Last updated: 21st August, 2019
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In the event any User breaches, or GameChanger11 reasonably believes that such User has breached these Terms and Conditions, or has illegally or improperly used GameChanger11 or the GameChanger11 Services, GameChanger11 may, at its sole and absolute discretion, and without any notice to the User, restrict, suspend or terminate such User's access to all or any part of GameChanger11 Contests or the GameChanger11 Platform, deactivate or delete the User's account and all related information on the account, delete any content posted by the User on GameChanger11 and further, take technical and legal steps as it deems necessary.
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GameChanger11 includes a combination of content created by GameChanger11, its partners, affiliates, licensors, associates and/or Users. The intellectual property rights ("Intellectual Property Rights") in all software underlying GameChanger11 and the GameChanger11 Platform and material published on GameChanger11, including (but not limited to) games, Contests, software, advertisements, written content, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, marks, logos, audio or video clippings and Flash animation, is owned by GameChanger11, its partners, licensors and/or associates. Users may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, or in any way exploit any of the materials or content on GameChanger11 either in whole or in part without express written license from GameChanger11.
Users may request permission to use any GameChanger11 content by writing in to GameChanger11 Support. Users are solely responsible for all materials (whether publicly posted or privately transmitted) that they upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available on GameChanger11 ("Users' Content"). Each User represents and warrants that he/she owns all Intellectual Property Rights in the User's Content and that no part of the User's Content infringes any third party rights. Users further confirm and undertake to not display or use of the names, logos, marks, labels, trademarks, copyrights or intellectual and proprietary rights of any third party on GameChanger11. Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless GameChanger11, its directors, employees, affiliates and assigns against all costs, damages, loss and harm including towards litigation costs and counsel fees, in respect of any third party claims that may be initiated including for infringement of Intellectual Property Rights arising out of such display or use of the names, logos, marks, labels, trademarks, copyrights or intellectual and proprietary rights on GameChanger11, by such User or through the User's commissions or omissions.
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Third Party Sites, Services and Products
GameChanger11 may contain links to other Internet sites owned and operated by third parties. Users' use of each of those sites is subject to the conditions, if any, posted by the sites. GameChanger11 does not exercise control over any Internet sites apart from GameChanger11 and cannot be held responsible for any content residing in any third-party Internet site. GameChanger11's inclusion of third-party content or links to third-party Internet sites is not an endorsement by GameChanger11 of such third-party Internet site. Users' correspondence, transactions/offers or related activities with third parties, including payment providers and verification service providers, are solely between the User and that third party. Users' correspondence, transactions and usage of the services/offers of such third party shall be subject to the terms and conditions, policies and other service terms adopted/implemented by such third party, and the User shall be solely responsible for reviewing the same prior to transacting or availing of the services/offers of such third party.
User agrees that GameChanger11 will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such transactions/offers with third parties. Any questions, complaints, or claims related to any third-party product or service should be directed to the appropriate vendor.
GameChanger11 contains content that is created by GameChanger11 as well as content provided by third parties. GameChanger11 does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality of the content provided by third parties and such content may not relied upon by the Users in utilizing the GameChanger11 Services provided on GameChanger11 including while participating in any of the contests hosted on GameChanger11.
Users further agree to update and keep updated their registration information. A User shall not register or operate more than one User account with GameChanger11. Users agree to ensure that they can receive all communication from GameChanger11 by marking e-mails or sending SMSs from GameChanger11 as part of their "safe senders" list. GameChanger11 shall not be held liable if any e-mail/SMS remains unread by a User as a result of such e-mail getting delivered to the User's junk or spam folder. Any password issued by GameChanger11 to a User may not be revealed to anyone else. Users may not use anyone else's password. Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their accounts and passwords. Users agree to immediately notify GameChanger11 of any unauthorized use of their passwords or accounts or any other breach of security. Users agree to exit/log-out of their accounts at the end of each session. GameChanger11 shall not be responsible for any loss or damage that may result if the User fails to comply with these requirements.
Users agree not to use cheats, exploits, automation, software, bots, hacks or any unauthorised third party software designed to modify or interfere with GameChanger11 Services and/or GameChanger11 experience or assist in such activity. Users agree not to copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer any right to the technology or software underlying GameChanger11 or GameChanger11’s Services. Users agree that without GameChanger11's express written consent, they shall not modify or cause to be modified any files or software that are part of GameChanger11's Services. Users agree not to disrupt, overburden, or aid or assist in the disruption or overburdening of (a) any computer or server used to offer or support GameChanger11 or the GameChanger11’s Services (each a "Server"); or (2) the enjoyment of GameChanger11 Services by any other User or person.
Users should agree to our fair play policy all the time and any user found breaking the rule will be blocked or banned from our platform.
