Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

1. General terms and conditions of use

The present website http://www.art-works.gr belongs to the Civil Non-Profit Company ARTWORKS (Ippokratous 9, Postal Code 10679, Athens). The user of the present website of ARTWORKS, hereafter referred as “user”, acknowledges that he/she has verified that the computer configuration used does not contain any viruses or any other malicious software and that it operates perfectly.

The user is solely responsible for the selection, use and interpretation of the data which he/she consults, searches and transmits on the internet.

ARTWORKS, responsible for this website, reserves the right to modify the present legal notice at any time. The user shall abide by the conditions of use of the portal contained in the most recent version of the legal notice available at the time of such use. The user ought to carefully read the present legal notice and in case of disagreement, he/she should not use the present website. Otherwise, by using this website he/she is presumed to accept unconditionally the following Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

2. Contents of the website

ARTWORKS maintains this website to enhance public access to information regarding the organization’s initiatives and inform about its ongoing activities.

ARTWORKS aims to keep this information valid and accurate. If errors are brought to attention, ARTWORKS will try to correct them. ARTWORKS reserves the right to correct the content of this website at any time and without notice.

ARTWORKS accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the presence of viruses or malicious software on its website.

3. Use of hyperlinks

The present website contains information made available by hyperlinks to other sites which have not been developed by ARTWORKS but by other individuals and organizations. These hyperlinks are provided by ARTWORKS for the convenience of the user and to offer useful information. ARTWORKS under no circumstances bears liability and under no circumstances provides any guarantee for the content, the personal data protection policy, the completeness and quality of services and the security of those other websites provided with hyperlinks.

4. Data privacy

Here is a general overview of some of the ways this website processes user’s personal data including the use of cookies.

4.1 In the following there is information about the collection of personal data when this website is being visited by the user. Personal data is all the data by which a person is identified or identifiable. This data includes the name of a person but also data with which a person can be determined (e.g e-mail address, name and surname etc.).

4.2 The data collected by the website of ARTWORKS stem exclusively from the voluntary subscription to ARTWORKS newsletter where the user provides the personal data required: e-mail address, name and surname. ARTWORKS collects and keeps this data solely for distributing regularly the newsletters about its ongoing activities to the subscribed users. ARTWORKS puts in place measures to ensure that the user’s data are processed securely in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (hereafter “GDPR”).

4.3 When the user is using the website for information purposes only, i.e if he/she hasn’t registered to ARTWORKS newsletter, ARTWORKS collects no data whatsoever, not even any that the user’s browser transmits to its server, i.e the IP address.

4.4 According to the GDPR, the user has the right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority if collection and processing of personal data exists.

4.5 The user can contact ARTWORKS at any time by sending an email to [email protected]

5. Cookies

Cookies are used on this website for its technical functioning and for gathering statistic data. The legal basis for processing personal data by using session cookies in Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR (legitimate interest). Without the use of the session cookies especially, several functions could not be offered to our website. A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on the user’s computer or mobile device. The information on this page lists the cookies that this website uses and describes their purpose. The user will also find more detail here about the cookies related to social media channels (third-party cookies) and Google Analytics (persistent cookies), a service that ARTWORKS uses for statistic purposes.

5.1 Third-party cookies
ARTWORKS has online presence on social media platforms. For instance, ARTWORKS is present on three key social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram and Mailchimp. This online presence strengthens the visibility of ARTWORKS. ARTWORKS website does not set cookies with the display of links to its social media channels when the user is browsing the website. The user can follow links from this website to ARTWORKS Facebook page and Instagram account. By clicking on Facebook and/or Instagram button on the website, the user is re-directed to those websites, which have their own cookie and privacy policies over which ARTWORKS has no control.

5.2 Persistent cookies – Google analytics
Google Analytics is a service which monitors and evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of ARTWORKS website. The cookies used by Google Analytics allow the collection of anonymous information about/of the way users interact with the website content. These cookies provide information about how many users are using/visiting the website, the time and duration of the usage/visit, as well as the way users navigate through the different pages of the website. This information is important for the optimization of the functionality of this website. This is anonymous information that does not contain any personal data.

The user can find more about Google Analytics, by clicking here.
The user may also choose to opt-out by clicking here.

If the user deactivates these cookies, the use of the website will not be tracked and used for the anonymised statistics that are produced for the optimization of the present website. The function of the website will not be affected.

6. Intellectual property

All the information available on the website http://www.art-works.gr is protected by copyright. ARTWORKS can also use creative content from sites that are open source or belong to the public domain, fully respecting and taking into consideration the specific licensing terms of use. Except as permitted by the copyright law applicable to ARTWORK’s website, the reproduction or communication to the public of any of the creative content of this website, including files downloadable from this website, without the permission of the copyright owner (ARTWORKS and/or artists).

7. Responsibility

The user accepts that any access to the website or any use of the website shall be on his/her own responsibility.
ARTWORKS declines all liability for direct or indirect damage which may be caused by the use of the site, particularly in relation to an interruption or cessation of the operation of the site or a dysfunction of the site which may result in particular from a shutdown for maintenance or upgrading of the computer system of ARTWORKS, technical faults or network overloads, faults in telephone lines, errors, negligence or misdemeanours by suppliers of Internet services or by a third party, or a virus acquired via the Internet.

8. Greek law and courts

The law of Greece shall apply. The user is informed that only Athens courts are competent to pronounce a ruling with respect to any disputes which may arise relating to the use, interpretation and implementation of the information and data featured on this website.

The user acknowledges that he/she has taken note of this legal notice and undertakes to observe it.