Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece Website. We look forward to a meaningful interaction with you. We, at Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece, respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website and are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of the personal information of all visitors to this website.

These website terms and conditions apply to your use of the Marks & Spencer website at www.marksandspencer.gr. You must read these Website Terms carefully, and we recommend that you print and keep a copy for your future reference.  These terms and conditions may be revised at any time without prior notice. For this reason, please check periodically to these terms and through your continued use you agree to these changes. By accessing, browsing, using or registering with the Website, is evidence that you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to these Website Terms in their entirety. If you do not agree to these Website Terms in their entirety, you must not use this Website.

You must only use this Website for lawful purposes, and for your personal use and you must not use it in a way that infringes the rights of anyone else or that restricts or inhibits anyone else’s enjoyment of the current Website.

You may use, download and print content on the Website solely for your own personal use or internal business purposes. Other than the above specifically mentioned use, for your own personal you may not without our prior written consent:

• copy, reproduce, use or otherwise deal with any content on the Website;
• modify, distribute or re-post any content on the Website for any purpose;
• reproduce, crawl, frame, link to or deep-link into this Website on or from any other website;
• use the content of the Website for any commercial exploitation whatsoever.

Password/account security

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and any activities that occur under your account. Marks & Spencer shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise as a result of any failure by you to protect your password or account.

Ownership of rights/Intellectual Property (Copyright)

All rights, including copyright and other intellectual property rights, in and to this Website are owned by or licensed to Marks & Spencer.

All content of this website is the intellectual property of Marks & Spencer and is protected by applicable national, Community and international law, while Marks & Spencer reserves all rights with respect to the contents and copies made the reunder.

Website’s content is available to visitors / users for personal use only. The content is subject to change without notice at the discretion of Marks & Spencer. After accepting the terms of use, it is permitted only non-commercial use and reproduction, in whole or in part, provided that the reproduced product is freely available via the Internet or other appropriate instrument and must be accompanied by clear and distinct reference to its source. Any other use requires the express written permission of the owner or the copyright owner.

If you acquire any copyright or other intellectual property rights in the Website (whether by operation of law or otherwise), then you agree to assign those rights to us (including any rights you may have in user generated content that you submit through the Website) on a worldwide basis absolutely to the fullest extent permitted by law. You will also unconditionally and irrevocably waive any and all moral rights you acquire in or to the Website.

You further agree to execute all such documents and do all such acts and things as we may reasonably require in order to assign any such rights to us and to waive any moral rights you acquire in or to the Website.

For any questions about reproduction rights of any part of the contents of this website, and requests for approval content playback, you can contact the Marks & Spencer from the related section.The disclosure, submission or offer of any submission of information and consent that you agree with these terms and conditions may assign to M & S copyright. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, including questions, or get in contact with other users of our site, or to submit comments and observations on anything related to our website and / or third-party sites, you should comply with the specifications laid down by these terms.
Any third party web sites advertised by the Marks & Spencer and / or third pages of social networking, it is not the responsibility, or the approval of Marks & Spencer.  All rights, including copyright for the pages of Marks & Spencer owned by or licensed to Marks and Spencer plc.  Any use of social networking sites of M & S, or their contents, including copying or storage, either in full or in part, except for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without permission from Marks and Spencer. All worldwide rights reserved to Marks and Spencer.

Accuracy of content-Limitation of Liability Marks & Spencer-Disclaimer

To the extent permitted by applicable law, Marks & Spencer disclaims all representations and warranties, express or implied, that content or information displayed in or on this Website is accurate, complete, up-to-date and/or does not infringe the rights of any third party.

The views expressed in user generated content are the opinions of those users and do not represent the views, opinions, beliefs or values of Marks & Spencer or any of its group companies.

Website content is available “as is” and Marks & Spencer makes no warranty, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, timeliness, merchantability, non-infringement or suitability of such content for any use, application or purpose.

