Terms and Conditions for “Mahalaya Special” Contest
The following terms and conditions (“T&Cs”/ “ Terms and Conditions”) shall be applicable to Bangla Entertainment Private Limited (“BEPL”) owned television channel ‘Sony Aath’ (“Channel”) activity conducted by BEPL (“Activity”) on its Channel (“ Platform”) relating to promotion of its channel, which shall function in a manner as specified in Specific T&C’s at end of this T&C. (“Contest”)
The T&Cs shall be in two parts (a) Specific T&Cs for each Activity and Basic T&Cs for the Activity.
Following are the terms that shall be applicable to the Activity:
1. The Activity is open only to Indian citizens, residing in India, irrespective of their caste, race, ethnicity, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, disability, medical or genetic condition. Citizens and/or residents of countries other than India are not eligible to participate.
2. The Participants must be adults having attained the age of eighteen (18) years to participate in the Activity as on the date of the Activity.
(All persons fulfilling conditions mentioned in section 1 & 2 shall be hereinafter referred to as “Participants”)
3. Activity shall be open for participation as per the timelines specified in the T&Cs for Activity.
4. Employees, agents and promoters (including their immediate family members) of BEPL and any of their divisions, affiliates and subsidiaries, and others associated with the Activity in any manner, are not eligible to participate in the Activity.
5. The Activity terms and conditions shall be mentioned on the Channel’s website https://www.aath.in/. (“Website”). The Participants agree that by participating in the Activity, the Participants shall be bound by the terms and conditions provided at the Website.
6. The Participants shall be required to provide basic Personal Data about them including but not limited to Participant’s name, address, phone number, social media profile or any other details as may be required by BEPL for the purpose of the Activity, in order to participate in the Activity. The Personal Data provided by the Participants in the course of the Activity to BEPL will only be used for BEPL’s internal purposes and to send Participants promotional information in the future pertaining to the Channel/BEPL/Website. The Participant hereby consents to receiving such promotional information in the future. In the event the Participant wishes not to receive such future communications, the Participant can opt-out of the same by writing to BEPL on the same email ID from which he/she receives such promotional information.
7. The specific requirements for the Activity shall be outlined in the T&Cs of the Activity.
8. For the Activity, each Participant must submit their complete entry in order to qualify as an entrant in the Activity (“Entries”) through Specific Mode of Participation specified in Specific T&C’s stated at end of this T&C.
9. The manner, day and the basis of choosing the winner (defined below) shall be specified in the T&Cs of the Activity.
10. The announcement about the Winners and the Prize(s) (defined below) shall be as per the T&Cs of the Activity.
11. Method and time of prize distribution: BEPL shall inform the Winners via email or phone number provided by the Participants at the time of entering the Activity. BEPL may require Winners to provide valid photo identity documents including but not limited to passport and ration card prior to handing over the Prize(s). BEPL may or may not announce the Winners via the Website.
12. The distribution time and mode of distribution of the Prize(s) shall be at the sole discretion of BEPL.
13. The Participant can win only once in this Activity. Any subsequent wins of the Participant (if declared) will be automatically void.
14. Participants should ensure the accuracy of the information provided by them at the time of entering the Activity.
15. BEPL shall make a maximum of 2 (two) attempts each attempt being within 1 (one) hour of each other, to contact the Winners via the email id provided by the Participants. BEPL shall not be held liable despite BEPL’s best efforts, in the event the provided mobile numbers/email Id is unreachable/not replied due to the following reasons including but not limited to: 1) Email ID or phone number provided by the Participant is incorrect. 2) Email ID belongs to a person other than the Participant 3) Mobile number answered but individual answering refuses to acknowledge BEPL, the Activity and/or any relation thereto. 4) Any other reason the Email ID or any other contact details provided by which Participant cannot be contacted.
