Whatsapp Contest T & C


Zee Marathi WhatsApp Contest”

  1. The “Zee Marathi WhatsApp Contest” (“Contest”) is conducted by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (“ZEEL”) as a promotional activity for its channel “Zee Marathi” (“Channel”).

  1. The Contest shall be start from 09:00 IST on July 12th, 2023 and end at 14:00 IST on July 19th, 2023 (“Contest Period”).

  1. During the Contest Period, Contest for each day shall commence at 09:00 IST on July 12th, 2023 and shall end at 14:00 IST on July 19th, 2023 (“Daily Contest Period”).

  1. The Contest is open for Participant(s) who are residents of Maharashtra.

  1. During the Daily Contest Period, Monday- cprorated herein by reference. a question will be asked on WhatsApp. During the contest period there will be a question asked on WhatsApp (“Daily Contest Post(s)”) and there shall be three options of that particular question. Amongst the three options, one option is for the correct answer and the other two are incorrect. In order to participate in the contest, the Participants need to respond with the number corresponding to the option with the correct answer to the question asked, along with their basic information such as name, State and age. The details about Contest mechanism are as follows but ZEEL at any time can alter/ change the Contest mechanism at its sole discretion –

  • During the Contest period 1 (One) question, will be asked to the viewers during the time period 09:00 IST on July 12th, 2023 to 14:00 IST on July 19th, 2023 along with 1 correct and 2 incorrect options.

  • Questions will be asked via WhatsApp through the WhatsApp Business Account of Zee Marathi, having number 7669470883.

  • The Participants have to respond with the number adjacent to the correct option in order to participate in the Contest.

  • Entries will be accepted from 09:00 IST on July 12th, 2023 to 14:00 IST on July 19th, 2023.

  • Selection will be done through Randomizer.

  1. ZEEL may promote this Contest through the medium of the Channel,), television (promos, Astons, bugs etc.), digital platform, Cross Channels and any other manner as shall deem fit by ZEEL, at its sole discretion, stating the mechanism in which the Participant(s) can participate in the Daily Contest Post(s).

  1. In order to participate in the contest the viewers need to respond with the number adjacent to the correct answer option. Each question, along with 3 (Three) options will be corresponded by a digit, i.e. 1, 2 or 3 and the participant has to respond with the number adjacent to the correct option in order to participate in the Contest Post(s). .If the Participant decides that answer of the particular question is option A, then he/she needs to respond with number adjacent to option A and If the Participant decides that answer of the particular question is option B, then he/she needs to respond with number adjacent to option B.

  1. For sake of clarity, it is stated that all Entry(ies) should be sent from the personal/ self-owned registered WhatsApp Account of the Participant and any Entry(ies) sent from any public or unidentified WhatsApp Accoint shall not be considered invalid by ZEEL and the same shall be disqualified.

  1. ZEEL shall attempt to contact the Participant only once to submit their Answer(s).

  1. A valid entry for the purpose of this Contest is where the Participant has submitted the Answer strictly in the manner provided hereinabove. (“Entry”).

  1. The Daily Winner(s), Weekly Winner(s) and Bumper Winner(s) will be selected in the following manner :

  • The Participants, who have given correct answer to the daily contest questions will be selected as Daily Winner(s) (herein referred as “Daily Winner”)

From amongst the Participants, 25 (Twenty Five) Participants, who have submitted the Entry and have given the correct answer to the Contest post will be selected as winners (herein after referred to as “Winners”).

The Winners shall be entitled to receive Prize post adherence of verification process as mentioned in clause 15-16 of the Terms and Condition. The Winner(s) will be selected randomly by an automated system and there will be no human intervention/choices.

The Winner(s) will be eligible to receive the prize (herein referred as “Prize”) in the following manner:

  • Winner(s) – Each winner will be eligible to win a chance to attend Chala Hava Yevu Dya’s shoot and meet the Artists of Chala Hava Yevu Dya with only one companion.

  • The date of shooting shall be 3rd August, 2023.

