Terms of Use

Digital Tree Media Ltd, the company to which the Fast Forward (FFWD.com.cy) web portal belongs to, offers its services under the following terms of use which the visitor/user of the web portal pages is invited to read carefully and visit/use the pages/services of FFWD.com.cy only if you fully accept them.

The company provides visitors/users of the FFWD.com.cy web portal with a rich collection of services, pages, options and/or resources including various communication tools, e-commerce services, online mass access and user communication areas, services/pages personal nature and content. The pages of FFWD.com.cy include advertisements of all kinds. Existing as well as any new services included in FFWD.com.cy are subject to these terms of use, unless expressly stated otherwise. The visitor / user of the services of FFWD.com.cy understands and accepts that all pages/services are provided "as is" and FFWD.com.cy disclaims any liability related to the limited duration, deletion , the poor performance or inability to electronically store any user data and/or any content of personal pages/services. The visitor/user is responsible for accessing the services of FFWD.com.cy and the relevant access may require the payment of fees to third parties (e.g. internet service providers, charge for time spent on the internet). The visitor/user is solely responsible for paying the relevant fees. Also, the visitor/user is solely responsible for his personal equipment with the necessary technological means that allow him to access the services of FFWD.com.cy.


As long as the visitor/user wishes to subscribe to FFWD.com.cy's service(s), he/she agrees to: a) provide true, accurate, valid and complete information regarding the information requested by FFWD.com.cy in the relevant applications for access to its contents/services and b) maintains and diligently updates its registration information to keep it true, accurate, valid, up-to-date and complete.


It is mutually agreed and understood that, although FFWD.com.cy provides its users/members with the necessary technological infrastructure and means to post/publish content, all information, data, texts, graphics, photos, images, music files, videos, messages and all content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, remains the sole responsibility of the natural or legal person from whom the content originates. This means that the user/member is solely responsible for all and any content they post, publish, send, transfer or otherwise make available through the services of FFWD.com.cy. FFWD.com.cy is not possible, due to its volume, to control all the content posted by its users/members on the website services, so it does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, legality, or quality of such content. The user/member understands and accepts that by using the services of FFWD.com.cy they may be exposed to offensive, immoral or illegal content. In no case can FFWD.com.cy be held responsible for any error or omission in any content or for any harm or damage that may arise from the use of any content posted, sent, transmitted or otherwise made available by the users/members in FFWD.com.cy services. In the event that FFWD.com.cy receives notification that any content causes moral harm or other damage to a third party, it reserves the right to proceed with the immediate deletion of this content and at the same time to suspend the operation of the account of the user/member who violates the terms hereof.

Users/members agree not to use the services of FFWD.com.cy for:

  1. Post, publish, transmit, transmit or use any other method to install content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, offensive, harmful, defamatory, vulgar, violent, abusive, racist or otherwise objectionable, violates the personality and privacy of others, causes hatred, and/or any other recommended criminal offense.
  2. Harm minors in any way.
  3. Impersonation of any legal or natural person or false statement about the identity of the user/member or misleading statement regarding the relationship and/or cooperation of the user/member with another legal or natural person.
  4. Forgery or other alteration of identifiers of users/members in order to mislead as to the origin of the content transmitted through the services of FFWD.com.cy.
  5. Posting, publishing, sending, transmitting or using another method to install content by a person who does not have a right to make that content available by law or by a confidential relationship.
  6. Post, publish, send, transfer or use any other method to install software or content of any form (text, image, sound, video, animation) that infringes any intellectual property rights (including trade secrets) of any entity.
  7. Post, post, send, transmit, or use any other method to install unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or other product promotion content, send unsolicited and unsolicited emails, and any other form of unsolicited content promotion.
  8. Posting, publishing, sending, transmitting or using any other method to install and/or promote and/or make available content that contains digital viruses or any other electronic code, files or programs designed to interfere with, destroy or limit the operation of any electronic software or equipment computers or telecommunications equipment.
  9. Interference with services or disruption of services or servers or networks connected to FFWD.com.cy services, or disobeying the conditions, procedures and rules of use of these networks.
  10. Violation, with or without intention, of any local, national, European, international legislation and/or any rule that has legislative force and concerns and/or covers any service of FFWD.com.cy.
  11. Harassing in any way the privacy and individual and social rights of other users/members (such as collecting and/or storing personal data of other users/members).

