PRIVACY AND PRIVACY STATEMENT
It was implemented from 26/10/2021
Dear user, we would like to inform you that for “Hippasus Communications and Publishing Limited” and with the distinctive title “Hippasus Bookshop” the protection of the personal data of our customers is of primary importance. Therefore we take the appropriate organizational and technical measures to protect the personal data we process and to ensure that the processing of personal data is always carried out in accordance with the obligations set by the legal framework, both by the company itself and by third parties who process personal data on behalf of the company.
What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 is the new regulatory framework of the European Union (EU) in the field under consideration. The object of the law is to establish the conditions for the processing of personal data to protect the rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular the right to the protection of personal data.
What is personal data?
It is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one whose identity can be ascertained, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, number identity, location data, online identifier or one or more factors that characterize the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Processing of Personal Data
Any act or series of acts performed with or without the use of automated means on personal data or sets of personal data, such as collection, registration, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, information retrieval, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of disposal, association or combination, restriction, deletion or destruction.
The company “Hippasus Communications and Publishing Limited” and with the distinctive title “Hippasus Bookshop”, based at Arsinois 74, 1st floor, 1010, Nicosia, Cyprus, email: email@example.com, tel. 00357 22- 662250 , website: www.hippasus-publishing.eu as legally represented, informs that, for the purposes of carrying out its business activities, it processes the personal data of its customers in accordance with the applicable national legislation and the European Regulation 2016/679 for the protection of natural persons against the processing of personal data and for the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter “Regulation”) as applicable.
For any issue related to the processing of personal data, you can contact the Personal Data Protection Department and the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of HIPPASUS, at the following contact details:
Phone: 00357 22 662250
What are the legitimate reasons for processing your personal data?
Legitimate reasons for processing your personal data are:
(a) the purchase of products (e.g. the purchase of a book) and consequently the fulfillment of our contractual obligations in this context.
(b) regulatory compliance for tax purposes.
(c) the consent you provide under the specific conditions set by the legal framework, in order to receive updates on products, services, offers, where personal data is processed in accordance with the current framework.
By providing your consent, you represent that you are over 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, you may use our website only with the participation and approval of a parent or guardian.
How and why do we use your personal data?
Personal data is collected when you create an account on the Hippasus Bookshop website, which is operated by Hippasus Communications and Publishing Limited. When creating an account you may be asked for more information, however the minimum required to enter into and execute the contract will be marked as a mandatory field.
Your registration will be complete. Username is now your email address and password is your personal password.
You should not share your personal password with third parties, nor should you keep it in electronic or paper form, so as to prevent any unauthorized use.
In case of disclosure of your codes to a third party, you have the obligation to inform HIPPASUSBOOKSHOP immediately.
In the event that information is leaked, HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP has no responsibility as long as it has not been previously informed of the illegal use of such information.
By creating an account in our online bookstore, you can always edit your data, either add or remove items. This information will be used to make the process of completing your order easier each time you visit our online bookstore, as long as you choose to be logged in.
Execution of Order
Personal data is collected when you place an order in our online bookstore. To complete your order, either as a logged-in user or as a guest, you will be asked to enter additional information, however it will be the minimum required to complete and execute the order. These items are marked as mandatory fields. The information that already exists in your account, if you are logged in, will be used to complete the order, in combination with some additional information that you will need to enter, such as payment method information, a different shipping address for products (optional), information for issuing an invoice, occupation, name, where necessary.
During the process of completing your order, some of this data is transmitted to partner companies. Data is provided to transport companies for the transport and delivery of your products. Transport companies may contact you to ask for clarifications and/or provide you with further information on the delivery of your products. In addition, the data is transmitted when making a payment to payment providers (banks, PayPal).
Our company uses high security systems to prevent leakage of data from malicious systems.
Sending informative and advertising material/ corporate news
During your visit to our website, HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP, you can fill out a contact form by entering your email address in order to subscribe to our Newsletter.
The data collected from our website may be used to contact you by email for promotional/advertising purposes, with the aim of informing you about products and offers that may be of interest to you, provided you have given your consent, under the specified conditions which sets the legal framework.
Information posted on the internet in search engines and social media (Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) may be processed by us, within the legal interest of HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP to generate purchasing interest in its products, with the aim of the creation of more personalized promotion and information of potential customers by phone and/or email for the above commercial purpose. The legal basis is the voluntary publication of your information in search engines and your registration in social media services, where you give explicit consent to the publication of information depending on the settings of the applications you manage.
