DISCLAIMER: The English translation of the “Terms and Conditions” is provided below for the convenience of our non-Greek speaking customers. Regardless of this, only the original Greek language version is legally binding.
Please read them carefully before using the Website. By accessing and using this Website you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use the Website.
FORTH-ICS reserves the right to amend these Terms from time to time without notice in its sole and absolute discretion.
The latest review was done in August 02, 2020.
General - Legal Use of the Website
You may use the Website only for lawful purposes. FORTH-ICS maintains the Website to enhance public access to information about its activities and for checking the availability of .gr or .ελ domain names. Any information on the Website is provided "as is". Despite our care and best efforts, FORTH-ICS cannot warrant that the information on the Website is complete, accurate and up-to-date. Any information or material posted on the Website is not intended to constitute an advice upon which to rely. FORTH-ICS expressly disclaims any and all liability and responsibility arising from use of the Websites or any reliance upon or use of information posted on the Website, by anyone. If the Website contains information about laws or regulations or decisions adopted by public authorities, these might have been amended, repealed, or replaced since they were made available on the Website. Therefore, you should only rely on the latest official version as published by those authorities.
The information provided on the Website may contain third-party information and links to third parties or third-party websites. Such third-party information does not represent the opinion of FORTH-ICS and links to third-party websites are provided for convenience only. FORTH-ICS does not express any opinion on, and cannot be held liable for the content of such third-party information or websites.
You may not use the Website:
- in any way that breaches applicable national or international laws or regulations;
- in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has an unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
- in any way that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any FORTH-ICS server, or the network(s) connected thereto;
- in any way that constitutes an act of defamation, or an abuse or violation of third party rights;
- use any material or information, including images or photographs, that are made available through the Website in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party;
- to knowingly transmit, send or upload any material that is technically harmful (including without limitation computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device.
The purpose of a cookie is to store information about your preferences (like your preferred language or other settings), to manage the session, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to better serve you with more tailored information.
Most popular browsers support enabling or disabling cookies, or receive a notification before accepting them. Please note that changing your browser settings to reject cookies may impact your visit to our Website and deny you access to parts of our Website. For more information in order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful (or go to the 'Help' option in your Internet browser for more details):
Cookies of the Registry website
|Cookie Name||Provider||Purpose||Duration||Cookie Type|
|Used to manage the session. It ends at the end of the session.||Session||First-Party /
|Protection against bots / abuse / malicious use||Session||First-Party /
|_GRECAPTCHA||Used for the purpose of providing reCaptcha risk analysis||179 days||Third-Party /
|rc::a||Bots / spam protection||Persistent||Third-Party /
HTML5 Local Storage
|rc::b||Bots / spam protection||Session||Third-Party /
HTML5 Local Storage
|rc::c||Bots / spam protection||Session||Third-Party /
HTML5 Local Storage
You can find further information about the above Google cookies (NID, rc::a, rc::b, rc::c) by following the links:
For your convenience, we provide you with the opportunity to learn more about how this third party, Google, uses data/cookies when you visit/browse this website or use their app/s.
Your Cookie Consent
Other similar technologies
The Registry's Website also uses other tracking technologies including IP addresses and log files exclusively for the security and improvement of its services.
FORTH-ICS takes full account of your right to privacy on the Internet and the protection of personal data, and for this purpose FORTH-ICS will not transmit or share your data to third parties unless this is required by law or / and the competent authorities.
The IP address is a unique number used by devices (computers, routers, mobile phones, etc.) to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network. We may record the IP address of your terminal equipment for the following purposes: (a) solving technical issues, (b) safeguarding the security and protection of the Website, and (c) better understanding of how the Website is used.
We may collect information in the form of files that record the activity of the Website and collect statistics about a user's browsing habits. These records help us to assemble: (a) the type of the browser and the user's operating system; (b) information about the user's browsing (such as the URL from which they originate; the date and time visited our Website, which pages of our Website were visited) and (c) other similar navigation data or data about clicks made by users.
All materials contained in the Website are protected by copyright or any other intellectual property right(s) and are property of or licensed to FORTH-ICS.
You may not use, store (except if necessary to view the Websites’ content), reproduce, modify, distribute, sell or otherwise transfer any of these materials without the prior written permission of FORTH-ICS.