Terms and Conditions

  1. These Terms and Conditions (“T&C”), as amended from time to time, are the complete and exclusive statements of understanding between HT Media Limited and its affiliate(s) (“HTML”) & the Participant/Users (through Parent/Legal Guardian/School) who shall enroll, to participate in the vivo Ignite (hereinafter referred to as “vivo Ignite”). It supersedes all other prior understanding, whether oral or written. All representation or other communications between HTML & the Participant amounts to acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  2. vivo is organising a campaign/Competition (“Program”) for the students of Grades 8to 12with HTML as Knowledge Partner. The User/Participants may enroll either directly or through their respective schools. The participants need to be accompanied by their Parents/Legal Guardian.
  3. Age of the Participant: A Participant must be within 18 years of age in order to be eligible for competing in the vivo Ignite. vivo reserves the right to disqualify Participants for any misrepresentation, concealment, or otherwise.
  4. vivo & HTML shall provide an online platform for enrolling into the vivo Ignite to the Users/Participants. All registration shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions herein, as may be amended from time to time and/or any other communication as shared by HTML & vivo from time to time.
  5. By enrolling in the vivo Ignite and/or participating in the vivo Ignite, a Participant unconditionally and irrevocably accepts and agrees to be bound by all these terms and conditions as stated herein. This vivo Ignite is subject to the laws of India and is neither offered, or applicable outside of India. 
  6. HTML and vivo shall not be responsible for any Participant enrolling and/or entering the vivo Ignite unlawfully or otherwise, in breach of any applicable laws and any such consequence shall be the sole responsibility of the participants and/or their Parents/Legal guardians.
  7. vivo reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to terminate or disqualify any Participant’s enrollment/participation into the vivo Ignite and/or claim/reclaim the prize at any time if it is the opinion of vivo that there has been a breach of any of the Terms or any law by such Participant (whether discovered during or after the end of the PROGRAM).
  8. All the contents and material of the vivo Ignite is an Intellectual Property of vivo and the User/Participant and the HTML shall have no right over the same.
  9. Any commercial use of the content of the vivo Ignite is strictly prohibited and shall be punishable under applicable laws.
  10. The Registration Process is as follows :
    • User shall visit www.vivoignite.com and click the register/login button.
    • User shall create an account either for himself/herself or for the prospective participant.
    • User will sign up with personal details, such as Name, Email ID, Contact Number, School Details and Photo or any other details, as may be required.
    • If a parent wishes to register more than one user, the Parent needs to use an alternate email ID for every subsequent user registration.
    • Access to the vivo Ignite through the Account of the Participant shall be granted for a period of 06 months from the date of registration.
    • Participant Dashboard: After registration, the Participants will be taken to their respective dashboards where they can find all the various details regarding their program.
  11. vivo Ignite will unfold in three stages.
    • Stage 1: Participants will submit their posters and a brief write-up (150–250 words) about their projection. They will also select whether their final submission will be in the form of a concept or a prototype.
    • Stage 2: Participants will submit a video expanding on their concept / prototype.
    • Stage 3: Participants will carry their projects to the physical event for display and final selection.
  12. The outcome or the results of the vivo Ignite shall be final, and binding upon the participants and the winners. All such participants undertake not to challenge the same at any point in time.
  13. Details of the prizes to be awarded to the Winners of vivo Ignite:
    • All the participants who submit their posters and write-ups will be awarded Online Participation Certificates.
    • All the 200 participants who make it to the Concept/Prototype Submission stage will be awarded a trophy, a certificate and exciting goodies.
    • Cash prizes worth ₹25 lakh+ will be awarded to the top 10 national winners, and the 15 national finalists will be awarded medals and certificates
  14. vivo reserves the sole right and discretion to amend/replace the prize(s) to the winners and such winners shall not have any objection in this regard.
  15. All participants undertake to commit and comply with all applicable GST, taxes or levies, or any other law for the time being in force on the prizes or gratifications awarded under this program.
  16. Any traveling and/or lodging cost associated with participation in the vivo Ignite or enrolling in the vivo Ignite shall be solely borne by vivo
  17. vivo reserves the right to postpone, amend, cancel the vivo Ignite or withdraw or amend any of the terms and conditions of the vivo Ignite as it may deem necessary or fit.
  18. Children of HTML & vivo employees or any of its Group Companies’ employees may participate in the vivo Ignite. However, if they participate, they won’t be able to claim the prizes under the vivo Ignite.
  19. The prizes for the vivo Ignite will be given to the winner as set out in the Terms and Conditions. The winner must accept his/her prize in that form only. Prizes are non-negotiable, non-transferable, non-refundable and not exchangeable for cash, credit or kind, either in part or in full except at the sole and absolute discretion of vivo.
  20. vivo reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to deal with any unclaimed prizes in any manner.
  21. vivo shall not be liable in any way for any failure or breach by any party in connection with the vivo Ignite, prize or prizes and accepts no responsibility for any loss suffered by a Participant arising from the vivo Ignite, prize or prizes.
  22. By participating in the vivo Ignite, the Participant allows with its free consent: (a) the usage of their photos, name, quotes, personal details and/or likeness, without compensation, for HTML/vivo promotional and marketing purposes; and (b) to use their answers to the questions, without compensation, for HTML’s/vivo’s promotional and marketing purposes, either directly or through any third party.
  23. Any attempt by a Participant to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the vivo Ignite is a violation of Criminal and Civil Laws and should such an attempt be made, HTML & vivo reserves its right to seek damages from any such Participant along with the criminal liability to the fullest extent as permitted by law.
