This page (together with all the material it contains) states the terms and conditions that govern the use of this website by all members and for any subscription and service available at costo.menu.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before your registration and/or use of any subscription options available. All members need to understand that by registering with our website they accept these terms and conditions in full as they are valid at the time of their registration or as they might change from time to time.
The users of this website should print a copy of these terms and conditions out and retain it for future use. Please click on the “Accept” button during registration, if you accept these terms and conditions. The terms and conditions of this website are valid for both corporate clients and individual members and any acceptance of the services provided in this website means full acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of it you must not use this website.
Welcome to Costomenu. We operate the website: costo.menu. We are a business that operates under the name Antonios G. Parousis with registered seat in Paros island (Alyki 5, PB 55406, PC 84400) and main branch at 9-11 Chios Parodos, 18540, in Piraeus (+30 210 4208731). For the purposes herein, our business will be mentioned as “Costomenu” and/or “the Company”.
2.1 Upon your registration as a member of our website you guarantee that:
2.1.1 You are legally competent to enter into legal agreements.
2.1.2 You are over 18 years old. For users below the age of 18 it is necessary that there is the express consent of their parents/guardians or supervising teachers. Any such consent by any of the aforementioned people results in full acceptance of the present terms and conditions.
2.1.3 Whatever you upload and/or administer in our website is legally accepted and you have the required permission for it.
3.1 All users i.e. a) system administrators, b) education administrators, c) instructors, d) salesmen, e) trainees, f) professionals, g) businesses, should register by creating a username and a password in order to gain access to the services of our website.
3.2 You may register for a trial version of this website (as it might be provided by the system) by filling out the form and by accepting the terms and conditions.
3.3 After your registration you will receive a message via email which will confirm your registration as well as your username and password and will grant you the status of a member on trial version of the website.
3.4 Following the above, you will be entitled to a free trial of the services of our website for the period of 1 (one) week or for as long as it is provided by Costomenu. During that period you shall receive information on how to use the website and your account.
3.5 While members are in their trial period they will be able to upgrade their account to any of the subscriptions offered.
3.6 At the end of the trial period and if the users had not upgraded their account to any subscription by paying the respective fees, those users will no longer have access to the services and to their content until they renew or start their subscription, at which time their data will become available to them again. In case a user opts for permanent de-activation of his account then the respective terms and conditions apply as mentioned below.
3.7 The users are responsible for keeping their account information (username and password) safe. Costomenu retains the right to reject your registration for any reason and especially for not complying with these terms and conditions.
3.8. Our company is not obliged to offer a trial period on a permanent basis and users agree that if and whenever there is a trial period offered, the duration of it might change from time to time without notice or might even be interrupted at any time with no notice.
3.9. Please note that it is not possible for the same user to be registered more than once for a trial period in our website when using the same email.
4.1. We might link other websites and promote other products in our website via those links but we cannot be held liable for any other company or external partner on any product they advertise in our website. Users may visit their web pages and access the information at their own risk.
4.2. Consequently, whatever data our users disclose to such third parties, companies, associates, web links, they do so at their own risk and we hold no liability for breach of confidentiality of their data or for inappropriate use.
5.1 The current subscription packages offered in our website amount to either 3 month or 1-year subscriptions. Costomenu retains the right to change the subscription packages from time to time and any valid subscriptions shall be displayed in the website.
5.2 The subscription payment should be completed before or on the day the subscription expires in order for the subscription not to be interrupted and for it to be successfully renewed for the period the user has chosen. If the current subscription has expired and the user decides to renew the subscription at some later point, the renewal date of the subscription is set to be the date of the new payment. Upon the expiration of a current subscription the data of the user will not be deleted from the system but will remain there until the user renews the subscription, in which case they shall become available to them again. In case a user chooses to have the account permanently deleted from the system, the respective terms and conditions apply as follows.
5.3 Any subscription prices displayed in our website do not include V.A.T.
5.4 All accepted payment methods shall be displayed on our website costo.menu.
5.5 When a user remains inactive in the system for more than (3) three consecutive years, Costomenu has the right to have their user account permanently deleted and the user's data will be permanently lost with only a simple announcement to the user through their verified email address they have declared in the system. It is therefore the responsibility of users to provide the system with their current email address and update their information on the system if they change it.
5.6 We hold the right to change the subscription rates at any time. The new fees will not affect any current subscriptions but they will apply to new or to renewed subscriptions.
5.7 If you choose to register for our trial period, your trial member’s status expires upon the end of the trial period, whatever that is at the time you registered.
