PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY

  1. Purpose of this policy
    • The protection of your personal data is very important to IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO. This policy aims at informing you on the information collection practices of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO, including the categories of data it may collect, retain and process, the purpose of their collection, the categories of persons to whom the data are communicated and your rights. IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO makes every possible effort to protect your personal data, on the condition that the personal data you have provided are true and accurate.
    • It also outlines certain security measures taken by the company in order to protect data confidentiality and provides certain guarantees for things the company will not do.

 

  1. Legal and regulatory framework
    • The management and protection of the personal data of visitors/users of the services of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO are governed by the terms hereof, the relevant provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation [EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Regulation (EU) 2016/679] (hereinafter referred to as the “Personal Data Protection Regulation”) on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data, the decisions-recommendations of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, and other relevant Greek laws and provisions, as well as this Personal Data Protection Policy.
    • We reserve the right to change the terms of personal data protection after informing visitors/users and within the existing or any future legal framework.
    • If you do not agree with the terms of personal data protection provided for in this section, you must refrain from using the services of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO. You are not obligated to provide the personal information requested, but if you choose to omit this action, we will not be able to offer our products or services or answer any of your questions in several cases.

 

  1. Commitment of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO
    • We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO consider the protection of the privacy and data of our customers to be of the utmost importance and are committed to providing all our customers with personalised services that meet their requirements in a manner that safeguards their privacy.
    • Your personal information (personal data) is used exclusively by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO and our employees in order to respond to your requests and better serve you, in accordance with this policy. The persons who handle personal information are trained for using appropriate procedures. The representatives and service providers of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO are required to keep your personal information private and not to use them for any purpose other than those serving the provision of specific services to us.
    • In addition, IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may ask you in certain cases if we could share information with other reliable third parties. We will inform you when collecting such information if we expect this kind of information sharing with certain third parties, and IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO will define the types of businesses at the relevant point of collecting the information, describe the type of information to be shared (such as your address or e-mail address) and share the data with other parties only if you agree. IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO will share the personal data only of those who have agreed, as part of our cautious policy.
  1. What type of data does IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO collect?
    • Any information within the meaning of personal data under the Personal Data Protection Regulation, the collection of which is not based on the law or the conclusion or execution of a contract, is collected by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO only in the event that you choose to expressly consent. You are not obliged to give any information constituting personal data in case of simply surfing in our website or for searching its content, except for the cases when the visitor proceeds to buy anything or when the visitor obtains access to some offers, because in these cases he has to become first member notifying the requested data.
  • We do not collect or acquire any type of access to special categories of (“sensitive”) personal data. Customers are obliged to abstain from providing such data that concern them or third data subjects. In the event that customers provide such data to IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO, these data will be deleted as soon as we are made aware of them. We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO bear no liability whatsoever towards customers or third parties for any provision and/or processing of sensitive data due to acts or omissions on the part of customers in breach of the above obligation.
  • We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may collect and store the following personal information about you from the following exhaustive list of sources:
    • identification data, communication data, transactional data when you carry out electronic purchases of products or services provided by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO through its shops or through https://www.star-toys.com
    • Personal contact data when you contact us to submit questions or requests or to ask information concerning the services provided by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO.
  1. For which purposes do we at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO collect personal data?
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO collects personal data from you for the following purposes:
      • Transactions: IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may use your personal data to process any transactions concluded with you, such as credit card payments etc.
      • Advertising/Marketing: IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may use the personal contact data of visitors/users for information purposes and promotional actions concerning contests, gifts, discounts on products and services of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO and associated companies and sponsors, following their express consent.
      • Improvements and adjustments to the website: IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO will use this information solely for the reasons for which they were collected and in order to provide you with information. It will also use this information in order to adapt the content of the website to your needs and to improve its compositions, changes and dynamism.
      • Legal use: We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may collect, store, disclose and, generally speaking, process your personal data when this is required by the Personal Data Protection Regulation and/or the law or when necessary in order to protect our interests and your interests, as they derive from the transactional and contractual relationship between us or the business-consumer relationship.
  1. Use of information
    • The information you provide to IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO or which IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO holds may be used by the company:
      • to ascertain your identity when you ask questions or when this is necessary for the conclusion of a transaction between us,
      • to help us manage affairs and communicate with you in order to improve the management of the services and products that were, are being or will be provided by the company,
      • to carry out marketing analysis and create customer profiles and statistical information,
      • to help us prevent and identify fraud or loss, and
      • to contact you using any means (including post, e-mail, telephone, etc.) in regard to other services and products offered by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO and select, authorised associates.
  1. Data storage
    • We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO store your personal data solely for the time required to provide a service you requested or approved, without prejudice to any legal provisions to the contrary, as is the case with issues governed by commercial and/or taxation legislation, the various applicable provisions, etc. In any event, the personal data you provide us and which are recorded in written agreements, contracts and electronic correspondence concerning the execution of a contract or the realisation of a commercial transaction are stored for a period of 20 years in a physical and electronic archive kept at the legal department, the sales/contracts department and the accounting department of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO or any other third party that directly or indirectly provides the above services or assists the departments in question in the discharge of their duties or provides management services to us.
  1. Cookies

