GIVE AND WIN VOLUNTARY LOTTERY RULES
These Rules, together with any specific terms or conditions explained or notified by the Participating Society as relevant to this lottery (whether displayed in promotional materials for this lottery or otherwise) apply to your participation in the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery.
1.1 This Give and Win Voluntary Lottery is promoted and operated by NCVO Voluntary Organisations Lotteries Society, whose registered office is at Society Building, 8 All Saints Street London N1 9RL (“the Participating Society”).
1.2 This Give and Win Voluntary Lottery is managed externally by Capen Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 08141955 and whose registered office is at B55, The Ugli Building, 56 Wood Land, London, W12 7SB. (“Capen”).
1.3 The Participating Society and Capen are licensed by the Gambling Commission to promote and operate the Lottery in accordance with the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005. Capen is licensed by the UK Gambling Commission as an external lottery manager with licence number (Type F, Remote) (000-036257-R-317724-001).
1.4 The Participating Society reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery or these Rules at any time without prior notice. Any such changes will be posted on the Give and Win Voluntary website (www.giveandwin.co.uk) before they take effect.
1.5 The Give and Win Voluntary Lottery is a weekly lottery in which players can win cash prizes of £25,000 with £25,000 to their nominated charity, £1000, £100 and runners up prizes of three free tickets.
2. Use of Proceeds
2.1 At least 50% of the weekly proceeds of the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery shall be used to promote charitable activities in accordance with the objects of the Participating Charity..
3.1 Entrants to the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery must be resident in the United Kingdom. Entrants are required to provide to the Participating Society their name, date of birth, address and email address
3.2 To enter the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery you must be aged 18 (eighteen) or over. Any entrant found to be under 18 years of age at the time of entry automatically forfeits the right to any Prize and will have their stake refunded. Checks will be carried out to verify the age of participants. This may include references to credit agencies.
3.3 Employees of the Participating Society; directors or employees of Capen; and relatives of either of the above organisations; or anyone who is professionally connected with the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery in any way (or their relatives) is ineligible to enter.
3.4 The eligibility of any entrant is at the sole discretion of the Participating Society, which reserves the right to disqualify or decline to accept the entry of any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these Rules or otherwise acted fraudulently. Ineligible entrants will not be entitled to receive a Prize, and any Prize awarded to an ineligible entrant may be revoked (if not received) or must be returned (if already received).
4. Lottery Draw
4.1 The Draw process is based upon the results of the first six digits of Germany’s Spiel 77 lottery which is drawn every Saturday at 18:45 CET and the results are published on the website (http://www.lotterypost.com/game/326). The Winning Number for each weekly draw shall be the six-digit number generated as follows:
(a) the Winning Number shall be the first six digits (in the same order) of the Germany’s Spiel 77 lottery which is drawn every Saturday at 18:45 CET.
4.2 In order to comply with the 2005 Gambling Act only those Chances for which payment has been received are eligible for entry into the Draw.
4.3 In the event that the Germany’s Spiel 77 lottery as described in Rule 4.1 does not occur or is declared void on a single occasion then the Winning Number shall be determined in the same way but from an alternative lottery game. Details of such an occurrence will be published on the Voluntary Lottery website.
4.4 In the event that the Draw process in Rule 4.1 ceases to occur or is subject to fundamental change which prevents a Winning Number being selected then Capen reserves the right to select an alternative Draw process. Such an alternative Draw process would be selected on the basis that the basic principles of the Draw as described in Rule 4.1 would continue and the basic principles of how winners would be selected would continue as described in Rule 6. Such changes will be published on the Voluntary Lottery website.
4.5 Capen and the Voluntary Lottery are not related in any way to Germany’s Spiel 77 lottery or any other organisation involved in the operation of the Spiel 77 lottery.
4.6 The approximate winning probabilities are summarised below
(a) Six Number Match 1 in 1,000,000
(b) Five Number Match 1 in 18,220
(c) Four Number Match 1 in 823
(d) Three Number Match 1 in 69
5.1 The Give and Win Voluntary Lottery is held each week
5.2 A six digit Game Number will be issued to entrants and an electronic ticket sent to the player. The six digit Game Number is unique to each individual chance purchased.
5.3 Tickets (entries) are £1 and can be purchased through the website at www.voluntary.giveandwin.co.uk.
5.4 No participant may purchase more than 100 tickets in any week.
5.5 All ticket (entry) sales are final and, subject to Clause 3.2, no refunds shall be made at any time.
5.6 Only tickets for which full payment has been received are eligible for entry.
5.7 Each week tickets purchased between 17:01 pm on a Friday and 17:00 pm on the following Friday shall be included in the draw that is held on the following Saturday. The Participating Society shall decide whether or not an entry was received in time for inclusion in any lottery draw.
5.8 Lost, delayed or incomplete entries (caused by corruption of data transmission or otherwise) will not be accepted and the Participating Society does not take responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed or not received for any reason. Proof of online submission will not be proof of receipt.
5.9 All participants acknowledge that their payment of £1 per ticket to enter the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery does not guarantee that they will win any Prize.
