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Privacy Policy

1. Privacy Policy

All information obtained from Users, such as registration and credit card information, is subject to Photon11's Privacy Policy.

2. User Conduct

Users agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions and all other rules, regulations and terms of use of the Website. In the event User does not abide by these Terms and Conditions and all other rules, regulations and terms of use, Photon11 may, at its sole and absolute discretion, take necessary remedial action, including but not limited to:

Restricting, suspending, or terminating any User's access to all or any part of Photon11 Services;

Deleting a User's account and all related information and files on the account. Any amount remaining unused in the User's Game account or Winnings Account on the date of deactivation or deletion shall be transferred to the User's bank account on record with Photon11 subject to a processing fee (if any) applicable on such transfers as set out herein; or

Staying away from awarding any prize(s) to such User.

Users agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information at the time of registration and at all other times (as required by Photon11). Users further agree to update and keep updated their registration information

A User shall not register or operate more than one User account with Photon11.Users agree to ensure that they can receive all communication from Photon11 by marking e-mails or sending SMSs from Photon11 as part of their "safe senders" list. Photon11 shall not be held liable if any e-mail/SMS remains unread by a User as a result of such e-mail getting delivered to the User's junk or spam folder.

Any password issued by Photon11 to a User may not be revealed to anyone else. Users may not use anyone else's password. Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their accounts and passwords. Users agree to immediately notify Photon11 of any unauthorized use of their passwords or accounts or any other breach of security.

Users agree to exit/log-out of their accounts at the end of each session. Photon11 shall not be responsible for any loss or damage that may result if the User fails to comply with these requirements.

Users agree not to use cheats, exploits, automation, software, bots, hacks or any unauthorised third party software designed to modify or interfere with Photon11 Services and/or Photon11 experience or assist in such activity.

Users agree not to copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer any right to the technology or software underlying Photon11 or Photon11’s Services.

Users agree that without Photon11's express written consent, they shall not modify or cause to be modified any files or software that are part of Photon11's Services.

Users agree not to disrupt, overburden, or aid or assist in the disruption or overburdening of (a) any computer or server used to offer or support Photon11 or the Photon11’s Services (each a "Server"); or (2) the enjoyment of Photon11 Services by any other User or person.

Users agree not to institute, assist or become involved in any type of attack, including without limitation to distribution of a virus, denial of service, or other attempts to disrupt Photon11 Services or any other person's use or enjoyment of Photon11 Services.

Users shall not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the User accounts, Servers or networks connected to Photon11 Services by any means other than the User interface provided by Photon11, including but not limited to, by 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 that underlies or is part of Photon11 Services.

Without limiting the foregoing, Users agree not to use Photon11 for any of the following:
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 publish, post, upload, e-mail, distribute, or disseminate (collectively, "Transmit") any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful content;

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, Photon11, any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment;

To advertise, offer or sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose on Photon11 without the express written consent of Photon11;

To download any file, recompile or disassemble or otherwise affect our products that you know or reasonably should know cannot be legally obtained in such manner;

To falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or the source of software or other material;

To restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any public area within our sites;

To collect or store personal information about other Users;

To interfere with or disrupt Photon11, servers, or networks;

To impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a representative of Photon11, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent User's affiliation with a person or entity;

To forge headers or manipulate identifiers or other data in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through Photon11 or to manipulate User's presence on Photon11(s);

To take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

To engage in any illegal activities. You agree to use our bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or message or communication facilities (collectively, the "Forums") only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to that particular Forum.

If a User chooses a username that, in Photon11's considered opinion is obscene, indecent, abusive or that might subject Photon11 to public disparagement or scorn, or a name which is an official team/league/franchise names and/or name of any sporting personality, as the case may be, Photon11 reserves the right, without prior notice to the User, to restrict usage of such names, which in Photon11’s opinion fall within any of the said categories and/or change such username and intimate the User or delete such username and posts from Photon11, deny such User access to Photon11, or any combination of these options.

Unauthorized access to Photon11 is a breach of these Terms and Conditions, and a violation of the law. Users agree not to access Photon11 by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Photon11. Users agree not to use any automated means, including, without limitation, agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access, monitor, or copy any part of our sites, except those automated means that we have approved in advance and in writing.

Use of Photon11 is subject to existing laws and legal processes. Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall limit Photon11's right to comply with governmental, court, and law-enforcement requests or requirements relating to Users' use of Photon11.

Users may reach out to Photon11 through -
Persons below the age of eighteen (18) years are not allowed to participate on any of the contests, games (by whatever name called) on the Photon11 Platform. The Users will have to disclose their real age at the time of getting access into the Photon11 Platform.

Photon11 may not be held responsible for any content contributed by Users on the Photon11.

