No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win.
PIN-Based & International Transactions Not Eligible for Automatic Entry.
Purchases Made with MasterCard® Corporate Cards & MasterCard Business Cards (Including Those Made on Payment Devices) are Void & Not Eligible for Automatic Entry.
Purchasing Will Not Increase Your Odds of Winning.
All entries, whether submitted by using a MasterCard or by mail as described below, have an equal chance of winning. For the purpose of this Sweepstakes, MasterCard use includes transactions initiated by MasterCard consumer cards and payment devices (including credit, debit and prepaid; collectively, "MasterCard card") directly linked to MasterCard customer financial institution accounts.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes only open to MasterCard cardholders whose account was opened by a MasterCard customer financial institution prior to 8/1/14 and who are permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) United States including the District of Columbia, eighteen (18) years of age or older prior to 8/1/14 except employees and their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each of MasterCard International Incorporated ("Sponsor"), MasterCard customer financial institutions, credit unions, alliances, and processors (collectively, "MasterCard customer financial institutions"), teamDigital Promotions, Inc. ("teamDigital"), and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, distributors, subsidiaries, and advertising/promotion agencies (collectively, "Released Parties"). This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico and where prohibited.
How to Enter: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 A.M. Central Time ("CT") on 8/1/14 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. CT on 10/31/14 ("Promotion Period"). 1) Automatically receive one (1) entry for each MasterCard purchase (including, but not limited to, bill payment purchases) made in the US during the Promotion Period. Account adjustment transactions/returns, PIN-based and international transactions, late payment fees, over-limit or over-draft fees, return check fees, check re-order fees, cash advances, annual fees, balance transfers and/or other fees assessed on your account are not considered eligible transactions for automatic Sweepstakes entry. Entries from MasterCard® corporate cards and MasterCard business cards (including those made on payment devices) are not considered eligible transactions for automatic Sweepstakes entry. Entries from unauthorized MasterCard use or made with lost, stolen, or fraudulent MasterCards are void. Only purchases made with a MasterCard that is in good standing (at time of entry and winner selection) and issued by a MasterCard customer financial institution in the US to an identifiable end user and that are processed and submitted through MasterCard International Incorporated's US transaction processing system during the Promotion Period are eligible for automatic entry; or 2) To enter without making a purchase and receive one (1) entry, hand print your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, the first 6 digits of your MasterCard number, and the words "MasterCard 2014 Bill Payment Promotion" on a plain 3" x 5" piece of paper and mail it in a sealed, stamped and hand printed #10 envelope to: MasterCard 2014 Bill Payment Promotion, P.O. Box 15065, Bridgeport, CT 06673-5065. Enter as often as you wish by mail, but each entry must be mailed separately to be received by 11/7/14. There is no limit to the number of valid entries an eligible consumer may receive during the Promotion Period, regardless of entry method. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. Your use of your MasterCard to make a purchase and/or your submission of a 3" x 5" mail-in entry constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes and your consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address and other information for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, 3rd party transaction classification, transaction processing, or communication; technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; human-processing error; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweepstakes, human error, or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes.
One (1) Grand Prize: There will be a total of one (1) Grand Prize awarded, in the form of a $60,000 electronic deposit to winner's checking account. In the event that winner does not have a checking account at the time of prize award, prize will be awarded in the form of MasterCard Prepaid Cards (Approximate Retail Value "ARV"=$60,000). MasterCard Prepaid Card restrictions may apply. Federal, state, and local taxes and all other expenses not specified herein are winner's sole responsibility.
Winner Selection: Winner will be selected in a random drawing on/about 11/28/14 from among all eligible entries received by teamDigital, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winner will be notified by teamDigital by telephone and/or mail (as detailed below). Prize will be awarded to a) the primary account holder (as determined by the MasterCard customer financial institution's account records and subject to said financial institution's timely identification of the primary account holder) named on the account accessed by the MasterCard used to make the entry; or b) the cardholder referenced on the mail-in entry. Odds of winning will depend on number of eligible entries received.
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize except by Sponsor at its sole discretion due to prize unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Sponsor, and then for a prize of equal or greater value. Winner will be required to notify Sponsor of prize acceptance by returning an executed notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within three (3) days of issuance of notification. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to an alternate winner. If prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that: 1) Released Parties and their designees and assigns shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission, or notification; and 2) Released Parties and their designees and assigns and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant or any other person, including, without limitation, damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize or participation in this Sweepstakes.
Winner List: For the Winner's name, send a SASE to be received by 12/26/14 to: MasterCard 2014 Bill Payment Promotion Winner, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.
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Sponsor: MasterCard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577
Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801 www.teamdigital.com