In these terms and conditions the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings (and, where applicable in these terms and conditions, the singular shall include the plural):

“Auction”: The auction run by Galvin’s Chance, a project of DM Thomas Foundation for Young People during the Term.

“Auction Terms and Conditions”: These terms and conditions relating to the Auction.

“Bid Period”: The period, during which a Participant may bid for a particular item in an Auction.

“Raffle”: The raffle run by Galvin’s Chance during the Term.

“Raffle Terms and Conditions”: These terms and conditions relating to the Raffle.

“Raffle Period”: The period, during which a Participant may purchase tickets in a particular Raffle.

“Term”: The period of time that the auction and the raffle are active, between XX and XX.

“Chocs for Chance”: Chocs for Chance is a fundraising initiative of Galvin’s Chance, a project of DM Thomas Foundation for Young People.

“Participant” or “you”: A person who participates in the Auction or Raffle.

“Website”: chocsforchance.org

INTRODUCTION

Chocs for Chance is a fundraising initiative of Galvin’s Chance, a project of DM Thomas Foundation for Young People Registered Charity no. 1084220 (England & Wales) and SC038995 (Scotland).

Galvin’ Chance if the beneficiary project for the auction and raffle, and will be rewarded all profits raised from the auction and raffle.

AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All auctions will take place between XX and XX.

During the Bid Period each Participant must go online to chocsforchance.org from where they’ll be redirected to eBay to place their bid.

A valid and active eBay account is required in order to place a bid The auctions will be run according to the terms and conditions of eBay. Where a bid is successful, the Participant will be contacted by Chocs for Chance and eBay.

Full details of all auctions will be available on the Website including any specific terms & conditions for each lot.

Bids for an Auction item will only be taken during the Bid Period. The successful Participant will be contacted by Chocs for Chance and eBay.

Participants must be 18 years of age or over. We reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

Payment for an item must be transferred through Paypal or debit or credit card or bank transfer.

The amount to be paid, having been deducted from or charged to the Participant’s debit or credit card, shall constitute consideration. All Participants must ensure that, prior to placing a bid, they are able to pay for any item which they wish to bid for.

All matters relating to the Auction shall be at our sole discretion.

Notwithstanding that a successful bid has been received, in the event that we discover that (i) the Participant was or should have been ineligible to make a bid for an item, or (ii) that the Participant should have been declared invalid for any other reason whatever (at our absolute discretion), we reserve the right to reject the bid. In such circumstances, we reserve the right to offer the prize to the second highest bidder.

All items have to be paid for by  XX so deliver can be made in times for Valentine’s Day.
Please note, items will be sent by courier and although we will try our best to ensure all products remain intact we cannot guarantee this.
There are no refunds available on any purchases.

RAFFLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People is licensed by the Gambling Commission.

Raffle Promoter: Mr Simon Sheehan
DM Thomas Foundation for Young People
179-199 Holland Park Avenue,
London,
W11 4UL

Star Prize – a box of chocolates designed by Fred Sirieix with canapes and champagne for 2 a Galvin at Windows Bar.
Other prizes (no particular order)
a 500g Chocolate Box designed by Chris Galvin
a 500g Chocolate Box designed by Jose Pizarro
a 500g Chocolate Box designed by Paul A Young
a 500g Chocolate Box designed by Xanthe Clay and Lisa Tart

The raffle will take place at Galvin at Windows on XX. Winners will be notified on the same day so please note that it is mandatory to provide contact details.

Raffle buyers must be residents of the UK. Due to the perishable nature of chocolate, we are unfortunately only able to post to addresses within the UK.

Galvin’s Chance and Chocs for Chance are initiatives of DM Thomas Foundation for Young People, Registered Charity No. 1084220 (England & Wales) and SC038995 (Scotland).

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People is licensed by the Gambling Commission www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

Please note it is a criminal offence to buy or sell a raffle ticket if you are under 18 years of age.

If you are concerned about your gambling habits or would like more information about responsible gambling, please visit Gamble Aware at www.gambleaware.co.uk/

Please gamble responsibly www.gambleaware.co.uk

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People is registered with the Independent Betting Adjudication Service should any disputes arise which need an independent arbiter.

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People also adheres to the Gambling Commissions policy on the Proceeds of Crime Act.

For any queries please contact raffle@dmtfyp.org.uk

DELIVERY

Prizes will be available for collection/deliver from XX.
All delivery payments must be paid in advance of delivery taking place.
When an item is delivered, risk of damage to, or loss of, the item passes shall pass to the relevant Participant.

FORCE MAJEURE

We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of any of our obligations under these terms that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (“Force Majeure Event”).

Our performance under these terms is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

All items offered for Auction shall be subject to availability and we shall not be liable for any claims, expenses, costs and/or any losses (including, but not limited to, loss of profits, indirect, pure economic and consequential losses or otherwise) or any damage (save for death or personal injury arising from negligence) suffered by any Participant.

VARIATIONS

We may revise the terms of this User Agreement at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Website.