Our website may use cookies for the user’s identification. Cookies’ are data files sent by websites to your computer when you browse that website. These data files do not obtain access to any document or data in the user’s computer and contain only data in order to assist the access of the user in certain services, for marketing reasons and for statistic purposes in order to explore which services of the website are useful or popular. The user may arrange his browser in order not to receive cookies at all or in some cases. .

  1. Credit check
    • In certain cases, we at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may carry out certain credit checks with the competent bodies when you request a service or product. If this applies, then it will be listed in the terms and conditions of the activity between you and IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO or the company that will carry out the processing.
  1. Submission of CVs
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO collects CV data and accompanying documents directly and solely from individuals interested in cooperation, as these are absolutely necessary in order to assess their suitability for the cooperation in question. It should be noted that through this (voluntary) submission/dispatch of personal data and information contained in the above CV and the accompanying documents, interested parties consent to the collection, storage, use, processing and transmission of these data for the purposes referred to herein. IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO takes all the necessary technical and other measures for the secure processing of the personal data of interested parties who submit CVs.
    • The personal data contained in CVs are accessed solely, where necessary and depending on the processing purpose, by the authorised staff of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO. IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO shall not disclose, sell, exchange, assign or otherwise provide personal data from the CVs collected and processed to third parties, whether natural or legal persons, without the consent of the individuals they concern.
  1. Disclosure of information
    • We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may transmit your personal data to strategic partners and associates, i.e. for promotion and communication reasons, only if you have already granted prior consent.
    • We shall in no case sell or rent your personal data to third parties. These data are used exclusively by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO in order to continuously improve our customer service.
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may disclose information solely if legitimately requested for legal or regulatory purposes, in the context of judicial proceedings and/or potential legal proceedings.
  1. How safe are your data?
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO employs strict security measures and safeguards to protect your personal data. This includes a number of administrative measures, security policies, procedures and practices to verify your identity when you call us, data encryption on our website, creation of data backup copies off-site, etc. in order to ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements.
    • We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO employ security measures at a technical and organisational level aiming at the security of the data collected from you against any intentional or unintentional attempt of handling, loss, destruction and, generally speaking, access to them by unauthorised individuals. Where personal data is collected and processed, the information in question will be transmitted in encrypted form so as to prevent any abuse of the data in question by any third party. Our security measures undergo continuous controls and updates in accordance with the latest technological developments.
    • Access to your personal data is limited solely to employees authorised for this purpose, so that they may provide you with products and services by accessing these data.
    • Physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, harmonised with personal data protection regulations, have been activated.
    • We at IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO take every precaution possible to keep your personal data safe. However, due to the nature of the Internet, IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO cannot guarantee the protection of communications or the data stored in its browsers from any unauthorised access by third parties.
  1. Internet Access
    • If you contact IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO through the Internet, then we may occasionally use e-mail to contact you regarding our services and products, if you have granted consent to this effect.
    • You must be aware that communication through the Internet, such as e-mail messages etc., is not secure unless it has been encrypted.
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO bears no liability whatsoever for any unauthorised access or loss of your personal information beyond the control of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO.
    • Privacy Policy and Children: This website has been designed and is intended to be used by adults. If you are under-age below the age limit for which parental consent is required in your country, you must check the terms of this Privacy Statement in the company of your parent or guardian to ensure that you comprehend and accept these terms. If it is found that we have collected the information of a minor without the consent of their parent or guardian when such consent should have been obtained, we will delete the information in question as soon as possible. Access to certain sections of the website and/or the possibility of receiving prizes, product samples or other gifts may be limited for users below a certain age. We may use your personal data to conduct age verification checks and to apply these age restrictions.
