Join The Fire Fighters Charity Lottery

Terms and Conditions

The Fire Fighters Lottery Full Terms & Conditions

  1. These Terms and Conditions are the Lottery Rules. By entering the lottery, entrants agree to be bound by these rules.
  1. This lottery is being promoted by and on behalf of The Fire Fighters Charity. The individual designated by the Charity as having responsibility within the Charity for the promotion of the lottery is Mrs K H Griffiths, Income Generation and Engagement Manager, The Fire Fighters Charity, Level 6, Belvedere, Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4HG.
  1. For the purpose of the Gambling Act 2005, this lottery is defined as a 'Large Society Lottery.'
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity holds remote and non-remote Society Lottery Operating licences 005035-N-100358-011 and 005035-R-104463-009 issued by the Gambling Commission, www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk.
  1. To enter the lottery, you must be a UK resident aged 16 (sixteen) or over. Anyone under 16 years of age who buys a ticket will immediately forfeit the right to any prize and the monies paid in respect of their ticket will be returned to them.
  1. There will be 31 guaranteed monthly winners and 31 cash prizes, plus one rollover cash prize. Each month there will be a guaranteed first prize of 20% of the total proceeds of the lottery (up to a maximum of £25,000), a second prize of £1,000, which is rolled over, and 30 guaranteed £50 third prizes. The second prize is not guaranteed but will rollover for a maximum of ten times, at which point it will become a guaranteed prize.
  1. All tickets shall be priced at £1.
  1. All lottery entry sales are final and no refunds shall be made at any time. All entrants acknowledge that their payment of £1 per ticket to enter the lottery does not guarantee that they will win any prize.
  1. The draw for the prizes will be made monthly at our lottery management company’s premises. You do not need to be present at the draw to win the lottery.
  1. If a cash prize is awarded, this will be made by cheque made out strictly in the name of the entrant.
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity reserves the right in exceptional and unforeseen circumstances to substitute any of the non cash prizes acquired for the lottery for a similar prize at The Fire Fighters Charity’s absolute discretion.
  1. Full payment for each ticket must be received before the ticket can be entered into the draw. Only tickets for which full payment has been received are eligible to win the prize.
  1. The winners of the lottery prizes will be notified by letter.
  1. All entrants are solely responsible for providing The Fire Fighters Charity with their accurate and up-to-date contact details and The Fire Fighters Charity will be in no way liable for any failure or inability to contact any entrant due to any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the contact details that the entrant has provided. In the event that an entrant changes their contact details, they will be solely responsible for advising The Fire Fighters Charity of the change.
  1. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to take part in promotional activity and The Fire Fighters Charity reserves the right to use the name and address of the winner, their photograph and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity unless prior notification has been received.
  1. Each game number is unique. A randomly selected game number will be issued with the confirmation of entry. Any member may subsequently request an alternative game number if they wish at any time and this will be issued providing that it has not already been allocated to an existing member.
  1. Lottery membership can be cancelled at any time by notifying The Fire Fighters Charity in writing, by phone or via e-mail. However, where applicable, the individual player must cancel any standing order payments directly with their own bank or cancel any payroll deductions directly with their payroll department.
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity shall not be liable to the member for any loss or damage suffered or arising from:
  • any delays or failures in the postal service or other delivery methods used by The Fire Fighters Charity or the member from time to time.
  • any delays or failures in any software or other systems used by The Fire Fighters Charity for the administration of the lottery.
  • any delays or failures in the Banking system used by The Fire Fighters Charity or the member.
  • any refusal by The Fire Fighters Charity to accept registration of an individual as a member or the cancellation of a membership.
  • any failure to enter a chance into the draw.
  • any event beyond the reasonable control of The Fire Fighters Charity.
  1. Nothing within these terms and conditions shall create or should be construed as creating any form of contract between any entrant and The Fire Fighters Charity.
  1. Any complaints relating to the lottery should be sent in writing to The Fire Fighters Charity giving full details of the complaint and supporting documentation. The Fire Fighters Charity has a written procedure for dealing with complaints, a copy of which will be made available upon request or upon making a complaint. Complaints relating to the outcome of the member’s gambling transaction that cannot be resolved by The Fire Fighters Charity’s internal complaints procedure will be referred, should the complainant so wish, to an independent third party.
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity is committed to protecting the member’s privacy. Data that is collected from the member is used lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is used solely for the purpose of processing lottery chances, subsequent entry into the lottery draw, and informing winners that they have won a prize.
  1. Any member has the right to access the information held by The Fire Fighters Charity about them. To obtain this information, please contact The Fire Fighters Charity in writing.
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity will not sell, rent or grant access of any personal data to any third party without express prior permission.
  1. In the event of any dispute regarding these rules, the decision of The Fire Fighters Charity shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity reserves the right to amend these rules at any time. If The Fire Fighters Charity does this, it will publish the amended rules before the same take effect.
  1. The Fire Fighters Charity reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these rules.
  1. Each entrant should retain a copy of these Terms and Conditions for their reference.
  1. This lottery is a form of gambling. Participants are encouraged to gamble sensibly. Should gambling become a problem we recommend you contact the GamCare helpline on 0808 8020 133 or visit their website on www.gamcare.org.uk.
  1. A copy of these rules may be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to The Fire Fighters Charity at the address above.
  1. The Laws of England and Wales shall govern the interpretation and/or enforcement of these Terms and Conditions and The Fire Fighters Charity and all entrants hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Last Revised: October 2014