Streax Times


Please read the detailed *Terms and Conditions before participating in the contest as titled above (“Contest/Offer”). Participation in the contest shall be deemed to be acceptance of all the terms and conditions without any protest or demure. If you do not agree to be bound or cannot comply with any of the Terms and Conditions, please do not continue to submit any information or participate in the Contest.

These Terms of Use govern your use of the websites, content and community services offered through (“Site”) any mobile or internet connected device or otherwise (the ” Service”). These terms of use(Terms) constitute a legally binding agreement between you and OMS – A Division of Times Internet Limited and/or its subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s) (hereinafter referred to as the “OMS, Company”, “TIL”, “we” or “our”)regarding your use of the website i.e (the Site) and any services offered by the Company including but not limited to delivery of content via the Site, any mobile or internet connected device or otherwise (the ” Service”). By accessing the Site or Service and/or by clicking “I agree”, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

Definition of “User” or “you” or “your”: means any person who access or avail this Site for the purpose of hosting, publishing, sharing, transacting, displaying or uploading information or views and includes other persons jointly participating in using this Site

User Conduct and Obligations
  1. You hereby agree and assure TIL that the Site/Services shall be used for lawful purposes only and that you will not violate laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable Central, State or local government or any other international laws. You further concur that you will not, through Site/Service:
  2. post, distribute, or otherwise make available or transmit any software or other computer files that contain a virus trojan horses, time bombs, bots, botnets, malicious content, content theft, data manipulation, threats or any other harmful programs or elements or component;
  3. delete from the Site any legal notices, disclaimers, or proprietary notices such as copyright or trademark symbols, or modify any logos that you do not own or have express permission to modify;
  4. not use the Site / Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair and not to undertake any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to any TIL’s server, or the network(s), computer systems / resource connected to any TIL server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site/Service;
  5. obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site/Service;
  6. engage in any activity that causes / may harm minors; or
  7. perform any activity which is likely to cause such harm;
  8. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, TIL’s official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  9. take any action which encourages or consists of any threat of harm of any kind to any person or property;
  10. carry out any “denial of service” (DoS, DDoS) or any other harmful attacks on application or internet service or;
  11. make any inappropriate, illegal or otherwise prohibited communication to any Newsgroup, Mailing List, Chat Facility, or other Internet Forum;
  12. use the Site/Service for illegal purposes;
  13. disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to make or attempt any unauthorized access to any TIL website or the website of any TIL’s customer;
  14. transmit through the Site, any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, libelous, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio, etc.;
  15. collect or attempt to collect personally identifiable information of any person or entity without their express written consent and you shall maintain records of any such written consent throughout the terms of this agreement and for a period of 2 years thereafter;
  16. engage in antisocial, disruptive, or destructive acts, including “flaming,” “spamming,” “flooding,” “trolling,” and “griefing” as those terms are commonly understood and used on the Internet
  17. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Site.
  18. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” duplicative messages or any other form of solicitation.
  19. encumber or suffer to exist any lien or security interest on the subject matter of this Agreement; or
  20. make any representation or warranty on behalf of TIL.
  21. You agree not to post, distribute, transmit or otherwise make available any data, text, message, computer file, or other material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any domestic or international law, rule, or regulation, including but not limited to:
  22. infringement of any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software;
  23. right of privacy (specifically, you must not distribute another person’s personal information of any kind without their express permission) or publicity;
  24. any confidentiality obligation.
  25. Unless otherwise permitted, you will: (i) display the Service on your Site in the exact form received by you, and not modify or edit any of the foregoing without TIL’s prior written consent; (ii) ensure that the fundamental meaning of the Service is not changed or distorted; (iii) comply with all applicable laws and all limitations and restrictions (if any) placed by TIL on the use, display or distribution of any Service and (iv) not archive any of the Service for access by users at any future date after the Service has been removed from your Web site. You acknowledge that the service must link and redirect to the appropriate TIL’s Web page when a user clicks on the Service (e.g. a headline). You shall not display the Service in such a manner that does not allow for successful linking and redirection to, and delivery of, TIL’s Web page, nor may you frame any TIL’s Web page.
No Controlling Spam Policy or Unsolicited E-mails

