FCL Terms & Conditions

1. fclgames.com

The FCL users are enforced to follow certain Terms & Conditions associated with the usage of FCL. It is mandatory for the users to follow these terms and conditions while using the services provided by FCL:

The FCL app is neither affiliated by nor associated to any sort of private or government Sports leagues and tournaments, until and unless stated by the organization. In addition to this, the FCL app is not related and does not claim any official status with any of the official or non-official sports team or sportsperson.

FCL used as a single entity anywhere in this document and all sections of T&C, should mean and constitutes of fclgames.com website and FCL app on both android and iOS store.

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The FCL app comprises of a group of content solely developed by FCL, the partners of FCL, licensors, associates and/or Users of FCL. The partners, licensors, associates of FCL and/ or FCL itself hold the intellectual property rights (“Intellectual Property Rights”) in all software underlying fclgames.com and entirely owns the Fun Features and material published on fclgames.com, including (but not limited to) games, contests, software, advertisements, written content, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, marks, logos, audio or video clippings and Flash animation. The users are not permitted to modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, public display, or exploit any of the materials or content published on fclgames.com in any manner, either in whole or in part until and unless users have written license from FCL team or authorities.

The users can demand permission for modifying, publishing, transmitting, participating in the transfer of, reproducing, creating derivative works of, or publicly displaying any of the materials or content published on fclgames.com from suppot@fclgames.com

The users of FCL hold the sole responsibility of all the materials (whether publicly posted or privately transmitted) that they upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available on fclgames.com ("Users' Content"). The users of FCL assures that they hold and own all the Intellectual Property Rights in the User's Content and that none of the material uploaded or posted by the users as a part of the User's content does not hurt or harm any of the third-party rights. The users also ensure not to use or display any of the names, logos, marks, labels, trademarks, copyrights or intellectual and proprietary rights of any third party associated with or present on fclgames.com. The users further accept and agree that FCL, its directors, employees, affiliates and assigns holds harmless and unanswerable towards any and/or all sort of costs, damages, loss and harm including towards litigation costs and counsel fees, in case of any claims made by any third party following the display or use of the names, logos, marks, labels, trademarks, copyrights or intellectual and proprietary rights on fclgames.com, through the User's omissions.

The users of FCL by accepting the terms and conditions permit FCL and its affiliates, partners, licensors and associates a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, and/or publish Users’ Content for any of the following purposes:

  • Displaying Users’ Content on fclgames.com
  • Distributing Users’ Content, either electronically or via other media, to other Users seeking to download or otherwise acquire it, and/or
  • Storing Users’ Content in a remote database accessible by end users, for a charge.
  • This license shall apply to the distribution and the storage of Users’ Content in any form, medium, or technology.

Users consent to receiving communications such as announcements, administrative messages, and advertisements from FCL or any of its partners, licensors or associates.

3. USAGE OF fclgames.com

An individual using the services offered by fclgames.com or the FCL App including the Fun Features offered, by participating in various contests and, games (including online fantasy sports gaming), organized on the FCL platform (“Contest(s)”) are bound to follow these Terms and Conditions, and all other rules, regulations, and terms of use defined by the FCL authorities.

The FCL authorities have all the rights to modify or change the already defined Terms and Conditions, rules, regulations, and terms of use at any point in time, by posting the same on fclgames.com. FCL constitutes the acceptance and agreement of the individuals using FCL services towards time to time amendments that can be made in the Terms and Conditions, rules, regulations, and terms of use already defined by FCL. The users can be informed about the amendments in these Terms and Conditions, rules, regulations, and terms of use by sending an email to the User's registered email address or posting notifications in the User accounts. In circumstances wherein the user disagrees or does not accept the amendments made by FCL, then they can use the options provided in email or notification to indicate their non-acceptance within a defined time frame. If a user fails to indicate his/ her non-acceptance of the amendments within the defined time period the users are bound to accept the changes or modification in these Terms and Conditions, rules, regulations, and terms of use. In case the user disapproves/ rejects to accept the amendments in these Terms & Conditions, rules, regulations, and terms of use, then FCL at its sole & absolute discretion can refrain the user from using the services & Fun Features provided by FCL.

Various services offered as a part of Fun Features by FCL might be associated with additional rules and regulations formulated in that respect. If the Terms and Conditions are inconsistent with the additional conditions formulated, the additional conditions shall prevail.

FCL may, at its sole and absolute discretion:

  • Restrict, suspend, or terminate any User’s access to all or any part of fclgames.com or fclgames.com Fun Features;
  • Change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the Fun Features;
  • Deactivate or delete a User’s account and all related information and files on the account;
  • Reject, move, or remove any material that may be submitted by a User;
  • Move or remove any content that is available on fclgames.com;
  • Establish general practices and limits concerning use of fclgames.com.
  • Revise or make additions to the roster of players available for selection in a Contest on account of revisions to the roster of players involved in the relevant Sports Event.
  • Assign its rights and liabilities to all User accounts here under to any entity (post intimation of such assignment shall be sent to all Users to their registered email ids)

FCL holds all the rights to restrict, suspend or terminate a user’s access to all or any part of fclgames.com or the Fun Features provided by FCL, deactivate or delete user account and information, delete user content without any prior notice to the user if any user is found or believed to be breaching the Terms and Conditions defined by FCL or using fclgames.com or the fun features provided by FCL illegally or inappropriately. Further, FCL is authorized to take any technical or legal action against the user if necessary.

In the event of suspension or deletion of a user's account due to negligence on the part of FCL, then, the company shall repay the platform fee charged for any of the Fun Features provided by FCL, without any delay. However, no refund would be made in case of suspension or removal due to:

  • The breach of the Terms and Conditions defined by FCL or inappropriate use of fclgames.com or Fun Features provided by FCL; or
  • Any circumstances beyond the reasonable control of FCL.

The users hereby accepting the Terms and Conditions of FCL agree to receive communications including announcements, administrative messages, and advertisements from FCL or any of its partners, licensors or associates.

4. THIRD PARTY SITES, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS

There may be various links to other Internet sites owned and operated by third parties on fclgames.com which may contain different conditions for users' use of the site. The FCL authorities do not hold any control or responsibilities for internet sites apart from fclgames.com, and thus, it shall not be held responsible for any content posted on any third-party Internet site. Further, the involvement of FCL with any of the third-party content or links to third-party Internet sites is not related to any sort of endorsement by FCL of such third-party Internet site.

FCL is neither associated with nor responsible for the correspondence, transactions, and all other related activities between the user and third parties including payment providers and verification service providers on fclgames.com. The users' involvement with third parties is entirely dependent on the terms and conditions, policies and services terms of these third parties and the users are solely responsible for reviewing the policies, terms and conditions, and the service terms of these third parties before transacting or availing any of the services. Accepting the Terms and Conditions of FCL the users agree that FCL is not responsible for any sort of damage or loss faced by the users due to any sort of transactions, correspondence and all related activities with any of the third parties. Any questions, complaints, or claims related to any third-party product or service should be directed to the appropriate vendor.

fclgames.com comprises a group of content created and posted by either FCL as well as various third parties. FCL does not hold responsible for the accuracy, integrity or the quality of the content created and posted by any of the third parties and such content may not be relied upon by the Users in terms of using the Fun Features provided by the FCL platform or taking part in any of the contests hosted on the FCL platform.

