Terms and Conditions for Sweepstakes

The Promoter of this Sweepstakes is Living Media India Limited (LMIL), having its Registered Address atF-26, 1st Floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi -110001, the licensed publisher and distributor of Reader’s Digest magazine in India. LMIL shall hereinafter be referred to as “the Promoter”.

Date of Sweepstakes: The Sweepstakes is presented in conjunction with various product offers of the Promoter and opens on April 01, 2023 and shall close on March31, 2024.

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. You can participate whether or not you decide to subscribe or purchase, You have an equal chance of winning – provided You return all necessary Sweepstakes documents to the Promoter at the address or the email provided in these Termsand Conditions. Eligibility to participate:Entry is by invitation only and is open to all persons who are residents of India andare of 18 years or above of age;Employees of the Promoter, subsidiaries and associate companies and agencies, and their immediate families up to the second degree of consanguinity, are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes

Method of Entry and Participation: If you receive an invite you will be eligible for Participation thereafter an entry form/letter will need to filled further sending the same to Sweepstakes committee at Promoter’s address provided When website, telephone or SMS entry is offered, entries have to be submitted by following the instructions in the promotional material to secure a respective chance into the Sweepstakes; No mechanically reproduced mail-in entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.

Eligibility for entry and /or to win a the prize draws offered is dependent upon replying in accordance with the conditions and instructions contained in the accompanying promotional material/application form; Multiple entries are permitted provided each entry is on an original entry form, and purchase is not necessary for multiple entry.

Please send the request together with a self-addressed postage paid envelope to Living Media India Limited (LMIL), F-26, 1st Floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi -110001, or email your request to rdcare@intoday.com, www.readersdigest.in Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official Terms and Conditions (as modified from time to time in this regard) and the decisions of the Promoter, are final and binding. It shall be your obligation to peruse the Terms and Conditions before participation in Sweepstakes, if you do not agree with any provision of the Terms and Condition, You should not participate in this Sweepstakes.

You hereby agree and understand that You have read and completely understood these Terms and Conditions, mailers/ entry forms sent for Sweepstakes and Your participation in Sweepstakes shall be considered as Your irrevocable acceptance of the rules of Sweepstakes; Your agreement to abide by them and by the decisions of the Promoter, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. Mailing List: By entering the Sweepstakes, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials of the Promoter and/or the India Today Group through mail/phone/printed material/email etc.

Chances of Winning: All eligible entries will qualify as finalists and have a fair and equal chance to win;Each valid entry shall provide the respective participant/entrant a chance to win the prizes subject to the results of prize draw; However, acceptance of a valid entry-form submitted towards Sweepstakes, by itself, does not ensure or guarantee any prize/(s) in the Sweepstakes competition or other benefits. You hereby expressly agree that your participation shall be at your sole risk and expense. Additional Terms: The Promoter is not responsible for (i) late, lost, illegible, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, incorrect, improperly submitted, undeliverable, delayed in transit or otherwise irregular Sweepstake’s entries; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; or (iii) telecom service, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any administrative or typographical errors in the course of operating the Sweepstakes or in the Sweepstakes Official Rules or these Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions.

The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, including but not limited to, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the Sweepstakes are compromised, without any liability whatsoever towards the participant/entrant. However, a communication informing such the cancellation/suspension shall be communicated by way of a public notice printed with equal prominence as the declaration of these Sweepstakes being held.

The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any participant/entrant or winner, as determined by the Promoter, in its sole discretion. The Promoter reserves the right to request proof of a participant/entrant's eligibility in the event of doubt over his/her eligibility for the Promotion. Any attempt by an participant/ entrant or any third party to circumvent, tamper, disrupt or damage the Sweepstakes entry process, the Promoter’s website or telephone systems, defraud or gain an unfair advantage, engage in disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening conduct, or otherwise undermine the fairness, integrity and legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, will result in automatic disqualification of such participant, entrant or third party from the Sweepstakes and may constitute a violation of criminal and civil laws. The Promoter reserves all rights, including the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorneys’ fees), to the fullest extent of the law, including the possibility of criminal prosecution. Other Terms:The Promoter reserves the right to vary the prize on offer, though the same will be the same in value as the prize offered; the decision to change the prize for a mailing will be totally at the discretion of the Promoter and will be indicated in the promotional material for the affected mailing; the increase in the value of the prize shall apply to mailing received in the respective category, irrespective of the date on which the mail was received; Should the winning entry come from a category of mail for which a different prize of equivalent value has been offered, the winner will receive such different prize indicated in that mailing, provided the winner has opted for the said category through application and for all other mails which do not fall within the said category, a winning entry will receive the stated prize value without the increase.


Entry constitutes permission to publish the Winner’s name, picture, likeness, and city and state of residence for purposes of trade, publicity material promotional materials and advertisements, as it deems for no additional compensation except where prohibited by law. Liability Release and Indemnification: By participating, Entrants andWinner(s) agree to release and hold harmless Promoter, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotions agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy or merchandise delivery.

In no event will the Promoter be liable to the participant/entrant for any direct, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages (including loss of use, data, business or profits) arising out of or in connection with Your participation in the Sweepstakes, whether such liability arises from any claim based upon contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, and whether or not the Promoter has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.

