The Time to Sell campaign will promote Geffen International Realty Franchises (Pty) Ltd (“Geffen”) (Registration Number: 1999/021/357/07) in conjunction with Avios Group (AGL) Limited.

The Time to Sell competition (“the competition”) commences on 21 July 2015 and ends at midnight on 30 October 2015. (“the competition period”).

To qualify as a participant in this competition you must:

1. Be over the age of 18 (Eighteen) years;

2. Be a South African citizen;

3. Enter this competition in your personal capacity and not as a business. For example a close corporation, partnership or any other legal entity cannot participate.

Participants shall enter or take part in the competition at their own risk and Geffen and/or the Avios Group bear no responsibility for any loss to any third party for any damages of any nature, whether direct or indirect, consequential or otherwise arising out of any act or omission by the participants or Geffen and/or AGL or for any cause whatsoever.

To enter the competition, participants must complete the following steps during the competition period. Note that you will only receive one entry per valuation request per property. Any duplicate property valuation requests will be discarded.

1. Submit the following fields on the registration page:
a. Name
b. Email
c. Mobile number
d. Area
2. Additional entries can be earned through submitting more information and also for each social media channel shared on.
3. Competition will run from 21 July 2015 until midnight on 30 October 2015.
4. The winner will be drawn at random on or before the 20th of November 2015 and notified telephonically and/or via email and announced on the Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty Facebook page.

All participants, by entering this competition, agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Geffen is the promoter of this competition, having its principal place of business at 366 Jan Smuts Avenue, Craighall, 2196.

Geffen, its directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants and their spouses, life partners, parents, children, siblings, business partners or associates are not eligible to participate in or enter this promotional competition.

All information relating to this promotional competition and published on any promotional or advertising material forms part of these terms and conditions of entry.

By entering this competition, the winner will be requested to use his/her name for public relations & advertising purposes without any claim for compensation. Should the winner be willing to be photographed on request, this will also be without any claim for compensation.

Geffen, its directors, members, partners, employees, agents, consultants, suppliers, contractors and sponsors assume no liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising from a participant's participation in this competition or for any loss or damage, howsoever arising.

It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that the contact details and email addresses provided to Geffen Ltd are valid and correct.

The outcome of the competition shall be determined by a random draw, to be carried out under the auspices of an auditor, to verify the outcome. No negotiations and/or correspondence will be entered into after the fact and Geffen’s decision will be final and binding.

Geffen reserves the right to cancel the competition and/or to amend these terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control, in which event Geffen will request permission from the participants before using any information obtained.

There will be only one (1) winner, determined by way of a random draw from the pool of entries. Geffen shall notify the winner either telephonically or via email within 20 (twenty) working days of the closing date.

The winner will win:
120 000 Avios points

The prize must be taken as stated and may not be deferred or transferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
Geffen cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any competition entry not being properly registered. Geffen will use reasonable endeavours to award the Avios points to the winner’s British Airways Executive Club or Avios Travel Rewards Programme account within a minimum of 6 weeks after the announcement of the winner.

If the winner is not a member of the British Airways executive Club or Avios travel Rewards Programme, then the Avios Group will automatically register you to your preferred programme and issue you a membership account number.

Should Geffen not be able to contact the winner via telephone or e-mail within 20 working days, then Geffen will not be obliged to award the Prize to such winner and may at its sole and unfettered election decide to randomly draw another winner for the competition, in which event the same procedure as aforesaid will be adopted.


Geffen will use its best endeavours to ensure the privacy of your personal information. The terms and conditions of the competition informs and outlines how any personal information collected from you will be processed and used.

By entering this competition you consent to Geffen using any and all information supplied by you in the manner as set out in these terms and conditions.

The term ‘personal information’ carries the same meaning as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.

For the purposes of these terms and conditions the phrase ‘personal information’ includes (but is not limited to): Name and surname, telephone number and e-mail address.

Any personal information relating to this competition that is ‘shared’ on any form of social media by the entrant will be visible to all users of said social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc).

When choosing to share information relating to this competition through social media the terms and conditions of the relevant social media platforms will apply to the entrant. Geffen does not take liability for the processing of personal information by any social media platforms. Geffen does not regulate or control how such social media platforms use or process your personal information. It is thus important to familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and terms and conditions of third parties and platforms for social media prior to engaging in their use.

Should Geffen be sold or incorporated into another business entity, your personal information may be disclosed to relevant third parties (new owners, advisors, etc).

Geffen will do the following when dealing with entrant’s personal information:

a) All personal information will be treated as confidential.
b) Certain security and administrative efforts will be made to protect the confidentiality of the
personal information.
c) Geffen will as soon as is reasonably possible notify entrants upon the discovery that there are
reasonable grounds to believe that any entrant’s personal information may have been compromised or accessed/acquired by any unauthorised third party.
d) Geffen will do all that is reasonably necessary to protect your personal information, however
Geffen does not accept liability of any nature whatsoever arising from the unauthorised or unlawful disclosure and/or use of entrant’s personal information by third parties who are not under the immediate control of Geffen.
e) If you disclose your personal information to any third party other than Geffen, Geffen shall not be
liable for any loss or damage, howsoever arising, suffered by you as a result of the disclosure of your information to such third parties.
f) Geffen is a global company and by consenting to these terms and conditions you are consenting to
your personal information being transferred out of the Republic of South Africa.

Geffen will use your personal information to provide you with information and communicate with you, as well as better respond to any queries that you may have. Your personal information will be used to facilitate a relationship between yourself and Geffen.

Geffen may also use your personal information for purposes of statistical and data analysis, within the ordinary course of Geffen’s business, promotion and marketing of the business.
Geffen may contact you be e-mail, telephone, post from time to time, on each occasion that this occurs you will be given fair opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of such communications.

Should you wish to no longer receive any marketing/promotional or other information from Geffen and/or no longer wish to be contacted by Geffen, an e-mail should be sent requesting same or telephone contact at:
Email: headoffice@sothebysrealty.co.za
Tel: (011) 438 7300

Geffen will not use your personal information for any other purposes than those stated above without your consent.

By entering the competition, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Geffen International Realty Franchises (Pty) Ltd, its directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from: (i) your breach of any of the terms contained herein; (ii) your breach of any third party rights, including without limitation any copyright, intellectual property, or privacy right; (iii) your breach of any laws and regulation in creating, posting and/or subsequently amending your submissions; or (iii) any claim that any one of your submissions caused damage to a third party. This indemnity shall survive the duration of the competition.


This competition shall be governed by the laws of South Africa and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of South Africa over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with the competition.