QTECHNIK BIOMICHANIKA ERGA EE (the “Company”) is committed to protecting your privacy and to controlling your personal data in a proportional, open, and transparent manner.
Your personal data includes any information that may lead, either directly or in combination with other information, to your identification or to your detection as a natural person. This category incudes, indicatively, elements such as full name, Tax Number, social security registry number, physical and electronic addresses, fixed and mobile phone numbers, email addresses, and any other information allowing your identification according to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679), as well as the applicable Greek legislation and the decisions of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA).
Headquarters – Registered Offices:
QTECHNIK BIOMICHANIKA ERGA EE
6, Tsamadou street, 34100
Tel.: +30 6934595368
We collect and process different types of personal data, which we get from existing and potential collaborators and clients, in person, or through third parties that allow us to access these personal data, having secured the consent of the data subjects.
We may also collect and process personal data from publicly accessible sources, such as, among others, lists of association/union members, mass communication Media and the Internet, which we are legitimately acquiring and are permitted to process.
We do not collect personal data for individuals under 18 years of age for business purposes, as we understand the importance of privacy protection when it comes to minors, and we do not provide to them services associated with the information society.
Exclusively for the purpose of insuring the dependent members of our employees’ families and for the provision of additional benefits to them, we are collecting personal data on those minors and only under the condition that we have first secured the consent of their parents or legal guardian.
As mentioned above, we are committed to protecting your privacy and to controlling your data in an open and transparent manner; therefore, we process your personal data in accordance to the GDPR and the national legislation on data protection, for one or more of the following reasons:
A. For the execution of a contract
We process personal data in order to carry out business transactions and to offer products and services under the provisions of the contracts with our clients. The purpose of the processing of personal data depends on the requirements for each product or service; contractual terms and conditions provide further details regarding the relevant purposes.
B. For compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation
There are certain legal obligations arising from the relevant laws that are applicable to us, as well as from requirements pertaining to regulatory/legal provisions (e.g., article 31 par. 3 of Law 1316/83.
C. For reasons of protection of legitimate interests
We process personal data in order to secure the legitimate interests pursued by us or by third parties. Legitimate interest exists when we have a business or commercial reason for which we are using your information. But even then, this should not improperly conflict with what is right and best for you. Examples of such processing activities include the following:
D. Because you have given your consent
If you have expressly given us your consent for the processing of your data, the legitimacy of such processing is based on this consent. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time. However, any processing of personal data that has taken place prior to receiving your revocation shall not be affected.
For reasons of fulfillment of our contractual, legal or regulatory obligations, your personal data may be forwarded to several of our Company’s departments. Furthermore, various service providers and foreign companies (vendors) may also receive your personal data, within the framework of fulfillment of our obligations. These service providers and vendors sign contracts with the Company, on the basis of which they undertake to maintain the confidentiality and the protection of data in accordance to the local data protection law and the GDPR.
We must emphasize that we may disclose data pertaining to you for any of the reasons mentioned above, or in case we are legally obligated to do so, or if you have given your consent. All parties contracted by us to process personal data on our behalf, are contractually bound to comply with the provisions of the GDPR.
Under the aforementioned circumstances, parties receiving personal data may be, for example:
Your data may be transmitted to third countries [i.e., countries outside the European Economic Area], within the framework of cooperation with foreign companies, the products of which we are distributing or for which you have given us your consent to go ahead with the transmission. Individuals responsible for processing or those carrying out such processing in third countries are required to comply with European data protection standards, as well as to provide the appropriate assurances regarding the transmission of your data, in accordance to Article 46 of the GDPR.
We may process your personal data for the purpose of informing you in relation to products, services, and suggestions that may interest you.
The personal data that we process to this end, consist of information that you provide to us and of data that we collect and/or deduce when there is activity on your part relative to our products and services, such as information regarding our cooperation. We study all such information, to form an opinion on what we consider that you may need or that might interest you. In certain cases, the creation of a limited profile is used, i.e., we are processing your data in an automated manner, with the purpose of evaluating certain personal elements, in order to provide you with targeted scientific information/education or marketing information pertaining to products and services.
We may use your personal data to promote our products and services only to you, if we have your explicit consent to this end, or if, in certain cases, we believe that we have a legitimate interest to do so.
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for Marketing purposes, including the creation of a profile, by contacting the Company at any time, either in person or in writing.
We shall maintain your personal data for as long as we have a business, educational or other relationship with you [personally or in association with our transactions with a legal person, which you are authorized to represent].
After our business relationship with you is over, we may maintain your data for up to ten (10) years, in accordance to:
We may maintain your data for more than 10 years if we cannot delete them for legal or regulatory reasons.
We acknowledge the importance of the protection of privacy and all other personal information, and we use the appropriate technical measures, such as anonymization, pseudonymization, data encryption, firewalls, privacy by design and by default, but also organizational measures, such as strict policies for systems access, employee secrecy commitment, personnel training, periodic audits, etc.
You have the following rights regarding the personal data we maintain on you:
1) they are inaccurate;
2) they have been used illegally, but you do not wish us to delete them;
3) they are no longer required, but you want us to maintain them to be used in potential legal claims;
4) you have already requested that we stop using your personal data, but you are waiting for us to confirm whether we have legitimate reasons to use them.
To exercise any of your rights, or in case you have any further questions regarding the use of your personal data by us, you may contact the Company, or send us an electronic message at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have exercised any or all of your rights to data protection and you are still feeling that your concerns regarding the way we use your personal data have not been addressed by us to your satisfaction, you have the right to file a complaint at: email@example.com.
You also have the right to file a complaint to the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA). You may find information on how to file complaints on the relevant website.
However, we recommend that you review this Policy from time to time, to always be updated on how we process and protect your personal information.
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