The Photo Contest “Elephants Are Like Us!” organised by the British Embassy Bangkok is now open for entries. Before you enter, please read the competition terms and conditions below.



  1. This Photography Contest (“the competition”) is owned by the British Embassy Bangkok, Thailand.

  2. By submitting an entry to the competition, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the British Embassy Bangkok, and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.

  3. Under no circumstances can any content posted cause harm to any animal or human.

  4. Any entry found not to comply with the competition rules will be disqualified.

  5. Absolutely no allowances will be made in such instances and any prizes will be forfeited.

  6. The decision of British Embassy Bangkok on all matters relating to the competition is final. No negotiation will be considered.

  7. The competition is not open to associates or employees of British Embassy Bangkok and their relatives.




  1. All entrants agree that if their entry is awarded, their name and likeness may be used for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity of the competition without further compensation.

  2. All entries submitted with the campaign’s hashtag may be shortlisted and reposted on the campaign’s social media and website.




  1. There will be only one (1) Grand Prize and nine (9) Runner-ups.

  2. The Runner-up entries will be selected based on the number of social interactions garnered for each individual entry. The rules for points calculation are as follows:

    1. 1 Like = 1 point

    2. 1 Comment = 2 points

    3. 1 Tag = 3 points

  3. The grand prize will be awarded to the single image judged, by a panel of judges from the British Embassy Bangkok, to be the most interesting and creative.




  1. Entrants must, under no circumstances, compromise the welfare of any animals, and should never do anything to injure or distress any animals or destroy their habitat in an attempt to secure an image.

  2. Entrants are responsible for ensuring full compliance with any national or international legislation governing the country in which the image has been taken and in securing any relevant permits which may be required.

  3. Descriptive captions supplied must be accurate and honest.

  4. Entrants may not enter images that depict animals in an undignified or degrading manner, this will not be tolerated.




  1. Prize will only be granted to residents of Thailand.

  2. Entrants who have awarded image(s) will be announced on the campaign’s public channels, including Facebook fanpage, Instagram, and website.

  3. Prizes specified on the main contest page are guaranteed to be awarded. The cash value of the prize cannot be redeemed.




  1. The contest entrant retains full rights to any images submitted to the competition.

  2. Each entry must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party.

  3. Each entrant must either be the sole owner of the copyright or have secured the written permission of the copyright owner to enter the image into the competition and grants the British Embassy Bangkok the rights detailed below.

  4. By entering the competition, each shortlisted entrant grants to British Embassy Bangkok a non-exclusive, royalty-free, and perpetual licence to reproduce, publish and communicate to the public by any means and exhibit their image(s) and copies of their image(s) in all media throughout the world in relation to the competition, including but not limited to all use in the context of:

    • Inclusion within British Embassy Bangkok and related websites, social media and newsletters.

    • Inclusion in promotional, press and marketing materials associated with the competition series and/or the exhibition.

  5. Any external parties featuring images from the competition reserve the right to choose which images they decide to use to promote the competition. British Embassy Bangkok has no control over, or liability for, any decision such press may make to use (or not use) your image.




  1. British Embassy Bangkok cannot accept liability for any loss or damage of any image entered into the competition however caused.

  2. British Embassy Bangkok cannot accept liability for the misuse of images and/or failure of any third party to comply with the competition’s credit guidelines.




The personal information collected from each entrant in the course of the competition will be used by British Embassy Bangkok for the purposes of administration of the competition only.


If you have any questions about these terms and conditions, please contact us.

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