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Complete Online Community Terms and Conditions
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles, Inc. does not verify third
party information posted on social media sites and public opinions, statements,
or comments on those sites are not endorsed opinions and do not necessarily
reflect the views, policies, or procedures of The Society of St. Vincent de
Paul, Council of Los Angeles, Inc. its parent, subsidiaries, or affiliates.
USE OF SITE
1. Your use of our pages on the social media site constitutes your agreement to these Social Media Terms and
Conditions, all house rules posted by us on social media sites, as well as to
contents of these terms and conditions at any time, as well as content on the
social media site; but we have no obligation to update any information on the
site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our pages
on the social media site, including any house rules posted by us on social
media sites, as well as these Social Media Terms and Conditions.
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13. Company Overview:
St. Vincent's is an international, Catholic volunteer organization that serves the needy of any
religious background free of charge. We were founded in Paris, France in 1833 by a
compassionate college student, Frederic Ozanam, and for over 100 years
our Vincentian volunteers have served the suffering in Southern California. We
help the needy become self-sufficient by providing financial and emotional
support, food, clothing, furniture, appliances, housing and by connecting the
disadvantaged to helpful resources in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara
Counties. Donations to our thrift stores make our work possible. Your financial gift or
donations of household items help us help thousands every year. To donate clothes, furniture, appliances, or
even cars call us at 1-800-974-3571., visit www.svdpla.org .
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles Silent Auction Rules
RamsT-Shirt SILENT AUCTION OFFICIAL RULES
NO CONTRIBUTION OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY - MAKING A CONTRIBUTION OR PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING THIS SILENT AUCTION.
HOW TO ENTER THE SILENT AUCTION
No contribution or purchase is necessary, aside from participation in the
bid. To enter the Rams T-Shirt Silent Auction, (the "silent
auction"), an entrant must enter the raffles with your full name, email, and phone number, and the total amount
you would spend to outbid the competition on a raffle ticket located with the
security guard at the Los Angeles thrift store location.
ENTERING THE Silent Auction:
Limit one entry per household. Incomplete entries or entries submitted by other
means will not be considered. Entry materials that have been tampered with or
altered, or multiple entries are void. Sponsor has the sole and exclusive
responsibility for determining whether an entry has been successfully
submitted. Any entry that is not submitted in compliance with these Official
Rules may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
ELIGIBILITY: The Silent Auction is open only to legal residents of the County of Los Angeles who
are 18 years of age or older at time of entry, except employees,
directors and officers (or any persons who have been employees, directors or
officers in the past twelve months) of Society of Saint Vincent de Paul,
Council of Los Angeles (“Sponsor”), and their subsidiaries, affiliates,
partners, agents, promotion and advertising agencies and their immediate
families or household members (collectively, "Partners"). The Silent Auction is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and
regulations. Void where prohibited.
PRIZE: The Winner will be awarded two Rams shirtsredeemable from the
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in Los Angeles only. The winner can pay by cash
or card with the amount noted on their entry ticket. The odds of winning are approximately 1:500.Sponsor reserves the
right to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value. The winner
will receive a phone call or email from St. Vincent de Paul Public Relations’ Department to notify
them they have won the contest. The winner will be asked to pick up their
certificates from the store at 210 N. Avenue 21, Los Angeles, CA, 90031 during
business hours of 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM. The deadline to pick up and claim their
prize is no later than seven (7) days after they have won by 6:00 PM. Sponsor
is not responsible if any portion of the Prize is not available due to strike,
unrest, weather, or Acts of God.
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: Every eligible entry will be included in the Silent Auction. Two (2) backups will be selected by a random drawing by Sponsor the day of notification. The Winner will be notified by telephone or email using the contact information provided in the entry no later than one day of notification. If Sponsor is unable to reach the Winner, the prize notification
is returned as undeliverable or the Winner is unable to acknowledge receipt of
the Prize within 5 days of notification, the un-awarded Prize will be awarded
the first backup and subsequently to the second backup until the Prize is
awarded. The Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of
eligibility and a publicity release. Failure to comply when requested may
result in disqualification and selection of an alternative winner.
PUBLICITY AND PRIVACY: Entry constitutes consent to post the Winner’s name and likeness on the Sponsor's
websites and to use any of the Winner's name, voice, picture or likeness
without compensation for promotion, publicity, fundraising or advertising purposes.
GENERAL: By participating in the Silent Auction, you release the Sponsor, Partners and all other associated with
the development and execution of the Silent Auction from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused
by your participation in the Silent Auction or acceptance, awarding,
receipt, use or misuse of the Prize, and you agree that Sponsor and Partners
are not responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed
or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the promotion or the awarding of any
prize.These Rules and the Silent Auction are governed and controlled by the laws of the State of California. All actions, proceedings,
or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within
the State of California, County of Los Angeles and the parties consent to the
jurisdiction of the state courts of California and the federal courts located
within such state and county with respect to any action, disputeor other matter
pertaining to or arising out of the Silent Auction.
WINNER NAME: For the name of the winner or for a copy of these Official Rules, send a stamped,
self-addressed envelope no later than February 31, 2016 to Chris Sariego, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 210 North Avenue 21, Los Angeles, CA 90031.