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L’Oréal Professionnel Style and Colour Trophy 2022 ("Conditions of Entry")

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  1. Promotion:
  2. Promoter:
  3. Promotional Period:
  4. Eligible entrants:
  5. Entrant rules:
  6. How to Enter:
  7. Entries permitted:
  8. Round 1: 8 Finalists Selected
  9. Round 2: Determination of Style & Colour Trophy Winner + 2 Runners Up
  10. National Audience Award (1 total):
  11. People’s Choice State Awards (1 per State/Territory Group):
  12. To whom prize/s are awarded:
  13. Winner Publication:
  14. Unclaimed Prizes:
  15. Travel Conditions:
  16. Additional Significant Conditions:
  17. Further Conditions:

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Promotion:

L’Oréal Professionnel Style and Colour Trophy 2022

Promoter:

L’Oréal Australia Pty Ltd ABN 40 004 191 673, 564 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia. Ph: 03 8680 0000

Promotional Period:

Start date: 20/04/22 at 12:01 am AEST

End date: 30/06/22 at 11:59 pm AEST

Eligible entrants:

  • Entry is only open to Australian residents who are aged 18 years or over on the Promotional Period Start date and who are a qualified hairdresser or apprentice hairdresser employed at a salon in Australia or a student enrolled full time at a private hairdressing college in Australia.
  • All entrants must be available to travel to Melbourne to participate in the Round 2 between 31st July and 1st August 2022, as well as a National Finale Event (the Promoter will advise if required to attend in Melbourne or an event in the entrants’ states) taking place 8th August 2022.
  • All winning entrants if an employee of a salon must be employed with their salon until 01/04/23.
  • The entrants’ salon must be trading at the time of entry. If the salon is trading with L’Oréal Australia, it must be fully compliant with L’Oréal’s conditions of sale and credit terms at all stages of the Promotion.
  • Entrants must obtain the consent of the salon owner(s) where they are employed to enter into this Promotion.
  • A judge, under no circumstances, will judge a member of their salon, where that member of their salon is participating in the Promotion.


Any model used by an entrant in all stages of the Promotion must be aged 18 years or over and they must have written consent from the model to take and use their photo and personal image in this Promotion. The entrant must also have written consent from the photographer who has taken the photo as part of the look creation entry to use the image as part of this Promotion.

If an entrant is a student rather than an employee of a salon – the above requirements referencing a salon do not apply. But they must have consent from their private hairdressing college to enter into this Promotion.

If a Top 8 Finalist and their model OR just the Finalist need to isolate due to COVID at the time of Round 2, they unfortunately will not be able to participate and will forfeit any right to a prize. If the Finalist’s model only (and not the Finalist) is required to isolate, then the Finalist can still participate in Round 2 with a different model.

Entrant rules:

  • Entry may be as a “Team” or “Individual” on behalf of your salon or college.
  • An individual entry consists of one (1) person being the cutter, stylist & colourist.
  • A Team entry can have a maximum of two (2) Individuals from the same salon/college consisting of one (1) Colourist and one (1) Cutter/Stylist. A Team must remain the same throughout the Competition (from Local stage to the Global Grand Final).
  • All members of the Team must meet the eligible entrants criteria above.
  • A Team entry is on behalf of one salon/college.
  • An Individual entry is on behalf of one salon/college.
  • The models used at all stages of the Promotion must have had an allergy alert test 48 hours before the colour application. Model used for Round 1/Original entry must be different to model used for Round 2.
  • No Team or Individual may use the same model for each entry. For the removal of doubt different Teams and Individuals also cannot share the same model and submit a different entry.
  • If more than one entry is chosen for the National Finale from the same Team/Individual, the highest-ranking entry will advance to the National Finale and the other chosen entries will be discarded.
  • The Promoter may deviate from any rules outlined in this section as they see fit.

