The Belated Bachelor’s Party contest ("Contest") is provided to you by HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd ("Brand") and made available by Amazon Seller Services Private Limited ("ASSPL"/ "Amazon") on www.amazon.in and its mobile application / site thereof (collectively, "Amazon.in"). Please read these terms and conditions ("T&Cs") before participating in the Contest.
You agree that, by participating in this Contest, you will be bound by these T&Cs and any other terms and conditions that may be imposed by the Brand in relation to the Prize (as defined hereinafter). You acknowledge that you satisfy all Contest eligibility requirements as provided herein below.
These T&Cs are in addition to the Amazon.in Conditions of Use & Sale to which you agree by using Amazon.in. To the extent the Amazon.in Conditions of Use & Sale are inconsistent with these T&Cs; these T&Cs will prevail with respect to this Contest only. Notwithstanding anything contained herein, we may revoke these T&Cs from Amazon.in at any time without any prior notice.
For the purposes of these T&Cs, wherever the context so requires "You" or "Your" shall mean any natural person who is a participant in the Contest.
You need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria to enter the Contest:
(a) You should be an individual legal resident of the Republic of India;
(b) You should have set India as your current country in your account settings on Amazon.in;
(c) You have a billing address within the territory of India; and
(d) You should be 18 years of age or above at the time of entry into the Contest.
This Contest is not available in the state of Tamil Nadu in view of the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Prize Scheme (Prohibition) Act, 1979.
Our employees, their immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors, advertising/marketing agencies are not eligible to enter the Contest.
(a) This Contest will commence on 15th May 2019 (00:00:01) (IST) and end on 26th May 2019 (11:59:59) (IST), both days inclusive ("Contest Period").
(b) In order to be eligible for the Contest, during the Contest Period you must pre-order the book 'The Belated Bachelor's Party' by the author Ravinder Singh, of the Brand- HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd listed on Amazon.in by third party sellers (such product hereinafter referred to as the "Product(s)" and such purchaser hereinafter referred to as the "Purchaser"), provided that your order for such Product should not have been cancelled by either you or the seller or the Product should not be returned or refunded by you.
(c) After purchase of the Product, the Purchaser should visit the contest page where such Purchaser will be required to answer a qualifying question correctly.
(d) At the end of the Contest Period, amongst all participants who answer the qualifying question in accordance with Clause 3 above, 1 (one) participants will be chosen by the author Ravinder Singh and HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd to be eligible to win 2 (two) return tickets to Prague ("Prize") at the sole discretion of the Brand.
(e) Once the winner is selected, he/ she will be sent the contact details of the Brand that may be used to claim the Prize from the Brand. The Prize can be claimed by the winner subject the terms and conditions of the Brand available at the contest page. Brand's decision on the winner will be considered as final.
By entering the Contest, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials for Amazon. You may update or change your email preferences at the email preferences page.
Please note that we/ the Brand may be running similar Contests or promotions at the same time as this Contest. By entering this Contest, you will not be eligible to receive any benefit awarded in any other promotion/ Contest unless you enter each promotion/ Contest separately.
There is only one Prize to be given to the winner at the end of the Contest Period, i.e. 2 return tickets to Prague. The Prize will only include the flight tickets to and from Prague. For avoidance of doubt, it is hereby clarified that the Prize does not include:
(a) Travel to and from the airport;
(c) Visa cost;
(d) Travel insurance; or
(e) Any other expense borne by the winner.
Any expense, other than the Prize, i.e. 2 (two) return fight tickets to Prague, shall be the responsibility of the winner. Additionally, the Brand will not be responsible for rejection of the winner's visa application, or any other reason due to which the winner is not able to avail the Prize provided to him.
There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part. All elements of the Prize are subject to availability, if unavailable, experiences and items of a similar nature and value may be offered. Once confirmed, the prize cannot be amended or cancelled. Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable.
The Prize will only be awarded directly to the winner and is non-transferable to any other person.
The winner must be available to travel to Prague on the dates as decided by the Brand. These dates will be fixed, and there shall be no option for early arrival or late departure.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Eligible entries are ones that satisfy the eligibility criteria outlined above and follow the steps outlined in the 'Details of the Contest and the How to Enter' section above. Winners selected shall be at discretion based on number of votes and quality of skill uploaded.
