Last update 09/20/2020

Visitors and members of are kindly requested to carefully read the following text regarding their personal data.

The website located at the electronic address will henceforth be referred to as “Website”. The “Website” was designed, developed, and owned by the Region of Central Greece, which from now on, for the sake of brevity, will be referred to as the “Company”, takes the management of your personal data very seriously and therefore makes every effort to fully comply with all their processing rules, as they arise from Greek and European law. A detailed list of legislation on personal data protection can be found at the end of the page.

The “Website” collects the personal information of its users only when they provide it voluntarily. Special care exists for the data collected with the help of cookies. Due to the frequent and rapid changes in technology, as well as the corresponding efforts of the legislator to keep the legislation in line with these changes, the “Website” undertakes to inform you of any modification in the personal data management policy. If the user/member disagrees with this policy, he must stop and avoid browsing the website.


The “Website” is committed to making every effort to protect the privacy of your information. Therefore, it cannot transfer them to any third party (natural or legal) for any reason except in the cases provided for by law and exclusively to the competent authorities.

Underage visitors have access to our services only with the consent of their parents or guardians, while in case of submission of personal information by underage visitors, the “Website” will delete all relevant information.

The visitors/users can contact the website administrators at [email protected] to find out if there is a file with their details, while they can change them and be deleted from the lists whenever they wish.

The “Website” keeps records of users’ personal information exclusively for communication purposes. As part of the continuous improvement of its services and information, it may process, under strict conditions of confidentiality and anonymity, part or all of the data you have sent yourself for statistical purposes.

If you are a registered user and you upload (“upload”) photos to, you should avoid these photos having geographic location metadata. The users of can save these photos on their computer and access the photo’s geographical location.

The personal data collected by the “Website” are as follows:

  • Members

For membership registration, the “Website” requires the following information:
Name, surname, email address, detailed address.
Optionally, members can fill in a phone, fax, website, resume, etc.

These data, regardless of the status of the members, appear publicly.
This information may be used by the “Website” to submit proposals for new services or for other informational purposes unless the recipient expressly states that he does not wish to do so.

Attention: The accuracy and authenticity of the information are the responsibility of the users who submit it. In the event that a request is submitted for the verification, correction, or removal of information, the website undertakes to examine it within one (1) month. In the event that incorrect information is found to have been submitted, the website reserves the right to delete the account, reserving any further rights (see the terms of use).

  • Newsletters

The “Website” periodically sends newsletters to its users, depending on their status.

By creating your profile on or registering your email on the website, you are automatically included in the list of recipients of newsletters to the email address you register. When you receive a newsletter on behalf of the “Website”, it has a label explaining which category it belongs to. In every newsletter, you receive you have the option to unsubscribe, with a relevant link at the end of the email. Attention: When you unsubscribe from a newsletter, the unsubscribe only applies to that category. The management of your newsletter subscriptions is easily accessible through your profile (dashboard – newsletter subscriptions), where you can subscribe and unsubscribe to any newsletter you wish. Also in cases where this is not possible, you can request your unsubscribe from [email protected]

The “Website” reserves the right to delete any recipient from the newsletter lists without justification.

The administrators of the “Website” make every effort for the smooth operation of the newsletters, however, it is always possible that problems of a technical or organizational nature may occur. For any issue that arises as well as for any relevant information regarding the operation of the newsletters, please contact us at [email protected]

  • Messages via contact form

By submitting your message in a contact form to the “Website”, you accept these terms regarding the use of your email and name by the “Website”.
The “Website” undertakes not to use these data for commercial promotion purposes nor to transfer them to third parties.

By submitting your message in the contact form to a member of the “Website”, you accept these terms regarding the use of your email and name by the “Website”.
The “Website” does not gain access to the content of these messages and bears no responsibility for its use by the members to whom they are addressed.

Attention: Messages sent using the contact form are not covered by any kind of privacy (see terms of use). We, therefore, recommend that you do not include sensitive information about yourself or third parties in your messages.

  • Comments

In order for a visitor/user to participate in the discussion/comment hosted by the “Website” on its pages, the name, email, and possibly some additional information, such as age, gender, etc., are required. The IP address and browser header are also recorded for security and validation reasons. Your message/comment is recorded exclusively for the development of discussion and communication between users, on each article/page and cannot be used for any other purpose.