How to Enter:

To enter, the entrant must complete the following steps during the Promotional Period:

  • create their own interpretation of the French Edito ‘look’ (mandatory theme) using only L’Oréal Professional colour and styling products on a model. The French Edito ‘look’ must conform to the following:
    • Theme brief: Create your premium magazine cover image. Celebrate and reveal hair beauty embracing the latest colour and styling trends. Realise a perfect French Balayage or French Glossing service, and propose the best styling that complements your colour work.
    • The hair can be any length, texture or colour but has to be inspirational and show skill in the colour, style/cut and finish.
    • The colour work performed on the model should be technically well executed and be a modern and consumer friendly interpretation of either the French Balayage or French Glossing hair colour technique, showcasing the expertise and ability of the colourist to create a unique look, still perfectly executed.
    • The hair must be in optimal condition – if the hair is in bad condition the model will not be considered as a finalist.
    • Show respect of safety and security rules.
    • A cut, if featured, must show exceptional technical skill to the finished look.
    • The finish on the hair must not be overloaded with product.
    • The hair must suit the model’s face and bone structure.
    • Hair styling: Showcase healthy-looking, shiny and well-styled hair.
    • Clothing styling: Style your model in black or white clothing to create a strong, yet minimalist silhouette in order to draw attention to the hair style.
    • The clothes should enhance and complement the overall look that the colourist and hair stylist have created.
    • The clothes should be fashion-forward and on-trend, accurately representing the brief to align with a commercial magazine cover.
    • Make-up: Should enhance and complement the overall look that the Team have created and not detract from it
    • The model does not have to be professional but should be confident, self-assured, ‘own’ their look
    • Wefts, weaves and extensions (if used) may only cover a maximum 50% of the head (to be coloured live). No full wigs are allowed
    • Up-styles are allowed.
    • Refer to “Round 1 – 8 Finalists selected” section below for detailed judging criteria.
  • take six (6) untouched photos of the French Edito ‘look’ created on their model (“Photos”). The Photos must consist of the following format:
    • three (3) ‘after’ photos each with a different view (front, side, and back);
    • two (2) photos of the technique process (alternatively can consist of one (1) photo and one (1) video);
    • one (1) photo of the ‘before’ and ‘after’ in split screen (same model same position in both images);
  • Photo Requirements:
    • the photos must be from the waist up on the model;
    • all photos must be in colour and in portrait orientation (not landscape);
    • all photos must be photographed on a plain/neutral background with the model in the centre; no scans of printed photos will be accepted;
    • all photos must be high-resolution;
    • the photos must not have been used in any previous competitions; and
  • visit https://styleandcolourtrophy.lorealprofessionnel.com/country/aus and fully complete and submit the registration form with all requested details (must select “I’m a Hair Professional” in the initial stage of registration), including Instagram handle used to complete the step below, upload their Photo(s) and write a short description per Photo (Caption/description must describe the look, the colour technique used and they can mention products, objective and inspiration); and
  • post the six (6) untouched Photos (in line with the above) to their Instagram account with the hashtags: #SCTrophy, and must include in the caption details regarding the colour technique used and look created – optional: can also mention products, objective and inspiration. The Instagram account used for entry must not be set to private. If a team, photos need to be posted on both team members’ Instagram accounts and Instagram handles of both accounts provided in the registration form submission.
  • Products that MUST be used to create the French Edito ‘look’:
    • Entrants must only use L’Oréal Professionnel colour (incl. lightening products) and styling products on the model and no other products.
    • Entrants must use the L’Oréal Professionnel Metal Detox in-salon protocol in their colour work.
    • Entrants must use the current range of L’Oréal Professionnel colour and styling products (meaning, those products available for purchase from 1st April 2022 onwards).
  • The Promoter reserves the right to revise these dates and extend the period for accepting entries to the Promotion, including in the event of circumstances arising beyond its reasonable control.
  • Late entries will not be permitted.

Entries permitted:

Multiple entries permitted subject to the following: maximum six (6) entries per Individual/Team (each entry submitted must feature a unique French Edito ‘look’). Each entry must be submitted separately and in accordance with entry requirements.

Round 1: 8 Finalists Selected

  • At the conclusion of the Promotional Period eight (8) finalists will be selected by a panel of judges (“Judges”) to proceed to Round 2 (“Finalists”).
  • The French Edito ‘look’ (as depicted in their Photo entries) will be judged to determine the Finalists. The evaluation criteria for the entries are as follows: diagnosis, perfect colour execution (French Balayage or French Glossing + toning), styling and final image. Detail around each criteria point specified below.
  • Judging criteria:
    • PERFECT COLOUR EXECUTION - TECHNIQUE:
      • The colour should be a modern, consumer-friendly interpretation of either the French Balayage or French Glossing hair colour technique/service.
      • The colour on the model should be technically well-executed (i.e. perfectly blended lightening, the level of contrast and complexity).
      • Should showcase the expertise and ability of the colourist to create a unique look, still perfectly executed.
      • Consistency of image result vs description of technique used (French Balayage or French Glossing).

