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Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY

(last updated in July 2018)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Your access to this website confirms that you have fully understood all provisions that are mentioned hereinafter and that you totally agree with these terms. The terms can be amended at any time, without prior notice and by publication herein, the amended terms will be applicable to all users. Thus, it is advised that you frequently review these terms and conditions. «LEGALWAYS» has placed the information on this website as a service to the general public to provide information about the provision of legal services of Panhellenic range by our associates. The access, use and browsing on this website is free and does not induce any economic burden to its users. Through the electronic environment of «LEGALWAYS», no virtual legal services are rendered. Our associates do not answer in users’ questions, nor do they provide legal or other advice electronically and they do not enter into any agreements through our website with the users. Please note that any communication with «LEGALWAYS» via e-mail through this website does not constitute or create an attorney‐client relationship with us. Please do not send any confidential information. A conflicts‐of‐interest procedure must be completed by «LEGALWAYS» prior to the establishment of an attorney‐client relationship. Only after you execute an engagement letter from the «LEGALWAYS» that details the scope of our engagement and the terms thereof, will you be our client and then you may freely begin to exchange information with your lawyer. The material displayed on our website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude: (a) All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by the applicable legislation, (b) Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above. In «LEGALWAYS» we collect, process, store and use your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and the respective legislation regarding the protection of personal data and privacy. We trust the safe storage of your personal data, which will not be otherwise processed, publicized or disclosed to any third parties. If you wish to exercise any of your lawful rights or you have any questions or concerns in relation to this policy, please send us an e-mail at: privacy@legalways.gr .

COPYRIGHT

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 oract 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: privacy@legalways.gr.

COOKIES

This website might use cookies to identify the visitor / user of certain services and pages. A “cookie” is a file that contains an identification code (a sequence of numbers and letters) and which has been sent from a server to a browser where it is stored. Whenever the browser asks for a page from the server, the identification code is sent back to it. Cookies can either be permanent or relate to a single connection. Permanent cookies are stored by the browser and remain active either until their expiration date or until the user deletes them. Those that relate to a single session expire when the link closes when the navigator is shut down. Cookies do not store items that can personalize the user, but personal information stored by the site and relating to users / visitors may link to the information that is stored and can be obtained from cookies. Only “permanent” cookies are used on the site and linked apps, only cookies pertaining to a connection / session or “permanent” cookies and cookies used in a connection / session. Most users’ browsers allow them to refuse cookies. By continuing to browse or use our Sites and services, you agree that we can store and access cookies.

LINKS

This website may contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties (individuals or legal entities). These links are only provided as a convenience, whereas potential visit of these sites is regulated under the terms of use of these third-party sites. By containing these links «LEGALWAYS» does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered by or information contained in any of these third-party sites and has no control over the contents of those sites or resources. «LEGALWAYS» hereby disclaims all and any liability for all information, materials, products or services posted, offered or that may be accessed at any of the third-party sites linked to this website. «LEGALWAYS» makes no representation regarding the quality of any product or service contained at any such third-party site. Furthermore, «LEGALWAYS» hereby disclaims all liability for any failure of products or services offered or advertised at those third-party sites, and accept no responsibility for their contents, their privacy policy, or the trustworthiness of its materials or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

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: privacy@legalways.gr.«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.

This website may disclose your personal data to a variety of third parties as necessary, including indicatively associates, administrative staff, insurers, accountants, business consultants, suppliers or subcontractors and to the absolutely necessary extent for the purposes of the present privacy policy and terms of use. We sub-contract third parties, after careful selection to ensure that these third parties process personal information appropriately, offering the required level of protection and according to our legal and regulatory obligations. «LEGALWAYS» may disclose personal data of any use:(i) to the extent that is compelled by law, (ii) in connection to any present or contingent legal proceedings, (iii) to establish, exercise, or protect its legal rights (including indicatively the provision of information to third parties required for the avoidance of fraud and money laundering), (iv) to any person who reasonably believes that he may appeal to courts or other competent authorities for the disclosure of his personal data, in case that«LEGALWAYS» reasonably believes that such court or competent authority would reasonably be expected to order the disclosure of such personal data.

