Ιntroduction to Reporters United and its digital services
The Civil Non-Profit Company under the name “Reporters United”, whose registered address in Athens is Anaxagora Street no. 3-5, 10552, with Business Registry number (GEMI) 150900301000 (hereinafter referred to as “Reporters United”, “us/ourselves”, “our company”, “our”, “we”), is the sole owner and manager of the webpage/website (hereinafter called the “site” or “website”) operating under the name https://www.reportersunited.gr.
The user of the website https://www.reportersunited.gr shall use it in accordance with the law and these terms and conditions. The website is for personal use only and therefore may not be modified, reproduced, copied, distributed, sold, resold or used for commercial or non-commercial purposes. In case of such action, our company is entitled to deny the user access to the site temporarily or permanently, as well as claim any other damage.
“Visitor / User”: The visitor, user, surfer of our site who is not a Subscriber – Member. The Visitor / User has full access to the content of our website.
“Subscriber – Member”: The Visitor/User of the website https://www.reportersunited.gr, who has selected a recurring financial donation in the form of subscription, payment of the subscription and consequently has obtained a user account.
“Subscription/Membership”: Any donation or contribution, which the “Subscriber/Member” agrees and accepts to pay in terms of a recurring financial donation either on a monthly or annual basis, to support our non-profit purposes and our work as a whole.
Minor visitors / users of our services
The content of Reporters United website is generally appropriate for minors.
In any case, if the content of our website, as well as the channels, pages, and accounts of Reporters United on third party sites, is considered by the Reporters United team unsuitable for minors, it will be accompanied by a corresponding warning to Visitors/Users. In the event that a minor (under the age of 18) eventually uses our website or services which explicitly indicate that they are not intended to be used by minors, by falsely claiming to be an adult, the persons holding the parental responsibility of the minor (i.e. the parents) are personally bound by the present terms and conditions and fully acknowledge that they personally undertake the full responsibility of any damage that may be caused by any unlawful/unauthorised activity or in violation of these terms and conditions use of our website, as well as the channels, pages and accounts of Reporters United on third party sites.
Donations and Contributions in terms of Subscription
Our Company accepts donations and contributions of third individuals or legal entities incorporated under private or public law, and in general any other contribution of third parties to achieve and promote its statutory purposes.
Our Company determines in detail the manner of granting donation funds by third parties, either individuals or legal entities, by providing alternatives of either one-time or recurring financial offers in terms of subscription (hereinafter “the Subscription”) on regular basis (monthly or annually) through a special recurring financial program offered through the website www.reportersunited.gr.
Subscription Activation – Account Creation
Each “Visitor / User” can register as a “Subscriber – Member” through the selection and subsequent payment of the subscription package he/she wishes. When activating the Subscription, the “Subscriber-Member” receives in the personal e-mail address he/she provided during the registration, an automated message from Reporters United through Donorbox, with the confirmation and receipt of the transaction.
If the User does not have an account with Donorbox (donorbox.org), then in the email used during registration the User will receive another email regarding the creation of an account in Donorbox. Once the payment transaction is complete, the “Visitor / User” is taken to the “donorbox.org” website, which provides the necessary software for the regular management of Subscriptions.
There the “Visitor / User” can create his account, by entering his email address and creating a personal password. Each “Visitor / User” can register as a “Subscriber – Member” by completing the payment process through the form made available in www.reportersunited.gr.
With the activation of the Subscription, the “Subscriber – Member” receives an email from the email address email@example.com at the email provided during his/her registration, containing a confirmation of the subscription activation with the login details for the connection to his/her account at the “donorbox.org” website, through which he can edit his Subscription.
The type, the duration, and the amount of the donation that the “Subscriber – Member” wishes to pay as a donation-contribution to support our statutory purposes, is provided and described in detail in our Websites, so that the “Subscriber – Member” is free to choose the special program – plan that meets his/her expectations and wishes.
Terms and conditions of Subscription payment
The “Subscriber-Member” has a right to choose the amount of the Contribution that he will disburse. The prices that appear on our website for the selection of any special program – plan of recurring financial contribution are final and are not charged with VAT. To avoid any doubt, it is clarified that all the provided prices on our websites are displayed in Euros. Our Company reserves the right to amend the provided special programs – plans and their cost at its sole discretion and without prior notice, but without retroactive effect. Therefore, regardless of any differentiation of the indicative prices provided for subscriptions-donations, the “Subscriber-Member” will be contributing the agreed financial donation that was in force at the time of activating his Subscription.
