Privacy Policy

Last updated: 24/05/2018

 

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 The Company “Panagiotis G. Nikas Societe Anonyme Industrial and Commercial Company” (hereinafter “the Company”, “we” or “us”), with registered offices at Agios Stefanos, Attica, on the 22nd km of the Athens-Lamia National Road, 14565, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

1.2 This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms and Conditions, the Cookies Policy, and any related document referenced herein) sets out the basis on which any personal information you provide us or that we collect from you when you browse and use the website nikas.gr (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) will be processed by us, in accordance with the provisions of the national and European law relating to the protection of individuals from the processing of personal data, as applicable from time to time. Please read these documents carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat them.

1.3 By providing your personal information to us, you declare that you accept this Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy and that you consent to the collection and processing of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy. 

1.4 The processing of your personal data, as described in this Policy, is based on the consent you provide us by using the services of our Website.

 

2. DATA CONTROLLER

2.1 For the purposes of the applicable legislation on the protection of personal data, the Data Controller is the Company “Panagiotis G. Nikas Societe Anonyme Industrial and Commercial Company” with headquarters on the 22nd km of the National Road Athens-Lamia, Agios Stefanos, Attica, Greece. 

 

3.  COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

3.1 We collect your personal information when you use the Website. The information we collect falls into three categories: (a) information you provide to us; (b) information collected by automated means; and (c) information we collect from other, publicly accessible sources. 

3.2 We may combine the information you provide to us with information collected by automated means and with information obtained from other sources.

3.3 We collect the information you provide to us as follows:

• Personal information such as your name, last name, username, password, email address, phone number, postal address and any other information that identifies you and that you use when you access our Website or use our Website services in accordance with the Terms and Conditions; 

• Your profile information, including which information about the services you prefer or the times you prefer to visit us or the frequency with which you use the Website; and

• Other personal information that you choose to provide us when you interact with and/or contact us.

3.4 We collect information through automated methods

i. We may use automated technologies to collect information from your device when you use our Website. 

ii.  We may collect information about:

• your internet protocol address (IP address); 

• the operating system of your device;

• the type of device and its settings;

• the serial numbers that correspond to your device and its parts;

• advertising identifiers (for example, IDFAs and IFAs) or similar identifiers; 

• the redirecting site (the site that led you to ours);

• messages to or for us on the social media; and

• actions related to the way you use our Website, such as sections you visit on our Website. 

3.5 Our Website may collect information about the exact location of your device using geographic location and technologies such as GPS (Global Positioning System), Wi-Fi (Wireless Local Area Network), Bluetooth, or cell tower proximity. Most mobile devices and browsers allow you to withdraw any permission you gave us to collect this information using the settings of your device or browser. If you have any questions about how you can prevent the collection of information about your exact location, we recommend contacting your device’s technical support, your device manufacturer, your software provider or your browser. Some services may not work properly without information about your location. If you wish to delete the information we have collected which could identify your location, please contact us at the address, telephone number or e-mail address listed below. By law, we may need to retain certain information.

3.6 We collect information from other, publicly accessible sources

i. We may collect information about you from other companies or organizations. We may also collect publicly accessible information. 

 

4. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

4.1 We will use the information we collect:

i. to help you browse and use the features of the Website

ii. to personalize your experience on our Website; 

iii. to manage our business, including developing new products and services, conducting customer research, and evaluating our sales, marketing and advertising performance; 

iv. to maintain, manage and improve our products, offers, promotions, our Website; 

v. to comply with the applicable laws; 

vi. to handle complaints or comments from our Customers;

vii. to evaluate skills and qualifications when recruiting (involves the submission of CVs through the site).

 

5. WITH WHOM WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT 

5.1 We will not make your personal information available to third parties; we only share your information as described in this Privacy Policy. 

5.2 We will share your information with suppliers that provide us with services such as organizing and carrying out promotional activities, Website support and other information technology services and conducting research and analysis. We do not allow these suppliers to use the above information or to share it for any purpose other than to provide services on our behalf. 

5.3 We may decide, for strategic or other business purposes, to sell or transfer our business in whole or in part. As part of this sale or transfer, we may pass on information that we have collected and stored, including personal data we have collected to any party involved in such sale or transfer. 

5.4 Sometimes we may share information that does not identify you directly. For example, we may share anonymous aggregate statistics on how you use the Website. 

5.5 By way of exception, our Company may disclose your personal data to third parties only if there is a statutory obligation to do so, or by decision or order from a judicial or other competent authority.

 

6. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

6.1 The personal information we collect from Users will remain with and will be stored on a secure server within the European Union, and the Company will take all reasonable steps to protect such information. 

6.2 However, we may share your personal data with third parties anywhere in the world, such as in countries that do not offer the same protection of personal data as your country of residence. We rely on third parties/ suppliers to provide services and products on our behalf, and we are likely to share your personal data (for example, program/ software companies, external partners, etc.) with such third parties. 

6.3 In general, our service providers are required by contract to protect your personal data and may in no way use or pass on your personal data. We will share your personal data with such third parties/ suppliers in order to receive their services, e.g. Website Support. We will not allow these third parties to use or share this information for any purpose other than for providing services on our behalf. 

6.4 Regardless of the country your personal data is disclosed, we will disclose your personal data only on a need-to-know basis and always in accordance with the appropriate protection mechanisms (for example, according to the standard data-protection clauses). 

6.5 You have the right to request a copy of the above by contacting the Company at the email address: GDPR@nikas.gr.

 

7. INFORMATION SECURITY 

7.1 We undertake to take all reasonable steps to ensure the secure keeping of your personal information. Our technical, administrative and hardware processes are designed to protect your personal information against any accidental, unlawful or unauthorized loss, access, disclosure, use, modification or destruction. 

7.2 While we strive to protect our computer systems, no website, computer system or data transfer on the Internet or on any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

 

8. DATA RETENTION PERIOD

8.1 We retain your information for as long as it is required to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy (unless the law obliges us to retain such information for a longer period). 

 

9. YOUR RIGHTS

9.1 In accordance with the applicable law, you are entitled to access, i.e. to be informed at your request on whether your personal data is being processed, and to obtain further information on such processing, in particular on the actual data being processed, and the guarantees under which data may be transferred to third countries or international organizations. In addition, you are entitled to request correction of your inaccurate personal data. Also, if legal requirements are met, you have the right to request deletion, the right to restrict the processing, the right to data portability and the right to object to the processing of your data.

9.2 Furthermore, you are at any time entitled to withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data. The withdrawal of consent shall, however, not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

9.3 Finally, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is contrary to applicable law. 

9.4 You have the ability to exercise your rights above as well as to obtain further information on those by contacting us in writing as described in the section “CONTACT US” below.

 

10. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA

10.1 The Website may contain links to websites managed by us or third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please read their privacy policy, terms and conditions of use and other policies. We are not responsible for third party policies and practices. These organizations handle the information you provide to them in accordance with their own privacy policy, terms and conditions of use and other policies.

10.2 Also, providers of other apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins that we have on our Website, such as Facebook’s “Like” buttons, may also use automated methods to collect information and how to use these features. These organizations may use your information in accordance with their own policies. 

 

11. MODIFICATIONS TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

11.1 This Privacy Policy enters into force on the date indicated at the beginning thereof. This Privacy Policy may be changed from time to time. In case of modification, the reviewed edition will be posted on this page and the “Last Updated” date (date of entry into force) will be changed at the top of the policy document. Please check this page regularly to keep up to date with the latest policy update. 

 

12. CONTACT US

12.1 If you have any questions about this Notice, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights as subject of the data, you may contact the Company through the email address: GDPR@nikas.gr.