TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF THE WEBSITE
(hereinafter “the Terms”)
The civil non-profit company under the name “BRANDING HERITAGE CIVIL NON-PROFIT COMPANY” (the “Company”) has, among other things, as its statutory purpose the promotion and development of activities and events based on the Ancient Greek, Hellenistic, Byzantine and Modern Greek Culture and the achievements created and developed throughout the history of Greece, the promotion and prominence of intangible heritage, new artistic works and their general promotion in the world.
In the context of the above activity, the Company created and is the administrator and sole beneficiary of the website “www.brandingheritage.org” (the “Website”), which can be visited freely and via which visitors (the “Visitors”) can support the Company.
Focusing on cultural heritage and its impact on all aspects of contemporary art, the Website seeks to promote the ancient Greek cultural heritage through the promotion of the work of contemporary artists, the dissemination and promotion of this cultural product, the exploitation of art sectors for the promotion of ancient Greek cultural production, the possibility of productive dialogue between creators and the public, the creation of two-way relations with European art and the discovery of innovative and new practices and tools for the promotion of cultural production.
The Company does not charge visitors for using the Website.
ΙΙΙ. Visitors’ Ethics
Visitors are obliged to comply with the applicable legislation and these Terms and indicatively:
A. To use the Website solely for the purpose provided for and described in these Terms.
B. To act in accordance with the law, good faith and honest practices.
C. To refrain from any action that may breach the security system of the Website, such as access to data intended for exclusive use by the Company, attempt to control the vulnerability of the security system, falsification of security codes, causing malfunctions in the smooth operation of the Website or sending unwanted and / or harmful messages to the Company’s e-mail, etc.
D. Refrain from any statement or posting that violates applicable law in any way and, indicatively, refrain from postings and statements that may be considered to have content that is obscene or disturbing or threatening or abusive or offensive to an individual or a group of individuals, based on religion, gender, sexual orientation; the race, nationality, age, particularities, disability or any such thing that may harm the honor and reputation of any person or group of persons.
E. Not to use the Website for the purpose of advertising or promoting products or services of their own or third parties.
F. Not to send spam e-mails or bulk emails to unknown addresses in relation to the work, the purposes of the Website and / or the Company, as this action directly damages the reputation of the Company and the Website.
G. As soon as they become aware of the commitment of any of the above-mentioned prohibited actions, they must notify the Company without delay.
H. To provide true, accurate, complete and up-to-date information in forms they fill in (to support as a friend, donate, subscribe to the newsletter).
Visitors are solely and exclusively responsible for any damage that may be caused to the Website and the Company by their violation of the Terms and by the misuse, unfair or malicious use of the Website or the related services offered by them.
For any damage or harm to the legal rights and interests of third parties that may be caused by a Visitor’s violation of the Terms and /or the law, such as, but not limited to, by posting, making public, notifying or sending any content that is abusive, offensive, defamatory, false, untrue, libelous, anti-national, racist and in general criminal or punishable by civil law, solely responsible for their restoration as well as for all civil claims that arise and criminal prosecutions is the present User, by excluding explicitly and implicitly any relevant liability of the Company, even if made by slight negligence.
IV. Links to other websites
The Website may include links to other websites, which are controlled by the relevant administrators – beneficiaries thereof and in no case by the Company.
The Company is not in a position to control, does not control and bears no responsibility in relation to the availability, content, the existence of any malware or electronic form of viruses, the personal data protection policy, the quality and plentitude of the services or products of other websites to which it may refer through links (hyperlinks) or advertising messages (banners).
V. Limitation of the Company’s liability
The Company shall not be liable, under any circumstances, even in case of negligence, regarding the loss or damage (direct, indirect, accidental, appendant, special) that the User may suffer due to their exposure to disturbing, misleading or offensive content, access to and /or incorrect, incomplete or improper use of the Website.
The Company does not provide any kind of warranty, express or implied, regarding the suitability, integrity, accuracy, adequacy, completeness and utilization of the information posted on the Website, which under no circumstances should be construed as advice, encouragement, incitement or exhortation for specific actions. Especially:
a. any reference to the Company’s activities does not constitute a sufficient criterion for the performance of any operation with financial effect or a proposal to draw up any contract,
b. the information material provided to Visitors through the Website either is not necessarily accurate or current, while it may not be up to date by the time of access or may have been damaged or interfered with by third parties without the company’s knowledge or consent,
c. Visitors are solely responsible for ensuring and confirming the accuracy, truth, completeness and timeliness of any information available about them through the Website.
