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Stock-Back® Community Rewards Program

Terms and Conditions

Effective October 5, 2020 for Stock-Back® participants who receive an invitation from Stash to participate in the program described herein

General Description

The Stock-Back® Community Rewards Program (the “Program”) is a rewards program offered by Stash Financial, Inc. and/or its affiliates (collectively, “Stash”) to its customers that supplements its Stash Stock-Back® Rewards program – a rewards program offered by Stash in which a Stash banking account holder may choose to participate that enables such holder to earn fractional shares of stock of certain publicly-traded companies and/or exchange-traded funds on certain qualifying purchases made using a Stash Debit card. All references to the “Stash Debit card” or “debit card” hereunder refer to a permanent or virtual Stash Debit card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC.

Upon making each Qualifying Transaction between 8:00 AM (ET) on October 5, 2020 and 8:00 AM (ET) on October 12, 2020 (the “Program Period”), you will be eligible to claim one (1) Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward, as further described below.

This Program is subject to the terms and conditions stated herein (the “Program Terms”). By choosing to participate in this Program, you are accepting and agreeing to these Program Terms. These Program Terms form an agreement between you and Stash with respect to the Program. You should read these Program Terms carefully.  

Eligibility

To be eligible to participate in this Program, you must: (i) have both a Stash Invest account and a Stash Banking account, both of which must be in good standing (as further described below), (ii) be enrolled as a participant in the Stash Stock-Back® Rewards program, which is governed by the Stock-Back® Rewards Terms and Conditions (the “Stock-Back® Program Terms”) and adhere to the Stock-Back® Program Terms and meet the eligibility requirements set forth therein, (iii) have linked a funding account (e.g. an external bank account) to your Stash Banking account, and (iv) have activated your Stash Debit card in accordance with Stash and/or Green Dot Bank’s policies. If you satisfy the conditions in the previous sentence during the Program Period, you will be deemed an “Eligible Participant” hereunder. 

See the full Stock-Back® Program Terms referenced above, which you agreed to when you joined that program, for important disclosures about that program. The Stock-Back® Program Terms are incorporated herein by reference with the same force and effect as though fully set forth herein. Stash reserves the right to determine who to send invitations to hereunder. By choosing to participate in this Program and accepting these Program Terms, you authorize Stash to share certain information relating to any Stock-Back® rewards you’ve earned under the Stock-Back® Program Terms or any Stock-Back® Community Bonus Rewards you’ve earned under this Program with all other Eligible Participants. Stash’s use of such information will be governed by and used in accordance with Stash’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.stash.com/theprivacypolicy, and the Stock-Back® Program Terms. 

Stash and/or Green Dot Bank reserve the right to determine in its and/or their sole or joint discretion whether an account is closed and/or in good standing. An account in good standing for purposes of this Program is an account for which all required account opening documentation has been completed and verified, and is not locked, or restricted, or otherwise flagged in any way. If either your Stash Banking account or Stash Invest account is closed or not in good standing for any reason at any time, you will no longer be able to participate in this Program and you will forfeit any Stock-Back® Community Bonus Rewards received hereunder. A Stash Invest account is a taxable brokerage account advised by Stash Investments LLC.

A Stash Banking account opened hereunder is also subject to approval by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC. You must pass Green Dot Bank’s customer identification procedures and otherwise be approved by Green Dot Bank for a Stash Banking account, and you must agree to electronic delivery of disclosures, Green Dot Bank’s deposit account agreement, and any other account documentation required for opening in order to open a Stash Banking account. There is no guarantee that you will be approved to open a Stash Banking account.

Qualifying Transactions

The term “Qualifying Transaction” shall mean all qualifying debit card purchases as described in the Stock-Back® Program Terms that are authorized by an Eligible Participant and a hold was placed on such Eligible Participant’s Stash Debit card for the purchase amount during the Program Period. Upon each Qualifying Transaction made by you during the Program Period, you will be eligible to claim one (1) Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward, as further described below.

Further and for the avoidance of doubt, the following transactions are not Qualifying Transactions and thus are ineligible for purposes of this Program: (1) transactions conducted at an ATM, cash teller withdrawals, and cash withdrawals at point-of-sale, (2) the purchase of money orders or other cash-equivalents (cash-equivalents include, but are not limited to: third-party gift cards or gift certificates, prepaid open loop cards, coupons, currency, virtual currency, coins, paper money, negotiable items not yet deposited, U.S. treasury bills and commercial paper), and (3) transactions conducted through peer-to-peer (“P2P”) payment services and third-party payment accounts (including but not limited to services such as Venmo®, Square, Inc.’s CashApp® and PayPal® and other similar services) where the funding source is a Stash Banking account or the Stash Debit card.

