Celebrate our #FB50 Anniversary and you could WIN $50

2 ways to Enter to Win one of five $50 prizes. Simply share the messages below, filling in the blanks to wish us a Happy #FB50 Anniversary!

Like us on Facebook
Facebook

LIKE Fremont Bank's Facebook page. Post on our wall: 
"______ is my favorite branch because ______. #FB50"

 
Follow us on Twitter
Twitter

FOLLOW Fremont Bank on Twitter. Post on Twitter: 
"______ is my favorite @fremontbank branch because ______. #FB50"


Is your favorite branch Warm Springs because they know you by name, or is a nontraditional branch like the call center your favorite because they always answer your questions? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter, use hashtag #FB50, and you'll be entered to win $50. 

It's that easy to enter to win. We're excited to be sharing this major milestone with our clients and associates and look forward to hearing all the reasons people like Fremont Bank.



OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, ACCOUNT, TRANSACTION OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. NON-PURCHASE ENTRIES AND PURCHASE ENTRIES HAVE EQUAL CHANCE of WINNING. CONTEST SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS CURRENTLY RESIDING IN CALIFORNIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. 

 
Contest Period: The Fremont Bank “50th Anniversary” Social Media Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on September 3, 2014 and ends at 06:00 p.m. PT on September 17, 2014 (“Contest Period”). 
 
Eligibility: NO ACTUAL PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OR TRANSACTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase or bank transaction will not increase your chances of winning. Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents currently residing in CALIFORNIA who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Permanent and/or contract employees, officers and representatives of Fremont Bank and their immediate family members (i.e.: parents, children, siblings and spouses) and/or those living in the same household are not eligible to enter the Contest. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Taxes, if any, are each winner's sole responsibility. Each prize winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability release form. If required, documents must be returned within seven (7) business days of receipt or the prize winner will be disqualified and prize will be forfeited. Fremont Bank will not be responsible for any undeliverable or returned documentation and prize will be forfeited. No transfer or assignment of prize is permitted. By participating in this promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decision of Fremont Bank, which shall be final, binding and conclusive in all matters. 
 
How To Enter: Two ways to enter the Contest. Each person can enter to win twice, once on Facebook and once on Twitter. 
  1. Facebook: You must have a Facebook account and be logged in to your account to “Like” the Fremont Bank Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fremontbank. Post on Fremont Bank’s Facebook wall “____ is my favorite branch because ____. #FB50” Fill in the blanks. You must also select Facebook Privacy settings that allow Fremont Bank to your activity. 
  2. Twitter: You must have a Twitter account and be logged in to your account to “Follow” Fremont Bank’s Handle, www.twitter.com/fremontbank . Post to Fremont Bank’s handle “____ is my favorite @FremontBank branch because ____. #FB50” Fill in the blanks. You must also select Twitter Privacy settings that allow Fremont Bank to your activity.
Multiple posts from the same account are not qualified to win. Winner need not be present to win but must prove eligibility to receive prize. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
 
Posts and Comments including but not limited to, profane or provocative language will be deleted and disqualified (which means that hateful, racially or ethnically offensive or derogatory content, threats, obscene or sexually explicit language will not be tolerated). Fremont Bank has the authority to determine whether a post or comment is disqualified. Fremont Bank will be the sole judge of the time at which an entry is received based on the time-stamping of entries. All entries become the property of Fremont Bank.
 
Winner Selection: There will be a total of five (5) individual winners. Each post on Facebook and Twitter will count as one (1) entry. Winners will be randomly selected. 
 
Odds: Actual odds of winning prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the Contest Entry Period.
 
Prizes: Five (5) fifty dollar ($50) prizes that are available to be awarded. One (1) $50 prize will be awarded to each of the five winners. Prize winner will be determined from qualified entries randomly.
 
Prizes will be awarded as a deposit to the winner’s Fremont Bank personal deposit account or by Visa® Gift Card if winner does not have a Fremont Bank personal deposit account. Prizes will be awarded within four (4) weeks of each Prize winner being verified.
 
Prize Restrictions: Prizes are not transferable. No substitution of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of Fremont Bank. Federal, state, and local taxes on prize and any expenses relating to the acceptance of a prize are the responsibility of the winner. Limit one (1) prize per person, household, or address throughout the Contest Period.
 
Awarding of Prizes: Winners will be notified by Fremont Bank on Facebook or Twitter. Within four (4) weeks of winner verification, winner will receive the prize listed in the above for that Contest Entry Period. If winner is a Fremont Bank client the prize will be credited into the winner’s Fremont Bank personal deposit (checking or savings) account. If winner does not have a personal deposit account with Fremont Bank, the prize will be awarded in the form of a Visa® Gift Card and mailed to the winners address provided. Allow 6 weeks from end of Contest Entry Period for winner verification and delivery. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes and will need to provide any and all necessary tax reporting information to claim the prize. Winners will be required to complete an IRS Form W-9 and an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and must provide a legal document showing California residence before any prize will be awarded or the prize will be forfeited. Winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the value of the prize. Total Maximum value of all prizes in this Contest is up to $250 USD. All prizes awarded are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and may, at Fremont Bank’s discretion, be awarded to an alternate winner. 
 
