The new European General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Law 4624/2019 establish a single legal framework for the protection of personal data in all EU Member States.

This legal framework applies to all bodies (private and public enterprises, state authorities, associations, hotels, etc.) that manage, process, store and distribute personal data, whether they have their seat and activity in a country of the European Union or no, as long as the data concerns European citizens or relates to any kind of services and goods to European citizens.

The purpose of its implementation is to remove the legal uncertainties and insecurities created by the previous legal framework, to strengthen the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals as well as the uniformity of the legal framework in all Member States, while the Protection Authority is in control. Personal Data with the special auditors available throughout Greece. Personal data is defined as all information that is either about an identified or identifiable living person, or even different information which, if put together, could lead to the identification of a specific person. Typical examples of personal data are first and last name, home address, email address, card ID, location data (eg mobile data location function), Internet Protocol (IP) address, the cookie ID, the phone ad ID, the data stored by a hospital or doctor, which could be a symbol that identifies only one person, etc. It is thus understood that in a world where the personal data of all of us often circulate uncontrollably without our knowledge and consent, we must at least know both our obligations as responsible or executors of the processing and our rights as subjects of this processing . The rights arising from this regulatory framework are listed as follows: the right to be informed clearly and transparently by the controller (identity and data of the controller, type of data, purpose of processing, potential recipients of the data, etc.), the right of access to our personal data, the right to correct or supplement incomplete data, the right to delete (forget) our personal data under conditions (revocation of consent, illegal acquisition, absence of compelling and legal grounds for processing, etc.), the right to object to processing of our personal data (unless the controller demonstrates compelling reasons for such processing).

Our Law Firm, being fully trained in the field of Personal Data Protection, having in its composition of the legal team Certified Data Protection Officers (DPO) according to ISO / IEC 17024, undertakes:

consulting guidance on personal data protection issues the provision of legal protection in cases of violation of the personal data of natural persons lawsuits for non-pecuniary damage due to breach of personal data