  24. Any content created by any Participant during the vivo Ignite or the vivo Ignite shall be the sole proprietary of HTML/vivo. The Participant hereby agrees to assist in the transfer of all/any right that accrues to the Participant due to the creation of the content under the applicable law. Such transfer shall be without any compensation and/or future royalties (if any).
  25. All entries will be treated as the property of HTML only and can be used by HTML (or any third party authorized by HTML in this regard) for any promotional and/or commercial activity, and the Participants/Winners waive all rights of whatsoever nature in the said entries in favour of HTML by participating in the Program.
  26. HTML/vivo, and/or its subsidiaries, offices and representatives shall not be liable to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, including loss of profits, incurred by the winner or any third party, whether in connection with this vivo Ignite, or for breach of any warranty or in tort.
  27. The Participant/User agrees to indemnify HTML and/or vivo, its agents, employees, representatives, associates, affiliates, parent and subsidiary companies against any and all claims, losses, costs, damages, liabilities and expenses arising out of the Participant’s breach of any of the T&C or arising out of or in connection with their entries to the Program.
  28. The Participant, by entering the vivo Ignite, expressly releases HTML and vivo from any claim, action or demand arising out of or in connection with the vivo Ignite or their prize, if any.
  29. HTML and vivo shall not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of any Participant’s information. This will include but not be limited to technical malfunctions, human or technical errors, seeding or printing errors, lost or delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof.
  30. The laws of India shall govern these T&Cs. The courts of Delhi will have exclusive jurisdiction in case of any dispute arising under the Terms and Conditions herein.
  31. Any provision of the T&C that is prohibited or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall be ineffective as to that jurisdiction to the extent of that prohibition or unenforceability. That does not affect the validity or enforceability of that provision in any other jurisdiction nor invalidate the remaining provisions of the T&C.
  32. HTML and vivo shall not be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by the Participants while participating in the Program.
  33. Failure by HTML and vivo to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions in any instance(s) shall not give rise to any claim by any person.
  34. This vivo Ignite is being created as a promotional activity for HTML & vivo and all goodwill, copyright, moral rights or other intellectual rights associated thereto shall vest exclusively with HTML & vivo.
  35. The vivo Ignite is valid subject to the winner complying with all T&C and/or formalities as required by HTML & vivo. Any failure on the part of the Participant to comply with any specified term, condition and/or formality shall render the Participant liable for disqualification at the sole discretion of HTML & vivo.
  36. User Communication: Participants hereby explicitly consent to receive communication from HTML & vivo or its representatives by email, telephone, WhatsApp or SMS for the purposes of providing alerts and information about our services irrespective of being under the DND coverage.
  37. User Content: The information, photo, image, chat communication, text, software, data, music, sound, graphics, messages, videos or other materials transmitted, uploaded, posted, emailed or otherwise made available to HTML (“User Content“), are entirely the User’s/Participant’s responsibility and HTML will not be held responsible, in any manner whatsoever, in connection to the User Content. The User/Participant agrees not to encourage or assist or engage others as well as himself/herself in transmitting, hosting, displaying, uploading, modifying, publishing transmitting, updating or sharing any information that belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right to. HTML shall in no way be held responsible for examining or evaluating User Content, nor does it assume any responsibility or liability for the User Content. HTML does not endorse or control the User Content transmitted or posted on the Site by the User and therefore, accuracy, integrity or quality of User Content is not guaranteed by HTML. The User/Participant understands that by using the Site, he/she may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable to him/her. Under no circumstances will HTML and vivo be liable in any way for any User Content, including without limitation, for any errors or omissions in any User Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by him/her as a result of the use of any User Content transmitted, uploaded, posted, e-mailed or otherwise made available via the Site. The User hereby waives all rights to any claims against HTML and vivo for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with User Content.
  38. Account: The User/Participant will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her account, password, and restricting access to his/her computer, and he/she hereby accepts responsibility for all activities that occur under his/her account and password. The Participant acknowledges that the information he/she provides, in any manner whatsoever, is not confidential or proprietary and does not infringe any rights of any third party.

    If a User is accessing, browsing and using the Site on someone else’s behalf; he/she represents that he/she has the authority to bind that person to all the terms and conditions herein. In the event that the person refuses to be bound as the principal to the Terms and Conditions, he/she agrees to accept liability for any harm caused by any wrongful use of the Site resulting from such access or use of the Site.

    If a User knows or has reasons to believe that the security of his/her account has been breached, he/she should contact HTML immediately. If HTML finds a breach or suspects a breach of the security of a User’s/Participant’s account, HTML may require the User to change the password or suspend the account without any liability to HTML.

    HTML and vivo reserve the right to refuse service and/or terminate accounts without prior notice if these Terms and Conditions are violated or if HTML & vivo decides, in HTML’s & vivo’s sole discretion. A User/Participant is solely responsible for all content that he/she uploads, posts, emails or otherwise transmits via the Site. The information provided to HTML shall be maintained by HTML in accordance with HTML’s Privacy Policy.
  39. HTML & vivo reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to amend or vary any of these Terms & Conditions at any time without prior notice or intimation.
  40. By enrolling in the vivo Ignite and/or participating in the vivo Ignite, the Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees to abide by the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, and other policies as may be amended from time to time.