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Terms & Conditions
  • This Super Mechanic Contest (“SMC 21” or “Contest”) will be governed by the Terms and Conditions contained herein below (“T&C”). Each Participant agrees that he/she has read and understood the T&C by participating in the Contest and each Participant agrees to be bound by the T&C.
  • The Sponsor of the Contest is Castrol India Limited (“Castrol”).
  • The Organizer of the Contest is Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited (ABCPL).
  • The Contest shall be conducted in the following manner:
    • Registrations and Round 1:
      • Participants to register by calling a toll-free number or by registering on Registrations start from 9 October 2021 www.castrolsupermechaniccontest.in.
      • Registered Participants can call the toll-free number/ appear on the online assessment on www.castrolsupermechaniccontest.in up to 100 times and answer 3 questions presented to them randomly through IVRS These questions will test their technical and brand knowledge.
      • They will be given up to 15 seconds to answer each question asked
      • The score will be calculated as a combined factor of accuracy in answering the question and the speed of answering each question.
      • Registrations and Round 1 will end on 30 November 2021.
    • Masterclass
      • Selected participants will be informed via WhatsApp of their qualification to the Masterclass round
      • Selected participants need to visit the microsite –www.castrolsupermechaniccontest.in.in and watch the training videos entirely.
      • An evaluation will then get triggered to participants who have completed viewing the videos and they will be asked to answer 3 questions presented to them randomly through IVRS. These questions will test their technical and brand knowledge.
      • They will be given up to 15 seconds to answer each question asked
      • The score will be calculated as a combined factor of accuracy in answering the question and the speed of answering each question.
    • Wildcard entry
      • A Wildcard entry offer will be launched for 20 lucky participants who will progress to the next round.
      • To register for the offer, participants need to register on the Castrol Fast Scan app by providing their mobile number and updating their bank account information
      • The offer will also be governed by the terms and conditions of Castrol Fast Scan app.
      • Wildcard entry offer target and period will be announced on the Castrol Fast Scan app.
      • Participants achieving the target within the offer period will be eligible to participate in the lucky draw
      • Wildcard offer is not applicable for participants from Tamil Nadu.
    • Semi-final round
      • Selected participants will be asked to appear for an assessment as per the schedule communicated via WhatsApp
      • Any participant who does not appear for the assessment as per the schedule will not be eligible to participate.
    • National Finale:
      • Selected participants will participate in skill and technical knowledge-based rounds in Noida
      • Winning participants will be invited for a special award function at Noida
  • Disqualified Participants’ are:
    • All Castrol and ABCPL employees, all employees of participating sponsors or promoters and/or advertising agencies and their Immediate Families
    • All people under the age of 18 years
    • People who don’t adhere to Castrol’s HSSE rules (http://www.castrol.com/en_in/india/about-us/safety-and-environment.html) during the contest duration. ‘Immediate Families’ include spouses, Grandparents, Parents, Children, and Grandchildren whether by marriage, past marriages, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other family extension.
  • Rules for the contest (“Rules”)
    • Entry is limited to 1 per person. Registered mobile number used to participate on the Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) / www.castrolsupermechaniccontest.in. website is the unique identifier of the Participant and must not be changed for the duration of the contest.
    • Entry into the Contest is deemed to be acceptance of these Rules and confirmation that the entrant has the necessary authority, wherever required
    • Castrol/ ABCPL shall not be liable for any cost incurred by the participant for participating in the Contest.
    • Castrol / ABCPL will not accept any responsibility for entries lost, delayed or misdirected.
    • Castrol/ ABCPL shall not be responsible for technical errors in telecommunication networks, internet access or otherwise preventing entry to the Contest.
    • The participant shall be responsible for ensuring that their entry and/or acceptance of the prize do not contravene any local laws or regulations.
    • Castrol/ ABCPL shall have sole discretion in shortlisting the entries and deciding on the winner. The decision of Castrol/ ABCPL shall be final and no correspondence from any party in this regard will be entertained.
