(last updated in July 2018)
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This website is the property of «LEGALWAYS» and it is protected by the provisions of Law 2121/1993 on “Intellectual Property”, as in force. The distinctive titles and trademarks that appear in this website constitute property assets of «LEGALWAYS» and its licensors. Our lawyers reserve their legal right to take any necessary actions extra-judicially or before any competent court or any other authority against any offenders. This website and the total of the contents of its texts, photos, designs, commercial and financial data, programs and its layout, belong exclusively to «LEGALWAYS» and they are all protected under the respective provisions of Greek and European Intellectual Property Law and international copyright conventions. Based on the above, it is strictly forbidden, totally or partially, to distribute, transfer, process, store, reproduce, republish, modify or act in any other similar way on the above material, without the prior written consent of «LEGALWAYS». Otherwise, the above actions may be deemed as a breach of the copyright rights of «LEGALWAYS», which maintains the right to pursue any actual damage and loss of profit caused respectively in accordance with the legislation in force. «LEGALWAYS» also maintains the right to add, modify and/or remove anytime any data and/or information contained herein as well as to interrupt temporarily or permanently part or total of its services without a notice at its absolute discretion. For any questions regarding the reproduction rights of any part of the contents of this website, as well as for requests of approval of contents reproduction, you may contact us: [email protected].
COLLECTION AND USE OF DATA
«LEGALWAYS» collects information from you only when you contact us via the contact form or via the cv contact form. Personal information that we collect includes: names, e-mail addresses, only for the purpose of communication. We do not use this information to third parties. Any cv’s will be kept for a period of six (6) months in case we need to contact you for an interview. Even for the above information the user will have to consent prior to sending an e-mail to «LEGALWAYS», after having in advance been informed about that his data will be only kept for the communications regarding his request through the contact form. The purpose of the above information is to keep the website and the respective applications secure, to avoid fraud, and to verify the compliance with the terms and conditions of this website or other connected applications thereof (including the inspection of personal messages that are mailed through the website or through the related services of personal messaging). Without the explicit consent of the user, this website will never share or disclose your personal data to any third party for commercial use purposes. Our website does not keep any other personal data and potential acceptance of cookies is made only for the better browsing in this website.
CORRECTION OR/AND DELETION OF PERSONAL DATA
This website grants the right to the users to delete, correct and/or update at any time their personal data, by sending an e-mail at: [email protected]. «LEGALWAYS» is obliged to confirm receipt of such e-mail and that it will proceed to any necessary actions for deletion of the specific personal data of the user within 48 hours (except weekends and banking holidays), with the exception of personal data that have been used for the billing of the client, which are kept for legitimate interest obligated by law.
DISSEMINATION AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
«LEGALWAYS» is committed not to sell, rent or otherwise publish or share personal data of the users of this website to any third party. «LEGALWAYS» may disclose the personal data of its users to third individuals and/or legal entities only on the condition that:
- It has obtained express consent from the user for the disclosure of personal data. Said consent is assumed as given by acceptance of these terms and by not receiving an objection by the user.
- The disclosure of personal data to legal entities and/or individuals collaborating with «LEGALWAYS» is necessary in order to satisfy the users’ requests. The legal entities and/or individuals collaborating with «LEGALWAYS» are entitled to process the personal data entered by the users of this website insofar as this is absolutely necessary for supporting «LEGALWAYS».
- This is required for compliance with the relevant legal provisions and provided that such data are only disclosed to the competent authorities.
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
«LEGALWAYS» retains your personal information for so long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation. Your personal data will be kept for communication purposes for a short period of three (3) months, as provided by the Greek legislation, and in case of attorney-client relationship for the reasonable time provided by the Greek tax legislation. Your personal information will be retained for as long as required for the purpose for which the information is collected and used, taking into account legal and regulatory requirements to retain the information for a minimum period, limitation periods for taking legal action and «LEGALWAYS»’ business purposes.
The security of your personal data is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to maintaining the highest technical and organizational measures to protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of personal data and to keep such secure against unauthorized access, misuse, disclosure, unlawful destruction or loss. Only authorized employees and contractors will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need in encrypted folder. Each employee or contractor having access to any personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, «LEGALWAYS» cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons and «LEGALWAYS» cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public computer network. The website has an SSL mechanism for safer access to it. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the ability to create an encrypted connection between your web server and the visitor’s browser, ensuring secure data exchange between the two sides, preventing them from being intercepted by malicious users.
Neither this website, nor any of its contents is intended to contain, constitute or substitute legal advice or to serve as an advertisement of the services we offer or solicitation of clients. All publications and briefings are current at the date of writing and their contents may become out of date. This website may include information on, or references to, recent legal developments of the laws of Greece or the European Union. Any such information is intended for information guidance purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice. The content on this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be made periodically to this website at any time and without notice. However, we make no commitment to regularly update the information contained in this website. Furthermore, we do not guarantee that this website will operate uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be periodically corrected or that it is compatible with your computer, hardware and software, that the website will be secure, that the errors will be fixed in the website, that the server providing the website is free of viruses or any other malware. We make reasonable efforts for the maintenance and the availability of the content of the website. However, the users accept that we are entitled to change and/ or interrupt temporarily or permanently all or part of the website with or without prior notice to the users. «LEGALWAYS» accepts no responsibility or liability for any action or inaction resulting from, or any loss or damage incurred through, your use of, or reliance on any of the information on, this website. While we have made every effort to ensure that the information in this website is up to date, we make no representation as to the accuracy, comprehensiveness, timeliness or relevance of the content of this website. We reserve the right to change the contents of this website without prior notice. We shall not bear any liability for any kind of damage (positive, negative, incidental, contractual or other) arising from the inability of accessing of the users to the website, the interruption of all or parts of it, the delay, non-delivery, interruption or poor reception of service or loss of their content, the existence of any error. In any case, «LEGALWAYS» reserves the right to interrupt at any time temporarily or permanently the operation of all or part of the website for maintenance or upgrade or any other reason. All content is subject to change and is provided to users “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of suitability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, «LEGALWAYS» neither warrants nor represents that your use of any content will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that the content will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. We assume no responsibility for the failure of any of our services offered in this site. Use of this website is at your own risk, neither we, nor any of our associates, nor any of our staff involved in creating, producing, or delivering the website, are liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or any other damages of any kind arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this website or content, whether based on contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of any such damages.
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