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This web site (“Site”) located at is the property of the Hellenic
Olympic Committee (HΟC), with registered office in Halandri, at 52, Vikela Ave. The terms and conditions of use described herebelow are set forth so that HOC may provide visitors with information regarding its task and mission, the Olympic Games, the Olympic delegations and the Paralympic teams and the various sectors of its activity.

Please read carefully the following Terms of Use.


Using this Site requires the unconditional acceptance of the following terms of use that apply
to the entire content, pages, graphics, images, photographs and files contained on the Site.
Consequently, the visitor/user of the pages of this Site must read carefully these terms before
visiting or using the HOC pages. If you do not agree, then you should stop visiting the Site
pages and stop using their contents.

HOC adopts every necessary measure so that the information and the entire content of the
Site are governed by the utmost accuracy, clarity, completeness and correctness in general.
The Site is used on “as is” basis without any possibility for the visitor or user to modify or
otherwise interfere with its contents. However, our Site and its administrators, as well as any
other agent or person entitled by them, bear no responsibility, including negligence, for any
damage eventually caused to the visitor or user by or on the occasion of using the Site.
Especially, HOC does not bear any responsibility for any technical problems that may occur to
the users while attempting to access the Site ( and during such access
having to do with the operability or compatibility of their infrastructure with the Site. In
general, HOC is not liable to the visitors or users for any kind of damage (direct or indirect,
actual or consequential) that the visitor or user may suffer because of the use or failure to use
the Site, which is used on his/her own initiative and in full knowledge of the terms hereunder.
HOC is not liable to the visitors or users for the nature and the extent of the personal data
collected and kept by the social network platforms on which HOC has accounts, as a term of
use or as a result of their use. The visitor or user visits such sites on his/her own responsibility.
The Site is likely to contain references or links through hyperlinks to other Websites, however
does not bear the slightest responsibility for their content and for any rights that may
eventually be harmed by such contents.


Every visitor or user must comply with the Greek and European legislation in force, as well as
with the ratified International Agreements that have been transposed in and are an integral
part of the Greek law, and undertakes to use the Site in accordance with the Law and these
terms of use, having taken view of and unconditionally accepting the information stated
therein. Every visitor or user must refrain from any illegal conduct or abusive action while
visiting the Site or using the services provided by the Site. The user is liable for any damage
caused at the expense of the Site having reference to the misuse or abuse of the Site and/or
the information provided through the Site. Every visitor or user must make a fair, lawful and
appropriate use of the Site, and merely indicatively shall refrain from any action or omission
that is likely to: harm an underage, transmit or gain access to content that may: infringe any
third party rights (f.i. intellectual and industrial property rights), offend the personality of any
third party (f.i. defamatory, racist), be contrary to the law and the moral consideration and
honest practices, molest in any way the privacy and the individual and social rights of any third
party, mislead anyone as to the origin of the content of this Site, damage in any way the
reputation of the HOC or third parties, endanger the network’s security, prevent any visitor
from having access to the site of Panathenaic Stadium or to any service hosted by the HOC
network, or bypass the authentication checks, install and forward in any way any kind of
unsolicited or unauthorized advertisement or non-requested computer messages (spam),
pyramid systems and any other kind of undesired content forwarding, as well as to install and
forward advertisements without HOC’s written consent, install, forward and/or dispose of
content infected by software viruses or any other computer code, file or program engineered
to interfere, destroy or restrict the functionality of any software or telecommunications
equipment or prevent other visitors from using this Site, contain false statement as to the
user’s person or imitation of any person (natural person or entity). 3.4. Every visitor or user
must abide by the Rules of Conduct for communication on the Internet (NETIQUETTE),
contributing as far as possible to a much smoother and more efficient interaction between
the users of our Site and between users and administrators of the Site.


