Welcome to theLegalBay
This Website constitutes the official national portal of “Agorateka: The European Online Content Portal”. Agorateka is the pan-European portal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), that was created under the initiative of the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights. It is an online platform, that collects the national portals of the Member States of the European Union that dispose legal online services that offer creative content protected by copyright and/or related rights. Specifically, Agorateka and hence ‘theLegalBay’ have as main purpose to offer easy and quick access to websites that offer legally creative content, such as musical works, series, films, TV programs and series, e-books, video games and sports events. Through this website users have the possibility at national level to search and find easily and quickly creative content, which is legally made available online.
ΙΙΙ. Data Protection
As national portal of Agorateka, ‘theLegalBay’ follows the EUIPO policy on data protection. At the same time, the treatment and the protection of the personal data of the visitors/users of the services of this website are subject to the Greek and EU legislation.
ΙV. Intellectual Property Rights
a) This Website contitutes a creative work according to the Greek and EU legal framework of copyright law, the rightholder of which is the HCO. HCO either has been granted the relevant licenses or is itself the the rightholder of the rights on the works that are included in this Website. Unless otherwise provided, the use of these works without the prior license in the form of written consent by the rightholders, is not permitted.
b) In particular, the users/visitors of the present website shall not copy, download, reproduce, distribute, publish, communicate to the public or make available to the public by any means and in any form the content of this website, with the exception of private copying reproduction. In any case, you may not use for commercial/for profit purpose in any way the content of this website.
Finally, the intervention in any technical mean or other means on this Website from the users/visitors is prohibited. Indicatively and not exhaustively, it is prohibited the use of spam aiming at the extraction or copying of data, and any intervention that affects the functionality of this Website, as this functionality is determined exclusively by HCO.
c) This Website and its content, including text displays, logos, trademarks and images are protected by copyright, , registered or unregistered trademarks, trade names or other proprietary rights (“Intellectual Property”) are owned by HCO.
V. No Warranty – Limitation of Liability
a) HCO makes every effort in order to keep this Website up-to-date and running smoothly. However, HCO bears no responsibility, express or implied, does not warrant and cannot be deemed liable for the operation/functionality of this Website or for the provided links being temporarily unavailable due to technical or other issues or for any eventual incompleteness or inaccuracy of the provided information.
HCO makes every effort, although it makes no warranties that the pages, the services, the choices and the content will be provided uninterruptedly, without errors and that malfunctions of any software provided to the users/visitors will be corrected. Further, it is possible that the pages and the content are subject to technical developments, improvements and revisions.
b) This Website contains links to other websites, which have been created by third parties, with the only purpose of facilitating the users/visitors regarding the search and identification of legal creative content. HCO makes no warranties of any type, in any way, express or implied and bears no responsibility as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability, quality, suitability, availability, personal data policy and security of the websites that offer legal content and which are collected in this Website and are displayed with a link and/or for the information, products and services that are contained and provided via these websites, as well as the servers through which this Website and the other websites are made available.
c) Providing links via this Website to other websites with legal content do not constitute and shall not be considered in any way as recommendation, approval/acceptance and/ or warranty for any third party and/or for the content, products or services that they provide via the above-mentioned websites and/or providing links constitutes by no means co-operation with the third party.
d) In case you detect in the third parties’ websites to which the access is facilitated via this Website, creative content – works or other subject matter – which do not fulfill the criterion of legality regarding the publication, the communication to the public or the making available, or otherwise the prior authorization of the author/rightholder has not been granted regarding the above mentioned uses, you can submit a complaint to HCO via the complaint’s form. The complaint’s form can be found in the menu “Contact” of this website by choosing the second available subject entitled “I want to file a complaint that a service that is included in theLegalBay does not provide legal content”. After the submission of the complaint, the request is examined by HCO and if the illegal disposal of the content is confirmed, the relevant link is deleted from this Website.
At the same time, you have the possibility through the above-mentioned form of contact to suggest another website which provides legal content (by content type) so that it can be included in this Website. This possibility is provided by choosing the first of the provided subjects entitled “I want to suggest a new service to be included in ‘theLegalBay’. After the submission of the suggestion, the request is examined by the HCO and if the criteria of introduction of the website in ‘theLegalBay’are fulfilled, the website will be registered in this Website.
Finally, you may use the contact form for any other reason (other than for suggestion or for complaint), by choosing the third subject entitled “Other” and by typing the subject in the relevant field.
By using the content on this Website, you agree additionally to the following:
NO WARRANTIES: All the information provided on this website and its content in its entirety are provided “as it stands” and with NO WARRANTIES on behalf of HCO. Additionally, even if every effort is being made, there is no warranty that this Website does not contain any malicious software.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: HCO DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES and assumes no responsibility, including financial responsibility, or liability, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage suffered by you or by any third person as a result of the use or misuse of any of the information or content on this Website or regarding a product or a service made available to or through any website of third party or of their temporary unavailability.
In any case, the above-mentioned limitations of liability of HCO apply regardless of whether knew or should have known that there was a possibility for any damages to arise.
a) In this Website there is content, links and functionalities that belong and are managed by third party (Third party’s content). The management or the commercial exploitation of these websites, products, applications, provided services and in general of their content belongs exclusively to the third party, which dispose and own all the intellectual property rights on them and the third party is exclusively responsible for their protection and enforcement.
b) You acknowledge that these third parties are not in any way linked to HCO, that HCO bears no responsibility for the content provided by third parties or for third parties actions or omissions and that claims that may arise from the content provided by third parties or the use in general of their websites bear solely and exclusively these third parties and are directed against them.
c) In cases where the author/rightholder of the intellectual property rights is a third – vis-a-vis HCO – party, there shall be express reference and mention to this website, as well as to the author’s or rightsholder’s name, provided that they are available.
e) HCO bears no responsibility regarding your communication with third service providers and regarding any transaction that may arise from your relationship with them.
VII. Jurisdiction and governing Law