Terms and conditions

Welcome to Glossopolis’s linguistic tourism services. We aim to show you the life of the locals through language and local businesses. For your convenience, please read carefully the following Terms and Conditions as it contains important information about your legal rights, remedies and obligations and enjoy your Glossopolis linguistic trip.

Glossopolis.com (“Site“), is owned and operated by Glossopolis, a Greek Company registered at Monis Petraki 4 PC 11521 Athens Greece. The Terms of Service (“Agreement“) mentioned below govern your access to and use of the Site and the services made available from the Site (the Site and any services made available from the Site, the “Service”). Please review the entire Agreement carefully. The Service is operated by Glossopolis and its corporate affiliates (collectively, “us“, “we” or “Glossopolis “). By accessing or using any portion of the Service, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Agreement, including all Glossopolis policies that apply to your use of the Service.

1. Description of Service
Glossopolis’s goal is touristic. It uses words/phrases of the language as a local would inform a foreigner. Under no circumstances is it considered as an e-learning platform or delivers diplomas recognized for professional/academic use. For the best touristic experience through language, Glossopolis uses all the possible language variations within real life; colloquial phrases, slang swearwords etc. You acknowledge that by using Glossopolis you will be subject to this linguistic aspect and you are not offended by the relevant material. The fact that Glossopolis provides linguistic tips and services does not result in an e-learning service. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. By using the Service you acknowledge that due to linguistic variations of the colloquial language, the content may be different than the scholar type of the knowledge. Under no circumstances will Glossopolis be liable in any way for any User Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any User Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any User Content made available via the Service.

2. Changes
Glossopolis reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of this Agreement at any time. If we do this, we will post the changes on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date this Agreement was last revised. Your continued use of the Service after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the changes for your use of the Service after the effective date of those changes. If you do not agree to abide by this Agreement or any future version of this Agreement, your sole remedy is to not use or access the Service. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Site to determine if there have been changes to this Agreement and to review such changes.

3. Eligibility
Use of the Service is void where prohibited. By using the Service, you represent and warrant that you agree to and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Children under 16 are only authorized to use the Service with the written authorization by a parent. Self-registration by children under 16 is strictly prohibited.

4. Registration and Account Termination
To access and use the Service, you must register for an account, fill in all mandatory fields with true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted in the registration form and maintain and promptly update this information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. Glossopolis has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service if it suspects that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete. Glossopolis may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, without warning. Even after your account is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. You may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, by contacting us by email at hi@glossopolis.com.

5. Fees
Glossopolis charges fees for access to certain portions of the Service or services available via the Service (“Paid Services”), and notifies you of those fees at the time that we offer you a Paid Service. You may cancel your use of a Paid Service or your account at any time. All sales are final and Glossopolis will not issue refunds except as expressly provided in this Agreement. You acknowledge that Glossopolis reserves the right to change its fees at any time. At no time will you be charged without your prior knowledge and explicit consent.

6. Advertisements and Reductions
The Service may include an opportunity for you to have reduction in services offered by the businesses Glossopolis cooperates with. By using Glossopolis services you acknowledge that you will be subject to advertisements of a series of businesses.
Glossopolis has no liability for any problem occurred between the user and the business related to the content. Glossopolis has no obligation to, and will not, reimburse you for any damage occurred by the relevant businesses. Glossopolis reserves the right, without prior notification, to increase, decrease, and delete the number of businesses that cooperates. You agree that Glossopolis has the absolute right to manage, distribute, regulate, control, differentiate, modify, or eliminate business cooperation as Glossopolis sees fit in its sole discretion.
You agree that under no circumstances is Glossopolis liable to you for any damages or claims that may arise from the business cooperation, regardless of the circumstances.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment for and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Glossopolis shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
You understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Glossopolis to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that you will not obscure any advertisements from general view via HTML/CSS or any other means. By using the Service, you agree that Glossopolis has the right to run such advertisements with or without prior notice, and without recompense to you or any other user. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Glossopolis on your Profile are subject to change at any time at Glossopolis’s discretion.

8. Availability
All Services, Rewards, Reductions are subject to availability. Glossopolis does not guarantee that any Service, including any Paid Service, will be available to you at the time you wish to use it.

9. Applicable Laws
You are required to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your access to and use of the Service and such further limitations as may be set forth in any written or online notice from Glossopolis. As a condition of your access to and use of the Service, you warrant that you will not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. Use of the Service is for your personal and non-commercial use unless otherwise agreed in writing by Glossopolis, and Glossopolis does not grant you any express or implied rights to access or use the Service for any other purpose.