NB: Colour choice and saturation of colour will be judged; and colour will be the overriding factor in any decision-making process.

  • TONING:
    • The colour should be perfectly neutralised/toned – it’s quality will be evaluated.
    • Any pre-work harmonization;

  • STYLING (incl. the hair):
    • The hair can be any length, texture or colour but has to be inspirational and show skill in the colour, style/cut and finish.
    • The hair must be in optimal condition – if the hair is in bad condition the model will not be considered as a National Winner.
    • Final look must showcase healthy-looking, shiny, soft and supple hair.
    • The hair style must be modern and on-trend
    • Consistency with image vs what’s been described.

  • HAIR DIAGNOSIS (incl. SAFETY):
    • Ability to explain your look/result in a detailed and coherent manner across the colour, balayage and/or toning techniques used (products used and ratios, development time, target result) and your artistic vision.
    • Ability to demonstrate and respect professional safety standards.
    • Safety: model always stays clean, no metallic tools (e.g. combs, clips), use of protective gear, correct use of products.
    • Cleanliness: overall cleanliness through all stages from preparation, during work and to completion.
    • Optimal respect of hair fibre.

  • THE FINAL IMAGE:
    • Overall look to be cohesive and balanced, taking into consideration hair colour and style, styling, make-up, to align with the ‘French Edito’ theme brief.
    • Model’s attitude/energy in the image.
  • The judges will rank each submission with a score between 1 and 10 (10 being the highest ranking) for each evaluation criteria (perfect colour execution, toning, styling, diagnosis and final image).
  • The judge’s individual scores will be combined to provide an overall ranking for each entrant.
  • Photo entries will be judged by a panel of National hairdressing industry leaders and beauty media, as selected by the Promoter.
  • The Promoter has the right to change the judging panel at its absolute discretion, including if any unforeseeable circumstances arise. The Promoter may appoint a new judge in the circumstance that any judge is connected with a team or individual.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding this decision
  • If more than one entry is chosen for the 8 Finalists from the same Team/Individual, the highest-ranking entry will advance to the Finalists and the other chosen entries will be discarded.

Round 2: Determination of Style & Colour Trophy Winner + 2 Runners Up

  • The Finalists and their models will then be required to travel to Melbourne, Victoria to participate in Round 2. Return economy flights to/from Melbourne and 2 nights’ accommodation for the Finalist and their model (flights & accommodation if Finalist & their model are from interstate, or just 2 nights’ accommodation if Finalist & their model are from Regional Victoria) will be paid for by the Promoter in order to participate in Round 2. Flights and accommodation will be chosen and organized by the Promoter. In Round 2 the Finalists will be required to create a new French Edito ‘look’ live, on a different model used for their original winning entry, and a professional photo shoot and filming will take place to photograph and film the look created. Round 2 will take place over the course of two (2) days (31st July 2022 and 1st August 2022 – with half the Finalists participating on the first day, and the other half on the second day). The Promoter/the Promoter’s representatives will also be filming a variety of video content (incl. interviews) of the Finalists that will be published online, to play at the National Finale event and it may form part of the Global Semi-Final submission.
  • Any rules that apply for the new look creation will be provided to Round 2 Finalists, including for example, time limits, products to be used in the re-creation, etc.
  • The Judges will assess the new created looks based on the following evaluation criteria: diagnosis, perfect colour execution (French Balayage or French Glossing hair colour technique incl. toning), styling and final image; and the best Finalist overall, as determined by the Judges, will be deemed the Style & Colour Trophy national winner; and second best Finalist Overall, as determined by the Judges, will be deemed the 2nd Place National Finale Winner; and third best Finalist Overall, as determined by the Judges, will be deemed the 3rd Place National Finale Winner.

