Terms of Use

Terms of Use

INTRODUCTION
  • The Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE S.A.) created the website www.ote.gr/cr2010/ in order to present its CR Report 2010. The use of www.ote.gr/cr2010 is governed by the present terms and conditions, which the users are asked to carefully read and conform to. The use of www.ote.gr/cr2010 entails the unreserved acceptance of the present Terms and Conditions.
  • Use of websites and services of www.ote.gr/cr2010 is reserved for those who have the capacity to perform legal acts. However, OTE is not responsible in any way, in case that under aged children visit the websites of their own free will, or make use of services that may be deemed unsuitable for them.
  • OTE has the right to modify the present Terms and Conditions at any time and without warning, but it is liable to update the present document with every amendment or addition.
CONTENT – OTE LIABILITY
  • www.ote.gr/cr2010 is used ‘as is’ and users have no right to make any change or intervene in any way thereto. OTE provides for the secure use of www.ote.gr/cr2010, as well as precise, full, valid, reliable and up-to-date information. In all cases, the users acknowledge and accept that OTE may not be in the position to exercise control over the entire content and the safety of its web pages and services. For this reason, OTE will neither commit nor provide any form of guarantee, or be held liable regarding the safety and content of www.ote.gr/cr2010, the correctness, fullness, validity and/or usefulness of any content on www.ote.gr/cr2010.
  • With the exception of specific third party rights (intellectual property and others), the entire content that may appear on www.ote.gr/cr2010 (indicatively: trademarks, distinctive features, photographs, text and all files in general), is the intellectual and industrial property of OTE and is protected by the relevant provisions of Greek, European and international law. This content shall not be entirely or partially traded, copied, changed, reproduced, re-transmitted or transmitted or distributed in any manner by any user.
  • Third parties’ products and/or services appearing on www.ote.gr/cr2010 are the intellectual and industrial property of those third parties, who are liable for the content and services and/or products.
  • www.ote.gr/cr2010 re-directs to third parties’ websites through links, hyperlinks or advertising banners. The providers of these websites have full civil and criminal liability for the safety, legality and validity of the content of the web pages and their services, whilst OTE bears no responsibility whatsoever respectively such as, for example, for intellectual and industrial property rights or any third party right. Therefore, users are obligated to comply with the terms of use of those websites, and contact their providers directly for any reason arising from visiting and/or using those websites.
USER OBLIGATIONS
The users accept, agree and acknowledge that they shall lawfully and properly use www.ote.gr/cr2010, and they are subject, among other, to the legislation on the transmission of information from Greece to Member-States of the European Union and third countries. Therefore users agree not to use www.ote.gr/cr2010 for the following purposes mentioned indicatively but not limited to as following:
  • to cause damage to an under aged child.
  • to transmit or gain access to content that:
    1. violates any third party rights (e.g. intellectual and industrial property),  
    2. offends the personality of third parties (e.g. slanderous, racist),
    3. violates the law and the principles of fair trade and good faith,
    4. violates in any manner the privacy and the personal and social rights of others.

  • to mislead anyone as to the origin of the content of www.ote.gr/cr2010, to damage in any manner the reputation of OTE or third parties, put at risk the safety of OTE’s network, to block any user from accessing www.ote.gr/cr2010 or bypassing OTE’s identification control.
  • to install and promote, in any manner, any form of unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or electronic messages not requested by the user (spam), chain emails, pyramid systems and any other form of unwanted content promotion, as well as to install and promote ads without OTE’s written consent.
  • to install, promote and/or provide content that contains digital viruses or any other electronic code, files or programmes designed to intervene, destroy or limit the function of any software or telecommunications equipment or block other users from using www.ote.gr/cr2010.
  • to disclose their own or third party information that contains personal information of users or third parties, either real time conversations (chats, message boards) or during the use of any www.ote.gr/cr2010 service that provides the option of communication between two or more users.
    In any case of illegal or contrary to the present terms use of www.ote.gr/cr2010, the users are obligated to reimburse OTE for any direct, indirect or consequential damage. Failure to exercise the rights stipulated in these Terms by OTE does not entail waiving those rights.
NETWORK AVAILABILITY & SECURITY
  • OTE makes reasonable efforts for the maintenance and availability of www.ote.gr/cr2010. However, the users accept that OTE is entitled to modify and/or suspend the website temporarily or permanently, entirely or partially, with or without warning to the users. given that availability may be affected by user equipment, other communication networks, the large number of individuals attempting to use www.ote.gr/cr2010 at the same time or other causes. Therefore, OTE is not liable for any damage (direct, indirect or consequential, out of negligence, contractual or other) arising from the use of www.ote.gr/cr2010 or the inability of users to access www.ote.gr/cr2010, the suspension of the entire or parts of the website, the delay, the lack of delivery, the interruption or bad quality provision of service or loss of its content and the existence of any type of errors. In any case, OTE reserves the right to temporarily or permanently terminate the operation of all or part of www.ote.gr/cr2010 at any time for maintenance, upgrade or any other purpose.
  • Even though OTE makes every possible effort to protect www.ote.gr/cr2010 from digital viruses, it cannot guarantee that it will remain virus free. Therefore, all users must guarantee their own security (by using antivirus software, virus scanners or other protection systems) before using www.ote.gr/cr2010 or saving information, software or content of www.ote.gr/cr2010 on their computer.
  • OTE is not liable for any violation of said Terms and Conditions due to force majeure. Indicatively, force majeure is considered but not limited to: earthquake, fire, flood, war.
PERSONAL INFORMATION

OTE may process any personal information which the users/visitors willingly provide through www.ote.gr/cr2010 and www.ote.gr/cr2010 services in a lawful manner according to Greek and European legislation. The website’s users/visitors acknowledge and accept the maintenance and process by OTE of an Archive containing their personal information for the purposes for which they submit it to OTE and for the promotion and the satisfaction of the market relationship. OTE may transfer the abovementioned information to linked companies or third collaborating parties for the purpose of provision of services linked to the Archive. OTE maintains the personal information by using security procedures and providing the highest possible security and confidentiality for the user’s personal information. Personal information is announced to the competent judicial, police and other administrative authorities following lawful application and according to the applicable legislative provisions each time.

Users reserve the rights of articles 11 to 13 of Law 2472/1997.
The users/visitors are liable for submitting third parties’ personal information to OTE without relevant authorisation, as well as submitting false, fake or inaccurate data and information for the purpose of deceiving or misleading OTE.
OTE is not liable against the users for any leak of personal information due to their use, through www.ote.gr/cr2010, in third party products and services.
Answers to votes that may be carried out on www.ote.gr/cr2010 are recorded, analysed and commented on by OTE, who reserves the exclusive right to use that information, the conclusions of which are OTE’s intellectual property.

COOKIES

OTE may use cookies to identify a user. Cookies are small text files that are saved on the user’s hard drive, and do not read any document or file on the user’s computer and are solely used to simplify user access to specific services and for statistical purposes, in order to determine the regions in which www.ote.gr/cr2010 services are useful or popular or for marketing purposes. The user can configure his/her server not to receive cookies, either entirely or per case. In this case the user will not have further access to these services.

APPLICABLE LAW – JURISDICTION

The present Terms and Conditions of Use and any modification thereto are governed by the Greek Law and sole jurisdiction is granted to the Courts of Athens.