e-Statements Sweepstakes

Congratulations to the winners of our e-Statements Sweepstakes and recipients of a $100 Visa gift card!

August Winner: Anthony G.
September Winner: Sukhbir H.
October Winner: Norm V.
November Winner: Sandra S.
December Winner: Edgar G.

 

 

2017 e-Statements Sweepstakes 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. SWEEPSTAKES 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. 
 

Sweepstakes Period: The Fremont Bank “2017 e-Statements Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01:00 p.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on Friday August 4, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on December 31, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes will be divided into five (5) entry periods (each a “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Each Sweepstakes Entry Period will begin at 12:00:01 a.m. PT and end at 11:59:59 p.m. PT throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

 

How To Enter: NO ACTUAL PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OR TRANSACTION IS REQUIRED to enter the Sweepstakes. Winner need not be present to win but must prove eligibility to receive prize. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries. You may enter the Sweepstakes at any time between 12:01:00 p.m. PT on August 4, 2017 and 11:59:59 p.m. PT on December 31, 2017.There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes during a Sweepstakes Entry Period: 1) Automatically; and 2) By U.S. Mail. 
 

1) Automatic Entry: Each Loan Account that has a statement delivery preference of e-Statements as of the last day of the Sweepstakes Entry Period constitutes one (1) automatic Sweepstakes entry. If your Loan Account is not enrolled in e-Statements you must log in to Fremont Bank Personal Online Banking to change the statement delivery preference to e-Statements for the Loan Account to receive one (1) automatic entry. Log in to personal online banking at www.fremontbank.com, select the Loan Account you wish to enroll in e-statements, choose “Statements / Documents” from the Quick Links menu. Click on “Sign up for e-Statements” and complete the enrollment process. Repeat for each loan you wish to change the statement delivery preference to e-Statements. Multiple statement delivery preference changes will not increase your chances of winning. A e-Statement delivery preference constitutes as an automatic entry for the Loan Account. The automatic entry will be declared made by the loan account holder (defined as the first borrower listed on the Loan Account – “loan account holder”) who accesses the Loan Account using Fremont Bank’s personal online banking, if all loan account holders accesses the Loan Account through personal online banking then the entry will be declared made by the primary loan account holder on the Loan Account that has e-Statements as the Loan Account’s statement delivery preference. Only one entry per eligible Loan Account allowed regardless of the number of loan account holders on the Loan Account with personal online banking.  Any attempt to obtain more than one entry per Loan Account by turning on and off e-Statements using different or multiple loan account holders, log-ins or any other method is prohibited and will result in disqualification. 


2) U.S. Mail Entry: To enter via U.S. Mail (without signing up for e-Statements), hand-print your complete name, address, city, state, ZIP code and day and evening telephone numbers (including area code) on a 3” by 5” card and mail it in a sealed postage-paid envelope to: Fremont Bank, ATTN: Marketing Department – 2017 e-Statement Sweepstakes, PO Box 8170, Fremont, CA, 94537-8170. Each mail-in entry will count as one (1) entry to the Sweepstakes Entry Period of the sweepstakes period that they are postmarked and have an equal chance of winning. Mailed entries must be received within one (1) week of postmark date. Enter as often as you wish; however, each mail-in entry will count as one (1) entry into the drawing and must be mailed in a separate postmarked and stamped envelope. Entries that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, incomplete, or inaccurate and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries become the property of Fremont Bank and will not be acknowledged or returned. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at Fremont Bank’s sole discretion. Entrants are responsible for all third party-imposed costs and fees, including the cost of postage. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. Participants agree not to hold Fremont Bank, their partners, their employees and/or their affiliates responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, damaged, postage-due or illegible entry materials. 

 

Eligibility: NO PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OR TRANSACTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase or bank transaction will not increase your chances of winning. Sweepstakes subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. To be eligible, the Loan Account must not be more than 30 days past due or in default of any provision in the Loan Agreement from the date the Loan Account is enrolled in e-Statements through 11:59 pm PT on 12/31/17. Employees of Fremont Bank, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and those living in the same households of any such individuals (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Sweepstakes) are not eligible to participate. 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 who enters via U.S. Mail 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. 

 

Sweepstakes Drawing/Winner Selection: There will be a total of five (5) individual random drawings during the Sweepstakes Period. Drawings will be held on or about 15 days after the end of a Sweepstakes Entry Period. Potential Prize winners will be selected from among all eligible Automatic and U.S. Mail entries received for that Sweepstakes Entry Period. All non-winning entries will not be carried over into subsequent Sweepstakes Entry Periods. U.S. Mail entries will be entered into the Sweepstakes Entry Period for which the entry is postmarked and received within one (1) week of postmark date. Random Drawings will be conducted by the Fremont Bank marketing department on or about the Drawing Date as defined in the 2017 e-Statements Sweepstakes chart below. Potential winners will be notified by mail, phone and/or email (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) on or about three (3) business days after a drawing.  

 

Odds: Actual odds of winning any one (1) prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for each Sweepstakes Entry Period.

 

Prizes: Five (5) $100 Fremont Bank Visa Gift Cards will be awarded, one (1) Prize per Sweepstakes Entry Period. To be eligible to receive any prize, you must meet the eligibility requirements at the time the prize is awarded. Only one prize per eligible entrant will be awarded.

 

Sweepstakes

Entry Period

Sweepstakes Period Start

12:00:01 a.m. PT

Sweepstakes Period End

11:59:59 p.m. PT

Drawing Date to be

Completed On or About

Prize

1

August 4, 2017

August 31, 2017

September 15, 2017

$100 VISA Gift Card

2

September 1, 2017

September 30, 2017

October 16, 2017

$100 VISA Gift Card

3

October 1, 2017

October 31, 2017

November 15, 2017

$100 VISA Gift Card

4

November 1, 2017

November 30, 2017

December 15, 2017

$100 VISA Gift Card

5

December 1, 2017

December 31, 2017

January 15, 2018

$100 VISA Gift Card


 

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 Sweepstakes Period.

 

Awarding of Prizes: Prizes will be awarded within four (4) weeks of winner verification. Potential winners will be notified by phone and/or email (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) on or about three (3) business days after a drawing.  Winners entering by automatic e-Statement entry will be notified by contact information listed on the winner’s account. Winners entering by US Mail will be notified by phone and/or mail listed on the entry submission. Allow 6 weeks from end of Sweepstakes 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 may be required to complete an IRS Form W-9 and an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and provide a legal document showing US residency 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 Sweepstakes is up to $500 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 sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes, 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 sweepstakes, 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 sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the sweepstakes, the announcement of the prizes, the processing of the entries, or in any sweepstakes-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 sweepstakes; 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 sweepstakes; 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 sweepstakes. If, for any reason, this sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes, Fremont Bank reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entry or entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes).

 

Privacy Policy: For information about how the Sponsor uses personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes, please see its privacy policy, located https://www.fremontbank.com/about/fraud-center/privacy-policy.  

 

Winners List: To receive a list of the winners or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by close of business on January 31, 2018 to Fremont Bank, ATTN: Marketing Department – 2017 e-Statement Winner List, PO Box 8170, Fremont, CA, 94537-8170. The winners list will be available after January 31,, 2018, when all winners have been verified.

 

Sponsor: This sweepstakes is sponsored and administered by Fremont Bank, 39150 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538. 

 

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.



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