  • Judging criteria:
    • PERFECT COLOUR EXECUTION - TECHNIQUE:
      • The colour should be a modern, consumer-friendly interpretation of either the French Balayage or French Glossing hair colour technique/service.
      • The colour on the model should be technically well-executed (i.e. perfectly blended lightening, the level of contrast and complexity).
      • Should showcase the expertise and ability of the colourist to create a unique look, still perfectly executed.
      • Consistency of image result vs description of technique used (French Balayage or French Glossing).

NB: Colour choice and saturation of colour will be judged; and colour will be the overriding factor in any decision-making process.

  • TONING:
    • The colour should be perfectly neutralised/toned – it’s quality will be evaluated.
    • Any pre-work harmonization;

  • STYLING (incl. the hair):
    • The hair can be any length, texture or colour but has to be inspirational and show skill in the colour, style/cut and finish.
    • The hair must be in optimal condition – if the hair is in bad condition the model will not be considered as a National Winner.
    • Final look must showcase healthy-looking, shiny, soft and supple hair.
    • The hair style must be modern and on-trend
    • Consistency with image vs what’s been described.

  • HAIR DIAGNOSIS (incl. SAFETY):
    • Ability to explain your look/result in a detailed and coherent manner across the colour, balayage and/or toning techniques used (products used and ratios, development time, target result) and your artistic vision.
    • Ability to demonstrate and respect professional safety standards.
    • Safety: model always stays clean, no metallic tools (e.g. combs, clips), use of protective gear, correct use of products.
    • Cleanliness: overall cleanliness through all stages from preparation, during work and to completion.
    • Optimal respect of hair fibre.

  • THE FINAL IMAGE:
    • Overall look to be cohesive and balanced, taking into consideration hair colour and style, styling, make-up, to align with the ‘French Edito’ theme brief.
    • Model’s attitude/energy in the image.
  • The judges will evaluate Finalists’ work and performance with a score between 1 and 10 (10 being the highest ranking) for each evaluation criteria (perfect colour execution, toning, styling, diagnosis and final image).
  • The judge’s individual scores will be combined to provide an overall ranking for each entrant.
  • Individuals/Teams may be interviewed by L’Oréal Professionnel Education Managers about their look, technique, application, colours and products used on the model.
  • Style and Colour Trophy winner:
    • The Australian Style & Colour Trophy winner will receive:
      • 1 full page advertorial in a luxury fashion consumer magazine
      • Entrant’s winning look will featured on the Marie Claire Style & Colour Trophy microsite (exact duration and time when this will occur will be determined by the Promoter)
      • Editorial cover photo shoot with a Trade Magazine
      • Coaching session for cover issue of consumer trade magazine
      • $5,000 Business/Education Development Fund (winner’s selection & L’Oreal Professionnel to cover the costs and approve the activity)
      • A marketing kit (incl. window decal) for the entrant’s salon
      • One year subscription to a luxury fashion consumer magazine.
      • The coveted trophy.
    • The winner will also win the opportunity for their winning look from Round 2 to compete in the Style & Colour Trophy Award International Semi-Finale, to take place in the 1st half of September 2022. For the Global Semi Final stage, the International jury will evaluate the national final winner’s work and performance on the photo created in Round 2 and the Form submitted. Before entering the Global Semi Final Stage, the Team/individual undertakes to fill out the Form (provided by the Promoter) introducing the Team and candidate, the details of the work and the images and send it to the Promoter by 10am AEDT on September 4th, 2022. If the Australian National Finalist is one of the 6 Semi-Finalists selected in the International Semi-Finale, they’ll go on to compete in the Global Style & Colour Trophy Grand Finale 2022 (estimated to take place mid-Sept to Dec 2022). This will consist of a live trial in Paris area (to be confirmed depending on the Covid situation). Refer to the Style and Colour Trophy 2022 Global Terms for further information. The Promoter will provide travel to/from the Global Finale event for the winning team/individual (if winner is selected to participate in the Global Finale). All inclusions for the travel component will be provided by the Promoter to the winner closer to the event.
  • 2nd Place National Finale: The 2nd Place National Finale Winner will receive:
    • Digital cover photo shoot with a Trade magazine
    • Winning look will featured on the Marie Claire Style & Colour Trophy microsite (exact duration and time when this will occur will be determined by the Promoter)
    • A marketing kit (incl. window decal) for the winner’s salon/college.
    • $2,500 Business/Education Development Fund (winner’s selection & L’Oreal Professionnel to cover the costs and approve the activity)
    • One year subscription to a luxury fashion consumer magazine
  • 3rd Place National Finale: The 3rd Place National Finale Winner will receive:
    • Winning look will featured on the Marie Claire Style & Colour Trophy microsite (exact duration and time when this will occur will be determined by the Promoter)
    • A marketing kit (incl. window decal) for the entrant’s salon/college
    • One year subscription to a luxury fashion consumer magazine
  • Any funds if won by a team will be shared between all persons within the team. All subscription prizes will be provided to each member of a winning team.
  • All Finalists will be required to attend a National Finale event in either Melbourne, VIC (venue TBC) on 8th August 2022 or an event in their state (venue TBC), where the winners will be announced. If Finalists are required to attend a National Finale event in Melbourne, the Promoter will cover the costs of return economy flights to/from Melbourne and 1 night accommodation (if the Finalist is from interstate) or 1 night accommodation if the Finalist is from Regional Victoria.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to change the Round 2 and National Finale dates, including in the event of circumstances arising beyond its reasonable control.
  • All Finalists and models will need to complete and sign a release form prior to the Round 2 event.
  • The Finalists’ completed looks will be judged by a panel of National hairdressing industry leaders and beauty media, as selected by the Promoter.
  • The Promoter has the right to change the judging panel at its absolute discretion, including if any unforeseeable circumstances arise. The Promoter may appoint a new judge in the circumstance that any judge is connected with a team or individual.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding this decision.
  • The rankings from each round do not count towards in subsequent rounds.