Users agree not to institute, assist or become involved in any type of attack, including without limitation to distribution of a virus, denial of service, or other attempts to disrupt GameChanger11 Services or any other person's use or enjoyment of GameChanger11 Services. Users shall not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the User accounts, Servers or networks connected to GameChanger11 Services by any means other than the User interface provided by GameChanger11, including but not limited to, by circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person to circumvent or modify, any security, technology, device, or software that underlies or is part of GameChanger11 Services.
Without limiting the foregoing, Users agree not to use GameChanger11 for any of the following: To engage in any obscene, offensive, indecent, racial, communal, anti-national, objectionable, defamatory or abusive action or communication; To harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate any legal rights of other individuals; To publish, post, upload, e-mail, distribute, or disseminate (collectively, "Transmit") any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful content; To Transmit files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage or adversely affect the operation of another person's computer, GameChanger11, any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment; To advertise, offer or sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose on GameChanger11 without the express written consent of GameChanger11; To Transmit content regarding services, products, surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, spam, unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, or chain letters; To download any file, recompile or disassemble or otherwise affect our products that you know or reasonably should know cannot be legally obtained in such manner; To falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or the source of software or other material; To restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any public area within our sites; To collect or store personal information about other Users; To interfere with or disrupt GameChanger11, servers, or networks; To impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a representative of GameChanger11, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent User's affiliation with a person or entity; To forge headers or manipulate identifiers or other data in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through GameChanger11 or to manipulate User's presence on GameChanger11(s); To take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; To engage in any illegal activities.
If a User chooses a username that, in GameChanger11's considered opinion is obscene, indecent, abusive or that might subject GameChanger11 to public disparagement or scorn, GameChanger11 reserves the right, without prior notice to the User, to change such username and intimate the User or delete such username and posts from GameChanger11, deny such User access to GameChanger11, or any combination of these options.
Unauthorized access to GameChanger11 is a breach of these Terms and Conditions, and a violation of the law. Users agree not to access GameChanger11 by any means other than through the interface that is provided by GameChanger11 for use in accessing GameChanger11. Users agree not to use any automated means, including, without limitation, agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access, monitor, or copy any part of our sites, except those automated means that we have approved in advance and in writing. Use of GameChanger11 is subject to existing laws and legal processes. Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall limit GameChanger11's right to comply with governmental, court, and law-enforcement requests or requirements relating to Users' use of GameChanger11.
Users may reach out to GameChanger11 through - Support if the user has any concerns with regard to a match and/or contest within Forty Eight (48) hours of winner declaration for the concerned contest. Persons below the age of eighteen (18) years are not allowed to participate on any of the contests, games (by whatever name called) on the GameChanger11 Platform. The Users will have to disclose their real age at the time of getting access into the GameChanger11 Platform. GameChanger11 may not be held responsible for any content contributed by Users on the GameChanger11.
Fair Play Policy
GameChanger11 considers Fair Play to be a priority at its platform and any user violating the Fair Play Terms of GameChanger11 shall be entitled to bear various consequences including Blocking of User’s GameChanger11 Account.
Fair Play Violation at GameChanger11 includes:
The people you are referring should be genuine accounts and the user should not use any fake accounts to gain the “Refer & Earn” cash bonus amount.
The PAN card of all your referred friends should be verified. In an event, the PAN card of more than 9 of your referred friends are not verified, the user will be considered as violating the Fair Play Terms of GameChanger11.
A user creating more than one account on GameChanger11 platform will be considered as violating the Fair Play Terms of GameChanger11 as GameChanger11 neither allows nor encourages any user to create more than one user account on GameChanger11.
Withdrawing your winnings by using any unlawful or illegal means or trying to withdraw winnings by illegal manners is considered as Fair Play violation at GameChanger11.
If a user is found submitting fake copies or someone else’s documents while registering with GameChanger11, the act will be considered as violating the Fair Play Terms of GameChanger11.
In case a user is found to be creating and using multiple accounts on a single device amid regular platform audits, then, the case shall be considered to violate Fair Play Terms of GameChanger11 and attract needed actions. As a part of the action, the withdrawal request of the user shall be put on hold.
Consequences of Violating Fair Play Terms of GameChanger11
As a part of consequences for violating the terms of Fair Play at GameChanger11, the account of the user found to be violating the Fair Play terms will be blocked.
Further, in other scenario the total amount present in the GameChanger11 user account of the user violating the Fair Play terms of GameChanger11 will be reduced to zero.
In case, a user is using a single device for creating multiple accounts on GameChanger11, it should be ensured by the user that all the mandatory verification formalities, including mobile, email, PAN card & Bank Account details verification have been done by the user for all the accounts created. Abiding by the said process will help such users, who create multiple accounts on a single device, in terms of smooth withdrawals on GameChanger11.
