Social Media Use Policy
Social Media Use Policy
1.1. The use of the Pages is at your own risk. You bear the full responsibility and risk of loss arising from the download and / or use of files, information, other communications, content or other material (including, but not limited to, software or malware) which you access to or obtain through our Pages. We do not own, operate or control the social media platforms. Keep in mind that once you post any information on the internet, there is unlimited access to and / or dissemination of this information over time. Therefore, we recommend that you be very careful when posting any information on the Pages, including personally identifiable information.
1.2. While every effort is made to prepare our posts and comments on the Pages, we do not accept any responsibility for decisions or actions taken as a result of any data, information, statements or advice, expressed or implied, contained therein. We post content that we believe was true at the time of publication in good faith.
1.4. The Company in no case should be considered to embrace or accept the content of the websites to which it refers.
1.5. The Pages are not available for the promotion or advertising of companies, other than the Company itself and companies of which STONETECH is exclusive distributor, nor in general for commercial purposes. You understand that, except for products or services that are clearly identified as being provided by the Company, the Company does not control, endorse or approve any other products or services in any way.
1.6. We expect that all users of the social media Pages will show due respect in the way they communicate with us and with each other. The expression of disagreement can not be associated with personal attacks / insults. This Policy governs your conduct, your rights and the rights of the Company in relation to any text, photos, videos, posts, communications, music, recordings, artwork, ratings, comments or other information you make associated with the Company’s Pages ("Post").
1.9. The content of our Pages may be shared either through the “share” process, where such a possibility is specifically given, or through the embedding of content on personal web pages, provided that they will not be altered, modified or amended in a way that is contrary to the purposes of their publication. The Company is not responsible for any texts, statements or other material of users or third parties that may accompany the shared content.
1.10. If the Post is in any way related to a promotion, lottery, contest, promotion or similar program, additional specific Terms may apply.
1.11. The Company bears no responsibility for comments / opinions / advice / statements, which are not posted by it, nor for any insult, which may cause to third parties. Hence, their reproduction is not allowed in a way that implies that their content reflects the views of the Company. The Company neither endorses nor guarantees the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any such Post.
1.12. The comments of the users of our Pages will be read, but the Company is not obliged to respond to each of them. However we will try to respond in a timely manner (on business days and hours). We may, in our sole discretion, contact you electronically, which includes, without limitation, the posting of announcements, replies to your comments or personal reply on a case-by-case basis.
1.13. To the extent that the Company "likes" a Post, the "like" (or any other reaction) refers only to that Post and is not an endorsement of the person or organization that posted it.
2. The user of the Pages
2.1. You declare that you are an adult and that you have full legal capacity. The Company has the right to check if these data is true by any means and in any way. Each User also states that:
2.1.1. the details of his social media account or those that the user declares to the Company in case of any communication, are absolutely correct, true, accurate and up-to-date. The user is obliged to maintain these details correct, true, accurate and up-to-date throughout the communication / interaction .
2.1.2. the user keeps the password that he/she uses to log in to his/her social media account secret and does not grant it to third parties, in order to prevent any unauthorized access and use.
2.1.3. the user is solely responsible for the content he posts, where permitted and the questions / comments he/she makes, and must comply with applicable law, as well as any suggestions by the Company and this Policy.
2.1.4. access to shared pages & links that are included in the Company Pages, will be done exclusively at his /her own risk.
2.2. The user will not authorize or facilitate any attempt by another individual or legal entity to use the Site in violation of this Policy.
3. User Posts
3.1. When submitting a Post, you agree to the following:
3.1.1. You are over 18 years old.
3.1.2. Your Post is original, accurate and has been created by you or you have obtained all rights, licenses and consents to post it.
3.1.3. Your Post is not false, misleading, offensive, blasphemous, vulgar, obscene, derogatory, defamatory, livel or inappropriate.
3.1.4. Your Post does not include content that infringes the copyright of any third party, any patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy, moral rights, and / or any other applicable personal or proprietary rights.
3.1.5. Your Post does not include content that violates any law or content that engages in, encourages, advocates or provides guidance on conduct that constitutes a criminal or civil offense under any law, decree or regulation.
3.1.6. Your Post does not include content that is or may reasonably be considered hate speech, whether directed at an individual or a group or otherwise unlawfully threatening or harassing any natural or legal person.
