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For the Russian Art Focus Prize in English-language Journalism on Russian Contemporary Art

1. General provisions

1.1. The Russian Art Focus Prize in English-language Journalism on Russian Contemporary Art (henceforth—the Prize) is organized to increase interest in Russian contemporary art among professionals and the general public around the world and to identify and encourage authors, journalists, publicists, bloggers and researchers who write in English and whose interest is focused on the work of Russian artists, as well as on the activities of public and private cultural institutions, museums, foundations, galleries, and self-organizing art communities in the Russian Federation and abroad.

1.2. The goals of the Prize are:

● To draw the attention of journalists, publicists, bloggers, and researchers to current events, processes, initiatives and trends in contemporary Russian art,

● To promote initiatives and work by artists and museums and museums focused on the advancement of contemporary art,

● To encourage authors writing in English about contemporary art and to increase exposure of Russian art in international media outlets,

● To set criteria for the evaluation of phenomena in contemporary Russian art,

● To strengthen the reputation and recognition of Russian artists in the world.

1.3. The organizer of the Prize is Art Focus LLC, 119034, Moscow, Prechistenskaya embankment, 17, floor 1, room 1, INN 7704497014, OGRN 1197746465938.

1.4. The Prize is held under the patronage and with the financial support of Inna Bazhenova (TAN International Group) and Dmitri Aksenov (Aksenov Family Foundation), who serve as the Prize's founders.

1.5. The Prize is organized in accordance with these Regulations.

1.6. The Prize is held in the form of open call competition – a public promise of a money award for the winners who have fulfilled the requirements established by these Regulations (hereinafter – the Competition). Participation in the Competition is free.

1.7. Information about the Prize will be communicated to the public and potential participants as follows:

● by placing participant information on the Prize's official site, www.rafprize.com;

● by placing information about the Competition on the Organizer's official social media pages on the following networks: Facebook and Instagram;

● by placing advertising information on the Internet.

2. Competition Participants

2.1. Competition Participants may be persons over 18 years of age. Incapacitated and legally incapacitated persons may participate in the Competition and receive the Prize with the written consent of their legal representatives.

2.2. The Participant must give their consent to participate in the Competition. The Participant's consent must be expressed in writing by filling out the corresponding application form on the official Prize website and contain the name of the author and the title of the work. An author who has not consented to participate in the Competition in accordance with the established procedure shall not be allowed to participate.

2.3. Participants have rights and obligations as established by Russian law and these Regulations. The performance of actions in accordance with these Regulations by a person who meets the above requirements shall be deemed an agreement by the Participant to participate in the Competition, as well as the acceptance of a public offer in the form of the Competition. The Organizer has the right to make changes to the Regulations over the course of the Competition, and by continuing to participate in the Competition, the Participant thereby acknowledges that they agree to the new Rules.

3. Competition Procedures: Requirements for Publications

3.1. The Prize is awarded in the following categories:

"Publication on Russian Contemporary Art" which considers publications in English in official media outlets and full articles of at least 3,000 characters (500 words) in blogs and on social networks.

"Research Work on Russian Contemporary Art" which considers catalog articles, conference papers and research publications in English of at least 10,000 characters (1700 words).

3.2. Along with Competition categories, non-competitive categories may be established, in which prizes are awarded outside of competition by joint decision of the Prize Founders on the advice of the Editorial Board.

3.3. Applications to participate in the Competition are submitted through a form on www.rafprize.com.

3.4. Members of the Editorial Board, Jury and Prize Founders have the right to promote potential Competition Participants; in addition, Participants can nominate themselves.

3.5. The entity submitting the nomination is required to obtain advance written consent from the authors to participate in the Competition in the prescribed manner.

3.6. The Prize organizer has the right to refuse any submitted application without stated reason.

3.7. The Editorial Board will select no more than five nominees in each category from among the applications submitted during the Competition.

3.8. The final selection of Competition laureates is made by the members of the Jury in a closed individual vote. The winner of the Prize is the participant who receives a simple majority of votes from the members of the Jury.

3.9. Decisions of the Jury shall be made in writing following all appropriate protocols.

3.10. The decisions of the Jury will be announced and the Prize will be awarded at a special ceremony. The Jury may not divulge any information about the progress and results of the voting prior to the official awards ceremony.