The entire content of the Site, including indicatively but not limited to texts, names,
tradenames, logos, graphics, images, photographs, audio and video files and generally
audiovisual materials and any type of files, is the property of HOC and is governed by Law
2121/1993, as each time in force, and by the other provisions on intellectual property
provided for in the National, European and International Law, excluding third parties’ right
that are explicitly recognized. The Site contents are offered to the visitor or user for personal
use and are subject to changes without prior notice in the sole judgment of HOC. It is explicitly
prohibited, without prior written consent of HOC, or in any other way or means, in whole, in
part or in brief, to reproduce, republish, copy, store, sell, transmit, distribute, post, execute,
download, translate, modify any part of the Site’s Content. 4.4. By way of exception, it is
allowed to individually copy, print or store any of the above items for personal use by the
visitor or user, on the condition, on one hand, that the source and the notes on copyright,
intellectual and other proprietary rights shall be clearly mentioned and on the other hand that
such items shall not be used for any commercial or other purpose. The visitor or user
acknowledges that everything contained in the Site is a registered trademark or intellectual
property of the owner or third parties (that have granted licence) and consequently the
unauthorized use in any of the above mentioned ways may lead to a penalty or fine being
imposed or to the indemnification of the owner or owners. For any question or concern
regarding the reproduction right of any portion of the content on this Site, as also for requests
for authorized content reproduction, the visitor or user may apply in writing to the email
address «».


The protection of the visitor’s or user’s personal data is governed by the Privacy Policy, the Cookies Policy, these Terms of Use, the General Data Protection Regulation (UE) 2016/679, Act no. 4624/2019 and in general by the current National and European regulatory framework on personal protection. Every visitor or user may browse our Site without providing any personal data. However, during visiting the website it is likely that certain data providing information about the way and time of visit (f.i. date of visit) and not about the identity/identification of the visitor or user may be collected. Such data are stored with the aim to improve the experience of browsing the Site. By way of exception, it is mandatory for the visitor or user to provide personal information to the HOC if he/she wishes to register on the website or send a message to “”, which is erased after the expiry in any way whatsoever of the transaction. The visitor or user acknowledges and declares his/her explicit consent to the collection, storage and processing of personal data that he/she discloses upon visiting or using the Site. HOC guarantees that all information registered on the Site is kept solely and exclusively for purposes regarding transactions with the user, communication and improvement of the services provided by our Site and it is not allowed to be used by any third party nor provided to any third party (except to the extent provided by the Law and exclusively to the competent authorities). Any personal data eventually stated in the Site’s communication form are kept exclusively for the purpose of improving the services provided by our Site and answering the referred questions and may not be used by any third party ((except to the extent provided by the Law and exclusively to the competent authorities). In any case, HOC employees who have access to the personal data provided by the visitor or use are specifically designated for that purpose and the access to such personal data by unauthorized staff is prohibited. HOC collects and keeps the personal data visitors or users of this Site having put in place all necessary security measures and providing at the same time the highest possible level of confidentiality as regards personal data voluntarily disclosed by the visitors or users of our Site. The visitor or user of the Site reserves at any time the right to information, the right to object or the right to erasure of his/her data, and all other rights recognized by the legislation on personal data protection as currently in force (GDPR). 


All information related to personal data and transactions is safe and confidential. The security
of the website is obtained through encryption provided by protocols such as SSL (Secure
Sockets Layer) for the protection of personal data (such as name, surname, address) during
data transfer on the Internet. This is identifiable by the lock displayed by the browser in case
of a SSL connection. Personal data are kept either in electronic format or in physical file with
documents containing personal data where needed, taking all necessary protection measures.
Minors under the age of 16 are not allowed to make their Personal Data known through
Internet. In this case processing is lawful except to the extend such consent is provided or
approved by the person entrusted with the parental responsibility of the minor.


The Site may provide links to other Websites. Such references are only provided as a
convenience to our visitors/users and for the purpose of supplying additional useful
information, while their use is not mandatory for the user or visitor. HOC is not responsible
for and does in no case endorse the contents, personal data protection policy, correctness,
legality, completeness, update and accuracy of the information contained on such Sites, nor
the servers through which the Site and other websites are made available to users.


These Terms of Use and any eventual amendment hereto are governed by the European Law
and the Greek Law, as well as by the international agreements transposed therein, and also
by the other international provisions. Any dispute eventually arising from or in connection
with this agreement shall be resolved by the Athens’s Courts of Law which shall have exclusive
jurisdiction. Should any of the aforesaid provisions be declared null or voidable, this does not
in any case affect the validity of the other provisions which shall remain in full force at all
events. No amendment to the terms of the present agreement may be considered valid if not
in writing and if not integrated herein. The Cookies Policy and the Privacy Policy annexed to
this Website are considered an integral part of this agreement and are absolutely binding on
the visitor or user of the Website. ΗOC reserves all legal rights and legitimate interests that
may be harmed with regard to the present, the terms and conditions of visit and use, as well
as to the copyright and intellectual property rights.