Terms & Conditions

The information contained in this Website is for general information purpose only and is provided by the National Centre for the Performing Arts (the NCPA). While every endeavor is made to keep the information up to date and correct, the NCPA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website or the information, events, services or related graphics contained on the Website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will the NCPA or any of its officers and employees be liable for any loss or damage including without limitations, indirect, consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data, or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this Website. This Website provides or may provide in future hyperlinks to other websites which are not under the control of the NCPA, and therefore, the NCPA has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed / information provided within them.

Every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly. However, the NCPA takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical or other issues beyond the NCPA’s control.

Unless otherwise specified, this Website and its contents is the copyright of the NCPA and all rights reserved. Redistribution or reproduction of part or all of contents of this Website in any form is prohibited other than the following :

  • You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only;
  • You may copy the contents to individual third parties for their personal use and non-commercial use, only if you acknowledge this Website as the source of the material.

You may not, except with the expressed written permission of the NCPA, distribute or commercially exploit the contents in any manner whatsoever, nor you may transmit it or store it in other Website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

NCPA   WEBSITE

INTRODUCTION
These terms and conditions apply to the use of this Website.  By using this Website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

In these terms and conditions, the reference to “the NCPA” means National Centre for the Performing Arts.

 

AMENDMENTS TO THE TEMS &CONDITIONS
The NCPA reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time.  Amendments will become effective immediately upon notification on this Website.  Your use of this Website following such notification of Amendments will constitute an Agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.

 

COPYRIGHT
All Copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in this Website, and the information and contents of this Website and the images and the text are owned by / licensed to the NCPA and are accordingly protected by the laws of India, and wherever applicable in other countries.

Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the NCPA your access to this Website shall be deemed only for the personal use.  Printing or downloading of any information contained on this Website accordingly is permitted only for personal use.  Accordingly, you shall not without the NCPA’s written permission:

Reproduce, store, print or display any part of this Website, in any form or by any means, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use;
Adapt, publish, distribute or create derivative works from any part of this Website, in any form or by any means, for any purpose;
Otherwise exploit or use for commercial purposes any information, text, or images or services obtained from any part of this Website.

 

DONATIONS
The donations made by you from the medium of this Website shall be subject to the NCPA terms and conditions of donations.

 

MEMBERSHIP
You may apply for the Membership of the NCPA by visiting the section “Memberships”, subject to the terms and conditions.

 

PRIVACY
The NCPA is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with Privacy Policy.

 

LINKED WEBSITE
This Website may contain links or references to other Websites.  The NCPA is not responsible for the content of or privacy practices associated with such Website.

The NCPA’s links or references of such Website should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation or the owners of such Website and/or any of the products or services referred to or information content on those Website.

 

SECURITY OF INFORMATION
The NCPA takes every reasonable care to ensure the security of data transmitted via this Website.  While the NCPA tries to protect such information no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure and the NCPA does not warrant the security of any information which you transmit to it.  Accordingly, any information which you transmit through the medium of this Website is transmitted at your own risk.  Although, the NCPA will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

 

DISCLAIMER
Whilst the NCPA has no reason to believe that any information contained on this Website is inaccurate, the NCPA does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such information nor does it undertake to keep this Website updated.  Details of performances / concerts / events in the what’s on section of this Website are subject to change without prior notice.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, the NCPA excludes liability for any loss or damage, however caused, including through negligence, which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this Website; arising out of your use of or reliance on, information, content on this Website or access through this Website or arising from any virus or any other form of internet malwares, botnets and Trojans which might be transmitted or activated through this site or your excess to it.

This disclaimer does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under any statute if, and to the extent such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.

 

GOVERNMENT LAW
The terms and conditions of the use of this Website are governed by the laws of India and the courts in Mumbai, India, alone shall have jurisdiction.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR ONLINE DONATIONS
Donors are deemed to have acknowledged and accepted the following terms and conditions by donating Online on this Website.  NCPA assures the Donors that the information provided by you whilst making the Online Donation shall be protected in terms of the Privacy Policy.

