Here are the terms and conditions which apply to Lonely Planet's 'India Unexplored' initiative. Please read this carefully, as it contains important stuff that you should know.
The promoter is Lonely Planet India Pvt Ltd ('Lonely Planet') of 302, DLF City Court, Sikandarpur, Gurgaon, 122002.
By entering, these conditions will become applicable to your entry. Any changes to these conditions of entry will be published on the website (unexplored.lonelyplanet.in) subject to regulatory approval. You should check these conditions of entry regularly.
These conditions of entry are governed by the laws of India.
India Unexplored is open only to legal residents of India who are 18 years or above. You can't enter India Unexplored if you (or your immediate family including parents, children, siblings, partner and grandparents, or housemates) are directors, management, employees, officers or contractors of Lonely Planet, or its subsidiaries or parent or affiliated companies.
Also, you cannot enter India Unexplored if you are a business or other sort of enterprise. It is for individuals only.
By participating in India Unexplored, you warrant that:
You don't have to buy anything to enter, although if you have a copy of a relevant Lonely Planet travel guide, this will assist you to discover India Unexplored. You must submit a discovery by following the process mentioned below. You can submit as many discoveries (as defined below) as you like.
Your entry is accepted when Lonely Planet receives it. Incomplete and invalid entries will not be accepted. If your entry gets lost in cyberspace or doesn't arrive for any other reason, that's not Lonely Planet's fault.
Your discovery will need to already be listed on Google Maps to be eligible for entry. You must be the creator of your entry and must not submit material which has been created by someone else.
Any photos uploaded must meet the following specifications:
Any videos uploaded must meet the following specifications:
You are invited to share discoveries under the four special themes mentioned below:
Lonely Planet reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who has engaged in unlawful or improper conduct that is designed to jeopardize fair conduct or is generally damaging to the reputation of Lonely Planet, or has otherwise breached these conditions of entry (as determined in Lonely Planet's sole discretion).
Lonely Planet can cancel or modify India Unexplored if there are compelling technical or administrative reasons which we cannot control. If that happens, Lonely Planet will select the winner/winners from all eligible entries received at that time.
You agree that all of your entry is your own work. On submission, your entry becomes the property of Lonely Planet. You give Lonely Planet a worldwide, irrevocable licence to reproduce, publish, adapt, communicate and broadcast all or part of it in any form and media, in relation to the India Unexplored promotion. You also consent to us editing, re-using, storing, reproducing and communicating your entry in any medium. Generally, we will attribute you as the author where possible, but in some circumstances, we may decide not to. You agree that winners and their entries may be showcased in marketing and promotional campaigns for Lonely Planet India and that there will be no further remuneration whatsoever for any such use.