BMC Terms and Conditions

By entering the USN Body Makeover Challenge competition (“USN BMC”), each participant agrees to comply with this set of rules governing the competition and to be held liable in terms hereof.  

Taking part in the USN BMC is completely voluntary and each participant assumes all risk of injury, harm or loss of any kind that may arise from participation in the USN BMC, including the use of any information, advice, training tips or programs, as well as the use of any and all USN products supplied by USN and/or any of its employees, agents or representatives. USN however remains fully committed to comply and abide with all legal obligations placed on USN as an organisation in terms of legislation, specifically including but nor limited to the Protection of Private Information Act 4 of 2013 (refer to USN’s comprehensive Privacy Policy on our website for more detail).

All participants indemnify and hold harmless USN, all its affiliate companies, employees, directors, shareholders, associates, stakeholders, designees or other persons for whom in law they may be liable (in whose favour this constitutes a contract or undertaking for their benefit)  and all other related parties against any harm and/or damage of any nature including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage of any kind whatsoever or howsoever caused (whether arising under contract or otherwise and whether the loss was actually foreseen or reasonably foreseeable), sustained by the participant competing in the USN BMC. USN, its members, employees, designees, agents, affiliates, representatives and/or suppliers shall not be liable for any loss, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered as a result of, or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to the use of or reliance upon the USN website (including any information contained thereon) or elsewhere on the Internet.

Participants hereby indemnify and keep USN indemnified from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred including, without limitation, in respect of any claim or demand by any third party by reason of any act or omission on the part of the participant or that of any family member, agent or representative acting on his/her behalf in connection with this Challenge. Any changes made to these Rules will be published on the USN website at usn.co.za

All scores and measurements of participants will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed. USN will be the sole interpreter of the Rules and may change it in the interest of the competition and/or whenever fairness so, requires. However, USN has the right to use the photos and measurements of the top 10 and the winners in all categories for marketing and related purposes.

USN reserves the right to change the prize from one USN BMC to the next. These change/s will be posted on USN’s social media platforms. Subject to the winner/s complying with all the rules applicable to the USN BMC, all cash prize money will be paid to the winner/s on as a once-off payment into the bank account provided by the winner to USN.

All receipts for product purchases must be retained as it may be required to submit these should the participant be a successful entrant.

The laws of the Republic of South Africa apply to the relationship between USN and all participants of the USN BMC and these Rules constitute the whole agreement between the parties.

Any indulgence or extension of time granted by USN shall not be construed as a waiver or variation of any of its rights or remedies.

Although any person over the age of 18 (eighteen) is allowed to enter the USN BMC, only South African citizens are eligible to win.

A selection panel will be compiled by USN that will select the winners in each category. There are many factors that will be taken into consideration when selecting the winners and weight loss will not be the only factor. Other factors that will be considered includes but are not limited to muscle definition, marketability and fit for USN’s planned marketing campaigns.  

All decisions made by USN regarding the participants and the announcement of the winners are final and binding.

Failure to comply with any of the foregoing rules may result in disqualification.

All participants must elect to enter in only one of the following categories: male or female.

None of the prizes are transferable and there will be no substitutions for any of the prizes.

Winners shall be expected to enter into a 1 (one) year agreement with USN that will determine and govern the relationship between USN and the winners for the period and will detail the obligations placed on all parties.

All participants, regardless of the outcome of the USN BMC, agree and provide their consent for as far necessary that all intellectual property generated during the USN BMC, which included but is not limited to all participants’ names, body measurements, photos, videos, all social media posts belong to USN. For the avoidance of doubt, USN shall be entitled to make use of all the mentioned intellectual property will be USN’s property and USN shall be able to make use of all intellectual property during and after the BMC at no cost at all. USN undertakes to make use of this said intellectual property only for marketing related purposes and shall do so in line with all applicable legal requirements.