3.11. These Regulations set the following basic requirements for the texts to be nominated in the above nominations:

● the text is published (made public) by any means at the time of the Participant's application for participation in the Prize;

● the date of publication (unveiling) of the text is indicated in the application;

● the text is written in English;

● the text publication date is within 2015 and 2021;

● the text primarily covers relevant events that occurred between 2015 and 2021.

3.12. Texts published in Russian Art Focus may be nominated for the Prize if they were not written by members of the Editorial Board.

4. Competition dates

4.1. The following dates and deadlines are hereby set for the Competition:

● Collecting applications from Competition participants by the Organizer: 1 April until 1 July 2021;

● Selection of Prize short list of nominees by the Editorial Board: by 15 July 2021;

● Voting by the Competition Jury: until 30 July 2021;

● Awards ceremony for the Prize: September 2021.

4.2. In case of any changes in the specified dates and deadlines, Competition participants will be informed in due time.

5. Editorial Board

5.1. An elected body, the Editorial Board, will be created to collect applications, review them and select nominees in all Prize categories.

5.2. The Editorial Board may include participants who are employees of Russian Art Focus. Editorial Board chairpersons: Editor-in-Chief Jo Vickery, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Maria Savostyanova, Editor Ekaterina Wagner.

5.3. Members of the Jury are not part of the Editorial Board.

5.4. If a member of the Editorial Board participates in the Competition, they will be disqualified from voting for the nomination in which their application has been submitted.

5.5. The work of the Editorial Board consists of the following steps:

● Analysis of the applications received from Competition participants.

● Voting.

5.6. There will be a quorum at any meeting of the Editorial Board if more than half of its members are present. All decisions of the Editorial Board are made by a simple majority vote. The Editorial Board will independently determine the format (secret or open) in which nominees will be determined.

5.7. A member of the Editorial Board has the right to:

● to vote in-person or by electronic means;

● select fewer than 5 nominees for each category;

● resign from the Editorial Board no later than 30 days prior to the meeting by giving written notice to the Prize organizer.

5.8. A member of the Editorial Board must:

● when nominating Competition participants, obtain their written consent to participate in accordance with the established procedure;

● take part in the vote by the members of the Editorial Board, the results of which will be compiled in the Minutes of the Meeting and establish the decision on the nominees;

● adhere to objective selection criteria when voting;

● Keep the short-list of nominees, the selection process, and all voting results completely confidential until they are officially announced by the Competition Organizers.

● not speak out in support or criticism of any work submitted to the Competition, as well as regarding the author of the said work, during or after the Competition until the results are announced by the Organizers.

● not communicate with other members of the Editorial Board regarding any voting process.

5.9 The end result of the Editorial Board's work is two lists of nominees (according to the number of nominations specified in paragraph 3.1 of the Regulations), with five (not more than five) nominees in each.

6. Jury

6.1. The Jury of the Prize is created to select and determine the laureates (winners) in all Prize categories and is made up of members of the publication's Supervisory Board. The Jury consists of:

● Mikhail Piotrovsky,

● Zelfira Tregulova,

● Nicolas V. Iljine,

● Anna Somers Cox,

● Hans Ulrich Obrist,

● Jean-Hubert Martin,

● Richard Wallis.

6.2. Members of the Editorial Board are not members of the Jury.

6.3. If a Jury member is selected as a nominee, they will be disqualified from voting in that category.

6.4. The work of the Jury consists of reviewing the works of the nominees, as pre-selected by the Editorial Board, and determining the winners in each category of the Prize. The members of the Jury may also be involved in determining the winners of any additional categories of the Prize.

6.5. A vote by the Jury is valid if more than half of its members are present. Decisions of the Jury are made by a simple majority of votes.

6.6. Decisions made by the Jury are final and not subject to review.

6.7. A member of the Jury has the right:

● Nominate works for the Prize (when the Editorial Board is selecting applications);

● participate in voting on the nominations submitted;

● not to award the Prize to any of the nominees;

● resign from the Jury at least 30 days prior to the meeting, having notified the Prize Organizers in writing.

6.8. A member of the Jury must:

● when nominating participants for the Competition, independently obtain their consent to participate in the prescribed manner;

● take part in the vote by members of the Jury.

● Keep the short-list of nominees, the selection process, and all voting results completely confidential until they are officially announced by the Competition Organizers.

● not speak out in support or criticism of any work submitted to the Competition, as well as regarding the author of the said work, during or after the Competition until the results are announced by the Organizers.

● not communicate with other members of the Jury regarding any voting process.

