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Sweepstakes Rules

The sweepstakes is sponsored by Generations Bank (“Sponsor”). This sweepstakes is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibly requirements, and understands that the results of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. 


The sweepstakes is open to residents of the United State who reside in Seneca, Cayuga, Monroe, Orleans, or Ontario Counties of New York. Participants must be at least 18 years of age to participate. You do not need to be a customer of Generations Bank to enter. Employees of Generations Bank and Generations Agency are not eligible to participate, this includes directors serving on the board. Immediate family members of employees are not eligible to participate. Internet access is required for entry. A valid Facebook or Instagram account is required prior to the beginning of the Sweepstakes period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. 

Sweepstakes Period

Sweepstakes will run from date of posting (Monday, October 19, 2020) until Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. All entries must be received on or before the time stated during that submission period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion. 

How To Enter

Enter the Sweepstakes through the Sponsor Facebook page or Instagram profile. During the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will post on its Facebook and Instagram account a post related to the Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Post”). All entrants must (a) provide a relevant response in the comment section of the Sweepstakes Post and must (b) react to the post with a “like” or “love” reaction to participate in the Sweepstakes. For giving a relevant response submission in the comments and giving the post a “like” or “love” reaction, the entrant with receive one (1) entry into the drawing. Limit one (1) entry per person. 

Submission Material

The information collected from this sweepstakes will only be used to notify the winner. Information provided by you under this sweepstakes is subject to the Generations Bank Privacy Policy located at

Submissions materials must not:

  1. Contain offensive words or statements, including words or symbols that are often considered to be offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group.
  2. Criticize, threaten or invade the privacy of any person, place, business or group, including those associated with the Sponsor. 
  3. Contain or reference material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state or local laws and regulations. 
  4. Contain or reference material that is inappropriate, indecent (including but not limited to nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, or slanderous.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (a) remove any submission materials which are deemed inappropriate according to the Sponsor and (b) disqualify any individual who is found: (i) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (ii) to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (iii) to be acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner; (iv) to be in violation of any of the Submission Requirement specified above; or (iv) to be engaging in any other offensive conduct that jeopardizes the integrity and/or administration of the Sweepstakes, which shall be determined at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the sweepstakes if fraud or technical problems question the integrity of the sweepstakes.

Winner Selection

The winner will be chosen at random within a week of the Sweepstakes closing. The winner will be notified via Facebook or Instagram messenger and in the comment section of the giveaway posts. The winner has 72 hours to claim the prize from the time we publicly announce they are the winner. In the case of a winner's disqualification or failure to respond we will randomly select a new winner from the pool of remaining qualified candidates. Winners are responsible for any federal, state or local taxes and we may require a completed W-9. If a potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. The odds of being the prize sweepstakes winner depends on the total number of eligible entries received. 


One (1) prize will be awarded. The prize is a $30 gift card to a small business of the prize winner’s choice. The prize will be available either by pick up at the closest Generations Bank office or by U.S. mail. Sponsor will pay for the postage. No responsibility is assumed by the sponsor for any postal mail or delivery returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address. No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor after it has been mailed. The winner can choose which small business they would like a gift card from, however, the Sponsor will use their own discretion when purchasing the gift card. The chosen businesses values should line up with the values of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to award cash or check of equal or greater value in lieu of a gift card. Sponsor is not responsible for any damages, loss or liability with respect to the use of the prizes awarded in the sweepstakes. 


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Sweepstakes Sponsors

The sweepstakes is sponsored by: 
Generations Bank

Generations Bank Headquarters
20 East Bayard Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Any questions about the Sweepstakes should be directed to with the subject line “Sweepstakes.”