  • Please note, the date is subject to change at ZEEL’s sole discretion.

A Participant can be declared as Winner only once during the Contest Period i.e. each Participant will be entitled to only one Prize.

  1. For avoidance of doubt, it is clarified that apart from the Prize, Winner(s) shall not be entitled for any other gratification/ opportunity whether monetary or otherwise. Notwithstanding anything contained herein these Terms and Conditions, ZEEL shall have the sole discretion to choose and finalize the form and/or value of the Prize and the Participant shall have no claim in any manner whatsoever in this relation. The Participant understands and agrees that ZEEL shall have full discretion, without informing the Participant, to change the form of Prize and the Participant shall abide by the ZEEL’s decision to this effect.

  2. It is hereby made clear that the Winner(s) have to bear the cost of travel and stay (if stay is required) with regards to attending the shoot. ZEEL shall not be responsible if the Winners(s) fail to pay the tax, TDS and other charges (if applicable to be paid), within the timelines informed and it will be deemed that the Winner(s) has forfeited the offer and ZEEL reserves the right to select and declare another eligible Participant as a winner.

  1. For avoidance of doubt, it is clarified that the ZEEL’s decision and prerogative in regard to the selection and declaration of the Winner(s) shall be final and binding. ZEEL at any time during or after the expiry of the Contest Period shall at it sole discretion increase or decrease the number of Winners to be selected by ZEEL for being entitled to receive Prize. For the sake of clarity, mere submitting an Entry for Daily Contest Post(s) from the WhatsApp Account does not entitle the Participant(s) to receive the Prize.

  1. Each Winner shall receive a call from ZEEL or by any other agency on behalf of the ZEEL by directly calling on Mobile Number from which the Participant submitted its Entry (“Intimation Call”). ZEEL and/ or any other agency of behalf of ZEEL shall make only 3 (Three) attempt to contact the Winner(s) by calling on the Mobile Number of the Winner(s) registered with ZEEL. In case the Winner(s) fails to pick up the Intimation Call or if the Mobile Number shows busy network/ out of coverage network, the selection of that particular Winner shall be invalidated and ZEEL at its sole discretion may select another Winner from amongst the eligible Participant(s) who qualify as per the criteria stated above to receive Prize. ZEEL shall not be responsible or liable for any technical disruption and/or failure/ and/ or any other difficulties of such nature, due to which the Winner is un-reachable, due to which the ZEEL is unable to intimate the Winner.

  1. The Intimation Call shall have instructions on the process required to be adhered by the Winner(s) which inter alia shall include the personal information (“PI”) of the Winner(s) such as name, contact number, email address, age, gender, name of parents, residential address etc. The Winner(s) shall be requested to furnish their latest photo with documents to ZEEL such as Pan Card; Proof of identity cum permanent address proof – Aadhar card / Election card/permanent Driver’s License/Passport or any other document as ZEEL may deem fit; latest mobile bill of the Mobile Number from which the Winner has submitted his/her Entry and such other documents as may be required and informed by ZEEL from time to time (“Documents”). The Companions of the winners also have to submit the above mentioned documents. All above mentioned Documents shall be self-attested and verified/attested by appropriate authorities and shall be submitted in such manner as specified by ZEEL. For sake of clarity, Participant will be considered as Winner only when he/she has been specifically declared as a Winner and not merely when he/she has been contacted by ZEEL for any purpose. The Winners agree to abide by all the rules, regulations and guidelines shared with them by ZEEL.

  1. The Winner(s) shall furnish all requisite PI and Documents in a form and manner desired by ZEEL over Intimation Call. Post receiving the PI and Documents of the Winner(s), ZEEL shall verify the necessary PI and Documents at its end.

  1. Once the PI and/or the Documents have been verified by ZEEL, ZEEL and /or any other agency on behalf of ZEEL shall inform each Winner about the selection as one of the Winner of the Daily Contest Post(s) and that he/she shall be entitled to the Prize as mentioned hereinabove. The Prizes may be modified/changed/revised at the sole discretion of ZEEL and Participant shall not have any claims or raise any concerns regarding the same.

