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This Site is operated by HSBC France, Athens Branch, a member of HSBC Group, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations with 40 million customers worldwide through a network that covers 65 countries and territories.
HSBC France is a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc. It is incorporated under the laws of France as a société anonyme (SIREN number 775 670 284 Registre du Commerce et des Societes
(RCS) Paris), having its registered office at 103, avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris, France.
HSBC France is based in Paris and supervised by the European Central Bank (ECB), as part of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), the French Prudential Supervisory and Resolution Authority (l’Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution 61 rue Taitbout, 75436 Paris) (ACPR) as the French National Competent Authority and the French Financial Markets Authority (l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) for the activities carried out over financial instruments or in financial markets. Further, HSBC France is registered as an insurance broker with the French Organisation for the Registration of financial intermediaries (Organisme pour le Registre unique des Intermédiaires en Assurance, banque et finance – www.orias.fr) under nr.07005894.
For more information about HSBC France please visit the HSBC France website at www.hsbc.fr.
HSBC France is lawfully established in Greece as a branch, duly registered with the General Commercial Registry (ΓΕΝΙΚΟ ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΟ ΜΗΤΡΩΟ (Γ.Ε.ΜΗ. - GEMI), with registered office at 109-111 Messoghion Ave., Athens. HSBC France, Athens branch is authorized by the ECB, the ACPR and the Bank of Greece; its banking activities in Greece are further subject to limited supervision by the Bank of Greece (21 Eleftheriou Venizelou, Athens) and the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (1 Kolokotroni, Athens) exclusively with regard to the issues provided for by the applicable legislation.
Bank Identifier Code (BIC) / Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) number MIDLGRAA and the website www.hsbc.gr will be used by the Greek branch of HSBC France.
In these provisions
‘Content’ means all pages, screens, information and materials included in or accessible through this Site (including any content available on any e-mail or SMS services).
‘you’, ‘your’ and ‘yours’ means you, the person(s) accessing this Site and the party on whose behalf you are doing so.
‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ means HSBC France, Athens Branch.
‘HSBC Group’ means HSBC Holdings plc, its subsidiaries and associated companies from time to time.
Users of the site
The Site is currently intended only for residents of Greece who access it from within Greece. Because of this we cannot guarantee that the Site or the information thereon complies with law or regulation, or is appropriate for use, in other places.
You are wholly responsible for use of the Site by any person using your computer and you must ensure that any such person complies with these Terms.
These Terms cover your use of this Site. All products and services provided by members of the HSBC Group have their own terms and conditions (the ‘Product Terms’). You must read both the Product Terms and these Terms. To the extent that the Product Terms conflict with these Terms then the Product Terms will prevail.
Information not recommendation
Information or opinions contained on this Site do not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation, or offer to buy, any securities or financial instruments or investment advice or any advice or recommendation in respect of such securities or other financial instruments.
Should you seek to rely in any way whatsoever upon any content contained on this Site, you do so at your own risk.
Before you make any decision or take any action that might affect you or your personal finances or business, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional adviser(s) to obtain appropriate financial, legal, accounting, tax and other advice.
The following clauses exclude or limit our legal liability for the Site. You should read them carefully.
While we have taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy, currency, availability correctness and completeness of the information contained on the Site, information is provided on an "as is", "as available" basis and we do not give or make any warranty or representation of any kind, whether express or implied. The use of the Site is at your sole risk. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever and howsoever arising as a result of your use of or reliance on the information contained on the Site to the maximum extent permitted by law.
We do not represent or warrant that the Site will be available and meet your requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to your computer system. You have sole responsibility for adequate protection and back up of data and/or equipment and for undertaking reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.
We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or performance of any third party software that may be used in connection with the Site.
Third party sites and endorsements
Where we provide hypertext links to other locations on the Internet, we do so for information purposes only. We are not responsible for the content of any other websites or pages linked from or linking to this Site. We have not verified the content of any such websites. Following links to any other websites or pages shall be at your own risk and we shall not be responsible or liable for any damages or in other way in connection with linking. Links to downloadable software sites are for convenience only and we are not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading the software. Use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is provided with the software.
No endorsement or approval of any third parties or their advice, opinions, information, products or services is expressed or implied by any information on our Site.
Messages sent over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure as they are subject to possible interception or loss or possible alteration. We are not responsible for them and will not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages or otherwise in connection with any message sent by you to the Bank or any message sent by the Bank to you over the Internet.
Trademarks and copyright
Copyright in the pages screens, information and material in their arrangement included in this Site is owned by or licensed to HSBC France, Athens Branch unless otherwise noted. You may imprint, copy, download or temporarily store extracts from our Site for your personal information or when you use our products and services. You must not alter anything. Any other use is prohibited unless you first get our written permission. In particular no one may use a part of our Site on any other website, or link any other website to our Site, without our prior written permission.
Not intended for children
The Site is not intended for use by minors.
The Terms are governed by the laws of the Hellenic Republic and the courts of Athens will be competent for the interpretation of the present Terms and the resolution of any dispute which may arise from the Terms and the use of the Site.
If you wish to contact HSBC France, Athens Branch, please refer to the Contact Us link below.
This Site describes the services offered by HSBC France, Athens Branch and its subsidiaries in Greece and is only intended for residents of Greece above 18 years old.
Where funds are received by HSBC France, Athens Branch, all branches, they will be held in an account at HSBC France, Athens Branch, all branches, in its capacity as a credit institution. This means that your money will be held by HSBC France, Athens Branch as banker not as trustee.