Terms of use

This website is provided by the Bank of Greece.

Please read carefully the following terms (hereinafter “Τerms of Use”) before deciding to use the website of the Bank of Greece.

The use of the website implies unconditional acceptance of the Τerms of Use.

The Terms of Use have been drafted and are to be construed in accordance with Greek law and may only be superseded by contrary mandatory provisions. Any dispute arising from the terms of use is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Athens.


The Bank of Greece maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its activities, by providing, to the extent possible, timely and accurate information.

However, it may not be ruled out altogether that the published information on this website (including but not limited to texts, photographs, graphic charts) contains inaccuracies or typographical errors, or that the documents available on this website do not accurately reproduce official documents. Only those documents published in the paper editions of the Official Journal of the European Union and the Greek Government Gazette and published paper versions of other documentation are deemed to be authentic.

All information available on this website is of a general nature and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity and does not constitute professional or legal advice.

Therefore, the Bank of Greece accepts no responsibility or liability for any inaccuracies or errors and cannot guarantee the completeness and accuracy of the information contained on this website or its suitability for specific use. Furthermore, the Bank of Greece is not liable for any loss or damage to any third party as a direct or indirec consequence of the use of this website or any information contained on this website.

The Bank of Greece cannot guarantee uninterrupted service of its website and therefore does not assume any liability for any problems occurring as a result of using this website or any linked external websites. 

Intellectual and industrial property rights

Trademarks and all other intellectual and industrial property rights on the content of this website are owned by the Bank of Greece.

Subject to the exceptions below, users of this website may use information available on this website, provided that such information is reproduced accurately and the Bank of Greece is cited as the source.

Any sale and/or modification of the information by the user without the prior written consent of the Bank of Greece is prohibited.

Linking to this website from external websites is allowed, provided that the website of the Bank of Greece is the sole element on the browser's window (i.e. it does not appear within a frame of an external website).

Data Protection

Personal data are processed according the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the relevant Greek legislation regarding the processing of personal data.

Whenever you visit this website, certain data, including but not limited to the IP (Internet Protocol) address, the date and the visited webpage, the browser used and your computer's operating system, are stored.

The information collected in this manner is not linked to your personal data, is anonymised and is used in aggregated form for security and statistical purposes only.

The Bank of Greece uses cookies for the purpose of monitoring, in an aggregated basis, the use of its website.

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser you use (e.g. Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, etc.) on your computer or device in order to offer you a better browsing experience.

More specifically, the Bank of Greece website uses ‘functionality’ cookies for enhancing the user experience. These cookies do not collect any information about its website visitors that could be used for marketing purposes or to track user browsing history.

Additionally, the Bank of Greece website uses performance cookies provided by Google Inc. for collecting anonymised data related to the use of the website and for enhancing its understanding of the user's interests and the degree of the website's communication effectiveness.

Users are given the option to accept or refuse our use of cookies. If you refuse cookies, some content on our website may not display properly, especially in third-party features over which the Bank has no control.

Furthermore, some of our pages display content from external providers (e.g. YouTube, Google Maps, Google Custom Search) which may use their own cookies.

For instance, if one of our pages contains a YouTube file, YouTube may store cookies regarding its usage. Thus, if you refuse cookies, your access to YouTube services will be disabled and the video will not display. Although the Bank has taken the necessary technical measures to minimise the use of third-party cookies, it does not have control over, nor can it eliminate, third-party cookies.

The Bank of Greece does not ask its website visitors for any personal information during their browsing sessions. Should you choose to submit a contact form requiring the provision of personal information, the Bank of Greece will only use this information to contact you directly. Such information shall not be disclosed to third parties or used for any purpose other than the one for which it was provided.

Users of this website may contact the Bank of Greece by email, but should bear in mind that communication via email is potentially unsafe. Therefore, they are advised not to include sensitive personal data in their emails to the Bank of Greece.

Personal data included in e-mails are collected only to the extent necessary to reply.

For questions relating to data protection, click here.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to external websites, over which the Bank of Greece has no control and for which the Bank of Greece assumes no responsibility. In this case, please refer to the terms of use and data protection policy sections of the respective websites, especially regarding the use of cookies.

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