These fantasy site and game rules set forth the Rules and conditions of the agreement between you, an individual user who meets the eligibility requirements in Section 1 and Fantasy Gives, Inc. (“Fantasy Gives”) governing your use of the services offered through the Fantasy Gives website located at www.FantasyGives.org (the “Fantasy Gives Site”) and provided by Fantasy Gives to you (the “Fantasy Gives Service”), in addition to the terms set forth in the “Terms of Service”). When using the Fantasy Gives Service, you will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific Games, services and features which may be posted from time to time, which shall include any rules related to the Fantasy Gives Service as provided by Fantasy Gives (the “Guidelines”).
AS A CONDITION OF YOUR USE OF THE FANTASY GIVES SERVICE, YOU MUST ACCEPT THESE RULES IN THEIR ENTIRETY; THEREFORE, BEFORE USING THE FANTASY GIVES SERVICE, PLEASE READ THESE RULES CAREFULLY. BY REGISTERING FOR AND/OR ACCESSING, BROWSING, AND USING THE FANTASY GIVES SERVICE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE RULES, INCLUDING THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND THE GUIDELINES, AND ANY FUTURE MODIFICATIONS TO THESE RULES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RULES”). IF AT ANY TIME YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE RULES, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THE FANTASY GIVES SERVICE.
The Fantasy Gives Site allows users to participate in online skill Games for Prizes in which a user drafts players for a fantasy team and the performance of the fantasy team over a certain time period determines the user’s score and/or eligibility for a Prize (a “Game”). Go here for Fantasy Gives’ Terms of Service.
In order to use the Fantasy Gives Service, you must meet the following eligibility requirements. Fantasy Gives may require you to provide Fantasy Gives with proof that you meet these eligibility requirements prior to receiving a prize, which will be provided in U.S. Dollars if in cash, unless otherwise stated (a “Prize”). In addition to any other rights that Fantasy Gives may have in law or equity, Fantasy Gives reserves the right to suspend or terminate the account (and terminate, withhold or revoke any Prizes associated with such account) of any purported user of the Fantasy Gives Service who does not meet the following requirements. You hereby represent and warrant that:
i) you are a natural person (corporate entities and similar organizations are not eligible to use the Fantasy Gives Service for any purpose) at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence (generally 18 years of age or older; 19 if you reside in Nebraska or Alabama) and are fully able and competent to enter into the Rules, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties set forth in these Rules and to abide by and comply with these Rules;
ii) you are a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States of America or Canada and that you have an address in the United States of America or Canada;
iii) you are physically located in the United States of America or Canada and reside in a jurisdiction in which use of the Fantasy Gives Service is not prohibited by applicable law;
iv) if you are a resident of Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Puerto Rico, Vermont, the province of Quebec in Canada and where otherwise prohibited by law may only participate in free contests and shall not be eligible to win any cash prizes or reward points. If a player/supporter from a prohibited area wins a cash prize, the money will be donated to their eligible charity of choice in their name;
2.1 ANY MISUSE OF PROMOTIONS/FREE GAMES/CASH PRIZES WILL BE TAKEN FROM THE USER AND ACCOUNTS WILL BE CLOSED. Users who have not yet established an account with U.S. Dollars may be restricted in the number and type of Games they may enter. Additionally, Fantasy Gives may impose dollar amount limitations on the transactions in which you engage and/or the number of Games in which you participate. Fantasy Gives reserves the right to change the amount of these limitations at any time.
2.2 Withdrawal Requests. ALL PAYMENTS WILL BE MADE AT THE END OF THE OF THE NFL FOOTBALL SEASON. You may request a withdrawal of funds from your available account balance to a PayPal account, or request that Fantasy Gives send you a check. The processing of requested funds back to you may take up to 6 business days through PayPal and it may take up to four weeks for you to receive a requested check. Users are required to actively claim any check produced by a request for withdrawal of funds from their account. Fantasy Gives reserves the right to assess a check request processing fee of $1.75 for all checks issued and a $3.75 processing fee for check requests less than $10.00. Users may combine several checks that are less than $10.00 to produce a check greater than $10.00 for purposes of waiving the $3.75 check processing fee. Any such checks not cashed within one hundred and eighty (180) days from the date of the check will become void. The amount of the check will then be credited back to your account on the Fantasy Gives Service. Fantasy Gives also reserves the right to charge the total fee assessed by our payment processor if deposits are made and withdrawn before they used in our games. Each time a deposit is made, Fantasy Gives is charged a fee and it is necessary that fees are paid for if deposits are not used as they are intended. In most cases, this fee is a maximum of 5% of the amount deposited and $2 per fixed transaction.
2.3 Cancellation of Game. Fantasy Gives reserves the right to cancel, suspend or terminate any Game before it begins, including but not limited to insufficient participation. If Fantasy Gives cancels a Game for which you have already made payment, Fantasy Gives will refund your payment to your account.
