Legal Terms & Policies

Website - Terms of Use

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000.

This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures. This is a legal agreement between you, the user (‘You’) of the Services, as defined below, and Star India Private Limited stating the terms that govern Your use of the Site, as defined below. If You do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not entitled to use the Services and any use thereafter shall be unauthorized.

Description of Service and Acceptance of Terms of Use

[Star India Private Limited] is a company incorporated under Companies Act, 1956, having its registered office at STAR House, Off. Dr E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai- 400011, India (“Star”).

Star provides an online website www.startv.com (“Site”) as an interactive platform for its viewers to interalia view schedules of the programs, serials and programs, trailers of upcoming serials, view videos and/or photos of their favorite characters on serials, read recaps of serials, etc. on the Site and any other features, tools, applications, materials, or other services offered from time to time by Star in connection with its business, provided on the Site (“Content”) and post comments, participate in contests (collectively with Content, referred to as “Services”)

Use of the Services is subject to compliance with these Terms of Use ("Terms of Use" or "Terms" or “Terms and Conditions”).

By visiting the Site or using any of the Services You are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions. Unless otherwise specified, the Service is available for individuals aged 18 years or older. If You are under the age of 18, You should review these Terms and Conditions with Your parent or legal guardian to make sure that You and Your parent or legal guardian understands and agrees to it on Your behalf and further if required, You shall perform or undertake such activities which will entitle You to enter into a legally binding agreement with STAR. Your access to and use of the Services is subject to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and all applicable laws. Star may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy by updating this posting which will be communicated to You. You shall be bound by any such revisions.

Participation in any contest and or game on the Site conducted by Star shall be subject to such further terms and conditions as may be notified by Star from time to time on the Site or otherwise.

Electronic Communications

When You use/avail the Services or send any data, information or communication to Star, You agree and understand that You are communicating with Star through electronic records and You consent to receive communications via electronic records from Star periodically and as and when required.

Star will communicate with You by email or any push or other message or electronic records on the email address and or mobile number available with Star which will be deemed adequate service of notice / electronic record.

The Content which is viewed on the Site is copyrighted material of Star and/or Star’s licensors, and shall not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, without the written permission of Star.

Access and Use of the Services

Star grants You a non-exclusive limited license to use the Services on the Site for personal, non-commercial purposes as set forth in these Terms and Conditions.

By agreeing to use/avail the Services:

1. You confirm and warrant that all the data and information supplied by You when You register or otherwise post comments/observations on the Site and provided by You to Star and or any Star’s affiliates, distributors (“Registration Data”) is true, current, complete and accurate in all respects.

2. You agree to promptly update Your “Registration Data”, so that Your information remains true, current, complete, and accurate at all times.

3. You acknowledge and agree that Your registration information and any other personal data collected by Star is subject to Star’s Privacy Policy. For more information, view the full Privacy Policy. Star may collect information such as occupation, language, zip code, area code, unique device identifier, location, and the time zone where the Services is used.

4. You acknowledge, consent and agree that Star may access, preserve, and disclose Your account information subject to the Privacy Policy, if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the Terms and Conditions; (c) respond to Your requests for customer service; or (d) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Star, its users and the public.

5. You agree that Star has the right to temporarily suspend access to the whole or any part of the Services for any technical/operational reason. Star may, but shall not be obliged to, give You as much notice of any interruption of access to the Services as is reasonably practicable. Star will restore access to the Services as soon as reasonably practicable after temporary suspension.

6. You agree that Star shall be under no liability whatsoever to You in the event of non-availability of the Site or any portion thereof occasioned by Act of God, war, disease, revolution, riot, civil commotion, strike, lockout, flood, fire, satellite failure, failure of any public utility, man-made disaster, satellite failure or any other cause whatsoever beyond the control of Star.

7. You agree that Star shall not be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment or software due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Site or due to use of any of the Services, including any injury or damage to the User(s)’ or to any person(s)’ computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Services.

8. You acknowledge and agree not to either directly or through the use of any device, software, internet site, web-based service, or other means remove, alter, bypass, avoid, interfere with, or circumvent any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices marked on the Content or any digital rights management mechanism, device, or other content protection or access control measure associated with the Content including geo-filtering mechanisms. Further, You agree not to either directly or through the use of any device, software, internet site, web-based service, or other means copy, download, capture, reproduce, duplicate, archive, distribute, upload, publish, modify, translate, broadcast, perform, display, sell, transmit or retransmit the Content or create any derivative work and/or material based on the Content.

9. You agree that Star owns and retains all rights to the Services. You further agree that the Content You access and view as part of the Services is owned or controlled by Star and or its licensors. The Services and the Content are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

10. You are responsible for the security and proper use of Your unique user ID and password that you enter while registering on the Site and must take all necessary steps to ensure that they are kept confidential, used properly, and not disclosed to unauthorized people.

11. You agree that your use of the Services and the Content may give you the opportunity to view, publish, transmit, submit posts and/or comment in accordance with these Term and Condition. You agree that You will not misuse the Content you access and view as part of the Service, including without limitation, download the Content by illegal/non-permitted means, or infringe any of the Star’s copyright, trademark and other intellectual property including any rights of Star or its licensors subsisting in the Content. You further agree that you will not copy/record any of the Content You access and view as part of the Service, for any purpose, and/or copy/record any Content including video, images etc, by using any means including software, spyware, etc, for any purpose whatsoever.

12. You further agree that you with not post, publish, transfer, upload, transmit or submit any of the Content, including without limitation videos, images, comments, User material (defined below) or articles, of the Site on any other website, webpage or software which is not owned by Star.

13. In case the Site allows You to download or stream any of the Contents therein, You agree that You will not use, sell, transfer or transmit the Content to any person or upload the Content on any other website, webpage or software, which may violate/cause damages or injuries to any rights of Star or its affiliates or any third party including privacy rights, publicity rights, and intellectual property rights.

14. You agree that the trademarks, logos and service marks shown on this site are registered trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing in Your use of the Site shall be interpreted as granting any license or right to use any image, trademark, logo or service mark made available on the site.

15. You agree that You shall assume the entire risk with respect to the user, results of such use, in terms of accuracy, reliability, performance, completeness, comprehensiveness, currentness, functionality, performance, continuity, timeliness of the information, data or any content available on the Site.

16. You waive your right to any claim based on the detrimental effects or results of any reliance placed by the user on any information or data available on the Site.

17. The development of the Site with respect to the nature of the information or data available on the Site is a continuous and on going process. STAR disclaims any and all liability and/or responsibility for loss of any information or data, or any consequence, intended or unintended, due to the operation of the Site. STAR does not assume or purport to assume any responsibility or liability to You for any failure or inability to access or use the Site for any purpose. Published information, statistics or data available on the Site may not be current or upto date for any purpose.

18. Star shall not be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment or software due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Site or due to use of any of the Services, including any injury or damage to the User(s)’ or to any person(s)’ computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Services.

19. If You are the parent or the legal guardian of a minor child, and have allowed him to use the Services, You agree that You shall be solely responsible for :

i. The online conduct of the minor child

ii. Monitoring of such Minor’s access to the Site and Use of the Service

iii. The consequences of any use of the Services by the minor child.

Termination of Service

Star reserves the right to immediately terminate or restrict Your account or Your use of the Services or access to Content at any time, without notice or liability, if Star determines in its sole discretion that You have breached these Terms and Conditions, violated any law, rule, or regulation, engaged in other inappropriate conduct, or for any other business reason.

User Reviews, Comments and Other Material

You may have an opportunity to publish, transmit, submit, or otherwise post (collectively, "Post") only reviews or comments (collectively, "User Material").

You agree that Star shall have the right but have no obligation, to monitor User Material and to restrict or remove User Material that Star may determine, in its sole discretion, is inappropriate or for any other business reason. You must adhere to the below terms and conditions and not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:

(a) belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right to;

(b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;

(c) harm minors in any way;

(d) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;

(e) violates any law for the time being in force;

(f) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;

(g) impersonate another person;

(h) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;

(i) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. You also represent and warrant that the Posting of your User Material does not violate any right of any party, including privacy rights, publicity rights, and intellectual property rights.

You acknowledge that Star does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Material.

By Posting the User Material, You hereby grant Star a license to use, display, reproduce, distribute, modify, delete from, add to, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform, and publish such User Material worldwide, including on or through any Property, in perpetuity, in any media formats and any media channels now known or hereinafter created. The license You grant to Star is non-exclusive, royalty-free, and sub licensable.

In no event does Star assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any User Material, and You agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies You may have against Star with respect to such User Material.

If you have any complaints relating to any User Material uploaded on the site, then please contact:hello@startv.com

Your email, which must bear your digital signature or a signed written complaint should include the following information:

i. Details of the objectionable Post;

ii. Details of the basis of the objection;

iii. Other relevant information required by Star to assess the complaint.

Star shall take all reasonable measures, including taking down the objectionable Post expeditiously. You agree and acknowledge that Star’s responsibility in relation to objectionable Posts is limited to removing them post receipt of Your objections in accordance with this Terms of Use and Star shall not be responsible or liable for any other damages or losses incurred by You of any nature whatsoever.

 

Linked Destinations and Advertising

Part of this Site contains advertising and other material submitted to us by third parties. Although acceptance of advertisements on the Site on request is subject to our terms and conditions, we expressly disclaim any liability arising out of the usage of these products or services advertised on our Site.

This Site may contain articles contributed by several individuals. The views are exclusively their own and do not represent the views of Star or its management. All liability is excluded to the extent permitted by law including any implied terms. Indian law and jurisdiction applies with respect to contents of this Site. While using this website for information purposes or otherwise, users acknowledge and accept the above disclaimer.

If Star provides links or pointers to other websites or destinations, You should not infer or assume that Star operates, controls, or is otherwise connected with these other websites or destinations. When You click on a link within the Services, Star will not warn You that You have left the Services and are subject to the Terms and Conditions (including privacy policies) of another website or destination. In some cases, it may be less obvious than others that you have left the Services and reached another website or destination. Please be careful to read the terms of use and privacy policy of any other website or destination before you provide any confidential information or engage in any transactions. You should not rely on these Terms and Conditions to govern your use of another website or destination.

Star is not responsible for the content or practices of any website or destination other than the Site, even if it links to the Site and even if the website or destination is operated by a company affiliated or otherwise connected with Star. By using the Services, You acknowledge and agree that Star is not responsible or liable to You for any content or other materials hosted and served from any website or destination other than the Site.

Star takes no responsibility for advertisements or any third party material Posted on any of the Properties, nor does it take any responsibility for the products or services provided by advertisers. Any dealings You have with advertisers found while using the Services are between You and the advertiser, and You agree that Star is not liable for any loss or claim that You may have against an advertiser.

Support

If You have any questions, complaints or claims with respect to the Site, then such correspondence should be directed to the address as given below.

[STAR India Private Limited]

The contact information – hello@startv.com

Disclaimer of Warranties

You agree that use of the Services is at Your own risk. The Services including the Site, the Content, the Video Player, user material and any other materials contained on or provided through the Properties are provided “AS IS” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.

Without limiting the foregoing, Star does not make any warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, title, merchantability, completeness, availability, security, compatibility or non-infringement; or that the Services will be uninterrupted, free of viruses and other harmful components, accurate, error free or reliable.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO CASE SHALL STAR, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, PRINCIPALS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. WHERE THE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, STAR'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Star, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access to the Services; (ii) Your violation of any term of these Terms and Conditions; (iii) Your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; and (iv) Your breach of any applicable laws. This indemnification obligation will survive the expiry or termination of Terms and Conditions and Your use of the Service.

Governing Law

The relationship between You and Star shall be governed by the laws of India without regard to its conflict of law provisions and for resolution of any dispute arising out of Your use of the Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You agree that Star has the right to bring any proceedings before any court/forum of competent jurisdiction and You irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts or forum.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, void, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be considered severable from the remaining provisions, and the remaining provisions given full force and effect.

Changes

Star reserves the right, at any time and from time to time, to update, revise, supplement, and otherwise modify this Terms of Use and to impose new or additional rules, policies, terms, or conditions on Your use of the Service. Any material updates, revisions, supplements, modifications, and additional rules, policies, terms, and conditions (collectively referred to in this Agreement as "Additional Terms") will be posted on the Website and will be effective immediately after such posting and thereafter incorporated into this Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Services will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of any and all such Additional Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between You and Star governing Your use of the Services, superseding any prior agreements between You and STAR regarding such use.

VithU T&C

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This mobile application (“Application”) is owned , maintained and operated by Star India Private Limited, a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956, having its registered office at STAR House, Off. Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai- 400011, India (“Star”). By downloading this Application, the user (“You/Your/My/Me”) acknowledges that these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) are concluded between Star and You only, and not with any third party that may assist Star in operating the Application and/or the Developer.

You hereby agree and acknowledge that acceptance of these Terms and Conditions is a condition precedent for the download and subsequent use of the Application by You, and that if You do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, then Star will regrettably not be able to make available the Application to You for download and use. If You have read, understood and agree to these Terms and Conditions, then please click on the “I agree” tab below to confirm Your acceptance to these Terms and Conditions and proceed to download the Application. You also hereby agree and confirm that these Terms and Conditions and Star’s privacy policy available at  www.startv.com (“Privacy Policy”) shall be binding on You in the territory of the whole world and for the entire period during which You continue to use the Application, and that if at any time You violate the Terms and Conditions stated herein and/or the Privacy Policy, then Star reserves the right to terminate your Account (defined below), and cease to provide the Services (defined below) to You.

The Application is available to individuals aged eighteen (18) years or older and to citizens  of India only.  By clicking on the “I agree“ tab below  shall enable You to download the Application and avail the Services.

You can only download the Application and avail the Services if You have  an android phone only  (“Android”). If You do not use an android phone, then You will not be able to download this Application and avail the Services from Star. Further, in order to enable Star to render the Services to You, You must follow the procedure to operationalize the Application stated herein below.

You agree and confirm that Star may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions and/or the Privacy Policy by updating this posting on its website www.startv.com . It shall be Your sole responsibility alone to check such revision in the Terms and Conditions for the usage of the Application and/or availing the Services. You shall be bound by any such revisions. If You do not agree to the revised Terms and Conditions and/or the Privacy Policy, then You/Star may terminate Your Account and cease to avail the Services.

Additionally, the Privacy Policy available here www.startv.com  shall govern all usage, sharing, disclosure of any Account details (defined below), Contact(s) information (defined below) and/or Location (defined below) gathered under or pursuant to the usage of the Application by You.

By downloading the Application, it is construed that You have read and understood these Terms and Conditions stated below and have agreed to abide by the same. 

Application- Minimum Specifications

When You download the Application and install it on Your android mobile phone device, You will be prompted to create an account (“Account”) with the following details:

1) Your full name;

2) Your Age

3) Confirm that  you are a citizen of India

4) Your android mobile phone number;

5) Mobile phone numbers of minimum four (4) contacts, who may be Your family and/or friends (“Contacts”). These phone numbers do not necessarily need to belong to users of android mobile phone devices.

Once You have created the Account as detailed above, You will be entitled to receive the Services from Star attendant upon the creation of the Account by You.

Application- Services

This Application is in the form of a panic button that You can activate in times of trouble and/or emergency. If You are in trouble and/or an emergency and require urgent assistance, You will be required to press on the panic button and activate the following services rendered to You by Star (‘Services’):

  1. On pressing the panic button, the Contacts provided by You at the time of setting up Your Account, will receive a prompt notification from Your mobile phone number comprising a message from You alerting them to the fact that You are in trouble (“Content”) and also providing Your GPS location (“Location”)  (compendiously referred to as “Data”) to the Contacts.
  1. The Application shall be responsible for activating and delivering the Data to the Contacts. However, You agree and confirm that the Data itself is carried by the service provider used by You to provide mobile phone services (“Service Provider”) and Star shall not be responsible for any non-deliverance of such Data to the Contact/(s).

Additionally, You may also avail of the following Services if You use the Application:

  1. If You have a twitter account, You may tweet Your experiences vis-à-vis the Application and the Services provided to You by Star, on the Channel V twitter profile, [ChannelVIndia] 
  1. Via the “Submit Your Story” tab in the Application, You may share and submit Your life experiences and stories with Channel V through the Application by further providing Your personal details like Your name and cell phone number. (“Entry/ies”). You can submit multiple Entries through the above mentioned tab.

This Application and the attendant Services can be availed free of charge. However, You agree and confirm that Star will not be responsible for the fee charged by the relevant Service Provider for carrying the Data from You to Your Contacts.

Intellectual Property

In consideration of being given an opportunity to use the Application, You hereby grant an exclusive, worldwide, sublicensable license to Star for a period of one year (‘License Term’) in and to the Entry or any parts thereof submitted during or pursuant to the usage of the Application. Star will be authorized to use the Entry for the purpose of assessing whether Star would like to utilize and exploit the Entry commercially. If Star wishes to exploit the Entry, Star will contact You and rights in the Entry will be assigned to Star on mutually agreeable terms and conditions.

Additionally, You agree, acknowledge and confirm that You will not share the Entry or any parts thereof with any third party during the License Term.

You expressly agree that any Entry or parts thereof that you share with Star shall be original, decent, is not immoral, non-defamatory to Star and/or any third party, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous, blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society and shall not infringe any third party rights including but not limited to any form of intellectual property or any applicable laws. You further agree that Star shall not be responsible for any suit, claim and/or legal action due to such Entry. You acknowledge and understand that Star is in no way obligated to utilize or exploit such Entry in any form whatsoever. The legally protectable attributes of the Entry shall remain protected under applicable laws. You acknowledge that the mere submission of the Entry shall not subject Star to any obligation of any kind, including without limitation, confidentiality, or that mere submission of the Entry does not automatically entitle you to any compensation, monetary or otherwise.

Star shall in good faith endeavor to use all reasonable measures to safeguard against public access to any Entry shared by You. You acknowledge that Star will not be liable in case such Entry get leaked or published without the knowledge of Star. For the sake of privity, exclusivity and confidentiality, You are required to refrain from divulging details and/or sharing such Entry with any other person.

Representation and Warranties

You represent and undertake to execute and produce such documents as may be required by Star in relation to the usage of the Application and submission of Entry.

You represent and warrant that the information provided by You with respect to the Account and/or the Contacts is true and accurate. If Star believes that the information provided by You with respect to Your Contacts or Your Account is false and/or inaccurate, Star reserves the right to immediately terminate Your Account and cease to render the Services to You without further notice, and You shall not dispute the same. You agree and confirm that You shall bear the full responsibility of updating and refurbishing the information provided by You with respect to the Contacts and/or Your Account to enable Star to render the Services to You and in order for You to avail the same.

You undertake that You shall bear the sole responsibility to procure the necessary authorization and consents from the Contacts to provide their mobile phone numbers, and that Star shall at no time be responsible and/or liable for any claims arising out of the same from any of the Contacts. Star reserves the right to terminate Your Account if any of the Contacts at any time, raise a claim, dispute, complaint, against Star in respect of the same. 

To the extent permissible in law, You shall not in any circumstances make any claims against Star entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to the usage of the Application.

By activating  the Application, You acknowledge and agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Application shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and associated with usage of the Application, notwithstanding the foregoing, under no circumstances will Star and/or Star entities be liable for any consequential, indirect, special punitive, or incidental damages or lost profits, whether direct or indirect, arising in any way whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise.

General Terms

You shall at all times comply with the applicable laws, rules and regulations including the terms and conditions of the Platform on which this Application is hosted.

In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Application the decision of Star shall be final.

You should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents You from using the Application.

You consent to the use of information submitted by You including Entry, Account details, Contact for the purpose as set out in these Terms and Conditions.

Star shall not be responsible for any Entries submitted but not received due to any reason whatsoever including technical disruption and/or failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature.

If your Entry is liked by Star and if Star and You agree to enter into a contract relating to the Entry, You agree to make Yourself available from time to time and co-operate with Star and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the You. Further, You shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. You agree that the footage of any nature from such Promotional Activity and any recording thereof shall vest with Star, including but not limited to all Intellectual Property and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and Star may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world.

Star reserves the right to terminate the Account if Your conduct is found to not be in concurrence with the Terms and Conditions set out herein or as may be revised by Star from time to time. Star reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof upon submission, if Star:

  1. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party;
  2. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

The decision of Star in this regard shall be final and binding upon You.

You shall be solely responsible for procuring the requisite android mobile phone device and engaging a Service Provider, and Star shall not be responsible for any of the same.

Star shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt.

Star shall not be responsible if the Contact(s) do not receive the Content, due to any network problem, breakdown of machinery, unclear network, disruption in the network. Any dispute in connection to the above shall be settled between the subscribers/You and the Service Provider directly, without involving Star.

In case of any telecom and /or network failure and /or technical failure in launching and /or activating and /or operating the Application and /or the Platform and/or for any reasons whatsoever, Star reserves the right to at its sole discretion to change the Application and /or cease from accepting Entries from the You, in any manner it may deem fit and necessary. In addition Star shall not be liable and /or responsible in any manner whatsoever in the event of any malfunction/fault /failure in the mechanism /system failure / due to technical /technological restrictions and /or due to reasons /events/incidents beyond the commercially reasonable control of Star and You shall hold harmless Star, its entities and its employees, officers or any other person in relation to the usage of the Application with respect to the same.

You hereby acknowledge and agree that the relationship between Star and its/their affiliated companies and You is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.

You agree and acknowledge that Star reserves the right to temporarily suspend access to the Application for any reason at its sole discretion, without providing any notice to You in respect of the same. In such an eventuality, Star will restore access to the Application as soon as reasonably practicable after temporary suspension. You agree and confirm that Star shall not be responsible and/or liable for any loss that You may incur as a result of such temporary suspension. Your sole and exclusive remedy in the event of the suspension of the Application for a continuous period of more than ten (10) days shall be the termination of Your Account by Star upon written request to Star by You in respect of the same.

Liability

In no case shall Star,  its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, principals, or licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages arising from Your use of the Application or any Content thereof or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the Application or any Content thereof, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Application or any Content thereof, even if advised of their possibility.

Indemnity

In consideration of being given opportunity to use the Application and avail the Services , You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Star, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by You, in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Application and/or any material submitted forming part of the Entry/Contact and/or any personal information submitted by You and to the extent permissible under law waive all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs.

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Governing Law

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Subject to the above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

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Contest - Terms & Conditions

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Nach Baliye 8

RULES AND REGULATIONS

RULES FOR VOTING

 These rules for voting (“Terms and Conditions”) shall be binding on each Viewer (defined below), in India, (“Territory”) who voluntarily desire to participate in the Voting Mechanism (as defined hereunder) of the program titled Nach Baliye -8 (“Program”) produced by Star India Private Limited (“STAR India”) aired on STAR Plus (“Channel”).

 If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms, please do not continue. Your act of voting and /or participating in the Voting Mechanism as detailed below shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and User Generated Content of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Voting Mechanism shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all Viewers as requested herein unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same. The Terms and Conditions shall be made available at http://www.startv.com/contesttnc.htm (“Website”).

The Privacy Policy available here at www.starplus.in shall govern all usage of any Personal Information (defined below) gathered under or pursuant to this voting process by STAR India. The Voting Mechanism shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein.

  1. Principal Rules

The following are the Principal Rules for Voting Mechanism for the Program on the Channel conducted by STAR India:

  1. The Program is a dance show wherein a celebrity couple consisting of one (1) male and one (1) female (hereinafter referred to as “Jodi(s)”) will voluntarily participate in the Program and compete against the other Jodi(s). A total of 10(ten) Jodi(s) shall compete in the Program.
  1. The Voting Mechanism (as detailed in clause 4) will open and end for the episodes of the Program, as detailed herein below, in the Territories (“Period”). During the Period, the viewers in the Territories (“Viewers/Voters”) can vote for their favourite Jodi(s) and /or if they liked the performance of any and all Jodis.

NACH BALIYE -8 FORMAT

Week

No.

Date

Day

No of Performance

No of Contestants At The End of Episode

Voting and Details

 

Start Time

End Time

2

8th April, 2017

Saturday

5

10

5 out of 10 contestants shall be up for voting

8th April, 2017,

8 PM

 

9th April, 2017,

9 AM

2

9th April, 2017

Sunday

5

10

5 out of 10 contestants shall be up for voting

9th April 2017,

8 PM

10th April 2017,

9 AM

3

15th April, 2017

Saturday

5

10

5 out of 10 contestants shall be up for voting

15th April, 2017

8 PM

16th April, 2017,

9 AM

 

3

16th April, 2017

Sunday

5

9

4 out of 9 contestants shall be up for voting

16th April 2017,

8 PM

17th April 2017,

9 AM

 

4

22nd April, 2017

Saturday

5

9

5 out of 9 contestants shall be up for voting

22nd April, 2017,

8 PM

23rd April, 2017,

9 AM  

4

23rd April, 2017

Sunday

4

8

3 out of 8 contestants shall be up for voting

23rd April 2017,

8 PM

24th April 2017,

9 AM

5

29th April, 2017

Saturday

4

8

4 out of 8 contestants shall be up for voting

29th April 2017,

8 PM

 

30th April 2017,

9 AM

5

30th April, 2017

Sunday

4

7

3 out of 7 contestants shall be up for voting

30th April 2017,

8 PM

1st May 2017,

9 AM

6

6th May, 2017

Saturday

4

7

4 out of 7 contestants shall be up for voting

6th May 2017,

8 PM

7th May 2017,

9 AM

6

7th May, 2017

Sunday

3

6

2 out of 6 contestants shall be up for voting

7th May 2017,

8 PM

 8th May 2017,

9 AM

7

13th May, 2017

Saturday

3

6

3 out of 6 contestants shall be up for voting

13th May 2017,

8 PM

14th May 2017,

9 AM

7

14th May, 2017

Sunday

3

5

2 out of 5 contestants shall be up for voting

14th May 2017,

8 PM

15th May 2017,

9 AM

8

20th May, 2017

Saturday

5

4

No voting, only elimination.

N.A.

N.A

8

21st May, 2017

Sunday

Previously eliminated contestants will perform and 2 contestants will be shortlisted by the judges

6

No voting, no elimination.

N.A.

N.A

9

27th May, 2017

Saturday

6

6

6 out of 6 contestants shall be up for voting

27th May 2017

8 PM

29th May 2017

9 AM

9

28th May, 2017

Sunday

NO EPISODE

NO EPISODE

NO EPISODE

N.A.

N.A

10

3rd June, 2017

Saturday

 

3

3

3 out of 6 contestants shall be up for voting

N.A.

N.A

10

4th June, 2017

Sunday

3

5

2 out of 5 contestants shall be up for voting.

4th June 2017,

8 PM

5th June 2017,

9 AM

11

10th June, 2017

Saturday

4

5

No voting, only performance.

N.A.

N.A

11

11th June, 2017

Sunday

5

4

4 out of 5 contestants shall be up for voting

11th June 2017

8 PM

12th June 2017,

9 AM

12

17th June, 2017

Saturday

4

3

No voting, only elimination.

N.A.

N.A

12

18th June, 2017

Sunday

3

3

3 out of 3 contestants shall be up for voting

18th June, 2017

8 PM

22nd June 2017,

9 AM

13

24th June, 2017

Saturday

2 finalists

3 finalists

NO VOTING

N.A.

N.A

13

25th June, 2017

Sunday

1 finalist

1 Winner

NO VOTING. PROGRAM ENDS

N.A.

N.A

 

  1. The Voting Mechanism for the Period in India is as provided below:
  1. To vote the Viewers shall through their landlines/mobile numbers dial the unique number of Jodi(s) for who they want to vote their and give them a missed call. The unique number for each of the Jodi(s) shall be as follow:
  1. Divyanka - Vivek: 18008432207
  2. Deepika - Shoaib: 18008432209
  3. Bharti - Harsh: 18008432206
  4. Pritam - Amanjyot: 18008432203
  5. Sanam - Abigail: 18008432208
  6. Sanaya - Mohit: 18008432202
  7. Siddharth - Trupti: 18008432210
  8. Monalisa - Vikrant: 18008432204
  9. Utkarsha - Manoj:  18008432201
  10. Aashka - Brent: 18008432205
  11. The votes of the Viewers shall be deemed to be received when subsequent to the Viewer giving a missed call, he/she will hear recorded message saying “Thank you for voting”.
  • It is clarified that each Viewer can give only 1(one) vote by way of a missed call for a particular Jodi for a particular week, from one landline/mobile number. Viewer(s) shall be free to vote for multiple Jodis simultaneously during the Period.
  1. Votes sent after the Period will not be considered and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR India.
  1. The final scores of each Jodi (weekly) shall be an average of the previous week’s judges’ scores and previous week’s public votes received through the Voting Mechanism for the Territories, except for Week No. 8 and the finale week which shall be as given below:

            Week No. 8, 11 and 12 - The final scores of each Jodi (weekly) shall be an average of the previous week’s judges’ scores, current week’s judge’s scores and previous week’s public votes and received through the Voting Mechanism for the Territories.

            Finale Week - The final scores of each of the 3 (three) Jodis shall be based only on public votes received through the Voting Mechanism for their performance in the 12th week and the Jodi receiving the highest public votes will be declared as ‘winner’ in the 13th week.

            Every week, the lowest scoring Jodi gets eliminated from the Program and other remaining Jodis will be eligible to further participate in the subsequent episode(s) of the Program and/or be part of further competition in the Program, in accordance with the format of the Program. It is further clarified that the elimination is purely based on the average of judges’ scores and votes received through the Voting Mechanism, as set out above, for the Territories. In accordance with the format of the Program, STAR India and/or the Channel shall be entitled to, at its discretion any time during the telecast of the Program, re-introduce the eliminated Jodis or introduce fresh Jodis (“Wild Card Entries”), as the case may be, out of which 2 (two) Jodis shall be selected by the judges and shall be eligible to further compete in the Program. STAR India and/or the Channel reserve the right to modify the format of the Program and accordingly the rules for Voting Mechanism at any time, at its discretion, during the telecast of the Program.

  1. The Voting Mechanism will be announced during the telecast of the Program on the Channel.
  1. The Viewers can cast their votes for only those Jodi(s) of the Program who have participated in that episode of the Program. Any votes sent by the Viewers for the Jodi(s) who has not participated in that particular episode due to elimination or for any other reason whatsoever or for Jodi(s) shall not be considered and shall be null and void.
  1. The Voting is merely to enable the Viewers to choose their favorite Jodi(s) or to vote for the performance of a particular Jodi(s) that they have liked. No winners will be declared and/or prizes distributed for the Viewers participating in the Voting Mechanism. Viewers are not entitled to make any claims in respect of this against the Channel, STAR India and /or the Program.
  1. The elimination of the Jodi(s) and/or the decisions made by STAR India and/or the Channel shall be final and binding on all the Viewers and in no event shall the Viewers dispute the decision made by STAR India, Channel and/or its employees in connection to the same.
  1. The scores given by the judges are at their discretion and are binding on the Jodi(s).
  1. In the event the Jodi(s), judges, hosts or choreographers, as the case may be, are unable to perform, attend or appear on the Program, for any reasons whatsoever, STAR India has the right to at its discretion anytime replace or bring in new Jodi(s), judges, hosts or choreographers, as deemed fit and necessary by them.
  1. In the event, either of the top 3 (three) Jodi(s) that have qualified for the finals, is unable to perform in the finale, for any reason whatsoever, then STAR India reserves the right to replace that Jodi with a subsequent Jodi, which was eliminated in pre-finals and such decision of STAR India shall be binding on all.

 

  1. General Rules 
  1. The Viewers interested in participating in the Voting Mechanism must be above the age of 18 (eighteen) years and a resident of India .
  1. STAR India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, change, alter, amend the Voting Mechanism, process of elimination, Terms and Conditions, Period and/or Program without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Viewer(s) to check the Terms and Conditions on this Website, from time to time.
  1. STAR India reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Program without assigning any reasons and/or without giving any prior intimation to the Viewer(s).
  1. Viewer(s) agree and acknowledge that there is no prize/gratification in voting for the Jodi(s) as detailed herein.
  1. The Terms and Conditions shall be advertised sufficiently across media to ensure that no Viewer is misled and understands the entire process and the costs associated completely prior to participating in the Contest.
  1. In case a Viewer is found to be in non-conformance of the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, User Generated Content, or Privacy Policy then STAR India will disqualify the votes received from that Viewer.
  1. STAR India shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever for any network problem, breakdown of machinery, unclear network, disruption in the network and/or the cost of the missed call or Internet session charged by the telecom/mobile operator etc. Any dispute in connection to the above shall be settled between the subscribers/Viewers and the telecom/mobile operator directly, without involving STAR India.
  1. In case of any telecom and /or network for any reasons whatsoever, STAR India reserves the right to at its sole discretion to change the Voting Mechanism and /or cease from accepting votes of the viewers for any and /or all episodes of the Program, in any manner it may deem fit and necessary. In addition STAR India shall not be liable and /or responsible in any manner whatsoever in the event of any malfunction/fault /failure in the Voting system/Mechanism including without limitation voting system/failure in the mechanism of recording missed calls/phone lines being open /close or default /internet lines /logging on automatic acceptance of votes beyond the end time stated in these Terms and Conditions and /or informed on the Program due to technical /technological restrictions and /or due to reasons /events/incidents beyond the commercially reasonable control of STAR India.
  1. Viewer(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR India, Channel, their employees, directors and its affiliates arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to their participation or non-participation in the Voting Mechanism. If the Viewer(s) is found to be ineligible, or if they have not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified.
  1. Each Viewer in consideration of being given opportunity to vote , agrees that the Viewer shall hold harmless the main sponsor, if any, the Channel, STAR India, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the viewer, in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Voting and/or the Program and/or any Personal Information submitted by the Viewer and to the extent permissible under law waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs. 
  1. STAR India shall be responsible for ensuring that the entire Voting Mechanism shall be managed /conducted on a fair and equitable basis and in accordance with Applicable Laws. For this specific purpose STAR India, will at its sole discretion, appoint external audit firms /companies/auditors/ Internal (as the case may be) to audit the judges scores and entire Voting procedure during the telecast of the Program and keep updated records of the same. Such auditors and /or their representatives shall also remain present on the sets of the Program. Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by STAR India and the main sponsor of the Program, if any, and the members of their immediate family are ineligible for Voting for the Program.
  1. By voting it is deemed that the Viewer(s) have read understood, accepted and agree to abide with all the rules and regulations of voting as set out herein and is unconditionally bound by the terms of use and privacy rules of the Program as uploaded on the Website of STAR India and /or the Program.
  1. STAR India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, mental trauma caused to the Viewers in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Program and/or any aspect related to voting. The Viewer(s)shall hold harmless the Channel, STAR India, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the Viewer(s), in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Program and/or any aspect of voting and waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs.
  1. Viewer(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein. 
  1. The Viewer(s) shall comply with the laws of India.
  1. The Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the voting and/or the Program shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by STAR India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Viewer who has raised the dispute.
  1. Subject to the provision of 16 above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

Dishoom Selfie Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following Principal and General rules are the rules and regulations (“Rules and Regulations”) which shall be binding on each and every participant (“Participant” or “You”) who voluntarily agree to participate in the “Dishoom Selfie Contest” (hereinafter referred as ‘Contest’) which will be hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star”) on the Twitter profile of Star Gold, i.e. @StarGoldIndia (“Star Gold Twitter Handle”) on Twitter, on the Star Gold Instagram page on Instagram i.e. @StarGoldOfficial (“Star Gold Instagram Page”) and on the Star Gold Facebook page on Facebook, i.e. @StarGoldIndia  (“Star Gold Facebook Page”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Platforms”) as a part of the promotion and marketing strategy for the satellite premiere of the Hindi film “DISHOOM” (“Film” ), to be telecast on Star Gold (“Channel”).