  1. The Prize given to the Winner by ZEEL is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. The Winner agrees and undertakes that no cash equivalent or alternative gratification/ opportunity will be given to the Winner and the Winner cannot exchange the Prize/opportunity given for any kind of gift with value. Further, the opportunity given to the Winner is personal in nature, hence the Winner cannot transfer the opportunity to any other person. ZEEL makes no representation or warranty with respect to quality or functionality of the Prize and shall not be liable to the Winner in case of any product default or malfunctioning of the Prize.

  1. The Winners and their Companion agree to abide by the Covid-19 guidelines, if any, implemented by the Central Government and State Government. It is made abundantly clear to the Winners that if the Winner and their companion get infected with Covid-19 post attending the trip, ZEEL shall not be responsible for the same and neither ZEEL nor any of its affiliates or group companies shall be liable for any damage or loss (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) arising from personal injury or death, or loss of, or damage to property. The Winners and their Companion will travel at their own accord.

  1. The Winners shall not in any circumstances make any claims against ZEEL entities arising out of or relating to any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly or any related activity, to the extent permitted under law. If the Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with any of the Terms and Conditions, the corresponding Entry will stand disqualified and such decision shall be final and binding.

  1. It is made abundantly clear to the Participants/Winners that if any restriction is implemented on traveling due to Covid-19 by Central government or any other competent authority, the trip plan might get postponed or cancelled as per sole discretion of ZEEL.

  1. For the sake of abundant clarity, it is made clear to the Winners that they will be availing the offer of the trip to the shoot at their own will and in case during the trip any unwanted/ unusual/ undesirable incident happens, ZEEL shall not be responsible for the same and neither ZEEL nor any of its affiliates or group companies shall be liable for any damage or loss (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) arising from personal injury or death, or loss of, or damage to property.

  2. The Winners and their Companion specifically warrants that they shall not indulge in any act(s), which are outside the parameters of any laws which may be in force in India, including but not limited to, the Indian Penal Code 1860 and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. The Winners and their Companion further agree and acknowledge that ZEEL has zero tolerance towards sexual harassment and shall promptly act upon any allegations of sexual harassment brought to ZEEL’s attention.

  1. Family members and relatives of the employees of ZEEL and their group companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, holding companies are not eligible to participate in the Contest and they are also not permitted to accompany any Winner of the Contest as a companion.

  1. No dispute shall be entertained with regards to the selection criteria. Decisions of ZEEL shall be final and binding on the Participant(s).

  1. Each Winner and his/her Companion may have to sign any release form or other relevant document as required by ZEEL in order to receive Prize from ZEEL.

  1. The Winner(s) hereby agrees to release and discharge ZEEL from Prize and Contest related obligation on ZEEL.

  1. All PI and Documents requested by and supplied to ZEEL by each Participant/Winner must be truthful, accurate and in no way misleading, failing which ZEEL reserves at its sole discretion the right to disqualify any Participant/Winner from availing the opportunity to participate in the Contest.

  1. Eligibility for participation in the Contest: Participation in this Contest is restricted to resident(s) of Maharashtra only and who are above 18 years of age as on the date of this Contest (“Participant(s)”). It is also made abundant clear that the Companion of the Winner, must have to attain 18 years of age as on the date of this Contest to join along with the Winner to the trip.

  1. Grounds for disqualification to the Contest:

        1. Participants who are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

        2. Participant/ Winners failing to provide the required documents as stated above, within two (2) days of request by ZEEL.

        3. Participant/ Winners found to be below 18 years of age as per the age proof submitted.

        4. Any of the documents/proofs not being properly attested, unclear, illegible and/or ZEEL has reasonable grounds to believe the same to be fraudulent.

        5. Entry submitted by proxy will not be accepted, even if the proxy is any of their family members.

        6. The Companion of the Winner fails to provide the requisite documents mentioned in clause 16.

  1. Technology Limitations – ZEEL, all participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies shall not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries/ posts; (b) electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of ZEEL.

