31 August
15 September, 2019

FIBA Contest and Marketing Privacy Policy

1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are at least 18+ years old at the time of entry. The sweepstakes is open to the legal residents of all countries and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of FIBA (“FIBA” or the "Sponsor") their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

  1. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of FIBA, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

  2. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about Feb 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM and ending Mar 11, 2019 at 11:59 AM. All online entries must be received by Mar 11, 2019 at 11:59 AM. All times are (GMT+01:00) Paris.

  3. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of FIBA. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple e-mail addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of FIBA.

  4. Prizes: The approximate retail value of all prizes is $200. The prizes are: Official Molten ball signed by Kobe Bryant. FIBA will make all reasonable efforts to offer the winners an opportunity to virtually meet Kobe Bryant through Skype or similar internet service provider, with the understanding that such opportunity depends inter alia, on the availability of an appropriate technical solution on the part of the Winner, the availability of Kobe Bryant, and other factors that may make such virtual meeting difficult or impossible. In the event that in FIBA’s sole discretion, such difficulty or impossibility occurs, FIBA may withdraw this opportunity with no adverse effect to FIBA and no obligation to provide a substitute prize. You are not guaranteed to win a prize and your chance of winning is dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for FIBA to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  5. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

  6. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. If the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that the selected person does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, the random drawing will be repeated until a Winner meeting the eligibility criteria is found. Winners will be notified via e-mail to the e-mail address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. FIBA shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within one (1) day from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

  7. Permission to use data: By entering this content you understand that FIBA, anyone acting on behalf of FIBA, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name and likeness, if applicable, in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes without any further compensation.

  8. Terms: FIBA reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bug, 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, FIBA may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by FIBA. FIBA reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

FIBA has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; if in its sole discretion the entry does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, FIBA reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  1. 10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless FIBA and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

  2. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF Switzerland. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before the Swiss Courts of competent jurisdiction in Mies (Vaud Switzerland). Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  3. Privacy Policy: During the ticket purchase process for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, certain personal data about you is collected by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
    1. How will your data be used?

Your personal data is used when you enter into a contract with FIBA to buy a ticket for a competition so that FIBA can process your order, take payment and communicate with you regarding the event in question (e.g., change of venue, change of time).

By entering the Kobe Sweepstakes the FIBA World Cup 2019, you allow the use of your personal data for market research purposes. This serves FIBA’s legitimate interests in performing statistics on those interested in its events (such as trends, demographics) and does not interfere with your rights or freedoms.

If you tick the box consenting to receive communications from FIBA, its business partners and/or members of the FIBA family, you consent to the use of your personal data for communication purposes. This means that you may receive targeted communications from FIBA, its business partners and/or members of the FIBA family regarding news in order to keep you informed of news and developments in the basketball community and promote the basketball sport.

If you tick the box consenting to receive commercial offers and promotions from FIBA, its business partners and/or members of the FIBA family, you consent to the use of your personal data for the indicated commercial purpose. This means that you may receive marketing communications from FIBA, its business partners (including without limitation ticketing solution service providers) and/or members of the FIBA family regarding targeted service offerings and products or promotional offers in order to develop a relationship between you and FIBA, its business partners and/or members of the FIBA family.

  1. Transfers to third parties

FIBA will only transfer your personal data to its business partners (list of official partners available in the footer of fiba.basketball website) and members of the FIBA family if you have given your express consent to do so. The third parties will process this data only for the purposes cited above.

FIBA will transfer information in order to comply with applicable law, for example between FIBA and the relevant governmental authorities, if they so request.

Whenever FIBA transfers personal information cross-border in the course of sharing information as set out above, FIBA will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with this privacy statement and as permitted by the applicable laws on data protection.

  1. How long do we keep your data?

FIBA will retain your personal information on its systems only for as long as it needs it, given the purposes for which it was collected, or as required to do so by law. For example, FIBA keeps contact information (such as mailing list information) until a user unsubscribes or requests that they delete that information. If you choose to unsubscribe from a mailing list, FIBA may keep certain limited information about you so that it may honour your request.

  1. Your rights

You are entitled at any time to obtain information about what data FIBA has stored concerning you, the purpose for which it was stored, and, as the case may be, the right to correct, restrict the processing, object to the processing, enable the portability of, or delete this data.

If you have any questions about how FIBA collects, processes or uses your personal data, want to enquire about, correct, block, delete your data, please contact FIBA directly by email at privacy@fiba.basketball.

If you have consented to receiving marketing communications from FIBA and/or third parties, you may withdraw your consent and opt out of any further communications from FIBA and/or its business partners at any time.

You may also submit a complaint to the responsible data protection supervisory authority.

  1. Contact

Should you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact privacy@fiba.basketball.

  1. Winners List: For the names of the winners, please contact us at and in the body of the email type 'Please e-mail me the winners' list for the FIBA Sweepstakes.

  2. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is FIBA, Route suisse 5, Mies, Vaud, Switzerland;

  3. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor of this sweepstakes and not to Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google.