Terms and Conditions

The Cats Protection York Adoption Centre Christmas raffle 2023 rules

  • This raffle is only open to residents of the UK over the age of 18 (this excludes Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Northern Ireland and British Forces Post Office (BFPO) addresses according to Gambling Act 2005 regulations)
  • No tickets can be sold to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 years
  • The cost of each entry is £1. Players may purchase more than one entry, and payment must be in advance
  • If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 they will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit their prize and the stake will be returned
  • To enter the online raffle an entrant must self-certify that they are the required age to play. A confirmation email will be sent to the entrant confirming their numbers in the draw and thanking them for their participation. Random age verification checks are carried out at regular intervals. If an entrant is found to be under the required age their payment will be returned and they will not be entered into the draw
  • Entries must not be bought on behalf of somebody else
  • In order to promote responsible gambling, it is recommended that no more than 60 chances are to be purchased per person for the raffle
  • Material changes to this raffle are not predicted to happen, but in the event that this occurs you will be notified by email 14 days in advance of any changes
  • The prizes for the raffle are:
    • Hamper
    • £20 Amazon Voucher
  • There are no alternatives to any prize
  • The draw will be conducted by utilising a random number generator that has been tested and approved by an independent, Gambling Commission approved, third party test house. The results of the draw are final 
  • Entries must be received by 4th December 2023. Late entries will be treated as donations
  • The draw will be held on 11th December 2023 
  • Winners will be notified by post, email or telephone no later than two weeks after the draw date. Please keep your ticket number as proof of purchase
  • A list of winners will also be published on the website within two weeks of the draw date. These will only be in summary, for example Mrs Smith from Berkshire
  • Winners may be asked to take part in Cats Protection York Adoption Centre PR and promotional activity
  • If a prize is unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made by Cats Protection York Adoption Centre to contact the winner, then Cats Protection York Adoption Centre will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it thinks fit. The winner has one month after notification to claim the prize
  • The Cats Protection policies for raffles can be found here. This includes our policy on responsible gambling, underage gambling, protection of customer funds and our complaints procedure
  • Based on the expected number of entries into the draw, the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 75. All profits from the Cats Protection York Adoption Centre raffle will be used for the charitable purposed of Cats Protection York Adoption Centre. Based upon the expected response to the raffle the estimated income is £150 with just 33% being spent on expenses and a fantastic 67% coming back to us to fund our work with cats and kittens. All prizes are donated