REGULATIONS on “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest

For the purposes hereof the terms below shall have the following meaning:

Regulations – these Regulations on holding “The Russian Civilizаtion” International Photo Contest posted on the Internet website at www.ruscivilization.ru, including all supplements and rules specified herein.

License Agreement – the License Agreement posted on the Internet website at www.ruscivilization.ru, including all supplements and rules specified therein defining rights and obligations of the Photo Contest Participant on granting the right to the Photo Contest Organizer to use photographs in the territory of any country in the world during the whole term of protection of exclusive right to Photographs by all means provided for in the legislation of the Russian Federation based on simple (non-exclusive) royalty-free license.

Photo Contest – “Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest organized by the Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities (FADH). The Photo Contest shall not represent a lottery or any other risk-based gambling. The Photo Contest shall not be aimed at profit earning. The Photo Contest shall be held in accordance with the effective legislation of the Russian Federation and the requirements stipulated herein.

Photo Contest Organizer/Organizer – Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities (FADH) including its affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, legal successors, employees and managers.

Photo Contest Website/Website – the Internet website at www.ruscivilization.ru.

Photographs – photographic works exclusive right where shall belong to the Photo Contest Participant, uploaded by the Participant to the Photo Contest Website for participation in the Photo Contest.

Photo Contest Participant/Participant – any individual with full legal capacity, aged 18 and above, being professional photographer or an amateur who has registered on the Photo Contest Website, accepted terms hereof and posted Photographs for participation in the Photo Contest in his/her personal account.

Photo Contest Winner – the Photo Contest Participant who has got maximum scores in particular nomination and/or obtained Photo Contest Grand Prix and/or taken People's Choice Award.

Photo Contest Judges/Judges – not less than 10 (ten) people famous and recognized Russian-wide, nominees and winners of professional awards, honored workers of culture, artists, directors, designers, photojournalists, ethnographers, famous bloggers-thousanders. The procedure for Photo Contest Judge selection shall be established by the Photo Contest Organizer and the list of Judges shall be published on the Website.

Personal account – Participant’s personal closed account on the Photo Contest Website, where the Photo Contest Participant shall enter using his/her unique login and password. Personal account shall contain information about the Participant: photo (optional), brief Participant overview, information about the Photograph: the name assigned by the Participant, the place and the year the Photograph was taken, brief Photograph history or legend.

Non-exclusive license – non-exclusive, royalty-free right to use Photographs of the Photo Contest Participant in the manner and by the means specified herein.

Registration form – the electronic form posted on the Website which the Participant shall have to complete in order to register on the Website.

Registration – Participant’s completion of the Registration form posted on the Website by specifying required data. On completion, the Photo Contest Participant shall agree with the terms hereof and share the responsibility provided for in the present Registration form.

1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

1.1. These Regulations shall govern the status and procedure of holding “The Russian Civilization” International Photo Contest.

1.2. Participation in the Photo Contest shall not be restricted by any special requirements to Participant's professional occupation or place of residence.

1.3. The Photo Contest Subject shall be represented by the Photographs reflecting peculiarities of development of the Russian civilization, culture, traditions in accordance with the nominations specified in the Section III hereof.

1.4. This Photo Contest shall provide for prizes to Photo Contest Participants which can be obtained subject to fulfilment of conditions and requirements set forth herein.

1.5. The Photo Contest Organizer may engage specialized organizations (operators) in Photo Contest holding.

1.6. The Photo Contest Participant shall confirm that he/she had familiarized himself/herself with the terms hereof prior to Registration, has fully accepted all the terms hereof and shall comply with them or shall stop participating in the Photo Contest.

1.7. Should the Participant disagree with any terms hereof he/she shall immediately stop using the Website and participating in the Photo Contest.

2. PHOTO CONTEST GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

2.1. Photo Contest goals hall consist in harmonizing multinational relations and ethnocultural development of the Russian peoples by attracting nationals' attention to the sources and traditions of the Russian culture.

