Terms

This Website Terms & Conditions (“T&C”) is a legally binding agreement made by and between Chive Charities and you, and it governs the Chive Charities website and all the websites associated with Chive Charities. The Chive Charities website is maintained by Chive Charities with headquarters at 98 San Jacinto, Suite 160, Austin, TX 78701. By visiting the Chive Charities website, you agree to be bound by this T&C. By accessing or using any part of the Chive Charities website or by registering for or using any Chive Charities service you agree that you have read, understand, and agree to this T&C.

CHIVE CHARITIES X MICHAEL RAY GIVEAWAY

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD.

PROMOTION: The "Chive Charities x Michael Ray Merch Giveaway" starts on November 18, 2022 at 1:00 pm CST and ends on November 22, 2022 at 1:00pm CST (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to these Sweepstakes.
 

ELIGIBILITY: The "Chive Charities x Michael Ray Merch Giveaway" (the "Promotion") is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii, Rhode Island, U.S. territories and possessions and wherever prohibited or restricted by law) who are at least the age of majority in their state of residence (eighteen (18) in most states; nineteen (19) in Nebraska and Arkansas and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) at the time of entry. Employees of Chive Charities and Michael Ray, and their parent and affiliate companies, suppliers as well as their family and household members are not eligible. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Chive Charities and Michael Ray. (“Sponsor”) and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's and Administrator's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
 

SPONSORS: Chive Charities, 98 San Jacinto, Suite 160, Austin, TX 7870. 

Michael Ray
 

TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, visit Instagram (“Platform”) on your desktop or mobile device, and follow @chivecharities, if you do not do so already. Instagram: find the post related to the Sweepstakes and Like the post; comment what you are thankful for, and share the post. All entries must be received by November 22, 2022 to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person, during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple daily entries received from any person after the first daily entry received from that person will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or means which subvert the entry process will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. 

Entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the entry, any and all necessary releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry.

 

To participate in the Sweepstakes, you must have a non-private Instagram account. If you do not have an Instagram account, download the application to your mobile device or go to www.instagram.com and create an account according to the instructions. Creating an account is free and you may be asked to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of the relevant platform. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor, not Instagram or Facebook. If you choose to enter using your mobile device, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.

 

PERMISSION: By submitting a Sweepstakes entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Sweepstakes entry to be posted on Sponsor’s and its affiliates, branded websites and social platforms. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Sweepstakes entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Sweepstakes entry. Entrants agree that they will not use the entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Sweepstakes entry to any online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.
 

DRAWING: One potential winner from the Platform will be selected in a random drawing held on or about November 22, 2022 from all eligible entries received by Sponsor. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit of one (1) prize package per potential winner for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
 

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified on or about November 22, 2022 via the Platform. If user has enabled direct messaging on their Platform account, potential winner will be notified via direct message on their Platform account from Sponsor. If potential winner does not have direct messaging enabled, the potential winner will receive prize notification via a comment on the Platform post from Sponsor. Potential winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner, potential winner does not respond to Sponsor’s communication with 48 hours from time of contact for any reason, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion alternate winners may be determined, after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. If a potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.
 

PRIZES: ONE GRAND PRIZE: Video meet & greet with Michael Ray. Merch Prize Pack Includes: One (1) XL Tshirt, One (1) XL Sweatshirt, One (1) Tumbler, One (1) Signed photo card, and One (1) Keychain.

Odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

For All Prizes: No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value (subject to applicable legal or regulatory limitations) if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail, entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties'') will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
 

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
 

USE OF DATA: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.
 

WINNER’S LIST: For a winners list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: "The Chive Charities x Michael Ray Giveaway", c/o Chive Charities, 98 San Jacinto, Suite 160, Austin, TX 7870, to be received no later than December 1, 2022. 

© 2022 Chive Charities. All Rights Reserved.

 

Updated March 23, 2017

Certain states require written disclosures for nonprofit organizations soliciting contributions. Individual state disclosures are below.

Financial and other information about CHIVE CHARITIES' purpose, programs and activities can be obtained on this webpage in the "Documents" section above or by contacting Chive Charities Support at 98 San Jacinto Blvd, Suite 160, Austin, TX 78701, (512) 527-3511 or for residents of the following states, as stated below:

Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA), OR VISITING www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration #CH41966

Georgia: A full and fair description of our programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at our office and phone number indicated above.

Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of Chive Charities may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement.

Nevada: Contributions may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of sec. 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. ¤170(c).

New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General's Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, 1-212-416-8686 or www.charitiesnys.com.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of Chive Charities may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

Virginia: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305.

Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.

CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW.  REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF CHIVE CHARITIES BY THE STATE.

Changes to this T&C and the Chive Charities Website

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this T&C and to the Chive Charities website. Chive Charities reserves the right to modify its websites and/or this T&C at any time. Any changes will be reflected on the Chive Charities website and revision shall be effective immediately on such posting and you are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. You agree to review this T&C and other posted online policies periodically to be aware of any revisions. Your edits or changes to either online or offline versions of this T&C will not be effective, regardless of form. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the Chive Charities websites in an accessible, efficient, and friendly manner. If you have comments or questions regarding the T&C, please contact us at support@chivecharities.org or call the main telephone number at (737) 377-3744.

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

Chive Charities knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on our websites. The information below explains the privacy practices for the websites associated with Chive Charities.

By visiting any of the Chive Charities websites, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice. The Chive Charities websites are maintained by Chive Charities, with headquarters at 98 San Jacinto, Suite 160, Austin, TX 78701, U.S. telephone (737) 377-3744.

Personally Identifiable Information

When you visit the Chive Charities websites, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, registering with Chive Charities, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and may store any information you choose to enter on our websites or provide us in any other way. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your requests and return your messages.

This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. Chive Charities does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. However, visitors should be aware that information collected through the Chive Charities web site may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.

If you choose not to provide any personally identifiable information, we may not be able to fulfill your requests or complete your orders, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by Chive Charities. This means that you can visit our sites without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

Payment and Refunds

PAYMENTS – You will solely be responsible for all taxes arising from, relating to or connected with your use of the Chive Charities websites. We will have the right to charge you through PayPal for any taxes that we are required to pay or in fact collect.

PAYPAL – If you so choose, we will process your payments using PayPal and you agree to be bound by PayPal’s terms and conditions. Please read PayPal’s terms and conditions and privacy policy for more guidance.

RECEIPTS – When you make a payment to Chive Charities, we will e-mail you a receipt containing tax-deductible values. You are responsible for keeping copies of these receipts for the purposes of obtaining a tax-deduction.

REFUNDS – All payments are non-refundable.

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