Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to “Chupa Chups SMS and Win Contest" for consumers, sponsored and launched by Perfetti Van Melle India Private Limited and conducted by Rewardport Corporate Solutions Private Limited wherein consumers can participate by sending an SMS of four (4) digit alpha numeric batch code printed on the promotion pack (defined below) to 8750733336. By participating in the Contest, participants fully and unconditionally agree to accept these terms and conditions available on this promotion website as the decisions of PVMI, which are final and binding in all matters related to this ‘Chupa Chups SMS and Win Contest’.

A. DEFINITIONS

  • ‘Assured Reward’ shall mean single one month ganna+ subscription.
  • ‘Contest’ shall mean the ;Chupa Chup SMS and Win Contest’
  • ‘Contest Period’ is the period commencing from 9:00 a.m. on 1st March 2020 till 9:00 p.m. on 30th April 2020;
  • ‘Contest Time’ is the period of a day between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm during the Contest Period;
  • ‘Eligible Persons’ shall mean and include all the persons residents of India, however, those who are employees/ agents/ associates/ Promoters of Perfetti Van Melle India Private Limited or of its affiliates/ subsidiaries/ advertising agencies are not ‘Eligible Persons’;
  • ‘Organizer’ shall mean Rewardport Corporate Solutions Private Limited;
  • ‘Participant’ shall mean each eligible person who participates in the Scheme in the manner explained in these delivery mechanics;
  • ‘Participation Code’ or ‘batch code’ is a 4-digit alphanumeric code printed on the wrapper of a promotion product;
  • ‘Pre Contest Period’ shall mean the period commencing from 9 a.m. on 5th February 2020 till 9 p.m. on 29th February 2020;
  • ‘Pre Contest Timing’ is the period of a day between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm during the Contest Period
  • ‘Promoter’ shall mean Perfetti Van Melle India Private Limited;
  • ‘Promotion Products’ shall mean and include the below products & packs of Chupa Chups
    • Chupa Chups Sour Belts (10g) at Rs. 5/-
    • Chupa Chups Sour Bites (26.4g) at Rs. 10/-
    • Chupa Chups Sour Tubes Mini (24.2g) at Rs. 10 /-
    • Chupa Chups Sour Belts (57.6g) at Rs. 27/-
    • Chupa Chups Sour Bites (61.6g) at Rs. 27/-
    • Chupa Chups Sour Tubes Mini (61.6g) at Rs. 30/-
  • ‘Reward’ shall mean the ‘Voucher Code of Rs.500’ (Rupees Five Hundred Only) to be redeemed at ‘theschouledstore.com’.

B. Contest Overview and Concept:

  • These terms and conditions apply to the Contest sponsored and launched by Promoter and conducted by the Organizers wherein consumers can participate by sending an SMS of the four (4) digit alpha numeric batch code printed on the Promotion Pack to 8750733336. Participants will get a revert SMS with their confirmation of participation.
  • This Contest is valid throughout India and is open to Indian Citizens Only.
  • This Contest is valid in India during the Contest Period. Entries received before or after the Contest Period shall be ineligible for participation in the Contest.
  • The entries received before the Contest Period and during the Pre Contest Period will be eligible for ‘Pre-Contest Draw’ wherein 25 (twenty five) winners will be selected from the State of Tamil Nadu and 300 (three hundred) winners will be selected from the Rest of India (excluding the State of Tamil Nadu).
  • The entries received during the Contest Period will be eligible for participation in the Contest wherein 43200 (Forty Three Thousand and Two Hundred Only) winners will be selected from the Rest of India (excluding the State of Tamil Nadu) and 2580 Winners will be selected from the State of Tamil Nadu.
  • The winners of the Pre Contest Draw or the Contest as the case may be will be informed over SMS and will be entitled to a ‘Voucher Code of Rs.500’ (Rupees Five Hundred Only) to be redeemed at ‘theschouledstore.com’. To redeem the Voucher, the Winner will have to visit ‘www.theschouledstore.com’ to choose their article/accessory and use the Voucher Code of Rs. 500/- at checkout.
  • If the total bill amount of the chosen “article/accessory” on the website is ₹500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) or less than ₹500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) then the winner shall get their items for free & any unused value shall lapse. If the total amount of the bill is more than ₹500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) then the winner shall get a falt ₹500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) discount on their total bill amount and the winner will have to pay the remaining amount.
  • The winner selection process during the Pre Contest Period will be the same as the selection process during Contest Period.
  • During the Contest Period, all participants will be awarded a single one month ganna+ subscription as an assured reward for their participation in the Contest basing the terms and conditions mentioned herein.
  • The Participants can participate in the Pre - Contest Draw any time during the Pre Contest Period but only the Participants participating the Pre Contest Draw during the Pre Contest Timing will be eligible for winning the Reward on the same date of participation. Entries received outside before the Pre Contest Timing within the Pre Contest Period will be considered for winner selection on the next calendar day.
  • The Participants can participate in the Contest any time during the Contest Period but only the Participants participating the Contest during the Contest Timing will be eligible for winning the Reward and Assured Reward on the same date of participation. Entries received outside the Contest Timing but within the Contest Period will be considered for winner selection on the next calendar day.
  • Time of participation will be defined as the time at which the entry is received through the SMS mode of participation at Organizer computer. Date of participation is defined as the date at which the entry is received through the SMS mode of participation at Organizer computer.
  • Consumers participating or seeking to participate in the Pre Contest Draw or Contest shall individually be referred to as "Participant" and collectively as "Participants".
  • All Intellectual Property Rights including but not limited to trademark, copy rights, designs etc. used herein are the property of their respective owners.
  • This contest is subject to all applicable central, state and local laws and regulations;
  • Regular call and message charges of will apply as per the consumers telecom operator in their respective location;

