Data Protection Policy

Data protection policy of the website exploringgreece.tv

1. Scope

2. Categories of personal data collected

a) Information on the processing of personal data by Viewmax Media – in accordance with the EU General Data Regulation 679/2016

a.a) Why would you edit my Personal Data (IFRS)?

a.b) Information collected automatically during your visit and interaction with the Website:

3. Sources of data collection and transmission to third parties

4. Time of retention of personal data

5. Rights of data subjects

6. Processing of Personal Data by Viewmax Media

7. Cookies and Other Technologies

8. Submission of Complaint-Protest

9. Amendments

1. Scope

This privacy policy explains how Viewmax Media (hereinafter referred to as the “COMPANY” and/or “Company”) collects, uses, processes, stores, manages and protects the personal data of visitors – users collected during a visit and use of the services and pages of the website exploringgreece.tv (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) in order to meet the Company’s personal data protection standards – and to comply with the law.

This policy does not apply to information collected through any other website or to company practices that we do not control. Please note that the Website may contain links that refer via “links”, hyperlinks or advertising banners to other websites. For example, if you click an ad on the Site and log on to another website, then this privacy policy will not apply to any information collected on that website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and we recommend that you read the privacy policy of each website you visit.

2. Categories of personal data collected

The personal data collected by the Website during the use of its services or browsing it (ability to create profiles and annotation of articles, subscribe to a newsletter, communicate via a contact form, register a press release, etc.) are as follows:

· User name or alias

· E-mail address

· Sex

· Date of Birth

· Address of residence

· Phone number

· Mobile phone number

· IP Address

· Connection data

· User photo (optional)

Visitors/users of the Site who are minors, have access to its services only with the express consent of their parents or guardians and are not obliged to submit their personal information. In case of submission of such data by minors, the company will delete the relevant information.

The company collects only the personal data necessary for the proper and integrated provision of its services as described below. It should be noted here that the data subjects are responsible for the accuracy of the personal data they provide to us;

information on the processing of personal data by the company – in accordance with the General Data Regulation EU 679/2016

Why would you edit my Personal Data (IFRS)?

The company is, inter alia, a company for the management, development and operation of information and information websites and the provision of digital content to third parties via the Internet and all modern technological media and applications

In this context, the company operates the exploringgreece.tv through which it collects personal information of visitors/users of the Site only when they themselves voluntarily provide it. The purpose of this collection is to provide the services available electronically, which are as follows:

· Sending Newsletters to the visitor/user,

· The ability to comment and rate (Like/Like) of articles published on the Website by the visitor/user,

· The possibility of participation of the visitor/user in competitions organized by the Website

· The ability to personalize the services provided by the visitor/user

· The ability to communicate with the team of exploringgreece.tv

· The possibility of registering a press release of an interested company

Information collected automatically during your visit and interaction with the Site:

Please be advised that your personal data and information collected and processed through appropriate technologies during your visit to the Website exploringgreece.tv.This processing is considered appropriate and necessary for the processing of your requests and the use of the company’s services as well as for the identification of the users of the Website.

Especially when you visit and interact with the Site, certain information may be automatically collected, such as:

· the internet protocol (IP) address of your computer;

· the browser type and operating system,

· the websites you visited immediately before and after your visit to the Site;

· websites and advertisements you see and links you click on within the Site;

· basic connection information to the server and

· information collected through HTML cookies, and other similar technologies

· information about internet service providers

The company does not manage, collect or process geolocation data, which is collected and processed exclusively by the companies offering the operating system of the device you are using (in the case of the use of operating system iOS -Apple Inc and in the case of the use of the Android operating system – Google Inc). The company does not have access to the GPS position refresh rate.

3. Sources of data collection and transmission to third parties

Users/visitors’ personal data is collected either automatically while browsing the Website, or by filling in the necessary fields to subscribe to some of the exploringgreece.tvservices, the contact form and the mailing lists of newsletters. The recipient of the Newsletters may be deleted from the file with the e-mail addresses as long as he visits the address of the Website and chooses to delete it.