6.1 Prize winners will be determined by whether a players Game Number relating to a Chance in the Lottery matches all or some of the Winning Number as described in Rule 4.1 and dependent that the Chance relating to the Game Number in question complies with Rule 4.2.
(a) If all six digits of the Game Number match the Winning Number in the same positions then this is a “6 Number Match”. e.g. if the Game Number is 123456 and the Winning Number is 123456 this is a “6 number match”
(b) If five digits of the Game Number match five digits of the Winning Number and their positions in the Game Number match their positions in the Winning Number then this is a “5 Number Match” e.g. if the Game Number is 123406 and the Winning Number is 123456 this is a “5 number match” as follows 1234X6
(c) If four digits of the Game Number match four digits of the Winning Number and their positions match then this is a “4 Number Match” e.g. if the Game Number is 123796 and the Winning Number is 123456 this is a “4 number match” as follows 123XX6
(d) If three digits of the Game Number match three digits of the Winning Number and their positions match then this is a “3 Number Match” e.g. if the Game Number is 193650 and the Winning Number is 123456 this is a “3 number match” as follows 1X3X5X
6.2 Prizes are issued as follows;
(a) For a 6 Number Match, the prize will be £25,000 to the player, £25,000 to the cause or charity nominated during registration.
(b) For a 5 Number Match, the prize will be £1,000.
(c) For a 4 Number Match, the prize will be £100.
(d) For a 3 Number Match, the prize will be three free tickets into the next available draw.
6.3 Each Game Number shall only be entitled to win one prize in one Draw. The prize won will relate to the highest Number Match to which the Game Number matches.
6.4 The results of each Draw will be published on the website www.giveandwin.co.uk
6.5 The names of prize-winners will be announced on a weekly basis on the website www.giveandwin.co.uk.
6.6 Prize-winners will be notified by email or text message (using the details held by the Participating Society or, if different, the details supplied by the entrant in his or her entry) within 28 days of the relevant draw date.
6.7 Capen reserves the right to amend the prizes at any time. Any such changes will be published on the Website, at least, one month prior to a change being made.
6.8 Prize-winners of prizes of £100 and under may collect their prizes in one of the following means
(a) from any Post Office and must bring a copy of the text message or email notifying them of the prize when collecting their prize. Prizes shall be paid in cash at the Post Office,
(b) by BACS
(c) by Barclays Pingit
(d) by any other payment means that may become available to the participating society
6.9 Prizes in excess of £100 shall be paid on behalf of the Participating Society to the Prize-winner by cheque.
6.10 If a prize-winner fails (for whatever reason) to claim their Prize within 60 days of receipt of the Participating Society’s notification, the ticket will expire and the Prize will be forfeited.
7. Monthly Bonus Draw
7.1 Who will be entered in the Bonus Draw:
(a) Players buying a one-off lottery ticket within a calendar month will be entered to the monthly bonus draw once;
(b) Players buying two one-off lottery tickets within a calendar month will be entered to the monthly bonus draw twice (and so on);
(c) Players entering the lottery via recurring payment will get one monthly bonus draw entry per weekly ticket bought, multiplied by the number of Saturdays within each month.
7.2 Each month, bonus tickets purchased between 00:00 am on the first day of the month and 23:59 pm on the last day of the month shall be included in the Bonus draw that is held on the first day of the following month. The Participating Society shall decide whether or not an entry was received in time for inclusion in any lottery draw.
7.3 The winning Bonus ticket will be drawn at random on the first day of the month.
7.4 The holder of the winning ticket will win £1000.
7.5 Additional bonus prizes may from time to time be available to win by qualifying players. These additional bonus prizes and their draw dates will be advertised on the website.
8.1 Gambling. Entering this Give and Win Voluntary Lottery is a form of gambling. Entrants are encouraged to gamble sensibly. Please read the Give and Win Voluntary Social Responsibility Guidelines, which can be found at www.giveandwin.co.uk. Our social responsibility policies cover our commitment to a fair and open draws policy and contain the procedures of how we handle players’ queries and complaints. It is our commitment to follow all guidelines for responsible gambling and best practice problem gambling procedures.
8.2 Liability. The Participating Society cannot accept any liability (other than for death or personal injury or other liabilities that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded) for any damage, loss, costs, expenses or disappointment, whether direct or indirect, caused to or suffered by entrants in connection with this Give and Win Voluntary Lottery or as a result of entrants’ accepting or making use of any Prize. In particular, all entrants are solely responsible for providing and (where necessary) updating the Participating Society with their accurate and up-to-date contact details and the Participating Society will be in no way liable for any failure or inability to contact any entrant due to any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the contact details that the entrant has provided.
8.3 Disputes. In the event of any dispute regarding the Give and Win Voluntary Lottery, if the dispute cannot be resolved by the parties within 90 days, it will be referred to the Independent Betting Adjudication Service Limited, an independent third party. For further information please refer to the Give and Win Voluntary Complaints Policy, which can be found at www.giveandwin.co.uk.
8.4 Law. These Rules and any non-contractual obligations connected to them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and, failing satisfactory resolution of any dispute in accordance with Rule 8.3, the English and Welsh courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise under or in connection with them.
8.5 Severance. If any provision of these Rules is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of those terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.