Website Privacy Policy


1. Preamble


a. This Privacy Policy (hereafter referred to as the “Policy") covers and concerns the conditions that govern the collection and processing of your personal data by the Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) SA when visiting website (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") or using our services. DEPA, as the coordinator of the POSEIDON MED II project, is the owner and beneficiary of all the Website’s rights, as well as the Data Processor of any information that you may provide.

b. This Policy does not in any way cover the legal relationship between visitors/users of the Site and any other services that are not subject to the control and/or management, and/or ownership of DEPA, even when it includes links to other sites controlled by third parties (natural or legal persons).

c. This Privacy Policy applies only to the collection and processing operations performed by DEPA through the Website and does not apply to information collected through any other collection or processing activity carried out by DEPA.

d. We urge you to read this information to find out about the information we collect when you use the POSEIDON MED II website, and the use of that information as outlined in this Privacy Policy. 


2. Private Use Guarantee


a. When you simply browse the website, DEPA in its capacity as the coordinator of the POSEIDON MED II project, as well as the owner and beneficiary of all the Website’s rights, does not collect any of your personal information.

If you do not want to have your personal information collected, you can use the corresponding option on the Website.

b. The collection of your personal information by DEPA takes place solely in order to inform you about DEPA’s activities as the POSEIDON MED II project coordinator, or to inform you about its operations and to facilitate your support in cases where you are required to register.

c. The term "personal data" as used herein refers
to information such as name, surname, occupation and e-mail, which can be used to identify who you are. DEPA will not process your personal data without your consent.

d. In addition, during registration, the visitor’s/user’s IP address is collected, and a cookie is sent to the user's computer.

e. A website may collect personal data when the visitor/user:

i. registers with its services,

ii. uses its services and

iii. visits its webpages.


3. Intended Use of Personal Data

Most of our services do not require you to register, allowing you to visit and browse our website without having to disclose your identity. In some cases, however, it may be necessary to register in order to gain access to some services. If you conceal your identity, you may not be able to access certain parts and services of our website. For example, if you are a trader, we need to collect and use your personal data in order to provide you access to information that is solely directed to you.


4. Confidentiality


DEPA strictly adheres to European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Greek laws concerning personal data protection.

DEPA informs you that it may channel your personal data to third parties, only in the following cases:

- if it has your explicit consent;

- in the event that the transfer of your personal data to third parties working with the Website is necessary in order to support the company's operations in meeting your requests. In this case, DEPA is committed that the third parties working with the Website have the right to process any personal data that you submit as visitors/users of the Webpage only to the extent that is strictly necessary in order to provide support to these services;

- where the transfer of personal data is required by law, court order or public prosecutor's order and only to the competent public authorities.

In the event that the disclosure of personal data to a third party is necessary for any reason whatsoever, DEPA will make every effort to ensure that the processing of the data is done in accordance with the purposes and the provisions of existing data protection legislation.


5. Security and Confidentiality


a. Access to visitors’/users’ contact information is restricted to specifically authorized third parties or to DEPA employees who are reasonably deemed to need this information in order to provide services to visitors/users or carry out their work.

b. In order to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data collected by DEPA during the electronic connection to the Website, DEPA uses protected data networks. As far as handling of personal data is concerned, every effort is made to safeguard the data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, distortion or destruction. Although we cannot guarantee the exclusion of loss, misuse or distortion of the data, we try to avoid unfortunate circumstances by taking appropriate technical and organizational measures.


6. Anonymous Data and "Cookies"


a. The Website may use cookies to ensure the smooth operation of its services and webpages. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on a computer intended to identify the corresponding browser while browsing websites. Cookies can be used to store data, such as logins and user preferences.

The cookies used by this Website are only intended to facilitate browsing, website functionality and navigation, meaning that no personal information is collected.

In any case, the visitor/user can find further information at In addition, the visitor/user may configure the server (browser) in such a way that it either warns the user about the use of cookies on specific webpage services or disables the use of cookies altogether. If the visitor/user does not wish to allow cookies for identification purposes, he/she shall not be given access to these services.


7. Personal data and children


a. This website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. It is our policy not to collect or knowingly keep any data of persons under the age of 13. In any case, most of the information offered by the Website is addressed to people aged 18 or over.

b. DEPA will not collect, use, or disclose personally-identifiable information obtained from minors under the age of 18 without having previously secured the consent of their parent or guardian through direct communication, other than online connection over a network.

c. DEPA does not knowingly collect personal information that may be obtained from minors under the age of 18. If it finds that it has obtained any personal information from a minor under the age of 18 without a verifiable parental consent, it will delete the information from its database as soon as possible.


8. Rights of subjects


In the event that you are required to enter personal information in order to access some of the services and content of the Website, you have the right to correct or update your personal data. Furthermore, you have the legal right to request that we delete your personal information. In addition, you may at any time request that we stop processing your data, or request that we limit the processing of your personal data, or oppose automated individual decision-making. Furthermore, you are entitled to the portability of your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

When contacting us, please indicate the name of the online webpage where you submitted your data and your request. Your requests will be answered within one month.

You must understand that your request for data deletion is subject to all the provisions of existing legislation concerning the satisfaction of DEPA’s other legal obligations as coordinator of the POSEIDON MED II project.

Along with your request, your identity may also be necessary in order to prevent unwanted data leakages from third parties.

You may withdraw your consent at any time. However, you must understand that such withdrawal will not affect the legitimacy of data processing which had been permitted with your consent in the period of time prior to such withdrawal, nor any further processing of the same data under another legal basis, such as a contract or DEPA’s compliance with its lawful obligations.

If you wish to withdraw your consent or if you have any further questions about this policy or any query concerning the privacy of your information, or if you wish to exercise these rights, or have any questions or complaints about our compliance with the stated Privacy Policy, or if you wish to make any comments or suggestions on how this Policy could be improved, you may contact the Data Protection Officer for DEPA by sending an e-mail to [email protected] or by applying to the relevant department of the company located at 92 Marinou Antypa Street, 14121, Heraklion, Attica, and we will contact you within a month with further details.


For further information and advice on your rights, you can contact the Personal Data Protection Authority:

1-3 Kifissias Str. 115 23, Athens

Call Center: 2106475600

Fax: 2106475628

Email: [email protected]

This Privacy Policy was updated on 10/10/2018.


9. Consent to current practices

By using this website you accept these practices. If you do not agree to the terms of these practices, please do not use the Website or do not provide any personal data.


10. Amendments


These practices were updated on 10/10/2018. Any amendment will be published here with effect from the date of publication. Therefore, we kindly ask you to consult the Website frequently to be informed of any changes regarding the collection and processing of personal data.





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Website Privacy Policy