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Polish Heritage Month Drawing Official Rules


Official Rules


Sponsor: Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union, 100 McGuinness Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11222.

Promotional Period: The promotion begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on October 1, 2023 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on October 31, 2023. The drawing will be performed on November 8, 2023 at the PSFCU Operations Center located at 9 Law Drive, Fairfield, NJ 07004.

Eligibility: PSFCU members or joint account holders who are 18 years or above and make qualified transaction using PSFCU debit or credit card. Cardholders must have a good standing account status with PSFCU in order to be eligible. “ In good standing” status means that he/she maintains at least $10 par value in his/her savings share account; has no accounts that are currently overdrawn; has at least one active account; has had no 60-day loan delinquency in the last 12 months.

PSFCU employees, volunteers and their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members are not eligible to participate in the Drawing.

How to Enter: There are two ways to enter:

1.) Automatically: During the promotional period, each PSFCU debit card or credit card point-of-sale (POS) purchase or payment using PIN or Signature method will count as one (1) entry to the drawing. ATM transactions are not eligible and will not count as an entry.

2.) Entry Form: Other individuals may also enter the drawing by filling out an entry form “Polish Heritage Month Promo” available at every PSFCU branch. The completed form must be received by the branch by October 31, at 6:59:59 EDT to be eligible for drawing. Duplicate, multiple or illegible entries will be disallowed. Entry forms from members entering the drawing automatically will be disallowed. Void where prohibited.

Prizes: Three (3) prizes of $3,000, five (5) prizes of $2,000, ten (10) prizes of $1,000 and fifteen (15) prizes of $500.

Winner Selection: Winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries submitted during the Promotional Period.

No transfer or substitution of prizes by Prize Winner is permitted.

Drawing Procedure: 1.) All eligible transactions will be compiled in an Excel spreadsheet, arranged by date with an assigned unique identifying ordinal number matched to each transaction.

2.) A copy of the list of entries will be provided to the Auditor for further verification of the drawing procedure. The list of entries will be verified for eligibility prior to entering the drawing.

3.) The drawing will be carried out by generating random integer numbers within a range beginning with 1 and ending with the ordinal number for the last entry. Random numbers will be generated using a random number generator on the random.org Internet portal. For the purpose of the drawing, only a range of numbers and the amount of numbers to be generated will be entered into the portal. NO CONFIDENTIAL MEMBER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED TO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN DURING THE DRAWING PROCEDURE.

4.) The prize winners will be drawn as follows:

three (3) random unique numbers, followed one (1) alternate winner

five (5) random unique numbers, followed by two (2) alternate winners,

ten (10) random unique numbers, followed by (4) alternate winners

fifteen (15) random unique numbers followed by (5) alternate winners

Alternate winners will win the prize should the original winners be unreachable or found ineligible.

5.) Drawing will be conducted on November 8, 2023.

5.) Generated random numbers will be printed out during the drawing in duplicate, providing one set of prints to the Auditor for review purposes.

6.) Generated numbers will be matched to the transaction in Excel spreadsheet(s). A list of winners will be compiled by card number and cardholder’s name. The list will be double-checked for eligibility and then forwarded to the Auditor for verification. The Auditor will check the winners list against his drawing printouts and the Excel sheets provided to him/her prior to the drawing.

7.) Once the winners list is approved by the Auditor, winners will be notified by phone and mail.

Taxes: All federal, state, and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. Prizes may be subject to the IRS reporting.

Restrictions: Employees, officers, and volunteers of the Polish & Slavic FCU and its affiliates, and their immediate family members and persons residing in the same household, are excluded from participating in the Sweepstakes, drawings, or prizes and are not eligible to enter or win. This drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Offer is void where prohibited by law.

Additional Provisions: Prior to receipt of their prize, the winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and must grant permission to publish his/her name and likeness in Sponsor’s social media platforms, member communications and advertisements. The signed publicity release must be received by Sponsor, within seven (7) days of being notified by Sponsor or winner will be deemed to have forfeited his/her prize. By participating in the drawing, participants agree to release, discharge, and hold Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union harmless from any liability, claims, losses, or damages arising out of or relating to their participation in the drawing or the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize received in this drawing.

By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the DRAWING and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.. PSFCU is responsible solely for providing the prizes to the Winners.

ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Drawing/Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this drawing/sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States. By participating in this sweepstakes, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges and warrants that he/she is eligible to participate in this drawing/sweepstakes.

WINNER LIST: For a complete list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by October 31, 2023 to: Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union, Holiday Debit Card Promotion, c/o Marketing Department, 9 Law Drive, Fairfield, NJ 07004.


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