Official Raffle Rules


Only participants residing in New York State are eligible to win. Entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. The “Raffle of a $100 American Express Gift Card” offered herein shall be conducted as a Sweepstakes governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within New York State.

1. How to Enter
There are two ways to enter, both of which require you to complete the survey:—

(a) After completing the PAPER VERSION of the survey, complete the detachable card, providing your Name, Address and Best Language. Then either deposit the card at the collection point where you obtained the survey or apply a postage stamp with a value of at least $0.35 and mail the card. All cards must be postmarked no later than October 31, 2020. The purpose of separating the card from the survey is to maintain the confidentiality of your survey responses.

(b) After completing the ONLINE VERSION of the survey using the link promoted by the Flushing Mobility Collaborative, you will be offered a separate link to the “Raffle of a $100 American Express Gift Card.” Use this link to provide your Name, Address and Best Language. The purpose of offering you a separate link for your personal information is to maintain the confidentiality of your survey responses.

All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Flushing Mobility Collaborative (“Sponsor”) and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, mutilated, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, postage-due, technically corrupted or garbled entries or mail, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

2. Start & End Dates
The start date of the Sweepstakes is: September 1, 2020. The end date of the Sweepstakes is: October 31, 2020

3. Eligibility
Participation is open only to legal residents of New York State who are 18 or older as of date of entry. Juveniles may assist their responsible adults in the completion of the survey. However, the contact information included on the card must belong to an adult. Void outside of New York State and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from New York State and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. One entry per person.

4. Random Drawing/Odds
Multiple potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing. Drawing will be conducted by a Sponsor representative on or about the closing dates of the Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

5. Prize
The number, type and value of the prize is specified in all materials, paper and digital, in which the survey is promoted. The prize is a single $100 American Express Gift Card. Prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. Prize will be distributed 2-3 weeks after confirmation of the winners.




6. Notification
The potential winners will be notified at the time of delivery of the Prize. Prize will be mailed using United States Postal Service Priority Mail with Tracking. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Sweepstakes rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

7. Conditions
All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. By participating, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Raffle Rules or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified.

8. Additional Terms
Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from completing the survey or participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor will select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.

9. Winners
The winners’ identities will be kept confidential, except where release of the winners’ identities is required by law or pursuant to an order from a court of competent jurisdiction.

10. Sponsor
Flushing Community Collaborative. Member organizations: Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), The Child Center of NY, Chinese American Planning Council (CPC), MinKwon Center for Community Action, Queens Public Library, and RIVER FUND. Contact Address: Flushing Community Collaborative, c/o CPC—Chinese American Planning Council, 133-20 41st Avenue, Flushing, NY 11355.



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