Conditions of Participation
By entering a Contest, user agrees to be bound by these Terms and the decisions of GameChanger11. Subject to the terms and conditions stipulated herein below, the Company, at its sole discretion, may disqualify any user from a Contest, refuse to award benefits or prizes and require the return of any prizes, if the user engages in unfair conduct, which the Company deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Contest or is in any way detrimental to other Users which includes, but is not limited to: Falsifying ones’ own personal information (including, but not limited to, name, email address, bank account details and/or any other information or documentation as may be requested by GameChanger11 to enter a contest and/or claim a prize/winning.
Flexi Leagues are special leagues where the actual prize pool shown may vary (Decrease or Increase) if the contest does not fill or exceeds the spot limit. By joining this league user agrees to this leagues format/condition.
Cash Back leagues are conducted by GameChanger11 on a regular basis for its users where the entry fee of the league is returned back to the user as cash bonus which has a validity of 30 days.
In order to register for the Contest(s), Participants are required to accurately provide the following information:
- Team Name(s)
- Email Address
- State of Residence Gender
- Date of Birth
Participants are also required to confirm that they have read, and shall abide by, these Terms and Conditions. In the event a Participant indicates, while entering an address, that he/she is a resident of either Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland or Telangana, such Participant will not be permitted to proceed to sign up for any match in the paid version of the Contest as described below.
Once the Participants have entered the above information, and clicked on the "register" tab, and such Participants are above the age of 18 years, they are sent an email confirming their registration and containing their login information.
Contest(s) Participation and Prizes
As part of its services, GameChanger11 may make available the contest(s) on the GameChanger11 platform. Currently, following contests are made available on GameChanger11 platform : A fantasy cricket game. Individual users wishing to participate in such contest ("Participants") are invited to create their own fantasy teams ("Team/s") consisting of real life cricketers involved in the real-life cricket match (as applicable), series or tournament (each a "Sport Event") to which the fantasy game relates.
GameChanger11 rewards its users with free contests and giveaways where the prize money directly gets credited onto users deposit wallet. This is to encourage users to try our platform plus to reward them for trying.
GameChanger11 offers its platform to Participants for fantasy game Contest(s) being created relating to each Sport Event, and Participants can participate in such Contest(s) with their Teams. Participants can edit their teams till the official match start time as declared by the officials of the Sport Event. Teams are awarded points on the basis of the real life cricketers' performances at the end of a designated match, match or tournament of the Contest(s).
The Participant(s) whose Team(s) have achieved the highest aggregate score(s) in the Contest(s) shall be declared winners ("Winners"). In certain pre-specified Contests, there may be more than one Winner and distribution of prizes to such Winners will be in increasing order of their Team's aggregate score at the end of the designated match(s) of the Contests. The Contest(s) across the GameChanger11 Services shall, in addition to the Terms and Conditions, rules and regulations mentioned herein, be governed by: "Fantasy Rules" available at How To Play - Fantasy Cricket Other rules and regulations (including rules and regulation in relation to any payments made to participate in the Contest(s); and all Participants agree to abide by the same. Currently, there are paid versions of the Contest(s) made available on GameChanger11 platform. Users may participate in the Contest(s) by paying the pre-designated amount as provided on the relevant Contest page. The ‘pre-designated amount’ means and includes pre-determined platform fee for accessing GameChanger11 services and pre-determined participant's contribution towards prize money pool. The Participant with the highest aggregate points at the end of the pre-determined match shall be eligible to win a pre-designated prize which is disbursed out of prize money pool, as stated on the relevant Contest(s) page.
A Participant may create different Teams for participation in Contest(s) in relation to a Sport Event across the GameChanger11 Services. However, unless GameChanger11 specifies otherwise in relation to any Contest ("Multiple Entry Contest(s)"), Participants acknowledge and agree that they may enter only one Team in any Contest offered in relation to a Sport Event. In case of Multiple Entry Contest(s), a Participant may enter more than one Team in a Multiple Entry Contest either with same team or different teams. GameChanger11 allows the users to create teams either same or different in Multiple entry Contests on their own risk. In addition, it is expressly clarified that GameChanger11 may, from time to time, restrict the maximum number of Teams that may be created by a single User account (for each format of the contest) or which a single User account may enter in a particular Multiple Entry Contest, in each case to such number as determined by GameChanger11 in its sole discretion. Participant shall pay a pre-designated amount for participating in the contest(s) being created on the GameChanger11 platform. In the event a Participant indicates, while entering an address, that he/she is a resident of either Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland or Telangana, such Participant will not be permitted to proceed to sign up for the match or contest and may not participate in any paid version of the Contest(s).