C. Eligibility:

  • This Contest or Pre-Contest Draw will be open to all the residents of India with the exception of employees, their immediate family members, agents, distributors, retailers and any other channel partner of PVMI and the agency.
  • People below 18 years shall be allowed to participate in the Contest or Pre Contest Draw with the consent of their parents or guardians providing the necessary documentation on behalf of the minor. In such a case, the parent (s) or legal guardian of the minor may redeem the prize/assured-reward at his / her own cost and shall execute the documents as required.
  • PVMI or the Organizer will not be responsible for any NDNC (National Do Not Call) Registry regulation that will come into play. All Participants who participate will agree as per the terms and conditions that even if they are registered under NDNC, DND (Do Not Disturb), PVMI or the Organizers will have all the authority to call such shortlisted winners & recipients of assured-reward as the case may be, by virtue of them having voluntarily participated in the Contest/Pre-Contest Draw.

D. How to Participate:

  • Participation by Consumers from the State of Tamil Nadu
    • Any eligible person from the State of Tamil Nadu can participate in Pre Contest Draw or Contest by sending the Promotion Code mentioned on the back of the Promotion Pack through an SMS to 8750733336.
    • After sending the SMS, the Organizer will validate the code and the Participant will get an SMS along with a follow up question ‘its #funfanafun with Chupa Chups because………….’ which will be required to be completed by the Participant.
    • The Participant will send their answers by SMS to 8750733336 and after the SMS, the Participant will get their confirmation of Participation in the Pre Contest Draw or Contest as the case may be.
  • Participation by Consumers from Rest of India (excluding the State of Tamil Nadu)>
    • Any eligible person from Rest of India (excluding the State of Tamil Nadu) can participate in Pre Contest Draw or Contest by sending the Promotion Code mentioned on the back of the Promotion Pack through an SMS to 8750733336.
    • After sending the SMS, the Organizer will validate the code and the Participant will get participation confirmatory SMS with respect to the Pre Contest Draw or Contest as the case may be.
  • PVMI and the Partner Agency shall not be responsible for (including but not limited to):
    • For any SPAM generated messages
    • For the Operator Code not being displayed on the user's mobile phones
    • For any SMS message delivery failures
    • Any lost, late or misdirected computer transmission or network, electronic failures or any kind of any failure to receive entries owing to transmission failures or due to any technical reason
    • If the participant has registered himself to the DND of the telecom provider/ the participant has registered with National Do Not Call Registry/ Participant has specifically requested for not receiving messages for the specific campaign
    • Other conditions beyond its reasonable control

