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Welcome to our site and thank you for your interest in www.epirus.travel

General Information and Terms of Use

The website www.epirus.travel (hereinafter referred to as “ET”) is provided, as is, by the private company “Georgios Karagiannis.” Whose registered principal address is Anexartisias 49, Ioannina with VAT ID No. GR137825069, under the terms and conditions set out in this notice. Each individual that enters, interacts with or uses services provided by ET is considered to acknowledge and consent to the terms hereinto described, fully and unconditionally. Persons that do not consent should refrain from utilizing and interacting with the website in any way. ET reserves the right to alter terms and conditions, without notification, at any time and so encourages visitors and users to read the Terms of Use. Any queries and requests for additional information may be sent via e-mail to info@epirus.travel.

ET provides ET users with information about the place they intend to visit, or are already visiting, including a guide of local shops and services as well as a newsletter with the latest news. It also provides local businesses and organizations, governmental and private, the opportunity to promote their work through advertisements, as outlined in the ET site.

For convenience, we’ll call “Guests” those who search for information on ET and “Businesses”, “Property Owners”, “Managers” those who communicate with ET on commercial terms and register their business in ET’s diverse advertising roster.

Guests communicate directly with businesses to find goods and services, e.g. vacation rentals, and ET is not an intermediary. Guests can easily contact businesses on ET site through a variety of channels on ET’s site and businesses receive their inquiries and reply accordingly. ET provides opportunities for interaction and simplifies communication between Guests and businesses but it does not take part in their correspondence or potential transactions.

The services provided by ET are solely for the purpose of
A. Assisting Guests to gather travel and other information, search for travel services and book rooms.
B. Assisting tourist agencies and businesses, as well as professionals in the hospitality industry, to interact with existing and potential client Guests via free or paid services provided by ET.
All existing, as well as all new, services provided by ET are subject to these terms unless otherwise explicitly stated.

Commercial Logos and Intellectual Property Rights

ET content in its entirety, except for information, logos, photographs and videos that appear in advertisements for businesses, associations and other organizations, constitutes intellectual property of ET and is protected by Greek and European Legislation and international conventions. ET retains exclusive intellectual property rights for the design, artistic representation, source code, data base and all website content (including images, logos, graphic design, photographs, sketches, drawings, texts, services provided and all ET website archives in general.) Segments of ET content, particularly photographs displayed, may constitute the intellectual property of natural or legal third parties entities, used with the owners’ explicit permission. Their use on the ET site in no way authorizes their use elsewhere. Infringement of owners’ intellectual property rights of any kind is subject to fines and punishment as designated by law.

The reproduction, distribution, broadcasting, retransmission of content, or any other use of content, with any means or medium, for commercial or other purposes, is permitted only with the prior written agreement of ET and/or other intellectual property owners.
Infringements include, but are not limited to, copying, processing, amending, publishing, distributing by any means, parts or the entirety of ET website content, text, photographs and data base content without the prior written consent of its authors. In addition, copying, processing, decompilation and any other non-authorized use of ET’s software are strictly prohibited. Commercial logos that appear on the ET website comprise registered trademarks belonging to ET and third parties and are protected under relevant provisions of Greek and European legislation, international conventions and treaties. The use of these trademarks without prior written consent is strictly forbidden.

Third-Party Content

ET does not own any of the businesses displayed on ET. ET in no way guarantees or bears any responsibility for information and details provided by businesses nor is it liable for damages caused by the use of its website.

ET is an information platform that features businesses with their details. It does not rent or sell, nor does it own businesses that advertise on ET. Businesses submit their details and information independently and thus, ET bears no responsibility for availability, content, nor for the accuracy of other websites, services or goods potentially linked or advertised on ET. The content of other websites, services, goods or advertisements, potentially linked with our content is not managed or reviewed by ET.

ET a) does not guarantee the use of links that appear on the “Website” b) does not guarantee the accuracy and comprehensiveness of other websites, services, goods or advertisements potentially linked with its website services.