16. The Prize(s), when the same are in form of some tangible goods or materials or vouchers, shall be sent by post and/or courier to the Winners as per the address specified by them at the time of registering for the Activity. BEPL shall not be responsible if any Prize(s) is damaged in the course of delivery through post and/or courier.
17. Please note, the participation in this contest is free of cost. BEPL does not demand any participation fees or any monies from the participants or the winners. If someone pretends to be an officer from Sony and demands monies or any other form of identification from you, please do not entertain such request. Such a person is defrauding you and you should report this to the local police immediately. There are also no lotteries, prize monies, cash prizes etc. distributed by the Company or the Series. The only to participate in the Contest is in the manner detailed hereunder and any person who claims to be from BEPL and offers any lotteries, prize monies, cash prizes etc. to anyone is defrauding the person and you should report this to the local police immediately.
18. Participants shall not post any profanity or abusive comments on the respective Website’s Activity page/ Channel’s website/or in any other manner. In the event of any such profanity or abusive comments posted on foregoing pages, such Participants shall be disqualified forthwith and BEPL reserves its rights, in addition to removing such post, to take a legal action against such participant and/or user.
19. Participants agree no clarifications on the questions and the answers used in the Activity shall be entertained by BEPL.
20. By entering into the Activity, the Winners/Participants waive all copyrights including but not limited to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and moral rights, rights of publicity and any related rights and consents to BEPL’s right to use the comments uploaded by the Participant(s) the captioned posted for the Activity, picture, tape or portray him/her as a Activity Winners, use the their profile pictures and social media handles, and to exhibit this material in any and all media now existing or hereinafter created, including without limitation television, film, radio and print media, without any compensation whatsoever for advertising and publicity purposes, except where prohibited by law. The prize Winners also consent to BEPL’s right to use his/her name, voice or picture, or the content of his/her Activity Entry (collectively, the “Publicity Rights”). BEPL can allow to its agencies to exercise/exploit the Publicity Rights in conjunction with BEPL. BEPL shall also be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the entries received for the Activity for any purpose.
21. You hereby specifically consent to BEPL collecting and processing your email ids or other Personal Data for the purposes of this Activity. The email ids and comments collected from the Participants, shall be retained by BEPL till the end of the Activity and shall be deleted from BEPL’s servers post the completion of the Activity.
23. In exercise of the powers conferred by applicable laws, BEPL shall treat the Personal Data and/or documents as sensitive and confidential and such Personal Data and/or documents has to be now dealt with as per the provisions specified in the applicable laws.
25. BEPL shall deal with any Personal Data, if any, that it receives from BEPL or otherwise collects, holds, uses and processes in the following manner: a) BEPL may also disclose Personal Data, if any, to governmental agencies and regulators (e.g., tax authorities), social organizations (e.g., the social security administration), human resources benefits providers (e.g., health insurers), external advisors (e.g., lawyers, accountants, and auditors), courts and other tribunals, and government authorities, to the extent required or permitted by applicable legal obligations upon prior written approval from BEPL. b) The level of data protection using technical, managerial, operational and physical security control measures by BEPL shall be such as to be in compliance with all applicable laws. c) The term “Personal Data” shall mean and include the name and contact information (home address, telephone and fax numbers and email address), valid identity proof such as passport number, driver’s license number, permanent account numbers, social security numbers or other details pertaining to the identity of the Participants and shall include sensitive personal information.
26. By choosing to participate in the Activity, You hereby specifically agree to receiving updates with respect to the Activity, from BEPLI, on the email ID & phone number shared by you. In addition to these Terms and Conditions, the Participant(s) at all times shall be subject to the terms and conditions of Facebook and Instagram, as may be applicable. BEPL shall not, in any manner, be responsible to any action taken by Facebook and Instagram with respect to the post made by the Participant and the Participant hereby agrees to not make any claims against BEPL with respect to the same. Any technical or other issues with respect to the Participant’s Facebook and Instagram account, page and/or operation or functioning of the same shall be taken up by the Participant directly with Facebook and Instagram, without involving BEPL in any manner.
