Terms of use

Important notes

This document sets out the Terms of use of www.hsbc.gr and www.about.hsbc.gr (the ‘Site’). By accessing this Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms. Before using this Site, you should read the Terms carefully.

This Site is operated by HSBC Bank plc, Greece, a member of HSBC Group, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations.

HSBC Bank plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Its firm reference number is 114216. HSBC Bank plc is a company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales with company registration number 14259 and its registered office at 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ. HSBC Bank plc's registered VAT Number is GB 365684514. HSBC Bank plc has lawfully established a branch in Greece under authorization from the supervisory authority of Greece, namely the Bank of Greece, and is a full member of the Hellenic Bank Association.

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 Bank plc.

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.

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.

No warranties

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.

Internet e-mail

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.

Trade Marks and Copyright

Copyright in the pages screens, information and material in their arrangement included in this Site is owned by or licensed to HSBC Bank plc 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.

Governing Law

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.

Your queries

If you wish to contact HSBC Bank plc, please refer to the Contact Us link which can be found on the personal and business banking pages of the site.

Important Notes

This Site describes the services offered by HSBC Bank plc and its subsidiaries in Greece and is only intended for residents of Greece above 18 years old.

Where funds are received by HSBC Bank plc, all branches, they will be held in an account at HSBC Bank plc, all branches, in its capacity as a credit institution. This means that your money will be held by HSBC Bank plc as banker not as trustee. As a result, the money will not be held in accordance with the FCA's Client Money Rules.

Whereas the Terms are subject to change, all interested parties must be regularly informed of its content in combination with the Privacy statement and the Cookies policy before they use this Site, whose use is tantamount to the acceptance and agreement of the specific terms.