Placeholder Terms and Conditions for Master Chef Home Chef Challenge - India Gate
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Terms and Conditions for Master Chef Home Chef Challenge

MasterChef India Home Chef Challenge (Hereby referred to as “Contest”).

By participating in this Contest, each Participant is indicating their agreement to abide by the following Terms and Conditions and same is available on the Contest T&Cs page (Hereby referred to as the “Contest Website”):

  1. The Contest is organized by KRBL Limited to promote its brand India Gate, a registered trademark of KRBL Limited (hereinafter referred to as “India Gate” or “KRBL”) in relation to promotion of Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited’s (formerly known as Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited), (“CMEPL’s”) show titled “MasterChef India”(“Show”). The participants can participate in the contest by uploading their recipes along with their write-ups on their social media handles (Facebook, Instagram), details of which are mentioned below. The contest will begin from 14th December, 2023 and end on the 27th December, 2023 (“Contest Period”).
  2. The Contest is valid only for individuals over 18 years of age, residing in India. (“Participant”)
  3. There shall be up to three (3) selected entries in total (each a “Winner”) during the Contest Period.
  4. Individuals participating in the Contest shall get a chance to win the following Prize subject to the adherence to all terms and conditions mentioned in this contest. The Winners will get a chance to feature in the No Compromise Moments section of  CMEPL’s website and application of ‘Sony LIV’ (“Sony LIV”).
  5. Multiple entries are not allowed. Each Contest submission associated with a social media handle and/or mobile number shall be valid only once.
  6. To participate in the Contest, the Participant has to:
    1. Upload their recipe along with their write-up on any social media platform (Facebook or Instagram) and tag @IndiaGateFoods.
    2. The Participant must use the Contest Hashtag (#MasterChefIndiaHomeChefChallenge) and follow/subscribe to @IndiaGateFoods.
    3. The Participant must nominate 3 more people under their post for entries to be considered valid.
  7. Winner Selection Criteria:
    1. Winners will be selected by India Gate on the basis of creativity of the recipe subject to the adherence to the Terms & Conditions mentioned herein
    2. India Gate/KRBL shall announce Winners within 72 hours of the conclusion of Contest Period, i.e , 29th December, 2023.
    3. Entries that fulfil all the guidelines mentioned herein shall be considered as valid and eligible to win.
    4. Upon the announcement of the Winner(s), India Gate/KRBL shall contact each Winner via direct message on their respective Social Media handle. Upon receiving message from India Gate/KRBL, Winner must respond with the required details (name, valid ID proof and/or proof of address, contact number, email ID and postal address) within 72 hours. In case the Winner does not communicate and/or fails to provide required details within these 72 hours of the result declaration, he/she will not be eligible to win the Prize and the Prize shall be transferred to the next eligible winner.
    5. No exchanges will be entertained.
    6. One (1) participant is eligible to win only one (1) slot.
  8. It is expressly clarified that any Entry which falls under any of the following criteria will not be considered a Valid Entry under these Terms and Conditions and will be immediately disqualified from being eligible for the Prize: - Images or posts containing objectionable or obscene content (such as pornography, nude pictures, objectionable gestures, etc.); - Images or posts containing offensive or inflammatory content such as swear words or content that explicitly or implicitly demonstrate discrimination based on colour, community, caste, creed, nationality etc.; - Images or posts that contain any content that maligns India Gate or KRBL; - Images or posts that contain images or references to competitors of India Gate  or KRBL in the background; - Images or posts that contain politically themed images such as photographs of political leaders, party signs, symbols or logos; - Comments accompanying the images or posts that contain any of the above content; - Use of hashtags other than the relevant approved Contest Hashtags; or - Any comment or image/video that contain content which violate copyright laws or the intellectual property rights of a third party.
  9. Participants confirm that the recipes uploaded by them or any part thereof do not infringe upon the intellectual property rights including of any person, firm, corporation, association or entity whatsoever. In the event of any infringement and/or any unlawful usage of any personal data including the name or pictures provided by the Participants, India Gate/KRBL and / or CMEPL shall not be held liable on any account whatsoever.
  10. All right, title and interest with respect to the Show, SonyLIV, including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights, in the names, logos used in the promotional material(s) vests with and CMEPL at all times. The intellectual property rights in rest of the promotional material(s),in any and all Entries submitted, or other materials created during or for the Contest, shall vest solely and exclusively with India Gate/KRBL  and CMEPL at all times. India Gate/KRBL and CMEPL  may use such material in any medium for any purpose in any reasonable manner it sees fit, without any permission and or payment to the Participant.
  11. The Participant(s) and/or the Winner shall fully indemnify, defend and hold harmless, India Gate/ KRBL and/or CMEPL (collectively the “Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, damages, liabilities, penalties, costs and expenses, (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court fees) (collectively “Losses”), that the Indemnified Person may incur or suffer or likely to incur or suffer as a result of or arising out any (i) breach of any terms hereunder; (ii) willful misconduct or negligent acts or omissions; (iii) any claims by any third party for any losses, damages, costs, expenses, injuries suffered by such third party, arising out of or in relation to the Participant(s) and/or the Winner during the Contest and/or enjoyment of the Prize(if any).
  12. India Gate/KRBL shall not publish or disclose any Personal Data about the Winners of the Contest (excluding the names of the Winners which may be published on the Contest Website), including but not limited to their telephone number, address, etc without the prior consent of the Winners. India Gate/KRBL reserves the right to amend, modify or cancel the Contest without any prior notice.
