Terms of use

Please read these terms of use carefully before using this site.

 

By using the this is athens website, an athens development and destination management agency (ADDMA S.A) website, you acknowledge and confirm your consent to these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use you must not use this website. 

 

The this is athens website (hereinafter "website") is owned and operated by the athens development and destination management agency (ADDMA S.A ) (hereinafter "ADDMA S.A") for your information, reference and education. ADDMA S.A welcomes you to browse the website, with the understanding that your access to, and use of, the website is subject to the specific terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By accessing and browsing the website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, all of the terms and conditions set forth herein. If you are using the website within a company, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to enter into this agreement on behalf of the company and you acknowledge that the rights to use the website which are granted to you and the company under this agreement are expressly conditioned upon acceptance by such authorized personnel of the company. ADDMA S.A retains the unconditional right to at any time and for any reason modify, delete or add to these terms and conditions of use, effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means, including but not limited to, posting on the website a revised version of these terms and conditions of use. If any such change is unacceptable to you, you must immediately discontinue your use of the website. You further agree to periodically review the terms and conditions set forth herein to be aware of any such additions or revisions. Your use of the website may also be subject to additional or different terms or conditions imposed by third party content providers in connection with third party content, products or services accessible through the website. 

 

Restrictions on use of materials 

This website contains material that is protected, nationally and internationally, by applicable copyright and trademark laws. No material may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, downloaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way or decompiled, except that you may download one copy only of such material on any single computer for your personal or commercial use, provided you keep intact any and all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials in any way is strictly prohibited. The use of any such materials on any other website or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of an authorized representative of ADDMA S.A  

 

If you download any copyrighted or trademarked information, data or images, these materials are licensed to you by ADDMA S.A or by the applicable third party developer on a limited, non-exclusive basis. Neither they nor ADDMA S.A transfer any title or ownership interest in the materials to you. You own the medium on which the software is recorded, but the third party or ADDMA S.A retain full and complete title and ownership to the intellectual property rights therein. You may not re-sell or distribute the material in any form or manner. 

 

Jurisdictional issues 

Unless otherwise specified herein, the materials on the website are presented solely for promotion and use in greece. ADDMA S.A makes no representations that the materials, products, services, information, data and images on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations or jurisdictions. Individuals or entities choosing to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with all laws, if and to the extent these laws are applicable. 

 

Termination 

This agreement regarding the terms and conditions of website use shall remain in effect until terminated by either party. This agreement will terminate immediately without notice from ADDMA S.A if, in ADDMA S.A sole discretion, you fail to comply with any term, condition or provision of this agreement. Upon termination of this agreement, you shall immediately destroy all materials obtained from this website and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. Furthermore, you represent and warrant that you shall not make any further or additional use of the materials you obtained from this website. 

 

Disclaimer 

Your use and browsing of the website is entirely at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the products, services, materials or information contained or identified on the website, your sole and exclusive remedy with respect to ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns is to immediately discontinue accessing and using the website. 

 

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns and/or any other party involved in creating, producing, delivering or modifying the website are not liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the website or for your purchase or use of any third party products or services offered herein. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the website is offered and provided to you "as is" without warranty, representation or condition of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. 

 

ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses or other harmful components that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the website or the server that makes it available, or your downloading of any materials, information or data from the website. 

 

ADDMA S.A is making available for your review and examination on the website materials, information, products and content supplied by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns. Without restricting any of the foregoing limitations, conditions or disclaimers, neither ADDMA S.A nor any third party provider of information or products guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any materials, information, products, services or content provided on or through the website. 

 

ADDMA S.A reserves the right to at any time, without condition or restriction, change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the website, including without limitation content, hours of availability, and equipment required for access or use. 

 

Third party sites 

This website contains links and pointers to internet websites maintained by third parties ("third party sites"). ADDMA S.A has not reviewed all of the third party websites that may be linked to this website nor has ADDMA S.A used all of the products or services offered by third parties on this or any other linked website. ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns are not responsible or liable for the contents of or use of any products or services offered on this or any other third party website and make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the same. 

 

Limitation of liability 

In no event shall ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, chapters, affiliates and assigns or its licensors, suppliers or any other party involved in the creation, production or delivery of the website be liable for any incidental, consequential, indirect, reliance, special or punitive damages arising out of or relating to your access to, or use of, or inability to use the website or the materials contained within the website, or this agreement, including without limitation damages for harm to business, lost profits, lost savings or lost revenues, however such damages are caused, and whether based in contract, tort (including negligence) or any other theory of liability. The foregoing limitations shall apply whether or not atedco, its affiliates, chapters, subsidiaries, assigns, licensors, suppliers or any other party involved in the creation, production, maintenance or delivery of the website have been advised of the possibility of such damages. 

