LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Company attempts to make the use of the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website secure in any way as well as to provide complete and up-to-date information through it. In any case, however, users acknowledge and accept that the Company may not be able to directly inform the entire content and the security of its website and services. The usage of the site is a user's responsibility. The Company is not responsible, to the extent that the exclusion of liability is permitted by law, for any direct, indirect, moral, positive or other harm arising from or associated with the use of the website or of its material, including, but not limited to, inadvertently downloading computer viruses from the site or from emails sent by it, whether or not the Company was informed, knew or should have known this possibility.
In addition, each user holds harmless and exempts the Company for any claim for damage and / or any claim for compensation which may be displayed, for whatever reason, by users, for differences between them, or by third parties which may have result from a breach of any of the terms and / or conditions contained herein, from the obligations imposed by the Law or their rights, as well as for any claim arising by alleged copying, counterfeiting or imitation of products.
The Company is not responsible for any third party claims of any kind which may arise in connection with using, copying or counterfeiting the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website or its contents or any other linked site by third parties unauthorized by the Company.
The Company does not provide a guarantee for continuous and uninterrupted access to the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website and its services, given the possible obstruction, even in part, due to accidental and / or force majeure. Therefore no liability exists for the Company in case of temporary interruption of a service and / or inability to access the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website as well as for any direct or indirect damages, costs and expenses that may arise from any failure, malfunction or delay in the operation of the service, which will arise from the causes mentioned above.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The products and services as well as the content of the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website are the intellectual and industrial property of the Company and the latter is solely responsible for it.
Any copyright, or database operated by the Company as well as the entire design, text and graphics of the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website, software, photos, music, sound and their selection and layout constitute intellectual and industrial property of the Company and is protected by the relevant provisions of Greek, European and International Law for the protection of intellectual and industrial property.
No reproduction, redistribution, copying, distribution, downloading, displaying, posting or transmitting in any way or by any means of any item of the material listed on the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website is permitted nor it is permitted to sell, lease or assign a sublicense, to use it to create derivative works or to exploit it in any way without the prior express written permission of the Company. In case of copying a design, image, product, idea, either on the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website or out of it, the Company bears no responsibility. The Company does not bear any responsibility also in the case of republishing of content included on the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website or a third party website.
The content of the newsletters, if issued, which users may receive if they choose to subscribe to a relevant mailing list, are also intellectual property of the Company and are therefore protected by the relevant provisions of the Greek Legislation and the International Conventions.
Any material transmitted or posted or submitted to the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website is considered as non-confidential and shared, in accordance with the Company's obligations under the data protection legislation.
Users, using the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website, unconditionally accept and agree, that they would make lawful and proper use of the website, in particular according to the terms set forth above. Therefore, users, by way of example and not limitation, agree not to use the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website to transmit or gain access to content that violates any intellectual or industrial property rights of third parties or the Company.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
The management and the protection of the user's personal data on the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website is governed by applicable national and European legislation as well as by the General Data Protection Regulation, as applicable. The Company complies with the General Data Protection Regulation.
For any dispute arising during the use and transaction with the Company as well as with the “www.dropsjewellery.com” website, the courts of the city of Athens are competent and applicable law is Greek law, as is the case.
Any provision of these terms shall be deemed to be contrary to the law; it shall automatically cease to be valid and shall be withdrawn from the present, without in any case undermining the validity of the other terms.
In order to provide better services and improved experience for the Users of the www.dropsjewellery.com website, the latter may collect identification data using corresponding technologies, such as cookies.
The User by using and choosing "ACCEPT" in the pop-up window for using cookies while browsing www.dropsjewellery.com , agrees to the usage of cookies from the drops jewellery website, as defined by this Policy and the provisions of the local Law.
The "www.dropsjewellery.com" website will only set cookies on the Users' computer, phone or tablet only after obtaining the Users' consent.