You will not use any communication tool or other means available on the Site to transmit, directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk communications (including emails and instant messages). TIL will not sell, lease or rent its e-mail subscriber lists to third parties. You may not harvest information about users of TIL for the purpose of sending or to facilitate the sending of unsolicited bulk communications. We may terminate your access or use of the Site immediately, with or without any notice, and take any other legal action if you, or anyone using your access details to the Site, violates these terms. We may adopt any technical remedy (including any filtering technology or other measures) to prevent unsolicited bulk communications from entering, utilizing or remaining within our computer or communication networks. Such filtering technology or other measures may block, either temporarily or permanently, some e-mail sent to you through the TIL’s Web Sites. 

The Streax Professional Times India Hair Style icon (herein after referred to as the “contest”) is brought to you by TIL.

    1. This Contest shall be Indian nationals residing in India only at the time of payment of registration fee as well as gratification, except in the state(s) where it is banned or stated to be illegal by any state
    2. This Contest is open only for the Original registrare. the name mentioned in the registration form and the payment advice, and shall not be extended to the employees and associates (including their dependents) and or transferred to any third-party.
    3. It is not essential for the participant (salon / individual) to have used Streax Professional products prior to participation in Contest, Participant will be required to:

The following are the steps to participate in India Hair Style Icon

    1. The Participant must abide by all rules, as amended from time to time by the Organization in its sole discretion.
    2. Participant shall be of Legal age i.e. 18 years or above
    3. The Participant should be a bonafide Indian Citizen, holding a valid passport, and should be a resident of India as per the applicable laws of India.
    4. The Participant shall have to Sign Up and Login to register for the Contest
    5. The Participant shall have to read all rules thoroughly in the link
    6. The Participant shall have to provide personal and professional details in Step 1 of registration form
    7. The Participant shall have to select one or more or all categories for participation in Step 2 of registration form
    8. The Participant shall have to select the category in which you wish to upload images of your model and work according to the required specifications
    9. The Participant shall have to Agree to all terms and conditions.
    10. The Participant shall have to Confirm and submit their entry
    11. The Participant shall have to Proceed with the payment of the one time, non-refundable, registration fee of Rs. 500
    12. The Participant shall not have any criminal or civil cases registered against them.
    13. The Participant shall be in good health, sound mind, and have a good moral character to be eligible to participate in the Contest.
  1. The Participant or the Participant ‘s immediate family should not be related to any person employed in OMS, TIL, Bennett Coleman & Company Limited, or any other company of the Times Group, contest sponsors, and their subcontractors, or any of the judges as informed to the applicant at any stage. In case of such a relation, the applicant must disclose the same immediately.
  2. The Participant shall have to participate in a disciplined and diligent manner throughout as per schedule for auditions and screening.
  3. The Participant acknowledges that any incorrect information shall result in disqualification, whether discovered before, during, or after participation.
  4. The decision of the judges shall be final in all cases and the Participant does not in any capacity question the same on any platform and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
  5. The Participant cannot disclose any information or record or discuss the screening process or judges’ comments with any third party.
  6. The Participant cannot get in touch with any judge during the judging process.
  7. If an Participant has a personal connection with any judge the Participant must declare it during the auditions to the contestant managers.
  8. Any screening/audition footage or results internally declared or confidential information given by the Organization cannot be shared by the Participant with any social media /digital page or with any person related to such platforms.
  9. The winner will be announced on the IHI Grand Finale Event at the Streax Professional show at Bombay Times Fashion Week, The St. Regis Mumbai latest on or before 2nd October, 2022, which may be extended at the discretion of TIL
  10. This Contest shall be held between 10th of July, 2022 till 30th of October, 2022 October (“Subject to change due to unforeseen events”).
  11. Prohibited Activities

