Terms of use

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These are our terms and conditions for use of the website, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via sivis.gr, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, when we say the “Sivis Site” we mean the digital information network operated by SIVIS S.A., regardless of how you access the network, whether you access those via a Sivis Site or a third party site. However you access the Sivis Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1. Use of material appearing on the Sivis Site

Your use of the Sivis Site is for your own personal and noncommercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between Sivis.S.A. and you, Sivis.S.A. is the sole owner of all content on the Sivis Site, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the Sivis Site (“Sivis Content”). The Sivis Site and the Sivis Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the European Union and Greece and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties. You may download and print extracts from the Sivis Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any Sivis Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by Sivis.S.A., you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Sivis Site. If you operate a news aggregation service or a site providing general news information and articles, even if it does not charge a subscription fee to its users, you need to approach Sivis.S.A. directly to discuss your licensing requirements before using any article or other publishment from Sivis Site in whole or in part. For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact info @sivis.gr

2. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Sivis Content. Nothing in the Sivis Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Sivis Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the Sivis Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents. We give no warranties of any kind concerning the Sivis Site or the Sivis Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the Sivis Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties. Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Sivis Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

3. Data protection

Please see our privacy policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others. We do not allow employers to view any of your personal details without your express consent.

4. Changes to these terms and conditions of use

Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the Sivis Site. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Sivis Site after it has been posted.

5. Cookies on the Sivis Site

This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help us customise your experience. Find out more about cookies and how you can control them.

What are ‘cookies’? ‘

Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a ‘memory’ for the website, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately.

How does the Sivis website use cookies?

A visit to a page on the Sivis’s website may generate the following types of cookie:

Site performance cookies

Anonymous analytics cookies, Site performance cookies This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found on the Sivis’s website, so you don’t have to re-set them each time you visit. Examples include: -volume settings for our video player – whether you see the latest or the oldest article comments first – video streaming speeds that are compatible with your browser

Anonymous analytics cookies:

Every time someone visits our website, software provided by another organisation generates an ‘anonymous analytics cookie’. These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before. Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies and, if you don’t, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual users we have, and how often they visit the site.

How do I turn cookies off?

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. However, we cannot tell if you are signed in without using cookies, so you would not be able to post comments. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.

6. Governing law & jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by Greek law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Greek courts in Athens.

7. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Sivis.S.A., its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

8. No waiver

Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of Sivis.S.A..

9. Additional disclaimers

Visitors to the Sivis Site agree that their use of the Sivis Site is at their own sole risk. The Sivis Site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the Sivis Site; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Sivis.S.A. also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and Sivis.S.A. has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the Sivis Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. Sivis.S.A. do not endorse nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the Sivis Site by anyone other than authorised Sivis.S.A. employees acting in such capacity. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the Sivis Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: (i) any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the Sivis Site; or (ii) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action. Sivis.S.A. does not warrant or guarantee that access to the Sivis Site will be uninterrupted or error-free. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

10. Limitation of liability

You acknowledge and agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, in no event will Sivis.S.A., including, without limitation, their respective officers, directors, employees, successors and assigns, be liable to you or any other party for any direct or indirect loss, damage, cost, expense or liability of any kind (“Loss”) arising in any way out of or in connection with the availability, use, reliance on, or inability to use the Sivis site, including (without limitation): (I) damages for business interruption, loss of business and other profits, loss of programs, cost of replacing equipment or software or loss of records, information or data, loss of use of data, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of customers, loss of or damage to reputation, loss of capital, downtime costs, loss under or in relation to any other contract, or loss of anticipated savings or benefits; (ii) any indirect, special, exemplary, punitive, incidental or consequential loss; or (iii) any loss attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the Sivis site. The exclusion of liability in this section 15 applies even if Sivis.S.A. Shall have been advised of the possibility of such loss. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for particular kinds of loss, in such states or jurisdictions, Sivis.S.A. Liability shall be limited to the extent permitted by law thereby minimizing Sivis.S.A.’s liability to you to the lowest amount that applicable law permits