For the avoidance of doubt, the Privacy Policy available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ (“Website”) shall govern all usage of any Personal Information gathered under or pursuant to this Contest by Star. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and User Generated Content of Star as prescribed from time to time (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Terms and Conditions”). If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Rules and Regulations, please do not continue. Your failure to accept these General or Principal Rules or the Privacy Policy or Terms of Use or User Generated Content will disqualify your participation in the Contest. The Contest shall be governed by the Rules and Regulations and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same. By entering and participation in the Contest the entrant (“Participants”) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions herein. Participant(s)’ participation in the Contest will be deemed acceptance to these Terms and Conditions. The decisions of Star for all matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects.

 

PRINCIPAL RULES

(I) Entrants’ Eligibility:

(a) The Contest is open only to persons who are the citizens of India and shall be of 18 years of age and above.

(b) The Participant(s) must have a valid and existing Twitter account or Instagram account or Facebook account during the Contest Period.

(c) Permanent and/or contract employees and directors of Star, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively “Star Entities”) and each of their immediate family members are not eligible to enter the Contest.

(II) Contest Procedure:

 

(a) The Contest shall start on September 25, 2016 at 01.00 PM IST and end on September 25, 2016 at 04.00 PM IST (“Contest Period/Period”).

(b) To participate in the Contest, all persons interested in participating and /or Participants shall be mandatorily required to do the following during the Period:

  • log in to the Platform using his/her Twitter account/credentials or his/ her Instagram account/ credentials or his/her Facebook account/credentials and click on the relevant page of the Contest on the respective Platform or in any other manner or form as may be prescribed /requested on the respective Platform. For the purpose of participating in this Contest, it is mandatory that the interested Participant(s) mandatorily have a valid Twitter account or Instagram account or Facebook account and must be residing in India during the Period of the Contest.

  • Follow the Star Gold Twitter Handle on the Twitter Platform and the Star Gold Instagram Page on the Instagram Platform

  • Like the Star Gold Facebook Page on the Facebook Platform

  • Participant(s) shall thereafter be required to correctly answer 1(one) objective question triggered during the Period on the Platform by tweeting the correct answers by using the pre created Hash TagDishoomOnStarGold and “DishoomWithVarun” for Varun Dhawan or “DishoomWithJohn” for John Abraham (“Hashtag”) (“Answer”) or submitting the correct Answer on Star Gold Instagram Page or Star Gold Facebook Page. It is further clarified that for the purpose of participating in the Contest and to be eligible for the Gratification, it is mandatory to tweet/post the correct Answer for the objective question(s) triggered on the Platforms. Hence the Participant(s) shall be required to, during the Period on the Platform, post and upload a photo of himself or herself with a scene from the Film (containing the actor Varun Dhawan or John Abraham as per the Hashtag affixed by the Participant) inclusive of Star Gold Logo, on the day of World TV Premier of the Film, in jpeg format (“Picture”) by way of posting (i) a tweet on Participant’s Twitter handle and tagging the Star Gold Twitter Handle and affixing the Hashtags on Twitter Platform;  or (ii) the Picture on the Participant’s profile and tag Star Gold Instagram Page and affixing the Hashtag on Instagram Platform; or (iii) posting the Picture on the Participant’s wall/ direct message/ post in comments of Contest posts and tag Star Gold Facebook Page and affix the Hashtag on Facebook Platform,   in the manner as more particularly stated therein (hereinafter the Answer and Picture shall collectively be referred to as the “Post”). For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that for the purpose of participating in the Contest and to be eligible for the Gratification, it is mandatory each and every Answer and Picture should mention the pre-decided Hashtag (as stated above) and Star Gold Twitter handle as mentioned on the Platform.

  • For purposes of the Contest, “receipt” of Post occurs only when the website server records the Post information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. For sake of clarity, any automated receipt confirmation shall not constitute proof of actual receipt. Logging onto the Platform in the manner as stated hereinabove, mandatorily having a valid Twitter account or having a valid Instagram account or having a valid Facebook account and being a resident of India during the Period of the Contest, following the Star Gold Twitter Handle, tweeting or tagging the Hashtag, tweeting or providing the correct Answers for the objective question, uploading the unique Picture in the manner as prescribed herein on the Platforms in the manner as stated therein, furnishing the Personal Information shall be considered as a complete and valid entry (“Entry”). For the avoidance of doubt, if the Participant(s) provides or tweets the Answer or uploads the Picture without the pre- decided Hashtag, which is not original, which is repetition or if the Participant does not have a valid Twitter account or does not have a valid Instagram account or does not have a Facebook account or is not resident of India then his/her Entry shall be considered incomplete and the Participant(s) shall be ineligible for the Gratification. The Participant(s) agrees and acknowledges that by submitting the Entry and /or Post, the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry(s) and /or Post or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. It is further clarified that the Participant(s) cannot make (a) blank tweet/ post using just the Hashtag (b) offensive/ abusive tweet/ post (c) tweeting and re-tweeting/ re-posting the same Hashtag more than once (i.e., making the same tweet/ post many number of times in order to be selected as winner (d) tweets/ posts which do not make any sense (irrelevant to the Contest). Any Entry comprising of such tweets/ posts and /or Hashtags shall be considered null and void and shall not be eligible for the Gratification.

(c) Each Participant(s) consents to the use of information submitted by the Participant(s) including the Post for the purpose as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star of the Picture forming part of the Post on the Star Gold Twitter Handle and /or Star Gold Instagram Page and/ or Star Gold Facebook Page and/ or the Platform, any other social media page of Star or as Star may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Contest. Towards this effect and in consideration of being afforded an opportunity to participate in the Contest, the Participant(s) hereby grants to Star a non-exclusive, irrevocable, unlimited, royalty free, sub-licensable, transferrable license, for the territory of the world and in perpetuity, in the Post including the Picture forming part of it, to utilize the Post in any manner deemed fit by Star, including, inter alia, in a digitally modified format, including on the Star Twitter Page and /or Star Gold Instagram Page and/ or Star Gold Facebook Page and/or any other social media platform page of Star, and/or in any other manner and through any modes, mediums whether in existence now or that may be invented/discovered in the future, including in connection with these Terms and Conditions and/or for any promotional purposes towards the Contest, as deemed fit by Star. Participant(s) agrees and undertakes that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 shall not apply to these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waives off his/ her “Moral Rights” with respect to the Post including the text and/or the photograph or Picture or any part thereof as required. The Participant(s) agrees and authorizes Star to digitally modify, edit, truncate, the Picture submitted by the Participant(s) for any purpose as may be deemed fit by Star. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) undertakes not to create any lien, charge, or other encumbrance, on the Post at any time without the prior written consent of Star. The Participant(s) agrees that Star shall be entitled to exploit the Post including the Picture in any manner whatsoever including by means of inclusion in a Cinematograph Film, Communication to the Public, Broadcast through any means and modes, whether now known or invented later, including but not limited to edit, modify, delete, subtract from, cut, such Post in any manner deemed fit by Star in its sole discretion. It is agreed that all rights, title, and interest in the Post along with the image including rights in any form of intellectual property and rights in any form of exploitation will be owned by Star throughout the world and in perpetuity. The Participant(s) undertakes that notwithstanding anything to the contrary, he/she shall not at any time challenge, dispute, interfere with the utilization of the Post and/ or the Picture by Star or any third party authorized by Star, and hereby expressly waives all rights to the foregoing whether in contract, tort, law or otherwise. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world.

 

(d) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the submitted Post including the Picture forming part of it, is decent, in compliance with applicable laws, and is not pre-dated, immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, or infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any form of intellectual property etc. Participant(s) shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that —

(i) belongs to another person and to which the Participant(s) does not have any right; (ii) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever; (iii) harm minors in any way; (iv) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;(v) violates any law for the time being in force; (vi) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (vii) impersonates another person; (viii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; (ix) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation. For the avoidance of doubt, the Participant(s) agrees that Star has the right to remove any such material/Post which may not be in consonance with the applicable laws.

(e) The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the Post being submitted by him/her shall be original. Particularly, the Participant(s) represents that he/she has the complete authority to submit the Picture as part of the Post. In addition, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) further represents and warrants that he/she has obtained the requisite permissions on behalf of people in the photograph which forms part of the Post and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Star from and against any suit/litigation/injury/damage/harm/loss suffered by Star in connection with the same

(f) Participants may send as many Posts as they desire but only Post(s) received before the close of the Contest Period shall be considered valid for the Contest. Participant agrees to not spam and tweet the same Post multiple times. In case, a Participant is found indulging in such acts, he/she shall stand disqualified from participating in the Contest.

(g) The Post should state all the required information asked from the Participant(s) at the Platform and/or in these Terms and Conditions. If the same is not complied with, then the Post will not be considered eligible for the Gratification and will be disqualified. 

(h) Star shall not be responsible for any entries submitted but not received or recorded due to any reason whatsoever including but not limited to technical disruption and/or connection failure and/or electricity failure and/or any reason whatsoever.

(III) Selection Process:

(a) At the end of the Contest Period on the basis of the Participant(s) having made a valid Post/Entry, tweeting correct Answer to the objective Question or posting the Answer on Star Gold Instagram Page or Star Gold Facebook Page and basis the maximum number of unique Picture(s) uploaded by the Participant(s), Star shall shortlist 2 (two) winners for each actor, i.e. John and Varun, for each of the Platforms (i.e. 4 winners for Twitter, 4 winners for Instagram and 4 winners for Facebook) at the end of the Contest Period (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Winners”). These Winners shall be selected and shortlisted based on the criterion mentioned hereinabove. The total number of Winners shortlisted during the Contest Period shall not exceed 12 (twelve). It is clarified that in case of multiple Participant(s) with the same number of entries of Pictures, a randomizer will be used to shortlist the Winner. It is further clarified that the Winners across the Platforms will not be repeated. The Winners will be contacted by Star by way of direct messaging on the Platforms, by September 27, 2016 8PM. Upon being contacted, the Winners will share their full name, email id, the name of their city where they reside, contact number(s), etc. in a manner and form, as may be requested and/ or prescribed to the Winner(s) (“Personal Information”) with hello@startv.com within 48 (forty-eight) hours. It is clarified that failure of any of the Winners to respond to Star’s above correspondence, will result in disqualification of such Winner. The sole gratification for the Winner(s) shall be that Star shall give autographed mug, total of 2 autographed mugs of each actor per Platform (“Gratification”); there is no other gratification on the Channel or any other platform owned by Star and /or its affiliates during the world television premiere of the Film or any time thereafter. Participant(s)/Winner(s) agree that the Gratification is the only prize for the Contest and no monetary prize will be awarded to the Winner(s). For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that Star’s decision in regard to the selection and shortlisting of the Winner(s) shall be final and binding. For the sake of clarity, mere participation in the Contest does not entitle the Participant(s) to win the Gratification. Only the Participant(s) having made a valid Entry and who are subsequently shortlisted as Winner(s) based on the criterion mentioned hereinabove by Star at its discretion and who thereafter timely provide the required information to Star, shall be entitled to the Gratification. By way of reiteration, it is further clarified that save and except the Gratification stated hereinabove, the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any other form of gratification (monetary or otherwise). Post(s) sent after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.

(b) Star reserves the right to announce the name and/or publish the Picture(s) of the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) either on-air on the Star Twitter Handle or Star Gold Instagram Page or Star Gold Facebook Page and/or on the Channel.

(c) All decisions of Star shall not be subject to any appeal of any nature whatsoever. Participation in the Contest shall be construed to mean that the Participant(s)/Winner has waived his/her right to dispute any decision(s) made by Star in relation to the Contest and/or Gratification, to the extent applicable under law.

(d) The Gratification is limited to the form and manner as stipulated hereinabove, is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. Winner(s) agrees and undertakes that no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Gratification for a gift of similar value. Further, the Gratification won is personal to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot transfer the Gratification to any other person.

(e) The Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against the Star Entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to the Participant(s)/Winner(s)’ participation in the Contest or any related activity, to the extent permitted under law. If the Participant(s)/Winner(s) is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding Post will stand disqualified and such decision shall be final and binding.

(f) If Star so elects, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) will be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and help ensure that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) will not bring Star Entities into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavourably on Star as determined in their sole discretion.

(g) Star shall in no manner whatsoever be responsible for security of Participant(s)’s/ Winner(s)’ Post including the Picture/ text and/or be liable for any use/misuse of the same by any person by way of hacking or otherwise.

(h) By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the Participant(s) has read and understood these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy including the General Rules stated below and Participant(s)’ act of participation in the Contest will be deemed acceptance to abide by the same.

(i) LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT: (I) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY GRATIFICATION AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; AND (II) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED AND ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE CONTEST (IF ANY), 

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL STAR AND/OR STAR ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING IN ANY WAY WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE. IN ANY CASE STAR’S ENTIRE LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL MONETARY VALUE OF THE GRATIFICATION.

GENERAL RULES

  1. The Participant(s) interested in participating in the Contest must be above the age of 18 years and residing in India during the Contest Period and at the date of the Gratification. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.
  1. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or the family members of the Winner must be submitted to Star (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate).
  1. Star reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the Website.
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star from time to time will make such Participant’s/Winner(s) Post null and void.
  1. Star reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if his/her conduct is found to not be in concurrence with the Terms and Conditions set out herein or as may be revised by Star from time to time. The decision of Star in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest.
  1. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the Terms and Conditions the decision of Star shall be final in this regard.
  1. The Winner(s) agree that he/she shall not hold Star and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Gratification.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star the Gratification and/or anything in connection to the Gratification and/or the enjoyment of the Gratification becomes ineffective or invalid, Star cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. Star is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Gratification.
  1. Star reserves the right to forfeit the Gratification in the event it is found by Star that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s). In this contingency Star shall have the right to declare another eligible Participant(s) who qualifies as per the criteria stated above, as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Gratification to that person.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Gratification cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of 5 days, then Star shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such gratification and/or participation of a Participant(s)/Winner(s) forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against Star entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall hold harmless and indemnify Star, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and or their family members/friend’s invited by the Winner(s) in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Contest and/or the Gratification and also to the extent possible under law, waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) shall hold harmless and indemnify Star, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suit/litigation/injury/damage/harm/loss suffered by Star in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or the Contest and/or Post including the photograph, text in the Post and/or any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. The Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) gives his/her consent to Star and/or any other agency on behalf of Star to make the footage of the participation in the Promotional Activity. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) in consideration of being afforded an opportunity to take part in the Contest, agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall vest with Star, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and Star may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world.
  1. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) and Star and its affiliated companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. Participant(s)/ Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and undertakes to maintain confidentiality with respect to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, the Contest, the Gratification and/or any other aspect related to the Contest.
  1. Participant acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, confidentiality, indemnities, grant of rights in the Post, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and in case of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, the proceedings shall be conducted in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Party who has raised the dispute.
  1. In case of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification, subject to the provision of Clause 22 above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, the Courts having jurisdiction to adjudicate the same shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

THE GREAT INDIAN LAUGHTER CHALLENGE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

The following  terms and conditions  (“Terms and Conditions”) govern the entire process for Auditions (as defined below) as detailed herein for participation in the reality program tentatively titled “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” (“Program”)  and shall be binding  on each participant (“Participant”, “Contestant”, “Your” and/or  “You”) residing and a citizen of any territory/country worldwide (hereinafter collectively referred  to as “Territory”) who voluntarily desire to participate in the Auditions hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR/Company”) for the purpose of selection  and participation of Participants  in the Program to be aired on, inter alia,  on the Company’s  and /or  its network of channels and  /or any other  channel as deemed fit by STAR (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Channel”).

The Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and User Generated Content are incorporated herein by reference and are simultaneously available at www.GreatIndianLaughterChallenge.com (“Website/ Platform”). By proceeding further You and/or  Your natural/legal guardian on Your behalf (in case of minors) are representing to the Company that Your participation in the Auditions is in compliance with all laws applicable to You and You are not  in any manner prohibited from participating herein by any law. 

These Terms and Conditions shall be irrevocably binding on each Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) voluntarily participating in the Auditions. The Privacy Policy shall govern all usage of any Personal Information (defined below) and/or any other information as detailed in the Privacy Policy and including but not limited to the mobile phone number and/or any information gathered by STAR under or pursuant to the Auditions and  in relation to your participation in the same. Your act of voluntary participating in the Auditions in the manner as detailed below shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and User Generated Content of STAR as prescribed from time to time (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Terms and Conditions”).If you do not agree to be bound by or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your failure to accept these Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy or Terms of Use or User Generated Content will disqualify Your participation in the Auditions. The Auditions shall be governed by the Terms and Conditions stated herein below and all Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) are requested herein unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

You or Your natural/legal guardian on Your behalf (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) are required to click on the tab ‘I ACCEPT’ at the end of the page. The failure to accept these Terms and Conditions by You or Your natural/legal guardian (as the case may be) will disqualify your participation in the Auditions.

DEFINITIONS

Digital Auditions” means Level 1 of the selection process of the Auditions as detailed herein, to be conducted inter alia in the manner as set out hereunder during the Period, which the Participant(s) is required to qualify for the further Levels and qualify for participating in the Program.

On Ground Audition(s)” means different levels comprising of Level 2 and Level 3 of the selection process of the Auditions as detailed hereunder, to be conducted inter alia at the Audition Center(s) during the Audition Period, which the Participant(s) is required to qualify and pass for participating in the Program.

Audition(s)” shall mean and comprise of both the Digital Auditions and On Ground Auditions collectively to be conducted inter alia in the mode and manner as detailed and set out hereunder during the Period, which the Participant(s) is required to qualify and pass for participating in the Program.

Audition Centre”  shall mean any tentative locations in Mumbai, as decided and finalized by the Company at its sole discretion where the Participant(s) whose Video(s) (defined below) is shortlisted at Level 1 will be required to make themselves available for the Level 2 of the Auditions and Level 3, if applicable, as per the selection procedure.

Audition Period” in respect of Level 2 and Level 3 shall mean the period stipulated and /or updated by the Company at its discretion on the Website from time to time required to be checked by the Participant(s) from time to time. .

"Company" means STAR India Private Limited, the owner and rightholder of the Program and the entity hosting the Contest.

Contestant(s)/Participant(s)": Means any natural person(s) who is between the age of 5 (five) years and 80 (eighty) years, i.e. 5 (five) years and above and below 80 (eighty) years as of June 15, 2017  being  a citizen  and /or resident of any of the jurisdiction of the Territory as per the  respective applicable laws and enters the Auditions /Program individually or along with a partner or as part of a group in accordance with the terms detailed  below.

Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Materials including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, means and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation, adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Materials, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as may be decided by STAR in its sole discretion and shall include incorporation of the Materials including performances in the Program or any audio visual recording or sound recording or as may be decided by STAR in its sole discretion as well as the conversion of the Materials from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Materials, making of a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Materials for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world.

Intellectual Property” means and includes all performances, performers’ rights,  publicity rights, brands, rights if any vested in the Participant relating to or in the footage owned by the Company, concepts, confidential information, copyrights, databases, designs, formulae, franchises, goodwill, know-how, licenses, ‘look and feel’, music (including songs, sheet music, lyrics and remixes), permits, proprietary information and knowledge, scripts (and their sound recordings), segments, set designs, service marks, technology, titles, trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, format rights, and all other allied, ancillary and subsidiary rights in any and all media whether now known or subsequently invented, as well as all other intellectual property as is commonly understood and recognized as such by applicable law, (past, current or future) industry usage, or otherwise. 

Level(s)” shall mean collectively levels 1, 2 and 3, of the Auditions. The term “Level” shall be construed accordingly to refer to any one (1) particular level of the Auditions as signified by the corresponding number.

Materials” shall mean and include Footage (defined below),Entries, and footage of Promotional Material (defined below)including any form of artistic works, works of authorship , performances and  services made by the Participant(s) or compilation, data which is developed, created, discovered, invented or otherwise brought into existence by the Contestants during the course of  Auditions /Program/Show or the Auditions and any other Intellectual Property created/ generated by the Participants during the course of participation in the Auditions/ Program/Show. For the sake of clarity, the Video(s) submitted by the Participants shall not be a part of the Materials.

Program” means the televised comedy based reality Show (defined below) which is tentatively titled “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge”.

Production House” means Viniyard Films, partnership firm established under the Partnership Act, 1932.

"Show(s)" means each episode(s) of the Program including any Special Show(s).

Show Player(s)” means the selected Participant(s) who are selected through the process of the Audition to participate in the Program.

Special Show(s)” means any episode/s of the Show /Program recorded with Participant(s) who belong to a category other than that specified hereunder, which may include celebrities or children special, or any other category which may be decided upon by the Company in its sole discretion. Such episodes may have additional rules (as amendments/attachments) to which the Contestants will have to comply with along with all the other rules of the Competition.

Studio" means any location deemed fit by the Company for filming of the Program.

PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. The Digital Auditions are an integral part of the Program. The Auditions will commence from 17th June 2017 and conclude on 10th August, 2017 (“Period”) (both dates inclusive) on the Website, which may be accessed by the interested Contestant(s) through any device including but not limited to limited to laptops, desktops, mobile phones, handheld devices, communication devices and tablets.                                                           
  1. Procedure to Register:
  1. Sharing Personal Information
  1. To register and to participate in the Auditions, the interested Participant (s) shall through the medium of the Platform submit the following personal details including but not limited to date of birth, full name, gender, age, email ID, contact number(s), the name of their country/state/city where they reside, photo(s), (if requested) and/or any other information/documentation as sought by the Company, at its discretion during the Audition Period (“Personal Information”) in a manner and form, as requested and /or prescribed on the Platform. In addition to this, if the Participant is below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of, then details and documents of their parents /natural/legal guardians such as full names, proof of relation, contact details, email ID, etc. will also need to be submitted/uploaded in the mode and manner as prescribed or requested on the Platform from time to time during the Period. For avoidance of doubt, for the purposes of participating in the Auditions during the Period set out hereinabove, registering through a valid email ID vide the medium of the Platform is mandatory for all interested Participants.
  2. It may be clarified that the Participant(s) participating in the Digital Auditions either with a partner or as a part of a group may register on the Platform only once through a particular email ID of any one of the Participants featuring in the Video(s) submitted. Accordingly, the Personal Information required by the Company may only pertain to the respective Participant registering himself/herself. The Company however during the Period, reserves the right to requisition Personal Information of other Participants featuring in the Video(s) shared by the Participant.
  1. Video Upload Functionality
  1. Once the Participant(s) has shared the Personal Information required, (i) he/she and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) shall record minimum one (1) video and maximum 3 (three) videos of the Participant(s)  performing any comedy act of his/her/their choice including but not limited to impressions, mimicry, stand-up comedy, musical comedy, dance comedy, hasya kavi, reciting a hypothetical incident in a funny way, sarcastic narration of an event, etc. (which may primarily be in Hindi language (ii) such video(s) shall have a minimum duration of 30 (thirty) seconds and maximum duration of 10 (ten) minutes. [(i) and (ii) above shall be collectively referred to as “Video(s)”].
  2. Once the recording of the Video(s) is completed, the Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) may either upload the Videos on youtube.com or on www.vimeo.com by following the instructions and as per the terms specified on such platforms. Once the Video(s) are uploaded on the respective platforms, a unique URL will be generated by YouTube or Vimeo, as the case may be, and provided to the Participant in each case i.e. You Tube URL in case of each Video uploaded on www.youtube.com and Vimeo URL in case of each Video uploaded on www.vimeo.com.
  3. The Participant shall be required to share each of such You Tube URL or Vimeo URL, as the case may be, with the Company on the Platform and click on “Submit”.
  4. It may be clarified that 1 (one) You Tube URL or 1 (one) Vimeo URL may comprise of only 1 (one) Video featuring the comedy acts of the Participant(s). The Participant(s) may accordingly submit maximum of 3 (three) YouTube/Vimeo web links generated containing 3 (three) Vidoes and share such weblinks with the Company on the Platform.
  5. It may be further clarified that the You Tube URL / Vimeo URL, as the case may be, and/or the Videos shared by the Participant on the Platform shall in no manner exceed 3 in number.
  6. It is further clarified once a Video is submitted on the Platform by any Participant forming a part of a group or duo, with a particular email ID, such Video shall not be submitted thereafter by any remaining Participant(s) of such group or duo, and all such Video(s) re-submitted by any person, through any email ID shall be disqualified for the purpose of the Audition.
  • If at any point of time Star  finds that  the email ID shared by the Participant is found to be false  and /or unauthenticated  and /or fabricated, then STAR shall have the right to forthwith disqualify such Participant from further participation and his /her Entry shall immediately be considered to be null and void.
  1. All Video(s) uploaded on the respective YouTube /Vimeo platforms may be in the format and manner prescribed by such respective platforms. For the purposes of this Audition, by uploading and /or submitting his /her Video(s) on the respective YouTube and/or Vimeo platforms, the Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) agrees and undertakes to be unconditionally bound by the terms and conditions, terms of use, privacy policy and user generated content policy of YouTube, LLC and/or Vimeo, Inc, as the case may be. It is further clarified that such platforms reserve the sole and exclusive right to make any amendments to its terms and conditions from time to time, at its discretion, and the Participant shall be responsible for checking the same without any recourse to the Company. Any Video uploaded on either of the respective platforms in any other format other than that prescribed by such platform(s) or Video(s) having an unclear audio or video quality will be deemed invalid and will be disqualified from participating in the Auditions. The Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) hereby agrees that any dispute arising between the Participant and YouTube shall be resolved directly with YouTube without any recourse to the Company.
  2. The Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) will be solely responsible for complying with the terms stipulated by YouTube, LLC and/or Vimeo, Inc, as the case may be and shall not at any time hold the Company responsible for any inability on the part of the Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) to submit/ upload the Video(s) on account of any restrictive terms imposed by such platform(s) and/or on account of the Participant’s failure to comply with the terms imposed by such platform(s).
  3. The Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) agrees and undertakes that all Personal Information, provided by them at the time of registration is true, correct, and accurate. The Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) by sharing the YouTube URL and/or Vimeo URL on the Platform of the Video(s) uploaded hereby represents, covenants and declares that (i) the Video(s) is original and is performed/enacted by the Participant(s), (ii) the Video(s) does not and will not constitute any infringement of copyright or any right of privacy, or rights in any other form of intellectual property, or any other personal or property right whatsoever of any person or entity, or constitute a libel or slander, or hurts the religious sentiments of people worldwide or be defamatory of any person deceased or alive or blasphemous in its content and that he/she fully owns and controls all rights and interests including all intellectual property rights  in the Video(s), such material and all rights therein and that no other person or party has right or interest in the Video(s) as a co-owner, partner, mortgagee, charge holder or otherwise howsoever (iii) the Video(s) shall not expose the Company to civil and/or criminal proceedings and /or claims of any nature whatsoever (iv) the Video(s) are not subject to any lien, charge, or any other encumbrance whatsoever (v) the Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) has not/have not granted any rights in the Video(s) to the prejudice of any rights granted to the Company hereunder (vi) the Video(s) is not violative of or in contravention of any applicable laws (vii) all necessary licenses and permissions required for the utilization of the Video(s) for the purpose of the Auditions have been secured by the Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) in accordance with the existing Terms and Conditions and applicable laws without any recourse to Star. In the event the publishing of the Video(s) is assessed to be prohibited in any manner and/or considered to be inappropriate due to moral, political or religious reasons or any reason whatsoever, YouTube and /or Vimeo and/or STAR India shall have the right to at their discretion to edit/ remove/cut the contentious portion and re-publish such Video(s) or reject the Video(s) altogether and the Participant agrees not to object to the same. The Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) must ensure that no false and/or misleading statements are made by him/her and that he/she does not refer to any commercial product and/or service in the /Video. The Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) further agrees and confirms that the Company is entitled to reject the Entry of the Participant in the event that the details submitted by the Participant at the time of registration are deficient, incorrect, untrue, or found wanting in any respect.
  • The Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) agrees and undertakes that the Entry/Video(s) submitted by him /her is in good taste, not obscene, vulgar, libelous, defamatory, insulting, annoying,
  • The Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) further agree and undertake that  he /she shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information and /or upload or submit Video(s) that —
  1. belong to another person and to which the Participant(s) do not have any right to;
  2. is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, pornographic, pedophilic, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
  3. harm minors in any way;
  4. infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
  5. violates any law for the time being in force;
  6. deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
  7. impersonates another person;
  8. contains software viruses, Trojans, spyware, malware or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource, including harming recipient’s computers/system/servers etc.;
  9. threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. For avoidance of doubt, Participant agrees that STAR has the right to remove any such material/Entry which breaches any of the terms of these Terms and Conditions and the Participant shall not be entitled to object to the same.
  1. For purposes of the Auditions, logging onto the Platform, furnishing the Personal Information in the mode and manner as prescribed, mandatorily uploading minimum 1 (one) Video and maximum 3 (three) Videos on YouTube platform or Vimeo platform, as the case may be and sharing on the Platform the respective valid and unique YouTube URL(s) and/or Vimeo URL(s) generated, as the case may be, through a particular email ID, shall be considered as a complete and valid entry (“Entry” or “Entries”). It may be clarified that once YouTube URL(s) and/or Vimeo URL(s) links are shared on the Platform by a Participant through a particular email ID, he shall not be entitled to re-submit any information, including but not limited to any Video(s) and/or YouTube URL(s) and/or Vimeo URL(s) through such email ID and Entry submitted by him/her for the first time shall be considered final and valid Entry for the purpose of the Audition. Any incomplete Entry will be disqualified and the Participant shall be intimated via email to submit a valid Entry and the aforementioned process shall follow. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Participant(s) fails to provide minimum 1 (one) specific and Unique URL Link of the Video uploaded or provides a fake email ID or fails to furnish Personal Information in the manner prescribed or if the Video(s) submitted is less than the minimum duration or more than the maximum duration stated herein, then his/her Entry shall be considered incomplete and the Participant(s) shall be disqualified from participating further in the Auditions. The Channel /Company shall be free at any point of time to contact and /or communicate with the Participant (s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) for availing any additional information and/or to verify any details as provided in relation to Auditions and/or the Entry and the Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) shall unconditionally facilitate the same. Any incomplete Entry and /or Entries with incorrect format, broken/bad web link, inadequate Personal Information, invalid email ID, or which consist of content, which contains any of the elements specified in sub-clause (viii) above, will be considered invalid, shall be considered null and void and will be disqualified from participating in the Auditions.
  2. Entries received after the Period will not be considered for the Auditions and shall be deemed null and void. The Company shall not be responsible for any Entries submitted, whether correctly or not, but not received due to any reason whatsoever. It shall be the Participant’s sole responsibility and/or sole responsibility of the natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) to ensure that the Entry is submitted correctly after following the due procedure specified by the Company hereunder and in accordance with the terms of YouTube, LLC and/or Vimeo, INC, as the case may be and Terms and Conditions prescribed herein.
  1. The selection and shortlisting process for the Auditions shall be conducted as detailed below for each Level of the Auditions. For the sake of clarity, a Participant cannot enter the Auditions without undergoing the process at each Level:
  1. LEVEL 1
  1. Subject to the Participant(s) having made a valid Entry, all the Video(s) fulfilling the criteria set out herein shall be viewed and rated by a panel comprising of the representatives of the Company and/ or any representatives of the Production House and/or renowned comedians/experts appointed by the Company and/or by the Production House, as selected and determined by the Company in its sole discretion (“Panel”). This Panel shall rate the Video(s) on the basis of his/her choice of Act, personality, confidence, overall performance, or any other criteria determined by the Company / the Production House in its sole discretion. The decision of the Company with regard to the composition of the panel shall be final and binding on the Participant(s). Neither the Participant(s) nor the natural/legal guardian (in case of minor Participants below the age of below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) shall be entitled to dispute and/or challenge the composition or the decision of the Panel at any time in connection with the selection procedure, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
  2. The Panel shall have the sole authority to judge and rate the Video(s) and performance of all the Participants and their decision shall be final and binding on all Participants and their natural/legal guardian. Based on the evaluations of the Video(s) by the Panel, the top rated performances shall be shortlisted and the Participants(s) shall be selected and eligible for participation in Level 2 of the Auditions.
  • All Participant(s) selected and shortlisted for Level 2 shall be personally intimated about their selection and/or Company may intimate the natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) vide an email and/or telephone or any other mode of communication, as the Company may deem fit at its sole discretion, and the Participant and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) shall be solely responsible for checking the email/calls received from the Company.
  1. It is further clarified that save and except for the Participants who are below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of, the Company is free and entitled to at its sole discretion in any manner it may deem fit, publish any of the Video(s) of the Participant(s) who have submitted valid Entries during the Period on the Platform in the mode and manner as stated hereinabove. For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that it shall not mandatory for the Company to publish Video(s) of all the Participants having submitted valid Entries. No correspondence and/or phone calls shall be entertained in this regard.
  2. The Company shall be free at any point of time to contact and /or communicate with the Participant(s) and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) for availing any additional information and/or to verify any details as provided in relation to Auditions and/or the Entry and the Participant(s) shall unconditionally promptly facilitate the same.
  1. LEVEL 2
  1. Participant(s) and natural/legal guardian of the Participant(s) (below the age of majority as per Indian laws) shortlisted at Level 1 shall be required to be present in the Audition Centre in Mumbai to participate and perform in Level 2 Auditions located in Mumbai on specific dates and time as decided and communicated by the Company. Such Contestant(s) shall be required to perform acts revolving around the theme of comedy including but not limited to enacting songs  in a comic way, comedy skits, stand-up comedy, reciting a hypothetical incident in a funny way, sarcastic narration of an event, etc. and shall be further personally interviewed by the Company and/ or Panel.
  2. The cost of travel and lodging of such Participant(s) to Mumbai for Level 2 Auditions shall be borne by the Company/Production House. If the Participant(s) fails to attend the Audition at the venue on the date and time as informed by the Company, the Entry of the Participant(s) will be deemed invalid and the Company shall be free to select any other deserving Participant at its own discretion.
  • The Company reserves the right to introduce Contestant(s) from outsides India in Level 2 and/or such other Contestant(s) shortlisted by the Company, who have gone through the similar selection process as the Contestant(s) from India.
  1. The Participant(s) and natural/legal guardian of the Participant(s) (below the age of majority as per Indian laws) will be required to execute any and all legal documents as required by the Company including but not limited to submitting all the necessary documents in addition to the documents already submitted at Level 1 and also furnish the documents as sought and as required by the Company from time to time, to verify the Personal Information (defined below) provided by the Participant(s) in Level 1. For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that each of the selected Participant(s) shall be required to furnish the necessary documentation (as stated in the General Rules below) in original to confirm the eligibility details, etc. In case the said Participant(s) is unable to furnish the original document(s) to verify the eligibility details and also fails to submit self-affirmed photocopy of the same, the said Participant(s) shall be disqualified from the Auditions, based on the sole discretion of the Company.
  2. Further, the shortlisted Participant(s) shall be required to perform an act before the Panel as per their requirements. The performance of these shortlisted Participant(s) shall be evaluated by the Panel on the basis of the choice of Act, personality, confidence, overall performance, comedy timing, etc. and such other criteria as may be determined by the Company in its sole discretion. For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that the decision of the Company and/or the Panel shall be final in this regard and neither the Participants nor any one on their behalf (including his /her legal guardian) shall have any objection to the same.
  3. The Company reserves the right to select any number of Contestant(s) from the Audition Center in Mumbai. The selected Contestants shall be eligible for the next level of selection; Level 3. The Contestants shall be informed over the phone and/or other communication such as formal letter or email about their selection for the next round, i.e. the televised auditions by the Company and /or its representatives which shall be tentatively held in the city of Mumbai or such other city as may be decided/ communicated by the Company at its sole discretion.
  • Such selected Contestant(s) shall be required to be present in or around Mumbai for the next level of selection on the day and time specified by the Company. Such selected Contestants and parents/legal guardian of the Contestant(s) along with such Contestant(s) (below the age of majority as per applicable Indian laws) shall also be required to mandatorily attend the grooming and act presentation training sessions /workshops conducted by the Company in Mumbai at such time as the Company may deem fit for the Contestant’s participation in televised Audition round (Level 3 Audition).
  1. LEVEL 3 – (TELEVISED AUDITIONS)
  1. Contestant(s) and parents/legal guardian of the Contestant(s) along with such Contestant(s) (below the age of majority as per applicable laws in India) shortlisted at Level 2 shall be required to be present in Mumbai for the next level of selection on the day/days and time specified by the Company. The cost of travel and lodging of such Contestant(s) shall be borne by the Company/Production House. If the Contestant(s) fail to attend the Mumbai Audition at the venue on the date/dates and time as informed by the Company, the Entry of such Contestant(s) will be invalidated and the Company shall be free to select the next deserving Participant of its choice in place of such disqualified Participant.
  2. The Contestant(s) and parents/ legal guardian of the Contestant(s) along with such Contestant(s) (below the age of majority as per applicable Indian laws), will be required to register themselves by executing the necessary documents, in addition to those already provided and also by furnishing the documents as required to verify the Personal Details provided by the Contestant(s) in Level 1 or 2. Each of the selected Contestant(s) shall be required to furnish the necessary documentation (as stated in the General Rules below) in original to confirm the eligibility details, personal identification, etc. provided by the said Contestant(s). In case the said Contestant(s) is unable to furnish the original document(s) to verify the eligibility details and also submit self-affirmed photocopy of the same, the said Contestant(s) shall be disqualified by the Company.
  • Level 3 will be held in Mumbai. The Contestant(s) shall be evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges who shall be judging the performance of Participants in the Program and /or forming part of the Program (“Judges”) engaged by the Company at its sole discretion.
  1. The Judges will judge the Contestant(s) on the basis of the acts performed in front of them. The acts to be performed shall at all times belong to the comedy genre and/or revolve around the theme of comedy including but not limited to comedy narration, standy-up comedy act which may also include musical comedy or dance comedy, etc.
  2. The Judges shall rate these acts on the basis of choice of Act, personality, confidence, overall performance, comedy timing, etc.
  3. The Judges and/or Company shall, based on the acts performed by the Contestants in Level 3, select Show Player(s) for the Program. The selected Show Player(s) shall have to ensure that they will make themselves available for all shoot dates and travel to any place for the shoot of the Program, as may be informed by the Company from time to time.
  • The selected Show Players will need to reside in any place in India decided by the Company at its sole discretion, during the shoot schedule of the Program.
  • Upon successful completion of the contract and agreement with the Show Player(s) in relation to the arrangements for such Contestant(s) attendance at the Studio, the selected Show Player(s) must attend the Studio at the time and date communicated by the Company.
  1. In the event of the failure of any of the Show Player(s) from attending the Studio by the aforesaid time for any reason whatsoever the Company shall at its own discretion be entitled to exclude such Show Player(s) from the Show.
  1. Participant(s) who have participated in any comedy based reality shows /programs and /or appeared /featured in any television programs (of any genre) or have entered into any contract or contractual arrangement including but not limited to having signed any document or letter in respect of any such participation/appearance with  any third party/persons including but not limited to media companies, production houses, broadcasting companies, agencies in relation to participation in such reality shows or featuring and /or appearance, will need to mandatorily disclose the details of such prior participation to the Company. The Company reserves the right to disqualify such Participant on such ground, based at its sole discretion. The Contestant(s) agree to fully co-operate with the Company for any additional information that may be required by the Company to evaluate the facts related to the matter.
  1. The Company reserves the right to extend the timing or close the gates of the Audition Centre(s), without prior notice to the Contestant(s) and/or people who have turned up at the Audition Centre(s). Such decision of the Company shall be final and binding on all the Participants and/or natural/legal guardian of the Participant (in case the Participant(s) is below the age of majority as per applicable law in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of).
  1. It is clarified that the Contestant(s) shall carry their own music or tapes and/or any musical instrument/ props that may be required for all the Levels of the Auditions and /or shall be solely responsible to make all arrangements for facilitating their act/performance and the Company shall not be responsible to provide the same.
  1. Irrespective of whether the Participant(s) have been disqualified and /or eliminated at any of the Levels of the Auditions and fail to proceed further or if their Entries have been disqualified at any Levels of the Auditions, the Company and /or the Channel shall continue to have the right to Exploit and /or publish the Videos submitted by them as part of their Entries on the Website and /or any digital platforms owned by the Company and /or its affiliate worldwide in perpetuity.
  1. For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that the final selection of the Show Players made by the Channel/Company /jury/Panel/Judges shall be binding on all the Contestant(s) and in no event shall the Contestant(s) dispute the decision made by the Channel/Company or its employees in connection to the Contest. For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Auditions and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest/Program, the decision of the Company shall be final and binding.
  1. Natural/legal guardian of Participant(s) below the age of majority  as  per applicable laws in the Territory  of which the Participant is a citizen of , shall accompany the Participant (s) for all the levels of the Auditions and shall stay with him/her till her elimination  and /or completion of the Program (whichever is earlier).
  1. The Company and /or the Production house and /or the jury and /or the Panel and /or the Judges (as the case may be) reserve the right to stop/interrupt the performance of the Contestant(s) at any given point during any of the Levels of the Auditions and the Contestant(s) shall have no objection to the same nor shall they raise any objections against the same. It is further clarified that the Company and /or the Production House and /or the jury and /or the Panel and /or the Judges (as the case may be) are not obligated to watch the performance of the Contestant(s) and /or the Act beyond a reasonable time period. For the purposes of this Contest, reasonable period shall mean 30 (thirty) seconds. The Participant shall abide by the decision of the panel and/or Judges/Company/Production House in this regard.