5. PRIVACY POLICY

All sort of user information collected by FCL in terms of personal details and payment information at the time of registration is subjected to the Privacy Policy of FCL which can be reviewed by the users at Privacy Policy.

6. USER CONDUCT

The Terms and Conditions, rules, regulations and terms of use defined by FCL for its users are mandatory to be followed by the users and in an event if the user fails to follow the Terms and Conditions, rules, regulations, and terms of use adequately the authorities of FCL holds all the rights to take action against such user, which might include (but not limited to):

  • Restricting, suspending, or terminating any User’s access to all or any part of fclgames.com's Fun Features;
  • Deactivating or deleting a User’s account and all related information and files on the account; or
  • Refraining from awarding any winning(s) to such User.

By accepting the Terms and Conditions of FCL, the individual’s using services provided by FCL agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information while registration and at other times when demanded by FCL. The individuals further provide consent to keeping their registration information updated.

A single user is permitted to register or operate only one user account with FCL (inclusive of both web & app).

The individuals using the services provided by FCL provide their consent for receiving all the communications from FCL by marking e-mails from fclgames.com as part of their "safe senders" list. In an event, if any of the emails sent by FCL remains unread by the user because of being sent to the Spam or Junk folders, FCL shall not be held responsible.

Any sort of password issued by FCL to any of the individual using the services provided by FCL are confidential and should not be shared by the users with anyone else. The users hold the sole responsibility of maintaining the confidentiality of their accounts and passwords. The users offer their consent by agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of FCL to inform FCL about any unauthorized use of their passwords or accounts or any other breach of security.

The user is solely responsible for the security and confidentiality of his/her payment accounts linked to his/her FCL account. In case of any misuse of the linked payment accounts of the user, FCL shall not be held liable; further, such misuse of the linked payment accounts of the user should be reported to FCL as soon as it comes to the notice of the user.

The users ensure to exit/log-out of their accounts after the completion of each session. In case of any sort of loss or damage faced by the user due to the failure of abiding these rules and regulations, FCL shall not be held responsible.

The individuals using services provided by FCL should neither conduct nor assist the usage of cheats, exploits, automation, software, bots, hacks or any unauthorized third-party software specifically formulated for modifying or intervening with fclgames.com Fun Features and/or FCL experience.

Due to the existing regulatory environment, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. By way of example (without limiting and foregoing), we may be forced to disclose information to the government, law enforcement agencies or third parties. Therefore, although we use industry-standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications would always remain private. We do however assure you that any disclosure of your personally identifiable information shall be personally intimated to you through an email sent to your provided email address.

The individuals using services offered by FCL platform provide their consent of not copying, modifying the technology and software associated with FCL and Fun Features. Further, the users accept not to rent, loan, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer any right to anyone of the associated technologies and software.

The Terms and Conditions of FCL bounds the users to neither modify nor become a cause of modification of any of the files, technology or software associated with FCL.

The users provide their acceptance to not to disrupting, overburdening, or promoting any kind of disruption or overburdening to:

  • The servers or computers offering or supporting FCL services or Fun Features.
  • The enjoyment of fclgames.com's Fun Features by other Users or persons.

The Terms and Conditions of FCL do not permit the user to attain any sort of unauthorized access to the user accounts, servers or networks associated to fclgames.com's Fun Features by any means except the user interface provided by FCL. The user must not indulge in activities like circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person to circumvent or modify, any security, technology, device, or software associated with the Fun Features provided by FCL.

The users provide their acceptance for not using the FCL platform for any sort of inadequate activities including (but not limited to):

  • To engage in any obscene, offensive, indecent, racial, communal, anti-national, objectionable, defamatory or abusive action or communication;
  • To harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate any legal rights of other individuals;
  • To Transmit files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage or adversely affect the operation of another person's computer, fclgames.com, any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment;
  • To advertise, offer or sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose on fclgames.com without the express written consent of FCL;
  • To Transmit content regarding services, products, surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, spam, unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, or chain letters;
  • The users are bound to accept that they will neither support nor conduct any sort of attack including (but not limited to) distribution of a virus, denial of service, or other attempts to interrupt the services provided by FCL or the use or enjoyment of other FCL users.

However, as effective as encryption technology is, no security system is impenetrable. Our Company cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you provide won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to the Company over the Internet.

7. REGISTRATION

In order to register for the Contest(s), Participants are required to provide the following information accurately:

  • Full Name
  • Team Name(s)
  • E-mail address
  • Password
  • State of Residence
  • Gender
  • Date of birth

The “Full Name” and “Date of Birth” mentioned by the user for the purpose of verification should match with the Name and Date of Birth mentioned on all the documents required to be uploaded for verification purposes.

The people participating in activities, services or features provided by FCL are required to provide their approval stating they have carefully read all the terms and conditions and will comply with all the rules, regulations and terms of use of FCL.

The participants entering any contest(s) organized by FCL as a resident of certain parts of India - Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh, will not be permitted to sign up for any round in the paid version of the Contest as elaborated below. In case of audits from FCL, if a user is found to be a resident of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh but not stated at the time of registration then FCL at its sole and absolute discretion holds the rights to take action against such user including (not limited to) blocking of user account, deletion or deactivation of user account, and resetting the user account to initial level by deleting all the logs, refers & reducing the amount present in the User Account to “zero.”

The participants who are above the age of 18 years and have successfully completed their registration process by entering valid and adequate information in the registration form are sent a confirmation email comprising their login details.

In case of Valid KYC ID or PAN card verification, any scanned image of a photocopy of the user's Valid KYC ID or PAN card will not be acceptable. For Valid KYC ID or PAN card verification it is mandatory to upload a full image of the original Valid KYC ID or PAN card.

In case, you are uploading a Valid KYC ID or PAN card for Valid KYC ID or PAN card verification process then it is mandatory to upload a full scanned image of the Valid KYC ID or PAN card (both front and back).

8. CONTEST(S), PARTICIPATION AND PRIZES

The FCL platform conducts various contest(s) as a part of Fun Features offered by FCL. FCL offers fantasy cricket, fantasy football, fantasy kabaddi, fantasy WWE, fantasy basketball and many other sports as a part of its fun features. The contests conducted by FCL allows the users to participate in the Fun Features by formulating their own fantasy team(s) comprising of on-field players involved in the on-field match (as applicable), series or tournament to which the online fantasy sports gaming relates. The teams of the individual users are given with points on the basis of the performance of on-field players at the end of a designated match, round or tournament of the Contest(s). The user whose team attains the highest aggregate of points will be declared as the winner of the contest. FCL is authorized to declare more than one Winner and distribute winnings to such Winners in increasing order of their Team's aggregate score at the end of the designated round(s) of the Contests in the event of various pre-specified contest(s). The Contest(s) organized as a part of Fun Features would comply with the Terms and Conditions, rules and regulations mentioned below:

  • "Fantasy Rules" available at “How To Play” rules and regulations (including rules and regulation in relation to any payments made to participate in the Contest(s); and all Participants agree to abide by the same.