10. Privacy
We may collect registration and other information about you through the Service.

11. Security
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and username you provided during the registration process, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Glossopolis of any unauthorized use of your password or username or any other breach of security.

12. Storage; Inactive Accounts
You acknowledge that Glossopolis may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that messages, lesson submissions, lesson progress, lesson data, lesson submission comments, or other uploaded content will be retained by Glossopolis, the maximum number of messages or other content that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any message or other content that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allocated on Glossopolis servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access Glossopolis in a given period of time. You agree that Glossopolis has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages, lesson submissions, lesson progress, lesson data, lesson submission comments, or other uploaded content maintained or transmitted by Glossopolis. You acknowledge that Glossopolis reserves the right to deactivate your account if it is inactive for longer than one year.

13. Copyrights
All copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, graphics, user interface, and other content provided on the Service, and the selection, coordination, and arrangement of such content (“Content”), are owned by Glossopolis or its third-party licensors to the full extent provided under the Greece Copyright Act and all international copyright laws. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution of the Content for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without Glossopolis’s prior written consent. Requests for permission to reproduce any Content must be made in writing to:
Glossopolis – Content Licensing
Monis Petraki 4 11521
Athens Greece

14. Trademark and Service Mark Rights
All rights in the product names, company names, trade names, logos, and designs of all Glossopolis or third-party products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to Glossopolis or their respective owners and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution, or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited, and nothing stated or implied on the Service confers on you any license or right under any patent or trademark of Glossopolis or any third party.

15. User Content and Communications
In connection with registration for a Glossopolis account, users may upload photos or other materials or information to the Service (“User Content”). You agree that you will not upload User Content to the Service unless you have created that content yourself, or you have permission from the copyright owner to do so. Other than personal information, any information you transmit or post to the Service will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.
For any User Content that you upload to the Service, you grant us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, and successors a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, transferable, and sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, prepare derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, and publicly display that User Content throughout the world in any media in order provide and promote the Service and Glossopolis’s business. You retain all rights in your User Content, subject to the rights granted to Glossopolis in this Agreement. You may modify or remove your User Content via your Glossopolis account or by terminating your Glossopolis account.
You agree not to upload to the Service or otherwise post, transmit, distribute, or disseminate through the Service any material that: (a) is false, misleading, unlawful, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, defamatory, libellous, threatening, harassing, hateful, inflammatory, abusive, abusive, inflammatory; (b) encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or gives rise to civil liability; (c) breaches any duty toward or rights of any person or entity, including rights of publicity or privacy; (d) contains corrupted data or any other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files; (e) advertises products or services competitive with Glossopolis’s or its partners’ products and services, as determined by Glossopolis in its sole discretion; or (f) in Glossopolis’s sole judgment, is objectionable, restricts or inhibits any person or entity from using or enjoying any portion of the Service, or which may expose Glossopolis, its affiliates, or users to harm or liability of any nature.
Although Glossopolis has no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor any User Content, Glossopolis reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, edit, or disable any User Content at any time and for any reason without notice. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content, including any loss or damage to any of your User Content. You further understand and agree that Glossopolis may use or disclose any information related to you (including User Content) in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding activities that may be prohibited or unlawful, to exercise our legal rights under the Agreement, or otherwise to protect the rights and property of Glossopolis or any third party.

16. Prohibited Uses Generally
Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to:

  • Harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Service by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
  • Use the Service in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Service;
  • Use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Service;
  • Upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any content that we deem to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • Upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any videos other than those of a personal nature that: (i) are of you or your friends, (ii) are taken by you or your friends, or (iii) are original art or animation created by you or your friends;
  • Register for more than one account, register for an account on behalf of an individual other than yourself, or register for an account on behalf of any group or entity;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
  • Upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make publicly available on the Service any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  • Solicit personal information from anyone under 18 or solicit passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  • Upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • Intimidate or harass another;
  • Upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • Use or attempt to use another’s account, service or system without authorization from Glossopolis, or create a false identity on the Service.
  • Upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that, in the sole judgment of Glossopolis, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Service, or which may expose Glossopolis or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. In accordance with this Agreement, Glossopolis will investigate and work with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users who are involved in such violations.

17. Member Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other members of the Glossopolis community, including your interactions with any tutors or teachers. Glossopolis reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members.