The subscription payments are paid in full at the beginning of the subscription and there can be no refund. Our Company offers a free trial period service in order for users to check the platform out and decide whether upon the expiration of the free trial period they want to upgrade to a paid subscription or not. If they choose to buy a subscription package then there can no longer be a refund.
7.1. In case users act any contrary to these terms and conditions or data protection, we retain the right to restrict or terminate the access to all or particular user accounts at any time on a two days' notice to verified email addresses.
7.2. For an uninterrupted service, upon expiry, subscriptions will automatically be renewed unless the user has opted in their registration for a non-automatic subscription renewal. If the user has selected the automatic renewal option then the subscription package will be renewed for an equal amount of time. It is up to the user to select whether the subscription will be automatically renewed or not, but we recommend the automatic renewal for an uninterrupted service.
7.3. After the deletion of users' accounts, our company bears no liability for permanently deleting their data from the system and all users agree and understand that it will not be possible to undo this.
8.1 The whole content of the website costo.menu, including texts, graphics, user profiles, photographs, commercial trademarks, logos, the website source code, the platform, the databases and any other data, as well as the total know-how and anything else related to the design, creation, construction, operation or methodology, belong to our company. We hold all rights, titles, and any interests related to the content of this website or any part of it. Please note that you may only use the website content “as is” and in accordance with the terms and conditions herein.
8.2. We are not liable for the content, information, pictures or any other type of file or data that come from any links, external associates, promotions, or partners displaying goods or services in our website costo.menu.
8.3 Aside from whatever is permitted in the terms and conditions herein, users have no right to copy, reproduce, publish, rewrite, or reuse any part or the whole of this website. Moreover, users cannot translate, retransmit, or distribute by any way the contents of this website without express, written permission from Costomenu. Users are free to publish their recipes, pictures or data if they bear full liability for these.
9.1. All information provided in our website is purely informative, for public use and we are not responsible in any case for any consequence that occurs upon users relying on it. Users should evaluate and rely on any piece of information at their own discretion and risk.
9.2. For this reason, and in order for users to have a reliable result, they should input and update the correct prices on each ingredient on their own and at their own responsibility in order to arrive at a valid total cost of a recipe.
9.3. Our company will not be liable for any mistake or inaccuracy regarding calories, nutritional value, or any information regarding an ingredient, a type of food, or a recipe and users acknowledge this and agree on it.
9.4. Sponsors, suppliers, and external partners (third parties) are free to advertise their products or services in our website costo.menu and our company will not be liable for any misleading, or otherwise inappropriate information coming from such third parties as it is displayed to the users in our webpage. Users should access such information from third parties at their own risk.
10.1 During their subscription period users will be able to upload recipes, menus, ingredients and/or ingredient lists, and/or photographs. All the above will be visible only by the user who uploaded them or by any authorized person logging in the system with the login details of the user. The aforementioned data will be considered as ownership of the user who uploaded them in the system and will only be visible to other users if the user allows it, provided that the website costo.menu allows data to be shared amongst users or other social media. The software and our system allow users during their subscription to access the website and save recipes, ingredients, labor costs, operating costs, suppliers’ information, and all other information related to their recipes and kitchen management/business, as well as management of their warehouses and enhancement of their financial information for their profitability. All functions depend entirely on Prices and Recommendations of the products and prices that had been registered by the user. Costomenu will not be liable for any claims regarding the use or sharing of inaccurate data such as multimedia, recipes, ingredients or any other data that have been reproduced, shared or otherwise administered by users via our website. Users are exclusively liable for all the information they enter in our system as well as their tools.
10.2. Our company will not be liable for any incorrect or otherwise inaccurate pricing of recipes, ingredients, or products due to inaccurate prices that have been registered in the system.
10.3. Our company will not be liable for any data leak such as leak of recipes, ingredients, or other type of information, partly or in total, as a consequence of third parties accessing the website by using the login details of the users. Users are responsible for keeping their login details private and safe so that no unauthorized third parties gain access to their accounts.
10.4 Moreover, our company is not liable for any data leak such as leak of recipes, ingredients, or other type of information, partly or in total, as a consequence of any type of hacking, or via phishing tools or other similar tools and software.
10.5 We bear no liability for any data loss (partial or in total) due to viruses or other types of cyber attacks as our company has taken all measures to prevent such cyber attacks. Moreover, we provide a cloud service for user data and for backup purposes.