2.2. Photo Contest’s objectives:

a) arranging educational activities and getting knowledge of vast variety of the Russian culture and traditions by means of the images embodied in photographs;
b) creating the atmosphere of respect to the Russian historical heritage and cultural values in the society;
c) getting Russian citizens and international community acquainted with traditional Russian culture;
d) forming positive international image of the Russian Federation taking steps to preserve and develop the original Russian culture.

3. PHOTO CONTEST NOMINATIONS

Nomination 1.

Unique nature
Landscape photographs demonstrating unique views, beauty of Russian nature, untraveled places, and wild Russian nature (woods, rivers, lakes, mountains, meadows, etc.). Photographs may also depict animals and birds.

Nomination 2.

Faces and generations

Portrait photographs (single, couples, groups of people), conveying national colour (in outward appearance) and revealing Russian character, originality and mystique of the human soul.

Nomination 3.

Traditions of the large country

Works of this category (reportage photographs) reveal multinationality and originality of the peoples of  Russia who have not lost their heritage in the age of information and advanced technologies: traditions, customs and centuries-old bond between generations (national holidays, weddings, old rites).

Nomination 4.

Architecture and sculpture

Photographs demonstrating unique character of both monuments of art carrying plenty of national traditions and telling of the origin of Russian art of building and of modern architectural structures reconstructing elements of ancient Russian culture and reflecting national spirit (unique buildings, sculpture, wall painting, carved palisade, etc.).

Nomination5.

Arts and crafts

Photographic works reflecting manufacturing items of the arts and crafts and the very items (objects) of craftsmen reflecting national spirit and images of this or that nationality, aesthetic ideals, beliefs, peculiarities of morals and manners which have still remained unchanged and are passed from one generation to another (the Dymkovo pottery toy, the Gzhel ceramics, the Vologda lace, the Gorodets wood painting, the Palekh miniature lacquer painting, the Khokhloma painting, the Zhostovo trays, etc.).

4. PHOTOCONTESTPERIOD

4.1. The Photo Contest shall be held from 23.07.2018 to 09.09.2019.

4.2. Photo Contest stages:

  • Commencement of registration of Participants on the Photo Contest Website and gathering Photographs on the Website – 23.07.2018.
  • Closing of registration and gathering Photographs on the Website – by 09.09.2018 12:00 p.m., Moscow time.
  • Election of Photo Contest finalists and Winners – from 10.09.2018 to 16.09.2018.
  • Notification of Photo Contest finalists and Winners – from 17.09.2018 to 22.09.2018.
  • The awarding ceremony shall be held in Moscow – from 25.09.2018 to 30.09.2018 at the address published by the Organizer on the Photo Contest Website.
  • Proposed period of exhibitions following the Photo Contest results in Moscow — from 30.09.2018 to 31.10.2018.

4.3.  The results of Photo Contest shall be published on the Photo Contest’s Website.

4.4. Number of Photo Contest Participants shall be unlimited.

5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PHOTO CONTEST

5.1. Persons defined in accordance with these Regulations can participate in the Photo Contest.

5.2. The Participant can take part in any of 5 (five) nominations, demonstrating from 1 (one) to 5 (five) Photographs. No more than 25 (twenty five) Photographs shall be accepted from each Participant.

5.3. Photographs created by the Participant in 2015 or later years shall be admitted to the Photo Contest.

5.4. There shall be no participation fee.

5.5. The Participants caught in using the results of intellectual activity of third persons as well as interactions which shall be regarded as non-compliant with effective legislation of the Russian Federation and/or with the terms of the Regulations on the international photo contest shall be subject to disqualification and shall not be allowed to participate in the Photo Contest further.

5.6. Participation in the Photo Contest shall mean the Participant’s consent to further noncommercial use of any materials including the Participant’s Photographs which can be used by the following means: reproduction, distribution, bringing to general notice, execution in public, demonstration in public, communication over cable or on air, use in advertisement and information materials of the Photo Contest Organizer with or without indication of the author’s full name should such indication be impossible.