The Company is not responsible for any form of pecuniary or non-pecuniary detriment that the Visitor may suffer. The Visitor chooses to access the Website in absolute freedom of will and after the explicit knowledge and unconditional acceptance of all these Terms.
The Company bears no responsibility and in no way guarantees that the Website and the services provided through it will be provided without interruption, without errors and without deficiencies.
The Company bears no responsibility and in no way guarantees that the Website, the websites to which it may refer as well as the servers through which Users are allowed access to the websites are provided without electronic “viruses”, malware or other harmful components, due to the nature of the electronic means.
VI. Intellectual Property
The content of the Website is covered by intellectual and industrial property rights of the Company and its partners. All trademarks, product names, logos, slogans, scripts, domain names, graphics, photographs, texts, video, layouts, illustrations, graphs and other badges, regardless of how they appear on the Website, are the exclusive property of the Company and its partners. These insignia are covered by absolute intellectual and industrial property rights of the right-holders regarding their design, layout, composition and any other of their characteristics amenable to protection.
The Company respects the intellectual property rights of third parties. If the Visitor finds that a product of their own intellectual property has been illegally copied and made available on the Website, they are kindly requested to contact the Company immediately. The address of the Company to for use by the particular user is [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Without the prior written permission of the Company, any use (personal and commercial), alteration, destruction, variation and limitation of its trademarks, insignia, intellectual property rights and even indications, regardless of whether they are protected by absolute and exclusive rights, is forbidden. It is prohibited, without the prior written permission of the Company, to copy, imitate, sell, resell, extract, confuse, misinterpret, modify, republish, reproduce, deed, transfer or in any other way commercially or privately exploit elements of the content of the Website. None of the information mentioned or implied on the Website provides the Visitor with any kind of license to use the trade marks or products covered by the law on intellectual and industrial property. In order for the Visitor to obtain permission from the Company for the use of certain elements of the Website, they are kindly requested to send a relevant application via e-mail to [email@example.com]. Non-observance of the above instructions by the Visitor grants, among other things, the right to the Company to prevent any future access of the Visitor to the Website among its other legal rights.
The Company provides the Visitor with the possibility of computerized download of its data and material hosted or conversion without the prior written consent of the Company. The above license does not cover any sale or commercial use (primary and secondary) of the Website and its content, any collection and exploitation of the products and services mentioned therein, as well as any computerized download.
In the event that any Visitor sends to the Company unsolicited ideas and / or material consisting of texts, images, sounds, software, information or anything else (the “Material”) by e-mail or in any other way, the Company will have the right to use, copy such Material to the maximum extent possible at no charge. The Company shall not be bound by any obligation of confidentiality with respect to such Material. The Visitor must indemnify and release the Company from and against any legal action, claim and obligation, which puts a burden or is attributed to the Company as a result of the use and / or utilization of Material, which violates the intellectual property rights of any third party or constitutes, in any other way, an illegal act against a third party.
VΙΙ. Protection of Minors
The Company assumes no responsibility in the event that part or all of the data and information it provides on the Website are made accessible or are processed by minors. Although it makes every reasonable effort to protect underage Visitors, the Company nevertheless warns that the latter may become privy of inappropriate, offensive, misleading and disturbing content, for which the Company bears no responsibility whatsoever. For this reason, the use of the Internet by underage Visitors is required to take place under the constant monitoring and guidance of their parents.
VIII. Protection of Personal Data
The management and protection policy of personal data adopted and implemented by the Company strictly follows the provisions of Greek and European legislation. The Company’s policy is described in detail in the special section “Management and Protection Policy of Personal Data”, which can be found at the web address www.brandingheritage.org.
If a Visitor does not agree in whole or in part with the Company’s management and protection policy of personal data, they must not use and/or immediately cease to use the Website. The use of the Website by the Visitor implies the unconditional acceptance on their part of the Company’s management and protection policy of personal data.
These Terms are governed by Greek law and the courts of Athens are solely competent to resolve any disputes arising from their application.
Any invalidity of part of the Terms shall not affect the validity of the entirety.