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Terms and Conditions.

  1. Help Your Favourite Charity Competition Terms and Conditions
  2. Official Rules – eBay My Favourite Charity 2014 Prize Draw

Help Your Favourite Charity Competition Terms and Conditions


1) ENTRY PERIOD: Help Your Favourite Charity Competition (the “Promotion”) begins at 00:00:01 UK time 1 June 2014 and ends at 12:59:59 UK time 30 June 2014 (the “Promotional Period').


2) ELIGIBILITY:  No Purchase Necessary. The Promotion is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over and who are registered members of eBay.co.uk (“Eligible Participants”).


3) HOW TO PARTICIPATE:  In order to participate in the Promotion, Eligible Participants must nominate a favourite charity (or charities) by completing the following procedure:


  1. Logging on to their eBay.co.uk account
  2. Designating one or more of their favourite UK charity (or charities) by clicking on the “save as favourite” button located next to a charity’s name on any eBay page, or within the eBay Android App. The charity must be registered on the PayPal Giving Fund database at http://www.PayPalGivingFund.org.uk to be included in the Promotion.

There is no fee to register to become a member of eBay, nor for a charity to register on the PayPal Giving Fund database. For more information on how to join eBay visit www.ebay.co.uk.You may nominate more than one (1) charity, however only one (1) vote per registered ebay.co.uk account per charity will be accepted.


4) LEADERBOARD COMPETITON FOR CHARITIES:  Charity organisations will be featured on a leaderboard located on the Promotion landing page found at www.ebay.co.uk/mfc (“the Leaderboard”). The Leaderboard will be updated regularly throughout the Promotional Period, featuring the top five (5) charities based on the number of “favourite” designations. The three (3) UK charities with the highest number of “favourite” designations from Eligible Participants during the Promotional Period will each win a cash sum (the “Award”). “Favourite” designations made prior to the Promotional Period will not be taken into account. The UK charity must be registered on the PayPal Giving Fund database prior to the start of the Promotional Period to be considered a designee. All UK charity organisations in the PayPal Giving Fund database are eligible to win an Award, unless they specifically opt-out of the Promotion prior to the start of the Promotional Period. Each registered charity ID in the PayPal Giving Fund database is considered a separate charity for the purposes of determining the Leaderboard winners, however, only the most successful charity ID per registered UK charity organisation will be eligible for the Award.


5) DETERMINING LEADERBOARD WINNERS:   The three (3) UK charities with the highest number of “favourite” designations will be considered potential recipients of the Award. A further Award will be made to the small charity (under £1.5m annual turnover) that receives the most favourite votes. The determination of the Leaderboard winners will be carried out in the presence of an independent observer (the “Adjudicator”). In the event of a tie whereby two (2) or more charities in the top three (3) have the same number of designations, the relevant Award will be shared equally between the tied charities as determined by the Adjudicator. The Adjudicator’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion and no communication will be entered into. Potential reward recipients are subject to eligibility verification and compliance with these Terms and Conditions.


6) AWARDS:
Leaderboard Winners:  The awards are:

  • (1) First Place Award of £10,000; and
  • (1) Second Place Award of £7,000; and
  • (1) Third Place Award of £3,000; and
  • (1) An Award of £5,000 for a small charity (under £1.5m annual turnover)

The Awards will be issued as Electronic Funds Transfer Payments (BACS payment) made by PayPal Giving Fund to the bank account the winning charity has placed on file with PayPal Giving Fund.

The Awards will be issued within a maximum of 6-8 weeks from the end of the Promotional Period. The total retail value of the Awards is £25,000.


7) NOTIFICATION: The winning charities will be notified by email, to the email address they have registered with PayPal Giving Fund. The names of the winning charities will be available between 10 July 2014 and 10 August 2014 on www.ebay.co.uk/mfc.


8) NON-ENDORSEMENT:  The Promotion is open to all UK charities in the PayPal Giving Fund database. The appearance of any UK charity on the Leaderboard, or as a Leaderboard winner, does not constitute any particular recommendation or endorsement by eBay, eBay Entities, or PayPal Giving Fund (Registered charity No. 1110538) of that charity or its work.


9) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  eBay makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding any product or service provided by any third party in connection with any Promotion.


eBay shall not be liable, in contract or tort (including negligence) or the breach of statutory duty or in any other way, for the loss or damage howsoever arising suffered by the entrant resulting directly or indirectly from entry to this Promotion. Nothing in these terms shall limit eBay's liability for death, personal injury or fraud.


eBay will not be responsible for any third party's performance or failure to perform any services related to any Promotion, or for any costs, damages, accident, delay, injury, loss, expense, or inconvenience that may arise in connection with the use of the Promotion, provided that nothing shall limit eBay's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence.


eBay does not accept, and is not responsible for, any lost or delayed entries. eBay reminds entrants of the nature and limitations of the Internet and is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any communications network, online system or computer hardware or software that may affect entry to the Promotion.


Although eBay will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all information relating to the Promotion ("Promotion Material") is accurate, eBay is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any communications network, online system or computer hardware or software failure that may affect eBay's operation of the Promotion or the site, including without limitation the accuracy of any Promotion Material


10) GENERAL:  Limit one Award per charity organisation. Awards are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash allowances are allowed, except at the discretion of the Promoter. Taxes, and all other expenses not specified herein, if any, are the responsibility of the winner. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including all eligibility requirements. Use of any eBay site will be subject to the terms and conditions stated herein as well as to the eBay User Agreement and Privacy Policy available on the eBay site. You will not be eligible for the Promotion if your accounts on any eBay site are not in good standing. In order for your accounts to be deemed in good standing, you must not have a hold on your account and your account must not be suspended or past due as of June 1, 2014.


The laws of England and Wales govern this Promotion and jurisdiction shall exclusively be the English Courts. Any claim, dispute or matter arising under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of England and Wales. You and eBay both agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.


11) PROMOTER:  eBay Europe S.a.r.l., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.



Official Rules – eBay My Favourite Charity 2014 Prize Draw


1. Promotion Organiser


The organiser of the eBay My Favourite Charity Prize Draw (the “Promotion”) is eBay International AG, Helvetiastraße 15-17, 3005 Bern, Switzerland, www.ebay.co.uk (hereinafter, "eBay" or "we"). eBay may carry out the Promotion through its local subsidiaries.


Our cooperating partner Tenthwave Digital LLC, 35 Pinelawn Road, Suite 207W, Melville, NY 11747 (hereinafter, "Tenthwave") handles the technical side of the Promotion and is responsible for the notification of winners and the sending of prizes.


2. Eligibility


The Promotion is open to UK residents who are 18 years of age or over and registered members of eBay at the time of entry. Employees (and their families) of eBay, affiliates, subsidiary companies, representatives or agents of those companies and anyone else who may be directly involved with the Promotion in a professional capacity are ineligible for the Promotion.


Please note you must have a valid PayPal account to be eligible to receive a prize.


3. Promotion Period


The Promotion begins at 00:00:01 BST on 1 June 2014 and ends 23:59:59 BST on 30 June 2014 (the "Promotion Period").

The Promotion consists of one free prize draw at the end of the Promotion Period (the “Prize Draw”).


4. Entry Procedure


Eligible entrants for the Promotion will be entered into the Prize Draw for the chance to win a prize.

In order to participate in the Promotion, eligible entrants must nominate a favourite charity (or charities) by completing the following procedure:

  • Signing into www.ebay.co.uk during the Promotion Period;
  • Clicking the link for “eBay for Charity” (http://pages.ebay.co.uk/ebayforcharity/index.html) and designating a “favourite” charity by clicking the “save as favourite” button next to that charity’s name.
  • Once you have successfully favoured a charity, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. For the avoidance of doubt, the Prize Draw is limited to one entry per eBay user ID during the Promotion Period.

PLEASE NOTE: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY FOR ENTRY INTO THE PRIZE DRAW.


5. Opt-out of entry


You will be automatically entered into the Prize Draw. If you do not wish to be entered into the Prize Draw, please send an email to ebayforcharity@tenthwave.com containing: a) the words "Opt-out of the Prize Draw" in the subject box; b) your eBay user ID; and c) your request to opt out of the Prize Draw.


6. Prizes


All prizes are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

Ten (10) winners will be selected in a random draw once the Promotion Period has elapsed. Each winner will receive £500 to be deposited into his/her PayPal account (each a “Prize”), which will be handled by Tenthwave.

eBay reserves the right to disregard any favourites it reasonably deems ineligible or fraudulent. In the event of a tie, a winner will be determined in a random drawing from among all tied charities.

All taxes and any other costs not specifically stated within these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winners.

Prizes are not transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents are permitted, except that which eBay at its sole discretion may substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value.


