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Dear mass media representatives!
Please read the rules of accreditation for carrying out your professional activity on the territory of an amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy".
Regulations on accreditation of mass media representatives for carrying out their professional activity on the territory of an amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy".
1. GENERAL REGULATIONS
1.1. Accreditation of mass media and their representatives is carried out in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On mass media".
1.2 Accreditation of mass media and their representatives is carried out for creation of optimal conditions for professional activity of journalists on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" as well as for keeping up regular and efficient performance of the complex as a whole.
2. RIGHT TO ACCREDITATION
2.1. The right to accreditation may be granted to representatives of editorial staff (management) of mass media registered in the Republic of Belarus according to the local regulations as well as representatives of foreign mass media accredited at the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Belarus.
2.2. Photo and video shooting of individuals on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" without their consent and without accreditation leads to limitation of journalist rights to publication according to the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On mass media".
3. TYPES OF ACCREDITATION
3.1. Representatives of editorial staff (management) of mass media may obtain temporary or permanent accreditation to carry out their professional activity on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy".
4. OBTAINING PERMANENT ACCREDITATION
4.1. To obtain permanent accreditation one should send an application to the head of the department of information, entertainment and special projects of unitary enterprise "Aqua-Minsk" Zmanchinskaya Alina Vladimirovna by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax specified on the official web-site www.waterpark.by;
4.2. The application is filled on the mass medium corporate blank signed by the manager and affixed with a seal. If the application is sent by e-mail this must be a scanned copy and the original application must be sent by post;
4.3. Application includes the following:
- full name of the mass medium;
- founding members;
- circulation and way of distribution (coverage);
- periodicity (broadcast time);
- theme or specialization;
- address of the editorial (management) office;
- postal and electronic address;
- phone and fax numbers of the editorial (management) office;
- purpose of accreditation;
- term of accreditation;
- contact person and their contact information.
4.4. The following should be included into the application:
- number of mass medium representatives who will carry out their professional activity during the accreditation term. Specify their surnames, names and patronymics, passport data, positions held and contact phone numbers;
- list of equipment to be used by journalists during the accreditation term (e.g. two video cameras, one photo camera, etc.)
4.5. Decision on granting permanent accreditation is taken in 10 working days from the date of accreditation application receipt.
4.6. In case of favorable decision on mass medium accreditation an official consent to carrying out professional activity on the territory of the Water park is sent to the editorial (management) office by the press service of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy".
5. OBLIGATIONS OF REPRESENTATIVES OF PERMANENTLY ACCREDITED MASS MEDIA
5.1. To carry out their professional activity representatives of permanently accredited mass media should inform the Water park press service staff on the time and purpose of photo and video shooting, interviews, etc., as well as on the journalist and film crew members in advance by phone numbers specified on the official web-site www.waterpark.by;
5.2. Representatives of permanently accredited mass media should:
- observe safety regulations;
- adhere to the requirements of the security service staff as well as representatives of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" performing their duties on the water park territory;
- follow recommendations of the water park press service staff;
- not impede work of the water park staff;
- not impede work of mechanisms, equipment and other technical facilities;
- not impede movement of water park visitors;
- respect rights, interests, honor and dignity of visitors, staff and representatives of other enterprises and companies working on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy";
- approve reports and materials prepared for publication or broadcasting with press service staff in advance if they include commentaries or statements of the water park management;
- use correct terminology when highlighting specialized issues.
6. OBTAINING TEMPORARY ACCREDITATION
6.1. To obtain one-time accreditation one should send an application to the head of the department of information, entertainment and special projects Zmanchinskaya Alina Vladimirovna by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax specified on the official web-site  www.waterpark.by;
6.2. The application is to be filled on the mass medium corporate blank signed by the manager and affixed with a seal. If the application is sent by e-mail this must be a scanned copy and the original application must be sent by post;
6.3. Application must include:
- full name of the mass medium;
- purpose of accreditation;
- date and time of presence of mass medium representatives on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" (e.g. 15 August, from 12 to 5 pm);
- surnames, names and patronymics, positions held and contact phone numbers of mass medium representatives;
- if video or photo shooting is necessary, list equipment to be used by mass medium representatives (e.g. one video camera, two photo cameras, etc.);
- supposed place and time of prepared journalistic material placement in the mass medium;
- contact person and their contact information.
6.4. Application for one-time accreditation must be sent not later than a day before the supposed time of mass medium representatives’ visit to the Water park. In case of emergency an application may be sent the same day but not later than 3 pm.
6.5. Information on the decision taken is available by the phone numbers specified on the official web-side www.waterpark.by if the water park press service staff have not informed the editorial office (management) staff earlier.
7. OBLIGATIONS OF REPRESENTATIVES OF TEMPORARILY ACCREDITED MASS MEDIA
7.1. Representatives of the temporarily accredited mass media enjoy all the rights granted by the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus and the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On mass media".
7.2. Representatives of temporarily accredited mass media have rights to:
- freely move around the territory of complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" by routes approved in advance by the press service and security service of the Water park, carry out their professional activity in presence of press service staff;
- cooperation and help from press service as well as from other staff in photo and video shootings, interviews, etc.
- cooperation of the press service staff in obtaining additional commentaries and explanations from the Water park managers and specialists on various issues in their competence.
8. OBLIGATIONS OF REPRESENTATIVES OF TEMPORARILY ACCREDITED MASS MEDIA
8.1. Representatives of permanently accredited mass media should:
- observe safety regulations;
- adhere to the requirements of the security service staff as well as representatives of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" performing their duties on the water park territory;
- follow recommendations of the Water park press service staff;
- not impede work of the water park staff;
- not impede work of mechanisms, equipment and other technical facilities;
- not impede movement of water park visitors;
- respect rights, interests, honor and dignity of visitors, staff and representatives of other enterprises and companies working on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhiy"
- approve reports and materials prepared for publication or broadcasting with press service staff in advance if they include commentaries or statements of the water park management;
- use correct terminology when highlighting specialized issues.
9. DENIAL AND REVOCATION OF ACCREDITATION
9.1. Security service of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" reserves the right to deny granting any accreditation to mass media representatives without giving any reasons.
9.2. Accreditation may also be denied if:
- application for accreditation does not correspond to the requirements of the present Regulations;
9.3. A mass medium representative's accreditation may be revoked:
- if they or editorial staff (management) did not meet the requirements of the present Regulations;
- if they broke safety and conduct regulations on the territory of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy"
- if they distributed false information discrediting honor and dignity of the water park staff as well as business reputation of the unitary enterprise "Aqua-Minsk";
- for disruptive conduct and disobedience of press service staff requests;
- in case of dismissal of a permanently accredited mass medium representative (which must be reported to the Water park press service in three days time), the vacancy may be filled by another employee accredited by the editorial staff (management) of the mass medium.
10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Any additional information may be obtained promptly at the press center of amusement complex "Water park "Lebyazhy" by the phone numbers specified on the official web-side www.waterpark.by.