NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
Please read these Contest Rules carefully as the rules form a binding legal agreement between you and Innovation and Science Promotion Foundation (ISPF) with respect to the Raman Young Innovator Award (RYSI Award) (“Contest”). You may not participate in the Contest and are not eligible to receive any prizes unless you agree to these Contest Rules. Your registration for the Contest constitutes your agreement to these Contest Rules.
The words “include” and “including” as used herein mean “including but not limited to.”
1. Description of the Contest
1.1 Sponsor. The Contest is sponsored by ISPF, a Trust with its principal place of business at #63, 11th Main, 13th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore 560003.
1.3 Contest Website. The website for the Contest (“Contest Website”) is located at Raman Award
1.4 Contest Period. The Contest begins at 9:00:00 A.M. IST on January 15, 2018 and ends at 9:00:00 P.M. IST on February 10, 2018 (“Contest Period”).
1.5 Changes to Contest. ISPF may suspend, cancel, or modify the structure of the Contest if technical difficulties or events beyond ISPF’s reasonable control prevent or make it unfair to run the Contest in accordance with these Contest Rules.
2.1 Proof of Eligibility, Parental Consent. To participate in the Contest:
2.2 Requirements to Enter. In order to participate in the Contest, you must have
2.3 Verifying Eligibility. ISPF reserves the right to verify your eligibility and to adjudicate on any dispute at any time. You agree to provide ISPF with any proof of eligibility requested by ISPF and your refusal or failure to timely provide such proof may result in your disqualification from the Contest.
2.4 Communications. All communications between ISPF and you, including the Contest Website and email communications, will be in English.
3. How to Register
3.1 Registration. To enter the Contest, you must first register on the Contest Website during the listed registration times. Students who do not have access to the Internet, may register by sending a letter with necessary details to the postal address provided on the Contest Website.
a) How ISPF May Use Your Information
c) Accessing Your Information. You may access and review the personal information in your Contest profile and edit such information through your profile during the Contest Period. If you would like to edit such information after the Contest Period, you may write to ISPF above for further assistance.
4. How to Submit an Entry Once Registered. To submit an entry to the Contest, you should visit the Contest website and provide the required details. In case you do not have access to the Internet, you may send the details to the address provided on the Contest website to reach before the deadline. Only a single entry is allowed per contestant.
5. Judging. Judging will be done by qualified volunteers and a panel of scientists. ISPF’s decision in this matter is final and binding.
6.1 No Completed Entries. In the event that no completed entries are received, no prizes will be awarded.
6.2 Prizes for Finalists. If you are selected as a Finalist, you are eligible to receive one (1) Certificate. You are eligible to attend a Finals at Sir C.V.Raman’s Home in Bangalore with one (1) parent or legal guardian. Only students who study at Government Schools will be provided travel and reimbursement by sleeper class train and accommodation will be organised in Bangalore. All other students will need to make their own travel and stay arrangements.
6.3 Prizes for Grand Prize Winners. If you are selected as Award Winner or Runners Up, you will receive cash prizes and other benefits as mentioned on the Contest website.
6.4 Substitute Prizes. ISPF may provide a substitute prize of equal or greater value at ISPF’s discretion, or where required by law, or in the event all or part of a prize becomes unavailable.
6.5 Taxes. You are solely responsible for complying with all applicable tax laws and filing requirements.
6.6 No Warranties. Except as required by law, ISPF makes no warranties, express or implied, for prizes.
6.7 Disqualification. You may be disqualified from the Contest, forfeit any prizes you may be eligible to receive, and prohibited from participating in any future ISPF Contests if ISPF reasonably believes that you have attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, including:
7. Rights in Your Entries.
7.1 You retain all rights to your entry that you had before submitting it.
7.2 For any entry that you submit to the Contest, you grant ISPF and the Organisation that listed the corresponding task a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, free licence to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, perform, display, and otherwise use such entry for the purpose of administering the Contest and promoting ISPF and other Contest sponsors.
8. Your Representations, Warranties, Indemnities.
8.1 Representations and Warranties. You represent and warrant that:
8.2 Indemnities. You will indemnify ISPF and its affiliates, directors, officers, and employees against all liabilities, damages, losses, costs, fees (including legal fees), and expenses relating to any allegation or third-party legal proceeding to the extent arising from:
9. Disclaimer. THE CONTEST WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. ISPF DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ISPF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCOMPLETE, FAILED, OR DELAYED TRANSMISSION OF YOUR REGISTRATION INFORMATION OR SUBMISSIONS DUE TO THE INTERNET, INCLUDING INTERRUPTION OR DELAYS CAUSED BY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE MALFUNCTION OR OTHER TECHNICAL PROBLEMS.
10.1 Not an Offer or Contract Of Employment.
10.2 Severability. If any term (or part of a term) of these Contest Rules is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the rest of the Contest Rules will remain in effect.
10.3 Translations. In the event of any discrepancy between the English version of these Contest Rules and a translated version, the English version will govern.
10.4 Governing Law. ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE CONTEST RULES WILL BE GOVERNED BY INDIAN LAW; THE PARTIES CONSENT TO JURISDICTION OF BANGALORE COURTS.