This Privacy Statement sets out how www.knowledgebridges.gr uses and protects the information you give us. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Statement explains how we collect, transfer, process, use and disclose your data and sets out our security practices and information about the actions that a user of the Website must take if they do not want their personal information collected or further processed when they visit the Website. By providing personal information, you agree and consent to the collection, transfer, processing, use and disclosure as described in this Privacy Statement, in accordance with the Act.These privacy terms may be reviewed and updated at any time and without notice. Users are advised to check these terms periodically for any changes, as continued use of the website implies acceptance of all possible modifications thereto.
EKT (National Documentation and Electronic Content Centre) is defined as EKT.
The Website is defined as www.knowledgebridges.gr, i.e. the digital site “About Bridges”.
Content is defined as all data, software, databases, metadata, as well as any other work of the spirit that may be the subject of intellectual property rights according to L. 2121/1993, as in force, regardless of whether the term of protection has expired or the use falls under the exceptions of the copyright of this Website.
Use is defined as the use of the features of the Website in any way.
A user is defined as a visitor to the Website.
Simple users are defined as users who have access, among other things, to simple and complex searches for opportunities, e.g. policies for staying in Greece or funding programme opportunities, as well as navigation based on content about bridges.
Registered users are defined as users who, after completing the registration form and providing explicit consent, have access to the services and processed information provided by the Website.
Mentors are defined as the registered users who are additionally able to carry out the guidance service provided by the Website.
EKT collects, maintains and processes the data on the Website in a manner that ensures their protection. In particular, personal and non-personal data shall be processed exclusively by authorised and designated staff or partners or by suppliers of EKT who are bound by the same obligations to protect personal and non-personal data, and all appropriate organisational and technical measures shall be taken to ensure the security of the data and to protect them against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access and any other form of unlawful processing.
EKT makes every effort to ensure the proper functioning of its network infrastructure, although it does not guarantee that the operation of this Website or its servers will be uninterrupted or error-free, free of viruses or other similar problems. EKT shall take protective measures to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of user data under its control. However, since no protection system, transmission system or data transfer system via the Internet can provide 100% security, and although the ECB does everything possible to protect the data relating to the use of this Website, it does not guarantee the security of its servers or the security of the infrastructure through which data are transmitted from the computer of the data subject to the servers of the Institution, or the security of any information received by the EC
5. Collection, processing and protection of Personal Data – Subject’s rights
In particular, the user will accept and consent that EKT, under the terms of the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 679/2016 and national legislation, will keep in a file and process his/her personal data collected through the Website for the purpose of the user’s access to the electronic applications provided, to serve him/her, to support and perform the relationship between the user and the Website, for statistical or more general purposes or to fulfil the institutional mission of EKT in accordance with In addition to the aforementioned use of users’ data and unless expressly required by law and/or the Competent Authorities, EKT will not otherwise disclose, disclose, transmit, disseminate or otherwise make available any information provided by the user without the user’s consent or express order.
The Website is fully compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 679/2016 and national legislation. In particular, personal data are processed lawfully and fairly in a transparent manner. The data are collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and are not processed in a way incompatible with the original purposes, further processing may only be for archiving or improvement of the Website or statistical purposes. The data processed are adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which they were originally collected. The data is kept in a format that allows the identification of individuals only for the period required by law. At the same time, the rights of information, access, correction, deletion, restriction or portability, opposition and objection are always granted to users as provided by the regulation. In order to exercise his/her rights, each user may contact the Website at the following e-mail address email@example.com.
The ERC may process part or all of the data sent by the users for statistical purposes, as already mentioned above, and as the National Statistical Authority and ECB of the Hellenic Statistical System responsible for European and national statistics on Research, Development and Innovation (Law 4623/2019, Government Gazette A’ 134). The ECB is committed to complying with the Statistical Law no. 3832/2010 as in force, and the legislation on the protection of personal data (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 as in force and L. 4624/2019, Government Gazette A’134, as in force).
In this context, the collection and processing of the data and information provided on this website is carried out in accordance with the rules and safeguards of the aforementioned legislation, is used exclusively for statistical purposes and to serve the institutional role of the ECB, respecting the SECRET status of the data and information, which is accessible only to the certified and authorised staff entrusted with the collection and processing, and is bound by explicit obligations under the law.
6. Statistical browsing information
In some cases, technical information that is not personally identifiable may be automatically collected (e.g., not through registration) when a user visits or uses the Website. Examples of this type of information that may be collected are the type of web browser used by the user, the type of computer operating system used by the user to visit the Website and the domain name of the Website used by the user to connect to the application.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on each user’s hard drive and do not take note of any document or file from their computer, nor do they lead to the identification of their computer with any person. They are used to facilitate the user’s access to the use of specific services and/or pages of the Website for statistical purposes and in order to determine which areas are useful or popular.
During the use of the Website, personal and non-personal identification data of users may be collected using relevant technologies, such as cookies and/or protocol address tracking and other similar technologies, as they result from the communication of the web browser with the server.
Non-personal information may also include the type of web browser used by the user, the type of computer, its operating system, the internet service provider (ISP) and other such information.
8. Scope of application
This policy applies only to the www.knowledgebridges.gr website.. This policy does not apply to information collected through any other website or to the practices of companies over which we have no control. Please note that the www.knowledgebridges.gr Website may contain links to other websites. In the event that users of the Website are directed to third-party websites through special links (links, hyperlinks, banners), EKT is not responsible for the terms of management and protection of personal data that they follow and we recommend that you read the personal data protection policy of each website you visit.
9. Questions and suggestions
If you have any questions about the policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.