 

ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, affiliates, chapters, subsidiaries, assigns, licensors, suppliers and all other parties involved with the creation, production or delivery of the website further shall not be responsible for any damage resulting from unauthorized access by third parties to other parties transmission facilities or premises, equipment or for unauthorized access to or alteration, theft, loss or destruction of network systems, applications, data files, programs, procedures or information through accident, fraudulent means or devices or any other method unless such damage is caused by an intentional act of ADDMA S.A, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, affiliates, chapters, subsidiaries, assigns, licensors, suppliers or third parties involved with the creation, production or delivery of the website. The limitations of liability set forth herein shall apply even if atedco, its officers, directors, employees, authorized representatives, affiliates, chapters, subsidiaries and assigns have been advised of the possibility of such damages. 

 

In no event shall the ADDMA S.A total liability to you, if any, for all claims, damages, injuries, losses, and causes of action, whether in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence), or otherwise, exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this website. 

 

In the event that you transmit, introduce, or otherwise cause any technical disruption of this is athens website or the services transmitting the this is athens website to you, you agree to be responsible for any and all liabilities and costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from any and all claims brought by third parties based upon such technical disruptions. For purposes of this agreement, "technical disruption" means distribution of unsolicited advertising or chain letters, propagation of computer worms, viruses or other harmful code, and/or using the website to make unauthorized entry to any other machine accessible via the website. Furthermore, you are solely responsible for the content of any transmissions using the website and agree not to upload, post or otherwise make available on the website any material protected by a proprietary right of a third party without first obtaining the express written permission of the owner of such proprietary right. You shall be solely and completely liable for any damages, losses, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of any claim of infringement or violation of proprietary rights or any other harm arising from the uploading, posting or other submission of materials by you. 

 

Key concepts 

Personal data are information that are directly or indirectly linked to a natural living person. Examples of personal data include your name, address, telephone number and email address. In some circumstances, even data such as ip addresses or other combined information may constitute personal data. 

The processing of personal data includes all handling of personal data, such as collection, registration, and storage. 

The data controller is the person who determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, either independently or in consultation with others. 

 

 

 

What personal data do we collect, and when do we do so? 

Information that you provide to us. For example, when you participate in our events, sign up on our notification lists for events and newsletters, interact with us on social media, or apply for event support, we may collect: 

  • Personal and contact information — name, e-mail address, phone number, professional role and online id. If you participate in one of our focus groups, we may also collect information including gender, place of residence and nationality. 

Information we collect about you. For example, if you are a public person, a journalist, or work as a contact person for a company or visit any of our websites, we may actively collect the following information about you: 

  • Personal and contact information — name, e-mail address, mobile phone number, photo, and online id. 
  • Information about how you interact with our websites – how you use our websites. 
  • Device information – such as ip address, language settings, browser settings, time zone, operating system, platform and screen resolution. 

Information from third parties. We may also collect personal data from someone other than you (a third party). The information we collect from third parties are as follows: 

  1. 1. Address information from public records, in order to be sure that we have your correct address information. 
  2. 2. If you belong to a certain target group to which we wish to reach out, we may also collect personal information about you from other marketing organizations. 

 

Direct marketing 

We may also contact you via mailings to inform you of events and current affairs in the city. We may do so if you ever have registered your interest in receiving such information or if we judge there to be a legitimate interest in sending you this information; for example, if you are a journalist, blogger, or contact person in a relevant organization. You always have the option of contacting us and saying that you do not wish to receive information from us. Write to us at [email protected] 

 

Who may we share information with? 

Data processors. Sometimes it is necessary for us to share your personal data with another organization in order to provide our services. A data processor is a company that deals with the information on our behalf in accordance with our instructions. We have data processors that help us with: 

  • It services (companies that handle the necessary operation, technical support and maintenance of our it solutions). 
  • Marketing (print and distribution, social media, media agencies or ad agencies). 
Organizations which are independent data controllers 
  • State authorities (the police, the national tax board, or other authorities), if we are required by law to share the information or in cases of suspected crimes. 
  • Business partners (professional organizations or other industry actors, such as hotels and restaurants). The group's activities aim to promote interaction with the city of stockholm both nationally and internationally, and we may therefore pass on some of your data in order to promote and facilitate such collaboration. 
Where do we process your personal data? 

We always strive to process your data within the eu/eea. However, data may in some situations be transferred to and/or processed by suppliers or subcontractors in countries outside the eu/eea. 