GENERAL RULES

  1. The Auditions is strictly open to Participant(s) of the age of 5 (five) years and 50 (fifty) years, as of June 15, 2017 and requires that the Participant(s) must be a citizen of any of the jurisdictions included in the Territory during the Period of the Auditions.
  1. Employees of the Company, of the Production House, the advertising agency or any other agency or third party vendor which has been appointed from time to time, and also employees of the main sponsors and members of their immediate family; individuals not conversant in spoken Hindi or English; are ineligible to enter the Auditions . Further, failure to provide proof or affidavit of eligibility, including the correct date of birth, including any of the documentation required under these Terms and Conditions, within the timelines specified by the Company hereunder may result in disqualification. The Company also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) incase a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant during the conversation with the Company and in the information(s) stated in the documents furnished by the Participant(s).
  1. In the event the Participant is found to be in violation of any applicable laws at any point of time during the Auditions and /or Digital Auditions, the Company reserves the right to disqualify the Participant immediately and his /her Entry shall be considered null and void. Such disqualified Participant shall not be eligible to proceed further in the Auditions and /or Auditions. Further in case of Participants below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of, it is the onus of the natural guardian /legal guardian to ensure that the participation of such minor Participant is as per the applicable laws of the countries of which they are citizens of. In case it is found to be otherwise by the Company then immediately such minor Participant shall be disqualified.
  1. Participant and/or the natural/legal guardian of a Participant below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory  of which the Participant is a citizen of , represent to the Company that the Participant is free and competent to enter the Auditions; the sole, absolute, unencumbered legal and beneficial owner of all rights granted to Company respect of the Materials, is not under any disability, restriction or prohibition, whether legal, contractual, physical, mental, medical or otherwise, which might prevent the Participant from performing or observing any of the obligations undertaken or from honouring any of the Terms and Conditions stated herein.
  1. The Participant shall not make any claims against STAR, Channel, their directors, employees arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to their participation or non-participation in the Auditions or any related activity including any unauthorized access of the Video etc. If the Participant is found to be ineligible, or if the /she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and/or User Generated Content the corresponding Entries will be disqualified.
  1. STAR India shall not be responsible in the event any Entry or Entries are not received or submitted due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. Company shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever for any network problem, breakdown of machinery, unclear network, disruption in the network and/or the cost of the internet session charged by the telecom/mobile operator etc. Any dispute in connection to the above shall be settled between the subscribers/ Participant(s) and the telecom/mobile operator directly, without involving Company. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of Entry(ies) occurs when the Company’s server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry(s) or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.
  1. Company is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, emotional, mental trauma caused to the Participant (s) in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Program and/or any aspect related to Auditions/Auditions/selection process. The Participant (s) shall hold harmless the Channel, Company, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the Participant (s), in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Program and/or any aspect of the Auditions/ Digital Auditions and waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs.
  1. Participant and/or the natural/legal guardian of a Participant below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory, of which the Participant is a citizen of, acknowledge that the Program is a reality based program, and as such a degree of fictionalization is inherent in it. Due to the aforesaid nature of the Program, there may be segments in the Auditions and /or Program which may depict the Participant in an unfavorable manner or may appear to be defamatory. Participant and/or the natural/legal guardian of a Participant below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of, fully understand this aspect of the Program and shall neither hold the Production House/STAR liable for any such depiction nor shall make any claims in respect of the same against the Production House/Star and/or the Channel or any of its representatives and/or the Jury.
  1. Company reserves all rights to make amendments to the Auditions Period or the Period or such other terms and conditions stated herein, without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant to check the Terms and Conditions for the Auditions on the Website and /or the Platforms from time to time. STAR also reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Auditions/Program without any prior intimation to the Participant.
  1. The Participant should not have been convicted under criminal laws and/or should not be disqualified under ant applicable law from participating in the Auditions/ Auditions. The Participant must be in a physically, emotionally and mentally fit condition to participate in the Auditions/Auditions /Program. The Participant further confirm that he /she is medically fit to travel anywhere and anytime and that he /she does not  suffer from any kind of ill health, disease, ailment(s) and medical problems (viz.: heart problem, blood pressure problem, pregnancy, etc.).
  1. Participant(s) is required to furnish necessary supporting documentation in original (i.e., birth certificate, school leaving certificate or passport) and/or any other documentary proof as may be required by the Company to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s) at any stage of the Auditions and/or Levels. The Participant (s) and natural/legal guardian of the Participant (s) (below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of) agree to do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by the Channel and/or STAR in its sole and absolute discretion. In case of a legal guardian ,the said person  will need  to furnish all paperwork  and also produce the relevant  order /decree  of the court  whereby he /she  has been  appointed  as “Legal Guardian” of the Participant  below the age of majority  as  per applicable laws in the Territory  of which the Participant is a citizen of
  1. The Company also reserves the right to change the selection process of the Auditions(s) and /or format of the Program (in any manner whatsoever as deemed fit) stated herein and/or the requirements of any of the Levels of the Auditions , without any prior intimation to the Participant and/or the public. The Company further reserves the right to, at its discretion any time during the telecast of the Program re-introduce the Digital Auditions for the purpose of introducing new Participants for participating /competing in the Program. 
  1. Participant must enter the Auditions voluntarily on their own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxy will not be accepted.
  1. The Channel/STAR India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions without prior notice to the Participant. Further, Company reserves the right to terminate the Auditions at any time without any prior intimation or notice to the public/ Participants and also STAR India/Channel is not obligated in any manner whatsoever to compensate any person or persons who have participated in the Auditions and/or accommodate any person or persons who have been selected in the Auditions .
  1. In case for whatever reason any Participant is not agreeable to travel, stay, etc. entirely at his/her own expense, the Company will regretfully consider the Entry of such Participant(s) as invalid and the Participant(s) shall be disqualified.
  1. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Auditions/ Program/Show and/or the selection process to qualify for the Program, the decision of the Company shall be final and binding and each Participant shall without limitation be bound by such decision of the Company.
  1. Participant(s) shall not during the Auditions/Program make any obscene gesture(s)/acts, or any defamatory statement of any event or any person alive or deceased, material, or anything of an advertising nature and will not expose the Company and/or the Production House and/or the Channel to civil and/or criminal proceedings.
  1. Participant(s) and /or legal /natural guardians on behalf of Participants below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory  of which the Participant is a citizen of, shall not grant or publish any interviews,  any information /details news articles, or issue any other kind of publicity and/or on  personal blog(s)/blogs  and /or any social networking sites  including but not limited to their  participation in the Program or the Auditions  or the Program  or the Participants, names and identity of the selected Show Players, Judges or the  format of the Program  or any aspect related to the Program or any information regarding the Company without Company’s prior written consent in each instance. The Participant shall not at any time make or issue any statements on behalf of the Company/ the Production House/ the Channel without the prior written consent of the Company.
  1. Participant(s) shall not do any act either directly or indirectly which may bring the Company and/or the Program into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals and in all public appearances the Participant (s) shall use her/his/its judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the filming and/or promotion of the Auditions /Program/ Show.
  1. Non-conformance by any Participant and/or by the natural/legal guardian of the Participant below the age of majority as per applicable law of the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen, of the Terms and Conditions, directions/instructions issued by the Company, Terms of Use, User Generated Content, or Privacy Policy then STAR will at its sole discretion be entitled to disqualify their Entry on an immediate basis.
  1. If the operation of the Show/ Auditions/ Program (including without limitation the operation of the telephone system); the recording; broadcast of any/all of the Shows is prevented by an war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God, or applicable law or any Act of God or any act beyond the reasonable control of the Company (“Force Majeure”) which continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, the Company may at its sole discretion cancel all or any part of the Show/ Programs/ Auditions  and/or participation of a Participant(s)/Show Players  forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participants.
  1. Notwithstanding a Participant 's participation in the Show/ Auditions there is no obligation on the part of the Company to broadcast any Show/ Auditions in which he/she has taken part, or any or all of his / her contribution as recorded by the Company.
  1. Participant (s) specifically agree, allows, grants and permits the Company or any party authorized by it to record (audio-video/audio or video), the participation process/performance at every level of the Audition, including any interaction of the Participant with the Company or fellow Participant or any representative of the Company, if any, of the Participant(s) rendered during the Auditions/Show or the Program or any related series of sound recordings and video recordings which have been shot during the Auditions/Show or the Program on film, tape or digital or other electronic media and includes recording of any personal questions or conversations relating to the personal lives of the Participant  (“Footage”) and agree that the Footage may be used by the Company as it deems fit anywhere in the world at any time now or in the future, including but not limited for promotion of the Program. For the avoidance of doubt, all rights in the Footage vests exclusively with the Company worldwide in perpetuity and the Company is entitled to exploit the same  in any manner it may deem fit.
  1. In consideration of being afforded an opportunity to participate in the Program/Auditions, the Participants and the natural/legal guardian of the Participants in case they are minors on behalf of the Participants(s) agree, represent and warrant that all Intellectual Property in and to the Materials shall remain the exclusive property of Company from the moment they arise, for the entire period of their subsistence, in every part of the world. To the extent, that the Intellectual Property or any rights, title and interest in the Materials, do not vest with Company, by operation of law, the Participant and /or natural guardian/legal guardian of the Participant (s) on behalf of the Participant (s), on an outright basis hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns and transfers all Intellectual Property vested in the Materials including rights in any Exploitation thereof to Company. To the extent that the assignment of rights, title and interest in the Intellectual Property in and to the Materials in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials is not held valid by operation of law, notwithstanding the assignment of such rights in favor of Company, the Participant and /or natural guardian of the Participant  (s) on behalf of the Participant  (s) hereby grant an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual license to Company for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Intellectual Property in and to the Materials as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant  or the  natural guardian on the behalf of minor Participants   hereby agree that neither the Participant  (s) nor his/ natural guardian shall  assign or in any other manner transfer rights including the Intellectual Property in and to the Materials for such means and modes of exploitation of the Materials which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to Company  without offering for assignment such modes or means of exploitation of the rights including Intellectual Property in and to the Materials for the entire world and perpetuity to the Company (‘Offer’). The Participant and /or natural/legal guardian of the Participant(s) on the Participant (s)’ behalf agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of exploitation of the Intellectual property in and to the Materials to any third party in breach of the obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, Company may Exploit the rights including the Intellectual Property in and to the Materials at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the Parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 will not apply to this Terms and Conditions. 
  1. The Participant(s) either through themselves or in case of minors through their natural/legal guardian waive off their “Moral Rights” with respect to the Materials/ participation in the Auditions/ Program. Further, the Participant(s) and in case of minors, the natural/legal guardian of the Participant(s) further agree and acknowledge on behalf of the Participant(s) that they shall not be entitled to any share in the revenues arising from exploitation of the Materials. The Participant or the natural/legal guardian on behalf of a minor Participant acknowledge that the Entry submitted and /or Videos submitted and/or contribution to the Materials does not qualify as a ‘performance’ within the meaning of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957.
  1. The Participant agree and acknowledge that the Channel /STAR shall have the sole and exclusive right to edit, alter, modify and or use any Footage or Materials in respect of their Entry uploaded on the Platform in any manner whatsoever it may deem fit and necessary at its sole discretion (including but not limited to as a part of the Program/Auditions or any ancillary event related to the Program/Auditions).
  1. The Participant shall make themselves available from time to time and co-operate with the Channel and/or STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign and /or events (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever with respect to the Program/Auditions  without any money payable to the Participant.  Further, the Participant shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) and in case of minors, the natural/legal guardian of the Participant(s) hereby allow the use of the face, image, biographical data, name, signature, voice, photographs of the Participant and the family/relatives/friends/colleagues of the Participant (‘Likeness’) to appear on and be used in connection with the promotion of the Program all media, all means of exploitations, distribution including, but not limited to, the press, internet, television. STAR reserves the right to use, in any manner whatsoever, in part or in whole the Likeness, Program and/or program elements including without limitation in connection with any merchandise, tie-in, product or service of any kind, whether or not such use is in connection with the Program or STAR or the Channel without notice to the Participant and without any further compensation to the Participant.
  1. The Participant agree that in consideration of being given opportunity to participate in the Auditions ,they shall hold harmless the main sponsor (if any), Channel, STAR its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, group companies or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the Participant, in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Auditions and /or Entry and /or any aspect related to their participation in the Auditions and to the extent permissible under law waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India against the Production House and/or the Channel and/or STAR to claim any damages or reliefs or otherwise.
  1. The Participant agree to keep STAR India, the Channel, its employees, officers or any other person indemnified from and against any claims or demands, cause of action, judgments, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses that may arise out of a result of any violation of any third party rights/material in with respect to the Exploitation of the Entry including the Video, Profile by STAR and /or any of its affiliate companies and/or channels.
  1. The Participant and the natural /legal guardian in case of Participants below the age of majority as per applicable laws in the Territory of which the Participant is a citizen of, agrees that STAR shall in no event, whatsoever, be responsible for any medical or other problems suffered by the Participant during or in relation to their participation in the Auditions including but not limited to travelling anywhere and anytime and undertake the performances required for the Show/Program. The Participant acknowledges and understands that the participation in the Auditions is at their own risk. STAR shall not be responsible for the Participant’s safety during the Auditions, nor shall they be required to obtain any insurance in relation to the same for the Participant. The Participant(s) and/or the parent/guardian of the Participant (below the age of majority as  per applicable laws in the Territory  of which the Participant is a citizen of) acknowledge and understand that the participation of the Participant in the Auditions/Program is at his/her own risk
  1. Certain information relating to the Production House, STAR, the Program, Channel, will be disclosed to the Participant(s) by the Production House and/or STAR which is confidential and/or proprietary in nature, and includes data, the format of the Program, the manner of selection/elimination etc., whether or not explicitly designated as "confidential", disclosed or to be disclosed (including information transmitted in written, electronic, magnetic or other form and also information transmitted orally, visually or by other means) and any and all information which may be developed or created, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from such information (altogether, “Confidential Information”). Confidential Information whether disclosed orally or in writing, is the property of Production House/STAR, as the case may be, and is valuable, special and unique to the business of Production House/Star India, as the case may be. Participant(s) shall not discuss and/or disclose any information about the Program, the performances of other participants in the Program with any third party; and also not disclose the names of the participants eliminated in respective rounds of eliminations in the Program/Auditions.
  1. Participant(s) shall not engage in any activity that would in any manner result in violation of any applicable anti-bribery or anti-corruption laws applicable to the parties hereto.
  1. All obligations, representations, warranties, grant of rights in relation to a Participant who is below the age of eighteen (18) shall be deemed to be provided by the natural/legal guardian of the Participant.
  1. If any party or person  has  any complaints  and /or claims including  but limited to copyright violation /infringement  in respect of the Video(s), then please email your query to hello@startv.com

Your email, which must bear your digital signature or a signed written complaint should include the following information:

  1. Your contact information;
  2. A description of your work that you believe has been infringed;
  • Details of the allegedly infringing Video’s  specific URL;
  1. Other relevant information required by the Company to assess the complaint.

      Company shall take all reasonable measures, including removing the alleged infringed Video within 2 (two) working days from date of receipt of your email. You agree and acknowledge that the Company's responsibility in relation to infringed Video is limited to removing them post receipt of your claims /complaints in accordance with this Terms and Conditions uploaded on the Website and the Company shall not be responsible or liable for any other damages or losses incurred by you or any other person claiming through or on behalf of you, of any nature whatsoever.

  1. The Participant acknowledge that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant acknowledge that their representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Entry including Video, Promotional Activity, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The participation of the Participant the in the Auditions shall mean that the Participant has jointly and severally read, understood, accepted and agrees to unconditionally abide with all the rules including the general rules of the Auditions, Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, User Generated Content as provided  on the Website.
  1. Notwithstanding the conflict of laws principle, these Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Auditions and /or Entry and/or the Program, shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by STAR India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant Couple(s) who has raised the dispute.
  1. Subject to the provision of 39 above, the Courts having exclusive jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India. The Participant agrees to exclusively submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts and dispute resolution mechanism as set out herein.

Score to Settle Quiz Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

The following are the rules for the “”Score to Settle Quiz” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) for promotion of the PayTM India v. England Test Series, 2016 (the “Tournament”) on the platforms and media owned/operated by STAR or its group companies (“Channels”) to be conducted through the Channels and/or the Star Sports India Twitter profile at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia (the “Twitter Page”) through the handle @StarSportsIndia (“Star Sports Handle”) and Star Sports India Facebook page at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Page”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Handle and the Star Sports Page shall be collectively referred to as “Network Handles”. Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/  (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the participant (“Participant”) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. The Contest will be conducted on each day of the Tournament on which a match is played, during the period commencing from November 9, 2016 and ending on December 12, 2016, or such other date as may be decided by STAR at its sole discretion and announced by Star on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels (“Contest Period”).
  1. The Contest is a game of knowledge and skill whereby the Participants would have to provide answers to 3 (three) questions on each day of the Tournament on which the Contest is conducted (“Contest Day”). An official announcement shall be made on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels inviting Twitter and Facebook users to watch the live studio show that is broadcast after each session of each match of the Tournament on the Channels (“the PPL show”) and share tweets on Twitter or replies on the Star Sports Page during the Contest Period, containing the answers to general knowledge questions about cricket and sports first announced on the PPL show on the Channels and subsequently on the Network Handles (“Contest Question”). Each Contest Question will be announced on the Channels during the broadcast of the PPL show and subsequently on the Network Handles. Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest(“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

    (a) All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook, as applicable, and must be residing in India during the Contest Period.

    (b) Each Participant is required to visit the Network Handles, as applicable and “follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle.

    (c) The Participant should submit their entry containing their answers to the Contest Questions in the form of a tweet posted through the Participant’s Twitter account, or through a comment posted through the Participant’s Facebook account in response to the post containing the relevant Contest Question on the Star Sports Page. Each Entry: (1) if sent through Twitter, should contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #ScoreToSettle and should contain the Star Sports Handle (@starsportsindia); (2) if sent through Facebook, should be a comment on the Facebook post containing the Contest Question; and (3) should be submitted during the Contest Period. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR.
  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 1 (one) lucky winnervia randomizer for each Contest Day, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Entries containing correct answers in relation to at least 1 (one) Contest Question posed on the relevant Contest Day (“Winner”). Winners shall be selected on the basis of the relevance and correctness of their Entries or other criteria as the editorial team shall deem fit. STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). It is clarified that where two or more Participants are eligible to be declared as a Winner, the Winner shall be selected by means of a randomizer. Each Winner in relation to each Contest Day will be announced by STAR on the Network Handles.
  1. Each Winner would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). The Prize shall be merchandise signed by players or coaches or commentators or presenters of the PPL show as may be determined by STAR at its sole discretion; or any other item as announced by STAR. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of any Prize by any Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Winner. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is unable to claim the Prize from STAR. After dispatch of a Prize to a Winner, in case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Prize(s) during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure and/or any other defect in or damage to the Prize, if any, whether caused during transit or otherwise. All Prizes shall be dispatched to the respective Winners within 90 (ninety) days after the end of the Tournament.
  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event it is found by STAR has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant(s) as the Winner(s) of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize(s) to such other Participants. All Prizes are provided on an as-is where-is basis without assurances or warranties of any kind. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prizes, including quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose. The Winner(s) agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prizes or any inability to enjoy Prize(s) due to any failure by manufacturers of the Prizes, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relation to a Prize. It is clarified that STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in relation to a Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.
  1. The Winner agrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification,cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value.  The Contest or the Prize(s) cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize(s) or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels.If the Winner(s) refuses to accept the Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner(s) in connection to the Prize or otherwise.
  1. All Entries must be received during the Contest Period. Entries received before or after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or post/tweet his/her entry on Twitter and/or Facebook in the Contest due to any network problem, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.
  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion.
  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i)belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winners of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s) and the Winner(s). STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winners shall be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR.
  1. The Winners will be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winners instead.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical Exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner(s) shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant (s), Winner(s), in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).
  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period.
  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.
  1. The Participant/ Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest and cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.
  1. The Winner(s)/Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest.
  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest.
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s). Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

 

Match Point - 20 and out Activity

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the rules for the Match Point- 20 and out” activity (the “Activity”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) for promotion of the events to which Star has necessary rights (the “Tournament”) on the platforms and media owned/operated by STAR or its group companies (“Channels”) to be conducted through a mobile number (“Phone Number”) promoted on the  Star Sports India Twitter profile at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia (the “Twitter Page”) through the handle @StarSportsIndia (“Star Sports Handle”) and/or Star Sports India Facebook page at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Page”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Handle and the Star Sports Page have been collectively referred to as “Network Handles”. Any content/information gathered pursuant to this Activity shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ (“Privacy Policy”) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Activity shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Activity, it is construed that the participant(s) (“Participant”) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. The Activity will be conducted on such days of the Tournament on which a match is played, during the period notified on the Network Handles, or such other date as may be decided by STAR at its sole discretion and announced by Star on the Network Handles.

  2. The Activity is a game of knowledge and skill whereby the Participants will be given an opportunity to make audio-visual recording expressing their opinion about a match on specified Tournament days during which the Activity is conducted (“Activity Day”) and submit such recordings on the Phone Number (“Recording”). An official announcement shall be made on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels inviting Twitter and Facebook users to watch the live/non-live studio shows that is broadcast before/after each match/sessions of the match of the Tournament on the Channels (“Show”) and share submit their Recordings on the Phone Number during the Activity Period. Any person who wishes to participate in the Activity (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

    (a) Participants must be residing in India during the Activity Period.

    (b) Participants are required to visit the Network Handles and “follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle in order to keep themselves updated about the Activity.

    (c) The Participant should submit their Recording expressing their opinion about specific matches on the Activity Day only.
  1. The editorial team of STAR shall at its sole discretion select the best Recordings for each Activity Day, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Recordings (“Winner(s)”). The Winner(s) shall be decided basis the best Recording(S) submitted in terms of ability to generate interest, uniqueness, relevance or other criteria as the editorial team shall deem fit. STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Activity shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). Each Winner in relation to each Activity Day will be informed by STAR by way of message on the number from which the Participant shares the Recording.
  1. The Recording of each Winner would be broadcast on the Show (“Prize”). STAR shall not be liable in the event it is unable to broadcast any of the Recordings of the Winners. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is unable to claim the Prize from STAR i.e. the Recording is not broadcast. 
  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event it is found by STAR has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant(s) as the Winner(s) of the Activity, at its discretion and transfer Prize(s) to such other Participants as it may deem appropriate. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prizes. The Winner(s) agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prizes or any inability to enjoy Prize(s) due to any failure on part of STAR, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relation to a Prize. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Activity. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Activity in general.
  1. The Winner agrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification,cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value.  The Activity/Prize cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to incorporate any Recording in the telecast of the matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels.
  1. All Recordings must be received during the Activity Period. Recordings received before or after the Activity Period will not be considered for the Activity and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event the Recordings are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or share his/her Recording due to any network problem or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Recording the Participant(s) is representing that the Recording or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. The Participant assigns all worldwide rights relating to the Recording/content thereof including but not limited to all rights to broadcast, promote advertise the Recording and all intellectual property rights etc. arising therefrom to STAR and its affiliates.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Recording being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the Recording being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Recording that does not meet these criteria.
  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Recordings for the Activity during the Activity Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Activity as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion.
  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Activity without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Recording or any part thereof at any stage of the Activity, including after declaring the Winner, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Recording not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Recording inter alia:, (i)belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winners of the Activity and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s) and the Winner(s).
  1. The Winners will be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winners instead. 
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use of the Recording and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Activity, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Recording including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Activity. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Recording and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Recording or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Recording and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Recording and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Recording in to a film for theatrical Exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Recording and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Recording and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Recording and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Recording including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Recording and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Recording and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Recording and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Recording and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Recording and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner(s) shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

(II)  GENERAL RULES:

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Activity Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Activity. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant (s), Winner(s), in the Recording must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).
  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Activity. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Activity Period.
  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Activity, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Activity on http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s participation in the activity null and void. 
  1. The Participant/ Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Activity cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Activity.
  1. The Winner(s)/Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or Recording including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Activity or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Activity.
  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Activity.
  1. By participating in the Activity, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Activity and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Activity the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) of the Activity agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s). Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) used during the course of the Activity or for the purpose of the Activity shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Recording on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.

  2. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Delhi, India.

#GOTOnStarWorld

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the #GOTOnStarWorld” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion and engaging the viewers of the program “Game of Thrones” (“Program”)” on Star World SD and HD (“Channel”).  The Contest shall be held on Star World Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/StarWorldIndia (“Official Twitter Handle”) from June 26, 2017 to June 30, 3017 between 10 PM and 11 PM each day (“Contest Period/Period”).

Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com/PersonalDataPrivacyPolicy.htm and incorporated herein by reference.

The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest (“Participant(s)”) by answering 10 questions posted on the Official Twitter Handle. To qualify, they will need to answer all of questions correctly in the shortest time.  

By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agreed to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

  1. Principle Rules
  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:
  1. Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.
  1. Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family are ineligible from participating in the Contest.
  1. All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).
  1. d) The Process of the Contest
  1. Participant(s) are required to participate in the Contest by answering overall 10 questions posted on the Official Twitter Handle.
  2. To qualify, they will need to answer all or most no. of questions correctly in the shortest time.                   
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.
  1. Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Page. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.
  1. Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its correctness and time taken to correctly answer all or most no. of the 10 questions. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.
  1. At the end of the Contest Period, out of all Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, Top ten (10) Participants whose Entries is valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be selected on the basis of their ranks and shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”). Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such Private Message. In the event any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit their details their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed ten (10).
  1. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before 10th July and the Prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before 20th In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the Prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The ten (10) Winners shall each win a Game of Thrones Tote Bag the value of which shall not exceed INR 500- each (“Prize”), The Prize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.

 

  1. General Rules
  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. Startv.com. The Contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered or associated with Twitter in any way.
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one Twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information. For the avoidance of doubt, all information provided by the Participants in the course of the Contest shall be submitted to Star India and not to Twitter.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:
  1. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party
  2. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.