National Audience Award (1 total):

  • Each of the eight (8) Finalists and their new French Edito ‘look’ will be subject to a public vote based on the public’s ‘favourite look’ to determine the National Audience Award winner.
  • To vote for a Finalist and their favourite look, a voter must visit https://styleandcolourtrophy.lorealprofessionnel.com/country/aus, select “I’m a Consumer/Hair Lover” and register for an account as prompted, and select the Finalist which they wish to see win the National Audience Award.
  • Voting for the National Audience Award is open 12.00am AEST on 3rd August 2022 to 11.59pm AEST on 6th August 2022.
  • Voting open to all persons worldwide – persons must register to be able to vote. Limit one (1) vote permitted per person. Each voter can change their vote while voting gallery is open.
  • The Finalist that has received the highest number of valid votes at the end of the voting period (3rd August – 6th August 2022 (AEST)) will be declared the National Audience Award winner.
  • National Audience Winner:
  • The National Audience winner will receive:
    • Winning look will featured on the Marie Claire Style & Colour Trophy microsite (exact duration and time when this will occur will be determined by the Promoter)
    • Window decal for the entrant’s salon/college.

People’s Choice State Awards (1 per State/Territory Group):

  • At the end of the Promotional Period the Judges will also determine the five (5) best entries per State/Territory Group (VIC, NSW/ACT, QLD, WA/NT, SA/TAS), (twenty five (25) in total) (“People’s Choice State Finalists”) who will be entered into voting by the public for the People’s Choice State Award. Same judging criteria will apply as listed in Round 1.
  • To vote for a People’s Choice State Finalist and their favourite look, a voter must visit the voting website for this element of the Promotion (URL TBC) and select the People’s Choice Finalist from each State which they wish to see win the People’s Choice State Award.
  • Voting open to all persons worldwide. Persons may need to register to be able to vote. Limit one (1) vote permitted per person.
  • Voting for the People’s Choice State Awards is open from 12am AEST on 11th July 2022 to 11.59pm AEST on 24th July 2022.
  • The People’s Choice Finalist from each State/Territory Group that receives the highest number of valid votes at the end of the voting period (compared to all other finalists from their State/Territory Group) will be declared a People’s Choice Award winner. There will be a total of five (5) People’s Choice Awarded Winners (one (1) per State/Territory Group).
  • People’s Choice State Award Winners:
  • The People’s Choice Award winners will each receive:
    • Winning look will featured on the Marie Claire Style & Colour Trophy microsite (exact duration and time when this will occur will be determined by the Promoter).
    • Window decal for the winner’s salon/college.