Our Company does not provide advice and services related to taxation and the general legal nature of subscriptions or donations of third parties, individuals or legal entities. The obligation to seek this type of information from professional associates, who specialise in financial tax matters related to donations or contributions lies solely with these third parties – donors.
Subscription Payment Method: Your Subscription payment is made exclusively via Visa, Mastercard, American Express credit/debit card and is concluded in a secure transaction environment through the STRIPE provider. The process is very simple, following the steps you will find on the relevant platform on our Website, and which is technically supported by “donorbox.org”. The “Subscriber-Member” is solely responsible for the correct, full and true insertion of his/her personal information and the debit/credit card’s data, and expressly acknowledges that our company bears no responsibility for their proper use. Under all circumstances the customer shall be the sole holder of the debit/credit card used for each transaction.
Cancellation / Withdrawal of Subscription: Before the submission of the request for the payment of the Subscription, during the selection of the special program–plan, as well as while you submit the rest of the data required for the transaction, you can stop entering your data and press “back” or leave our website completely. In this case your Subscription is not saved. Every “Subscriber-Member” has the right at any given moment to cancel / withdraw his/her Subscription through his/her account at Donorbox.
Force Majeure Events: Our Company shall not be held liable for breach of its obligations under these terms if and to the extent that the delays in the offered services are due to incidents that cannot be attributed to the fault of our company, and constitute events of force majeure, such as strikes, natural disasters, epidemics or pandemics, transport accidents, compliance with any legislative or governmental act, or any other cause which could not have been foreseen or could not have been prevented. Under any such case, our Company will make its best efforts to remedy any deficiencies in relation to the aforementioned special “programs-plans” or services offered.
Reporters United’s Intellectual Property Rights
The entire content of our website, including, indicatively and not limited to, texts, audio and video files, videos, logos, graphics, dialogs, news and general any other material posted on the websites, including menus, tools, fonts, website design programs, operating methods and procedures and software, belong to the sole intellectual property of “Reporters United”, Anaxagora 3-5, 10552, and are governed and protected by the Greek Law (L. 2121/1993 as amended by L. 4212/2013 and L. 4481/2017 and is in force). Furthermore, logos, trademarks, domain names and attributes that are included in our website, belong to this website and/or to all the related persons possessing those related Intellectual Property rights. Reporters United’s content is made available to its visitors through its website, its channels on websites with audiovisual content and its social media accounts / pages, strictly for their personal use. Its online presentation should in no case be deemed as a transfer or assignment of a licence or right of any other type of use and exploitation. The reproduction, wholly or in part, in any form whatsoever and for any cause whatsoever of the above content, or any alteration or modification or translation or procession of it, is not allowed without Reporters United’s written consent and the explicit reference of Reporters United, as a source, and its respective associates, as creators.
Our company is the exclusive owner of the registered domain name “reportersunited.gr”, as well as of the corresponding website https://reportersunited.gr. Our company is entitled to the exclusive use of this domain name.
You are not authorised, without our consent to use such domain names to distinguish products or services of your own, or for any other commercial/business purposes, and generally in a way that could harm or damage our reputation and actions as a civil non-profit company.
Any unlawful or unauthorised use of the domain names in our property is prohibited and will result in the enforcement of all legal sanctions.
Links to Other Websites
Our Website contains links to other websites that are in no way connected to our Company. Reporters United does not control or monitor such third party websites or their contents. We shall not be held liable for the contents of such sites and/or for the rules adopted by them in respect of, but not limited to, your privacy and the processing of your personal data when you are visiting those websites.
https://donorbox.org/terms and https://donorbox.org/privacy#who-is-donorbox.
When our company provides links to other websites, it does not mean that it urges users/visitors to access those websites and can not provide guarantees regarding the content or services and products provided and sold by these websites on the Internet to users of the network, with the reservation of the offered connection to the donorbox.org website, a visit to which is deemed necessary to successfully create a “Subscriber – Member” account, but also for the successful activation of the Subscription.
Furthermore, Reporters United’s websites direct through visible active links–pictures to third party audiovisual and social media websites where we have our own accounts, pages and channels with Reporters United’s data: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter. Reporters United makes every effort to ensure that the comments that accompany its content on audiovisual and social media sites, allow dialogue and free expression, without violating the ethics and principles of its services. Offensive, malicious or abusive comments will be removed immediately from Reporters United channels, accounts and pages.
