Terms of Use

Terms of Use HCFA TEAM May 13, 2023

The website https://cysticfibrosis.gr/ (“Website”) belongs to the Panhellenic Cystic Fibrosis Association “Hellenic Society for Fibrotic Cystic Disease” (A.F.M. 099524287/ D.O.Y. A’ Athens), located at Karaiskaki Street no. 28, Athens (6944255853, info@cysticfibrosis.gr ) and is legally represented by its President Mrs. Anna Spinou and is hereinafter referred to as the “Association”.

The Panhellenic Cystic Fibrosis Association is a non-profit association of patients. It was founded in 1983 in Athens and represents Cystic Fibrosis patients and their families nationwide. The Association is registered in the Greek National Registry of Non- Profit Private Sector Social Care Agency and in the Greek Registry of Voluntary Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

The purpose of the operation of the Website and its individual web pages is to facilitate communication with its registered members and interested parties, in Greece and abroad, about the activities of the Association.


These Terms of Use provide Visitors/Users with the necessary information on the terms of access and use of the Website and its content. By browsing the Website, the User unconditionally accepts the Terms of Use that govern it.

If you do not agree with the following terms and conditions, please leave the Website and do not proceed with the use of its content.

The Website is used “as is” without the possibility of modifications or other interventions by unauthorized Users.

The Association as the administrator has the exclusive right to update the content of the pages and modify these Terms of Use, to add, modify or remove services offered, without prior notice to the User. The updated version will always be posted on this part of the Website.

In case of visit and use of the services of the Website by minors under 16 years of age – and 15 years of age in Greece – without the consent of their parent/guardian, the Website shall not be held responsible.

The information published on the Website is provided free of charge. The User accepts and undertakes that he/she will make legal use of the Website, and that he/she will refrain from any act or omission that is illegal under the applicable Greek and Community legislation or contrary to good morals and business practices.


The Website provides the following services
– Information on Cystic Fibrosis, patients’ rights, health benefits, actions and services of the Association
– Viewing of audiovisual material
– Registration for participation in events
– Job applications
– Expression of interest for volunteer work
– Request for free medical equipment (e.g. spirometers, portable oxygen, nebulisers)
– Application for participation in psychological support groups
– Request for sending electronic updates
– Electronic payment of membership fees, donations, tickets for participation in events


Interested parties are kindly requested to read and accept the relevant Terms and Conditions of Registration and Participation in Events before completing an online form. Submission of the form implies acceptance of these


The website provides the possibility of online payment of members’ subscriptions, monetary donations, and ticket payment for participation in conferences. Online payments are made using a debit/credit card and are processed through the National Bank of Greece’s electronic payment platform which uses TLS 1.2 encryption with 128-bit encryption protocol (Secure Sockets Layer – SSL). When payment is made online through the Website, the Association does not receive and does not have access to debit or credit card details.

You can also make a deposit to the following bank account.
No. Log: 72110352233
ΙΒΑΝ: GR9801107210000072110352233

Account beneficiary: Hellenic Society for Fibrous Cystic Fibrosis EEIK

You have an obligation to provide accurate, true and valid information when completing the online donation or payment process. The Association reserves the right to confirm and validate the information and other data you have provided at any time. If, upon confirmation, your information is found to be untrue (in whole or in part), the Association has the right in its sole discretion to reject the donation or payment.

– If there is an error in the amount of the donation, please contact info@cysticfibrosis.gr and the Society will take all steps to accommodate your request if possible.

– If you wish to cancel your donation or membership payment, please contact the Association within three working days of making your donation. In exceptional cases and after contacting the Association, the deadline may be extended.

– For participation in ticketed conferences, the terms of registration and participation according to the terms of each event apply. Unless otherwise specified, you have the right to withdraw within 14 days of completing the transaction.


