Contest Terms And Conditions

  1. The contest is brought to you by News18 Network.
  2. The validity of the contest will be as stated in any of the contest posts on any of our social media channels going forward.
  3. To participate, the participant must follow: a. Should like the Facebook page and follow the Twitter handle of CNN-News18.
  4. The contest is open to all citizens of India, residing in India and above the age of 15 years. Citizens of foreign countries residing in India/ or non-residents Indians are not eligible to participate in the contest.
  5. Conditions of entry: a. News18 reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries, entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Errors and omissions may be accepted at News18’s discretion. Failure by News18 to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. Incomplete, indecipherable or incorrect entries are not eligible to win. b.All entries shared have to be a photograph clicked by them and not copied c.News18 has the right to dismiss participant’s entry at its sole discretion including but not limited to pertaining any of the following conditions: i. Use of false or other people’s personal information for entry. ii. Multiple entries using multiple accounts. iii. Using of any software program or unfair means or any other means to get added advantage over the other contestants.
  6. News18 reserves the right to use data shared by participants in any communication related to the contest.
  7. Winners will be announced on the basis of creative and innovative responses. News18 reserves the right to disqualify any participant / even winner if it has reasonable reasons to believe that the participant/winner has breached any of the 'Terms and Conditions' of the contest.
  8. News18 shall not be liable for any damage or loss (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) arising from personal injury or death, or loss of, or damage to property, which might be suffered or sustained in connection with the offer or the prize, except to the extent to any liability not excluded by law.
  9. News18 shall not be held responsible in any manner to anybody including any of the participants for the misuse of any image/ text during the contest.
  10. News18 reserves the right to choose another participant/ winner in the event of disqualification/rejection of any of the participant/ winner.
  11. News18 may, without advance notice cancel, suspend or postpone the contest at any time at its sole discretion.
  12. Winner will also be notified via a Direct Message on Twitter or a Private Message on Facebook and is required to provide a valid email address and phone number. Individual will be informed to mail the required details like proof of national identity, PAN details, address proof etc. Gift/ prize will be given to the winner only after complete verification.
  13. If the winner fails to contact News18 as set out in paragraph above, the email/direct message sent to the winner is returned as undeliverable or the winner declines the prize, the winner will be disqualified and a new winner will be considered for the same and notified as set out in paragraph above.
  14. The reward, cannot be exchanged, converted, transferred, assigned in favour of other, or combined with any goods, cash, person or scheme respectively in any circumstances.
  15. In case the declared winner denies accepting the prize, News18 holds the right to disqualify that prize totally.
  16. All taxes if any, shall be borne - by the winning participant.
  17. We may change these conditions from time to time without prior notice. It is the user’s responsibility to check regularly, in order to ascertain if any changes have been made to these Terms and Conditions.
  18. Entries that do not cater to the contest specifications will not be eligible to win.
  19. News18 shall not be held responsible and/or liable for any cancellation of the contest that may occur due to reasons beyond the control of the firm.
  20. In all cases, News18 will not be held liable if the Prize does not reach the Winner for reasons beyond Company's control.
  21. News18 decision of winner will be final and binding.
  22. Participation in the contest is voluntary and participants are advised to read full 'Terms and Conditions'. Participation in the contest shall imply that the participant has duly read and agreed to adhere to and is bound by the 'Terms and Conditions' stated herein.