Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data is very important for the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAK). OAK, which is based in Kolimbari, Chania and to which this website belongs, is committed to you respecting your privacy and vigilance for the proper observance and operation of its security systems in order to protect your personal data.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy and the Privacy Statement included in this is to inform you about the type of personal data that the Foundation collects from you, how we process (collect, store, use, transmit) your personal data, how it is protected , and the rights you have against this processing, which in any case is carried out in a reliable and transparent manner.

Your privacy is important to OAK and so, in order to be transparent in the way you collect, use and exchange information, we invite you to read the following carefully:

What information do we collect about you and how do we use it?
What is the legal basis for our processing of your information
How we share the information we collect
Promotional messages
How we store and secure the information we collect and for how long we keep it
What are your rights and how to access and control your information
How we transfer the information we collect internationally
How we keep your information safe
How to protect your children’s information and age restrictions
Who are the executors?
Who is the Data Protection Officer in our company
Personal Data Protection Authority (APDPH)
Contact with OAK
What information do we collect about you and how do we use it?

We collect information about you when you provide it to us and especially when you use our services through your electronic communication with us where you necessarily fill in your email.

We need this personal data on a case by case basis a) to provide our services by contacting you, b) to detect and prevent illegal actions.

Communication history

We use your contact history to provide you with customer service and support.

IP address

We receive your IP address when you browse our site and if you wish to share your location data with us, as well as the way you use our website. We use this information for this data in order to improve our website and protect our website.

What is the legal basis for data processing?

We collect the personal data you share with us based on one or more of the following legal bases:

as required to fulfill the purposes of our website
according to your consent, which you can revoke based on your rights as detailed
as required to comply with our legal obligations
as required by our legitimate interests (or those of third parties), including our interests in providing innovative, personalized, secure and profitable services to our users and partners, unless your own interests or fundamental rights or fundamental freedoms dictate protection of personal data take precedence over those interests.
Therefore, your personal data are legally processed by the Foundation both at the stage of their collection and during their processing, in accordance with the applicable provisions on personal data protection and in particular, in accordance with the provisions of Law 2472 / 1997 (incorporation of Directive 95/46 / EC) and Law 3471/2006, as in force and the new European General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. By contacting us or registering for the services provided you also consent to the storage and use of your personal data in accordance with this Statement.

How we transfer the information we collect internationally

OAK does not transmit your personal data either within the EU or outside third countries. In the event that this happens, users will be informed by updating this privacy policy.

How we keep your information safe

We use the necessary technical and organizational measures under the GCC to ensure that your personal data is secure throughout its processing and we make every effort to keep it secure.

How to protect your children’s information and age restrictions

Our Services are not intended for persons under 16 years of age. Our policy is to never collect or knowingly collect data about any person under the age of 16. If we find that such a case exists and if they have not been provided with the consent of the person who has their parental care we will take all necessary action in order to delete them. If you notice that a minor under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information, please contact us.


OAK often uses cookie technology in order to save settings made in your account and to check and identify your identity, to detect possible fraud or abuse of the services we provide and to ensure safe navigation on the site to be allowed to enter through social media, to be able to post comments through social media, to display ads and to analyze and export the relevant statistics, to ensure high performance in the operation of our site (eg correct and continuous operation).

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit that website. This way, the site remembers your actions and preferences for a period of time, so you do not have to enter those preferences every time you visit the site or browse its pages. Cookies do not collect information individually, but when read by a server through a web browser they can provide information to provide a more user-friendly service.

What types of cookies are used on our website?
The types of cookies used by the website are persistent cookies and session cookies.

The temporary cookies (session cookies) used by the website are deleted after the end of your browsing and / or after the closing of the browser.
Persistent cookies remain on your computer or device until you delete them, or for a predefined cookie period.
Also, when you visit our website, the company Google Analytics, places, on our behalf, cookies (third-party cookies). With these cookies they collect data on the performance of the ads and your interaction with our website.