The drawing for selection of the potential winners of the Contest will be aggregated at the end of the Contest Period. We will notify the winner by e-mail following the draw, and they will be required to share a valid proof of identity and age in the form of a copy of PAN Card / Driving License / Voter ID / Indian passport. A PAN card copy is mandatory for prizes worth INR 10,000 or more. The selected participants will automatically forfeit their claim to the Prize if they do not meet the eligibility criteria or do not comply with these T&Cs. Each Prize will be awarded by the Brand "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part. However, in circumstances beyond our control, we/ Brand may substitute a similar alternative prize of equal or greater value in our sole discretion. If any selected participant does not respond back to any communications sent in relation to the Contest within the time period communicated by Amazon, or answers the contest question incorrectly, he/ she shall not be eligible to be declared winner of the Prize. The selected participant will also be required to prove his/ her age, failing which he/she will be disqualified from the Contest.
Amazon and/or the Brand may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our/ its sole discretion, change the T&Cs or cancel the Contest at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Contest should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest or submission of entries. Notwithstanding anything contained in these T&Cs, Amazon has a right to remove this Contest from Amazon.in at any time in its sole discretion without any prior notice.
Amazon is not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer or mobile resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Contest.
Amazon and/or Brand may, in our/ its sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or Amazon.in; (b) acting in violation of these T&Cs; or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Contest at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these T&Cs in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No benefits greater than those described in the "Description of the Contest and How to Enter" section above in these T&Cs will be awarded.
The Contest is governed by the laws of the Republic of India. The Contest and all accompanying materials are © 2019 by Amazon, or its affiliates or by Brand, as the case may be. All rights reserved. No requests for transfer or assignment or redemption of the benefits shall be entertained. You agree that Amazon's/ Brand's decisions related to the Contest are final and binding on you. Failure by Amazon/ the Brand to enforce any of these T&Cs in any instance shall not be deemed to be a waiver of the T&Cs and shall not give rise to any claim by any person. These T&Cs are subject to Indian laws and the courts at New Delhi shall have the exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any disputes or any matter arising here from.
This Contest is subject to force majeure circumstances including without limitation, floods, natural disasters, war, act of terror, political unrests, technical snags, act of God or any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of Amazon/ Brand ("Force Majeure Event"). Amazon/ Brand shall be not liable for any delay or adverse effect caused to the participants in the Contest including the winners as a result of a Force Majeure Event.
By participating in the Contest, you give Amazon and/ or its affiliates permission to use your name, likeness, image, voice, and/or appearance as such may be embodied in any pictures, photos, video recordings, audiotapes, digital images, and the like, taken or made in relation to the Contest and any promotions, events, or contests to follow. You agree that Amazon and/ or its affiliates have the right to publish your saved item details for any communication, promotions, events, or contests that follow. You agree that Amazon and/ or its affiliates have complete ownership of such pictures, etc., including the entire copyright, and may use them for any purpose. These uses include, but are not limited to illustrations, bulletins, exhibitions, videotapes, reprints, reproductions, publications, advertisements, and any promotional or educational materials in any medium now known or later developed, including the internet. You acknowledge that you will not receive any compensation, etc. for the use of such pictures, etc., and hereby release Amazon and/ or its affiliates and its agents and assigns from any and all claims which arise out of or are in any way connected with such use. You give your consent to Amazon and/or its affiliates, agents and assigns to use your name and likeness to promote the Contest and any promotions, events, or contests to follow.
By participating in this Contest, you hereby acknowledge that the Prize is provided by the Brand and Amazon or any of its affiliates will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever that you may suffer, directly or indirectly, in connection with this Contest and/ or the Prize awarded hereunder or any information thereof.
This Contest is being made purely on a "best effort" basis and participating in this Contest is voluntary. By participating in the Contest, you will be legally bound hereby, to release from liability, and hold harmless Amazon, and any of its affiliates, employees or agents representing or related to Amazon and its services/products for any matters in relation to the this Contest, including the Prizes provided by the Brand. This release is for any and all liability for personal injuries (including death), property loss or damage, and misuse of the benefits/ Prizes offered under this Contest, in connection with any activity or directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, or participation in the Contest, even if caused or contributed to by our negligence. Further, you agree to bear any taxes that might arise out of the winnings from this Contest and shall not look to Amazon, and any of its affiliates, employees or agents for payment of the same and/or any dispute arising from the same.
The selection of the winner will be made by author Ravinder Singh and HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd. The winner will be announced on the contest page and informed by Amazon by sending an email to registered id.
The sponsor of this Contest and the Prizes provided hereunder is HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd, a private limited company having its registered offices at A -75, Sector 57, Noida - 201301, UP. Please direct any questions, comments or complaints related to the Contest/ Prize to HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd
All information submitted in connection with this Contest will be treated in accordance with these T&Cs and the Privacy Notice available at Amazon.in.