This website (email@example.com) is an electronic shop for displaying and marketing clothing products on line, set up by the company J. & B. LADENIS BROS S.A. – MINERVA – KNITWEAR MANUFACTURING COMPANY (herein referred to as MINERVA), based in premises at the 6th kilometre of the Thessaloniki-Oraiokastro road, in Nea Efkarpia, Thessaloniki. Before using the site and the services it offers users/visitors are asked to read carefully and comply with the terms and conditions (hereinafter ‘the Terms’) set out below, which govern the use of our e-shop and the web pages it contains. These Terms are binding on all visitors and users. The user/visitor automatically accepts these Terms in choosing to register as a member of the shop. Use of our e-shop and its services entails unreserved acceptance of the Terms in question by users/visitors. In the event of a user/visitor disagreeing with the Terms, he/she is asked not to use the site. For any information, questions or clarification relating to the content of the site, the terms and conditions of use, the terms of sale and/or services offered via the site, please contact MINERVA – before browsing or using the site – at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 30 2310 683110, or by writing to the company offices in Thessaloniki at the address above.
Each user/visitor shall make use of the site entirely at his/her own responsibility; under no circumstances can the content of the site be regarded as constituting advice or exhortation – direct or indirect – to the user/visitor to proceed to action of any kind.
This site may only be used for legitimate purposes and in such a way as not to hinder its use by third parties. The user/visitor must use it in accordance with the law, accepted practice and these Terms and must not commit any act or omission which might cause damage to the site or cause it to malfunction, or affect or jeopardise the provision of service by MINERVA via the site.
The site and the services it offers are designed solely for adults. Minors may not use or visit the site, nor may they conduct transactions using the site. MINERVA accepts no liability for possible visits to the site or its use by minors, given that it is not possible for the company to verify the identity of all users/visitors entering the site.
MINERVA makes every effort to maintain and ensure the availability of the site and its contents. However, this availability depends on various factors, such as the technical equipment of users, the number of users attempting to access the site at any one time, to access the internet, etc. MINERVA is also entitled to suspend operation of the site in order to carry out maintenance.
MINERVA may also – at any time and without notice – change the nature and content of the site, while suspending or interrupting, temporarily or permanently, its operation. The site may also be suspended, or have its operation hindered, contrary to the wishes of MINERVA, for reasons which are beyond the control of MINERVA.
MINERVA makes every effort to ensure the accuracy, fullness, validity and clarity of the information and content in general of the website. MINERVA cannot, however, guarantee, nor accept liability towards users/visitors, for the security and content of the site. Users/visitors accept that MINERVA cannot control the entire content and all the services provided through the site. MINERVA is also unable to guarantee that use by users/visitors of information, data or material included in the site’s content, do not affect rights of third parties.
3. Limited liability of MINERVA
Users/visitors who do not trust MINERVA are asked not to visit or use the site or the services offered via the site. Users/visitors are also asked to use software offering protection against viruses, Trojan horses, time bombs and other harmful programmes and data.
The e-shop offers its content (e.g. information, names, photographs, depictions, etc.), and the products and services marketed through the site ‘as seen’, with no guarantee – explicit or implied – whatsoever. Nor can MINERVA guarantee that the content of the site and the quality of the services offered via the site will respond to the needs, requirements or expectations of its users/visitors. No immediate, delayed, associated, indirect or potential damage caused by access to the site, or use thereof, will generate any liability on the part of MINERVA, its management, employees or associates.
In no circumstances can MINERVA be held liable for any claims of a legal nature (civil and/or criminal) or for any damage actual, special or potential, consisting in, separately or in aggregate, loss of profits, data, foregone profits, financial satisfaction, etc. (these are offered by way of example, not as an exhaustive list), caused to users/visitors of the site, or third parties, by some cause related to the operation or otherwise or the use of the website and/or the inability to provide services and/or information marketed through the site and/or by any non-permitted interference by third parties in products and/or services and/or information provided via the site. MINERVA cannot be held liable for any loss or damage, contamination by virus and/or other malware, to the computer or other electronic device used by the visitor/user to gain access to the site; nor can it accept liability for any damage relating to inability to execute, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission or system crash etc.
4. Conduct and obligations of users/visitors
Users/visitors are obliged to comply with all relevant Greek, European and international laws and regulations, including (by way of example, not an exhaustive list) laws covering the protection of intellectual property, the protection of personal data, protection of competition, etc. Also, users/visitors must use the MINERVA site and the services offered via that site in a manner consistent with normal practice and these Terms.