    • Only persons who are residents of India and can form legally binding contracts under the Contract Act, 1872 are eligible for participation. Persons "incompetent to contract" within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including persons under the age of 18 are not eligible to participate. The participants represent and warrant that they are a resident of India, above the age of 18 and are competent to contract. Notwithstanding anything contained herein, Castrol hereby reserves the right to deny access to the system or any part thereof to any person, without assigning any reason therefor.
    • Disqualified Participants may not enter or participate in the Contest.
    • Castrol reserves the right to exclude any person from participating in the Contest on reasonable grounds.
    • Castrol reserves the right to refuse to award any prize to an entrant who Castrol decides (in its sole discretion) has violated the Rules, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Contest or won using fraudulent means.
    • By participating, entrants grant Castrol/ ABCPL exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, videos, voices and likeness in connection with the Contest and for future promotion and marketing purposes and waive any claims to royalty, right or remuneration for such use.
    • All entrants’ personal details must be valid and up to date and will be held by Castrol and may be used for the purpose of the Contest and for future promotion and marketing purposes in accordance with Castrol Privacy Policy (see http://www.castrol.com/en_in/india.html) unless otherwise directed by contestants at the time of entry.
    • Personal information provided at the time of entry is presumed to be true and, in the case of text or email notification – active, through to and beyond the date of the Contest’s completion
    • The mobile number from which the entry was made will be stored in a database. The entrant has a two-business-day period from the time of entry to request removal of such mobile number from the database. If no request is made it is deemed acceptance that the information can be used for future promotion and marketing purposes
  • Winning the Prize
    • Only the person who originally entered the Contest will be awarded the prize (‘the Winner’).
    • The Winner will be determined in the manner set out in the Rules.
    • Castrol’s determination of the winner will be final.
    • The Winner will be announced after the finale at Noida. They may also be notified by email, phone (voice or text), mail or in person and must be available for the preparation of all publicity that may be required by Castrol. Where attempts to contact the Winner fail (ex: when the Winner cannot be contacted by phone after three attempts or mail sent is returned) the Judge will select another winner. If, after successful notification, the prize is not collected within two months of being announced the Prize will stand forfeited. (Note: 3 attempts to contact the Winner will include individual calls to any contact numbers entered into our Databases during the period of the Contest)
    • The prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable. No other family members, friends, office associates or any other person will be able to participate on the Winner’s behalf. In the event that the prize specified in the Competition becomes unavailable for any reason Castrol may substitute a prize of their choice.
    • Where the Winner is required to claim the prize in person, they must provide proper identification (ex: driver’s license, passport, birth certificate).
    • Participation in this contest shall be without liability to Castrol/ ABCPL for any personal injury or death or any damage being caused to any property belonging to them. The participants and winners shall not bring any action, claim, damages or other proceedings against Castrol, it’s Directors, agents, employees, licensees or assigns, the event sponsors, or any company or persons associated with Castrol in such event. .
    • The winner undertakes to indemnify Castrol, its Directors, agents, employees, licensees and assigns, and the event sponsors from all claims, demands, damages or expenses as a result of breaching these conditions, negligence or otherwise arising out of their participation in the Contest.
  • Prizes for Participants and Winners
    • Top 1000 participants will receive digital gift vouchers worth up to Rs.500/-
    • Prizes will be subject to an upper limit of 1 lac for Bike Category Winner and Car Category Winner. Prizes may include revamp of garage subject to the limit above.
    • SMC 2021 Winners would be one each from Car & Bike Category.:
      • Each winner will be awarded a 150 cc bike.
      • Health Insurance for Family up to 4 members – Premium for 2 years for each winner
    • SMC 2021 Runners-Up would be one each from both Car & Bike Category
      • Each winner will be awarded a 150 cc bike.
