PRIZE DRAW TERMS & CONDITIONS
Medinet United Contest (www.contests.medinetunited.com)
Closing Date: The date on which all available Entries for each Competition have been sold, or if earlier the date thirty (30) days from the start of the Competition.
Competition: Any Competition operated by the Promoter to win a Prize
Entrant: Any person or individual (aged 18 or over) who either enters the Competition through the Website by paying for it or enters it for free via the postal route
Entry: A validly submitted, completed Entry for a Competition (whether paid or via the postal route)
Prize: The item as stated in each Competition on the Website
Postal Entry: Means a validly completed postal Entry (see clause 3.7 below)
Promoter: “Medinet United Contest (a company registered in the USA)
Random Number Generator: The ‘Mersenne Twister’ algorithm software will be used by the Promoter to select the Winner of each Competition
Winner: The Entrant chosen at random using the Random Number Generator who wins the Prize
1.1 By entering the Competition via the Website, Entrants confirm that they have read and accept these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them. By entering the Competition by Postal Entry, each Entrant must first confirm that they have read and accept these terms and conditions (see 3.7 below for postal entry method).
1.2 When entering a Competition either via the Website by paid Entry or via Postal Entry, Entrants must submit their contact details as required by the Promoter which will be used for the following purposes:
(a) to notify the Winner of the Competition that they have won a Prize; and
(b) to post the Winner’s initials and the town of residence on the Website;
2.1 A Competition is open only to individuals over the age of 18. If an Entrant is found to be under the age of 18, any Prize allocation will be null and void.
2.2 Entrants acknowledge that payment to enter a Competition does not guarantee that they will win a Prize.
2.3 The Entrants and the Promoter recognize that the Competition, its administration, and all associated activities are governed by the laws of New York and acknowledge that the courts of New York will have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of the Competition or its administration.
2.4 The Promoter reserves the right to refuse an Entry or to disqualify any Entrant if it has reasonable grounds for believing that an entrant has contravened any of these terms and conditions or acted in a way that is reasonably considered by the Promoter to be illegal.
ENTRY TO THE COMPETITION
3.1 Each Competition will state the maximum amount of entries available.
3.2 Paid Entry route: To enter a Competition via the paid route, an Entrant must register on the Website and provide their contact details including their postal address, e-mail address, and a telephone number along with a valid card payment.
3.3 All Entries to the Competition are final and no refunds shall be made at any time or for any reason, except in the case of Entries submitted after the Closing Date or if the Promoter cancels the Competition (see 8 below).
3.4 The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into about the result of the Competition.
3.5 Entrants agree that the usual requirement under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 for any goods and services ordered online to be supplied within 30 days will not apply to any Competition run by the Promoter.
CLOSING DATE OF THE COMPETITION
Each Competition will close when either the stated number of Entries to each Competition has been reached, or the date and time shown in each Competition as the closing date is reached or where no date is stated, thirty (30) days from the start of the Competition.
SELECTION OF THE WINNER
5.1 The Winner will be selected at random from the list of Entrants that are published on site prior to the Competition, using the Random Number Generator Software built into our platform using the ‘Mersenne Twister” algorithm.
5.2 Any Winner whose payment transaction has been canceled, reversed or is subject to any chargeback (before or after a Competition) will not be permitted to claim a Prize.
5.3 There will only be one Winner per Competition.
5.4 The Promoter will try to contact each Winner by e-mail or telephone only, using the contact details held in the Entrant’s account.
5.5 If a Winner cannot be contacted by the Promoter within 7 days of a Competition then the Winner’s Prize will be forfeited and the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative Winner. The alternative Winner will then be notified in the same way and will have 7 days to accept the Prize.
5.6 The original Winner will have no claim to a Prize once an alternative Winner has been selected.
5.7 The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the Competition is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.
6.1 Title to a Prize is retained by the Promoter until it is handed over to the Winner. Once the Winner takes possession of the Prize all risk and title in the Prize passes to the Winner.
6.2 The Promoter does not imply or give any warranty in relation to a Prize or warrant the value or condition of a Prize.
6.3 The Prize is as stated in each Competition. No cash alternative or alternative Prize will be offered by the Promoter.
6.4 The Prize can be delivered to the Winner or collected from the Promoter, at the Winner’s election. Collection of the Prize is the sole responsibility of the Winner. Unless alternative arrangements are agreed between the parties, the Prize must be collected from the Promoter’s address. The Promoter will pay for the cost of delivering the Prize to the Winner at the Winner’s address and will insure the Prize until it is delivered to the Winner’s address.
6.5 The Winner may be required to provide proof of their identity and/or age at the time the Prize is collected or delivered.
6.6 The Winner is responsible for all taxes, duties, and charges in relation to the receipt of the Prize.
7.1 The Promoter will publish information indicating that the Competition took place and a Winner was awarded the Prize. The Winner will be given the option to consent to the Promoter displaying their full name and photograph or other personal details on the Website. Where consent is given, the Winner’s name, town, and photo will be posted on the Website.
7.2 The Winner will be given the option to consent to photo(s) and or video(s) being taken for promotional purposes.
7.4 The Promoter will not be liable for any loss (including economic loss) suffered to or sustained by any person or property as a result of any act or omission, nor will their servants or their agents in developing, planning, and administrating the Competition, distributing the Prize to the Winner or following the distribution of the Prize.
7.5 The Promoter accepts no liability for errors or omissions contained within the Prize details, description or specification or any other part of the Website. It is the responsibility of each Entrant (and in particular the Winner) to satisfy him/herself as to the accuracy of any such details and/or any content of this Website.
7.6 The Promoter will not be liable for any loss suffered by an Entrant as a result of incomplete entries or failed computer communications or for any loss suffered as a result of the use of the Website.
7.7 The Promoter does not accept responsibility for any Entry which they do not receive due to failures in computer systems, other malfunctions, hardware failure, software failure, server faults, or any other reason.
7.8 An Entry shall be declared void (without any refund being given) if the Entrant engages in: (a) any form of fraud (actual or apparent); (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) fraudulent concealment; (d) hacking or interference with the proper functioning of the website; or (e) amending, or unauthorized use of, any of the code that constitutes the Website.
7.9 The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. Any changes will be immediately published on the Website and it is each Entrant’s responsibility to check the Website for any changes to these terms and conditions.
The Promoter reserves the right to cancel any Competition at any time either before or after Entries have been sold. If a Competition is canceled, the Promoter will notify each Entrant at the email address they have provided and return any payment made by an Entrant by the same method as payment was made. Where a payment has been refunded, the Promoter will have no further liability to the Entrant or to any other person.
9.2 Each Entrant and the Promoter acknowledge that the Promoter may (either by choice or at the request of a third party) disclose this information to relevant third parties for the purposes of the prevention of fraud, money laundering, legal or other financial or regulatory reasons.