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Privacy Policy considers your personal data a serious matter and therefore complies with the respective national legislation as well as Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR). is committed to fully implementing the applicable legislation and European regulations, taking into account the adoption of appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data.

This policy applies to personal data collected through the website

Purpose of this policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide clear guidelines on how your personal data is collected, used, stored, and protected when using this website. This policy ensures that the information you provide is safeguarded against unauthorized access, misuse, loss, or destruction. Additionally, it explains the rights you have regarding your personal data and how you can exercise them. This policy is designed to ensure that we are transparent and reliable in protecting your personal data and complying with applicable legal requirements.

Data Controller

The person responsible for your personal data for this website is Kyveli Papaioannou (tel. 6945584057, email:

Personal Data

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter service to be the first to receive news about publications, articles, and events, you can do so by providing us with your explicit consent for this purpose, by stating only your email.

You can revoke this consent at any time by sending an email to

If you are already a member of, we may send you such informative email messages without the need for your prior registration for the newsletter service. In this case, you will also be able to choose to unsubscribe at any time by sending an email to

Subscribing to the newsletter service does not imply, under any circumstances, that users acquire intellectual property rights to any content on the website, articles, files, publications, etc., which are protected by the relevant provisions of Greek legislation and international conventions for their creators.

Kyveli Papaioannou does not use any third party for the distribution of her newsletters but does it through her own technical means.

Kyveli Papaioannou reserves the right to delete any recipient from the mailing lists of newsletters or to cease sending newsletters without providing a justification.

The administrators of make every possible effort for the smooth operation of the newsletters, however, it is always possible for technical or organizational issues to arise.

For any issue that may arise or for any relevant information regarding the functioning of the newsletters, please contact us at

When you send us messages through the contact form:

You can submit your message to through the contact form.

By submitting your message through the contact form to, you accept the present terms regarding the use of your personal data (name, email, or phone number) by

In case you choose to contact us using the contact form, none of the data you provide will be stored by this website or transmitted/processed by anyone. Instead, the data will be entered into an email message and sent to us. The content of the email is encrypted before being sent over the internet to travel securely and decrypted by our local computers and devices upon receipt. We will keep your message in our email inbox for six months from the last contact.

IP Addresses may collect the IP address through which your computer or any other electronic device accesses the Internet and subsequently the website. These details are used for statistical purposes.

In cases where your browser requests permission to access your location from our website, this information is used to provide more personalized information (such as displaying the page in your region's language, for example).

In any case, you have the right to revoke this permission at any time by changing your browser settings.

If you choose not to provide this permission, it may not be possible to access certain services of

Cookies uses "cookies" to facilitate the use of our website. Cookies are small data/text files that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser and are necessary for the functioning of our website.

We use cookies to better understand the usage of our website and provide you with a better browsing experience. Cookies help us, for example, understand if you have previously visited a page on our website. Cookies can also tell us if you have visited our website in the past or if you are a new visitor. The strictly necessary cookies for the website's operation cannot be rejected, but they do not process your personal data.

Furthermore, certain anonymous statistical data may be stored, which provide information about how and when you visited this website (e.g., the website from which you accessed this website, the date of your visit, etc.). This information is stored with the purpose of improving the quality and content of this website, for example, to modify the content to more interesting products. These data are collected only if you choose to accept statistical cookies, upon entering our website.

We have configured cookies to install only the strictly necessary ones for the functioning of the website by default. Statistical and commercial cookies are pre-selected for rejection. If you do not wish to have information collected through cookies, please do not select their installation in the relevant acceptance window or, if you have already selected them, adjust your web browser to delete all existing cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies in the future, and receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

If you have given your consent for the installation of non-necessary cookies, they will remain stored on your computer or mobile device until you delete them or their expiration date is reached. Their respective expiration dates are detailed in our cookie policy under the section "Data Retention Period."

Automated Decision-Making

We do not use your personal data for automated decision-making that may have legal or other significant effects on you, nor do we create profiles based on your personal data.

What are your rights according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?


You have the right to know whether personal data concerning you is being processed by, and in any case, to request the correction of your personal data if they are inaccurate or the completion of any incomplete data. When updating your personal information, you may be asked to verify your identity before we can fulfill your request.


You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format (i.e., in a widely used electronic file format that is easily readable by common software). You also have the right to transmit those data to another controller or to request that we transmit them directly to another controller, provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others. This right applies when:

A) You have provided the data yourself.

B) You have given your consent.

C) It is necessary for the performance of a contract with us.

D) They are subject to automated processing.


Under certain conditions specified by law, you have the right to request the erasure of your personal data and, in specific cases, the restriction of the processing of such data. However, personal data that we are required to retain due to legal obligations, such as the maintenance of tax records where named tax documents (invoices) have been issued, cannot be erased before the time period mandated by law (typically ten years) has passed.


You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data when the legal basis for such processing is our legitimate interest, and you have grounds relating to your particular situation that justify the objection (e.g., for personal, professional, or social reasons).


You have the right to object, at any time, to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, including profiling related to direct marketing.

If you exercise this right, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.


