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The Services of the Website www.froika.com (hereinafter “the Website” or “froika.com”) are offered by FROIKA SA, with registered offices in Acharnes, Greece (hereinafter “the Company”) to its users (from now on “Users” or just “you”) under the following Terms and Conditions, which you are requested to read carefully and use the Website’s services only if you agree with them and accept their full application.\n\nBy using the Website’s services by any means you accept these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use set forth herein are the only legally bounding agreement between you and FROIKA SA and they have full force, just as if they had been signed in written. If you do not agree to these Terms you should not use froika.com.\n\nIntroduction\n\nThe Website offers general information about the Company and its products (cosmeceuticals, dermocosmetics and oral care products). Any information to be found on the Website is only offered as general public information about the products and related topics and should not in any way substitute for personalized advise of a qualified healthcare professional, that you should always seek on medical and pharmaceutical issues. The Company does not in any way guarantee the accuracy and correctness of the information found in the Website and it bears no responsibility for such information. For more information on this issue please refer to Article 5 below.\n\nThe Company reserves the right to modify at any time the content and scope of these Terms of Use even without notice. We encourage you to periodically visit this page in order to keep informed on any change.\n\n1. TRADEMARKS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS\n\n1.1 The Website www.froika.com is intellectual property of the Company according to Greek Law 2121/1993 about copyright, as amended and currently in force as well as to international conventions signed by Greece. The Company maintains exclusively any intellectual property rights on the design, source code, database and the entire content of the Website (including but not limited to pictures, graphics, photographs, texts, scientific presentations and studies, services and all other files of this Website) either directly as creator or indirectly, licensed by the respective creators. Violation by any means of these rights will draw the subsequent penalties and liability defined by applicable laws. Indicatively and non-exclusively: copying, modifying, publishing, distributing by any means of texts, photographs, databases and of the content of the Website without prior written permission of the Company, is prohibited. Furthermore copying, modifying, decompiling or by any means unauthorized use of froika.com software is prohibited.\n\n1.2 All trademarks, brand names and logos appearing on the Website are either registered trademarks or property of the Company and/or third parties, companies or respective owners and they are protected by the relevant provisions of Greek and European trademark laws, and by international conventions and treaties. Use of these trademarks, brand names and logos without license is absolutely prohibited.\n\n1.3 In case of questions relating to the content of this Website, please refer to the Company.\n\n2. USE OF SERVICES\n\nThe Website information and services are provided solely for personal, non-commercial use, without charge and without any requirement of registration by users. While you are visiting or using the website for informational purposes, no personal data will be collected, in any way, unless you subscribe to the Website’s newsletter or contact the Company through the Website’s contact form.\n\n3. PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING\n\n3.1 If you complete the contact form of froika.com, your name, e-mail address and message will be stored in our servers. In order to properly provide its services, froika.com keeps a File of Personal Data, according to the greek law 2742/1997, as amended and stands, and it has legally notified the Hellenic Data Protection Authority of the establishment and operation of this Personal Data File. The data stored at froika.com File, are exclusively the ones Data Subjects (you) provide when completing the contact form.\n\n3.2 Purpose of keeping such Personal Data is the efficient communication with you, ie to fulfill the purpose you chose to contact us. For storage purposes only these Data are transmitted to a server within the E.U. Your consent to the present Terms of Use of froika.com is at the same time your explicit consent, as a Data Subject, to the necessary processing and transmission of your Personal Data, as described.\n\n3.3 You have always the right to delete, edit, modify or update the Data you have provided, by using the relevant options in your account. For any information or objection to your Data processing, please contact us at info@froika.com pursuant to the provisions of data protection Law.\n\n3.4 The Company is hereby bound not to sell, rent or by any means publish your Data to any third party. The Company may only forward your Data to third persons or legal entities, if it has your prior consent for the transmission of your information or if it is ordered to do so, in compliance with relevant provisions of law, only to competent authorities. Moreover, the persons and legal entities that cooperate with froika.com have the right to process your Personal Data, only to the extent absolutely necessary in order to provide technical or other support to froika.com or in order to serve your own requests, and they are bound by the respective conditions about processing, keeping and protecting such data.