TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION/ REGISTRATION TO PARTICIPATE IN AUDITION FOR SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS IN “BIGG BOSS - 2” (“Auditions”).
Star India Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as "Organizer(s)"/ “SIPL”/ “Company”/ “Star”) has acquired the license to produce and broadcast in India the television series provisionally entitled “Bigg Boss-Season 2” in Telugu language (“Programme” or “Program”/ “Show”) based on the format based show viz. “Big Brother” owned by Endemol Shine IP B.V. (the “Format”). This Program shall be produced by the third party production house (‘Producer’) for and on behalf of SIPL primarily for the purpose of telecast on SIPL’s channel namely “STAR MAA” (“Channel”).
The Program involves filming the daily interaction within a group of people i.e., the participants as chosen and finalized by SIPL for the Program during the period as decided by SIPL (as per its sole discretion) living in a house situated in restricted surroundings in an area isolated and completely cut off from the outside world and specially constructed for the Program (“the House”), which group of people shall be as self-sufficient as possible with no or minimal privacy from the outside world and being on camera 24 (twenty-four) hours a day during the period of their stay in the House and the appearance/participation being broadcast, which includes live relay, by all means including television.
The following Terms and Conditions as defined below govern the entire process for Auditions (as defined below) as detailed herein for participation in the Program and shall be binding on each participant (“Participant”, “Contestant”, “Your” and/or “You”) residing and a citizen of India and who is of 18 years and above as on 04th May, 2018 , who meets the eligibility criteria as enumerated hereinafter and who voluntarily desire to participate in the Auditions hosted by SIPL for the purpose of selection and participation of Participants in the Program.
The Terms and Conditions of and in relation to the Auditions as stated herein, is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 ("Act") and rules thereunder as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008.
These terms and conditions, contained herein shall subsist until the first telecast of the last episode of the Program and /or any such extended duration as may be deemed fit by SIPL and hence, the rules shall continue to apply on the Applicants/Participants.
Date of Birth * Age*
Table A – Registration fields: (Personal Information)
Emergency No. –
Contact Person -
Why do you want to be on the show * -
Video * -
(Name of the Applicant/Participant)
Collection and use of Information:
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(iv) Any other Personal Information communicated or disclosed to the Star Group by you.
You acknowledge that the collection and use of Personal Information is essential for the business operation of Star Group.
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Email, Contact details or any other mode of Electronic Communication or otherwise & Your Information:
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STAR Group shall exercise reasonable commercial endeavors for the prevention of the unauthorised disclosure of the Personal Information provided by you. STAR Group cooperates with mandated government and law enforcement agencies or to any third parties by an order under law for the time being in force to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose Personal Information to government or law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable laws or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the STAR Group or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
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Here are our privacy principles:
- Providing information to us is your choice.
-You can choose to have the Personal Information provided by You deleted.
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Information Collection and Use
The Personal Information which You may provide to us and/or which we may collect is or could be the following:
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Information Sharing and Disclosure
Platform is the recipient of all the Personal Information and shall exercise reasonable commercial endeavors for the prevention of the Personal Information provided by the Users. We may enable access of the Users’ information to the Platform Entities, joint ventures, agents or third parties for the purposes of the services provided by them or for any other marketing related activity undertaken by or on behalf of the Platform Entities and/or its joint ventures. We will ensure on reasonable commercial efforts basis that the third parties and agents employed by us for the purposes of the Website are under an obligation to maintain confidentiality with respect to the Personal Information provided by the Users and to use it strictly for the purposes of the Website only.
Platform may disclose your Personal Information to such extent as the Platform may deem necessary for you to enter into commercial transactions with other users of the Website.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
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Deleting Your Information
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Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to Platform. Safeguarding information to help protect You from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.
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[Star India Private Limited] is a company incorporated under Companies Act, 1956, having its registered office at STAR House, Urmi Estate, 95, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai – 400 013 (“Star”).