You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your data.

This applies when you contest the accuracy of your data and until we verify its accuracy, when you consider the processing to be unlawful, when we no longer need the data, or when you have exercised your right to object.


You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority if you believe that your data is being processed unlawfully. The Authority will ask you to first contact us to submit any complaints or requests. You can do this free of charge by contacting us at We will make every effort to satisfy your request. If you are not satisfied with our response, you can submit your complaint to the Authority (Address: 1-3 Kifisias Avenue, 115 23 Athens, Telephone: 210-6475600, Website:, Email:

Exercise of the above rights:

To exercise your rights and obtain information regarding the processing of your personal data, you can submit a request to the email address As a general rule, your request will be satisfied within one month from the date of receipt. The information, any communication, and all actions taken in accordance with Articles 15 to 22 and 34 of the GDPR are provided free of charge.

Why is the use of your data legal?

In order for the use of your data to be legal, there must be a reason provided by the law (legal basis). In every case that we use your personal data, it is done only if one of these specific lawful reasons exists:

Legitimate interest of

The law allows the processing of personal data in certain cases for the achievement of legitimate interests of's development, promotion of its products and services, and their improvement (unless the interest or fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual override these interests). We ensure that we do not violate your fundamental rights and freedoms while serving our legitimate interests. Therefore, we process your personal data based on this only if such processing is not particularly intrusive or bothersome to you.

Our legitimate interest allows us to send informative email messages if you are members of, in order to keep you updated on news and events that interest you. You can unsubscribe from this service at any time by sending a relevant request to

Additionally, our legitimate interest in satisfying our members, interested individuals, potential members, and partners allows us to respond to any inquiries or requests submitted to our email address.


By accepting the statistical cookies, performance cookies, and cookies related to the functions and services of the website, you allow us to use this information to collect anonymous statistical data about the page's visitors and evaluate the effectiveness of events and other actions aimed at promoting our statutory purposes. These cookies enable the website to remember user preferences such as the username or region in order to provide improved and personalized features. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track browsing activity on other websites. For example, with cookies, we store preferences such as display language or color schemes, which help us understand which pages the visitor opens more frequently, and whether the user receives error messages from certain pages. Cookies also help us understand how quickly our products and/or services load for different users. Additionally, we use cookies to provide you with content relevant to your language.

The IP address through which the visitor/user/member's computer has access to the internet is stored and may be used by the website, if necessary, in case of a violation of the Terms of Use by the visitor/user/member, due to our legitimate interest in enforcing the terms of use and combating electronic fraud and corruption on the internet.

Our legal obligation In certain cases, we may need to collect your personal data because it is required by a legal provision. For example, you will need to provide us with your VAT number if you wish to receive an invoice for your order, as we are required to include it on the invoice. For the same reason, and because the law requires us to take measures to combat fraud and corruption on the internet, we collect your electronic connection address (IP) when you visit our website.

In the above cases, failure to provide the necessary information will prevent us from providing the services you requested in order to comply with the law.

Contract with you If you are a member of the Institute, it means that a corporate contract has been concluded between us. In order to provide you with your rights as a member, we need to know your full name, telephone number, and address (physical and electronic).

In the event that you wish to work for us and submit your resume on our website, we collect your data due to your request to enter into an employment contract with us.

In the event that you wish to cooperate with us as a business and send us an email, we also process your information due to your request to enter into a cooperation agreement with us.

In all the above cases, failure to provide the necessary information for the contract, depending on its type, will prevent us from drafting it and satisfying your request.

Consent In any case where we use your information beyond the above, we must have obtained your clear, free, and informed consent in advance. This only happens when you subscribe to the newsletter service without being registered members of at the same time, or when you accept the installation of non-mandatory commercial cookies during your visit to our websites.


You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent, where such consent is the legal basis for the processing of your personal data (i.e., in cases of newsletter subscription and acceptance of non-mandatory cookies). To withdraw the consent you provided for newsletter subscription, you can send an email to To withdraw your consent for the installation of non-mandatory cookies, visit our cookie information page and change your consent. This withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Who can be recipients of your personal data?

Only authorized employees of have access to your data when necessary. Your data may be transferred to other companies that provide services to us (such as website hosting providers, IT support providers, our accountants, etc.) if their services are necessary for our operation and serving you. All our partners have entered into a contract with us to protect your personal data and are committed not to disclose it to anyone else. For detailed information about the recipients, you can submit a request to

In any case, your personal data will not be transferred, sold, or disclosed to anyone for commercial purposes without your explicit consent.

Transfers to third countries Your personal data is not transferred to third countries outside the EEA or to international organizations. In the event that such a transfer becomes necessary in the future, you will be informed in advance, and it will only occur if the recipient of the data meets the conditions of adequate protection of personal data set by the Commission or provides appropriate equivalent safeguards, in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR.

Security of your personal data implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the adequate level of security for your data against risks. However, as known, no information system is 100% secure. In any case, has prepared an incident response plan to eliminate or mitigate the consequences of any breach. If there is a high risk to your rights or freedoms, you will be promptly notified.

