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Terms of use

Terms and conditions of use

The content of this website is for general information purposes and is intended to provide access to the initiatives and policies of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union. While every effort is made to keep the content accurate and up to date, no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on these pages or on any sites to which these pages connect. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is not responsible for any damages resulting from the use of this website.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds the authorship rights to all content – including photographs and audiovisual material - of the present website, unless otherwise indicated. Reproduction of the information contained on this site, unless otherwise stated, shall be authorised for non-commercial purposes, provided the source, the URL and the copyright are acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce copyright material does not extend to any material on this site, which may be the property of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Privacy Policy

All data received by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on this Website – whether sent by users or gathered during browsing – are governed by the legal framework concerning the protection of privacy.

Two types of information about users are collected:

  • Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions, which concern applications to receive our newsletters or for online accreditation.
  • For general web browsing, no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available through our Internet service provider. We use these statistics to make our website more user-friendly

The personal data of users are processed only for the purposes for which they are sent to this Website.


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RSS Feeds

This website provides RSS 2.0 press releases that you can view via your browser. You may also make free use of our RSS feeds on your blog or website, on condition their source is cited.

Technical information

This Website is designed to function effectively at any screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or more and has been tested to provide the same visual result with all current and widely used web browsers, including Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.

Our Twitter Policy

Who we are:

@gr2014eu is the official twitter account of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This account is managed by the Presidency Communications team. 
If you follow us, you can expect tweets about the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union and about events organized within its framework. The official hashtag of the Presidency is #gr2014eu.
Who we follow:
We will only follow other official Twitter accounts of the European Union, the Greek Government, and other relevant institutions or people. 
Replies and Direct messages:
We welcome feedback from all our followers. All replies and direct messages will be read and handled on a case-by-case basis, and any emerging themes or helpful suggestions will be forwarded to the relevant people when deemed appropriate. We are unable to engage on issues that violate any of the provisions stated in our twitter commenting policy. 
General contact information is available at “Contact Us.”
Twitter Commenting Policy:
@gr2014eu welcomes and encourages comments on its Twitter feeds. You are fully responsible for everything that you submit in your comments, and all posted comments are in the public domain. We do not discriminate against any expressed views or opinions, but do reserve the right to remove any posts which: 
• include personal/private information
• are obscene, libelous, abusive or explicit
• are not sent by the author and/or posted by anonymous or robot accounts;
• are unintelligible, irrelevant or off-topic in such way that @gr2014EU moderators feel they will not add to the normal flow of the conversation 
We accept no responsibility for lack of service due to Twitter downtime. All participants accept the relevant terms of service.