FFWD.com.cy user/member understands and accepts that FFWD.com.cy does not pre-check the content, but that FFWD.com.cy and its relevant partners reserve the right ( and not the obligation) of the exclusive option of refusing to post/publish or move or delete any content available through FFWD.com.cy services. Also, FFWD.com.cy and its relevant partners reserve the right to delete any content that violates these terms of use. The user/member understands and agrees that he/she must evaluate and be responsible for any risk that may be involved in the use of any content, including any decision to rely on the correctness, completeness and/or usefulness of any content. In this sense, the user/member understands and accepts that he cannot rely on the content created by FFWD.com.cy or submitted for posting on it, including information available on FFWD.com.cy, of chat rooms, user pages and all other services of FFWD.com.cy.

The user/member understands and accepts the international nature of the Internet and undertakes to respect and adhere faithfully to the local rules of conduct of each state. In particular, the user/member undertakes to strictly follow the legislation regarding the transmission of data from Cyprus and Europe to third countries.


The user/member who uses the services of FFWD.com.cy to post and/or publish information, data, texts, graphics, photos, images, music files, videos, messages, grants permission to FFWD.com.cy, for the period of time that this content is part of the services of FFWD.com.cy, to use the space where the content has been posted for advertising purposes. Also, the user/member who posts and/or publishes information, data, texts, graphics, photos, images, music files, videos, messages consents to the posting and/or publication of advertisements by FFWD.com.cy on the relevant pages /services.


The user/member of FFWD.com.cy understands and accepts that he retains the sole responsibility to indemnify FFWD.com.cy and its partners for any legal dispute arising between him and third parties due to the content he makes available for posting, publication, or other transmission through the services of FFWD.com.cy.


FFWD.com.cy reserves the right to modify and/or temporarily or permanently discontinue part or all of its services with or without notice to users/members.


The user/member understands and accepts that FFWD.com.cy reserves the exclusive right to terminate the use of his/her access codes to the services

its rights and/or stop making its content available to users/members it believes have violated the letter and spirit of these terms of use.


FFWD.com.cy has no responsibility for the user/member's communication with the third party service providers advertised on FFWD.com.cy and for any commercial transaction that may arise from the relationship between them .


Apart from the expressly stated exceptions (copyrights of third parties, partners and entities), all content of FFWD.com.cy, including images, graphics, photos, plans, texts, the services provided and in general all the files of this website , are intellectual property, registered trademarks and service marks of FFWD.com.cy and are protected by the relevant provisions of Cypriot law, European law and international conventions and treaties. Consequently, none of them may be in whole or in part sold, copied, modified, reproduced, republished or "uploaded", transmitted or distributed in any way. Excluded is the case of the individual storage of a single copy of part of the content on a simple personal computer, for personal and not public or commercial use and without erasing their indication of origin from FFWD.com.cy, without prejudice to any manner the relevant intellectual and industrial property rights. The other products or services mentioned on the online pages of this site and bearing the marks of the respective organizations, companies, partner bodies, associations or publications, are their own intellectual and industrial property and therefore these bodies bear the relevant responsibility. The user/member understands and accepts that he is not granted the right to reproduce, copy, sell, resell and/or commercially exploit in any way all or part of the content of FFWD.com.cy.


Given the nature and volume of the Internet, under any circumstances, including the case of negligence, FFWD.com.cy is not responsible for any form of damage suffered by the visitor/user of the pages, services, options and contents of FFWD.com.cy which he does on his own initiative. The contents of FFWD.com.cy are provided "as is" without any warranty expressed or implied in any way. To the fullest extent permitted by law, FFWD.com.cy disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

FFWD.com.cy does not guarantee that the pages, services, options and contents will be provided without interruption, without errors and that errors will be corrected. FFWD.com.cy also does not guarantee that the same or any other related site or the servers through which they are made available to users/members, do not contain "viruses" or other harmful components. FFWD.com.cy does not under any circumstances guarantee the correctness, completeness or availability of the contents, pages, services, options or their results. The cost of possible corrections or services is borne by the visitor/user and under no circumstances by FFWD.com.cy.