5.7. All the Photographs sent for the Photo Contest are published on the Photo Contest Website for the viewer voting.

5.8. Photographs sent for the Photo Contest can be refused participation in the following cases:

  • Photographs do not correspond to the Photo Contest subject;
  • A Photograph is of low art or technical quality;
  • Photographs have erotic components, photographs reflect appeal of nonstandard sexual relations or prompting to such relations, or Photographs can form distorted interpretation of social equivalence of standard and nonstandard sexual relations;
  • elements of violence, racial or religious intolerance can be perceived on Photographs;
  • Photographs may be interpreted as the propaganda od consumption (distribution) of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, narcotics, can disgrace the honour and dignity of people, induce to illegal actions, cruelty or violence;
  • Photographs containing advertisement, both express and indirect, or links to the author's personal website or to those of third parties;
  • identical Photographs and Photographs from the same series;
  • Photographs depicting scenes discrediting art objects constituting national or world cultural property;
  • in case of one Participant registering under different names;
  • in case of concealment of real Participant's IP-address (by any means: proxy-server or special internet services).

Photographs non-compliant with Federal law “On child protection from information causing damage to their health and development” which: induce children to perform actions representing threat to their life and/or health including those causing harm to their health, suicide; capable of making children wish to take drugs, psychotropic substances and/or stupefying substances,  tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, beer and beer-based beverages, go gambling, prostitute, become vagrants or beggars; justify or acquit acceptability of violence and/or cruelty or induce to perform coercive actions towards people or animals; deny family values and form disrespect to parents and/or other family members; justify delinquent behavior; contain obscene words; contain pornographic data, shall also not be admitted to participation in the Photo Contest.

5.9.      The Participant cannot process Photographs in any graphic editors, use filters or photographic compilation. Photographs of Photo Contest Participants shall not have any additional graphic elements (author plates, author marks, added framed, etc.). Moderate brightness and contrast adjustment is allowed.


5.10. By participation in the Photo Contest, the Participant shall automatically confirm the following:

  • his/her authorship to the Photograph;
  • his/her consent and consent of third persons (if such were used on the Photographs) to Photograph placement on the Photo Contest Website and further use in accordance with these Regulations and the License Agreement;
  • his/her consent to that should any third party claims be laid the Photographs shall be immediately deleted from the Website. The Photo Contest Participant shall settle such claims at his/her own expense and by his/her own efforts;
  • his/her consent to that the Photo Contest Organizer can use the rights granted hereunder in full not violating third party rights including rights of the persons depicted in Photographs, without any extra remuneration to above-said persons;
  • that he/she is capable, acting willingly to his/her own benefit as of the Registration date, that all fields of completed Registration form represent the facts and have been completed by the Participant him/herself;
  • his/her consent to that the Photographs posted by him/her within the Photo Contest framework shall be available for all other Participants and Website visitors both on the Website directly and using different functions with the link to the source (using mailing, RSS-broadcasting, using as electronic post card, screen saver, post in a blog or social networks, etc.);
  • his/her consent to that his/her full name can be used in public (published on the Website, in social networks, in information materials, outdoor advertisement, etc.) without additional Participant’s consent and without any remuneration to him/her.

5.11.Each Participant shall comply with these Regulations and shall guarantee that all information about the Photographs submitted for the Photo Contest is true and correct.

5.12. The decision of the Photo Contest Organizer on all the issues regarding the Photo Contest shall be conclusive and shall not be subject to discussion.

6. APPLICATION FILING PROCEDURE

6.1. One shall have to study these Regulations and the License Agreement and register on the Photo Contest Website to participate in the Photo Contest.


6.2. The Photo Contest Participant shall complete the Registration form (all fields) to register on the Website, such form indicating: Participant’s full name, mobile or fixed phone number, e-mail, other information about the Participant. The Participant willing to take part in the Photo Contest shall tick the checkbox on his/her consent to the License Agreement and send an application for participation.

6.3. Pushing the “Register” button located below corresponding fields shall serve as unconditional Photo Contest Participant’s acceptance of these Regulations and the License Agreement.

