AMAZON CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE CHALLENGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Amazon Customer Excellence Challenge ("Contest") is not open to employees or independent contractors, or immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of employees or independent contractors of the Sponsor (as identified below), or any entity involved in any aspect of the Contest (including funding or judging), advertising/promotion agencies, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates or advisors.

All entries must be the original creations of the entrants, and by submitting an entry, each entrant grants to the Sponsor a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display the entry throughout the world in any media.

By submitting an entry, each entrant represents and warrants that:

(a) his/her entry is his/her original creation;
(b) his/her entry has not been copied or derived in whole or in part from any other work;
(c) his/her entry has not previously been distributed through any media channel;
(d) his/her entry does not violate any applicable laws or infringe any patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress, privacy or publicity right, or other personal, proprietary or intellectual property right of any person or entity;
(e) his/her entry is not defamatory, libelous, obscene, or otherwise does not violate any law for the time being in force;
(f) his/her entry is the sole and exclusive property of the entrant;
(g) he/she has complete, worldwide distribution rights for his/her entry;
(h) he/she will not distribute his/her entry through any media channel prior to the conclusion of the Contest on 12th August 2018; and
(i) he/she has received the written consent of any person who appears in any entry. Failure to obtain or provide such consent will disqualify the entry. If an entrant appears in his/her entry, such entrant consents, by virtue of submitting his/her entry to the Contest, to the Sponsor's use of the entrant's name, likeness, photograph or image, including, without limitation, a recording or parts thereof, whether in writing, audio, and/or video, for any purpose, in any media, without compensation or additional consideration to entrant.

The Sponsor may at any time during the Contest request the entrant to provide proof of such consent in writing and disqualify any entry if such consent cannot be provided.

The Sponsor may disqualify any entrant whose entry the Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, at any time does not comply with any requirement described herein or the foregoing representations and warranties. The entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of its affiliates, agents, employees and representatives, and/or any entity involved in any aspect of the Contest (including funding or judging) (collectively, the "Released Parties"), for any action or claim brought by a person whose consent the entrant did not obtain.

The entries, along with the entrant's name, city and state of residence, may be posted on any web site owned and/or operated by the Sponsor or any of its affiliates ("Sponsor Site"), any other web site or other online point of presence on any platform, through which any products or services available on or through the Sponsor Site are described, syndicated, offered, merchandised or advertised, in the Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor's decision to post an entry or any portion of an entry on any Sponsor Site does not mean that the selected entry has been selected as a winning entry.

Each entry submitted in this Contest will be submitted directly to the Sponsor. By entering the Contest, the entrant consents to Sponsor’s collection, Sponsor's use and disclosure of entrants' personal information for purposes of administering the Contest, conducting publicity about the Contest and such additional purposes consistent with the Sponsors' goals or the Contest goals. The data controller of the personal information provided by the entrant is the Sponsor.

The Sponsor is collecting personal information primarily to process the entries and to contact the entrant, if necessary.

Each finalist and winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, as requested by the Sponsor.

Failure to return any required documents by the date specified by the Sponsor will deem the finalist or winner as ineligible to receive a prize.

If any documentation is not returned by the specified dates or if any potential finalist or winner is deemed ineligible prior to the cash prize worth INR 1, 20, 000 and Amazon.in Gift Cards (issued by QwikCilver Solutions Private Limited) worth INR 30,000 being awarded to the winning team 1 per business area, and Amazon.in Gift Cards worth INR 15,000 being awarded to 1 team per business area, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the prize to the next entrant receiving the highest score. Prior to awarding a prize, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, require any potential finalist or winner to sign such additional documents and/or furnish any documents that the Sponsor decides are necessary to confirm eligibility, to obtain a Liability/Publicity Release, and to award any prize. Amazon.in Gift Cards are issued by QwikCilver Solutions Private Limited and can be redeemed on eligible products on Amazon.in subject to the terms and conditions available at http://www.amazon.in/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201522810

Furthermore, the finalist or winner will be required to execute an assignment of any and all proprietary and intellectual property rights in the assignment/ solution to the Sponsor by the date requested by the Sponsor.

The winner and finalists hereby acknowledge and understand that under such assignment, they will each be assigning exclusively, irrevocably, and in perpetuity, and on a royalty-free basis to the Sponsor (or to the Sponsor's affiliates) all patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress and any and all other personal and proprietary rights in and to each of their entries (including any music contained therein), such that the Sponsor (and the Sponsor's affiliates) will have the unrestricted right to edit the entries in any manner and to use (or not use) the entries for any and all purposes whatsoever (including, without limitation, obtaining registered protection in the entries, the creation of derivative works, and/or any and all other forms of commercial or non-commercial exploitation), regardless of whether or not related to the Contest.

If you win a prize, you shall not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. The Sponsor may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting the prize, the Sponsor, along with its affiliates and agents, will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney's fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Contest, even if caused or contributed to by the Sponsor's negligence. You agree that the Sponsor's decisions related to the Contest are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Contest, the Sponsor may use the winner's name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for its promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change these rules or cancel the Contest at any time; or to modify, terminate, or suspend the Contest should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the Sponsor's control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Contest or submission of entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any human or other error that may occur in the processing of the entries, nor is it responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction, or 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 web site. The Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to any entrant's or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process, the outcome of the Contest, or the operation of the Contest or any web site associated with the Contest; to be acting in violation of these rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.

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 the Sponsor ("Force Majeure Event"). The Sponsor 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.

Sponsor:

Amazon Development Centre (India) Private Limited

No. 26/1, Brigade World Trade Centre, 10th Floor
Dr. Raj Kumar Road, Malleshwaram
Bangalore, Karnataka – 560 055

Amazon Seller Services Private Limited

8th Floor, Brigade Gateway,
26/1, Dr. Raj Kumar Road,
Bangalore- 560 055, India

CAUTION:

ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OF THE SPONSOR OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND/OR OTHER RELIEF AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.