In addition, transactions deemed by Stash in its sole discretion to have been manufactured spend will not constitute a Qualifying Transaction. Stash also reserves the right to reverse the credit of any prize hereunder in the event the Qualifying Transaction giving rise to the prize is the subject of a return, credit, chargeback or similar rescinded transaction. Stash in its sole discretion will determine whether a particular transaction is a Qualifying Transaction hereunder. You will not earn any Stock-Back® Community Bonus Rewards if you do not make any Qualifying Transactions during the Program Period.  

Amount of Stock-Back® Community Bonus Rewards

The total number of Qualifying Transactions collectively made by all Eligible Participants during the Program Period will determine the amount of each Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward, provided, however, that each Eligible Participant’s first Qualifying Transaction made during the Program Period will count as five (5) Qualifying Transactions for purposes of calculating the total number of Qualifying Transactions collectively made by all Eligible Participants during the Program Period. Subject to the terms and conditions stated herein, the following chart identifies the total amount of Qualifying Transactions that all Eligible Participants need to collectively make during the Program Period in order to determine the Stock-Back® reward bonus multiplier attributable to each Qualifying Transaction (each, a “Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward”): 

Amount of Qualifying Transactions Made During The Program Period by all Eligible Participants Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward multiplier attributable to each subsequent Qualifying Transaction
Between 1 – 549,999 Qualifying Transactions 1x
(i.e., no additional reward beyond your base reward)
Between 550,000 – 774,999 Qualifying Transactions 1.5x
Between 775,000 – 874,999 Qualifying Transactions 2x
Between 875,000+ Qualifying Transactions 5x

For example, once all Eligible Participants collectively make their 550,000th Qualifying Transaction during the Program Period, the multiplier attributable to that and each subsequent Qualifying Transaction made by an Eligible Participant will increase from 1x to 1.5x until all Eligible Participants collectively have made their 774,999th Qualifying Transaction. Further, once all Eligible Participants collectively make their 775,000th Qualifying Transaction during the Program Period, the multiplier attributable to that and each subsequent Qualifying Transaction made by an Eligible Participant will increase from 1.5x to 2x until all Eligible Participants collectively have made their 874,999 Qualifying Transaction, and so forth.

Each Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward will be a dollar amount equal to that Eligible Participant’s base reward, as noted in the Stock-Back® Program Terms and attributable to such Eligible Participant’s Stash platform tier (as applicable), multiplied by the reward amount multiplier noted above. The total Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward is inclusive of your base reward. You are only eligible to receive one (1) Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward upon each Qualifying Transaction made by you during the Program Period. Each Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward will also be limited to a maximum cash value of $25.00, which shall be calculated by Stash in its sole discretion. 

Stock-Back® Bonus Level Rewards hereunder will be fulfilled and credited in the manner noted in the Stock-Back® Program Terms.

Other Information

Stash Investments LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser. You may view our Wrap Fee Brochure and our Advisory Agreement at https://www.stash.com/disclosurelibrary. You remain responsible for ancillary fees that are not included in the monthly Wrap Fee. A list of such ancillary fees is included in our Advisory Agreement.  

When determining whether a transaction is deemed a Qualifying Transaction and/or when calculating each Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward, you acknowledge and agree that Stash hereby makes no representation or warranty that the transaction data it receives is accurate or timely. If Stash receives transaction data that is delayed, incorrect, incomplete or mismatched, Stash will use reasonable efforts to determine whether such transaction constitutes a Qualifying Transaction and/or is eligible for a Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward. You hereby acknowledge and agree that neither Stash nor any of its affiliates shall be liable for any delayed, incorrect, incomplete or mismatched information that Stash receives in connection with this Program. Stash’s services for matching Qualifying Transactions to Stock-Back® Community Bonus Rewards are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Stash cannot warrant that such matching services will be error-free or that defects in the matching services will be corrected. If you believe that a Stock-Back® Community Bonus Reward has not been properly credited to you in accordance with these Program Terms, you agree to notify Stash promptly.

