Welcome to exportscyprus.org, a free and subscription-based website service, owned and managed by the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (the “NCCI”). The present document contains the terms and conditions applicable in relation to the use of exportscyprus.org including but not limited the access to exportscyprus.org for any purpose using the information, services and products provided by exportscyprus.org, the promotion of business between the users of exportscyprus.org at home as well as abroad (the “Service”).

The use of exportscyprus.org is subject to said terms and conditions (also referred to as the “Agreement”) which include any other legal notifications and applicable to the Service, between you and the NCCI.

Definitions
In these Platform Terms and Conditions:

“Agreement” means the present terms and conditions set our hereunder governing the operation of exportscyprus.org, as amended from time to time to also include all other applicable legal notices and regulations

“NCCI” means the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

“Member” means any physical or legal person who has registered its details in accordance to the present Platform Terms & Conditions and to the Membership Terms & Conditions, and has been accepted by NCCI as a member of exportscyprus.org. The Membership Terms & Conditions together with the present Platform Terms & Conditions shall comprise of the overall terms and conditions each Member shall be bound by for the purposes of using the Service as defined below

“exportscyprus.org” or “Platform” or “website” means the website/platform owned and operated by the NCCI

“Service” or “resources and services” means being a user of and accessing exportscyprus.org for purposes of uploading and/or using information, and/or services and/or products provided by the website as well as for purposes of promoting business between users of the website      

’User” means any physical or legal person  who  is using or accessing exportscyprus.org for purposes of uploading and/or using information, and/or services and/or products provided by the website as well as for purposes of promoting business between users of the website      

1. Acceptance of the Platform Terms and Conditions

1.1    By using exportscyprus.org, you are deemed to have read and accepted the Platform Terms & Conditions hereof in this Agreement and agree that you will be bound by such.

1.2    NCCI reserves the absolute right at its sole discretion to amend and/or update the terms contained in the present Agreement from time to time without prior notification. Any and all amended terms and conditions will become valid upon being posted on exportscyprus.org. Your continuous use of our Service signifies your acceptance of the amended Agreement.

1.3    Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any further upgrade, modification, addition or change to the Service, or any new function that augments or enhances our Service shall be subject to this Agreement. You may stop using the Service at any time.

1.4    This Agreement may not be otherwise modified except in writing signed by an authorized officer of NCCI.

2. Users

2.1    Exportscyprus.org provides services to legal and/or physical persons who have the legal capacity to enter into legally binding contracts under applicable law. If you do not qualify, please do not use the Service.

2.2    NCCI is obligated to advise you that any User, during accessing exportscyprus.org, must behave in accordance with the applicable laws. NCCI is not responsible for the possible consequences caused by your unlawful actions during the use of exportscyprus.org.

2.3    Exportscyprus.org reserves the right at its sole discretion, to refuse the Service to any User at any time without prior notification. The Service shall not be available to members who have temporarily or indefinitely been suspended from exportscyprus.org.

3. Registration Requirements

3.1    In joining or becoming a Member of exportscyprus.org by additionally accepting the Membership Terms & Conditions, you hereby agree, represent, undertake and consent to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself (such as identification, contact details and etc.) in the "Become Member" application form (such information being the "Registration Content"), or as part of your continued use of the Service and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Content to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

3.2    If you represent a business entity registered on exportscyprus.org, you hereby additionally undertake that you have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement.

3.3   If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or NCCI has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, NCCI reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend or terminate your Service without any prior notice to you.

3.4    During the registration process, you will create a Member ID and Password. By becoming a registered member of exportscyprus.org, you could access your own account by your Member ID and Password.

4. Obligations of Registered Members

4.1    You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Member ID and Password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Member ID and Password. You therefore hereby agree to:

(a) immediately notify the NCCI of any unauthorized use of your Member ID or Password or any other breach of its security, and

(b) ensure that you properly exit the website at the end of each session, and

(c) be liable for all consequences of misuse or unauthorized access of such Member IDs and Passwords and shall indemnify NCCI for any loss, costs, damages and liability caused to NCCI arising therefrom.

NCCI cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Agreement. NCCI shall not be liable for damages incurred by its Members caused by force majeure, such as attacks, any interrupts, or malfunction.

4.2    You agree to use the Service only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Agreement and (b) any applicable law, regulation or guideline in the relevant jurisdiction.

4.3    You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by exportscyprus.org.

4.4    You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that NCCI has no responsibility to you or to any third party) for any breach of your obligations under the Agreement and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which NCCI may suffer) of any such breach.

4.5    Exportscyprus.org will send or serve any notice or document to your email address (and you agree that when you modify the original email address submitted during the registration process and it is accepted by exportscyprus.org, the new email address will prevail). If the notice or document arrives at your email system (or the circumstances justify the assumption that the service has been made), the service shall be deemed completed.

4.6    Exportscyprus.org is entitled to send all types of business information relating to exportscyprus.org to the contact you have provided (Including e-mail, mobile phone messages, etc.). You must send a written notice to us to reception@ncci.org.cy  if you refuse to continue to receive the business information.

