Social media competition Ts & Cs

  • These Terms and Conditions cover any competition run on the Brother Sewing Machines Europe (BSME) (Brother Sewing Machines Europe (Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH, Konrad-Adenauer-Allee 1-11, 61118 Bad Vilbel)  Facebook, and/or Instagram channels, unless otherwise stated in the competition text of any post. This includes the overarching European-wide channels and any country specific channel.
  • Social media competitions run on the BSME channels will always include the closing date in the post text. After this date no further entries will be accepted.
  • To enter you must follow the mechanic within the post text. Entries that do not follow the exact mechanic will not be counted.
  • Entry posts must be made on/via your own personal Instagram or Facebook feed or that of BSME.
  • You must be 13 years and over to enter any competition. If you are under 18 you must have the permission of your parent or guardian to enter the competition.
  • To enter the competitions, you must be resident in the European Union or the United Kingdom. Some competitions may limit entry to specific countries. If you enter and live outside of any specified country, your entry will not be counted.
  • This competition is not open to employees of BUK, BIL, BSME, Intelligent Conversation or CityPress. It is also not open to their close family members.You can enter the competitions as many times as you like, but all entries will be counted as one entry, not multiple entries – unless otherwise stated.
  • No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.
  • Entries received after the closing date will not be included.No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  • This competition is run by BSME and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.
  • You are providing your information to BSME and to their affiliate communications management agencies.
  • If the competition requires you to post your own words, images or videos (for after herein called ‘content’), you are granting permission for this content to be used by BSME and their affiliated communications support agencies on BSME’s Facebook and Instagram and for their own internal communications. You also agree the content can be used in any publicity or press. By submitting your own content, you agree that BSME has no obligation to use your content. You must be the author/copyright holder of any content submitted.By entering the competition, the entrant is indicating their consent to BSME and their affiliated communications agencies that they may reuse any photographs, words or videos submitted as part of the competition on its social media platforms.The entrant must have consent from everyone featured in the photographs, words or videos submitted as part of the competition.
  • By entering the competition, the winner agrees to the use of their name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current GDPR data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  • Winners will be chosen by judges comprised of members of BSME unless otherwise stated. The judges’ decision is final.
  • BSME‘s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.
  • The winner will be notified by tag/DM on Instagram/Facebook within 14 days of the stated closing date of a competition. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim their prize within 14 days of notification, BSME reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  • The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize is to be delivered – if this is applicable.
  • The prize is non-negotiable and there is no cash alternative. The prize is not transferrable.
  • Any winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address:
  • Any questions, comments or complaints regarding competitions should be directed to BSME (, not Facebook or Instagram.
  • The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by European law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Europe.
  • BSME shall have the right, at their sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such changes will be effective immediately upon posting and there is no requirement for BSME to notify of these changes.
  • BSME reserve the right to cancel the competition at any time, with no warning or explanation.
  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.


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Termini e Condizioni dei Concorsi sui social media
Allgemeine Teilnahmebedingungen für Brother Wettbewerbe
Bepalingen inzake wedstrijden op sociale media Ts & Cs
Conditions générales des concours organisés sur les réseaux sociaux