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Use of the website www.EndocrineSurgeon.gr and its content, entails the full acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use.

Use of the text of this website is only for general information and update, and should not be used as medical referral, advice or medical position, concerning health issues of the user or the ones close to him, who ought to contact personally with a doctor and health experts. The applied clinical practice is individually provided to every patient who has, every time, a different health problem and in no way is related  to the elements of general information   provides any kind of guarantee, explicit or implicit, for the pre-, intra-, and postoperative data of a certain patient.

The content (as a whole or part of it) of this website (text, images, logo, photos, videos) cannot be used commercially and copying or entry to another website or broadcasting from the mass media are  prohibited, without written permission from Mr Karvounis. The elements of all these webpages are legally protected from any action that would infringe on  intellectual property or commercial trademark or unfair competition or other laws, and it’s forbidden to be copied or imitated in parts or in whole.

Even though every effort has been made to provide valid and complete up-to-date information on this website, Dr Karvounis and colleagues do not represent the appropriateness of information contained in text, or related images, videos or graphs published in the website, which are listed “as is”, without any written guarantee of any kind. Dr Karvounis Evangelos and colleagues make no declarations and give no guarantees of any kind, explicit or implicit, in relation to the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability in regard to the webpage or the information, products, services or relevant graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any invocation based on this kind of information is, therefore, at your own responsibility. We will not be responsible, under any circumstances, for any loss or damage, including without limitation, indirect or ancillary loss or damage, or any loss or damage arising from loss of data or profit resulting from or associated with this website. In no event shall we be liable for special, indirect or potential damage or any other damage arising from loss of usage files, data or profit, or contract, negligence or other unlawful act which may arise from or in relation to the usage or acting on the information available on this webpage as well as using or running the software.

There is no advertising intent relating to the products (pharmaceuticals, surgical tools, accessories, devices, special materials) listed or pictured on the website’s content, no guarantee provided for their suitability and availability, as well as guarantee of any kind, and there is no recommendation of use over other competitive products, which will be decided solely by your attending physician and specialist health professionals.

The links of this website are displayed to you only for convenience and their content is not controlled by Dr Karvounis Evangelos and colleagues. Under no circumstances are we responsible for the content of the linked websites or for links in a linked website, or for any modifications or updates in those websites and any loss or damage related to using them.

Communication via the website is in no way confidential and no personal and medical information for personal health matters should be given (medical reports, findings, prescriptions, examinations, photos, videos) and Dr Karvounis and colleagues cannot be held responsible for the content and distribution of the contents of elements of the communication.

There is the chance that the use of the website on your part is being recorded. Dr Karvounis and associates are free to use this information for statistical purposes, for the improvement of their services. In case you do not agree with this policy, you are kindly asked not to use this service.

The processing and protection of your personal data are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the company’s Privacy Notice, as well as to the agenda of the GDPR and the other National, EU and International Data Protection Laws, whenever those apply.

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 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 or that natural person.

Your personal data that we collect during your visit to our website and the use, by you, of the service our website provides are:

Data that you provide us when you fill out our contact form: your name and your e-mail
Technical data, such as your IP address. We collect this type of data to identify spam messages and security breach attempts
During your visit to our website, you are subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Notice.

Whenever the need for processing your personal data arises and we, in order to do so, require your consent, we store a copy of the consent form you have filled out, as evidence of the given consent, which can also be used as a data source (the date the consent was given), in case you ever decide to withdraw your consent. The written consent is given for specified, explicit and clearly distinguishable purposes, which will have been declared in advance and, having given your consent, you acknowledge them.

As subjects of the personal data we process, you have the right to access the personal data file we have created on you; you have the right to request the erasure or rectification or restriction of processing, as well as the right to object to the processing, excluding the cases which the data processing is mandatory for administrative, legal or security purposes. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your given consent for processing of your personal data.

According to GDPR, your rights as data subjects are:

Right of access
Right to rectification
Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)
Right to restriction of processing
Right to data portability
Right to object
Right to object to automated individual decision-making, including profiling

You may exercise your rights, as data subjects, by requesting from us, the controller, access or rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing or to object to processing, as well as the right to data portability. We pledge to get back to you and provide information on action taken on your request without undue delay and, in any event, within one month of receipt of the request.

That period may be extended by two further months where necessary, considering the complexity and number of requests. In this case, we will inform you of any such extension within one month of receipt of the request.

In case we cannot provide a reply to your request within the time frame mentioned above, we will inform you about the reasons of not taking action within one month of receipt of the request.

The incoming requests are being examined on their size and reportativity per requester, so that the company can exercise its rights stated in article 12, section 5 of GDPR.

Being compliant with the GDPR’s imperatives, we, in Dental School, process your personal data in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.

We collect your data for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and we do not further process it in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.

We only collect data that is relevant to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.

We keep your personal data up to date and we ensure that it is accurate; in case it is inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, we ensure they are erased or rectified.

We ensure to keep them in a safe manner for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed and we ensure their safe destruction.

We ensure that your personal data is safe from accidental loss, destruction or damage, unauthorized or unlawful processing, using appropriate technical or organizational measures.

The legal basis of the data processing described above is legal obligation: the processing of your personal data is necessary to be done by us so we can be compliant with the legal obligations to which we are subject. In such a case, if there is no data processing, it will result in law violation followed up by relevant penalties, as well as lack of proper service towards you.

The purpose and the services of our company are subject to the relevant legislation and the way the purpose is fulfilled and the services are offered are compliant to this legislation.

The legal obligation of our company comes from the legislation that defines the way the company operates. The relevant obligations to the legislation ensure that the business transactions between the company and you are always carried out with accuracy, effectiveness and with your own interests in mind.

Your personal data is treated with confidentiality and respect and does not become public, with exception to situations that necessitate their publication.

Your personal data is kept not more than the period that is required for the fulfillment of the purposes of the processing; the duration of this period depends on some criteria:

If the purpose for the personal data processing is legal obligation, the period that the said data is kept is determined based on the legislation, the time frame within the supervisory authorities can conduct investigations on the matter, the statute of limitations, as well as your legal interests.

In case of data processing based on your consent, simple of explicit, the period that the said data is kept is based on the ability to withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, your relevant personal data is deleted.

As a company, we preserve the right to alter the current Privacy Notice whenever the need for a change of its contents arises and such an alteration needs to be public. If a new processing purpose arises, which is not already part of this Privacy Notice, and requires the use of your personal data, an updated version of the current Notice will be known to you, before the start of the new process; the updated version of the Privacy Notice will include the new personal data processing, as well as the relevant purposes for it and the processing conditions. Whenever is needed, we will, a priori, require your consent about the new processing.

We collect the personal data mentioned in this Privacy Notice from you, the data subjects.

As controller of your personal data, we affirm that we have taken measures for the protection of your data and have implemented a complete security plan, according to GDPR.

The collection and processing of personal data, within the context of this Privacy Notice, is carried out using fair means and in a way which ensures that we respect the values of confidentiality, personality and human dignity.

The compliance with the current Privacy Notice is based on the good faith, business ethics and free will of both parts, aiming at the efficient cooperation and protection for both.

In case you are unable to exercise your acknowledged, by the Regulation, rights, or have inquiries or wish to lodge a complaint, you have the right to address the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.