In celebration of the upcoming 2022 Mother’s Day, MTN Nigeria invites all primary & secondary school students in Nigeria to participate in the MTN mPulse Moments With Mum contest. This competition promises to be an exciting one with lots of awesome prizes to be won by students and their mums.
So, in 100 words, describe your favourite memory of your mum, and you could win a N150,000 shopping voucher for your mum, plus cool back-to-school items for you.
Interested and eligible? Read the rules of the contest, view the mouth-watering prizes, and submit your entry. All the best!
*The competition is open to boys and girls in primary and secondary schools in Nigeria who are between 9-15 years.
*The competition runs from 11th to 21st March 2022. You must be resident in Nigeria to participate.
*Eligible participants are required to fill every question in the form below
*Only one (1) entry per student is permitted. Multiple entries will lead to instant disqualification. The most creative and fun-loving story will win.
*100 words maximum and 5MB maximum is permitted per picture.
*If you have any questions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get them answered.
Terms & Conditions apply
The Top 10 entrants will be rewarded with N150,000 shopping Voucher and one (1) mPulse goody bag EACH.
Submission ends 21st of March, 2022.
Terms and Condition
The MTN mPulse myMother’s Love Contest (the “Competition”) is a Competition leveraging the annual Mother’s Day celebration to engage and reward students in primary and secondary schools in Nigeria and their mothers, by inviting these students to write a story in 100 (one hundred) words describing the most cherished moment shared with their mother alongside two pictures (one of their mother and one of themselves) for a chance to win awesome prizes.
The Entry submitted will be evaluated by a panel of judges, who will select and collate the best of the Entries received based on set criteria to be provided by MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (“MTN”). See below for the complete details.
In this Terms and Conditions (“Terms”), where the context so admits:
“Content” shall refer to all information submitted by a Participant as an Entry for the Competition.
“Designated Online Platform” shall refer to the MTN website, “www.mtnonline.com/mpulse” with an embedded Google Form.
“Entry/Entries” shall refer to any Content uploaded by a Participant on the Google Form embedded on the MTN website in an image format.
“MTN/We/Us” shall refer to MTN Nigeria Communications Plc.
“Participant(s)” shall refer to every eligible individual within the ages 9-15 years in primary or secondary school in Nigeria who indicates interest and participates in the Competition. Employees and relatives of MTN, and Employees and relatives of MTN’s Partners and Vendors are prohibited from participating in the Competition.
“Parties” shall refer to MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and the Participant(s) together.
“Party” shall refer to MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and each Participant individually.
“Personal Information” shall refer to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, including those identified under clause 10 and as defined under the Nigerian Data Protection Regulations.
“You/Your” may also be used to refer to a Participant.
- Binding Agreement
These Terms set out the contractual framework for participation at the different levels of the Competition from the selection process to when the winners are announced. Once accepted, these Terms become a binding agreement between a Participant and MTN.
To participate in the Competition, Participants via their guardians or parents must agree to these Terms. You accept that you have read these Terms prior to submitting Your Entry to ensure You understand these Terms. You agree that the submission of an Entry in the Competition constitutes Your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these Terms. These Terms form a binding legal agreement between You and MTN with respect to the Competition. All requirements within these Terms will be strictly enforced.
These Terms shall be read in conjunction with all official information about the Competition on the Designated Online Platform. These Terms shall supersede any conflicting information on the Website or MTN designated online platform.
- Eligibility Criteria:
a. All valid Entries must be received through the Designated Online Platform.
b. All Content uploaded by the Participant must adhere to the specified requirement and submitted within the stipulated timelines.
c. Participant must currently be a primary or secondary school student in Nigeria during the Competition Period as defined below.
d. Participants must be resident within the territory of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
e. Participants must adhere to the specified number of words required as stated within these Terms and the pictures of both mother and child must be in a valid image format that aligns with the specified requirements.
f. All Participants must indicate consent to and/or sign these Terms by the Participant’s parent or guardian signing the MTN Parental Release Form and any additional document to be provided by MTN at the different levels of participation in the Competition.
- MTN mPulse myMother’s Love Competition Period:
The Competition shall commence on 11th March 2021 and end on 21st March, 2021 (“Competition Period”).
