Terms of Use

 Date of Issue: 27-03-2023  The visitors and users of our Website are sincerely requested to read carefully the following terms of use (hereinafter referred to as “Terms of Use”).   


Agreement of use

These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement that is formed between you, either as an individual or on behalf of an entity (“you” or “yours” or “visitor/user”), and the Ithaca Not-for-profit Association for the Promotion of Innovative Entrepreneurship also known as Ithaca (hereinafter “Company” or “Organization” or “Individual”, “we”, “us” or “our”). These Terms of Use govern your access to our Website and its use at the following web address: www.orangegrove.eu (hereinafter “Website”). The Company is registered in Greece and its registered offices are located at the Patras Science Park, Stadiou, Platani-Rio 26504 Patras. 


The Website is available to you for access and use only if you agree to the Terms of Use set out below. If you do not agree with all the Terms of Use, then you are not permitted to access and use the Website and you are kindly requested to exit from the Website. By accessing or using the Website, both you and the entity that you are authorized to represent declare that you agree to comply with the following Terms of Use.  


The available content on the Website is not intended to be distributed or used by any individual or entity in any jurisdiction or country where this distribution or use would be against the law or the regulation or would require us to register within this jurisdiction or country. Therefore, individuals who choose to access the Website from other locations, shall do so on their own initiative and are exclusively responsible to comply with the local law, as long as and to the extent that this local law is in force.  


Minor Users

All users that are considered underage according to the legislation of the country in which they reside are obligated to have the consent of the holder of parental responsibility. Accordingly, the holder of parental responsibility of the minor user is obliged to supervise them if they are to use the Website. If you are a minor, you must ask your parent or guardian to read and accept these Terms of Use before using the Website.  



These Terms of Use may be revised and updated at any time. The Company will publish the current version of the Terms of Use in order to keep you informed. Please make sure that you are aware of the Terms of Use that are in force by checking them every time you use our Website and on a regular basis so that you are informed of any potential modifications. Your continuing use of the Website even after such changes implies your unreserved acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.  


Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights

Apart from the explicitly stated exceptions (copyrights of third parties, partners, and institutions), the Website includes content that is the intellectual property of the Company, which is the administrator of the Website and is protected by the respective provisions of Greek, EU, and International Law. This content includes but is not limited to texts, images, designs, graphics, applications, and provided services, as well as logos, company names, trademarks, and features that belong to the administrator and/or the people cited on the Website as owners of the respective rights, all of which are protected according to the applicable legislation on intellectual and industrial property.  


It is explicitly prohibited to use, copy, save, reproduce, re-post, transmit, disclose, download, translate, or modify in any way a part of or all of the Website’s content.  


Should you have any inquiries regarding the rights of reproducing any part of the Website’s content, as well as requests for permission to reproduce content, you can contact us at the following e-mail address info[at]orangegrove.eu 


User statements

By using the Website, you present and guarantee that: 

1) all information provided by you for the purpose of registration is true, accurate, existing, and complete, 

2) you will maintain the accuracy of your information and update it on time if necessary, 

3) you have the legal capacity and agree to comply with these Terms of Use, 

4) you are not under the age of thirteen (13), 

5) you are not a minor in the jurisdiction in which you reside, or if you are, you have the parental consent required to use the Website, 

6) you will not enter the Website through non-human and automated accounts, 

7) you will not use the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purposes, 

8) your use of the Website will not violate any applicable law or regulation. 


If you provide information that is untrue, inaccurate, non-existent or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or cease the use of your account and deny you partly or completely any current or future use of our Website.  



User Registration

The creation of a username and/or password is not necessary to use the Website. The Company reserves its right to ask the user to set up an account and/or a username and/or password at a later date and at will. 


User Responsibility

The Website must be used exclusively for legal purposes and in a way that does not restrict or impede its use by third parties. The user must comply with the rules and provisions of the applicable Greek, EU, and International Law and is obliged to use the Website in accordance with the law, the principles of morality and these Terms of Use. The user is obligated to abstain from any illegal and abusive behaviour during and in relation to the use of the Website. The user is also responsible for any damage caused to the Company and/or a third party due to misuse or unfair use of the Website. 


You understand and accept that the Company reserves the exclusive right to terminate the distribution of its content to the users/members that are believed by the Company to have violated the letter and the spirit of these Terms of Use. In case of significant damages, the Company may file a lawsuit against the user who caused them.  