3. Conditions of Participation:


By entering a Contest, user agrees to be bound by these Terms and the decisions of Photon11. Subject to the terms and conditions stipulated herein below, the Company, at its sole discretion, may disqualify any user from a Contest, refuse to award benefits or prizes and require the return of any prizes, if the user engages in unfair conduct, which the Company deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Contest or is in any way detrimental to other Users which includes, but is not limited to:

Falsifying ones’ own personal information (including, but not limited to, name, email address, bank account details and/or any other information or documentation as may be requested by Photon11 to enter a contest and/or claim a prize/winning.;

Engaging in any type of financial fraud or misrepresentation including unauthorized use of credit/debit instruments, payment wallet accounts etc. to enter a Contest or claim a prize. It is expressly clarified that the onus to prove otherwise shall solely lie on the user.;

Colluding with any other user(s) or engaging in any type of syndicate play;

Any violation of Contest rules or the Terms of Use;

Accumulating points or prizes through unauthorized methods such as automated bots, or other automated means;

Using automated means (including but not limited to harvesting bots, robots, parser, spiders or screen scrapers) to obtain, collect or access any information on the Website or of any User for any purpose

Any type of Cash Bonus misuse, misuse of the Invite Friends program, or misuse of any other offers or promotions;

Tampering with the administration of a Contest or trying to in any way tamper with the computer programs or any security measure associated with a Contest;

Obtaining other users’ information without their express consent and/or knowledge and/or spamming other users (Spamming may include but shall not be limited to send unsolicited emails to users, sending bulk emails to Photon11 Users, sending unwarranted email content either to selected Users or in bulk);
or
Abusing the Website in any way (‘unparliamentary language, slangs or disrespectful words’ are some of the examples of Abuse)

It is clarified that in case a User is found to be in violation of this policy, Photon11 reserves its right to initiate appropriate Civil/Criminal remedies as it may be advised other than forfeiture and/or recovery of prize money if any.

4. Registration for a contest

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

  • Full Name
  • Team Name(s)
  • E-mail address
  • Password
  • State of Residence
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Participants are also required to confirm that they have read and shall abide by, these Terms and Conditions.

In the event a Participant indicates, while entering an address, that he/she is a resident of either Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu, such Participant will not be permitted to proceed to sign up for any match in the paid version of the Contest as described below.
Once the Participants have entered the above information, and clicked on the "register" tab, and such Participants are above the age of 18 years, they are sent an email confirming their registration and containing their login information.

5. Contest(s), Participation and Prizes

As part of its services, Photon11 may make available the contest(s) on the Photon11 platform.

Currently, following contests are made available on Photon11 platform is a fantasy cricket game. Individual users wishing to participate in the such contest are invited to create their own fantasy teams consisting of real life cricketers involved in the real-life. Photon11 offers its platform to Participants for fantasy game Contest(s) being created relating to each Sport Event, and Participants can participate in such Contest(s) with their Teams.

Depending upon the circumstances of each match, the participants can edit their teams till the official match start time as declared by the officials of the Sport Event or adjusted deadline, as specified below.

Photon11 reserves the right to abandon a specific round or adjust the deadline of a round in certain specific, uncertain scenarios, which are beyond Photon11’s reasonable control, including but not limited to the ones’ mentioned herein below:

i. Actual match start time is before the official deadline:
Photon11 reserves the right to adjust the deadline to a maximum of 10 minutes post actual match start time. In case the actual match start time is more than 10 minutes of official deadline, the contest will be abandoned.

Photon11 reserves the right to adjust the deadline by a Maximum of 10 minutes or 3 overs bowled, whichever is less, before the official match start time.

In cases where official match time cannot be verified by Photon11 through reliable and/or publicly available sources, Photon11 reserves the right to adjust the deadline to such a time by which a maximum of 3 overs in the given match are bowled.

ii. Actual match start time is after the official deadline:
Photon11 reserves the right to extend the deadline or abandon the contest/game based on the circumstances such as delayed toss, interruption on account of weather, non-appearance of teams, technical/equipment glitches causing delays etc.

Photon11 shall endeavor to send communications through emails and/or SMS communication, about any such change as is contemplated in the aforementioned paragraphs to keep the User updated.
Teams are awarded points on the basis of the real life cricketers

The Contest(s) across the Photon11 Services shall, in addition to the Terms and Conditions, rules and regulations mentioned herein, be governed by:

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.

Currently, there are paid versions of the Contest(s) made available on Photon11 platform. Users may participate in the Contest(s) by paying the pre-designated amount as provided on the relevant Contest page. The ‘pre-designated amount’ means and includes pre-determined platform fee for accessing Photon11 services and pre-determined participant’s contribution towards prize money pool. The Participant with the highest aggregate points at the end of the pre-determined match shall be eligible to win a pre-designated prize which is disbursed out of prize money pool, as stated on the relevant Contest(s) page.

A Participant may create different Teams for participation in Contest(s) in relation to a Sport Event across the Photon11 Services. However, unless Photon11 specifies otherwise in relation to any Contest ("Multiple Entry Contest"), Participants acknowledge and agree that they may enter only one Team in any Contest offered in relation to a Sport Event. In case of Multiple Entry Contest(s), a Participant may enter more than one Team in a single Multiple Entry Contest. In addition, it is expressly clarified that Photon11 may, from time to time, restrict the maximum number of Teams that may be created by a single User account (for each format of the contest) or which a single User account may enter in a particular Multiple Entry Contest, in each case to such number as determined by Photon11 in its sole discretion.