FCL presently offers paid versions of the contests wherein the users can participate by paying a pre-defined amount on the relevant Contest page as a part of contest entry amount. An individual with the highest aggregate of scores at the end of the pre-determined round would be eligible for winning a pre-designated winning, as stated on the relevant Contest(s) page.An individual is authorized to make different teams for participating in Contest(s) conducted by the FCL platform as a part of its Fun Features. However, until and unless FCL specifies a contest as Multiple Entry contests, the users are bound to submit only one Team to participate in the contest organized by FCL as a part of its Fun Features. In the context of the Multiple Entry Contest, the participants can enter in the contest with more than one team, but the user will not be allowed to edit or revise the Teams so submitted for participation in such Multiple Entry Contest after the deadline. Further, FCL is authorized to limit the number of multiple teams allowed in a contest or the number of teams a single user account can create for entering a Multiple Entry Contest.

FCL is authorized to charge a pre-defined contest entry amount for allowing the users to access the Fun Features in relation to the Contest(s). In a situation wherein a participant is found to be a resident of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh, by FCL, the user will not be allowed to proceed to sign up for the round or league and may not participate in any paid version of the Contest(s).

FCL holds all the rights to abandon a contest or adjust or change the deadline of a particular match or in unavoidable circumstances that stand beyond the control of FCL. The scenarios wherein the match will not be abandoned and the deadline can be adjusted include (but are not limited to) the ones mentioned below:

  • The Official Match Start Time is before FCL’s Deadline
  • This scenario can differ for cricket and other sports as:

For Other Sports apart from Cricket:
A difference of 10 minutes (maximum) between the official match start time and FCL’s deadline can be adjusted by the platform. However, if the difference is of more than 10 minutes, i.e., the official match starts more than 10 minutes before FCL’s deadline, then, the contest will be abandoned on FCL

For Cricket:
FCL, at its sole and absolute decision, can adjust the deadline of a contest on FCL by 10 minutes or 3 overs (whichever is less) before the beginning of the official match

In case FCL fails to cross-check or verify the official match start time from any of its reliable third-party sources or from the official websites, then, FCL’s deadline for the particular contest will be adjusted in such a way that a maximum of 3 overs is bowled in the adjusted time being.

The Official Match Start Time is after FCL’s Deadline
FCL at its sole and absolute discretion can abandon, cancel or delay the start of a contest on FCL by extending the deadline in case of certain unavoidable circumstances such as (but not limited to) delay in the toss, weather conditions, technical glitches, non-appearance of the teams on the field, natural disasters, etc.

9. PLAY FORMATS

FCL offers its services, contest(s) or fun feature(s) under 2 types of Play Formats, namely, Regular Play and Safe Play, respectively. The Regular Play option of FCL comprises of leagues wherein the user is allowed to create or, edit his/her teams and participate in the game adhering to a deadline which is 1-hour prior to the start of real-match in cricket and 1:30 hours prior in kabaddi.

The Safe Play feature of FCL, on the other hand, benefits the users participating or availing the services, contest(s) or fun feature(s) provided by FCL, with extended deadlines. The users participating in leagues under the Safe Play option are allowed to create or edit their teams till the last moment, i.e., right before the beginning of the real-match.

10. CONTEST FORMATS

FCL conducts Contest(s) as a part of Fun Features as public and private leagues wherein the users can participate in a Contest with other Users without any restriction on participation. The public and private leagues comply with various Terms and Conditions including (but not limited to):

Public League
  • FCL in public league format of the Contest(s) can offer any pre-defined numbers of participants that can take part in the contest.
  • FCL is authorized to conduct the public league format of Contest(s) as a paid contest and might announce the winner at the end of the contest.
  • FCL can pre-define the number of participants required to make the Contest(s) operational. In an event wherein the number of participants required to make the contest operation equalizes with the number of users participating in the contest, the Contest(s) organized as a public league by FCL will begin at the scheduled start of the Contest(s). However, in a situation wherein the number of participants is less than the number required at the time of beginning the Contest(s), the Contest(s) will be discarded, and the contest entry amount will be refunded to the participants without any charge or deduction.
Private Leagues
  • FCL offers "Private Leagues" as another form of a contest on its platform. The Private Leagues can be defined as a contest wherein the users are enabled to create their own contest and invite other users (friends or other FCL users) to compete with them. The private leagues created by the users are a part of pay-to-play contests wherein the players are required to pay a contest entry amount for joining the contest.
  • FCL enables users to create a Private League contest with a minimum of 2 players and a maximum of 10 players. The user can define the maximum Winning amount to be ₹ 9500 or  $684.93 whereas the minimum Winning amount for a private league can be defined as ₹ 20 or $0.27. The users after creating a private contest will be given a unique identification code, the “Contest Code” which can be shared by the users among their acquaintances for enabling others to join the contest.
  • FCL rewards the user with a percentage share in the platform's commission on the complete filling of a private league of 10 or more players. If a private league of 10-14 players gets completely filled, the user who created the league gets a 15% share of the platform's commission as a reward; and if a private league of 15-50 players gets completely filled, the user who created the contest gets a 25% share of the platform's commission.
  • FCL offers the users to create a private league with multiple winners, i.e. the total winning amount can be distributed variably among a predefined number of winning players. The breakdown of the winning amount among the winners can either be manually decided by the user or can be provided by FCL automatically. The user can choose between the two options while creating a private league.
  • FCL neither allows nor encourages any change except the name of the contest once a user creates any private league. The Winning amount and number or participants once defined at the time of creating a private league cannot be changed further in any case.
  • In order to join a private league, the invited user is required to fill in the contest code followed by the payment of the contest entry amount, and then only the invited user will be considered as a participant of the private contest. The private leagues are a part of first come first serve basis. In case, the private league meets the required number of participants; it shall be considered as operative, and no other user will be allowed to participate in the contest.
  • In an event, a private contest created by any user fails to meet the pre-specified required number of the participant before the deadline which is 1 hour prior to the commencement of the real match, the contest will be automatically deleted, and the contest entry amount will be refunded to all the users who have joined the private league.
  • The participation of any invited user in any of the private contest created by any user is entirely dependent on the pre-specified number of participants for the private league. FCL shall not be held responsible for the deletion or cancellation of any private league due to an inability of meeting the pre-specified required number of participants.
  • FCL at its sole and absolute discretion holds all the rights to block a user account, refraining the user from further playing or availing the services offered by FCL, if any user is found or suspected of carrying out or encouraging any suspicious activity, by the auditing team of FCL.

11. LEGALITY OF GAME OF SKILL

Games of skill are legal, as they are excluded from the ambit of Indian gambling legislations including, the Public Gambling Act of 1867. The Indian Supreme Court in the cases of State of Andhra Pradesh v. K Satyanarayana (AIR 1968 SC 825) and KR Lakshmanan v. State of Tamil Nadu (AIR 1996 SC 1153) has held that a game in which success depends predominantly upon the superior knowledge, training, attention, experience, and adroitness of the player shall be classified as a game of skill.

The Contest(s) described above (across the Fun Features) are games of skill as success of Participants depends primarily on their superior knowledge of the games of cricket, football, kabaddi, volleyball, Basketball, Hockey, statistics, knowledge of players’ relative form, players’ performance in a particular territory, conditions and/or format (such as ODIs, test cricket and Twenty20 in the online cricket fantasy gaming), attention and dedication towards the Contest(s) and adroitness in playing the Contest(s). The Contest(s) also requires Participants to field well-balanced sides with limited resources and make substitutions at appropriate times to gain the maximum points.