6.7. The work of the Jury is not remunerated. This clause may be revised at the discretion of the Founders.

7. Prizes and awards

7.1. The total prize fund is 6,000 (six thousand) Euros.

7.2. The Prize Organizer announces the following prizes:

● The Prize for the best "Publication on Russian Contemporary Art" in the amount of 3,000 Euros and the title of winner of the Prize;

● The Prize for the best "Research Work on Russian Contemporary Art" in the amount of 3,000 Euros and the title of winner of the Prize.

7.3. Each nominee is awarded a certificate of nomination for the Russian Art Focus Prize.

7.4. The Competition results will be announced through a post with corresponding information on the Prize's official website www.rafprize.com, and additionally on www.russianartfocus.com and www.aksenovff.com

7.5. The Prizes are taxable under Russian law.

7.6. If the Prize is awarded to resident of the Russian Federation, the payment is made in Russian rubles at the exchange rate set by the Central Bank of Russia on the date of payment. If the Prize is awarded to a non-resident of the Russian Federation, the payment is made in the currency of the account indicated by the recipient at the exchange rate set by the Central Bank of Russia on the date of payment.

7.7. The monetary element of the Prize, when awarded to a group of authors, is divided among the members of the group equally.

7.8. Prize payments to the winners are made within 60 calendar days after the date on which the Competition results are announced.

8. Financing

8.1. Expenses related to the organization and conduct of the Prize are paid with the Prize organizer's funds, sponsor funds and other funds raised.

8.2. All Competition Participants shall independently pay all expenses incurred by them in connection with their participation in the Contest.

8.3. The Organizer additionally assumes the costs of inviting the winners of the Competition to the Awards Ceremony (location and date TBD). Costs of inviting the Competition winners include transportation expenses (round-trip economy class airfare), accommodation expenses (two nights' stay in a 3- or 4-star hotel), as well as visa support and compensation of visa fees, if necessary.

9. Method and procedure for communicating the terms and conditions of the Competition:

9.1. The current version of the Provisions on the Prize and all information about the competition will be fully available and freely accessible on the internet on the official Competition website, www.rafprize.com, as well as on www.russianartfocus.com and www.aksenovff.com. All information about changes to the rules and cancellation of the Competition will also be posted there.

9.2. Contact information of the employee responsible for the Competition will be posted on the Competition's official website, www.rafprize.com.

10. Final provisions

10.1. The Competition results are final and not subject to review.

10.2. The Competition Organizer, as well as persons authorized by the Organizer, shall not be liable for any failure to inform the Participants of the results of the Competition, as well as for any failure (untimely performance) of the obligations set forth in these Regulations by the Participants.

10.3. The Organizer is not responsible for any consequences from Participants' mistakes related to participation in the Competition.

10.4. The Contestant and/or applicants under these Regulations shall be liable for any violation of copyright under the applicable laws of the Russian Federation. The Competition Organizer shall not be liable for Participants' and/or applicants' violation of copyright and/or other rights of third parties in the creation of their works.

10.5. All disputes relating to this Competition shall be governed by the applicable laws of the Russian Federation.

10.6. By submitting their applications to participate in the Competition, the Participant confirms to the Organizer that they have decided to provide their personal data to the Organizer and agree to their processing (both without the use of automation means and with the use of such means) consciously, freely, of their own will and in their own interest. At the same time, each Participant and subject of said personal data acknowledges that they are informed and agrees that the processing of their personal data will be conducted by the Organizer based on Federal Law of 27.07.2006 № 152-FZ "On Personal Data".

Each Participant and subject of personal data gives the Organizer consent to processing of the following personal data: name and surname, information about citizenship and place of permanent residence. The purpose of processing each Participant's personal data is to facilitate the conditions of the Regulations by the Organizer, including distribution of provided personal data (except for place of residence) to an unspecified circle of persons by publishing them on the official website of the Competition and the official website of the Organizer in the framework of coverage of the Competition. When processing each Participant's personal data, the Organizer shall be entitled to perform the following actions: collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (updating, modification), extraction, use, transfer (distribution, provision, access), depersonalization, blocking, deletion and destruction. The personal data of each Participant shall be processed until the end of the relationship within the framework of the aforementioned Competition. Personal data shall be stored in accordance with the applicable laws of the Russian Federation. Consent to the processing of personal data by the Organizer may be withdrawn by the Participant or their authorized representative by giving written notice to the Organizer.

