Terms & Conditions
“TechThursday” – Rules of Participation
"TechThursday" (the "Contest"/ “Quiz”) shall be organized, conducted and sponsored by Accenture Solutions Private Ltd. ("Organizer / Accenture") and shall be open for participation from June 04, 2020, onwards until August 2020.
Eligibility Criteria and Contest Construct
• The contest will be held on the ‘Accenture campus circle’ channel – an exclusive community on Telegram App specifically created for select recipients who have joined our community on Telegram. Any other individual’s access will be revoked and disqualified.
• This contest is open only for 2019-2020 batch of engineering students who have received our offer letters before the commencement of the Contest and whose joining date has been deferred. Other students are not eligible to participate in this contest.
• The quiz will be announced on Telegram on select Thursdays and its details will be shared on the Telegram community. Participants should send their entry to TechThursdays@accenture.com, along with their name, email id, college name and Accenture candidate ID. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
• Participants should send their entries before 10.00 p.m. on the next day i.e. Friday of that week.
• Winners will be notified on the Accenture Campus Circle channel on Telegram. 5-10 winners will be announced for each quiz. In case of a tie between the participants, organizer will conduct a lucky draw to identify the winners.
• The right to permit or restrict participation is at the sole discretion of the Organizer.
The Organizer has the right to substantiate or verify the participants' details or information as provided in the entry form or at time of registration. The Organizer may seek any further documents, as may be required to verify the participants' details or information. The participant must provide all supporting details requested by the Organizer to substantiate or verify the information provided in the entry form. If such a request is made and the participant either fails or does not agree to provide the same, then the Organizer reserves the right to disqualify such participant from participating in the Contest.
Determination of whether information is correct or not, rests solely with the Organizer.
If at any time, any information provided by any participant is found to be incorrect in any manner, then the participant will be disqualified from participating in the Contest.
If, after the conclusion of the Contest, any information provided by any participant is found to be incorrect in any manner, the participant will be liable to return the prize (if any) or any other monetary or non-monetary incentives provided as part of the Contest.
Winners for this contest will stand a chance to win e-vouchers.
Organizer shall not be liable for any loss, damage, theft, or any other mishap caused to the
Prize after handing over the same to the Winners of the Contest.
The Winner/s or his/her legal heirs shall have no other rights or claims whatsoever against Organizer.
In case the winners in any category of the Contest fails to claim the prize/incentives offered by Organizer as a result of this Contest within 15 days of announcement of the winners due to any reason whatsoever, the Organizer reserves the right to withdraw the prize or the incentive, post which the winner will have no right to claim or demand the prize or the incentive from the Organizer and no further communication will be entertained in the regard.
The participant grants the Organizers and its affiliates the right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, broadcast, display, publicly perform, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), the participant's name, image, voice, likeness, statements, and idea/s (in each case, as submitted or as edited by the Organizer, in the Organizer's sole discretion), as well as any additional photographic images, video images, portraits, interviews or other materials relating to the participant and arising out of his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the participant's name) (collectively, the "additional materials") in any media throughout the world for advertising and publicity purposes without additional review, compensation, or approval.
If any manipulation (for example, any internet spamming or unsolicited e-mails, or any other conduct which Organizer believes is unfair or contrary to the spirit of the Contest) occurs or if the Organizer considers there has been any attempt to rig the selection procedure, Organizer reserves the right to disqualify entries if it has reasonable grounds to believe so and reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend this Contest at any time.
The Organizer shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage that any person or organization may suffer as a result of participating or attempting to participate in the Contest, the Contest being withdrawn, or its terms amended.
The Organizer cannot and shall not be accountable or liable for any technical or non–technical disruptions, stoppages, interruptions or cancellation of the Contest.
The Organizer and its contractors, assisting in organizing the contest, cannot be held responsible for matters out of its control and for force majeure reasons.
Decision of the Organizer on all matters, including but not limited to these Rules of the Contest, criteria of selection and selection of winners, is final and binding on all participants and no correspondence will be entertained regarding the same.
The Organizer reserves the right to alter the Rules of this Contest or terminate the Contest at its own discretion and without prior notice to the participant and without incurring any liability whatsoever.
Each participant hereby agrees and acknowledges transferring to Accenture full and complete ownership and any other rights toward the additional materials created during the contest. Each participant further agrees that Accenture shall have all the rights including but not limited to use, publish, feature, modify and transfer internally or externally any of the submitted responses or details of the contest in any of Accenture publications, websites and/or in any promotional material without need to procure any additional permission from the participant.
The participant agrees to indemnify and hold the Organizer and their respective affiliates, directors, employees, agents and partners (“Organizer’s Associates”) harmless from any and all direct and indirect claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Organizers' Associates in connection with participation in or winning the Contest.
Participant waives any rights of publicity, rights of privacy, intellectual property rights, and any other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Organizers' use of any material/information or require the participant's permission for Organizers' to use them for promotional purposes, and hereby waives any claim against the Organizers' relating to the Organizers' promotional use of those materials.
Organizer will not be liable for any inaccuracy, error or omission contained in any such copy, reproduction or publication of the entry form, the idea/s or other materials submitted.
The Rules are to be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of India. All disputes relating to or arising out of the Contest shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of competent jurisdiction at Bangalore, India.
By entering this Contest, the participant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these Rules of the Contest
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