Participant shall pay a pre-designated amount for participating in the contest(s) being created on the Photon11 platform.

In the event a Participant indicates, while entering an address, that he/she is a resident of either Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu, such Participant will not be permitted to proceed to sign up for the match or contest and may not participate in any paid version of the Contest(s).

In two members and above public contests, where all participants have entered the contest with the exact same teams, including the captain and vice-captain in such event, contest prize money shall be equally divided amongst all participants and the amount shall be deposited in the Photon11 winning account of all participants and the remaining amount shall be credited in the Cash Bonus account of such participants. In the event a user is found to be violating this policy, the Company reserves the right to initiate appropriate action against such users as it deems fit, which shall also include forfeiture of the Cash Bonus Amount.

In Starting Lineup Feature: Purpose of indicating a player's inclusion in final starting lineup is only to provide information and assist a user in selecting his/her team on Photon11. While indicating a Player's inclusion in starting lineup is given by Photon11 on the basis of information/data received through feed providers, publicly available information. Users are advised to do a thorough research of their own from official sources and/or other available sources of information. Photon11, shall not take any liability, if a player earlier indicated as 'Playing' does not play or start for any reason whatsoever.

Substitutes on the field will not be awarded points for any contribution they make. However, 'Concussion and COVID-19 Substitutes' will be awarded points awarded four (4) points for making an appearance in a match and will be awarded points any contribution they make as per the Fantasy Points System

6. Contest Formats

Currently two formats of contest(s) are made available on Photon11 platform (1) Public Contest where Users can participate in a Contest with other Users without any restriction on participation and (2) private contests, where Users can invite specific Users into a Contest and restrict participation to such invited Users. A user can enter into a maximum of 500 contest (including both Public contests and Private contests) per match. Any participation in a contest more than 500 shall be automatically prohibited. All rules applicable to Contest(s) as set out herein shall be applicable to both formats of the Contest(s). Users by participating in a Contest(s) hereby authorize Photon11 to appoint a third party/ Trustee/Escrow Agent to manage users funds on users behalf.

A. Public contest
In the Public contest format of the Contest(s), Photon11 may make available the Contest(s) comprising of 2 – 100 Participants or any other pre-designated number of Participants.

Photon11 may create this format of the Contest(s) as a paid format and the Winner will be determinable at the end of the match as per rule of the contests.

The number of Participants required to make the Contest(s) operational will be pre-specified and once the number of Participants in such Contest(s) equals the pre-specified number required for that Contest(s), such Contest(s) shall be operational. In case the number of Participants is less than the pre-specified number at the time of commencement of the match, such Contest(s) will not be operational and the pre-designated amount paid by each Participant shall be returned to the account of such User without any charge or deduction.

In certain Contests across the Photon11 Services, designated as “Guaranteed contests”, the Contest(s) shall become operational only when a minimum of two users join a Guaranteed Contest. The pre-specified number of winners to be declared in such Contest(s), even if all available Participant slots (as pre-specified in relation to the Contest(s)) remain unfilled. It is clarified that notwithstanding the activation of such Contest(s), Participants can continue to join such Contest(s) till either (i) all available Participant slots of such Contest(s) are filled or (ii) the match to which the Contest (s) relates commences, whichever is earlier. In the event of shortfall in the number of participants joining the Guaranteed Contest, Photon11 shall continue with such contests and the short fall in the prize pool shall be borne by Photon11.

B. Private contest
In the Private contest format of the Contest(s), Photon11 enables Users to create a contest ("Private contest") and invite other users, whether existing Users or otherwise, ("Invited User") to create Teams and participate in the Contest(s). Users may create a Private contest to consist of a pre-specified number of Participants, that is, consisting of either 2-100 Participants. The User creating the Private contest shall pay the pre-designated amount for such Private contest and thereby join that Private contest and shall supply a name for the Private contest and be provided with a unique identification code ("contest Code") (which will be issued to the account of such User). The User agrees and understands that once the Private contest is created no change shall be permitted in the terms or constitution of the Private contest, except for a change in the name of the contest. The User creating the Private contest shall provide Photon11 with the email address or Facebook account username of Invited Users to enable Photon11 to send a message or mail inviting such Invited User to register with Photon11 (if necessary) and participate in the Private contest in relation to which the invite has been issued.

In order to participate in the Private contest, an Invited User shall input the contest Code associated with the Private contest and pay the pre-designated amount for the Private contest. Once the number of Participants in a Private contest equals the number of pre-specified Participants for that Private contest, the Private contest shall be rendered operative and no other Invited Users or Users shall be permitted to participate in the Private contest. In the event that any Private contest does not contain the pre-specified number of Participants for that Private contest within 1 hour prior to the commencement of the match/Contest, the Platform will initiate an automatic refund of the amount deposited. Such refund shall be processed after the expiry of the deadline for filling of participants for such Private Contest.

It is clarified that the participation of Invited Users in any Private contest is subject to the pre-specified number of Participants for that Private contest, and Photon11 shall not be liable to any person for the inability of any Invited User to participate in any Private contest due to any cause whatsoever, including without limitation due to a hardware or technical malfunction or lack of eligibility of such Invited User to participate in the Contest(s).