RivalsUnited TnC

You acknowledge and agree that the following Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement (hereinafter the “Agreement”) between you (hereinafter the “User” and/or “You”) and Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited and/or its affiliates (“SPN”). You represent and warrant to SPN that you have read and understood the Terms of Use (“Terms”), and agree to abide by the Terms and that you have the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement.
#RivalsUnited contest (herein after referred to as "Contest") is hosted by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. and/or its affiliates (“SPN”) in relation to the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid scheduled to be held on 28th October 2018 (“Match”), on the terms and conditions as stated hereunder (“Terms and Conditions”):
1.The Contest shall be hosted on the platform SPN Twitter Account (“https://twitter.com/SPNSportsIndia”) and SPN Facebook account (“https://www.facebook.com/SPNSportsIndia”) (collectively, “Website(s)”). The Contest will commence on October 16th, 2018 at 19:00 hours Indian Standard Time (“IST”) and shall end on April 28th, 2018 at 23:59 hours IST on the Website (“Period”).

2.During the Period stated above, the Users interested in participating in the Contest will have to submit photograph supporting the teams participating in the Match on either Website with the hashtag #RivalsUnited and tagging the Twitter handle @SPNSportsIndia (if posted on Twitter) or the Facebook handle @SPNSportsIndia (if posted on Facebook) (“Entry(ies)”).  

3.The User can send as many tweets/ answers/ posts as he/she wants on the Contest however, the same shall not increase such User’s chances of winning the Contest over the other participant(s) who have sent only one Entry during the Period.

4.SPN and/or its affiliates 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 User is unable to submit the Entry on the Website and/or participate in the Contest. 

5.Incomplete and/or the Entries submitted after the Period shall not be considered and shall be null and void.  

6.SPN reserves the right to disqualify any User from participating in the Contest without assigning any reason. The decision of SPN and/or its affiliates in this regard shall be final and binding upon the Users.

7.During the Period, SPN and/or its affiliates at its sole discretion shall select two (2) winners from among the best Entries received on the Websites by random selection process (“Winner”). SPN and/or its affiliates reserves the right to select the Winner(s) of the Contest and such decision shall be final and binding on the Users. The Winner will be announced on the Website on 30th October 2018.

8.The Winner(s) of the Contest shall win one (1) official merchandize or its equivalent and shall be featured on a promotional video which shall be released on air (“Prize”). Any and all taxes and/or levies applicable under the laws of India shall be borne by the Winner in relation to the Prize.

9.The User/participants shall ensure that the Entries:

i.include #RivalsUnited and tag the Twitter handle @SPNSportsIndia (if Entry is submitted on Twitter) or the Facebook handle @SPNSportsIndia (if Entry is submitted on Facebook).
ii.shall not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, privacy rights, copyrights, trademark rights and/or any other intellectual property rights. The User shall indemnify SPN and/or its affiliates, its officials, employees, representatives against any claim, loss, damages and liability arising as a result of infringement of third party intellectual property rights.
iii.is not harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
iv.does not harm minors in any way;
v.does not violate any law for the time being in force;
vi.does not deceive or mislead about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
vii.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;
viii.shall not create any liability for SPN or any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders.

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.  

11.SPN assumes no responsibility for errors, timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. Users are responsible for obtaining access to the Website. 

12.User agrees and understands that when using the Website, the User will be exposed to entries from a variety of sources and users, and that SPN and/or its affiliates are not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such entries. User further understands and acknowledges that he/she may be exposed to entries that are 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 Website.


1.The Contest is open for residents of India only who access the Website page of the channel/channel website from India IP address. For purposes of clarity, an Indian resident accessing the Website from a foreign IP address may not be able to participate due to the Contest being geo-blocked outside India. 

2.Non-resident Indians are not eligible for participation in the Contest even if they participate by accessing to the Website page of the channel/channel website from India IP address.

3.The User must follow the Twitter handle https://twitter.com/SPNSportsIndia (if Entry is submitted on Twitter) or  the Facebook handle https://www.facebook.com/SPNSportsIndia/  (if Entry is submitted on Facebook).

4.This Contest is strictly governed by the laws of India including the Privacy Laws of India.

5.The User must have attained the age of 18 years to participate in the Contest.

6.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.

7.The User/participant can win only once in this Contest. Any subsequent wins (if declared) will be automatically void.


1.To claim the Prize, the Winner must have valid proof of identity, age and address or any other document (such as vendor registration forms, PAN, Passport, etc.) as may be required by SPN and/or its affiliates at its sole discretion. 

2.The name of the Winner will be announced via tweet under the account name https://twitter.com/SPNSportsIndia or via a post under the account name https://www.facebook.com/SPNSportsIndia/ as per the timeline stated in Clause B(7) above. The Winner will have to send a direct message to https://twitter.com/SPNSportsIndia or https://www.facebook.com/SPNSportsIndia/, as applicable, 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 Website, failing which SPN and/or its affiliates may select another Winner. Upon receiving the mailing address, SPN and/or its affiliates shall courier the Prize to such mailing address of the Winner only once. In the event, successful contact with the Winner is not established (i.e. in case the message is not delivered, the winner does not see the message and revert within 48 hours), that Winner shall not be considered for the Prize and SPN and/or its affiliates may choose any other Winner at its sole discretion.

3.The Prize will be sent via courier to the address provided by the Winner upon successful contact by SPN. 

4.SPN and/or its affiliates shall not be liable for any defect in the Prize and makes no representation and/or warranty regarding the Prize and hereby expressly disclaims all other warranties, express or implied including but not limited to any implied warranty or merchantability or fitness of the Prize for a particular purpose.


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

2.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 deadline.  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.

3.SPN and/or its affiliates reserves its right to select and declare or not to declare the Winner if no contestant has submitted entries upto the satisfaction of SPN and/or its affiliates. Decision of SPN and/or its affiliates in this regard is final and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.   

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

5.Mere participation in the Contest does not entitle the User(s) to win a Prize.

6.The Prize will be awarded to the Winner pursuant to verification and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The risk and title in the Prize vests in the Winner upon SPN and/or its affiliates’ dispatch of the Prize.

7.SPN does not provide any implied or express warranties or guarantees with respect to usability and sizes (in case of apparels) of the Prize.

8.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. 

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

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

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 User 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, unless due to willful misconduct or gross negligence, shall SPN and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries, be liable to the User and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever. The User 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 and/or its affiliates’ right to picture, tape or portray him/her as a Contest 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.  The Prize Winner also consent to SPN and/or its affiliates’ right to use his/her name, voice or picture, or the content of his/her Contest Entry(ies) (collectively, the “Publicity Rights”). 

14.Under no circumstance shall SPN including the Channel and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries, be liable to the contestant/user and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever, even if SPN and/or its affiliates has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

15.Non-conformance by any User and /or Winner of the Contest will result in immediate disqualification of the User/Winner from participation or winning the Prize as the case maybe.

16.Privacy Policy: This Contest requires the User 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. 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 forty five (45) 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.  

17.Providing information to SPN and/or its affiliates is your choice. By clicking on the Contest tab, you agree to allow us authorized use of your information and you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of the Contest.  

18.Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although SPN and/or its affiliates strive to protect your personal data, SPN and/or its affiliates cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. 

19.SPN and/or its affiliates reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions of this Contest and to alter or terminate the Contest at any time.

20.The decisions of SPN and its representatives and/or its affiliates shall be final and binding on all aspects of the Contest.  

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

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