Social Media Promotion – Terms and Conditions

  1. Preliminary

    1. These “Terms and Conditions” should be carefully read by you (the “user”, the “participant”, or “you”) in their entirety prior to your participation in any of the Run It Once Poker social media promotions and giveaways, and any services or products ancillary thereto.

    2. In addition to these Terms and Conditions, please also review our General Terms and Conditions, the Privacy and Cookie Policy, and the Help Centre.

  2. Introduction

    1. Run It Once Ltd. (the “company”), duly incorporated and registered in Malta under registration number C 76266 on 4th July 2016, with registered office at 35 Strait Street, Valletta, Malta is licensed and regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) (www.mga.org.mt) and the Gambling Commission (UKGC) (www.gamblingcommission.co.uk) and operates under an MGA B2C License numbered MGA/B2C/349/2016, issued on 01/08/2018 and a UKGC License with reference 47226, issued on 12/05/2017, by the respective authorities.

    2. These “Terms and Conditions” constitute and govern the contractual relationship between the participant and the company as pertaining to any promotions, giveaways, competitions and any other scheme of whatsoever nature and name which the company carries out, from time to time, directly, or through one of its approved agents or affiliates, via its social media platforms (hereinafter collectively referred to as “promotions”). You hereby acknowledge and accept the exclusive validity of such Terms and Conditions, and further acknowledge and accept that by participating in said promotion, giveaway, competition or any other scheme as aforementioned, you are entering into a legally-binding agreement between yourself and the company.

    3. These Terms and Conditions stand without prejudice to the generality of the General Terms and Conditions governing the company’s products and services, as well as any other Terms and Conditions specific to any particular promotion, scheme or other offering by the company, in which case the latter shall prevail.

  3. Scope of Application

    1. These Terms and Conditions apply to the availability and operation of, and your participation in, any promotions, giveaways, competitions and any other scheme of whatsoever nature and name which the company carries out, from time to time, via its social media platforms; as well as any and all other aspects of the company’s products and services (including, but not limited to the company’s website and the gaming application software (the “client”)), insofar as they are ancillary or conducive to such promotions. They also apply to content which participants send to, upload on, or communicate through the company’s website or any other third-party website designated by the company to form part of the promotion, via e-mail, SMS, community contributions or chat messages (in the following referred to as “user content”). The Terms and Conditions apply as amended at the time of use of the content and services, respectively.

  4. Governing Law

    1. All legal relations between the company and the participant, the validity and termination of such relations, as well as any disputes arising therefrom, are exclusively governed by Maltese law. By accepting these Terms and Conditions you irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Malta in relation to any claim, dispute or difference concerning these Terms and Conditions and any matter arising therefrom, and irrevocably renounce to any plea, claim or objection to such an action being brought in such courts.

  5. Description of Promotion

    1. The company manages and operates a number of promotions from time to time, whereby participants would be able to participate by fulfilling the specific conditions of participation of the promotion, and one or more participants would be selected at random or in order of classification to receive a benefit, gift or reward of the company’s choice, subject to such players meeting the other conditions established hereunder.

    2. The company reserves the right to subject the participation to the promotions to compliance with certain conditions (such as minimum age, minimum amount deposited in player account, and fulfilment of specific conditions of participation relevant to the individual promotion), in addition to section 6.

  6. Conditions of participation

    1. To participate in the promotion, you must satisfy the criteria, instructions and guidance specific to such promotion as communicated by the company via its website or any social media platform which it may use for the purposes of such promotion.

    2. Without prejudice to the generality of the last preceding section, you might be required to possess a unique user account with the company in relation to its gaming product, along with having a unique user account with any third-party website designated by the company for the purposes of the promotion. Registration for a user account with the company is governed by its General Terms and Conditions, while the registration for a user account with third-party websites is exclusively governed by the specific Terms and Conditions and any other applicable provisions found therein. Nothing within these Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted as governing in any way the creation of user accounts on, and correct use of third-party websites.

    3. In some instances, the company may reserve the right, at its sole and unlimited discretion, to process your application and provide its prior approval to your participation in the promotion. In such cases, any claim to participation in the promotion and/or use of any of the promotion’s elements (including but not limited to, any of the promotional material and intellectual property rights belonging to the company) shall be considered as being unauthorised and in violation of these Terms and Conditions if made prior to the company signalling its written approval of your participation in the promotion.

    4. By registering to participate in the promotion, you warrant and represent, at all times, that you satisfy the conditions of participation as pertaining to the games offered by the company, as outlined within section 6 of the General Terms and Conditions.

    5. You are solely responsible for the technical configuration of your computer or device used to connect to our website, client and any third-party website as might be necessary for your participation in a promotion. Details on the recommended configuration are set out in the Help Centre.

