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NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility:

The Thunder Number Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older as of their entry date. This Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited by law. Austin Capital Bank’s employees, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors (collectively the “Employees”), as well as members of an Employees’ immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.

2. Sponsorship:

The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Austin Capital Bank (the “Sponsor”), located at 8100 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, Texas 78757. Sponsor will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules.

3. Agreement to Rules:

By entering this Sweepstakes, the Entrant (“You”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor’s Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this Sweepstakes, You represent and warrant that You are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.

4. Thunder Number Sweepstakes Entry Period:

This promotion begins on August 17, 2021 at 9am CST and ends on August 27, 2021 at 5pm CST (the “Entry Period”). To be eligible for the Sweepstakes, entries must be received within the specified Entry Period.

5. How to Enter:

Eligible entrants can enter the Sweepstakes by submitting a completed survey and indicating You wish to enter the Sweepstakes via an online form provided by the Sponsor at: https://forms.gle/uiAaQbnv6JoL4Eue7  As a participant, your entry must fully meet all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Mail-In Entry: An eligible entrant may receive one entry in this Sweepstakes without making a purchase by sending a 3 inch by 5 inch postcard with your name, home address, phone number, and email address to Austin Capital Bank, ATTN: Thunder Number Sweepstakes, 8100 Shoal Creek Blvd. Austin, Texas 78757. For each postcard received during the Entry Period you will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. Mail-In Entries must be hand-written and mechanically reproduced entries are ineligible for the Sweepstakes.

Limit 1 (one) entry into the Sweepstakes per person regardless of method of entry.

Conditions Applicable to All Entries. Any use of mechanical robotic, repetitive, automated, programmed, scripted, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to; contest-entry services, multiple or different email addresses, or multiple identities) is prohibited and will void all entries submitted by that entrant if discovered by Sponsor. Entrants must use their own name. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time that in Sponsor’s opinion and sole discretion does not comply with these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, postage-due, or misdirected entries, or for errors in mechanical transmission, unavailability of phone lines or connections, cellular phone service, or any other technical malfunctions or inability to transmit messages or entries. Received entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.

Fraudulent methods of entry or circumvention of the rules may result in the Sponsor invalidating your entries and removing them from the Sweepstakes at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

6. Prizes:

Prize Level# of PrizesPrize
Grand Prize1$2,000
Runners-Up1$500
3rd Place15$100
4th Place19$50

The Grand Prize Winner must provide the Sponsor with their valid Social Security number or taxpayer-identification number before the Sponsor can award the Grand Prize. A Form 1099 will be issued to Grand Prize winner.

The specifics of each prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The prizes are nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winners. No substitution of prizes or transfer/assignment of prizes to others by Winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Austin Capital Bank to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

7. Odds:

The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

8. Selection and Notification of Winner:

Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. Austin Capital Bank shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If a selected Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 72 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations.

ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

9. Rights Granted by You:

By submitting an entry into this Sweepstakes, You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use in any media

known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission, name, photo, portrait, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Sweepstakes, and your biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, information, and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration.

10. Terms & Conditions:

Austin Capital Bank reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Austin Capital Bank may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Austin Capital Bank. Austin Capital Bank reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

Austin Capital Bank has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Austin Capital Bank reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to receive email periodically from Austin Capital Bank. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email.

11. Limitation of Liability:

By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Austin Capital Bank 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 sweepstakes 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) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

12. Disputes:

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF TEXAS, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES.

As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the State of Texas having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

13. Privacy Policy:

Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Austin Capital Bank Credit Strong website. Click here  https://www.creditstrong.com/privacy-policy/  to read the Privacy Policy.

14. Winners List:

You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s name(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Austin Capital Bank 8100 Shoal Creek Blvd Austin, Texas 78757. Requests must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2021 5pm CST.

15. Social Media

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, Pinterest, TikTok, LinkedIn, Google or any other social media platform. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner and Sponsor of this Sweepstakes and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or any other social media platform.