Terms and Conditions

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Christmas Raffle 2021 Rules

General Rules

  • This Raffle is only open to residents of Great Britain over the age of 18 (this excludes Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and BFPO addresses according to Gambling Act 2005 regulations)
  • No tickets can be sold to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 years
  • The cost of each entry is £1. Players may purchase more than one entry, and payment must be in advance
  • If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 they will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit their prize and the stake will be returned
  • All proceeds from this raffle will be used for the charitable purposes of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
  • The prizes for the Raffle are 1st Prize £5,000, 2nd Prize £500, 3rd Prize £100, 4th Prize x 16 £25 and 20 x runners up Hearing Dogs soft toy. There are no alternatives to any prize
  • We operate a combined online/offline draw ensuring that each entrant has an equal chance of winning each prize. The draw will be conducted by utilising a Random Number Generator that has been tested and approved by an independent, Gambling Commission approved, third party test house in combination with a blind draw in plain sight of staff. The results of the draw are final
  • Based upon the number of entries in our 2 raffles during 2020 the average the chance of winning a prize for a single ticket is approximately 1 in 1,188
  • From the proceeds of all ticket sales in our 2 raffles in 2020, just 18% went on expenses, 13% on prizes and a fantastic 69% came back to us to fund our work
  • Entries must be received by 5 January 2022
  • Late entries will be transferred to the next raffle
  • The draw will be held on 12 January 2022
  • Winners will be notified by post, email or telephone no later than 28 days after the draw date. Please keep your ticket number as proof of purchase
  • A list of winners will also be published on the website within 28 days of the draw date. These will only be in summary, for example Mrs Smith from Berkshire
  • Winners may be asked to take part in Hearing Dogs for Deaf People PR and promotional activity
  • If a prize is unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People to contact the winner, then Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it thinks fit. The winner has one month after notification to claim the prize
  • The Hearing Dogs for Deaf People policies for raffles can be found here. This includes our policy on responsible gambling, underage gambling, protection of customer funds and our complaints procedure
  • Due to legal reasons, all tickets sent to supporters in Northern Ireland must be purchased by the named individual and are not allowed to be sold on to family and friends or other individuals

Online entries

  • To enter the online raffle an entrant must self-certify that they are the required age to play. A confirmation email will be sent to the entrant confirming their numbers in the draw and thanking them for their participation. Random age verification checks are carried out at regular intervals. If an entrant is found to be under the required age their payment will be returned and they will not be entered into the draw
  • Entries must not be bought on behalf of somebody else
  • In order to promote responsible gambling, it is recommended that no more than 60 chances are to be purchased per person for the Raffle
  • Material changes to this raffle are not predicted to happen, but in the event that this occurs you will be notified by email 14 days in advance of any changes

General Information

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 45985. Responsible person: Mr Paul Hester, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, The Grange, Saunderton, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9NS.

For more information about the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, our raffles and other ways to donate please visit www.hearingdogs.org.uk or contact our dedicated supporter services team by calling 01844 348100.

Requests for additional raffle tickets up to a maximum of 60 tickets per person or requests to be removed from future raffle mailings should be addressed to 0800 954 0257.

If you would like more information about raffles and lotteries please go to www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk.

If you or a family member feel that you are experiencing problems with gambling, you can seek advice and support from GambleAware on 0808 8020 133 or via their website begambleware.org.

 

 

 

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