The Marks & Spencer, under any circumstances, including negligence, shall not be liable for any damage suffered by the visitor / user of the pages, services, choices and content of the website to make on his own initiative and with the knowledge of these terms .  Also, Marks & Spencer does not guarantee that the pages, services, options and content will be uninterrupted, error free, that defects will be corrected, or that are answers to all the questions asked. Similarly, Marks & Spencer does not warrant that the website or any other affiliated websites or servers (“servers”) through which the content is made available to the visitors / users are free “viruses” or other harmful components. The cost of any corrections or services to the visitor / user and in no event shall Marks & Spencer.

Damage to your computer or other device

Marks & Spencer uses reasonable efforts to ensure that this Website is free from viruses and other malicious or harmful content. However, we cannot guarantee that your use of this Website (including any content on it or any website accessible from it) will not cause damage to your computer or other device. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the right equipment (including antivirus software) to use the Website safely and to screen out anything that may damage or harm your computer or other device. Except where required by applicable law, Marks & Spencer shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage they suffer as a result of viruses or other malicious or/and harmful content that they access from or via the Website.

Links to other websites

We have placed links on this Website to other websites we think you may want to visit. We do not vet these websites and do not have any control over their contents. Except where required by applicable law, Marks & Spencer cannot accept any liability in respect of the use of these websites.

These links are provided solely for the convenience of visitors / users of the website and websites which refer to the respective subject, the web sites of these terms of use. The placement of links is not an endorsement or approval of the content of the respective websites of the administrator of this website, which bears no responsibility for their content or for the privacy practices or accuracy of materials available to them. If the visitor / user of the website decided to use through the links, any of the third party websites, and accepts that it does so at his own risk.

Exclusions of  liability-Applicable law-Communication

We exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and terms (whether express or implied by statute, common law or otherwise) to the fullest extent permitted by law. We accept no liability for any losses or damages which are not reasonably forseeable arising out of or in connection with these Website Terms or your use of the Website.

Except to the extent required by applicable law, Marks & Spencer shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of or reliance on any content or information displayed in or on this Website.

These exclusions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. If any provision of these disclaimers and exclusions shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Nothing in these Website Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for personal injury or death caused by our negligence. In addition, these Website Terms shall not limit or exclude any other liability that we are not permitted to limit or exclude under applicable law.

These terms and conditions of this website and any modification or change shall be governed by national law, EU law and international treaties. Any provision of these terms is found to be contrary to the above legal framework or become inoperative, it ceases to have effect and removed from the present, without in any way affect the validity of the remaining terms. This constitutes the entire agreement between the administrator of the website and the visitor / user of the pages and services, not only binds them. No modification of these terms should be taken into account and be a part of this agreement, unless expressed in writing and incorporated in it.

You hereby expressly agreed that any disputes arising from the application of these terms and the general use of the site by the visitor or user of this, if not resolved amicably shall be governed by Greek law, and subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Athens.
For any communication with the administrator of this website please send an e-mail. Also if you find any problems in the context of the portal covering legal or ethical issues, particularly regarding the reproduction and use of intellectual property rights, please notify us.

Other legal notices

There may be legal notices on other areas of this Website which relate to your use of the Website, all of which will, together with these Website Terms and our Privacy & Cookie Policy govern your use of this Website.

Third party rights

Only you and M&S shall be entitled to enforce these Website Terms. No third party shall be entitled to enforce any of these Website Terms, whether by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) or otherwise.

Additional Terms & Conditions – Guidelines for Product Reviews and Question & Answer

By accessing, browsing, using, registering or contributing to the M&S website and any other area of our website where you can post submissions or reviews or ask questions you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to the following terms. If you do not agree to these terms in their entirety, you must not use this website.

Ownership of Submissions

Other than personal data which is subject to our Privacy Policy all comments, blogs, feedback, suggestions, questions, ideas, artwork, images, product or marketing ideas and any other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to M&S on or through the website or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered by you (collectively, “Submissions”) shall become and remain the property of M&S once submitted. You must comply with the content standards set out in these terms. You warrant that you own or have the right to use any Submissions and that your Submissions will comply with these standards and guidelines.

