If you are using our website to make a booking enquiry or a business enquiry, or you are subscribed to our newsletter, or you are joining the conversation on our Paros blog, or just visiting or browsing our website, we act as the “data controller” of personal data. This means we determine how and why your data are processed. For such purposes the data controller is PAROS PHOS DEVELOPMENT ΙΚΕ, Makedonias 4, Afidnes, Oropos, 19014, Attica, Greece.
Types of Data We Collect
- Contact and inquiry details
Your first name, last name, business or home address, country, postal code, the number of guests and the number of children that are joining you in our locations, your arrival and departure dates, your telephone number and email address. These data are essential in order for us to be able to address your business/booking enquiry
- Your email
When you decide to provide it to subscribe to your newsletter
- Data relevant to your identity online and your location
Your IP address, browser type and version, browser plug-in types, time zone setting, geolocation information about where you might be and your operating system type and version.
- Data relevant to your use of our website
Your URL clickstreams (the path you take through our site), locations and/or services viewed, page response times, cookie preferences, download errors, how long you stay on our pages, what you do on those pages, how often, and other actions.
Special categories of data and children’s data
We don’t collect any data about you revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade-union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning sex life or sexual orientation, except when we have your explicit consent, or when we have to comply with the law. We offer services directed to and intended for use only by those who are 18 years of age or over. We do not target parosphos.gr at children, and we do not knowingly collect any personal data from any person under 16 years of age.
Our Legal Bases for Processing Your Personal Data
In order to collect and/or use your personal data we have at least one of the following legal bases:
- You have given us clear and explicit consent to process your personal data for one or more specific purposes. If you have previously given consent to processing your data, you can withdraw such consent at any time. You can do this by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do withdraw your consent, and if we do not have another legal basis for processing your information, then we will stop processing your personal data. If we do have another legal basis for processing your information, then we may continue to do so, subject to your legal rights.
- Processing your data is necessary for a contract you have with us (for booking one of our locations or otherwise), or because providing such data is necessary to take specific steps before entering into that contract (e.g. making a booking or business enquiry).
- Legitimate interests. Processing your data is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, provided those interests are not outweighed by your rights and interests. These legitimate interests are:
- delivering, developing and improving our services
- determining whether marketing campaigns are effective
- improving data security
- gaining insights from your behaviour on our website
In each case, these legitimate interests are only valid if they are not outweighed by your rights and interests.
- Legal obligation. Processing of your data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
Any personal data collected by us is intended to be used exclusively for the fulfilment of our services and for the dispatch to you by email of marketing material relating to our locations. Such processing is performed in accordance with the relevant Greek and EU law.
Why do we collect your personal data and how do we use them?
We use your personal data for the following reasons:
- Providing you the services you request (legal bases: contract, consent and legitimate interest). Managing your business and booking enquiries, hosting and back-end infrastructure.
- Newsletter, email listand promotional emails (legal bases: legitimate interest and consent). Paros Phos may send newsletters and promotional emails containing information about our locations, offers/discounts etc and news and information about us. We will only send you newsletters and promotional emails if one of two conditions applies:
- You have subscribed to our promotional email list (consent).
- You are an existing customer and we believe you might be interested in receiving information about our locations and offers (legitimate interest).
If you subscribe to our promotional email list, the following terms apply:
- We shall include you in our promotional email list, once you have provided a valid email and have pressed the “Sign up” button.
- We shall collect only the email you have provided us in order to facilitate our communications and no other personal data and for no other reason.
You can always unsubscribe by following the dedicated link at the end of each newsletter and the procedure described therein or by emailing us your request at email@example.com.
- Other marketing communication via telephone: (legal basis: consent). If you have suggested that you prefer to be contacted by telephone and have provided us your consent to contact, you for occasional marketing communications we may contact you via telephone for such purposes.
- Customer support (legal basis: contract and legitimate interest). Notifying you of any changes to our service / your reservation, solving issues via email or phone support including any bug fixing.
- Improving our services (legal basis: legitimate interest). Testing features, managing landing pages, heat mapping our site, traffic optimization and data analysis and research,
How We Protect Your Data
The website parosphos.gr is operated according to applicable EU and Greek legislation and it stores your personal data with safety. We have physical and electronic procedures (technical and organisational measures) to secure and protect the information we collect and process.