10.7. The decision to participate in the Competition means that any Participant has read and fully agreed to these Regulations.
For the Russian Art Focus Prize in English-language Journalism on Russian Contemporary Art

1. General provisions

1.1. The Russian Art Focus Prize in English-language Journalism on Russian Contemporary Art (henceforth—the Prize) is organized to increase interest in Russian contemporary art among professionals and the general public around the world and to identify and encourage authors, journalists, publicists, bloggers and researchers who write in English and whose interest is focused on the work of Russian artists, as well as on the activities of public and private cultural institutions, museums, foundations, galleries, and self-organizing art communities in the Russian Federation and abroad.

1.2. The goals of the Prize are:

● To draw the attention of journalists, publicists, bloggers, and researchers to current events, processes, initiatives and trends in contemporary Russian art,

● To promote initiatives and work by artists and museums and museums focused on the advancement of contemporary art,

● To encourage authors writing in English about contemporary art and to increase exposure of Russian art in international media outlets,

● To set criteria for the evaluation of phenomena in contemporary Russian art,

● To strengthen the reputation and recognition of Russian artists in the world.

1.3. The organizer of the Prize is Art Focus LLC, 119034, Moscow, Prechistenskaya embankment, 17, floor 1, room 1, INN 7704497014, OGRN 1197746465938.

1.4. The Prize is held under the patronage and with the financial support of Inna Bazhenova (TAN International Group) and Dmitri Aksenov (Aksenov Family Foundation), who serve as the Prize's founders.

1.5. The Prize is organized in accordance with these Regulations.

1.6. The Prize is held in the form of open call competition – a public promise of a money award for the winners who have fulfilled the requirements established by these Regulations (hereinafter – the Competition). Participation in the Competition is free.

1.7. Information about the Prize will be communicated to the public and potential participants as follows:

● by placing participant information on the Prize's official site, www.rafprize.com;

● by placing information about the Competition on the Organizer's official social media pages on the following networks: Facebook and Instagram;

● by placing advertising information on the Internet.

2. Competition Participants

2.1. Competition Participants may be persons over 18 years of age. Incapacitated and legally incapacitated persons may participate in the Competition and receive the Prize with the written consent of their legal representatives.

2.2. The Participant must give their consent to participate in the Competition. The Participant's consent must be expressed in writing by filling out the corresponding application form on the official Prize website and contain the name of the author and the title of the work. An author who has not consented to participate in the Competition in accordance with the established procedure shall not be allowed to participate.

2.3. Participants have rights and obligations as established by Russian law and these Regulations. The performance of actions in accordance with these Regulations by a person who meets the above requirements shall be deemed an agreement by the Participant to participate in the Competition, as well as the acceptance of a public offer in the form of the Competition. The Organizer has the right to make changes to the Regulations over the course of the Competition, and by continuing to participate in the Competition, the Participant thereby acknowledges that they agree to the new Rules.

3. Competition Procedures: Requirements for Publications

3.1. The Prize is awarded in the following categories:

"Publication on Russian Contemporary Art," which considers publications in English in official media outlets and full articles of at least 3,000 characters (500 words) in blogs and on social networks.

"Research Work on Russian Contemporary Art," which considers catalog articles, conference papers and research publications in English, not exceeding 100,000 characters (up to 12,000 words).

3.2. Along with Competition categories, non-competitive categories may be established, in which prizes are awarded outside of competition by joint decision of the Prize Founders on the advice of the Editorial Board.

3.3. Applications to participate in the Competition are submitted through a form on www.rafprize.com.

3.4. Members of the Editorial Board, Jury and Prize Founders have the right to promote potential Competition Participants; in addition, Participants can nominate themselves.

3.5. The entity submitting the nomination is required to obtain advance written consent from the authors to participate in the Competition in the prescribed manner.

3.6. The Prize organizer has the right to refuse any submitted application without stated reason.

3.7. The Editorial Board will select no more than five nominees in each category from among the applications submitted during the Competition.

3.8. The final selection of Competition laureates is made by the members of the Jury in a closed individual vote. The winner of the Prize is the participant who receives a simple majority of votes from the members of the Jury.

3.9. Decisions of the Jury shall be made in writing following all appropriate protocols.

3.10. The decisions of the Jury will be announced and the Prize will be awarded at a special ceremony. The Jury may not divulge any information about the progress and results of the voting prior to the official awards ceremony.

