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“Valentine’s Day Giveaway” is an international online game created by L’Oréal Professionnel in order to offer 1 Steampod on the international L’Oréal Professionnel Instagram account “@lorealpro” (hereinafter the “Game”).


Thank you for your interest in this Game organized by L’Oréal, a limited company having a share capital of EUR 112,016,437.40 with its head office located at 14, rue Royale – 75008 PARIS (France), registered before the Paris Trade & Company Register under number 632 012 100, acting on behalf of its brand “L’Oréal Professionnel” (hereinafter the “Organizer”, “Corporate Organizer” or “We” or “Us”).


This Game will be held on the Organizer’s Instagram account (hereinafter the “Organizer’s Instagram Account”) at the following address:


Please read these rules carefully. They govern your participation in the Game. By participating in the Game, you unconditionally accept and agree with these rules and the terms and conditions of use available here: In this regard, please note that the Game is neither associated with, governed by, nor sponsored by Instagram and that the persons involved who fulfilled the necessary conditions described in Section 2 (hereinafter “Participant(s)”) will provide information only to the Organizer and not to Instagram.


These Game rules may be consulted throughout the term of the Game at the following address: It may also be obtained free of charge by any person who requests access from the Organizer throughout the term of the Game to the following address:

L’Oréal Professionnel
19 rue Léon Jamin

92300 Levallois-Perret





The Game shall be held from February 14th 2019, 5pm, to February 19th 2019, 12pm.







Entry into the Game is free of charge without any purchase obligation.


The Game is open to all individuals who have reached the age of majority on the Game start date in their respective countries, and have a valid and personal Instagram account (hereinafter the “Participant(s)”). 


The Organizer may also require that the Participant forward a copy of his/her personal identification as proof of age.

Entry into the Game may only take place via the Instagram account. In view of this, any participation submitted by telephone, fax, post or email shall be ignored. Entering the Game indicates full and absolute acceptance of all provisions of the present official rules, of the Instagram terms of use, of the rules of conduct generally applied on the Internet and of the laws and regulation applicable to lotteries and contests.

Several participations per Participant are hereby authorized.

Members of personnel of the Organizer and persons having collaborated in the organization of the Game and their respective families (i.e. persons within the same home for tax purposes) are prohibited from participating in the Game.

Participants shall refrain from implementing any participation mode which does not comply with these rules.

In cases of suspected fraud and/or unfair participation, the Organizer reserves the right to conduct any verification it deems necessary. Any established corrupt or fraudulent practice will result in an immediate and definitive disqualification of the Participant, final without notice.

Your Participation may be deemed ineligible if you do not comply with the modalities of Participation set forth above.

Any participation that is incomplete or inaccurate, or that do not follow the procedure set out above shall not be considered and so shall invalidate the entry.


In order to participate to the Game, it is necessary for the Participants to:

  • Sign in to his/her Instagram account;
  • Go to the Organizer’s Instagram Account at and follow it;
  • Like the post promoting the Game and comment with #yeslorealpro #steampod;
  • Several participations are authorized.





    The winner will be designated as follows:

  • One (1) winner will be drawn among all comments “#yeslorealpro #steampod” on February 20th, 2019, 2 pm (hereinafter the “Winner”);

Hereinafter the “Winner”.

3.2 PRIZE 

The Winner shall receive the following prize: 1 (one) Steampod.

Hereinafter collectively the “Prize”.

The Prize is personal and may not be assigned to any person other than the Winner.  

The Prize offered to the Winner may not give rise to any claim of any kind, nor the delivery of their exchange value in cash (total or partial), nor to the taking-back of the Prize, replacement or exchange with another Prize, of any value whatsoever, for any reason, including in case of loss or theft.

The Participants agree that the Organizer reserves the right to substitute another Prize as a substitute for the proposed Prize at any time whatsoever and particularly for countries where the Prize is not available in the local market or where specific local regulations apply.

The Organizer shall be under no obligation to grant the Prize if the Winner has not complied with the present Official Rules.


