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$1000 Visa Gift Card Retail Banking Offer - Terms and Conditions

$1000 Visa Gift Card Retail Banking Offer - Terms and Conditions

Meridian Credit Union is offering a CAD $1000 VISA Gift Card Offer (“VISA Gift Card Offer”) from June 16, 2023 to June 30, 2023 to new and existing Members, subject to satisfaction in Meridian Credit Union's sole discretion, of the eligibility criteria set forth in these terms and conditions.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to qualify for the VISA Gift Card Offer, Members must satisfy all of the following eligibility criteria:

1. Meridian Members who have achieved the age of majority in Canada.

2. Meridian Members who are Retail Members.

3. Meridian Members who attended the ANOKHI EMERALD EVENT SERIES 2023 event.

4. Registered cash, investments, or a combination thereof (“New Assets”) must be transferred into a new registered or non-registered 18-month GIC account at Meridian (“Qualifying Account”) from a financial institution outside of Meridian Credit Union, Credential Asset Management Inc., Credential Securities, and Qtrade Investor. To qualify as New Assets, the assets must not have been transferred out of a Qualifying Account at any time within the previous twelve (12) months.

5. The transfer of New Assets from a financial institution into a Qualifying Account must be initiated no earlier than June 16, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Toronto, Canada time (the specific date of transfer is referred to as the “Transfer-In Date”).

6. New Assets must be received into a Qualifying Account no later than 4:00 p.m. Toronto, Canada time on September 15, 2023. The VISA Gift Card will be sent to the Member via registered mail after September 15, 2023 but no later than October 31, 2023 on New Assets that qualify (Qualifying Investments).

7. The Member must transfer in a minimum of $100,000.00 per Member from an account held at another financial institution.

8. Qualifying Investments are all investments held in a Qualifying Account other than Non-Qualifying Investments. Non- Qualifying Investments include the following: cash, money market funds, premium savings accounts, GICs, options, personal mortgages, fixed income securities with a duration of less than six months, shares of CCPCs, units of limited partnerships, or securities that are not listed on a recognized exchange or quoted on a recognized quotation or trade reporting system or other market recognized by Meridian Credit Union in its sole discretion (collectively, “Non-Qualifying Investments”).

9. Qualifying Investments must be received on or before September 15, 2023 and must remain in a Qualifying Account.

10. Qualifying Accounts can be (a) registered retirement savings plan accounts; (b) spousal registered retirement savings plan accounts; (c) locked-in registered retirement savings plan Confidentialaccounts; (d) registered retirement income fund accounts; (e) spousal registered retirement income fund accounts; (f) life income fund accounts; (g) tax free savings accounts; (h) non-registered accounts.

Valuation and Payment

11. At the time of receiving the VISA Gift Card Offer the Member must be a resident of Canada.

12. Valuation of Qualifying Investments will be based on the market value of the Qualifying Investments as of 4:00 p.m. Toronto, Canada time on the Transfer-In Date. If New Assets are transferred in over more than one day, the value for all Qualifying Investments will be based on the date the last New Asset arrived.

13. The amount of the VISA Gift Card Offer will be $1000.00 provided the Net Qualifying Investments are $100,000.00 or more. The VISA Gift Card amount will be $1000.00 per Member.

14. The VISA Gift Card Offer is determined by Meridian Credit Union in its sole discretion and is payable on new assets that qualify (Qualifying Investments) after September 15 but no later than October 31, 2023.

15. VISA Gift Cards will be distributed to eligible Members via registered mail. Member mailing addresses will be confirmed prior to distribution of the Gift cards. 

16. All distribution of Gift cards as per the VISA Gift Card Offer will be completed by Meridian Credit Union.

17. You have until December 15, 2023 to notify Meridian Credit Union if the VISA Gift Card Offer has not been sent to you via registered mail. Any notice received after this date, will not be accepted and you will be deemed not to have qualified for the Offer.

General Terms

18. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.

19. Meridian Credit Union reserves the right at any time without prior notice and in its sole discretion, to add, alter, modify all or any of these terms and conditions or to replace this offer, wholly or in part, with any other offer, whether similar to this offer or not, or to withdraw this offer altogether. Meridian reserves the right to suspend, disqualify, limit or revoke this Offer to any Member it finds or believes to be manipulating or otherwise abusing the process, fairness, or integrity of the VISA Gift Card Offer.

20. Additional terms and conditions apply to opening an account with Meridian Credit Union and the transfer in, and operation of accounts at any of Meridian Credit Union. Confidential

21. Meridian Credit Union shall have the exclusive right to determine the amounts, if any, payable under any offer.

22. Meridian Credit Union is not responsible for transfers that are not initiated or received and completed by the dates stated in Sections 3 and 4 due to problems or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any other delays on the part of the delivering institution.

23. Non-Redeemable GIC: Eligible deposits in registered accounts have unlimited coverage through the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). Eligible deposits (not in registered accounts) are insured up to $250,000 through the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA). Rates are subject to change without notice. Interest is calculated and accrued daily. Interest is paid at maturity unless otherwise specified. The minimum required investment is $100.