Announcement of Competition Results and the prizes will be sent via email to the winners using their provided email addresses on the 27th of March (Mother’s Day).
- How to Participate
To participate in the Competition, visit the Designated Online Platform during the Competition Period and follow the instructions for submitting the Entry.
All Entries shall be reviewed by a panel of judges together with MTN representatives. The top 10 (ten) Entries during the Competition Period shall be rewarded with prizes for students and their mothers including but not limited to: shopping vouchers, mPulse back-to-school items.
- General Conditions
a. All relevant and applicable regulations of the Federal Republic of Nigeria apply.
b. MTN reserves the right to disqualify Your Entry from the Competition if, in MTN’s sole discretion, MTN reasonably believes that You have attempted to undermine or actually undermined the legitimate operation of the Competition by cheating, deception, plagiarism, passing off or other unfair playing practices or threatening or harassing or inducing any other Participant, MTN, MTN’s representatives or the judges.
c. You acknowledge that the submission of Your Entry for the Competition is without any guarantee or assurance of any sort or for reward to You and/or any compensation for any fees that may have been incurred by You in collating the content used and/or submitting Your Entry.
d. You agree and understand that you shall have no claims against MTN whatsoever in connection with Your Entries. Any participation in the Competition is entirely at Your own risk and in no event shall MTN be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages.
e. Subject to the foregoing, We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time without notice. By continuing to participate in the Competition, You will be deemed to have accepted these and any varied terms and conditions which may be posted on the Designated Platform from time to time.
f. MTN reserves the right to cancel the Competition at any time for any reason whatsoever in its sole and absolute discretion without any obligation to furnish any reasons or provide any compensation to You.
- Acceptance of Entries:
Entries are void if they are in whole or part illegible, inaccessible, or partially accessible, , incomplete, altered, counterfeit, in a non-image format or in a format not prescribed under these Terms, or submitted outside the Competition Period. During the Competition Period, MTN, its agents, and/or the judges shall evaluate each Entry to ensure that it meets MTN’s requirements. MTN reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify Your Entry. You shall be required to have your parent or guardian fill and complete the ‘Parental Consent and Release Form’ and provide any additional information that may be required by MTN at any time. If requested, You shall provide any such required document within 3 (three) days following a request by MTN, otherwise, You will be deemed to have withdrawn Your Entry.
- Successful Participants
a. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges. Successful Participants shall be notified and announced by MTN on Mother’s Day.
b. If requested by MTN, the Participant must provide any required document or information during and after the Competition Period otherwise the Entry of the Participant shall be deemed to be withdrawn.
c. Subject to the foregoing, MTN reserves the right to change these Terms at any time without notice. By continuing to participate in the Competition, the Participant will be deemed to have accepted these Terms & Conditions and any varied terms and conditions which may be posted on the Designated Online Platform or circulated by MTN. MTN reserves the right to cancel the Competition at any time for any reason whatsoever in its sole and absolute discretion without any obligation to furnish any reasons and without any obligation to You.
d. There is no alternative prize or cash alternative, and prizes cannot be transferred to any other person. We may alter arrangements or prizes should this be deemed necessary by Us. Prizes are not transferable.
e. The selection of winners for the Competition is final, and at MTN’s sole discretion. No correspondence or discussion will be entered into by Us in relation to this.
f. Where applicable, winners will be contacted about picking physical items within two weeks after competition by email, SMS or phone call using details provided during their registration on the Competition website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, MTN may notify the Winners of a different date or time to pick up physical gift items.
g. MTN via its designated personnel will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winners. If any winner cannot be contacted using the contact information provided or is not available or has not claimed his or her prize within thirty (30) days after contacting the winner or any such other time as communicated by MTN, the winner will lose their prize.
h. MTN via its designated personnel may ask you to provide documentary proof of your identity and/or address and/or school before award of the prize. The use of a false name or address or school will disqualify You from receiving any prize.