You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on the Site, that —

  1. belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to;
  2. is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
  3. harm minors in any way;
  4. infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
  5. violates any law for the time being in force;
  6. deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
  7. impersonate another person
  8. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
  9. threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
  10. Any Content uploaded by you shall be subject to relevant laws and may disabled, or and may be subject to investigation under appropriate laws. Furthermore, if you are found to be in non-compliance with the laws and regulations, these terms, or the privacy policy of the Site, we may terminate your account/block your access to the Site and we reserve the right to remove any non-compliant Content uploaded by you.Any Content and or comment uploaded by you, shall be subject to relevant Indian laws and may be disabled, or and may be subject to investigation under appropriate laws. Furthermore, if you are found to be in non-compliance with the laws and regulations, these terms, or the privacy policy of the Site, the Company shall have the right to immediately terminate/block your access and usage of the Site and the Company shall have the right to immediately remove any non-compliant Content and or comment, uploaded by you and shall further have the right to take recourse to such remedies as would be available to the Company under the applicable laws.
    This Contest and Rewards are subject to all taxes, duties, levies as applicable from time to time under existing laws and regulations of the country.
  2. Participation in Contest and acceptance of the Rewards constitutes permission to TILto use the Winner’s name, relevant details and/or photographs for purposes of publicity, advertising and/or trade without further compensation or notice. Streax Professional and The Times Group reserve the right to use the winners’ names and Contest entries for promotion and post- coverage of The Contest across all media
  3. The participation in the Contest is purely voluntary and the same shall be construed as an acceptance of the terms and conditions stipulated Streax Professional and The Times Group reserve the right to substitute the Rewards offered at any point of time. Such rewards will be of equal or greater value. TIL shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or any other liability arising out of participation in the Contest. There are no cash alternatives for the rewards and they cannot be exchanged for cash at any point nor transferred to someone else. TIL will not be responsible for wrong contact details provided by the winners or for the failure of the communication links.
  4. The Winners are not permitted to participate in any subsequent publicity related to Contest or any other event / contest / awards / offer of similar nature for a period of 1 year, except the ones organized by TIL, together. This Contest cannot be clubbed with any of other offer going on at that time.
  5. TIL reserve the right to extend, cancel, discontinue, withdraw, change, alter or modify the terms and conditions of the Contest including but not limited to the schedule of events and qualification rounds, at their mutual discretion, without any notice at any time during the validity of the Contest. No correspondence will be shared in this TIL shall not be responsible for any loss or damage, if it has to discontinue or cancel this Contest in compliance with any law, ruling, order, regulation, requirement or instruction of any Central/State Government, or for any other unavoidable reason beyond their control. Participants shall be informed of such discontinuance/cancellation as soon as possible.
  6. If called upon, the Participant will have to submit valid Identity and address Proof (PAN Card/ Voter Card / Ration Card / Passport / Driving License, etc.) to TIL.
  7. All decisions with respect to this Contest, will be at the discretion of TIL and the same will be final and binding on all participants. The Participant shall have no recourse to TIL and/or its media / channel partners in this
  8. TIL, its partner/ channel / media partners shall not be liable to pay for any additional cost of travel, stay, food and beverages or any other expenses incurred by the 250 semi-finalists (50 from each zone across 5 different zones, respectively) in regard to the Contest and redemption of the reward, & the same shall have to be borne by the respective semi-finalists only.
  9. The travel & stay costs for the 10 finalists shall be borne by TIL.
  10. TIL shall neither indemnify nor shall be held responsible for any insurance, injury (including fatal), loss (temporary or permanent), damage (direct or incidental), disruption, theft to person or whatsoever including but not limited to deficiency in service or
  11. Subscribers who have opted for DND (Do Not Disturb) facility with their respective service providers may not be able to receive sms/ emails/calls. TIL would not be liable or held responsible for any lack or lapse in any communication on account of failure or delay by any of the Internet, Telecom, SMS and E-mails service provider including spam TIL shall not be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone or network or lines, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on a mobile network, or any combination thereof. TIL shall not be liable or held responsible for quality of service or any service discrepancy.
  12. In consideration of TIL allowing the Participant/s to take part in the Contest, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Participant/s waive and release each and every right or claim, all actions, causes of actions (present or future) each of them has or may have against TIL, its respective, 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) arising out of the Contest or related to the Contest or the Rewards of the Contest.
  13. The Contest is subject to force majeure All warranties of any kind whatsoever, whether expressed or implied, are hereby expressly disclaimed by TILincluding, but not limited to, meeting of the participants’ requirements or aspirations, timeliness, security, un-interruptedness, error-free, the results or reliability of the Contest/ Offer, or the delivery, quality, quantity, merchantability, fitness for use or non-infringement in respect of any goods, services, emoluments, benefits or awards acquired or obtained through the Contest.
  14. The image description of the contest categories and imagery used on the microsite and in the advertisement/banner of the Contest are for reference purposes The participant/s may draw inspiration as per their discretion from these, however, they are under not obligated to provide the same class of look as depicted. Participant/s are however obliged to adhere to the rules mentioned in every participation category.
