International Myeloma Foundation (the “Foundation”), will conduct its giveaway (the “Raffle”) substantially as described in these Official Rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:

  1. How To Enter. Purchase one or more raffle tickets at $50 each for a chance to win the Prize (defined below). No more than 1000 tickets will be sold. Chances of winning depend on actual number of tickets sold and number of participants.
  2. Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents.This Raffle is not open to minors. Employees of the Foundation and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
  3. Selecting the Winner. The potential prize winner will be selected at random by a drawing on October 23, 2019. The Foundation’s pick will be final and binding. The potential prize winner will be notified by calling the phone number listed on the tearsheet for the raffle ticket purchase. The potential prize winner will have 48 hours to confirm their availability for the dates of the Prize (defined below) and to select their guest, who must also be located in the United States. If the potential winner fails to respond within 48 hours, the Foundation may pick an alternate potential prize winner.
  4. Prize. Winner will receive 2 roundtrip business class flights for the winner and a guest (value TBD based on location of winner and guest), a 10 night stay at the Villa Ono Oasis (valued at $469/night), $400 credit toward cleaning fee and security, and three adventures each (valued at $150-200 per person) for winner and guest with a total approximate value of roughly $4,000 USD for each the winner and guest. The prize that may be awarded to the eligible winner is not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. 
  5. Communication/Delivery Disclaimer. The Foundation disclaims all liability for the inability of a potential prize winner to complete or continue a telephone call due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Foundation’s control, or otherwise.  The Foundation is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including (as applicable): failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online participant’s ability to participate in the Raffle, and any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Raffle.
  6. PR, Publicity, Promotion. Use of Personal Information. By participating in the Raffle, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant the Foundation exclusive permission to use their names and city and state they reside in in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Raffle, where allowed by law, participants agree that the Foundation may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Raffle to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes.
  7. Release. By participating in the Raffle, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Foundation, its employees and agents, the Raffle’s sponsors (including the donor for the Prize), and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Raffle, or from the use of any prize, including the Prize, and any travel in connection thereto. In order to receive the Prize, the Winner and guest shall sign an official waiver form provided by the Foundation and shall further agree to follow any and all rules in connection with the Prize including, without limitation, noise and unapproved guest restrictions for use of the Villa Ono Oasis.
  8. Taxes. Any valuation of the Prize stated above is based on available information provided to the Foundation, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner and guest is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the Prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which are not specifically provided for in the Official Rules. The winner and guest must provide the Foundation with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Foundation will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
  9. JURY TRIAL WAIVER: EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, AND AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS RAFFLE, PARTICIPANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHT HE/SHE MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT TO ANY LITIGATION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF, UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS RAFFLE, ANY DOCUMENT OR AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO CONNECTION HEREWITH AND ANY OF THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY OR THEREBY.
  10. Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction. This Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules for this Raffle shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws.  All disputes arising out of or connected with this Raffle will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Los Angeles, CA.  Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of California and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of California.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Raffle and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
  11. PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE: BY ENTERING THIS RAFFLE, EACH PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT (i) THE PARTICIPANT HAS OPTED-IN TO THE FOUNDATION’S PRIVACY POLICY ON THE RAFFLE ENTRY PAGE, IF ANY; AND (ii) BY OPTING-IN, THE PARTICIPANT HAS READ AND CONSENTS TO SUCH PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE. EACH PARTICIPANT FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IF HE/SHE IS CHOSEN AS A WINNER, CERTAIN OF HIS/HER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES AT LEAST REQUIRED BY LAW INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ON A WINNER’S LIST. 
  12. Sponsorship Disclaimer. This Raffle is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or otherwise associated with Facebook, Instagram or any other platform that it may be promoted on. 
  13. Winner’s List: For the name of the Winner please send an email to sbattaglia@myeloma.org and in the subject line type “Hawaiian Retreat Winner.”
  14. Dates of Your Stay: The dates of your stay will be set by mutual agreement and subject to availability of the property. 

 

 

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