1. This ‘Kindle Lucky Draw Contest’("Draw") is being run/organised by British Council Division, British High Commission,17, K. G. Marg, New Delhi, India (hereinafter referred to as the “BritishCouncil).
  2. Draw is open to all Indian citizens and foreign citizens residing in Indiawho are aged 18 and above and should have a firm contractual capacity. Only one entry per person is allowed. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are also not allowed.
  3. The promotion period for the Draw begins from 18 January 2019 and ending on 31 March 2019, both dates inclusive ("Promotion Period"). Entries received after the end of the Promotion Period shall not be entertained and shall be considered ineligible for the Contest.
  4. An individual (“Person / Persons”) shall be entitled to a chance to win the Draw provided that he/she has participated in the lucky draw by renewing their British Council’s library membership within the promotion Period.
  5. Persons doing online renewal transaction within the Promotion Period on https://www.britishcouncil.in/library are also eligible to participate in the Draw.
  6. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, this Draw is not open to employees of the British Council and their immediate family members and anyone directly connected with the Draw. Further, this Draw is not open to renewing or subscribing to a new institutional membership and also not open to online memberships. 
  7. A person need not pay any sum/charges/fees (other than the fees payable for renewal of membership of the British Council’s library) for participating in the Draw. This Draw shall be treated as a promotional activity of the British Council for its library services.
  8. The Draw will be conducted after the end of the Promotion Period on every Monday h  at 2:00 PM (or on such other date or time or at such other venue as may be determined by the British Council) and one (1) winning eligible person will be selected at random on the basis of lucky draw from the list of renewed membership during the Promotion Period, by such means and methods (which may be manual or computerised) as the British Council may determine and shall be final and binding on all the Persons. British Council reserves the right to draw reserve winners to replace any winner subsequently found to be disqualified.
  9. The Draw will be conducted at the British Council  New Delhi office. There will be one winner announced every week so cumulative there will be 4 winners. Each winner (one every week will be entitled to a Kindle worth Rs. 10,974/-.  The winner(s) shall not deny to sign any receipt, affidavit, indemnity, agreements and/or documents if required by the British Council at the time of delivery of prizes.
  10. The winner will be notified by email/ telephone (to his/her respective address in the records of the British Council) as well as on website within 7 working days from the date of the Draw.The winners must confirm acceptance of the prize immediately with the British Council. If British Council does not receive an answer from the selected winners within 15 working days after initial contact is made by the British Council, the original selected winner will be disqualified and the next eligible alternate shall be selected as the prize winner. If the prize remains unclaimed for 3 months after the date of the Draw, it will be forfeited.
  11. Winners have to produce original valid photo ID proof and original payment receipt received from the British Council for the renewal of the membership to be eligible for receiving the prize. Such winners can collect their prize from the place and at the time as would be indicated by British Council.
  12. If any Person is subsequently discovered to be not entitled or ineligible to participate in the Draw or ineligible to receive the prize, the British Council reserves the right to forfeit/reclaim the prize at its sole discretion and confer the same on any other person as may be selected by the British Council in any manner as the British Council deems fit. No person in any case whatsoever shall be entitled to any payment or compensation from the British Council should any prize be forfeited.
  13. The British Council may at its sole discretion substitute or replace any prize with any other prize of equal or similar value (in kind) selected by it without any prior notice, subject to any applicable law. Unless otherwise indicated by the British Council, all prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and are not exchangeable for cash or for any other item. British Council accepts no responsibility for any tax or other liability that may arise from prize winnings.
  14. The winner agrees to co-operate with and participate in any advertising or publicity activities of the British Council relating to the Draw and agrees that the British Council may publicise the name and/or photograph of each winnerin such mode and manner as the British Council considers fit. No claims whatsoever can be made against the British Council for the use by the British Council of the name and/or photograph of the winner. By participating in the Draw, the winner is deemed to consent to any publicity which may be generated as a result of the Draw, and use on any marketing material and in any media at any time, including use of the winner's name, picture and basic information in all related marketing and publicity promotion.Persons shall not, without the prior written approval of British Council, speak to the press or any other media nor give any interviews or comments relating to the Draw.
  15. Without prejudice to these terms and conditions, all Persons in the Draw expressly and irrevocably permit and authorize the British Council to disclose, reveal and divulge information regarding their particulars to the parties involved in organising, promoting and conducting the Draw for the purposes of the Draw.
  16. The British Council’s decision on all matters relating to this Draw will be at its absolute discretion and will be final and binding on all the Persons. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. In the event of any inconsistency between these terms and conditions and any brochure, marketing or promotional material relating to the Draw, these terms and conditions shall prevail.
  17. The British Council reserves the right at its absolute discretion to terminate or cancel this Draw or vary, delete or add to any of these terms and conditions from time to time without notice including without limitation, the eligibility of any person, the bases and methods of identification of winners and the dates of the Draw.
  18. All taxes, levies and duties, if any, due and owing under applicable and statutory laws in connection with the prizes, and all other costs and taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
  19. The British Council shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising in connection with the Draw, including any act or omission relating to any person's participation howsoever caused, any error in computing any draw chances, any breakdown or malfunction in any computer system or equipment and any notice which is misdirected or lost in the post.
  20. Each winner releases the British Council and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all claims, liability, loss, or damage, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Draw or the possession, use, misuse of, or inability to use the prize. The Kindle will be awarded to the winner in a sealed pack condition and all product related warranties provided by the Kindle manufacture will be transferred to the winner at the time of award and under no circumstances British Council will be held responsible for any defect in the Kindle including but not limited to any claim for replacement or repair thereof or other damages in connection with the Kindle.
  21. The British Council shall not be responsible if the address of a Person is incorrect or if the winner is unavailable at the address despite reasonable attempts being made to inform him/her.
  22. By entering the Draw Persons agree to have read all the terms and conditions mentioned herein and are in acceptance of these terms and conditions.The Person further agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material accompanying the Draw. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of India and the Person in the Draw irrevocably submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Delhi.