3.11. These Regulations set the following basic requirements for the texts to be nominated in the above nominations:

● the text is published (made public) by any means at the time of the Participant's application for participation in the Prize;

● the date of publication (unveiling) of the text is indicated in the application;

● the text is written in English;

● the text publication date is within 2015 and 2021;

● the text primarily covers relevant events that occurred between 2015 and 2021.

3.12. Texts published in Russian Art Focus may be nominated for the Prize if they were not written by members of the Editorial Board.

4. Competition dates

4.1. The following dates and deadlines are hereby set for the Competition:

● Collecting applications from Competition participants by the Organizer: 1 April until 1 July 2021;

● Selection of Prize short list of nominees by the Editorial Board: by 15 July 2021;

● Voting by the Competition Jury: until 30 July 2021;

● Awards ceremony for the Prize: September 2021.

4.2. In case of any changes in the specified dates and deadlines, Competition participants will be informed in due time.

5. Editorial Board

5.1. An elected body, the Editorial Board, will be created to collect applications, review them and select nominees in all Prize categories.

5.2. The Editorial Board may include participants who are employees of Russian Art Focus. Editorial Board chairpersons: Editor-in-Chief Jo Vickery, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Maria Savostyanova, Editor Ekaterina Wagner.

5.3. Members of the Jury are not part of the Editorial Board.

5.4. If a member of the Editorial Board participates in the Competition, they will be disqualified from voting for the nomination in which their application has been submitted.

5.5. The work of the Editorial Board consists of the following steps:

● Analysis of the applications received from Competition participants.

● Voting.

5.6. There will be a quorum at any meeting of the Editorial Board if more than half of its members are present. All decisions of the Editorial Board are made by a simple majority vote. The Editorial Board will independently determine the format (secret or open) in which nominees will be determined.

5.7. A member of the Editorial Board has the right to:

● to vote in-person or by electronic means;

● select fewer than 5 nominees for each category;

● resign from the Editorial Board no later than 30 days prior to the meeting by giving written notice to the Prize organizer.

5.8. A member of the Editorial Board must:

● when nominating Competition participants, obtain their written consent to participate in accordance with the established procedure;

● take part in the vote by the members of the Editorial Board, the results of which will be compiled in the Minutes of the Meeting and establish the decision on the nominees;

● adhere to objective selection criteria when voting;

● Keep the short-list of nominees, the selection process, and all voting results completely confidential until they are officially announced by the Competition Organizers.

● not speak out in support or criticism of any work submitted to the Competition, as well as regarding the author of the said work, during or after the Competition until the results are announced by the Organizers.

● not communicate with other members of the Editorial Board regarding any voting process.

5.9 The end result of the Editorial Board's work is two lists of nominees (according to the number of nominations specified in paragraph 3.1 of the Regulations), with five (not more than five) nominees in each.

6. Jury

6.1. The Jury of the Prize is created to select and determine the laureates (winners) in all Prize categories and is made up of members of the publication's Supervisory Board. The Jury consists of:

● Mikhail Piotrovsky,

● Zelfira Tregulova,

● Nicolas V. Iljine,

● Anna Somers Cox,

● Hans Ulrich Obrist,

● Jean-Hubert Martin,

● Richard Wallis.

6.2. Members of the Editorial Board are not members of the Jury.

6.3. If a Jury member is selected as a nominee, they will be disqualified from voting in that category.

6.4. The work of the Jury consists of reviewing the works of the nominees, as pre-selected by the Editorial Board, and determining the winners in each category of the Prize. The members of the Jury may also be involved in determining the winners of any additional categories of the Prize.

6.5. A vote by the Jury is valid if more than half of its members are present. Decisions of the Jury are made by a simple majority of votes.

6.6. Decisions made by the Jury are final and not subject to review.

6.7. A member of the Jury has the right:

● Nominate works for the Prize (when the Editorial Board is selecting applications);

● participate in voting on the nominations submitted;

● not to award the Prize to any of the nominees;

● resign from the Jury at least 30 days prior to the meeting, having notified the Prize Organizers in writing.

6.8. A member of the Jury must:

● when nominating participants for the Competition, independently obtain their consent to participate in the prescribed manner;

● take part in the vote by members of the Jury.

● Keep the short-list of nominees, the selection process, and all voting results completely confidential until they are officially announced by the Competition Organizers.

● not speak out in support or criticism of any work submitted to the Competition, as well as regarding the author of the said work, during or after the Competition until the results are announced by the Organizers.

● not communicate with other members of the Jury regarding any voting process.