    6. There is no legal claim to register and participate in the promotions.

  7. Intellectual Property

    1. By registering to participate in a promotion and/or by using any of the services on the website/client, you acknowledge that the company is the sole holder of all the rights to the contents, code, and organisation of all its products and services, including (but not limited to) trademarks, patents, copyright, intellectual property, trade secrets, and design rights. You shall use the content of and information on the website/client, as well as any other promotional material which the company may make available to you for your personal use and participation in the promotion only, and refrain from using this intellectual property (“IP”) in any other way whatsoever. You shall not modify, amend, crop, add to or otherwise alter any of the promotional material which the company may make available to you for the purposes of your participation in the promotion, and shall only use such material in strict adherence with the company’s guidelines as revised from time to time.

    2. You agree to grant the company a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, non-transferable, non-revocable, non-assignable and non-sublicensable license to access and use the content you upload, submit or otherwise produce and communicate to the company as part of your participation in a promotion, for the purposes of advertising or otherwise publicising the promotion and the company’s gaming product. There shall be no claim for compensation or reward of any kind.

    3. Subject to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, and only when and to the extent that is expressly communicated in relation to a specific promotion, the company grants you a limited, personal and revocable license to access and use the company’s name, logo and other promotional material it makes available to you for use from time to time for the purposes of your participation in a promotion. You may not transfer, assign, sublicense or otherwise confer this license or any of the rights emanating therefrom to any person without the express written consent of the company.

  8. Improper Use of Promotion

    1. Any improper use of the company products and services is strictly prohibited. For the purpose of this section, “improper use” or “misconduct” shall be deemed as including (but is in no way limited to) the following acts:

          – Use of vulgar, offensive, sexually explicit, political or inflammatory language or imagery, or any other form of language or imagery used by you and which in the company’s sole discretion is deemed to be inappropriate;

          – Any misuse by you of the company’s products or services. Provided that ‘misuse’ is to be construed as meaning any use of the company’s products or services in breach of the General Terms and Conditions and any other provisions applicable thereto;

          – Use of the promotion to disparage the company and/or any of its products or services;

          – Use of the promotion to promote, sell, suggest, or otherwise market directly or indirectly any third-party product or service;

          – Any unauthorised alteration to the promotional material or any intellectual property rights provided or sublicensed to you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions; 

          – Targeting of minors, vulnerable adults and people located within prohibited jurisdictions;

          – Any material breach of these Terms and Conditions.

  9. Sanctions for Misconduct

    1. In the event of suspected or proven misconduct by a participant, the company reserves the right to immediately exclude such participant from the promotion and/or to terminate his contract with the company. Furthermore, when investigating alleged or suspected misconduct and/or when such misconduct is proven to the company’s satisfaction, the company is entitled to interrupt and terminate on-going participation within the promotion without any obligation on it to pay out the benefit, gift or reward, and to reverse any benefit or reward already provided.

  10. Termination

    1. Both parties are entitled to terminate the contract at any time with immediate effect and without statement of a reason or cause.

    2. You can terminate your contract with the company by sending an e-mail stating your name and the username of your user account with the company (where applicable) to the support team and stating your intention to no longer participate in the promotion.

    3. Upon termination of the contract in accordance with the provisions of this section, you shall have no further claims to the promotion, and you must immediately proceed to removing any and all promotional material and other elements which suggest that you might still be participating within the promotion, where applicable.

  11. Privacy and Cookie Policy

    1. The promotion is fully subject to the company’s Privacy and Cookie Policy which constitutes the main terms governing the collection, processing and handling of your personal data by the company and any third parties it might work with in providing you with its products and services. By accepting these Terms and Conditions you are warranting that you have also read the Privacy and Cookie Policy and consented to the provisions therein.

  12. No Warranties and Limitation of Liability

    1. Sections 17 and 18 of the General Terms and Conditions concerning no warranties and the limitation of liability are fully applicable to the fullest possible extent (mutatis mutandis) to the scope of any and all promotions. The company provides its promotions “AS IS” and without any express or implied warranty of any kind whatsoever.

    2. For the avoidance of any doubt, your participation in any promotion governed by these Terms and Conditions is construed as constituting “your use of the company’s products and services” as outlined within the aforementioned sections of the General Terms and Conditions, and consequently subject to the limitations to liability applicable thereto.

  13. Notification of Changes

    1. These Terms and Conditions are subject to changes and amendments, which shall be published by the company on its website or communicated to you by any other means which the company might adopt from time to time. You are obliged to regularly inform yourself about the current version of the Terms and Conditions governing the promotions.

    2. All notices relating to these Terms and Conditions are only valid if they are published on the website, sent by e-mail to the address specified by you when registering to participate in a promotion or when registering for a user account with the company or thereafter, or otherwise communicated to you by the company.

    3. If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found invalid, the other provisions remain in full force and effect.

  14. Complaint Handling

    1. In the case of any complaint you might have concerning your participation in a promotion, you shall follow the same procedure as outlined within Section 19 of the General Terms and Conditions which is hereby considered to be fully applicable to the company’s promotions governed by these Terms and Conditions, and any and all aspects therein.