In the event that the User, who originally consented to the installation of the cookies from the drops jewellery website, wishes to exclude and delete the cookies that were set on his/her computer, phone or tablet from the above mentioned web page, the User has the ability to exclude and delete the set of the Cookies by using the settings of the Internet browser.
The User should not use the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website in case he/she does not want the cookies that are connected to the ''drops jewellery'' website, to be set on his/her computer, phone or tablet.
In particular, if the User has disabled the acceptance of cookies it is possible that the User will have limited access to some of the services or functions provided by the ''drops jewellery'' website or even some of the ''drops jewellery'' site services may not function properly.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are placed on a User’s computer, phone or tablet in order to enable the user to communicate and interact with the ''drops jewellery'' website more easily while cookies provide the Website owner with information on how visitors use the website.
Cookies do not obtain any document or file from the User's computer.
A typical example of such information is the User's preferences on a website, as stated by the User's choices on the site (eg selecting specific "buttons", searches, ads, etc.).
Cookies are also used for statistical purposes, in order for the website to be able to determine areas/sites that are important or popular, as well as to assess the effectiveness and the functionality of www.dropsjewellery.com and to monitor the website’s performance
It is also possible for the cookies to be used in order to collect information about the usage of the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website. This information may include the type of browser used by the User, the type of computer, its operating system, the Internet service providers and other relative information of such kind.
Types of Cookies that may be used by the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website
The Cookies are either session or persistent cookies and, at the same time, they are either first or third party cookies. The interpretation of these terms is provided below, so that the User can better understand the types of cookies and the reasons that are used by the "www.dropsjewellery.com"' website.
Session cookies allow the User to be recognized within a visit to a website, so that each website is able to remember any page – to - page changes or selections that was made by the User. These cookies allow the User to proceed through many pages of a website quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new site the User visits. Session cookies are temporary and will expire when the User disables the browser or disconnects from a site. If the User deletes these cookies, or has them turned off on his/her browser, the User will be unable to log into those areas of the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website.
Persistent cookies are cookies that "persist" for a set period of time on the User’ s computer after the end of a browsing session and, therefore, can allow the users preferences or actions to be remembered each time the User visits the website. Persistent cookies remain in the user's permanent storage space after the User exits the site until they are manually deleted by the User or automatically deleted from the browser. The time that the cookies are automatically deleted from the browser is based on the duration set by the cookie.
First Party Cookies
First-party cookies are cookies hosted by the ''drops jewellery'' website, and this is where all the information collected is sent. The ''drops jewellery'' website may use the information obtained through these cookies to provide the User with advertisements related to his/her interests, in accordance with the User’s online behavior previously demonstrated.
Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are hosted by affiliated companies to the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website, sending, in this way, the collected information to these third parties (eg Facebook). Third parties may use the data collected through these cookies to provide anonymously targeted advertisements to Users on other sites, using as a basis the User's visit to the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website.
Use of similar technologies
In order for the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website to adapt the site and its contents to User preferences, additional tracking technologies, such as IP addresses or log files, may be used.
IP Addresses: An IP address allows the identification of a computer each time it connects to the Internet. The "www.dropsjewellery.com" website may register the IP address in order to resolve technical issues, preserve the security of its website, and adapt its content to the needs and preferences of the User.
Log Files: The "www.dropsjewellery.com" website may collect information in the form of records which are recording its own activity, as well as statistics related to the User's browsing into the "www.dropsjewellery.com" website. These files are created anonymously and record, among other things, the browser type and the User's operating system, information about the User's browsing, as well as other relevant navigation data.
Managing Cookie Settings
It is also useful for the User to install one of the cookies' add-ons available for his/her web browser to gain more control over the installation of cookies. For this purpose the User can refer to internet browser instructions (web browser) or help screen to know more about these functions.
The following links may be helpful for these purposes:
Internet Explorer: visit http://support.microsoft.com and type "cookies" in the search function
Safari: visit http://www.apple.com/support/ and type "cookies" in the search function.