Social networking sites

These terms also govern any Submissions you make on any M&S related third party website or page such as our Facebook page, Twitter, YouTube or social networking site. All comments, images, videos and any other type of material posted on any third party social networking site do not necessarily reflect the opinions or ideas of Marks and Spencer plc or its employees and Marks and Spencer plc is not responsible for any such content. In any event, all material posted on any third party social networking site must comply with these terms and the third party social networking sites’ Terms of Use, as applicable.

Intellectual Property Rights

A disclosure, submission or offer of any Submissions and your agreement to these terms and conditions shall constitute an assignment to M&S of any intellectual property rights. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, including questions, or to make contact with other users of our site or to make Submissions on any M&S related third party website or page, you must comply with the content standards set out below and these terms. Any third-party advertising on Marks & Spencer pages of third party social networking sites are not the responsibility of, or endorsed by, Marks & Spencer. All rights, including copyright on Marks & Spencer pages are owned by or licensed to Marks and Spencer plc. Any use of any M&S social networking pages or their contents, including copying or storing them in whole or in part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without the permission of Marks and Spencer Greece. All worldwide rights reserved.

Confidentiality

Any material you upload to our website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any material in the Submissions for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site or any M&S related third party social networking site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our website. We have the right to remove any Submissions you make on our website if, in our opinion, such Submission does not comply with the content standards set out below.

Am I eligible to post a Submission?

· You must be 18 years of age or older
· You must be registered to post a submission Register now
· Suppliers or manufacturers are not eligible to post a submission

Rules for Submissions

· Please be polite and only write in Greek and/or in English.
· You confirm that the Submission is your own and that the content does not infringe the material, trade marks or intellectual property of others
· If you require an immediate response from us or have a comment about our service please contact us directly for a quicker response

Submissions should not include:

· profanity, blasphemy, spiteful, racist, sexually explicit, sexually gratuitous or discriminatory comments or content that might be considered to be harassment, abuse or threats against the personal safety or property of others
comments about other reviewers or bloggers
·  remarks that repeat criminal accusations, false, defamatory or misleading statements
·  material which impersonates others
·  spam or advertising
·  third party brand names or trade marks
·  personal information about anyone, including yourself, such as phone numbers, postal addresses or credit card numbers
·  HTML code, computer script or website urls
·  availability, price or alternative ordering or delivery information
·  information about Marks & Spencer suppliers or manufacturers

Marks & Spencer, in its absolute discretion, reserves the right to:

·         not publish the Submission or remove it
·         take any appropriate action if deemed necessary
·         remove reviews which relate to seasonal products which are no longer in season

Welcome to the Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece Website. We look forward to a meaningful interaction with you. . We, at Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece, respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website and are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of the personal information of all visitors to this website

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy statement describes our practices regarding how personal information we collect on the Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece web site is used and shared with third parties. By visiting the Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece web site or otherwise submitting your personal information to us, you accept the practices described in this statement. The information that we receive through our website depends on what you do during your visit, and what service(s) you request.

Privacy Principles

Our business has been built on trust between our customers and ourselves. To preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us, we maintain the following privacy principles:

1.     We use your personal information to provide you with better customer services and products.

2.     We only collect personal information that we believe to be relevant and required to understand your product needs and to conduct our business.

3.     We will not disclose your personal information to any external organisation unless we have your consent or are required by law or have previously informed you.

4.     We may be required from time to time to disclose your personal information to Governmental or judicial bodies or agencies or regulators, but we will only do so under proper authority.

5.     We aim to keep your personal information on our records accurate and up-to-date.

6.     We maintain strict security systems designed to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information by anyone, including our staff.

7.     Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece, all our staff and all third parties with permitted access to your information are specifically required to observe our confidentiality obligations.

By maintaining our commitment to these principles, we at Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece will ensure that we respect the inherent trust that you place in us.

