Terms & Conditions
This agreement sets out the terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) that apply for each individual that participates, competes, accesses or engages on the platform of Dance World Cup India Qualifiers (hereinafter referred to as “DWCIQ”). DWCIQ reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and undertakes to communicate these changes within an appropriate period of time. In the event you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, we do not give you permission to access or otherwise participate or compete at DWCIQ and request you to discontinue your participation at DWCIQ.
Participation, registration fees and membership fees (“Fees”) are non-refundable. Notwithstanding the right of a member/participant (“Member”) to withdraw from participating at DWCIQ at any time, without the requirement of providing any reason whatsoever, such withdrawal shall not preclude the right of the organisers from retaining the Fees collected from such Member. Refunds shall not be provided under any circumstance. In case of Force Majeure event, beyond the control of DWCIQ, due to unforeseeable conditions ( i.e. earthquakes, floods and other natural calamities or political unrest, war, fire, etc) DWCIQ shall not be responsible for the refund of the Fees.
The Member hereby grants DWCIQ exclusive rights, ownership and consents to providing an irrevocable and perpetual license to DWCIQ to any content capturing their performances, for their sole and exclusive use on any platform whatsoever, including any audio, photos, illustrations, graphics, visuals, materials, etc (“Content”). The Member expressly grants any intellectual property therein to DWCIQ, which includes, the right to use, reproduce, copy, sell or distribute such Content on websites, live streaming, social media outlets and any promotional materials for DWCIQ for commercial purposes or otherwise, in the public domain. No reproduction of any part of the Content may be sold or distributed for commercial gain, nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or website, whether in hard copy or electronic format, in any manner whatsoever, without the express permission of DWCIQ. The Member represents that he is the lawful owner of the Content and expressly assigns such ownership to DWCIQ without any encumbrance in this regard.
Any unauthorised reproduction, copy, storage or usage of the Dance World Cup logo or trademark or any other intellectual property on any gear or medium, in any form or otherwise, without the explicit written permission by DWCIQ is prohibited and the organisers of DWCIQ reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings, civil or otherwise, including application of an injunction from a competent court from the use of such logos or work by any Member or party.
3.Disclaimer of Liability:
The Member acknowledges and accepts that any movement/stunt/dance that is performed at DWCIQ, whether during performances/ rehearsals/ workshops/events/shows are at the Member’s sole risk and responsibility and DWCIQ disclaims any warranty, express or implied that suggests that DWCIQ would be providing adequate infrastructure for performance of any stunts. Any and all injuries suffered from such movement is the Member’s sole responsibility and DWCIQ is not and shall not be held liable for such damages resulting from the same, monetary or otherwise. DWCIQ disclaims all liability whatsoever for any harm, damage or loss, howsoever caused to the Member during the performances.
4. Costs & Reimbursements:
Expenses for travel, stay and food will have to be borne solely by the Member. DWCIQ shall not be responsible for commute, accommodation, food and any other expenses of the Member, including any visa/registration fees. This provision shall be applicable for both the India Qualifiers at Bangalore and the final event in Rome, Italy. Notwithstanding the foregoing, DWCIQ may, at its sole option and right, assist Members by authorising and initialling letters for sponsorship requests and provide ideas for crowdfunding.
In the event the Member or group or family assisting the Member behaves in any manner that brings disrepute to DWCIQ, including engaging in misconduct, ill behaviour or refuses to co-operate with the organisers or DWCIQ, DWCIQ reserves the right to terminate or disqualify the participation of the Member or the group/school or family from the performances.
Note: If the participants is/are not at the venue when required for his/her performance slot time, the participant will be disqualified.
(i) Schedules are subject to change at any time, therefore it is the Member’s responsibility to check with the DWCIQ team about changes, if any. In the event the Member’s slot has changed and the Member has not competed due to such change, DWCIQ shall not be obligated to provide a different slot to the Member for the performance.
(ii) The participants/Members are responsible for their own costumes, props, makeup and the safekeeping of all their belongings. DWCIQ shall not be responsible for the safety of any of the Member’s belongings and any loss or damages of the Member’s belongings or property.
(iii) DWCIQ shall not help or assist or be obligated to assist with the hire or provision of costumes, makeup or any other requirements for the performance of the participant/s.
(iv) Any failure of DWCIQ to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
(v) DWCIQ may collect and store personally identifiable information (including but not limited to names, address, email address and phone numbers) about Members. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of such information and agree for such storage of the same.
(i) Members/participants or the choreographer/school is required to bring the participant/s id proof to the venue on the 7th of February.
(ii) Participants/School/Choreographers are required to collect the registration kits from the venue on the 7th of February 2020.
(iii) In case the Member/contestant/s misplaces/forgets his/her band which allows entry to the competition and permits them to participate, the individual shall be required to pay the registration fees i.e the membership fees and the category fees for the number of categories he/she is performing under and would be obligated to complete the entire registration process again. There will be no exceptions made under any circumstances, the contestant's performance slot will be cancelled and will only be rescheduled after new registration is done.
(iv) The contestants agree to abide by all guidelines set down for the DWCIQ and they shall make themselves available to the DWCIQ for any content or information required of them.
(v) It is compulsory for the participants to wear any sort of branding, merchandise and promotional gear given by the Dance World Cup India Qualifiers for the finals at Rome, Italy.
(vi) The contestants that qualify for the Finals in Rome, will have to get their visas and passports arranged, along with the bookings for their flight tickets and accommodation by the 15th of March 2020.
(vii) The finalists representing the country at the Dance World Cup 2020, Rome; will have to book their accommodation at the Celine Hotel from the 28th of June to the 4th of July.
8. Governing Law and Dispute
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of India, without regard to conflict of laws provision. Any disputes, differences, cause of action that may arise under these Terms and Conditions shall be are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Bangalore, only.