TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These terms and conditions (Terms) are applicable and govern the contest titled “SIP Day Contest” organized by the Television Division of Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL) for its English Business News channel ‘ET Now’ (Contest). ET Now shall hereinafter be referred to as “Channel”.

For the purpose of this Contest, any person who participates by way of answering the question will be treated as a participant (Participant/Viewer). By voluntary participating in the Contest, Participant agree to have read, understood and to abide by and be bound by these Terms. The Contest will commence on August 27, 2018 and remain valid up to August 29, 2018, every day from 9 AM to 3 PM (Contest Period).

  1. During the Contest Period, a total of Nine (9) Questions (each a Question) will be asked/posted on the Channel, Three Questions per day of the Contest Period. Each Question may have three options to select the correct answer. The Participants are required to answer by selecting the correct option and sending it via SMS on the number 9243492434 in the format: ‘SIP 1A/B/C’. Standard messaging charges will apply.
  2. A SMS response to any Contest Question will be considered as a valid entry (Entry/Entries) for the Contest if such a response is received by BCCL before the end of the Hour during which the Question is posted by BCCL on the Channel.
  3. BCCL will select Three (3) winners during the Contest Period (each a Winner) at the end of the Contest. Only the Entries with the correct response to the Question will be considered for selecting the Winner. The Three (3) Winners get the chance of a lifetime by getting investment advice from one of the the biggest market maker & mover on the main day of the Event i.e. August 31, 2018, which will be a recorded interaction between the Winners and Market Movers (Meeting) on the main day of the Event (Prize).
  4. The Winners will be announced by BCCL on its Channel and/or on the Channel’s social media accounts or its website, on the following day immediately after the Contest Date or any subsequent day but not later than 10 days after the Contest Date
  5. For claiming the Prize, the Winners are required to provide their complete name, photo id, valid mobile number using which they have participated in the Contest and their addresses at the designated e-mail id provided by BCCL. Notwithstanding anything contained herein or Participant’s participation in the Contest, only the person whose correct information is received by BCCL at the designated e-mail id shall be entitled to the Prize and BCCL shall not be liable to any other person for the same. BCCL shall not be liable to verify the information provided by the Winners and shall consider it ‘AS IS’ as provided by the Winners.
  6. BCCL shall get in touch with the Winners and will explain to them the process to be followed to avail the Prize. BCCL will use reasonable endeavours to contact the Winners within 3 days after the Contest Date, subject to all conditions being met by the Winner, at their respective address.
  7. The Winners are required to reach the venue of the Meeting organized by BCCL at his/her own cost. BCCL shall not bear the travel and/or boarding or lodging costs (if any) of any Winner for attending the Meeting organized by BCCL. The Meeting is subject to the availability of the identified Channel guest/anchors/experts and any changes in the schedule, date or timings of the Meeting shall be informed to the Winner reasonably in advance by BCCL
  8. The Winners will be selected by a random selection based on an automated system without any human intervention. BCCL’s decision on selection of the Winners of the Contest shall be final and binding. BCCL shall not entertain any questions, enquiries on the manner/method of selection of the Winner and any other question relating to the Contest from any party whatsoever. All the Entries will be stored in a backend system operated by BCCL and/or any person/agency appointed by BCCL.
  9. Participant agrees that he/she shall enter this Contest at their own will and BCCL is not in any way obligated or liable for any loss or costs that Participant may suffer or incur and nothing is payable to the Participant for participating in the Contest.
  10. The Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable to any other person, party or organization. There is no cash substitution, cash redemption or cash value in lieu of the respective prize. BCCL shall not be liable if the Winner is unable to attend the Meeting due to any reasons beyond BCCL’s control including the cancellation of the Meeting due to any unforeseeable circumstances. If the Meeting is cancelled due to any such reasons then, BCCL will use reasonable efforts to provide or arrange for any similar alternative Prize for the Winners or reschedule the Meeting, if applicable
  11. BCCL reserves the absolute right to disqualify any Participant, if it is of the opinion that he/she has used improper technical means to participate in the Contest, or due to any other valid reason that may nullify his/her Participation in the Contest. BCCL’s decision on any dispute in relation to the Contest shall be final and binding on the Participant.

    THIS CONTEST, PRIZE AND OTHER RELATED OR INCIDENTAL SERVICES THERETO ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, BCCL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES IN RESPECT OF THE PRIZE, OPERATER SERVICES. PARTICIPANT AND/OR ANY PARTY (“VISITOR”) THAT ACCESSES THESE SERVICES AGREE THAT NEITHER BCCL NOR ITS THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, VISITOR'S USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES MENTIONED HERIEN. IN PARTICULAR, NEITHER BCCL NOR ITS THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL HAVE LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO TERMS OF USE, VISITOR'S USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE

  12. By participating in the Contest the Participant permits BCCL to use his/her images, audio visual recordings, the answers posted by him/her and his/her information on any media/Social Media platform, any other multimedia activation/event and/or which shall include trade publications, press releases, electronic, Channel website, the BCCL web site, the Channel, any other media property or any display format selected, owned or controlled by BCCL.
  13. Participant hereby indemnifies BCCL, its employees, officers, directors, contractors, contest partners, contest sponsors in relation to this Contest and hold them harmless against any loss, claim, demands, costs, damages, judgments, expenses or liability (including reasonable legal costs) arising out of or in connection with any or all claims, that may be brought against BCCL by any third party in connection with Participant’s participation in or winning the Contest, which is inconsistent with any of the representations made by Participant due to any willful misconduct, fraud or malfeasance and shall reimburse BCCL for any such loss, costs, expense, or damage to which said indemnity applies. BCCL shall give the Indemnifying Parties prompt written notice of any claim or actions covered by this indemnity, and Indemnifying Parties shall have the right, at its own expense, to participate in any such action.
  14. The courts at Mumbai shall have the sole and exclusive jurisdiction in all disputes arising out of this Contest or relating to the use of the BCCL services for this Contest.