18. Notice of Copyright Infringement
Glossopolis respects the intellectual property rights of others, and asks you to do the same. It is Glossopolis’s policy to terminate the access privileges of those who repeatedly infringe the copyright rights of others. If you believe that your work has been posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Glossopolis’s copyright agent at the address below and provide the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) a description of the copyright-protected work that you claim has been infringed; (c) the location on the Service of the material that you claim is infringing; (d) your address, telephone number, and email address; (e) a statement by you regarding your good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. By submitting a copyright infringement notice, you acknowledge and agree that Glossopolis or its copyright agent may forward the information you provide in this notice to the person who uploaded the allegedly infringing material.
You may write to Glossopolis’s designated agent for notice of copyright infringement at:
Glossopolis – Copyright Agent
Monis Petraki 4
P.C. 11521
Athens Greece

By submitting a copyright infringement notice, you acknowledge and agree that Glossopolis or its copyright agent may forward the information you provide in this notice to the person who uploaded the allegedly infringing material. Glossopolis will remove any content that infringes upon the copyright of any person under the laws of Greece upon receipt of such a statement

19. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” GLOSSOPOLIS MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER RELATING TO THE SERVICE, LINKED SITES, OR OTHER CONTENT THAT MAY BE ACCESSIBLE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY THROUGH THE SERVICE. GLOSSOPOLIS DISCLAIMS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, GLOSSOPOLIS DISCLAIMS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY AND ALL (a) WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, (b) WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, (c) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY OF THE SERVICE, (d) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CORRECTNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF DATA MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICE OR OTHERWISE BY GLOSSOPOLIS AND (e) WARRANTIES OTHERWISE RELATING TO PERFORMANCE, NON PERFORMANCE, OR OTHER ACTS OR OMISSIONS BY GLOSSOPOLIS OR ANY THIRD PARTY. FURTHER, THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OR THE NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OF ANY OTHER PERSON.
GLOSSOPOLIS MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, (a) THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL BE FREE FROM ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN OPERATION, OR FROM TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS; (b) THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; (c) THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (d) THAT THE CONTENT ON THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY INFORMATION ON THIS SERVICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, AND GLOSSOPOLIS DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE CHANGES.

20. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL GLOSSOPOLIS OR ITS AFFILIATES, OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SERVICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKED SITES, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE. IN THE EVENT THAT YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ANOTHER USER RELATED TO, ARISING FROM, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH USE OF THE SERVICE, YOU RELEASE GLOSSOPOLIS FROM ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH A DISPUTE.
These limitations apply whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if Glossopolis has been advised of the possibility of such damage, and even if any limited remedy fails of its essential purpose. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, Glossopolis’s liability in such jurisdictions will be limited to the extent permitted by law.

21. Indemnification
You will indemnify, defend and hold Glossopolis and its licensors, suppliers, and processors harmless (and our respective employees, directors, agents, affiliates and representatives) from and against any and all claims, costs, losses, damages, judgments, tax assessments, penalties, interest, and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of any claim, action, audit, investigation, inquiry, or other proceeding instituted by a person or entity that arises out of or relates to your use of the Service or any activity on the Service via your account, your violation of this Agreement, or your violation of any rights of a third party through use of the Service.

22. Choice of Law and Forum
This Agreement is governed by the laws of Greece. The provisions of the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, however designated, are excluded and will not apply to this Agreement or any transactions under this Agreement. If there is any dispute between us concerning the Agreement or your access to or use of the Service, we both agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the Greek courts for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes.

23. Feedback
If you provide feedback to Glossopolis regarding the Service (“Feedback”), you authorize Glossopolis to use that Feedback without restriction and without payment to you. Accordingly, you hereby grant to us a perpetual and irrevocable license to use the Feedback in any manner and for any purpose.

24. No Waiver
The failure of Glossopolis to enforce any provisions of the Agreement or respond to a breach by you or other parties will not in any way waive Glossopolis’s right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of the Agreement or to act with respect to similar breaches.

25. Cookies
Glossopolis uses cookies for reasons of user identification. The user can adjust the browser in a way that discards the use of cookies. No user IP address is detected and stored by the present website. Third parties (e.g. Google analytics) can detect the website users’ IP address, but only in a way that discloses the user location and no other information to the website administrators.

26. Miscellaneous
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Glossopolis as a result of the Agreement or your access to and use of the Service. A printed version of the Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to the Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Unless otherwise specified herein, the Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Glossopolis and governs your use of the Service. If any portion of the Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect.

Last Revised: July 29, 2014