The gchdrop begins and ends at the time and dates as indicated in the listing (the "Start Date" and such period referred to herein as the "Entry Period"). All times are measured by Greenrie Mean Time (GMT) in the United Kingdom, which is the time in London UK. The Drops are administered by GCH (the "Administrator") and is sponsored by and for the benefit of the charity as outlined in the GCHDROP Description (the "Sponsor").
Drops are only open to individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. By participating in Drops, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules and the Terms of Service, which shall be final and binding in all respects, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Administrator, and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in ElbiDrops. Elbi employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Administrator, Sponsor, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfilment agencies, and legal advisors, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in Drops. Drops are void in Cuba, Islamic Republic Of Iran, Iraq, Democratic People's Republic Of Korea, Myanmar, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, the Provence of Quebec, and any place where offering Drops or the awarding of a prize is prohibited. Subject to all applicable laws.
3. HOW TO ENTER
DROPS ARE VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
TO ENTER BY DONATING: Participants may enter the Drops by visiting GCH's website during the drop Entry Period and following the on-screen prompts or links provided through our third party partnerships.
For sweepstake Drops tickets are purchased to enter. You can purchase additional entries if desired. The winner will be selected at random from all of the entrants.
All donations are final and non-refundable even where there is a donation reserve.
You may enter Drops without donating. You must submit the completed digital entry form within theDrop Entry Period. All electronic entries must be received during theDrop Entry Period. Only one valid entry per person (not per email). Additional entrees will not count and will disqualify the entrant from all entrees. A valid digital entry generates one entrance at the basic level. Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt. Enter here for your one free entrance. By participating in Drops, you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by these Official Rules, the Terms of Service, and all decisions of the Administrator, which decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. All entries become the property of Elbi and Partners and will not be returned.
4. SELECTION OF WINNER
Following completion of the Drop (the "Drawing Date"), Administrator will select the potential Drop winner ("Potential Winner") in accordance with these Official Rules. The Administrator's database computer is the official timekeeping device for all Drops. The Potential Winner will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Administrator during the Drop Entry Period. The Potential Winner will be notified by email and/or by telephone on or about the Drawing Date, using the email address or telephone number provided with the selected entry, and will be conditionally awarded the Drop Prize (hereinafter defined) subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If a Potential Winner does not respond within 12 hours after the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such Potential Winner, such Potential Winner may be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected. The notification will include instructions for how to contact the Administrator to provide name, address and other information that may be required to complete validation of eligibility and delivery of prize. No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a Potential Winner for any reason. At Sponsor’s discretion, a background check ("Background Check") may be performed with respect to the Potential Winner as part of the process to confirm any Potential Winner’s eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules and the Terms of Service, which Background Check such Potential Winner would have to pass in order to receive the prize. By entering any Drop, entrant agrees to cooperate fully with any such Background Check, and to execute and deliver to Administrator all required authorisations and approvals for said Background Check to be conducted. Failure to cooperate may result in disqualification. If the prize includes the opportunity to meet a celebrity, attend a special event, or participate in any similar activity, or if Sponsor or Administrator intends to publicise the winner in any way, and if a background check reveals that a Potential Winner or Guest has engaged in conduct that could damage the reputation or business of Sponsor or Administrator, as determined by Administrator in its discretion, the Potential Winner may be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate Potential Winner, time permitting.
In the event that a Potential Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate Potential Winner who, for Highest Donation Drops is the next higher donor or for Sweepstake Drops who will be selected by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. The selected Potential Winner must execute all consents as provided by applicable law. Odds of winning sweepstake Drop Prizes (hereinafter defined) depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Drops Entry Period. Odds are not applicable for highest bid Drops.
5. VERIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNER
EACH POTENTIAL WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR. ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE POTENTIAL WINNER AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO ELBIDROPS. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.
