Terms and Conditions of the SINOTEC “WHY I’m CRUSHING ON MY SINOTEC”  promotion/competition

  1. This promotion/competition is presented by SKYWORTH INVESTMENTS AFRICA Pty Ltd (“SINOTEC”), and as such are all promotions/competitions presented by SINOTEC in accordance with the provisions of Section 54 (1) of the Lotteries Amendment Act (46 of 2001).
  2. SINOTEC promotions/competitions are open to all South African residents, unless otherwise stated. Promotions/competitions are not open to employees, agencies, prize sponsors or contractors of SINOTEC, or any person directly or indirectly involved in the organisation or running of the promotion/competition, or their immediate family members of any of the suppliers of SINOTEC.
  3. Entries are only applicable to South African residents with a valid identity number (South African ID/ Foreign passport and residency permit).
  4. The decision by SINOTEC is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. Prizes are not transferable, cannot be deferred or exchanged for cash and are not negotiable.
  6. Winners use and accept prizes at their own risk. SINOTEC cannot be held responsible for any accident, injury, or loss of property or damages of whatsoever nature experienced as a result of entering or participating in any promotion, winning, accepting and/or utilising prizes won.
  7. By entering any promotion/competition presented by SINOTEC, the entrants agree to adhere to the rules of the promotion/competition, the details of which the entrants declare themselves conversant with.
  8. Any violation or attempt to violate any of the above rules will result in the immediate disqualification of the transgressor in the sole and absolute discretion of SINOTEC.
  9. SINOTEC may also disqualify a transgressor for entry into any other SINOTEC promotions/competitions, for a period deemed appropriate by SINOTEC, in the sole and absolute discretion of the latter.
  10. SINOTEC reserves the right to cancel the promotion/competition at any time, if deemed necessary in their sole and absolute discretion, and shall not be liable in anyway whatsoever to the entrants in respect of any cause or action whatsoever, for loss or damages of whatsoever nature.
  11. Winners will be required to have their details disclosed and appear on SINOTEC social media platforms, radio, the Internet or in printed publications.
  12. SINOTEC reserves the right to alter rules or prizes in their own and absolute discretion. Such altered rules and prizes shall become effective immediately after being altered or on such date as may be determined by SINOTEC and no entrant shall have any recourse or claim whatsoever against SINOTEC as a result of thereof.
  13. SINOTEC will make every reasonable effort to deliver the prize described in the publicized promotion/competition but cannot accept responsibility if the prize differs in whole or part, or price value quoted from the prize as advertised.
  14. Winning or participating in a promotion/competition is only finalised once the winners/participants have been contacted by SINOTEC and announced on the designated social media platforms of SINOTEC.


In addition to the standard terms and conditions of SINOTEC as set out in the above, the terms and conditions as provided for hereunder shall also apply to the “2024 WHY I’M CRUSHING ON MY SINOTEC” promotion/competition presented by SINOTEC.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. The terms and conditions set out below shall apply to all participants submitting entries for the 2024 WHY I’M CRUSHING ON MY SINOTEC Promotion/Competition (“the promotions/competitions”) as presented by SINOTEC.

  1. Participation in the promotions/competitions constitutes acceptance by the participant of these terms and conditions. All information relating to the promotions/competitions and published on any hard or digital copy or format in respect of the promotions/competitions, will be deemed to form part of the terms and conditions of entry.
  2. All terms and conditions are subject to the laws of the Republic of South Africa and should there be any doubt and/or dispute of whatsoever nature between a participant to any competition/promotion presented by SINOTEC, and SINOTEC to the participant, by participating in this or any other competition/promotion presented by SINOTEC, the participant irrevocably acknowledges and accepts that the decision by SINOTEC is final and binding and the participant will have no recourse or claim of whatsoever nature against SINOTEC.
  3. Entries for the promotion/competition are open starting Wednesday 14 February 2024 and close, at midnight on Thursday 29 February 2024.