E. Selection of Winners:

  • For State of Tamil Nadu:
    • Based on the answer sent to the follow up follow-up question, entries will be judged by the Organizers. The entries will be evaluated on the creativity, uniqueness, and originality of the response.
    • During the Pre-Contest Period, a total of 25 (twenty five) winners will be selected from the State of Tamil Nadu in the manner (1 Winner Per Day X 25 days = 25 Prizes for the winners from the State of Tamil Nadu during the Pre Contest Draw);
    • During the Contest Period, a total of 2580 (Two Thousand Five Hundred And Eighty Only) winners will be selected from the state of Tamil Nadu in the manner (43 winners per day X 60 days = 2580 prize for winners from the State of Tamil Nadu during the Contest Period);
    • Any participant of the contest who wins three prizes during the Contest Period or Pre Contest Period (combined) shall not be eligible to win any further prizes.
    • Once a batch code has been selected as a winning entry, it will not be selected as a winning entry again if it is sent from the same mobile number during the Contest Period & Pre-Contest Period combined.
  • For Rest of India (excluding the State of Tamil Nadu):
    • During the Pre-Contest Period, a total of 300 (three hundred) winners will be selected from rest of India (1 winner every hour X 12 hours per day X 25 days = 300 prizes for winners from rest of India during the Pre Contest Period).
    • During the Contest Period total of 43,200 (Forty-Three Thousand Two Hundred) winners will be selected from the rest of India. (60 winners per hour (1 winner per min )X 12 hours per day X 60 days = 43,200 prizes for winners from rest of India during the Contest Period).
    • Any participant of the contest who wins three prizes during the Contest Period or Pre Contest Period (combined) shall not be eligible to win any further prizes.
    • Once a batch code has been selected as a winning entry, it will not be selected as a winning entry again if it is sent from the same mobile number during the Contest Period & Pre-Contest Period combined.

F. Prize

  • Reward – Voucher Code of Rs.500’ (Rupees Five Hundred Only) to be redeemed at ‘theschouledstore.com’.
    • The winner of the Contest and / or the Pre-Contest Draw will be awarded a ‘Voucher Code of Rs.500 (Rupees Five Hundred Only) to be redeemed at ‘theschouledstore.com’(“www.TheSouledStore.com” is an online shopping destination for various accessories and articles) basis the T&C mentioned herein.
    • Upon receiving the Reward (that will come though SMS to the winners of the Contest/Pre Contest Draw), the winner would have to visit “www.TheSouledStore.com” to choose their “article/accessory” and use the “Rs. 500 voucher code” at the time of checkout. If the bill amount of the chosen “article/accessory” on the website is less than ₹500 then the winner shall get their items for FREE & the unused value will get lapsed. If the bill amount is more than ₹500 then the winner shall get a FLAT ₹500 discount.
    • Each of the participant from whose mobile numbers these winning Entries are received shall be entitled to a Prize; provided that not more than three Prizes shall be awarded against Entries received from a single mobile number during the contest and pre-contest period combined.
    • Prizes will be given subject to the winner satisfying the verification process of PVMI. One participant can win a maximum of three prizes during the Contest Period and the Pre Contest Draw combined. Uniqueness of the winner will be basis Unique Mobile Number.
    • The Prize cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash. In the event that the winner does not take the prize in the time and manner stipulated, then the prize will be forfeited and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize. Prize must be taken as offered and cannot be varied.
    • Any unused prize is not-transferable, non-refundable and non-redeemable for other goods or services and cannot be taken in exchange for cash.
    • PVMI shall provide the prize on an "as-is basis" and without any warranty or guarantee concerning the quality, suitability or comfort, and PVMI and/or its associates, affiliates and/ or its management, directors, officers, agents, representatives shall not be responsible for or liable (including but not limited to the product and service liabilities) for deficiency and/ or defect of any product/service and/or the prize or for any kind of consequential damages/ loss, in any manner whatsoever. If any Participant has any grievance with respect to the prize, he/she may directly contact the manufacturer.
    • The image of the prize depicted on the press ads/posters/TVC's/pack shots etc. are for illustrative purposes only and the actual prize may vary from the depiction made.
    • PVMI or its Agencies/Organizers shall not be liable for any loss or damage of the prize due to Act of God, Governmental action and other Force Majeure circumstances and shall not be liable to pay any compensation whatsoever for such losses.
    • Any participant of the Contest or the Pre Contest Draw who wins three prizes during the Contest Period or Pre Contest Draw combined shall not be eligible to win any further prizes.
  • Assured Reward: ‘one month ganna+ subscription’:
    • During the Contest Period, all participants (irrespective of their winning status) will be given a single "one-month Gaana+ subscription" as an assured reward for participating in the Contest basis the T&C herein.
    • Not more than One assured reward shall be rewarded against entries received from a single mobile number during the Contest Period.
    • Assured reward will not be awarded to any Participants during the Pre-Contest Period.
    • Assured reward will be given subject to the participant satisfying the verification process of PVMI. One participant will get a maximum of one assured reward during the Contest Period. Uniqueness of the winner will be basis Unique Mobile Number.
    • The Assured Reward cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash. In the event that the participant does not take the assured reward in the time and manner stipulated, then the assured reward will be forfeited and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the assured reward. Assured Reward must be taken as offered and cannot be varied.
    • Any unused Assured Reward is not-transferable, non-refundable and non-redeemable for other goods or services and cannot be taken in exchange for cash.
    • PVMI shall provide the assured reward on an "as-is basis" and without any warranty or guarantee concerning the quality, suitability or comfort, and PVMI and/or its associates, affiliates and/ or its management, directors, officers, agents, representatives shall not be responsible for or liable (including but not limited to the product and service liabilities) for deficiency and/ or defect of any product/service and/or the prize or for any kind of consequential damages/ loss, in any manner whatsoever. If any Participant has any grievance with respect to the assured reward, he/she may directly contact the manufacturer.
    • The image of the assured reward depicted on the press ads/posters/TVC's/pack shots etc. are for illustrative purposes only and the actual prize may vary from the depiction made.
    • PVMI or its Agencies shall not be liable for any loss or damage of the assured reward due to Act of God, Governmental action and other Force Majeure circumstances and shall not be liable to pay any compensation whatsoever for such losses.
    • Any participant of the contest who receives one assured reward during the Contest Period shall not be eligible to win any assured reward.

