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Win a match of your deposit!

Make a mobile deposit of $10 or more using First Federal Bank's app and be automatically entered to win a one-time match of your mobile deposit up to $500. First Federal Bank will draw one lucky customer each week from April 1st - April 27th. 

Save yourself a trip to the bank and deposit your checks with the First Federal Bank app. Your phone and our app. Some things are just better together.

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Sign. Snap. Done. SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

Promotion runs from 04/01/18 to 04/27/18

NO PURCHASE OR DEPOSIT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR DEPOSIT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: Sign. Snap. Done. Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Sunday, April 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Friday, April 27, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). There are four (4) Entry Periods as defined in the chart below (“Entry Periods”). First Federal Bank of the Midwest’s database clock will be the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes. Entries must be received according to the chart below to be eligible for the corresponding Entry-Period drawing. Non-winning entries will not be carried over to subsequent Entry Periods. First Federal Bank and First Defiance Financial Corp. employees, volunteers and immediate family members, are not eligible to win. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void outside these restrictions and where prohibited.

Entry Period

Entry Period starts at 12:00:01 AM ET on:

Entry Period ends at 11:59:59  PM ET on:

Random Drawing Selected

1

04/01/18

04/06/18

04/09/18

2

04/07/18

04/13/18

04/16/18

3

04/14/18

04/20/18

04/23/18

4

04/21/18

04/27/18

4/30/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who have reached the age of majority, in their state of residence (18, except in AL & NE – 19 and MS, 21) at the time of entry and to businesses that are located within the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia. Void outside the U.S., and where prohibited by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws. Employees of First Federal Bank of the Midwest, their affiliates, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

ENTRY: There are two (2) ways to enter.

Method #1: People Pay. To enter via the Mobile Deposit method, an authorized account holder of First Federal Bank of the Midwest will be required to complete a mobile deposit of $10 or more, using a web-enabled mobile device, into their account using Mobile Deposit. Mobile Deposits cannot be drawn from, and made out to, the same individual. The date and time of the entry will be the date and time that the mobile deposit is accepted. If multiple deposits are made within an Entry Period, only the highest qualifying Mobile Deposit will be counted for that Entry Period drawing. Entries must be complete and received by the end of the Entry Period as described in the Entry Periods chart above, to be entered into the corresponding drawing.

Entry Periods will be on business days, Monday through Friday. Holiday and weekend deposits will be added to the following business day’s Entry Period database.

Method #2: Alternate Method of Entry. To enter without making a Mobile Deposit, entrants may request a non-Mobile Deposit entry code (the “Code”) via email. To request a Code, send an email to ffbmarketing@first-fed.com with the subject line sign. snap. send. Entrant will receive a return email with acknowledgement their entry was received.

Limit: one (1) Code request per email address per Entry Period. Codes may not be used in subsequent Entry Periods. Mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected entries.

Limit: Ten (10) Entries per person per Entry Period, regardless of method of entry. All methods of entry have an equal chance of winning. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS

Grand Prize: Four (4) Grand Prizes will be available to be won, one (1) per Entry Period. Grand Prize is an automatic deposit match of the Mobile Deposit amount, up to $500. If a selected Grand Prize winner entered via Method #2, prize will be awarded, as the $500 maximum, in the form of a check.    

The Maximum ARV of the Grand Prize is: $500.00 each. The total Maximum ARV of all Grand Prizes is: $2,000.00.

The total Maximum ARV of all prizes available to be won: $2,000.00.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each Entry Period.

RANDOM DRAWING: The winners, one (1) for each Entry Period, will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received, which will take place at the offices of the sponsor, whose decisions are final. 

Entry Period

Entry Period starts at 12:00:01 AM ET on:

Entry Period ends at 11:59:59  PM ET on:

Random Drawing Selected

1

04/01/18

04/06/18

04/09/18

2

04/07/18

04/13/18

04/16/18

3

04/14/18

04/20/18

04/23/18

4

04/21/18

04/27/18

4/30/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified via email. Winners that entered via Method #1 will receive the value of his/her Mobile Deposit via direct deposit, up to $500. By acceptance of prize, winners acknowledge and agree to provide approval for First Federal Bank of the Midwest to automatically deposit the funds into the same account to which the mobile deposit was credited. Direct deposits will automatically be made within ten (10) days after winner confirmation.

A winner that entered via Method #2, who does not have an active account with First Federal Bank of the Midwest, will receive $500 awarded in the form of a check in the name of the winner. Certain restrictions, and an expiration date, may apply to the check, as specified by Sponsor.

Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. If the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a separate random drawing.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All expenses related to the acceptance or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of prize winner.

If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.

Prizes are non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (collectively, “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. 

If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or 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, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology.

NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the e-mail associated with the entry to Sponsor’s satisfaction.  Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to, or resulting from, participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors and any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Ohio. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Ohio without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Ohio. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATING TO, THIS PROMOTION, WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.first-fedbanking.com/FirstFederal/media/Documents/Privacy-Policy.pdf .

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.First-Fed.com/signsnapsend or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by April 27, 2017, to: Sign. Snap. Done. Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 248, Defiance, OH 43512.

WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winners (available after April 9, 2018), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than May 11, 2018), to: The Sign. Snap. Done. Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 248, Defiance, OH 43512.

SPONSOR: First Federal Bank of the Midwest, PO Box 248, Defiance, OH 43512.

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and where prohibited.