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Competition Rules

By participating in the X5 Retail-Tech Challenge, you agree to be bound by the following additional competition rules -

  • To participate in the competition and submit an application, you must apply through our designated Application Form and complete the requested information in the mandatory fields.


  • The sponsors of the competition are the X5 Retail Group and the Israel-Russia Chamber of Commerce (IRCC).

  • Employees of the competition’s sponsors and those of its affiliated companies and their respective immediate family members and household members are not eligible to enter the competition. "Immediate family members" means parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" means people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not.

  • All decisions by the competition’s sponsors shall be binding and final in all respects.

  • You can only fill the Application Form and submit your application once. Entrants who will apply more than once may be disqualified. Incomplete or inaccurate entries are void.

  • The winners will be chosen by our panel of judges based on the degree in which the proposal furthers the strategic priorities of the X5 Retail Group.

  • The approximate aggregate value of the Prizes is 200,000 ILS. All state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winners sole responsibility.

  • The prizes must be accepted as described; no substitutions or cash prizes are allowed

  • The competition’s sponsors have no obligation or responsibility with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with these Rules; (b) entries, claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the competition; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if the prize cannot be awarded due to events of force majeure including, without limitation, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond our sponsors reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by the prize or its use.

  • If, for any reason, the competition cannot be conducted as planned, due to any reason including, without limitation, cancellation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond our control, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition. In such event, we will post notice at this website or inform you via your email address.

  • By participating in the competition, you agree to release and hold harmless the sponsors of the competition, their affiliates, suppliers and licensors, to the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage and personal injury (including emotional distress) which may occur in connection with participation in the competition, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any competition-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.

  • Participants and the winners acknowledge that the sponsors of the competition, their affiliates, suppliers and licensors have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representations or guarantees express or implied, in fact or in law, regarding the prize. No investment is guaranteed to the winners. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participants or sponsors of the competition in connection with the competition, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Israel without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Participants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of the competent courts in the district of Tel-Aviv, Israel and waive any claim of inconvenient forum or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.

  • The winners and their companions are exclusively responsible for obtaining all travel documents needed for their trip, including passports and visas.

  • The prize does not include any travel insurance.



  • The personal information you provide when you apply to participate in the competition, or when you contact us, will be stored in a database held or owned by the competition’s sponsors. You must submit only true, accurate and complete details, and you hereby confirm that the information you provided is true, accurate and complete. Providing false or incomplete information may prevent your participation in the competition.

  • You are not legally obligated to provide the information. Providing it depends upon your consent and free will only. However, without providing true, accurate and complete details you will not be able to participate in the competition.

  • The competition’s sponsors will use the information you provide to enable and manage your participation in the competition, to send you from time to time updates and announcements (including marketing and promotional messages) and for any other lawful purpose. For such purposes, we may also share the information you provide with third party service providers and subcontractors.

  • Our database is stored on computers and servers that may be operated by service providers outside the State of Israel. By consenting to the terms of the competition, you also consent to the transfer of your personal information for processing and storage outside Israel.

  • By participating, submitting your personal information and consenting to these Rules, you also give your express consent to receive commercial messages from us or others on our behalf. At any time, you may withdraw your consent and notify us that you refuse to receive commercial messages, altogether or of specific kind, by sending a notice of consent withdrawal. The channels though which you may send such notice will be detailed in the commercial messages sent to you.