7. Awarding of Prizes & Winner Notification


Ten (10) Prize winners will be selected at random on or about 14 July 2014 from among the eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The draw will be conducted by Tenthwave. The Prize winners will be notified by email and/or overnight or postal mail on or about 16 July 2014. eBay’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion.

Prize funds will be credited to the winners’ PayPal accounts. Prize winners must have or must create a PayPal account in good standing at the time the Prizes are awarded, in order to receive, access and use the Prize. If you are an existing PayPal customer, your Prize will be deposited into the PayPal account associated with the email address you provided. If the email address you provided is not associated with your PayPal account, you must associate it with your PayPal account within ten (10) days from the time of winner notification. If you do not currently have a PayPal account, you must create a PayPal account within ten (10) days from the time of winner notification to qualify. You can sign up here to register for a PayPal account.

Winners must have a PayPal account in good standing at the time the Prizes are awarded. The Prizes will be credited into the winners’ respective PayPal accounts within 4-6 weeks after winner notification.


8. Winners’ Details


To find out the names of the winners, please email ebayforcharity@tenthwave.com available after 31 July 2014 with the subject line “Winner details request.”


9. Change of Contact Details


It is your sole responsibility to keep your eBay account in good order with correct and up-to-date details in order to be awarded a Prize.


10. Exclusion from Participation


Any attempt to manipulate the Prize Draw is prohibited and will result in exclusion from participation.

Any entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Entries that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, incomplete, postage due or inaccurate are void. Entries made through the use of any agent or other device or artifice to enter multiple times in a day will be deemed invalid. Incomplete entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification and will be deemed void.

You will not be eligible for the Promotion if your accounts on any eBay site are not in good standing. In order for your accounts to be deemed in good standing your account must not be suspended or any payments are past their due date during or after the Promotion Period. In addition, you will not be eligible for the Promotion if your PayPal account is or becomes locked, closed or restricted during or shortly after the Promotion Period.

If eBay has suspicions or knowledge that any entrant has been involved in any fraudulent or illegal activity, eBay reserves the right to disqualify that entrant and any related entrants.

eBay reserves the right to disqualify participants who do not comply with these Official Rules or with the eBay User Agreement and/or any other eBay policies.


11. Limitation of liability


eBay makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding any product or service provided by any third party in connection with the Promotion.

eBay shall not be liable, in contract or tort (including negligence) or the breach of statutory duty or in any other way, for the loss or damage howsoever arising suffered by the entrant resulting directly or indirectly from entry to this Promotion. Nothing in these terms shall limit eBay's liability for death, personal injury or fraud.

eBay will not be responsible for any third party's performance or failure to perform any services related to the Promotion, or for any costs, damages, accident, delay, injury, loss, expense, or inconvenience that may arise in connection with the use of the Promotion, provided that nothing shall limit eBay's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence.

eBay does not accept, and is not responsible for, any lost or delayed entries. eBay reminds entrants of the nature and limitations of the Internet and is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any communications network, online system or computer hardware or software that may affect entry to the Promotion.

Although eBay will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all information relating to the Promotion ("Promotion Material") is accurate, eBay is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any communications network, online system or computer hardware or software failure that may affect eBay's operation of the Promotion or the site, including without limitation the accuracy of any Promotion Material.


12. Data Use, Data Privacy Protection


eBay may use third parties to facilitate one or more elements of the Promotion and we may provide some of your personal information to them. These third party service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with us and other legal restrictions that prohibit the use of the personal information we provide them for any other purpose except to facilitate the specific outsourced eBay related operation. See the eBay Privacy Policy for further information.


13. General


eBay reserves the right to suspend, change or cancel this Promotion at any time, in the event of circumstances arising which in eBay's opinion make it necessary for it to do so. eBay reserves the right to add additional terms and conditions for certain parts of this Promotion.

eBay may carry out this Promotion through its local subsidiaries. eBay may use third parties to facilitate one or more elements of the Promotion and we may provide some of your personal information to them. These third party service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with us and other legal restrictions that prohibit the use of the information we provide them for any other purpose except to facilitate the specific outsourced eBay related operation.

Entrants agree that the conditions of submission set forth in these Official Rules, and all documents and agreements incorporated in these Official Rules by reference, solely govern the relationship between entrants and eBay in connection with this Promotion.

By participating, Eligible Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Use of any eBay Site and eBay’s use of information submitted by entrants in connection with this Promotion will be subject to the terms and conditions stated in these Official rules as well as to the eBay User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

These Official Rules are governed by the law of England and Wales. Each party irrevocably agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts over any claim or matter arising under these Official Rules.


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