A. Copyright / Intellectual & Industrial Property Rights
The entire content of the website, including, indicatively but without limitation, trademarks, distinctive titles, texts, news, photographs, images, services on offer, is owned by Alpha Bank and is governed by the relevant provisions of Greek and International Law, mainly concerning Intellectual and Industrial Property, with the exception of protected third party rights. Consequently, no modification, publication, transmission, transfer, reproduction, distribution, presentation or any use of the content -in whole or in part- of the website is permitted in any way or by any means for commercial or other purposes, without the prior written consent of Alpha Bank. Exceptionally, limited or isolated copying, printing or storage of parts of the aforesaid content is permitted for the visitor’s personal use, provided that it is accompanied by a clear and distinct acknowledgement of the source of origin and that they will not be used for commercial or other purposes.
B. User Conduct
The website www.fintechchallenge.gr shall be used for lawful purposes only and in a manner that does not restrict or inhibit its use by any third party. The visitors/users of the website ought to comply with the rules and provisions of the Greek, European and International Law and the legislation governing telecommunications and refrain from any illegal and abusive/inappropriate behavior which may have negative consequences for other visitors/users and cause damage to or disruption of the website and by extension to Alpha Bank. In the event of the Bank finding itself involved in any litigation or required to pay any kind of compensation as a result of a breach by the visitors/users of their obligations, the visitor/user shall compensate the Bank accordingly.
C. Links to third party websites
The website www.fintechchallenge.gr enables its visitors/users to be transferred via special connections (links, hyperlinks, banners) to third party websites. The content of such linked sites is the sole responsibility of the respective third parties providing them. Alpha Bank does not warrant the availability of such sites and in no event shall be liable for the content, correctness, legality, completeness, actuality and accuracy of the information or the quality and properties of the products or services offered to the public through the aforesaid websites. Alpha Bank website provides links to other websites solely as a convenience to visitors/users and the inclusion of any link to these websites under no circumstances shall be deemed to constitute or imply an undertaking or warranty or inducement or endorsement by the Bank either of the content or the quality of the services provided therein.
D. Limitation of Liability
Alpha Bank makes every possible effort to ensure that all information provided by the website www.fintechchallenge.gr is complete, accurate, up-to-date and clear, but it does not warrant that all these criteria will invariably be met. Consequently, Alpha Bank, under no circumstances, even in the event of negligence, shall be liable for any errors, omissions or deficiencies concerning the provision of information, any delay, interruption or inability in the transmission of information or any damage caused to the visitor/user due to the use of such information. The content of the website does not constitute a financial, legal or other advice, inducement or incitement for conducting an investment or any other transactions and Alpha Bank in no event shall be liable for any use of the website by the visitors/users who act on their own will.
E. Website Security
Access to the website is provided on the initiative of the visitor/user and not on the initiative of Alpha Bank. The visitor/user of the website is solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining the necessary equipment (e.g. personal computer), software, telecommunication equipment and any other service needed for access to the site. Users are also responsible for protecting their system against viruses and other malicious software. Alpha Bank has made every possible effort to ensure that all security measures have been taken to protect the website against viruses and other malicious software and uses security systems to control access to its web pages in order to prevent attacks and any other unauthorized actions, but it does not warrant that the content of the website will be free from viruses, faults and other harmful components and consequently in no event shall be liable for any damage caused to the abovementioned user’s equipment, software and files, as well as for any damage incurred by the user, due to any of the above causes.
F. Personal Data
G. Cookies Policy
A “cookie” is a small text file which is sent to and stored on your computer or any other device you may use to access the Internet, each time you visit a website, without gathering any information about the documents or files on your device. On our website www.fintechchallenge.gr we use “cookies” for many different reasons, with the aim of creating a safer and more efficient environment for our visitors/users. We mainly use “cookies”, which are necessary for the provision of services offered through our website (e.g. e-banking), as well as “cookies” used for statistical purposes and matters relating to the functionality of our website (e.g. number of visitors, how many return, frequency of visits, user preferences etc.). Internet web browsers are usually set by default to accept “cookies”. Consequently, if you wish to modify how your browser operates, either to notify you about the use of “cookies” or to block “cookies”, you must change your browser’s settings. It should be noted that non-acceptance of “cookies” may restrict the provision of certain services (e.g. e-banking) and information by the Bank.
H. Governing Law - Miscellaneous
The present contract of use is governed by the Greek Law. The Courts of the City of Athens are competent to interpret the present terms and to settle any dispute arising from the present contract of use. If any of the present terms is held to be contrary to Law and consequently void or voidable, the invalidity or unenforceability of such term shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining terms.