amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

amfAR Gala Giveaway


Win tix to amfAR’s NY Fashion Week fundraiser!

Want to attend amfAR’s exclusive  New York Gala  on Wednesday, February 5? If the answer is yes, we have exciting news for you. Through a contest on Instagram, amfAR is giving away a trip for two to attend the festive winter Gala, the unofficial kickoff to New York Fashion Week.

Entering is simple: 

One lucky winner will receive:

  • Roundtrip airfare for two to New York City from anywhere within the continental United States
  • Hotel accommodations for two people for one night, Wednesday, February 5 (one double room, hotel TBD)
  • Two tickets to amfAR Gala New York at Cipriani Wall Street

 The contest ends on Thursday, January 30, at 5pm EST. The lucky winner will be announced on Friday, January 31.  The Promoter’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Prize Draw. Entries received after the end of the Prize Draw Period will not be valid. No bulk, third party or automated entries are permitted.

 Good luck!

Please note:  Must be 21+ to attend the amfAR New York Gala. This contest is not endorsed by Instagram.












Terms and Conditions 

The promoter of amfAR’s NY Gala Giveaway (Prize Draw) is The Foundation for AIDS Research, 120 Wall Street, 13th Floor, New York NY 10005. ("Promoter").

1.1. This Prize Draw is open to global residents, however roundtrip airfare is limited to and from the continental United States. Entrants must be over the age of twenty-one (21) at the time of entry.

1.2. Employees of the Promoter, any company associated with the production of amfAR’s NY Gala, and sponsors of the NY Gala, including their employees and their immediate family, or anyone else involved in the organization of the NY Gala, may not enter the Prize Draw.

1.3. Entrants will require access to the internet to enter the Prize Draw.

1.4. Entrants must have their own active and public personal Instagram Account.

1.5. Entrants remain subject to Instagram’s terms and conditions.

2. All entrants (including the winners) must comply with any reasonable directions given to them by the Promoter in connection with the Prize Draw. Failure to comply with such directions may result in an invalid Entry and/or withdrawal of the Prize.

3. Winner selection and contact
3.1. amfAR will select one (1) winner at the end of the Prize Draw Period at random.

3.2. One (1) winner total will be announced.

3.3. amfAR shall have absolute discretion to choose the winning Entry and amfAR's decision shall be final. No correspondence will be entered into in respect of any decision made in connection with this Prize Draw.

3.4. At the end of the Prize Draw Period, the Promoter will announce the winner by contacting the entrant via direct message on Instagram, whereby the Promoter will ask the Entrant for their name, email address, and mailing address and other information as may be deemed necessary by amfAR ("Details"). Once the Details have been provided in the manner stipulated herein, the Promoter will provide further details regarding the Prize.

3.5. The Winner must provide the Details in order to claim the Prize.

3.6. If any Winner fails to provide their Details to the Promoter within 48 hours of the Promoter direct messaging them on Instagram and asking them to provide the Details in accordance with clause 3.4 then the Promoter acting in its absolute discretion may:

3.6.1. make further attempts to contact that Winner; and/or
3.6.2. withdraw the Prize from that Winner;
3.6.3 choose an alternative winner.

3.7. If the Prize is declined by a Winner or is withdrawn from a Winner by the Promoter under clause 3.6:

3.7.1. the declining or forfeiting Winner will continue to be subject to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions; and the Promoter may offer the Prize to a new Winner selected in accordance with this clause 3.
4. Prize
4.1. One (1) confirmed winner will get Roundtrip airfare for two to New York City from anywhere within the continental United States; Hotel accommodations for two people for one night, Wednesday, February 5 (one double room, hotel TBD); Two tickets to amfAR Gala New York at Cipriani Wall Street.  Prize subject to availability.
4.2 The Prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable and the Winner cannot request any alternative prize, or cash value.

4.3 There will be one (1) winner announced for 2x tickets.

5. Winner publicity
5.1. The Promoter reserves the right to publish each Winner's name and Entry on the Promoter’s official social media accounts, including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and on its website.

5.2. By entering the Prize Draw, if you are a Winner you agree to your Entry being published in accordance with clause 5.1 and to take part in and co-operate fully with all reasonable publicity accompanying or resulting from this Prize Draw without further recompense.

