Can’t get enough of Green Dot’s Payday Bonus Sweepstakes? From now until 2/28/18, we’re giving you more chances to win with our Payday Bonus Extra Sweepstakes! Like Green Dot on Facebook and keep an eye on our page for chances to win. Read the official rules below!
Payday Bonus Extra Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR RECEIVE A PRIZE.
The Payday Bonus Extra Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on October 16, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on February 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PT (“Sweepstakes Period”), and will be comprised of sixteen (16) Entry Periods, as defined below. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Facebook. Facebook is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are twenty one (21) years of age or older. Employees of Green Dot Corporation (“Sponsor”), its subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to participate or receive a prize. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
ENTRY PERIODS: The Sweepstakes Period consists of sixteen (16) entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”) as set forth in the chart below.
|Entry Period||Start Date (at 12:00:01 a.m. PT)||End Date (at 11:59:59 p.m. PT)||Drawing Date|
|1||October 16, 2017||October 19, 2017||October 20, 2017|
|2||October 23, 2017||October 26, 2017||October 27, 2017|
|3||October 30, 2017||November 2, 2017||November 3, 2017|
|4||November 6, 2017||November 9, 2017||November 10, 2017|
|5||November 13, 2017||November 16, 2017||November 17, 2017|
|6||November 27, 2017||November 30, 2017||December 1, 2017|
|7||December 4, 2017||December 7, 2017||December 8, 2017|
|8||December 11, 2017||December 14, 2017||December 15, 2017|
|9||January 1, 2017||January 4, 2018||January 5, 2018|
|10||January 8, 2018||January 11, 2018||January 12, 2018|
|11||January 15, 2018||January 18, 2018||January 19, 2018|
|12||January 29, 2018||February 1, 2018||February 2, 2018|
|13||February 5, 2018||February 8, 2018||February 9, 2018|
|14||February 12, 2018||February 15, 2018||February 16, 2018|
|15||February 19, 2018||February 22, 2018||February 23, 2018|
|16||February 26, 2018||February 28, 2018||March 1, 2018|
HOW TO ENTER: Visit the Green Dot Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GreenDot (the “Green Dot Facebook Page”) and “like” the page, if you have not already done so. During each Entry Period, Sweepstakes “call to action” posts will be posted to the Green Dot Facebook Page. Post a comment on a Sweepstakes “call to action” post that answers the question posed in that post, and include the hashtag #sweepstakes in your comment (each, an “entry”).
Comments and/or replies that do not include the hashtag #sweepstakes will not be considered. The content of your entry will not be judged and will not increase or decrease your chances of winning a prize. If you choose to comment using your mobile phone, standard data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for pricing plan details and capabilities. A Facebook account is required for entry, and can be opened for free at www.facebook.com or by downloading the Facebook application onto your smartphone from the appropriate app store.
All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on the End Date of the applicable Entry Period to be considered for the corresponding drawing. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Limit one (1) entry per person per Entry Period, using only one (1) Facebook account. Non-winning entries from each Entry Period will not roll over to subsequent Entry Periods, if any. Entries received from any person, Facebook account or email address in excess of the limitation stated above will be void.
REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
- is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
- promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
- is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; appears to duplicate any other submitted entries;
- defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
- contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission; contains any personal identification, such as personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
- contains copyrighted materials owned by others without permission;
- contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
- contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
- communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
- violates any law.
Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous prizes, must be responsive to the Sweepstakes “call-to-action” post and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to posting of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render entry null and void. By posting a comment, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the comment consent to the entry and use of the comment in the Sweepstakes and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By posting a comment, entrants hereby grant permission for the comment to be posted on the Green Dot Facebook Page, as well as Green Dot’s Twitter and Instagram channels and the Green Dot blog at www.go.GreenDot.com/blog. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of comments by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any comment. Entrants agree that they will not use the comment for any other purpose without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.
RANDOM DRAWING: On or about each Drawing Date stated in the chart above, one (1) potential Prize winner will be randomly selected by Sponsor in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period, for a total of sixteen (16) potential Prize winners. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received in each Entry Period. Non-winning entries from one Entry Period drawing will not carry over to subsequent Entry Period drawings, if any. Sponsor reserves the right not to distribute the prize if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries for any Entry Period(s). Winning is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these official rules.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential winners will initially be notified by Facebook Direct Message or a reply to their comment on Sponsor’s Facebook post(s) and may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, unless prohibited by law, a Publicity Release, and any other documents required by Sponsor, which must be returned within seven (7) days of date appearing on prize notification. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsor to contact any potential winner within a reasonable time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules by any potential winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the prize may be given to an alternate in a random drawing.
PRIZES (16) (One (1) per Entry Period): Each winner will receive $100 (the “Prize”) either: (i) deposited into his/her Green Dot Account Card (if he/she is a valid Green Dot Account Cardholder when the prize is awarded); or (ii) loaded onto one (1) Green Dot prepaid card (if he/she is not a valid Green Dot Account Cardholder when the prize is awarded). The total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of all prizes: $1,600.
Account Cards are subject to certain terms and fees as specified by Sponsor that can decrease the balance. See Green Dot prepaid card terms and conditions available at help.greendot.com for complete details. Prizes are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prizes for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Sweepstakes without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.
LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: By posting a comment, and to the extent allowed by law, you grant the Sponsor and its designees a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your comment, name, photo, and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to entrant or any third party.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading or posting of any comment or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of any website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or entry of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure outlined above. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the entrant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration prize may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain prizes for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California, USA.
Winners’ LIST: For a list of the winners’ names (available after March 1st, 2017), please visit www.go.GreenDot.com/blog no later than April 1st, 2017
SPONSOR: Green Dot Corporation, 3465 East Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107.