Terms and Conditions of Use

The website of the Research Programme Immured vessels in Byzantine and Post-Byzantine churches of Greece: An online corpus belongs to the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (IHR/NHRF), which is based in Vassileos Konstantinou 48, Athens 116 35, Greece.
The access and use of the site is subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, thus by using this site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
The content of this site (texts, images/drawings) is the intellectual property of IHR/NHRF, unless expressly otherwise indicated, in particular regarding the content of the database (copyright of third parties and affiliates, such as specific entries in the database and images contained in the database).
The content of this website can be used, at this stage, for personal information only. It is strictly prohibited to store, reproduce, republish, transmit or distribute any part of the contents of the site, including any trademarks that appear on the website (i.e. Logo of Immured Vessels, NHRF, etc.) without prior communication with the site administrator (yangaki@eie.gr).
Users should be aware that some data might constitute intellectual property of third parties (colleagues, partners, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports) and cannot be used without their permission, as listed in a relevant reference on this website.

Applicable law and other conditions
The IHR/NHRF reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and publish them on this website.
The terms and conditions of use of the website, and any amendments thereto, are governed and supplemented by Greek law, Community law and related international treaties. If any provision of these terms contradicts to the aforementioned legal framework or becomes invalid, it ceases to have effect and is removed from this document, without in any way prejudice the validity of other provisions.
This constitutes the entire agreement between the website administrator and the visitor/user and binds only them.
No modification of these terms will be taken into account and will form part of this agreement unless expressed in writing and incorporated in it.
It is hereby expressly agreed that any disputes arising under the implementation of these terms and the general use of the website by the visitor or user, if not resolved amicably, shall be governed by Greek law and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Athens.

Protection of personal data
Through this website, the Research Programme Immured vessels in Byzantine and Post-Byzantine churches of Greece: An online corpus may collect personal data relating to users/visitors only.
“Personal data” is defined as data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Such data is included in the registration form: i.e. the name, e-mail address and status of the user/visitor who expressly and unconditionally agrees both to the above personal information being kept on the immuredvessels.gr website, and to carefully update their registration details in order to keep them true, accurate, valid, up-to-date and complete.
Personal data processed under the above-mentioned Research Programme for the purpose of completing the research project may be used for informational purposes or to send emails or newsletters to the registered user/visitor. If the user/visitor does not wish to receive these, they may state so explicitly in their contact with the website administrator and personal responsible for data processing, Anastasia Yangaki, Director of Research at the Institute of Historical Research (yangaki@eie.gr).
The personal data of the website’s users/visitors are not disclosed to third parties unless this contingency is provided for by law or if the notification is a contractual obligation necessary for the proper functioning of the website and for the performance of its functions, in which case users/visitors will be consulted again specifically for this purpose.
The electronic file containing the aforementioned user/visitor data is retained for a period of two (2) years from the date of their submission by the user/visitor.
Prior to this deadline, the site administrator and person responsible for maintaining the file may inform existing users/visitors that, should they wish to renew their site registration, they can do so by sending an e-mail to yangaki@eie.gr in which they agree with the relevant data file being kept for the use described above. Otherwise, their data will be automatically deleted from the system.
The processing of data that falls into the category of personal data and is received by the Research Programme Immured vessels in Byzantine and Post-Byzantine churches of Greece: A digital corpus through this website, whether this data is submitted by users or collected during their navigation, browsing and use of the website, is in accordance with the new General Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 “on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data”.
The user/visitor has the right to submit a request to the site administrator (yangaki@eie.gr) seeking access to personal data concerning him/her and/or its correction or deletion. He/she also has the right to withdraw their consent at any time without prejudice to the legitimacy of the data processing based on their consent prior to this revocation.
As Hellenic Supervisory Authority for the monitoring of the application of the General Regulation and the submission of complaints, in case of violation of the rights of the data subjects, there has been designated the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA).
(www.dpa.gr, Kifissias 1-3, Athens. PC 115 23, Tel .: 2106475600, Fax: 2106475628, Email: contact@dpa.gr).

Cookies’ policy
Through this site, non-personal identifiable information may be collected from website users by means of technologies such as «cookies» and/or monitoring protocol addresses (IP) etc. arising from contact between the web browser and the server. «Cookies» are small text files stored by the user’s/visitor’s browser on the hard disk of the computer, tablet, smartphone, and generally on its device when you access a website. They do not recognize the user/visitor’s personal identity, they do not have access to files or documents on their computer. They facilitate users/visitors’ navigation to the site’s pages and can be used for statistical purposes in order to collect anonymous information about traffic statistics. Non-personal information may also include the type of computer or web browser used by users/visitors, their operating system, Internet Service Provider, and other information of this kind.
Usually, web browsers are configured to accept «cookies». The user/visitor of the website of the particular Research Programme can view and manage the «cookies» in his web browser in such a way that it either warns him about using «cookies» in certain services or does not allow him to accept the use of cookies in any situation. If the user/visitor opts to disable «cookies», certain parts of the site may not function properly or he may have limited access to some of the services, uses or functions.