6. Entry requirements
6.1. Any Entry that is deemed by the Promoter, in its sole discretion, to be unlawful, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, hateful, threatening, discriminatory, offensive or which may otherwise bring the Prize Draw or Promoter into disrepute will be excluded from the Prize Draw and the Promoter reserves the right to take any further action in respect of such Entry that it deems appropriate.

6.2. The Promoter will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Promoter to disclose the identity of or to locate anyone posting or linking any content to its Twitter or Instagram pages which infringes any third-party rights or is in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions or any applicable law.

7. Use and display of Entries and copyright
7.1. The copyright subsisting in the Entry must belong to the entrant. Entrants will retain copyright in the Entries they submit. Entrants must not have infringed the rights of any other party or breached any laws when submitting their Entries. If an Entry contains reference to or images of a person, the consent of that person (or their parent or guardian if they are under 18) must have been obtained.

7.2. By submitting an Entry:
7.2.1. you license and grant the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees an exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display such content for any purpose in any media including, but not limited to the Promoter’s website, social media accounts, marketing materials, newsletters and promotional material without further compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability;

7.2.2. you acknowledge that third parties will have access to and will be able to republish your Entry in accordance with the terms of use of the social media platform through which your Entry is submitted.

8. Liability
8.1. Except for death or personal injury caused by negligence of the Promoter or its agents or representatives or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, neither the Promoter, nor its agents or representatives assume responsibility for:

8.1.1.any Prize that is not redeemed;
8.1.2.any personal property;
8.1.3.any loss of enjoyment or wasted expenditure;
8.1.4.any system failures or malfunctions of any third-party websites;
8.1.5.any incomplete, lost, delayed or late Entries;
8.1.6.any failure to fulfil obligations of any third parties involved in this Prize Draw;
8.1.7. any fault, malfunction, damage, loss or disappointment suffered by the participants in the Prize Draw howsoever arising from participating in the Prize Draw;
8.1.8. communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of this Prize Draw;
8.1.9. inaccessibility or unavailability of the internet, or any website (including without limitation any social media web sites) or any combination thereof through dial up, broadband, mobile internet or WAP connections;
8.1.10. any injury or damage to a participant which may be related to or arising from the Prize Draw or the Prize;
8.1.11. if for any reason the Prize Draw or any website in connection with the Prize Draw is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer, virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion; and/or
8.1.12. any other matter outside of their reasonable control, including any force majeure event.

8.2. To the extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law are expressly excluded from these Terms and Conditions.

8.4. The Winner and guest agree to indemnify and keep indemnified the Promoter, its group of companies and their officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, losses, damages and expenses (including legal and other professional fees) arising out of or in connection with any allegations or claims resulting directly or indirectly from:

8.4.1. their Entry into this Prize Draw; and/or
8.4.2. their receipt and use of any Prize.
8.4.3 any act of negligence, gross negligence, or malice involved with their participation in the event or attendance at the event.

9. General
9.1. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the Prize Draw or these Terms and Conditions if it has reasonable grounds for doing so. Any changes to the Prize Draw or these Terms and Conditions will be announced by the Promoter through its Instagram accounts.

9.2. By entering the Prize Draw you accept these Terms and Conditions as in force at the time you submit your Entry.

9.3. Any person who provides their Details to the Promoter in connection with this Prize Draw accepts:

9.3.1. these Terms and Conditions; and
9.3.2. the use of their personal data by the Promoter: for the purpose of administration of the Prize Draw (including publishing the names of the Winners and any administration relating to the Prize); and any other purpose for which they have consented.

9.4. Without prejudice to clause 6.1, the Promoter reserves the right to exclude any Entry from the Prize Draw if it deems it to be ineligible or otherwise invalid and the Promoter shall have complete discretion in this respect.

9.5. No responsibility can be accepted for lost Entries or incomplete Entries. Proof of Entry is not proof of receipt.

9.6. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other competent authority to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions shall remain in force.

9.7. If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with whatever modification is necessary to give effect to the commercial intention of the Promoter.

9.8. No failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under these Terms and Conditions or by law or any abandonment of any such right or remedy shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

9.9. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

9.10. The Prize Draw, these Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of New York. The courts of New York County shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim which may arise out of or in connection with the Prize Draw or these terms.