GOLDEN TIMES EE Company Statement on the Protection of Personal Data

Increasing economic and scientific cooperation and mutual provision for data processing services have resulted in the exchange of personal data, a trend that is reinforced by the ever-increasing use of modern telecommunication media.

For these reasons, it is necessary to process data with care. GOLDEN TIMES EE declares that compliance with the principles governing data protection for the processing of such data is its purpose, as it is committed to respecting the individual rights and privacy of individuals. The Company’s online store handles personal data with special care and always in accordance with EU Regulation 2016/679, the applicable National Law and applicable legislation.

For the purposes of this Directive, the following definitions shall apply:
Data Subject: any natural person whose personal data are processed by or on behalf of the Company
Personal Data: any information in relation to an identified or identifiable natural person which relates to his/her physical, physiological, psychological, emotional or economic condition, cultural or social identity. Processing: processing of personal data (“processing”) means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data, such as, but not limited to, collection, recording, storage, alteration, analysis, use, association, blocking (blocking), erasure or destruction.

1.Legality criteria

Personal data may be processed if at least one of the following applies:

  • the data subject has given his or her consent,
  • the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party,
  • the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.

2. Principles applied during processing

We are allowed to process your personal data in order to provide personalised services, based on the law (Article 6(1b) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and the relevant National Implementing Law. Your personal data will not be used for any other purposes, other than those described in the Statement, unless we obtain your prior permission, or unless required or permitted by law.
Personal data will be processed in a manner compatible with the purpose for which it was collected. The principle of proportionality applies when processing personal data. Among other things, it creates an obligation not to collect personal data unnecessarily.
Personal data used should be accurate and up to date.
Personal data used which are no longer accurate and complete should be corrected or deleted. Except in cases where there is a legal obligation to retain it for a longer period of time, personal data should not be kept for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed.
The processing of personal data should be carried out in accordance with the principles of good faith. This means that data subjects can rely on data processors to show due care in all data processing matters.
Individuals whose personal data have been processed should be informed accordingly upon request. In particular, they have the right to be informed of the purposes for which their data are being processed, the type of data concerned and the identity of the data recipients. Where necessary, data subjects also have the right to request the rectification, non-transmission or erasure of their data. The above rights may be limited only where such limitation is provided for by law. This applies in particular when carrying out scientific research.
In particular, personal data are protected against unauthorised disclosure and any unlawful processing. The measures put in place should ensure a level of security appropriate to the nature of the data to be protected and the risks that may arise from their processing.
GOLDEN TIMES EE is responsible for the implementation of and compliance with EU Regulation 2016/679 and the applicable National Law . The employees of GOLDEN TIMES EE who are involved in the processing of personal data should be accordingly informed. Procedures for processing personal data of third parties by agreement should be set out in writing. GOLDEN TIMES EE will ensure that the contracting third party processes personal data in an appropriate manner and is in compliance with the principles set out in this Statement. In the event that the third party is found to be unable to ensure a satisfactory level of security of personal data, GOLDEN TIMES EE will terminate the cooperation.

3. Access to Personal Data and Rights

If you wish, you may request at any time to be informed about your personal data held by the Company, the recipients, the purpose of their retention and processing, as well as their modification, correction or deletion, by sending an e-mail to from the e-mail address you have provided, attaching a copy of your identity card. You also have the right to review the personal data we hold and, in general, to exercise any right provided for by the legislation on the protection of personal data. The personal data that you disclose to the Company through, either at the time of your registration or at a later stage, are collected and used and processed in accordance with the applicable provisions on the protection of personal data. In particular, in accordance with the provisions of Law 2472/1997 and Law 3471/2006, as applicable, as well as the new European General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of personal data. You retain the following rights in detail:

  • Right to be informed about your personal data: Upon your request, we will provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you.
  • Right to rectification and completion of your personal data: Where you notify us, we will correct any inaccurate personal data relating to you. We will complete incomplete data if you notify us, provided that such data is necessary for the purposes of processing your data.
  • Right to have your personal data deleted: Upon your request, we will delete the personal data we hold about you. However, some data will only be deleted after a specified retention period, for example because in some cases we are legally obliged to retain the data, or because the data is required to fulfil our contractual obligations to you.
  • Right to block your personal data: In certain cases provided by law, we will block your data if you ask us to do so. Further processing of blocked data is only carried out to a very limited extent.
  • Right to withdraw your consent: You may at any time withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data in the future. The lawfulness of the processing of your data remains unaffected by this action, up to the point of withdrawal of your consent.
  • Your right to object to the processing of your data: You may at any time object to the processing of your personal data in the future if we process your data on the basis of one of the legal grounds provided for in Article 6 (1e or 1f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679. If you object, we will stop processing your data, provided that there are no legitimate grounds for further processing. The processing of your data for advertising purposes does not constitute a legitimate ground.

4. Security of Personal Data

The Company applies specific technical and organizational security procedures in order to protect personal data and information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Our partners who support us in the operation of this website also comply with these provisions.
The Company makes every reasonable effort to keep the personal data collected only for the period for which it needs the data for the purpose for which it was collected or until it is requested to be deleted (if earlier), unless it continues to keep it as provided for in applicable law.

5. Revisions to the Declaration

The Company reserves the right to modify or revise this Statement from time to time in its sole discretion. If changes are made, the Company will record the date of the amendment or revision in this Statement and the updated Statement will be effective for you as of that date. We encourage you to review this Statement from time to time to consider whether there have been any changes in the way we handle your personal data.

This is a Statement of Compliance with the requirements set out in EU Regulation 2016/679 and the applicable National Law.