All visitors of the website www.heliost.gr are advised to read the following terms carefully.
1.Applicability. The following terms specify the rights and responsibilities that derive from the use of the website www.heliost.gr and govern the relationship between the website and its visitors. This website is owned by the association with the name «Hellenic Osteoporosis Association», hereafter referred to as “the association”. The following terms are considered accepted by the visitor as soon as he decides to enter the website. The visitor agrees explicitly, unreservedly and irrevocably to comply with these terms. In case any visitor disagrees with one or more of these terms, he/she is requested to terminate the navigation around the website www.heliost.gr and contact, if he/she wishes the website administrator for any complaints.
The website www.heliost.gr reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions at any time and without justification. Modified terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of their publication on the present section of the website. Thus our visitors are strongly advised to check the content of these terms at regular intervals. In case one or more of these terms are declared partially/fully invalid or inapplicable, the validity of the rest of the terms is not affected. The contingent legal blank in the agreement will be fulfilled by new or modified terms that will suit as much as possible to the legal purpose of the invalid/inapplicable term. In any case, the aforementioned procedure also applies on matters that are not explicitly regulated by these terms.
2.Scope. The website www.heliost.gr was created to enhance the pursuit of the purpose set by the association. This goal is to promote the knowledge of doctors and other scientists of related fields concerning metabolic bone diseases and osteoporosis. Acknowledging the irreplaceable contribution of these individuals in dealing with the aforementioned diseases, the association and its website have absolutely no intention of substituting the patients’ visit to them and the following of their instructions. On the contrary, the main goal of this website is to assist the efforts of doctor and familiar scientists by providing information, audiovisual material (pictures, videos, patterns, etc) and access to the association’s services. The subsidiary goal of this website is to provide information to the public concerning these diseases in an effort to increase its awareness on their existence and seriousness.
3.Association’s responsibility. The association cannot be held responsible under any circumstances for any health damage and/or any other consequence that derives from accessing the website and/or the incorrect use of the provided information. All the medical and scientific information that are provided by the website www.heliost.gr have an exclusively informative purpose. The content of the website and its services is provided by the association ‘’as it is’’. Therefore the association explicitly denies the existence of any explicit, direct/indirect, emanating by the circumstances or the credibility of the association warranties for its accuracy, safety, suitability and quality.
There is no intention on the behalf of the association or the website to encourage users to avoid or disregard the necessary medical instructions. The sole responsible for providing therapeutic and/or pharmaceutical treatment is in any case the attending physician. Any civil/criminal claims deriving from a doctor-patient relationship cannot under any circumstances be raised against the association.
4.User’s Responsibility. According to the present agreement you accept that you fully realize and accept the international nature of the internet and you are therefore obliged to follow the code of conduct set by Netiquette. In case the website provides you the ability to post something on the webpage or send by private message or any other way any information, audiovisual material, links to other websites and/or any readable/executable file in general from one computer (or any other electronic device), you are exclusively responsible for their content. It is noted that it is necessary for you to have a right to broadcast, based on the current legislation or a contractual relationship for every post or transmission of any kind you make. In any case the content of the aforementioned cannot:
- Be illegal, offensive, obscene, pornographic, threatening, defamatory, harassing, putting the welfare of children at risk or inciting hatred based on race, religion or sexuality,
- Infringe any applicable law concerning copyright, intellectual property and trademarks.
- Consist of software viruses or other harmful programs (malware), pop-up advertisements and spam that can cause temporary or permanent impairment/malfunction of any computer’s or other electronic device’s equipment (software or hardware) and/or delays, intervals or interruptions in the process of the proxy server or any other telecommunications network.
- Include false statement concerning the identity of the user or imitation of any natural or legal person.
In order to facilitate the users it is exceptionally permitted to individually copy and save parts of the website’s content on a simple Personal Computer/other electronic device for strictly personal use. The lack of an intention to commercially exploit this content and the reference to its original source are necessary prerequisites for this use. In any case this cannot be considered as a sign of willingness on the behalf of the association to grant any intellectual property rights.
In any case, by accessing and using the present website, the user admits that the exclusions and limitations on liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
9.YouTube Channel. This website provides you with audiovisual material via its channel on YouTube. This material which is provided exclusively via the channel owned by the association is considered intellectual property of the association and is thus protected by the relevant provisions of Greek, European law and international treaties.
11.Applicable law and final provisions. The association constantly seeks to resolve any disputes that might occur from the use of the website’s content/services and/or the interpretation/implementation of these terms, out-of-court and in a friendly manner. For this reason, in case you notice anything problematic (from a moral or legal aspect) concerning either the content or the services of this website, you are kindly requested to notify the administrator immediately at
. If, however, a friendly resolution of the arising dispute is not possible, the courts of Athens are competent for anyone to bring proceedings, while Greek and European law is applicable. Should a provision of the present terms be determined by the competent Court Authorities to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other terms shall continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable term would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the terms will continue in effect. For any other contact you are kindly requested to fulfill the contact form and you shall receive a reply soon.
The Hellenic Osteoporosis Association takes all the necessary actions through its designers and administrators in order to develop update and improve the provided content and services. The website applies all the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure that its content and services are provided to you in a safe environment in compliance with the relevant legal provisions. However it is noted that it remains possible for errors/malfunctions/interruptions to occur on the content/services provided by the website and/or for computer viruses/other malware to infiltrate in the website or its server.