Terms of Use

Last update on 02/07/2018

Preface

The Greek SA company under the company name”E.J. PAPADOPOULOS S.A. BISCUIT & FOOD PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING COMPANY”, hereinafter referred to as “Company”, “we”, “us”, created and manages (also through its partners) this Website (hereinafter the “Website”) in order to provide information and services related to the Company, the products and activities thereof.

This document constitutes the Agreement between the visitor/user of the Website (hereinafter “you” or/and “visitor/user”) and the Company. Your navigation or/and use of services and applications (including mobile applications) provided or made accessible through the Website means that you agree to the terms and conditions set out below.

The Company may, at regular intervals or not, add, modify, suspend or cease (temporarily or permanently) the provision of any provided service and application or the Website as a whole.

The Company’s Privacy Policy (hereinafter “Privacy Policy), which we recommend you to read, constitutes an integral part of these Terms of Use. The acceptance of the Terms of Use means the acceptance of the Privacy Policy.

The Company reserves the right to modify these terms at any time it may deem necessary and it shall inform accordingly the visitors/users by posting the modified terms on this Website.

Visitors/users of the Website are solely responsible for making all settings necessary for accessing the Website. In particular, visitors/users shall bear the cost of the equipment, other technological means and the connection to the Internet, the cost of maintenance and operation thereof, and they shall also be fully responsible for the safety and efficiency thereof. Visitors/users must ensure that all persons accessing the Website via their connection to the Internet are aware of these Terms of Use and fully conform with them.

 

Μeanings and Definitions
In regard to the terms used on this Website, the following shall apply:

  1. Website: this website and all services or applications (including mobile applications) provided or made accessible through it
  2. Services: all services and applications provided or made accessible through the Website
  3. Visitor: any natural or legal person who visits the Website and is able to simply read, hear and view the content thereof
  4. User: a natural or legal person who registers to the Website in order to use specific services that require registration
  5. Account: registration of a visitor to this Website as a user
  6. Content: all texts, graphics (logos, buttons and other graphic elements), design (color combinations and layout) and programming (user code (HTML, JavaScript, etc.) and server code) used on the Website

 

Registration to the Website and Users’ Obligations
No registration is required in order to navigate the Website.

A registration is required in relation to some services offered by the Website, according to the instructions provided on the Website. Such services may include:

  1. participation in contests and lotteries
  2. information about our products and services
  3. newsletters
  4. participation in the personnel selection process of the Company
  5. information (by email or/and by phone) about job opportunities in the Company
  6. participation in public debates through channels like Blogs

In order to register to the Website, you must provide your personal data for the creation of a user account, according to the instructions provided on the Website. If you do register, the following shall apply:

  1. you are solely responsible for all actions carried out with your user account and for the privacy and safety of your password. Furthermore, you agree to immediately inform the Company regarding any unauthorized use of your user account and any safety breach that has occurred or/and may occur
  2. you are solely responsible for the personal data you have entered on the Website and you state that they are true, valid and full. You acknowledge that the Company does not have any control whatsoever regarding the personal data you enter and, therefore, shall not bear any responsibility regarding the truthfulness and accuracy of the information you provided
  3. the creation of more than one user accounts is not allowed. Furthermore, you are not allowed to create a user account on the Website through unauthorized means, including but not limited to, the use of an automated device, a script, a bot or a spider, crawler or scraper
  4. you must use the Website according to the applicable Greek and EU legislation and these Terms of Use and not carry out any actions and omissions that may cause any damage or dysfunction to the Website and negatively affect or jeopardize the use thereof
  5. you can deactivate your user account on the Website or request to change your personal data at any time, pursuant to the stipulations of the Privacy Policy. The right to deactivate your user account on the Website shall not affect any other right or claim to damages or/and compensation that the Company may have regarding any breach of your obligations and responsibilities that were valid before the deactivation of your user account
  6. you have the right to know what Personal Data we keep on you and to access them. In order to request a copy, the correction or deletion thereof or for any inquiry regarding your Personal Data, see the Privacy Policy

The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or harm caused due to the Website registered users’ default to respect and follow the above.