6.7. The work of the Jury is not remunerated. This clause may be revised at the discretion of the Founders.

7. Prizes and awards

7.1. The total prize fund is 6,000 (six thousand) Euros.

7.2. The Prize Organizer announces the following prizes:

● The Prize for the best "Publication on Russian Contemporary Art" in the amount of 3,000 Euros and the title of winner of the Prize;

● The Prize for the best "Research Work on Russian Contemporary Art" in the amount of 3,000 Euros and the title of winner of the Prize.

7.3. Each nominee is awarded a certificate of nomination for the Russian Art Focus Prize.

7.4. The Competition results will be announced through a post with corresponding information on the Prize's official website www.rafprize.com, and additionally on www.russianartfocus.com and www.aksenovff.com

7.5. The Prizes are taxable under Russian law.

7.6. If the Prize is awarded to resident of the Russian Federation, the payment is made in Russian rubles at the exchange rate set by the Central Bank of Russia on the date of payment. If the Prize is awarded to a non-resident of the Russian Federation, the payment is made in the currency of the account indicated by the recipient at the exchange rate set by the Central Bank of Russia on the date of payment.

7.7. The monetary element of the Prize, when awarded to a group of authors, is divided among the members of the group equally.

7.8. Prize payments to the winners are made within 60 calendar days after the date on which the Competition results are announced.

8. Financing

8.1. Expenses related to the organization and conduct of the Prize are paid with the Prize organizer's funds, sponsor funds and other funds raised.

8.2. All Competition Participants shall independently pay all expenses incurred by them in connection with their participation in the Contest.

8.3. The Organizer additionally assumes the costs of inviting the winners of the Competition to the Awards Ceremony (location and date TBD). Costs of inviting the Competition winners include transportation expenses (round-trip economy class airfare), accommodation expenses (two nights' stay in a 3- or 4-star hotel), as well as visa support and compensation of visa fees, if necessary.

9. Method and procedure for communicating the terms and conditions of the Competition:

9.1. The current version of the Provisions on the Prize and all information about the competition will be fully available and freely accessible on the internet on the official Competition website, www.rafprize.com, as well as on www.russianartfocus.com and www.aksenovff.com. All information about changes to the rules and cancellation of the Competition will also be posted there.

9.2. Contact information of the employee responsible for the Competition will be posted on the Competition's official website, www.rafprize.com.

10. Final provisions

10.1. The Competition results are final and not subject to review.

10.2. The Competition Organizer, as well as persons authorized by the Organizer, shall not be liable for any failure to inform the Participants of the results of the Competition, as well as for any failure (untimely performance) of the obligations set forth in these Regulations by the Participants.

10.3. The Organizer is not responsible for any consequences from Participants' mistakes related to participation in the Competition.

10.4. The Contestant and/or applicants under these Regulations shall be liable for any violation of copyright under the applicable laws of the Russian Federation. The Competition Organizer shall not be liable for Participants' and/or applicants' violation of copyright and/or other rights of third parties in the creation of their works.

10.5. All disputes relating to this Competition shall be governed by the applicable laws of the Russian Federation.

10.6. By submitting their applications to participate in the Competition, the Participant confirms to the Organizer that they have decided to provide their personal data to the Organizer and agree to their processing (both without the use of automation means and with the use of such means) consciously, freely, of their own will and in their own interest. At the same time, each Participant and subject of said personal data acknowledges that they are informed and agrees that the processing of their personal data will be conducted by the Organizer based on Federal Law of 27.07.2006 № 152-FZ "On Personal Data".

Each Participant and subject of personal data gives the Organizer consent to processing of the following personal data: name and surname, information about citizenship and place of permanent residence. The purpose of processing each Participant's personal data is to facilitate the conditions of the Regulations by the Organizer, including distribution of provided personal data (except for place of residence) to an unspecified circle of persons by publishing them on the official website of the Competition and the official website of the Organizer in the framework of coverage of the Competition. When processing each Participant's personal data, the Organizer shall be entitled to perform the following actions: collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (updating, modification), extraction, use, transfer (distribution, provision, access), depersonalization, blocking, deletion and destruction. The personal data of each Participant shall be processed until the end of the relationship within the framework of the aforementioned Competition. Personal data shall be stored in accordance with the applicable laws of the Russian Federation. Consent to the processing of personal data by the Organizer may be withdrawn by the Participant or their authorized representative by giving written notice to the Organizer.

10.7. The decision to participate in the Competition means that any Participant has read and fully agreed to these Regulations.