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By participating in The Economic Times Startup Awards Live Show Quiz Contest (“Contest”), you accept and agree that you are of the minimum age of 18 years or you are participating with the due permission of your legal guardian and accept, agree and remain abide to the following terms and conditions:-

(1) The contest shall be known as ’The Economic Times Startup Awards Live Show Quiz Contest’ and shall be held only on 7 October 2023 during the duration of the actual on ground event (hereinafter known as “Period of the Contest”). (2) The Contest is organized, managed and conducted by BCCL. (3) This Contest is subject to BCCL’s policies and other conditions. (4) There shall be no entry fee for the Contest and the Contest is being organised as a customer engagement initiative.  (5) The Contest is open for any citizen of India (6) The participant should fill in the mandatory details on the Youtube chat window and answer the questions asked on the chat window by applying their mind while participating in the Contest. The Participant will need to share the content, including without limitation and as the case may be, as a response to the question asked as a chat response during YouTube live viewing of the The Economic Times Startup Awards 2023 live event. The participant successfully registering with the required details correctly and answering the question using his/her mind will be selected randomly through computer generated technique to become eligible to win vouchers/prize the details of which will be shared subsequently with the winner. The entry shall be basis an original response of the participant basis the question asked and shall be as per the applicable laws and public policy. BCCL shall have right to disqualify any entry on the basis of objection of plagiarism or IPR infringement raised by any third party, failure to abide by these terms and conditions, bad faith or any other legitimate reason. BCCL may also ask any participant to provide proof of originality and/or proof of identification. In case of any third-party dispute due to submission of entry by any participant, the participant or its legal guardian shall indemnify BCCL, its affiliates, its directors, its employees and any third party vendor against any such third party claim. (7) All the Content posted on any platform, shall be subject to applicable laws, BCCL policies, platform policies and public policy. (8) By entering into the Contest, the participants agree to grant exclusive, worldwide, perpetual and irrevocable right to BCCL and its affiliates, contractors, service providers, clients, agents and partners to use, adapt, modify or edit the Content and/or portray him/her as a Winner, and to exhibit this material in any manner BCCL may deem fit, in its own discretion, in any and all media now existing or hereinafter created, including, without limitation, television, film, radio,  print and digital media, without payment of any compensation whatsoever for advertising and publicity purposes, except where prohibited by law. (9) The participant voluntarily agrees to submit the required documents and personal information to participate in the Contest. The participant voluntarily consents and permits BCCL to use any personal information that the participant provides in accordance with applicable laws for the purposes of this Contest and for any marketing or other purposes. BCCL may also share such information(s) with its affiliates, contractors, service providers, clients, agents and partners for the purpose of this Contest. The information may also be used by BCCL for: (i) recommending various products or services, including those of third parties; (ii) dealing with requests, enquiries and complaints and Contest related activities; (iii) marketing products and services and its analysis; (iv) abiding with laws and law enforcement/regulatory requests. (10) Mere submission of the entry does not give any warranty or guarantee of publication in BCCL feature or any voucher/prize.  (11) Decision of the management of BCCL is final and no correspondence or any other claims whatsoever, in this regard will be entertained. (12) The shortlisted winners may be featured in BCCL newspaper subject to editorial discretion, BCCL policies and applicable laws. (13) BCCL reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this Contest in part or full, or change any or all of the terms and conditions that are applicable, without giving prior intimation/notice of any kind and will not be liable for any consequential losses/damages. Decision of BCCL in this regard and in general with respect to this Contest and the Terms & Conditions thereto shall be final, binding and non-contestable. (14) Nothing contained herein amounts to a commitment or representation by BCCL to conduct further or other contests. (15) Each Participant must ensure that his/her participation in the promotion is lawful in accordance with the laws of India. BCCL expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. In no event shall BCCL be liable under these terms: (a) for any loss to the participant for any error or omission or any consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, punitive, or any loss of profit, goodwill or opportunity or other damages, including, arising out of any failure or alleged failure to perform any of its obligations under these terms whether based in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise; (b) any defects/inadequacy, mishap, deficiency, allergy, reaction and/or untoward contingency occurring on account of a quality, manufacturing, customer service or branding issue and/or consumer interest related matters and/or prizes received/redeemed by Contest participants/winner in lieu of any coupons/vouchers and the same would have to be addressed to the respective service provider/manufacturer directly. BCCL shall not be liable to replace/exchange the prize at any stage. (16) In no event shall the aggregate liability of BCCL exceed the value of prize under the Contest or INR 500/-, whichever is lower. (17) This Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. All disputes shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts at New Delhi, India only. (18) Participants’ entering the Contest shall be deemed as his/her acceptance of the terms and conditions. (19) Participant shall not conceal or misrepresent any information during the scrutiny or otherwise, failing which the participant shall be disqualified for participating in the Contest. (20) BCCL reserves the right to withdraw &/or alter any of the terms & conditions of this Contest at any time without prior notice. (21) In accordance with the applicable laws, for any grievance, you may reach the grievance officer of BCCL at ramnika.seth@timesgroup.com. (22) The Privacy Policy located at www.etstartupawards.com shall form an integral part of these terms. (23) Interpretation of terms & conditions for any legal issue will be considered only in English.