You are obligated not to use the Website to engage in actions that may result in criminal prosecution or the commencement of civil or administrative proceedings against the Company for acts that are indicatively, but not exhaustively,  mentioned in the Criminal Code, in special criminal laws, in the legislation regarding personal data protection, in the legislation about telecommunications, as well as in the respective legislation of the EU, the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission, the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, and of any other Public or Administration Authority and Service, as well as for actions that could potentially violate any right or other legitimate interest of the Company or of a third party.  


The following is a non-exhaustive and indicative list of acts that are prohibited to the Website users: 

  • The consistent recovery of data or other content from the Website with the intent to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, a database, or a list without our written authorization in advance.
  • Fraud, deception, or misleading that is targeted at us or other users, especially as an attempt to retrieve sensitive account information such as passwords.
  • Bypassing, deactivating, or interfering in any way with the security features of the Website, including settings that impede or restrict the use or copy of the content of the Website.
  • Defaming, tarnishing, or otherwise harming, our perception, our Company, or our Website.
  • The use of information retrieved from the Website with the purpose of harassing, abusing, or otherwise harming a third person.
  • Inappropriate use of our support services or the submission of false reports of abuse or misconduct.
  • The use of the Website in a way that is against the laws and regulations currently in force.
  • Unauthorized access to the Website.
  • Uploading (or attempting to upload) viruses, Trojan Horse software, or other material, including the extensive use of capital letters or spamming that interferes with the uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Website by third parties, or modifies, obstructs, disrupts, or interferes with the use, features, functions or maintenance of the Website.
  • Automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using data phishing methods, robots, or similar tools to extract and compile data.
  • Attempting to impersonate another user or using the username of another user.
  • Uploading or transmitting any material that functions as a passive or active mechanism for information collection.
  • Obstructing or interfering with or creating an unreasonable burden on the Website or the networks and services connected to the Website.
  • Harassing, annoying, blackmailing, intimidating or threatening our employees or agents engaged in providing any part of the Website to you.
  • Copying or updating any software on the Website.
  • Decryption, decoding, disassembly or reverse engineering of any part of the Website’s software, unless permitted by law.
  • Using a sales agent to make purchases from the Website.
  • Unauthorized use of the Website.
  • Using the Website as part of competitive actions against the Website or its content for any commercial use.
  • Using the Website to advertise products or offer goods and services.
  • Selling or otherwise transferring your account.


In any case, by your access and use of the Website, you agree that the exceptions and limitations of liability set forth in this document are fair and reasonable. 


You are aware that the Company reserves the right to modify and/or discontinue temporarily or permanently a part or all of its services with or without notice to users, for serious reasons. Consequently, you acknowledge that there is no right of redress in any way against the Company or its administrators. 


Finally, the Company has the right to remove, disable or restrict access to the material you submit, if it believes, in good faith and with good cause, that it violates the Terms of Use. For any disagreement with any such action by the Company, you may contact info@orangegrove.eu for further investigation. 


User-published content

The Website does not provide the user with the possibility to submit or publish content.  You may be given the opportunity to create, submit, present, transmit, post, or retransmit content and material to us or the Website, such as texts, images, and videos collectively(“posts”). Posts may be visible to other users of the Website or to third-party websites.  As such, your potential posts will be treated in accordance with the Website’s Privacy Policy.  When you create or make posts available to third parties, you have the obligation as the content of the posts must: 


  • Not be illegal, offensive, insulting, pornographic, defamatory or racist.
  • Not aim to defame or slander people, companies or organizations.
  • Not interfere with the proper functioning of the Website.
  • Not violate the privacy and personal data of third parties.
  • Not infringe copyrights.
  • Not constitute a criminal offense in any way.
  • The publication must comply with the existing National, EU, and International legislation.


Any use of the Website in violation of the above Terms of Use may result, inter alia, in the termination or suspension of your rights to use the Website. 


Use of links to other websites

The Website may contain references to third-party websites and/or provide now or in the future the possibility of accessing third-party websites through links, hyperlinks, and/or advertising banners, made by other individuals and organizations. 

The placement of these links has been done with the sole purpose of facilitating users during their browsing on the Internet. The use of these links will be the sole responsibility of the user of the Website, while the respective websites will be subject to their own terms of use, for which the Company is not responsible and has no connection. 