Retention period of your personal data

Your personal data is retained only for as long as necessary for the purpose for which you provided it.

  • If you are subscribed to the newsletter service, we will retain your data only as long as you wish to receive updates, and we will delete it once you opt out.

  • If you are a registered member of, your username information will be retained for ten years after the termination of your membership.

  • If you send us a resume and job application that is not accepted due to either the absence of a job vacancy or the selection of another candidate, we will delete your information within six (6) months from the final rejection of your application.

  • If you submit a cooperation request to us, we will delete your information if six (6) months pass without our decision to accept your proposal.

  • If we have issued a tax document, we will retain the tax-related information for ten (10) years, as required by tax legislation.

  • If you have given your consent for the installation of unnecessary cookies, they will remain stored on your computer or portable device until you delete them or until their predetermined lifespan expires.

Special categories of data.

The website does not collect or process any special categories of personal data, such as data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health, or data concerning a natural person's sex life or sexual orientation.

If, in the future, there is a need to process any special categories of data for a specific purpose, we will ensure that appropriate safeguards and measures are in place to protect your rights and interests, and we will obtain your explicit consent before processing such data, unless otherwise permitted or required by law.

Privacy policy and children.

The website is intended for use by adults and does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 16. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal data from a child under the age of 16, we will take steps to promptly delete that data from our records.

We encourage parents and guardians to monitor and supervise their children's online activities to ensure a safe and appropriate browsing experience. If you believe that your child has provided personal data to us, please contact us immediately, and we will take the necessary steps to remove that information from our systems.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children and complying with applicable data protection laws regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data of children.

Social Media

Social media platforms have become an integral part of our online interactions. They allow users to connect, share information, and engage with others. However, it is important to be mindful of the privacy implications when using social media.

When interacting on social media platforms, it's important to remember that the information you share can be accessed by a wide audience. Be cautious about sharing personal information that you wouldn't want to be public. Familiarize yourself with the privacy settings of the social media platforms you use and adjust them according to your preferences.

Additionally, be aware that social media platforms may collect and process your personal data for various purposes, such as targeted advertising or analytics. Review the privacy policies of the social media platforms you use to understand how your data is handled and what control you have over it.

It's also worth noting that sharing or reposting content on social media can have legal implications, especially when it comes to copyright and intellectual property rights. Respect the rights of others and obtain proper permission before sharing someone else's content.

Lastly, be mindful of your online behavior and interactions on social media. Treat others with respect and avoid engaging in harmful or offensive activities. Remember that what you post on social media can have long-lasting effects and may be visible to others even after you delete it.

In summary, enjoy the benefits of social media but always prioritize your privacy and security by being cautious about the information you share and understanding the platform's privacy settings and policies.


Hyperlinks, also known as links, are elements in digital content that allow users to navigate from one web page to another or access different resources on the internet. They are typically highlighted or displayed as clickable text or images.

When users click on a hyperlink, they are redirected to the linked web page or resource. Hyperlinks are an essential component of the interconnected nature of the internet, enabling seamless navigation and access to a vast amount of information.

Hyperlinks can be used to connect various types of content, such as articles, documents, images, videos, or websites. They provide a convenient way to reference and connect related information, allowing users to explore additional resources or dive deeper into a specific topic.

It's important to note that hyperlinks can lead to both internal and external content. Internal links direct users to different sections or pages within the same website or domain, while external links take users to a different website or domain altogether. When clicking on external links, it's advisable to exercise caution and ensure that the linked content is from a trusted and reputable source.


Hyperlinks can enhance the user experience, facilitate information sharing, and promote interconnectedness on the web. They play a crucial role in navigation, content discovery, and the dissemination of knowledge across the internet.

Passive collection and use of information

During your navigation on our website, certain information may be passively collected (i.e., gathered without you actively providing it) using various technologies and means, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, cookies, Internet tags, and browsing data collection.

Please read our Cookie Policy and check the Cookie Settings Panel for detailed information about cookies. In this Policy, you will also find information on how to disable cookies if you do not agree with their use.

Terms of Use - Copyright

Visitors/users of the Website who are minors do not have the right to register as members and therefore are not obliged to submit their personal information.

The account holder on the Website (member) is responsible for any use and maintenance of the confidentiality and security of their password and must immediately notify INEPID of any unauthorized use of their account as well as any other case of violation of their electronic account.


Text files in any form, articles, and publications that you access by visiting the website are not subject to the transfer of intellectual property rights, which remain with their creator. Reproduction or republication, in whole or in part, in the original or translated or other adaptation, is prohibited in any way, fragmentary or summary, without the written permission of the creator.

Access to the account

When you access our Services, you will remain logged in until you click "Log Out" from your account. If you are using a public computer or sharing your device with another user, we advise you to log out and clear the Cookies from the device each time you use the Platform in order to protect your account and Personal Information. Otherwise, any other user of the device will be able to see and access your account.

Information update and edit reserves the right to modify/update specific sections of this Policy without any obligation to provide prior notification. Please always read the Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy before using our website to stay informed about the current version of the Policy in case any modifications or updates have been made.

Last update of the Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy: October 2022.

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