\n\n3.5 The Company will not use your e-mail address in order to send unwanted electronic messages (spam). The Company may use your e-mail address for commercial purposes, in order to to inform you about its products and news and to send you messages concerning your use of the Website. If you would also like to receive our newsletter, you must subscribe by entering your e-mail address in the newsletter section of the Website. You will have the chance to unsubscribe from our recipients list in each e-mail you will receive (opt-out).\n\n3.6 IP Address (e.g. 123.45.678.9) is set by the User’s or the visitor’s Internet Service Provider which gives his/her PC access to the Internet and to froika.com. Your IP Address is stored for technical reasons, as well as for system security reasons of froika.com (server, data base etc), while at the same time it is used for anonymous statistics.\n\n4. COOKIES\n\nThe Website may make use of cookies to identify users of certain services and pages on the site. A cookie is a small item of data sent to your browser by a web server and is saved on the hard disc of your computer. Cookies do not cause any damage to your system and do not affect its working or detract from its efficiency in any way. They also make navigating the web easier for you, by saving your settings. You can set your browser to warn you when cookies are being used in certain services at froika.com, or to block the use of cookies. If you do not want cookies to be used to identify you, you will not be able to access these services.\n\n5. LIMITED LIABILITY\n\n5.1 It is clearly stated that neither the Company nor its representatives offer medical or pharmaceutical advice via its website www.froika.com and in no circumstances is any information stated or presented on the website intended to take the place of proper medical advice.\n\n5.2 Neither the Company nor its representatives can guarantee the accuracy, veracity or scientific validity of the information contained on the Website, in whatever form that information is provided, e.g. images, videos, texts, graphics, etc. The articles presented on the website, although scientific in character, are intended to offer information of a general nature, and even when written by specialists are not intended in any way to constitute individual medical or pharmaceutical advice or to replace in any way your relationship with your own physician, whom you should consult on any matter relating to your health. The information and advice offered should not under any circumstances be regarded as an exhortation to take or refrain from any specific action. No action taken by a User as a result of information presented on the website can give rise to any liability on the part of the Company or its representatives.\n\n5.3 Given the nature and volume of the information on the website, under no circumstances, including that of negligence, can the Company or its representatives be held liable for any form of loss or damage sustained by the user of the pages, services, options and content of the site froika.com, use of which he or she makes entirely and solely at his or her own initiative and responsibility.\n\n6. ABSENCE OF GUARANTEE\n\n6.1 The content of froika.com is offered ‘as is’, with no guarantee, explicit or implied, of any kind in relation to its commercial use or potential or its suitability for any specific purpose.\n\n6.2 No explicit guarantee is made that the pages, services, operations, options and contents of the Website will be available without interruption or errors, or that any errors will be corrected. Nor, despite our best efforts, can we guarantee that the website will be free of viruses or other damaging contents.\n\n6.3 In no circumstances can the Company or its representatives, its employees or associates be held liable for any damage or loss you may sustain from use of the Website.\n\n7. EXTERNAL LINKS\n\n7.1 The Website may contain links to other websites, which are controlled by third parties. Under no circumstances can the Company or its representatives be held liable for the content of such sites, or for any financial or other form of loss or damage suffered by a user visiting such sites. Under no circumstances can the Company or its representatives guarantee that these links will function without interruption. Furthermore, these external links are indicative, not exclusive or limiting in nature. The Company reserves the right to remove or add links without notice, and to change the content of froika.com at any time.\n\n7.2 In proceeding to use froika.com you are acknowledging your understanding and acceptance that in no circumstances can the Company or its representatives be held liable for the content of the hyperlinks it contains, the services/products they may offer or the advertisements they may feature.\n\n8. APPLICABLE LAW AND OTHER TERMS\n\nThe above terms and conditions of use of the website, and any amendment thereof, are governed and supplemented by Greek law, the law of the European Union and the relevant international conventions to which Greece is a signatory. It is agreed that all the above Terms of Use are of equal substance. If any provision contained in the above Terms of Use should run counter to the law, it shall automatically cease to have effect and shall be removed from this statement of terms and conditions, without affecting in any way the validity of the other terms and conditions.\n\nIf you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use, you should not use the Website.\n\n© 2016 FROIKA SA, Elena Spyropoulou, Lawyer