By participating in this Contest(s), each Participant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is participating in a game of skill.

More about the legality of FCL can be found at the website of the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG): www.ifsg.in. IFSG is recognized as India’s first and only self-regulatory sports gaming authority focusing on developing standardized practices in the industry

12. ELIGIBILITY

  • The Contest(s) are open only to persons above the age of 18 years.
  • Persons who wish to participate must have a valid email address.
  • Only those Participants who have successfully registered on the fclgames.com as well as registered prior to each round in accordance with the procedure outlined above shall be eligible to participate in the Contest and earn winnings.

SELECTION AND VERIFICATION OF WINNERS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE WINNINGS

Selection of Winners
FCL will select winners on the basis of computation and tabulation of scores in a designated round (which may last anywhere between one day and an entire tournament) of the Contest(s). An individual whose team will score the highest aggregate of points based on the on-field performance of their selected players will be declared as winners by FCL. However, in an event wherein the number of pre-designated winners are defined to be more than one by FCL, then, the winners will be chosen on the basis of increasing order of their aggregate scores at the end of the designated round of the Contest. FCL shall pre-define the number of winners to be announced and winnings to be distributed on the Contest page before the beginning of the game. Any individual identified by FCL as creating a team on behalf of other users will be disqualified from the Contest(s). In an event wherein there's a tie between the winners, then the winning users shall be declared as the winners, and the winnings shall be equally divided among such Participants. If the users have not complied with the Terms and Conditions defined by FCL, then, FCL shall not be liable to pay any winnings in relation to the use of the fclgames.com, Contest, "Fantasy Rules," etc.

Contacting Winners
FCL or any other third-party organizing Contest(s) as a part of Fun Features provided by FCL shall contact the winners of the contest(s) through email, mobile or both provided by the user at the time of registration. FCL shall detail the users about the documents required for the collection of the winnings at this stage. As a general practice, winners will be required to provide the following documents:
  • Original scanned copy of the User’s Valid KYC ID or PAN Card.
  • User’s bank account details and proof of the same.

An individual shall not be allowed by FCL to withdraw his/her winnings without the submission and verification of the above mentioned documents within the time-period defined by FCL. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, the users ensure that the documents provided at the time of verification are the true copies of the original documents.

The users are bound to provide adequate and complete details at the time of registration. FCL shall not be held responsible for any sort of communication, or omissions that might lead to a situation wherein the results may not be communicated to the Winner.

FCL shall publish the list of the participants on a separate web-page on fclgames.com alongside separately informing the winners through e-mail. If ever happens that a winner’s name has been displayed on the separate webpage, but he/she has not received any communication e-mail from FCL, then the participant should contact FCL within the time specified on the webpage.

VERIFICATION PROCESS

FCL is authorized only to permit the participants who have successfully completed the verification process by providing the required documents within the time limit specified by FCL to withdraw/receive their accumulated winnings (or any part thereof). Any request for extending the time-limit for verification and document submission shall not be accepted by FCL.

FCL is authorized to disqualify any winner from withdrawing their accumulated winnings post scrutinizing all documents (or any part thereof) on the following grounds:

  • FCL identifies that any of the document or information provided by the user at the time of verification is inadequate, incorrect, misleading, false, fabricated, incomplete or illegible; or
  • Participant does not fulfill the Eligibility Criteria specified in Clause 10 above; or
  • Any other grounds of violation.

MISCELLANEOUS

Winning distribution and awarding related decisions undertaken by FCL shall be final, binding and non-contestable. The individuals participating in the paid formats of the Contest(s) ensure that they are not the residents of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh. FCL hold all the rights to disqualify any participant playing the paid formats of the Contest(s) if identified as a resident of the abovementioned Indian states and forfeit any winnings earned by such participants. Further FCL is authorized to suspend or terminate the accounts of such participants at its sole and absolute discretion.

If in case of a head-to-head contest both the users tend to have same team with the same players as well as the captain & vice-captain, no winner will be declared in such cases and the contest entry amount of both the users will be refunded to their FCL User Account.

FREE LEAGUE

FCL often organizes Contest(s) in Free League formats wherein it enables its users to earn winnings without paying any contest entry amount for the leagues. In an event wherein any user wins the free league organized by FCL the winning amount will get transferred to the user’s account which can be used only for joining further paid leagues organized by FCL. The winning amount cannot be used or withdrawn for any other purpose except for joining other leagues.

FCL holds all the rights to disqualify a participant alongside forfeiting the winnings of such participants at its sole and absolute discretion, in an event wherein an individual below the age of 18 years is identified playing the paid formats of the Contest(s) organized by FCL. In addition to this, FCL can suspend or terminate the accounts of such participants. FCL shall not be held liable for the quality, suitability, and merchantability of the winnings as FCL makes no warranties about the same to the extent permitted by legal authorities.

FCL is authorized to modify or change the winnings offered to the participants declared as the winners of Contest(s) organized by FCL, and the participants not raise any claim or question the decision of FCL related to the winning modification.

FCL shall not be held responsible or liable for any sort of damage or loss to the winnings occurring at the time of transportation.

Any sort of transportation charges including shipping and courier are to be undertaken by the customers in respect of the winnings.

In case of the cash winnings, the transaction charges fall under the part of the customers.

The winnings given to the participants declared as the winners of Contest(s) organized by FCL are non-transferable and non-refundable. The winners can neither exchange/redeem those winnings for cash or kind.

14. PUBLICITY

In an event wherein an individual declared as the winner of Contest(s) accepts the winnings offered by FCL, then affiliates of FCL and the company itself is authorized to use the name, likeness, voice and comments of the winner for various purposes including (but not limited to) advertising, promotion of the company in any media worldwide, alongside trading without any further permissions or consents and/or additional compensation being given to the participant. By accepting the Terms and Conditions, the winners of the Contest(s) provide their consent for being available for promotional purposes as planned and desired by FCL without any charge. The promotional and advertising events can include (but not limited to) press events, internal meetings and ceremonies/functions wherein the dates for the promotional events will be solely decided by the team of FCL.

15. GENERAL CONDITIONS

In a rare event wherein FCL identifies the need of any governmental, statutory or regulatory compliances or approvals for organizing any Contest(s) or the company identifies any on-going Contest(s) breaching the legal guidelines or being prohibited by the legal authorities, then, FCL hold all the rights to cancel or withdraw such Contest(s) without any prior notice to the participants or the winners. The individuals using the services provided by FCL agree not to make any claims related to such cancellation or withdrawal in any manner. The employees, directors, affiliates, relatives and family members of FCL, will not be eligible to participate in any Contest(s).

16. DISPUTE AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Any sort of disputes associated with Fun Features or services provided by FCL including the Contest(s), the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of the User(s) (including Participants) or FCL shall be undertaken by the courts of competent jurisdiction at Jaipur. All sort of disputes, issues, and questions shall be addressed by the court competent jurisdiction in alignment with the laws of the Republic of India.

