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Notification Regarding the Processing of Personal Data for Direct Marketing Purposes

This Notification regarding the processing of personal data describes the how your personal data are collected, used and protected when processed by the Hellenic American Union (HAU) for direct marketing purposes.

Types of personal data and purpose of their processing by the HAU: The HAU collects and processes in general your personal data for direct marketing purposes, including sending you newsletters. In processing your personal data, we may contact you by mail, email, calls or SMS. The personal data that we collect for the above purposes include general identification and contact details, such as your first and last names , your address, your email address and your phone number.

Legal basis for the processing of your personal data: We collect, use and disclose your personal data if: (a) you have given your consent to the processing; or (b) the processing of your personal data is necessary for the purposes of the HAU’s prevailing legitimate interests. Moreover, by law and without your consent being required, we are entitled to use: (a) your personal data which have been obtained through publicly available sources in order to contact you via telephone for the above processing purpose, once we have ensured that you have not declared to your telecom provider that you do not wish to accept such calls; or (b) your email address, which was legally obtained, in the context of a sale of products or services or other transaction that you had with the HAU.

Transfer of your personal data: We do not share your personal data with third parties, apart from: (a) third companies which act on the HAU’s behalf in their capacity as processors and with which the HAU has signed an agreement governing the confidentiality and protection of the personal data processed; and (b) third parties to which the HAU is required to transfer your personal data on the basis of the applicable legislation. Personal data will not be transmitted outside the EU.

Your rights: With respect to your personal data, you have the following rights: (a) the right of access and correction or erasure of your personal data or restriction of their processing or objection to their processing, as well as the right to portability of the personal data; (b) the right to lodge a complaint to the competent data protection authority; and (c) the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data for the purpose of this Notification.

Retention period of your personal data: Your personal data will be retained for as long as it is permitted or required by the applicable legislation. If we process your personal data on the grounds of your consent, we will continue the processing until you withdraw it.

Contact us: If you have any question relating to this Notification or you would like to exercise any of your rights in relation to the protection of your personal data, you may contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of the HAU at the mailing address Massalias Str., no. 22, Postal Code 10680, Athens or at privacy@hau.gr.

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