To whom prize/s are awarded:

Prizes are awarded to the salon or private hairdressing college rather than individuals within a team and if any members of the winning team leave their salon or private hairdressing college, they forfeit their prize experiences and prizes. The Promoter reserves the right to not comply with this clause and to award the prize to person/s it sees fit from a salon/college if team member at all during the Promotion or any team member is no longer an employee/student of the college.

Winner Publication:

Following winners to be announced at the National Finale Event on August 8th 2022 and then published at www.lorealprofessionnel.com.au and on the AUS L’Oréal Professionnel Instagram page: @lorealpro_education_aus by 15/08/22 (subject to change):

  • Style & Colour Trophy National Winner (1st place)
  • Style & Colour Trophy Runners Up (2nd & 3rd place)
  • National Audience Award Winner
  • People’s Choice State Award Winners (5 in total)

Unclaimed Prizes:

In the event of an unclaimed prize, the Promoter may at its discretion assign the prize to the entry judged the next best entry or award the prize to the eligible person with the next highest number of votes (as applicable), conduct a further judging to award the prize, or withdraw the prize unawarded. The Promoter is under no obligation to award any unclaimed prize.

Travel Conditions:

  • All entrants and models must meet all travel and health requirements for any interstate/overseas travel (for the purposes of travelling to Melbourne for Round 2 or internationally for the Global Final). It is the responsibility of any entrant or model to check with all government health authorities regarding travel requirements and eligibility. Any fines, penalties, expenditure or inability to travel as a consequence of not meeting such requirements are the sole responsibility of the entrant or model.
  • The Promoter makes no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any of the destinations or events forming part of this Promotion. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant and any model to check government advisories and/or conditions regarding the safety and situation of any such destinations.
  • Following applicable only if winner proceeds to the Style & Colour Trophy 2022 Global Finale Event and for travel to Melbourne for Round 2 and the local Finale event in Melbourne (if applicable):
    • Travel itinerary will be determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
    • Travel prize is subject to the standard terms and conditions of individual prize and service providers.
    • The winning individual/team and their model (“Travelers”) must depart from and return to the same departure point and travel together. Departure/return point will be the winning individual/team’s nearest Australia capital city.
    • Subject to the terms and conditions of the participating prize provider(s), if for any reason a Traveler does not, once the travel prize has been booked, take the travel prize (or an element of the travel prize) at the time stipulated, then the travel prize (or that element of the travel prize) will be forfeited and will not be redeemable for cash.
    • The travel prize is subject to booking and flight availability.
    • The Travelers are responsible for ensuring that they have valid passports, and any requisite visas, vaccinations and travel documentation.
    • Frequent flyer points will not be awarded and do not form part of the prize.
    • Spending money, meals, taxes (excluding airline and airport taxes), insurance, passports, visas, vaccinations, transport to and from departure point, transfers, items of a personal nature, in-room charges and all other ancillary costs, unless otherwise specified in the prize description, are not included.
    • The Travelers may be required to present their credit card at accommodation check in.

Additional Significant Conditions:

  • Prize (where applicable) must be claimed during the salon’s/college’s winning year – from National Finale Event date of 8th August 2022 until 31st December 2022.
  • Entries cannot be returned and are the property of the Promoter, unless otherwise permitted by the Promoter.
  • The winning salon/college and team members/individuals must be prepared to take part in publicity accompanying or resulting from the Promotion. No additional compensation will be awarded for such promotional activities.
  • Any images supplied by L’Oréal Professionnel to a winning salon/college must always be credited to L’Oréal Professionnel Style & Colour Trophy 2022 when being used for any purpose whatsoever.
  • The Promoter reserves the right in its absolute discretion to add to or waive any of these terms and conditions, or to cancel the Promoter at any stage, including in the event of circumstances arising beyond its reasonable control.
  • Victoria, Australia, law applies and the courts of Victoria, Australia shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any proceedings in connection with this Promotion.