An anonymous and encoded character sequence (String) is created between the email and the Gravatar service so that we can detect if the commenter is using it. After the comment is accepted by the “Website” the commenter’s profile photo is publicly visible, next to the corresponding comment. Information about Gravatar’s privacy policy can be found here

  • IP Addresses

The “Website” can detect the IP address through which the computer or any other electronic device accesses the Internet and then the “Website”, while this information is used for statistical purposes. In cases where the browser requests permission to download your location from our website, this information is used to provide more personalized information. In any case, your permission can be revoked at any time by changing your browser settings.

If you choose not to grant this permission, you may not be able to access certain services of the “Website”.

  • Cookies

If you leave a comment on, the name, email, and other details that were stated when registering the comment are stored in a cookie. The purpose of this cookie is so that you don’t have to retype your details in the next comment. This cookie is deleted after one (1) year.

If you have an account with the “Website” and log in, we store a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and is deleted as soon as you close your browser.

When you log in as a member of the “Website”, we store a number of cookies whose purpose is to remember your login information and website display preferences. Login cookies are deleted after two (2) days and display preference cookies are deleted after one (1) year. If you log out of your account yourself, the cookies relating to the login details are deleted immediately.

If you edit or create a new article/page/entry on, an additional cookie will be stored on your computer. This cookie does not contain any personal data and simply indicates the ID of the article/page/entry you edited. Deleted after one (1) day.

  • Hyperlinks

With the help of appropriate links within the “Website” access to third-party websites is provided. The placement of these links has been done with the sole purpose of facilitating visitors during their internet browsing. It is in no way an indication of acceptance or approval of the content of the websites listed with a link. Each link leads to a different website, the browsing of which is subject to the terms of use of that website. The “Website” bears absolutely no responsibility for the content and personal data management policy of the website listed with a link. Access using the provided links to the respective website takes place under the sole responsibility of the user himself.

  • Embedded content from third party websites

The pages of the “Website” may contain embedded content (video, images, audio clip, etc.). Embedded content from third-party websites has the same function as it would have if the user visited these third-party websites.

These websites may collect data about you, store cookies, and track your behavior with embedded content, especially if you also have an account with that third-party website.

  • Polls / Surveys

In order for a visitor/user to participate in a vote carried out by the website, the name and possibly, depending on the questions, some additional information, such as age, gender, etc. is required. Your vote is recorded solely for the purpose of drawing conclusions regarding the position of public opinion on a certain issue and cannot be used for any other purpose.


  • Google Analytics

Google Analytics cookies are performance analysis/logging cookies that allow us to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. These cookies can tell us how many visitors use the site, the time and duration of access, and also provide information about how visitors navigate through the various parts of the site. This information helps us improve the way our website works. It is anonymous information and does not contain personal data.

The information collected by Google Analytics cookies about our website is transferred to and stored on Google servers in accordance with Google’s privacy policy.

For more information regarding the Google Analytics service, please click
You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by clicking

If you disable these cookies your use of the website will not be counted, nor will it be used in the statistics we collect to improve the services we provide through the website. Website operation will not be affected.

  • Facebook

We also use third-party remarketing services (including Facebook) to advertise on third-party websites to previous visitors to our website. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who have completed a task on our website, for example signing up to receive our newsletters. These remarketing service providers use cookies to serve ads based on a previous visit to the website. Any data collected by such remarketing service providers will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the privacy policy of such remarketing service providers.

For more information about the service and how you can manage the data that Facebook collects, you can visit the link

Below we give you the possibility to deactivate the recording of your data by the “third” services we use. We would like to remind you that disabling them will cause problems in the operation of the website and elements such as maps etc. will be disabled.


User comments may be screened through an automated mechanism for malicious or misleading comments. This service may be located outside the European Union.


If you leave a comment, its content and metadata remain on the website for an unlimited period of time.

For users who have registered on the website (if this function is available), we store and retain the information they have declared in their profile for an unlimited period of time. All users have the right to view, edit or delete their data at any time (except for the username, for technical reasons). Website administrators can also view and edit this data.

Data in the Google Analytics service are retained for 26 months. After 26 months, the data is automatically deleted.


If you have an account, subscribed to newsletters, participated in a poll/survey or left a comment, you can request an export of your data that we have stored, including all data that you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete your personal data. This does not include your details being used for administrative, legal/tax, or security purposes.


Any question or request regarding your personal data can be sent to [email protected].


Greece: Law 2472/1997, Law 3471/2006
Regulatory acts of the Personal Data Protection Authority
European Union: Directive 95/46/EC, 2002/58/EC, 2009/136/EC