The content and information included in FFWD.com.cy constitute an offer to the visitor/user of FFWD.com.cy and in general to the community of Internet users and cannot in any case be taken as valid information and/or advice nor conceal in any way any solicitation for business or non-specific actions. FFWD.com.cy undertakes the collection, processing and distribution of its content, but without under any circumstances guaranteeing its completeness, completeness, adequacy and in general its appropriateness and the absence of possible errors, much more so due to the particular large volume of it, as well as the participation of third parties (natural or legal persons) during its primary production and collection. Therefore, visitors / users of FFWD.com.cy, using its services on their own initiative, assume the relevant responsibility of cross-checking the information provided.


FFWD.com.cy does not control the availability, content, privacy policy, quality and completeness of the services of other web sites and pages to which it refers through "links", hyperlinks or advertising banners. Therefore, for any problem that occurs during their visit/use, the user must contact the respective web sites and pages directly, which bear full responsibility for the provision of their services. FFWD.com.cy should in no way be considered to endorse or accept the content or services of the web sites and pages to which it refers or to be connected to them in any other way.


FFWD.com.cy provides its visitors/users with the possibility to purchase services and/or products through e-commerce applications in accordance with the more specific conditions set forth by it and ensuring the protection of the personal information submitted for the use of these services . FFWD.com.cy is not responsible for the quality of goods acquired through e-commerce applications and the transaction is solely binding on the visitor/user and the company providing the goods or services. Therefore, under no circumstances can FFWD.com.cy be involved in a relevant legal dispute arising from this transaction.

In cases where e-commerce applications are carried out between users/members and FFWD.com.cy, FFWD.com.cy is obliged to comply with Law 14(I)/2000 on contracts ex distance and the provisions of Law 93(I)/96 on abusive clauses in consumer contracts. Thus, FFWD.com.cy is obliged to inform its prospective customers about a) the essential characteristics of the goods and/or services it offers, b) the price, c) the quantity and transport costs, d) the value added tax if it is not included in the price, e) the method of payment, f) the method of delivery and execution, g) the duration of validity of the offer or the price and h) the right of withdrawal. Access to the pages/services of FFWD.com.cy does not entail any additional costs beyond the applicable tariff regime for general Internet access as set out by the competent providers (ISP's) and paid to them only.


The user/member understands and accepts that FFWD.com.cy may adopt new terms of use of its services including the time limits that will be kept in the services of FFWD.com.cy electronic messages (e-mails) , the messages (forums), the user pages, and/or any other content posted and/or published by the user/member. Also, FFWD.com.cy reserves the right to modify the permitted limits regarding the size and number of electronic messages (e-mails) that the user/member can send from his account, of messages and/ and any other content posted and published by the user/member on FFWD.com.cy services. FFWD.com.cy reserves the right to modify, at any time and without notice, the storage space limits of the content it provides through its services to users/members. Users/members understand and accept that FFWD.com.cy reserves the right to disable e-mail accounts that remain inactive by users/members for a long period of time. (older than 6 months)


FFWD.com.cy provides visitors/users with the ability to develop their own message boards, while providing them with the ability to participate in message board discussion created by other users by sending text messages. Visitors/users of FFWD.com.cy must observe the rules of good behavior and decency and not engage in illegal or immoral formalities. FFWD.com.cy reserves the right to prohibit or interrupt the viewing of the written message in case of violation of the above conditions. FFWD.com.cy can in no way be considered to accept or embrace in any way the personal ideas or perceptions expressed in these spaces. Visitors / users of the relevant services retain the intellectual property right to the opinions they express with their messages. In the event that FFWD.com.cy receives notification that the content of any message(s) posted/published by member users offends third parties, it reserves the right to immediately delete the message or even the account of the user who created it .


FFWD.com.cy provides visitors / users of its services with the opportunity to vote on topical issues which it formulates in the form of questions. Voter responses are recorded, analyzed and commented on FFWD.com.cy to draw conclusions about public opinion positions in relation to the particular matter being put to a vote. FFWD.com.cy retains the exclusive right to collect and exploit these data and the conclusions it leads to are its intellectual property. FFWD.com.cy determines the most specific conditions for participation in the voting and reserves the right to stop the voting.