The Company shall reserve the right to implement verification and safety procedures regarding all information provided by you. If the Company has reason to believe that the information provided by you during your registration or/and use of the Website is in breach or likely to breach any provision of the applicable Greek and EU legislation and these Terms of Use, the Company, at its absolute discretion, may undertake any action it may deem fit, including but not limited to, the deactivation of your user account on the Website.

The Website and its services are exclusively intended for personal use and the sale/resale of the said services/applications to any third parties or, the financial exploitation thereof, in general, for any reason whatsoever, is not allowed without the Company’s prior written approval. We explicitly state that web harvesting from the Website is not allowed.

Your use of the provided services does not prevent the Company from allowing others to also use the provided services.

The Company has the right to deactivate your user account in the event that it verifies that a registered user uses proxy server IP addresses in order to hide the use of more than one accounts or if a registered user maliciously intervenes, negatively impacts, suspends or stops the proper function of the Website.

 

Terms of Use of the Website

You must always use the Website in conformance with the Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy, as well as the stipulations of the applicable Greek and EU legislation and the rules of International Law.

Encouraging or facilitating the breach of these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy, as well as the applicable Greek and EU legislation and the rules of International Law is not allowed.

During the navigation or/and use of the Website, you must behave decently, kindly and discretely, and the adoption of unfair competition practices or other practices incompatible with Internet Νetiquette is explicitly prohibited.

The use of the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purposes is not allowed.

You state that you shall not proceed to the collection or/and use of other registered Website users’ passwords.

You may not install and promote, in any way whatsoever, any unauthorized advertisement or spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes and any other kind of unsolicited content promotion.

You may not install, promote or/and make available content containing digital viruses or any other electronic code, files or programs designed to destroy or affect the operation of any software or any other Website service, or to prevent, and even try to prevent, other visitors, users or/and third parties from using the Website.

You are not allowed to do any of the following and to allow any third party to do any of the following:

  1. even try to copy, modify, reproduce, create any derivative works, framing or mirroring programs, republish, download, post, transmit or distribute all or part of the services provided by or through the Website, to any media and in any way whatsoever
  2. use any robot, spider, search or recovery application or any other device in order to copy, recover, archive or index any part of the Website that requires authentication or is deactivated
  3. try to reverse compile, deassembly, reverse engineer or otherwise alter all or part of the services/applications provided by or through the Website
  4. access the services provided by or through the Website in order to create a product or/and a service which is in competition with the ones provided by or through the Website or/and use the services provided by or through the Website in order to directly compete with it.

During the navigation or/and use of the Website, you state and agree that:

  1. you will not insult any third parties’ personality, including but not limited to, by sending abusive or racist content, and that you will not carry out any actions that constitute a direct or indirect threat to any other visitor or user and third party
  2. you will not publish or transmit any pornographic, obscene, ignoble, discrediting, defamatory, slanderous, illegal or other material that may constitute or encourage a behavior that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any other provision of the law in any way whatsoever
  3. you will not disclose any information regarding you or any third parties containing personal data in chats, message boards or while using any service/application of the Website
  4. your actions and omissions will not be contrary to the law, the principles of morality and fair trading
  5. your actions and omissions will not violate in any way whatsoever the other visitors’, users’ or third parties’ privacy
  6. your actions and omissions will not harm, directly or indirectly, any minor
  7. you will never mislead another visitor, user or third party by knowingly promoting false, misleading or incorrect information
  8. you will not publish any material that will breach any third party’s intellectual property rights
  9. you will not mislead or harm the Company in any way whatsoever.

The distribution/display or circulation of pornographic images of minors in any way whatsoever, as well as the seduction of minors in any way whatsoever constitute criminal offences and are prosecuted pursuant to the law. If it is found that you use or intend to use illegal content on the Website, the Company has the right to stop your access to the Website and the services and applications (including mobile applications) provided or are accessible through the Website and to report it to the Competent Authorities, but subject to all its legal rights.

