Colgate Swarna Vedshakti - Oral Health Overall Health Contest

Terms and Conditions


Colgate- Palmolive (India) Limited (the "Sponsor"), the brand owner of Colgate Vedshakti ("CVS") is offering the “Colgate Vedshakti Vaai Sutham Endral Neengalum Health”  Pledge Contest for the customers who intend to participate in this contest, hereinafter referred to as ‘Participant’.

The Contest will begin on 20th March 2020 at 00:00:01 (IST) and ends on 14th April 2020 at 23:59:59 (IST) (the Contest Period). Sponsor will determine 10 winners and award prizes based upon the decisions of their internal panel and recommendations of The Hindu Group. The winners would be profiled in the Hindu and each winner would get 20 packs of 200 gm each and an opportunity to meet and greet with two celebrities.


  1. Eligibility:
    • The Contest is open to all individuals who are legal residents of Tamil Nadu and have completed eighteen (18) years of age and/or have reached the age of majority at the time of participation.
    • Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its advertising, promotional, fulfilment and marketing agencies (collectively the "Program Entities"), their immediate families (parent, grandparent, child, sibling & spouse) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.
    • All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations are separately and individually applicable to the Contest.
  2. Creating and Entering your Submission(s):
    • Entries are to be made by giving a missed call to 8686518888 or by sharing the pledge on the social media handles along with #ORALHEALTHOVERALLHEALTH.
    • Participant can submit multiple pledges.
  3. Participation:
    • Participant to give either a missed call to 8686518888 or share their pledge on the social media handles along with #ORALHEALTHOVERALLHEALTH.
    • Each pledge that Participant will submit on his/her social media handles, must feature unique and different content from any of the other Submissions of the same Participant.
    • By entering the Submission Participant(s) are licensing the rights and waiving moral rights to use Participant(s) submission to and in favour of the Sponsor for advertising and promotion of its products and/or its company in any media now known or hereinafter developed in perpetuity in exchange for no compensation of any kind to the Participant and/or its any relative or its claimants.
  4. Kindly note:
    • The pledge shared by the participant on his/her social media handles for viewing by the judges during and/or after the Overall Promotion Period, should comply with the following:
    • The pledge must not have any objectionable content and must be unique and may not infringe on any licensing or copyright laws.
  5. Participant Submission must be:
    • Created by own, be totally original and cannot be previously published or appear anywhere else. Submission cannot contain any third-party copyright protected material or otherwise infringe on the intellectual, property or other rights of a third party;
    • Suitable for general audiences (i.e., may not be political, discriminatory, religious or obscene or indecent, including but not limited to nudity, pornography, violent or profane depictions);
    • Submission should not depict or in any way violate any law or regulation.
    • Submission should not depict the Promotion Entities negatively.
  6. Sponsor’s Role:
    • In Sponsor's sole opinion, Submissions which do not meet any of the requirements and/or which Sponsor deems negative, offensive or controversial in any way will be disqualified.
    • If Sponsor is duly notified that any element of an entrant's Submission infringes upon the rights of another person and/or receives a legally valid request to remove or invalidate the affected Submission because of such infringement, such Submission may be removed and disqualified from the Promotion, as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion.
    • No entrant will be eligible to receive a prize unless Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that such entrant's Submission has been or can be sufficiently cleared for legal purposes and such entrant has complied with the terms of these Official Terms and Conditions.
  7. Sponsor Judging to Determine Winners:

    During the Judging Period, Submissions will be reviewed by a panel and will be judged and weighted according to the following criteria:

    • Originality – 25%,
    • Rationale –50%, and
    • Connect with the campaign – 25%.
    • The decisions of the Judging Panel are final.
  8. Sponsors right to use the work and information about Participant:
    • Participant shall agree with all terms and conditions as set forth in these Terms and Conditions;
    • Sponsors have the express permission of any individual appearing in Participant’s Submission, the right to use their image and if requested by the Sponsor can provide written proof of such;
    • The Sponsor can grant automatically to an exclusive, world-wide, royalty free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute and display your Submission.
    • By submitting an Entry, Participant grant to the Sponsor and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use the information as provided viz; its name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), voice, biographical information, for advertising and promotional purposes of Sponsor in promoting or publicizing the Sponsor, its products or services, in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, notification or permission unless required by law. Participant shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of your name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), e-mail address, biographical information, or entry. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to the Sponsor, its affiliated companies with respect to all entrants in the Promotion, including non-winners and winners. The Sponsor however, does not have any obligation to use the winning or non-winning Entries for any purpose.
  9. In General:

    All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Entrants/ Participants agree that the decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, with respect to all aspects of the Promotion. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of these Official Rules, the decision or interpretation of the Sponsor shall prevail. There are no prize substitutions or options available. No prize recipient shall be permitted to replace its designated prize with another prize or item, transfer any prize or redeem its prize or any portion of the prize for cash.

    All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

    Force Majeure Clause - This Contest is subject to standard force majeure conditions and includes any conditions or situations or events which are beyond anyone's control, whether foreseeable or not, and in which case such Force Majeure condition(s) makes the Contest inoperable at  the discretion of the Sponsor, then the Contest may be cancelled permanently, suspended, postponed, abondoned, closed etc. without declaring any winners, at the discretion of the Sponsor and in such cases the Sponsor shall neither be held liable for any breach of these terms nor be penalised in any manner whatsoever.

    Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, including without limitation with respect to any third party website or service, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability to enter the Promotion, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer, phone/device relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion.

    Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor may determine the winners (based on the Judging process in #4 above) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor.

    Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.


  10. Release of Liability and Issues of Law:

    By participating Participant release the Sponsor, its affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all Promotion Entities associated with the development and execution of this Promotion and their respective employees, officers, directors and shareholders ("Released Parties") from any and all liability with respect to and in any way arising from participating in this Promotion, acceptance or use of prizes.

    Participants also agree that the Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to a registrant's or third person's computer or phone/device, related to or resulting from the Promotion, the Registrations, publishing of Winners and/or its prizes.

    Participant shall indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, claims (including third party claims), demands, suits, expenses and any other out-of-pocket costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), third party claims which may incur or be liable for arising out of (a) any breach of terms and conditions including warranties under this Agreement by the participant including its employees, agents and representatives; (b) the said Show including but not limited to any intellectual property right breach/infringement.

    All State, provincial and local laws and regulations are applicable. The Promotion is void where restricted or prohibited by law.
    For any suit or legal proceeding arising out of this agreement only the courts at Mumbai shall be the courts having jurisdiction to entertain and try the same.

  11. Information about the Winners:

    Winners will be announced in The Hindu newspaper.