Who we are
We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Effective: January 1, 2024
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
First of all, we are so thankful that you are here. We’ll always keep your data safe and secure. So you know what we are doing, here’s why we need your data and how we use it.
Information we collect
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website:
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. This happens only in case you voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Using of your personal data
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administrate the website of greekcompass.com and for internal statistical purpose.
(b) improve the browsing experience for the visitors of our website by personalising the website.
(c) enable the use of the services available on our website.
(d) send out general (non-marketing) commercial communications to individuals that have submitted their personal data in the course of their visit on our website.
(e) send out email notifications and / or newsletters to individuals that have submitted their personal data accordingly in the course of their visit on our website, under the condition that the person to which the submitted personal data is related had specifically requested this service and submitted a trackable explicit consent to this.
(f) process the cancellation of services and the unsubscription for newsletters or other commercial and non-commercial notifications in accordance with the written request of the individual, to which the personal data is related. A written request can be sent to our administration by electronic mail services to (firstname.lastname@example.org).
(h) process enquiries and complaints made by an individual to which the personal data collected and stored during the course of a visit on our website is related.
(i) OTHER USES: greekcompass.com does not disclose any personal information related to visitors of our website to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing, unless the person to which this personal data is related gives his/her explicit and trackable consent to this action.
Who we share your data with
Third-party use of your personal information
We may share your information with third parties only when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
We may disclose your personal information to certain overseas recipients, overseas third-party service providers. We will ensure that any such international transfers, which are lawfully enforced or are necessary for the performance of our contract, are made subject to appropriate contractual and technical safeguards, as required by GDPR and any other applicable law.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at email@example.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive personal information
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 18 in its database, please contact us immediately at email@example.com we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Embedded content from other websites:
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The website may contain links to other websites. Our Website is not responsible in any way for the privacy policies, content or practices of third party websites.
How we protect your data
We inform individuals within the EU, that they the right in law to complain about how their information is handled to a supervisory authority that is responsible for regulating compliance with the Regulation. A list of all EU supervisory authorities is available on the European Commission website: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protectionauthorities/index_en.htm.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.