Terms of Use

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Effective Date of Terms of Service: January 2022

Terms of Use of ORFIUM Music Rights Greece website

The website www.orfiummusicrights.gr (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”) is the official website of the Société Anonyme under the corporate name “ORFIUM GREECE SINGLE MEMBER SOCIETE ANONYME” trading as “ORFIUM MUSIC RIGHTS GREECE” (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”), with registered offices in Athens, at 103 Kallirois Street, with Tax ID No: 801380551 and General Electronic Commercial Registry (GEMI) no.: 155579901000, as duly represented, which operates as an Independent Management Entity (hereinafter referred to as “IME”) under the Greek Law 4481/2017 and Directive 2014/26/EU for the management and protection of intellectual property on musical works on behalf of more than one rightholder for their collective benefit. The company’s registered offices are located in Athens, (103 Kallirois Street, PC 117 45, tel. +30 21 0922 8995 and email: info@orfiummusicrights.gr).

General Terms

The use of the website and the services provided through the company’s website by the visitor presupposes the unconditional acceptance of the following Terms of Use, which apply to all content hosted on said website. To this end, the visitor of the website undertakes to read these terms carefully before using the services provided through the website and if they do not accept them, they must refrain from any use of the services and their content. After the first use of the services provided through the website, and with regard to the use of services anew, the company invites the visitor to check again the content of the Terms of Use for possible modifications. The continued use of the website after a possible modification to the above Terms of Use indicates the unconditional acceptance by the visitor of any Terms of Use modified in relation to their original content. In case of non-application of any term, the rest remain in full force and effect. The Privacy Policy (available here) as well as the Cookies Policy (available here) form an integral part of the Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property

The corporate name, distinctive title, trademark, images, graphics, distinctive features, texts and anything else contained in this Website constitute Intellectual Property products of the Company. Trademarks, names, or other Intellectual Property rights of third parties, which may be displayed on the Website, are protected in accordance with the applicable legislation and the visitor must comply with said legislation. The user is prohibited from any copying, reproduction, dissemination, distribution, transmission or use thereof in any way other than as expressly stated on the Website.

The above prohibition does not cover any temporary automated reproduction, carried out during the user’s browsing of the Website, or copies and embodiments of the above intangible rights sent or attached by the company to the user during the communication between them following the submission of a communication request by the latter through the relevant contact form of the Website, provided that the user does not reproduce, distribute, publicly present or otherwise use them, or modify them in any way and always maintains the disclaimers concerning the above mentioned intellectual property rights of the Company unaltered. 

Hyperlinks to third-party websites

The Company’s Website may include hyperlinks to third-party websites and applications. The visitor activating those links and browsing in an online environment outside the sphere of influence and control of the Website may allow third parties to collect and process visitor data. The Company bears no liability for the content, accuracy and performance of said websites and assumes no liability for the content of third party offers on those websites nor is it responsible for their privacy statements and the processing of personal data carried out by the administrators of those sites. Where visitors leave our website, ORFIUM Music Rights, Greece recommends that they read the privacy and personal data protection statement of any website they visit. The inclusion of hyperlinks to third party websites and applications on the website is intended solely to improve the visitor navigation experience on our website by ensuring interoperability between the website and other websites on the internet

Limitation of liability

The company bears no liability for any type of damage that may be suffered by a user of this Website and/or by a third party due to a reason related to its performance or not and/or its use and/or the inability to provide services and/or information available from it and/or information available through it. The Website is provided “as is”, without the possibility of modifications or other interventions by the user. There is no guarantee by the Company that its pages, services, options and contents will be provided without interruptions and errors or that any errors will be corrected. In no case are there any guarantees on behalf of the Company for the accuracy, completeness and availability of the content of the pages and services. The Company makes every reasonable effort to ensure that Website browsing is safe for the user. Furthermore, there is no guarantee on behalf of the Company that any other linked website or the servers through which such website becomes available, are provided to you without viruses or other harmful content. Therefore, no financial or other claim may be put forward for compensation for damage resulting from the above reasons, while the cost is, in any case, borne exclusively by the user.