Potential Winner may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and/or Publicity Release in the form(s) provided by Administrator (where permitted by law) (collectively, the "Affidavit") by the date specified by Administrator, or such Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected. If Potential Winner is a resident of Canada, such Potential Winner will be required to correctly answer Administrator's mathematical skill-testing question without any assistance in order to be verified as a winner and to be eligible to receive a prize (the question will be posed as part of Potential Winner's Affidavit). In the event: (a) Potential Winner cannot be reached within 12 hours of initial notification from Administrator, or for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted, or the Potential Winner notification or Affidavit is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable; (b) Potential Winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) Potential Winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Drop or receive the prize, (e) Potential Winner cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules or Terms of Service, or (f) Potential Winner fails to fulfil the Affidavit-related obligations or fails to pass the Background Check in Administrator’s reasonable discretion, or (g) if Potential Winner is a Canadian resident and fails to answer the skill-testing question, the Potential Winner shall be disqualified from the Drop and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected, at Administrator’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Administrator reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate Potential Winner, if any. A Potential Winner will be declared the Drop Winner (as defined below) when all of the conditions described in sections 4 and 5 are fulfilled to the satisfaction of Administrator and Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any online entry will be deemed submitted by the authorised account holder of the e-mail account provided to Administrator the time of entry and/or registration, provided such account holder must still meet the eligibility requirements for the Drop. The authorised account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organisation responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Drop Prizes. One (1) winner of the ElbiDrop (the “Drop Winner”) will win: The prize as outlined in the Drop description.
TRAVEL CONDITIONS: All travel conditions will be outlined as in the Drop description and in most cases, it is down to the Winner to make their own travel arrangements unless identified as otherwise in the Drop description. When Administration is providing travel, due to the nature of the Prizes, the Potential Winner (and if applicable, guest) must be available to travel between certain times as outlined within the Drop or the Drop Prize will be forfeited and alternative Potential Winner may be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries received, time permitting. All dates are subject to change. The winner and if applicable guest must complete and return all requested liability, publicity (where permitted by law) and other consents, releases and/or other documentation prior to Drop Prize travel dates. The winner and if applicable guest must be at time of prize fulfilment the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which s/he resides (and at `least eighteen (18) years of age). In the event of cancellation or unavailability after travel has been booked, the remainder of the trip will be awarded as the complete Drop Prize. GCH will be in contact with winner within 1 week of the campaign closing to coordinate prize logistics. Actual value may vary depending on departure and destination cities, dates of travel, and fluctuations in travel costs. Any difference between actual value and advertised value will not be awarded. Administrator, in its sole discretion, if applicable, will determine which airport is closest to the Winner’s home. If Winner resides within a 200-mile radius of destination city, Administrator reserves the right to substitute round-trip ground transportation to/from Winner’s residence in lieu of air transportation. Winner and if applicable, Guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Travel subject to availability and blackout dates. Winner and if applicable, Guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents including but not limited to all necessary photo ID’s, passports and other documents required for travel. Travel arrangements must be made through Administrator’s designated agent and on an airline carrier of Administrator’s choice. If Winner elects to travel or participate in the ElbiDrop Prize travel without a Guest, no additional compensation will be awarded. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Administrator. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by Administrator’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. The passenger contracts in use by the airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with respect to the Winner’s and his/her Guest’s transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the Winner, his/her Guest and such transportation companies. Lost, stolen, mutilated or damaged airline or other tickets, vouchers and certificates will not be replaced or exchanged. No stopovers are permitted on tickets issued as part of the Prize. If a stopover occurs, the prize travel will terminate and Winner and his/her guests will be responsible for the full fare that will be charged from the stopover point for the remaining trip segment(s), including the return. Sponsor and Administrator shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Airline tickets issued in connection with the prize may not be eligible for frequent flyer miles or upgrades.Winner and if applicable, Guest(s) must comply with all hotel check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a payment card for incidental expenses, which are responsibility of ElbiDrop Winner. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. Additional restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible if the ElbiDrop Winner does not use any event tickets on day of the applicable event. No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted, prizes cannot be redeemed for cash, and no cash alternative or prize substitution will be allowed except in Administrator’s sole discretion. Sponsor and Administrator are responsible only for prize delivery and not prize utility. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for the listed ElbiDrop Prize, or any portion thereof, one of equal or greater value if any advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason. Any and all federal, state, and local tax liabilities as a result of acceptance of all or any portion of the ElbiDrop Prize, as well as any other fees, costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded (including but not limited to all additional meals, beverages, transportation and incidentals), are the sole responsibility of the ElbiDrop Winner. Inappropriate activity may result in removal from the Venue and/or disqualification.