  13. India Gate/KRBL and / or CMEPL assumes no liability or responsibility for: (i) Any errors, omissions or inaccuracies of content or Entry/ies or personal details entered by the Participant; (ii) Personal injury or property damage of any nature resulting from Participant’s access to, Participant’s exposure to or Participant’s participation in the Contest; (iii) Technical failure or any other causes beyond the control of India Gate/KRBL and / or CMEPL.
  14. Participants agree to participate in all promotional activity (such as publicity and photography) surrounding the winning of the Prize free of charge. Participants provide their consent to India Gate/KRBL and CMEPL to use their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event that they are selected as winners (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same and the recipes submitted by them) in promotional material or in any media for an unlimited period without any remuneration for the purpose of promoting this Contest and promoting any products manufactured, distributed, marketed and/or supplied under the trademarks owned by KRBL. For this purpose, the Participants waive all copyrights including but not limited to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and moral rights, rights of publicity and any related rights and consents to KRBL and CMEPL’s right to use the images, pictures, recipes etc. uploaded by the Participant(s) for the Contest.
  15. India Gate, KRBL shall keep confidential, all the personal data collected from the Participant including the name and contact information such as name, email address, phone number or other details pertaining to the identity of the Participants. Each Participant, by electing to participating in the Contest, hereby explicitly consents to the collection, storage and processing of such personal data and proprietary information. The term “Personal Data” shall mean and include the name and contact information being collected for the purpose of the Contest. India Gate/KRBL shall ensure that the Participants are contacted by them or their employees, representatives and India Gate/KRBL shall not share the Personal Data so collected with any party, save and except for the purpose of the present Contest.
  16. Each Participant, by electing to participating in the Contest, hereby agrees that India Gate/KRBL shall have the right to share the Personal Data so collected with CMEPL for the purpose of this Contest and hereby agreed that they shall not file any claim against CMEPL for sharing and processing of such Personal Data. India Gate/KRBL shall, at all times, be responsible for seeking consents from the Participants for collection and sharing of their Personal Data Participants agree that any requests or claims with respect to collection, storage or processing of their Personal Data should be directed to India Gate/KRBL. Since the collection and processing of Personal Data is essential for the purpose of declaring the winner of the Contest, in the event India Gate/KRBL and/or CMEPL receives any objection from any Participant or winner with respect to either collection, storage or processing of their Personal Data, then India Gate/KRBL and/or CMEPL reserve the right to disqualify such Participant from consideration as the winner.
  17. India Gate Foods and CMEPL shall deal with any Personal Data, that they receive from the Participant(s) or otherwise collects, holds, uses and processes in the following manner: a) India Gate Foods or CMEPL may disclose Personal Data, if any, to governmental agencies and regulators (e.g., tax authorities), courts and other tribunals, and government authorities, to the extent required or permitted by applicable legal obligations b) The level of data protection using technical, managerial, operational and physical security control measures by India Gate Foods and CMEPL shall be such as to be in compliance with all applicable laws.
  18. The photos, images and videos uploaded by the Participant(s) shall be retained by India Gate/KRBL and CMEPL till the winners are declared and the promotions with respect to the winners is completed and shall be removed from the India Gate/KRBL and/or CMEPL’s services within 2 (two) months after the closure of the Contest.
  19. All Personal Data and information requested by and supplied to the India Gate/KRBL and CMEPL by each Participant must be truthful, accurate and in no way misleading. India Gate/KRBL and CMEPL reserve the right to disqualify any Participant(s) from the Contest, in its sole discretion, should the Participant (s) at any stage supply untruthful, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
  20. Any information shared by the Participant(s) to India Gate Foods shall be handled by India Gate Foods in terms of the privacy policy of India Gate Foods. Please refer to India Gate Foods’ Privacy Policy at and Sony LIV’s at Privacy Policy that governs the use of your Personal Data. Participant(s) choosing to participate in the Contest agree and acknowledge the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use as put up on the website in addition to the conditions set out in these Terms and Conditions which shall govern the Contest.
  21. No cash payment will be made in lieu of the Prize.
  22. The Prize is personal to the Winners and is not transferrable and cannot be sold under any circumstances.
  23. India Gate/KRBL and/ or CMEPL shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or any other liability arising out of the Contest or due to participation by any person in the Contest.
  24. India Gate/KRBL and/or CMEPL shall not be liable for any loss or damage due to Act of God, Governmental actions, epidemic, pandemic, other force majeure circumstances and shall not be liable to pay any amount as compensation or otherwise for any such loss with respect to the Prize.
  25. Content of Entries and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of India Gate/KRBL.
  26. No portion of the Prizes offered under the Contest is redeemable for cash. The Prizes are also not refundable or transferable.
  27. No Prize will be awarded if the information presented by the Participant(s) at the time of entering the Contest, or at any subsequent stage is factually incorrect.
  28. If a Participant is dissatisfied with the Contest or the Contest Terms, his/her sole and exclusive remedy is to not participate in the Contest. If any Participant has any grievance with respect to the Prize, he/she may directly contact India Gate/KRBL. It is hereby clarified that CMEPL shall not be held liable for i) any aspects of this Contest as mentioned under these Terms and Conditions or ii) any violation of these Terms and Conditions on account of India Gate Foods.
  29. The Winner(s) of the contest does not mean that it assigns the chance to participate in the masterclass.
  30. The Contest shall be governed and construed in accordance with Indian laws. All disputes relating to this Contest shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Courts at Delhi only.
  31. India Gate/KRBL decision shall be final in all aspects of the Contest.