This Program is supplemental to the Stock-Back® Rewards Bonus Terms and Conditions (the “Stock-Back® Rewards Bonus Terms”), meaning that any Qualifying Transactions made during the Program Period will also qualify for rewards under the Stock-Back® Rewards Bonus Terms. Further, this Program is expressly exempt from the Stock-Back® Walmart+ Rewards Bonus Program, and any transactions made thereunder will not qualify for this Program. Lastly, Stash may implement multiple, varying versions of its Stock-Back® Rewards program and/or promotions related to its Stock-Back® Rewards program as of or after the effective date noted above (each, an “Additional Stock-Back® Rewards Program”). Accordingly, any rewards prescribed under each Additional Stock-Back® Rewards Program are expressly exempt for purposes of this Program.

By participating in this Program, you further agree not to provide any investment advice to any other participants in this Program, or offer or solicit any investment advice to or from any other other participants in this Program. You represent and warrant that by participating in this Program you will not solicit any advisory services or the purchase or sale of any securities on behalf of Stash, any such user of Stash or any third party.

This Program is for informational purposes only, and you should not construe any such information or other materials as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice. All content associated with this Program is information of a general nature and does not address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Nothing in this Program constitutes investment advice, nor does any information in this Program constitute a comprehensive and complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto. You alone assume the sole responsibility of evaluating the merits and risks associated with the use of any information displayed through this Program before making any decisions based on such information. In exchange for participating in this Program, you agree not to hold Stash, or any third party service provider liable for any possible claim for damages arising from any decision you make based on information made available to you through this Program. Participating in this Program is not an endorsement by you, and you should not construe participation by any other user in this Program to be an endorsement by any such user, of Stash’s investment advisory products or services, or of your or such user’s experiences as a Stash customer.

NEITHER THE INFORMATION NOR ANY OPINION EXPRESSED IN THIS PROGRAM CONSTITUTES AN OFFER OR SOLICITATION OF SECURITIES OR INVESTMENT SERVICES OR AN ENDORSEMENT THEREOF IN ANY JURISDICTION OR IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IN WHICH SUCH OFFER, ENDORSEMENT OR SOLICITATION IS UNLAWFUL OR NOT AUTHORIZED. SUCH INFORMATION AND OPINIONS ARE NOT MEANT TO BE RELIED UPON FOR INVESTMENT, ACCOUNTING, LEGAL, TAX OR OTHER PURPOSES.

All investments are subject to risk and may lose value. Information shown is strictly for illustrative and educational purposes only and should not be considered a solicitation to buy, an offer to sell, or a recommendation for any security in any jurisdiction where such an offer, solicitation or recommendation would be unlawful or unauthorized. Any preliminary information provided to prospective clients prior to Stash accepting a signed advisory agreement does not constitute investment advice and should not be relied on as such. Investment products and services are offered by Stash Investments LLC, not Green Dot Bank, and are Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed and May Lose Value.

Bank Account Services are provided by Green Dot Bank and Stash Visa Debit Card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association. Green Dot Bank operates under the following registered trade names: GoBank, Green Dot Bank and Bonneville Bank. All of the registered trade names are used by, and refer to a single FDIC-insured bank, Green Dot Bank.  Deposits under any of these trade names are deposits with Green Dot Bank and are aggregated for deposit insurance coverage. Green Dot is a registered trademark of Green Dot Corporation. © 2020 Green Dot Bank. All rights reserved.

This Program is sponsored by Stash Cash Management LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stash Financial, Inc. and an affiliate of Stash Investments LLC. The Program is not sponsored or endorsed by Green Dot Bank, Green Dot Corporation, Visa U.S.A., or any of their respective affiliates, and none of the foregoing has any responsibility to fulfill any rewards earned by this Program. 

Stash reserves the right to amend or cancel this Program or these Program Terms at any time. Stash is not responsible for any failure on your part to meet standards for qualifying for this Program. Stash may withhold or recover any rewards if Stash determines that such rewards were obtained under wrongful or fraudulent circumstances, or that you received an invitation to participate in this Program in error, or that inaccurate or incomplete information was provided when opening your account, or that any terms of our Advisory Agreement, Terms of Use, the Stock-Back® Program Terms or these Program Terms have been violated. Program available to U.S residents only. The value of any cash or stock rewards received by you may be taxable income to you. You are responsible for any federal or state taxes resulting from receipt of any rewards and should consult your tax advisor if you have questions about the tax treatment of any rewards.