We’re spreading joy for the holidays by giving away a series of $100 SMCU Visa gift cards!
San Mateo Credit Union
2020 SMCU Holiday Sweepstakes
No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win. Some restrictions apply. Void where prohibited. The SMCU Holiday Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is a series of Sweepstakes that will run for four weeks beginning December 7, 2020 and end on Sunday, January 3, 2020 from 8 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) until 11:59 p.m each week. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by San Mateo Credit Union (“SMCU” or “Sponsor.”) This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to San Mateo Credit Union and not to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
Eligibility. The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of California who are over eighteen (18) years of age as of the beginning of the Sweepstakes. Officers, directors, and employees of the Sponsor (and their affiliates and subsidiaries), and immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), regardless of where they live, are not eligible. Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
How to Enter. To enter, participants must complete the requirements on the Sponsor Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter sweepstakes posts. Participants must enter to win by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) every Sunday of each series of the Sweepstakes. The winners will be announced shortly thereafter.
Prizes and Odds. Contest Application: One winner will be selected the Monday following each of the sweepstakes periods (12/14, 12/21, 12/26, and 1/4). The winner will receive $100 if confirmed meeting eligibility requirements. Winners will be chosen at random from a pool of entries. Winners will receive their prize either by gift card mailed and addressed to the winner or via direct deposit into a San Mateo Credit Union account. Winners may win multiple times during the duration of the Sweepstakes. Participants may only enter once, per platform, per Sweepstakes period. Odds of winning depends on completion of requirements.
Notification. Winners will be notified through social media and email (or telephone, where applicable). In the event of non-compliance of these Official Rules, or if the prize is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner determined by the Sponsor.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE. SPONSOR ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, INCOMPLETE, DELAYED BY COMPUTER TRANSMISSIONS, LOST, LATE, MISDIRECTED, ILLEGIBLE, OR MUTILATED. SPONSOR IS ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY WEBSITE USERS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE CONTEST OR BY ANY TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE PROCESSING OF SUBMISSIONS IN THE CONTEST. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO CANCEL, TERMINATE, MODIFY OR SUSPEND THE CONTEST. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SHOULD SPONSOR CHOOSE NOT TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, IT SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THAT PROVISION.
PUBLICITY AND RELEASE: You understand and agree that by entering into the Sweepstakes, SMCU may use and/or publish your name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in your Sweepstakes entry. SMCU may use and/or publish this information in advertising, promotional, and marketing materials without additional compensation to you. Such publication may include disclosure of your information in print, television, radio, cable and/or internet broadcast. In addition, by entering, you consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the Sweepstakes. You grant full permission and consent to SMCU to use any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping, and/or interviewing in any and all media now known or later devised and release SMCU from all liability related to such publication.
You hereby release, hold harmless and indemnify SMCU employees, officers, directors, affiliates, agents, contractors, successors, coaches and consultants, from any and all liability resulting from SMCU’s use of any information obtained through your participation in this Sweepstakes. This release includes any claim that personally identifying information or likenesses, recordings or images of any kind created or obtained because of the participation in this Sweepstakes, has been intentionally or negligently misused, that participant has been defamed; or that participant’s right of privacy has been invaded.
GOVERNING LAW: This agreement is subject to all applicable California, federal and local laws. To the extent any portion of this release and agreement violates such laws, that portion shall be deemed null and void, and the remainder shall remain in full force and effect.
Miscellaneous. Sweepstakes prizes are non-transferrable and prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash, except upon the Sponsor’s sole discretion. All decisions of Sponsor with respect to the Sweepstakes are final. Payment of any and all Federal, State and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the prize winner(s).
Right to Cancel or Modify the Contest. At San Mateo Credit Union’s discretion, it reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical problems bring into question the integrity of the Sweepstakes.
Terms & Conditions: SMCU reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond SMCU’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, SMCU may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by SMCU. SMCU reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. SMCU has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes 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 Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, SMCU reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor. San Mateo Credit Union. 350 Convention Way, Redwood City, CA 94063
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