This Website is meant only for voluntary donations;
You warrant that you are over 18 years. If you are not, please have a parent or guardian who is over 18 make the donation for you;
The NCPA accepts donations on this Website only from Indian citizens.  Others who are interested in donating to the NCPA may contact the NCPA at the contact details given below;
If your donation transaction is successful, you will receive the automated acknowledgement through email.  The receipt and tax exemption certificate under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act, 1961 for your tax purposes shall be sent to you at the address provided by you in due course of time;
No refund shall be given once the donation transaction is completed;
Please ensure to fill up all the fields of the Donation Form with due care before proceeding for payment;
We accept all Visa, Master Cards, Indian and International;
Debit cards will work only if your issuing Bank has enabled acceptance of the Debit card on the Internet.  Credit / Debit card information is provided by you on the secure payment get way and the NCPA does not collect this information.  Your card details will not be stored by the NCPA for any reason;

The NCPA shall be under no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of the decline of authorization for any transaction on account of the cardholder having exceeded the preset limits agreed by us with our acquiring Bank from time to time;
The information obtained from you such as the following shall be held securely –
Name :

Address :

Date of Birth :

Phone / Mobile No. :

Email ID :

Donation Amount :

PAN Card / Aadhar Card details :

(The NCPA will use this information only for the purpose of processing donations and providing receipts, maintaining accurate records of the Donor details for accounting and auditing purposes and for providing updates on the activities of the NCPA)

Under no circumstances shall the NCPA or its Trustees and officers shall be liable for any claims, costs or damages arising as a result of your use of the Online Donation facilities or your inability to do so, your reliance or any content / information and / or services associated or mentioned in the Website or any breach of these terms and conditions;
Dispute relating to the use of Online Donation facility and the interpretation of these terms and conditions are subject to the laws of India and the courts at Mumbai alone shall have the jurisdiction;
We will use your donation at our discretion but within our stated charitable objectives;
Once you confirm that you wish to proceed with your donation, your transaction will be processed through the payment gateway, CC Avenue. By confirming that you wish to proceed with your donation, you authorize the payment gateway to request funds from your Credit / Debit cards;
If you become aware of fraudulent use of your card or if it is lost or stolen, you must notify your card provider;
When you submit your payment details, these details will be transferred to the payment get way CC Avenue and your payment data will be collected and processed securely by them.  You should make sure that you are aware of the CC Avenue’s terms and conditions which are different from our own to ensure that you are aware how they will process your personal data;
The Donor hereby confirm that the amount donated is not in contravention of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, or any other applicable laws.  The donation can be made for a minimum amount of Rs. 500/- and up to a limit of Rs. ……..  For making any donations in excess of Rs. …………………    and in respect of any foreign donations, the Donors are requested to contact the NCPA office at the following address :
National Centre for the Performing Arts

NCPA  Marg

Nariman  Point

Mumbai  400021

The NCPA reserves the right to amend, modify or replace any of these terms and conditions at any time and such changes shall be effective once notified on the Website;

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR ONLINE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Membership is not transferable.
  • NCPA reserves the right to accept or decline a Membership.
  • GST of 18% is applicable on fees for all membership categories from July 1, 2017.
  • For all queries with regards to membership please contact the NCPA Membership Department

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR REFUNDS
Tickets are sold subject to the NCPA’s right to make any alterations to the programme. Any change shall not constitute a substantial alteration and will not lead to tickets being refunded.

Children below the age of six will not be admitted to NCPA events, except in cases of special educational events for young children. Please check the NCPA's official website or call our Box Office for more details.

Due to copyright restrictions, it is not possible for audience members to film, photograph or record events at the NCPA.

It is not possible for audience members to enter performances after they have started.

Audience members are kindly requested to restrict their use of mobile telephones to foyer areas within the Centre. Handsets should be switched off or turned to silent mode before entering NCPA auditoriums. Making calls or messaging during events is strictly prohibited to avoid causing unnecessary disturbance for the performers and other audience members.

There are a total of 90 parking spaces available at the NCPA for audience members only. Vehicles that are driven or parked on the NCPA site are strictly at the risk of the owner.

Special seats that allow easy access for handicapped audience members are available in Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Tata Theatre and the Experimental Theatre. If you require these seats, please ask the NCPA Box Office when booking. An NCPA wheelchair is also available on request at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre.