Star provides an online http://biggbosstelugu.startv.com (“Site”) as an interactive platform for its viewers to interalia to submit information and audition video for participation in the Program “Bigg Boss – 2” (“Program”), on the Site and any other features, tools, applications, materials, or other services offered from time to time by Star in connection with its business, provided on the Site (“Content”) and post comments, participate in contests (collectively with Content, referred to as “Services”)
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Star will communicate with You by email or any push or other message or electronic records on the email address and or mobile number available with Star which will be deemed adequate service of notice / electronic record.
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By agreeing to use/avail the Services:
iii. The consequences of any use of the Services by the minor child.
Termination of Service
Star reserves the right to immediately terminate or restrict Your account or Your use of the Services or access to Content at any time, without notice or liability, if Star determines in its sole discretion that You have breached these Terms and Conditions, violated any law, rule, or regulation, engaged in other inappropriate conduct, or for any other business reason.
User Reviews, Comments and Other Material
You may have an opportunity to publish, transmit, submit, or otherwise post (collectively, "Post") only reviews or comments (collectively, "User Material").
You agree that Star shall have the right but have no obligation, to monitor User Material and to restrict or remove User Material that Star may determine, in its sole discretion, is inappropriate or for any other business reason. You must adhere to the below terms and conditions and not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:
(a) belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right to;
(b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
(c) harm minors in any way;
(d) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
(e) violates any law for the time being in force;
(f) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
(g) impersonate another person;
(h) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
(i) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation. You also represent and warrant that the Posting of your User Material does not violate any right of any party, including privacy rights, publicity rights, and intellectual property rights.
You acknowledge that Star does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Material.
By Posting the User Material, You hereby grant Star a license to use, display, reproduce, distribute, modify, delete from, add to, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform, and publish such User Material worldwide, including on or through any Property, in perpetuity, in any media formats and any media channels now known or hereinafter created. The license You grant to Star is non-exclusive, royalty-free, and sub licensable.
In no event does Star assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any User Material, and You agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies You may have against Star with respect to such User Material.
If you have any complaints relating to any User Material uploaded on the site, then please contact:email@example.com
Your email, which must bear your digital signature or a signed written complaint should include the following information:
iii. Other relevant information required by Star to assess the complaint.
Linked Destinations and Advertising
Part of this Site contains advertising and other material submitted to us by third parties. Although acceptance of advertisements on the Site on request is subject to our terms and conditions, we expressly disclaim any liability arising out of the usage of these products or services advertised on our Site.
This Site may contain articles contributed by several individuals. The views are exclusively their own and do not represent the views of Star or its management. All liability is excluded to the extent permitted by law including any implied terms. Indian law and jurisdiction applies with respect to contents of this Site. While using this website for information purposes or otherwise, users acknowledge and accept the above disclaimer.
Star is not responsible for the content or practices of any website or destination other than the Site, even if it links to the Site and even if the website or destination is operated by a company affiliated or otherwise connected with Star. By using the Services, You acknowledge and agree that Star is not responsible or liable to You for any content or other materials hosted and served from any website or destination other than the Site.
Star takes no responsibility for advertisements or any third party material Posted on any of the Properties, nor does it take any responsibility for the products or services provided by advertisers. Any dealings You have with advertisers found while using the Services are between You and the advertiser, and You agree that Star is not liable for any loss or claim that You may have against an advertiser.
If You have any questions, complaints or claims with respect to the Site, then such correspondence should be directed to the address as given below.
[STAR India Private Limited]
The contact information – firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer of Warranties
You agree that use of the Services is at Your own risk. The Services including the Site, the Content, the Video Player, user material and any other materials contained on or provided through the Properties are provided “AS IS” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.
Without limiting the foregoing, Star does not make any warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, title, merchantability, completeness, availability, security, compatibility or non-infringement; or that the Services will be uninterrupted, free of viruses and other harmful components, accurate, error free or reliable.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO CASE SHALL STAR, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, PRINCIPALS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. WHERE THE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, STAR'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
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The relationship between You and Star shall be governed by the laws of India without regard to its conflict of law provisions and for resolution of any dispute arising out of Your use of the Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You agree that Star has the right to bring any proceedings before any court/forum of competent jurisdiction and You irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts or forum.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, void, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be considered severable from the remaining provisions, and the remaining provisions given full force and effect.