Your privacy matters to us.

This section provides specific details of how we treat any personal information you might wish to provide us when you visit this site.

Collection of Personal Information – Cookie Policy

·         Use of “cookies”: Your visit to this site may be recorded for analysis on the number of visitors to the site and general usage patterns. Some of this information will be gathered through the use of “cookies”. Cookies are small bits of information that are automatically stored on a person’s web browser in their computer that can be retrieved by this site. Should you wish to disable these cookies you may do so by changing the setting on your browser. However, you will be unable to enter certain part(s) of our website.

·         Marketing Promotions: Occasionally we may collect personal information from visitors to this site and those individuals that participate in a contest or promotion (online or over the telephone, or at one of our stores), only if you consented when you created your account. Such information is only collected from individuals who voluntarily provide us with their personal information. We may use this information to advise them of products, services and other marketing materials, which we think, may be of interest to them. We may also invite visitors to this site to participate in market research and surveys and other similar activities.

If we do ask you to provide personal information, we will always specify the purpose for which such personal information is collected and ensure that it is only used for the purpose specified at the time of collection.

Our Information Collection Statement

The Statement is intended to notify you why personal data is collected, how it will be used and to whom data access requests are to be addressed.

a.     Why we collect your data – we collect your personal information to carry out and administer our services to you and in an effort to improve your customer experience. Without such data Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece  may be unable to continue or establish or continue facilities or provide services.

b.     Data is also collected from customers in the ordinary course of business to continue the relationship, for example, when customers write and fills feedback forms/suggestion forms.

c.     How your data may be used – Data relating to a customer may be used to:

  1. Facilitate the daily operation of the services and  products provided to customers;
  2. To know the response of the customers for the products
  3. Apprise customers with new products;
  4. Meet the disclosure requirements of any law binding on Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece
  5. To fulfill any other purposes relating to Marketing.

d.     Disclosure of your personal information – Information held by Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece  relating to a customer will be kept confidential but the Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece may confidentially  provide such information to the following parties for the purposes set out in paragraph (c):

i.        any agent, contractor or third party service provider who provides administrative, telecommunications, computer, payment or securities clearing or other services to the Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece  in connection with the operation of its businessand subject to compliance with relevant legislation for this;

ii.        any other person under a duty of confidentiality to Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece  who has undertaken to keep such information confidential;

iii.        any person to whom Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece  is under an obligation to make disclosure under the requirements of any law binding on Marks & Spencer Marinopoulos Greece or any of its stores;

The management and protection of personal data of the visitor / user of this website is subject to the terms of this notice as well as in accordance with national, Community and international law on the protection of individuals with regard to processing of personal data, as applicable.
Any possible future changes will be addressed in this communication. In any case MARKS AND SPENCER reserves the right to change the terms of protection of personal data in accordance with the applicable legal framework.

Therefore, these terms privacy can be reviewed and updated at any time and without notice. Users of the site are requested to check at regular intervals these terms for any changes as your continued use of this website implies that all accept any amendments thereof.

The MARKS AND SPENCER collects personal information of visitors / users of the site only when they are voluntarily provide in order to provide the services that are available electronically. Personal information is information that can be used for identification or communicate with someone and other data pertaining to that person. The personal information collected on the website are:

• Name
• Surname
• Sex
• Email address (email)
• Cell phone

The MARKS AND SPENCER will not sell it or otherwise transmit or disclose personal information of visitors / users of the site to third parties that are not related to her, without the consent of the visitor / user, with the exception of the application of relevant legal dictations and to relevant authorities.
The MARKS AND SPENCER possible to process part or all of the data sent by users / visitors for statistical purposes and to improve services – information. The visitor / user may contact the respective website administrator to check for the existence of a personal file, correct, change or deletion.
This website contains links (links) to other websites which are under the responsibility of third parties (natural or legal). In no way responsible or MARKS AND SPENCER terms of protection of personal data which these sites follow.