Outside food and drink are not permitted, however reasonably priced refreshments are available for purchase at all NCPA events. Please look out for the refreshment counters in our foyers. No food or drink may be taken inside the auditoriums.

Tickets for most NCPA performances are available online via www.bookmyshow.com. Tickets for the following kinds of events are not available online: • Events for which Entertainment Tax is payable to the Government of Maharashtra, for example Western classical music concerts • Exclusive events promoted by third parties • Events for NCPA Members only • Non ticketed events

The NCPA Box Office can accept payments in cash as well as MasterCard, Visa and most debit cards. Payments using American Express cannot currently be accepted.

Home delivery for advance bookings is available by calling BookMyShow on +91-22-3989 5050.

In addition to current booking and collection facilities at the NCPA Box Office, these facilities are available at the entrances of the Tata Theatre and Experimental Theatre, beginning one hour before the advertised starting time of performances.

NCPA Members and SOI Friends wishing to exercise their priority booking and discounted rate benefits must visit the NCPA Box Office in person.

Membership of the NCPA is open to anyone, subject to payment of our Membership fees. Please see our Membership page for details.

Simply submit your completed Membership form, application fee and one passport-sized photograph to the NCPA's Membership Office in Tata Theatre. Your Membership card and 80G receipt will be issued immediately. You can also make an initial application online via ourMembership page.

Annual Membership is available for children from the age of six upwards. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to qualify for Life Membership.

Annual Membership is valid for 12 months, from April to March. If you become a Member after April, your Membership will still only be valid until March of the next year.

The number of exclusive events varies from month to month. Please check your current copy of the ON Stage magazine Programme Guide for details.

Discounts for some events are available to Members who show their Membership card at the NCPA Box Office when purchasing tickets. Only one discounted ticket per Member is permitted.

Members are requested not to purchase tickets on behalf of non-members. Please note that Members may be asked to show their NCPA Membership card when attending events, and that only valid card holders will be admitted.

Members will be asked to show their NCPA Membership card for admission to exclusive Member events. Only valid card holders will be admitted.

Membership of the NCPA Library is included as part of the Centre's Annual and Life Membership packages. Alternatively, a Library pass for one year can be purchased separately for Rs. 100/-.

The NCPA Library is strictly an open access reference library. Materials may be viewed in the Library during opening hours (10am to 6pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays).

Photocopies of sections of books, full journal articles or complete plays are permitted. These copies can be made at the NCPA, for which a fee of Rs. 1/- per copy will be charged.

An open access card catalogue is available for any Library visitor to use. In addition, visitors may request the Librarian to undertake a search using the NCPA's CDS-ISIS electronic catalogue.

Back copies of selected NCPA publications are available for purchase: • NCPA Quarterly Journal (Special Issues) Rs. 300/- per copy • NCPA Quarterly Journal Rs. 100/- per copy • Facts & News (Full Set / All Issues) Rs. 125/- per set

Use of mobile telephones in the NCPA Library is strictly prohibited to avoid causing unnecessary disturbance for other visitors. Handsets should be switched off or turned to silent mode before entering the Library.

Eating and drinking are not permitted in the NCPA Library. However, visitors are welcome to consume their own refreshments in the NCPA's outside spaces. A range of food and dining options is also available locally at hotels, shops and restaurants in the Nariman Point area.

Photographs from the NCPA's archives can be viewed in person in the NCPA Library. In addition, copies of all images are available for purchase in digital JPEG format: • Rs. 50/- per photo • Rs. 50/- per data disc Please ask the NCPA's Librarians for more details about this service.

The NCPA's audio-visual archive catalogue can be viewed online or in person at the NCPA Library. Once you have selected the recording(s) that you want to hear, simply request and complete an application form then give it to one of the NCPA's Librarians. They will fix an appointment for you to listen to the recording(s) at the NCPA. Please note that it may take several days to complete this process, subject to availability of the NCPA Recording Studio.

Due to copyright restrictions, it is illegal and thus strictly prohibited for visitors to make copies of NCPA archive recordings.