G. Contacting Winners & participants:

  • Once the Winners are selected for the contest or pre-content, the Partner Agency appointed by PVMI shall contact the winner on their registered mobile number within a maximum of 24 business hours. The winner will receive their “Rs. 500 Voucher of www.TheSouledStore.com” along with a weblink to redeem the offer. Business Hours are from Monday to Friday, between 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM, except public holidays.
  • No prize will be awarded if the information presented by the Participant(s) at the time of entering the contest or pre-contest is not factually correct.
  • No assured reward will be awarded if the information presented by the Participant(s) at the time of entering the contest is not factually correct.
  • In the event of death of the Confirmed Winner, no claim from the nominee or his/her legal heirs of the Confirmed Winner shall be entertained for receiving the prize.

H. Publicity:

  • The Participant/s undertake and irrevocably and unconditionally permit PVMI to cover the Contest or pre-contest through various media including newspapers, radio television news channels, internet, point of sale materials, etc., and shall not raise any objection, protest or demur to such coverage or in this regard for a period of 6 months after the expiry of the Contest Period.
  • The winners must, at the request of PVMI, participate in all promotional activity (such as publicity and photography) surrounding the winning of the prize, free of charge, and they consent to PVMI using their name and image in promotional material.

I. General Conditions:

  • Each Participant represents and warrants that he/she is legally competent to enter into binding contracts under applicable laws. Participation in the promotion is purely voluntary and the same shall be construed as an acceptance of the terms and conditions stipulated herein;
  • To participate in the promotion regular call and message rates shall apply.
  • By taking part or entering into this promotion, the participant warrants that all Personal Data provided by him regarding his name, age, state, city, address, phone number, etc., is true, correct, accurate and complete.
  • The decision of PVMI or its Agency, as regards the selection of winners of prize or receipt of assured reward and distribution of the prizes &/or assured reward shall be final, subject only to PVMI 's approval. No correspondence or any other claims whatsoever, in this regard will be entertained. PVMI reserves the right to exclude any person from the promotion on grounds of misconduct or criminal record.
  • In case of any dispute in connection with the promotion, the process in connection with the offer, prize etc. Perfetti Van Melle Pvt Ltd.’s decision will be final and binding.
  • No queries, claims, dispute, complaints or grievances shall be entertained by Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. and its partner agency after [30] days from the date of the closure of the promotion.
  • The Reward and Assured Reward cannot be exchanged, and are not transferable and cannot be converted into cash.
  • All and any incidental costs direct and/or indirect, in relation to claiming the prize, shall be borne by the winner. Promoters and Organizer shall not be responsible or liable for the same in any manner whatsoever.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. shall provide the prizes without any warranty or guarantee concerning the quality, suitability or comfort. Company and Partner Agency shall not be responsible for or liable (including but not limited to the product warranty and service liabilities) for deficiency and/ or defect of any product/service or for any kind of consequential damages/ loss, in any manner whatsoever. If any participant has any grievance with respect to the prize, he/she may directly contact the manufacturer.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to terminate, modify or extend the promotion, at any time at its absolute discretion, without assigning any reason. Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to defer, alter this promotion, 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 Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. in this regard and in general with respect to this promotion and the terms and conditions thereto shall be final, binding and non-negotiable.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd or its Partner Agency shall not be accountable/liable for any disruptions/stoppages/interruptions or cancellation of the promotion due to any government restrictions or as a result of circumstances beyond its/their control in the nature of fire, explosions, natural calamities, state emergency, riots, or any other Force Majeure condition, etc., and shall not be liable to compensate the participant in these circumstances.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. or its Partner Agency accepts no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected entries, loss of SMS, loss of internet connectivity, documents, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, unauthorized data hacking, deletion, theft, destruction, virus attack, transmission interruption, communications failure, hardware failure or otherwise.
  • Partner Agency is not responsible for Non-Delivery or receipt of an SMS by their servers or on the end users device due to customer handset issues, network issues or due to any issues at cellular operator’s end. By participating in this programme the customer will not hold Partner Agency or Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. responsible for the same.
