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Raffle terms and conditions

Epilepsy Action raffle terms and conditions:

  1. These terms and conditions are the lottery rules by which the raffle is operated. By entering the raffle, entrants agree to be bound by these rules

  2. This raffle is being promoted by and on behalf of Epilepsy Action.

  3. Monies raised from this raffle will support the general work of Epilepsy Action.

  4. Epilepsy Action is the working name of British Epilepsy Association. Registered as a charity in England (No. 234343).

  5. Promoter: Mr P Lee, British Epilepsy Association, New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY. Epilepsy Action is the working name of the British Epilepsy Association.

  6. For the purpose of the Gambling Act 2005, this raffle is defined as a ‘society lottery’.

  7. Registered with the Gambling Commission under the Gambling Act 2005 www.gamblingcomission.gov.uk:

    Operating licence                000-005195-N-307583-004
    Remote operating licence:   000-005195-A-315574-003

  8. The price of one ticket is £1, to be paid in pounds sterling only.

  9. Entry into this raffle can be made by returning ticket stubs in the post with appropriate payment. Payment can be by post with either a cheque made payable to Epilepsy Action or by providing debit or credit card details. Payment can also be made through the Epilepsy Action website by debit or credit card. Online entries will be notified by email of their ticket numbers.

  10. Epilepsy Action personnel or their families may not enter the raffle or claim a prize.

  11. Epilepsy Action will send a maximum of 36 tickets to individuals in an initial mailing.

  12. Further tickets can be requested online at: epilepsy.org.uk/raffle, by emailing raffle@epilepsy.org.uk or by calling Jenny on 0113 210 8822. New supporters will be offered up to 60 tickets initially, further books will be available following sale of the initial tickets. A supporter maybe sent a maximum of 30 booklets of 12 in total.

  13. In line with our social responsibility, entrants agree to be contacted by the raffle administrator to enquire about the purchase of large numbers of tickets.

  14. Epilepsy Action cannot accept responsibility for raffle tickets which are:
    • Lost
    • Damaged
    • Illegible

Furthermore, Epilepsy Action cannot accept responsibility for:

  • Being unable to identify the prize-winner
  • Any technical failure
  • Any event which may cause the competition to be disrupted or corrupted
  1. Raffle ticket numbers are recorded against named supporters. Where raffle entries are returned without contact details, the entry and any resulting prize will be allocated to the supporter originally in receipt of the ticket

  2. Tickets may not be sold to or by any person under 16 years old. Prizes may not be claimed by any person under 16 years of old. Proof of age will be required for any potential entrant suspected of being underage.

  3. In line with our social responsibility, entrants agree to be contacted by the raffle administrator randomly to check the entrant’s age.

  4. If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, or purchased on behalf of, a person under the age of 16, that entry will be exempt from the raffle. Any prize must be forfeited and the original stake returned.

  5. Refunds will only be provided if it comes to the attention of Epilepsy Action that a ticket has been sold to anyone:
    • Under16 years of age
    • Considered vulnerable
    • Who has previously signed a self-exclusion with Epilepsy Action on the grounds of problem gambling

  6. Tickets should not be sold on the street or door-to-door.

  7. Raffle entry is open to anyone who fulfils the raffle terms and conditions. Tickets may be sold in person only to residents of England, Scotland and Wales. Players in Northern Ireland are not allowed to sell tickets to anyone else.

  8. Only tickets for which full payment has been received can be entered into the draw and therefore be eligible to win a prize.

  9. All entrants must be registered by full name and address.

  10. All entrants are solely responsible for providing Epilepsy Action with their accurate and up-to-date contact details. Epilepsy Action cannot be held liable for inability to contact entrants if this is due to any entrant providing incomplete or inaccurate contact details.

  11. In the event that an entrant changes their contact details, they will be solely responsible for advising Epilepsy Action of the change on 0113 210 8800.

  12. Prizes will be allocated in order of the tickets being drawn, beginning with the 1st prize.

  13. Tickets will be drawn, at random, at Epilepsy Action’s head office. People or staff members not directly involved in the raffle draw will be asked to draw the winning tickets and witnesses to sign a witness declaration, which will be kept on file.

  14. Winning ticket holders will be contacted by phone in the first instance. Following confirmation of the ticket holder’s address and their eligibility to play, Epilepsy Action will send a cheque made payable in the name of the entrant of the winning ticket by registered post.

  15. By accepting a prize, winners agree that Epilepsy Action can use the winner’s name in its publications. The winning ticket numbers, first initial and surname only will be displayed on our website and publications to avoid identifying individuals.

  16. We will try to contact winners at least 3 times by phone, and 3 times by email or letter. If we are unable to contact the winner and the prize remains unclaimed 6 months following the draw, the prize will be put back into use by Epilepsy Action for its charitable purposes.

  17. Feedback or complaints should be directed to epilepsy.org.uk/complaints or call our nominated complaints officer James Wainwright on 0113 210 8827.Any complaints that cannot be resolved internally will be referred to the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS – www.ibas-uk.com)

  18. Late entries will be transferred to the following draw.

  19. Epilepsy Action will not sell, swap, pool or otherwise share your personal data with any third parties. We will only grant another organisation access to your details if they are providing a service on behalf of Epilepsy Action. Any company doing so will only be able to process your data in relation to the delivery of that service. Before doing so, they must first agree to follow Epilepsy Action’s rules on how they store, use and then delete your data. You can view Epilepsy Action’s privacy policy online at epilepsy.org.uk/privacy or request a copy by calling 0113 210 8800.

  20. Epilepsy Action encourages people to gamble responsibly and seek help if gambling becomes a problem. If you feel you have a problem with gambling, visit www.gambleaware.co.uk or call the GamCare National Helpline free on 0808 8020 133.

  21. If you have a gambling problem, as defined in the Gambling Action 2005, and want to be removed from Epilepsy Action’s prize-led fundraising (self-exclude), please let us know. Phone 0113 210 8822 or emailing raffle@epilepsy.org.uk for a Self-Exclusion form. Supporters taking this step will be excluded from any prize-led fundraising activity for a minimum of 6 months from the date of their exclusion request and until Epilepsy Action receives a signed agreement to re-enter.

  22. Epilepsy Action reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these rules.
Event Date: 
Wednesday 26 October 2016 - 11:56

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