Terms and Conditions

BFC Changemakers Prize in partnership with Swarovski Terms & Conditions

How to enter 

  1. British Fashion Council (BFC) Changemakers Prize in partnership with Swarovski will open for nominations on Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 12pm and close on Tuesday 11th May 2021 at 05:59pm.  Entries received after the stated closing date will not be accepted. 
  2. BFC will not accept responsibility for entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
  3. By submitting an entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  4. BFC reserve the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.
  5. The prize is open to all except employees of BFC, Swarovski, their families, agents or any third party directly associated with administration of the prize. 
  6. To enter, nominees must be nominated through an application on BFC website. 
  7. To enter, nominees must have made outstanding contributions or influenced positive change to their business or organisation. Nominees will be asked to define which Institute of Positive Fashion pillar they have influenced. Read the criteria here.
  8. Nominees must: 
    1. Live in the UK
    2. Be eligible to work in the UK
    3. Be in part-time or full-time employment 
    4. Be over 18 years of age 
  9. BFC will not be responsible if something happens which isn’t in our reasonable control.  
  10. We reserve the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify you without notice if the nomination does not meet the required criteria as listed in point 8 of the Terms and conditions. 
  11. By entering the prize you accept these terms. BFC decisions are final, and we reserve the right not to enter into detailed responses to you.
  12. BFC reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend, or amend the promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.
  13. Insofar as is permitted by law, BFC, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the BFC, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
  14. BFC reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions from time to time and any updated version will be effective as soon as it is published on the website. 

Winner and Prize  

  1. There will be nine finalists and three winners of the BFC Changemakers prize in partnership with Swarovski who  
  2. will receive a £5,000 cash prize
  3. The winners will receive a cheque from BFC on the night of the Prize announcement for £5,000  (Thursday 1st July). 
  4. The winners will be offered a mentorship programme  to be negotiated and agreed directly with the winners and will be developed around the winners changemaking achievement. 
  5. The winners will receive a listing on BFC website.
  6. The winners will receive a Swarovski crystal trophy, which will be presented on the evening of Thursday 1st July at the winners announcement event. 
  7. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered. BFC and Swarovski reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the BFC and Swarovski’s control makes it necessary to do so.
  8. Please note that in the event that Covid 19 prevents a live event in July 2021 the £5,000 prize and Swarovski crystal trophy will be delivered to an address of the winner’s choosing and the event will be a digital offering. Each prize is non-transferable. BFC will not be responsible for any damage to the prize on and during delivery as we rely on third parties to deliver. BFC are not responsible for any inaccuracies in the address provided by the winner in the case that the prize is delivered. BFC will not reissue any prizes as a result of incorrect address details.
  9. The winners of the BFC Changemakers prize in partnership with Swarovski will be chosen by a diverse and inclusive panel of Industry leaders and experts. For more information on the Judging process and the judges please see here
  10. Winners will be asked to be contacted by email or telephone by BFC to confirm they have been selected. Winners will be given 48 hours to claim their prize and confirm their full name, age, mobile number, email address and full residential address. We may require proof of eligibility prior to awarding any prize. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, we will choose another winner.
  11. We cannot be responsible for invalid details or communication failures. If any winner is not contactable after we have made reasonable efforts to do so (or is deemed ineligible in accordance with the terms) an alternative winner may be selected.
  12. Winners are responsible for all other costs and expenses associated with the prize, including transport to and from the venue for the winner announcement event, any accommodation costs and food and drink.


Publicity & Content  

  1. By entering the BFC Changemakers Prize in partnership with Swarovski, you are consenting for your data to be shared with Swarovski and the BFC and used for the purposes of entering the competition. 
  2. By entering the BFC Changemakers Prize in partnership with Swarovski, you are consenting for your name, achievement, portrait and biography where relevant to be included in any editorial content or advertising for BFC or Swarovski. 
  3. BFC and Swarovski will not share marketing with you unless you have agreed to this within the application form.  

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