However, please keep in mind that no data transmission is guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you believe your privacy has been breached, please contact us without delay by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You have the right to access information we hold about you. You can contact us and we shall inform you about:
- the categories of data we’re processing
- the purposes of data processing
- the categories of third parties to whom the data may be disclosed
- how long the data will be stored (or the criteria used to determine that period)
- other rights you have regarding our use of your data
We can also send you a copy of these information, if you wish.
- You have the right to ask us to correct personal data about you if they are inaccurate or incomplete.
- You can object to us using your data for profiling you or making automated decisions about you. Please note that exercising this right does not equal to an obligation on our behalf to not show advertisements at all. Currently, we do not have such functions installed at our website.
- You have the right to ask us to directly transfer your data to another service, as long as it is technically feasible or to provide you a copy in a common machine-readable format.
Please note that if such data also contain personal data about another person, we may not choose to include such data in our deliverables.
- You have the right to be ‘forgotten’ .
All you have to do is ask and we will delete your data unless we have another legal reason to hold your personal data (such as a legal claim or a regulatory requirement).
- You can ask us not to use your data for direct marketing purposes.
- You can file a complaint regarding our use of your data to the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.
Please tell us first and we would be happy to address your concerns. If you insist on contacting the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, you can find out how to reach them and exercise your rights at their website (www.dpa.gr)
You can exercise all the aforementioned rights (with the exception of 7.) by emailing us at email@example.com.We shall address your request within 30 days of its receival, unless it is too complicated or we are dealing simultaneously with too many such requests. In the latter case it may take us up to two additional months to address your request, but we will let you know so within 30 days of reception of your initial request.
Location of Processing and Storage of Data
The personal data we collect is processed at our offices in Attica and Paros, Greece and in any data processing facilities operated by the third parties identified below.
Any personal data stored by us will be deleted within 5 years of its collection. We may however keep your personal data longer in order to exercise or defend a legal claim or in case we are obliged by a legal provision to do so. With regard to the email addresses kept for promotional purposes we may keep them for longer periods but you can unsubscribe anytime, in which case we will continue to hold such information only for the purpose of not sending you undesired communications.
Third Parties and Sharing Your Information
As with most websites, we often have to resort to third parties in order to be able to keep parosphos.gr up and running, to provide our website’s services and in order to be able to perform all its functions already explained above.
These third parties help us host our website, communicate with you, power our emails, analyse the performance of our website etc.
To that extent, sometimes it is necessary for us to share your data with them in order to get these services to work well.
Bellow you can find our main third-party service providers with which we may be sharing your personal information.
In order to be able to send our newsletter and promotional emails to you, we make use of the services of a third-party service, more specifically Mailchimp (https://mailchimp.com/). By subscribing to our promotional email list, you explicitly agree to our use of this service. You can learn more about the manner by which Mailchimp shall processes personal data, and what data they collect, or we share with them, here:
We use google analytics in order to collect aggregated anonymized information about the use and performance of our website.
You can learn more about the manner in which they shall process personal data, and what data they collect or we share with them, here: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.htmland how Google in general processes personal data it may collect here : https://policies.google.com/privacy. You can always opt put from google analytics by use of this tool https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
If you disagree with the processing of personal data performed by any of the aforementioned third parties, we urge to refrain from using our website.
Your information and countries outside the EU or the EEA
- Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
- Site functionality cookies, which allow you to navigate our website and use features, such as signing up to our newsletter.
- Website analytics cookies, which allow us to analyse how our customers use our site, in order to improve it (e.g. a google analytics cookie of which you can always opt out via: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).
- Targeting or advertising cookies: these cookies are used to deliver ads which might be relevant or useful to you.
Currently you can find the following cookies in our website
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Currently allthe cookies on our website are placed by usand not by third parties.
By using www.parosphos.gr, you agree to placing the aforementioned cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the site in the future. However, you have the rights to accept, delete, block or reject cookies by modifying your browser settings accordingly. You can find out how by visiting websites such as http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies, your user experience may be affected and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our website.
We may update this Policy from time to time in order to reflect changes in law, third party vendors, technologies we use etc.
Please therefore re-visit this Policy regularly to stay informed.
Where can you get further information?