TERMS OF USE.

Who we are:
 

Blue Lab, the Center for Business Innovation for the Blue Development of the Municipality of Piraeus is a specialized center for the provision of free services concerning the use of advanced technological equipment and support of new business ideas. Blue Lab website (www.bluelab.gr) is the responsibility of PLANET SA which has undertaken as the contractor (after a relevant public tender) the creation and operation of Blue Lab for the first 26 months of its activities. The Contracting Authority of the Project is the Municipality of Piraeus.

Blue Lab (PLANET SA & Municipality of Piraeus) takes all necessary measures to ensure the legitimate collection and processing of personal data as well as their safe observance in accordance with the General Data Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR). ) and the relevant regulatory framework, while maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of any information that comes to its notice.

 

Personal Data Collected:

 

  • To apply for participation in Blue Lab programs, the following personal data are requested: name, e-mail address, telephone number, home address, date of birth, professional status, educational information, CV. The aforementioned personal data are gathered through the submission of a relevant online application

  • Writing communication with the center requires submitting an electronic form, for which the following personal data are requested: name, e-mail address.

  • When browsing the user's website, the following information may be automatically collected:

    • Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer used for browsingBluelab.gr

    • Type of browser and operating system

    • Speed connection and information about software programs installed on the computer

    • Basic server connection information

    • Information collected through HTML cookies

When registering with the above services, it is forbidden to submit information that reveals racial or ethnic origin, political views, religious or philosophical beliefs or participation in a trade union organization. Such information is considered "specific data categories" under the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of Council. Any special data categories submitted will be deleted.

The data collected are necessary for processing participation applications for the Center's programs. Applicants are responsible for the submitted data accuracy and authenticity. In the event of a verification, correction or removal of data request is submitted, it will be reviewed as soon as possible.

 

Personal data processing purposes:
 

  • For communicating with a user that submitted a relevant request through the website communication form

  • To examine and evaluate applications submitted for participation in Blue Lab’s programs, as well as the materialization and promotion of the aforementioned programs.

Blue Lab collects and processes personal data exclusively for the aforementioned purposes and only to the extent that the effective service of these purposes is ensured.

Transfer of personal data

​ The personal data submitted through bluelab.gr are accessible by authorized personnel of PLANET, the Municipality of Piraeus, contributors of the Blue Lab Center as well as cooperating companies in the context of the Center’s operation and promotion, such as IT companies, advertising, event organization, etc.

As shown above, Blue Lab transmits personal data to third parties to whom it entrusts processing of personal data on its behalf, remaining responsible for that processing, specifying in writing, under a specific contract, the subject matter of the processing, duration, nature, purpose, the types of personal data, the categories of persons to whom the data refer, the rights and obligations of the persons entrusted with the processing, in order to ensure that  processing is carried out in accordance with applicable laws.

The personal data processed by Blue Lab may be transferred to third countries outside the EU or to international organizations, including countries that provide a level of protection of personal data lower than that specified by the European Union and the GDPR framework. The transfer of personal data can be carried out for specific reasons such as the Center’s promotion at international conferences and competitions, the organization of know-how transfer trips to similar Innovation Centers etc. In any case, Blue Lab ensures that this data transfer is compliant with the legal obligations of confidentiality and in accordance with the protection standards and requirements set by the legal framework GDPR.

Blue Lab reserves the right to disclose information if the legislation imposes a corresponding obligation or if such disclosure is required by the relevant governmental / governmental bodies, administrative authorities or law enforcement agencies.

Data Retention

Blue Lab's policy is to retain personal data only for as long as it takes to meet the purposes for which initially collected, unless the law allows or requires longer retention.

Security of Personal Data

Personal data process is carried out in a way that ensures its confidentiality. Appropriate technical and organizational safety measures are used, rules and other procedures are followed to protect your personal data from any unauthorized access, misuse, alteration, prohibited dissemination, notification, loss or accidental / unintentional destruction and any other form of unlawful processing.

Cookies

This website uses "cookies" , that is small text files that are stored in your browser during your browsing and then on your device in order to identify the browser’s previous activity. Some cookies we use are necessary for the operation of the Website and we do not ask for your consent to place them on your device. These cookies are stored for 90 days and then deleted.

Rights with respect to personal data

In regard to his personal data, the user of the website is entitled to:

  • revoke consent to data his/her data processing

  • request access, correction or deletion of personal data or restriction of processing as well as the data transfer

  • process restriction

  • complaint with the competent supervisory authority

 

In order for the user to be informed about the processing of his personal data, to request a revocation, correction, deletion or any action arising from his rights regarding the use of his personal data a relevant written request must be sent to the following email:  info@bluelab.gr.

 

Connection to third party websites

In case of interconnection though hyperlinks to third-party websites, Blue Lab does not assume any responsibility for the policy pursued by these websites regarding personal data protection.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

This policy may be amended to comply with statutory obligations or to address technical needs.