Currently two formats of contest(s) are made available on GameChanger11 platform (1) Public Contest where Users can participate in a Contest with other Users without any restriction on participation and (2) private contests, where Users can invite specific Users into a Contest and restrict participation to such invited Users.
A user can enter into a maximum of 500 contest (including both Public contests and Private contests) per match. Any participation in a contest more than 500 shall be automatically prohibited. All rules applicable to Contest(s) as set out herein shall be applicable to both formats of the Contest(s). Public contest In the Public contest format of the Contest(s), GameChanger11 may make available the Contest(s) comprising of 2 - 100 Participants or any other pre-designated number of Participants.
GameChanger11 may create this format of the Contest(s) as a paid format and the Winner will be determinable at the end of the match as per rule of the contests. The number of Participants required to make the Contest(s) operational will be pre-specified and once the number of Participants in such Contest(s) equals the pre-specified number required for that Contest(s), such Contest(s) shall be operational. In case the number of Participants is less than the pre-specified number at the time of commencement of the match, such Contest(s) will not be operational and the pre-designated amount paid by each Participant shall be returned to the account of such User without any charge or deduction.
In certain Contests across the GameChanger11 Services, designated as "Confirmed contests", the Contest(s) shall become operational even if a single Participant joins a Confirmed Contest. The pre-specified number of winners to be declared in such Contest(s), even if all available Participant slots (as pre-specified in relation to the Contest(s)) remain unfilled. It is clarified that notwithstanding the activation of such Contest(s), Participants can continue to join such Contest(s) till either (i) all available Participant slots of such Contest(s) are filled or (ii) the match to which the Contest (s) relates commences, whichever is earlier.
In the event of shortfall in the number of participants joining the Confirmed Contest, GameChanger11 shall continue with such contests and the short fall in the prize pool shall be borne by GameChanger11.
Private contest In the Private contest format of the Contest(s), GameChanger11 enables Users to create a contest ("Private contest") and invite other users, whether existing Users or otherwise, ("Invited User") to create Teams and participate in the Contest(s). Users may create a Private contest to consist of a pre-specified number of Participants, that is, consisting of either 2 -100 Participants.
The User creating the Private contest shall pay the pre-designated amount for such Private contest and thereby join that Private contest and shall supply a name for the Private contest and be provided with a unique identification code ("contest Code") (which will be issued to the account of such User). The User agrees and understands that once the Private contest is created no change shall be permitted in the terms or constitution of the Private contest, except for a change in the name of the contest.
The User creating the Private contest shall provide GameChanger11 with the email address or Facebook account username of Invited Users to enable GameChanger11 to send a message or mail inviting such Invited User to register with GameChanger11 (if necessary) and participate in the Private contest in relation to which the invite has been issued. In order to participate in the Private contest, an Invited User shall input the contest Code associated with the Private contest and pay the pre-designated amount for the Private contest. Once the number of Participants in a Private contest equals the number of pre-specified Participants for that Private contest, the Private contest shall be rendered operative and no other Invited Users or Users shall be permitted to participate in the Private contest. In the event that any Private contest does not contain the pre-specified number of Participants for that Private contest before the commencement of the match/Contest, the Platform will initiate an automatic refund of the amount deposited. Such refund shall be processed after the expiry of the deadline for filling of participants for such Private Contest. It is clarified that the participation of Invited Users in any Private contest is subject to the pre-specified number of Participants for that Private contest, and GameChanger11 shall not be liable to any person for the inability of any Invited User to participate in any Private contest due to any cause whatsoever, including without limitation due to a hardware or technical malfunction or lack of eligibility of such Invited User to participate in the Contest(s).
Legality of Game of Skill
Games of skill are legal, as they are excluded from the ambit of Indian gambling legislations including, the Public Gambling Act of 1867.The Indian Supreme Court in the cases of State of Andhra Pradesh v. K Satyanarayana (AIR 1968 SC 825) and KR Lakshmanan v. State of Tamil Nadu (AIR 1996 SC 1153) has held that a game in which success depends predominantly upon the superior knowledge, training, attention, experience and adroitness of the player shall be classified as a game of skill. The Contest (s) described above (across the GameChanger11 Services) are games of skill as success of Participants depends primarily on their superior knowledge of the games of cricket statistics, knowledge of players' relative form, players' performance in a particular territory, conditions and/or format (such as ODIs, test cricket and Twenty20 in the cricket fantasy game), attention and dedication towards the Contest(s) and adroitness in playing the Contest(s). The Contest(s) also requires Participants to field well-balanced sides with limited resources and make substitutions at appropriate times to gain the maximum points. By participating in this Contest(s), each Participant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is participating in a game of skill.
