Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

This Website (as hereinafter defined) belongs to Mumbai Academy of Moving Images ("MAMI" or "We" or "Our" or "Us"), a society registered with the Registrar of Societies under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 which has set up a public trust under the Public Trust Act, 1950, registered with the Charity Commissioner, Worli, having their office at Marina Vista, 21, 2nd Floor, Shirley Rajan Road, Off Carter Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai - 400050. Persons registered as a filmmaker, contestant, participant, delegate, user, visitor or persons using Our Website for browsing are hereinafter referred to as "You", "Your" or "Yourself".

This document is an electronic record in terms of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules thereunder in force, and the provisions pertaining to electronic records in various applicable statutes including but not limited to the Information Technology Act, 2000, as amended from time to time, and the rules made thereunder are applicable. This electronic record is generated by a mobile application or a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

This document is published in accordance with the provisions of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 that require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and user agreement for access or usage of the Website.

These terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") apply to the access and use of the Website by You as a filmmaker, contestant, participant, delegate, user or visitor of (a) MAMI website and domains (including all webpages, subdomains and subparts therein contained, the "Website"), (b) any and all activities available on or through the Website ("Activities") or otherwise provided by MAMI in the nature of events, competitions, workshops, master class, and contests listed on the Website.

The Activities are offered subject to Your acceptance without modification of all of the Terms and Conditions, rules and regulations contained herein and all other operating rules, policies, guidelines and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Website by MAMI.

Before using Our Website, You are requested to please ensure that You carefully read and understand these Terms and Conditions. Your use of this Website is expressly conditional upon Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and will form the agreement between Us and You.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, We shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for any other reasonable cause.

MAMI reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of the Terms and Conditions of this Website at any time. It is Your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes Your acceptance of those changes. If any change to these Terms and Conditions is not acceptable to You, Your sole remedy is to cease accessing, browsing and otherwise using the Website.

Your use of the Website

MAMI hereby grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to access and use the Website solely for the purposes of browsing, searching for, viewing, submitting to and interacting with MAMI, in each case (i) in compliance with these T&Cs, and (ii) to the extent permitted under all applicable laws and regulations. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You shall not, and shall not permit anyone else to, directly or indirectly: (i) modify, reproduce or otherwise create derivatives of any part of the Activities or Website content, (ii) engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Activities, or (iii) engage in any fraudulent activity.


  • Any and all material and information available through the Website is solely for informational purposes.
  • MAMI does not warrant the completeness, timeliness or accuracy or any material and information available on the Website.
  • MAMI has the right, at any time, to add, modify, or expunge any of the material or information available on the Website.
  • MAMI confirms that the Intellectual Property Rights in the content showcased on the Website, as may be provided by You, remains with You and MAMI shall only have the right as may be granted by You to display the content owned by You on the Website.
  • MAMI will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website does not contain or promulgate any viruses or other malicious code. However, it is recommended that You should virus check all such materials and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code.
Your Representations
  • You confirm that You are above 18 years of age and that You are competent to enter into these Terms and Conditions under the applicable law(s) and shall abide by the Terms and Conditions set out herein.
  • You confirm that You shall provide true, accurate, correct, and complete information as and when prompted by the applicable forms available on the Website and shall maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such information as necessary and required;
  • You confirm that You will not access the Website through non-human or automated methods, whether through a bot, script or otherwise;
  • You confirm that You will not use the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose or in any manner that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
  • You agree that You will not violate the intellectual property rights of MAMI, including trademarks and copyrights, and will not, download, copy, post, sell, display, republish or reproduce, any part of the Website without the prior written consent of MAMI.
  • You must not use this Website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
  • You must not conduct any data collection Activities on the Website or by using the Website without MAMI's prior express written consent.
  • You must not use this Website for any purposes in relation to sales, distribution, or marketing or any other commercial purposes without MAMI's express written consent.
  • You confirm that Your use of the Website will not violate any applicable law or regulation.
Voluntary Disclosure
  • For all festival-related updates or to be invited to Our year-round member-only events, register as a MyMAMI member for free on the registration page at mami.mumbaifilmfestival.com.
  • We will ask You for Your personal information which means any data about an individual who is recognizable by or in relation to such data ("Personal Data"). In other words, it encompasses personal information which means any information that is capable of being associated with a specific person and could be used to identify that specific person whether from the data or information that We have or are likely to have access to. We do not consider personal information to include information that has been anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person. This data shall include, but is not limited to, Your name, email address, or any other personally identifiable information that is required to submit the registration form.
  • By creating a MyMAMI Account, You agree to consent to receive communications, notices, and information from Us electronically, whether sent by e-mail or other electronic means. Electronic communications shall be deemed to have been received by You when We send the electronic communication to the email address / mobile number that You have provided during the registration or have updated the same and is in Our records, or when We post the electronic communication on the Website.
Termination of Use

If We determine in Our sole discretion that You have breached any of these Terms and Conditions or otherwise been engaged in conduct, We shall reserve the right to suspend Your access to the Website, prohibit You from accessing the Website, blocking computers using Your IP address from accessing the Website, contacting Your internet service provider to request that they block Your access to the Website and/or bringing court proceedings against You.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

You agree and acknowledge that Your use of the Website is at Your sole risk, and You will be solely responsible for any Activities conducted on the Website with Your account regardless of whether or not You are the individual who undertakes such Activities. While We make reasonable efforts to ensure the safety and functionality of Our Website, these efforts may fail, and errors may occur. This includes any unauthorized access and/or use of Your account or Your computer. You hereby release and hold Us harmless from any and all claims and causes of action arising out of or resulting from a third party's unauthorized use of Your account.

Intellectual Property Rights

This Website is the sole property of MAMI. All intellectual property rights with regards to the content uploaded on the Website vests with MAMI. This shall include but not be limited to the trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other intellectual property as may be uploaded on the Website.

General Terms
  • Governing Law: These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India and shall be subject to exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts in Mumbai.
  • MAMI's decision to be Final: MAMI is empowered to take a decision on any situation not covered by the present Terms and Conditions and the said decisions shall be considered as final and binding.
  • Typographical Errors: While We take reasonable care and skill to provide information which is accurate and up to date when first included on the Website, typographical and other errors may nevertheless occur. We undertake to update or correct such information and reserve the right to modify, delete and rearrange any or all of the contents of this Website at any time without notice to You. Therefore, We do not warrant that the Website materials will be error-free and disclaim any liability for such errors.
  • No Waiver: Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision.
  • Violations, Complaints and Feedback: In the event that You have any grievances pertaining to the use of the Website, or if You have any questions or concerns, or come across any violation of these Terms and Conditions, please send an e-mail to info@mumbaifilmfest.com. Kindly provide Your name, email address, physical address so that MAMI may be in the position to verify the details or check the authenticity of the complaint.
User Confirmation And Acceptance

By creating Your account on the Website, You "Agree" to these Terms and Conditions. If You do not agree to or accept these Terms and Conditions, please cease to login to Your account on the Website.