FFWD.com.cy visitors/users who are minors may not access FFWD.com.cy services that may be considered inappropriate for minors and which cannot be controlled by FFWD.com.cy In each section or service that may contain inappropriate/offensive/immoral material there is a warning to visitors/users. If, nevertheless, minor users voluntarily visit pages with inappropriate/offensive/immoral material and which cannot be continuously controlled, FFWD.com.cy bears no responsibility.


FFWD.com.cy absolutely respects the personal rights of all its visitors, that is why it lists the following policy for the protection of your personal data during your stay on our website. The primary goal of collecting personal information from you is to provide a smooth, efficient and personalized experience when using FFWD.com.cy. Our website uses web analytics tools, to better understand website performance, to analyze website usage, determine how users visit our website, what content is navigated to and what browser / operating system is in use . This data is not linked to personal information, but is necessary to diagnose any problems with our website, as well as to find out which services and features are most valuable to users, so that we can continue to improve the user experience on FFWD.com.cy.

We use a number of different cookies on the FFWD.com.cy website. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners. For more information about what cookies are and how they work, or to learn how to control or delete them, please click here. Below you will find information about the cookies we use at FFWD.com.cy and the reasons they are used. The use of this website and the acceptance of the notification of our "cookies" indicates that you are happy with their use and provide your consent. If you do not provide your consent, then you should not use the FFWD.com.cy website or delete cookies after you exit it. Alternatively you can use your browser in anonymous or private mode.

"Session Cookies": We may use a “session cookie” to remember your log-in for you. If this cookie is disabled then some basic functions will not be able to be used. For more information about "session cookies" and how they are used, click here.

“Persistent (Permanent?) Cookies”: For website analysis and performance we use some persistent cookies to collect anonymous usage data to optimize our website experience. For more information about permanent cookies and how they are used, click here.

Google AdSense: This cookie is used by Google to inform us about the performance of advertisements displayed on FFWD.com.cy. User data is anonymous. For more information on Google's advertising policies click here. This “cookie” is very similar to the previous one (both owned / controlled by Google), but is specific for the display of advertisements on the FFWD.com.cy website. User data is again anonymous. You can read more about Google's advertising policies here.

Remarketing: We may also use cookies for repeat marketing (Remarketing). Through these cookies we can reach users who have previously visited our website and have shown interest in our products. From time to time, we may use third-party vendors such as Google and DoubleClick to display our advertising to you over the internet, based on your past use of our website. You can choose at any time the use of these cookies based on your interests and browsing history through the Google Ads settings and the DoubleClick opt-out page. You can also manage the cookies used for online advertising through the page "aboutads.info", based in the US, or "Your Online Choice", based in the EU. Finally, you can manage cookies through the browser you use .

External web services: We use a number of external web services at FFWD.com.cy, mostly to display content through our websites, as well as social buttons and plugins. For example, to view a video we may embed content from YouTube or Vimeo. We cannot prevent these third parties from collecting information about how embedded content is used, and they may collect anonymous usage data, e.g. display number, and if you are connected to these external services they may collect individual usage data. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see exactly how they use your information and to learn how you can opt out of, or delete, that information.

Email Tracking: We also use tracking technology on the newsletters we send through our email to know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to judge the effectiveness of specific communication methods and the overall effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. This information is not used on a personal level, but to understand how we can improve our emails.


The above terms and conditions of use of FFWD.com.cy, as well as any modification thereof, are governed and supplemented by Cypriot law. For any dispute arising between the contracting parties, the Cypriot Courts will have jurisdiction and Cypriot Law will apply. Any provision of the above terms that becomes contrary to the law, automatically ceases to be valid and is removed from this, without in any way affecting the validity of the other terms. This constitutes the entire agreement between FFWD.com.cy and the visitor/user of its pages and services and only binds them. No modification of these terms shall be considered and shall not form a part of this agreement unless made in writing and incorporated herein.


The registration of each user to FFWD.com.cy's services/services and the disclosure of their details to FFWD.com.cy and/or to Digital Tree Media Ltd, and/or to any of their servants/agents is expressly their consent for the collection and processing of these data by FFWD.com.cy and/ for the purpose of registering with it. This data management will be carried out within the legal framework and under the guarantees set by Law 138(I)/2001, as specified and supplemented by decisions and Community directives.