Personal Data Protection Policy


The website is owned and managed by the Non-Governmental Organization “Centre for Life”. Upon visiting this website or when you provide information through this website, you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood and unconditionally accepted the terms and rules described in this personal data protection policy. You also accept the special rules or terms of use that may have been listed in certain sections of the website. Therefore, you are kindly asked to check the website’s content for potential changes. Any disagreement on your part with this personal data protection policy excludes your use of the website and its content.

The “Centre for Life” reserves the right to modify the website’s content and terms of use at any time without prior notification, solely by posting the modified content on the website. Policy changes do not affect data that has been registered under an earlier version of this personal data protection policy. The text that follows provides information on the types of data we collect on our website and the ways in which we manage and process this data after collecting it. This personal data protection policy informs you on whether we disclose this data to others and on your choices regarding the way we use this data. It is noted that this Privacy Policy only applies to the website and not to websites of other organizations that our organization may be associated with. This Personal Data Protection Policy applies only to online communication between you and the “Centre for Life”.

Managing and protecting personal data when using the website

The management and protection of the website user’s personal data is governed by the terms of use of the present section as well as by the relevant provisions of the legislation currently in force. More specifically:


A. In case of Newsletter registration

If you choose to register so as to receive newsletter e-mails, the “Centre for Life” and its partners (more specifically the provider of electronic communications platform TheRocketScienceGroup/MailChimp, which has its registered office in the U.S.A., 675 PonceDeLeon, Ave NE STE 5000 Atlanta, Georgia, 30308-1829 and provides NewsletterCampaign services) will record and use your e-mail address for the exclusive purpose of sending you newsletter e-mails, as well as periodic updates on the activities of the “Centre for Life” and the ways in which you may choose to support our organization, should you wish to do so. Newsletter e-mails do not constitute personal and confidential correspondence, but they constitute rather an informative campaign. If at any time you wish to cancel your subscription to the newsletter emails and have your e-mail address deleted from the respective mailing list or you wish to update your personal information, you can do so by sending an email to [email protected] to request the deletion of your email from the list of subscribers or the modification of your personal data. Every time you receive a newsletter e-mail you may also click on the “unsubscribe” link so as to cancel your subscription following the relevant guidelines.


B.  In case you send a message to “Centre for Life” through the online “Contact Us” form

Filling out the “Contact Us” form provided to the user of the website for contacting the “Centre for Life” implicates the collection of personal data, only following a clear affirmative act of the user of the website, who chooses this particular way of contacting our organization. This “Contact Us” form is not the exclusive option that the user of the website has for contacting the “Centre for Life” and other contact information of the organization, which may be used alternatively, can be found in the same section of the website. The “Centre for Life” processes the information submitted by the user of the website through the “Contact Us” form, only for its own exclusive use and for contacting the sender of the message. The “Centre for Life” does not provide this information to third parties. The “Centre for Life” collects and processes the information submitted by the user through the “Contact Us” form, exclusively for internal use and in order to reach conclusions regarding the potential recognition of benefiters of the organization and the identification of their needs according to the statutory purposes of the organization.


C. In case of online donations

In case of online donations the “Centre for Life” maintains the full name, e-mail address, telephone, fax as well as the postal address. Please note that your online donations are made via the secure money transfer service Pay Pal. The data of your credit or debit card (full name of cardholder as it appears on the card, card number, ccv number and expiration date) will be recorded by the company under the name “PayPal (Europe) S. à.r.l. etCie, S.C.A.” which has its registered office in Luxembourg, bldRoyal nos. 22-24, L-244, which is responsible for the safety of your data. The “Centre for Life” retains only the user’s personal contact information, for communication purposes (i.e. not the data of the credit or debit cards), for the issuing and mailing of donation receipts.


D. Maintaining and processing personal data

The “Centre for Life” maintains and processes the above data exclusively for the above-mentioned purposes and for the time period which is absolutely necessary for serving its purposes.