User Obligations

Users are obliged to make lawful and appropriate use of the Website in compliance with the legislation concerning the transmission of data and information in Greece and from Greece to Member States of the European Union and third countries. The user of the Website is obliged not to use it for any acts that may lead to criminal prosecution or the initiation of any civil or administrative proceedings against the Company, for any acts that constitute a criminal or civil offence or an administrative offence, as well as for any acts that may infringe any right or other legally protected good of the company or of a third party.

In the event that any third party brings legal claims against the Company for the infringement of any of its rights or legally protected goods, the Company may take recourse action against this user and reserves the right to claim compensation from the user for breaching the Terms of Use of this Website. Indicatively and not restrictively, the users of the Website have the following obligations: 

  • Not to transmit or gain access to content that: (i) infringes any third party rights (such as intellectual and industrial property rights); (ii) offends the personality of third parties (such as defamatory and racist content); (iii) is contrary to the law and the morals and fair trade practices (iv) infringes the privacy and individual and social rights of third parties in any manner.
  • Not to mislead anyone as to the origin of the content of the Website, not to prejudice, in any way, the reputation of the Company or of third parties.
  • Not to place the security of the Company’s network and of other users at risk
  • Not to prevent any user from accessing the Website 
  • Not to install and forward, in any way, any kind of unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or unsolicited emails (spam), chain letters, pyramid systems and any other form of unwanted content promotion, as well as not to install and promote advertisements concerning or involving the Company without its written consent
  • Not to install, forward and/or make available any content containing computer viruses (e.g. malware, ransomware) or any other electronic code, files or programs designed to interfere with, destroy or limit the functionality of any software or telecommunications equipment or prevent other users from using the Website.

Personal data and Cookies Policy

The user of the Website is asked to read carefully the Privacy Policy applying to the Website, as well as the Cookies Policy, both forming an integral part of these Terms of Use, and, in case the user does not accept them, to refrain from further using the Website. 

Information purpose of the Website

The Company’s website aims to inform users about the services provided by the Company for the collective management of intellectual property rights on musical works. Users may contact the Company for more detailed information in relation to the Terms and Conditions of the services provided through the electronic contact form available on the Company’s Website. Informing users about the Terms and Conditions of the services provided does not constitute an invitation or a proposal to enter into a contract with the Company, and enabling users to communicate with the Company through the electronic contact form does not constitute an invitation to the user to submit a proposal for a contract. 

Sending a confirmation email to the user

In order to confirm the receipt of the email sent by the user to the Company through the electronic contact form of the Website, the Company may send to the user an email. By accepting these Terms of Use, the user accepts and approves as desirable the sending of the above confirmation e-mail by the Company and acknowledges that its sending does not constitute an unsolicited communication as provided for by Article 11 of the Greek Law 3471/2006. The Company undertakes not to use automatic dialers, in particular using fax machines or e-mail, and, in general, not to make unsolicited communications by any means of electronic communication without human intervention, for the purposes of direct marketing of products or services and for any kind of advertising purposes, without the user’s express consent.

Sending newsletters

The Company may use the user’s e-mail address to send them an e-Newsletter about the services provided and for interesting news from the sector of music, culture, intellectual property and collective copyright management. When subscribing to the e-Newsletter, the user receives a confirmation e-mail and then they will be able to receive the Company’s electronic newsletters and updates. The purpose of the collection and processing of the e-mail address is the sending of the e-Newsletter and the legal basis for this processing is the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 par. 1 (a) of the GDPR (see the Company’s Privacy Policy here).

The user may, during their voluntary communication with the Company through the contact form of the Website or by filling in the relevant newsletter registration form of the Company, send for this purpose their e-mail details to the Company. By accepting these Terms of Use, the user acknowledges and accepts that the e-mail contact details sent to the Company in the above manner are legally acquired by the Company, in the context of the above voluntary communication and can be used for the direct promotion of the Company’s services even without the user’s prior consent, provided that the opportunity to object to the collection and use of their electronic data easily and free of charge is given in a clear and prominent manner, and this in every message in case the user had not initially disagreed with said use.

Complaints management

For any issue that may arise regarding the use of the Website, the user may contact the Company during working hours and days in the aforementioned contact details, for the immediate settlement thereof. 

Applicable law and competent courts

The Greek law is applicable and the Courts of Athens are competent for any dispute arising out of the use of the Company’s Website and the services provided through it.