Swipe, Search & Win!

7th March 12016 - 30th April 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

What's this Contest all about?

We will be publishing Contest Codes on special Swipe, Search and Win! advertisements in the Main section of The Star ePaper (you won't find it in the printed copy!) on randomly selected days, twice a week throughout the Contest Period, 7th March 2016 to 30th April 2016.

For a chance to win a Full HD Android Smart TV, submit all 16 Contest Codes in the Contest Summary page as well as a creative caption (maximum 140 characters) for the featured picture, which will be revealed on the eighth and final week of the Contest. Submission deadline is 30th April 2016.

What if I missed out past Contest Codes?

The advertisements in The Star ePaper will also display the publication date of previously released codes and you can download back issues of the ePaper to find them.

What can I win?

There are twelve (12) prizes in total for twelve (12) lucky winners:

  • Eight (8) Grand Prize winners will get a 49-inch Haier Full HD Android Smart TV (worth RM2,599)
  • Four (4) Consolation winners will get a 43-inch Haier Full HD Android Smart TV (worth RM1,899)

How do I submit my answers?

Visit the Contest Microsite and click the "Enter Contest" button to log in with your preferred social media account. Then enter your The Star ePaper email address and/or Subscriber ID. You will then be redirected to the Contest Summary where you can submit the Contest Codes and creative caption.

Please ensure that your contact details in your ePaper subscription account are updated should we need to contact you.

Can I participate more than once?

Each ePaper email address and/or Subscriber ID is only valid for one entry to the Contest. However, if you have more than one ePaper email address and/or Subscriber ID, you can use them for more entries.

Can I participate if I'm a new subscriber?

Yes, you can join the Contest at any time during the Contest Period.

The special Swipe, Search & Win! advertisements in the The Star ePaper will display the publication date of previously released codes and you can download back issues of the ePaper to find them.

Do I need to log in with my ePaper Subscriber ID every time?

No, for your convenience you will need to log in with your ePaper email address and/or Subscriber ID only once. After that, you can just log in with your preferred social media account.

Can I keep track of my answers?

Once you have logged in to the Contest Summary page, all answers submitted will be stored. You can review but not edit your past answers.

How are the winners chosen?

To qualify for the Grand Prize, participants must provide sixteen (16) complete and correct Contest Codes. From this group, eight (8) participants with the best creative captions will be selected to win.

To qualify for the Consolation Prize, participants must provide a minimum of fifteen (15) complete and correct codes. From this group, four (4) participants with the best creative captions will be selected to win.

How will I be notified if I am a winner?

We will announce the winners in a special Swipe, Search & Win! advertisement in The Star ePaper on a randomly selected day in the fourth week of May so download the ePaper to find out if you are a winner!

We will also contact winners via telephone and email so please ensure that your contact details in your ePaper subscription account are updated.

As per the Terms and Conditions, if a winner cannot be reached for any reason, he/she will be replaced with the next most qualified winner.

Who can I contact for help or further questions?

Please contact our Customer Service hotline at 1 300 88 7827. You can also email us at customerservice@thestar.com.my, send a fax to 03–7957 7798 or post to our address at: Menara Star, 15 Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.