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Car raffle terms and conditions

The rules of the RAF Benevolent Fund Aston Martin Red Arrows Car Raffle.

1. Introduction

1.1 The RAF Benevolent Fund Car Raffle ("the Raffle") will be operated as a Society Raffle under the Gambling Act 2005 as amended (“the Act”) and is licensed by the Gambling Commission.

1.2 The Raffle is promoted by the Promoter and conducted for the benefit of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

1.3 The person responsible for the promotion of the Raffle is Mike Neville, Strategic Engagement, RAF Benevolent Fund.

1.4 By entering the Raffle, ticket purchasers agree to be bound by these rules.

2. Definitions

"Act" The Gambling Act 2005.

"Raffle" The RAF Benevolent Fund Car Raffle.

"Draw" The process by which winners are selected.

"Rules" The rules of the RAF Benevolent Fund Car Raffle as set out below.

"Chance" The entry into the Raffle.

2.1 Entry into the Raffle

The Raffle is promoted in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005 as amended ('the Act') throughout Great Britain. Only residents of Great Britain can enter the raffle.

In order to comply with the Act, during the purchase of Raffle Chances you will be required to confirm that:

(a) You are at least 16 years of age.
(b) You will not buy or claim to buy raffle chances on behalf of any other person.

2.2 If, upon winning the prize in the Raffle, you are not able to prove that you have met the criteria specified in Rules 2.1 (a) and (b) above then you will not be entitled to receive that prize.

2.3 In order to comply with the Act, raffle chances that have been purchased and entered into the draw for which they were intended are prohibited from being subsequently refunded.

2.4 By entering into the Raffle you agree to be bound by the Rules, and applicable provisions of the Act and any relevant regulations made thereunder from time to time. The RAF Benevolent Fund shall not be liable for any loss or damage (including loss of the opportunity to enter the Raffle and/or the right to receive a prize) suffered by you if you have not complied with the Rules.

2.5 This Raffle is a form of gambling. Participants are encouraged to gamble sensibly. Should gambling become a problem we recommend you contact the Gamble Aware helpline on 0808 8020 133 or visit the website on www.gambleaware.co.uk.

2.6 The maximum number of entries an individual will be permitted to purchase in any one draw is £200.

2.7 Directors and employees of the RAF Benevolent Fund, Aston Martin Lagonda Limited, Jardine Motors Group and Sterling Management Centre are not permitted to enter the raffle.

3. Purchasing a chance in the raffle

3.1 You can only enter the Raffle by the purchase of a ticket which will be published in a variety of forms from time to time.

3.2 You will be required to provide the following information:

(b) Confirmation that you are over 16 years of age, in order to ensure compliance with the Act.
(c) The number of Chances in the Raffle you wish to purchase.

3.3 You will also be required to provide information relating to the purchase of you Chances. Payment may be made via the following methods and the relevant information will vary depending upon the payment method:

(a) Cash.
(b) Cheque – made payable to 'Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund'.
(c) Credit/Debit Card – cardholder name, card number, expiry date and card security code required.

3.4 The RAF Benevolent Fund shall be entitled to take any steps necessary to verify the above information and to process your purchase. The RAF Benevolent Fund may (in its absolute discretion) refuse to accept an application for an individual to support the Raffle.

3.5 It is your responsibility to ensure that the personal information you provide to us is accurate.

3.6 Each raffle ticket number is unique.

3.7 The price for each Chance is £20.

3.8 Your Chances and therefore associated Raffle Ticket Number(s) will not be entered into the Draw unless the RAF Benevolent Fund has received all amounts payable (cleared funds) relating to your Chances by the published cut off date of the draw. If there is a dispute regarding whether Chances have been paid for then such dispute shall be decided by the Raffle promoter.

3.9 You may cancel your entry into the Raffle by notifying the RAF Benevolent Fund in writing or by e-mail. Upon receipt of this notice the RAF Benevolent Fund will;

3.10 The RAF Benevolent Fund may cancel your entry into the Raffle (in its absolute discretion) at any time prior to the published cut off date. The RAF Benevolent Fund will notify you accordingly as soon as reasonably practicable and will reimburse any amounts which have been paid. Other than the reimbursement of any such amounts, the RAF Benevolent Fund shall not be liable for any loss or damage (including loss of the opportunity to enter the Raffle and / or the right to receive a prize) suffered by you in relation to such cancellation.

3.11 All customer funds paid to the Raffle are held in trustee status to maintain a separation from the RAF Benevolent Fund’s own trading income to protect those funds in the event of insolvency.

