The SMS Contest ("the Contest") is opened to ALL Malaysian residents who have access to or are pre-paid and post-paid mobile phone subscribers of Maxis, DiGi, Celcom & UMobile (hereinafter referred to as "Participating Telecommunication Operators") only with the exception of employees and immediate family members of Media Prima Sdn Bhd, Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Bhd, Metropolitan TV Sdn Bhd, Ch-9 Media Sdn Bhd, Natseven TV Sdn Bhd, and affiliated technological or content information partners, sales and promotion agencies appointed in relation to this contest. The Contest will run for any other period as may be notified by 8TV (hereinafter referred to as "the Contest Period"). "Contestant" shall mean an individual who has registered and participated in the Contest in accordance with the terms and conditions set out herein.
To participate in the Contest, Contestants are required to enter keyword for registration for selected contest. Contestants are required to type and SMS the key word "XXX" from their mobile phones to the premium short code 33399. Contestants are allowed to register as many entries as they wish. (RM1.00) will be charged for each SMS received by the Contestant and any SMS sent by the contestant will be subjected to the Contestant's regular SMS charges as levied by the Contestant's respective Telecommunication Service Provider.
Selection of winners will be at the discretion of 8TV which depends on the mechanics of each individual contest. Winner of one contest is not eligible to win any other competition within a 30 day period & if in any case where there the same person wins another contest, it is at 8TV discretion to determine his/her eligibility. All judges’ decision is final and any appeal will not be entertained. After any contest, all winners will be subjected to a credit check with the telcos, and an audit to ensure that they are charged for every single chargeable MT that they should have received en route to winning. If a discrepancy is discovered, the winner will risk disqualification and will subsequently lose his/her standing and associated prize(s). No correspondence or appeal will be entertained.
All contestants must wait for an MT (outgoing SMS from the SMS contest game server) for each MO (incoming SMS to the server) before proceeding to send in another MO, unless instructed otherwise by 8TV or the SMS contest itself. This is the standard technique and progression of playing any SMS contest by 8TV. Contestants found not adhering to that rule at any time, will risk disqualification, barring or losing his/her prize.
Contest organiser (8TV/Alt Media) will have the right to send out contest notifications and updates via sms or email to contestants once they have registered to a contest.
Any contestant found cheating or attempting to cheat, will risk disqualification, barring or losing his/her prize. Cheating in this context is defined as any effort made, consciously or accidentally, to deviate from the standard and expected progression and technique of playing any SMS contest by 8TV. No notice of disqualification or barring will be given to those found cheating or attempting to cheat.
All Prizes offered to the winners of this Contest are not transferable for cash nor can it be assigned to any third party. If the prizes offered are not available, 8TV reserves the right to substitute the prizes offered with another of equal value. In any event, 8TV reserves the right to change the prizes offered at any time during the Contest Period as 8TV deems necessary.
The Contestant agrees that the Contestant shall not make any public announcement on the Contest (including without limitation the Contestant's prizes) without the prior written consent from 8TV.
8TV/Alt Media carries no undertaking to intervene or be responsible for execution of guarantees and or repairs and or performance of the products given as prize/s and makes no such guarantees/ warranties at all as prizes are the courtesy of the sponsors concerned. Any taxes to tax collection agencies or any other payment to the authorities concerned as a result of receiving any prize(s) shall solely be the winner's responsibility.
Winners, if so required, shall attend prize presentation and/or participate in publicity programs in relation to the Contest. 8TV reserves the right to use the names, addresses, photographs, information and/or documents of all winners in advertisements and other forms of publicity from time to time. The Contestant hereby consents to 8TV using his/her mobile phone number that was used to register for the Contest or through other modes of communications as 8TV prefers, for purpose of notifying him in the event that the Contestant is selected as the winner.
Winners have to provide their original IC and Sim Card that was used to register for this Contest as proof of identity. Contestants must ensure that their account as a Pre-paid or Post-paid subscriber is "Active" to redeem their prizes. "Active" means that for Post paid accounts there are no outstanding balances as at the date the Contestant redeems the prize and as for Pre-paid account, there are talk-time credits still remaining in the account. 8TV/Alt Media reserve the right to publish or display the names and photographs of winners for advertising and publicity purposes. 8TV/Alt Media reserves the right to change/amend, add or alter the Terms and Conditions herein from time to time and without prior notification.
All decisions made by 8TV/Alt Media shall be final and binding on the Contestant and 8TV/Alt Media will not entertain any request or appeal or review on the decision made. All prizes will be available for collection by the Winners at 8TV or Alt Media’s office or at such other places, and at such date and time as may be notified by 8TV/Alt Media from time to time. Prizes must be redeemed within one (1) months of notification to winners or such other date so notified by 8TV/Alt Media, failing which, the prizes will be forfeited and any enquiries thereafter will not be entertained.
The Contest is provided on an as is where is available basis. 8TV/Alt Media will not be responsible and will not be liable if any SMS messages cannot be delivered due to connection issues arising from out of coverage areas, traffic congestions et cetera. Proof of SMS messages sent is no proof that the messages were duly received. Only SMS messages that were acknowledged received are valid (Acknowledgement will be made by the participating telecommunication providers through an SMS prompt or reply). Neither the Participating Telecommunication Operators, the content information providers, Alt Media Sdn Bhd, Media Prima Sdn Bhd, Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad and any other affiliates of this Contest shall be liable in any way for delays or interruptions in providing the information or omissions therein. 8TV/Alt Media and the Participating Telecommunication Operators shall not be responsible and liable for any unauthorized use of the mobile phone or subscriber's account in relation to this Contest.
Persons below 18 are required to get the Parents or Guardian's consent to participate in this Contest. None of the foregoing parties shall be liable for any third-party claims or loses of any nature, including but not limited to, lost of profits, punitive, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages or for other damages. None of the foregoing parties shall be responsible or be held liable for any system, server or connection failure, interruption and delay or computer viruses, and any related claims of any nature, including direct, indirect, third party, consequential or other damages. By participating in this Contest, through registration of IC No & name the Contestant is taken to have read and agreed to the terms and conditions herein and all decisions made by 8TV/Alt Media.