Further Conditions:

  1. The entrant and voter agrees and acknowledges that they have read these Conditions of Entry (and Schedule) and that participation in this the Promotion is deemed to be acceptance of these Conditions of Entry (and Schedule). Any capitalised terms used in these Conditions of Entry have the meaning given in the Schedule, unless stated otherwise.
  2. The Promotion commences on the Start Date and ends on the End Date ("Promotional Period"). Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt by the Promoter and not at the time of transmission or deposit by the entrant. Records of the Promoter and its agencies are final and conclusive as to the time of receipt.
  3. Valid and eligible entries will be accepted during the Promotional Period.
  4. Employees (and their immediate family members) of agencies/companies directly associated with the conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter, businesses involved in determination of winner/s for the Promotion, businesses involved in the management of the Promotion, any organisation benefiting from the Promotion, the Promoter’s distributors, suppliers, subsidiary companies/businesses and associated companies and agencies are not eligible to enter. "Immediate family member" means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st cousin.
  5. The judges may select additional reserve entries which they determine to be the next best, and record them in order, in case of an invalid entry or ineligible entrant. The finalists and winners will be determined by skill. Chance plays no part in determining the finalists or winners. The judges' decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  6. All reasonable attempts will be made to contact each winner.
  7. If any winner chooses not to take their prize (or is unable to), or does not take or claim a prize by the time specified by the Promoter, or is unavailable at the designated time for the Australian National Finale event, they forfeit the prize and the Promoter is not obliged to substitute the prize.
  8. The value of the prizes is accurate and based upon the recommended retail value of the prizes (inclusive of GST) at the date of printing. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prizes after that date.
  9. No part of a prize is exchangeable, redeemable for cash or any other prize or transferable, unless otherwise specified in writing by the Promoter.
  10. If a prize (or portion of a prize) is unavailable the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that portion of the prize) to a prize of equal or greater value and specification.
  11. No entry fee is charged by the Promoter to enter the Promotion.
  12. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant or winner, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the entrant or winner.
  13. All entries will be the property of the Promoter. The information entrants provide will be used by the Promoter for the purpose of conducting this competition. The Promoter may collect entrants' personal information (including through its contractors or agents) or disclose entrants' personal information to its contractors and agents to assist in conducting this competition or communicating with, or developing its relationship with, entrants including to overseas locations such as New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Singapore and other countries in Asia and the EU. By entering this promotion, entrants consent to the storage of their personal information on the Promoter's database and the Promoter may use this information for future competition and marketing purposes regarding its products, including contacting the entrant via electronic messaging. By entering this promotion, entrants consent to receiving SMS or email messages from the Promoter. The Promoter is bound by the Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988. Entrants can request access to the personal information the Promoter holds about them by contacting the Promoter at the address stated in the Promoter section of these conditions. The Promoter's Privacy Policy, located at https://www.loreal.com.au/misc... (for Australia) and https://www.loreal.nz/miscella... (for New Zealand), contains information about: (a) how entrants can seek access to the personal information the Promoter holds about them and seek the correction of such information; and (b) how entrants can complain about a privacy breach and how the Promoter will deal with such a complaint.
  14. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to allow an entrant or winner to take part in any or all aspects of an event/aspects of a prize (including but not limited to - Events: Round 2, National Finale, Global Grand Finale; Prizes: any of the photoshoots that are part of the winners’ prizes), if the Promoter determines in their absolute discretion, that an entrant or winner is not in the physical or mental condition necessary to be able to safely participate in an event/prize or accept a prize. It is a condition of participating in an event and accepting a prize that an entrant or winner may be required to sign a legal release as determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion, prior to participating in an event or receiving a prize. If an entrant is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian of the entrant may be required to sign the release on their behalf.
  15. If a prize is provided to the Promoter by a third party, the prize is subject to the terms and conditions of the third party prize supplier and the provision of the prize is the sole responsibility of the third party and not the Promoter. The terms and conditions which apply to the prize at the time it is issued to the winner will prevail over these Conditions of Entry, to the extent of any inconsistency. The Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for any delay or failure by the third party to deliver the prize, any delay or failure relating to the prize itself or failure by the third party to meet any of its obligations in these Conditions of Entry or otherwise.
  16. Any guarantee or warranty given is in addition to any relevant statutory guarantees and warranties and nothing in these Conditions of Entry restricts, excludes or modifies or purports to restrict, exclude or modify any statutory consumer rights under any applicable law including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
  17. If for any reason any aspect of this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of computer virus, communications network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failure or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and invalidate any affected entries, or suspend or modify an event or prize.
