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Terms of use and products’ purchase via the Website of the Non Profit Organisation for Animal Rights 'SOMATIO FILOZOIKIS DRASIS NAFPAKTOU'



1.1 The present terms (hereinafter «Terms of Use») govern the operation of the website available through the electronic address (hereinafter «Website»), the use of the website by its users (hereinafter «User»), of the non-profit organization for animal welfare under the name “Somatio Filozoikis Drasis Nafpaktou" Non Profit Organization for Animal Rights, based in Nafpaktos, Greece with VAT Number 997484688, with email address, under the current ownership and management.

2. Use of the Website 

2.1 The Website has been created by "Somatio Filozoikis Drasis Nafpaktou" (hereinafter «Animal Shelter») a view to:

a) promote and communicate its non-profit, animal welfare purpose, volunteering, as well as promote animal welfare and specifically the welfare of dogs in Greece and abroad and inform the public regarding the necessity and the benefits of coexistence of human and animal beings

b) intermediate for the adoption of stray animals through the publication of photographs and other information in relation to animals hosted from time to time at the Animal Shelter, under cooperation agreement with the competent authorities and in general to promote the necessity to adopt and not to purchase animals

c) to support and financially assist the work of the Animal Shelter aiming at the rescue of stray animals through its E-shop, where its products are displayed (hereinafter “Products”) via internet enabling Customers to place distant orders and purchase them

d) two-way communication between the Animal Shelter Customers and Users regarding issues concerning its activity in general, such as indicatively developments in the animal-friendly society, information for animals hosted at the Animal Shelter, news, events, as well as its Products.

2.2 Any profit deriving from the purchase of the Products will be exclusively devoted to the promotion of animal welfare and specifically the welfare of dogs, the operation of the Animal Shelter and in general to the promotion of the Animal Shelter's non-profit purpose.

2.3 Any use of the Website and its content, such as texts, photographs, graphics, pictures etc. (hereinafter collectively “Content”), as well as access to the opportunities offered via the Website, printing, copying and downloading of its Content by the User or the Customer is permitted to the extent that it is in line with the above “animal welfare, non-profit” purpose or it is curried out for information purposes and thus performed as provided in articles 10 and 11 below. Any other use is prohibited.

2.4 Simply the use of the Website implies that the Customer or User has read, fully and unconditionally understood and accepted the present Terms of Use and is bind by the entirety of them. In case any Customer or User does not agree with one or more terms, has the obligation to abstain from using the Website and performing transactions of any kind through it.

3. Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights

3.1 Using the Website and its Content by the User and the Customer does not confer any rights on them regarding the designs of the Products, the work, the elements and the materials in which the intellectual and industrial property rights of the Animal Shelter or third parties are incorporated, and which are accessible through the Website.

3.2 Any use whatsoever of the Website or its Content by the User, the Customer or third parties with the aim to derive profit is forbidden, such as indicatively:

a) Broadcasting, publication, adaptation, placing on market, presentation to the public, deletion, printing, copy and download of the Content.

b) The reproduction of the Website for commercial reasons.

3.3 Imitation or misrepresentation of the Website or its Content, in any way whatsoever, partially or otherwise, in any form and by any means is prohibited. In particular User is prohibited from:

a) Exporting or reusing of the whole or substantial part of the Website’s database. The data User is prohibited from performing actions that are contrary to the regular operation of the said database or unreasonably infringing legal rights of the beneficiary’s database by provoking damage to the beneficiaries of the intellectual property rights or other related rights regarding the works contained in the database.

b) Performing any action whatsoever, with the view to reverse engineering or reconstructing the source software of the Website or gaining unauthorised access in any software, system, individual computer or network of computers and/or the Animal Shelter's archive or hacking its Website and in general its systems by any means, such as, indicatively, by using mechanical means or automated procedures.

c) Defeating any technical firewalls for the purpose of preventing actions prohibited by the Animal Shelter, which (the defeat) is performed by the User knowingly or when there are good reasons for considering that the User acknowledges the effects of his/her actions.

d) Misrepresenting or imitating the trademark, trade name and other distinctive features of the Animal Shelter or of third parties that are published on the Website, as well as of the designs of the Animal Shelter's Products. The appearance of a distinctive feature in the Website cannot be implied as transfer, license allocation or right assignment of the distinctive feature to the User.

e) Removing or modifying the Terms of Use or any other text available online,S published at the Website and especially when it is related to the protection, the use or the beneficiary of intellectual and industrial property rights either when the User presents in public part of or the entire Website or not.