6.4. The application shall be considered accepted and processed should the Participant receive a letter of welcome from the Photo Contest Organizer to the e-mail indicated in the registration form with the link for personal account activation.

6.5. Digital  files resolution of not less than 300 dpi with the possibility of using them for broadsheet press of not less than 18 (eighteen) square meters.

6.6. Photographs shall be uploaded to the Photo Contest Website in accordance with Photo Contest nominations and shall be accompanied by official hashtags.

6.7. The Participant shall give brief heading and description for each Photograph sent. The Participant shall fill in the following fields below each uploaded Photograph:

  • Photograph name assigned by the author (Participant);
  • the place the Photograph was taken;
  • the year the Photograph was taken;
  • short Photograph history (legend).

6.8. After placement on the Photo Contest Website all Photographs shall undergo mandatory check (moderation) for compliance with these Regulations and with legislation of the Russian Federation. Photographs uploaded for participation in the Photo Contest can be published on the Website within 12 (twelve) hours upon uploading by a Participant. The Photo Contest Organizer shall reserve the right (at its own discretion and without giving any reasons) to delete any Photograph received for the Photo Contest.

6.9. The Participants having uploaded Photographs after registration and Photograph gathering, may not pretend to the Photo Contest prizes.

7. ELECTION OF THE PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

7.1.PhotoContestWinnersineachofthenominationsshallbedecidedbytheJudges consisting of famous and recognized Russia-wide nominees and winners of professional awards, honored workers of culture, artists, directors, designers, photojournalists, ethnographers, famous bloggers-thousanders.

7.2. Evaluation criteria for each of the nominations:

  • originality of the Photograph idea;
  • artistic level and contents of the Photograph;
  • Participant's skill; technique and quality of execution;
  • Photographs’ compliance with requirements and nominations specified herein.

7.3. The decision on the Photo Contest Winners in each of the nominations shall be made by simple majority of votes of Judges during the voting at the meeting.

7.4. The Winners shall be declared on the Photo Contest Website by posting respective information from 17.09.2018  to 22.09.2018.

7.5. The Organizers shall notify the Winners of the gain by an e-mail to the address specified in the Registration form, within 5 (five) working days upon notification of the Photo Contest finalists. Besides, the Photo Contest Organizers shall notify the Winners of the awarding ceremony date and dates of photo exhibition opening by sending notices to Participants to e-mails specified in the Registration form.

7.6. Should the Photo Contest Winners be unable to get their prizes at official awarding ceremony for any reasons, they will agree additionally upon the place and time for prize obtainment with the Organizer.

7.7. The prize shall be given to the Photo Contest Winners only subject to production of IDs and other necessary documents provided for herein.

7.8. Photo Contest Winners and finalists shall confirm in writing (at the Organizer’s request) their authorship to the Photographs and submit consent (permission) of third persons (if such were used in the Photographs) to Photographs’ placement on the Photo Contest Website and further use thereof in accordance with these Regulations and the License Agreement.

7.9. Judges of the Photo Contest shall take part in the awarding ceremony.

7.10. The authors of top three Photographs in each of  the Photo Contest nominations shall be given commemorative prizes and diplomas for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The Grand Prix Winner and the Participant having taken the People’s Choice Award shall be also given prizes.

The Grand Prix shall be awarded to the best Photograph of the Photo Contest chosen by majority of Judges' votes from among the Photographs taking the lead in each of the nominations.


The People’s Choice Award shall be given to the Photograph winning the most votes of the Photo Contest Website visitors.

7.11. The Winners in each Photo Contest nomination shall be given the Photo Contest diploma, commemorative prizes and gifts. The description and constituents of commemorative prizes and gifts shall be defined by the Photo Contest Organizer and published on the Photo Contest Website. 

The Photo Contest Organizers shall reserve the right to change constituents of commemorative prized and gifts while publishing respective information on the Photo Contest Website.

7.12. The Prizes intended for the Photo Contest Winners can be neither exchanged a substituted by money equivalent.

7.13. The Participant having performed the actions provided for herein shall agree that his/her opinion cannot affect the Photo Contest results and may be not consistent with that of the Photo Contest Organizer as to the decision on the Photo Contest Winners.