In respect of any transactions entered into on the GameChanger11 platform, including making a payment to participate in the paid versions of Contest(s), Users agree to be bound by the following payment terms: The payment of pre-designated amount Users make to participate in the Contest(s) is inclusive of the pre-designated platform fee for access to the GameChanger11 Services charged by GameChanger11 and pre-determined participant’s contribution towards prize money pool. Subject to these Terms and Conditions, all amounts collected from the User are held in a separate non-interest earning Escrow Account with a Trustee, which is responsible for management of user account and prize pool, until determination of the Winners and distribution of prizes.
GameChanger11 receives only its share of the platform Fees through the said Escrow Agent and has no control over the User Funds held by the Escrow Agent in a dedicated non-interest earning Escrow Account. The GameChanger11 reserves the right to charge a Platform Fee, which would be specified and notified by GameChanger11 on the Contest page, being created on GameChanger11 platform, prior to a User's joining of such Contest. The Platform Fee (inclusive of applicable tax thereon) will be debited from the User’s account balance and GameChanger11 shall issue an invoice for such debit to the User.
The User may participate in a Contest wherein the User has to contribute a pre-specified contribution towards the Prize Money Pool of such Contest, which will be passed on to the Winner(s) of the Contest after the completion of the Contest as per the terms and conditions of such Contest. It is clarified that GameChanger11 has no right or interest in this Prize Money Pool, and only acts as an intermediary engaged in collecting and distributing the Prize Money Pool in accordance with the Contest terms and conditions.
The amount to be paid-in by the User towards the Prize Money Pool would also be debited from the User’s account balance maintained with the Trustee. Any user availing GameChanger11 services are provided with two categories of accounts for the processing and reconciliation of payments: (i) 'Unutilized' Account, (ii) Winnings Account. It is clarified that in no instance the transfer of any amounts in the User's accounts to any other category of account held by the user or any third-party account, including a bank account held by a third party: User's winnings in any Contest will reflect as credits to the User's Winnings Account. User’s remitting the amount the designated payment gateway shall be credited to User’s Unutilized Account’.
Each time a User participates in any contest on GameChanger11 platform, the pre-designated amount shall be debited in the User’s account. In debiting amounts from the User’s accounts towards the pre-designated amount of such user shall be debited from the User’s Unutilized Account and thereafter, any remaining amount of participation fee shall be debited from the User’s Winning Account. In case there is any amount remaining to be paid by the User in relation to such User’s participation in any match(s) or Contest(s), the User will be taken to the designated payment gateway to give effect to such payment.
In case any amount added by the User through such payment gateway exceeds the remaining amount of the pre-designated amount, the amount in excess shall be transferred to the User’s ‘Unutilized’ Account and will be available for use in participation in any match(s) or Contest(s) or for withdrawal in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Debits from the ‘Unutilized’ Account for the purpose of enabling a user’s participation in a Contest shall be made in order of the date of credit of amounts in the ‘Unutilized’ Account, and accordingly amounts credited into ‘Unutilized’ Account earlier in time shall be debited first.
A User shall be permitted to withdraw any amounts credited into such User's 'Unutilized' Account for any reason whatsoever by contacting GameChanger11 Customer Support. All amounts credited into a User's 'Unutilized' Account must be utilised within 335 days of credit. In case any unutilised amount lies in the 'Unutilized' Account after the completion of 335 days from the date of credit of such amount, GameChanger11 reserves the right to forfeit such unutilised amount, without liability or obligation to pay any compensation to the User.
Withdrawal of any amount standing to the User's credit in the Winnings Account may be made by way of a request to GameChanger11 but shall occur automatically upon completion of 335 days from the date of credit of such amount in the User's Winnings Account. In either case, GameChanger11 shall effect an online transfer to the User's bank account on record with GameChanger11 within a commercially reasonable period of time. Such transfer will reflect as a debit to the User's Winnings Account.
GameChanger11 shall not charge any processing fee for the online transfer of such amount from the Winnings Account to the User's bank account on record with GameChanger11. Users are requested to note that they will be required to provide valid photo identification and address proof documents for proof of identity and address in order for GameChanger11 to process the withdrawal request. The name mentioned on the User's photo identification document should correspond with the name provided by the User at the time of registration on GameChanger11, as well as the name and address existing in the records of the User's bank account as provided to GameChanger11.
In the event that no bank account has been registered by the User against such User's account with GameChanger11, or the User has not verified his/her User account with GameChanger11, to GameChanger11's satisfaction and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, GameChanger11 shall provide such User with a notification to the User's email address as on record with GameChanger11 at least 30 days prior to the Auto Transfer Date, and in case the User fails to register a bank account with his/her User Account and/or to verify his/her User Account by the Auto Transfer Date, GameChanger11 shall be entitled to forfeit any amounts subject to transfer on the Auto Transfer Date. Failure to provide GameChanger11 with a valid bank account or valid identification documents (to Dream11's satisfaction) may result in the forfeiture of any amounts subject to transfer in accordance with this clause.
