•        Baby City, Exclusive Books, Superbalist, Takealot, Yuppy Chef, Makro, Sorbet Vouchers (These prizes have a 1 - 2 week delay before delivery and will be clearly communicated with the winner at the time of choosing the prize) 

4.2.   Once the prize type (Voucher, Cash, Airtime, Data) and at which partner has been selected by the winner, clear communication will be shared with each winner as to how to redeem their prize. Prizes cannot be swopped or changed once chosen.

4.3.   The total potential value of prizes that can be won in the promotion is R11 000 000 (Eleven Million Rand) the prevalence and the size of the prize is determined via a game of chance). 

4.4.   A unique consumer/Participant is allowed (identified by their mobile number/MSISDN number) to enter Promotion only in accordance with the limitations above.

4.5.   Without detracting in any way from the Promotion Terms and Conditions, the following general provisions shall be applicable to this Promotion. The Promoters will interpret the Terms and Conditions in their sole discretion and reserve the right to amend the Terms and Conditions at any time.

4.6.   By entering and participating in the Promotion, you agree that the Promoters may collect and process your personal information for purposes of this Promotion.

4.7.   In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Promoters will be final, and binding and no correspondence will be entered. In this regard and for further clarity, the Promoters shall be entitled to deal with such disputes (or any failure by Participants to follow the rules) in their sole discretion, including that the Promoters shall be entitled, in addition to any other rights which the Promoters may have in terms of these rules, to immediately disqualify entrants from this Promotion. 

4.8.   By entering the Promotion and/or accepting any reward, each Participant hereby indemnifies, releases and holds harmless the Promoters (including their subsidiaries, holding companies and affiliates), their directors, employees, agents, suppliers and contractors (the “promoter parties”) from and against any actions, claims and/or liability for injury, loss, damage, expense, claim or damages of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Promotion, and/or the use, acceptance or possession of a reward, and/or participation (or non-participation) in a reward-related activity.

4.9.   Participants who, in the Promoters’ sole determination, act unlawfully, fraudulently, in breach of these Terms and Conditions or this Promotion or otherwise dishonestly may be disqualified from participating in the Promotion and shall not be eligible to receive any reward.

4.10. VCG and Dr. Oetker South Africa (Pty) Ltd give or make no warranties or representatives, whether express or implied, in relation to any rewards available in this Promotion.

4.11. Additional to any other rights contained in the Terms and Conditions, the Promoters reserve the right to terminate the Promotion at any time with immediate effect. If this is the case, the Promoters will provide a notice on the Promotion website and it shall be the responsibility of Participants to review such website in this respect. In such event, all Participants hereby waive any rights which they may have against any of the Promoters and acknowledge that they will have no recourse or claim of any nature against the Promoters.

4.12. The Promoters are not liable for any technical failure that may result in a reward entry not being successfully submitted. Any reward is accepted by a Participant at his/her own risk and the Promoters are not liable, at any time, for any defect in any reward. 

4.13. The duration of this Promotion may also be extended, amended, or shortened at the sole discretion of the Promoters. If this is the case, the Promoters will provide notice of this on the Promotion’s website. 

4.14. A copy of the Terms and Conditions is available at no cost to the Participants as a PDF in the WhatsApp stream upon entering the Promotion or can be downloaded in printable form on the Dr. Oetker SA website.


5.1.   Nothing in these Terms and Conditions is intended to, or must be understood to, unlawfully restrict, limit or avoid any rights or obligations, as the case may be, created for either the Participant or the Promoter in terms of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 ("CPA"). 

5.2.   The Promotor may transfer the winning Participant’s personal information, including names, telephone numbers, identity numbers and/or email addresses, to the relevant third parties in order to fulfil any prizes, during the course and scope of the Competition for utilisation of the Prize, which processing and transfer shall take place in accordance with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act 14 of 2013 (“POPIA”) and any other applicable law, and for the purpose of giving effect to the Competition.

5.3.   By entering the Promotion in accordance with its terms, Participants acknowledge that the Promotion will be managed in accordance with the provisions of the CPA. Qualifying participants undertake to expeditiously do all things necessary to enable the Promoters to comply with their obligations under the CPA including, but not limited to providing such personal information as may be required in order to facilitate handing over the prize.

5.4.   These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa. 

5.5.   The Promoters shall not be responsible for any lost, damaged, delayed, incorrect or incomplete entries for any reason whatsoever. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt. The Promoters shall not be responsible for the failure of any technical element relating to this Promotion that may result in an entry not being successfully submitted. 

5.6.   No applications from agents, third parties, organized groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries will only be accepted if they comply with all entry instructions.

5.7.   The Promoter may make media announcements / publications of the names / photographs of winner/s, provided that any winner/s may expressly elect to decline this. The Promoter reserves the right to carry out audits in respect of any winner/s and entries to verify their eligibility and validity. The Promoters reserve the right to disqualify any winner if fraud or cheating is suspected. 

5.8.   All Participants and winners indemnify the Promoter, 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 from their participation in any way howsoever in this Competition.