3.1.7. Your Post does not include content intended to upset or deceive or mislead others, such as submitting multiple posts in an attempt to monopolize the Page or posting non-relevant to the specified topic.
3.1.8. Your Post reflects your true and honest opinion and your current experience with the Company, being a bona fide user of the Company's services or products. In the event that we deem you acting in bad faith, the Company reserves the right to report to the social media provider any Post, including rating, which is at its discretion inaccurate and is intended to harm the Company or any of its representatives or employees.
3.1.9. You are not an employee of the Company or, if you are an employee of the Company (or a former employee), you agree to include a clear and unambiguous disclosure of your relationship (or your former relationship) with the Company along with your Post.
3.1.10. Your Post is made without any prior payment or payment promise to you and without the expectation of any payment from you, in exchange for the proposed Post. Your Post is also done without having given you any benefit in advance and without expecting a future benefit, other than the possibility of using your Post for the Company's advertising purposes.
3.1.11. Your Post does not contain content that includes third party websites, addresses, email addresses, contact details, phone numbers, or other personally identifiable information or personal data (including sensitive information) without the prior consent of that person for disclosure of such information to the Company.
3.1.12. Your Post does not include any software that contains any Trojan horses, malware, viruses, worms, malicious code, or other potentially damaging information, programs, or files; and
3.1.13. The use of your Post by the Company does not violate this Policy and does not cause injury to any natural or legal person.
3.1.14. You will not refer to specific charges that are charged or paid for the Company's products and services or other professional services or products of third parties.
3.1.15. You will not refer to prices, discounts, terms or conditions of sale and other information related to the cost of the Company's products or services.
3.1.16. You will not refer to salaries or terms of employment or partnership..
3.1.17. You will not try to share markets or customers
3.1.18. Your Post will not include information that could otherwise be considered to impose restrictions on trade and impede free and fair competition.
3.2. Deletion of Posts and / or users: The Company is entitled to (but not obliged to), at its absolute and sole discretion to block or remove Posts and / or users when the content of their Posts (a) is offensive, aggressive, abusive, defamatory, livel or obscene, promotes violence or racism, promotes hate speech or discrimination on the basis of nationality, sex, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation or political beliefs; (b) intends to deceive or mislead, targets groups or intends to harass, threaten or intimidate an individual; (c) infringes the copyright of the Company or a third party; (d) violates any law or regulation; (e) violates personal data; (f) displays links or comments that contain sexual or pornographic content; (g) is spam or contains files that could harm the operation of other persons' computers or mobile phones, (h) contains commercial offers or promotions of a competitor, advertises or promotes prohibited products in general or is irrelevant, (i) violates the content policies of social media or other online platforms; (j) comes from employees or former employees of the Company and relates to the Management of the Company and not to the products or services offered, or (k) encourages dangerous or illegal activities that pose a serious risk of personal injury or death. The Company reserves the right to deny access to Pages and content in general and / or to delete any person for whom the Company notices by itself or receives a third party complaint (Notice and Take Down Process) that it proceeds in the above actions.
4. Limitation of liability
4.1. The Company does not control, influence or is liable for the Posts posted or created by users or third parties who have access to the Pages and is in no way responsible for the content of these Posts. In addition, each User is aware of these Posts, evaluates the information they include and makes use of them at his/her own risk, as the Company bears no responsibility in relation to the truth, accuracy and correctness of the Users’ Posts, nor for any damage or detriment that may occur to User or to any third party, due to or on the occasion of taking into account information included in a Post. You certify that by enabling you to view and distribute content generated by users on the Site, the Company acts merely as a passive channel for such distribution and assumes no obligation or liability in connection with any Posts or activities on the Site. The Company has no obligation to publish or use any Post. In addition, the user bears full and exclusive responsibility for any damage or harm to the Company due to false, incorrect or outdated information stated by the user.
4.2. The Company bears no responsibility for reasons outside its sphere of influence and control. The Company shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages, even if the Company has already been informed of the possibility of such damages, which may arise from or in connection with the use, inability to use, delay or performance of the information, services or materials available through the Pages. The Company provides all information contained on the Page "as is" and does not provide any express or implied warranty. In any case, the Company's liability is limited to acts or omissions of deceit or gross negligence and does not extend to accidental events or events of force majeure.
