Spring Raffle 2017 Terms and Conditions

The Spring Raffle has now closed, please look out for the next one in September. Below are the terms and conditions for entering the 2017 Spring Raffle.

Raffle rules

  1. Participation in Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Spring Raffle 2017 costs £1 per raffle ticket.
  2. Tickets will be on sale from 20 March 2017.
  3. Tickets will be limited to a maximum of 100 per person, and the number of tickets available to purchase online in one go will be 50.
  4. Additional raffle tickets, within the limitations detailed in (3) above, may be available on request by phoning 020 3841 3131. The amount of additional tickets sent out will be at the absolute discretion of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
  5. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Spring Raffle 2017 is open to all mainland Great Britain residents over the age of 16 (this excludes Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands).
  6. Tickets may not be sold to, or by, a person under the age of 16. All winners are required to provide proof of age when requested.
  7. If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 16 he/she will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit his/her prize and the stake will be returned.
  8. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity accepts no responsibility if the chosen method of payment is cancelled in error.
  9. No responsibility is taken for raffle tickets and payments which are lost, damaged, illegible or from which the prize-winner cannot be identified, or for any technical failure or event which may cause the competition to be disrupted or corrupted. Proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
  10. Closing date for the receipt of raffle tickets and raffle ticket payment is Friday 9 June 2017. Tickets received after this date will not be entered in the draw but the payment will be treated as a donation unless expressly stated otherwise by the sender.
  11. Payment for participation in the raffle can be made by cheque, credit card, postal order or cash. CAF of other charity vouchers cannot be accepted as payment for raffle tickets.
  12. Your raffle tickets will be entered into the draw as soon as the whole payment is received.
  13. Monies raised by Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Spring Raffle 2017 will support the work of Great Ormond Street Hospital where the need is greatest.

The draw

1. The Spring Raffle 2017 draw will take place on the Friday 16 June 2017 at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity's External Lottery Managers in Chippenham.

2. All 23 tickets will be drawn randomly:

  • The first ticket number drawn will receive the first prize of £5,000.
  • The second ticket number drawn will receive the second prize of £1,500.
  • The third ticket drawn will receive the third prize of £500.
  • There will then be further draws for the remaining prizes.

3. The result of the raffle draw is final. If you wish to make a complaint Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity do operate a Complaints and Dispute Procedure, which is available on our complaints procedures page.

Winners

  1. Winners will be notified by telephone or in writing, with payment made by bank transfer or cheque to the name and address of the registered buyers of the winning raffle tickets.
  2. Winners will not be notified in writing with payment made by bank transfer or cheque within five working days of the draw.
  3. A list of winners will appear on the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity website from Monday 19 June and will be available on request by phoning 0845 601 6936.
  4. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity will make all reasonable attempts to contact prize winners. In the event that winners cannot be contacted, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity will distribute the prize money appropriately. 
  5. The winners may be required to participate in publicity related to the raffle which may include the publication of their name and photography in any media.

Useful information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Spring Raffle 2017 is registered with the Gambling Commission under the 2005 Gambling Act. Responsible persons: Ms Tanya Mitchell and Mr Ian Chivers.
  2. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is licenced by the Gambling Commission: Non-remote License: 000-028699-N-310052-001 and Remote Licence: 000-028699-A-314742-001
  3. Printing and response handling activities are being managed by Woods Group, 000-003586-R-314029-003 & 000-003586-N-103664-001, on behalf of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
  4. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity will hold the information you provide us for communication, marketing and administration purposes in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Please read our privacy policy at gosh.org/privacy to find out more about how we collect and use your information.
  5. We do not sell, share or swap your information with any third party for the purpose of them sending marketing information.
  6. We promise not to overwhelm you with communications. We will keep your details safe and if you change your mind about your communication preferences or want to stop receiving communications you can contact us at any time: 40 Bernard Street London WC1N 1LE, telephone 020 3841 3131 or supporter.care@gosh.org
  7. If you are worried about your gambling or that of someone close to you, Gamble Aware can provide support and information. You can contact Gamble Aaware by calling 0808 8020 133.
  8. To support problem gamblers Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity operates a self-exclusion policy, which means you will not receive any information about our raffles: To be added to our self-exclusion programme please contact our supporter care team by phone on 0345 120 1363. You can also exclude yourself from future raffles and lotteries by completing and returning this form
  9. For more information on responsible gambling, please visit the Gamble Aware website.
  10. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity is a registered trademark. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity is a registered charity, charity number 1160024.

About the Spring Raffle

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