In any case, the Company, subject to all its legal rights, reserves the right to not allow, to reject or/and delete any content that you may have posted on the Website, which, at the Company’s uncontrolled discretion, violates the Terms of Use or is insulting, illegal or violates any third party legal or natural person’s rights.

You agree to conform with the Greek and EU legislation on the protection of intellectual property while you access or/and use the Website.

We inform you that, since more than one services are offered on the Website, you may be requested to evaluate and accept additional terms required in order to interact with one or more services.

The Company’s obligations do not include carrying out any actions on your behalf. None of the stipulations in these Terms of Use is intended or considered to establish any association or joint venture between you and the Company or to appoint one party as representative of the counterparty or to authorize one party to be bound on behalf of the counterparty.

The Company may, at regular intervals or not, add, modify, suspend or stop (temporarily or permanently) the provision of any provided service, and even suspend or stop (temporarily or permanently) access to the Website, without prior notice.

The Company has the right to modify at any time, without justification and prior notice, part or all of these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, the Cookies Policy and the services provided. Any modification shall enter into force from the moment it is posted on the Website. We recommend you to visit often the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy section in order to be informed on any modification made.

 

Limitation of Liability

By entering this Website, you accept that you navigate and use it at your responsibility and that none of the parties involved in the creation, production or publication of this Website has any responsibility whatsoever. The Company shall not bear any responsibility, including but not limited to, for any mistakes or inaccuracies on the Website and its services, any type of costs or expenses (including lawyer fees, expert fees or other expenses), for any cessation, pause, poor quality of the Website services, for any mistake due to any action or omission regarding the Website’s content, or for any damage, material or moral, direct or indirect, accidental or consequential, that may be caused by accessing, using or navigating this Website or downloading any material, text, data, images, video or audio files from this Website, including but not limited to, anything caused by a virus, Trojan horses, bug, human action or omission, any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or the malfunction of a program or any other mistake, omission or delay in the transmission by the computer or the network connection.

The Company shall not be responsible for any phone, telecommunication or any other kind of costs that may arise. The Company relies on other service providers (e.g. network providers, data center, telecommunication services) in order to provide you the Website and its services. Although the Company takes all reasonable measures in order to provide you high quality services/applications, it does not guarantee that the said services/applications will not contain any errors or that the operation thereof will be uninterrupted. Thus, the Company shall not be responsible in any case whatsoever for any damage that you may suffer as a result of delays or errors on the Website and the services provided due to the service providers it uses.

Taking into account the nature and the volume of the Internet, the Company, without guaranteeing and, thus, being responsible for, shall make every reasonable effort so that the information and the content of the Website are as accurate, clear, recent, full and available as possible. The Company shall not bear any responsibility in any case whatsoever, including negligence, for any damage (direct, indirect, fortuitous, accidental, consequential) that may be caused by you or due to navigating and using the Website.

The Company does not guarantee that the Website or any other related website or the servers thereof do not contain any virus or other malicious data. The Company does not guarantee in any case whatsoever the correctness, fullness or/and availability of the content, web pages, services, options or results thereof. The cost for any potential corrections or services that may arise due to viruses or other malicious data will be incurred by you and not by the Company, in any case whatsoever.

You are solely responsible for your behavior and for any, including but not limited to, data, texts, files, information, user names, images, graphics, pictures, profiles, audio and image excerpts, musical works, works with writer’s rights, applications, links and any other content or material you submit, post or display on the Website or through it. The content you submit, post or display on the Website or through it is considered to be non-confidential and free of any kind of rights. Thus, and in case that you do not delete/remove it from the Website, the Company has the right to use, copy, reproduce, display, distribute, publish or/and transmit it, in whole or in part, on any media and in any way, pursuant to the terms and limitations of the Privacy Policy.

The Company shall not have any responsibility whatsoever for the content that you submit, post or display on the Website or through it. You accept that you are fully and solely responsible to fully compensate the Company in relation to any legal dispute against third parties that may arise due to the content you have submitted, posted or displayed on the Website or through it.