2.4 Prizes. The results of all Games offered on the Fantasy Gives Service depend on the skill of the users in such Game. All Prizes will be credited to the winner’s account or otherwise made available to the winner. In certain circumstances where a user’s account is closed by Fantasy Gives (including but not limited to for a violation of these Rules), that user’s Prizes may be voided and not returned to that user.
2.5 Notification of Winners. Users will receive an email with results of the Game in which he or she played if the user’s account preference is set to receive such notifications by email. Users may also see the results of the Game in which he or she played in the ‘My Account’ section of the Fantasy Gives Service website. Lists of winners for some Games will generally be posted for a period of time on the Fantasy Gives Service following each Game, except in the case of Games with substantial (as determined by Fantasy Gives in its sole discretion) Prizes, where lists may be delayed for at least five (5) business days while Fantasy Gives or its agents verify the results. If there is no posted winner’s list for such Game, a user may EMAIL US for the results of any game in which he or she played.
2.6 Determination of Winner. The results and winners of each Game offered on the Fantasy Gives Service will be determined by Fantasy Gives or its appointed representatives, and such determinations are final. By registering and/or participating in any Game, you agree to be bound by Fantasy Gives’s determinations of winners. In the event of a Game that ends in a tie, Prizes will be split equally among the winners.
Fantasy Gives or its appointed representatives will base its determination upon the statistics reported by a third-party statistics service chosen at the sole discretion of Fantasy Gives. You acknowledge that on rare occasions, different statistics services may have variances in their reported statistics. In the event of an official change to a statistic as reported by the third-party statistics service selected by Fantasy Gives, Fantasy Gives will adjust statistics used in calculating user standings. The third party statistic service WILL BE the final ruling of all statistics used in the game.
2.7 Specific Game Rules. Rules for each specific Game offered on the Fantasy Gives Service can be found by clicking on the Fantasy Gives website. All Games are subject to individual game rules.
3. User Representations and Warranties regarding the Game
3.1 You agree not to take any action that may undermine any Game or any other feature or content on the Fantasy Gives Site (such as displaying, importing or exporting information off the Fantasy Gives Service, using information on the Fantasy Gives Service for purposes unrelated to the Fantasy Gives Service, or improperly manipulating or using the Games, ratings and comment systems).
3.2 You agree not to rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer any Prizes.
3.3 You agree not to engage in behavior that may be interpreted as the use of unfair methods with respect to any Game or the Fantasy Gives Service in any way, including, but not limited to,
i. using unauthorized or altered software or hardware to assist your playing a Game;
ii. engaging in intentionally poor playing in a Game in order to achieve a broader competitive advantage (i.e. “sandbagging”);
iii. deliberately transferring money between accounts;
iv. collusion with another user in a Game; or
v. bypassing the Fantasy Gives Service security to create a team for a Game after the Game has started.
3.4 You agree not to open more than one account per user or two accounts per computer/IP address.
3.5 You agree to comply with the Terms of Service available on the Fantasy Gives Site.
4. Price and Payment:
Games or features offered by Fantasy Gives require valid payment at the time of entering such Game or using such feature. All fees will be charged, in U.S. Dollars, at the standard fees in effect for that service at the time the fee becomes payable. You will be responsible for all charges incurred (and activities which occur) through use of your account and/or password, including but not limited to charges incurred by any Immediate Family Member.
Any attempt to defraud Fantasy Gives through the use of credit cards or other methods of payment, regardless of the outcome, or any failure by you to honor legitimate charges or requests for payment will result in immediate termination of your account, forfeiture of any Prizes to which you are otherwise entitled, and active pursuit of civil litigation and/or a criminal complaint.
You are solely responsible for paying any governmental taxes imposed on your use of the Fantasy Gives Service, including, but not limited to, sales, use or value-added taxes. To the extent Fantasy Gives is obligated to collect such taxes or send forms to you, the applicable tax or withholding may be debited from your account and the applicable forms shall be sent to you. Fantasy Gives may request that you provide certain forms and additional information to Fantasy Gives in order to send you appropriate forms to comply with applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation, as required by Internal Revenue Service regulations). Failure to provide additional information may result in Fantasy Gives’ inability to credit your account for certain Prizes won and your inability to participate in Games. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you are solely responsible for paying all taxes in accordance with the laws and regulations that apply in your jurisdiction (including without limitation state, province, and/or country of residence).
6. Disclaimer of Warranties:
Fantasy Gives makes no representations or warranties, implicit or explicit, as to your legal right to participate in any Game offered on the Fantasy Gives Service nor shall any person affiliated, or claiming affiliation, with Fantasy Gives have authority to make any such representations or warranties.
If you have any questions or comments on Fantasy Gives’ fantasy sports games, please EMAIL US.
Fantasy Gives Last updated August 1, 2013