  • By entering this promotion the participant hereby releases from and agrees to indemnify Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd., and/ or any of its respective officers/employees from and against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of the prize or participation in the promotion including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct, indirect, consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission, or otherwise.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt. Ltd. and the Partner Agency accept no liability, for any errors or omissions, in relation to the prizes.
  • The winners consent to Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt, Ltd. using their name and image in promotional material during the Contest Period and 6 months after the expiry of the Contest Period.
  • The courts of competent jurisdiction at Gurugram, shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any and all disputes arising out of, or in connection with this promotion.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt Ltd, hereby informs the Participant, that this Contest is not based upon winning on the basis of luck and that the basis of selection of the Winner for both the Contest and Pre-contest period, is dependent upon the creative and imaginative writing skills of the Participant.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt Ltd or its Partner Agency shall collect and process the personal data of the Participants only for the purpose of this Promotion.
  • The processing of the Personal Data can take place electronically and manually, based on logical criteria compatible and functional with the purposes for which the Personal Data are collected, and always in accordance with the applicable Personal Data Protection Laws.
  • The processing of the Personal Data shall be limited to the purposes of this Promotion and shall not be used for any purpose outside the scope of this Promotion.
  • The Personal Data will be processed only by personnel authorised by PVM (including any other company of the PVM Group), or by PVM authorised Partner Agency who, as Data Processor, perform specific processing services or activities complementary to the purposes referred above. This Personal Data will not be disseminated in any manner.
  • The Personal Data of the Participants will be kept for the Promotion period. After that, the Personal Data will either be destroyed or deleted so as not to retain any copies of the same. During the tenure of the Promotion, if in case the Participant wishes to update any of the personal information provided to PVMI earlier, they may do the same.
  • Perfetti Van Melle India Pvt Ltd, hereby informs the Participant that they shall have right to request access to and rectification or erasure of their Personal Data, or restriction or objection to processing, as well as the right to data portability or to withdraw the consent given by addressing to PVM by sending an email to pvmdpo@it.pvmgrp.com to the attention of the Data Protection Officer.
  • The Participants have the right to lodge a complaint with a Supervisory Authority.
  • The participant expressly confirms that he/she has read the Terms & Conditions of the program.
  • In case of queries, please email to ChupaChups@rewardport.in or Call at 022- 40270014 or 022- 40270025. Lines open from Monday to Friday between 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Lines will be closed on public and bank holidays. Standard calling rates apply.
  • PVMI reserves the right to change, defer, alter or cancel this Contest or pre-contest 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 PVMI in this regard and in general with respect to this Contest or pre-contest and the terms and conditions thereto shall be final, binding and non-contestable.
  • Nothing contained herein amounts to a commitment or representation by PVMI to conduct further Contests or pre-contest.
  • None of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or agency between any Participant and PVMI and the Participant shall not have the authority to bind PVMI in any manner whatsoever.
  • Failure to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided hereunder or by law does not constitute a waiver of the right or remedy or waiver of other rights or remedies on the part of PVMI or its Agency.
  • If a Participant is dissatisfied with the Contest/pre-contest or the Contest/pre-contest rules and/or any content or any requirements of the Contest/pre-contest form, the materials available related thereto, or with these terms and conditions, his/her sole and exclusive remedy is to not participate in the Contest/pre-contest.
  • The operational part of the scheme like redemption of “Rs. 500 Voucher of www.TheSouledStore.com” or “one-month Gaana+ subscription” shall be managed by the respective vendors (i.e. vendor www.TheSouledStore.com for the prize of “Rs. 500 Voucher of www.TheSouledStore.com” and vendor www.gaana.com for the assured reward of “one-month Gaana+ subscription”). However, product will be distributed through PVMI Distributor/dealer.
  • The Contest & Pre-Contest is subject to all applicable central, state and local laws and regulations.
  • All IPR rights including trademark, copy right and designs used are the property of their respective owners.