The company reserves the right to disclose the data subject’s personal data to any third party to the extent reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this statement and in particular:

· The personal data of the subject may be transmitted to the departments of the Company responsible for the smooth and uninterrupted operation of the services and functions of the Website

· The data subject’s data may be transmitted and made accessible by legal entities with which we have from time to time concluded contractual agreements with a view to fulfilling our company’s legitimate interest in providing our services under the terms of the contract;

· The subject’s personal data may be disclosed to cloud hosting providers for the purpose of storing and safeguarding data that implement appropriate technical, physical and administrative security measures to protect data from loss, misuse, damage, alteration, unauthorized access and disclosure, as provided for in Article 32 of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 679/2016;

· During all transfers of personal data, we always take all appropriate measures to ensure that the data transmitted are the minimum required for the intended purpose of processing and that the conditions for lawful and valid processing are always met. The company’s partners to whom personal data may be transmitted have signed the necessary data processing agreements or provided specific guarantees regarding transfers of personal data by applying standard contractual clauses to their agreements.

4. Time of retention of personal data

The retention period of personal data depends on the legal basis for processing, as detailed below:

· In the event that the legal basis of the processing is the exercise of the legitimate interest, the processing and retention of personal data will take place for as long as is deemed necessary to achieve the objective pursued by the Company, as well as for as long as is still required until the limitation period for any relevant claims has elapsed (Article 6(f) of the GDPR)

· In the event that the personal data of the visitor/user information of the Website is provided by their own consent in the context of their registration with the services of the Website (newsletter, profiling, completion of a contact form, registration of a press release, etc.) we will retain their data until the consent granted by the data subject is withdrawn. In the event that, for any reason, it is discontinued we will keep them for as long as necessary until the limitation period for any relevant claims has elapsed (Article 6(a) of the GDPR)

· In the event that the legal basis of the processing is the performance of the contract, we will retain the data for as long as you maintain a contractual relationship with us both in paper and electronic form or for as long as is still required until the limitation period for any relevant claims has elapsed (Article 6(b) of the GDPR)

· Where personal data are processed on the basis of a legal obligation (Article 6(c) of the GDPR), the time to comply with them shall be determined on the basis of the requirements of the legislation and the length of time during which checks may be carried out by the competent authorities. In any case, the criterion used to determine the storage period is based on compliance with the deadlines permitted by law and the principles of minimizing data, limiting storage or rational management of our files.

5. Rights of data subjects

You may exercise, on a case-by-case basis, your rights under the applicable Greek Legislation and under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) which are as follows: (a. the right to information (Articles 13), b. the right of access (Article 15), c. the right of correction (Article 16), d. the right to delete a ‘right to be forgotten’ (Article 17), e. the right to restrict processing (Article 18), f. the right to data portability (to receive your data in a structured and commonly used format – Article 20 if applicable) and g. the right to object (Article 21).

· These rights may be exercised only in cases where the Company acts as Data Protection Officer and in particular (a) in the processing of personal data related to the provision of services by the Company through the Website, (c) in the processing of personal data of visitors and users of the website exploringgreece.tv of the company

· time, you may object to the processing of your IFRSs by withdrawing your consent (Article 7(3) of GDPR 679/2016). This right applies only in cases where the legal basis for data processing is the consent of the data subject

6. Processing of Personal Data by the company

The company shall apply at all stages of the procedure appropriate technical, physical and administrative data security measures to protect data against loss, misuse, damage or modification, unauthorised access and disclosure as provided for in Article 32 of GDPR 679/2016 in order to ensure an appropriate level of risk security, including, inter alia, where applicable: (a) the encryption of personal data (b) the possibility of ensuring confidentiality (Article 90 GDPR 679/2016), the integrity, availability and reliability of processing systems and services on an ongoing basis, (c) the possibility of restoring the availability and access to personal data in (d) a procedure for the regular testing, assessment and evaluation of the effectiveness of technical and organisational measures to ensure the safety of processing. Furthermore, the company shall take measures to ensure that any natural person acting under the supervision of the controller or processor who has access to personal data processes it only at the behest of the controller, and restricts access to your personal information to its authorised employees.

Examples of the other key features of our information security programme are:

The Company maintains a dedicated team responsible for information security that designs, implements and supervises our information security program

The Company checks the safety and functionality of products and services prior to their introduction on the Internet, for any vulnerabilities in the technology

It carries out continuous infrastructure checks to detect weaknesses and possible intrusions, vulnerabilities in systems, etc.