You acknowledge and agree that other visitors/users or third parties may contact you by leaving relevant comments on the Website’s services. In particular, you acknowledge and agree that any content you may post on the Website can become accessible to other visitors/users of the Website or/and to any third parties and can be further distributed on the Internet. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that all your information, personal and not, may be collected, associated and used by third parties and may result into “unsolicited” message sending by third parties. Such actions are not controlled by the Company who, despite having taken any possible measures, cannot guarantee full protection against Internet risks.

You explicitly acknowledge that the Company shall not bear any responsibility for any third parties’ web pages, Internet services or features. You may interact in any way with other web pages and Internet services at your exclusive and sole discretion and responsibility, and the Company shall not bear any responsibility whatsoever.

 

Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights 

All content of this Website, including but not limited to, any texts, names, trademarks, logos, patents, domain name, software code, software (including applets and scripts), software compilation, graphics, representations, images, pictures, video or audio files, interactive applications, and, in general, any kind of files, are the Company’s intellectual and industrial property and governed by the national, EU and international provisions on Intellectual and Industrial Property, with the exception of any third parties’ explicitly recognized rights. Therefore, the reproduction, retransmission, republishing, screenshots, copying, saving, sale, lease, transfer, granting, concession (with or without consideration), commercial exploitation, transmission, distribution, publishing, execution, downloading, translation, modification in any way or means, in part or in summary, without the Company’s prior explicit consent, is explicitly prohibited. The visitor/user accepts that anything contained in this Website’s pages is a registered trademark or a product protected by the Company’s or third parties’ intellectual or industrial property rights (used after a license was granted) and therefore, any unauthorized use may lead to legal sanctions.

The only exception from the said prohibition is the case of a single downloading of a single copy of a part of the Website’s content on a simple, personal computer for strictly personal-private, not public (with or without consideration) and non-commercial use, and without removing or altering the origin indication and, without such action harming the Company’s or any third parties’ intellectual and industrial property rights and exclusive use rights.

The ability to access and use the software associated with the Website (software) does not constitute any kind of right on the software for you. You must refrain from any action of copying, translating, altering or breaching the software and the content thereof, in any way or by any means, and in general, from any infringement of the said rights.

Under this document, the Company grants you a non-exclusive, personal, unassignable and freely revocable software use license that will last only for the time period necessary for the use of the website, pursuant to the Terms of Use.

Any intellectual and industrial property rights, as well as any rights (including goodwill and, where relevant, trademarks) on the company name and the distinctive title belongs to the Company.

Any material transmitted or posted or submitted to the Website will be considered (and the Company will treat it as such) as non-confidential and shared, and it will not constitute the property of any visitor/user of the Website.

You must rectify any incidental or consequential damage that the Company may suffer due to the infringement of any third parties’ rights or bad or illegal use of the Website.

 

Links from and to other Websites

The Website and its services may contain content from third parties’ websites and sources provided by third parties, Internet services or functions, features, links to third parties’ websites and services/applications.

Although this Website may be linked to other websites, the Company shall not be responsible for the content and services of the other websites to which it redirects via links, hyperlinks or banners, and it does not guarantee the availability, the content, the private data protection policy, the quality and fullness of their services, and the said third parties’ websites shall bear full civil and criminal liability regarding the safety, legality and validity of their content.

The Company renounces any direct or indirect approval, endorsement, relation, sponsorship or collaboration with the linked websites, unless it is explicitly stated. Thus, for any problem that may occur during visiting/using the said websites, you must contact the relevant websites that are fully responsible for the provision of their services.

The Company does not exercise control in other websites and it does not accept or assume any responsibility for any other websites or the content or products or services thereof (including but not limited to, social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+) and does not accept any responsibility for any losses or damage that may be caused from your navigating and using them. If you decide to access any third parties’ Websites linked to this Website, you solely assume the risk.

 

Advertising messages and Sponsors

All kinds of advertising and sponsor messages can be posted on this Website. You are free to choose or click on the advertised goods and services as you deem fit. The Company shall not bear any responsibility for your communication with any third party service providers advertised on the Website and for any commercial transaction that may arise from your relation with them.