PRIVACY POLICY FOR THE NCPA WEBSITE

PRIVACY POLICY:
This website, i.e., (full name of website) is functioned and handled by the National Centre for the Performing Arts (the NCPA). This privacy policy enables the NCPA to inform and explain to the users of the website as to how their personal information is collected and used by us.

Personal information means any information provided by the users of our website while browsing or using any features thereof. Such information may include, without limitation, the user’s name, email address, mobile number, date of birth, demographic information, financial details such as details related to their debit card and credit card.

Such personal information is collected, stored and used by us only for the specific purpose intended and to improve our website so as to provide you with a better experience.

In the event you use our website, we believe that you have agreed to the collection, storage and use of your personal information in accordance with our policy, the details of which are mentioned below.

 

Collection and usage of your personal information:
While using our website, you may be asked to enter certain information by which you are personally identifiable (personal information as mentioned above). Such information is collected and stored by us so as to identify you and / or contact you in order to provide you with better services, curate programs and events and also to communicate to you details of the same. Such information is not shared by us with any unrelated third parties.

 

Collection of Log Data:
Whenever you visit our website, we collect information that your browser sends to us. Such information is known as “Log Data”. This is a common feature that is used by many site operators.

Log Data may include the following: 

Browser type,
Internet Protocol (IP) address,
Browser version,
Pages of our site that you view,
Date and time of such visit,
Duration of visit,
Other statistical data

In addition to the above, we may also use third party services in order to collect and analyze such data for our internal purposes only.

 

Communication regarding newsletters and marketing / promotional activities undertaken by us:
In the event you provide us with your contact details, we may reach out to you regarding our future programs and events and also send you our newsletters.

In the event you do not wish to receive any communication from us in this regard you can unsubscribe from the same by contacting us on _________________.

 

Use of Cookies:
A cookie is a standard feature that is used by many websites to collect information. You may be notified about the use of them on our own website. Cookies are files containing a certain amount of information, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent by our website to your browser and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. They enable us to provide you with a more customized experience when you visit our website again.

If you do not wish to share such information with us, you may refuse to accept cookies on our website. However, in that event, you may not be able to effectively use certain features or portions of our website.

 

Online transactions:
In order to facilitate online transactions with the NCPA via our website, we may appoint other organizations to undertake data processing activities. In such event, we may have to share details, including but not limited to, your debit card / credit card information with such organizations to facilitate smooth and effective completion of the transactions. Although we shall endeavor our best to ensure that such information stays secure, you will appreciate that it may not be possible to completely eliminate the risks of such exposure.

Sharing of information for legal purposes:
We reserve the right to share your personal information in the event we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary for any legal purposes or for the compliance of any government order.

 

Other links on our website:
Our website may contain links which may lead you to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the security of any information collected by or shared by you with such websites or for any statements made therein or contents on such websites.

 

Passwords:
In the event you are required to create a password for using our website, we request you to create a strong password using unique characters and not share your password with anyone. Sharing your password may lead to unauthorized access and use of our website without your consent and hence we advise you to refrain from doing the same.

In the event your password has been compromised, we advise you to immediately inform us about the same and change your password by contacting us on ______________.

 

Updating your personal information:
In the event, you wish to update any of your personal information that you have already uploaded on our website, you are requested to kindly contact us on _____________ for the same.

 

Security of your personal information:
While we understand that the security of your personal information is important, please note that any mode of transmitting / storing information via the internet / electronically is never completely secure.

Hence, although we endeavor to use such acceptable means as may be possible to protect your personal information collected by us / shared by you with our website, we cannot guarantee its complete and absolute security.

 

Updating our Privacy Policy:
This Privacy Policy is effective as on ___________.

We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy and hence advise you to check this Privacy Policy on our website from time to time for any changes therein.

In the event you use the services of our website after any modifications to our Privacy Policy, the same will constitute as an acknowledgement of the modifications of our Privacy Policy and acceptance thereof on your part.

If any significant changes are made to our Privacy Policy, we will notify you regarding the same via email or by uploading a prominent notice in respect thereof on our website.

 

Any Questions / Further Assistance:
If you have any queries or require further assistance in respect of our Privacy Policy, you are requested to kindly contact us on _____________.