Uses the “https” protocol for secure and encrypted user communication with the company

Furthermore, the company takes the following organisational security measures:

1. Appointment of a personal data protection officer

2. Organisation/Management of staff-definition of roles and responsibilities to persons involved in the processing of IFRSs

3. Management of information goods

4. Training of staff in the security of personal data-information on the individual policies/procedures of the company

5. Management of processors

6. Specify a process for the destruction of data and media

7. Manage personal data leakage events

8. Control of security measures

7. Cookies and Other Technologies

What cookies are and why the Company uses them: Cookies are pieces of information, which in the form of very small text usually consisting of letters and numbers, are stored in the browser it uses (Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.), helping the most efficient operation of the Site. Cookies in no way damage users’ computers or the files stored on them. The information stored in cookies is used for identification purposes. This allows us to operate the Site efficiently the services we offer. The Website uses Cookies to provide users/visitors with information and to process the services provided through the Website.

In no case do cookies contain personal information or information that will allow anyone to contact the visitor of the Site, by phone, e-mail, etc. In addition, the use of cookies does not give access to the documents or files on your computer.

In addition, cookies help us to view the performance and traffic of our Website by improving its presentation and content according to the preferences of our visitors.

Which cookies do we use? Cookies described below may be stored in the browser. You can view and manage cookies in your browser (but mobile browsers may not offer this visibility). Of the different types of cookies available, the Company uses the following: Technically necessary cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website, allow you to browse and use its functions. These cookies do not recognize your individual identity. Without these cookies, we cannot offer an effective operation of our Website. In addition, these cookies allow the site to remember your choices such as font size, or if you have responded to one of our polls to provide improved and personalized functionality.

The use of cookies is considered necessary for browsing the website and its operation (such as, but not limited to, the secure identification of the user, the processing of requests to browse the websites, the secure connection to a google account, etc.)

Session Cookies /Session Cookies (lang)

Session cookies enable us to evaluate the effectiveness of the various functions of our Website and allow us to identify users when browsing a website so that their various options are remembered. Expire after the end of the user’s browsing.

Persistent cookies (bm_sv, jwplayerLocalld, volume)

These cookies remain stored on the user’s device for more than one session, thus allowing the user’s preferences or actions to be remembered throughout the site (or in some cases even on different websites). Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes, including to remember the user’s preferences and choices when using a website or to present targeted ads.

Statistics cookies (_at.hist.#, _ga, _gat, _gid, History_store, loglevel, onesignal-pageview-count, p2, UID, UIDR)

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for example, which pages they visit most often. These cookies collect aggregated, anonymous information and are used exclusively to improve the performance of a website.

Marketing Cookies/Ad Cookies (#.gif, _ab12#, _atuvc, _atuvs, _at.cww, _kuid_, A6, activeview, etc.)

We use cookies to make ads more attractive to users and more useful to publishers and advertisers. Some common cookie apps are choosing ad based on relevant content for a user, improving reporting on a campaign’s performance, and avoiding the display of ads that have already been shown to a user.

Do you not wish to use cookies? You can turn cookies on, off, or off completely through the setup options in your browser. For example, in Chrome, you can click the Chrome menu and then select Settings/Privacy/Content Settings and change cookie settings to your liking. If you choose to disable cookies, some parts of the Site may not function adequately. In addition, the Company informs you that you are given the option to choose whether your personal data will be collected and used for behavioural advertising purposes, by activating or disabling the relevant feature through the http://www.youronlinechoices.com/gr/your-choices.

You may also contact the www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html website for information about the most commonly used browsers. Please note that if cookies are not activated or disabled, it is possible that all features of the Site do not work in the manner intended.

The Site’s Software is designed to ensure the highest level of security and trust. All information contained in applications submitted through the Website is secure and confidential. Only authorized employees who have appropriate training in handling customer information will have access to this information and only when necessary to meet your requests.

8. Submission of Complaint – Protest

For any matter relating to the processing of your data you can email: info@exploringGreece.tv

You also always reserve the right to contact the Data Protection Authority, which may also accept the submission of complaints or in written form to the Data Protection Authority’s protocol.

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters from exploringgreece.tv, please send an e-mail by visiting the “Newsletter” link on the Website or follow the deletion instructions included in each relevant email/contact message.

9. Amendments

This policy may be renewed from time to time due to changes in the relevant legislation or changes in the company’s corporate structure. We, therefore, encourage customers/users to periodically check this page to be informed of recent information about privacy practices. In any case, customers will be informed by e-mail or through a warning on the Website about changes to this policy.

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