1. Introduction


This website is operated by Agricultural University of Athens Greece (AUA).


All references to 'our', 'us', 'we' within this policy are deemed to refer to AUA.


We endeavor to protect your personal privacy. We provide this Privacy Statement to help you to understand what we may do with any personal information that we obtain from you. By submitting the privacy statement you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Statement and agree that we may collect, use and disclose your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this statement, please do not provide your personal details to us. We will use your information only for the purposes of the FruitFlyNet - Project set out on the website


We may need to update this Privacy Statement from time to time. We recommend that you regularly check this page to ensure that you have read the most recent version.


2. What is personal information?


Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, as defined by Greek law. It does not include aggregated information that does not allow you to be identified.


3. Collecting personal information


You can decide what personal information you provide to us. We will only collect personal information that you choose to provide.


You may choose to provide us with personal information if, for example, you register on the site; fill out a survey or other form with your personal information included (Curriculum Vitae); request us to provide you with information; post information to public areas of the site or to our page in Facebook, Twitter etc.


You have the opportunity to decide whether or not to receive communications from us, except communications required by law or to administer any transaction requested by you, at any point where we request information about you.


By providing any personal information to us, you fully understand and clearly consent to the transfer of such personal information to, and the collection and processing of such information in the Universities of the above project based in other countries or territories. Any such transfer and processing by us will be in accordance with this Privacy Statement.


4. Use of personal information


We may use and/or disclose personal information collected from you in order to communicate with you. You will also have an opportunity to unsubscribe whenever we communicate with you. You may also unsubscribe from such communications at any time. We may use your personal information in order to respond to your queries and requests.


Information that you post on or through the public areas of the site (e.g. bulletin boards and discussion groups) as well your CV information, published on the site,  are generally accessible to, and may be collected and used by, others and may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others. Users of our websites are encouraged to exercise caution when providing personal information about themselves in public areas of the site.


We may collect, use and/or disclose your personal information if permitted by law or required to do so by law or where we believe such action is necessary in order to detect, protect or defend us and/or other third parties against error, negligence, breach of contract, theft, fraud and other illegal or harmful activity, to comply with our audit and security requirements, and to audit compliance with or corporate policies, procedures, legal and contractual obligations.


5. Disclosure of personal information


In addition to disclosures identified in the purposes above, from time to time we may disclose personal information to: (a)   our service providers and subcontractors retained to perform functions on our behalf or to provide services to us, such as data processing; software development; website hosting and management; information technology and office services; legal, accounting, audit and other professional service providers; and further provided such service provider does not collect, use or disclose the personal information for any purpose other than to perform such functions or to provide services to us or as otherwise required by law;

(b)        a person or entity, to whom disclosure is required in order to fulfill one or more of the purposes of the Project;

(c)        or any third party with your consent or where disclosure is required or permitted by law.


Your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of use of the site, which include this Privacy Statement, constitute the granting of consent to the use and disclosure of your personal information for the purposes set out above.


6. Security


We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. We have no control over the privacy of any e-mail communications while in transit to us. We recommend that you not include confidential, proprietary or sensitive information in e-mails.


In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your personal information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you of that development. If a notification is appropriate, we would endeavor to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the extent we have your e-mail address, we may notify you by e-mail.


You are reminded that, in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of use of this site, which include this Privacy Statement, you are responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your account password, and you are responsible for any activity under your account password.  It is your sole responsibility to control the dissemination and use of your password, control access to and use of your account, and notify us when you desire to cancel your account.  We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this obligation.


7. Unsubscribe, access, questions and further information


At your request, where the law requires us to do so, we will confirm what personal information we hold about you, update your information, remove your information and/or correct any inaccuracies in such personal information if you contact us using the unsubscribe details provided below.


If you have any privacy-related questions, concerns or complaints, please contact: Ms. Kyvelle Constantina Diareme, Agricultural University of Athens, Informatics Laboratory,75 Iera Odos, Athens 11855, Hellenic Republic, +30 210 5294203 


If you would like to unsubscribe from all communications please contact:

Ms. Kyvelle Constantina Diareme, Agricultural University of Athens, Informatics Laboratory,75 Iera Odos, Athens 11855, Hellenic Republic, +30 210 5294203 



8. Links


The site may contain links or references to other websites outside of our control. Please be aware that we have no control over these websites and our Privacy Statement does not apply to these sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements and terms and conditions of linked or referenced websites you enter.


As required, this Privacy Statement will be supplemented by additional legal requirements in jurisdictions where we conduct business. Nothing in this Privacy Statement or otherwise will create, or add to, any right or claim (whether legal, equitable or otherwise) that any individual or person may have at law or otherwise against the company or any third party or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives (collectively the “AUA”); neither will the existence of this Privacy Statement nor its application impose or add to any obligations or liability upon the AUA that the AUA does not already otherwise have under law.