8. EXPENSES OF THE PHOTO CONTEST PARTICIPANTS

8.1. All Participants shall pay their expenses incurred in connection with participation in the Photo Contest (including but not limited to expenses connected with Internet access) themselves. Expenses on the Internet Registration for participation in the Photo Contest may vary so the Participant shall have to inquire local Internet service provider for current prices in advance.

8.2. Expenses on the travel to Moscow, staying in Moscow and other expenses connected with prize obtainment shall be paid by the Winners themselves.

9. PERSONAL DATA

9.1. During Registration the Photo Contest Participant, acting freely, willfully and in for his/her own benefit, shall give his/her consent to the Photo Contest Organizers (other affiliates engaged in the Photo Contest preparation and holding) as well as to its affiliates and/or authorized persons to process his/her personal data in accordance with Federal law of the Russian Federation No. 152-ФЗ “On personal data”, such data being submitted to the Photo Contest Organizer by any means including collection, recording, systematization, transfrontier transfer, accumulation, storage, updating, correction, changing, electronic copying, extracting, use, communication, impersonalization, blocking, deletion, destruction for the Photo Contest purposes and fulfiment of respective requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation. This consent shall be specific, informed and conscious.

9.2. This consent shall be valid for indefinite period of time, storage life of the Photo Contest Participant's personal data being unlimited.

9.3. The Photo Contest Participant may withdraw his/her consent by submitting proper written document which can be sent by the Photo Contest Participant to the Organizer via registered mail return receipt requested or delivered in person against signature to the Photo Contest Organizer’s representative. Should the  Photo Contest Organizer receive letter of withdrawal of this consent to personal data processing it shall stop processing thereof.

9.4. At the Organizer’s request, the Photo Contest Participant shall immediately submit additional written confirmation of his/her consent to submission and processing of the information (or part thereof) in the manner provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

9.5. The Photo Contest Participant shall recognize and agree that the Participant’s data posted on the Website can become available to third parties as a result of failure, technical malfunctions, third party actions including but not limited to virus or hacking attacks. The Photo Contest Participant shall not lay claims to the Photo Contest Organizer (other affiliates engaged in Photo Contest preparation and holding) for compensation of losses (damage) incurred in this connection.

10. LIABILITIES OF PARTICIPANTS. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

10.1. The Photo Contest Organizer may:

10.1.1. Block access of the Photo Contest Participant to the Website unilaterally should the latter violate legislation of the Russian Federation and/or terms hereof. The Photo Contest Organizer shall not be liable for losses (damage) incurred by the Participant in connection with such blocking. The Photo Contest Organizer shall not be obliged to inform the Photo Contest Participant of the reasons for blocking.

10.1.2. Perform scheduled maintenance on the Website for which purpose it shall suspend access thereto temporarily. The Organizer shall not be obliged to inform the Participant of scheduled maintenance.

10.1.3. Modify and update the Website, add new features or functionalities enhancing its efficiency or otherwise improving its characteristics including those aimed at fulfilment of the requirements set forth in the legislation of the Russian Federation. The Photo Contest Organizer shall not be obliged to inform the Photo Contest Participant of above-mentioned works.

10.1.4. Ask for the documents confirming the Photo Contest Participant’s right to Photographs (negatives and/or diapositives, source Photographs in Raw format, high-resolution Photograph copies (not less than 800 pixels wide and 600 pixels high), original contracts or agreements with the authors, their legal successors and/or other documents of the same legal force).

The Photo Contest Participant shall submit the said documents to the Photo Contest Organizer within 5 (five) calendar days upon the date when the Organizer sent the request for such documents.

10.1.5. Ask for the documents confirming the Photo Contest Participant’s having consent to use image(s) of the person(s) being the main Photograph object.

The Photo Contest Partisipant shall submit the said documents to the Photo Contest Organizer within 5 (five) calendar days upon the date when the Organizer sent the request for such documents.