Users/visitors agree that they will not use this site in order to send by e-mail or transmit in any other way or publish content which is illegal, prejudicial, menacing, offensive, insulting, slanderous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, blasphemous or libellous, which infringes the privacy of third parties, which expresses hatred or racial, ethnic or other discrimination, which may cause harm to minors in any way, which is outlawed by legislation or forbidden by contractual or management relations (such as internal information, ownership information or confidential information acquired or disclosed in the course of working relations or covered by agreements on confidentiality), or which infringes intellectual or industrial property rights, or other property rights of third parties, which contains viruses or other codes, files or programmes designed to disrupt, to cause damage or to destroy operating equipment, software or other computer material.
Users/visitors of the site must also refrain from acts or omissions which may harm or disrupt the functioning of the site and the access to the site by third parties, or which may jeopardise the provision of services supplied by MINERVA via the site. Use of the site in any manner which is illegal or contrary to these Terms will generate a duty of compensation to MINERVA for any actual or potential loss it may sustain from such conduct. Also, users/visitors are obliged not to supply false information concerning their identity, not to impersonate any other individual, not to send unsolicited or junk e-mail, or multiple copies of messages, not to collect information on other users/visitors of the site without their consent, including financial information and e-mail addresses.
As far as possible use of the site must be in accordance with the terms laid out in the Code of Conduct for Internet Users (Netiquette / *Alex hyperlink*/). Practices contrary to this Code are explicitly forbidden.
In the event of non-compliance by any visitor/user of the site with the relevant law and/or these Terms MINERVA may take the necessary measures and proceed to any necessary action in response to such conduct. Thus MINERVA may, for example, deny access to services available via the site or delete, modify or transfer messages, always respecting, of course, the principle of proportionality.
Any costs or compensation MINERVA may be called on to pay as a result of infringement by a user/visitor of his obligations under these Terms will be charged to the said user/visitor, who shall be obliged to pay said costs or compensation to MINERVA immediately and without the latter being required to have recourse to the courts.
5. Intellectual property rights
This site and its contents, including images, graphics, drawings, photographs, texts, informational material, services and products provided, trademarks, brand names and logos, all forms of data and software represent – except where explicit reference is made to third party rights – the intellectual and industrial property of MINERVA and are protected under the relevant provisions of Greek and European law and international conventions. Also, anything transmitted, re-transmitted or dispatched via the site, where such transmission etc. is possible and legal, shall be the property of MINERVA.
Intellectual ownership is acquired without any need for further formalities and without need for agreement or for explicit prohibition of any challenge to said ownership.
It is explicitly forbidden to reproduce, amend, make analogue or digital recordings or mechanical reproductions of, to distribute, transfer, download, alter, re-sell, lease, store, print, generate derivative business from or mislead the public in respect of the real provider of the website and its contents.
The names, images, logos, trademarks and brands which represent MINERVA and appear on the site are the property of MINERVA or third parties and are protected by Greek, European and international laws on intellectual and industrial property. Their use is explicitly prohibited without written prior consent from MINERVA or their legal titleholder. Products, brands, trademarks and logos of third parties appearing on the site are the intellectual and industrial property of those parties, who bear exclusive liability for said products, brands etc.
In no circumstances may the appearance and display of the above on the site be interpreted in any way as a transfer or concession of explicit or tacit permission or right to their use.
Any information submitted by users/visitors to MINERVA via the site shall be regarded as information of a non-confidential nature and shall not be deemed an asset of the user/visitor in question. MINERVA may also collect limited and necessary information for the purposes of its general commercial activities.
6. Personal data
MINERVA’s management and protection of personal data of users/visitors to the site are governed by the relevant Greek and European legislation and by these Terms.
In visiting and using the site, and availing themselves of the services offered by MINERVA via the site, users may be asked to supply personal details (e.g. name, occupation, telephone, e-mail address, date of birth, etc.). The details provided by users/visitors anywhere on the site or in relation to the services available on the site are intended solely to ensure the functioning of the relevant service and may not be used by third parties except in compliance with the applicable laws. Personal details of users/visitors sought by MINERVA are confined to those details necessary for the running of the e-shop and provision of its services, to ensure optimal customer service, always in accordance with the provisions of Law 2472/1997 on protection of personal data and Law 3471/2006 on protection of data in e-commerce, as those Laws are amended and in force at any time.
MINERVA may collect, store and process personal details of users/visitors to the site only if the said details are supplied voluntarily and for the following purposes:
For the provision of services chosen by the users/visitors through the website (e.g. purchase of products, information on new products, participating in competitions, etc.)