How long do we store your personal data? 

We never save your personal data for longer than is necessary for their respective purposes, is required to meet the existing statutory storage periods, or is necessary for the purposes of other legitimate interests. Aside from legal grounds, the continued relevance/necessity of data is determined by the relationship we have with you, such as an ongoing relationship through a trade organization or event coordination. 

What are your rights as a registered person? 

Right of access (so-called “extracts from the register”). You have the right to obtain access to the data we process that pertains to you, and may request a copy of these. (information is provided in the form of an extract from the register indicating the purpose, categories of personal data, categories of recipients, storage periods, information about where the information was collected and the presence of automated decision-making). 

Pursuant to the general data protection regulation, we may ask you for additional information in order ensure that you are the one who has the right to request the data. 

The right to rectification. You have the right to correct incorrect or incomplete personal information (about yourself), within the context of the purpose for which this data is being processed. 

The right to deletion (“the right to be forgotten”). You have the right to request that we delete the personal data we process about you if: 

  • The data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed. 
  • You object to a balancing of interests we have made based on the legal grounds of legitimate interests and your reasons for objection outweigh our legitimate interests. 
  • You object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. 
  • Personal data has been processed in an unlawful manner. 
  • Personal data must be deleted in order to fulfill a legal obligation to which the group is subject. 
  • The personal data collected is about a child (under 13 years) for whom you have parental responsibility, and the collection took place in connection with the provision of information society services (e.g. Social media). 

The right to the limitation. Under certain circumstances, you have the right to request that our processing of your personal data be limited. For example, if you should call into question whether or not the data are accurate or if we no longer need them for our purposes, but you require them in order to establish, exercise or defend legal claims. This means that you can request that we refrain from deleting your data. 

If you object to the processing we conduct with reference to the balancing of interests, you may request that we limit the processing during the time necessary to determine whether our legitimate interests outweigh your interests in having the data deleted. 

If the processing is limited as described above, we cannot do anything else with your personal data (beyond actually storing it) other than to use it in the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or to protect the rights of another person, unless we request your specific consent. 

The right to object to certain types of processing. You always have the right to avoid direct marketing (for example, when an organization directly contacts a customer via email, sms or newsletter. Marketing measures in which the customer him/herself actively chose to use a service or otherwise sought out an organization in order to learn more about its services do not count as direct marketing.) And to object to any processing of personal data based on a balancing of interests. 

In the instance that you have objected to a balancing of interests, to continue to process your data we are required to demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh your interests. In other cases, we only process the data in order to establish, exercise or defend legal claims. 

The right to data portability. If your personal data are processed automatically on the legal grounds of consent or the fulfillment of a contractual obligation, you also have the right to request these so long as doing so does not affect the rights or freedoms of any other person. 

 

Cookies – what are they and how do we use them? 

Cookies are a small text file consisting of letters and numbers that is sent from our web server and stored in your internet browser or on your device. These may consist of: 

  • Session cookies (a temporary cookie that expires when you close your browser or device). 
  • Persistent cookies (cookies that remain on your computer until you delete them or they expire). 
  • First-party cookies (cookies set by the site you are visiting). 
  • Third-party cookies (cookies set by a third party. These are used for analyses, such as google analytics). 

You can control the use and scope of the cookies you allow by changing your browser settings. For example, you can block all cookies, only accept first-party cookies, or delete cookies when you close your browser. However, be aware that such settings may interfere with the functionality of certain websites. 

 

Data protection officer 

We have a data protection officer (dpo), who is responsible for providing internal oversight and advice in relation to personal data protection.  

 

Photography on this is athens 

Whenever required, photographer credits are displayed throughout this is athens and can be viewed by hovering your mouse cursor over a background image, or are shown directly next to images inside articles. Public domain images (via sources such as flickr and creative commons) are displayed with the photographer’s name (or online username), their selected creative commons licence type and the image’s site source. Reuse of such materials must always comply with the associated creative commons licence. 

Wherever photographs are credited but no creative commons licence is displayed, the image copyright and ownership remains entirely with the photographer and/or associated business. Permission must be sought directly from the content owner before reusing this content. 

If you discover a photographer credit that is incomplete or inaccurate, let us know by emailing [email protected]athens.org 

 

Miscellaneous 

This document entitled terms and conditions of use of the this is athens website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of greece, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement regarding terms and conditions of use shall be held unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by authorized representatives of both parties. 

 

If you do not agree to the foregoing terms and conditions of use or are not authorized to enter into these terms and conditions, please exit the website immediately. 

cookies 

 

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