Contest Rules

Official Rules for Allied First Bank's Social Media Contests

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

Start and End Date of Drawing: Entries can be made through liking and/or commenting on the identified social media posts on Allied First Bank’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/AlliedFirst. The drawing of all entries, to be held by Allied First Bank, 3201 Orchard Road, on dates specified in the social media post. Allied First Bank reserves the right to cancel or suspend a drawing at any time. 

Who: Allied First Bank also known as Sponsor

What You Can Win: Weekly prizes – one winner will be selected at random for a chance to win a gift card with a minimum redeemable value of $20.00 USD. The affiliation of the gift card is identified within the social media post and may change due to availability. Monthly prizes – one winner will be selected at random for a chance to win a gift card with a minimum redeemable value of $75.00 USD. Allied First Bank reserves the right to update the gift card affiliation and dollar amount at any time. The affiliation of the gift card, as identified within the social media post, may change due to availability.  Winner will be responsible for all taxes, income taxes, and/or sales taxes (federal, state and local) and all other expenses not specifically mentioned here related to acceptance of the Prize. The prize consists only of the items specifically listed as part of the prize. No rights or royalties will be received through this use or any future uses of the photo. If the winner cannot accept prize as specified, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by random drawing. Upon forfeiture for any reason as stated herein, no compensation shall be given. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Who Can Enter: The entry is open to individuals who are legal residents of the United States of America and its possessions, which as of the date of entry are at least 18 years of age. Participants are encouraged to be fans of Allied First Bank's official Facebook page but do not need to be customers of Allied First Bank or purchase anything to win. Maximum of two entries per Allied First Bank social media post, per person. 

How to Enter: To enter visit Allied First Bank's Facebook page, like and/or comment on the identified social media posts on Allied First Bank’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/AlliedFirst. Entries must be made within the provided timeline, any entries made after the deadline will not be considered for the drawing. 

By entering the drawing, entrants grant Allied First Bank the right to publish and use photos taken of prize presentment. Entrants agree that if they are selected as the winner, they grant Allied First Bank the right to display their photograph(s) at venues including but not limited to the Bank. Entrants further understand that no monetary compensation or royalties above and beyond the prizes will be awarded. All such entries will be considered for possible usage in public information/promotional materials, Bank displays or press releases to various media outlets.

Allied First Bank is not responsible for any problems or malfunctions, including any injury or damage resulting from prizes.

How to Win: Like and/or comment on the identified social media posts on Allied First Bank’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/AlliedFirst. Drawings will be held of all entries on the date provided within the social media post. The winner will be notified by contact information provided on entry and given 30 calendar days to pick up at Allied First Bank, located at 3201 Orchard Road, Oswego, IL 60543. Maximum of two entries per Allied First Bank social media post, per person. 

General: Employees, officers and directors of Allied First Bank and their affiliates or subsidiaries, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to be entered to win the public prizes, a separate employee drawing can be held if deemed appropriate. All federal, state and local laws apply. Acceptance of the prizes constitutes permission by the winner for Allied First Bank and their agencies to use, without further compensation, the winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising. By participating in this registration/drawing, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Allied First Bank. Allied First Bank is not responsible for any damages resulting from the use of prize(s) and makes no warranty concerning the characteristics, performance, safety or qualities of the prize(s). Noncompliance, or return of Prize notification as undeliverable, or inability to locate finalist within 10 days after notification will result in disqualification and selection of a substitute Winner by the same drawing on drawing date. By participating in the drawing and, if the Winner, by accepting any prize, entrants and Winners agree to release and hold harmless Allied First Bank and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents of each of them (collectively, "Released Parties") from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any loss, harm, damage, injury, cause of action, claim, cost or expense (including without limitation any property damage, personal injury and/or death) arising out of or in connection with the drawing, including without limitation participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, any travel-related activity, and/or possession, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Participation in the "Customer Appreciation" drawing constitutes consent to use the entrant's name, biographical information, image and likeness for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes in connection with drawing without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrant releases and holds harmless the Released Parties for any liability, claims and causes of action based on defamation or violation of rights of publicly or privacy. Maximum of two entries per Allied First Bank social media post, per person. 

Conduct: Allied First Bank reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual suspected of tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Allied First Bank to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Allied First Bank to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF

THE SWEEPSTAKES ISA VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, Allied First Bank RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS ' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THAT OR ANY OTHER PROVISION.

Limitation and Liability of Release: Facebook, Allied First Bank and each of their affiliates, parents and subsidiaries, and the employees, officers and directors of all such parties, assume no responsibility or liability for, and all entrants agree to release and hold them harmless from and against, any damages, injuries, losses, claims or causes of action of any kind arising from participation in this promotion, the operation of this promotion or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or while traveling to or from any prize-related event. For more information regarding the privacy policies of Facebook or Allied First Bank, please visit https:/lwww.facebook.com/fbprivacy and https:/lwww.alliedfirst.com/home/abouVprivacy-policy.

Official Rules: In the event, there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials and terms and conditions stated in the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Allied First Bank's sole and absolute discretion. The Official Rules will be available upon request from Allied First Bank Marketing.

Name of Winner: For the winner's name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Allied First Bank, attn: Marketing Department; 3201 Orchard Road, Oswego, IL 60543.

Sponsor: Allied First Bank; 3201 Orchard Road, Oswego, IL 60543. Facebook in no way sponsors endorses or administers any promotions/sweepstakes/contests run or posted via Facebook by Allied First Bank

Allied First Bank, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to determine the date(s) and time(s) at which to make this opportunity available to Entrants and to change the date, time and location of the drawing, and the number of the Entrants. If a potential winner is not available (or not willing) to participate in the Promotion during the Promotion Period selected by AFB, then such potential winner shall forfeit his/her opportunity to participate in the Promotion and to win a Prize. Each potential winner will be required to sign a Confirmation, Release and Indemnity on a form provided by the AFB prior to participating in the shooting contest, or shall forfeit his/her chance to participate in the Promotion and to win a Prize.