Malaysian Grand Prix Contest Tnc

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR Malaysian Grand Prix Contest


1.The terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions" ) as set out below by Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited ("SPN") in relation to the Contest (defined hereinafter) shall be a legally binding agreement between the Participant (defined hereinafter) and SPN.

2.By participating in the Contest, the Participant represents and warrants that the Participant has read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions.


1.The Malaysian Grand Prix/ Malaysian GP contest (Contest") shall be hosted on SPN's channels – Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD (each "Channel") during the live broadcast of the Aragon Grand Prix on September 22, 2018 and September 23, 2018 ("AragonGP Telecast") and the Thailand Grand Prix on October 6, 2018 and October 7, 2018 ("ThailandGP Telecast") and promoted on Facebook and Twitter (each "Platform") on the SPN’s account page, and respectively ( each "Account").

2.The Contest shall be hosted during the AragonGP Telecast and ThailandGP Telecast and the Participants can participant in the Contest during September 22, 2018 to October 8, 2018 ("Period").

3.During the AragonGP Telecast and ThailandGP Telecast 3 (three) Contest questions will appear on Channel, to participate in the Contest, the Participants will be required to answer the questions via their account of with Platforms with #RideToMalayasia and tagging @ SPNSportsIndia (if participating through Facebook) or @ SPNSportIndia (if participating through Twitter). Any Participant who answers at least 1 (one) Contest question correctly during Period with the relevant hashtag and tagging required shall be considered as an "Entry". For the sake of these terms and conditions, any person eligible to participate in the Contest in accordance with the terms and conditions will be referred to as "Participant".

4.The Participant may participate in the Contest only multiple times however it shall not increase their chances to win as opposed to a person who has made only one entry.

5.Entries made after the Period or without the said hashtag #RideToMalayasia or the tags shall not be considered eligible for Prize and shall be null and void.

6.SPN shall select 1 (one) winner from the correct Entries from across the Platforms submitted by the Participants, basis on a random selection process by SPN and/or its representatives ("Winner") which shall be announced 3 (three) days from the last day of the ThailandGP Telecast ("Announcement Date"). SPN reserves the right to select the Winner of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Participants.

7.SPN reserves its right to select and declare or not to declare the winner if no Participant has submitted entries up to the satisfaction of SPN. Decision of SPN in this regard is final and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

8.The Winner shall win 1 (one) ticket to watch the Malaysian Grand Prix on 4th November 2018 hosted in Malaysia and 1 (one) round trip economy class air ticket to Malaysia from any main metro of India as may be notified by SPN; hotel accommodation at a hotel selected at SPN’s discretion for 3 (three) nights and Malaysian visa application fee, subject to the terms of this Terms and Conditions ("Prize"). The Winner acknowledges and agrees that the cost incurred by the Winner to reach such metro airport and any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India shall be borne by the winners in relation to the Prize.

9.In order to be eligible for the Prize, the Entries submitted by the Participant shall be as per the Terms and Conditions stated herein.

10.In the event of any discrepancy as to the date and/or the time of receipt of Entries, SPN shall have the final decision in resolving such discrepancy.


1.The Contest is open for Indian residents who can access the Platform with a valid account on the Platform.

2.Non-resident Indians are not eligible for participation in the Contest even if they participate by accessing to the Platforms from Indian IP address.

3.The Participant must have attained the age of 18 years to participate in the Contest.

4.Employees, agents and promoters (including their immediate family members) of SPN and any of their divisions, affiliates and subsidiaries, and others associated with the Contest in any manner, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

5.SPN reserves the right to disqualify any Participant from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. The decision of SPN in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Participant.


1.The name of the Winner will be announced on the Account via a post on the Announcement Date. The Winner will have to send a direct message to the Platform with their name, telephone no, postal address, e-mail address and photo ID proof within a period of 48 hours from the announcement of the Winner on the Account, failing which SPN may select another winner. Upon receiving the mailing address, SPN shall courier the Prize to such mailing address of the Winner, accordingly.

2.The Prize will be confirmed via email to the email address provided by the Winner upon successful contact by SPN.

3.Awarding of the Prize shall be conditioned the Winner holding a valid Indian passport which is valid and meeting all the Malaysian visa criteria as set out by their Consulate. The Winner must depart from Mumbai or such other major airport in India as determined by SPN in their discretion. The Winner shall be responsible, at its cost and expense, for all travel arrangements between their point of origin and the departing airport of the applicable city. All other expenses relating to acceptance of the Prize not explicitly stated herein, including but not limited to those for visa requirements, insurance, taxes, meals, beverages, alcoholic beverages and gratuities are the responsibility of Winner. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Travel must be completed on dates specified by SPN else the Prize will be forfeited. Specifics of the Prize travel package are subject to the SPN’s discretion. Complete terms and conditions of the Prize trip will be furnished with prize notification. Travel must be made in accordance with the SPN’s directions and notifications. The Winner shall be responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. If for any reason the SPN is unable to provide the visit to the Malaysian GP (for any reason including without limitation force majeure or cancellation of the event) or if the Winner cannot take the trip to be in Malaysia on the date specified by the SPN, then SPN shall have no further obligation to the Winner.

4.To claim the Prize, Winner must:

a.Accept and acknowledge that SPN is in no way responsible and/or liable to examine/certify/confirm/declare that the Winner is fit to fly and/or is in a position to enjoy/avail the services/benefits of the Prize.

b.Accept and acknowledge that the Winner in no given circumstance can either direct or indirectly try to change and/or alter the Prize and make any such request/representation to SPN and/or its affiliates and/or all the service providers appointed by SPN in this regard. If the Winner attempts to establish a direct/indirect contact with SPN, its affiliates and/or the services providers appointed by SPN in this regard, SPN may at its discretion, disqualify him/her from obtaining the Prize.

c.not hold SPN and/or any of its affiliates or agencies engaged by them with regard to this Contest liable for any loss or opportunity, monetary loss due to their participation in the Contest.

d.not hold SPN and/or any of its affiliates or agencies engaged by them with regard to this Contest, liable for any physical and/or mental injury and/or any other personal/professional loss or damage including loss of property while availing the Prize.

e.not hold SPN responsible if the Winner misses the flight, or for any loss/ damage to their person or property caused/incurred during transit or at any stage of availing or enjoying the Prize.