  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest. For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and their employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions; (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Gratification awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#HomelandOnSW Activity

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Following are the terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) governing the activity titled “#HomelandOnSW” (“Activity”), hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR India”), for the purpose of promotion and viewer engagement of the program Homeland S6 (“Program”), airing on STAR India’s channels namely – Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere HD (“Channels”). The Activity will be conducted at https://twitter.com/StarWorldIndia (“STAR India Twitter page”). The Terms and Conditions shall be binding on each interested person voluntarily participating in the Activity (“Participant”) in India (“Territory”). This Activity is done to select the 20 lucky winners who will be presented with Star World merchandise (“Gratification”/ “Prize”). If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Activity as detailed herein shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Activity shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all Participant(s) as requested herein unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same. The Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/  shall govern all usage of any Personal Information (defined below) gathered under or pursuant to this mode of participation by STAR India (defined below). The Activity mechanism shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein.

PRINCIPAL RULES

(I) Entrants’ Eligibility:


a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family are ineligible from participating in the Contest.

c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

(II) Activity Procedure:

(a) The Activity shall take place on Monday, 16th January 2017 from 4 pm – 9pm (“Activity Period”).

(b) Participant(s) can participate in the Activity by tweeting with certain keywords and hashtags about Homeland (‘Comments’). Participant(s) agrees and acknowledges that Comments which will be submitted without fulfilling the above parameters shall not be considered by STAR India and will be considered as null and void. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, a valid entry shall constitute a Comment posted on Twitter along with the relevant keywords and hashtags during the Activity Period (‘Entry’).

(c) STAR India will track the tweets based on certain keywords and hashtags ( specified below) and once an Entry has been identified on the basis of creativity and relevance, the Participant(s) will be sent a reply tweet from the STAR Handle (“Shortlisted Participants”).

(d) A total of fifty (20) Participants’ Comments will be selected randomly by STAR India (“Winners”), based on its sole discretion in accordance with the criteria as mentioned.

(e) The Winner(s) will be contacted via Direct Message on Twitter (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 (twenty-four) hours of such Private Message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated. 

(f) Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Winners via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification including parents’/legal guardian photo id and relationship proof) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty-four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s).

(g) Star India shall make only 1 (one) attempt to reach the Winner(s). In case such Winner(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Winner(s) in any manner whatsoever.

(h) Upon verification of the credentials only those Winner(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the Prize winner(s) (“Prize winners”).

(i) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Comments submitted do not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Activity. Participant(s) agrees and understands that submission of more than one Entry shall not result in a higher chance for the Participant(s)’ Entry to get selected as the Final questions.

(j) The Comments will be shortlisted by STAR India on the basis of the creativity and uniqueness of the questions and any other criteria as STAR India may deem fit. STAR India reserves the rights to shortlist the Questions to be sent to the Program Protagonist. By way of reiteration, the shortlisting process is per the sole discretion of STAR India. The decision of STAR India is final and binding in this regard. 

(k) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry including the Comments submitted are not indecent and are not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, or infringe the rights of any third party including intellectual property etc. Participant shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that: 

(i) belongs to another person and to which the user/Participant does not have any right;

(ii) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;

(iii) harm minors in any way;

(iv) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;

(v) violates any law for the time being in force;

(vi) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;

(vii) impersonate another person;

(viii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;

(ix) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. For avoidance of doubt, Participant(s) agree that STAR India has the right to remove any such material/Submission which may not be in consonance with applicable law.

(l) By participating in the Activity, the Participant(s) irrevocably assign STAR India the right to use the information provided by them for any use that STAR India deems fit.

(m) STAR India shall not be responsible in the event the Entries are not uploaded on the social media handles, due to technical error of any nature whatsoever. Any automated confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For purposes of the Activity, “receipt” of Entries occurs only when the website server records the Activity information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button.

(n) The Participant(s) agree and confirm that STAR India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against STAR India. 

(o) All decisions of STAR India /Channel shall not be subject to any appeal of any nature whatsoever, to the extent permissible under law. The submission of Entry in the Activity shall be construed that the Participant has waived his/her right to dispute any decision(s) made by STAR India/Channel, to the extent permissible under law.

(p) By participating in the Activity, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) - (a) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Activity and/or any decision of STAR India, in any manner whatsoever, to the extent applicable under law; (b) has read and understood these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Participant(s)’ act of participation in the Activity will be deemed acceptance to abide by the same. 

(q) By participating in the Activity, it is construed that the Participant(s) has read and understood these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy including the General Rules Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy of Twitter as stated below and has agreed to abide by the same.

(r) By entering the Activity, each Participant acknowledges and agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Activity, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and associated with entering the Activity (if any). Notwithstanding the foregoing, under no circumstances will STAR India be liable for any consequential, indirect, special punitive, or incidental damages or lost profits, whether direct or indirect, arising in any way whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise.

(s) STAR India reserves all rights to make amendments to the Activity Period or such other terms and conditions stated herein, without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions pertaining to the Activity on the social media handles from time to time. STAR India also reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Activity without any prior intimation to the Participant(s). 

(t) 20 Participants chosen through the Activity shall each receive Star World merchandise (“Prize”). Participants agree and acknowledge that there shall be no other gratification (monetary or otherwise) for the Entry being selected. 

GENERAL RULES

  1. The Activity is for the purpose of entertainment and does not intend to harm any person in any manner whatsoever. The use of personal details part of the Entry is with the express consent of the Participant and does not violate any person’s right to privacy and is neither   slanderous and /or defamatory in nature.
  1. Each Participant(s) consents to the use of information submitted by the Participant(s) for the purpose as set out in these Terms and Conditions specifically in relation to the Activity.
  1. The Participant(s) hereby acknowledge and agree that the relationship between the Participant(s) and STAR India is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Activity and/or the Terms and Conditions the decision of STAR India shall be final in this regard.

  2. STAR India shall not be responsible for any Entries submitted but not received due to any reason whatsoever including technical disruption and/or failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature.

  3. The Participant(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, STAR India, its affiliates, its group companies, officers, directors, their employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs, suit, litigation, injury, damages, harm and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party in relation to the Entry including the Questions and towards any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) during the Activity.

  4. The Participant(s) agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR India and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s). Further, the Participant(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Participant(s) agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Participant(s) from such Promotional Activity and any recording thereof shall vest with STAR India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR India may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world.
  1. STAR India shall not be liable and /or responsible in any manner whatsoever in the event of any malfunction/fault /failure in the mechanism /system failure / due to technical /technological restrictions and /or due to reasons /events/incidents beyond the commercially reasonable control of STAR India and the Participation shall hold harmless STAR India, the Channel and its employees, officers or any other person in relation to the Activity with respect to the same.
  1. To the extent permissible under law, Participant(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR India, Channel, their employees, directors and its affiliates arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to their participation or non-participation in the Activity. If the Participant(s)/Winner is found to be ineligible, or if they have not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding Entries will be disqualified.
  1. STAR India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever, in relation to the Activity.
  1. STAR India reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Activity if his/her conduct is found to not be in concurrence with the Terms and Conditions set out herein or as may be revised by STAR India from time to time. The decision of STAR India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. The Participant(s) shall comply with the laws of India.
  1. The Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and in case of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the voting and/or the Program shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by STAR India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant who has raised the dispute. 
  1. Subject to the provision of 14 above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim reliefs under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India. 
  1. The promotion/Activity is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter and Participant completely releases Twitter from any obligation in respect of the participation to this Activity. The Participant acknowledges that by participating in the Activity it is providing information and Entries to STAR India and not to Twitter.

  2. STAR India shall in no manner whatsoever be responsible for security of Participant(s)’s Entry including the Questions and/or be liable for any use/misuse of the same by any person by way of hacking or otherwise.
  1. Participant(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein. 
  1. The Participant(s) agrees and undertakes to maintain confidentiality with respect to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, the Activity, Final questions and/or any other aspect related to the Activity. 
  1. Participant acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, confidentiality, indemnities, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

Key Words:

#HomelandOnSW

Homeland

#Homeland

Carrie

Saul

Dar Adal

#Carrie

#DarAdal

#PeterQuinn

#Quinn

Quinn

Peter Quinn

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Ep-1 Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of” the film “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”(“Film”)on Star Movies SD and HD (“Channel”) from 12:00 pm to 2:43 pm on January 14th 2017. The contest shall be held on Star Movies India Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/starmoviesindia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarMoviesIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) on January 14th, 2017. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag“#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence onJanuary 14th, 2017at 11:30 amIndian Standard Time (“IST”) and will end onJanuary 14th, 2017at 3:00 pmIST (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com/ and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by identifyingall the characters posted during the contest period from the Star Wars universeand following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

(I) PRINCIPLE RULES
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  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen)years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family members are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s)are required toidentifyall the characters posted during the contest period from the Star Wars universeusingthe Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle. (“Entry/Entries”)

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void. For the sake of clarity, it is to be noted that participants are required to answer all the questions put forth during the Contest Period in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for winning the Contest.

    e) For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h) Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i) Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its relevancy to the Contest, correctness and speed of providing the answers to the Quiz. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j) At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the Entry/ies received within the Contest Period,10(ten) Participant(s) whose Entries are valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be eligible to win the Contest(“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted viaDirect Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.comwithin 24 hours of such message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification), also the Channel may ask the Shortlisted Participants evidence of their achievements/accomplishments (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed 10(ten).
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before January 31st, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before February15th, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible. 
  1. The Winner shall each win one Channel/Film merchandise the value of which shall not exceed Rs. 5,000/- [ Rupees Five Thousand Only] each (“Prize”), ThePrize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India. 
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity.

 

(I) GENERAL RULES- 

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.

  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same. 
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India , be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, its licensors and their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize. 
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity. 
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Prize awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The Participant(s) acknowledges and confirms that neither Lucasfilm Limited, The Walt Disney Company nor any of their respective affiliates are in any manner whatsoever associated with the Contest.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996,shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Ep-1 Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY 

This Privacy Policy covers the information Star India Private Limited(“STAR” and/or “We/Us”) collectsfrom the users (“Participant(s)” and/or “You/Your”) participating in the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies”(‘Contest’). The Privacy Policy is hosted on http://www.startv.com/and should be read in conjunction with theRules and Regulations (“Terms”) of the Contest as listed on http://www.startv.com/. STAR and its parent,affiliate and subsidiary companies shall be referred to collectively as the STAR Entities.

Here are our privacy principles:

 Providing information to us by participating in the Contest is your choice. By providing us informationyou agree to allow us authorized use of your information and you agree to abide by the Terms of theContest.

You always have the ability to have all your information deleted and to opt-out of receivingcommunications from us.

Information Collection and Use:

The primary purpose for the collection of information is for the purposes of the Contest.

Information Collected:

You may be asked to provide us with certain personally identifiable information ("PersonalInformation"). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, age, address, phonenumber, email ID, birthdate and any other information which STAR may from time to time require.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

STAR is the recipient of all the information and undertakes responsibility for the secure retention of theinformation provided by the Participants. STAR may enable access of the Participants’ information to theSTAR Entities, its joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the Contest.

If the Participant wishes to have all the information that he/she has provided to us deleted, he/she canalways do so by sending a request to Us on the e-mail id provided at the bottom of the page.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:

The STAR Entities shall cooperate with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or anythird party by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. Anyinformation about You will be disclosed to government or law enforcement officials or private parties asWe, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, toprotect the property and rights of the STAR Entities or a third party, to protect the safety of the public orany person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

Business Transfers:

The STAR Entities may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your PersonalInformation, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event ofbankruptcy.

Email Policies:

The STAR Entities may use your information for a variety of transactional emails. You have full controlregarding which of these emails you want to receive. If You decide at any time that You no longer wishto receive such communications from Us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any ofthe communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period oftime for your opt-out to become effective which will, in no case, be more than ten business days frommaking the opt-out request.

Security:

STAR uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep Your Personal Information safe.

The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information You put in before it is sent to Us. Furthermore,all of the Participant data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorizedaccess, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, We will employ commerciallyreasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies.

We will also ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that any agent or third party that Weemploy complies with the same security standards as Us for the protection of Your PersonalInformation.

Your information may be transferred to or be maintained on computers, computer systems andcomputer resources located outside of your state or country where the privacy laws may not be asprotective as those where You live. If You are located outside India and choose to provide information toUs, please be aware that We store or transfer information to India and process it there. Your submissionof such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although Westrive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is beingtransmitted to our site; any transmission is at Your own risk. Once We have received your information,We have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor toprevent unauthorized access.

If You have any other questions about the security of Your Personal Information, please contact Us usingthe links at the bottom of the page.

Changes in Privacy Policy:

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. Your continued participation in the Contestconstitutes an acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy and Terms so We encourage You to visitthis page periodically to review any changes.

Phishing:

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to the STAR Entities. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and willnot, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or nationalidentification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of STAR or Your dealings with theContest, you can contact Us via the links at the bottom of the page, or by writing to hello@startv.com. This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules thereunder as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutesas amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by acomputer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Ep-2 Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies”contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of the film“Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones”(“Film”)on Star Movies SD and HD (“Channel”) from 11:46 pm to 02:39 pm, January 15th2017(IST) (The contest shall be held on Star Movies IndiaTwitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/starmoviesindia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarMoviesIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”). The Contest invites interested persons to participate (“Participant(s))” by answering a total of 3 individual crossword sets with a combined total of (18) eighteen objectivequestions around the Film (“Quiz”). All such tweets must be made using the hashtag “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (“Hashtag”) and Participant(s) must follow all required mandates herein below. TheContest shall commence on January 15th, 2017at 11:30 pmIndian Standard Time (“IST”) and will end on January 15th, 2017at 3:00 pmIST (“Contest Period/Period”). Any tweets received after theContest Period shall not be valid or considered in the Contest. Any information gathered through these Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com and incorporated herein by reference. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest.

(I) PRINCIPLE RULES: 

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen)years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family members are ineligible from participating in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s)are required to tweet and answer the entire crossword quiz (3 individual crosswords) within the Contest Period to be eligible to win the Contest that are posted on the Channel’s twitter Page during the Contest Periodsusingthe Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle. (“Entry/Entries”)

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void. For the sake of clarity, it is to be noted that participants are required to answer all the questions put forth during the Contest Period in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for winning the Contest.

    e) For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h) Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i) Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its relevancy to theContest, correctness and speed of providing the answers to the Quiz. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j) At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the valid Entry/iesreceived within the Contest Period which are compliant with the aforesaid parameter, the Company vide a randomizer shall randomly select 10 (ten) Participant(s) (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”). Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 (twenty Four) hours of such Private Message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever. 
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed 10 (ten).

  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before January 31st, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before February 15th, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or dispatch of the prize is delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The Winner shall each win one Channel/Film merchandise the value of which shall not exceed Rs. 5,000/- [ Rupees Five Thousand Only] each (“Prize”), The Prize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest. 
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.

  2. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity. For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the intellectual property vested in the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as (i) the conversion of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, making of a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Materials in to a film for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest including rights in any form of intellectual property in the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry is not held valid by operation of law, notwithstanding the assignment of such rights in favor of the Star India, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby also grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual license to the Star India for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to Star India without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry for the entire world and perpetuity to Star India (‘Offer’). The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, Star India may Exploit the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry including the text and/or any part thereof as required.

(II) GENERAL RULES:  

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest. 
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information. 
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.

  1. The final selection of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall be made by Star India, and shall be final and binding on the  Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time. 
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality; value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India , be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India. 
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, its licensors and their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Periods and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Prize awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The Participant(s) acknowledges and confirms that neither Lucasfilm Limited, The Walt Disney Company nor any of their respective affiliates are in any manner whatsoever associated with the Contest. 
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).

  2. Subject to the provision of Clause 31 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996,shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Ep-2 Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy covers the information Star India Private Limited(“STAR” and/or “We/Us”) collectsfrom the users (“Participant(s)” and/or “You/Your”) participating in the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies”(‘Contest’). The Privacy Policy is hosted on http://www.startv.com/and should be read in conjunction with theRules and Regulations (“Terms”) of the Contest as listed on http://www.startv.com/. STAR and its parent,affiliate and subsidiary companies shall be referred to collectively as the STAR Entities.

Here are our privacy principles:

Providing information to us by participating in the Contest is your choice. By providing us informationyou agree to allow us authorized use of your information and you agree to abide by the Terms of theContest.

You always have the ability to have all your information deleted and to opt-out of receivingcommunications from us.

Information Collection and Use:

The primary purpose for the collection of information is for the purposes of the Contest.

Information Collected:

You may be asked to provide us with certain personally identifiable information ("PersonalInformation"). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, age, address, phonenumber, email ID, birthdate and any other information which STAR may from time to time require.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

STAR is the recipient of all the information and undertakes responsibility for the secure retention of theinformation provided by the Participants. STAR may enable access of the Participants’ information to theSTAR Entities, its joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the Contest.

If the Participant wishes to have all the information that he/she has provided to us deleted, he/she canalways do so by sending a request to Us on the e-mail id provided at the bottom of the page.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:

The STAR Entities shall cooperate with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or anythird party by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. Anyinformation about You will be disclosed to government or law enforcement officials or private parties asWe, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, toprotect the property and rights of the STAR Entities or a third party, to protect the safety of the public orany person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

Business Transfers:

The STAR Entities may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your PersonalInformation, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event ofbankruptcy.

Email Policies:

The STAR Entities may use your information for a variety of transactional emails. You have full controlregarding which of these emails you want to receive. If You decide at any time that You no longer wishto receive such communications from Us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any ofthe communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period oftime for your opt-out to become effective which will, in no case, be more than ten business days frommaking the opt-out request.

Security:

STAR uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep Your Personal Information safe.

The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information You put in before it is sent to Us. Furthermore,all of the Participant data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorizedaccess, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, We will employ commerciallyreasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies.

We will also ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that any agent or third party that Weemploy complies with the same security standards as Us for the protection of Your PersonalInformation.

Your information may be transferred to or be maintained on computers, computer systems andcomputer resources located outside of your state or country where the privacy laws may not be asprotective as those where You live. If You are located outside India and choose to provide information toUs, please be aware that We store or transfer information to India and process it there. Your submissionof such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although Westrive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is beingtransmitted to our site; any transmission is at Your own risk. Once We have received your information,We have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor toprevent unauthorized access.

If You have any other questions about the security of Your Personal Information, please contact Us usingthe links at the bottom of the page.

Changes in Privacy Policy:

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. Your continued participation in the Contestconstitutes an acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy and Terms so We encourage You to visitthis page periodically to review any changes.

Phishing:

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to the STAR Entities.

Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and willnot, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or nationalidentification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of STAR or Your dealings with theContest, you can contact Us via the links at the bottom of the page, or by writing to hello@startv.com.

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules thereunder as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutesas amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by acomputer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

India’s New Blues Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the rules for the “India’s New Blues” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) for promotion of the Star Sports India Facebook page, available at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Facebook Page”) and the Star Sports India Twitter handle, available at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia through the handle @StarSportsIndia (the “Star Sports Twitter Handle”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Twitter Handle and the Star Sports Facebook Page shall be collectively referred to as the “Network Handles”. The Contest will be conducted during the PayTM India v England ODI Trophy, 2017 (the “Tournament”). Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the Participant(as defined hereinbelow) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. The Contestwill be conducted on each day of the Tournament on which a match of the Tournament (“Match”) is scheduled to be played, during the period commencing from January 15, 2017 and ending on January 22, 2016, or such other date as may be determined by STAR at its sole discretion (“Contest Period”). For the avoidance of doubt, the contest will be conducted on the following dates (each a “Contest Day”)–

    a) January 15, 2017;
    b) January 19, 2017;
    c) January 22, 2017; and,
    d) Such other date on which a Match is played is played and is announced by STAR on the Network Handles.
  1. The Contest is a game of skill whereby on each Contest Day, the Participants will have to name 1 (one) player from amongst the 3 (three) players chosen by STAR’s studio experts, whose performance in the Match scheduled to be played on the relevant Contest Day, in the Participant’s opinion, will have the maximum influence on the outcome of suchMatch (“Game Changer”). An official announcement will be made by STAR on the Network Handles and/or on its channels (the “Channels”) inviting Twitter and Facebook users to watch the live studio show that is broadcast before the commencement of each Match on each Contest Day (the “Pre Show”). During the live broadcast of the Pre Show, STAR’s studio expert(s) will announce the names of the 3 (three) players from among the members of the participating teams (each, a “Player”), whose performances, according to the expert(s), will impact the outcome of the Match to be played on the relevant Contest Day (“Expert’s Picks”). It is clarified that the Expert’s Picks shall consists of the following –

    a) 1 (one) Player from the Indian Cricket Team.
    b) 1 (one) Player from the England Cricket Team.
    c) 1 (one) wild card Player (from either the Indian Cricket Team or the England Cricket Team).

    For the avoidance of doubt, the Expert’s Picks will be announced first on the Pre Show and subsequently on the Network Handles. Participants will be invited to share tweets on Twitter and comments on the Facebook post on the Star Sports Facebook Pageannouncing the Expert’s Picks for the relevant Contest Day containing the name of the Player from amongst the Expert’s Picks, who in their opinion will be the Game Changer for the Match played on the relevant Contest Day.
  1. Participants may submit their choices for the Game Changer for each Contest Day from the time of the announcement of the Expert’s Picks on the Pre Show on the relevant Contest Day until the last ball of the second innings (out of two) of the Match scheduled to be played on the relevant Contest Day is bowled (“Daily Contest Period”). Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

    (a) All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook, as applicable, and must be residing in India during the Contest Period.

    (b) Each Participant is required to visit the Network Handles, as applicable and “follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle.

    (c) The Participant should submit theirentry containing the name of their chosen Game Changerfrom amongst the Expert’s Picks for the Match played on the relevant Contest Dayin the form of a tweet posted through the Participant’s Twitter account, or through a comment posted through the Participant’s Facebook account in response to the post on the Star Sports Facebook Page announcing the Expert’s Picks for the relevant Contest Day (each an “Entry”). Each Entry: (1) if sent through Twitter, should contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e.“#IndiasNewBlues”and should contain the Star Sports Twitter Handle (@starsportsindia);(2)if sent through Facebook, should be a comment on the Facebook post containing the announcement of the Expert’s Picks for the relevant Contest Day; (3) should be submitted during the Daily Contest Period for the relevant Contest Day; and (4) if submitted through Facebook, must not be edited at any time, whether during the Daily Contest Period or after.Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR.
  1. It is clarified that Participants will be allowed to submit their Entries only once during the Daily Contest Period on each Contest Day. Where a Participant submits multiple Entries, only the Entry that was submitted the earliest by such Participant shall be considered by STAR, subject to such Entry being valid and compliant with Clause 3(c) of these Terms and Conditions. It is further clarified that a Participant may participate in the Contest either through Twitter, or through Facebook, but not both. In the event a Participant submits an Entry through both Twitter and Facebook, then the earlier of the Two Entries shall be considered by STAR, subject to such Entry being valid and compliant with Clause 3(c) of these Terms and Conditions.Furthermore, under no circumstances shall the Participant be allowed to edit or change their Entries. Any Entries submitted through the Star Sports Facebook Page that have been edited shall automatically be rendered null and void.
  1. Participants will be invited to watch the live studio show that is broadcast after the completion of the Match on each Contest Day (the “Post Show”). During such Post Show, STAR’s studio experts will announce the name of 1 (one) Player from among the Expert’s Picks whose performance during the Match played on the relevant Contest Day, in their opinion, had the maximum influence on the outcome of such Match and such Player shall be the “Expert’s Game Changer” for the relevant Contest Day. If the Participant’s choice of Game Changer for the relevant Contest Day is the same as the Expert’s Game Changer for the same Contest Day, as announced on the Channels during the Post Show and subsequently on the Network Handles, then such Participant will be shortlisted to be declared as a winner for the relevant Contest Day (“Shortlisted Participants”).
  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 2 (two) lucky winners for each Contest Day via randomizer, from amongst the Shortlisted Participants {“Winner(s)”}. It is clarified that the Winners shall be common to both Facebook and Twitter and no separate winners shall be announced by STAR for Facebook and/or Twitter. STAR’s decision in relation to all matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). Each Winner in relation to each Contest Day will be announced by STAR on the Network Handles.
  1. Each Winner would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). The Prize shall be merchandisesigned by players or coaches or commentators or presenters of the PPL show as may be determined by STAR at its sole discretion; or any other item as announced by STAR. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of any Prize by any Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Winner. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is unable to claim the Prize from STAR. After dispatch of a Prize to a Winner, in case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Prize(s) during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure and/or any other defect in or damage to the Prize, if any, whether caused during transit or otherwise. All Prizes shall be dispatched to the respective Winners within 90 (ninety) days after the end of the Tournament.
  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event it is found by STAR has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant(s) as the Winner(s) of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize(s) to such otherParticipants.All Prizes are provided on an as-is where-is basis without assurances or warranties of any kind. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prizes, including quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose. The Winner(s) agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prizes or any inability to enjoy Prize(s) due to any failure by manufacturers of the Prizes, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relationtoa Prize. It is clarified that STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in relation to a Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.
  1. The Winneragrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification, cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value.  The Contest or the Prize(s) cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize(s) or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels.If the Winner(s) refuses to accept the Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner(s) in connection to the Prize or otherwise.
  1. All Entries must be received during theDaily Contest Period for the relevant Contest Day. Entries received before or after the Daily Contest Period for the relevant Contest Daywill not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or post/tweet his/herentry on Twitter and/or Facebook in the Contestdue to any network problems, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.
  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion.
  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i)belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winners of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on theParticipant(s) and the Winner(s). STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winners shall be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR. 
  1. The Winners will be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winners instead.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereofby STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical Exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right toSTARand its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STARwithout offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STARmay exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required.The Winner(s) shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant (s), Winner(s), in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).
  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period.
  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/  .Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.
  1. The Participant/ Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest and cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection. 
  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.
  1. The Winner(s)/Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participantor Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified.STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest.
  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest.
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s). Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees that the footage/picture/photograph of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

#DoctorWhoReturnsOnFX Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#DoctorWhoReturnsOnFX” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) on @FXIndia Twitter profile (URL: https://twitter.com/FXIndia) (“Twitter Page”) for the promotion of the program “Chuck” (“Series”) to be aired on the channel FX & FX HD (“Channel”) in India on 19nd January 2017 onwards every Monday to Friday at 9:00 pm. The Contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tagging the Twitter handle @FXIndia (“Twitter Handle”) and using the DoctorWhoReturnsOnFX hashtag (“Hashtag”) to respond with your answers to the trivia based questions posted during the Contest Period in the manner stated below. (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall be conducted between 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (IST) on 19th January 2017. (“Contest Period/ Period”) Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ and incorporated herein by reference. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest.

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible from participating in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) Ten (10) questions will be asked during the Contest Period. Participant(s) must tweet correct answers to each question fastest, using the Hashtag and must tag the Twitter Handle (“Entry/ies”). Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    e) At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the Entries received within the Contest Period, all Participant(s) who have replied with correct answers in tweets with the hashtag shall be shortlisted and from these, five (05) Participants shall be randomly selected via a randomizer, and such Participant(s) shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”). For the sake of clarity, there shall be a total of five (05) Participant(s) whose Entries shall be shortlisted during the Contest Period. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard. For the sake of clarity, providing the correct answers is the essence of the Contest and the Participants shall be judged on the same.

    f) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    g) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Further, duplicate Entries or/and two of more identical entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win the Contest.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email ID and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 (twenty four) hours of such Private Message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated.  
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification including parents’/legal guardian’s photo ID and relationship proof) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event that any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents, his/her participation shall be invalidated, and he/she shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s). 
  1. Star India shall make only 1 (one) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participant(s). In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such Participant(s) whose selection has been invalidated.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials, only those Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with the Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”).
  1. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before 30th January 2016 and the Prize (defined herein below) shall be couriered to the Winner(s) thereafter within 45 (forty five) days of the announcement. In case the winner announcement or delivery of the Prize is postponed for any reason whatsoever, Star India shall not be held responsible.
  1. The Winner(s) of the Contest shall each win Doctor Who Merchandises, the value of which shall not exceed the amount of Rs. 1000/- each (Rupees One Thousand only) (“Prize”). Any change in the Prize shall be at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. http://www.startv.com/
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India 
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one Twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India for, inter alia, its compliance with the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “Receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant(s) shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.
  1. During the delivery of the Prize if any loss/damage etc. is caused/incurred, Star India shall not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value.
  1.  Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) shall be solely responsible to avail the Prize at the time of delivery. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a representation and/or guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value, etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same. 
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that, if due to any reason beyond the control of Star India, the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner(s) and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever. 
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever for any injury, death, or mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person, but shall be under no obligation to do so. 
  1. Star India reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    (i) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    (ii) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry, inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India. 
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. STAR India reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Contest without assigning any reasons and/or without giving any prior intimation to the Participant(s).
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) during the Contest and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner(s). Further, the Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner(s) agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner(s) shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant/Winner shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR India into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals, and in all public appearances the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall use her/his judgment in general demeanour and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to promotion.

  2. The Winner(s) agrees to maintain complete confidentiality regarding their selection for the Prize and any matter relating thereto and shall not disclose any information pertaining to the Prize or the Contest which is disclosed to the Winner(s) and which is not available to public in general, to any person or media etc. without the consent of STAR India. In case the Winner(s) breaches this condition, he/she shall be liable to be disqualification/rejection and shall not be eligible for the Prize.
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall comply with the laws of India.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions s is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Rules and Regulations shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  2. In case of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Prize the Courts having jurisdiction to adjudicate the same shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards 2017 Poll Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

These terms and conditions (‘Terms’/’Terms and Conditions’) govern the SMS polling activity titled “Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards 2017 Poll” (‘Poll’) organized, conducted and brought to you by STAR India Private Limited (‘STAR India’) on itsBengali television channel “STAR JALSHA” (‘Channel’) based on the program Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards, 2017 (‘Program’) to be telecast on the Channel on April 02, 2017 between 4:00pm IST and 10:00pm IST. The poll for voting (‘Poll’) shall once again commence from January 24, 2017 at 00:00:00 hours IST and shall conclude on February 08, 2017 at 23:59:59 hours IST (‘Poll/Polling Period’).

You (‘Viewer(s)’) may voluntarily participate in the Poll if you agree with these Terms. If you do not agree or cannot comply with any of the Terms then, please do not participate in the Poll. You can access/view these terms at the following URL:http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/    (‘Website’).

The Poll will be held on the Channel during the Poll Period and is open for participation by viewers/users of the Channel in India only.

The STAR India Privacy Policy, available on our Website at http://www.hotstar.com/privacy-policy  (‘Privacy Policy’) shall govern the Poll and all usage of any personal information of the Viewers that may be received by STAR India during or pursuant to the Poll by STAR India.

The Poll shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below.

By participating in the Poll or accessing the Website or these Terms it is deemed that the Viewer(s) has read, understood, accepted and agrees to irrevocably, unconditionally abide with and be bound by all the Terms of the Poll and the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms, please do not continue.

  1. PRINCIPAL RULES
  2. The Poll will be announced and promoted through Astons on the Channel or any other means at the sole discretion of STAR India, and such promotion will continue till February 08, 2017 and/or till any other time, based on the sole discretion of STAR India.
  3. During the Poll Period the Viewers will be asked to cast their vote to choose their favorite nominee(s) from among the various categories provided at the complete discretion of STAR India (each a ‘Category’) as stated below. The Viewer(s) interested in participating and qualifying for the Poll (‘Voter(s)’) will have to type the codes, as mentioned herein below (‘Voting Codes’) and send the vote to 57827 (‘Vote’).

The Voting Codes of the nominees under the given Categories (‘Nominations’) are as follows:

 

Popular Category

 

Nominee

Show name

Key Word

PRIYO  BOU

1

Carol

Membou

BOU<space>CAR

2

Meghla

Ichhenodi

BOU<space>MEG

3

Emon

Kusum Dola

BOU<space>EMO

4

Jaba

Ke Apon Ke Por

BOU<space>JAB

5

Lobongo

Jhanj Labongo Phool

BOU<space>LOB

6

Ahana

Milon Tithi

BOU<space>AHA

7

Kakon

Punnyi Pukur

BOU<space>KAK

8

Tori

Khokababu

BOU<space>TOR

9

Rukmini

Bhakter Bhagaban Sri Krishna

BOU<space>RUK

PRIYO BOR

1

Gora

Membou

BOR<space>GOR

2

Anurag

Ichhenodi

BOR<space>ANU

3

Ronojit

Kusum Dola

BOR<space>RON

4

Parambrata

Ke Apon Ke Por

BOR<space>PAR

5

Neel

Jhanj Labongo Phool

BOR<space>NEE

6

Arjun

Milon Tithi

BOR<space>ARJ

7

Samudra

Punnyi Pukur

BOR<space>SAM

8

Khoka

Khokababu

BOR<space>KHO

9

Krishna

Bhakter Bhagaban Sri Krishna

BOR<space>KRI

PRIYO JUTI

1

Carol and Gora

Membou

JUTI<space>A

2

Meghla and Anurag

Ichhenodi

JUTI<space>B

3

Emon and Rono

Kusum Dola

JUTI<space>C

4

Jaba and Param

Ke Apon Ke Por

JUTI<space>D

5

Souroja and Debdakhya

Agnijal

JUTI<space>E

6

Lobong and Neel

Jhanj Labongo Phool

JUTI<space>F

7

Ahana and Arjun

Milon Tithi

JUTI<space>G

8

Kakon and Samudra

Punnyi Pukur

JUTI<space>H

9

Tori and Khoka

Khokababu

JUTI<space>I

10

Rukmini and Krishna

Bhakter Bhagaban Sri Krishna

JUTI<space>J

PRIYO PORIBAAR

1

MEMBOU

 

PAR<space>MB

2

ICHHENADI

 

PAR<space>ICH

3

POTOL KUMAR GAANWALA

 

PAR<space>PKG

4

KUSUM DOLA

 

PAR<space>KD

5

KE APON KE POR

 

PAR<space>KAKP

6

AGNIJAL

 

PAR<space>AGNI

7

JHANJ LOBONGO PHOOL

 

PAR<space>JLP

8

MILAN TITHI

 

PAR<space>MT

9

PUNNI PUKUR

 

PAR<space>PP

10

RAKHI BANDHAN

 

PAR<space>RB

11

KHOKABABU

 

PAR<space>KB

12

BHAKTER BHAGABAN SRI KRISHNA

 

PAR<space>BBSK

 

If the Vote is successfully cast, then the Viewer shall receive a response message based at the complete discretion of STAR India, thanking him/her for casting the Vote. The Viewer agrees and acknowledges that such an acknowledgement message shall not be sent in case the Viewer has used a landline number to participate in the Poll.

  1. STAR India will sufficiently promote the Poll on the Channel, based on its sole discretion, reasonably in advance (in the manner stated above) to ensure that the Viewers are aware about the programs during which the Categories will be aired on the Channel.

