3. USER’S CODE OF CONDUCT REGARDING THE WEBSITE
3.2. The user is prohibited from using the Website to cause harm to third parties in any manner, as well as their rights, including but not limited to the protection of their industrial and intellectual property rights and personal data. The user is prohibited to destroy, deactivate, overload or cause damage to the Website, to use unauthorized means aiming at altering the content of the Website, or to intervene in its function in any manner. In case where the user is provided the ability to access third party web sites via the Website, it is unconditionally established that the Administrator shall bear no liability whatsoever to the content and in general anything associated with these sites.
3.3. In any case, the user acknowledges and accepts that it is solely responsible for any such loss or damage suffered by the Website and third parties, regardless of the specific cause, the form and the name, as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of any breach of the present terms.
4. WEBSITE CONTENT
4.1. The products or services mentioned in the pages of this Website and bearing the marks of the respective organizations, companies, partner entities, associations or publications are their intellectual and industrial property. In addition to the express exemptions (intellectual property rights of third parties, partners and agencies, and the intellectual property rights of the software belonging to the company that has developed the website) the entire content of the website, including images, graphics, photographs, designs, texts and all the files of this Website in general are the intellectual property, registered trademarks and service and product trademarks of the Administrator and protected by the relevant provisions of Greek Law, European Law and international conventions on the protection of industrial and intellectual property.
4.2. Consequently, all the above are provided to the user for personal, non-commercial use only, under the condition that all notes concerning copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights and included in the original material shall be kept in all copies of such material, and it shall be prohibited to amend the website material in any way or to reproduce or publicly expose such material, or to execute, download, distribute or use such material in any way, for commercial or other purposes. Not permitted is the modification, rental, lease, loan, sale, distribution or creation of derivative works based on the above content, in whole or in part, unless it is specifically authorized in writing by the Administrator with a separate agreement.
4.3. Cases where a single copy of part of the content is saved on a PC (personal computer) for personal but not public or commercial use, without deleting the mark of origin from this website and without infringing the relevant intellectual and industrial property rights in any way, shall be excluded.
4.4. The user expressly and unconditionally accepts sole liability for any intervention to the content and consequences of said intervention, including any loss or damage of any kind sustained by the Administrator, while in any other case the Administrator shall bear no liability whatsoever to the user or any third party.
4.5. Moreover, it is mutually accepted and understood that although the Website provides to the users the necessary technological infrastructure and resources to post/publish content, all information and content, whether posted publicly or transmitted privately, shall remain the sole responsibility of the natural person or legal entity from whom the content originates. This means that the user is solely liable for any and all content posted, published, sent, transmitted or otherwise made available through the Website services. The Administrator cannot, due to its volume, as well as the participation of third agencies (natural persons or legal entities), control all content posted by the users to the Website services, and therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity, legality or quality of such content.
5. THIRD PARTY CONTENT IN THE WEBSITE
5.1. The Website contains referrals through links, hyperlinks or advertising banners to third party websites, whose availability, content, personal data protection policy, quality and integrity of services is not subject to the Administrator’s control. The Administrator in no case shall bear any liability whatsoever for the availability, personal data protection policy, the quality or accuracy of the pages and functions of any third party website, which are available to the user /visitor via links, hyperlinks or banners.
5.2. Under no circumstances shall the Administrator be deemed to endorse or accept the content or functions of the websites or pages to which visitors/users are referred or to which this portal is linked in any way.
5.3. The user accepts expressly and unconditionally that the Administrator shall not be liable for any loss or damage, regardless of the specific cause, the name and form, which he may have sustained as a result of the availability of the above third party websites or resources, or resulting from any trust exhibited in the integrity, accuracy or existence of any advertising, product or other material contained or available on the above websites or resources.
6. PERSONAL DATA
6.1. K. Kalogeropoulos Ltd (Administrator) takes your privacy seriously into account. We are committed to maintain the highest level of protection when processing your personal data. In compliance with the applicable national and European legislation on personal data protection and for purposes of transparency, please find useful information on our company’s data protection policy here below:
6.2. Data Processing Controller. The company K. Kalogeropoulos Ltd. [hereinafter referred to as “the Company” and/or “the Administrator”] is the owner / administrator of the Website www.visitgreekdestinations.com [hereinafter referred to as “the Website”]. The Company is responsible for processing the personal data of the Website’s users.
6.3. Legal Basis. The Company collects and processes data of personal nature (hereinafter “personal data”) of users of the website www.visitgreekdestinations.com, based on the consent they themselves have provided freely and voluntarily by signing the Personal Data Form, in accordance with the Terms of Participation thereof. The Company, as Data Processing Controller, undertakes to ensure that the confidentiality of your personal data is respected and to guarantee that you are able to exercise freely the rights conferred upon you by the national and Community law applicable to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by us.
6.4. Legal Framework. The collection and processing of your personal data are subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council (GDPR), as well as of the applicable national, European and international law on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data.
6.5. Personal Data We Collect. Personal data collected and processed by the Company with your explicit consent to use our website and/or receive our services is your IP address following our cookies policy. In case you opt-in for registering in our newsletter database (if applicable) your Name, Surname, E-Mail may also be collected.
6.6. Use of Personal Data. Your personal data is collected and used by the Company solely for the purposes of the Website’s functionality in line with our Cookies Policy.
6.7. Principles of Processing according to GDPR 2016/679 (such as legality, objectivity, transparency, purpose limitation, data minimization, accuracy, retention-time limitation, data integrity, confidentiality and accountability) are enforced during personal data collection and procession,
6.8. Data Retention. Your personal data are retained for as long as is required for the provision of our services. Data may be retained for longer periods if this is required by law for specific purposes such as bookkeeping and accounting.