5. Information collection

5.1    Only registered Members can provide, post, publish or submit (also referred to as "provide") information such as files, photographs, videos or other images about person and/or entity, products, services, offers, etc.  (the “Information”) on exportscyprus.org. NCCI reserves the right at its sole discretion to filter, modify, select and/or delete any and/or all information it deems inappropriate. Every Member is solely and legally responsible for (and NCCI has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) the accuracy, completeness, integrity, timeliness, correctness and non-infringement of the Information that you create, display, transmit or provide while using the Service and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which NCCI may suffer) by doing so.

5.2    Each Member acknowledges and warrants that Information provided to exportscyprus.org shall not (a) be obscene, contain, infer any pornography, sex-related merchandising, any other content, and/or otherwise promote explicit sexual materials or is otherwise harmful to people, (b) be defamatory, libellous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing, (c) promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, (d) infringe or otherwise abet, encourage the infringement ,be in violation of any third party's copyright, patent, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy, or any other third party Rights, and (e) be restricted or prohibited by law.

5.3    Though NCCI makes great effort to confirm the Information provided, NCCI does not guarantee and is not legally responsible for the accuracy, integrity, quality & non-infringement of such Information.

5.4    NCCI collects information about persons/companies, products & offers, and builds its own database. NCCI holds copyright over all related information and web designs. Any unauthorized copying or commercial use of content obtained from exportscyprus.org is strictly prohibited, and NCCI reserves right to take legal action in the case of such activity.

5.5    The website’s data protection policy (which forms part of this Agreement and of the Membership Terms & Conditions) is available at (insert website link) and sets out the information that NCCI will collect, process and store, how this information will be used and who it may be shared with. Each Member should read the data protection policy carefully and by registering its details, a Member is deemed to have read such policy and consented to the use of personal data in accordance with the policy.

6. Links

Exportscyprus.org may contain links to other websites, but the NCCI does not have control over such websites and of the resources by provided by those websites. Please be cautious about such sites' terms and conditions and/or privacy rules before using such sites. NCCI does not endorse and is not responsible for the validity of any content, advertising material, service, products or information from said linking websites. You acknowledge that NCCI is not liable, or responsible, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by any content, advertising, service, product or information from the linking websites.

7. Registration Fees

7.1    Access to and use of exportscyprus.org is free of charge.  Registration as a Member is with a fee to be paid upon submitting the application as a member to be reviewed by the NCCI. NCCI reserves the right to modify the present clause relating to the registration fee without prior notice and in such an event shall post the modified clause on exportscyprus.org immediately.

7.2    NCCI provides certain services to users who have undergone a specific registration process and/or verification process and have agreed to pay for such services (such as advertising, trade or membership services). Use of certain services or features of exportscyprus.org are governed by additional terms and conditions under separate agreements in addition to these Terms & Conditions.

7.3    Please note that we are not responsible for all hardware, software, service and other costs you incur while accessing our website and Internet based data on our servers. NCCI reserves the right to change or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, some or all of the services and/or features at any time without notice.

8. Dispute Resolution

8.1    In the event that any User has a complaint, dissension, or dispute with any party to a transaction or other users, such User acknowledges and agrees that NCCI reserves the right at its sole discretion to accept and deal with the complaint, dissension, or dispute with the user’s authorization. Said User must provide materials which could be used as a deterrent against the complaint, dissension, or dispute at a specified time when they receive the notice sent by email or any other means from exportscyprus.org, otherwise NCCI would handle the complaint, dissension, or dispute at its sole discretion with its independent judgment, where the resolution would be unfavourable to the User. NCCI may impose the limitations on, suspend or terminate the use of Service or refuse your accessing exportscyprus.org if there is a breach of the items of this Agreement and other terms, regulations and policies for the uses of any Service.

8.2    You acknowledge that in so far as the NCCI is concerned (a) the ability of making a judgment and/or dealing with a complaint, dissension, or dispute is limited, (b) no warrant shall be made that the results would meet your requirements, anticipation, or hope, (c) and in no event shall NCCI be liable for the judgment or results. It is NCCI's right to decide whether or not to participate in the handling of the complaint, dissension, or dispute.

8.3    You agree to immediately notify NCCI of any infringement or breach of your legal rights by using the Service and to provide necessary evidences. You are liable for the authenticity and legitimacy of your deed.

8.4    If the Member is in breach of any clauses of this Agreement or other terms, regulations and policies for the use of any Service provided by the website, in accordance to the legally effective judgments or orders of the  court or the NCCI suspects such breach then at its sole discretion, the NCCI reserves the right to publish the records of such breach on the website, and conduct all appropriate  actions, including but not limited to terminating  the Service, and/or prohibiting the use of exportscyprus.org permanently.

9. Termination

9.1    NCCI withholds the right to temporarily or permanently terminate your use of Service or refuse your accessing exportscyprus.org for any of the following reasons where you:

(a) Utilize exportscyprus.org for fraudulent or illegal activities, or violate any applicable law, regulation or guideline, or are engaged in activities that may damage the rights of NCCI or others.