  2. The Nominations will be shown through Promos and Aston content during the Polling Period.

  3. Viewers will be asked to cast their Vote to choose their favorite nominee(s) from the various Categories during the Poll Period.

  4. The SMS containing the above mentioned keyword(s) with the Voting Code(s) and in such manner as stated hereinabove must be sent by the Voter(s) to 57827 during the Poll Period mentioned only. SMS sent before or after the Poll Period stated in these rules and regulations shall not be considered and shall be null and void. (Each an ‘Entry’). For the sake of clarity, a Voter can cast an Entry for a particular Category only once during the Poll Period.  

  5. The winners from amongst the nominees in the Category who have garnered the most number of votes in their Category from the Polls will be declared on the Channel, Star Jalsha during the telecast of Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards, 2017as deemed fit by STAR India. It is understood that any announcement based on the Polling, shall be at the sole discretion of STAR India and the Viewer shall in no event challenge and/or dispute the decision made by STAR India in this regard including in connection with the number of Votes, the aggregation of the same.

  6. Each SMS sent by the Voter for voting shall be chargeable, at the current applicable rates given below. STAR India shall not be liable for any change in the applicable SMS charges and the Viewers are advised to check and confirm the same with their respective telecom operators:

 

Telecom Operator

Applicable SMS Rates per message (Rs.)

Airtel ROI

Rs. 3/ Sms

Airtel TN & Chennai

Rs. 5/ Sms

Vodafone

Rs. 3/ Sms

Idea

Rs. 3/ Sms

Tata

Rs. 3/ Sms

Reliance

Rs. 3/ Sms

 

  1. Any costs or expenses incurred to participate in the Poll shall be solely borne by the Viewers and STAR India shall not be liable for any such costs or expenses.

  2. Entries received by STAR India after the Nomination/Poll Period or beyond the stipulated time, shall be null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR India.

  3. It is agreed that STAR India shall not be responsible in the event the Viewer fails to register his/her Vote/Entry and/or the SMS is not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms, “receipt” of an SMS occurs when the server records the SMS information upon the entrant clicking the “Send” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Viewer(s) agree and confirm that STAR India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an SMS due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Viewer(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against STAR India. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Vote/Entry, the Viewer is representing that the Vote/Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or do not comprise any sensitive personal information.
  1. For avoidance of doubts it is hereby clarified that the fixation of tariffs and compliance with all applicable TRAI Regulations in this regard and otherwise is the responsibility and obligation of the concerned service provider. Accordingly for any queries on rates please check with your respective service provider.
  1. It is expressly stated herein that an unclear SMS and/or Entry, incomplete SMS and/or Entry, SMS containing wrong characters, faulty SMS, multiple Entries by the same Viewer in one Category or Entry sent which is not in consonance with the process stated hereinabove etc. will not be considered and shall be considered as invalid Entries for the purpose of the Poll and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. The Viewer agrees and acknowledges that the opportunity to participate in the Poll is the sole consideration to the Viewer; and save and except as stated otherwise within these Terms, the Viewer is not entitled to receive any gratification, prize, monetary or otherwise, for participating in the Poll and/or for registering a Vote/Entry. 
  1. STAR India reserves the right to disqualify any Viewer(s) from participating in the Polling if the Viewer(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms. The decision of STAR India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Viewer(s) and the Viewer(s) shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of STAR India.

(I) GENERAL RULES

  1. The Viewers interested in participating in the Poll must be above the age of eighteen (18) years, must be a citizen of India and must be a resident of India during the applicable Poll Period. The Viewer should not have a criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Viewer from participating in the Poll. Proof of age, if requested, of the Viewer(s) must be submitted to STAR India (i.e. Birth Certificate, 10th class leaving certificate/school certificate/passport/an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR India to confirm the eligibility of the Viewer(s). The Viewer(s) represents and undertakes to execute and produce such further documents as may be required by STAR India in relation to the Poll. STAR India also reserves the right to disqualify a Viewer in case a discrepancy is found in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Viewer at any point in time. 
  1. STAR India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms or withdraw, change, alter, amend the Poll mechanism, Terms, Poll Period and/or any aspect related to the Poll without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Viewer(s) to check the Terms from time to time.
  1. All the Entries will be stored in a backend system operated by STAR India and/or any person/agency appointed by STAR India. 
  1. The selection of winner(s) of the Category by STAR India shall be final and binding on all Viewer(s) and in no event shall the Viewer(s) dispute the decision made by STAR India in connection to the Entry/answers and /or any aspect related to the Poll. For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Poll and/or the selection process to qualify for the Poll, the decision of STAR India shall be final and binding. 
  1. The Poll shall be managed /conducted on a fair and equitable basis and in accordance with applicable laws. For this specific purpose STAR India may, at its sole discretion, appoint independent audit firms /companies/auditors (as the case may be) to audit/conduct the entire Poll and keep updated records of the same during the Poll Period. Employees, consultants of and of entities engaged by STAR India for the Poll and their immediate family members are not permitted to participate in the Poll.
  1. The Terms shall be advertised sufficiently across the Website to ensure that no Viewer is misled and understands the entire Poll process and the costs associated completely prior to participating in the Poll. In case any Viewer is found to be in non-conformance of these Terms or STAR India Privacy Policy then, STAR India will disqualify the Entry received from such Viewer.
  1. STAR India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Viewer(s) in any manner whatsoever, in relation to the Poll.
  1. The Viewer(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against the STAR India entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to the Viewer(s)’s participation or inability to participate in the Poll or any related activity, to the extent permitted under law. If the Viewer(s) is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms, the corresponding Entry will stand disqualified and such decision of STAR India shall be final and binding.
  1. STAR India shall not be responsible for any cost, expenses, taxes, duties, charges, fees and/or any levies applicable under the laws of India, in relation to the Vote(s), Poll, Poll and any such costs, if applicable, shall be solely borne by the Viewer(s).
  1. STAR India and/or the Channel shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever for any network problem, breakdown of machinery, unclear network, disruption in the network and/or the cost of the SMS or Internet session charged by the telecom/mobile operator etc. Any dispute in connection to the above shall be settled between the subscribers/Viewers and the telecom/mobile operator directly, without involving either STAR India and/or the Channel.
  1. In case of any telecom and /or network failure and /or technical failure in logging on to the official Website and/or for any reasons whatsoever, STAR India reserves the right to at its sole discretion to change the Poll mechanism and /or cease from accepting Entries of the Viewers, in any manner it may deem fit and necessary. In addition STAR India shall not be liable and /or responsible in any manner whatsoever in the event of any malfunction/fault /failure in the Poll system/ mechanism including without limitation Poll system failure in the mechanism of recording SMS/phone lines being open /close or default /internet lines logging on automatic acceptance of Entries beyond the Poll Period due to technical /technological restrictions and /or due to reasons /events/incidents beyond the reasonable control of STAR India.
  1. By participating in the Polling or accessing the Website or these Terms, it is deemed that the Viewer has read, understood, accepted and agreed to abide with these Terms as set out herein and is unconditionally bound by the Website terms of use and STAR India privacy policy as uploaded on the Website, which are incorporated herein by this reference.
  1. STAR India makes no representations and/or warranties regarding the Poll, or any matter in connection therewith other than those expressly given in these Terms and hereby expressly disclaims all other warranties, expressed or implied.
  1. By participating in the Poll/Poll, the Viewer(s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR India, the Channel, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the Viewer(s) and/or their family members/friend’s invited by the Viewer(s), in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Poll and also to the extent possible under law, waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs or otherwise. 
  1. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: BY ENTERING THE POLL, EACH VIEWER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT: (I) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE POLL SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; AND (II) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED AND ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE POLL (IF ANY), NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL STAR INDIA AND/OR STAR INDIA ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING IN ANY WAY WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE. IN ANY CASE STAR INDIA’S ENTIRE LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL MONETARY VALUE OF RUPEES HUNDRED.
  1. STAR India reserves the right to disqualify any Viewer/participant if his/her conduct is found to not be in concurrence with these Terms or is in infringement or contravention of any third party rights, intellectual property rights or applicable laws, rules or guidelines.
  1. The Viewer acknowledges that in case the performance, continuance of this Poll and/or the winner amongst the nominees on the Program cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood, any act of God, or any event beyond the reasonable control of STAR India, then such non-performance or failure or delay in performance shall not be deemed a breach of these Terms and if such inability to perform or delay in performance continues for a period of seven (7) days, then STAR India shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the Poll, any gratification and/or participation of a Viewer forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Each Viewer hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Viewer and STAR India, the Channel and its affiliated companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. Each Viewer(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible, and the remainder of these Terms shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such invalid or unenforceable provision was not included herein.
  1. Viewer(s acknowledges that Viewer(s)’s representations, warranties, indemnities, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The outcome of the Poll /the decision made by the Channel and/or STAR India regarding the Poll shall be final and binding on the viewers and in no event shall the viewer(s)/Voter(s) dispute the decision made by STAR India, Channel and/or its employees in connection to the Poll.
  1. The Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Poll or these Terms shall be referred to arbitration by a sole arbitrator appointed by STAR India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, and the arbitration shall be conducted in the English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection with the arbitration shall be solely borne by the Viewer who has raised the dispute.

  2. Subject to the provision of paragraph 22 above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim reliefs under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#Jackie and Tiger Autographed Koffee Mug Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “Autographed Koffee Mug” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of the program “Koffee with Karan Season 5” (“Program”)” on Star World SD and HD (“Channel”) from 6th November, 2016 onwards every week till the last episode of the Program. The contest shall be held on Star World Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/StarWorldIndia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarWorldIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) from 6th November, 2016 onwards, every week till the last episode of the Program. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag “#KoffeeWithJackie” & “#KoffeeWithTiger” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence on 29th January 2017 2pm onwards, and end at 11:59pm on 29th January 2017 (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate by tweeting to unlock the question of the week. As the participants tweet, the image shall become clearer revealing the question on the mug. To qualify, they will also need to correctly answer the objective question asked on the cleared image for Star World India (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agreed to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a)Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b)Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family are ineligible from participating in the Contest.

    c)All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s) are required to tweet with the Hashtag/s and tag the Twitter Handle to unlock the question/s of the week which will be posted as a blurred image/s by Star India on the Twitter Page every Sunday during the Contest Period. As the Participants tweet, the image/s shall become clearer revealing an objective question/s (“Question”). The Participants need to correctly and accurately answer the Question (only after the episode airing starts 9pm onwards) by tweeting it on the official Twitter page using the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle as displayed on the Twitter Page (“Entry/Entries”).

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag/s and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void.

    e)For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f)It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g)The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h)Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i)Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its correctness. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j)At the end of each week of the Contest Period, out of all the correct Entry/ies received within that week of the Contest Period for each hashtag, One (1) Participant whose Entries is valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be randomly selected vide the randomizer and shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such Private Message. In the event any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit their details their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.

 

  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed one (1) each week of the Contest Period. 
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before Feb 30th, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before May 31st, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. One (1) Winner shall be chosen for each hashtag in the week and each will win  an autographed Koffee with Karan mug (“Prize”) of the respective celebrity, The Prize  to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.

 

  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest. 
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text/image forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity. For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the intellectual property vested in the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as (i) the conversion of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, making of a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Materials in to a film for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest including rights in any form of intellectual property in the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry is not held valid by operation of law, notwithstanding the assignment of such rights in favor of the Star India, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby also grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual license to the Star India for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to Star India without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry for the entire world and perpetuity to Star India (‘Offer’). The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, Star India may exploit the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry including the text and/or any part thereof as required.

(II)   GENERAL RULES: 

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same. 
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

    The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India. 
  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and their employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same. 
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize. 
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship. 
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Gratification awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#QuanticoOnSW Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#QuanticoOnSW” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of” the program “Quantico” (“Program”) on Star World SD and HD (“Channel”). The contest shall be held on Star World India Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/starworldindia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarWorldIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) on January 24th, 2017. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag “#QuanticoOnSW” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence on January 24th, 2017 at 05:30 pm Indian Standard Time (“IST”) and will end on January 24th, 2017 at 10:00 pm IST (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com/ and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by answering trivia questions about Quantico (“Program”) (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

 (I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family members are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s) are required to answer all the trivia questions using the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle. (“Entry/Entries”).

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void. For the sake of clarity, it is to be noted that participants are required to answer all the questions put forth during the Contest Period in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for winning the Contest.

    e) For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h) Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i) Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its relevancy to the Contest, correctness and speed of providing the answers to the Quiz. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j) At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, 10 (ten)  Participant(s) whose Entries are valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification), also the Channel may ask the Shortlisted Participants evidence of their achievements/accomplishments (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed 10 (ten).
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before February 7th, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before February 21st, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The Winner shall each win one Channel/Program merchandise the value of which shall not exceed Rs. 5,000/- [ Rupees Five Thousand Only] each (“Prize”), The Prize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s). 
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity.

(II) GENERAL RULES

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest. 
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

    The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.
  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same. 
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India , be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, its licensors and their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity. 
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever. 
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Prize awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The Participant(s) acknowledges and confirms that neither Lucasfilm Limited, The Walt Disney Company nor any of their respective affiliates are in any manner whatsoever associated with the Contest.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

MyT20 Stars Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the rules for the “My T20 Stars” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) for promotion of the Star Sports India Facebook page, available at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Facebook Page”) and the Star Sports India Twitter handle, available at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia through the handle @StarSportsIndia (the “Star Sports Twitter Handle”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Facebook Page and the Star Sports Twitter Handle shall be collectively referred to as the “Network Handles”. The Contest will be conducted during the PayTM India v England T20 Trophy, 2017 (the “Tournament”). Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the Participant (as defined herein below) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. The Contest will be conducted on each day of the Tournament on which a match of the Tournament (“Match”) is scheduled to be played, during the period commencing from January 26, 2017 and ending on February 1, 2017 (“Contest Period”). For the avoidance of doubt, the contest will be conducted on the following dates (each a “Contest Day”)

    a) January 26, 2017;
    b) January 29, 2017;
    c) February 1, 2017; and,
    d) Such other day on which a Match is played.
  1. The Contest is a game of skill whereby on each Contest Day, the Participants will have to name a total of 3 (three) players from amongst the members of the teams participating in the Tournament (“Players”), who in the Participant’s opinion, will be the best performers in the Match scheduled to be played on such Contest Day. An official announcement will be made on the Network Handles on each Contest Day, inviting the Participants to share tweets on Twitter or comments on the post carrying the announcement on the Star Sports Facebook Page, containing the names of their choices for the relevant Contest Day from among the Players (“Announcement”). Participants will be awarded points in accordance with the points system set forth in the Annexure to these Terms and Conditions and which shall also be made available by Star on the Network Handles (“Points System”), based on the performance of their chosen Players during the Match played on the relevant Contest Day.
  1. Participants may submit their choices for each Contest Day from the time of the Announcement on the relevant Contest Day and until 15 (fifteen) minutes after the first ball of the first innings (out of two) of the Match scheduled to be played on the relevant Contest Day (“Daily Contest Period”). Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

    (a) All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook, as applicable, and must be residing in India during the Contest Period.

    (b) Each Participant is required to visit the Network Handles, as applicable and “follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle.

    (c) The Participant should submit their entry containing the names of their 3 (three) chosen Players for the relevant Contest Day in the form of a tweet posted through the Participant’s Twitter account, or through a comment posted through the Participant’s Facebook account in response to the post containing the relevant Contest Question on the Star Sports Page (each an “Entry”). Each Entry: (1) if sent through Twitter, should contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #MyT20Stars and should contain the Star Sports Twitter Handle (@starsportsindia); (2) if sent through Facebook, should be a comment containing the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #MyT20Stars, on the Facebook post containing the Announcement for the relevant Contest Day; (3) should be submitted during the Daily Contest Period for the relevant Contest Day. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR; and (4) if submitted through Facebook, must not be edited at any time, whether during the Daily Contest Period or after. 
  1. It is clarified that Participants will be allowed to submit their Entries only once during the Daily Contest Period on each Contest Day. Where a Participant submits multiple Entries, only the Entry that was submitted the earliest by such Participant shall be considered by STAR, subject to such Entry being valid and compliant with Clause 3(c) of these Terms and Conditions. It is further clarified that a Participant may participate in the Contest either through Twitter, or through Facebook, but not both. In the event a Participant submits an Entry through both Twitter and Facebook, then the earlier of the two Entries shall be considered by STAR, subject to such Entry being valid and compliant with Clause 3(c) of these Terms and Conditions. Furthermore, under no circumstances shall the Participant be allowed to edit or change their Entries, including, for the avoidance of doubt, situations where a Participant’s chosen Player does not form part of the playing XI of either team in the Match scheduled to be played on the relevant Contest Day.
  1. Participants shall be awarded points in accordance with the Points System, basis the performance of their chosen players during the Match played on the relevant Contest Day. The editorial team of STAR shall compile all valid Entries received through both Facebook and Twitter, and calculate the scores for each Participant who has submitted a valid Entry. The three Participants who have scored the highest number of points on a Contest Day shall be eligible to be declared as winners for the relevant Contest Day [“Winner(s)”]. In the event of a tied score between two or more Participants, then the Participant who has submitted the earliest of the Entries resulting in the tied scores shall be eligible to be declared the Winner. It is clarified that the Winners shall be common to both Facebook and Twitter and no separate winners shall be announced by STAR for Facebook and/or Twitter. It is further clarified that STAR shall have the option to, but not be obliged to announce a scoreboard containing the names and scores of the Participants who have scored the highest number of points on each Contest Day. STAR’s decision in relation to all matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). Each Winner in relation to each Contest Day will be announced by STAR on the Network Handles.
  1. Each Winner would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). The Prize shall be merchandise signed by players or coaches or commentators or presenters of the PPL show as may be determined by STAR at its sole discretion; or any other item as announced by STAR. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of any Prize by any Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Winner. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is unable to claim the Prize from STAR. After dispatch of a Prize to a Winner, in case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Prize(s) during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure and/or any other defect in or damage to the Prize, if any, whether caused during transit or otherwise. All Prizes shall be dispatched to the respective Winners within 90 (ninety) days after the end of the Tournament.
  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event STAR has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant(s) as the Winner(s) of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize(s) to such other Participants. All Prizes are provided on an as-is where-is basis without assurances or warranties of any kind. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prizes, including quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose. The Winner(s) agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prizes or any inability to enjoy Prize(s) due to any failure by manufacturers of the Prizes, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relation to a Prize. It is clarified that STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in relation to a Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.
  1. The Winner agrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification, cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value.  The Contest or the Prize(s) cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize(s) or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels.If the Winner(s) refuses to accept the Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner(s) in connection to the Prize or otherwise.
  1. All Entries must be received during the Daily Contest Period for the relevant Contest Day. Entries received before or after the Daily Contest Period for the relevant Contest Day will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or post/tweet his/her entry on Twitter and/or Facebook in the Contest due to any network problem, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.
  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion.
  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i) belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winners of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s) and the Winner(s). STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winners shall be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR.
  1. The Winners will be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winners instead.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical Exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner(s) shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 (eighteen) years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant (s), Winner(s), in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).
  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period. 
  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/ . Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.
  1. The Participant/ Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest and cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection. 
  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.
  1. The Winner(s)/Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s). 
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest. 
  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest. 
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s). Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.

  2. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

#MyT20Stars Points System

Annexure

Each Player will be awarded points for their performance in each Match on basis of the following points system:

A. Batting

  1. Every player will earn 1 point for every run scored.

  2. There will be additional bonus points earned for individual milestones:

    a) 10 points for 30 runs scored
    b) 20 points for 50 runs scored
    c) 30 points for 75 runs scored
    d) 40 points for 100 runs scored
    e) An additional 10 points for every 25 runs scored thereafter

  3. Every player will earn 3 points for hitting a six, and 1 point for hitting a boundary.

  4. 10 bonus points will be awarded if the player has scored at a strike rate of above 120 (minimum 20 Runs scored or 15 balls faced).

  5. 5 points will be deducted from the player’s total if he has scored a duck.

B. Bowling

  1. Every player will earn 30 points for taking a wicket.

  2. There will be additional bonus points earned for bowling milestones:

    a) 20 points for 2 wickets taken
    b) 30 points for 3 wickets taken
    c) 40 points for 4 wickets taken
    d) 50 points for a 5-wicket haul
    e) An additional 10 points for every wicket taken thereafter

  3. 30 bonus points will be awarded for a hat-trick.

  4. 20 bonus points will be awarded for a maiden over bowled.

  5. 10 bonus points will be awarded if the player has bowled with an economy rate of 7.00 or below (Minimum 4 overs bowled).

C. Fielding

  1. Every player will earn 10 points for taking a catch.

  2. Every player will earn 10 points for completing a stumping.

  3. Every player will earn 10 points for completing a run-out (When two players are involved, the points will be awarded to the fielder who makes the throw).

D. Man of the Match

 A player will earn 30 bonus points if he is named ‘Man of the Match’.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Ep-VI Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of” the film “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi” (“Film”)on Star Movies SD and HD (“Channel”) from 11:53 am to 02:31 pm on January 29th 2017. The contest shall be held on Star Movies India Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/starmoviesindia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarMoviesIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) on January 29th, 2017. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence on January 29th, 2017 at 11:30 am Indian Standard Time (“IST”) and will end on January 29th, 2017 at 3:00 pm IST (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by re-arranging to form iconic dialogues as spoken from the movie and tweeting those using the hashtag #StarWarsOnStarMovies and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a)Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b)Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family members are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

    c)All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s) are required to participate in the Contest by re-arranging to form iconic dialogues as spoken from the movie using the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle. (“Entry/Entries”).

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void. For the sake of clarity, it is to be noted that participants are required to answer all the questions put forth during the Contest Period in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for winning the Contest.

    e)For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f)It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g)The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h)Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i)Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its relevancy to the Contest, correctness and speed of providing the answers to the contest. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j)At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, 10 (ten)  Participant(s) whose Entries are valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated. 
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification), also the Channel may ask the Shortlisted Participants evidence of their achievements/accomplishments (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever. 
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed 10 (ten).
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before February 15th, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before February 28th, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The Winner shall each win one Channel/Film merchandise the value of which shall not exceed Rs. 5,000/- [ Rupees Five Thousand Only] each (“Prize”), The Prize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void. 
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity.

(II) GENERAL RULES:

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest. 
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India. 
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    i. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    ii. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

    The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India. 
  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize. 
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India. 
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, its licensors and their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Prize awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The Participant(s) acknowledges and confirms that neither Lucasfilm Limited, The Walt Disney Company nor any of their respective affiliates are in any manner whatsoever associated with the Contest.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s). 
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Ep-VI Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy covers the information Star India Private Limited (“STAR” and/or “We/Us”) collects from the users (“Participant(s)” and/or “You/Your”) participating in the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (‘Contest’). The Privacy Policy is hosted on http://www.startv.com/ and should be read in conjunction with the Rules and Regulations (“Terms”) of the Contest as listed on http://www.startv.com/ . STAR and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies shall be referred to collectively as the STAR Entities.

Here are our privacy principles:

Providing information to us by participating in the Contest is your choice. By providing us information you agree to allow us authorized use of your information and you agree to abide by the Terms of the Contest.

You always have the ability to have all your information deleted and to opt-out of receiving communications from us 

Information Collection and Use:

The primary purpose for the collection of information is for the purposes of the Contest.

Information Collected:

You may be asked to provide us with certain personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, age, address, phone number, email ID, birthdate and any other information which STAR may from time to time require.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

STAR is the recipient of all the information and undertakes responsibility for the secure retention of the information provided by the Participants. STAR may enable access of the Participants’ information to the STAR Entities, its joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the Contest.

If the Participant wishes to have all the information that he/she has provided to us deleted, he/she can always do so by sending a request to Us on the e-mail id provided at the bottom of the page.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:

The STAR Entities shall cooperate with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or any third party by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. Any information about You will be disclosed to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as We, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the STAR Entities or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

Business Transfers:

The STAR Entities may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. 

Email Policies:

The STAR Entities may use your information for a variety of transactional emails. You have full control regarding which of these emails you want to receive. If You decide at any time that You no longer wish to receive such communications from Us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period of time for your opt-out to become effective which will, in no case, be more than ten business days from making the opt-out request.

Security:

STAR uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep Your Personal Information safe.

The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information You put in before it is sent to Us. Furthermore, all of the Participant data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, We will employ commercially reasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies.

We will also ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that any agent or third party that We employ complies with the same security standards as Us for the protection of Your Personal Information.

Your information may be transferred to or be maintained on computers, computer systems and computer resources located outside of your state or country where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those where You live. If You are located outside India and choose to provide information to Us, please be aware that We store or transfer information to India and process it there. Your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although We strive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at Your own risk. Once We have received your information, We have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor to prevent unauthorized access.

If You have any other questions about the security of Your Personal Information, please contact Us using the links at the bottom of the page.

Changes in Privacy Policy:

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. Your continued participation in the Contest constitutes an acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy and Terms so We encourage You to visit this page periodically to review any changes.

Phishing:

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to the STAR Entities.

Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. 

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of STAR or Your dealings with the Contest, you can contact Us via the links at the bottom of the page, or by writing to hello@startv.com.

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

#StarWarsOnStarMoviesEpisode V Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of” the film “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back”(“Film”) on Star Movies SD and HD (“Channel”) from 11:55 pm to 02:24 pm on January 28th 2017. The contest shall be held on Star Movies India Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/starmoviesindia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarMoviesIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) on January 28th, 2017. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence on January 28th, 2017 at 11:30 am Indian Standard Time (“IST”) and will end on January 28th, 2017 at 3:00 pm IST (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by completing all the dialogue correctly by choosing the right answer out of the options provided and thereafter submitting their answers using #StarWarsOnStarMovies and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family members are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s) are required to complete all the dialogue and tweet the correct answer out of the options provided using the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle. (“Entry/Entries”).

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void. For the sake of clarity, it is to be noted that participants are required to answer all the questions put forth during the Contest Period in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for winning the Contest.

    e) For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h)Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i)Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its relevancy to the Contest, correctness and speed of providing the answers to the Quiz. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j)At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, 10 (ten)  Participant(s) whose Entries are valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification), also the Channel may ask the Shortlisted Participants evidence of their achievements/accomplishments (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed 10 (ten).
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before February 15th, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before February 28th, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The Winner shall each win one Channel/Film merchandise the value of which shall not exceed Rs. 5,000/- [ Rupees Five Thousand Only] each (“Prize”), The Prize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).

 

  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity.

(II) GENERAL RULES

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com 
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest. 
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s). 
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    i. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    ii. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

    The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India. 
  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize. 
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize. 
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same. 
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.

 

  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, its licensors and their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever. 
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Prize awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The Participant(s) acknowledges and confirms that neither Lucasfilm Limited, The Walt Disney Company nor any of their respective affiliates are in any manner whatsoever associated with the Contest.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#StarWarsOnStarMoviesEpisode V Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY 

This Privacy Policy covers the information Star India Private Limited (“STAR” and/or “We/Us”) collects from the users (“Participant(s)” and/or “You/Your”) participating in the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (‘Contest’). The Privacy Policy is hosted on http://www.startv.com/ and should be read in conjunction with the Rules and Regulations (“Terms”) of the Contest as listed on http://www.startv.com/ . STAR and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies shall be referred to collectively as the STAR Entities.

Here are our privacy principles:

Providing information to us by participating in the Contest is your choice. By providing us information you agree to allow us authorized use of your information and you agree to abide by the Terms of the Contest.

You always have the ability to have all your information deleted and to opt-out of receiving communications from us. 

Information Collection and Use:

The primary purpose for the collection of information is for the purposes of the Contest.

Information Collected:

You may be asked to provide us with certain personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, age, address, phone number, email ID, birthdate and any other information which STAR may from time to time require.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

STAR is the recipient of all the information and undertakes responsibility for the secure retention of the information provided by the Participants. STAR may enable access of the Participants’ information to the STAR Entities, its joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the Contest.

If the Participant wishes to have all the information that he/she has provided to us deleted, he/she can always do so by sending a request to Us on the e-mail id provided at the bottom of the page.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:

The STAR Entities shall cooperate with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or any third party by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. Any information about You will be disclosed to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as We, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the STAR Entities or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity. 

Business Transfers:

The STAR Entities may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.

Email Policies:

The STAR Entities may use your information for a variety of transactional emails. You have full control regarding which of these emails you want to receive. If You decide at any time that You no longer wish to receive such communications from Us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period of time for your opt-out to become effective which will, in no case, be more than ten business days from making the opt-out request.

Security:

STAR uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep Your Personal Information safe.

The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information You put in before it is sent to Us. Furthermore, all of the Participant data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, We will employ commercially reasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies.

We will also ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that any agent or third party that We employ complies with the same security standards as Us for the protection of Your Personal Information. Your information may be transferred to or be maintained on computers, computer systems and computer resources located outside of your state or country where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those where You live. If You are located outside India and choose to provide information to Us, please be aware that We store or transfer information to India and process it there. Your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although We strive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at Your own risk. Once We have received your information, We have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor to prevent unauthorized access. If You have any other questions about the security of Your Personal Information, please contact Us using the links at the bottom of the page.

Changes in Privacy Policy:

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. Your continued participation in the Contest constitutes an acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy and Terms so We encourage You to visit this page periodically to review any changes. 

Phishing:

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to the STAR Entities.

Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of STAR or Your dealings with the Contest, you can contact Us via the links at the bottom of the page, or by writing to hello@startv.com.

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

#Koffee With Farah and Sania Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “Autographed Koffee Mug” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of the program “Koffee with Karan Season 5” (“Program”)” on Star World SD and HD (“Channel”) from 6th November, 2016 onwards every week till the last episode of the Program. The contest shall be held on Star World Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/StarWorldIndia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarWorldIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) from 6th November, 2016 onwards, every week till the last episode of the Program. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag “#KoffeeWithFarah” & “#KoffeeWithSania” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence on 5th February 2017 2pm onwards, and end at 11:59pm on 5th February 2017 (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate by tweeting to unlock the question of the week. As the participants tweet, the image shall become clearer revealing the question on the mug. To qualify, they will also need to correctly answer the objective question asked on the cleared image for Star World India (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agreed to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

(I) PRINCIPAL RULES 

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family are ineligible from participating in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s) are required to tweet with the Hashtag/s and tag the Twitter Handle to unlock the question/s of the week which will be posted as a blurred image/s by Star India on the Twitter Page every Sunday during the Contest Period. As the Participants tweet, the image/s shall become clearer revealing an objective question/s (“Question”). The Participants need to correctly and accurately answer the Question (only after the episode airing starts 9pm onwards) by tweeting it on the official Twitter page using the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle as displayed on the Twitter Page (“Entry/Entries”). 

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag/s and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void.

    e) For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h) Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i) Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its correctness. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j) At the end of each week of the Contest Period, out of all the correct Entry/ies received within that week of the Contest Period for each hashtag, One (1) Participant whose Entries is valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be randomly selected vide the randomizer and shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such Private Message. In the event any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit their details their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed one (1) each week of the Contest Period. 
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before Feb 30th, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before May 31st, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. One (1) Winner shall be chosen for each hashtag in the week and each will win  an autographed Koffee with Karan mug (“Prize”) of the respective celebrity, The Prize  to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text/image forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity. For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the intellectual property vested in the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as (i) the conversion of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, making of a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Materials in to a film for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest including rights in any form of intellectual property in the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry is not held valid by operation of law, notwithstanding the assignment of such rights in favor of the Star India, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby also grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual license to the Star India for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to Star India without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry for the entire world and perpetuity to Star India (‘Offer’). The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, Star India may exploit the Materials including the text and/or any part thereof of the Entry at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry including the text and/or any part thereof as required.

(II) GENERAL RULES 

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com 
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same. 
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    i. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    ii. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

    The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.
  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value. 
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize. 
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and their employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person. 
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Gratification awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).

  2. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

The Yeh Rishta Kaira Wedding Baraat Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) which shall be binding  on each participant (“Participant and/or “Your and/or You”) residing in India (“Territory”) who voluntarily desire to participate in this contest/activity titled “The Yeh Rishta Kaira Wedding Baraat” (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR India/Company”) as a part of  promotion and viewer engagement of the program titled “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (“Program”) currently airing on STAR PLUS (“Channel”)This Contest primarily entails showcasing of Winners (defined below) of the Contest as a part of the Program on the Channel. The Winners will be selected by the Company by selection process conducted by the Company in various Cities (defined below). These Terms and Conditions shall be irrevocably binding on each Participant(s) voluntarily participating in the Contest. The participation by the Participant(s) in the Contest in the manner as detailed below shall be deemed to be their absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, User Generated Content and Privacy Policy of STAR India as prescribed from time to time (collectively referred to as “Terms and Conditions”). The Contest shall be governed by the Terms and Conditions (including the Principal Rules and General Rules as stated herein below) and all Participant (s) participating and competing in the Contest in the manner as stated herein  unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same. For the avoidance of doubt, the Privacy Policy available at http://www.startv.com/ (“Website”) shall govern all usage of any Personal Information (defined below) shared by the Participants and/or any other information gathered under or pursuant to this Contest by STAR India. You are required to accept the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy prior to participating in the Contest.  