In a circumstance wherein a legal dispute arises (legal issue or question) between two parties, the party raising the dispute is bound to provide written notification ("Notification") to the other party involved in the dispute. The parties involved in the dispute should initially focus on resolving the issue post receiving the Notification. However, if both the parties fail to resolve the dispute through mutual discussion within 15 days of receiving the Notification, the dispute shall be resolved by arbitration.

During the arbitration process, the parties involved in the dispute will be complied to follow the arbitration award. Additionally, the parties involved in the disputes will have to bear costs of arbitration on their own and will have to equally share the fees of the arbitrator unless stated otherwise by the arbitral tribunal. The arbitrator is allowed to pass interim orders and awards, including the orders for specific performance and such orders would be enforceable in competent courts. The arbitrator is bound to provide a rational award.

17. RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The users agree to access and use the Fun Features provided by FCL voluntarily and at their sole risk. Further, accepting not to hold FCL responsible or liable on account of any loss or damage sustained including (but not limited to) any accident, injury, death, loss of property by Users or any other person or entity during the course of access to the Fun Features (including participation in the Contest(s)) or as a result of acceptance of any winnings.

The individuals using the services or Fun Features provided by FCL reimburse FCL, and/ or any of its directors, employees, partners, associates, and licensors, from and against all the responsibility, liability, cost, loss or expense faced by the user due to their access to the Fun Features including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct, indirect, consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission on their part, or otherwise.

FCL shall not be held responsible either jointly or individually, for any sort of errors or omissions, neither on behalf of itself nor on behalf of third parties in terms of the winnings.

By accepting these terms and conditions the user accepts that he/she shall be held solely responsible for any consequences arising due to an event wherein a user carries out any sort of illegal act due to the non-conformity with these Terms and Conditions and other rules and regulations in relation to Fun Features, including the provision of an incorrect address or other personal details.

The users provide their consent to defend, and hold FCL harmless from any third party/entity/organization claims arising due to, or associated with user’s involvement with fclgames.com or his/her participation in any Contest(s) organized on FCL platform.

The individuals using the Fun Features and services provided by FCL, by accepting these Terms and Conditions agree that FCL shall not be held responsible alongside waiving and releasing each and every right or claim, all actions, causes of actions (present or future) each of them has or may have against FCL, its respective agents, directors, officers, business associates, group companies, sponsors, employees, or representatives for all and any injuries, accidents, or mishaps (whether known or unknown) or (whether anticipated or unanticipated) faced due to the Fun Features or associated with the Contests or the winnings of the Contests.

18. DISCLAIMERS

To the extent permitted under law, neither FCL nor its parent/holding company, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees shall be responsible for the deletion, the failure to store, or the untimely delivery of any information or material.

In alignment to the legal bodies, FCL shall not be held responsible for any harm faced due to downloading or accessing any information or material, the quality of servers, games, products, Fun Features or sites, cancellation of competition and winnings. FCL does not hold any responsibility if a User pays for access to one of FCL's Fun Features and the user shall not be provided any refund as a result of, any inaccessibility that is caused by FCL's maintenance on the servers or the technology that underlies our sites, failures of FCL's service providers (including telecommunications, hosting, and power providers), computer viruses, natural disasters or other destruction or damage of our facilities, acts of nature, war, civil disturbance, or any other cause beyond our reasonable control. Further, FCL disclaims any sort of warranty for the content provided on fclgames.com(s). fclgames.com(s) content is distributed on an "as is, as available" basis.

The users are solely responsible for any sort of material accessed, downloaded or otherwise obtained through fclgames.com and holds the sole responsibility for any potential damage to their computer system or loss of data that occurs as a result of downloading or accessing any such material.

FCL shall make best endeavors to ensure that the fclgames.com(s) is error-free and secure, however, neither FCL nor any of its partners, licensors or associates makes any warranty that:

  • the fclgames.com(s) will meet Users’ requirements,
  • fclgames.com(s) will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free
  • the results that may be obtained from the use of fclgames.com(s) will be accurate or reliable; and
  • the quality of any products, Fun Features, information, or other material that Users purchase or obtain through fclgames.com(s) will meet Users’ expectations.

FCL holds all the rights to rectify any errors identified in the determination of Winners or in the transfer of amounts to a User's account, using various method as it deems fit, including (but not limited to) through a set-off of the mistaken payment from amounts due to the User or deduction from the User's account of the amount of mistaken payment. In such events, FCL agrees to notify the user about the error and the rectification measure adopted to address the error.

Complying to the legal bodies and authorities neither FCL nor its partners, licensors or associates disclaims any sort of responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use our sites, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

FCL is authorized to cancel any Fun Features, events or Contest(s) requiring specific permission or authority from any statutory authority or any state or the central government, or the board of directors in an event wherein such permission or authority is either not obtained or denied either before or after the organization of the relevant Fun Features, events or Contest(s).

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, the users agree not to make any demands, or claims in the event of suspension or closure of any Services, events or Contests organized/provided by FCL.

19. MISCELLANEOUS

In alignment with certain legislation, FCL is bound to notify the users regarding various events. In this regard, the users by accepting these Terms and Conditions provide their consent that such notifications issued and posted by FCL on either fclgames.com or conveyed through the e-mail provided by the customer while registration, will be considered adequate and authorized, and will be effective upon the customers. Further, FCL shall not be held responsible for any loss of information or failing to notify the user, if the user fails to provide adequate and accurate information at the time of registration.

FCL shall not be held responsible for delay or failure in notifying the users, organizing/providing services, Fun Features and Contest(s) because of outside reasons considered to be out of the reach of FCL, including (but not limited to) any failure to perform due to unforeseen circumstances or cause beyond FCL's control such as acts of God, war, terrorism, riots, embargoes, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, accidents, network infrastructure failures, strikes, or shortages of transportation facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials or any cancellation of any match to which a Contest relates. If such an event ever happens then, FCL holds all the rights to cancel any related Contest(s) and to process an appropriate refund for all participants.

FCL’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, the users provide their consent that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action faced due to or associated with the use of fclgames.com or these Terms must be filed within thirty (30) days of such claim or cause of action arising or be forever barred.

These Terms and Conditions, including all terms, conditions, and policies that are incorporated herein by reference, constitute the entire agreement between the User(s) and FCL Fantasy Sports Private Limited and govern your use of the fclgames.com, superseding any prior agreements that any User may have with FCL Gaming Private Limited.

In an event wherein any part of these Terms and Conditions defined by FCL is identified to be indefinite, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable, the rest of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force.

FCL is authorized to moderate, restrict or ban the use of the fclgames.com, by any particular user or generally, in alignment to the FCL’s policy/policies from time to time, at its sole and absolute discretion and without any notice.

FCL holds all the rights to permanently close or temporarily suspend any Fun Features (including any Contest(s)).

All your Transaction history (including but not limited to Amount Added, Winnings, League Joined, etc.) will only be available for the last 15 days. In case you’ve any query related to any of your transaction please reach our support team within 7 days of occurrence of the issue.

20. REFUND

Any amount once added to the FCL account of user can't be refunded back to the user in any case, and the amount can be used to join the leagues, fun features and Contest(s) organized by FCL.

