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(+27) 21 461 2024
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The Sweepstakes is sponsored by: Mae Contemporary Rugs (Pty) Ltd

Mae Artisan Rugs – 59 Roeland Street, CBD, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

Owner contact email: shop@maerugs.com


Each sweepstake (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Mae Contemporary Rugs (Pty) Ltd. (“Sponsor”). Each Sweepstakes is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. Each Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network or email provider. Any questions or comments regarding the promotion must be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network or email provider.

The Sweepstakes begins on the dates and times specified for each Sweepstakes (“Submission Period”). All entries must be received on or before the end time on the closing date stated for each Submission Period. After the closing date of each Sweepstakes, no further entries to the competition will be permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.

Maerugs.com Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the Republic of South Africa over the age of 18 with access to the Internet at all times during the Sweepstakes and subsequent prize-award period unless otherwise specified by maerugs.com. All employees of maerugs.com. (“Sponsor”), all associated agencies and each of their sales representatives, distributors, or agents (all of the foregoing, together with Sponsor, collectively referred to as “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules. The sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.


You can enter a Sweepstakes through the Sponsor Facebook page, Instagram page, Twitter account, or any other medium specified by the Sponsor. After submitting or posting the required information or post, the entrant will receive one (1) entry into the drawing. You may enter as many times as you wish, but this may not increase your chances of winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries Sponsor receives.

As a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and each winner by accepting a prize grants to Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns and licensees, all right, title and interest in to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Sweepstakes entrant’s name, city, state, and biographical material (collectively, “Licensed Rights”) in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval of the winner. Where necessary, the Prize winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release within twenty-four (24) hours of attempted notification or the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.

All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received by Sponsor for whatever reason. A winner will be chosen at random. The winners will be announced on or about the date and time set forth in each Sweepstakes. Announcement and instructions for each prize will be sent to the e-mail address or Social Media account supplied with the potential prize winner’s entry. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail, Facebook, or Instagram account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to the Sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by a Sponsor representative within fifteen (15) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize and Sponsor may pick a replacement winner.

The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. If a potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

The prize may be announced via social media platforms, press releases, and email. Prize will be delivered after the Sweepstakes period. The Prize will be delivered to the winning entrant’s email address or at the sole option and discretion of the contest sponsor to a recipient designated by the contest winner. Prizes are not transferable and are not redeemable for cash. All taxes and other charges are the responsibility of the winner. No substitutions allowed. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included as part of any Prize package and are solely the winner’s responsibility.

By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for:

  1. any incorrect or inaccurate information or technical failures of any kind,
  2. unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; or
  3. any other computer, network, technical, human or other error, problem or malfunction that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the selection or notification of winners.

Further, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons outside the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the Entry of any individual found to be

  • Tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website operated by the Sweepstakes Entities; 
  • Using any robotic, macro, automatic, programmed, or like entry methods, which will void all such entries;
  • Violating these Official Rules or the terms of service, conditions of use, and/or general rules of any Sponsor property or service; or
  • Acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.

Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in this Sweepstakes or in any activity or travel related thereto or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to release and hold maerugs.com and affiliates harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or receipt or redemption of the prize. The winner assumes all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize.

By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent, affiliate, and subsidiary companies, the Facebook platform, Instagram and the Twitter platform, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won. Sponsor and its parent, affiliate, and subsidiary companies do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness, or merchantability of the prize. Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the sweepstakes.

The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed by South African law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Cape, South Africa.

The personal information collected through the Sweepstakes is subject to Mae Rugs’s Privacy Policy, located at https://www.maerugs.com/privacy-policy/. By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the use of your personal information as described in the above Privacy Policy.