6.9. The collection and processing of your personal data by the Company is not intended for commercial purposes. The Company undertakes not to sell, lease or in any way publish and/or disclose the personal data of the participants to any third party, natural or legal person, unless disclosure of data is required in any of the cases described herein.
6.10. Disclosure/Transfer of Data. The Company discloses/transfers personal data to third parties, natural and/or legal persons, that cooperate with the Company and/or provide services solely for the purposes described above (par. 4). Natural or legal persons providing services to our Company are for example those who provide IT & technical (software and hardware) support to our Company (application platform/collection of applications for participation, host server and e-mail support services), those who provide accounting services to the Company, those who organize events etc. The natural or legal persons who provide services for the purposes of par. 4, do so solely on the Company’s orders and within the framework set by the Company. The Company takes the necessary measures to ensure that only the absolutely necessary data are transferred/disclosed in each case depending on the specific purpose and to guarantee that such data are processed under the law.
6.11. Cookies Policy.
According to the Directive 2009/136/EC, which will be replaced by Regulation, our website accepts cookies. A cookie is a small alpha-numeric archive which is stored on the hard drive or in the browser of a computer, tablet, smartphone or similar device when it browses the internet. The majority of the cookies we use are of the analytic type, which count number of users, help us to understand how they navigate our site and improve the way it works, for instance by making search results more accurate. By visiting our website, you accept (opt-in) the procession of your personal data collected by social media or search engines e.g. Google Analytics, without any involvement, influence or control on the part of the Company, transmitted within or besides theEuropean Economic Area (28 EU-members, Island, Lichtenstein, Norway).
In case you don’t agree with the receipt of information by third parties such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc from your browser, when you are visiting our website, you can opt out by making the corresponding settings as provided by the applicable usage policy on each third party’s website.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site or any other websites that you visit. For more information about cookies, you can always visit www.allaboutcookies.org (http:/www.allaboutcookies.org/) or you can click on the help menu on the browser you use. If you are facing any problem on deleting or blocking the cookies from the browser you use, please contact your browser provider.
6.12. Newsletter. You are offered the opportunity of receiving our Website’s news e.g. new programs, activities, events, etc via newsletters sent to your email/home address. Your selection is recorded via your subscription in our website’s newsletter. In case you don’t wish the receipt of newsletters, you can choose to “unsubscribe” in any received email that contains newletter or you can acknowledge your wish by sending email to our email address email@example.com .
6.13. User Rights. With regard to the personal data you provide to the Company, you maintain, among other things, the rights to information, access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, objection and portability as specified in Articles 13 to 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council (GDPR):
• Right to information: This is the right to know who is processing your data, what data are being processed, for what purpose and for how long the processing takes place.
• Right to access: This is the right to receive confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed, what data are being processed, for what purpose, how long they are stored and to whom they can be disclosed.
• Right to rectification: This is the right to request the correction of inaccurate or irrelevant personal data and to fill in incomplete information.
• Right of erasure (‘right to be forgotten’): This is the right to request the deletion of your personal data under certain conditions set by the Regulation, such as when the data is no longer necessary, you have withdrawn your consent, the data has been processed illegally, etc.
• Right to restriction of processing: This is the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted when their accuracy is contested, the processing is unlawful, the data are no longer needed by the controller, or you have objections to processing by automated means.
• Right to object: This is the right to oppose at any time and for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data that concern you, if such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller or if such processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, including the profile status under those provisions.
• Right to data portability: This is the right to receive the personal data that concern you and that you have provided, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to transmit those data to another company without hindrance from the Company to which the personal data have been provided, where: (a) the processing is based on consent or a contract; and (b) the processing is carried out by automated means. When exercising the right to data portability, you have the right to request the direct transmission of personal data from one controller to another where this is technically feasible.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
7.1. The Administrator is not liable toward the user or other third parties deriving rights from the user for any damage, whether to property or not, direct or consequential or indirect, or any other form, regardless of the specific name, form and cause thereof, for any legal or civil or penal claims, or for any damage caused by visitors to the Website or third parties, due to causes relating to the operation or non-operation and/or the use of the Website and/or any unauthorized interventions by third parties to information provided via the Website.
7.2. The Administrator and its partners shall make every possible effort to ensure the sound operation of this Website, without being able to guarantee that the functions of the Website or its servers shall be unfailing or free of any faults, viruses or similar elements.
7.3. The content and information included in the Website are considered an offer to the user and to the community of users in general and cannot be perceived as valid information or/and advice and do not contain any inducement for the performance or omission of certain acts. The webpage undertakes the collection, processing and distribution of its content, without, in any case, guaranteeing its wholeness, fullness, adequacy and generally its appropriateness and the absence of possible mistakes, even more so considering its volume and the involvement of third parties (individuals or legal entities) during its primary collection and production. Therefore, the users of the Website, by making use of its services under their own initiative, undertake the responsibility of cross-checking the information provided.
7.4 The limitation or exclusion of the Administrator’s liability in accordance with the terms hereof does not limit or exclude the Administrator’s liability for damages of any kind, which cannot lawfully be limited or excluded under the rules of applicable law.
8. GENERAL PROVISIONS
8.3. Any delay in the exercise or failure to exercise any right on behalf of the Administrator, either once or repeatedly, in no case shall be deemed as waiver of such right, which may be exercised at any time.
In case of the breach by the user of any term hereof, in addition to any other consequences provided herein or in any other source of law, the Administrator has the right at its sole discretion, to discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the ability to access its website.
10. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
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Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.