The User/Visitor of the Website accepts, agrees and covenants that he/she will make lawful and appropriate use of this Website, and undertakes that:

– It will not make unfair and abusive use of the content and information of the Website in order to harm the Website, its creator, its administrators or any third party.
– It will not alter the content of the Site.
– It will not compromise network security.
– It will not post illegal content.
– It will not prevent administrators or other users (visitors) from accessing this website.
– He/she will not circumvent the prescribed and appropriate identity checks if and where they are required.
– You will not install, promote and make available malware content, files and programs that may destroy or limit the functionality of software or telecommunication equipment on the Website.
– It will not violate the confidentiality of communications.
– It will not post illegal and harmful content that offends the personality and/or personal data of third parties or any other rights (e.g. intellectual and industrial property rights)
– It will not post and promote without authorization foreign content, advertising material, SPAM emails.
– It will not mislead about the origin of the content of the Site.

The User shall be solely responsible to compensate the Association and any third party for any damage caused by his/her unfair or illegal use of the Website.

The administrators of the Website have the right to block access in case of misuse, without the need to provide specific justification.

The User indemnifies the Association from and against any claims, actions or demands, including reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising from the User’s violation of the Terms of Use.

The User is responsible for protecting his/her data on the devices through which he/she attempts to connect.


The Website has no liability for the coverage of any kind of claims of third parties arising from the use, copying, falsification of its content or any other linked website by unauthorized third parties.

The Association also makes every effort to ensure that the information and content provided through the Website is accurate, cross-referenced and up-to-date. The Website is not able to verify information provided by third parties or third party sources. In case of registration of inaccurate information regarding the content or technical services, the Association has the right to correct, update or delete content without prior notification of the Users.

The Association is not in a position to guarantee that the operations of the Website and the servers will be uninterrupted or without any kind of error, whether it is the present Website or any other website or server through which its content is transmitted.


The content of the Website may not be traded, copied, modified, modified, reproduced in whole or in part, in any way and by any means and by any user.

The entire content, including, but not limited to, texts, trademarks, distinctive features, logos, layouts, photographs, graphic and digital material, audiovisual content, audio clips, programs, source code, news, information, data, etc., is the subject of intellectual property owned by this Website and the Association, by third parties and the protection of rights is governed by the provisions of Law No. 2121/1993, του ν. 4679/2020 and in general by the national, Community and international provisions on Intellectual and Industrial Property and other laws in force at the time.

The content of this Website is made available to the User strictly for personal (non-commercial or speculative) use. Any use of the Website and its content, including but not limited to copying, reproduction, storage, transfer, modification, republication, is permitted with prior express written consent and does not amount to a grant of any intellectual property rights.

In any case of republication in accordance with the above conditions, the Website must be explicitly indicated as the source of the information.


The Website may link to other websites which are governed by their own Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Association is not liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss that may be caused by the use of content, goods or services available on other websites.

Users access third party websites and web pages under their own responsibility. Therefore, they must read and accept the terms of use of the websites. The Association has no control over the validity of the content and/or the security methods used by the linked websites. It shall not be liable for any damages or compensation to Users when they access other websites.


The Association may ask for the User’s details to confirm his/her identity. The information submitted by the User must always be true, accurate, valid and complete.


The Association has the right to modify the Terms of Use, without prior notice to the User/Visitor. The revised Terms of Use will always be posted at this point on the Website. Therefore, Users are kindly requested to read the Terms of Use before accessing the Website and using its services.

The Association has the right to suspend the operation of the Website. The User agrees to discontinue the use of the Website and its services, and the Association has the right to terminate access to the Website. The sections on Liability, Applicable Law and Competent Courts for the resolution of disputes will remain in force even after the discontinuation of the Website.


These Terms and their interpretation are governed by the provisions of Greek law. The courts of Athens, Greece shall have exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute arising in connection with the interpretation and application of the Terms and Conditions hereof and in general in connection with the use of this Website.

For any clarification and information you can contact info@cysticfibrosis.gr., or call 6944255853.

Last update: May 2023__