The entire content of the website, including (indicative and not limited to) documents, texts, files, news, graphics, images, photographs, blueprints, illustrations, videos, sketches, software applications and services provided, the terms and conditions of use of these websites as well as any modification thereof, are governed and supplemented by Greek Law, the law of the European Union and the relevant international treaties and is the subject of intellectual property of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi and is governed by the national and international provisions on Intellectual Property as well as the 3028/2002 “For the protection of Antiquities and the Cultural Heritage in general” (Α΄153). Logos, brand names, trademarks and features included on the website belong to and/or the persons mentioned as owners of the relevant rights on the website, and are protected in accordance with the current legislation on Industrial and Intellectual Property and relative rights (law 2121/1993).
Any provision of the above terms that is found to be contrary to the above institutional framework or becomes invalid, automatically ceases to be valid and is removed from this, without in any way affecting the validity of the other terms.
The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi, for the above, non-limitingly mentioned, content of the website, has the right to post, display publicly, reproduce, multiply, dispose, exploit and in general to use it in any way by conventional or electronic means or in general digital, even if not expressly stated herein. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi has the right, at any time, to change, modify, cut, remove, vary and synthesize at its discretion the content posted on its website, both as a whole and in the individual posted elements (texts, images, videos etc).
The license to use any other material protected by Law 2121/93 or other relevant law and which has been identified as Intellectual or Industrial Property of third parties is not covered. For the use and exploitation of the material belonging to third parties, the end user should rely on the beneficiaries of the relevant Intellectual and Industrial Property rights to obtain the necessary licenses for use and exploitation.
Works of Intellectual Property and related rights of third parties included in www. have been set in good faith and for informational purposes. It is understandable that they will be removed if requested by the beneficiaries. The employees of the Ministry, of the Regional and Special Regional Services of the Ministry and of the Public Museums and the providers of services and/or digital photography/filming/cataloging of monuments, spaces or places, events are not considered third parties , concerts etc. of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi and in general those who have assigned, granted and transferred in writing in accordance with the provisions of the law on intellectual property their rights on the material posted on the website www.


License to Use

Any use, reproduction, republishing, copying, storage, sale, transmission, distribution, publication, execution, loading (download), translation, modification in any way, partially or in summary, of the content of the website www is expressly prohibited. and the services offered to him without prior permission.

Exceptionally, it is permitted to individually store and copy, reproduce, republish, transmit or distribute parts of the content on a simple personal computer for strictly personal use, without the intention of commercial or advertising or other exploitation, without direct or indirect economic or commercial purpose or advertising purpose and always under the condition of citing their source of origin, without this implying in any way the granting of Intellectual Property rights of the Greek State (Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi). It is therefore prohibited to constitute the content posted on the website www. in whole or in part subject to sale or assignment or advertising or in any way available, or granted or modified or “loaded” in any way.

The other products or services mentioned on the online pages of the hub and bearing the marks of the respective organizations, companies, partners, bodies, associations or publications, constitute their own Intellectual and Industrial Property and therefore these bodies bear the relevant responsibility.

Regarding the use, reproduction and dissemination to the public for direct or indirect financial or commercial purposes of depictions of monuments,

archaeological sites, historical places protected by Law 3028/2002 “For the Protection of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage in General” (Α΄153), we point out that article 46 par. 7 of Law 3028/2002 and the Common Ministerial Decision No. YPPO/GDAPK/DMEEP/Γ2/Φ51-52-54/81397/2199/12-9-2005 – (B’ 1491) “Determination of fees a) photography – filming – videography. “, as amended and in force, which determines the licensing procedures, the amount of the fee and the method of its collection and any other necessary relevant detail. In the aforementioned KYA, the licensing process for the use of images of archaeological content for commercial or advertising purposes in electronic titles on the Internet or Intranet, in electronic publications (e-books) and in the production of audio-visual works and electronic guides is provided for. The Greek State (Ministry of Antiquities – Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi) is the exclusive owner of the rights to the content of these images. Therefore, the Greek State is the exclusive beneficiary of the revenues from the display of a monument (mobile or real estate) and the use of these in any form.
Furthermore, with Law 4305/2014 (Government Gazette 237/A/31-10-2014) a special exemption is provided for cultural heritage from further use for commercial or advertising purposes for the “protection of cultural heritage from theft, looting, vandalism, illegal excavation, antiquities, and in general the avoidance of exposure to risk of movable and immovable monuments and places protected under Law 3028/2002”.


