Terms & Conditions

#TheCutthroatChallenge Activity, 2020 - Terms and Conditions

1. These Terms and Conditions govern the conduct of this Tag Us and Get Featured activity, 2020 (“Activity”) which is brought to you by Discovery Communications India (“Organizer”).

2. This Contest is open to all Indian citizens residing in India (“Participant(s)”). Minors are not allowed to participate in this Contest.

3. By participating in this Activity, the Participants agree to completely release Facebook, Twitter and Instagram of any liabilities, acknowledge that the Activity is no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and acknowledge that they are providing information to the Organizer and not to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

4. By participating in the Activity, Participants accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, including any amendments and modifications hereto. Participants also specifically agree to be bound by and subject to the terms and conditions of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram governing the Activity or participation of Participants.

5. No Purchase is required to participate in this Activity. Participation is voluntary.

6. This Activity will be open for the period starting from Monday at 8:00 PM on 15th June, 2020 and ending on Tuesday, at 12:00 AM on 20th June, 2020 (“Activity Period”) in India only.

7. To participate in the Activity, the Participant needs to follow the instructions as communicated in the Activity announcement by the Organizer herein below:

  • a. Participants are required to upload photos, videos, boomerangs, etc in which Participant shall perform the #TheCutthroatChallenge;
  • b. Participant shall upload the photo, video, boomerang, etc on his/her social media handles with mandatory use of the hashtag #TheCutthroatChallenge;
  • c. Participant shall Tag @tlc_india on Instagram posts/stories etc. while uploading the photo, video, boomerang, etc;
  • d. This activity will be promoted on TLC India Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TLCIndiaOfficial/), TLC India Twitter page (https://twitter.com/TLCINOfficial) and TLC India Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/tlc_india/);
  • e. Best videos as selected by the Organizer will be posted on Organizer’s official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages (“Winner(s)”. Organizer will tag the Winner while posting the photo, video, boomerang, etc.
  • f. Organizer will declare the Winner post the activity ends.

8. Entries submitted in any manner other than specified in the Activity announcement above will be automatically disqualified.

9. A Participant is allowed to send multiple Entries. However, Participants may not be using multiple handles to send Entries to the Activity. Participants using fake handles to send Entries will be automatically disqualified. The decision of the Organizer in this regard shall be final and binding.

10. By submitting their Entry (including “Content”, as defined below) in the Activity, each Participant grants to the Organizer a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, copy, print, display, prepare derivative works of, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, post, broadcast, transmit and distribute the Entry submitted, in any manner it deems fit, in any media formats and through any media channels, including for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes, without reference or compensation to Participants and/or Winners.

11. Participants uploading / submitting photographs, audio content, audio – visual content, etc. as an Entry (“Content”) as required by the terms of the Activity or otherwise shall strictly ensure the uploaded Content is NOT obscene, sexually explicit, defamatory, hateful and/or offensive to any persons, groups and/or communities including but not limited to any religion, caste, creed, gender, race and/or social group. Participants shall necessarily ensure that the submitted Content does not constitute a violation of the rights (including intellectual property rights, rights of privacy, statutory rights, common law rights, etc.) of any person or entity any manner, way or form. Participants shall ensure that Content submitted / uploaded as part of the Activity or otherwise shall not contain any material that is subject to third party proprietary rights, unless the rightful owner of such material has granted permission for such upload / submission and to grant the Organizer all of the license rights granted herein. Participants shall fully indemnify the Organizer against any such claim relating to the Content.

12. The Participant may have access to certain materials or literary, audio, audio visual or other forms of content (“Proprietary Material”) made available by the Organizer as part of the Activity or otherwise on its Facebook page or Instagram page. The Participants acknowledge that the Proprietary Material is owned and/or controlled by Organizer and/or its respective licensors (where applicable) and is protected by intellectual property laws. Organizer only grants the Participant a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Proprietary Material only for the permitted purpose. Use of the Proprietary Material does not grant the Participant any right or license in or to the Proprietary Material or any portion thereof.

13. Each Participant undertakes and agrees:

  • (i) to use the Proprietary Material only for personal, non-commercial purposes and for no other purpose or in any other manner;
  • (ii) not to make copies, give, sell, resell, loan, rent, offer, broadcast, send, distribute, transfer, communicate to the public, reproduce, make derivative copies of, modify, display, perform, commercially exploit or make the Proprietary Material available (in whole or in part) to a third party unless otherwise authorized in these Terms and Conditions;
  • (iii) not to use any automated systems or means, except for the web link provided by Organizer, for downloading / accessing the Proprietary Material;
  • (iv) not to remove, circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with any applicable usage rules or attempt to circumvent digital rights management or copy protection features associated with the Proprietary Material or any other technologies used to control the access to or use of the Proprietary Material or its identifying information;
  • (v) not to Claim to be the owner, composer, or author of any of the software and Proprietary Material received from Organizer as part of the Activity.

14. Winners will be gratified in the form of a photo, video, boomerang repost and the user will be gratified by being featured on Organizer’s official TLC India’s Social Media pages.

15. By participating in Activity, each Participant agrees that Participant’s name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail identities or any other information that is provided by the Participant (“Personal Information”) may be shared by Organizer with others associated with and/or assisting in organizing and administering of the Activity, and to send to the Participants activity information pertaining to the Organizer, in the future. Your Personal Information will be subject to Privacy Policy of DCIN provided on http://www.discoverychannel.co.in/privacy-policy/.

16. Participants shall be solely responsible for any costs and expenses incurred towards internet connection charges, e-mail transmission charges, data transfer (send/receive) charges, mobile connection charges or other incidental costs or expenses as may be applicable, inclusive or exclusive of any other service charges, applicable taxes, levies, duties, etc. depending upon the service provider.

17. Organizer assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line-failure, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of Entries. Organizer shall not be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by Organizer on account of any technical problems or traffic congestion on telecommunication service provider’s network / system, the Internet or at any web site, or any combination of them, including any injury or damage to any Participant’s or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any content or material for Activity.

18. To the extent permitted by applicable law, each Participant, by entering the Activity, expressly discharges and releases Organizer from any claim, action or demand arising out of or in connection with the Activity or their Gratification. Notwithstanding anything contained herein, the aggregate liability of the Organizer to a Participant for any reason whatsoever shall not exceed the value of one Gratification.

19. Organizer 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 or the Entry of a Participants at any stage of the Activity.

20. Organizer reserves the right to modify, amend or alter the rules governing the Activity in its sole discretion without giving any prior notice. The updated Terms and Conditions governing the Activity will be published by Organizer at the same web link where the original Terms and Conditions are published. Organizer also reserves the right to modify, cancel, extend and/or discontinue the Activity or any part thereof at any stage without assigning any reason and without giving any prior notice and without any liability.

21. Regardless of location of Participant/Winner, all activities in relation to Activity, these Rules, Terms and Conditions of Activity and any disputes arising from or in relation to Activity or to participation in Activity or interpretation of these terms shall be governed exclusively by the laws of India (including tax laws, rules and regulations as may be applicable from time-to-time). Each Participant agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of law at Delhi.