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These Terms and Conditions (“terms”) shall govern your use of The Manifold Files website (“website”) and all its contents. By using this website, you expressly accept all these terms. You must not use this website, if you have any objection to any of these terms.

  1. The Manifold Non-Profit Civil Partnership (“us”, “we”), owner and administrator of this website, the members of the partnership, and, where applicable, the contributors to this website, own all copyrights and intellectual property rights related to all contents of this website, except where otherwise stated. All such rights are reserved.
  2. Users of this website (“you”) are granted a limited license to use the contents of this website, subject to the permissions and restrictions provided in these terms.
  3. You may access, read, watch, or otherwise use, share and distribute, including on social media, other online platforms, via email, or in printed form, the contents of this website only for your personal, non-profit and non-commercial use.
  4. You may republish, including within a commercial or profit-seeking publication, in any medium, including as part of a presentation, lecture, or performance, a reasonably short excerpt of an article, or a reasonably small number of images, or in general a reasonably small part of the contents of this website, without permission, provided that (a) its copyright is not stated as owned by a third party; and (b) you clearly state the source in full, including the title of this website (The Manifold Files), and the title of the section and article or page to which the republished part belongs, and in the case of online republication provide an active link to the original.
  5. In order to republish in any medium, including as part of a presentation, lecture, or performance, any substantial part of the contents of this website, such as a full article, you need written permission from The Manifold Non-Profit Civil Partnership, which will include an agreement with you on an appropriate fee for republication. At our discretion, this written permission may reduce or waive any fee if the purpose of the republication is non-profit, educational, or a contribution to civil society. You may apply for permission by contacting themanifold@themanifold.media.
  6. You are expressly restricted from publishing any substantial part of the contents of this website material in any medium, without our written permission; selling, sub-licensing, and/or otherwise commercialising any material contained in this website, with the exception of 4 above; using this website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this website; using this website in any way that impacts the use or user access to this website, or otherwise tampers with it; using this website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to any person or entity; engaging in data mining, data harvesting, data extracting, or any other similar activity in relation to this website, or while using this website; using this website to engage in any advertising or marketing.
  7. We process personal data according to applicable laws. For more information, see our Data Protection Policy.
  8. Any user ID and password you may have for this website, or any associated platform, including users’ forums, or private chat rooms, that exist or may be created, are provided strictly for your personal use, are confidential, and you must protect the confidentiality of such information.
  9. Where we provide you with the option to contact us, our members, or our contributors securely, including via encrypted email or other secure methods for transferring data, in order for you to entrust to us material for publication in the public interest that if associated with you may be prejudicial to you or a third party, or may potentially put you or a third party in any danger, we will make every effort to maintain security of communications, including protecting your identity, but we will not be held liable for any breach of our security, nor for any costs or damages you may incur as a result of such a breach. 
  10. We will make every effort to secure this website and its users against any malware or other security threat, but we will not be liable for any costs or damages you may incur as a result of or in relation to your use of this website. Security of your online activity will remain your responsibility at all times.
  11. We will make every effort for this website to be online and accessible to you at all times, but we will not be liable for any costs or damages you may incur as a result of or in relation to any downtime or other malfunction of the website that may occur for any reason. 
  12. Certain areas of this website may be restricted from access by you, and we may further restrict access by you to any areas or the whole of this website, at any time, at our discretion and without notification.
  13. We may delete this website at any time, at our discretion and without notification.
  14. The investigations and other journalistic material contained in this website is provided to you for informational purposes only. While we strive for the information presented to be accurate and reliable, nothing contained in this website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you. In any matter requiring expert advice, we recommend seeking the services of a qualified professional.
  15. In no event shall The Manifold Non-Profit Civil Partnership, nor any of its members, or contributors to this website, be liable to you for anything arising out of any decision, action, or omission on your part that may in any way be connected with your use of this website.
  16. We may from time to time make changes to the contents of this website for the purpose of correcting errors. Where these changes have a negligible impact on the substance of the material (such as typographical or marginal factual corrections), they will not be noted. In the case of significant changes, we will add a note describing each change. For more information, see Corrections and Complaints.
  17. Changes that we may make for the purpose of correcting errors shall not imply that all errors in the website will be corrected, or that we accept liability for any errors that are not corrected.
  18. This website is provided “as is,” and we make no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind related to this website or the materials contained.
  19. We maintain pages and profiles in social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube, associated with this website, for the purpose of sharing content from this website, and other content related to our journalistic practice or that we consider informational and of potential interest to our readers. While we will make every reasonable effort for the timely deletion of any racist, sexist, homophobic, hateful, disruptive, offensive, or otherwise prejudicial comments made by other users, we will not be held liable for any such comments made on any social media platform we are using now or in the future. 
  20. You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent The Manifold Non-Profit Civil Partnership from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these terms.
  21. If any provision of these terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
  22. The Manifold Non-Profit Civil Partnership shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these terms without any notification or consent required. However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms.
  23. We may revise these terms at any time as we see fit without notification, and by using this website you are expected to review such terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this website. 
  24. These terms are set out in accordance with and shall be governed by the laws of Greece, and by using this website you submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Athens for the resolution of any disputes, whether directly arising from these terms, or otherwise from the contents of this website.