  15. To the extent legally permitted, TIL excludes all conditions, warranties, guarantees and similar, whether express or implied, as to the condition, suitability, quality, fitness or safety of any goods or services or Rewards provided by us (Warranties), other than those implied by statute which may not be legally excluded. Any liability we may have to you under Warranties implied by statute which cannot be excluded is limited, where expressly permitted by statute, to supplying, or paying the cost of supplying, the goods or services again or repairing, or paying the costs of repairing, the goods, at our option.
  16. All warranties without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, workmanlike effort, title and non-infringement are disclaimed and excluded.
  17. TIL and its parent, affiliates and associates shall not be liable, at any time for any, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business projects, damage to your computer system or damages for loss of profits, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the TIL’s sites/services, with the delay or inability to use the TIL’s sites/services or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the TIL sites/services, or otherwise arising out of the use of the TIL sites/services) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the Site, or any of its contents, or from any act or omissions a result of using the Site or any such contents or for any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of information contained on the site, shutting down of the whole or part of the Services that might result in any loss of information, non retrieval or loss of data, or arising out of the inability to use any services.
  18. 22. Individual Registration, Access and Exchange of Information
  19. To register for the contest, the Participant has to open an account by completing the registration process (i.e. by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form). Participant also will choose a password and a user name. Participant are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. By registering, Participant agrees to the following terms in addition to any other specific terms which shall be posted at an appropriate location of the Site. Each registration is for a single individual user only. TIL shall retain your registration information after cancellation or withdrawal of your registration as required under applicable law(s).
  20. To access these services, Participant will be asked to enter their individual User Name and Password, as chosen by them during their registration. Therefore, TIL does not permit any of the following:-
    1. Any other person sharing their account and Password; Any part of the Site being cached in proxy servers and accessed by Participant who have not registered with TIL as users of the Site; or Access through a single account and Password being made available to multiple users on a network.
  21. If TIL reasonably believe that an account and Password is being used / misused in any manner, TIL shall reserve the right to cancel the participation immediately without notice, and block access to the Participant from that IP address.
  22. Furthermore, Participant is entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under their account. Participant agrees to notify TIL immediately of any unauthorized use of their account or any other breach of security. TIL will not be liable for any loss that Participant may incur as a result of someone else using their password or account. However, Participant could be held liable for losses incurred by TIL or another party due to someone else using your account or password.
  23. When you register, you must provide us with complete and accurate payment and other information required by TIL. By submitting payment details you represent, warrant and undertake that you are entitled to participate in the contest using those payment details. If we do not receive payment authorization or any authorization is subsequently cancelled, we may immediately terminate or suspend your participation in the contest. In suspicious circumstances we may contact the issuing bank/payment provider and/or law enforcement authorities or other appropriate third parties. Registration fee once paid, will not be refunded.
  24. Taxes: registration for the Contest falls under the purview of applicable Tax laws of India.  Unless otherwise indicated, prices stated on Site are inclusive of applicable taxes, including but not limited to Goods and Services Tax (GST) or other applicable taxes.
  25. Other costs: In addition to any registration fees you pay for participating in the contest, you are responsible for paying any internet connection or other telecommunications charges or any other costs or charges that you may incur for accessing the website and registration. For example, if you use any of our mobile services then your network operator may charge you for data or messaging services.
  26. TIL shall have access to the passwords used for registration on the site. Passwords of the participants shall remain on the site server unless the participant chooses to delete his/her account.
  27. Data Privacy
    TIL respect the data privacy mandate and does not collect any personal data until required for the limited purposes of this Contest and future marketing communications and contest related updates. The data collated under this Contest/ Talent Hunt, if any or willingly shared by Customer shall be used in strict confidence by TIL  and it will not be passed to any third party for any commercials reasons. For more information, please read the complete Privacy policy
    1. All right, title and interest, including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights, in all material presented on the Site, the promotional material(s) (including but not limited to text, audio, video or graphical images), trademarks and logos appearing on this Site, and in any and all responses received shall vest solely and exclusively with Times Internet Limited,its parent, affiliates and associates and are protected under applicable Indian laws. TIL or any person or entity permitted by TIL in this regard shall be entitled to use the responses received or any information in connection with the entry in any media for future promotional, marketing, publicity and any other purpose, without any permission and or payment to the
    2. All material submitted in connection with the Contest (whether written, audio, electronic or visual form, or a combination of those) or any photographs, video and/or film footage and/or audio recording taken of Participants are assigned to TIL upon submission and become the property of TIL, TIL may use the material in any medium in any reasonable manner it sees fit. Copyright in any such material remains the sole property of Times Internet Limited.