5.The Prize will be awarded to the Winner pursuant to verification and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

6.While accepting the Prize, the Winner may be required to accept and sign an "indemnity and release of claims" form provided by SPN, as the case may be, which shall release SPN of all liability. Failure to complete and sign any documents requested by SPN may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. All decisions of SPN are final in this regard.

7.SPN shall not be liable for any cost or expense over and above the Prize including without limitation delivery and travel expenses. The Prize cannot be exchanged for any monetary value.

8.Mere participation in the Contest does not entitle the participants to win a Prize.


1.By participating in the Contest, each Participant agrees to follow these Terms and Conditions and to be bound by any decisions made by SPN in its sole discretion, including any interpretations of the Terms and Conditions.

2.The Participant represents and warrants to SPN that the Entries:

a.shall be true, accurate, complete and not misleading;

b.shall not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademark rights and/or any other intellectual property rights; not grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;

d.does not harm minors in any way;

e.does not infringe any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;

f.does not violate any law for the time being in force;

g.does not deceive or mislead about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;

h.does not contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;

i.the Entries shall not create any liability for SPN or any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders.

3.SPN reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to amend/change/vary any of the terms and condition for the Contest including the Period at any time without any prior notice. By entering into the Contest, the Participant agrees to such amended terms.

4.The Participant agrees and understands that when using the Platform, the Participant will be exposed to entries from a variety of sources and users, and that SPN is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such entries. The Participant further understands and acknowledge that he/she may be exposed to entries that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and he/she agrees to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies he/she has or may have against SPN with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold SPN its owners/operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to his/her access to or use of the Platform.

5.SPN shall not be responsible for any technical disruption and/or failure/ server problems and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Participant is unable to submit the Entry on the Platform and/or participate in the Contest.

6.SPN assumes no responsibility for errors, timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. SPN shall not be responsible for providing access to the Platform/Account to the Participant.

7.SPN including their divisions, affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective agents and representatives, owners, distributors, retailers, and advertising/promotion agencies, are not responsible for any loss of Entries for any reason whatsoever including, due to any problems caused, service providers, technical disruption and/or failure/ server problems and/ or any other difficulties for Entries received after the Period. Entries are void if unreadable, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, tampered with, falsified, mechanically reproduced, irregular in any way or otherwise not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions.

8.SPN does not provide any implied or express warranties or guarantees with respect to usability and sizes of the Prize.

9.Prize is not transferable, assignable or exchangeable. The Prize cannot be negotiated or refunded, and by no means will cash equivalent be given. Only the Winner, and no other person or agent, may claim the Prize.

10.SPN has the right to substitute the Prize with other prize of similar or equal value, as determined by SPN in its sole discretion.

11.SPN is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Terms and Conditions contained herein. All information provided in the Contest is provided "As is" without warranty of any kind. SPN makes no representations and disclaims all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind to the participant and/or any third party including, without limitation, warranties as to accuracy, timelines, completeness, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose.

12.Under no circumstance shall SPN and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries, be liable to the participant and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever, even if SPN has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The Participant specifically agrees not to file in person/through any family member and/or any third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India against SPN and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries to claim any damages or relief in connection with the Contest.

13.By entering into the Contest, the Winner waive all copyrights, rights of publicity and any related rights and consents to SPN’s right to picture, tape or portray him/her as a Winner, and to exhibit this material in any and all media now existing or hereinafter created, including without limitation television, film, radio and print media, without any compensation whatsoever for advertising and publicity purposes, except where prohibited by law.

14.The Participant consent to SPN’s right to use his/her name, voice or picture, or the content of his/her Entry(ies) (collectively, the "Publicity Rights") on the Channel’s account on the social media platforms, the Channel, Channel’s website or otherwise.

15.Privacy Policy: This Contest requires the Winner to provide the following information only i.e. name, email id, address and mobile number ("Personal Identifiable Information"). The Personal Identifiable Information is requested to process the results of the Contest (for example, identifying entries, etc.), declare and inform the winner of the Contest and deliver the Prize. Save and except for the Winner of the Contest, Personal Identifiable Information is not retained by SPN and its agencies under any circumstances and is deleted from all of our records within thirty (30) days of completion of the Contest, declaration and disbursement of gratification of the Contest. It is clarified that SPN does not use the Personal Identifiable Information for any purpose except for processing the results of the Contest, declare and inform the Winner of the Contest and deliver the Prize to the Winner.

16.Providing information to SPN is voluntary and the Participant’s personal choice. By participating in the Contest, the Participant agrees to allow SPN authorized use of the Participant’s information and the Participant agrees to abide by the Terms and Conditions of the Contest.

17.The transmission of information via technology is not completely secure. Although SPN strive to protect the Participant’s personal data, SPN cannot guarantee the security of the Participant’s data while it is being transmitted via the technology; any transmission is at the Participant’s risk and without any liability to SPN.

18.The decisions of SPN and its representatives shall be final and binding on all aspects of the Contest.

19.The participation of the Participant in the Contest by submitting the Entries will be construed as an acceptance of the above stated Terms and Conditions.

20.The Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws in India including the privacy laws of India. All matters with respect to the Contest are subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts at Mumbai only.