For better service for users/visitors
For collection of information from users/visitors (feedback) on the products and services offered by MINERVA and in order to improve them, on the basis of the information gathered
To inform users/visitors about new MINERVA products, with their consent
To inform users/visitors about MINERVA offers and competitions that may be held, with their consent
For marketing and promotion of MINERVA products at a distance, with consent of users/visitors
For market research and communication with users/visitors, with their consent
To raise the MINERVA profile
Personal data supplied voluntarily by users/visitors to the site may be collected by MINERVA in a file, stored and subjected to processing by MINERVA for the relevant purposes.
The holder and party responsible for processing of the personal data collected as described above and holder of the archive created for the above purposes will be the soci?t? anonyme known as J. & B. LADENIS BROS S.A. – MINERVA – KNITWEAR MANUFACTURING COMPANY based in Nea Efkarpia, Thessaloniki, at the 6th kilometre of the Thessaloniki-Oraiokastro road (PO 564 29), and the archive will be kept at the same address. For any matter regarding the processing of personal data, please contact Efi Avramidou at 30 2310 683110 or email message to email@example.com
The only recipient of the personal data supplied by users/visitors to the site is MINERVA, which may forward the data to affiliated companies in order to facilitate operational and computer service of its transactional relations with the said users/visitors, and for statistical and historical reasons. Provided that the user/visitor has filled in the relevant box and has consented to receive informational and advertising-marketing material, MINERVA may, after informing the user/visitor, forward his personal details to third parties for the advertising/promotion of the products they are offering, and also to businesses carrying out market research or other related activities.
Users/visitors who have supplied their personal data to MINERVA have the following rights:
Right of access to any information concerning them held by MINERVA
Right to be informed of a) all data of a personal nature concerning them, and the provenance of that data, b) the purposes of the processing, c) the recipients or categories of recipient, d) the progress made in processing since the previous update or notification they received, e) the logic of the automated processing, e) as appropriate, the correction, deletion or locking of data whose processing is not compatible with the provisions of Law 2472/1997
Right to object to processing of data concerning them
Right to provisional judicial protection
The consent of participants to the collection and processing of their personal data may be withdrawn at any time, but without retroactive effect
MINERVA performs all the obligations required of it in law. The subject of the personal data may at any time request that MINERVA cease dispatch of the above informational and advertising-marketing material. In order to exercise his right of objection under Law 2472/1997 the person concerned must seek the specific action in writing from the Processing Manager, e.g. the correction of his personal data, the provisional non-use of that data, the locking of the data, its non-transfer or deletion.
If the user/visitor communicates his personal or sensitive data of his own accord, via the site, directly to third parties, then it is his own responsibility to investigate the terms of data protection observed by the said third parties. The user/visitor accepts that MINERVA has absolutely no liability in respect of such notifications and the consequent possible use of the data in question by other persons. Likewise MINERVA bears absolutely no liability for any notification by users/visitors to the site of personal and/or sensitive data of third parties, through the site, without the prior consent of the person the data concern.
Each user/visitor vouches for the accuracy and authenticity of the personal data he submits to MINERVA, and for his right to submit the said data.
MINERVA acknowledges the importance of the security of the personal data of users/visitors to the site and makes all reasonable efforts, using the most contemporary and sophisticated methods, to ensure that security is not compromised. However, users/visitors must be aware that the sending of confidential information via e-mail is not the safest method of communication, as there is always the risk that this information will be seen by third parties.
Cookies are alphanumeric files transferred to the computer hard disc of a user of the site and serving to keep statistical data necessary for the provision of services such as those mentioned above, for the purpose of identifying popular websites or for marketing reasons and access of the user/visitor to the website or page he wishes to visit.
Cookies present no risk to the computer of the website user/visitor. If someone does not wish information to be gathered via cookies, he can set his browser to delete any cookies already existing on his hard disc and either automatically reject any new cookies or be asked on each occasion a cookie is to be installed on his hard disc whether he wishes to accept it or not. But users/visitors must be aware that choosing to reject cookies will make it harder or even impossible to use parts of the website and its services.
9. Advertising and information messages
The user/visitor to the site may, if he wishes, request information on new products brought out by MINERVA and sold on the site or in its conventional shops, and on any other offers, by the dispatch of advertising-information messages via telephone, e-mail or post. Users/visitors who so wish may also ask that the dispatch of such messages be suspended. MINERVA also offers to send users/visitors to the site a newsletter, sent to their e-mail address, if they state that they wish to receive it.
10. Applicable law
The above Terms are subject to Greek law and to be interpreted in accordance with that law. If any provision is declared unsound or invalid by the competent Greek court, it will be rendered null and void but without affecting the validity of the other Terms. Any dispute arising from the use of the site or concerning the Terms set out above shall be resolved by the competent courts of the city of Thessaloniki.