Further, in order to conduct promotional activities, GameChanger11 may gratuitously issue Bonus points (Called as Cash Bonus) to the User for the purpose of participation in any Contest(s) and no User shall be permitted to transfer or request the transfer of any amount in to the Cash Bonus. The usage of any points issued shall be subject to the limitations and restrictions, including without limitation, restrictions as to time within which such points must be used, as applied by GameChanger11 and notified to the User at the time of issue of such amount. The issue of any points to the user is subject to the sole discretion of GameChanger11 and cannot be demanded by any User as a matter of right. The issue of any such amount by GameChanger11 on any day shall not entitle the user to demand the issuance of such amount at any subsequent period in time nor create an expectation of recurring issue of such amount by GameChanger11 to such User.
The bonus points/Cash Bonus granted to the user may be used by such User for the purpose of setting off against the contribution to prize pool in any Contest, in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The bonus points shall not be withdraw-able or transferrable to any other account of the User, including the bank account of such User, or of any other User or person, other that as part of the winnings of a User in any Contest(s). In case the User terminates his/her account with GameChanger11 or such account if terminated by GameChanger11, all bonus points granted to the user shall return to GameChanger11 and the User shall not have any right or interest on such points. Cash bonus credited through bonus offers in the User account shall be valid for a period of 30 days from the date of credit. The cash bonus shall lapse at the end of 30 days and the cash bonus amount shall not reflect in the User account.
Users agree that once they confirm a transaction on GameChanger11, they shall be bound by and make payment for that transaction. The User acknowledges that subject to time taken for bank reconciliations and such other external dependencies that GameChanger11 has on third parties, any transactions on GameChanger11 Platform may take up to 24 hours to be processed. Any amount paid or transferred into the User's 'Unutilized' Account or Winnings Account may take up to 24 hours to reflect in the User's 'Unutilized' Account or Winnings Account balance. Similarly, the utilization of the bonus points or money debited from 'Unutilized' Account or Winnings Account may take up to 24 hours to reflect in the User's 'Unutilized' Account or Winnings Account balance. Users agree not to raise any complaint or claim against GameChanger11 in respect of any delay, including any lost opportunity to join any Contest or match due to delay in crediting of transaction amount into any of the User's accounts a transaction, once confirmed, is final and no cancellation is permissible.
GameChanger11 may, in certain exceptional circumstances and at its sole and absolute discretion, refund the amount to the User after deducting applicable cancellation charges and taxes. At the time of the transaction, Users may also be required to take note of certain additional terms and conditions and such additional terms and conditions shall also govern the transaction. To the extent that the additional terms and conditions contain any clause that is conflicting with the present terms and conditions, the additional terms and conditions shall prevail.
GameChanger11 rewards its user for bringing in new users to the platform in the form of cash bonus. Cash bonus acrrued by users through sign up and referrals will be valid for 365 days. This bonus auto lapse after 365 days.
GameChanger11 also comes up with regular deposit offers where users can get cash bonus on depositing a specific amount and the bonus that gets acrrued through such offers auto expires in 30 days. These bonus auto lapses after 30 days and will not reflect in yours wallet. Cash bonus once auto lapses can't be refunded back
As a user of GameChanger11 Platform, it is the users responsibility to keep a track on cash bonus and make complete use of it before it expires.
Tabulation of fantasy points
GameChanger11 may obtain the score feed and other information required for the computation and tabulation of fantasy points from third party service provider(s). In the rare event that any error in the computation or tabulation of fantasy points, selection of winners, etc., as a result of inaccuracies in or incompleteness of the feed provided by the third-party service provider comes to its attention, GameChanger11 shall use best efforts to rectify such error prior to the distribution of prizes. However, GameChanger11 hereby clarifies that it relies on the accuracy and completeness of such third party score/statistic feeds and does not itself warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy thereof and, in any event, shall take no responsibility for inaccuracies in computation and tabulation of fantasy points or the selection of winners as a result of any inaccurate or incomplete scores/statistics received from such third party service provider. Users and Participants agree not to make any claim or raise any complaint against GameChanger11 in this respect.