Links to other websites

ET does not monitor availability, content, data protection policies, the quality and comprehensiveness of services provided by other websites and pages with which it is connected via links, hyperlinks or advertising banners. Therefore, regarding any problems that may arise during use, Guests should address the responsible websites and pages directly, who are solely liable for delivering their services. ET in no way endorses or accepts the content or services of the websites and pages to which it provides links or to which it is connected by any other means.

Affiliated Sites

ET has no control over, and no liability for any third party websites or materials. ET works with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked with the Site. Because neither ET nor the Site has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, ET makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and ET assumes no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of the Site, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that ET makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of such third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content.

Google Maps/Earth

Parts of ET use Google Maps/Earth services, including the Google Maps API(s). Use of Google Maps/Earth is subject to Google Maps/Earth Additional Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

Use of the site

You may not use ET or any content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms or that infringes upon the rights of ET or others.

Guests agree not to: (a) make any false, speculative or fraudulent inquiry, request or reservation; (b) access, monitor or copy any content or information of this site using any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, spider or other automatic device, program, algorithm or any similar process; (c) take any action that imposes, or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (d) use any device, software or routing to interfere with the proper working of the Site, any transaction being conducted on the Site or any other person’s use of the Site; or (e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or any systems or networks connected to the Site by hacking or any other illegitimate means.

While ET uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the site, ET makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. The properties, information, products and services published on this site may include inaccuracies or errors, including pricing and availability errors.

In particular, ET, its subsidiaries and corporate affiliates and the affiliated, co-branded and/or linked website partners through whom we provide service do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the products and services displayed on this site (including, without limitation, the pricing, photographs, list of amenities and general product descriptions), much of which information is provided by the respective suppliers.

The property owners, managers, businesses and other suppliers providing goods or services in connection with ET are independent contractors and not agents or employees of ET.

ET and its affiliates are not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other resulting damages or expenses. ET and the ET affiliates have no liability and will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, overbooking, strike, force majeure or other causes beyond their direct control, and they have no responsibility for any additional expense, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.

ET, ET affiliates, and their respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products, and services contained on this website for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any products or services on this website does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by ET or the ET affiliates.

By offering travel products and services located in particular destinations, ET does not represent or warrant that travel to such points is advisable or without risk, and is not liable for damages or losses that may result from travel to such destinations. All the information and services provided or referenced on the site are provided “as is” and with all faults, and the entire risk as to satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy and effort is with the user. In no event shall ET, its affiliates and/or their respective suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of or access to this site or the delay or inability to use this site, or for any viruses, information, software, linked sites, products and services obtained through the site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, even if ET, its affiliates or any of their respective suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages.

You are currently agreeing to exempt ET, ET partners and their respective suppliers, and each of their respective agents, managers, accountants, employees, and other related persons or entities as a whole, from any kind, known or unknown, complaint, lawsuit, complaint, claim, liability, costs and fees, disbursement, resulting, related or linked, now or in the future, with the use of our service.

It is agreed that Users are personally responsible for services received and understand that such “Services” and their constituents, including content, services, goods, advertisements are rendered “as is” and “as per availability”.

If, despite the limitation above, ET, its affiliates or their respective suppliers are found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or in any way connected with any of the occurrences described above, then ET, its affiliates or their respective suppliers’ liabilities will in no event exceed the greater of the total related rental revenue paid by you at the time of the occurrence or 100.00 euros.

Additional Terms for Businesses, Property Owners, Managers

Businesses, Property Owners, Managers can promote their company/property by generating listings from their account, activated under the “Add Your Business/Experience” menu on ET. Accounts are activated automatically when users provide the requested information and are connected to their e-mail accounts using personal security codes. Following account activation and the receipt of payment by ET, businesses are provided access to create the agreed upon number of listings.

