Terms and conditions

The Contest is open from 01.10.2014 to 31.10.2014 ("Contest Period") in all states of India. The Contest is valid for Indian Residents 18 years or above. Entries by person below age of 18 years shall be disqualified.

General terms and conditions of the Contest

  • The Contest invites people to submit images clicked by them which according to them best describes the theme of the particular contest. The picture should be accompanied with a caption of not more than 140 characters. The maximum file size allowed for the picture is 5MB. The Contest hash tag that will be used in social media is will also need to be specified in the caption.
  • Participant can submit any number of entries to the Contest.
  • By participating in this Contest, Participant agrees to receive communication(s) from ITC and/or its third party agencies relating to the Contest and Participant unconditionally agrees not to make any claim or raise any complaint against ITC and/or the third party agencies in this respect. By participating in this contest the participants who have registered for the do not disturb services permit the organizers to contact them
  • All entries are subject to moderation and will be uploaded post moderation by ITC's third party agency. All images and videos will be reviewed for "objectionable content" before being published by our third party agency. For rules on "objectionable content" please refer to clauses under "Representation and Warranties by Participant".
  • The complete responsibility for image or video submitted by the participant lies entirely with him/her. By clicking on the submit box, the participant agrees that he/she has the full rights to use the image and ITC at no point will be held responsible for anything concerned with the image.
  • ITC reserves the right to reject any Participant's entry on any grounds without the need to notify the Participant of the reasons for rejection.

2. Prizes and Selection of Winners:

  • One lucky winner will be selected at the end of the Contest ("Winner"). The winner will be selected by ITC or a third party agency based on the quality and thematic relevance of the content uploaded. The winner will be entitled to an iphone 6. (Hereinafter referred to as 'the Prize').Decision of ITC or the third party shall be final and binding. The Winners of the Contest will be announced within 2 weeks of the end of the contest.
  • All participants shall be entitled to win an assured gift. The assured gift would be sent to the participant after his entry is approved by ITC or its third party agency. ITC is not responsible for the redemption or fulfilment of any third party deliverable that may be used as the assured gift.
  • The Winner will be announced through the website and on ITC's social media platforms: PlanetEon Facebook and PlanetEon Twitter Pages within 15 days from the end of contest period. The Winners will also be sent an email intimating them about their Prize. Decision of ITC or its third party agency shall be final and binding. Upon receipt of intimation about winning the winner shall furnish the following self- attested documents within a specified time of 2 weeks:
    • A copy of photo identity proof- Passport/ Driving Licence/, PAN card/Voter ID Card/Aaadhar Card/ Government Employment ID card/any other ID issued by the Government of India)
    • A copy of address proof among Driving license / Passport / Voter ID Card /Electricity Bill (shouldn't be more than 6 months old.
    • A copy of the PAN Card or Form 60 as per the Income Tax rules
    • Age Proof
    • And any other document that may be required to be furnished at the sole discretion of ITC Limited
  • The prize will be given to the winner post completion of aforesaid verification process and receipt of the demand draft.
  • ITC Limited reserves the right to not give away the prize in the event of non- production of any of the specified documents and/or submission of false, incorrect, misleading or fraudulent document(s)/ information.
  • Upon receipt of the documents and after verification of the information provided by the Winners, ITC shall dispatch the Prize to the Winner through courier at the address which is mentioned on the address proof submitted by the Winner. The Winners shall be sent emails informing them of the POD number / Airway Bill Number (AWB) for the courier enabling them to track the status of their Prize. The prize will be dispatched within one month after receiving the documents from the winners and suitable verifications.
  • In the event Winners are unreachable, ineligible, or fails to claim the Prize within the stipulated time, the Prize shall stand forfeited.
  • The Prize cannot be exchanged with any product or item, is non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be en-cashed under any circumstances or exchanged with goods of same value. Accessories, if any shown with the Prize shall not form part of the Prize to be provided to the Winner. No other offers/contests can be clubbed with this Contest.
  • All taxes/ levies and charges on the prize will be the responsibility of ITC Limited and shall be given after making applicable statutory deductions.
  • ITC Limited reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this contest, including extending, withdrawing or discontinuing the same without notice, without assigning any reason, at its discretion without any liability.
  • ITC Limited is not responsible for any charges/levies paid by the participants to take part in this contest.
  • ITC Limited does not accept any responsibility for any incorrect communication detail provided by the participant and/or delay in receipt of communication and/or non-receipt of communication for any reason whatsoever.
  • Participation in this contest shall be construed as an unconditional acceptance of the terms and conditions stipulated herein.
  • There is no warranty or assurance as to the merchantability or fitness of prize to be given.
  • ITC Limited shall not be liable for any costs that may be incurred by the winner for redemption of the prize or assured gift.
  • The prize(s) which may be indicated in the contest communication is illustrative only and subject to availability. The model/design of the prize shall be subject to the sole discretion of ITC Limited.
  • No correspondence shall be entertained with regard to any aspect of this contest.
  • ITC reserves the right to substitute the Prizes under this Contest with Prizes of equivalent value, at its sole discretion. Contest shall be void, if prohibited by law. In such case, ITC shall not be liable to provide any gift(s)/ Prize(s) or compensation to the Winner on any account.