7. CONDITIONS AND RELEASES
By participating in Drops, each entrant agrees to the full extent allowed by applicable law to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Administrator, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this ElbiDrop; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Administrator, the Sponsor and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliates and affiliated companies, celebrities, celebrities' team/employer, partners and any other person and organisation responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting any Drop, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys and representatives, and their successors and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation inDrops, travel, lodging, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of Drop Prize, or any portion thereof (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Released Parties are not responsible if the Drop Prize, or any portion thereof, is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Administrator’s sole discretion. Drop Winner acknowledges that all prizes are awarded as-is, without warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law of any kind.
Except where prohibited or restricted by law, Drop Winner's acceptance of, and if applicable their Guest’s participation in, the Drop Prize, or any portion thereof, constitutes the ElbiDrop Winner’s and Guest’s agreement, permission and consent for Sponsor, Administrator and any of their designees to use and/or publish Drop Winner's and/or Guest’s full name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), address and/or statements made by Drop Winner and/or Guest regarding the Drop or otherwise, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, publicity, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor and Administrator, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval. Drop Winner is solely responsible for acquiring Guest's agreement and consent for all required documents, and failure to do so will disqualify Guest from participating in any portion of the Drop Prize.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS
The Released Parties shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate these Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in any Drop or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the ElbiDrop Winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s or Administrator's reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Drop or any promotion or prize related activities. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (x) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Drop, or with any website promoting Drops; (y) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (z) entering or attempting to enter Drops multiple times in violation of these Official Rules or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Administrator determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties, malfunction, error, disruption or damage or other unforeseen events compromise the administration, security, fairness, integrity, proper conduct or viability of Drops, Administrator reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of Drops, including the entire Drop, and/or modify Drops and/or award the prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Administrator reserves the right to suspend, modify or cancel any Sweepstake or any individual drawing(s) before the scheduled Drop End Date. In the event that Drop is cancelled, all entries into such Drops will be deemed null and void, all donations will be refunded to the donors minus any payment processing fees thereof, no winners will be selected and no rewards will be delivered.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised in Drops; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines, Internet services or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorised human intervention in any part of the entry process or Drops; (d) technical or human error in the administration of Drops or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in Drops or receipt or use or misuse of any prize by Drop Winner and Guest. If for any reason an entrant’s registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in Drops. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded. The Released Parties are not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded or fulfilled due to travel or event cancellations, unavailability of a celebrity, delays, interruptions due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or terrorism or other circumstance beyond Released Parties’ control; in the event of such cancellation or unavailability after travel has been booked, the remainder of the trip will be awarded as the complete prize.
Except where prohibited by law, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Drop, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Drop, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by an United Kingdom Court or the appropriate British Court located in the United Kingdom. (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Drop, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (e) entrant’s remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and entrant irrevocably waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant, Sponsor and Administrator in connection with Drops, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, British laws, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the United Kingdom or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom. In the event of any conflict between the terms of these Official Rules and the Terms of Service, these Official Rules shall govern.
12. WINNERS LIST
The first name of the winners and a copy of these Official Rules will be available on the ElbiDrop Website shortly following the Drawing Date and for ninety (90) days or more thereafter.
13. DATA AND PRIVACY