  1. To enter this promotion/competition, the entrant(s) must:
  1. Follow / Be following SINOTEC AV on Facebook.
  2. Upload their entry to the above mentioned page and tag @sintotecav with the hashtag #whyimcrushingonmysinotec
  3. Winners will be chosen based on their entry and popularity of their videos (Likes & Shares)
  4. How to enter: Upload your video to YOUR Facebook page and tag @sinotecav and use the hashtag #whyimcrushingonmysinotec
  5. Entries will be considered valid if submitted featuring either your existing SINOTEC product or a desired SINOTEC product.
  6. Winners will be contacted by SINOTEC SA directly on Facebook


  1. Guidelines for Content Submission:

7.1. Family-Friendly Content: All submissions must be family-friendly and suitable for audiences of all ages.

7.2.  No Vulgar Language: Avoid the use of explicit or vulgar language in your performance or submission.

7.3. No Nudity or Inappropriate Attire: Ensure that all participants are dressed modestly and appropriately. Nudity or overly revealing attire is strictly prohibited.

7.4. No Harmful or Offensive Content:Submissions must not include any content that is harmful, offensive, or discriminatory towards any individual or group.

7.5. Respect for Cultural Sensitivities: Please be mindful of cultural sensitivities and avoid any content that may be considered offensive or disrespectful to any community or religion.

7.6 Original Work or Proper Attribution: Ensure that your submission is original, or if using copyrighted material, provide proper attribution and permissions.

7.7. Compliance with Local Laws and Regulations Participants are responsible for ensuring that their content complies with all applicable local laws and regulations.

7.8. Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in disqualification from the competition.

7.9. Thank you for your cooperation and for contributing to a positive and inclusive competition experience for all participants and audiences.


Additional Terms:

  1. SINOTEC’S decision is final and binding on entrants, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  2. SINOTEC reserves the right to disqualify anyone entering a promotion/competition in their sole and absolute discretion without having to provide any reasons thereto.  By entering the promotion/competition, the entrant hereby warrants that all information submitted by him/her is true, current and complete.
  3. SINOTEC reserves the right to carry out reasonable due diligence investigation to confirm eligibility of the entrant to enter into and participate in this promotion, and thereby ensure that the entry, participation and utilizing of the entrant in the advertising or publicity for the promotion/competition will not bring SINOTEC into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavourably on the promotion.
  4. Participants of this promotion/competition are voluntarily providing their personal information to SINOTEC. By entering this promotion/competition, participants acknowledge and accept for SINOTEC to collect, store and use (not share) personal information of participants for communication, statistical and publicity purposes. Participants are entitled to decline any marketing communication.
  5. SINOTEC will at its own discretion be entitled to amend the terms and conditions or terminate the promotion/competition at any given time without having to provide any reasons thereto.
  6. SINOTEC may refuse to award the prize/reward to a participant if there is suspicion of any irregularities or fraudulent activities.
  7. Neither SINOTEC nor its agents or distributors will have any liability in relation to this promotion/competition or emanating from this promotion/competition in respect of any claim or recourse instituted by an participant or third party in or in respect of this promotion/competition or for that matter, any other competition or promotion presented by SINOTEC.
  8. All participants and winners indemnify SINOTEC against any / all claims of whatsoever nature for any loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, arising from any cause whatsoever connected to or arising from their entry and/or participation in any way in this promotion or any other competition or promotion presented by SINOTEC.
  9. SINOTEC will adhere to the minimum standards of record keeping as prescribed by the applicable legislation and to the extent allowed in Law and similar reserve the right to terminate this promotion/competition immediately and without notice and accept no responsibility for any tax commitments arising from the acceptance of a prize/s and/or rewards and independent financial advice should be sought by the participant for such purpose, nor be held responsible for any unforeseen costs with regard to the acceptance of a prize/s and/rewards,  besides such costs which is stipulated in the rules of the competition or in law, nor guarantee, warrant or make any representations whatsoever regarding the quality, extent or monetary value of the prize/s and/or rewards.
  10. If SINOTEC is required by any legislation, the Minister of Trade and Industry, or the National Lotteries to alter any aspect of the promotion/competition or to terminate the promotion/competition as a result of changes in legislation, SINOTEC will have the right to terminate this promotion/competition with immediate effect and without notice of such termination. In such event all participants hereby waive any rights which they may have against SINOTEC and/or Promoters and acknowledge that they will have no recourse or claim of any nature whatsoever against SINOTEC and/or the Promoters, its agents, contractors and/or sponsors.
  11. SINOTEC shall not be responsible for the failure of any technical element relating to this promotion/competition that may result in an entry not being successfully submitted.
  12. In the event that a prize is not available despite SINOTEC and/or the Promoter’s reasonable endeavours to procure the prize, SINOTEC reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal value.