- Intellectual Property Rights
a. By submitting a Content or Entry in this Competition, You warrant and represent that You own all of the intellectual property and proprietary rights in and to the Content. You shall indemnify MTN and its partners from any claims and liability whatsoever and howsoever arising in connection with an allegation of or actual breach of intellectual property or other proprietary rights to the Content.
b. The Participants shall retain ownership and control of the Content.
c. By accepting the terms and conditions, You confirm that You grant MTN the license to make use of Your uploaded Content on all MTN social media, any social media platform and traditional media channels (Publicity and post event leveraging) without further notice, compensation, consideration, review, or consent, and without regard to moral rights.
d. Additionally, You accept that MTN possesses all licensed rights over uploaded pictures and hereby indemnify and hold MTN harmless against any claim, loss or liability, howsoever arising in connection with the uploaded pictures.
e. Unless otherwise expressly stated herein, each Party shall retain their intellectual property relating to this Competition and nothing herein shall constitute a transfer of intellectual property between the Parties.
f. The Competition, the Website, the features within the Website and the Designated Online Platform, all related trademarks, logos, taglines, trade names, copyrights and all intellectual property and features within the Competition are protected by intellectual property rights belonging to MTN or to our licensors. No license is granted to You in respect of any of these, except to the extent required for Your personal use of the Website or for submitting an Entry, in accordance with these Terms. MTN and any other MTN product are trademarks of MTN and You shall not be entitled to reproduce such marks without MTN’s prior written consent.
b. The Personal Information collected by MTN shall be used for identifying you as a Participant during the Competition as may be applicable, to facilitate appropriate profiling and engagements with the Participants during the Competition, for statistical purposes, contact purposes, and other ancillary purposes as well as in any other circumstance as prescribed by law or further to the purpose of MTN’s telecommunication business.
c. Participant also unequivocally consents to and grants MTN right to use such Personal Information to verify the Participant’s identity, and telephone number whenever required in the course of the Competition.
d. Participants completely excludes and indemnifies MTN from any claims and liability whatsoever and howsoever arising in connection with malfunction of the entire Competition portal/channel or any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, or destroyed Entry materials or Personal Information, due to system errors, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or other telecommunication transmission malfunctions, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, typographical or system/human errors and failures, technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, cable connections, satellite transmissions, servers or providers, or computer equipment, traffic congestion on the Internet during the Competition, or any combination thereof, including other telecommunication, cable, digital or satellite malfunctions or any other event beyond MTN’s control, which may limit your ability to participate.
- Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality
a. Every information, Content, event, or incident related to this Competition (“Confidential Information”) shall be treated with outmost secrecy and confidentiality by the Participant. Except where authorized by MTN in writing, no Participant shall disclose such Confidential Information) to any third party whatsoever.
b. Where Confidential Information is released to or accessed by any Participant in accordance with the requirement under this clause, such Participant shall take all reasonable precautions to preserve the integrity and prevent any corruption or loss, damage or destruction of any data and Confidential Information; except upon the prior written authorization of MTN.
c. The provision of this clause shall continue to apply even after the cancellation or completion of the Competition. The Participant shall erase or cause to be erased all Confidential Information of MTN and data released to or accessed by the Participant. The Participant shall provide a written confirmation of the afore mentioned deletion to MTN.
d. Additionally, if so required by law or valid legal or regulatory process, the Participant may disclose such Confidential Information, but only following notice by the Participant to MTN of the requirement to disclose and reasonable cooperation with any attempt by MTN to maintain the confidentiality of such Confidential Information.
e. MTN may share Your details with its partners or service providers for the purpose of providing prizes on its behalf, and any sponsors or partners involved in this Competition.
- Warranty and Indemnity
a. You warrant that Your Content is/are Your own original work and, as such, You are the sole and exclusive owner and rights holder of the submitted Content and that You have the right to submit the Content in the Competition and grant all required licenses. You agree not to submit any Content that (1) infringes any third party proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights or any other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, publicity or confidentiality obligations; or (2) is already submitted, for whatsoever purpose, to a competitor of MTN; or (3) otherwise violates the applicable state, federal, local or provincial law.
b. To the maximum extent permitted by law, You indemnify and agree to keep indemnified MTN and its affiliates at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from Your actions, default or omission and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein.
