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Terms & Conditions FIBA World Basketball Draw
- General Rules
Every week, we will ask you a question from the world of basketball on our website www.fiba.com. It should be easy for you to answer if you are a basketball fan and a regular viewer of FIBA TV!
Correct answers to the weekly question qualify for the weekly draw and the grand draw! Every user that has participated to a least one draw successfully automatically qualifies for the grand draw.
Please note: Only registered users are allowed to participate in the draw. You hereby agree to correctly and completely state the data inquired upon registration, with such data being updated in case of modification. There shall be only one single registration at a time. Sorry, but FIBA has to reserve the right to remove any user from the competition not complying with these terms without prior notice.
Every participant is allowed to submit one answer per week. You can increase your chances for the grand draw by submitting as many correct answers as possible.
FIBA's employees, agents, freelancers, or those involved in the realization of the draw (i.e. e.g. technical service providers including the relatives of the aforementioned are excluded from participation.
- The Drawing
FIBA will draw the weekly winner every [Monday] before the new weekly question is posed. The winner of the grand draw will be determined on [DD.MM.YYYY].
The weekly prices will be announced in advance on FIBA's website. The grand draw winner will receive a trip to the FIBA World Championship 2006 Finals in Japan! This includes flight, accommodation and tickets for the match for two people.
- Notification of Winners
FIBA will contact the winners by e-mail immediately. Should FIBA not receive an answer one month after notification, the prize has to be cancelled and another winner will be drawn.
- Data Protection
The protection of your personal data is our concern. We will only collect data that we need for this draw. In case we kindly ask you for additional information, e.g. date of birth, this information is voluntary. We will use your data only for the purposes for which it was collected. In particular, we will not pass on the data to third parties.
In case you would like to alter or correct the data you provided you can send an e-mail with the requested changes to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Finally …
… any recourse to courts of law is excluded!