Complicated promotional competitions under the Consumer Protection Act

Promotional competitions are a terrific way to create a better awareness about a product, service or brand and generate some buzz. These competitions are on Facebook Pages, dedicated microsites and on company websites. They can be a lot of fun and the prizes are often terrific. Unfortunately for marketers, these competitions are about to becomeContinue reading “Complicated promotional competitions under the Consumer Protection Act”

Your website terms and conditions may contain prohibited terms

I’m working on a particularly interesting challenge at the moment which was introduced by proposed regulations to the Consumer Protection Act which goes fully into force in a couple months. First a little background. The Consumer Protection Act will have a fairly radical impact on consumer rights in South Africa. One of the better publicizedContinue reading “Your website terms and conditions may contain prohibited terms”