Terms and conditions of use

Welcome to our digital information network. These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via thegreekobserver.com, thegreekobserver.gr, greekobserver.com, greekobserver.gr, digital television, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, when we say the “Greek Observer Site” we mean the digital information network, regardless of how you access the network. However you access the Greek Observer Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you have accessed the Greek Observer Site from the United States or Australia, you also agree to be bound by additional terms contained at the end of these terms and conditions.

1. Use of material appearing on the Greek Observer Site

Your use of the Greek Observer Site is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between the Greek Observer and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), the Greek Observer is the sole owner of all content on the Greek Observer 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 Greek Observer Site (“Greek Observer Content”). The Greek Observer Site and the Greek Observer Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of Greece and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.

You may download and print extracts from the Greek Observer 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 Greek Observer Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorized by the Greek Observer, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Greek Observer Site.

If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at info@thegreekobserver.com.

For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact info@thegreekobserver.com

2. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Greek Observer Content. Nothing in the Greek Observer 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 Greek Observer Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the Greek Observer 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 Greek Observer Site or the Greek Observer Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the Greek Observer 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 Greek Observer Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

3. Third party advertising on the Greek Observer Site

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on the Greek Observer Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
If you want to advertise on the G Site, please email us at info@thegreekobserver.com, and they will pass your details on to our advertising sales team.

4. User content

Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Greek Observer Site. You will be deemed to consent to the Greek Observer terms and conditions, if you choose to post any content or comments to the Greek Observer Site.

When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorized by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Greek Observer Site.

You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide license to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorize third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.

You acknowledge and agree that when you submit content on the Greek Observer Site or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Greek Observer, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the Greek Observer Site.

We, or authorized third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorized third parties.

You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the Greek Observer Site to post or otherwise transmit content that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Greek Observer Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Greek Observer Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the Greek Observer Site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Greek Observer Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Greek Observer assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the Greek Observer Site.

If you are under 16, you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit content.
Any queries regarding copyright and your content should be directed to info@thegreekobserver.com

5. 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 Greek Observer 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 Greek observer Site after it has been posted.

6. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Greek Observer, 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.

7. 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 Greek Observer.

8. Opinion Articles

The views and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Greek Observer