Japan National Tourism Organization Singapore Office (hereafter referred to as Organizer) invites you to take part in the JAPAN by Japan, “My Sakura Snap” (hereafter referred to as Campaign).

The Organizer reserves the right to cancel or amend the Campaign and the terms and conditions of this Campaign (“Terms and Conditions”) at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on the website.

Terms and Conditions


  • The Campaign is open only to residents of Singapore except for employees and immediate families of the Organizer, its affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, and advertising and media agencies associated with this Campaign.
  • Corporations or other entities are not eligible to participate in this Campaign.
  • The Campaign is open to all registered members of the JAPAN by Japan website, hence, participants must sign up on the website to join.
  • Only one individual per registered email address. Multiple registered email addresses of the same individual are not allowed. If the participant is found to be fraudulent, the organizer reserves the right to remove the participant from the Campaign.

Campaign Rules

  • The Campaign is from February 8 until March 8, 2019 (hereafter referred to as Campaign Period).
  • During the Campaign Period, participants must post their own photos of cherry blossoms taken in Japan on their Instagram account with the campaign hashtag.
  • Each participant can submit multiple photos via their Instagram account through the following steps:
    1. To be eligible for the campaign, the participant is required to register as a member of the JAPAN by Japan website – (https://japanbyjapan.com/).
    2. Once registered, launch Instagram and the participant can choose as many cherry blossom photos taken in Japan as they like.
    3. Post the photos with the hashtag - #jbymysakurasnap
  • Photos are deemed void if the Organizer determines that an entry is not original, or if an entry is illegible, incomplete, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft or duplicated as entered within this Campaign Period. Only photos entered during the Campaign Period are eligible to take part in the Campaign.
  • The relevant posts on Instagram with the JbyJ hashtag will be assessed during the selection of the winner through the following criteria:
    1. The photo with the most number of likes/li>
    2. How well the photo embodies spring in Japan
    3. Overall creativity of the photo
  • Participants are required to set their Instagram profile to ‘public’ to enable the Organizer to view their submissions.
  • Participants are allowed to submit multiple entries with the condition that each entry is an original or not a duplicate of a previously posted photo.
  • Please note that it may take time for photos to be reflected on the Campaign website.
  • All photos submitted must be the original work of the participant and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photography competition. The participant warrants that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.
  • It is the responsibility of each participant to ensure that any photos submitted have been taken with the permission of any parties involved with the subject.
  • Copyright in all photos submitted in this Campaign remains with the respective participant. However, in consideration of them providing it for the Campaign, each participant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to the Organizer to feature any or all of the submitted photos in any of their publications, including the Organizer’s websites, and/or in any promotional material connected to this Campaign.
  • The Organizer does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images.
  • All results and decisions made by the Organizer in relation to the Campaign are final. The Organizer will not enter into any correspondence regarding the results. Participants are to acknowledge and accept that there is no intention to create any legal relations between the Organizer and participants of this Campaign, which is a promotional event. Participants who will enter this Campaign hereby waive any legal rights, if any, to enforce against the Organizer, its agents or employees in relation thereto.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to pursue legal action against any individual believed to have undertaken fraudulent activities or other activities harmful to this Campaign, the entry process or the relevant website. Participants acknowledge and accept that there is no intention to create any legal relations between the Organizer and participants of this Campaign, which is a promotional event. Participants who will enter this Campaign hereby waive any legal rights, if any, to enforce against the Organizer, its agents or employees in relation thereto.
  • By joining the Campaign, the participant agrees in all reasonable media publicity relating to the event, including being featured on social media as determined by the sole discretion of the Organizer.
  • If for any reason this Campaign is not capable of running as planned due to computer viruses, bugs, worms (malware), trojan horses, denial of service attacks, hacking, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Organizer that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Campaign, the Organizer reserves the right, at sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Campaign.


  • 10 people will receive a S$100 Takashimaya gift voucher each.
  • The winner must present verifiable identification to redeem his/her prize. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify the winner who fails to comply.
  • All prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable or non-refundable by cash.
  • In the event that the selected winner is ineligible, uncontactable or does not respond within five (5) working days to a winner notification, or refuses to accept the prize, the Organizer, in sole discretion, may choose to award the prize to another eligible participant.

Use of Personal Information

  • Any collection, use, and disclosure of the participants’ data will be strictly in accordance with the Organizer’s Privacy Policy; a copy of which may be obtained from https://japanbyjapan.com/privacy-policy. By agreeing to participate in this Campaign, participants signify that they have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, the Organizer’s conditions of use in the website, and the Organizer’s Privacy Policy.


  • The Organizer is not liable for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including, but not limited to, indirect, consequential loss including death), including costs incurred due to unforeseen circumstances as a result of, or arising out of, or in any way connected with this Campaign.
  • The Organizer is not liable for network connection expenses caused by system errors or failures in the campaign website. Participants will shoulder any fees incurred during gameplay (i.e., internet connection).


If you have any inquiries regarding the campaign, please contact the e-mail address below. The Campaign office will get back to you as soon as possible.
Email: japanbyjapan@gmail.com