See Official Rules for alternate method of entry where no purchase is necessary.
Summer is right around the corner!
We want to help you beat the heat by giving three lucky winners $100!
Here’s how you can enter to win:
1. Follow @greendotcards on Instagram.
2. Make a public Instagram post sharing your best money-saving summer tip.
3. Add #MyGreenDotSummerTip and #Sweepstakes in your caption.
No Purchase Necessary. Sweepstakes end at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 1, 2018.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR RECEIVE A PRIZE.
The Green Dot Summer Tip Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on June 1, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on July 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PT (“Sweepstakes Period”). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Instagram. Instagram 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 eighteen (18) 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.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the Green Dot Instagram account at @greendotcards and follow the account, if you have not already done so, then post a photo or video on your Instagram account that describes your summer savings tip, and include the hashtags #MyGreenDotSummerTip #sweepstakes in the caption (each, an “entry”).
Captions that do not include the hashtags #MyGreenDotSummerTip and #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 post using your mobile phone, standard data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for pricing plan details and capabilities. An Instagram account is required for entry, and can be opened for free at www.instagram.com or by downloading the application onto your smartphone from the appropriate app store. Your Instagram account must be public in order for your entry to be eligible.
All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on July 1, 2018 to be considered. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Limit one (1) entry per person, using only one (1) Instagram account, throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any person, Instagram 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 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 an entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the entry consent to the entry and use of the entry in the Sweepstakes and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By posting the entry on Instagram, entrants hereby grant permission for the entry to be posted on Green Dot’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels as well as 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 entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry. Entrants agree that they will not use the entry for any other purpose without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.
RANDOM DRAWING: Three (3) potential winners will be randomly selected by Sponsor in a random drawing to be conducted on or about July 2, 2018 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. 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. 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 Instagram Direct Message 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 the potential winners 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.
PRIZE (3): Three (3) winners will receive one (1) Green Dot 5% Cash Back Visa® Debit Card with a starting balance of $100. Approximate total retail value (“ARV”): $100.00.
Card is subject to certain terms and fees as specified by Sponsor that can decrease the balance. See Green Dot 5% Cash Back Visa Debit Card terms and conditions available at greendot.com/cashback or 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 Prizes 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 an entry, 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 entry, 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 entry 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 winners 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 the winners’ list (available after August 2, 2018), please visit www.go.GreenDot.com/blog no later than September 3, 2018.
SPONSOR: Green Dot Corporation, 3465 East Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107.