    • IP Addresses: The IP address through which the visitor’s / user’s / member’s Personal Computer (PC) accesses the Internet and, subsequently, the Website/Application is stored and may be used by the website, if necessary, in the event of infringement of the Terms of Use of the Website/Application on the part of the visitor / user / member.
    • Access to your Account: If you log in to our Services via a personal account, you will remain connected until you Log off from your account. If you are using a public computer or sharing your device with another user, we recommend that you log off and delete cookies from the device each time you use the Platform so as to protect your account and your Personal Information. Otherwise, all other users of the device will be able to see and gain access to your account.
    • Contact through the platform website: Should users contact us through the contact form or any other manner, they provide personal data voluntarily and exclusively of their own free will. We will process the personal data in question solely to the extent that it is necessary for the specific purpose.
    • Social Networking Sites: Our Website may offer the possibility to share items on Social Networks and other related tools that allow you to share your actions on the Website to other applications, websites or mass media, and vice versa. The use of such features allows the exchange of information with your friends or the public in general, depending on the settings you have set on your personal profile. Please consult the privacy policies of these social networking services for further information on how they handle your data.
    • Special Categories of Data: We ask that you do not send us sensitive personal data via e-mail or disclose such data through the contact platform. The processing of personal data of this category does not serve the processing purpose set forth above in any event.
  1. Monitoring of communication
    • All communication between IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO and you (including telephone conversations, e-mail messages, etc.) may be monitored and recorded by IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO for security, quality assurance, legal, regulatory and training purposes.
  1. What are your rights?
    • Under the Personal Data Protection Regulation [EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679], as in force, you have the following rights:
  1. a) the right to access;
  2. b) the right to rectification;
  3. c) the right to erasure, under certain conditions, such as when processing is no longer necessary for the purpose for which the data were initially collected and there is no imperative reason to continue processing (or storing) your information;
  4. d) the right to restriction of processing;
  5. e) the right to data transmission;
  6. f) the right to object and the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling;
  7. g) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
  • In other words, you have the right to receive, upon request, free information on the personal data we have stored that concern you, to object, upon request, to the processing of data that concern you, valid thenceforth, and to withdraw your consent, and, in accordance with the applicable provisions, the right to rectification, restriction of processing, data transmission, erasure of the data in question and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
  • In such cases, please contact the competent Personal Data Protection department of the Company listed below in writing via original letter or fax or e-mail.
  1. Applicable Law and other terms
    • The above terms and conditions of use of IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO and any amendment, modification or alteration thereof are governed and supplemented by Greek law, EU law and the relevant international treaties. Should any of the above provisions become incompatible with the law, it shall automatically cease to apply and shall be removed, without affecting the validity of the remaining terms.
    • This text constitutes the entire agreement between IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO and visitors/users of the website and its services, and is only binding on them.
    • No amendment to these terms shall be taken into consideration and shall constitute a part hereof unless worded in writing and incorporated herein.
  1. Amendments
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO may amend, adjust and update this policy periodically, publishing a new version on its website. You must check this page regularly to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes to this policy. IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO will notify you of changes to this policy via e-mail or the private messaging system used on our website.
  1. Links
    • Our website may contain links to other websites. This personal data protection statement does not apply in regard to the access of users to other websites.
  2. Contact
    • IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO hereby notifies you that it appoints …Mrs. Athina Papadopoulou, as its Data Protection Officer, who can be contacted at the following e-mail address: nana@star-toys.com & info@star-toys.com
    • Any questions or recommendations can be addressed to the e-mail address below. As a rule, requests will be fulfilled within one month of receipt. Constant Internet developments in general necessitate the adaptation of our rules concerning the protection of online data from time to time. IOANNIS PAPADOPOULOS &CO reserves the right to make any recommended changes to these rules at any time.
    • Contact address: nana@star-toys.com & info@star-toys.com