Turkish Airlines Terms and Conditions
New Englad Shirdi Sai Temple ("NESSP")
290 Littleton Rd.,
Chelmsford, MA 01824
New England Shirdi Sai Temple ("NESSP") is a registered nonprofit organization with tax exempt status. NESSP has received a license from Middlesex County, MA to conduct a raffle at our temple located at 290 Littleton Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Proceeds from the sale of all raffle tickets shall be used to finance the "Future Temple Land and Construction projects" and its activities that are within the stated religious and charitable purpose. In particular, to construct a permanent Shirdi Sai temple for our beloved Sai. More details about temple construction and the project itself is located at http://nessp.org at "Temple Project".
Entry purchaser must be an individual 21 years or older at time of entry purchase and a legal United States resident. Only one (1) individual may be identified as the purchaser (or buyer) of the raffle entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Entries may be purchased via the Internet when allowed by the state law of the purchaser, call center, or designated Massachusetts drop off center. The NESSP Raffle ("Raffle") is conducted in English. Ticket confirmation number(s) / order number(s) will be given at the time of purchase or emailed to all purchasers at the email address provided during the purchase. All email communications, including the email ticket purchase confirmation, will be sent to the email address supplied during the purchase. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide a valid, deliverable mailing address and / or email address to NESSP. NESSP and its agents, Board, vendors, volunteers and members assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, undelivered entries or entries without proper payment received, which entries shall be deemed invalid and shall be immediately disqualified. NESSP's Board members are not eligible to participate in the Raffle. By entering the Raffle, the entry purchaser acknowledges that he or she is aware of, and agrees to abide by, the Official Raffle rules and regulations. Winners must produce the original NESSP Raffle Ticket to claim their prize along with a valid federal or state government issued picture ID when claiming their prize. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to comply with any federal laws or regulations as well as any specific to the state in which the purchaser resides. In the event of a dispute of the rules of this NESSP Raffle event, the laws of the State of Massachusetts will preside. In addition, winners must complete an IRS Form W-9 for purposes of federal and state reporting requirements.
The purchase price of a single raffle ticket is $ 10.00 and includes the admission to the prize giving event for a family of 4. Only one name is permitted on each raffle ticket. Upon purchase of a raffle ticket, each purchaser shall provide his/her full name, address, phone number, e-mail address and date of birth. Winners must produce the original NESSP Raffle Ticket to claim their prize along with a valid federal or state government issued picture ID when claiming their prize. The winner must also comply with all of the Terms and Conditions stated in the Official Raffle Rules.
The Prize is as follows (and all are listed in US dollars):
- Two round-trip tickets to India courtesy of Turkish Airlines!
Prizes may not be exactly as shown, are based on manufacturer availability and may be substituted with a prize of similar value or with the cash equivalent by NESSP. The approximate value of the prize is estimated at about $2,400 (but it may change, depending on the travel season.) In the event of a winning entry having more than one name, NESSP will award the prize to the first name listed on the entry. Records of NESSP shall be deemed correct if there is any discrepancy. NESSP is not responsible for resolving any disputes that may arise from different individuals listed on a valid Raffle certificate. Vacation and travel prizes are for economy round trip tickets from Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, to the destination city. All vacation and travel prizes are subject to space and availability. All gratuities, taxes and fees are the responsibility of the winner. Winners of travel related prizes must comply with all applicable requirements and restrictions related to said prizes including without limitation applicable travel dates, age restrictions, liability waivers, travel documentation and reservation and confirmation procedures. All vacation prizes must be used by the prizewinner and may not be transferred, sold or otherwise utilized by another party without the express, prior written approval of the NESSP.
A maximum of 5000 tickets will be sold. In the event that all available raffle tickets are sold earlier than expected, NESSP reserves the right to conduct the raffle at a new Date, Time and Location. Each purchaser will be notified of the change in drawing by email or by telephone. Any unsold, lost or missing tickets will be considered null and void prior to the raffle draw and will not be included in the raffle drawing.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
The drawing will be held at either 290 Littleton Road or at a predetermined location on July 8th, 2017. All winners not present at the drawing will be notified in email or by telephone of the prize won and any requisite procedure to claim the prize. All prizes, will be sent to the winner's email address only or distributed in person. If a selected winner is unable to be contacted or located after a period of four (4) months from the draw date of any Raffle drawing, the prize or its cash equivalent will be deemed to have been donated to NESSP for use by their charitable foundation. All winners, by entering, authorize NESSP to publish their name and likeness on the website and for it to be used in other promotional materials by NESSP.
TAXES AND IRS RULES
All winners shall be responsible for any and all federal, state and local income or excise taxes, fees, assessments and like charges associated with the prizes. All cash prizes will be paid net of applicable income tax withholding. The value of the prize will be treated as ordinary income to the winner for federal and state income tax purposes and the winner may be required to pre pay a portion of the tax liability prior to receiving the prize. In addition, no portion of the ticket price will qualify as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes.
WAIVER/LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Entry purchasers, by participating (and winners, by accepting a prize) release NESSP, and its respective board, committee members, volunteers, partners, vendors, agents, representatives, sponsors, service agencies and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents, including advertising, public relations, direct marketing and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize(s) awarded and also acknowledge that they did not receive any representations, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. Any liability of NESSP shall be limited to ticket price paid and in the case of any dispute, NESSP's decision shall be final. NESSP reserves the exclusive rights at any time to add, amend and delete any or all terms and conditions to comply with the enacted laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and The United States related to raffles and similar draw tickets. All raffle terms and conditions will be posted on the NESSP website. For the Official Raffle Rules, go to www.bostonsaitemple.ORG
Depositing the ticket or any other material in connection with the raffle in the federal mails is a violation of federal law and may lead to criminal penalties.
RETURN AND CANCELLATION POLICY
If there are any changes to the terms of the raffle, such as the nature or value of the prize or a postponement of the drawing date, NESSP will notify all purchasers and provide them with a chance to rescind their purchase. If for any reason the raffle is not completed and a prize is not awarded on the scheduled drawing date, NESSP will announce it on the website, and will also take all necessary steps to notify each ticket purchaser of this fact and return all money received from ticket purchasers within 30 days. NESSP reserves the right to accept or reject any raffle entry based on the Terms and Conditions and applicable law, modify or extend individual drawing deadlines, and/or add additional prizes or drawings at any time, in their sole discretion. All raffle ticket purchases are final and may not be returned for a refund except previously provided above.