Contest Terms & Conditions





Thank you for your interest in this game (hereinafter the “Game”) L’Oréal SA, a limited company having a share capital of EUR 112,079,330.40 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 “Organizing Company”, “We” or “Us”).


This Game will be held on the Organizing Company’s Instagram account (hereinafter “the Organizing Company’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 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 Article 2 (hereinafter “Participation”) will provide information only to the Organizing Company 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 Organizing Company 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 June 18th, 2019 6 p.m to June 25th, 2019, 12 a.m.


The days and times indicated in these rules are those of the time zone (UTC + 01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris. No other time zones will be considered for participation in the Game.







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


Participation in the Game implies the express and unreserved acceptance of the Competition Rules in all its stipulations as well as the laws and regulations applicable to the contests in force in France.


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)”, “Your” or “You”).


The Organizing Company 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.


Only one participation per email address and per household is allowed.


Members of personnel of the Organizing Company 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 Organizing Company reserves the right to conduct any verification it deems necessary. Any established corrupt of 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.




On June 18th, a post outlining the Game and the giveaway will be published on the Instagram account of L’Oréal Professionnel (@lorealpro) at 6 p.m. The post will have the following wording:



You are just a few steps away to get the hair straightener of your dreams! Discover our very Limited Editon: the STEAMPOD PARISIAN TOUCH 🇫🇷


How to play?

1) Follow @lorealpro

2) Like this post

3) Comment with #yeslorealpro #steampod + tag a friend who would love to test it 🙌


️ 1 winner drawn among all comments on 06/25/2019

️ Giveaway opened to EUROPE ONLY (due to plug restrictions)


Let's play! Good luck! 😘🍀

Terms and conditions can be consulted here:”


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


  • Sign in to his/her Instagram account;


  • Go to the Organizing Company’s Instagram account at and follow it;


  • Like the post promoting the Game, comment with #yeslorealpro and tag one (1) friend in the comment section.


  • Live in an European country as mentioned in the caption (due to plug restrictions).








    The winner will be designated as follows:


  • All the names of the Participants who will have complied with these Rules will be put in a list dedicated to the random draw.


  • The random draw will be conducted on June 26th, in order to select the winner.


Hereinafter defined as the “Winner”.



3.2. PRIZE


The Winner shall receive the following prize: a Steampod Limited Edition Parisian Touch (hereinafter 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 tacking-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 Organizing Company 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 Organizing Company shall be under no obligation to grant the Prize if the Winner has not complied with the present Official Competition 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 Organizing Company will contact the Winner, 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 Organizing Company to send them the Prize.


Depending the Winner answer deadline to the private message on their Instagram account, the Prize shall be sent from July 1st 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 Organizing Company, or if the Winner renounces to the Prize, the said Prize would be considered as remaining the property of the Organizing Company which will be free to reassign or not to an alternate Winner in the same manner and no claim will be admissible.


If the participation of the Winner does not comply with the present Official Competition 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 Organizing Company which will be free to reassign or not to an alternate Winner in the same manner and no claim will be admissible.


The responsibility of the Organizing Company cannot be engaged if the information provided by the Participants is incomplete, illegible, unusable, misdirected or incorrect and the Winner will lose the benefit of his/her Prize.





Participation in this Game implies the acceptance, without reservation or restriction, of these Official Competition Rules in their entirety, rules of professional conduct in force on the Internet, as well as laws and regulations applicable to free Games and sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these conditions by the Participant will result in the nullity of his participation and possibly the engagement of his responsibility.


In general, any participation must be fair and not fraudulent. Therefore:


  1. Any content contrary to morality, laws and regulations in force, prejudicial to the rights of third parties or having a promotional character for a third mark will be refused.


  2. Any attempt, by any means whatsoever, to modify or attempt to modify the proposed game devices, in particular in order to modify the results thereof, will voice the player’s participation.


One participation per person is allowed. Consequently, the participation in the present game by the same person in several Instagram accounts will be void as well as the participation in this game from an Instagram account open to the benefit of another person than herself.


The Organizing Company reserves the role of arbitrator on this point and may exclude any Participant suspected of having participated with several accounts.


With reference to articles 323-1, 323-2, 323-3 and 323-3-1 of the French Penal Code, the Participant who has developed or used software to automatically play this Game will be excluded and a complaint may be lodged by the Organizing Company for attempted fraud.


The Organizing Company reserves the right to definitively exclude from the present Game, any Participant:

  • Having indicated a false identity or address,
  • Having tried to cheat (in particular by creating false identities allowing to register several times), and more generally
  • Contravening one or more provisions of these Regulations.


    In the event of exclusion of a Participant, he will be deprived of all his rights under these Official Competition Rules and in particular, those related to obtaining the Prize involved.


    In addition, the Organizing Company reserves the right, where applicable, to take legal action against any Participant that contravenes one or more provisions of these Rules.


    Finally, the Organizing Company may decide to cancel the Game if it appears that obvious fraud has occurred in any form whatsoever, including computerized in the context of participation in the Game or the determination of the Winner.





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


    Organizing Company 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 Organizing Company for marketing development purposes, provided that we obtain your prior consent via the check box on the Game registration form.





    In accordance with the laws governing intellectual property right, the reproduction and representation of all or part of the elements making up the Game are strictly prohibited. The brands mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners.


    All trademarks, logos and other distinctive signs reproduced on the various communication media dedicated to the Game are or are likely to be the exclusive property of their owners and are or may be protected. Any unauthorized reproduction of these trademarks, logos and signs constitutes or may constitute an infringement punishable by criminal penalties. Any exploitation of the elements of the Game, regardless of the mode, is subject to compliance with the rules of intellectual property.


    In addition, in the event that the Participant has created creations within the framework of the Game, the latter authorizes the Organizing Company to reproduce, represent, modify, adapt, transfer and distribute these creations free of charge. This authorization is valid for 1 (one) year starting from July 1st, for the whole world and for the following media: DIGITAL.


  • DIGITAL: Intranets, Internet, (including the Brand's and its subsidiaries' and distributors' websites), podcasts, blogs, advertising banners, keywords, social networks, video sharing sites, mobile Internet, 3G, 4G, MMS, videos, pop-ups, e-mails, newsletters, CRM media, CD-ROM, video-grams, tablets, portable digital readers, cell phones, interactive, digital and information technology materials, digital media, multimedia;





Participation in the Game implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and the limits of the Internet network in particular as regards the technical performances, the response times to consult, interrogate or transfer information, the risks of interruption, the risks related to the connection, the lack of protection of some date against possible diversions and the risk of contamination by possible viruses circulating on the Internet. The Organizing Company cannot be held responsible for malfunctions that may affect the Internet, for any configuration problem or linked to a given browser.


The Organizing Company 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 delay in postal services), interfering with the organization and management of the Game.


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


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


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







The Official Competition Rules may be viewed in full at:


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


L’Oréal Professionnel
19 rue Léon Jamin

92300 Levallois-Perret




The Organizing Company 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 Competition Rules and shall be announced in the Organizing Company’s Instagram.


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 Official Competition Rules shall be governed by French law.


This Game is not under any circumstances managed or sponsored by Instagram. In fact, any question or complaint must be made to the Company organizing and not to Instagram.


To be taken in account, any claims relating to the Game must be made in writing, with details of the name, first name and personal details, to the following email address: [email protected] no later than 30 days after the deadline for participation in the Game.


In the event of disagreement on the application or the interpretation of the present Official Competition Rules, and in the absence of amicable agreement, any litigation will be submitted to the competent courts of the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Paris.