Disclaimers on Content
Reporters United, committed to the ethics and principles it follows, makes its best efforts to provide quality services that pursue its statutory objectives. In particular, we make every effort to provide with our content accurate and factual journalistic information, creative audiovisual material and commentary articles. However, Reporters United cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content of its website, its channels on audiovisual sites and its social media accounts / pages, and visitors use this content on their own initiative, taking responsibility for the cross-checking of the information provided. Therefore, the content of our site is subject to change and is provided to you “as is” without any guarantee on our part, expressed or implied.
When creating our content we promote and encourage freedom of expression. However, the content of Reporters United website, its channels on audiovisual sites and its social media accounts / pages is purely informative and in no way constitutes, directly or indirectly, a suggestion for action or omission. In addition, the views and opinions expressed by people in interviews and comments contained on Reporters United’s website, its channels on audiovisual sites and its social media accounts / pages are personal and reflect their personal opinions. Reporters United and its collaborators record and present these views, but should not be construed as endorsing or promoting the content of these views. It is pointed out that Reporters United does not provide any kind of guarantee, expressed or implied, regarding the suitability, accuracy, adequacy, completeness and utilisation of the information posted on our website, which in no case should be deemed as advice, encouragement, prompting or admonishing for specific actions or omissions.
Therefore, Reporters United cannot be held responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the content published on its websites, its channels on audiovisual sites and its social media accounts / pages and therefore we invite you, in case you consider that you disagree or are offended by the aforementioned content, not to use or visit our sites or channels on audiovisual sites or our social media accounts / pages.
Moreover, our company cannot guarantee that our websites will operate continuously, without any interruptions and errors caused by the Internet connection. In the event of any problems in using our website, please contact us by writing to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org, in order to report those problems, and we will make every effort to ensure the proper access to our sites and their continuous operation, even though the Internet may not allow the operation of the site without interruptions or discontinuities due to updating of the website.
At the same time, contact your internet service provider or check that every device of yours that is connected to the Internet is activated or operating properly, including your Internet browser.
Our company has adopted adequate technical and organisational security measures to protect services provided on our websites, the integrity of traffic data and electronic communications, in order to prevent unauthorised use of or access to data, as well as to prevent risks of dissemination, destruction and loss of data and confidential/ non-confidential information concerning users/visitors of the website, and to avoid unauthorised or unlawful access to such data and information.
YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE EXCLUDE FOR OURSELVES ANY LIABILITY WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY (a) INTERRUPTION OF ACTIVITY, (b) DELAY OF ACCESS OR INTERRUPTIONS OF ACCESS TO THE WEBSITES, (c) NON DELIVERY, FALSE DELIVERY, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION OR OTHER MODIFICATION OF DATA, (d) LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING BECAUSE OF THE PRESENCE OF LINKS OTHERS THAN OUR WEBSITE’S ON OUR SITE, (E) COMPUTER VIRUSES, SYSTEM’S DAMAGE OR MALFUNCTIONS WHICH MAY OCCUR IN COMBINATION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITES INCLUDING THE DURATION OF A HYPERLINK WITH OR FROM SITES OF THIRD PARTIES, (f) ANY INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS IN CONTENT OR (g) EVENTS WHICH ARE BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL (FORCE MAJEURE).
MOREOVER, TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE EXCLUDE FOR OURSELVES ANY LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (SUCH AS LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE ITSELF OR ITS USE BY YOU WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE).
Therefore, you agree to indemnify and hold our Company and its associates, officers, directors and employees, and subcontractors, harmless to the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from or relating to (i) your access, or/and use or misuse or incorrect, incomplete or improper use of the displayed content and displayed services on the site https://reportersunited.gr/, (ii) your breach or alleged breach of the present terms and conditions of use, or (iii) any violation by you of any applicable laws or of any other rights of others, including, without limitation, your violation, misappropriation or infringement (or any allegation thereof) of any third party right, or any right of Reporters United, including, without limitation, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, property, privacy or other intellectual property or proprietary right.
Governing Law – Jurisdiction
If any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed invalid or unenforceable including, for example, the limitations of liability, then the invalid and unenforceable term will be replaced by a valid and applicable term that is as similar in content as the original, while the validity of the remaining terms will not be affected in any case.
as modified and in force.
Contact Reporters United
For any other clarification or additional information regarding the way Reporters United processes your personal data, or about the services we provide, you may contact us at the following Contact Details:
Address: Anaxagora Str. 3-5, PC 10552
November 11, 2022