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This means that with these cookies it is not possible to identify your identity. They simply provide us with anonymous information, which helps us to understand which parts of our website our visitors are interested in, as well as if they have a problem navigating them.
If you wish you can set the browser to stop accepting cookies from www.acquasource.gr. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.
Therefore, it is at your discretion to reject cookies. In such a case the browsing experience on our website will not change, there is simply the possibility that you will not be able to use some interactive features.
The website www.allaboutcookies.org offers good and simple instructions on how to manage cookies, using different types of web browsers.
What data do we collect from our partners, for what purpose and on what legal basis
In the context of our cooperation with customers or suppliers, we collect and process personal data that are necessary for the conclusion of the contract, for compliance with legal obligations and for the pursuit of our legal interests. The personal data we collect is as follows:
- For communication:
In this case we collect name, company job, mobile or landline phone, fax, address, city & postal code and email address.
Legal basis: The collection and processing of the above data is necessary for our communication for sending tenders and concluding contracts (contractual obligations), as well as for providing advice in relation to our products and the management of questions or complaints (legitimate interests) .
- For financial and accounting purposes:
In this case, when it comes to natural persons, we collect name, date of birth, citizenship, Identity Card Number, Tax Registration Number and competent Tax Office. We also keep a record of transactions, purchases and credit balances.
Legal basis: The collection and processing of the above data is done for the observance of tax or other legal obligations (legal obligation). The keeping and processing of the records of transactions, purchases and balances is done for financial management purposes (legal interests).
- For the purposes of participation in events of the Company (eg exhibitions, training seminars, workshops, meetings, etc.):
In this case we collect and process name, contact details (mobile phone and e-mail address) and professional status.
Legal basis: Participation in the Company’s events is voluntary. The collection and processing of the above data is done for the needs of the organization of each event (management, communication, transfer, catering, accommodation, service evaluation, certificates of participation and sending informative newsletter / sms with consent) as well as for security reasons of the participants when the event takes place on Company premises (legal interests).
- For the purposes of promoting the Company and keeping a historical record:
During events such as the above, it is possible to receive photographic material from the event space for the Company’s archive and to update the Company’s website and social networking pages.
Legal basis: The photographic material that may be posted on our website or social networking pages is intended to promote our Company or to promote the success of an event of our Company. (Legal interest).
How long do we keep your data
The data storage period is decided based on the following criteria depending on the case:
- When processing is required as an obligation by provisions of the applicable legal framework, personal data are stored for as long as the relevant provisions require.
- When processing under contract, personal data is stored for as long as is necessary for the performance of the contract and for the establishment, exercise, and / or support of legal claims under the contract.
When the processing is performed based on the pursuit of our legal interests, the personal data are stored for as long as the Company deems necessary.
For the purposes of promoting products and services (marketing activities) personal data is kept until the withdrawal of consent. Withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the proceedings based on consent in the period prior to its withdrawal.
Security of your data
The website has an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security certificate ensuring the secure transfer of data preventing them from being intercepted by malicious users. The use of the above personal data is made by the respective competent staff of our company and only for the purposes mentioned for each category of data. We do not disclose or transfer your data to unauthorized persons, except to the necessary services or providers that we carefully select to support our operations (see next section).
With whom we share personal data
The companies we work with to provide us with support services that can access your data are:
To send newsletter via email we use the US-based MailChimp service (The Rocket Science Group LLC d / b / a MailChimp, Georgia, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, USA), which is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement. You can read more about the US-EU Data Protection Shield here: www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.
As mentioned above, to track our website traffic we use Google Analytics platform based in the USA (official name “Google Inc. and registered office: 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), which is also certified based on the US-EU Data Protection Shield (more here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7105316?hl=en). We use this data to determine the number of people who use our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the site.
Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, web browser, and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you. GA also records your computer’s IP address, which could be used for your personal identification, but Google does not give us access to it. We believe that Google is performing the editing.
Disabling cookies in the internet browser will prevent GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages of this website.
Finally, our website is hosted by the company Mozaik (MOZAIK LTD, 12 Kalamida & 9 Ag. Dimitriou, 10554, Athens, Greece).
Your rights regarding your personal data
Our Company has taken the necessary organizational measures and measures to assist you in exercising your following rights under the conditions provided in Greek and European legislation:
- Right to Information: You have the right to know what data we collect and process and for what purposes.
- Right of access: You have the right to receive confirmation as to whether or not we process personal data. If this is the case, you have access to this data and processing information.
Right of Correction: You have the right to request the correction of your personal data that we process in case it is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Right of Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if there is no legal reason to continue processing it.
- Restriction of Processing right: You have the right to request a restriction on the processing of your personal data.
- Right to Data Portability: You have the right to request to receive your data in a widely used and easily readable format.
- Right to revoke your consent: If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time.
- Right of Objection: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, in particular for the purposes of direct marketing.
Automated individual decision-making and profiling rights: You have the right not to be subject to decisions made solely on the basis of automated processing, including profiling.
You can send a request regarding your following rights via email to [email protected]. When sending a newsletter, you can also select the corresponding delete field that you will find in each newsletter you receive.
You also have the right to file a complaint with the Greek Personal Data Protection Authority:
Personal Data Protection Authority
Kifisias 1-3, PC: 115 23, Athens
Tel: + 30-210-6475600
email: [email protected]
or at the relevant authority of your place of residence or work.
We will report any illegal data breach on this site within 72 hours of the breach if it is obvious that the personal data stored in an identifiable format has been stolen.