The sample consent to use image(s) of the person(s) being the main Photograph object – Supplement No.1 hereto.

10.1.6. Cancel, finish, extend, change or suspend the Photo Contest as well as these Regulations and License Agreement at its own discretion. In particular cases the Photo Contest can be finished before the ending date declared, as the Photo Contest Organizer may think fit, with early summing up the results and awarding the Winner from among the Participants.

10.1.7. Ask Photo Contest Participants to produce IDs and refuse to give any prize should the data specified during registration on the Photo Contest Website differ from those in the documents produced by the Photo Contest Participant.

10.1.8. Should  any information contradictory to these Regulations, moral standards and/or Russian legislation, containing insults or calls for illegal actions, be discovered on the Photo Contest Website as posted on behalf of the Photo Contest Participant, such Participant can get disqualified by the Photo Contest Organizer with no chance to restore his/her participation in the Photo Contest.

10.1.9. Disqualify Photo Contest Participants and review the Winner election procedure should any unfair acts of the Photo Contest Participant or other persons to the benefit of this Photo Contest Participant connected with fraud, deceit and other illegal actions be revealed.

10.2. The Photo Contest Participant shall:

10.2.1. Use the Website exclusively for participation in the Photo Contest.

10.2.2. Not give his/her login and password from the Photo Contest Website to third parties and shall ensure confidentiality thereof. Should his/her login and password be lost and/or confidentiality thereof be violated the Participant shall immediately notify the Photo Contest Organizer of that.

10.2.3. Not delete or modify the Photographs uploaded to the Photo Contest Website.

10.2.4. Not use automatic programs, technologies or any other resources or services to increase artificially/lay up the number of votes for Photograph on the Website and/or on pages in social networks. Should the Organizer suspect any actions of the kind it shall reserve exclusive right to refuse such user in further participation in the Photo Contest and disqualify his/her Photographs without giving any reasons.

10.3. The Photo Contest Participant may:

10.3.1 Get access to the Website in accordance with the terms hereof.

10.4. Limitation of liability

10.4.1. Should third parties (including authors and their legal successors, as well as representatives of governmental authorities) lay claims or actions against the Photo Contest Organizer connected with its use of Photographs the Photo Contest Participant shall settle all the claims and/or actions at his/her own expense and by its own efforts? The Participant shall indemnify the Photo Contest Participant for all losses incurred in connection with the said claims and/or actions including legal costs and lost profit.

10.4.2. Access to the Website shall be granted “as is ” according to the principle generally accepted in the international practice. It means that the Photo Contest Organizer shall not be liable for the problems occurring during Website updating, support and operation (including problems of compatibility with the Participant’s software (packages, drivers, etc.), discrepancy between the results of using the Website and the Participant’s expectations, etc.).

10.4.3. The Photo Contest Organizer shall not be liable for unreliability and delays in the Photo Contest Participant’s submitting information specified herein which had served as a  reason for the Photo Contest Participant’s disqualification.

10.4.4. The  Photo Contest Organizer shall not be liable for Participant’s lost profit. The  Photo Contest Organizer's liability shall be in any case limited to compensation of the real damage. Taking part in the Photo Contest the Participant shall agree that the Photo Contest Organizer and its affiliates, subsidiaries, engaged agencies and contractors, partners, representatives, legal successors, employees and managers shall not be liable in case of Participant’s disease, injury, death, disability or of laying legal and other claims against the Participant; they will also not be liable for losses or expenses which can occur directly or indirectly:

-as a result of participation in the Photo Contest or fulfilment any terms thereof;

-any technical malfunctions including but not limited to malfunctions of any computer equipment, cables, hardware, software or other equipment;

-unavailability of the Website or Internet connection;

-unauthorized interference (hacking) of the Photo Contest Website by a third party;

-electronic or human error in the Photo Contest holding.

10.4.5. The Photo Contest Organizer shall reserve the right not to enter into correspondence or any other contacts with the Photo Contest Participant except for the cases specified herein.

10.4.6.  The Photo Contest Organizer shall not be liable for copying and distribution of Photographs and materials from Photo Contest Website pages by third parties.