4. Draw

4.1 The Draw will take place at our raffle management company’s premises, to be held at 2pm on Friday 8 December 2017.

4.2 If for any reason the Draw date needs to be deferred from that stated on the raffle ticket and RAF Benevolent Fund website, all reasonable steps will be taken to ensure participants are made aware of the changes.

4.3 In order to comply with the Act only those Chances for which payment has been received are eligible for entry into the Draw.

5. Prizes

5.1 The Aston Martin Red Arrows edition car is the sole prize.

5.2 In the event that the winner does not wish to keep the car, he or she is required to agree to retain the car for a minimum one year period. If the winner wishes to sell the car during this period, the car must be sold back to Aston Martin Cambridge dealership at a price to be determined by them, taking into consideration the condition and mileage on the car.

5.3 The results of the Draw will be published on the RAF Benevolent Fund website and social media channels on the day of the draw and will also be published.

5.4 Winners will be notified by telephone on the day of the draw.

5.5 If, upon winning the car in the Raffle, you are not able to prove that you have met the criteria specified in Rules 2.1 (a) and (b) above then you will not be entitled to receive that prize.

5.6 By accepting the prize, the winner agrees for the RAF Benevolent Fund to use the name of the winner, their photograph and audio/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.

5.7 The insurance, maintenance and running costs of the car will be the responsibility of the winner from the time of collection of the car.

6. Suspension of the Raffle

6.1 The RAF Benevolent Fund may (at its absolute discretion) suspend the Raffle for any period of time. During such period the RAF Benevolent Fund shall retain any amounts which were paid prior to such suspension taking effect.

6.2 You will be notified of further details regarding the resumption of the raffle or otherwise as soon as reasonably practicable after the date of suspension in writing.

7. Liability

7.1 The RAF Benevolent Fund shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered by you arising from:

(a) Any delays or failures in the postal service or other delivery methods used by the RAF Benevolent Fund or you from time to time.
(b) Any delays or failures in any systems used by the RAF Benevolent Fund or you to transmit emails.
(c) Any failure in any software or other systems used by the RAF Benevolent Fund for the administration of the Lottery.
(d) Any delays of failures in the banking system used by the RAF Benevolent Fund or you.
(e) Any failure to enter your Chance into the Draw.
(f) Any event beyond the reasonable control of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

7.2 The RAF Benevolent Fund shall not be liable to you in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise for any indirect or consequential loss suffered by you in relation to your participation in the Raffle (including loss of the opportunity to enter the Raffle and/or the chance of winning the car).

8. Complaints

8.1 Any complaints relating to the Raffle should be sent in writing, giving full details of the complaint and supporting documentation to:

RAF Benevolent Fund Car Raffle
Furness Gate
Peter Green Way
Furness Business Park
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria LA14 2PE

8.2 The Promoter's decisions made pursuant to the Rules shall be final and binding.

8.3 Save where the Rules expressly provide otherwise, the Promoter shall not be obliged to enter into any correspondence.

8.4 If a complaint cannot be resolved by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the issue will be referred to the Independent Betting and Adjudication Service (IBAS).

9. Self Exclusion

9.1 Should you feel that you have issues with gambling and wish to be self-excluded from our raffle, please phone our helpline number and request a self-exclusion form.

9.2 There is a minimum period of six months self-exclusion.

9.3 We will not target you with any marketing material during the self-exclusion period and will remove your name and details from any marketing databases used by ourselves.

9.4 You will need to contact us after your period of self-exclusion to reinstate your eligibility to enter the Raffle.

9.5 If you need to talk to someone about problem gambling then contact Gamble Aware.

9.6 Gamble Aware is a registered charity that provides confidential telephone support and counselling to anyone who is affected by problem gambling. Gamble Aware can be contacted on 0808 8020 133 (Freephone).

10. Data Protection

10.1 The RAF Benevolent Fund is committed to protecting your privacy. Data that we collect from you is used lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is used solely for the purpose of processing your purchase of Raffle chances, subsequent entry into the Raffle, and informing you if you have won the car.

10.2 You have the right to access the information we hold about you. To obtain this information, please contact the RAF Benevolent Fund in writing. You may be asked to provide proof of your identity prior to personal information being disclosed to you.

10.3 We may be obliged to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, for example to statutory bodies such as the Gambling Commission or other government bodies.

11. Proper Law and Jurisdiction

11.1 The Laws of England and Wales shall govern the interpretation and/or enforcement of these Rules and the RAF Benevolent Fund and all entrants hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

12. Contact address

All correspondence should be sent to the following address:

RAF Benevolent Fund Car Raffle
Furness Gate
Peter Green Way
Furness Business Park
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria LA14 2PE

0800 169 2942

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