3. Representation and Warranties by Participant

  • Participant represents and warrants that he/she is legally competent to enter into binding contracts under applicable laws. By taking part and/ or entering into the Contest the Participant warrants that all information provided by the Participant regarding its name, date of birth, email address, state, city, address, phone number, etc., is true, correct, accurate and complete and that the Participant is authorized to provide such information and consents to the use of such information by ITC and/or its third party agency.
  • Participant represents and warrants that the entries shall not (i) violate the rights of any party including but not limited to the intellectual property rights; or (ii) contain anything which, if published, would adversely affect the reputation of ITC.
  • Participant agrees not to post entries which: (a) are harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, blasphemous, objectionable, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, pedophilic, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; (b) cause annoyance or inconvenience or deceive or mislead the Customer about the origin of such Content which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; (c) belong to another person or entity (d) are adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to Corporations or Brands; (e) are adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to any personality, living or dead; (f) be adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to communities, living or extinct (g) be/have adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to any city, building, geographical feature, etc. that can be singularly / uniquely identified in the world (h) have adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to any gender (i) have adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to animals; (j) have adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to physical / racial attributes; (k) be lascivious or appeals to the prurient interest or the effect whereof is such as to tend to deprave or corrupt any person; (l) whose presentation, dissemination or disclosure whereof, infringes any patent, trademark or any intellectual property right or confidentiality obligation; (m) be declared by ITC acting in its sole discretion, to be opposed to standards of morality or decency, or to be opposed to public policy or to ITC's internal code of conduct or other policies/guidelines adopted by ITC. (n) shall be adverse, offensive / derogatory reference to any other companies, organizations, religious associations, political parties, governments (state and central), anyone's private life, any other commercial and non-commercial entities; (o) shall be such which could give ground for action for defamation or misrepresentation or breach of confidence or breach of copyright or is otherwise offensive to the public; (p) such that communicates words, which incite terrorism, the misuse of weapon, or encourage or incite a person to commit criminal offence; (q) is such that suggest or encourage or incite any person to use harmful substance or engage to dangerous practices; (r) is such whose purpose either directly or indirectly is to promote the sales of goods or services shall bear an identification stating that the message or program is an advertisement and the content of the message or program is an advertisement.
  • Participant agrees and consents that any and all information submitted by the Participant including but not limited to the submissions and personal information of the Participants may be required to be shared with other third parties engaged by ITC, for the purposes of verifying and/or audit the authenticity of the entries received from the Participants. Further, the Participant hereby consents to transfer of information (including any personal information) to any such third party.
  • Participant gives ITC the right to publish and broadcast anywhere in the world, for editorial, advertising, promotional, marketing and/or other purposes and in any media, Participant's and/or Winner's name, image, likeness and/or photograph (except where prohibited by law) without any further permission or consent or consideration in any form, including but not limited to, royalty.
  • ITC will not accept any responsibility of licensing and copyright issues of the uploaded images and videos.
  • Participant agrees that ITC shall not be liable for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or with the acceptance, possession, or use of any Prize (except any liability which may not be excluded under applicable law).
  • Participant hereby agrees to indemnify and keep ITC, its associated companies, its third party agency and their respective directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents, indemnified against any and all losses, claims (including but not limited to third party claims), injuries, costs, fees, fines, penalties, taxes, charges and any other liability arising out of any act of omission, commission, fraud, negligence or misconduct by the Participant.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

All rights, title and interest including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights in the promotional material(s) and any/all registrations received shall vest solely and exclusively with ITC at all times and ITC shall be entitled to use the database of the entries received or any information in any media for future promotional, marketing and publicity purpose without any further reference or payment or compensation to Participant. Participant shall be solely responsible for any consequences which may arise due to any kind of infringement of copyrights or any kind of intellectual property rights belonging to any other person/ entity etc. and also undertake to indemnify ITC and its officers, directors, employees etc on the happening of such an event (including without limitation cost of attorney, legal charges etc.) on full indemnity basis.

5. Jurisdiction

The decisions of ITC Limited with regard to selection of winner of the prize shall be final and binding. Any dispute arising out of or in relation to this contest shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Kolkata.