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Terms of service

  1. Only one account per user is permitted.
  2. You must be the photographer and copyright holder of all material posted to GreecePhotoGuide.
    1. You retain copyright of your photos. If you wish to remove any or all your photos, contact GreecePhotoGuide and we will complete your request as soon as possible.
    2. We will NOT sell nor give away your images to third parties.
    3. You grant GreecePhotoGuide the right to use your images for display anywhere on the GreecePhotoGuide site and even on other sites or mediums such as for advertisements (web banners), videos in youtube.com and any other form of promotion of the website.
    4. You grant GreecePhotoGuide the right to display advertisements on pages that your images show.
    5. GreecePhotoGuide is not responsible for unauthorized usage of your images outside the GreecePhotoGuide site and has no responsibility if your photos are stolen from other users.
  3. Only photographs are permitted. Images may not be digitally manipulated in an image editing program ie, Photoshop except for the following reasons:
    1. Copyright notices and (straight-edged, plain) frames
    2. Cropping, resizing and sharpening
    3. Touching up (dust, slight imperfections)
    4. Levels, Curves, Color adjustment, Hue, Saturation etc. for minor image enhancements.
    5. Multiple exposures to get proper exposure values
    6. Stitching for panoramic photos
    7. Color conversion to Black and White, Sepia, Duotone etc.*
    8. Perspective correction for parallax or lens distortion.

    * Please note that photographs in bw, sepia etc are highly discouraged unless there are special circumstances (for example an ancient theatre). If you are not sure it’ s better to submit your photo in color.

  4. Nude photographs are NOT permitted unless it is intrinsically related to an event ie regional festival, daily living etc.
  5. Photographs of family, friends, or pets (not only one's own) are highly discouraged and may be removed without notice.
  6. Studio (or studio-like) photographs are discouraged and may be removed without notice.
  7. False color infrared photographs are not permitted.
  8. As the purpose of GreecePhotoGuide is to learn about the places all over Greece through photography, shots of common objects (like closeups of garden plants, water droplets, toothbrushes etc.) will be deleted without notice.
  9. Identical photos (unmodified or not) may be deleted without notice.
  10. Be careful to submit your photos to the correct album (location), otherwise your photos will be moved to the appropriate album or deleted.
  11. All the photos must first be approved by the staff of GreecePhotoGuide, before they show up in the gallery. This process may take a few hours or even days in special occasions, so please be patient.
  12. GreecePhotoGuide has the right to delete or disapprove photos without any prior notice or reasoning in case they are against the general purpose of GreecePhotoGuide, no matter if they don’t break any of the above rules.
  13. Admins of the GreecePhotoGuide site have the right to edit / translate / add to the data of the uploaded photos (for example, change the title of a photo) at their discretion, without prior notice or providing the reasons of the modification.
  14. You cannot copy or use in any way, any or all of the content (text, images, photographs e.t.c.) in the GreecePhotoGuide site without written permission of the administrators. Specifically for the photographs appearing in the site, you must have the permission of the photographer.
  15. GreecePhotoGuide reserves the right to terminate without notice your GreecePhotoGuide membership at any time, for any reason, including your violation of any of these Terms of Service.
  16. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT GreecePhotoGuide WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE GreecePhotoGuide SITE, EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
  17. The above rules may change without notice.