 (I) PRINCIPAL RULES 

  1. STAR INDIA shall promote, announce and market the Contest through on-ground promotion activities, online, through social media platforms (such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram), leaflets and radio from 1st February, 2017 onwards in the cities of Delhi, Chandigarh and Ahmedabad (“Cities”) stating broadly the mechanism in which the Participant(s) can participate in the Contest and the process of registration.  
  1. The Contest shall be an ‘on-ground’ activity that will be conducted by the Company at the respective Locations (defined below) in the Cities from 4th February, 2017 to 6th February, 2017 (both dates inclusive) (“Contest Period”). Locations in each of the Cities wherein the Participants need to be present during the Contest Period along with the activity time in each of the Locations shall be decided and finalized by the Company at the discretion of the Company and shall be specified on the Website. Star India reserves all rights to (i) cancel and/or postpone the Contest without any prior intimation to the Participants or (ii) modify the process for participation or process of selecting Winners (iii) change the Location(s)/Cities/Contest time in relation to the Contest activity (iv) extend or curtail the Contest Period or suspend or abandon the same at any time without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the Website from time to time. Star India’s decision in respect of the Contest mechanism or any of the terms and conditions shall be final and binding on each of the Participants.
  1. All entries at the Locations during the Contest Period shall be on first cum first serve basis and only the Participants who are registered as per the Registration Process (as defined below) shall be entitled to participate in the Contest. It is clarified that the Company reserves the right to close the Registration Process at any of the Locations, in any manner it may deem fit at its sole discretion and the Participant(s) shall have no objection to the same. Such decision of the Company shall be considered final and the Participant(s) shall not challenge /dispute such decisions. Any Entry (defined below) made after the Daily Period of the Contest Period shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Registration Process- Interested Participant(s) shall (i) be required fill and execute a registration form at the Location and submit all personal information such as full name, age, contact number, email ID, residential address, permanent account number, etc. or such other information deemed fit by STAR India (“Personal Information”) requested therein (“Registration Form”) (ii) be given a unique registration code at the Location upon filling the Registration Form (iii) submit all supporting documentation as may be required in the Registration Form. In case the said Participant is unable to comply with the requisites of this Clause, such Participant(s) shall be disqualified by the Company; 
  1. The Contest essentially requires the Participants present at the Locations to orally answer 3 (three) objective questions that will be asked by the Company representatives or the persons engaged by the Company based on the Program in general (without answer choices) (“Contest Question”). It is clarified that the Contest Questions asked across Locations during the Contest Period shall vary from one Participant to the other and shall be distinct.
  1. To participate in the Contest and to be eligible for the Gratification (as defined below), all persons interested in participating and /or Participants shall be mandatorily required to do the following during the Contest Period:

    i. Correctly answer minimum 1 (one) of the 3 (three) Contest Questions (“Answer”) asked by the Company representatives or the persons engaged by the Company on a particular day of the Contest Period;  

    ii. Perform to the satisfaction of the Company, a specific creative act or dance or dance step or answer any question asked by the Company representatives or the persons engaged by the Company (personal or professional) (“Act/Acts”), as may be requested by the Company wherein the Participant will be judged by the Company on overall personality, performance of the Participant in the Act , entertainment factor and /or any  other  parameter as deemed fit by the Company at  its discretion (collectively “Performance Parameters”).
  1. For the purposes of this Contest, providing minimum 1 (one) correct Answer for the respective Contest Question asked during the Contest Period across the respective Locations and performing an Act/Acts, which at the discretion of the Company meets all the Performance Parameters shall be considered as a complete and valid entry for the purpose of the Contest (“Entry”). It may be clarified that the decision of the Company regarding a particular Participant meeting any or all the Performance Parameters shall be final, binding and irrevocable. If the Participant(s) provides incorrect answers to all the Contest Questions (despite having met all the Performance Parameters in the Act performed) or provides 1 (one) or more correct Answers to the Contest Question (but does not meet the overall Performance Parameters in the opinion of the Company), then his/her entry in Contest will be disqualified.
  1. It is clarified that each Participant shall be entitled to submit an Entry only ONCE during the Contest Period by participating in any one of the Locations in the Cities. In the event a Participant participates multiple times during the Contest Period by performing at different Locations/Cities, then only the first Entry submitted by such Participant at the respective Locations /Cities shall be considered for the purpose of the Contest and the remaining Entry(s) of such Participant shall be rejected and declared null and void.   
  1. For the purposes of the Contest and to be eligible for the Gratification, it is mandatory that the phone number, contact/residential and other details shared by the Participant shall be true and correct having a valid age/address proof for the same. The Channel /Company  shall be free at any point of time  to contact and /or communicate with the Participant(s) for availing any  additional  information and/or to verify any details as provided in relation to Contest and/or the Entry and the Participant(s) shall unconditionally facilitate the same.
  1. Star India and/or the Channel reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason whatsoever. The decision of Star India and/or the Channel in this regard shall be binding upon the Participant(s). 
  1. At the end of the Contest Period, from amongst the Participant(s) who have submitted valid Entries at the respective Locations during the Contest Period, the Company and /or any person authorized by it shall evaluate the valid Entries and based on the Performance Parameters shortlist and select total of 9 (nine) winners (“Winners”) (across all Locations and Cities) who will be eligible for the Gratification. It may be clarified that the total number of Contest Winners selected by Star India for the purpose of the Contest shall not exceed 9 (nine) in number. The Winners will be finalized within 4 (four) days from completion of the Contest Period. The Winners will be informed via telephonic call on the phone number(s) submitted by the Participants in the Registration Forms and/or through any other medium as per Star India’s sole discretion.  
  1. The selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by STAR India and shall be final and binding on the Participant (s)/Winners and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by STAR India or its employees in connection to the Entry/Answer and /or the Contest and/or the Gratification. For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, and/or Gratification, the decision of STAR India shall be final and binding. 
  1. Each of the Winner(s) shall be entitled to the following gratification in the manner set out below (“Gratification”):  

    i. As gratification for winning the Contest, each of the Winners will get an opportunity to appear in the episode of the Program featuring the wedding baraat of the lead characters of the Program – Naira and Kartik;

    ii. For this purpose, the Winners will be taken to the sets of the Program being shot in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan tentatively between 15th February, 2017 and 28th February, 2017 for a period of 2 (two) days (“Shoot Days”);

    iii. The Winners will appear as “baraatis” in the Program and will need to adhere to such specific instructions given by the Company from time to time during the Shoot Dates in respect of clothes, make-up and dance steps to complete the shoot featuring the Winners relating to the wedding baraat of Naira and Kartik. It is clarified that the Company shall at its sole discretion decide the mode, manner and extent in which each of the Winners will feature and /or appear in the Program and all decisions regarding the Winner’s appearance in the Program shall be taken by the Company at its sole discretion and the Winner shall be unconditionally bound by such decision.

    iv. It is clarified that the Winners shall unconditionally execute any documentation as may be required by the Company from time to time for their participation /appearance in the Program and /or its Exploitation by STAR INDIA.
  1. For this purpose, STAR India shall contact the Winners within 4 (four) days from completion of the Contest Period wherein the Winners (i) will be informed about they having won the Contest (ii) will be informed of tentative shoot dates and venue address in Bikaner, Rajasthan wherein the Winners will be required to be personally present to avail of the Gratification (iii) will be requested to share their Personal Information such as alternative contact number, email ID, residential address along with valid address proof, etc. or such other information deemed fit by STAR India within twelve (12) hours of being contacted (iv) will be given brief details of how the respective Winners will feature /appear in the Program and (iv) will be requested to provide written confirmation within twelve (12) hours of being contacted of their availability for the Shoot Days and shoot venue informed by Star India;
  1. In the event the phone number of the Winner is engaged, or lines on the route are busy, or the call made by STAR India goes unanswered, then STAR India shall make maximum 3 (three) attempts on the same day to contact the Winner informing him/her of having won the Contest. In case such Participant is unavailable on all the 3 (three) attempts made, the selection of that Participant as ‘Winner’ for the purposes of the Contest shall be invalidated and STAR India shall at its sole discretion may select another Participant as ‘Winner’. For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that such choice of the Participant as ‘Winner’ by STAR India shall be final and binding. It is clarified that STAR India shall not be responsible if any Participant from Participants shortlisted as Winners is not available on the mobile/ landline numbers provided and as a result of which, such Participant looses her chance to win the Gratification and such decision of STAR India shall be final and binding;
  1. If the Winner, within the prescribed time limit (i) fails to revert with the Personal Information or other information requested by STAR India or (ii) shares illegible/torn copies of Personal Information or the same is not to the satisfaction of STAR or (iii) fails to give written confirmation of its availability on the shoot dates and shoot venue informed by Star India or (iv) confirms verbally or in writing that he/she shall not be available on the shoot dates and shoot venue informed by Star India, then the selection of such Winner(s) shall be invalidated. STAR India in such a case reserves the right to replace that Winner with a subsequent deserving Winner shortlisted by Star India on the aforementioned criteria at its own discretion. For the avoidance of doubt such choice of Winner(s) by STAR India shall be final and binding;
  1. STAR India shall not be responsible in any manner if (i) STAR India is unable to reach the Winner(s) on the contact number or any other number shared by them or (ii) if the Winner(s) do not respond to the calls made by STAR India informing them of having won the Contest or (iii) if the Winner(s) do not respond within the time prescribed with the Personal Information or other information requested by STAR India or (iv) if the information provided by the Winner is incomplete, not updated or incorrect and as a result of which, the Winner(s) loses his/her chance to the Gratification and such decision shall be final and binding. STAR shall not in any manner be liable to compensate the Participant for loss of opportunity to win the Gratification or for any losses, claims, costs or damages in this regard and shall be perpetually released from all its obligations towards the Participants in this connection. 
  1. Failure of the Winner to personally present on the date confirmed by STAR INDIA to avail of the Gratification or a ‘no-show’ by such Winner shall not entitle the Winner (i) to any other gratification or prize in lieu thereof and STAR India or (ii) to transfer the Gratification or nominate the person of his choice to avail the Gratification in his absence and Star India shall forfeit the same and shall be free to transfer such Gratification in favour of any party deemed fit by it. Further, STAR India shall be released from all obligations towards such Winner(s) in connection to the Gratification won by the Winner(s). After forfeiting the Gratification, STAR India shall be entitled to select and declare subsequent deserving Winner(s) based on the Performance Parameters, as it deems fit, and award the Gratification to that Winner and such decision of STAR INDIA shall be final and binding.
  1. It is clarified that STAR India shall only be responsible for the belowmentioned arrangements in respect of the Winner on the Shoot Days: (i) travel to and from their place of residence (as per the residence proof shared) upto venue of the Program in Bikaner, Rajasthan (ii) accommodation of the Winners on the Shoot Days (iii) meals and non-alcoholic refreshments consumed by the Winner during the Shoot Days. All other costs shall be excluded and may be incurred by the Winner/s at their personal cost.   
  1. The Winner undertakes that they shall during the Shoot Days he shall (i) maintain decorum, be cordial and not prejudice the reputation of the Company /Program or its characters (ii) adhere to the instructions of STAR INDIA or the Channel for the same.
  1. Each Participant/Winner consents to the use of information including Personal Information supplied by the Participant for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participants/Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR India entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to the Participant(s)/Winner’s participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If the Participant/Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with any of the Rules and Regulations the corresponding Entries will be disqualified.
  1. Participant specifically agree, allows, grants and permits the Company or any party authorized by it to record (audio-video/audio or video) his /her  participation  at every level of the Contest,  any interaction of the Participant with the Company or fellow Participant or any representative of the Company, if any, of the Participant(s) rendered during the Contest or any related series of sound recordings and video recordings which have been shot during the Contest on film, tape or digital or other electronic media  and includes recording of any personal questions or conversations relating to the personal lives of the Participant(s)  (“Footage”) and agree that the Footage may be used by the Company as it deems fit anywhere in the world at any time now or in the future, including but not limited for promotion of the Contest and /or the Program and /or the Channel on any mode, medium and /or platform without any objection from the Participant(s). For the avoidance of doubt, all rights in the Footage vests exclusively with the Company worldwide in perpetuity and the Company is entitled to exploit the same  in any manner it may deem fit. The Footage may be utilized, arranged, re-arranged, modified, added to other material, etc. in any manner at the sole discretion of the Company or any of its representatives, Channel without any payments to the Participant(s).
  1. All rights in the Footage and footage in Promotional Activity (as defined below) shall remain the exclusive property of Company for the entire period of their subsistence, in every part of the world. To the extent, that the intellectual property rights or any rights, title and interest in the Footage and footage in Promotional Activity do not vest with Company, by operation of law, the Participant (s), on an outright basis hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns and transfers all rights, title and interest vested in the Works, Footage and footage in Promotional Activity (“Materials”) including rights in any Exploitation thereof to Company. To the extent that the assignment of rights, title and interest in the Materials in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials is not held valid by operation of law, notwithstanding the assignment of such rights in favor of Company, Participant(s) hereby grant an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual license to Company for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Materials as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s) ) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer rights including the intellectual property rights in the Materials for such means and modes of exploitation of the Materials which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to Company  without offering for assignment such modes or means of exploitation of the rights including intellectual property rights in the Materials for the entire world and perpetuity to Company. The Participant(s) agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of exploitation of the Materials to any third party in breach of the obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, Company may Exploit the rights including the intellectual property rights at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the Parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 will not apply to this Terms and Conditions.
  1. For the purposes of this Contest, “Exploit” “Exploitation” shall mean shall mean the exploitation of the Materials including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, means and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation, adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Materials, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as may be decided by STAR in its sole discretion and shall include incorporation of the Materials or any audio visual recording or sound recording or as may be decided by STAR in its sole discretion as well as the conversion of the Materials from one form/format to another and  in relation to the Materials, making of a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Materials for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. The Participant (s) waive off their “Moral Rights” with respect to the Materials. Further, the Participant (s) further agree and acknowledge that they shall not be entitled to any share in the revenues arising from exploitation of the Materials. The Participant (s) acknowledge that their contribution to the Materials does not qualify as a ‘performance’ within the meaning of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957.
  1. The Participants/Winner(s) shall at all times comply with the applicable laws, rules and regulations including the terms and conditions of the Website on which this Contest is hosted. 
  1. By entering the Contest, each Participant(s)/Winner (s) acknowledges and agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any Gratification awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and associated with entering the Contest (if any), notwithstanding the foregoing, under no circumstances will STAR India and/or STAR India entities be liable for any consequential, indirect, special punitive, or incidental damages or lost profits, whether direct or indirect, arising in any way whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise. 
  1. STAR India reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s)/Winner(s) from participating in the Contest if his/her conduct is found to not be in concurrence with the Rules and Regulations set out herein or as may be revised by STAR India from time to time. STAR India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the Winner(s) if STAR India receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Rules and Regulations including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party;
  1. Neither STAR India and/or Channel nor its employees have given a guarantee regarding the Gratification and /or and the Winner(s) and /or agree not to hold STAR India and/or the Channel and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. 
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to the Contest, shall be borne by the Participant (s) and in no manner whatsoever shall the Channel/ STAR India, be responsible for the same.

(II) GENERAL RULES: 

  1. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of Star India shall be final.
  1. The entry process is strictly open to Participant(s) residing in the country of India only during the Period of the Contest and of the age of 18 (eighteen) years and above only. The Participant (s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.
  1. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant(s) in the Entry must be submitted to Star India (i.e. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving certificate/school certificate/passport/an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by Star India to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s). Star India also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant(s) at any point in time during the Period. 
  1. The Participant(s) represents and undertakes to execute and produce such further documents as may be required by Star India in relation to the Contest. 
  1. Each Participant(s)/ Winner consents to the use of information submitted by the Participants/ Winner including the Entry/Answer for the purpose as set out in these Terms and Conditions.
  1. Star India reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Contest without assigning any reasons and/or without giving any prior intimation to the Participant(s).  
  1. The Winner represents and undertakes to execute and produce such further documents as may be required by Star India in relation to availing the Gratification herein.
  1. In case a Participant is found to be in non-conformance of the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, User Generated Content, or Privacy Policy then Star India will disqualify the votes received from that Participant.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever for any network problem, breakdown of machinery, unclear network, disruption in the network and/or the cost of the SMS charged by the telecom/mobile operator etc. Any dispute in connection to the above shall be settled between the subscribers/ Participants and the telecom/mobile operator directly, without involving Star India.
  1. The Winner agrees to maintain complete confidentiality regarding their selection for the Gratification and any matter relating thereto and shall not disclose any information pertaining to the Gratification or the Contest which is disclosed to the Winner and which is not available to public in general, to any person or media etc. without the consent of Star India. In case the Winner breaches this condition, he/she shall be liable to be disqualification/rejection and shall not be eligible for the Gratification.
  1. The Gratification cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged for money etc. For the sake of clarity, there shall be no other gratification. It is clarified that it is not necessary that the act of collection of the Gratification will be recorded by Star India or will be incorporated in any program or find mention in any of the Star India’s Program.  
  1. Star India shall not be responsible to pay for any cost, expenses, taxes, duties, charges, license fees, insurance and/or levies applicable under the laws of India, in relation to the Gratification and the same, and if applicable, Winner agrees that the same shall be solely borne by the Winner.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible for any Entries/Answer submitted but not received due to any reason whatsoever including technical disruption and/or failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Gratification in the event it is found by Star India or Star India has a reason to believe that any information provided including Personal Information by the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest, at its sole discretion and transfer the Gratification to that person. Such decision of Star India shall be final and binding. 
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Gratification and/or anything in connection to the Gratification and/or the enjoyment of the Gratification becomes ineffective or invalid (eg. cancellation/postponement of the event), Star India shall not be held responsible and/or liable for the same.   
  1. Star India makes no representation and/or warranty regarding the Gratification other than those given in these Terms and Conditions and hereby expressly disclaims all other warranties, expressed or implied.
  1. The Winners of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("PromotionalActivity") of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the  Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winners agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner from such Promotional Activity and any recording thereof shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and Star India may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world.
  1. The Participants/ Winner shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring Star India into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals and in all public appearances the Participant/ Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanour and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to promotion.
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest, and /or the Gratification, in any manner whatsoever to the extent permissible under law.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to the Gratification/, shall be borne by the Winner/ and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same. For the sake of clarity, Star India shall not be responsible to pay for any taxes, duties, charges, license fees, insurance and/or levies applicable under the laws of India, in relation to the Gratification/  and the same, if applicable, shall be solely borne by the Winner/.
  1. For the sake of clarity, if the Winner/ refuses to accept the Gratification/ awarded within the prescribed time, Star India shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner/ in connection to the Gratification/ won by the Winner/. Further, after forfeiting the Gratification/ , Star India shall be entitled to select and declare another Winner/, as it deems fit, and award the Gratification/ , to that Winner/ and such decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner/ is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner/. 
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee regarding the quality of the Gratification / and the Winner/ agrees not to hold Star India and/or the Channel and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India and/or Channel shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in connection to the Gratification/ and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner/ agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or the channel and/or their employees, responsible for delays or any problems in connection to the Gratification/ .
  1. The Participant in consideration of being given an opportunity to participate in the Contest and avail of Gratification hereby hold harmless the Channel, STAR India, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/ damage/ harm/ loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by in any manner whatsoever in connection with (i) cancellation of such opportunity to showcase in the Program due to any reason whatsoever (ii) change in the date or venue of the shoot communicated to the Participant  (iii) loss or injury suffered by the Participant due to travel to shoot venue (iv) loss or injury suffered by the Participant due to accident or mishap at the shoot venue, and to the extent permissible under law waives all their rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant(s)/Winner/ in any manner whatsoever, in relation to the Contest. 
  1. Each Participant in consideration of being given opportunity to participate in the Contest, agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Star India, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suit/litigation/injury/damage/harm/loss suffered by Star India  in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Participant(s) Entry and/or the Contest and/or Content including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s).
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner/ hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant/Winner and Star India and its/their affiliated companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) / acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Gratification/  cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these  Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of 15 (fifteen) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such gratification and/or participation of a Participant(s)/Winner/ forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant/Winner acknowledges that Participant’s/Winner’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Entry , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and conditions.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winners shall comply with the laws of India. 
  1. The Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and in case of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the selection of the Winner and/or Gratification and/or the Contest shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, and shall be conducted in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant/Winner who has raised the dispute.

  2. Subject to the provision of 33 above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions governing the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion of” the film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (“Film”) on Star Movies SD and HD (“Channel”) & Star Movies Select HD (“Channel”) from 12:58 pm to 03:46 pm on February 5th 2017. The contest shall be held on Star Movies India Twitter profile at the URL https://twitter.com/starmoviesindia (“Twitter Page”) with the @StarMoviesIndia handle (“Twitter Handle”) on February 5th, 2017. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by tweeting using the hashtag “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (“Hashtag”) and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. The Contest shall commence on February 5th, 2017 at 12:00 pm Indian Standard Time (“IST”) and will end on February 5th, 2017 at 4:00 pm IST (“Contest Period/Period”). Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com and incorporated herein by reference. The contest invites interested persons to participate in the Contest by choosing the right answer to a set of 15 questions provided and thereafter submitting their answers using #StarWarsOnStarMovies and following all required mandates herein below (“Participant(s))”. By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agree to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

 (I) PRINCIPAL RULES  

  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:

    a) Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

    b) Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family members are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

    c) All Participant(s) must have a valid Twitter account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Twitter account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

    d) The Process of the Contest

    i. Participant(s) are required to choose the right answer to a set of 15 questions provided and thereafter submit their answers using the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle. (“Entry/Entries”).

    ii. Entries submitted without the Hashtag and tagging the Twitter Handle shall be considered null and void. For the sake of clarity, it is to be noted that participants are required to answer all the questions put forth during the Contest Period in order to be eligible to be shortlisted for winning the Contest.

    e) For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to publish an Entry, Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.

    f) It is the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to ensure that the Entry submitted does not infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any intellectual property and shall be original in form. Duplicate Entries and/or two or more identical Entries shall be disqualified from the Contest.

    g) The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.

    h) Each Participant shall follow the Twitter Handle. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.

    i) Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of its relevancy to the Contest, correctness and speed of providing the answers to the Quiz. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.

    j) At the end of the Contest Period, out of all the Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, 10 (ten) Participant(s) whose Entries are valid and compliant on the aforesaid parameters shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”).  Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such message failing which their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification), also the Channel may ask the Shortlisted Participants evidence of their achievements/accomplishments (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Twitter, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed 10 (ten).
  2. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before February 15th, 2017 and the prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before February 28th, 2017. In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The Winner shall each win one Channel/Film merchandise the value of which shall not exceed Rs. 5,000/- [ Rupees Five Thousand Only] each (“Prize”), The Prize to be awarded to each winner shall be decided at the sole discretion of Star India.
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use by Star India of the text forming part of the Entry or as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Program and/or any other purpose that Star India deems fit in its sole discretion. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Contest, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire world assigns all rights, titles and interests including rights in any form of intellectual property thereof in and to the text of the Entry or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to Star India, during or pursuant to the Contest and/or any product or output of any Promotional Activity (as defined below) that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) may be required to undertake (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Materials”). The Participants(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Materials shall be owned by Star India from the moment of creation throughout the world and in perpetuity.

 (II) GENERAL RULES: 

  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. www.startv.com
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same. 
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one twitter account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:

    i. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party

    ii. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry  is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

    The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.
  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest.  For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value.  
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize. 
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same. 
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same. 
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, its licensors and their affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions;  (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Prize awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein. 
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. The Participant(s) acknowledges and confirms that neither Lucasfilm Limited, The Walt Disney Company nor any of their respective affiliates are in any manner whatsoever associated with the Contest. 
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

#StarWarsOnStarMovies Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY 

This Privacy Policy covers the information Star India Private Limited (“STAR” and/or “We/Us”) collects from the users (“Participant(s)” and/or “You/Your”) participating in the “#StarWarsOnStarMovies” (‘Contest’). The Privacy Policy is hosted on http://www.startv.com/ and should be read in conjunction with the Rules and Regulations (“Terms”) of the Contest as listed on http://www.startv.com/ . STAR and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies shall be referred to collectively as the STAR Entities.

Here are our privacy principles:

Providing information to us by participating in the Contest is your choice. By providing us information you agree to allow us authorized use of your information and you agree to abide by the Terms of the Contest.

You always have the ability to have all your information deleted and to opt-out of receiving communications from us.

Information Collection and Use:

The primary purpose for the collection of information is for the purposes of the Contest. 

Information Collected:

You may be asked to provide us with certain personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, age, address, phone number, email ID, birthdate and any other information which STAR may from time to time require. 

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

STAR is the recipient of all the information and undertakes responsibility for the secure retention of the information provided by the Participants. STAR may enable access of the Participants’ information to the STAR Entities, its joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the Contest.

If the Participant wishes to have all the information that he/she has provided to us deleted, he/she can always do so by sending a request to Us on the e-mail id provided at the bottom of the page. 

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:

The STAR Entities shall cooperate with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or any third party by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. Any information about You will be disclosed to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as We, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the STAR Entities or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity. 

Business Transfers:

The STAR Entities may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.

Email Policies:

The STAR Entities may use your information for a variety of transactional emails. You have full control regarding which of these emails you want to receive. If You decide at any time that You no longer wish to receive such communications from Us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period of time for your opt-out to become effective which will, in no case, be more than ten business days from making the opt-out request.

Security:

STAR uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep Your Personal Information safe.

The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information You put in before it is sent to Us. Furthermore, all of the Participant data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, We will employ commercially reasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies.

We will also ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that any agent or third party that We employ complies with the same security standards as Us for the protection of Your Personal Information.

Your information may be transferred to or be maintained on computers, computer systems and computer resources located outside of your state or country where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those where You live. If You are located outside India and choose to provide information to Us, please be aware that We store or transfer information to India and process it there. Your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although We strive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at Your own risk. Once We have received your information, We have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor to prevent unauthorized access.

If You have any other questions about the security of Your Personal Information, please contact Us using the links at the bottom of the page.

Changes in Privacy Policy:

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. Your continued participation in the Contest constitutes an acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy and Terms so We encourage You to visit this page periodically to review any changes.

Phishing:

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to the STAR Entities.

Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of STAR or Your dealings with the Contest, you can contact Us via the links at the bottom of the page, or by writing to hello@startv.com.

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

Sabse Bada Moh contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the rules for the ”SabseBadaMoh” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) on its digital platform for promotion of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Information  from time to time regarding the Contest shall be made available on the Star Sports channels and/or the Star Sports India Twitter profile at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia (the “Twitter Page”) through the handle @StarSportsIndia (“Star Sports Handle”) and Star Sports India Facebook page at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Page”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Handle and the Star Sports Page shall be collectively referred to as “Network Handles”. Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/PersonalDataPrivacyPolicy.htm (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the Participant has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

 (I)           Principal Rules

 

  1. The Contest will commence on 29th May 2017 and end on 4th June 2017 or such other date/time as announced by STAR at its sole discretion and announced by STAR on the Network Handles and/or on the Star Sports channels (“Contest Period”).

 

  1. The Contest is a game of skill and chance whereby the Participants would have to post their entries about what he/she gave up in life to watch an India v Pakistan cricket match or what they are willing to give up to watch India v Pakistan match on 4th June 2017, on either Twitter by using ‘#SabseBadaMoh’ or by posting in the comments section of the Contest posts on Star Sports Page, or http://sabsebadamoh.hotstar.com/ Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

 

  • All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook as applicable, and must be residing in India during the Contest Period.

 

  • The Participant should post their entries using ‘#SabseBadaMoh’ (‘Entry’). All submission of Entries by the Participants must be done during the Contest Period. Any Entry which is received after the completion of the Contest Period shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR.

 

  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 10 (ten) lucky winners daily via randomizer for each Contest day, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Entries (“Winners”). STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). It is clarified that where two or more Participants are eligible to be declared as a Winner, the Winner shall be selected by means of a randomizer. Winners in relation to Contest will be announced by STAR on the Network Handles and the Star Sports channels.

 

  1. Winners would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). Winners would get merchandise signed by cricket experts. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of the Prize by the Winners, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in address details provided by the Winners. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winners. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winners are unable to claim the Prize from STAR.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event it is found by STAR has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant as the Winner of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize to such other Participant. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.

 

  1. The Winner(s) agrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification, cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner and the Winner cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value. The Contest or the Prize cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Star Sports channels. If the Winner refuses to accept the Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner in connection to the Prize or otherwise.

 

  1. Entry must be received during the Contest Period. Entries received before or after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.

 

  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate in the Contest due to any network problem, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Save” or “Submit” button as the case may be. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.

 

  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the Entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i) belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winner(s) of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s) and the Winner(s). STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winner(s) shall be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR.

 

  1. The Winner(s) will be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winner(s) instead.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Contest and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical Exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner, in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner, agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner(s) shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

 

(II)  GENERAL RULES:

 

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant (s), Winner(s), in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).

 

  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period.

 

  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/contesttnc.htm. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.

 

  1. The Participant/ Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection.

 

  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.

 

  1. The Winner(s)/Participant(s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s).

 

  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest.

 

  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

 

  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) have waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s). Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and/or cricket non-live shows of STAR and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of ICC Champions Trophy and/or the cricket non-live shows on its platforms and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.

 

  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

 

Wonder woman quiz contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the rules for the “Wonder Woman Quiz” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”)in collaboration with Warner Brothers Pictures (India) Pvt. Ltd. (“Warner Brothers”) for promotion of the Roland Garros International Tennis Championship, 2017 (the “Tournament”) on the platforms and media owned/operated by STAR or its group companies (“Channels”) to be conducted through the Channels and/or the Star Sports India Twitter profile at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia (the “Twitter Page”) through the handle @StarSportsIndia (“Star Sports Handle”) and Star Sports India Facebook page at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Page”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Handle and the Star Sports Page shall be collectively referred to as “Network Handles”. Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/PersonalDataPrivacyPolicy.htm  (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the participant (“Participant”) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

 (I)           Principal Rules

 

  1. The Contest will be conducted on the first and second day of the Tournament during the Women’s Main-Draw, during the period commencing from May 28, 2017 and ending on May 29, 2017, or such other date as may be decided by STAR at its sole discretion and announced by Star on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels (“Contest Period”).

 

  1. The Contest is a game of knowledge and skill whereby the Participants would have to provide answers to 2 (two) questions on each day of the Tournament on which the Contest is conducted (“Contest Day”). An official announcement shall be made on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels inviting Twitter and Facebook users to watch the live studio show that is broadcast  between the main matches of the day in the women’s draw (to be decided by STAR at its sole discretion) during the Contest Period on the Channels (“the PPL show”) and share tweets on Twitter or replies on the Star Sports Page during the Contest Period, containing the answers to  questions first announced on the PPL show on the Channels and subsequently on the Network Handles (“Contest Question”). Of the two Contest Questions that will be posed on each day of the Contest Period, 1 (one) question shall be about the women’s draw at the Tournament and 1 (one) question shall be about the Wonder Woman movie franchise. Each Contest Question will be announced on the Channels during the broadcast of the PPL show and subsequently on the Network Handles. Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

 

  • All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook, as applicable, and must be residing in India during the Contest Period.

 

  • Each Participant is required to visit the Network Handles, as applicable and“follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle.

 

  • The Participant should submit their entry containing their answers to the Contest Questions in the form of a tweet posted through the Participant’s Twitter account, or through a comment posted through the Participant’s Facebook account in response to the post containing the relevant Contest Question on the Star Sports Handle or the Star Sports Page. Each Entry: (1) if sent through Twitter, should contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #WonderWomanQuiz and should contain the Star Sports Handle (@starsportsindia); (2) if sent through Facebook, should be a comment on the Facebook post containing the Contest Question and must contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #WonderWomanQuiz; and (3) should be submitted before 11.59 PM on each day during the Contest Period. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR.

 

  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 10 (ten) winners via randomizer for each Contest Day, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Entries containing correct answers for all 4 (four) Contest Questions posed during the Contest Period (“Winner”). Winners shall be selected on the basis of the relevance and correctness of their Entries or other criteria as the editorial team shall deem fit. STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). Winner/Grand Prize Winners will be announced by STAR on the Network Handles and the Channels on June 10, 2017.

 

  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 1 (one) lucky winner via randomizer for the whole Contest Period, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Entries containing correct answers for all 4 (four) Contest Questions posed during the Contest Period (“Grand Prize Winner”). Grand Prize Winner shall be selected on the basis of the relevance and correctness of his/her Entry or other criteria as the editorial team shall deem fit. STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Particpant(s). The Grand Prize Winner shall be announced on June 10, 2017 before the Women’s Singles Final match on Star Sports as well as the Network Handles. It is clarified that a Winner shall not be precluded from being declared as the Grand Prize Winner.

 

  1. Each Winner would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). The Prize shall be a Wonder Woman branded merchandise to be determined by STAR at its sole discretion; or any other item as announced by STAR. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of any Prize by any Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Winner. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is unable to claim the Prize from STAR. After dispatch of a Prize to a Winner, in case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Prize(s) during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure and/or any other defect in or damage to the Prize, if any, whether caused during transit or otherwise. All Prizes shall be dispatched to the respective Winners within 90 (ninety) days after the end of the Tournament.

 

  1. The Grand Prize Winner would be awarded a prize (“Grand Prize”). The Grand Prize shall be an all-expenses paid trip to Marina di Camerota in Italy for 2 (two) persons including the Grand Prize Winner. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of the relevant documents like tickets, booking vouchers, etc. pertaining to the Grand Prize (“Relevant Documents”) by the Grand Prize Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Grand Prize Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India as well as Italy and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to the Grand Prize shall be borne by the respective Grand Prize Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Grand Prize Winner is unable to claim the Grand Prize from STAR. After dispatch, whether physically or through e-mail, of the Relevant Documents to the Grand Prize Winner, in case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Relevant Documents during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Furthermore, the Grand Prize Winner has to himself/herself undertake the visa proceedings and other relevant procedures in order to procure the requisite documents to travel to Italy. STAR will not be liable in any way to carry out the same on behalf of the Grand Prize Winner. Furthermore, in the event of rejection of visa by the Italian authorities to the Grand Prize Winner and/or the person accompanying him/her, STAR will not be liable to compensate for the same in any manner whatsoever.

 

  1. For the sake of abundant clarity, and grievances that any Participant(s) may have in relation to the Prize(s) and/or the Grand Prize shall be the directed solely and exclusively at Warner Brothers. Star India shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever in this regard.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize and the Grand Prize in the event it is found by STAR and it has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner/Grand Prize Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant(s) as the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize(s) and Grand Prize to such other Participants. All Prizes and Grand Prize are provided on an as-is where-is basis without assurances or warranties of any kind. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prizes and Grand Prize, including quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose. The Winner(s) and Grand Prize Winner agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prizes/Grand Prize or any inability to enjoy Prize(s)/Grand Prize due to any failure by manufacturers of the Prizes or organisers of the Grand Prize, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relation to a Prize or Grand Prize. It is clarified that STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in relation to a Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.

 

  1. The Winner/Grand Prize Winner agrees that the Prize/Grand Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification, cash equivalent of the Prize/Grand Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner and the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner cannot exchange the Prize/Grand Prize for cash or a gift of similar value. The Contest or the Prize(s)/Grand Prize cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize(s)/Grand Prize or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels. If the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner refuses to accept the Prize/Grand Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner in connection to the same or otherwise.

 

  1. All Entries must be received during the Contest Period. Entries received before or after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.

 

  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or post/tweet his/her entry on Twitter and/or Facebook in the Contest due to any network problem, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.

 

  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, community, caste, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion and it need not notify the participant(s) who have already submitted their entry(ies) about the same

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i) belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winners and Grand Prize Winner of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s), Winner(s) and the Grand Prize Winner. STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winners along with the Grand Prize Winner shall be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR.

