“IE Media” reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace the terms at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the terms, “IE Media” will notify you by posting an announcement on the site. What constitutes a material change will be determined at IE Media’s sole discretion. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Using or viewing any content following notification of a material change to the terms shall constitute your acceptance of the Terms as modified.
C. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access The Desi Diaries Website for any purpose without our express written permission.
The Desi Diaries does not claim ownership of Content (as defined below) that you (hereinafter referred to as “User” or “you”) submit or make available for inclusion on The Desi Diaries Website. User affirms, represents and warrants that the User owns (and/or otherwise has the right to submit) the Content submitted or made available by the user on The Desi Diaries Website, and such ownership is retained by User at all times. With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas and/or other areas of The Desi Diaries Website, you affirm, represent and warrant that you have the legal power and authority to, and do, grant to The Desi Diaries, as well as The Desi Diaries’s Partners and Sponsors:
You agree that all of the following terms and conditions will apply to your participation in all photography and other types of contests on The Desi Diaries Website:
The Desi Diaries Contests on The Desi Diaries Website will be conducted in accordance with the laws of The Indian Competition Act, 2002. This means that all The Desi Diaries Contests are real contests in which at least a majority of the participants will have failed to win, and all The Desi Diaries Contests will comply with the following requirements:
The nature of The Desi Diaries Contest and number of contestants will be disclosed.
The exact nature and approximate value of prizes or items of value won by participants in each The Desi Diaries Contest will be disclosed.
The deadline for submissions to each specific The Desi Diaries Contest will be disclosed. The opportunity to win a prize will not be conditioned on a minimum number of entries or contest participants.
The Desi Diaries will keep detailed records of each The Desi Diaries Contest for at least two years after all the prizes are awarded.
In addition, all The Desi Diaries Contests will clearly and conspicuously disclose each of the following:
The maximum amount of money, including postage and handling fees, which a participant may be asked to pay to win each of the prizes offered.
The date(s) upon which the contest will terminate, and upon which all prizes will be awarded.
Whether future contests or tie-breakers, if any, will be significantly more difficult than the initial contest, and the method of determining prize winners if a tie remains after completion of the last tie breaker.
The method of selection, as well as the selection, of contest winners shall be determined by The Desi Diaries in its sole discretion. The Desi Diaries team, deemed as resident judges/curators or any other assigned The Desi Diaries team member, can (i) select the winners of any contest, or (ii) provide a preliminary list of finalists to any guest or exterior judge/curator, or The Desi Diaries Partner to select the winners, including the grand winner and runners up, of a specific contest, (iii) solicit votes from Users of The Desi Diaries Website and/or any members of the public and declare winners based upon the number of votes obtained, and/or (iv) determine contest winners in any manner not prohibited by the laws of The Indian Competition Act, 2002. After judging, voting and/or any other method to select winners has finished, the potential winners will be notified in accordance with the contact information provided in their respective User Submissions by mail, courier, email or other method chosen by The Desi Diaries, The Desi Diaries’s Partners and/or The Desi Diaries’s Sponsors in its their discretion. The Desi Diaries, any The Desi Diaries Partner, or any The Desi Diaries Sponsor reserves the right to verify winners collectively or one or more at a time, as it deems appropriate and expedient in its their discretion, and in whatever order it they choose. To be confirmed as a winner and to be awarded the prize, the winning User will be required to confirm its ownership of the copyright and any other applicable intellectual property and/or other rights to the User Submission (“Required Confirmation”). Should a prize notification or prize addressed to a particular winning User be returned as undeliverable, The Desi Diaries, The Desi Diaries’s Partner and/or The Desi Diaries’s Sponsor will not resend the notice (whether by the same or another method), research the winning User's address nor make any further attempts at delivery. That User will be deemed to have withdrawn from The Desi Diaries Contest and given up the User’s right to receive the prize notification or the prize. In the case that winner's User’s shipping address is located in a Country or area designated by The Desi Diaries, The Desi Diaries’s Sponsors and/or The Desi Diaries’s Partners as undeliverable; they reserve their rights to provide cash Gift Card of equal value of to the announced prize instead of the specific announced prize.
Winners will be announced after the Required Confirmation is received and the respective winners are confirmed. The Desi Diaries, The Desi Diaries’s Sponsors and/or The Desi Diaries’s Partners reserves the right to announce prize winners collectively, one at a time, or in any order or clusters as it deems appropriate in their discretion, except that the winner of the Judged or Most Votes Prize will be announced within thirty (30) days of the date on which the Required Confirmation are received from such winner. Winners will receive their prizes within thirty (30) days of The Desi Diaries, The Desi Diaries’s Partner and/or The Desi Diaries’s Sponsor announcement of the winners. The reward and prizes and/or any other rewards are subject to change at any time without notice in the sole discretion of The Desi Diaries, The Desi Diaries’s Partners and/or The Desi Diaries’s Sponsors, to the extent and under the circumstances permitted by The Indian Competition Act, 2002.
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