The individuals using the services and Fun Features provided by FCL are not permitted to cancel any transaction which has been once confirmed. However, FCL is authorized to permit any user to cancel a transaction and refund the transaction amount paid by the user at its sole and absolute discretion, in an event: If the User sends a written request to FCL from the registered email id to cancel such payment; or if the payment is made for participation in the paid version(s) of the Contest(s), the cancellation request must be received at least 2 days prior to the commencement of the round in respect of which the payment is made; FCL shall not be liable to refund any amount thereafter.

FCL reserves the rights to refund the transaction amount to the user in the above mentioned case at its sole and absolute discretion post deducting applicable cancellation charges and taxes. Further, amid the transaction process, the users should take a note of the additional terms and conditions which significantly govern the transaction. In an event wherein the clauses defined in additional terms and conditions conflict with the present Terms and Conditions defined by FCL, the additional terms, and conditions associated with transactions shall prevail. The refund is only applicable to the amount used to join any league and shall be refunded to the FCL User Account source, as deducted.

In case of any unforeseen event, e.g. Force majeure, event cancellation, or technical errors and others, only league joining amount will be refunded as used to join the league, there will be no claim on the winning as per the rank.

21. STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PROMOTIONS

The users are bound to comply with the Promotion Terms defined by FCL in respect of such Promotion ("Promotion Terms") and these Standard Terms while participating in any sort of promotions. Further, the users while participating in any Promotion accepts and agrees to comply with terms and conditions, and privacy policies of the FCL.

  • Participation in the Promotions is voluntary.
  • Participation in one Promotion does not guarantee that such user will be eligible to participate in another Promotion.
  • An individual using the services and Fun Features provided by FCL shall participate and avail the Promotions offered by FCL only through one account. A user already registered with FCL is not permitted to create a new account or use various accounts for participating in a Promotion.
  • The individuals using the services provided by FCL, intending to participate in a Promotion may be required to verify their mobile number and other account details in alignment with the Promotion Terms for such Promotion.

The individuals willing to participate in the Promotion of FCL with their numbers registered on the National Do Not Call Registry (“NDNC Registry”), need to de-register their numbers from the NDNC Registry until the completion of such Promotion (including the delivery of Bonus Amount (if any) or the free-entry (if any) under such Promotion). FCL shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage in the event of notification failure to the users from FCL arising due to the participant’s association with NDNC list. The users intending to participate in the Promotion with their numbers registered on to the NDNC list shall not be authorized to make any claim or raise any complaints against FCL if they do or do not receive any call or SMS with respect to their participation and all other matters pertaining to a Promotion.

The verification process may require you to submit personal information about yourself. The users willing to participate in the Promotion provide their consent to receive communication from FCL. Any sort of user information including identity and contact details collected by FCL amid the registration, verification or during the user usage of fclgames.com shall be subject to FCL’s Privacy Policy.

FCL reserves rights to disqualify any user at its sole and absolute discretion from a Promotion in an event wherein the user is identified to be engaged in any inadequate, illegal, or unlawful conduct (with regard to any of the Promotions or otherwise).

The users can use the Bonus Amount (if any) deposited in their accounts as a part of FCL promotional offers for paying 5% of the contest entry amount to join various cash contests such as Hot contests, Contests for Champions & Head-To-Head (leagues up to 99 members) and 25% of the contest entry amount to join Mega contests with 100 or more members. However, the Bonus Amount (if any) present in the accounts of the users cannot be withdrawn or transferred to any other cash balance section of User Account held by the user with FCL or to any third-party account or to any bank/payment instrument account. The bonus amount (if any) shall expire at the end of 14 days from the date of credit of the bonus amount.

The deposit of the Bonus Amount (if applicable) or the grant of the free-entry (if any) shall be at the sole discretion of FCL and shall be subject to the user’s compliance with these Standard Terms and the applicable Promotion Terms. FCL is authorized to change or substitute the Bonus Amount (if any) or free-entry (if any) provided to the users under a Promotion at any time without any prior notice to the users. The users are not permitted to substitute Bonus Amount (if any) or free-entry (if any) for other items or exchange for cash.

In an event wherein FCL identifies or believes that a user participating in the Promotion has violated the Standard Terms, Promotion Terms or the terms and conditions of the FCL fantasy game(s), FCL is authorized to withhold or forfeit the benefits of a Promotion (including a free-entry or Bonus Amount due to a participant or any winnings earned by the participant by using such benefits).

Mere participation in a Promotion does not entitle the participant to receive any free-entry or Bonus Amount(s) indicated as winnings under such Promotion.

FCL's decision regarding the winners and winnings in the context of the Promotion(s) will be final and binding. Further, FCL shall not entertain any sort of correspondence, objection, complaints, etc. in this regard.

Each Promotion cannot be clubbed with any of other contest/offer/promotion that is running simultaneously and organized or conducted by FCL.

FCL holds all the rights to change/modify/or withdraw any of the Promotions and/or change these Standard Terms and/or the Promotion Terms without any prior notice to the users.

FCL does not make any commitment, express or implied, to respond to any feedback, suggestion and, or, queries of the participants of the Promotions.

Any sort of dispute or disagreement regarding the Promotion shall be addressed and resolved as per the legal jurisdictions and in accordance to the policies of FCL.

22. STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF "REFER AND EARN" PROGRAM

FCL provides you an opportunity to compete with your friends by referring them for joining FCL through the Refer and Earn Program of FCL. The refer and earn program of FCL enables you to Refer friends alongside offering you a Cash Bonus of up to ₹50 or $1.36 in an event wherein you and your referred friend meet the criteria and complete all the steps specified in these terms. The Cash Bonus earned by you and your referred friend will be redeemable to join cash contests and contests through the FCL’s mobile application for the iOS and/or Android mobile devices. The following Terms and Conditions are defined by FCL for participating in the Refer & Earn program. These Terms and Conditions should be followed by the users as they govern the user’s participation in the Program.

Eligibility
The users that: (i) have an account registered and a verified gaming account with FCL; (ii) are eligible to participate in the pay-to-play FCL fantasy Sports game according to the Terms and Conditions defined by FCL; and (iii) have downloaded and installed the Application on their respective mobile devices, are considered as eligible for participating in the Program. FCL neither encourages nor permits participation in the program through a proxy.

FCL does not permit any user to register or operate more than one gaming account with FCL. The participation in the Program is voluntary, and no user is allowed to participate in the Program with more than one user account.

The users while participating in the Program provide their consent to abide by these Terms and Conditions of FCL.

The users in order to participate in the Refer & Earn Program need to download and install FCL's mobile application on their mobile devices. The users post downloading and installing the mobile application on their mobile devices will be provided with a unique link or code, which the user can distribute among his/her friends inviting them to join FCL by creating and registering an account with FCL, and downloading and installing the mobile application of FCL on their mobile devices. The referred friend (Referent) of the user (Referrer) already registered with FCL, can use the received link or code by either: (i) Clicking on the link, following which the Referent would be landed on to the registration page of FCL wherein he can create and register an account with FCL, and download and install the mobile application on his/her device; or (ii) the Referent can directly download and install the FCL's mobile application on his/her device, create and register an account with FCL, and enter the unique code shared by the Referrer.