  1. Each Participant to the Contest declares hereby that he/she is a real person in existence and not a computer programme.

  1. ZEEL does not and shall not subscribe for any claims / disputes / confirmation / responsibility in respect of the Contest including the Contest Terms and Conditions and any breach thereof.

  1. ZEEL nor any of its affiliates or group companies shall be liable for any damage or loss (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) arising from personal injury or death, or loss of, or damage to property, which is suffered or sustained in connection with the Contest or the Prize and further neither ZEEL nor any of its affiliates or group companies shall be responsible for any consumer grievances with respect the Contest or the Prize.

  1. Each Participant expressly agrees that by his/her participation in the Contest, ZEEL and/ or its affiliates/ agents/ advisors or sub-contractors further can use the personal, sensitive collected information, in any media or future promotional, publicity and marketing material, without any consent, reference, payment or other compensation to the Participant, subject to applicable privacy and data protection laws.

  1. ZEEL shall have the right to share the Participant’s personal information to any governmental or regulatory bodies if required by law, rule or statue and in response to a valid order of a court or authorized agency of the government or other legal process.

  1. ZEEL takes appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information provided by the Participant against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. However, ZEEL cannot guarantee the security of any personal information or data which the Participant discloses. In any event, Participant agrees not to hold ZEEL responsible for any breach of security, except in case of negligence or wilful default on the part of ZEEL under the relevant legislation.

  1. Using of false names/ identities, illegal/false mobile numbers, fake email addresses and/or any other illegal means either online or in hard copies shall be considered as suppression of facts and if ZEEL has to suffer of any adverse consequence in this respect, the Participant/s shall be penalised for the same in a manner as ZEEL may deem fit.

  1. Participants found indulging in any malpractices such as cheating, misrepresentation, providing false information shall be disqualified from the on-going Contest and strict legal action may be taken by ZEEL against such Participant(s).

  1. ZEEL at its sole discretion reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions relating to the Contest from time to time and/or suspend, shorten, modify, extend or cancel the same without prior notice, without stating any reason and no claim in this regard shall be entertained. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Participant(s) to check the Terms and Conditions of the Contest on www.zee5.com (“Website”).

  1. All disputes arising out of or related to this Contest shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts at Mumbai alone and subject to the laws of India only.

  1. The Participants shall indemnify and hold ZEEL harmless, its gro

  1. up companies, affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors and employees, against any loss that may occur to them due to non-adherence of these Terms and Conditions of the Contest.

  1. Unless otherwise expressly stated, copyright, database right or similar rights in all material in relation to the Contest (including graphical images, text, video clips, demographics, sounds, demos, patches and other files) is owned, controlled or licensed by ZEEL or its affiliates and is protected or covered by copyright, trademark, intellectual property law and other proprietary rights. Unless with prior permission, no part of the Platform or the Contest may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other website, nor any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service.

  1. The decision of ZEEL on all matters, queries or disputes, concerning the Contest including the selection and declaration of the Winners and the Contest Terms and Conditions shall be final and binding and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

  1. By participating in the Contest, each Participant acknowledges and agrees to the Terms and Conditions contained herein and all related Terms and Conditions governing the Contest. The Participant agrees and acknowledges that he/she is aware that personal information collected by Company will be used for purpose of the Contest and/or to reach out to Participant if the Participant is declared as a Winner and/or to inform Participant of any upcoming contest(s), campaign(s), survey(s), poll(s), etc., conducted on behalf of the Company. The Participant confirms that he/she is consenting for the Company to retain and use the Participants’ personal information for above purposes and if at any time the Participant does not want the Company to retain and/or use the Participants’ personal information, the Participant shall send a written communication to the Company at zeemarathi@zee.com to delete and destroy the personal information from date of such communication.

  1. The duration and other rules/regulations of the Contest shall be at the discretion of ZEEL only.

  1. Other Conditions apply.

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