27. Participants confirm that the comments and answers uploaded by them or any part thereof do not infringe upon the statutory rights, common law rights, intellectual property rights including copyrights in literary, dramatic, musical or motion picture rights, patent rights or the trademark or trade names of any person, firm, corporation, association or entity whatsoever. Neither the comments nor any part thereof violate the statutory rights of, or the right of privacy, or constitute a libel or slander against any person, firm, corporation, association or entity whatsoever, or violate any other rights not herein specifically enumerated. No comments or any part thereof shall be defamatory or contribute contempt of court or breach of contract, or breach of any provision of statute, nor hurt the sentiments of religious groups. In the event of any infringement and/or any unlawful usage of any Personal Data including pictures provided by the Participants, BEPL shall not be held liable on any account whatsoever.
28. BEPL including its divisions, affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective agents and representatives, employees shall not be responsible for any loss of Entries for any reason whatsoever including, due to any technical problems for Entries received after the deadline as a consequence of computer service delays, interruptions, electronic failures or overloads, or for lost, misdirected or misplaced Entries or any lost, late or misdirected computer transmission or network, electronic failures of any kind or any failure to receive entries owing to transmission failures or due to any technical reasons.. The Entries are void if unreadable, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, tampered with, falsified, mechanically reproduced, not in prescribed format, irregular in any way or otherwise not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions.
29. BEPL reserves its right to select and declare or not to declare the Winners. Decision of BEPL in this regard is final and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
30. While accepting the Prize(s), the Winners may be required to sign an “indemnity and release of claims” form provided by BEPL, as the case may be, which shall release BEPL of all liability. Failure to complete and sign any documents requested by BEPL may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. All decisions of BEPL are final in this regard.
31. Mere participation/submitting Entries in the Activity do not entitle the Participants to win the Prize(s)/ win the Activity.
32. The Prize(s) will be awarded to the Winners pursuant to verification and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
33. BEPL may refuse to give the Prize(s) to Participant(s) in the event of his/her fraud, dishonesty or non-entitlement to participate in the Activity under these Terms and Conditions.
34. The Prize(s) shall be delivered to the Winners subject to submission of all relevant documents, if required in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of the Activity.
35. The Prize(s) are not transferable, assignable or exchangeable for cash equivalent. Only the prize Winners and no other person or agent, may claim the Prize(s).
36. In case the Winners is / are found to be in violation of any and all rules of the Activity, BEPL reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings against such person(s) including but not limited to having the concerned Winners to refund the Prize(s) won.
37. BEPL has the right to substitute the Prize(s) with other prizes of equal value, as determined by BEPL in its sole discretion.
38. BEPL has the right to amend (add, delete or modify) the Terms and Condition governing the Activity, prospectively or retrospectively, at its discretion and without prior notice.
39. BEPL reserves the right to disqualify any participant if it has reasonable grounds to believe that the Participant has breached any of these Terms and Conditions. BEPL may also disqualify any participant at its own discretion.
40. BEPL is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the terms and conditions contained herein. All information provided in the Activity is provided "As is" without warranty of any kind. BEPL makes no representations and disclaims all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind to the Participant and/or any third party including, without limitation, warranties as to accuracy, timelines, completeness, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
41. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, BEPL 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 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 during the Activity and/or enjoyment of the Prize(if any).
42. Under no circumstance, unless due to wilful misconduct or gross negligence, shall BEPL and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries, be liable to the Participant and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever. The Participant specifically agrees not to file in person/through any family member and/or any third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India against BEPL their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries to claim any damages or relief in connection with the Activity.
43. BEPL does not make any commitment, express or implied, to respond to any feedback, suggestion and, or queries of the Participants or furnish any reason or explanation for inclusion and, or, exclusion of any particular submission of the Entry of a Participant at any stage of the Activity.