  18. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to validate and check the authenticity of entries and entrant's details (including an entrant's identity, age and place of residence). In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof as required by the Promoter to validate their entry, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered. Incomplete, indecipherable, inaudible, incorrect and illegible entries, as applicable, will at the Promoter's discretion be deemed invalid and not eligible to win. Entries containing offensive or defamatory comments, or which breach any law or infringe any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, are not eligible to win. The use of any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an individual to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and may render all entries submitted by that individual invalid.
  19. All material submitted on entry or otherwise to the Promoter in relation to this Promotion (e.g. Photo(s), photo(s), image(s), drawing(s), comment(s), sound/video recording(s) and answer(s) to a promotional question) (“Material”) must NOT: (a) be in breach of any laws, regulations and rights, e.g. any laws regarding intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, etc), defamation and privacy; (b) be defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, contain nudity, aggressive, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable or discriminate/vilify any section of the community with respect to race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, origin, sexual preference, mental illness, disability or gender or unsuitable for publication; or (c) contain viruses. Entrants warrant that they own or have the right to license the copyright in any Material submitted by them into this Promotion, for the purposes of this Promotion, that no rights have been granted to any third party in respect of any such Material which would prevent the Material being used as contemplated by this Promotion, and that the use by the Promoter of any such Material will not breach any laws or infringe the rights of any person (including without limitation with respect to privacy, intellectual property and defamation). Entrants must obtain prior consent from any person or from the owner(s) of any property that appears in their Material. By entering, all entrants license and grant the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees an exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display their Material (including any portion of their Material) for any purpose, including but not limited to future promotional, marketing or publicity purposes, in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability. The Promoter may use the Material on L’Oréal websites, social media pages and blogs, print, point-of-sale and salon material (e.g. presentations to L’Oreal Pro or non-L’Oreal Pro salons) for promoting the L’Oréal Professionnel Style & Colour Trophy event, PR content print and online, editorial, advertising and advertorial content, trade press and 2022/23 promotion print and online and educational or internal purposes, etc. For the sake of clarity, entrant’s photos (provided as part of this Promotion) may be provided by the Promoter to media publications e.g. magazine publications such as but not limited to Marie Claire, to publish/house on their various media platforms for marketing purposes including promoting this Promotion. Entrants further agree, upon request by the Promoter, to assign all of their rights, title and interest (including copyright) in and to their Material to the Promoter and to sign any legal documentation to confirm such assignment. Entrants agree that their Material is their original work and does not infringe the rights of third parties, or that they have obtained full prior consent from any person who has jointly created or has any rights in the aforementioned material. Entrants consent to any use of their Material that may otherwise infringe their moral rights. Entrants are responsible for all entries they submit on entry. The Promoter will not be liable for any entries, to the extent permitted by law. The Promoter reserves the right to remove, request removal or decline to publish any Material or portion of the Material for any reason whatsoever, including if in breach of these Terms and Conditions. The Promoter will have no liability to entrants if it exercises this right and entrants must comply with any request made by the Promoter pursuant to this paragraph. The entrant warrants and represents that any material sent or provided by the entrant to the Promoter will not infringe any copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property rights of any third party (including moral rights) and that the entrant has all rights to use the materials and has obtained all necessary consents to comply with any relevant privacy and/or confidentiality requirements. Entrants agree to indemnify the Promoter for any breach of the Terms and Conditions including this clause.
  20. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify entries in the event of non-compliance with these Conditions of Entry. In the event that there is a dispute concerning the conduct of the Promotion or claiming a prize, the Promoter will resolve the dispute in direct consultation with the entrant. If the dispute cannot be resolved the Promoter’s decision will be final.
  21. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person's negligence or wilful misconduct) in connection with this Promotion or accepting or using any prize (or recommendation), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).
  22. The entrant will participate in and co-operate as required with all reasonable marketing and editorial activities relating to the Promotion, including (but not limited to) being recorded, photographed, filmed or interviewed and acknowledges that the Promoter may use any such marketing and editorial material without further reference or compensation to them.
  23. Unless otherwise specified, a prize is a single event for the winner (and where relevant their guests) and cannot be separated into separate events or components.
  24. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications and the entrant must seek their own independent financial advice in regards to the tax implications relating to the prize or acceptance of the prize.
  25. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of these rights.

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