c. To the maximum extent permitted by law, You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless MTN and its affiliates from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or accruing from (a) any Content or other material uploaded or otherwise provided by You that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy, (b) any misrepresentation made by You in connection with the Competition; (c) any non-compliance by You with these Terms; (d) claims brought by third parties arising from or related to Your involvement with the Competition; (e) misuse or participation in any Competition-related activity or participation in this Competition; (f) any malfunction or other problem with the Website or Designated Online Platform arising from your misuse of the Website; or (g) any error in the submission of Entry information. You further indemnify MTN and its officers, directors, employees, servants, agents or contractors or other persons against any loss, damage, liability, claim or demand by third parties in relation to Your breach of these Terms.
Any false information provided within the context of the Competition by You concerning identity, school, class, age, mailing address, telephone number, email address, ownership of right or non-compliance with these Terms or the like may result in Your immediate elimination from the Competition.
- Competition portal/channel:
MTN and its affiliates are not responsible for any malfunction of the entire Competition portal/channel or any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, or destroyed Content or Entry materials due to system errors, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or other telecommunication transmission malfunctions, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, typographical or system/human errors and failures, technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, cable connections, satellite transmissions, servers or providers, or computer equipment, traffic congestion on the Internet during the Competition or any combination thereof, including other telecommunication, cable, digital or satellite malfunctions which may limit Your ability to participate.
- Unacceptable Content
MTN shall not accept Content submissions that contain, promote, display or provide a link to adult Content, pornographic material, graphic or gratuitous violence, or Content of a nature that MTN in its sole discretion consider to be defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, violent, profane, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, culturally and/or politically intolerant, discriminatory, that infringes or violates a third party’s rights and/or relates to or promotes any activity of a criminal nature, directly affiliated or a representation of a political party or persona, conspicuous advertisement of a product and service, prejudicial or discriminatory in nature, or Content that may bring MTN’s name and/or brand and/or products or services into disrepute. Furthermore, You shall not include cutouts or any parts from third party videos, or third party sound tracks. Your Content should also not contain any viruses or programming that would cause harm to the Website or the MTN network in any manner.
You understand and accept that the submission of any unacceptable Content shall be a ground for Your automatic disqualification from the Competition.
- Right to Cancel, Modify or Disqualify
If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Competition, MTN reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. MTN further reserves the right to disqualify any Participant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Competition or the Website. Any attempt by a Participant to deliberately damage the Website, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Competition is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, MTN reserves the right to seek damages from any such Participant to the fullest extent of the applicable law.
- Governing Law
These Terms shall be governed by, subject to, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
- Dispute Resolution
In the event of a dispute or conflict between the Parties in connection with or in relation to the Competition, these Terms or its performance, such dispute shall first be amicably settled as soon as possible at the senior management level of MTN by representatives of both Parties. All such representatives of the Parties shall be referred to as ‘Settlement Nominees’ and the period agreed on for such discussion shall be referred to as “Period of Discussion”.
If the dispute is not resolved by formal negotiation as stated above within fourteen (14) Business Days of the notice of dispute, the dispute shall be referred to mediation. The mediation shall be conducted by a CEDR UK accredited mediator or any other equivalent accredited mediator to be appointed by the Parties. The Lagos Multi-Door Court House Model Procedure Rules 2007 shall apply. For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that the Parties are unable to agree on the appointment of a mediator within one (1) month, the Parties shall proceed to litigation as stated above.
In the event the dispute is still not resolved after fourteen (14) Business Days of its being referred to mediation as specified above, each Party irrevocably agrees that the dispute shall be finally resolved by a Nigerian court of competent jurisdiction which shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with these Terms or the Competition, its subject matter or formation.
If any of the provisions of these Terms are deemed not enforceable by law, all other provisions outlined in these Terms will still apply while the unenforceable provision will be severed herefrom.
MTN shall not be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by you taking part or not being able to take part in this Competition, or from being unable to claim your prize.
Insofar as is permitted by law, MTN, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up a prize except where it is caused by the negligence of MTN, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
Except as expressly provided herein, MTN shall not be liable to any Participant for any liability or expenses, damages, or injuries suffered as a result or in connection with the Competition.
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