Legal bases for the above processing are both the execution of our contractual obligations (GDPR article 6 par.1΄b), and the legitimate interest of our company (GDPR article 6 par.1΄f).
Always with the ultimate goal of offering the best possible experience to our customers, the personal data collected from our website may be used to send personalized/personalized updates, provided you have given your consent, under the specific conditions set by the legal framework.
The personalization, which is based on your needs and preferences, results from the information we derive from your personal data, such as your occupation, area of residence, etc., or from the purchases you make.
Profiling refers to any form of processing of personal data in an automated manner, which consists in the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects of a natural person, with the main purpose of analyzing or predicting aspects related to personal preferences and interests of.
We inform you that profiling is done for marketing purposes when you give your consent to receive updates about our products and offers, tailored to your personal preferences and interests.
Where is your data shared?
HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP transmits the personal data given by the natural persons to third parties, which offer automation services for the purpose of sending bulk electronic messages.
In addition, to complete an order in our online bookstore, some of this data is transmitted to partner companies, e.g. to transport companies for the transport and delivery of your products, who may contact you for clarification and/or information on the delivery of your products.
Also, this data is accessible to the information systems support and marketing companies of our online bookstore, where HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP ensures the protection of this data with strict conditions of confidentiality and continuous control of the organizational measures taken by these companies.
Finally, the data is transferred during payment execution to payment providers. Our company uses high security systems to prevent leakage of data from malicious systems.
Regarding the time period of data storage, this is decided taking into account the following specific criteria depending on the case:
When processing is required by provisions of the applicable legal framework, your personal data will be stored for as long as the relevant provisions require.
When the processing is performed on the basis of a contract, your personal data is stored for as long as is necessary for the performance of the contract and for the establishment, exercise, and/or support of legal claims based on the contract.
When it comes to marketing activities, your personal data is kept until you revoke your consent. This can be done by you at any time. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on your consent during the time period before its withdrawal.
To withdraw your consent you can contact the Department of Personal Data Protection (DPO) of HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP, at the following contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org< /a>. Should you wish to contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO), email: email@example.com phone: 00357 22 662250.
You can also use the unsubscribe options by clicking on the corresponding link in our electronic communications.
Security of Personal Data
HIPPASUSBOOKSHOP applies appropriate technical and organizational measures aimed at the safe processing of personal data and the prevention of accidental loss or destruction and unauthorized and/or illegal access to them, use, modification or disclosure. Nevertheless, the way the internet works and since it is free to anyone, it does not allow us to guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to violate the technical and organizational measures in place by gaining access and possibly in the use of personal data for unauthorized and/or illegal purposes.
Your rights in relation to your personal data:
You have the right to be aware of and verify the lawfulness of the processing. Therefore, you have the right to access the data and receive additional information about its processing.
Right of rectification:
You have the right to study, correct, update or modify your personal data.
Right to erasure:
You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data when we process it based on your consent or in order to protect our legitimate interests. In all other cases (such as indicatively when there is a contract, an obligation to process personal data imposed by law, public interest), the right in question is subject to specific limitations or does not exist as the case may be.
Right to restrict processing:
You have the right to request restriction of the processing of your personal data in the following cases: (a) when you dispute the accuracy of the personal data and until verification is made, (b) when you object to the deletion of personal data and request instead of deletion the restriction of its use, ( c) when the personal data is not needed for the purposes of processing, but is nevertheless necessary for the establishment, exercise, support of legal claims, and (d) when you object to the processing and until it is verified that there are legitimate reasons that concern us and override the reasons for which you object to the processing.
Right to object to processing:
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data in cases where, as described above, it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us as controllers, as well as to processing for the purposes of direct marketing and consumer profiling.
Right to portability:
You have the right to receive your personal data free of charge in a form that will allow you to access it, use it and process it with commonly used processing methods. You also have the right to ask us, if technically possible, to transfer the data directly to another data controller. This right of yours exists for the data you have provided to us and their processing is carried out by automated means based on your consent or in execution of a relevant contract.
Right to withdraw consent:
HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP informs you that where the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw it freely, without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing based on your consent, before you withdraw it. To withdraw your consent you can use the unsubscribe options, by clicking on the corresponding link in our electronic communications or contact the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
To exercise any of your rights above you can contact the Department of Personal Data Protection (DPO) of HIPPASUS BOOKSHOP, at the following contact details: email: hippasus.dpo @gmail.com. In case you want to contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO), email: email@example.com, phone: 00357 22 662250 .
Right of complaint to the APDPH