      • Health Insurance for Family up to 4 members – Premium for 1 year for 2 Runners Up for each winner
    • The Winner must sign a legal release, in a form acceptable to Castrol in its absolute discretion, if requested by Castrol.
  • Traveling to participate in the various Contest phases by invitation from Castrol/ABCPL
    • The Participant MUST have valid documentation for domestic travel.
    • Any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not meeting the requirements of those authorities (including any costs associated with delay) will be the sole responsibility of the Participant
    • Participants are responsible for all travel arrangements during the course of the contest
    • For Participants invited to participate, in the event that Castrol has agreed to reimburse the Participants for Travel expenses, this will be done on actuals against ticket copies, proof of payment and other relevant documentation. In the above-mentioned case, Castrol will only reimburse pre-approved expenses, mode of travel will need to be in line with guidelines that will be issued by Castrol prior to the finale dates.
    • In case the Participant is unable to travel during the stipulated time periods for participation in the contest, Castrol reserves the right to disqualify the Participant from the Contest
    • Castrol/ ABCPL makes no representation as to safety, conditions and other issues that may exist at any destination, or during the course of travel.
    • All travel is subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions of Castrol/ ABCPL.
  • Other terms:
    • Castrol reserves the right to amend, vary, extend or discontinue the Contest at any stage, for any reason.
    • Castrol shall be excused from performance under these T&C, to the extent it is prevented or delayed from performing, in whole or in part, as a result of an event or series of events caused by or resulting from: (a) acts of God; (b) acts of war, acts of terrorism, insurrection, riots, civil disorders or rebellion; (c) quarantines or embargoes; (d) labor strikes; (e) error or disruption to computer hardware or networks or software failures; (g) busy phone lines (h)erroneous text messages or (g) any other causes (whether similar or dissimilar) beyond the reasonable control of Castrol.
    • To the fullest extent permitted by law Castrol will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss) or for personal injury as a result of Contest entry or winning the prize.
    • Where the prize is to be supplied by an entity outside Castrol control and that entity fails to supply the prize, for no fault of Castrol, Castrol shall not be held liable and is not obliged to provide an alternative prize or to take legal action to require the prize supplier to provide the prize.
  • Acceptance
    • Participation in the Contest is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
    • If the Winner breaches any of these Terms and Conditions, the prize will be forfeited.
  • The participant shall not assign these T & C, or any rights, benefits or obligations hereunder without the express written permission of Castrol. Any attempted assignment that does not comply with these T & C shall be null and void. Castrol may assign these T & C, in whole or in part, to any third-party in its sole discretion.
  • The T & C and other terms incorporated by reference, constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between the participant and Castrol with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between the participant and Castrol with respect to such subject matter.
  • Castrol reserves all rights at all times to modify any part of these T & C at its sole discretion. The participant agrees to revisit the T & C regularly to ensure that they stay informed of any changes. The Participant’s use of the services after Castrol updates the T & C will constitute acceptance of the modified T & C.
  • The failure of Castrol at any time to require observance or performance by the participant of any of the provisions of these T & C shall in no way affect Castrol’s right to require such observance of performance at any time thereafter, nor shall the waiver by Castrol of a breach of any provision hereof by the participant be taken or held to be a waiver of any succeeding breach of such provision. A waiver of any of the provisions herein by Castrol shall not be deemed to be a continuing waiver, but shall apply solely to the instances to which the waiver is directed.
  • Each and every obligation under these T & C shall be treated as a separate obligation and shall be severally enforceable as such and in the event of any obligation or obligations being or becoming unenforceable in whole or in part. To the extent that any provision or provisions of these T & C are unenforceable, Castrol may amend such clauses as may be necessary to make the provision or provisions valid and effective. Notwithstanding the foregoing any provision which cannot be amended as may be necessary to make it valid and effective, may be deleted by Castrol from these T & C and any such deletion shall not affect the enforceability of the remainder of this these Terms.
  • Any dispute with regard to the Contest will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of competent Courts in Mumbai only.