Terms & Conditions

Fetisov Charitable Foundation (the "Foundation"), No ref. 14796/2019, IDE - CHE-270.665.631, Adresse: Boulevard James-Fazy 13, c/o WHITMILL TRUST (SUISSE) SA, 1201 Genève, provides the website https://fjawards.com/ (the "Website") to spread information and knowledge about the Fetisov Journalism Awards as well as to offer an easy way to enter an author to the competition.

The Foundation encourages you to use the Website as an informational and application tool, subject to the specific terms and conditions set out below (the "Terms & Conditions").

1. General, Purpose and Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

1.1 General

Use of the Website and the services offered on the Website (the “Services”) are governed by the Terms and Conditions and a privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”), both of which you must read before using the Website and the Services. All pages within the Website are owned and operated by the Foundation.

1.2 Purpose

The purpose of the Website is to allow individuals to get information about the international competition for journalists and to submit applications for participation in the contest. The information provided by the applicant is maintained in secured databases and will not be shared without the applicant’s express consent.

1.3 Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

By using the Website, you represent, accept and agree that you have read all of the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy, understand them, and that you agree to and have the legal capacity to be bound by them. These Terms and Conditions constitute a legal agreement between you and the Foundation. The Foundation reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time in its sole discretion, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms on this Website. We encourage you to review the Websites Terms and Conditions periodically for any updates or changes. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions and/ or the Privacy Policy, you may not use the Website.

2. Ownership

2.1 General

All content generated by the Foundation and available on the Website, including without limitation, any information, software, photographs, images, video, audio, graphics, or text on the Website (“Content”), and all patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress, domain name, trade secret, and other proprietary rights therein are the sole property of the Foundation, as previously stated or used by the Foundation with the permission of the owner of such content. You agree to abide by all applicable intellectual property laws and any additional restrictions set forth on the Website in relation to the Content.

2.2 Trademarks

In particular, the names, titles, building images, trademarks, service mark and logos that appear on the Website are registered and unregistered marks of the Foundation or used by the Foundation with the permission of the owner of the mark or content. The Foundation is restrictive in permitting the use of these trademarks, and you may not use them without prior written permission from the Foundation.

2.3 Trademarks of third parties

The trademarks of third parties may also appear on the Website from time to time; you may not use these trademarks without prior written permission of their respective owners.

2.4 Copyrights

All Content which appears on the Website is either proprietary to the Foundation or used in accordance with applicable law or third party consent. You may not reproduce, distribute, display, transmit, modify, perform, data, generate derivative works or otherwise use the Content without prior written permission – if not expressly stated elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions. Except where noted otherwise, press releases that appear on this Website may be downloaded, reproduced and published (and in the case of text-based materials, translated) by members of the press. You are not allowed to use the Foundation trademarks when publishing or using press releases.

3. Use of the Website

3.1 Legal Capacity

You may use the Website if you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms set forth in these Terms and Conditions and are otherwise capable of forming legally binding agreements under applicable law, and you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you are not competent to form legally binding agreements, do not use this Website.

3.2 True, accurate and complete information

If you submit application via the Website, you agree to provide true, accurate and complete applicant’s information.

3.3 Lawful Use

You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes only. You shall comply with all federal, state, and local laws applicable to the use of this Website and shall not use the Website to engage in any prohibited conduct. Prohibited conduct, broadly stated, is any conduct (a) that is unlawful, infringing, tortious, fraudulent, abusive, harassing or otherwise harmful to the Foundation or any other party or property; (b) that violates another party’s intellectual property, privacy, or other rights; or (c) that otherwise interferes with the operation, use or enjoyment of any service, system, or other property. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any information provided by you in connection with the use of the Website: (a) shall not be false, fraudulent, inaccurate or misleading; (b) shall not be obscene or indecent; (c) shall not contain any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, spiders, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (d) shall not infringe on any of the Foundation’s or other third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (e) shall not be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening or harassing; and (f) shall not create liability for the Foundation or cause us to lose the services of our Internet service providers or other suppliers. You may not take any action that imposes an unreasonable burden upon the infrastructure used to support the Website, including but not limited to unsolicited e-mail, also called spam.

3.4 No Unauthorized Use

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to this Website or any services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means.

4. User Conduct and Responsibility

4.1 Interaction with Website

The Foundation is not in any way associated with or responsible for content transmitted to the Website by users, including, but not limited to, user submissions. The Foundation has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and verify content transmitted to the Website for any reason, and reserves the right to remove anything that is, in its sole discretion, unacceptable, inappropriate, or not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions and to terminate any user’s access to the Website at any time, without prior notice.

You are responsible for any content you transmit to the Website. You agree not to transmit any personal information of any individual or any material protected by copyright, trademark, publicity, privacy or other proprietary right without the express permission of such individual or the owner of such rights, respectively. The burden of determining that transmission of the information is permissible, or that the material is not protected by such rights, is on you. You shall be solely liable for and shall indemnify and hold the Foundation harmless for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, violation of privacy or publicity rights, or any other harm resulting from your transmission of information to the Website.

You are solely responsible for and will exercise caution, discretion, common sense and judgment in using and accessing the Website and all content contained therein. You are solely responsible for any equipment necessary to access and use the Website.

4.2 Cooperation

You agree to cooperate fully with the Foundation to investigate any suspected or actual activity that is in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

The value and relevance of the information provided by the Foundation is directly linked to the information provided by users in their respective applications. It is your responsibility to provide complete and accurate information.

4.3 Risk of Using the Website and the Internet

You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Website and the internet. You acknowledge and agree that any transmission you make to the Website may be intercepted and used by an unauthorized third party and that all of the risk associated with these activities is solely yours.

4.4 Links to Other Websites

The Website may contain links to other websites that are not under the control of the Foundation. The Foundation is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website, or any changes or updates to such websites. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Foundation. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature.

5. Submissions

Any communication or material you post, transmit, or distribute to the Website by electronic mail, the submission form or otherwise, including any data or other content, questions, comments, suggestions, or similar, is and will be treated as, confidential and non-proprietary. The Foundation may use anything you transmit or post for its purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosures, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.

6. Warranty and Indemnification

By using this Website in any manner, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with the Terms and Conditions. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Foundation harmless from all claims, causes, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorney' fee), judgments, liabilities, losses and damages arising from or relating to your use of the Website.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website and the Content made available are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The Foundation does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to the Website, the content, provided through the Website or on the internet generally. The Foundation does not warrant that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Website will be corrected, that any information contained on the Website is complete or accurate, that user or other information will be completely secure from unauthorized access or disclosure, or that any information is free of viruses or other rogue programming.

8. Limitation of Liability

The Foundation its trustees, directors, officers or agents shall have no liability for any damages, including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, compensatory, punitive, special or consequential damages arising from or related to your use of the Website and/ or its Content.

9. General Practices Regarding Use and Storage

You agree that the Foundation has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Website unless expressly stated otherwise in these Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy.

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Any disputes arising out of the use of the Website, the Services or these Terms and Conditions will be governed by the law of Switzerland, without regard to principles of conflicts of law. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be brought to the competent court in Geneva, Switzerland.

11. Contact

For any questions or comments, or to report violations of these Terms and Conditions, let us know, or contact us at:

By mail: contact@fjawards.com