When a Property Owner, a Business or a Manager creates and uses its account, it automatically agrees and accepts these Terms. It may access services solely and exclusively for their intended purposes and in accordance with this Agreement. If ET requests verification of personal details or ownership details from parties opening or authorized to handle accounts on ET, these parties are obliged to deliver said details immediately.

Details and information provided by Businesses in their accounts and listings must be truthful, precise, up-to-date and complete and should be corrected in a timely manner to reflect changes.

Businesses accept and agree:

– that each “Listing” features a single property unit only e.g. one room of the client’s hotel

– that all “Listing” links, HTML and code relate exclusively to the client’s single unit and nothing else. No additional e-mails, except for the client’s e-mail, provided only in the designated area and nowhere else in the description, may be listed.

– that the content of each “Listing” may be refined, corrected, improved by ET, if deemed absolutely necessary, to maintain content quality or to correct content that comes in conflict with our Terms, without prior notice.

– that they are liable and agree to abide by all legislature, guidelines, advertising ethics and Greek Advertising Code rules.

Businesses must protect their account information, if they are account holders, and monitor and take full responsibility for any use of their accounts by third parties.

Text, photographs, and all other account and listing content, is the intellectual property of businesses advertising on ET. Businesses guarantee that content provided is accurate and in no way misleading e.g. room descriptions, photographs, prices etc. For all content not belonging to you, you agree to refrain from modifying or copying, distributing, transferring, presenting, executing, reproducing, publishing, licensing, creating derivative works, transferring, selling or reselling any information, software, products and services provided or mediated by ET services. You further agree to refrain from using Services or Content for any other commercial purpose except the commercial purposes specifically outlined in this agreement or other potential guidelines provided by ET.

ET reserves the right to reject or delete business Listings, as it deems necessary, in order to keep visitors properly and accurately informed. Businesses acknowledge this possibility and agree that ET is not liable for ensuing losses or responsibilities.

Payments to ET are made via bank transfer. Listing access is granted the same day that ET receives the agreed upon payment.

Business listings will appear on ET for the full contracted time-period and until the designated expiration day. Shortly before the expiration date, the ET advises businesses to renew their subscription plan to keep their listings active uninterruptedly. A requirement for the renewal of the promotion is the timely payment of the subscription amount, up to the expiration date, otherwise the listings will automatically be deactivated. After collecting the amount of the subscription, ET will renew the promotion plan of the business so that service is not interrupted. Businesses must specify, in writing, which listings they do not wish ET to renew.

ET reserves the right to delete Listings when (i) it receives a complaint for any Listing that, following careful inspection and personal assessment, is justified (ii) it identifies listing content that conflicts with specific agreement terms or includes threatening, abusive and insulting content.

ET is not responsible for Businesses, which are solely responsible to provide site visitors the services found on our platform.

Details provided by Businesses to create listings are used by ET for correspondence with them, as well as for extra promotional (social media, ET and other sites) and statistical purposes.

Applicable Law and Other Conditions

The aforementioned terms and conditions for ET users and any corresponding amendments are governed and supplemented by Greek and European legislation as well as international treaties. Any provisions conflicting with the law automatically cease to apply and are dismissed from the agreement but under no circumstance affect the validity of the remaining terms. The present document constitutes the total agreement between ET and Guests/Businesses of the site and its services and is binding solely for them. Amendments of terms and conditions shall be recognized only under the condition that they have been submitted in writing and incorporated into the present agreement.

ADVERTISING LISTING REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
Website users (visitors)

ET collects customer reviews from users that have rented houses/accommodations, dined at restaurants, chartered pleasure boats, reserved activities or used other services advertised on the ET website, located at the electronic address www.epirus.travel (herein “ET”). When visitors submit a review, we protect their privacy while also reserving the right to publish and use their reviews, or even to remove them if they do not comply with our terms of use. Once reviews are published, administrators of the businesses advertised will be informed and they may reply to the review comments if they choose to.

