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Contents

  1. How can you register in the Infometer system?
  2. If you are already registered
  3. What is “Invitation code”?
  4. What to do in Infometer?
  5. How can you submit commentary to Infometer?
  6. How can you see a rating of organization participated in the monitoring?
  7. How to recover your password?
  8. Feedback
  9. Important Links

How can you register in the Infometer system?

It is important for organization representatives to register in the Infometer system in order to have a possibility to increase the scores of organization websites.

For registration in the Infometer system, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Go to the “Registration” link in the upper right corner of the page or to the following link: http://system.infometer.org/en/accounts/register/ .

  2. Fill out the registration form (fields marked an asterisk are necessary to complete the form).

    регистрация

  3. If you are an organization representative and you want to increase the scores of your website field, choose “organization representative” in the field “Status”.

    In the “Password” field, we recommend you to create a complex password, using Latin letters (A-Z, a-z) and numbers (0-9) for safety reasons.

    In the “Invitation code” field, an organization representative includes the automated code which is contained in your letter of invitation upon registration.

    After filling out the registration form click the button labeled “Register.”

  4. Confirm registration.

    After registration, an email will be sent to your listed address. In order to confirm registration, you must click the link included in the letter.

    For each new monitoring cycle it will be necessary for the organization representative to submit a new invitation code in his profile settings.

If you are already registered

If you are already registered in Infometer just enter the system, go to the settings page through the link in the upper right corner, enter the code in the “Invitation Code” field. Now you can interact with our experts with the help of comments.

What is “Invitation code”?

The “Invitation code” is a set of symbols which is used in the following situations:

  1. a new user enters Invitation code in the appropriate box while filling out the registration form (see question number 1)
  2. those who have worked previously in the system enter Invitation code in the appropriate box under “Settings” ( see question number 2).

Invitation code can be found in a letter sent at the beginning of the monitoring cycle to the email address listed on the website of the organization. If for any reason you have not received an invitation code after the beginning of monitoring cycle, please let our technical support team know through email info@infometer.org or telephone +7 812 766-03-66.

What to do in Infometer?

In the Infometer system you can:

  • See the scores of organizations’ websites;
  • Increase the scores of your organization website, following the recommendations of experts (for registered organization representatives);
  • Leave a comment to a score or recommendation of a expert, express your disagreement/doubt about a score or just notify about the changes you have made ​​to the website following the recommendations of the experts (for registered organization representatives);
  • Order an Information Transparency Certificate showing the % of your website information openness.

How can you submit commentary to Infometer?

Only organization representative may leave a comment.

After successful registration in the system (see above question “How can you register in the Infometer system), organization representative may leave comment to the given scores of an agency in Infometer.

  1. Enter the system through your registered account: go to the link “Enter” (Войти), in the upper right corner of the page.

    вход в систему

  2. Enter e-mail address and your password

  3. Go to “My scores” section on the shortcut bar on the left, or in the main navigation menu (top left).

You can also see the scores of your organization by clicking on the title of the monitoring cycle on the main page Infometer.

All the scores on your organization are available in “My scores” section.

  1. Click on the separate parameter
  2. Click on the hyperlink “Comments” at the end of the page with a description of the parameter
  3. Enter the comment text in the box with the title “Your comment”.

After you leave a comment you will see a message about a period of answer to your comment.

You can be informed about these actions by a notification on the e-mail which was indicated in the registration form, if such a function on the “Settings” page is activated.

How can you see a rating of organization participated in the monitoring?

Go to the “Ratings” link in the main menu (top left), click on the monitoring cycle from the list.

You can build ratings, depending on the type of parameters: all parameters, parameters on the basis of legal acts, recommendatory parameters, parameters selected by you (user rating).

How to recover your password?

If you forgot your password, it can be recovered. Click on the link “Sign in” in the upper right corner of the page. Then go through the link “Forgot password?”.

Write the e-mail address which you used to fill the registration form in the box «E-mail». An email with a link will be sent to this address. You should click on the link and then enter a new password.

Feedback

There is hyperlink in the basement of Infometer (the field at the bottom of the page) with a feedback form for your complaints, questions, comments.

Important Links

Regulations for Interaction between organization representatives and FIF Researchers http://www.svobodainfo.org/ru/node/898

Methodology for the Monitoring of Government Bodies’ Official Websites http://www.svobodainfo.org/ru/node/902