You hereby agree to release, discharge, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Promoter, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, its business partners and promotion and advertising agencies, and directors, officers, employees and agents of any and all of the aforesaid, and any other organizations related to the Sweepstakes, from and against any claim, damages or liability due to any injuries, losses or damages to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, enjoyment, ownership, possession, use, misuse or inability to use any prize, or participation in the Sweepstakes or a related activity, whether under contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or any other applicable sources of law, including, without limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.

Dates of Draw: The Grand Prize Draw and the Thank You Prize Draw will close at midnight on March 31, 2023 and the draw will be held on April26, 2024;

Prize:Winners will be determined from eligible entries through a computer generated random draw which will be held in the presence of an independent auditor. Winners chosen will be final and no correspondence with regard to the same will be entertained; The Special Bonus Prizes, The Monthly Bonanza Prizes and The Thank You Prize are not redeemable for cash. All taxes that may be payable on prizes needs to be paid by the Winner and the valid tax challan with id proof submitted to claim the prize; The car selected in the Thank You prize is subject to change due to non-availability of the model at the time of prize distribution, the organizers will arrange an alternate car of similar value and category.

All prizes, which remains unclaimed by the Winner due to non-submission of valid tax challan and valid ID proof for more than two months after the announcement shall be forfeited.

Names of Winners: Winners will be notified by Registered Mail or Courier. A full list of winners will be made availableon (website) after May 17, 2024. Jurisdiction:All disputes arising out of, or in connection with or relating to this Sweepstakes or these Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions or the Sweepstakes Official Rules are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts or Tribunals in New Delhi only; the Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable Central and State Laws and Regulations. The territory of this Sweepstake shall be within the territory of India except the State of Tamil Nadu where this prize draw contest is not open for participants/entrants from the State of Tamil Nadu in view of the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Prize Scheme (Prohibition) Act, 1979, andin all such states where it is specifically prohibited by lawas the Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. These Terms and Conditions shall be subject to change without prior notification; it shall be your responsibility to periodically check the URL www.readersdigest.in, for perusing the latest Terms and Conditions

Force Majeure: You hereby agree and understand that if the Promoter is prevented, hindered or delayed in or from conducting the Sweepstakes by a Force Majeure Event, the Promoter shall not be in breach of its obligations or liable for any such failure to conduct Sweepstakes and shall have the right, but not obligation, to cancel the Sweepstakes without prior notice.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "Force Majeure" shall mean any event or circumstance or a combination of events and circumstances, whether occurred or likely to occur, which satisfies all or any of the following conditions: (a) Materially and adversely affecting the conduct of the Sweepstakes(b)Beyond the control of the Promoter and includes (without limitation),War (whether declared or undeclared), invasion, armed conflict or act of foreign enemy; Revolution, riot, insurrection or other civil commotion, act of terrorism or sabotage; a pandemic; Change in governmental policy, laws/legislations, regulations, rules etc; Acts of God or events beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter which couldnot reasonably have been expected; Any judgment or order of any Court of competent jurisdiction or Government of India or the State Government or any Local Body or Statutory Authority made with respect to the conduct of Sweepstakes and any other reason which can be construed to be beyond the control of the reasonable person.


We value You as a customer and trust that You enjoy our products. Should You not wish to receive any further offers from us, please indicate so in writing along with Your customer A/C No. to the address given below. In order to serve You better, it may be necessary for us to share your name, address or other customer information with Living Media India Limited, the Promoter for its licensed publication Reader’s Digest. Occasionally we may make your name available to other reputable companies whose products or services we believe you may find attractive. If you do not wish to receive such offers please contact us at: Hotline - +91859778778, E-mail - rdcare@intoday.com, Address – F-26, 1st Floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001 and communication address, Reader’s Digest, India Today Mediaplex, FC-8, Sector 16 A, Film City, NOIDA 201301, UP.

By collecting customer information, our primary goal is to administer, monitor, and improve the customer service, and to provide and improve the Services and verify that users of the Services meet the criteria required to process their requests. We do this so as to improve customer experiences of the Promoter’s products, and users of our Services.

You hereby agree and understand that by participating You will have to provide Personally Identifiable Information, which is necessary for processing your Sweepstakes application and to add value to the services provided to you as a customer. Please do not participate if You don’t wish to provide your Personally Identifiable Information.

We ask for and/or Receive Personally Identifiable Information. At times, we ask You for personally identifiable information – information about You that can be used to contact or identify You ("Personal Information")- which includes, but is not limited to, your name, photo, phone number, email address, website URL, instant message contact information, and postal address. We ask for Personal Information in a number of situations, including when You register a product, register for a Service, and sign up for a Promotion, opt in to receive email notifications or contact us via the Services, or other situations. You do not have to provide your Personally Identifiable Information, but then certain offerings or Services may not be available to You, or You may not be able to participate. We use your Personal Information mainly to provide the Services, complete your transactions, and verify your identity to administer or respond to your inquiries and prevent fraud.

Receipt of this filled-up form authorizes RD/LMIL, the Promoter to communicate about its products & promotions through mail/phone/printed material/email etc. This authorization is irrespective of any instruction elsewhere of not being contacted or informed over mail/phone/printed material/email etc. So if You don’t want to receive a call from Reader’s Digest, please send the certificate in a self-addressed postage paid envelope to Reader’s Digest, C-9, Sector 10, Noida 201301 or email your request to rdcare@intoday.com, www.readersdigest.in. You can participate whether or not you decide to subscribe, and you have an equal chance of winning – provided you return all 3 certificates to us now.

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