How to qualify to win:

  1. The entrant must be tagged in the comments of the Facebook post by Yoco on the Yoco Facebook page between 19 September at 10am and 26 September 2017 at 6pm, that announces the “Heritage Month 2017” competition. 
  2. The person tagging the entrant must write about the entrant / what the entrant does / why they deserve to win, in the comment. 
  3. No late entries will be accepted.
  4. The entrant must, at the time of entry be:
    i) 18 years or older;  
    ii) in possession of a valid South African ID book or have a company duly registred in South Africa; and
    iii) have no default judgements against them.
  5. As with all Yoco sign ups, the winner will be subject to vetting approval. Our vetting procedure is a standard requirement, conducted to ensure that all merchants signing up for Yoco meet the set criteria as per our partner bank. This consists of a basic information verification and a credit check. 
  6. Should the entrant be tagged in the post and not wish to enter the competition, they must notify Yoco via email at before 27 September 2017 at 6pm and Yoco will cancel the entry. 

Selection process and prize:

  1. The prize consists of a free Yoco Wireless Pro card reader, valued at R2,479.
  2. The winner will be selected, at the sole discretion of Yoco, on or before 9 October 2017 and will be announced on Yoco’s Facebook page on or before 9 October 2017. 
  3. Yoco will contact the person who nominated the winning entrant for the winner’s contact details. The winner will then be notified via e-mail and/or sms and/or telephone at which point arrangements will be made for the delivery of the prize. If Yoco is not able to contact the winner despite reasonable attempts within a reasonable time, Yoco reserves the right to disqualify the winner and select an alternative winner, in which event the initial winner will have no recourse against Yoco.  
  4. The winner will need to complete the sign up process at in order to receive their Yoco card reader. 
  5. The winner will be eligible to pay a custom based transaction fees based on the transaction volume processed through Yoco – see This will be the only cost associated with Yoco.

General terms and conditions:

  1. The promoter of this competition is Yoco Technologies Proprietary Limited (Registration No. 2013/203377/07) (“Yoco”).
  2. By entering this competition (by being nominated), the entrant accepts the full terms, conditions and rules of this competition and agrees to abide by these rules.  As this competition is entered through Facebook, the entrant agrees that the applicable Facebook rules will also apply to their entry.  
  3. The following persons are not eligible to receive the prize: a director, member, partner, employee, agent or consultant to Yoco, or any marketing service provider in respect of the promotional competition or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by us or suppliers of goods or services in connection with this competition, or the spouse, life partner, parent, child, brother, sister, business partner or associate of such a person.
  4. The prize shall not be redeemable for cash and is not transferable.
  5. Once the winners have been contacted, their details will be published on Yoco’s Facebook page. 
  6. All entrants agree that their name/s and/or photograph/s may be used in any promotional and/or advertising for the purposes of marketing, which permission may be revoked at any time.
  7. Yoco may require the winner to provide such additional information that may be reasonably required in order to process and facilitate their acceptance and/or use of a prize.
  8. If the winner fails to comply with any of these rules or the terms of acceptance of the prize, this will be construed as a rejection of the prize and then, without prejudice to any other remedy which Yoco may have, the winner will be automatically disqualified and will forfeit the prize.  
  9. Yoco reserves the right to vary, postpone, suspend, or cancel the competition and any prizes (which have not yet been subject to a draw), or any aspect thereof, without notice at any time, for any reason which it reasonably deems necessary.
  11. Yoco will not be liable for any technical problems or any lost, delayed or incorrectly received entries on Facebook. 
  12. Any violation or attempt to violate any of the above rules will result in the immediate disqualification of the transgressor.
  13. Yoco disclaims liability however arising and the entrants hereby indemnify Yoco and hold Yoco and/or its subsidiaries (including directors, employees, members, independent contractors, agents, consultants, sub-contractors and other representatives) harmless from any and all loss/damages that may be sustained directly/indirectly arising out of/pursuant to this competition or resulting from the acceptance of and/or possession of and/or use of the prize on offer, including but not limited to loss/damages arising out of/pursuant to personal injury, death, property damage and claims based on publicity rights, defamation and/or privacy rights.
  14. In the event of a dispute, the decision of the competition judges is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  15. These terms and conditions will be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of contract and dispute resolution in the Republic of South Africa.