4.3. The Company shall not be liable in the event that, for any technical reason or other reason or due to force majeure, it is impossible to access, interact or communicate with the Pages (for instance, due to non-coverage of the network, network overload, disconnection with the network) or in case for any reason the operation of the social media is interrupted or the Pages it maintains on them are removed, or for a reason that concerns the provider of the social media platform. Users unreservedly acknowledge and agree that the operation of the Pages may be affected or interrupted temporarily due to problems with the network or the website where the respective Page is hosted.
4.4. The Company is not responsible for any damages, regarding the voluntary publication of personal data or other sensitive information by the user. Users accept full and exclusive responsibility for any consequences, even in the event of malicious harassment by other users or third parties.
4.5. The Company does not guarantee that the Pages or servers through which they are made available to users will be provided free of viruses or other harmful components or that their websites, services, options or results are correct, complete and available at all times. The Company cannot be held responsible for any defects that may exist on the Page or its operation. Regarding the operation of the Pages, the Company disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied. Each user has the sole responsibility to use antivirus software to secure his / her personal computer (or any device he / she uses) and his / her files from viruses or malware, as well as to fight against any detected virus. In any case, the Company does not bear any cost for the necessary maintenance, repair or correction of the users computer and in general his system for any damage suffered after his visit to Page.
4.6. In addition, the Company bears no liability for any deletion of a Post or its own announcements from the social media platform due to reporting of either the Company, or another user, or any third party, or for any other reason.
5. Intellectual Property Rights
5.1. All content of the Pages is the exclusive property of the Company and its legal beneficiaries and is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. You may access, copy, download and print material from the Pages for personal and non-commercial use. Any other use without the permission of the rightful owners is expressly prohibited, i.e. any modification, distribution, transmission, performance, broadcasting, publication, upload, transfer of licenses or sale or creation of derivative works from material published on these Pages is prohibited.
5.2. By submitting a Post, you grant each of the following to the Company:
5.2.1. a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, fully sublicenseable and transferable right and license to use, monitor, review, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, transmit, display, and perform such Post(s), in whole or in part, in any media, format or technology, online or offline, whether now known or hereafter discovered, and in any manner including, but not limited to, all promotional, public viewing and/or commenting (whether on Company's web pages or on third party web pages), advertising, marketing, merchandising, publicity, and commercial uses and ancillary uses thereof, without any further notice or payment to or permission needed from you.
5.2.2. an unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, fully sublicensable and transferable right and license to use your name, nickname, user name, biographical information, vocal recordings of you, and/or any illustrations, photographic or videographic clips, as contained in your Post, in any form or as otherwise incorporated into other works, in any media, format or technology, online or offline, whether now known or hereafter discovered, and in any manner including, but not limited to, all promotional, public viewing and/or commenting (whether on Company's web pages or on third party web pages), advertising, marketing, merchandising, publicity, and commercial uses and ancillary uses thereof, without any further notice or payment to or permission needed from you.
6.1. By submitting a Post, you agree to release, hold harmless, retain and indemnify the Company and each of its respective officers, directors, employees, agents, associates and suppliers from and against any and all claims, suits, actions, demands, liabilities and damages of any kind whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of such Post, including, without limitation, any and all claims for false advertising, copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity or of moral rights, and/or defamation. Without limiting the foregoing, in no event will you be entitled to, and you waive any right to, enjoin, restrain or interfere with use of the Post or the content embodied in such Post or the exploitation of any of the Company's rights as noted in clause 5 above.
6.2. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company, its executives, directors, employees, agents, associates and suppliers from and against all losses, costs, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees incurred by any violation of these terms by you, from your use of the Page (including negligence) and / or the use of any social media platform that you have been subscribed to by any other person using your user account.
7.1. Please note that the Company relies on your statements, assignments, resignations / disclaimers and notifications to allow you to submit a Post. You acknowledge that you may not terminate or withdraw the assignments of the rights and licenses and / or notifications contained in this agreement between us.
7.2. The Company does not guarantee that you will have any opportunity to edit or delete your Post. You acknowledge that you, and not the Company, are responsible for the content of any Posts.
7.3. In case any of these terms is deemed illegal, invalid or void, the validity of the other terms is not affected.
7.4. The headings of the terms are provided for convenience and have no legal force.
7.5. Failure by the Company to exercise any of its rights is not considered a waiver of that right.
7.6. Any dispute arising directly or indirectly from or related to this Policy or the Pages shall be resolved exclusively before the courts of Heraklion, Crete and Greek Law shall apply.