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 Once you have withdrawn your consent, your personal data will no longer be processed, but prior processing will remain lawful.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:

21, E. Venizelos Avenue
Athens GR-10250

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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