 

  1. The Winners and the Grand Prize Winner shall be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winners and Grand Prize Winner instead.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation, adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner, in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner, agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

 

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

 

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant(s), Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner, in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).

 

  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period.

 

  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/contesttnc.htm. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.

 

  1. The Participant/Winner/Grand Prize Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection.

 

  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.

 

  1. The Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner/Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner.

 

  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner/Grand Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest.

 

  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

 

  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner. Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner/Grand Prize Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner(s)/Grand Prize Winner used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Tournament and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.

 

  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

BaywatchonCricketLive contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the rules for the ”#Baywatch” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) for promotion of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (the “Event”) on the platforms and media owned/operated by STAR or its group companies (“Channels”) to be conducted through the Channels and/or the Star Sports India Twitter profile at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia (the “Twitter Page”) through the handle @StarSportsIndia (“Star Sports Handle”) and Star Sports India Facebook page at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Page”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Handle and the Star Sports Page shall be collectively referred to as “Network Handles”. Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/PersonalDataPrivacyPolicy.htm  (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the participant (“Participant”) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

 (I)           Principal Rules

 

  1. The Contest will be conducted on the show ‘Oppo Cricket Live’ (‘Show’) on Channels on 30th May 2017­­­­­­­­­­­­­, or such other date/time as may be decided by STAR at its sole discretion and announced by Star on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels (“Contest Day”).

                                                                                                       

  1. The Contest is a game of skill and chance whereby the Participants would have to provide answers to 3 (three) questions asked on the Contest Day on the Show. An official announcement shall be made on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels inviting Twitter and Facebook users to watch the Show on 30th May 2017 on the Channels and share tweets on Twitter or replies on the Star Sports Page on the Contest Day, containing the answers to questions first announced on the Channels and subsequently on the Network Handles (“Contest Questions”). Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:

 

  • All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook, as applicable, and must be residing in India on the Contest Day.

 

  • Each Participant is required to visit the Network Handles, as applicable and“follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle.

 

  • The Participant should submit their entry containing their answers to the Contest Questions in the form of a tweet posted through the Participant’s Twitter account, or through a comment posted through the Participant’s Facebook account in response to the post containing the relevant Contest Question on the Star Sports Page. Each Entry: (1) if sent through Twitter, should contain the pre-decided hashtag for the Contest, i.e. #BaywatchOnCricketLive and should contain the Star Sports Handle (@starsportsindia); (2) if sent through Facebook, should be a comment on the Facebook post containing the Contest Question and should contain the hashtag for the Contest, i.e. #BaywatchOnCricketLive; and (3) should be submitted on the Contest Day. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR.

 

  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 1 (one) grand lucky winner (‘Grand Lucky Winner’) and twenty (20) lucky winners (‘Movie Ticket Winners’) via randomizer for the Contest, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Entries containing correct answers to all 3 (three) questions. Grand Lucky Winner and Movie Ticket Winners would collectively be referred to as ‘Winner(s)’. Winner shall be selected on the basis of the relevance and correctness of his/her Entry or other criteria as the editorial team shall deem fit. STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). It is clarified that where two or more Participants are eligible to be declared as a Winner, the Winner shall be selected by means of a randomizer. Winner in relation to Contest will be announced by STAR on the Network Handles.

 

  1. Winner would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). The Grand Lucky Winner will win for two (2) an all-expenses paid trip to Miami to live the Baywatch life. The Movie Ticket Winners will win movie vouchers of the movie Baywatch. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of the Prize by the Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Winner. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner is unable to claim the Prize from STAR. After dispatch of a Prize to a Winner, in case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Prize(s) during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure and/or any other defect in or damage to the Prize, if any, whether caused during transit or otherwise. The Prize shall be dispatched to the Winner within 90 (ninety) days after the end of the Test.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event it is found by STAR has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant as the Winner of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize to such other Participant. Prize is provided on an as-is where-is basis without assurances or warranties of any kind. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prize, including quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose. The Winner agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prize or any inability to enjoy Prize due to any failure by manufacturers of the Prize, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relation to a Prize. It is clarified that STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in relation to a Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.

 

  1. The Winner agrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification, cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner and the Winner cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value. The Contest or the Prize cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels. If the Winner refuses to accept the Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner in connection to the Prize or otherwise.

 

  1. All Entries must be received during the Contest Period. Entries received before or after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.

 

  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or post/tweet his/her entry on Twitter and/or Facebook in the Contest due to any network problem, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.

 

  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion.

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i) belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).

 

  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winner of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s) and the Winner. STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winner shall be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR.

 

  1. The Winner will be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winner instead.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Contest and/or STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical Exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner, in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner, agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

 

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

 

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant (s), Winner, in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).

 

  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period.

 

  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/contesttnc.htm. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.

 

  1. The Participant/ Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest and cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection.

 

  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.

 

  1. The Winner/Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner.

 

  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest.

 

  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest.

 

  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner. Further, the Participant(s)/Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Contest and/or the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Contest and/or the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.

 

  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

Star Gold 20 Twenty contest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following are the terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) which shall be binding on each and every participant (“Participant”/ “You”) who voluntarily agrees to participate in the contest titled “STAR GOLD 20TWENTY” (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India/ Company/ STAR”) on Star India’s standard definition channel named “Star Gold” (“Channel”) as stated hereunder.

 

Any information gathered through these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to our Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference. If You do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and User Generated Content of Star India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

 

For the avoidance of doubt, the Privacy Policy available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/#pdpp (“Website”) shall govern all usage of any personal information gathered under or pursuant to this Contest by Star India. You are required to accept the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy prior to participating in the Contest.

 

Principal Rules

 

  1. Star India shall announce the Contest via promos, astons & bugs on the Channel and other channels of Star India, Newspaper advertisements, Radio, Outdoor and Digital or through any other medium of exploitation which shall be at the sole discretion of Star India.

 

  1. The Contest shall be a daily contest hosted on the Channel every Monday to Friday during the Contest Period (as defined below). The Contest shall commence from March 27, 2017 at 19:00 hrs. Indian Standard Time (“IST”) and shall conclude on April 21, 2017 at 23:59 hrs. IST (“Contest Period”) on the Channel. For sake of clarity the Contest Period shall comprise of a total period of 20 (twenty) days which will be spread over a period of 4 (four) weeks, for 5 (five) days each week, i.e. every Monday to Friday as follows i.e. March 27, 2017 - March 31, 2017 (“Week 1”), April 3, 2017 - April 7, 2017 (“Week 2”), April 10, 2017 - April 14, 2017 (“Week 3”), and April 17, 2017 – April 21, 2017 (“Week 4”). Each day of Week 1, Week 2, Week 3 and Week 4 are hereinafter collectively referred as “Contest Day(s)”. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the Contest Period or such other terms and conditions stated herein, without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions for the Contest on the Channel and /or the Website from time to time. Star India also reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Contest without any prior intimation to the Participant(s).

 

  1. The Channel shall telecast feature films in Hindi (“Film(s)”) on the Channel on a daily basis during Contest Days (Monday-Friday), every night at 19:00 hrs. IST. The Channel reserves the sole right to decide the name of the Film(s) that would be telecast during the Contest Period on the Channel.

 

  1. The Contest shall comprise of 2 (two) multiple choice questions, based on each Film telecasted on the Channel, which shall be triggered on a daily basis between 19.00 hrs. to 23.00 hrs. IST on the Contest Days (collectively referred to as “Daily Question(s)”). The total number of unique Daily Questions triggered during the Contest Period shall not exceed a number of 40 (forty) Daily Questions. It is further clarified that the Contest shall be triggered multiple times only between 19:00 hrs. to 23.00 hrs. IST during the Contest Period and no other timeslots. It is clarified that each Daily Questions of the Contest triggered during the Contest Period shall be strictly based on the contents and /or actors and/or any other aspect of each corresponding Film being telecast on the Channel between 19:00 hrs. to 23.00 hrs. timeslot on the respective Contest Day.

 

  1. The Daily Questions which are triggered during the Contest Period shall be displayed on the Channel during the telecast of the Film on an aston band along with the mechanism for every Participant to participate in the Contest. The phone lines will remain open from 19:00 hrs. to 23:59 hrs. IST daily for Contest Day (“Daily Contest Period”). To participate in the Contest and to be eligible for the Prize (as defined below), the interested Participant(s) shall be required to correctly answer both the Daily Questions triggered during the Daily Contest Period of each respective Contest Day by dialing and giving missed call on the appropriate Toll Free numbers provided for answering the Daily Questions in the following format: for the first Daily Question, give a missed call to Toll Free number provided for answer option 1 or give a missed call to Toll Free number provided for answer option 2; for the second Daily Question, give a missed call to Toll Free number provided for answer option 1 or give a missed call to Toll Free number provided for answer option 2 (collectively referred to as “Answer”). It is clarified that the Toll Free numbers for each Daily Question may be changed at Star’s sole discretion. If the Participant(s) provides an incorrect Answer(s) then his/her Entry (as defined below) shall be considered incomplete and the Participant(s) shall not be eligible for the Prize (as defined below). Answer(s) received by Star India after Daily Contest Period and /or Contest Period will not be considered and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by Star India. For purposes of this Contest, “receipt” of Answer(s) occurs when the mobile/network operator records the Answer information upon the Participant(s) giving missed call to the provided Toll Free number and the Participant(s) receiving a voice over message stating “Bhaag lene ke liye dhaniyawaad!” Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. Providing the correct Answer for both the Daily Questions triggered during the Daily Contest Period by the Participant(s) through dialing the correct Toll Free number provided shall be considered as a complete and valid entry (“Entry”). For sake of clarity, for being considered a valid Entry, Participants must Answer correctly both the 2 Daily Questions as defined above, triggered during the Daily Contest Period on a particular Contest Day. It is further clarified that it is not mandatory for the Participants to participate in the Contest on every Contest Day during the Contest Period to be declared as a Winner for a particular day. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry and /or Answer(s) the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry and /or Answer(s) or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. It is clarified that each Participant(s) shall be free to submit /provide Answer(s) innumerable times through dialing and giving missed call on the correct Toll Free number provided for the Daily Questions during the Contest Period and such submission of Answer(s) shall not make him /her ineligible from participating in the Contest and shall not render his /her Entry invalid, however only the first valid Entry registered with Star India will be taken into consideration. Answer/s/ Entry received after the Daily Contest Period for the Daily Questions of the Contest shall be considered null and void.

 

  1. This Contest is subject to the guidelines/ directions issued by TRAI and any other statutory authority from time to time.

 

  1. It is clarified that all costs incurred by the Participant(s) to participate in the Contest including but not limited to maintaining minimum balance amounts in their mobile numbers to dial the Toll Free numbers shall be solely borne by the Participant(s) without any recourse to Star India.

           

  1. In case of telecom network failure and/or any other reason, Star India reserves the right to change the mechanism or take such necessary steps as it may deem fit.

 

  1. Upon the Participant(s) sending in their Entry to the Daily Question(s) for the corresponding Contest Day, the mobile number from which the Participant(s) have answered the Daily Questions would get registered with the respective network provider. It is understood by the Participant that to be eligible for the Prize he/she shall be required to submit his/her Entry/ Answers for all the Daily Questions from one specific mobile number only failing which he/she shall be considered ineligible to contest for the Prize.

 

  1. It shall be deemed that the person in whose name the mobile number is registered (from which the missed call is made to the correct Toll Free number) shall be construed to have sent the Answers/Entry for the Contest.

 

  1. Star India and/or the Channel shall not be responsible for the cost of missed call(s), if any, charged by the respective network provider(s) and the same shall be borne by the Participant(s) alone.

 

  1. Participant(s) have to provide the right answers to all the Daily Questions for the corresponding Contest Day in order to be eligible for the Prize.

 

  1. Star India and/or the Channel reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason whatsoever. The decision of Star India and/or the Channel in this regard shall be binding upon the Participant(s).

 

  1. At the end of each Contest Day, from amongst the Participant(s) who have submitted correct Answer / Entry for all the Daily Questions triggered during such Contest Day of the Contest Period, a third party agency engaged by Star India will select, by an independent automated system on a random basis, 1 (one) Participant as the winner for that particular corresponding Contest Day (“Winner”). Star India shall declare total 20 (twenty) Winners (one from each Contest Day during the Contest Period) based on selection by the third party agency’s independent automation system as mentioned herein (collectively referred to as “Winners”). The total number of Winners shall not exceed a total number of 20 (twenty) Winners. The Winners may be announced collectively by 30th May, 2017 on the Channel as per Star India’s sole discretion. Each Winner for the Contest Day shall be entitled to a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lac only) subject to deduction of TDS and any/ all applicable taxes (“Prize”). It is clarified that each Participant will be entitled to be declared as a Winner only once. It is further clarified that save and except the Prize stated hereinabove, the Participant(s)/ Winners shall not be entitled to any other form of gratification (monetary or otherwise). Entry sent after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.

 

  1. The Participant(s) /Winner agrees and consents to the use by STAR of the Answer(s) on any platform or media or any other social media page of STAR or as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Contest. Towards this effect and in consideration of being afforded an opportunity to participate in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner hereby grants to STAR a non-exclusive, irrevocable, unlimited, royalty free, sub-licensable, transferrable license, for the territory of the world and in perpetuity, to utilize the Answer(s) in any manner deemed fit by STAR, including, inter alia, in a digitally modified format, including on any other social media platform page of STAR, and/or in any other manner and through any modes, mediums whether in existence now or that may be invented/discovered in the future, including in connection with these Terms and Conditions and/or for any promotional purposes towards the Contest, as deemed fit by STAR. Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and undertakes that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 shall not apply to these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waives off his/her “Moral Rights” with respect to the Answer(s) including the text and/or any part thereof as required. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) undertakes not to create any lien, charge, or other encumbrance, on the Answer(s) at any time without the prior written consent of STAR. The Participant agrees that STAR shall be entitled to exploit the Answer(s) in any manner whatsoever including by means of inclusion in a Cinematograph Film, Communication to the Public, Broadcast through any means and modes, whether now known or invented later, including but not limited to edit, modify, delete, subtract from, cut, such Answer(s) in any manner deemed fit by STAR in its sole discretion. It is agreed that all rights, title, and interest in the Answer(s) including rights in any form of intellectual property and rights in any form of exploitation will be owned by STAR throughout the world and in perpetuity. The Participant(s) undertakes that notwithstanding anything to the contrary, he/she shall not at any time challenge, dispute, interfere with the utilization of the Answer(s) by STAR or any third party authorized by STAR, and hereby expressly waives all rights to the foregoing whether in contract, tort, law or otherwise. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. The Participants/Winners shall ensure that the submitted Answer(s) is decent, in compliance with applicable laws, and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, or infringe the rights of any third party including rights in any form of intellectual property etc.

 

  1. These Winners shall be contacted by Star India on the mobile number through which Entry had been submitted to Star India informing them that they are have been selected as the Winner of the Contest. The Winners shall be required to submit to Star India scanned copies of their Age Proof and Address Proof which shall be a valid Passport Copy, Pan Card Copy, Driver’s License, Aadhar Card, Paid Electricity Bill, Last Two Months Bill for the mobile number registered with Star India (from which the Participant has submitted his/her Entry in the Contest) (“Winner’s Documents”). It is clarified that as part of the Winner’s Documents, the Winners shall also mandatorily provide scanned copies of (i) the Winner(s)’ Pan Card; and (ii) (a) the cancelled cheque of the bank account mentioning the Winner’s name as the sole bank account holder; or (b) the statement of the bank account confirming the Winner’s name as the sole bank account holder in the event the cheque does not mention the Winner’s name. The Winner(s) shall be required to submit the Winner’s Documents to Star India within 7 (Seven) days from the time of the telephonic communication received from Star India by the Winner. Upon receipt of the correct, complete and valid Winner’s Documents only, Star India will send a letter to the Winner(s), confirming their winning the Contest along with a vendor registration form (“Registration Documents”), at the address given by the Winner(s). The Winner(s) needs to duly fill and sign all the Registration Documents and provide all the required document(s) and send them to Star India within 10 (ten) days of receiving the Registration Documents, failing which the selection of the Winner(s) shall be invalidated.

 

  1. Star India shall make a maximum of 2 (two) attempts (maximum one attempt per day for 2 (two) consecutive days) to reach the Winner on the mobile number as shall be registered with Star India. In the event the mobile number is engaged or lines on the route are busy, or it is ringing but there is no answer, Star India shall make maximum 1 (one) attempt to call the Winner. In case the Winner is unavailable on all the attempts, the selection of that Winner shall be invalidated and Star India shall, based on random selection by the third party agency’s independent automation system, select another winner as the Winner from amongst the Participant(s) who have made valid Entry during the Daily Contest Period for that particular Contest Day. For the avoidance of doubt such choice of new Winner by Star India shall be final and binding. Star India shall not be responsible if any of the Winners is not available on the mobile number provided by him/her and as a result of which, the Winner loses his/her chance to the Prize and such decision shall be final and binding.

 

  1. In the event the said Winner fails to adhere to the instructions of Star India and/or fails to submit all the requisite identification documents and/ or the duly filled Registration Documents as more particularly mentioned in clause 17, then his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to that Winner in any manner whatsoever.

 

  1. Star India and/or the Channel reserves the sole right to decide the Winners of the Contest.

 

  1. It is clarified hereby that Star India shall have a discretionary right to postpone/ cancel/change the Prize for reasons of unavoidable circumstances.

 

  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no alternative prize shall be given to the Winners and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of equivalent value. Further, the Prize won is personal to the Winner and the Winner cannot transfer the Prize to any other person.

 

  1. The decision of Star India and/or the Channel shall be final and binding on all the Participant(s) and by participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute against any decision made by Star India and/or the Channel.

 

  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute in connection to the Contest and/or the selection procedure and/or the Winner and/or the Prize.

 

  1. The final selection of the Winners shall be made by Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant(s)/ Winners and in no event shall the Participant(s)/ Winners dispute the decision made by Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry/Answer and /or the Contest. For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against Star India entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to the Participant(s)/ Winner’s participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) are found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Rules and Regulations, the corresponding Entry will be disqualified.

 

  1. The Participants/ Winner(s) shall at all times comply with the applicable laws, the Terms and Conditions on which this Contest is hosted.

 

  1. By entering the Contest, each Participant(s)/ Winner(s) acknowledges and agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and associated with entering the Contest (if any), notwithstanding the foregoing, under no circumstances will Star India and/or Star India entities be liable for any consequential, indirect, special, punitive, or incidental damages or lost profits, whether direct or indirect, arising in any way whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise.

 

  1. Star India reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s)/ Winner(s) from participating in the Contest if his/her conduct is found not to be in concurrence with the Terms and Conditions set out herein or as may be revised by Star India from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry/ Answer(s) or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the Winners, if Star India:
    1. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry/ Answer(s) not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party;
    2. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry / Answer(s) is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

 

  1. The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s)/ Winner(s). The Winner(s) and /or Participant(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against Star India entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults or directly or indirectly, to the Participant(s)/ Winner’s participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If the Participant/ Winners are found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with any of these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding Entry will be disqualified.

 

  1. In consideration of the participation in the Contest, Participant(s)/ Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively and perpetually assigns all rights, titles and interest in and to the text or any parts thereof submitted with the Entry and/or the Answer(s), during or pursuant to the Contest, including rights in any forms of intellectual property including but not limited to right to use, add, alter, translate, adapt any Entry made including but not limited to for use of the same on the world wide web (internet), publication, communication to the public in any other form of media for the entire world to Star India. To the extent, the above assignment is not held valid by operation of law, the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in consideration of participating in the Contest, hereby also grants an exclusive, perpetual, sub licensable license to Star India for use in the entire world in any media and form as Star India may deem fit, of the texts, Entry or any parts thereof submitted during the Contest to Star India including right to use, add, alter, translate, adapt any Entry made including but not limited to for use of the same on the world wide web (Internet), publications, communication to the public in any other form of media. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) waive any so called moral rights in the Entry.

 

  1. Neither Star India and/or Channel nor its employees have given a guarantee regarding the quality of the Prize and the Winner agrees not to hold Star India and/or the Channel and its employees, responsible with regards thereof.

 

  1. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) has read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has agreed to abide by the same.

 

  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to the Contest, shall be borne by the Participant(s) and in no manner whatsoever shall the Channel/Star India, be responsible for the same.

 

GENERAL RULES

 

  1. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final.

 

  1. The entry process is strictly open to Participant(s) residing in India only during the Contest Period and of the age of 18 (eighteen) years and above only. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.

 

  1. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant(s) in the Entry must be submitted to Star India (i.e. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving certificate/school certificate/passport/an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by Star India to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s). Star India also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant(s) at any point in time during the Contest Period.

 

  1. The Participant(s) represents and undertakes to execute and produce such further documents as may be required by Star India in relation to the Contest.

 

  1. Each Participant(s)/ Winner(s) consents to the use of information submitted by the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) including the Entry/Answer for the purpose as set out in these Terms and Conditions.

 

  1. Star India reserves the right to cancel and/or postpone the Contest without assigning any reasons and/or without giving any prior intimation to the Participant(s).

 

  1. The Winner(s) represents and undertakes to execute and produce such further documents as may be required by Star India in relation to availing the Prize herein.

 

  1. In case a Participant is found to be in non-conformance of the Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, User Generated Content, or Privacy Policy, then Star India will disqualify the Entry received from that Participant.

 

  1. Star India shall not be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever for any network problem, breakdown of machinery, unclear network, disruption in the network and/or the cost of the missed call (if any) charged by the telecom/mobile operator etc. Any dispute in connection to the above shall be settled between the subscribers/ Participants and the telecom/mobile operator directly, without involving Star India.

 

  1. In case of any telecom and /or network failure and /or technical failure in submitting and /or providing the Answer(s) to the Contest and/or for any reasons whatsoever, Star India reserves the right at its sole discretion to change the Toll Free number mechanism for submitting the Answer(s) and /or cease from accepting Answer(s) of the Participants for any and /or all Daily Questions of the Contest in any manner it may deem fit and necessary. In addition Star India shall not be liable and/or responsible in any manner whatsoever in the event of any malfunction/fault /failure in the Toll Free number mechanism for submitting the Answer(s) including without limitation system/failure in the mechanism of recording missed call made to the Toll Free number/close or default /logging on the missed call beyond the end time stated in these Terms and Conditions and due to technical /technological restrictions and /or due to reasons/ events/ incidents beyond the commercially reasonable control of Star India.

 

  1. Participant(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against Star India, Channel, their employees, directors and its affiliates arising out of or relating to, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults in the network and/ or connections or directly or indirectly due to, their participation or non-participation in dialing a missed call to the Toll Free number mechanism. If the Participant(s) is found to be ineligible, or if they have not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding Entry will be disqualified.

 

  1. The Winner(s) agrees to maintain complete confidentiality regarding their selection for the Prize and any matter relating thereto and shall not disclose any information pertaining to the Prize or the Contest which is disclosed to the Winner(s) and which is not available to public in general, to any person or media etc. without the consent of Star India. In case the Winner(s) breaches this condition, he/she shall be liable for disqualification/rejection and shall not be eligible for the Prize.

 

  1. The Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged for money etc. For the sake of clarity, there shall be no other gratification. It is clarified that it is not necessary that the act of collection of the Prize will be recorded by Star India or will be incorporated in any program or find mention in any of the Star India’s program.

 

  1. Star India shall not be responsible to pay for any cost, expenses, taxes, duties, charges, license fees, insurance and/or levies applicable under the laws of India, in relation to the Prize and the same, and if applicable, Winner(s) agrees that the same shall be solely borne by the Winner(s).

 

  1. Star India shall not be responsible for any Entry/Answer submitted but not received due to any reason whatsoever including technical disruption and/or failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature.

 

  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India or Star India has a reason to believe that any information provided including personal information by the Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Winner(s). Star India shall have the right to declare another Participant(s) as the Winner(s) of the Contest, at its sole discretion and transfer the Prize to that person. Such decision of Star India shall be final and binding.

 

  1. The Winner(s) agree that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid (e.g. cancellation/postponement of the event), Star India shall not be held responsible and/or liable for the same.

 

  1. Star India makes no representation and/or warranty regarding the Prize other than those given in these Terms and Conditions and hereby expressly disclaims all other warranties, expressed or implied.

 

  1. The Winner(s) shall be solely responsible to avail the Prize at the time of release to the Winner’s bank account details. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays in release or theft during transit or any problem in connection to the Prize.

 

  1. The Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner(s). Further, the Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner(s) agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner(s) from such Promotional Activity and any recording thereof shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and Star India may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring Star India into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals and in all public appearances the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall use her/his judgment in general demeanour and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to promotion.

 

  1. The Prize will be released to the bank account details provided by the Winner(s) at the time of sharing the Registration Documents. For the avoidance of doubt Star India shall not be held liable for any theft caused to the Prize during the process of releasing to the Winner’s bank account. The Prize shall be released to the respective Winners within 90 (ninety) days of receipt of the duly filled Registration Documents and all required documents by Star India.

 

  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and /or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever to the extent permissible under law.

 

  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner(s) and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India be responsible or liable for the same. For the sake of clarity, Star India shall not be responsible to pay for any taxes, duties, charges, license fees, insurance and/or levies applicable under the laws of India, in relation to the Prize and the same, if applicable, shall be solely borne by the Winner(s).

 

  1. For the sake of clarity, if the Winner(s) refuses to accept the Prize awarded within 2(two) days of the intimation of the same from Star India, Star India shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner(s) in connection to the Prize won by the Winner(s). Further, after forfeiting the Prize, Star India shall be entitled to declare another Winner(s), as it deems fit, and award the Prize, to that Winner(s) and such decision of Star India shall be final and binding.

 

  1. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).

 

  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee regarding the quality of the Prize and the Winner(s) agrees not to hold Star India and/or the Channel and its employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India and/or Channel shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same.

 

  1. Star India shall not be held responsible for any loss of and/or damage to the Prize while it is in transit. It is hereby understood that once Star India releases the Prize it passes the onus/ responsibility of the Prize on the Winner(s).

 

  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or the Channel and/or their employees, responsible for delays or any problems in connection to the Prize.

 

  1. Each Participant in consideration of being given opportunity to participate in the Contest, agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall hold harmless and indemnify the main sponsor, if any, the Channel, Star India, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person from and against any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the Participant/Winner, in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Contest, the missed call on Toll Free number mechanism and/or the Prize won and/or any material submitted forming part of the Entry/Answer and/or any personal information submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and to the extent permissible under law waives all rights to file in person/ through any family member and/or third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India to claim any damages or reliefs.

 

  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant(s)/Winner(s) in any manner whatsoever, in relation to the Contest.

 

  1. Each Participant in consideration of being given opportunity to participate in the Contest, agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Star India, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suit/ litigation/ injury/ damage/ harm/ loss suffered by Star India in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Participant(s) Entry and/or the Contest including any third party rights/ claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s).

 

  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and Star India and its/their affiliated companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of 15 (fifteen) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such gratification and/or participation of a Participant(s)/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding.

 

  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of these Terms and Conditions, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.

 

  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s/Winner’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Entry, dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and conditions.

 

  1. The Participant(s)/Winners shall comply with the laws of India.

 

  1. The Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and in case of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the selection of the Winner and/or Prize and/or the Contest shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, and shall be conducted in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant/Winner who has raised the dispute.

 

Subject to the provision of 38 above, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim reliefs under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

Transformers Quiz Contest

Terms and Conditions

The following are the rules for the “Transformers Quiz” contest (the “Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“STAR”) in collaboration with Viacom 18 Media Private Limited. (“Viacom”) on the platforms and media owned/operated by STAR or its group companies (“Channels”) to be conducted through the Channels and/or the Star Sports India Twitter profile at the URL http://twitter.com/starsportsindia (the “Twitter Page”) through the handle @StarSportsIndia (“Star Sports Handle”) and Star Sports India Facebook page at the URL https://www.facebook.com/starsportsindia (the “Star Sports Page”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Star Sports Handle and the Star Sports Page shall be collectively referred to as “Network Handles”. Any personal information gathered pursuant to this Contest shall be subject to the privacy policy available at http://www.startv.com/PersonalDataPrivacyPolicy.htm  (“Privacy Policy“) which is incorporated herein by reference. This Contest shall be subject to the terms and conditions, comprising of the Principal Rules and the General Rules (the “Terms and Conditions”) as stated hereunder. By participating in the Contest, it is construed that the participant(s) (“Participant”) has/have read and understood these Principle Rules including the General Rules stated below and has/have agreed to abide by the same:

 (I)           Principal Rules

  1. The Contest will be conducted during the period commencing from July 3, 2017 and ending on July 7, 2017 (“Contest Period”), with the winners to be announced on the Channels on July 16, 2017 (“Announcement Date”). These dates are subject to change as may be decided by STAR at its sole discretion and announced by Star on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels.
  1. The Contest is a game of knowledge and skill whereby the Participants would have to provide answers to 3 (three) questions during the Contest Period. An official announcement shall be made on the Network Handles and/or on the Channels inviting Twitter and Facebook users to watch the live broadcast of the Channels (to be decided by STAR at its sole discretion) on the Announcement Date and share tweets on Twitter or replies on the Star Sports Page during the Contest Period, containing the answers to questions first announced on the Channels and subsequently on the Network Handles (each a “Contest Question”). Of the three Contest Questions that will be posed during the Contest Period, 2 (two) questions shall be about the tennis knowledge and 1 (one) question shall be about the Transformers movie franchise. Each Contest Question will be announced on the Channels and subsequently on the Network Handles. Any person who wishes to participate in the Contest (“Participant”) shall fulfill all of the following requirements in order to qualify for participation:
  • All Participants must be valid users of Twitter/Facebook, as applicable, and must be residing in India during the Contest Period.
  • Each Participant is required to visit the Network Handles, as applicable and“follow”/”like” (as may be applicable) the respective Network Handle.
  • The Participant should submit their entry containing their answers to the Contest Questions in the form of a tweet posted through the Participant’s Twitter account, or through a comment posted through the Participant’s Facebook account in response to the post containing the relevant Contest Questions on the Star Sports Handle or the Star Sports Page. Each Entry: (1) if sent through Twitter, should contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #TransformersQuiz and should contain the Star Sports Handle (@starsportsindia); (2) if sent through Facebook, should be a comment on the Facebook post containing the Contest Question and must contain the pre-decided hash-tag for the Contest, i.e. #TransformersQuiz; and (3) should be submitted before 11.59 PM on the final day of the Contest Period. Any Entry which does not contain all of the elements mentioned in this paragraph shall not be considered a valid Entry and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any intimation by STAR.

 

  1. The editorial team of STAR shall select 2 (two) winners via randomizer for each Contest Day, from amongst all those Participants who have submitted Entries containing correct answers for all 3 (three) Contest Questions posed during the Contest Period (“Winner”). Winners shall be selected on the basis of the relevance and correctness of their Entries or other criteria as the editorial team shall deem fit. STAR’s decision in this regard and for all other matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s). Winners will be announced by STAR on the Channels on the Announcement Date.