(b) Utilize exportscyprus.org to send or provided false information in connection with your member account or spam messages or repeatedly publish the same product information.

(c) Post any material to members that are not related to international trade or business cooperation.

(d) Impersonate or unlawfully use another person's or companies' name to post information or conduct business of any form.

(e) Undertake any scheme to undermine the integrity of the computer or network system used by exportscyprus.org and/or any other users and attempt to gain unauthorized access, use, modification or control of such computer systems or networks.

(f) Post or transfer documents or materials that contain any computer viruses or other destructive devices and codes that have the effect of damaging, interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any software or hardware system, data or personal information.

(g) Obtain by any means exportscyprus.org member's username and/or password.

(h) Transfer the service of exportscyprus.org (including but not limited to the member's username and password) or relevant business information obtained from exportscyprus.org in any form.

9.2    NCCI reserves the right to terminate your Service, refuse your use of Service or refuse your access to exportscyprus.org at any time for any reason, at its sole discretion, with or without notice. When your use of the Service is charged, we're entitled to doing so based on reasonable suspicion and notification by email, and not responsible for the consequences (including any loss or damage) of the actions by doing so.

9.3    You will not be able to (a) use the website or the Service, (b) post, provide, send or publish information on the website, (c) allow others to post, provide, send or publish information on the website on your behalf. Your registration information or any other information you provided will be deleted or discarded. We reserve the right to pursue your legal responsibilities for your breach of any applicable law and/or the clauses of this Agreement and/or ancillary documentation related to this Agreement to which said Member shall be bound by.

10. Liability Disclaimer

10.1    Exportscyprus.org will not be liable directly or indirectly for any interruption to the Service provided as a result of an act of god, hardware malfunction, software related problems, telecommunications, electrical failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, war, governmental actions, human error or other obstacles. The Services available to you on exportscyprus.org may contain errors and our Service is subject to periods of interruption. While NCCI maintains its best efforts to maintain the Services available on exportscyprus.org, NCCI cannot be held responsible for any errors, defects, lost profits, or other consequential damages arising from the use of this website.

10.2    NCCI provides the Services on exportscyprus.org on an "as is" basis, with no warranties whatsoever. All express warranties and all implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights are hereby disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10.3    In no event shall NCCI be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special and exemplary damages, or any damages whatsoever, arising from the performance of exportscyprus.org or from any Members' use of services provided through this website, even if exportscyprus.org has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

10.4    Exportscyprus.org has been translated into Greek and English. NCCI isn't responsible for the difference between the Greek version and aforementioned other language versions of the website. If there is any conflict, the Greek version shall prevail.

10.5    If you are dissatisfied with exportscyprus.org, or any portion, your exclusive remedy shall be to terminate your use of the website.

10.6    NCCI owns all legal rights, title and interest in and to the Service, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Service (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist).

10.7    In order to comply with laws, regulations, policies of other countries, which are differ from Cyprus laws, the content may be slightly different when users access from different countries. NCCI does not accept any responsibility for blocking the display of information which are in violation of laws, regulations and policies of other countries.

11. Disclaimer of Warranties for Products Database

You expressly agree that use of our database contained on exportscyprus.org is conducted at your own risk. NCCI shall not be responsible for any content found on this database. NCCI expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. NCCI makes no warranty that our database will be uninterrupted, timely, securely or error free.

You acknowledge and agree that any material, and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through use of the database on exportscyprus.org is done at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that result from the download of such material and/or data.

Exportscyprus.org, NCCI, its officers, directors, owners, agents and employees, shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury resulting from using of “Products/Company Directory” on exportscyprus.org, or for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on content contained in “Products/Company Directory” or other fields of the Platform. Exportscyprus.org, NCCI, its officers, directors, owners, agents and employees, shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any direct, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, or similar damages, even if you are advised of the possibility of such damages, resulting from the use or the inability to use the service.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusive of certain warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

12. Security

Exportscyprus.org adopts strict security policies. If any Member or User should interfere with our security policies they shall be temporarily or permanently suspended from using exportscyprus.org and its related services without prior notification. In addition, information published by other Members will not be available to those Members whose access to exportscyprus.org has been terminated and/or temporarily and/or permanently suspended.

13. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold exportscyprus.org, NCCI, its officers, directors, owners, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Product or Company Directory and other information  and exportscyprus.org, the violation of these terms and conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or other user of  Product/Company Directory using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. NCCI reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

14. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Cyprus. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions and which concern the NCCI shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Cyprus Courts.

15. Copyright

All contents in these websites are Copyright © 2017 owned by the NCCI.

Reproduction in whole or in part in any form without the prior written permission of NCCI is prohibited. All rights reserved.

By clicking “I accept” I acknowledge that I have read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions of exportscyprus.org.

And I give my Concert for the collection, use and saving of my personal data for the use as well as for the registration purposes as a member of the platform.