3.4 In case of an infringement or threat of infringement of the intellectual or industrial property rights or other related rights, including the specific nature rights of the database constructor, of the Animal Shelter and of third parties, the aforementioned subjects can, where applicable, claim the application of civil, administrative and penal penalties against the person who had infringed or is about to infringe the said rights in accordance with the law.


4. Virtual Adoption 

In the event that the User of the Website chooses to proceed to virtual adoption through a monthly subscription, by accepting the present terms, the User accepts and consents to the processing of his/her card data and to the payment of the subscriptions to the Animal Shelter with automatic debit of the card that the User will use to pay the first subscription. The card shall be debited with amount of the subscriptions upon SGS’s mandate as payee and upon previous authorization of the User as payer, in relation to the amount of subscription due at any time. The amount of the subscription shall be mentioned in the relevant receipt, which shall be sent electronically to the User’s e-mail declared at his registration. Each automatically renewed subscription is rendered due and payable by the User every month and on the day following the last day of the previous monthly subscription. The mandate of direct charge is freely irrevocable by the User and in case the User does not wish to continue the monthly subscription or wishes the subscription to be modified by choosing another means of payment or another amount of subscription, the User is required to notify the Animal Shelter directly by sending an e-mail at

5. Links

5.1 The Animal Shelter may from time to time publish on its Website links leading to websites of third parties and especially to social media. The Animal Shelter bears no liability for the content of these websites, since as they are not under the Animal Shelter's control and there is no contractual relationship between the Animal Shelter and the owners of these websites. The Animal Shelter does not guarantee to the Users the quality or the correctness of the information contained therein.

6. Cookies

The Animal Shelter uses Cookies in order to provide a better and safer browsing experience on and in relation to the services provided therein. «Cookies» are small files that contain information, which a web server saves on the User’s computer, so that each time the User logs in to the web page, it recovers this information and offers to him or her services, according to this information. The Website uses Cookies that are deleted from the device that the User used to gain access to it, immediately after the navigation is over (“Session Cookies”) and the User quits his or her web browser, as well as Cookies that remain saved on the specific device, even after the specific navigation is over, allowing the recognition of the device the next time the User visits the Website. (“Persistent Cookies”).

Both categories of Cookies serve the provision of services via in the safest and easiest way for the Users, as for example, by verifying the Users as registered, saving the information inputted by the Users in a previous visit enabling information to be inputted easier and correctly in the next visit or sharing information or content through social media in which they are registered members/users. The types of Cookies that uses are the following:

1. Essentials Cookies

These Cookies are strictly necessary in order for the User to navigate the Website.

2. Functional Cookies

These Cookies remember options and settings introduced by the User in order to provide a functional and personalised navigation. 

3. Performance and Analytics Cookies

These Cookies are used to remember anonymous information regarding the use of the Website by the Users and to record statistical data regarding performance and errors. The said data contribute to the improvement of the services provided via the Website.

4. Third party Analytics Cookies

These Cookies are introduced in your computer by external sites of third parties, the services of which are introduced in the Website. These Cookies remember anonymous information regarding the use of the Website by the Users and record statistical data regarding performance and errors. The said data contribute to the improvement of the services provided via the Website.

For any other information or clarification on the current Cookies Policy, you can contact us at

7. Jurisdiction – Competence

The present Terms of Use are governed by Greek law. Any dispute arising shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Athens. If the User or the Customer is accessing the Website from another country, they are obliged to comply with the legislation of that country.

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