Internet Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability and/or the persons mentioned as the owners of the relevant rights on the website and protected in accordance with the existing legislation on Industrial and Intellectual Property make every effort and take all necessary measures so that all the content and the information displayed and published on the website is characterized by accuracy, clarity, correctness, completeness, timeliness and availability. However, the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi is not responsible for any spelling or other errors when republishing said information.

Communication forms, bulletin boards and interactive areas can be posted through this website. The use of the above implies that the user/visitor bears sole responsibility for the communication he/she makes and the consequences arising from the publication of this communication. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi bears no responsibility for the fidelity, accuracy or reliability of the material published in any interaction area or for the consequences of communication in interaction areas or the consequences arising from the use of the website. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi under no circumstances can be considered to accept or embrace in any way the ideas, perceptions and actions expressed by the user/visitor – as a consequence or result of the communication. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi may check, correct or delete the content of the user/visitor’s communication.
The user/visitor hereby grants a license to the YPPOA, as the owner of the internet, of all receptive protection projects in accordance with Law 2121/1993 resulting from communication on the boards and communication forms, as well as in the interaction areas, such as these described above.

Under no circumstances does the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi guarantee and consequently bear no responsibility (not even through negligence) for any claims of a legal, civil or criminal nature nor for the restoration of any damage (positive, special or consequential, which may indicatively consist of loss profits, data, lost profits, monetary satisfaction, etc.) of the user / visitor of this website or of third parties, for a reason related to the operation or non-functioning, the use of the website, any inability to provide services / information available from it or from any unauthorized third-party interference with products / services / information available through it. It also provides content (e.g. files, texts, images, photographs, drawings, graphics, videos, software applications, information, names, images, data, etc.) and the services available through the “AS IS” websites, without no warranty express or implied, expressed, implied, expressed or implied, subject to the warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness, inviolable compatibility, security and accuracy, in any way, all of which we expressly disclaim.

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi makes every effort for the good operation of its Hub, but in no case guarantees that the functions of the above network

site or its servers will be uninterrupted or without any kind of error and that any defects will be corrected, free of viruses, malware and similar elements, whether it is its website, or any other site or server through whose content is transmitted.


Protection from Malware “Viruses”

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi makes every possible effort to control the material that is uploaded to the above-mentioned Website, as well as to protect its servers and the servers that host it from malicious software (viruses).

Given the form and structure of the Internet, the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi is not responsible, under any circumstances, for any form of damage, any loss, alteration or destruction of data or software or hardware suffered by the visitor / user that may occur during or after using the websites, services, options and contents of this Website. It also does not guarantee that each related website or the servers and servers, through which each relevant service is made available to the user / visitor, do not contain “viruses” or other malicious software.

In any case, users are advised to use anti-virus and anti-malware software whenever they connect to the Internet.


Blocking Prompts – Tips

No part of the content provided to the users / visitors of the websites is and cannot be considered under any circumstances, directly or indirectly, a solicitation, instruction, advice or prompt for any act or omission, on the contrary it is up to the discretion of the users / visitors after personal assessment to act based on their own will, excluding any liability from us.


Links to websites

This website may contain references (links) to third party websites for the sole purpose of informing and facilitating the user/visitor. The reference to links belonging to third-party websites does not constitute an adoption of their views and actions or an indication of approval or acceptance of the content they express, publish or post, while the websites to which they refer are subject to the respective terms of these websites of use. As is understandable, it does not control the availability, the content, the personal data protection policy, the quality and the completeness, nor can it control the renewal of the content of the services of other websites and pages that may be referred to through “links” (hyperlinks ) or advertising banners.

