Cookies Notice

Last revised: August 2020

This Cookie Notice applies to Deloitte Greece Entities, which are:

1. “Deloitte Business Solutions Societe Anonyme of Business Consultants” with the distinctive title “DELOITTE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS SA”,

2. “Deloitte Certified Public Accountants Societe Anonyme” with the distinctive title “DELOITTE”,

3. “Deloitte Alexander Competence Center Single-Member Sosiete Anonyme of Business Consultans” with the distinctive title “DACC SA” and

4. “Koimtzoglou-Bakalis-Venieris-Leventis & Associates Law Partnership” with the distinctive title “KBVL Law firm”,

(collectively the “Firm”), in compliance with applicable national and European legislation on data protection, hereby informs, in its capacity as a data controller, with respect to the collection, processing and storage of your personal data.

Please read the following information carefully and let us know if you have any questions by contacting the Firm’s DPO at DataPrivacyOfficer@deloitte.gr

This Website uses cookies to improve the user experience and ensure that it is functioning effectively.

In order to provide you with a more personalized and responsive service we need to remember and store information about how you use this Website. This is done using small text files called cookies. Cookies contain small amounts of information and are downloaded to your computer or other device by a server for this Website. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to this Website on each subsequent visit so that it can recognize you and remember things like your user preferences. You can find more detailed information about cookies and how they work at http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Whenever you use this Website, information may be collected through the use of cookies and other technologies. This Cookie Notice is part of our Privacy Statement, which provides more information about us and how we protect visitor information.

Useful Definitions:

‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;

‘Processing’ means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;

‘Controller’ means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law;

‘Processor’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller;

‘Third party’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorized to process personal data;

‘Consent’ of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her;

This notice sets out how we will collect, handle, store and protect information about you.

In this notice, your information is sometimes called “personal data” or “personal information”. We may also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting and storing your personal information as “processing” such personal information.

What cookies do we use and why?

Some of the cookies we use are necessary to enable you to move around the Website and use its features such as accessing secure areas that may contain content for registered users.

We also use functional cookies to record information about the choices you have made and to allow us to tailor the site to our users; for example, to remember your language or region or that you have already completed a survey. This information is usually anonymised and is not used for any other purpose.

We or our service providers also use analytic services to help us understand how effective our content is, what interests our users have and to improve how this Website works. In addition, we use web beacons or tracking pixels to count visitor numbers and performance cookies to track how many individual users access this Website and how often. This information is used for statistical purposes only and it is not our intention to use such information to personally identify any user. However, if you have registered and signed into this Website we may combine this information with information from our web analytic services and cookies to analyse how you use this Website in more detail.

This Website does not use Targeting Cookies to deliver targeted advertising to Website visitors. However, we may use cookie information for marketing purposes or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by entities within the Deloitte Network that we feel may be of interest to you.

Please contact us if you would like more detailed information on the cookies we use.

Legal basis for the processing:

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is your consent that you provided to us during your visit at Deloitte’s website for the purpose of providing you with a more personalized and responsive service, as stated above (art. 6 par.1a GDPR).

In such case, you may revoke your consent at any time, by visiting the following link: https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/

How to control cookies?

Consequent to your review of the present Cookie Privacy Notice, we will request your consent to place cookies on your computer or device as explained above. You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking specific cookies can impact your user experience and parts of this Website may no longer be fully accessible.

Browser controls

Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block cookies from particular or all websites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if you delete all cookies, including your preference to opt-out from cookies as this itself requires an opt-out cookie to have been set. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/

Do Not Track Preference

"Do Not Track" is a preference you can set in your Web browser to let the websites you visit know that you do not want them collecting information about you. The Website does not currently respond to a "Do Not Track" or similar signal. We do not engage in the collection of personal information about your on-line activities across third-party websites or on-line services and we do not allow third parties to collect such personal information when you use the Website.

Managing Analytics cookies

You can withdraw your consent for having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to withdraw your consent for their cookies by clicking on the following links:

Adobe: http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html
Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Managing Local Shared Objects or Flash Cookies

A local shared object or flash cookie is like most other browser cookies except that it can store additional types of information. These cookies cannot be controlled using the mechanisms listed above. Some parts of this Website use these types of cookies to store user preferences for media player functionality and without them some video content may not play properly. These cookies can be controlled manually by visiting the Adobe website.
http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html

Social buttons

We use ‘social buttons’ to enable our users to share or bookmark web pages. These are buttons for third party social media sites and these sites may log information about your activities on the Internet including on this Website. Please review the respective terms of use and privacy policies of these sites to understand exactly how they use your information and to find out how to withdraw your consent or delete such information.

External web services

We sometimes use external web services on this Website to display content within the web pages of this Website, for example to display images, show videos or run polls. As with the social buttons, we cannot prevent these sites or external domains, from collecting information on your use of this embedded content.

Email Communications

We may also use tracking technologies to determine whether you have read, clicked on or forwarded certain email communications we send to you so that we can make our communications more helpful and interesting. If you do not wish us to confirm whether you have opened, clicked on or forwarded our communications, you will need to withdraw your consent by unsubscribing, as it is not possible for us to send these emails without tracking enabled. Registered subscribers can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us, or you can unsubscribe following the instructions in the individual email communications you receive from us.

We may modify or amend this Cookie Notice from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this notice, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page and such modified or amended Cookie Notice shall be effective as to you and your information as of that revision date. We encourage you to periodically review this Cookie Notice to be informed about how we are using cookies.