Strong and Verification of Winners and Conditions relating to the Prizes Selection of Winners
Winners will be decided on the basis of the scores of the Teams in a designated match (which may last anywhere between one day and an entire tournament) of the Contest(s). The Participant(s) owning the Team(s) with the highest aggregate score in a particular match shall be declared the Winner(s). In certain pre-specified Contests, GameChanger11 may declare more than one Winner and distribute prizes to such Winners in increasing order of their Team's aggregate score at the end of the designated match of the Contest. The contemplated number of Winners and the prize due to each Winner in such Contest shall be as specified on the Contest page prior to the commencement of the Contest. Participants creating Teams on behalf of any other Participant or person shall be disqualified. In the event of a tie, the winning Participants shall be declared Winners and the prize shall be equally divided among such Participants.
GameChanger11 shall not be liable to pay any prize if it is discovered that the Winner(s) have not abided by these Terms and Conditions, and other rules and regulations in relation to the use of the GameChanger11, Contest, "Fantasy Rules", etc.
Winners shall be contacted by GameChanger11 or the third party conducting the Contest on the e-mail address provided at the time of registration. The verification process and the documents required for the collection of prize shall be detailed to the Winners at this stage. As a general practice, winners will be required to provide following documents: Photocopy of the User's PAN card; Photocopy of a government-issued residence proof; User's bank account details and proof of the same.
GameChanger11 shall not permit a Winner to withdraw his/her prize(s)/accumulated winnings unless the above-mentioned documents have been received and verified within the time-period stipulated by GameChanger11. The User represents and warrants that the documents provided in the course of the verification process are true copies of the original documents to which they relate. Participants are required to provide proper and complete details at the time of registration. GameChanger11 shall not be responsible for communications errors, commissions or omissions including those of the Participants due to which the results may not be communicated to the Winner.
The list of Winners shall be posted on a separate web-page on the GameChanger11. The winners will also be intimated by e-mail. In the event that a Participant has been declared a Winner on the above mentioned web-page but has not received any communication from GameChanger11, such Participant may contact GameChanger11 within the time specified on the webpage.
Only those Winners who successfully complete the verification process and provide the required documents within the time limit specified by GameChanger11 shall be permitted to withdraw/receive their accumulated winnings (or any part thereof). GameChanger11 shall not entertain any claims or requests for extension of time for submission of documents. GameChanger11 shall scrutinize all documents submitted and may, at its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify any Winner from withdrawing his accumulated winnings (or any part thereof) on the following matches: Determination by GameChanger11 that any document or information submitted by the Participant is incorrect, misleading, false, fabricated, incomplete or illegible; or Participant does not fulfill the Eligibility Criteria specified in Clause 10 above; or Any other match. Taxes Payable All prizes shall be subject to deduction of tax ("TDS") as per the Income Tax Act 1961. As of April 1, 2018, the TDS rate prescribed by the Government of India with respect to any prize money amount that is in excess of Rs. 10,000/- is 31.2% of the total prize money amount. In case of any revisions by the Government of India to the aforementioned rate in the future, TDS will be deducted by GameChanger11 in accordance with the then current prescribed TDS rate. Winners will be provided TDS certificates in respect of such tax deductions. The Winners shall be responsible for payment of any other applicable tax, including but not limited to, income tax, gift tax, etc. in respect of the prize money. Miscellaneous The decision of GameChanger11 with respect to the awarding of prizes shall be final, binding and non-contestable. Participants playing the paid formats of the Contest(s) confirm that they are not residents of any of the following Indian states - Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland or Telangana. If it is found that a Participant playing the paid formats of the Contest(s) is a resident of any of the abovementioned states, GameChanger11 shall disqualify such Participant and forfeit any prize won by such Participant. Further GameChanger11 may, at its sole and absolute discretion, suspend or terminate such Participant's account with GameChanger11.
Any amount remaining unused in the User's Game Account or Winnings Account on the date of deactivation or deletion shall be reimbursed to the User by an online transfer to the User's bank account on record with GameChanger11, subject to the processing fee (if any) applicable on such transfers as set out herein. If it is found that a Participant playing the paid formats of the Contest(s) is under the age of eighteen (18), GameChanger11 shall be entitled, at its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify such Participant and forfeit his/her prize. Further, GameChanger11 may, at its sole and absolute discretion, suspend or terminate such Participant's account. To the extent permitted by law, GameChanger11 makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of any prizes and shall not be liable in respect of the same. GameChanger11 may, at its sole and absolute discretion, vary or modify the prizes being offered to winners. Participants shall not raise any claim against GameChanger11 or question its right to modify such prizes being offered, prior to closure of the Contest. GameChanger11 will not bear any responsibility for the transportation or packaging of prizes to the respective winners. GameChanger11 shall not be held liable for any loss or damage caused to any prizes at the time of such transportation. The Winners shall bear the shipping, courier or any other delivery cost in respect of the prizes. The Winners shall bear all transaction charges levied for delivery of cash prizes. All prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable. Prizes cannot be exchanged / redeemed for cash or kind. No cash claims can be made in lieu of prizes in kind.