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.

SECURITY

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.

USERS’ RIGHTS

The General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable data protection legislation provide certain rights for data subjects. Users are entitled to request access to the information we hold about them. Users also have the right in accordance with applicable data protection law to request the rectification or erasure of their personal data, the restriction of our processing of that data, to object to the processing as well, in some circumstances, to ask that their personal information be transmitted to another organization. Users have the right to request a copy of all data we hold for them. Before disclosing any personal data to you, «LEGALWAYS» may request verification of your identity. If you object to the processing of your personal information, or if you have provided your consent to processing and you later choose to withdraw it, we will respect that choice in accordance with our legal obligations. Withdrawal of previously given consent will have effect for the future and will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent until the time of its withdrawal. Additionally, you have the right to withdraw your consent from receiving marketing materials from us. Your objection (or withdrawal of any previously given consent) could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Please note that even after you have chosen to withdraw your consent we may be able to continue to process your personal information to the extent required or otherwise permitted by law, in particular in connection with exercising and defending our legal rights or meeting our legal and regulatory obligations. In addition, you have the right to receive the personal data that we keep for you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to have them transmitted to another company suggested by you without hindrance from «LEGALWAYS». To exercise your rights and withdraw your consent, please contact us at: privacy@legalways.gr .

USERS’s LIABILITY

The user of this website is solely responsible for its legitimate use and he is obliged to refrain from any illegal act and abusive behavior, as well as the adoption of illegal and unfair competition practices. Users are forbidden to send or publish through this website illegal material, i.e. any material that violates rights of third parties (indicatively rights of intellectual property, industrial property, secrecy and privacy rights) and/oris false, inaccurate, threatening, insulting, shameful, violent, defamatory or prompt to criminal acts. Users should not misuse this website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. Users should not attempt to gain unauthorized access to this website, the server on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. Users should not attack this website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, users would commit a criminal offence under applicable legislation. «LEGALWAYS» will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing user’s identity to them. In the event of such a breach, user’s right to use this website will cease immediately. As a condition of your use of this website, you agree to make «LEGALWAYS» whole for any and all claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees) arising from any use of the website or your violation of these Terms of Use. User shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless «LEGALWAYS» and its directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries and successors in interest from and against any claim, action, proceeding, liability, loss, fine, sanction, damage, cost, or expense, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, experts’ fees and court costs arising out of or relating to any claim by a third party due to or arising out of user’s use of this website in violation of this agreement and/or arising from any use of this website.

DISCLAIMER

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 websitefor 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.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

The present terms of use, as well as the use of this website and any disputes arising from or relating to the terms of use shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Greece, without regard to its choice of law provisions. Handling and protection of the personal data of users of «LEGALWAYS» shall be subject to the terms hereof, as well as to the relevant provisions of the law of Greece, the decisions of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority and the provisions of EU legislation. Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to all such terms &conditions. If you do not agree to these terms &conditions, in part or in whole, you may not use this website and you must exit this website immediately. By using our website, you agree to comply with these terms. If anything in these terms of use that you do not agree with, or if anything is missing that you consider essential, then you must not use our website. Τhe present terms of use represents the complete agreement concerning the matters covered and may be amended only by a writing executed by both parties. The heading references herein are for convenience purposes only, do not constitute a part of these terms of use, and will not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof.All rights and remedies under these terms of use are cumulative and are not exclusive of any rights or remedies provided by law or by any other agreement. If any provision of these terms of use is held to be unenforceable, such provision shall be modified only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable and shall not affect the enforceability or validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect. Any waiver of any provision of these terms of use will be effective only if in writing and signed by «LEGALWAYS». If we decide to waive any breach of obligation arising under these terms of use, then that does not mean that we have waived any other breach or any future breaches.The failure of «LEGALWAYS» to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms of use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any dispute arising from the use of this website or relating to the interpretation or application of these terms of use or on account thereof shall be exclusively resolved by the courts of Athens, Greece.