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Somerset Wildlife Trust Winter Raffle 2016 - Terms & Conditions

  1. Somerset Wildlife Trust is registered as a charity in England (No 238372)
  2. Promoter: Katie Arber. Somerset Wildlife Trust, 34 Wellington Road, Taunton, TA1 5AW.
  3. Registered with Taunton Deane Borough Council under the Gambling Act 2005.
  4. The cost of a raffle ticket is £1.00 per ticket.
  5. Payment for participation in the raffle can be made by cheque payable to Somerset Wildlife Trust, by credit/debit card or by cash. Please note if you are purchasing tickets at one of our events such as our AGM, payment can only be accepted by cheque or cash.
  6. Raffle tickets will be entered into the draw ONLY once payment is received.
  7. Tickets are not to be sold to or by any person under the age of 16 years old. If you suspect someone may be under the age of 16, then you should request proof of age. If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 16 they will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit their prize.
  8. Tickets should not be sold on the street or door to door.
  9. This raffle is open to residents of mainland Great Britain only (this excludes Northern Island, Isle of Man and Channel Islands).
  10. Trustees and employees of Somerset Wildlife Trust are ineligible to enter this draw. Any tickets bought in the name of Somerset Wildlife Trust, trustees or employees will be rejected from the draw and considered as donations to Somerset Wildlife Trust.
  11. Any raffle ticket payments sent to Somerset Wildlife Trust need to be received by the membership team no later than 19th January 2017. Any payments sent after this closing date will not be valid and be taken as a donation contribution to help fund the work of Somerset Wildlife Trust.
  12. No responsibility is taken for raffle tickets and payment lost, delayed, or damaged in the post, and proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Please keep ticket stubs as proof of purchase and for reference.
  13. The raffle draw will take place on 31st January 2017 and winning tickets will be pulled by Simon Nash our CEO at Somerset Wildlife Trust, 34 Wellington Road, Taunton, TA1 5AW.
  14. First prize raffle winner will receive a holiday to the famous Lundy Island for a minimum of a three night stay on the island for up to four people in one of their individual self-catering buildings plus return travel to the island for up to four people on the island ferry, the MS Oldenburg. Each building is priced individually per night’s stay and the winner will receive a voucher entitling them to book a building on Lundy sleeping up to four people to a maximum value of £600. In addition to this each person will have their return ferry ticket paid for to and from the island worth £65 each. The winner is responsible for all other costs such as food and drink during their stay on the island, parking on the mainland, travel from their home to the ferry, personal spending money, etc. Please note that this package offer is only available for bookings to stay between the end of March until the end of October 2017.No cash alternative is available and no cash refund will be offered should you wish to book a building to a value of less than £600 or for less than four people to travel by ferry. The winner may however book a building to a higher value and sleeping more than four people subject to their making a direct payment to the Lundy Shore Office for the additional payment due for their accommodation and/or ferry tickets. In the event that you are unable to sail due to bad weather, a local supplement of £35 per person will need to be paid for helicopter travel.
  15. The winner of the Lundy holiday once notified of their win will be responsible for getting in touch with the Lundy Shore Office by telephoning 01271 863636 or . You cannot book via the Landmark Trust website or by contacting the Landmark Trust booking office. Building availability can however be checked by visiting http://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/lundyisland/staying-on-lundy/. Please note all buildings are unique and are subject to availability. Lundy is a working farm with large numbers of ewes and lambs at certain times of the year. For this reason they cannot allow you to bring dogs or pets (except assistance dogs) when travelling to, or staying on, the island.
  16. Second prize raffle winner will receive a pair of Swarovskioptik branded CL Pocket 8x25mm sized binoculars worth over £500. These will be sent to the selected winners named address in the post by Friday 26th February 2017. 
  17. Third prize raffle winner will receive a cheque in the post for £250 which will be sent to named winner in the post by Friday 26th February 2017.
  18. In the event that we are unable to contact the named winner we will pick a second winner if we are unable to contact the winner by 20th February 2017.
  19. A list of winners will also be published on our website at www.somersetwildlifetrust.org/raffle the day after the draw on 1st February. Winners will also be notified in writing by 14th February 2017.
  20. Somerset Wildlife Trust reserves the right to use the winner’s name for promotional purposes. This will only be in summary, for example: ‘Mr Smith from Taunton’.
  21. Somerset Wildlife Trust encourages people to gamble responsibly and seek help should gambling become a problem. The GamCare helpline number is 0845 6000 133 or visit www.gamcare.org.uk