Additional Terms: By participating, entrant agrees to: (a) the Official Rules and the decisions of Fremont Bank, which shall be final and binding in all respects; and (b) release, discharge, and hold harmless Fremont Bank from any liability, claims, or damages arising out of their participation in the Contest and the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to, where legal, Fremont Bank’s use of his/her name and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, permission, or notification and, upon request, will provide consent to such use in writing. As a condition of entering the Contest, participant agrees that: (a) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, including any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees. Fremont Bank reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at its discretion.
 
Limitation of Liability: Fremont Bank is not responsible for computer, printing, telephonic, typographical, human, or other errors, relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the prizes, the processing of the entries, or in any Contest-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, inaccurate, misdirected, undelivered, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due mail or entries; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, or fail to enter in the processing system; or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly; or are lost for any reason, including computer, telephonic, paper-transfer, or human error, or electronic, computer or telephonic malfunction, damage, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, or any combination thereof. Fremont Bank reserves the right, at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or similar entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. Fremont Bank is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the web-site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; operator errors; any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, telephone or communications-line failure, theft or destruction; or any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer(s) related to or resulting from participating in this Contest. If, for any reason, this Contest is not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrant, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, Fremont Bank reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entry or entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest and at its sole discretion award a prize from among all eligible non-suspect entries validly received prior to the action requiring such modification. By entering, all entrants or, if minors, their parents or legal guardians agree that this Contest is governed by laws of the United States with venue in San Francisco, California, for the resolution of all claims and disputes (excluding any claims against or dispute involving parties other than Fremont Bank relating to any prize awarded in the Contest).
 
Winners List and Official Rules: The winners list will be available after October 1, 2014, when all winners have been verified. To receive a list of the winners or an additional copy of these Official Rules, please send your request with a self-addressed business size envelope, postmarked by September 30, 2014 to Fremont Bank, ATTN: Marketing Department – 50th Anniversary Social Winner List, PO Box 3127, Hayward, CA, 94540-9998. 
 
This Contest is sponsored and administered by Fremont Bank. 
 
CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: NO PURCHASE, ACCOUNT, TRANSACTION, PAYMENT OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR BANK TRANSACTION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
 
8/27/2014 11:54:51 AM | with 12 comments
Filed under: 50th Anniversary
Comments
Donna Marshall
I love the wonderful people who work at the Mission Blvd. branch. They are so friendly, helpful, kind and knowledgeable.
9/10/2014 5:46:14 PM

Maureen Smith
Pleasanton is my favorite branch because every time I enter this bank the employees are all so professional and polite and take care of all my banking needs and questions. I feel welcomed and greeted and know I'm in such good hands and that my financial needs are being addressed and it gives me peace of mind to be connected to the best bank one can possibly find. Thank you Fremont Bank and Happy 50th Anniversary!
9/10/2014 5:20:22 PM

Bob Mobraaten
Brentwood Branch is my favorite branch because of the great service and attentiveness I get from my Private Banking Officer, Jerry Rivera
9/10/2014 2:27:15 PM

VIJEY MEHTA
I like Fremont Bank because I refinanced my house with the Fremont Bank at a very reasonable rate. The staff was very courteous, prompt with positive attitude.I do have Fremont Bank branch close to my house. I will recommend to my friends and family for financial need.
9/10/2014 10:03:16 AM

Sharon Stickel
See those people I agree what those say yes it freindly and good people too love those bank
9/9/2014 10:24:08 AM

Diane Cowart
Pleasanton is my favorite branch because the people are very friendly and if they don't have an answer will quickly find it or someone who does.
9/8/2014 12:33:09 PM

randolph tancioco
Union City is my favorite branch because they are fast dealing with the customer & also friendly & helpful.
9/6/2014 10:26:59 AM

Martin
Bank of Fremont has always short lines and is a small bank it's service is excellent.
9/6/2014 7:12:08 AM

Maggie
The people at the main branch are so nice. They all smile and say hi right up to Sean the branch manager
9/4/2014 12:13:48 PM

Nancy daood
Best bank ever
9/3/2014 10:23:50 PM

Celia
Fremont Bank Industrial Blvd. Branch Hayward is my favorite branch because it is so close to where I live and the staffs are so nice . My husband like their free coffee! :)
9/3/2014 1:31:50 PM

Norman Morrison
Great Bank. They get the job done and are community minded.
9/3/2014 11:57:43 AM

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