10.6 We bear no liability for any name, comment, information, recipe, or any other type of data, or multimedia that a user will upload in our website and which might be considered discriminatory in any way. Users should keep a copy of all recipes, menus, and/or photographs that they upload in our website. Our company will not be liable for any loss or limited access to any recipes, menus, ingredients and/or ingredient lists and/or photographs in case the website is not available at any time. Moreover, we bear no liability for the deletion or editing on any of the above or for any other type of information or data registered by the users. In case a user deletes or edits a recipe or a file, this cannot be undone.
10.7 Any tools for cost calculation or recipes, menus and other financial data, operation and labor costs shall be used correctly by the users. Users are solely responsible for registering and updating the prices in the system, so it is recommended that prices are updated on a regular basis in order for the results to be accurate.
10.8 We cannot be held liable for any inaccuracy in the ingredients priced or in the financial data as they are registered and administered by the users.
The software and the platform of costo.menu are based on data that are registered in the system by the users. Therefore, our company cannot be held liable for the inaccuracy on the existence of allergens in users’ recipes, menus, or other data as well as on any allergic reaction caused as a result of use of such recipes or other data.
12.1 The following constitute an indicative but non-exhaustive list of forbidden actions according to the terms and conditions of costo.menu: a) data is defamatory, threatens, abuses, or breaches any rights of privacy or harms in any way any person; b) data is illegal or supports illegal activities, or concerns the implementation of illegal activities; c) it gathers or it is designed to gather data of persons below the age of 18; d) it breaches or aims to breach the right of privacy; e) it utilizes the webpage costo.menu in any illegal or contrary to the legislated way, f) it harms Costomenu in any way. In case of the existence of any of the above, Costomenu reserves the right to restrict access to users and to pursue a legal or judicial action.
12.2 Users cannot install, upload and/or distribute any content that contains a virus or any other harmful component, or otherwise tamper with or cause damage to costo.menu website or any connected network, or otherwise interfere with any person (user) or entity using the website.
12.3 Costomenu guarantees that all user data to which it has access will remain confidential and private and it will not be disclosed to any third party. User data will be saved on secure servers, which meet all security standards and users' personal information will only be used by Costomenu for promotional purposes. Nevertheless, in case Costomenu becomes aware of any violations of the Terms and Conditions or the applicable law, including, without limitation, any of the issues described above, it reserves the right to investigate such violations, and it will be in its sole discretion to immediately and without further notice suspend the access to a user account, or change, modify or withdraw the user's content in whole or in part. In this case Costomenu will not be responsible for any damages arising from user.
12.4 All submissions, notifications, alerts or problems should be reported and sent electronically by users through the contact form of the website via the authorized e-mail address of the user.
12.5 The contract amongst users and our company is binding for the whole duration of their subscription.
12.6 Users may not assign, change or otherwise tamper with the contract, on any of its rights or obligations without our written consent.
12.7 We may transfer, assign, change, sub-lease or otherwise make the contract available, or any of our rights or obligations arising from it, at any time during the contract period.
13.1 Our company will not be liable or responsible for any failure or delay to perform any of our obligations under that contract as a result of events beyond our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).
13.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (and without limitation) the following:
13.2.1 Strikes, restrictions or industrial activities;
13.2.2 Social unrest, riots, invasions, terrorist attacks or threats of terrorist attacks, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
13.2.3 Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, epidemic or other natural disaster;
13.2.4 Inability to use public or private telecommunication networks;
13.2.5 Acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
13.3 Our performance under the Contract will be suspended for the period of the Force Majeure, and we will have an extension of time for performance during this period. We will make every effort and use all reasonable means to perform through the Event of Force Majeure or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Convention can be fulfilled despite the Force Majeure Event.
14.1 We reserve the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions at any time in order to reflect any potential changes within market conditions that affect our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and/or changes in the capabilities of our system.
14.2 It is subject to the policies and terms and conditions in effect at the time you use the site. We will notify you of any significant change in our policies or these terms and conditions following a confirmation e- mail (so we may assume that you have accepted the change in our policies and/or these terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within seven working days of receipt of our notification).
14.3 These terms and conditions as well as our contractual relationship with the users have not changed in any way by any subsequent terms and conditions issued by the users and they can only be modified by Costomenu with an official amendment of terms and conditions.
15.2 Unless explicitly stated, these Terms and Conditions, as well as any rights granted herein, may not in any case be subject to transfer or assignment without the prior written consent of Costomenu. Costomenu reserves the right to transfer and/or assign the rights granted herein without any further notice of any kind.
15.3 In case a user disagrees with these Terms and Conditions, they should not use our website costo.menu.