Last updated on 12 February 2021
Biopix-t adheres to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) that went into effect on May 25, 2018. Focused on data privacy, GDPR is the EU legal framework for the protection of personal data. We are confident that our existing practices provide a strong foundation upon which to build our GDPR compliance activities.
Biopix-t respects and values your privacy. This notice is intended to give you confidence in the privacy and security of any personal information that is entrusted to Biopix-t.
By using or visiting the Website, you acknowledge and accept this Privacy Notice.
Who we are
The Website is operated by Biopix DNA Technology P.C. (Biopix-t) which is the data controller. This Privacy Notice applies solely for this Website or any sub domain or Services which are owned by Biopix-t, and not for any other sites of other providers linked to this Site which are not owned by Biopix-t.
|GDPR||The General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) became applicable on the 25th of May 2018. It is directly applicable at national level and harmonizes data protection laws across the EU. It replaces the current 1995 Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC). The GDPR applies to Data Controllers and Data Processors established in the EU and becomes applicable to Data Controllers or processors offering goods or services to the EU or monitoring the behaviour of individuals in the EU.|
|Personal Data||Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘Data Subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.|
|Data Controller||Data Controller means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.|
|Data Processor||Data Processor means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.|
|Processing||Processing has the meaning given to it in Article 4(2) of the GDPR. “Any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such us collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;”|
|Transfer||Transfer means to disclose or otherwise make personal data available to a third party, either by physical movement of the personal data to such third party or by enabling access to the personal data by other means.|
Types of personal data collected by the Website
In case you use the Website, Biopix-t may ask for and collect personal information about you and your organization (business). Biopix-t may collect your personal information including non-public information which will assist Biopix-t identify you. This information may include:
- Name & Surname
- Telephone number
- Cookies and usage data
We also collect personal data when you contact us, such as for customer service purposes.
All the aforementioned information are given by you voluntarily and with your consent.
Why we use and collect your personal data
Biopix-t uses and collects your personal data in order:
- To provide its requested services.
- To offer to its users personalized content.
- To process and respond to user feedback and inquiries.
- For administration and improvement of the services and the Website.
- To inform the users about new features, events and services with user consent or provide information about the Site.
- For other purposes as long as those purposes were clearly disclosed when the information was collected to the data subject.
Legal basis for Processing
Any personal information transmitted to the Website is used solely for the stated purposes when the information was transferred and any of the uses described in this Privacy Notice document. Our legal basis for the processing of personal data is the following:
(a) Consent: you have given us a clear consent to process your personal data for a specific purpose (e.g. to respond to requests for information and to provide you with marketing communications).
(b) Contract: to fulfill a contract with you or with your company (including providing support and service).
(c) Legal obligation: the processing is necessary in order to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
(d) Legitimate interests: We may also process your personal data for the purposes of our legitimate interests, provided that such processing shall not outweigh your rights and freedoms. In particular, we may process your personal information as needed to:
- Protect you, Biopix-t or others from threats (such as security threats or fraud);
- Comply with the laws that are applicable to us around the world,
- Enable or administer our business, such as for quality control, analytics, consolidated reporting, and product development;
- Understand and improve our business or customer relationships generally.
Who we share your data with
User personal information will be transferred to affiliated companies and service providers of Biopix-t that have contractual obligations to Biopix-t, such as IT providers, to perform contractual obligations. In case third parties meet user personal information, Biopix-t shall have made use of legal, technical and organizational measures and regular monitoring regarding such parties’ compliance with the relevant data protection regulations and with this Privacy Notice.
Please note that we may anonymize and/or aggregate your personal data to allow us to disclose information that is not personally identifiable. For example, we may publish reports that contain aggregated and statistical data. These reports do not contain any information that would enable the recipient to contact, locate or identify you.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Your data protection rights
You have the following rights in terms of your personal data:
- The right to request access to your personal data, you can ask to receive a copy of your data and to check if they are lawfully processed.
- The right to have your personal data corrected or erased;
- The right to object to or restrict the processing of your personal data, for example where such information is not accurate or no longer serve the purpose they were collected,
- The right to data portability, i.e. to receive a copy of your data in electronic form or to have your personal data transferred from us to another party;
- The right to object automated decision-making or profiling based on your personal data;
- The right to withdraw your consent, any withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before it was withdrawn by you.
In the event that you wish to exercise any of these rights, Biopix-t shall undertake all necessary measures to satisfy the relevant request within the time limits set by the law, by notifying you in writing of the satisfaction of the request or alternatively the reasons that prevent the exercise of such rights or satisfaction of such request.
For the exercise of the above rights, you may address your request in written to Biopix-t (email: email@example.com).
In addition, any Website user who objects to the processing of the data by Biopix-t is entitled to address a request to the competent supervisory authority (Greek Data Protection Authority), which reviews written complaints in accordance with the instructions provided for in its website (www.dpa.gr).
In case the company has transferred the personal data to any other parties (data sub-processors), Biopix-t shall inform these data sub-processors when the data subjects request to amend, restrict processing and erase their personal data.
Transfer of Data
Your personal data may be transferred to, stored at or processed in other countries which may not have equivalent privacy or data protection laws. However, regardless of where your personal data is transferred, we will protect it in accordance with this Privacy Notice and applicable law. Personal data transfers from the European Economic Area (EEA) and other countries with data transfer restrictions will be authorized by approved model contracts or other appropriate means.
We will retain your personal data for as long as the information is needed for the purposes set forth above and for any additional period that may be required or permitted by law. In case of an external private business agreement with you, Biopix-t may retain your personal data for a period as defined in the private agreement. You may request that we delete your personal data by contacting our DPO. Unless we have a compelling interest in retaining your information, it will be deleted within 30 days of your request.
Biopix-t has taken required, where applicable, or reasonable technical and operational precautions in order to protect personal data stored in Biopix-t filesystems from unauthorized access, misuse or loss. Biopix-t security procedures are monitored regularly and updated in line with technological progress.
No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Biopix-t to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While Biopix-t strives to secure personal data, neither Biopix-t nor its collaborating service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any transmitted data to us over the internet. Any such transmission is at your own risk.
If you believe that Biopix-t has not handled your personal data properly, you may also contact our DPO at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may contact us directly concerning any data security issue at email@example.com. Our Data Protection Officer and our legal department will assist you.
Privacy Notice changes
Biopix-t may revise this Privacy Notice at any time as it integrates new features or modify the way in which it manages data, or as laws change that may subsequently affect its Services. In case of a change, Biopix-t will post the changes on the Website and update the last updated date of this Privacy Notice. Any revised Privacy Notice will apply both to data already collected about you at the time of the change, and any personal data created or received after the change takes effect. You should periodically review this Privacy Notice, to see if there have been any changes that may affect you.
If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Notice, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.