      You agree not to use any framing techniques to enclose any trademark or logo or other proprietary information of TIL; or remove, conceal or obliterate any copyright or other proprietary notice or any credit-line or date-line on other mark or source identifier included on the Site / Service, including without limitation, the size, color, location or style of all proprietary marks. Any infringement shall be vigorously defended and pursued to the fullest extent permitted by law.

      Limited Permission to Copy:
      TIL grants you permission to only access and make personal use of the Site and you agree not to, directly or indirectly download or modify / alter / change / amend / vary / transform / revise / translate / copy / publish / distribute or otherwise disseminate any content on TIL’s Site / Service, or any portion of it; or delete or fail to display any promotional taglines included in the Site / Service either directly or indirectly, except with the express written consent of TIL. However, you may print or download extracts from these pages for your personal / individual, non-commercial use only. You must not retain any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium except for the purposes of using the same for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal / individual use.

      TIL forbids you from any attempts to resell or put to commercial use any part of the Site; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any other merchant or person; any renting, leasing, or otherwise transferring rights to the Site / Service; displaying the name, logo, trademark or other identifier of another person (except for or you) in such a manner as to give the viewer the impression that such other person is a publisher or distributor of the Service on the Site, or any data gathering or extraction tools; or any use of meta tags. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this Site.

      No part of the Site may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other web site, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission. Requests to republish TIL’s material for distribution should be addressed to Times Syndication Services at E-Mail –

  29. TIL assumes no liability or responsibility for:-
    1. Any errors, omissions or inaccuracies of content or submissions,
    2. Personal injury or property damage of any nature resulting from your access to, your exposure to or your participation in the contest.
    3. Any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information that may be contained therein.
    4. Any deletion of data or interruption or discontinuance of transmission to or from or through the Contest
    5. For any loss of data due to server issues and other technical faults that may come up during the Contest Period.
  30. The courts of Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes. The existence of dispute, if any, shall not constitute a claim against TIL.
  31. You and TIL agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the TIL’s web sites, only, must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues otherwise, such cause of action will be permanently barred.
  32. If a participant commits any misconduct, fraud, cheating, and misappropriation or any act lacking in good faith, TIL reserve the right to disqualify such
  33. If a Participant is dissatisfied with the Contest or the Contest rules and/or any content or any requirements of the Contest form, the materials available related thereto, or with these terms and conditions, his/her sole and exclusive remedy is to not participate in the Contest.
  34. These terms and conditions shall prevail over any inconsistent terms, conditions, provisions or representations contained in any other promotional or advertising materials for the The terms and conditions can be altered if need by TIL.
  35. For further information/ clarifications, kindly write to us on