The Cash Bonus provided to the Referent and the Referrer under the Refer & Earn program of FCL can only be earned by the user and its referred friend in an event they abide by other terms specified in these Terms, including: (i) The referred friend of the user should not be already registered with FCL, (ii) both the user and its referred friend are eligible for participating in the pay-to-play Sports contest organized by FCL in alignment to the Terms and Conditions defined by FCL, (iii) the referred friend of the user should successfully create, register and verify an account with FCL using the unique link or code provided by the Referrer; and (iv) the user and his/her referred friend should agree to the license agreement of FCL's mobile app, and should download and install the FCL's mobile application in accordance to their mobile device platforms. The already registered users of FCL as defined in these Terms and Conditions refers to an individual who presently operates or holds an account registered with FCL or a user who operated or had an account with FCL at some point of time.

FCL neither permits nor encourages an already registered user of FCL to register a new account under a new name in order to earn Cash Bonus. FCL is authorized to take adequate actions if a user registering with the Platform is identified to be an existing user of FCL.

By accepting these terms and conditions, the users provide their consent to provide all the information required for the verification of a Referrer/Referent including personal information about the user (Referrer/Referent) and documents identifying the Referrer/Referent. Further, the Referrer provides his/her consent for receiving communication from FCL alongside permitting FCL to directly communicate with Referents referred by the already registered user of FCL. Any sort of user information collected by FCL amid the course of user's use of the Website shall be subject to FCL's Privacy Policy.

Any user won't be allowed to make any withdrawals from his gaming account registered with FCL until the completion of the verification process of a Referrer/Referent. An already registered user with FCL or his/her referred friend is permitted to seek voluntary verification by clicking on the 'Verify' tab. However, the Referent can also verify his/her personal and contact information at the time of registration of an account with FCL through the FCL's mobile application.

Referent Bonus
The Cash Bonus earned by the referred friend of already registered user with FCL is subjected to various Terms and Conditions, and the bonus amount earned will be provided to the Referent on the successful completion of the verification process which includes email verification, mobile verification, and Valid KYC ID or PAN Card verification. As soon as the Referent registers on FCL a cash bonus of ₹75 or $0.34  will be credited into the FCL User Account of the Referent. In a rare event, if the referred friend of the existing user of FCL fails to successfully verify his/her personal and contact details within the Verification Period or omits to provide documents requested for such verification, the Referent shall not be eligible for receiving the entitled Referent Bonus (as specified above).

Referrer Bonus
The already registered user of FCL for receiving the entitled “Referrer Bonus” must have downloaded and installed the FCL’s mobile application on his/her mobile devices. b) The Credit of the Referrer Bonus is contingent on the Referent's successful verification of the Referent’s personal and contact information: As soon as the Referent successfully verifies his/her personal and contact information which includes email verification, mobile verification and Valid KYC ID or PAN Card verification, a cash bonus amount of ₹50 or $0.68 will be credited instantly to the FCL User Account of the Referrer. However, if the referred friend fails to successfully verify his/her personal and contact details no Cash Bonus will be given to the Referrer either. No cash bonus will be awarded to the referrer on referent registration.

In an event wherein more than 9 friends of the already registered user with FCL are identified to be unverified (email, mobile number, Valid KYC ID or PAN Card or Bank account details unverified), FCL holds all the rights to decline or reject the withdrawal request of the user and block the user from the FCL Platform.

An individual registering on FCL for the first time will be eligible to earn ₹75 or $1.36  sign-up bonus. The bonus earned by the user can be used for joining the league on FCL until it complies with the below T&Cs:

After registering with FCL, the user can use up to10% of contest entry amount from Signup bonus to pay the contest entry amount of a league. The same applies to the refer bonus earned by the user under the “Refer and Earn” program of FCL.

The sign-up bonus cannot be used with any other sort of cash bonus earned by the user under any “Promotional Schemes” or “Offers” from FCL.

Sign-up bonus credited to your FCL User Account while joining the platform will expire within 14 days of the credit of the amount.

Neither the Referrer nor the Referent is permitted to use the Cash Bonus credited to their gaming accounts for joining any head-to-head contest. Additionally, the Cash Bonus amount credited to the gaming accounts of the Referrer and Referent cannot be withdrawn or transferred to any other cash balance account held by the Referrer/Referent with FCL or to any third party account or to any bank/payment instrument account.

FCL holds all the rights to change or substitute the Cash Bonus offered under the Refer & Earn Program without any prior notice to the user. The crediting of Cash Bonus to the gaming accounts of the Referrer and Referent shall be at the sole discretion of FCL and shall be subject to the Referrer’s/Referent’s alignment with these Terms and conditions.

FCL reserves the right to:

  • withhold the deposit of the Bonus Amount; and/or
  • forfeit any deposited Bonus Amount to a Referrer/Referent or any winnings earned by the participant by using such Bonus Amount; and/or
  • suspend or deactivate the gaming accounts of the user already registered with FCL or his/her referred friend in an event FCL identifies or believes the user to be breaching the Terms and Conditions defined by FCL.
  • The Referrer/Referent is not subjected to any winnings, or bonus just because of participating in the Program.
  • FCL is authorized to disqualify any Referrer/Referent at its sole and absolute discretion, in an event if FCL identifies any Referrer/Referent to be engaged in any illegal, inadequate or unlawful conduct.
  • No correspondence, objection or complaints will be entertained by FCL regarding the Program, and crediting of Cash Bonus and the decision of FCL in this regard would be considered as final and binding.
  • FCL can suspend or deactivate any user account in an event a user is identified to be involved in any sort of spamming on the website of FCL or conducting any suspicious on the Platforms of FCL.
  • This Program cannot be clubbed with any other contests/promotions/programs that are running simultaneously and organized or conducted by FCL.
  • FCL is authorized to change, modify, substitute or withdraw the Program and/or these terms and conditions without any prior notice to the users at its sole discretion.
  • The Terms and Conditions, as applicable to the FCL's online fantasy sports gaming and services, will apply to and govern the Program.
  • FCL does not make any commitment, express or implied, to respond to any feedback, suggestion and, or, queries of the participants (Referrer/Referent) of the Program.
  • The Terms and Conditions for Refer & Earn Program can be accessed at Refer and Earn T&C.

23. VERIFICATION

In order to create, register and operate an account with FCL, the users need to verify personal and contact information including (i) Mobile Number, (ii) E-Mail Address, (iii) Valid KYC ID or PAN Card Details; and (iv) Bank Account Details such as, Name, Bank Name, DOB, Branch, IFSC Code, State.

The images provided by the individuals using the services and Fun Features provided by FCL should be scanned copies of the original documents. Further, the image size of the scanned copies of original documents provided by the users for account verification should not exceed 2MB.

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, the users provide their consent to provide adequate and accurate information at the time of verification. FCL reserves all the rights to reject the verification application of a user in an event wherein the Valid KYC ID or PAN Card details and Account details of the user does not match with each other.

The users using the services provided by FCL should provide the documents demanded by FCL, none of the document alternatives would be accepted for the verification process. Further, the Valid KYC ID or PAN Card of a user creating and registering an account with FCL born before the year 1968 will not be accepted. In an event wherein the user creating and registering an account with FCL is born before the year 1968, the user will be required to provide a verification prof wherein the user should email an image holding his/her Valid KYC ID or PAN Card near his/her face at support@fclgames.com.

The verification process of FCL needs 1-3 days for completion. In this regard, all the verification requests can take a time of up to 1-3 working days for completion. The users will be updated by FCL regarding the completion of the verification process.