The Winner shall be identified with their Instagram Account, by a comment on the post posted by L’Oréal Professionnel promoting the Game.

Then, the Winner shall be contacted by the Organizer, within 30 (thirty) days after the designation of the Winner, by private message on their Instagram Account, requiring them to provide their full personal details (surname, forename, address, telephone number).

Winner shall be required to respond to the aforementioned notification within seven (7) days in order to enable the Organizer to send them the Prize.

Depending the Winner answer deadline to the private message on their Instagram Account, the Prize shall be sent from February 21st 2019, and at the latest, within two (2) months from the date on which the Winners have been designated.

Unclaimed Prize characterized by the non-replying by the Winner to the private message notification within seven (7) days will be considered as remaining the property of the Organizer, or if the Winner renounces to the Prize, the said Prize would be considered as remaining the property of the Organizer which will be free to reassign or not.

If the participation of the Winner does not comply with the present Official Rules (in particular concerning information that are inaccurate or plurality of participation), the Winner would then not be able to claim the grant of her/his Prize, which will remain the property of the Organizer which will be free to reassign or not.



All personal data collected in connection with the Game shall be processed by the Organizer for the purpose of participation in the Game.

Organizer only keeps your personal data for as long as we need it for the purpose for which we hold your personal data, to meet your needs, or to comply with our legal obligations.

To determine the data retention period of your data, we use the following criteria:

  • Where you participate to the Game, we keep your personal data for the duration of the Game and during the time needed to distribute the Prize;
  • Where you contact us for an enquiry related to the Game, we keep your personal data for the duration needed for the processing of your enquiry;
  • Where you have consented to direct marketing, we keep your personal data until you unsubscribe or require us to delete it or after a period of inactivity (no active interaction with brands) defined in accordance with local regulations and guidance.


Pursuant to applicable laws and regulations relating to personal data, you shall have the right to access, oppose, correct and delete any data related to you.  You may exercise this right at any time upon notice, enclosing a copy of your ID, to the following address:

L’Oréal Professionnel
19 rue Léon Jamin

92300 Levallois-Perret


Any Participants exercising their right to delete their data prior to the end of the Game shall be deemed to have waived and withdrawn their participation.

Any information collected in connection with this Game may be used by the Organizer for marketing development purposes, provided that we obtain your prior consent via the check box on the Game registration form. 



The Organizer shall not be held liable for the granting of a Participant’s Prize, nor incur any liability whatsoever in the event of force majeure or other similar events which are beyond their control (including, but not limited to technical problems, losses or delays in postal services,) interfering with the organization and management of the Game.

The Organizer shall not be held liable in the event of the malfunctioning of the Internet, preventing access to, or satisfactory running of, the Game. In particular, the Organizer may not be held liable for any external malicious acts (e.g. virus, misused identity etc.).

If exceptional circumstances require, the Organizer reserves the right to postpone, shorten, extend, modify, cancel or suspend the Game and the liability of the Organizer cannot be sought as a result.

The Organizer shall not be held liable for any dissatisfaction of the Winner regarding his Prize.

The Organizer shall not be held liable for any incidents and/or accidents that may occur to the Winner(s) during the enjoyment of the Prize.




The Official Rules may be viewed in full at:

It may also be obtained free of charge by any person who requests access from the Organizer throughout the term of the Game to the following address:

L’Oréal Professionnel
19 rue Léon Jamin

92300 Levallois-Perret



The Organizer may be required to amend these rules inter alia to comply with any new legislation and/or applicable regulations.

Any amendment shall be integrated within these Official Rules and shall be announced in the Organizer’s Instagram Account and filed with the Court bailiff.

In the event that any clause hereunder is declared null or void, it shall have no impact on the validity of the rules themselves.



The present regulations shall be governed by French law.

Any disputes relating to application or interpretation of the present regulations shall, unless settled on an amicable basis by the Parties, fall within the jurisdiction of the Paris “Tribunal de Grande Instance” (Regional Court).