Website users (advertisement clients)

Tourism professionals and service businesses included in ET’s business guide may receive customer reviews of their listings. When their customers submit a public review, businesses retain the right to reply via their ET accounts and customers are notified of these replies via e-mail. Listings thus accumulate comments (reviews/replies) and ratings of the services they offer which are visible to all website visitors.

What is not allowed (advertisement clients and visitors)

Activities that intend to undermine listings, visitors, ET and its community, including false, indecent, misleading and slanderous comments, ratings and other interventions, are strictly forbidden.

If advertisers or visitors object to comments, and these comments are incompliant with the terms of use stated in the present agreement, they may communicate directly with us during office hours so we can examine their request.

Jurisdiction ET

ET reserves the right to remove reviews, and replies to reviews, of advertisement listings if it deems them to be incompliant with our terms of use and incompatible with this website’s proper functioning. ET reserves the right to maintain negative reviews, or negative replies to reviews, if these comply with the terms of use.

CONTENT IN DETAIL

When content is submitted to ET (reviews, comments, listing details), ET is granted the perpetual, unlimited, non-exclusive, gratuitous, transferrable and wholly assignable right to:

a. Host, use, post, edit, translate and publicly transmit this content via its Website.

b. Make your content accessible and visible to other users as well as allow them to do the same.

c. Provide and publish specific content with the intent to showcase, broadcast, promote and publicize it to other means/media outlets and services.

d. Pursue prosecution, in accordance with the law, of any natural or legal person/entity that violates your rights or the rights of ET regarding this content, infringing upon the present agreement. It is acknowledged and agreed that your content is neither confidential nor does it comprise your exclusive property.

e. Send visitors requests to submit reviews via their contact information (e-mail) at the request of tourism professionals listed in our business guide, regardless of whether they’ve made a reservation on the ET website or other platform. ET shall retain the right to collect and store contact information, including visitor names and e-mail addresses, for their business records. ET agrees not use these records for repeat marketing, respecting the rights of the clients of businesses advertised on our Website.

You certify and declare that:

a. You do not intend to use personal identification information relative to content or derivative works nor their upgrades or updates.

b. You are not opposed to the publication, reproduction, modification, adaptation, deletion and commercialization of your submitted content by ET and their partners.

c. You definitively abandon all rights as the author of the content submitted by you to ET and consent to abstain from claiming any such rights.

d. You forever release ET and its partners from liability for any possible claim you may raise against ET based on these moral rights.

Your comments, suggestions and reviews may be used at any time and ET bears no responsibility to protect this information as confidential.

ET does not process or verify the messages/comments of users that appear on our website and thus bears no responsibility for their content.

Nonetheless, ET reserves the right to temporarily or permanently remove, without prior notice, at its discretion, any message or other content that it deems to be in violation of the terms of usage or in conflict with the rights of ET, its partners and/or other users.

You agree to abstain from publishing, posting, disseminating or creating public content that:

Is false, racist, misleading, libelous, slanderous, illegal, prurient, pornographic, obscene, deviant, harassing, threatening, or violates the right to privacy or the right to publicize, promotes violence, racism, discrimination, hate or is offensive, instigative, fraudulent or otherwise controversial.

Is mass mail, spam, unwanted or junk mail, chain or pyramid mail.

Falsely professes to be a natural or legal person/entity, or otherwise misrepresents his or her relationship with any natural or legal person/entity including ET.

Discloses the personal information of any third parties.

ET is not obliged to examine, process and monitor content that is submitted, posted and disseminated via the advertisement listings. Nonetheless, it retains the right to withdraw, examine, translate and adapt, without prior notice, any content posted or stored in the advertisement listings.

ET bears no responsibility for content this is published, stored, shared or posted on the website by you, or third parties, or for any incurring losses or damages. It bears no responsibility for possible errors, libelous and slanderous comments, omissions or falsehoods.