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi bears no responsibility for their content and any damage resulting from their use, as the visitor has access to them at his own risk. The third parties – operators of the websites responsible under the law – are solely responsible for the content of their websites or for any damage that may result from their use, when the user / visitor of the website www. gains access to it. The user / visitor accepts that by visiting third party websites, he leaves the website www. and is subject to the terms of use thereof.


Hyperlinks to the Website

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi encourages users to create hyperlinks to its website and users are not required to seek the permission of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi to create such links. However, it is not allowed to load pages of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi within frames of other websites. Each website of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi that is referenced by a hyperlink to another website should load in its own window.


Rights to Use Content

The content submitted and published by users/visitors remains their property, while granting the website the right of unlimited, royalty-free license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly display and exploit the content at any time and in any way electronic or form, which does not violate their moral right. Further use of the content posted on the website is always subject to compliance with the provisions for the protection of the individual from the processing of personal data (Law 2472/1997, Official Gazette 50 A’ and Law 3471/2006 Official Gazette 133 A’), as they apply each time.


User Data

Through this website the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi may collect personal data and information of

of users / visitors, which are either sent by users / visitors on a case-by-case basis or collected during their navigation. Personal data and information are considered to be those that can only be used for identification or to communicate with users/visitors, in particular those collected with various Data Submission Forms and are subject to the legal framework governing the privacy of personal data and specifically the N 2472/1997 (with the amendments of Law 3625/2007) and Law 3471/2006 for the protection of personal data. They are used only for the purpose for which they were sent. The user/visitor expressly and unconditionally consents to have the above personal information available on the website, where this is required or requested.

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi may use the personal information for informational purposes or to send electronic mail or announcements/news mail to the registered user/visitor, unless the latter does not wish this and expresses this explicitly in his communication to the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi.

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi does not have for sale the personal information of third parties or of the users / visitors of the present websites. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi does not transfer or disclose personal information of users / visitors of the website to third parties, unless the law stipulates otherwise or unless it is a contractual obligation necessary for the proper operation of the website and the realization of its functions.

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi may process part or all of the information sent by users. Through the website, non-personal identification information of the users of these websites may be collected using corresponding technologies, such as cookies and / or the tracking of Protocol addresses and others similar to those resulting from the communication of the navigation and browsing program ( web browser) with the server. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard drive of each user/visitor and do not take notice of any document or file from their computer, nor do they lead to the identification of their computer with any person. They are used to facilitate the access of the user / visitor regarding the use of specific services and / or pages of the website for statistical reasons and in order to determine the areas which are useful or popular. Non-personal information may also include the type of web browser used by the user/visitor, the type of computer, its operating system, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and other such information. The user / visitor of this website can set his program for navigation and web browsing (web browser) in such a way that it either warns him about the use of cookies in specific services or does not allow the acceptance of the use of cookies in any case. In the event that the user/visitor of the specific services and pages does not wish to use “cookies” for his identification, he may have limited access to some of the services, uses or functions provided by this website (see more on the Policy page Cookies). The collection of all data that falls under the category of personal data received by the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi through this website, which are either sent by the users on a case-by-case basis or collected during navigation – browsing and use of the website by the users, is carried out in accordance with Law 2472/1997 and Law 3471/2006 on the protection of personal data, as each time they apply.

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi is not responsible for the personal data protection policy of websites of third parties to which the user has access via hyperlinks from this Website. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi is not responsible for the personal data protection policy of websites of third parties to which the user has access via hyperlinks from this Website.


Modification of Content and Services

The terms and conditions of use of this website, as well as any modification or change thereof, are governed by and supplemented by national and Community law and relevant international treaties. The terms and conditions of use of this website constitute the entire agreement between the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lassithi and the user / visitor of its websites and services and binds them. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi unilaterally reserves the right to modify, add, change the content or services of its website, as well as its terms of use, whenever it deems it necessary, without prior notice, through this website, always in agreement with the applicable legislative and regulatory framework. Competent for the resolution of any arising dispute are the courts of Athens, while the applicable law is Greek law.
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