This data may be used by our affiliates to draw statistical conclusions and improve your visitor advertising experience.

Most browsers can be configured to reject cookies. If you reject our Cookies, certain features and facilities of the Website may not work properly. However, you do not need to accept Cookies to be able to read our content. We do not connect the Non-Personal

Data from Cookies with Personal Data without your consent and we do not use Cookies to collect or store Personal Data.

Our website uses cookies for various purposes depending on their function:

Absolutely necessary / Basic Cookies. The absolutely necessary cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website, they allow you to browse and use its functions, such as access to safe areas, etc. These cookies do not recognize your personal identity. Without these cookies, we can not offer effective operation of our website.
Functionality Cookies. Functionality cookies help the website to remember your choices, such as the selected language, etc. Thus, we provide you with improved and personalized functions. In addition, they help provide the services you have requested, such as video viewing or social media use. They do not allow us to track your activity on other websites.
Traffic Management Cookies. On our website we use traffic management cookies to detect technical problems that may occur during your browsing. Based on the information gathered by these cookies, we correct technical errors and problems, and constantly improve the services we offer through our website. Thus, we respond better to your personal needs. Cookies are not used for purposes other than those described herein.
Performance Cookies. Performance cookies collect information about how you use the website, such as which pages you visit most often and if you receive error messages. The information they collect is aggregate. We only use them to improve the performance of our website and Google places them. Detailed information:
Targeting / advertising cookies and usage statistics. They are used to provide content that best suits you and your interests. They can be used to send targeted advertising / bids, limit ad impressions, or measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They can be used to remember the websites you have visited to determine which online marketing channels are most effective and allow us to reward external websites and affiliates who have referred you to us. Also, to improve our website, we use cookies to collect information about when and how visitors interact with our website, the ads and the services offered by the website. For example, how many times has the visitor seen a particular product or service and if they chose to share it on a social networking platform. Google places them. Detailed information:
Social networking cookies. These cookies are necessary for the connection of your account in the social networks with our website. For example, to allow you to repost and share with your friends on social media information on our website or to indicate that you want to follow our social media page. Social networking cookies are not required for your navigation on our website. They are posted by Detailed information:
It is at your discretion to revoke, whenever you want, your consent or to oppose the use of cookies on your computer or device, to check and / or delete cookies. You can delete cookies from the computer or device you use at any time by following the corresponding settings of each browser (eg Google Chrome eg Microsoft Edge etc). In this way you revoke your consent to the use of cookies on your computer or device.

You can also configure the browser you use in such a way that it either warns you about the use of cookies in certain services of the websites, or does not allow the acceptance of the use of cookies in any case.

Notification of the person in charge of personal data protection and exercise of user rights

If you wish to exercise your rights or to be informed / informed about the processing of your personal data, please contact the Secretariat of OAK by sending an email to [email protected] or by phone to the number 28240 22245, 22500. Personnel Protection Officer Mr. Nikos Tsigos is appointed who will be able to answer your questions or requests.

OAK reserves the right, after studying your relevant request, to proceed within a period of one month or more, in case of justified delay, to its satisfaction and provided that it is legal and reasonable. Before we provide you with personal information, we may ask for proof of your identity and sufficient information about your transactions with us from which we can identify your personal information.

If you decide to unsubscribe from a service or communication, we will try to delete your data as soon as possible, although we may need some time and / or information before we can process your request. The company reserves the right to retain your personal data in those cases where there is a legal obligation or the exercise of legal claims or the fulfillment of its contractual obligations.

Useful Contact Phones
1. Details of the Processor: Dr. Konstantinos Zorbas
2. Details of the Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO): Mr. Nikos Tsigos
3. Data of the Personal Data Protection Authority (APDP):
Offices: Kifissias 1-3, PC 115 23, Athens
Call Center: + 30-210 6475600
Fax: + 30-210 6475628
E-mail: [email protected]