1. P&G Home Products Private Ltd., (hereinafter “P&G”) in association with Expertizo Education Pvt Ltd., (hereinafter “Expertizo”) is hosting a challenge for Startups called “P&G Startup Challenge” (hereinafter referred to as the “Challenge” for easy reference) the link for which is https://www.rewardme.in/tag/pgstartupchallenge (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”)

  2. The Challenge period starts from 6th October 2017 and all Participants must ensure that their entry/submission is made by 31st October 2017 (hereinafter “Challenge Period”). No entries submitted after 31st Oct 2017 shall be accepted.

  3. Participation in this Challenge is optional and voluntary. Participation in this Challenge is open to Start-Ups run by person(s) above the age of 18. Associate Companies of P&G (in past or present) cannot participate in the Challenge.

  4. By participating in this Program:

    1. The participant expressly confirms and represents that he/she has read the Terms & Conditions of the Challenge on how to enter, how the selected entries shall be determined, and details on usage, collection, retention and sharing of personal data and selected entries.

    2. . The participant agrees to be bound by the terms, including in particular those relating to the collection, retention, use and sharing of personal data; and

    3. The participant confirms that he/she is not breaching any law or violating any third party rights by participating in this Program.

  5. How to enter the Challenge-

    1. Participants shall submit their proposal before 31st October 2017 by emailing them to pgstartupchallenge@kraftshala.com

    2. The shortlisted candidates will be revealed on 13th November.

    3. Shortlisted candidates will present their proposal to P&G Leadership team on 22nd November 2017

    4. Failure to appear for the presentation (as per guidelines shared post shortlisting) will amount to disqualification of the shortlisted candidates.

  6. The entries shall be-

    1. In context to the P&G problem statements.

    2. Not contain any demeaning, abusive, profanity, hate speech, obscenity, etc.

    3. Not violating any laws of the land including Intellectual property of any party or person in any manner. The participant shall be solely liable for the violation of the same.

    4. The content used in the entry should not contain any offensive, defamatory, indecent, abusive content, pictorial representation or language that can in any manner be deemed as offensive by any section of society or prohibited under any religion or law. The participant shall be solely liable for the violation of the same.

    5. Final selected participants will be shortlisted basis criteria set by P&G Jury members.

  7. The winner(s) shall be contacted by P&G to the way forward. P&G team shall undertake separate set of agreement and confirmation from the winner(s) before having the winning entries used or complied in any manner.

  8. P&G’s decision shall be final with respect to the winner(s) and shall be final and binding and not subject to any dispute or challenge.

  9. The Prize is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed / exchanged for cash. No claim shall be entertained in this regard.

  10. By participating in the Challenge the participants give their express consent to P&G and its partners to use the participants name, relevant details for purposes of publicity, edition, presentation, brand study, market research, advertising and/or trade without further approval, permission, compensation or notice for unlimited period.

  11. By participating in the Challenge, the participant(s):

    1. Agree to the use of their name, picture and/or likeness in any manner deemed necessary by Event sponsors, P&G and Expertizo, without compensation, by P&G and any party authorized by P&G;

    2. Hereby waives all rights and grant P&G and Expertizo a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual worldwide usage rights to copy, modify and otherwise use and distribute his/her selected entry and/or any element of the submission (hereinafter the “Works”), in any and all media and in any publication whether online, offline or on the Internet. P&G and Expertizo shall also be free to use any ideas, concepts, photos, know-how or techniques contained in such submissions or materials for any purpose now or in future;

    3. To the fullest extent permitted by law, waive any moral rights or similar rights they may have in the Works or any part thereof throughout the world;

    4. Undertake not to object to any use of the Works by P&G and Expertizo or any party authorized by P&G and Expertizo;

    5. Undertake to adhere to terms and policies as set out by P&G and Expertizo.

  12. Agrees that any such submission and or idea from your end is entirely voluntary, non-confidential, gratuitous and non-committal. P&G and Expertizo has no obligation, either express or implied, to develop or not develop / use or not use your idea/ submission and that no compensation is due to the participant or anyone else for any inadvertent or intentional use of that Idea/ submission, related Ideas or Ideas derived from your submission.

  13. P&G reserves the right to withdraw, change, defer, alter or cancel this Challenge in part or full, or change any or all of the terms and conditions that are applicable, without giving prior intimation/notice of any kind and will not be liable for any consequential losses/damages. Any decision of P&G in this regard and in general with respect to this Challenge and the terms and conditions thereto shall be final, binding.

  14. P&G and Expertizo shall not be liable for any loss or damage due to Act of God, Governmental actions, other Force Majeure circumstances and shall not be liable to pay any amount as compensation or otherwise for any such loss.

  15. All disputes are subject to the laws of India and the exclusive jurisdiction of Courts of Mumbai alone.

  16. If a participant is dissatisfied with the Challenge and/or the terms and conditions of the Challenge, his/her sole and exclusive remedy is to not to participate in the Challenge.

  17. Important note for the Shortlists: All submissions, entries, ideations shall be further evaluated by the Jury members in the next round. P&G respects proprietary rights of entities and as a company is conscientious and responsible while innovating and renovating its existing processes and systems. However any submission of idea from your end is entirely voluntary, non-confidential, gratuitous and non-committal. P&G and Expertizo are not liable for any compensation/ remuneration to you or your representative for any inadvertent or unintentional use of the Idea provided in your submission, related Ideas or Ideas derived from your Idea, now or in future. P&G assumes no obligation with respect to any Idea unless and until P&G enters into a written contract with you, in case you are declared as a selected entry. P&G shall have the sole right to determine in which manner and to what extent, if at all, the Submissions provided by shortlisted Participant shall be exploited and shall not be under any obligation to exploit the Deliverables provided by shortlisted Participant during the project or thereafter, in any manner whatsoever. Participants confirm that the submissions provided are original work, entitled to copyright protection, and will not be a copy of, nor infringe the copyright or any other Intellectual Property Rights of, any third party. Shortlisted Participant undertakes that any P&G confidential Information shared during the next round shall be kept in strict confidence by the shortlisted Participant and or its team and not be shared further with any third party.

  18. All terms and conditions with regards to P&G’s collaboration with winner(s), such as term, representations & warranties, obligations, termination, exclusivity, confidentiality, dispute resolution, shall be as specified in the definitive agreement(s) to be entered.