The “Centre for Life” preserves the personal data of its subscribers and supporters and does not transfer said data to any third party (natural person or legal entity) for any reason, subject to any provision to the contrary. The “Centre for Life” maintains records of this data exclusively for donation management purposes, to inform of its activities and for statistical purposes. Our organization does not share the information that you have provided us with non-related or non-cooperating companies or groups. We may share some of your personal data with database administrators/ technical support companies – with the sole purpose of helping us with the work and activities of the “Centre for Life”. These companies or groups do not share your personal data and do not use them for any other purpose apart from what our guidelines dictate. When you provide the “Centre for Life” with your personal data, we take measures to ensure that the management of your data is secure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. This means that although we try to protect your personal data, the “Centre for Life” cannot ensure or guarantee the absolute security of the data you transmit to us and the transfer is conducted at your own risk. We are not going to transfer your personal data to other natural persons or legal entities, unless we are required to disclose them to state or private entities due to their potential relation to an existing investigation in the frame of criminal prosecution, court summon or similar procedures.


E. Rights of the data subject

The data subject may require through telephone (210 72 57 617-210 72 33 848 to contact our Head Office in Athens and 2310 23 70 40 our Thessaloniki Office), through fax (210 72 40 425) or e-mail ([email protected]) to exercise the right of access to saved data concerning the data subject. In this case the “Centre for Life”, within 15 days at the latest, informs the data subject about the maintained data of concern. Moreover, following a relevant request of the data subject the “Centre for Life” immediately modifies, corrects or deletes the data maintained.


F. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are transferred from a website to the website user’s hard drive or browser for added functionality or for tracking the use of the website. The “Centre for Life” uses cookies with limited capabilities. The cookies we use do not collect or store personal data about you or information about how you used the site before. We process the information we obtain from cookies only for “blind” (non-personalized) statistical analysis and in order to adjust our way of communication with the public. You can set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when creating a cookie. (Every browser is different, so you should refer to the Help menu of your browser to learn how to change your preferences regarding cookies).


G. Links to other websites

In the website of the “Centre for Life” may be provided links to third-parties’ websites. Moreover, other websites may provide links to the website of the “Centre for Life”. These third-parties’ websites operate according to their own terms of use and personal data protection policies. The “Centre for Life” does not have control over third-parties’ websites and when you use this website, you acknowledge and agree that the “Centre for Life” is not responsible for the availability of websites of this category and does not adopt or is responsible or liable for content, advertising, products or other materials on or available through these websites. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that the “Centre for Life” is not responsible nor can it be made liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss due or allegedly due or connected with the use or reliance on the content, advertising, products or other materials on or available through websites of this category.

H. Contact

If you have any questions related to this Personal Data Protection Policy, your personal data or the practices of this website, you may send an e-mail to [email protected]


I. General terms and conditions of use

The use of this website is provided by the “Centre for Life” according to the following terms and conditions:

  1. You agree that you shall use this website only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe upon the rights of, nor restricts or prohibits the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.
  2. The content and services on this website, the images, graphics, photos, any drawings, texts and generally all the files on this site are protected by relevant provisions of Greek law, European law and international treaties. None of the above can be wholly or partially sold, copied, modified, reproduced, republished, transmitted or distributed in any way, except in the case of individual storage of a single copy of part of the content in a simple personal PC for non-commercial, personal or educational use and in this case only with the indication of the content’s origin from this website, without in any way infringing upon intellectual property rights. Names, images, logos and distinctive marks representing the website or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of the website or third parties protected by the relative trademark and intellectual property legislation. The user of this website understands and accepts that he has no right to copy, commercially exploit, sell, resell, reproduce, distribute in any manner and to any medium, all or part of the site content. If you need more information about the use of the website’s content, contact us at [email protected]
  3. The above terms and conditions of use of this website, and any amendment or alteration, are governed and supplemented by Greek law, European law and international treaties. Should any provision of the above terms be found contrary to the law, it ceases to have effect and will be removed from the present policy, without in any way affecting the remaining terms.
  4. If the present terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this website must be terminated immediately.