Swipe Sweeps Rules

OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

The “Swipe Sweeps Sweepstakes(the “Sweepstakes”) is intended only for legal United States residents in all states excluding New York, Florida, and Rhode Island and shall only be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not located in the U.S. at the time of entry or if you reside in the U.S. within the states of New York, Florida, or Rhode Island. 

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Camden National Bank, 2 Elm Street, Camden, ME 04843 (the “Sponsor”) and administered by American Sweepstakes &Promotion Co., Inc., 300 State St. Suite 402 Rochester, NY 14614 (the “Administrator”). 

ELIGIBILITY : The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal U.S. citizens not residing in New York, Florida, and Rhode Island., and who have reached the age of majority in his/her state of residence at the time of entry (the “Entrants”). Entrant must be a current customer that has a Camden National Bank debit card as of March 1, 2018. The Sweepstakes is not open to the general public. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, the Administrator, and any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, franchisees, licensees, distributors, suppliers, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and members of the immediate family (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate. Void outside of the United States, and in the states of New York, Florida, and Rhode Island, and where prohibited or restricted by law.

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES : By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a Prize (as described below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 

HOW TO ENTER : The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on May 2, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period will be separated into the following entry periods (“Entry Period”): 


12:00am EST

11:59pm EST

date for

date for

Drawing

 

Settlement

Settlement

Mail-in

Mail-in

Date

 

Dates

Dates

Entries

Entries

 

Entry Period #1

3/1/2018

3/7/2018

3/7/2018

3/12/2018

3/13/2018

Entry Period #2

3/8/2018

3/14/2018

3/14/2018

3/19/2018

3/20/2018

Entry Period #3

3/15/2018

3/21/2018

3/21/2018

3/26/2018

3/27/2018

Entry Period #4

3/22/2018

3/28/2018

3/28/2018

4/2/2018

4/3/2018

Entry Period #5

3/29/2018

4/4/2018

4/4/2018

4/9/2018

4/10/2018

Entry Period #6

4/5/2013

4/11/2018

4/11/2018

4/16/2018

4/17/2018

Entry Period #7

4/12/2018

4/18/2018

4/18/2018

4/23/2018

4/24/2018

Entry Period #8

4/19/2018

4/25/2018

4/25/2018

4/30/2018

5/1/2018

Grand Prize Entry Period

3/1/2018

5/2/2018

5/2/2018

5/7/2018

5/8/2018


1). Debit transactions: Entrants will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for each debit card transaction made during the Sweepstakes period. 

Purchases must occur as Signature, Credit, or PIN-based transactions. Payment and ATM related transactions are not qualifying transactions. Other payment and ATM related transaction are not qualifying transactions. 

All Debit transactions entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on May 2, 20182).

2). Mail-in entries: Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes entries via mail by legibly hand-printing, on a 3”x 5” card or paper, their full name, complete mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address, and mailing the card in a #10envelope, with proper postage affixed, and mail to: Camden National Bank “Swipe Sweeps” Sweepstakes, PO Box 449,Macedon, NY 14502-0449. Entries must be complete to be eligible. Each valid Mail-In entry received will count as one (1) Sweepstakes entry. Enter as often as you like by this method of entry, but only one entry is permitted per envelope. All mail-in entries must be post marked by May 2, 2018 and received by May 7, 2018.

Note: All Debit transaction entries and Mail-in entries will carry over for the Grand Prize drawing only. 

**NOTE: Mail-in entry card and envelope must be hand printed by the Entrant only. In addition, Entrants are not permitted to use any 3rd party organization to assist with the entry process in any way (as determined by the ADMINISTRATOR).

To be valid, each entry must provide all requested information. Proof of entry information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of an entry. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or email address, including, but not limited to, commercial Sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for late, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries. The submission of an entry constitutes the Entrant’s representation of eligibility, consent to participate in Sweepstakes, and consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address, photograph and other information obtained through the entry for the purpose of Sweepstakes administration. 