Acceptance of a prize by the Winner constitutes permission for GameChanger11, and its affiliates to use the Winner's name, likeness, voice and comments for advertising and promotional purposes in any media worldwide for purposes of advertising and trade without any further permissions or consents and / or additional compensation whatsoever. The Winners further undertake that they will be available for promotional purposes as planned and desired by GameChanger11 without any charge. The exact dates remain the sole discretion of GameChanger11. Promotional activities may include but not be limited to press events, internal meetings and ceremonies/functions.
If it comes to the notice of GameChanger11 that any governmental, statutory or regulatory compliances or approvals are required for conducting any Contest(s) or if it comes to the notice of GameChanger11 that conduct of any such Contest(s) is prohibited, then GameChanger11 shall withdraw and / or cancel such Contest(s) without prior notice to any Participants or winners of any Contest(s). Users agree not to make any claim in respect of such cancellation or withdrawal of the Contest or Contest it in any manner. Employees, directors, affiliates, relatives and family members of GameChanger11, will not be eligible to participate in any Contest(s).
Dispute and Dispute Resolution
The courts of competent jurisdiction at Delhi shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any and all disputes arising out of, or in connection with, the GameChanger11 Services provided by GameChanger11 (including the Contest(s)), the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of the User(s) (including Participants) or GameChanger11, as well as the exclusive jurisdiction to grant interim or preliminary relief in case of any dispute referred to arbitration as given below. All such issues and questions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India. In the event of any legal dispute (which may be a legal issue or question) which may arise, the party raising the dispute shall provide a written notification ("Notification") to the other party.
On receipt of Notification, the parties shall first try to resolve the dispute through discussions. In the event that the parties are unable to resolve the dispute within fifteen (15) days of receipt of Notification, the dispute shall be settled by arbitration. The place of arbitration shall be Delhi, India. All arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English and in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, as amended from time to time. The arbitration award will be final and binding on the Parties, and each Party will bear its own costs of arbitration and equally share the fees of the arbitrator unless the arbitral tribunal decides otherwise. The arbitrator shall be entitled to pass interim orders and awards, including the orders for specific performance and such orders would be enforceable in competent courts. The arbitrator shall give a reasoned award. Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall prevent GameChanger11 from seeking and obtaining interim or permanent equitable or injunctive relief, or any other relief available to safeguard GameChanger11's interest prior to, during or following the filing of arbitration proceedings or pending the execution of a decision or award in connection with any arbitration proceedings from any court having jurisdiction to grant the same. The pursuit of equitable or injunctive relief shall not constitute a waiver on the part of GameChanger11 to pursue any remedy for monetary damages through the arbitration described herein.
Release and Limitations of Liability
Users shall access the GameChanger11 Services provided on GameChanger11 voluntarily and at their own risk. GameChanger11 shall, under no circumstances be held responsible or liable on account of any loss or damage sustained (including but not limited to any accident, injury, death, loss of property) by Users or any other person or entity during the course of access to the GameChanger11 Services (including participation in the Contest(s)) or as a result of acceptance of any prize. By entering the contests and accessing the GameChanger11 Services provided therein, Users hereby release from and agree to indemnify GameChanger11, and/ or any of its directors, employees, partners, associates and licensors, from and against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out their access to the GameChanger11 Services including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct, indirect, consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission on their part, or otherwise. GameChanger11 accepts no liability, whether jointly or severally, for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or third parties in relation to the prizes.
Users shall be solely responsible for any consequences which may arise due to their access of GameChanger11 Services by conducting an illegal act or due to non-conformity with these Terms and Conditions and other rules and regulations in relation to GameChanger11 Services, including provision of incorrect address or other personal details. Users also undertake to indemnify GameChanger11 and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents on the happening of such an event (including without limitation cost of attorney, legal charges etc.) on full indemnity basis for any loss/damage suffered by GameChanger11 on account of such act on the part of the Users. Users shall indemnify, defend, and hold GameChanger11 harmless from any third party/entity/organization claims arising from or related to such User's engagement with the GameChanger11 or participation in any Contest. In no event shall GameChanger11 be liable to any User for acts or omissions arising out of or related to User's engagement with the GameChanger11 or his/her participation in any Contest(s). In consideration of GameChanger11 allowing Users to access the GameChanger11 Services, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Users waive and release each and every right or claim, all actions, causes of actions (present or future) each of them has or may have against GameChanger11, its respective agents, directors, officers, business associates, group companies, sponsors, employees, or representatives for all and any injuries, accidents, or mishaps (whether known or unknown) or (whether anticipated or unanticipated) arising out of the provision of GameChanger11 Services or related to the Contests or the prizes of the Contests.