Any change in the information provided by the user while registration or after should only be entertained if received in writing with a valid document of change. Users are bound to provide the change in their information to FCL for updating their records in the system. If the user fails to provide the same, the user shall be held solely responsible for failure in receiving communication updates from FCL.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR Valid KYC or PAN Card AND BANK ACCOUNT

Valid KYC or PAN Card

A Valid KYC ID or PAN Card once uploaded by the user and verified from our end can be deleted anytime if found or suspected to be a forged document.

In case the documents are found or believed to be fake, the user account can be blocked under “fair play violation”.

In case a user is found to be a resident of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh after the Valid KYC ID or PAN Card verification, his/her Valid KYC or PAN Card can be deleted anytime even after the verification.

BANK ACCOUNT

A bank account once uploaded by the user and verified from our end can be deleted anytime if found or suspected to be a forged document.

In case the documents are found or believed to be fake, the user account can be blocked under “fair play violation”.

The withdrawals can be withheld if the uploaded documents are found or believed to be fake amid or after the bank account verification.

In case a user is found to be a resident of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh after the bank account verification, his/her bank account can be deleted anytime even after the verification.

All state bank accounts have been merged to SBI, thus, make sure the IFSC entered by you should be the new IFSC.

It is mandatory that the bank account number on the verification image should match exactly with the account number entered in details. The “0s” mandatory to be mentioned in the details.

25. TAXATION

The winnings offered to the users declared as winners of the contest(s) organized by FCL comply with a deduction of tax ("TDS") under the Income Tax Act 1961. In an event, the winning amount of a user crosses the mark of ₹10000, a 30% taxation charge will be imposed on the winning of the user. However, in case of such tax deductions, the winners will be provided TDS certificates. The individuals declared as winners by FCL agree to pay other applicable tax, including (but not limited to) income tax, gift tax, etc. in respect of the winnings. The winnings, or cash bonuses are subjected to various taxes.

In compliance of the section 269SU of the Income Tax Act, we insist to make payments by NEFT/RTGS/IMPS or any other E Modes.

26. WITHDRAWALS

The withdrawal request of a user is processed within 2-3 days (herein the working hours refers to bank’s working hours) excluding the date the request is made. In case, your withdrawal request is not processed within 2-3 days after the date the request is made; please check your registered email address provided by you at the time of registration for any communications from FCL. In an event, any FCL user is found to be violating the Fair Play Terms, or in general Terms & Conditions of the website then FCL at its sole and absolute discretion holds all the rights to take strict measures against the users including (but not limited to):

  • In an event a user is found having more than 9 referred friends whose mobile number, email address or Valid KYC ID or PAN Card details are not verified, then the withdrawals requests of the user can be put on hold, or his/her user account can be blocked permanently.
  • In an event a user is found to be having more than single id registered on FCL or multiple ids registered under the same name then the withdrawal request of such users can either be put on hold, or their user accounts can be blocked refraining them from playing further on FCL.
  • Any user if ever found to be violating the Fair Play Terms of FCL which can be visited on “Fair Play,” will be either blocked from playing further on FCL or his/her withdrawal requests will be put on hold for violating the Fair Play terms.
  • The withdrawals of users found to be creating a fake refer chain by creating multiple ids under the same name to earn the Refer & Earn bonus will be blocked from using FCL services or Fun Features provided by the platform alongside putting their withdrawal requests on hold.
  • In an event, any user is identified to be a resident of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, Nagaland, Sikkim & Andhra Pradesh amid the FCL audits and had hidden this fact while registering at the platform will be blocked, and his/her withdrawal requests will be put on hold.
  • FCL could put the withdrawal requests of users violating the Fair Play terms of FCL or can block the user account at any stage amid its audits, no matter if the withdrawal requests of the user had been accepted previously.
  • In case the withdrawal request of a user is kept on hold, and FCL at its sole & absolute discretion decides to process the withdrawal request of that user after he/she agrees to abide by the Fair Play Terms of FCL then such withdrawals shall take 5-7 working days to process.
  • In case, we suspect any account to be violating our fair play or verification terms already stated in the Terms & Conditions of FCL; we hold all the rights to verify the user at any time. FCL holds all the rights to video call any user at any point of time to validate & verify his/her identity. If the video call done as a part of the verification process is found to be negative, then the user account shall be blocked & his withdrawal shall be put on hold. FCL is free by all means to verify & validate the identity of a user at any point of time as per its will/wish.
  • In case, a user is using a single device for creating multiple accounts on FCL, it should be ensured by the user that all the mandatory verification formalities including mobile, email, Valid KYC ID or PAN Card & Bank Account details verification has been done by the user for all the accounts created. Abiding by the said process will help such users, who create multiple accounts on a single device, in terms of smooth withdrawals on FCL.

27. INSTANT WITHDRAWALS

A minimum amount of ₹200 or $3 can be withdrawn per day.

A maximum amount of ₹75000 or $30 can be withdrawn per day.

People who have added more than ₹7500 or $100 (in total since registration) to their FCL User Account will be considered eligible for the Instant Cash Withdrawal.

The Valid KYC or PAN Card and Bank Account of the user requesting for Instant Withdrawal should be verified with FCL.

The user’s name mentioned on the Valid KYC or PAN Card uploaded on FCL for verification, and the Profile name of user should be same.

The Instant Withdrawal process will be done via IMPS method of transfer. Thus, the withdrawal might take 2-3 hours for the amount to reflect in your bank account.

FCL, at its sole and absolute discretion, can hold or deactivate the Instant Withdrawal service anytime without any prior information to the user.

The user requesting an Instant Withdrawal should not have any Violation History on FCL.

In case, you have violated the Fair Play Terms of FCL, after a number of successful Instant Withdrawals, the next & forthcoming Instant Withdrawal request by you will be put on hold & will continue to be on hold until an appropriate explanation is received. Such cases shall be treated in compliance with the “Fair Play Violation.”

In case of a dispute, disagreement or concern between FCL and its payment partner, FCL holds all the right to put the withdrawal requests and amounts on hold until the resolution.

28. PAYMENT TERMS

In respect of any transactions entered into on the FCL platform, including making a payment to participate in the paid versions of Contest(s), Users agree to be bound by the following payment terms:

The payment of pre-designated amount Users make to participate in the Contest(s) is inclusive of the pre-designated platform fee for access to the FCL Services charged by FCL and pre-determined participant’s contribution towards winnings.

The FCL reserves the right to charge a Contest Entry Amount, which would be specified and notified by FCL on the Contest page, being created on FCL platform, prior to a User's joining of such Contest. The Contest Entry Amount (inclusive of applicable tax thereon) will be debited from the User’s account balance.

The User may participate in a Contest wherein the User has to contribute a pre-specified contribution towards the Winnings of such Contest, which will be passed on to the Winner(s) of the Contest after the completion of the Contest as per the terms and conditions of such Contest.

In order to ensure statutory compliance under section 269SU of the Income tax Act of India, we strictly encourage payments by payees to our bank accounts through electronic modes viz. NEFT, RTGS and IMPS, the details of which are reflected on our payment platform.

Winnings mentioned in all our marketing communications is the cumulative winning for the particular series.

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