44. Under no circumstance shall BEPL including the Channel and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries, be liable to the Participant and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever, even if BEPL has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
45. Non-conformance by any Participant and /or Winners of the Activity will result in immediate disqualification of the Participant from participation or winning the Prize(s) as the case maybe.
46. BEPL reserves the right to withdraw or discontinue and/or terminate the Activity at any stage without prior notice and without any liability whatsoever to the Participants.
47. The decisions of BEPL and its representatives shall be final and binding on all aspects of the Activity.
48. Your participation in the Activity by posting the Entries will be deemed as an acceptance of the above stated Terms and Conditions.
49. All taxes, levies and duties due and owing under applicable and statutory laws in connection with all Prize(s) if any, and all other costs, including insurance, incidental costs, gifts, gratuities and taxes, are the sole responsibility of the Prize(s) Winners.
50. The Activity is void where prohibited by law. All relevant national and local laws apply.
51. The Activity shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws in India. All matters with respect to the Activity are subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts at Mumbai only.
52. For any queries on the Activity and/or the Terms and Conditions, please send a direct message (DM) to the Facebook and Instagram pages of Channel.
“Sony Aath – Mahalaya Special” – Specific T&Cs
Day/s of the Activity (“Contest Term”)
October 6, 2021
Start and End Timing of the Contest
5.00am to 11.00am on October 6, 2021
Slot 1 – 5am to 5.59am
Slot 2 – 6am to 6.59am
Slot 3 – 7am to 7.59am
Slot 4 – 8am to 8.59am
Slot 5 – 9am to 9.59am
Slot 6 – 10am to 11am
Platform on which Activity shall be available
Channel Sony Aath
Specific Terms of Participation/Process of Participation
1) During the contest period, a unique question will appear with two answer options per slot. Users have to answer by giving a missed call on the below numbers corresponding to the option they feel is the correct answer.
< 8010558822> for Option A
< 8010558833>for Option B
2) Users giving the missed call will not be charged.
3) In case a user gives multiple answers, only the first response will be considered.
Note: While participating in the Contest, Participants shall ensure that the answers/entries -
· shall not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, privacy rights, copyrights, trademark rights and/or any other intellectual property rights;
· is not abusive, harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, 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;
· does not harm minors in any way;
· does not violate any law for the time being in force;
· does not deceive or mislead about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
· does not contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
· shall not create any liability for BEPL or any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders;
Specific Process for choosing the Winners
4) All the missed calls for the questions will be collected from the entries received during the contest period
1) Maximum of 10 winners who answer correctly shall be selected per slot using a randomiser. The maximum number of winners will be decided at the sole discretion of SPN.
2) The decision of BEPL in choosing the Winners and the appropriate answer by randomizer method and/or any such other method shall be final and binding on the Participants and the Participants while participating into this Activity agree to accept BEPL’s decision as final without any further claim in this regard.
3) The decision of BEPL in choosing the Winners shall be final and binding on the Participants and the Participants while participating into this Activity agree to accept BEPL’s decision as final without any further claim in this regard.
4) BEPL shall not entertain any mail or query questioning or otherwise asking for the definitive process for choosing the Winners and the Participants by participating in the Activity shall be bound by these T&Cs and Basic T&Cs.
5) BEPL reserves the right to withdraw or discontinue and/or terminate the Activity at any stage without prior notice and without any liability whatsoever to the Participants.
6) The decisions of BEPL and its representatives shall be final and binding on all aspects of the Activity.
Announcement of the Winners
1) The Names of the Winners will be declared on the Channel.
2) The Winners shall be declared as per the terms of the Basic T&Cs
3) In the event the Participant is not able to utilize the Prize or is unable / refuses to accept the same, the Prize will be revoked by BEPL.
1) Vouchers codes will be shared with the Winners via SMS text.
2) Winners will be called for address details to disseminate the merchandise.
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