The Company bears no liability and does not guarantee in any case for the content, the personal data protection policy, the correctness, legality, completeness, timeliness, and/or accuracy or quality of services as well as the security of other websites interconnected with the Website through such links, nor for the servers through which the Website and other websites are made available to the user. The Company shall not be liable for errors or malfunction of the third-party websites, as well as for any damage caused to users from accessing and using the information, services, and products provided through them. 


Your connection to these external websites is at your own risk and in any case, you must directly contact the providers of these websites who are responsible for anything that may arise from their visit and use. The Website shall in no case be considered as endorsing or accepting the content or services of the websites to which it refers or is linked to them in any way. 



The Website does not contain advertisements or display other material with advertising content or purpose. Any posting of advertising material by third parties on the Website is not our responsibilityThe Company bears no liability in relation to the accuracy and/or legality of any advertising material and does not in any way guarantee the accuracy and/or legality thereofThe liability lies solely with the advertisers, sponsors, and/or creators of the advertising material displayed, against whom the user may take legal action. 


Protection of Personal Data

The Company may collect and process the personal data of the Website users in accordance with our Privacy Policy. 


The Privacy Policy is an essential term and an integral part of these Terms of Use and is automatically accepted in its entirety upon your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Non-acceptance of the Privacy Policy is tantamount to non-acceptance of an essential term and brings results equivalent to the rejection of these Terms of Use, including the inability to use the Website. 

You are hereby notified that this Website is hosted in Greece. In the event that you visit the Website from any other region of the world with laws that differ from the applicable laws of the country hosting our Website regarding the collection and use of personal data, then by your continued use of the Website, you are transferring your data to Greece and you consent to the transfer and processing thereof in Greece. 


Limitation of the Company’s Liability

The Company is working to ensure that all content and information appearing on the Website is, as far as possible, characterized by accuracy, clarity, correctness, completeness, timeliness, and availability, but does not guarantee that the pages, services, options, and contents will be provided without interruption and without errors, as well as that errors will be corrected. The Company also does not guarantee that the Company or any other related website or the servers through which they are made available to the user are provided free of “viruses” or other harmful components. The Company shall not be liable for any form of damage suffered by the user of the pages, services, options, and contents of the Website which they enter on their own initiative and with knowledge of the Terms of Use. 

Each user must take all appropriate security measures (e.g. antivirus programs, etc.) before any “loading” from the Website. You are responsible for accessing the services of the Website and such access may require the payment of fees to third parties (e.g. internet service providers, internet time charges). You are solely responsible for paying the relevant fees. Furthermore, you are solely responsible for the acquisition, protection, and maintenance of their personal equipment with the necessary technological means to enable them to access the services of the Website. 

Without prejudice and without affecting the exclusions and limitations of liability contained in these Terms of Use, no claim or action may be brought by any legal or natural person against the Company in respect of or in relation to this Website unless it is accrued and communicated in advance in writing to the Company. 

Under no circumstances will the Company or their directors, employees, or agents be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of data or other damages arising out of your use of the Website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.  


Applicable Law and Other Terms

These Terms of Use, as well as any modification thereof, shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the law of Greece, the law of the European Union, and relevant international treaties. 


Any provision of the Terms of Use that is contrary to the law shall automatically cease to apply, without prejudice to the validity of the other terms. 


The present Terms constitute the entire binding agreement between the Company and the user of the Website and its services. 


Dispute Resolution

In the event of any dispute arising out of these Terms of Use, the parties agree that in order to resolve the dispute expeditiously and economically, they will attempt to negotiate informally for at least 30 days before commencing arbitration proceedings. Such informal negotiations shall be deemed to have commenced upon written notice from one party to the otherIf informal negotiations are unsuccessful, the parties agree that the dispute will be submitted to arbitration to be decided by a registered arbitrator and in accordance with the Internal Rules of the relevant Arbitral Tribunal applicable at the time the dispute is submitted to arbitration. The seat of the arbitration shall be in Greece. The applicable substantive rules will be those of the law of Greece. 


Contact us

For the purpose of resolving a complaint about the Website or to obtain further information in relation to your use of the Website, please contact us at: 


Ithaca Not-for-profit Association for the Promotion of Innovative Entrepreneurship 

Patras Science Park, Stadiou, Platani-Rio 26504 Patras Greece 

https://orangegrove.eu, Phone numbers: (261) 0911530, (210) 323-1457