Privacy policy

Privacy statement

The Bank of Greece (hereinafter the“BoG”) is committed to protecting the privacy of its website users. It only processes your personal data in the context of its tasks and does not disclose them for marketing purposes.

All personal information is processed in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter the “GDPR”), Greek data protection legislation and the BoG’s IT security and confidentiality rules.

Who is responsible for your personal data?

The BoG is the data controller, within the meaning of the GDPR. Only dedicated BoG staff will have access to your personal data. Personal data are not disclosed to third parties without the data subjects’ consent, unless this is required by law.

What information does the Bank collect through this website and for what purpose?

The BoG uses cookies for the sole purpose of enhancing its website performance. 
Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser you use (Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, etc.) on your computer or device in order to offer you a better browsing experience.

The BoG’s website uses ‘functionality’ cookies only. These cookies do not collect any information about its website visitors that could be used for marketing purposes or to track user browsing history.

Your browser settings enable you to block or delete cookies, but if you do so, some features of this site may not work as intended.

The BoG does not ask its website visitors for any personal information during their browsing sessions. The use of any contact form on this website requires the provision of contact details, which the BoG will only use to contact you directly. Such information will not be disclosed to third parties or used for any purpose other than the one for which it was provided.

Legal basis of the processing of personal data

Personal data are collected and processed by the BoG based on your consent or subject to the requirements for lawful processing as specified in Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Once you have withdrawn your consent, your personal data will no longer be processed, but prior processing will remain lawful.

Rights of the data subjects

You have the right to access and rectify your personal data, to restrict the processing of your data or object to any processing and, under certain conditions, to ask for your data to be deleted. You have also the right to request the Bank to transmit your personal data to another controller.

Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority if you feel that the BoG has processed your personal data in violation of the GDPR.

If you have any further questions about the processing of personal data concerning you, or if you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact the BoG’s Data Protection Officer by email to: dpo@bankofgreece.gror by letter to the following address:

BANK OF GREECE 
21, E. Venizelos Avenue
Athens GR-10250

To the attention of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)

To exercise your rights, please fill out the Data Subject Request Form below.

As data subject, you have the following rights:

Right of access

You have the right to obtain from the Bank confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case

You have the right to obtain from the Bank confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the information specified in Article 15(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as to obtain a copy of these data.

Right to rectification

You have the right to obtain from the Bank the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you, or to have incomplete personal data completed.

You have the right to obtain from the Bank the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you, or to have incomplete personal data completed.

Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)

You have the right to obtain from the Bank the erasure of personal data concerning you, and the Bank has the obligation to examine your request, in accordance with the provisions of Article 17 of the GDPR.

You have the right to obtain from the Bank the erasure of personal data concerning you, and the Bank has the obligation to examine your request, in accordance with the provisions of Article 17 of the GDPR.

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to obtain from the Bank restriction of processing where one of the conditions of Article 18(1) of the GDPR applies.

You have the right to obtain from the Bank restriction of processing where one of the conditions of Article 18(1) of the GDPR applies.

Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you and to transmit those data to another controller in accordance with the terms and conditions of Article 20 of the GDPR.

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you and to transmit those data to another controller in accordance with the terms and conditions of Article 20 of the GDPR.

Right to object

You have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning you by the Bank and the Bank will no longer process your personal data, unless the Bank

You have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning you by the Bank and the Bank will no longer process your personal data, unless the Bank demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Right to withdraw your consent to processing

You have the right to withdraw at any time your consent to processing of your personal data by the Bank.

You have the right to withdraw at any time your consent to processing of your personal data by the Bank. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

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How does the Bank protect your rights?

The Bank abides by the principles governing the processing of personal data under the GDPR and takes appropriate organisational and technical measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data and to protect them against any accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, as well as any other form of unlawful processing.

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