 

  1. Each Winner would be awarded a prize (“Prize”). The Prize shall be a trip to London for 1 (one) person, all associated costs of which shall be arranged, paid for and determined by Viacom at its sole discretion, along with any modalities thereto. STAR shall not be liable for non-receipt of any Prize by any Winner, including due to errors or failures or deficiencies in dispatch services or in address details provided by the Winner or any failure directly or indirectly attributable to Viacom. The Prize must be claimed in response to messages or telephone calls made to the Winner. Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to Prize shall be borne by the respective Winner. Neither STAR nor any of its group companies shall be responsible or liable for any technical disruption, failure and/or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is unable to claim the Prize from Viacom. In case any loss/damage etc. is caused to or incurred by the Prize(s) during transit or otherwise, STAR will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure and/or any other defect in or damage to the Prize, if any, whether caused during transit or otherwise. Furthermore, the Prize Winner has to himself/herself undertake the visa proceedings and other relevant procedures in order to procure the requisite documents to travel to the United Kingdom. STAR will not be liable in any way to carry out the same on behalf of the Prize Winner. Furthermore, in the event of rejection of visa by the United Kingdom authorities to the Prize Winner, STAR and/or Viacom will not be liable to compensate for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. For the sake of abundant clarity, any grievances that any Participant(s) may have in relation to the Prize(s) shall be directed solely and exclusively to Viacom. STAR shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever in this regard.
  1. STAR reserves the right to forfeit a Prize in the event it is found by STAR and it has a reason to believe that any information provided by the Participant/Winner(s) is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant/Winner. STAR shall have the right to declare any other Participant(s) as the Winner(s) of the Contest, at its discretion and transfer Prize(s) to such other Participants. All Prizes are provided on an as-is where-is basis without assurances or warranties of any kind. Neither STAR nor its group companies nor their employees provide any assurances or guarantees regarding Prizes, including quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose. The Winner(s) agree not to hold STAR and/or its group companies and/or their respective employees responsible for any delay in receiving Prizes or any inability to enjoy Prize(s) due to any failure by organisers of the Prize, or any of their agents, or otherwise for any other problem in relation to a Prize. It is clarified that STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be responsible for the brand, quality, value etc. in relation to a Prize and the supplier/ manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the same. STAR and/or any of its group companies shall not be held liable for any failure, inaccuracy, and/or any other defect or deficiency in the Contest. Neither STAR nor its group companies shall be liable for any delays or failures in any notifications, or the Contest in general.
  1. The Winner agrees that the Prize cannot be transferred, negotiated, refunded or exchanged. It is clarified that no other gratification, cash equivalent of the Prize or alternative prize will be awarded to the Winner(s) and the Winner(s) cannot exchange the Prize for cash or a gift of similar value. The Contest or the Prize(s) cannot be combined with any other contest or activity. It is clarified that STAR has no obligation to record the act of collection of the Prize(s) or incorporate it in the telecast of the Matches or otherwise mention it on the Channels. If the Winner(s) refuses to accept the Prize awarded, STAR and/or its group companies shall be released from all obligations towards the Winner(s) in connection to the same or otherwise.
  1. All Entries must be received during the Contest Period. Entries received before or after the Contest Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void without requirement of any further intimation by STAR.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies shall not be responsible in the event that Entries are not received or the Participant(s) is unable to participate or post/tweet his/her entry on Twitter and/or Facebook in the Contest due to any network problem, breakdown in machinery or any other technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Submit/Post” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry being submitted by them is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libellous or blasphemous to any person, community, caste, religious sect or section of the society, etc. The Participant(s) further represents and warrants that the entry being submitted by him/her shall be original and shall not infringe upon and/or contain any material that will infringe upon any third party rights including rights in intellectual property. STAR reserves the right to remove or disqualify any Entries that do not meet these criteria.
  1. STAR reserves the right to change the entry system/mechanism and/or cease accepting Entries for the Contest during the Contest Period for any reason or take any other steps in relation to the Contest as it may deem fit in its sole and absolute discretion and it need not notify the participant(s) who have already submitted their entry(ies) about the same
  1. STAR reserves the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. STAR reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any Entry or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if STAR: (a) receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party; or (b) determines at its sole discretion that the Entry inter alia:, (i) belongs to another person and in which the Participant does not have any rights; (ii) is blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; (iii) is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (iv) harm minors in any way; (v) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; (vi) violates any law for the time being in force; (vii) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (viii) impersonates another person; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or (x) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. The decision of STAR in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s).
  1. STAR reserves the right to select and declare the Winners of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s), Winner(s). STAR shall select the winning Entries in accordance with applicable parameters, and the Winners may be declared by STAR through the Star Sports Handle and/or any other means announced by STAR.
  1. The Winners shall be required to submit necessary supporting documentation to establish identity and compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any applicable laws within timelines specified by STAR to be eligible for any gratification. In the event any person fails to adhere to the instructions, then his/her selection shall be invalidated. In such a case, (a) STAR and/or its group companies shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and (b) STAR may, at its sole discretion, by the prescribed selection criteria choose other Winners instead.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) agrees and consents to the use of the Entry and/or any part thereof by STAR or its affiliates as it may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of STAR and/or its group companies and/or any programs on any channels owned or operated by STAR or any of its group companies (the “Network”). In consideration of the participation in the Contest, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby irrevocably, exclusively, perpetually and for the entire universe assigns all rights, titles and interests in the Entry including any rights of Exploitation thereof, to STAR, during or pursuant to the Contest. “Exploitation/Exploit” shall mean the exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof including along with its cognate forms and grammatical variations, and includes the exploitation, use, alteration, broadcast, rebroadcast, communication, encryption, transmission, translation, adaptation, publication, cutting, editing, and packaging of the Intellectual Property vested in the Entry or any part thereof, either in whole or in part, in any form/format or language, as well as the conversion of the Entry and/or any part thereof from one form/format to another and in relation to the Entry and/or any part thereof, for incorporation in a Cinematograph Film or Sound Recording, Communication to the Public, Broadcast, Performance in Public, adaptation, reprography, reproduction, distribution, sale, commercial rental, assignment, licensing, merchandising rights, remakes, sequels, prequels, versions, translations, dubbing and/or subtitling in any all languages/dialects in the world, converting the Entry in to a film for theatrical exploitation, including but not limited to the broadcasting thereof by any form of radio, internet and any and all form of television including but not limited to terrestrial, satellite, direct to home, cable, IPTV, any form of video on demand (including but not limited to Pay-per-View, NVOD, SVOD, PVOD, FVOD made available for being seen or heard or delivered or Exploited through wire or wireless including but not limited to internet, websites including but not limited to social networking websites, blogs, internet or mobile streaming or download services (whether free, pay or subscription based) computing and networking devices, mobile /telecommunication system based platforms, mobile TV, theatrical or non-theatrical or any other means whether now known or existing or in commercial use or hereinafter invented or developed in the future in and to the Intellectual Property and all elements thereof. The capitalized terms ‘Broadcast’, ‘Communication to the Public’, ‘Cinematograph Film’, ‘Performance /Perform in Public’, ‘Sound Recording’, ‘Visual Recording’ shall have the same meanings as defined in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time and all analogous rights subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world. ). To the extent that the assignment of all rights, title and interest in the Entry and/or any part thereof if any subsisting in favor of the Participant(s)/Winner(s), in relation to future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof is not held valid by operation of law, Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby grants an irrevocable, exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual right to STAR and its affiliates for such future medium or mode of exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof as may be developed in the future, for the entire world. Notwithstanding the above, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) hereby agrees that the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall not assign or in any other manner transfer the Entry including and/or any part thereof for such means and modes of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof, which are not mentioned herein and are not presently known or in commercial use and therefore by operation of law are not deemed to have been assigned to STAR without offering for assignment such modes or means of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof for the entire world and perpetuity to STAR. The Participant(s)/Winner(s), agrees and acknowledges that any form of assignment or transfer of any rights, title and interest in any such future modes and mean of Exploitation of the Entry and/or any part thereof to any third party in breach of the such obligation herein, anywhere in the world shall be null and void. Further, STAR may exploit the Entry and/or any part thereof at any time it chooses, and it is expressly agreed by the parties that Section 19(4) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 does not apply to this Agreement. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) waves off his “Moral Rights” with respect to the Entry and/or any part thereof as required. The Winner(s) shall do all acts and execute all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by STAR in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to STAR herein.

(II)   GENERAL RULES:

  1. The Participant(s) must be above the age of 18 years and must be residing within the territorial limits of India during the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have any criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest. Proof of age, if requested, of the Participant(s), Winner(s), in the Entry must be submitted to STAR (i.e., Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/ an affidavit signed by a magistrate) as may be required by STAR to confirm the eligibility of the Participant(s).
  1. Participant(s) shall provide such information as may be required by STAR from time to time. Any incomplete submission will be considered invalid for the purpose of the Contest. STAR also reserves the right to disqualify a Participant(s) in case a discrepancy is found to exist in the information furnished/provided/stated by the Participant at any point in time during the Contest Period.
  1. STAR reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw, vary, amend or terminate the Contest, without giving prior notice or reason. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the rules and regulations of the Contest on http://www.startv.com/contesttnc.htm. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any the Terms and Conditions will make such Participant’s Entry/ies null and void.
  1. The Participant/Winner acknowledges that in case the conduct of the Contest cannot be fulfilled due to any reason, including reasons beyond the control of STAR such as war, industrial action, flood or any act of God, then STAR shall not have any liability in this connection.
  1. STAR and/or its group companies are in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any physical injury, death, mental and/or emotional trauma caused to the Participant in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the Contest.
  1. The Winner(s)/ Participant (s) shall hold harmless and indemnify STAR, its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors and/or any other person from and against any suits, actions, proceedings, causes of action, litigation, injury, damage, harm, loss, damage, liability, award, costs or expenses that may arise in connection with any act of the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and/or Entry including any third party rights claims with respect to the material submitted by the Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall not in any circumstances make any claims against STAR or its group companies, arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation due to any technical faults (directly or indirectly), to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) participation or non-participation in the Contest or any related activity. If any Participant or Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Terms and Conditions, the corresponding entries will be disqualified. STAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses in connection with this Contest.
  1. Employees of and/ or consultants of STAR and/or persons hired on contract by STAR, the sponsor, and the members of their immediate family, are ineligible to participate in the Contest.
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize, in any manner whatsoever and has understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest the decision of STAR shall be final. Each Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Participant(s)/Winner(s) and STAR and its group companies is not a confidential, fiduciary, or any other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) of the Contest agrees that if so required by STAR, he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with STAR and participate in any activity and/or campaign ("Promotional Activity") of any nature and on any platform whatsoever without any money payable to the Participant(s)/Winner(s). Further, the Participant(s)/Winner(s) shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever and shall not do any act either directly or indirectly during such Promotional Activity which may bring STAR or any of its group companies into public disrepute or denigrate any of the preceding, or offend any community or public morals. In all public appearances the Participant/Winner shall use her/his judgment in general demeanor and choice of language to create an atmosphere which would be conducive to the services and/or promotion of the Network and/or any channel on the Network. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees that the footage/ picture/ photograph of the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) used during the course of the Contest or for the purpose of the Contest shall vest with STAR, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity and STAR may exploit the same in any manner and in any media whatsoever at any time throughout the world whether by itself or through its group companies. The Participant agrees and consents to the use of any text and/or information and/or any photograph and/or image and/or visual recording and/or other components of his or her Entry on any platform as STAR may deem fit for the purpose of promotion of the Network and/or any channels forming part of the Network.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or in relation hereto shall vest in Mumbai, India.

Star World Game of Thrones Facebook Bot

Terms and Conditions

The following are the terms and conditions governing the Star World Game of Thrones Facebook Bot” contest (“Contest”) hosted by Star India Private Limited (“Star India”) for the promotion and engaging the viewers of the program “Game of Thrones” (“Program”)” on Star World SD and HD (“Channel”). The Contest shall be held on Star World Facebook profile at the URL https://www.facebook.com/StarWorldIndia/ (“Official Facebook Handle”) in two parts, the first part being from July 14, 2017 to July 18, 2017 between 7PM and 10PM and the second part being on every Tuesday from July 25, 2017 to August 29, 2017 between 7 PM and 10 PM. (“Contest Period/Period”).

Any information gathered through this Terms and Conditions including the Entry (as defined below) shall be subject to Star India’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which is available at http://www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/#pdpp and incorporated herein by reference.

Star India invites interested persons (“Participants”) to participate in the Contest which has two parts: A) Launch and B) Post Launch (Every Tuesday).

Part A) Launch

The contest will be held from 14th July to 18th July on the Facebook page of Star World India. The contest will be help through a Facebook Bot. Users have to select one out of three teams. The three teams are Jon, Daenerys and Cersei. Each team will be given 5 Tasks each day during the contest period. These tasks will be based on eight multiple choice questions asked each day based on the Game of Thrones character (selected by the Participants trivia.

Part B) Post Launch

The contest will be held on every Tuesday from 25th July to 29th August on the Facebook page of Star World India. The contest will be held through a Facebook Bot. On each Tuesday there will Game of Thrones Trivia based multiple choice questions.

By participating it is deemed that the Participant(s) have read, understood, accepted and agreed to unconditionally abide with all the Terms and Conditions of the Contest. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue. Your act of participating in the Contest shall be deemed to be your absolute agreement to the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy (incorporated herein by reference) of STAR India as prescribed from time to time. The Contest shall be governed by the Principal Rules and General Rules stated herein below and all the Participants in the Contest shall unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the same.

 

  1. Principle Rules 
  1. To participate in the Contest the Participant(s) shall follow the procedure as detailed below:
  1. Participant(s) must be citizens of India and of 18 (eighteen) years of age or above at the start date of the Contest Period. The Participant(s) should not have criminal conviction or an arrangement or a contract that prevents the Participant(s) from participating in the Contest.
  1. Employees of and/or consultants of and/or persons hired on contract by Star India and the members of their immediate family are ineligible from participating in the Contest.
  1. All Participant(s) must have a valid Facebook account to be eligible to participate in the Contest. For the sake of clarity, it is hereby agreed to and confirmed by the Participant(s) that the same does not include a Facebook account opened and operated by a family member and/or friend of the Participant(s).

 

  1. d) The Process of the Contest (PART A)
  1. The participant has to choose a Team on the Facebook Bot. i.e. Jon, Daenerys or Cersei
  2. Every day there will be 8 multiple choice questions. Total there will be 5 days of activity.
  • For correct answers the person will get 100 points. For an incorrect answer person gets (-50) points.
  1. The participant can earn 100 points each day by sharing the BOT link on his timelines.
  2. On July 18, the participant will be shared a link to add a frame to his Facebook Profile picture. On clicking on that the person earns 100 points.
  3. There will be a leaderboard for the participants based on the points earned. The Top 10 winners of each team will be shortlisted as the winners.
  • In case on the leaderboard the scores are tied. The leaderboard will capture the fastest time to answer questions and that will be the basis for being on the top.                              
  1. The Process of the Contest (PART B)
  1. On each Tuesday from 25th July the participant will be asked to answer 5 multiple choice questions. This activity will happen for 6 such weeks till 29th
  2. For correct answers the person will get 100 points. For an incorrect answer person gets (-50) points.
  • The participant can earn 100 points each day by sharing the BOT link on his timelines.
  1. Every episode there will be two people who will be shortlisted for the being the winner based on the highest points earned.
  2. If the participants score are tied then the participant who has taken the lowest amount of time wins.
  3. If the person is shortlisted for one week, then he/she can’t be shortlisted for the upcoming week.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, for the purpose of calculation of the time period taken by the Participant(s) to answer a question correctly (“Entry/ies”), Star India shall rely on the time stamp of such Entry. Star India’s decision in this regard shall be final and binding.
  1. The Participant(s) shall ensure that the Entry is decent and is not immoral, defamatory, abusive, offensive, insensitive, libelous or blasphemous to any person, religious sect or section of the society, defamatory of any person deceased or alive, etc.
  1. Each Participant shall follow the Facebook Page. Failure to comply with the same shall render the Participant(s) Entry invalid.
  1. Each Entry shall be judged inter alia, on the basis of points earned by the user in each part of the contest. The decision of Star India is final and binding in this regard.
  1. At the end of the Contest Part A (Launch) Period, out of all Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, Top Ten (10) Participants in each of the three teams, who has earned the highest points shall be eligible to win the Contest (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”). Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win. For the sake of clarity for this contest there will be 30 winners i.e. 10 winners per team.
  1. At the end of the Contest Part B (Post Launch) Period, out of all Entry/ies received within the Contest Period, Top two (02) Participants who has earned the highest points on a Tuesday shall be eligible to win the Contest. (“Shortlisted Participant(s)”). Such Participant(s) from the Shortlisted Participant(s) who fulfill all of the requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions including submitting of valid Documents (defined herein below) to the satisfaction of Star India shall be entitled to win. For the sake of clarity for this contest there will be 2 winners per episode i.e. 12 winners overall.
  1. The Shortlisted Participant(s) will be contacted via Direct Message (“Private Message”) to provide their name, age, email id and phone number (“Contact Details”) to hello@startv.com within 24 hours of such Private Message. In the event any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit their details their Entry shall be invalidated.
  1. Upon receipt of the Contact Details, Star India shall contact the Shortlisted Participants via email to submit (including but not limited to) scanned copies of their identity proof, age proof and address proof (eg. Birth Certificate, 10th Class leaving Certificate/ School certificate/ passport/any other valid ID for verification) (“Documents”) within 24 (twenty four) hours of such email. In the event, any Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to submit the Documents his/her participation shall be invalidated and shall forfeit his/her chance to win the Prize. It is clarified that Star India shall not be obligated to shortlist another Participant(s) in place of such forfeited Participant(s) and such decision shall be final and binding.
  1. Star India shall make only one (1) attempt to reach the Shortlisted Participants. In case such Shortlisted Participant(s) fails to revert, his/her selection shall be invalidated and Star India shall not be liable to such Shortlisted Participant(s) in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Upon verification of the credentials Shortlisted Participant(s) that are in compliance with Terms and Conditions requirements stated herein, shall be contacted via “Direct Message” option on Facebook, informing them that they are the winner(s) (“Winner(s)”). The total number of Winner(s) shall under no circumstances exceed thirty (30) for the Contest Part A and not exceed twelve (12) for the Contest Part B.
  1. Communication to the Winner(s) shall be done on or before 10th Sep and the Prize will be dispatched to the Winner on or before 30th Sep In case the Winner announcement is postponed and/or or dispatch of the Prize delayed for whatsoever reasons, Star India will not be held responsible.
  1. The Winners of the Contest Part A and Contest Part B will each win a Game of Thrones branded Powerbank the value of which shall not exceed INR 2000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) each (“Prize”).
  1. Star India shall courier the Prize to Winner(s) on the addresses (in India only) as provided by them on completion of the Contest.
  1. After dispatch of the Prize, in case during transit, if any loss/damage etc. is caused / incurred, Star India will not be liable for any such loss/damage etc. Further, Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Winner(s).
  1. Non-conformance by the Participant(s) to any and all the Terms and Conditions herein or as set by Star India from time to time will make such Participant’s Entry(ies) null and void.
  1. General Rules
  1. Star India reserves all rights to make amendments to the existing Terms and Conditions or withdraw the Contest without giving prior notice. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on the website of Star India i.e. Startv.com. The Contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered or associated with Facebook in any way.
  1. Star India may at its sole discretion extend or curtail the Period of the Contest or may suspend or abandon the same at any time without any prior notice of the same.
  1. Entries sent after the Period will not be considered for the Contest and shall be deemed null and void.
  1. Participant(s) shall at all times ensure that the Entry adheres to the applicable laws in force in the territory of India.
  1. Participant(s) must enter the Contest on his/her own behalf and Entry(ies) by proxies will not be accepted. In the event that it is found that a Participant(s) has submitted Entries from more than one Facebook account, Star India reserves the right to disqualify such Participant(s) from the Contest.
  1. Each Entry shall be checked by Star India inter alia, if the Entry follows the aforementioned rules. The decision of Star India shall be final and binding. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that the Participant(s) shall at no time challenge such decision of Star India and/or raise any claims or disputes in relation to the same.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible in the event Entries are not received due to any technical error of any nature whatsoever. For purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “receipt” of an Entry occurs when the website server records the Entry information upon the entrant clicking “Tweet” button. Any automated receipt confirmation does not constitute proof of actual receipt. The Participant(s) agree and confirm that Star India shall at no time be held responsible and/or liable for any non-receipt of an Entry due to a technical error and/or defect in the functioning of the website server, and to the extent permissible in law, the Participant(s) waives his/ her right to initiate any claim, proceedings, actions, damages, suits, in relation to the same against Star India.
  1. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting the Entry the Participant(s) is representing that the Entry or contents thereof are not confidential or comprise any sensitive personal information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “Sensitive Personal Information” shall bear the meaning ascribed to it under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, and shall include information relating to password; financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term “confidential information” shall mean any and all information which may be of a confidential nature to the Participant(s) and/or to a third party and the Participant(s) is not authorized by such third party to reveal such information. For the avoidance of doubt, all information provided by the Participants in the course of the Contest shall be submitted to Star India and not to Facebook.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Shortlisted Participant(s)/ Winner(s) is un-reachable or any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which Star India is unable to intimate the Shortlisted Participant(s)/Winner(s).
  1. Star India reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from participating in the Contest if the Participant(s) are found to be in breach of any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or as revised from time to time. Star India reserves the absolute right and discretion to reject any “Entry” or any part thereof at any stage of the Contest, including after declaring the winning Entry, if Star India:
  1. receives any notice or complaint relating to the Entry not being compliant of the Terms and Conditions including alleged to be infringing any form of rights including rights in any form of intellectual property of any third party
  2. determines at its sole discretion that the Entry is inter alia, belongs to another person and to which the Participant does not have any right to; blasphemous, indecent, immoral, abusive, offensive, against the applicable laws or libelous and/or is contrary to any law in force; is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

The decision of Star India in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant(s), and the Participant shall not at any time challenge and/or dispute such decision of Star India.

  1. The final selection of the Winner(s) shall be made by the Star India and shall be final and binding on the entire Participant (s)/Winner and in no event shall the Participant (s)/Winner(s) dispute the decision made by the Star India or its employees in connection to the Entry and /or the Contest. For the sake of clarity, in the event of any fault, misunderstanding or dispute concerning any part of the Contest and/or the selection process to qualify for the Contest, the decision of Star India shall be final and binding.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees and confirms that the Prize so awarded by Star India shall be the sole gratification/ prize pursuant to the Winner(s) participating and winning the Contest, and that the Winner(s) shall not be entitled to any further gratification at any time.
  1. The Prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. For the purpose of clarity, no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given to the Winners (s) and the Winners cannot exchange the Prize for a gift of similar value.
  1. Star India shall not be responsible or liable for any change in the Prize.
  1. The Winner(s) agrees that he/she shall not hold Star India and/or its employees, responsible for delays or any problem in connection to the Prize.
  1. Neither Star India nor its employees have given a guarantee and/or warranty regarding quality, brand, value, of the Prize and the Winner(s) agree not to hold Star India and their employees, responsible with regards thereof. It is clarified that Star India shall not be responsible for the quality, value etc. in connection to the Prize and the supplier shall be solely responsible for the same.
  1. The Winner agrees that if due to any reason, whatsoever, beyond the control of Star India the Prize and/or anything in connection to the Prize and/or the enjoyment of the Prize becomes ineffective or invalid, Star India cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the same.
  1. All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, applicable taxes, in relation to the Prize, shall be borne by the Winner and in no manner whatsoever shall Star India, be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Star India is in no manner whatsoever responsible and/or shall not be held liable in any manner whatsoever, for any injury, death, mental trauma caused to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner in any manner whatsoever or for any reason whatsoever in connection to the Contest and/or Prize.
  1. Star India reserves the right to forfeit the Prize in the event it is found by Star India that any information provided by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner is wrong, fraudulent or any misrepresentation is made by the Participant(s) and/or the Winner. Star India shall have the right to declare another Confirmed Participant(s) as the Winner of the Contest and transfer the Prize to that person.
  1. The Winner(s) shall do any and all acts and execute any and all documents in such manner and at such location as may be required by Star India in its sole and absolute discretion to protect, perfect or enforce any of the rights granted or confirmed to Star India.
  1. Each Participant(s)/Winner(s) consents to the use of information supplied by the Participant(s)/Winner(s) for the purposes as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The Participant(s) agrees and confirms that such contact details shall be their own, and the Participant(s) shall at no time submit any contact details which belong to a third party.
  1. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Star India its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms and conditions hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions; (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner(s) and/or the material submitted forming part of the Entry and/or the Contest during the Contest Period and/or enjoyment of the Prize.
  1. The Winner of the Contest agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with Star India and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever without any money payable to the Winner. Further, the Winner shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The Winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the Winner shall vest with Star India, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity.
  1. The Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case the performance of this Contest and/or availing the Prize cannot be fulfilled due to war, industrial action, flood or any Act of God then such non-performance or failure shall not be deemed as a breach of these Terms and Conditions and if such inability to perform such obligation continues for a period of fifteen (15) days, then Star India shall be at liberty and upon their sole discretion to terminate any such Prize and/or participation of a Participant/Winner forthwith and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).
  1. By participating in the Contest, it shall be construed that the Participant(s) and/or the Winner has waived his/her right to raise any dispute with regard to the Contest and/or the Prize and/or any decision of Star India, in any manner whatsoever.
  1. Participant(s) participating in the Contest hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Star India and its affiliated companies and them is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship.
  1. The Participant(s)/ Winner(s) agrees and confirms that in the event that the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) does initiate a claim, proceeding, suit, action, against Star India, in connection with the Gratification, and/or any technical defect in the receipt of the Entry and/or informing the Winner(s), the sole and entire compensation to be awarded to the Participant(s)/ Winner(s) in the event that such suit, proceeding, claim, action, is decided against Star India, shall be limited to the value of the Gratification awarded to the concerned Participant/ Winner.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that in case any portion/clause of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid or becomes unenforceable or prohibited by the law of the country, such portions shall be considered divisible and shall not be part of the consideration, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and binding and of like effect as though such provision was not included herein.
  1. Participant(s)/Winner(s) acknowledges that Participant’s representations, warranties, indemnities, grant of rights in the Materials , dispute mechanism and obligations shall survive the efflux of time and the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of India and incase of any dispute or other matter arising in reference to the Contest and/or the Gratification shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed by Star India and shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, amended from time to time. The venue for arbitration shall be Mumbai, in English language. All the costs, charges and expenses in connection to the Arbitration shall be solely borne by the Participant(s)/Winner (s) who has raised the dispute. The arbitrator’s award shall be substantiated in writing and shall be binding on the Participant(s)/ Winner(s).
  1. Subject to the provision of Clause 32 above of the General Rules, the Courts having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, to determine all matters which the Court is entitled to determine under the Act, including, without limitation, provision of interim relief’s under the provisions of Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, shall exclusively be the courts at Mumbai, India.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy

Our Mission

Star India Private Limited (STAR) has defined the Indian media landscape for over two decades and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 600 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. STAR generates 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 50+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India.

STAR’s CSR mission is directly derived from the purpose that we set ourselves:

Our dream is to inspire a billion imaginations with a new idea of what’s possible and a new sense of who they can be. It’s what we strive for, every day.

Being the leading media and entertainment network in India, STAR network is uniquely positioned to influence social thinking. We fundamentally believe that media content must inspire audience and drive social change. If we are not positively influencing the society, we are in fact wasting a huge opportunity.

STAR aims to help create a better India while being engaged in responsible business practices with internal & external stakeholders.

Our Approach

STAR’s CSR approach is structured on three primary attributes:

  • Content & platform Integration: Continue to leverage its programming to drive relevant social messaging. Our protagonists will continue to be the biggest ambassadors and evangelists of change
  • Outreach Programs: To influence & impact community via on-ground initiatives
  • Conveying Power: To influence the overall ecosystem and mobilize efforts to join a cause & create a movement

Our Scope

STAR’s CSR work would include, but not be limited to:

  1. Individual development
    a) Promoting education and training in vocational and sports skills
    b) Build soft & technical skills and improve livelihoods
  2. Social development
    a) Promoting gender & social equality
    b) Encouraging innovation via incubator centres and entrepreneurial ventures
    c) Protection and promotion of national heritage, art, culture
    d) Rural development
  3. Mobilizing effort: leveraging the power of the STAR network as a catalyst for change
    a) Focusing on crucial topics to spark public debates and create citizen movements
    b) Raise awareness and galvanize support for causes at all levels - individual to national; from systemic issues to natural disasters

At STAR, we believe in engaging actively with our society and hence closely monitor the CSR projects we undertake to ensure effective implementation. Moreover, any surplus arising from our CSR projects shall not form part of business profits.

Personal Data Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED: October 8, 2015

This Personal Data Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) governs the use, handling and storage of your personal information or sensitive personal information as defined by the applicable laws namely The Information Technology Act, 2000, The Information Technology (Reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules, 2011, as amended till date and any other applicable rules, regulations framed thereunder (“Personal Information”) that is collected or received by Star India Private Limited, and its affiliates, in India or outside India(collectively, “Star Group”) through email or any other mode of electronic communication or otherwise.

By sending a communication via e-mail or through any other mode of electronic communication or otherwise, You agree to allow us the use of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Collection and use of Information:

The Personal Information which you may provide to the Star Group and/or which Star Group may collect as part of the information provided is or could be of the following nature:

(i) Your name, email address, location;

(ii) Your passwords, financial information (e.g., bank account, debit/credit card details), physical, physiological or mental health condition, sexual orientation, medical records and history or biometric information; or

(iii) Any other Personal Information communicated or disclosed to the Star Group by you.

Provided that any information that is freely available or accessible in the public domain or furnished under the Right to information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force, shall not be regarded as Personal Information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

You acknowledge that the collection and use of Personal Information is essential for the business operation of Star Group.

Consent:

You hereby consent to the collection, storage, use, disclosure, transfer, of the Personal Information by the STAR Group for the purposes of this Privacy Policy. You hereby agree and acknowledge that the collection, storage, use, disclosure, transfer, of the Personal Information by the Company under the terms of this Privacy Policy is for a lawful purpose and is necessary for the business relationship between the STAR Group and you.

You may at any time withdraw Your consent to the collection, storage, use, disclosure, transfer, of the Personal Information by STAR Group, by addressing a written communication to this effect to the contact address of the Grievance Officer specified below and we will take steps within a reasonable time. However, You agree and acknowledge that in the event that You choose to so withdraw your consent, the STAR Group shall be entitled to refrain from entering into a business relationship with you.

Processing Information:

Star Group may contract with the service providers to perform functions or services on its behalf for the purpose of Star’s business operation. Such service provider may have limited access to your Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but are restricted from using your Personal Information for purposes other than providing services for Star Group or to Star Group. Star Group shall ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that its service providers that have limited access to Personal Information to provide the services or perform their function for Star Group or to Star Group, are subject to the same level of privacy protection as is required by the relevant Indian Laws.

Email or any other mode of Electronic Communication or otherwise & Your Information:

To manage business operation of Star Group, Star Group may need to process, store or transfer your Personal Information to a service provider’s cloud platform which Star Group has subscribed to. Therefore, Star Group informs you that your Personal Information if collected by Star Group, which you provided to Star Group or that it otherwise acquired in the course of the ordinary activity, through e-mail or any other mode of electronic communication or otherwise may be processed, stored or transferred at a service provider’s cloud platform and you expressly authorize for such process, transfer or storage, in India and outside India.

STAR Group shall exercise reasonable commercial endeavors for the prevention of the unauthorised disclosure of the Personal Information provided by you. STAR Group cooperates with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or to any third parties by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose Personal Information to government or law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable laws or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the STAR Group or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

Privacy Policy Changes

This Policy may be changed from time to time. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by referring to the "LAST UPDATED" legend at the top of the Policy. Any changes to our Policy will become effective upon our posting or distribution of the revised Policy.

Grievances:

Contact Us:

If You have any questions, grievances or complaints about this Privacy Policy or if you wish to delete or modify your Information, you may contact Ketan Saitwadekar at it.security@startv.com, who is the Grievance Officer for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

Website Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers the information Star India Private Limited (“Platform” and/or “We”) collects from the user(s) (“User(s)” and/or “You”) of www.startv.com (“Website”) and/or the services provided by the Platform on the Website which services can be used or accessed on any Properties (as defined in the Terms of Use of the Website – “Terms of Use”). It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy carefully, especially before providing any personal information through the Site. This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction and together with the Terms of Use available on www.startv.com/legal-terms-policies/.

Personal Information of a User(s) is collected if the User(s) registers with the Website, accesses the Website or take any action on the Website or uses or accesses the Services as defined in the Terms of Use.

Here are our privacy principles:

- Providing information to us is your choice.

-You can choose to have the Personal Information provided by You deleted.

-You always have the ability to opt-out of receiving communications from us.

Information Collection and Use

The Personal Information which You may provide to us and/or which we may collect is or could be the following:

1. Your registration details which may include the password provided by You. You may note that We adopt reasonable security measures to protect Your password from being exposed or disclosed to anyone including the Platform.

2. Your shipping, billing, tax registration, and other information pertaining to Your transactions on the Website or in related to the Services.

3. Your usage behavior of the Website.

4. Details of the computer system or computer network which You use to visit the Website and undertake any activity on the Website.

Our primary purposes in collecting information from You are to allow You to use the Website and various features and Services on or in relation to the Website or any Properties; contact you for any services provided by the Platform or its affiliates or its various service providers or Platform business partners and advertisers; to record Your information and details as permitted and required under applicable laws, statutory direction or judiciary orders; to serve various promotion materials and advertising materials to you; and such other uses as provided in the User Agreement and this Privacy Policy. We may also use the information for transactional emails or to provide You with information, direct marketing, online and offline advertising and other materials regarding products, services and other offers from time to time in connection with the Platform or its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies (“Platform Entities”) and its joint ventures.

We may also collect information to track User behavior and preferences for internal analytics from all Users of the Website. This information is collected through the use of server log files and tracking technologies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information and may include cookies and web beacons.

We may combine your Personal Information, other information and information collected from tracking technologies and aggregate it with information collected from other Users using our Website to attempt to provide You with a better experience on our Website.

You understand, agree and acknowledge that our collection, storage and processing of your Personal Information is for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of the Platform Entities and its joint ventures. You further understand, agree and acknowledge that your Personal Information which is classified as sensitive personal information as per applicable laws is considered necessary for the Platform to provide various services on its Website to You and for Your usage of the Website and other services provided by Platform in relation to the Website.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Platform is the recipient of all the Personal Information and shall exercise reasonable commercial endeavors for the prevention of the Personal Information provided by the Users. We may enable access of the Users’ information to the Platform Entities, joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the services provided by them or for any other marketing related activity undertaken by or on behalf of the Platform Entities and/or its joint ventures. We will ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that the third parties and agents employed by us for the purposes of the Website are under an obligation to maintain confidentiality with respect to the Personal Information provided by the Users and to use it strictly for the purposes of the Website only.

Platform may disclose your Personal Information to such extent as the Platform may deem necessary for you to enter into commercial transactions with other users of the Website.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement

Platform cooperates with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or to any third parties by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about You to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of Platform or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity. Platform may also provide your Personal Information to various tax authorities upon any demand or request from them.

Business Transfers

Platform may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will ensure that the Personal Information You have provided through the Website is stored and used by the transferee in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Email Policies

Platform may use your Personal Information for the aforementioned purposes of the Website. You have full control regarding which of these emails You want to receive. If You decide at any time that You no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period of time for your opt-out to become effective.

Deleting Your Information

If You wish to have the Personal Information that You have provided to us deleted, You can always do so by sending a request to us on the e-mail id of our Customer Services department provided at the bottom of this page. You may note that deletion of certain Personal Information may lead to cancellation of your registration with the Website and your access to certain features of the Website.

Security

Platform uses ordinary industry standard technology designed to help keep your Personal Information safe. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information You put in before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, We will employ commercially reasonable and practicable security practices and procedures and security methods and technologies. We will also ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that any agent or third party that we employ complies with the same security standards as us for the protection of your Personal Information.

Your information may be transferred to or be maintained on computers, computer systems and computer resources located outside of your state or country where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those where you live. If You are located outside India and choose to provide information to us, please be aware that Platform keeps or transfers information to India and processes it there. Your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although We strive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We have commercially reasonable procedures and security features in place to reasonably endeavor to prevent unauthorized access.

Links to Other Sites / Financial Data

We provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy policies in place, which we recommend You review if You visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of linked sites or any use of the sites.

While transacting with other users of the Website, You may provide your financial information including without limitation your bank account details, credit card account details or your details pertaining to any payment settlement or pre-paid instrument service provider. You understand, agree and acknowledge that the Website and Platform never receives Your financial and payment information from these service provider. Your personal information, sensitive personal information and financial information will be dealt by these service providers in accordance with their respective privacy policies and other terms and conditions and Platform and Website shall not be liable, accountable or responsible for your personal information, sensitive personal information and financial information which you provide to these service providers.

Changes in Privacy Policy

From time to time We may update this Privacy Policy. Your continued subscription to our Services constitutes an acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy and Terms of Use so We encourage You to visit this page periodically to review any changes.

Phishing

Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to Platform. Safeguarding information to help protect You from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

Contact Us

If You have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of Platform or your dealings with the Website, You can contact us via the links at the bottom of the page.

Grievance Officer

Mr. Manu Anand shall be the Grievance Officer for the purpose of this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or grievance or want to delete or modify your Personal Information, you shall mark your correspondence (given under the heading “Contact Us”) in the name of Mr. Manu Anand, Grievance Officer. Any communication which is not marked as such shall not be treated as a valid and binding communication for the purpose of this Privacy Policy and applicable laws w.r.t. this Privacy Policy.

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