All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. By participating, you consent to Sponsor and its agents’ use of your personal information for the administration of this Sweepstakes, or in any other manner consistent with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at https://www.camdennational.com/privacy-policy. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS : If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to(i) infection by computer virus, bugs, (ii) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (iii) fraud, (iv) technical failures, or (v) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prizes (defined below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an un-sportsman like or disruptive manner. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELYDAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ISA VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THESPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCHPERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the registration in question. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. 

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY : By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, the Administrator, their respective parents, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”)from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to:(i) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry;(ii) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (iii) printing errors;(iv) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (v) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any Prize. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account oftechnical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. 

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The potential Weekly Prize Winners will be selected in eight (8) random drawings from among all eligible entries received by the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. The Weekly Entry Period Prize drawings will be conducted on or about March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, and May 1, 2018. Five (5)potential Weekly Prize Winners will be selected in each Weekly Prize drawing. Odds of winning a weekly Entry Period Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period in question. The potential Weekly Prize Winners will each be contacted by the Sponsor via phone or email.The Grand Prize Entry Period drawing will be conducted on or about May 8, 2018. Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Previous Weekly Prize Winners are excluded from the Grand Prize drawing. Odds of winning a Grand Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted by the Sponsor or Administrator via phone or email.

PRIZES & PRIZE CONDITIONS : There will be forty (40) Weekly Prizes and one (1) Grand Prize awarded. Prizes are as follows:

• Weekly Prize Winners will have $100 deposited into their checking account.

• Grand Prize Winner, upon the Administrator’s verification of eligibility, will have $5,000 deposited into their checking account.

Total Prize Pool - $9,000. All decisions by Sponsor as to Prize Winners and Prizes are final. No substitution, assignment or transfer of the Prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserve the right to substitute a Prize with another of equal or greater value. Note: Account must be in good standing to be eligible - In good standing is defined as (1) the account has a positive end-of-day balance on the date of the Sweepstakes drawing (including the payment of all bank fees and charges) and 2)there are no legal orders, levies or liens against the account.By accepting a Prize, the Winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties, each of their related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the Prize. The potential Grand Prize Winner must sign and return to the Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim his/her Prize. Note: The Affidavit sent to a potential Grand Prize Winner will require that the Winner provide their Social Security Number to the Administrator, which will be used solely for tax reporting purposes. The Prize Winners will each be responsible for all local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of the Prize. The Grand Prize Winner must note that the value of their accepted Prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Winner for the value of their Prize. All Winners are solely responsible for all matters relating to the Prize after it is awarded. If a Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential Winner, if a potential Winner cannot be reached within three (3) calendar days from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period, or if a potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected for the Prize at issue.By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Winners grant to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time a Winner's full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION,DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE(S). By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize. The Winners also acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize(s).

DISPUTES : By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that i) Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any Prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; ii) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorney fees and iii) Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrants and Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with United States law. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts of Maine (Sponsor’s discretion), and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these Official Rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or other wise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

SEVERABILITY : The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.

MISCELLANEOUS : These Official Rules contain the full and complete understanding with respect to the Sweepstakes and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations and understandings, whether oral or written. The headings herein are for convenience only, do not constitute a part of these Official Rules, and shall not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions here of. No amendment to, or waiver of, any provision of these Official Rules shall be effective unless in writing and signed by both Sponsor and Administrator. The waiver by Sponsor or Administrator of any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any other provision herein. The rights and obligations hereunder may not be assigned by Entrant, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Sponsor, and any attempted assignment in violation of the foregoing shall be null and void. These Official Rules shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of, the permitted successors and assigns of Sponsor, Administrator, and Entrant. 

WINNERS LIST REQUEST : To request confirmation of the name, city and state of residence of each Winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by June 30, 2018, to: ASC/Camden National Bank “Swipe Sweeps” Sweepstakes Winners List Request, 300 State St., Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.