The Company is not obliged to examine and does not examine the legality of the advertising material displayed on the Website (except from the obvious cases of infringement of legal rights that would be perceptible by the average sensible citizen) and, thus, no kind of responsibility can be imputed to it. This responsibility lies with the advertised sponsors or the creators of the displayed advertising material.

In this context, any complaint regarding the content of advertising material on the Website must be transmitted to the persons directly involved, given that the Company does not bear any responsibility.

 

Blog – Social Media

This Website may offer the possibility to participate in public debates via a Blog.

The Blog consists of a list of entries and the subject matters may vary (about politics, society, health, music, sports, technology, arts, etc.). Any user has the possibility to actively participate therein expressing their opinions, making comments or posts in relation to the subject matter discussed each time. The users of the Blog use it on their own initiative assuming the relevant responsibility.

The content and information posted and contained in the Blog, kept on the Website, are an offer to its users and must not be considered, at any time, as valid information or/and advice, and they do not imply, at any time, any incitement to carry out or to not carry out any specific actions.

The Company does not have any responsibility whatsoever for the content posted or/and published by the Blog’s registered users and it does not adopt the content of posts made by them. The Company shall collect, process and distribute the Blog’s content. The Blog’s administrator may approve or reject the users’ posts.

If the Company finds that the content of a post is illegal, obscene, unethical, malicious, indecent or offends public decency, it reserves the right to immediately delete the said post, without prior notification, and to ban the registered user who made the said post from making any future posts.

The Company is also on Social Media, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+). Participation in the said Social Media does not give rise to any claim or demand on your part, and the Company shall not bear any responsibility regarding the existence and content of the said websites as well as the personal data protection policy they implement.

 

Violation of Terms of Use

It is prohibited to breach or attempt to breach the Website’s safety.

Violation of the Terms may, at the Company’s absolute judgment, lead to the termination of your account on the Website. You understand and agree that the Company shall not be responsible for any kind of information and content that you provide, and that you use the Website, the services or the applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessible through the Website at your own responsibility. If you violate the letter or the spirit of these Terms or otherwise create any risk or legally expose the Company, we can stop providing access, in whole or in part, to the Website, the services or the applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessible through the Website.

The violation of the aforementioned rule may lead to civil or/and criminal proceedings. The Company will examine the events possibly related to the violation and it may cooperate with the competent Authorities regarding violations of this kind.

The Company shall fully cooperate with the Authorities and conform with any judicial order in order to identify the offender.

You fully understand and accept that you are solely responsible to compensate the Company and every collaborator, partner or/and collaborating Company thereof for any damage caused to the Company itself or/and the collaborators, partners or/and collaborating companies thereof due to the illegal use or/and abuse of the Website.

By accepting these Terms, you agree to fully safeguard the Company and the collaborators, partners or/and collaborating companies thereof from any offence, claim or demand and to incur any judicial and legal expenses that may occur during the violation of these Terms of Use or/and the infringement of any third parties’ rights while you use or/and navigate the Website.

 

Applicable Law & Dispute Resolution

If any dispute arises between you and the Company, you must first try to settle it amicably. Otherwise, any relevant claims may be asserted within the legal deadlines.

The Greek law shall apply and the Courts of Athens shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes that may arise and are not amicably settled.

If you assert a claim against the Company which, however, is related to an action or omission on your part, any content or information that you provided the Company, you state that you will compensate and discharge the Company from all responsibilities and obligations and that you will rectify any damage, loss that the Company or its collaborators and partners thereof may have suffered, and that you will pay, with interest, any expenses already made by the Company (including legal fees) in relation with the claim wrongly asserted against the Company.

If a competent Court finds any provision of these Terms to be invalid or inapplicable, you agree that this provision will be separated from the rest of the Terms and it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions that will remain fully valid and applicable.

 

Contact

You can contact the Company regarding any issue and anything you wish to state or report at [email protected] or by phone at 210 3482000.

Furthermore, in regard to the management of your personal data, you may contact the Company pursuant to the Privacy Policy.