10.4.7. The Photo Contest Organizer shall not be liable for failure to communicate with the Photo Contest Winner because of inaccurate data specified during Registration on the Photo Contest Website.

11. FINAL PROVISIONS

11.1. Photographs can be also disqualified by the Organizer’s decision in other cases of gross violations not provided for herein or in the Photo Contest rules. The Organizer shall reserve the right to refuse participation without giving any reasons.

11.2. Late reading of the notice on winning by the Photo Contest Winner having been awarded the Prize shall not serve as a legitimate reason to violate Prize obtaining period.

11.3. The Photo Contest Organizer shall reserve the right to refuse giving the Prize to the Winner having violated these Regulations including violation of the procedure of submitting information necessary for Prize giving as well as to the Participant having failed to submit such information.

11.4. The Prize winner shall incur the risk of accidental loss or damage of the Prize upon obtainment thereof.


11.5. The Prize winner shall bear expenses on settling all taxes, fees and payments set forth in effective legislation of the Russian Federation and connected with such prize obtainment, such amounts being paid in accordance with effective legislation of the Russian Federation.

11.6. Should one or more provisions hereof be invalid or unenforceable for some reason, such invalidity shall not affect the validity of any other provisions which shall remain in force.

11.7. Participation in the Photo Contest shall serve as confirmation of the Photo Contest Participant’s consent hereto.

11.8. These Regulations shall be open and free-for-all document. The most recent version hereof shall be placed in the Internet at www.ruscivilization.ru.

11.9. These Regulations can be amended without notice to the Photo Contest Participant. New version of the Regulation shall come into force upon placement on the Website. Regular review of the current Regulations version shall remain the Participant's personal liability.

 

11.10. These Regulations shall be governed and construed in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

12. CONTACT DATA

Photo Contest Organizer:

Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities (FADH of Russia)

Addresses - legal/actual: Trubnikovsky lane, 19, Moscow 121069

E-mail address of the organizing Committee: info@ruscivilization.ru

Supplement No.1

to the Regulations on

“The Russian Civilization”

International Photo Contest

SAMPLE

CONSENT TO USE THE NAME, LAST NAME AND IMAGE OF THE PERSON

city ____________________                                                        ____ ____________ 20___.

 

I, __________________________________________________________________(full name)  date of birth:______________________, passport:_________________________ ___________________________, issued by:_______________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________, subdivision code _______________, registered at:_____________________ ________________________________________________________________________________, actually residing at: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________,          contact telephone:___________________________,

Hereby grant on a free-of-charge basis my full and irrevocable consent to ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(full name) to use my name, last name, my image/images obtained during photo- and video shooting with my participation or submitted by me from my personal archive and my statements repeatedly in any materials including photo- and audiovisual materials which can be accompanied by the text or not (hereinafter referred to as the material).

At the same time I confirm the right of_______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ (full name) to create, reproduce, distribute, bring to general notice, execute in public, demonstrate in public, communicate over cable or on air, use in advertisement and information materials any material by any means including: printed materials, illustrative materials using outdoor advertisements (including social advertisement), placement in the Internet (including social networks, news websites, streaming services for stream video reproduction and other Internet pages and websites not prohibited in the territory of the Russian Federation.

Exclusive rights to materials shall be fully vested in___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (full name), who may dispose of them and use them and transfer materials to third parties for the purposes of use by any means listed herein and other means compliant with effective legislation of the Russian Federation.

I agree to__________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________(full name)’s processing my personal data. By leaving information about me in this consent to use name, last name and images of the person and also submitting additional data and documents by telephone, fax or e-mail, I confirm and acknowledge that I have read the foregoing and give my absolute consent without reservation and limitation to personal data processing both using automation means and not using those, i.e. performing the following actions, inter alia: collection, systematization, accumulation, storage, refinement, use, blocking, destruction.

 

This consent is valid for an unlimited period of time and without any territorial restrictions.

 

_____________________________________ _________________________________

 (full name)                                                                                           Signature