The use of the Site by the User requires and has as a consequence its unconditional agreement with the following:
1. User Recognition
In order to register the User and create an account, he will be asked for the full name, the location from which he wishes to be served, the number of a contact telephone and the e-mail address. Upon registration, the User consents to displaying the name of the registered name so that it can be searched for and found by the GS-HOME Agent or Partner who wants to contact him / her via the Website. Under no circumstances can the Company ask the User for information on bank accounts and tax information.
When you visit this site, we automatically collect:
information about the pages that you visit on this website;
the date and time of your visit,
your IP address,
your web browser,
the website (URL) that you visited before accessing this website and
certain cookies (see Section 2.1 below).
Moreover we will collect any information that you submit to us when using the website.
We also collect and process, for the purposes listed below (under Section 3), the following personal data we receive when creating your account and your consent to our sending of updates:
your telephone number;
your email address;
listings and associated listing information and
data concerning individual real estate transactions.
In cases where we ask you to provide any personal data, there is no obligation to do so, but if you do not, you will not be able to use all functions of our website or to make use of our services in general.
2. Cookies, Google Analytics, Facebook and AddThis plugins
This website uses so-called cookies. A cookie is a small file that may be installed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are generally used to provide site visitors with additional functionality within the site. They may for example be created to keep track of your visit and support your navigation on the website, help you resume where you left off and/or remember your preferences and settings when you visit the website again. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.
Most of the cookies used on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted once you leave the website. On the other hand, persistent cookies remain on your computer until you delete them in your browser. We use persistent cookies to recognize you when you visit this website the next time.
If you want to control the cookies installed on your computer, you can modify your browser settings so that it notifies you when a website wants to install a cookie or you can block cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been installed on your computer. Refer to the ‘Help’ function within your browser for more information on how to perform these steps.
Please note, however, that disabling cookies might affect your online experience and/or prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
2.2. Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at the Google Analytics Terms of Service or at the Google Analytics Privacy Overview. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics is supplemented by “gat.anonymizeIp();” to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (IP masking).
2.3. Facebook plugins (Like-button)
Our pages integrate plugins of the social network Facebook operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins are characterized by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our website. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have visited our website using your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. Thereby Facebook can correlate your visit of our site with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of this website have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or how Facebook uses it. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of Facebook under http://facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish that Facebook can associate your visit to our website with your Facebook-account, please log out from your Facebook account before visiting our website.
2.4. Creation of an account on our Website through Google, Facebook, LinkendIn.
You can create an account on our website by using your codes in Google, Facebook, LinkendIn. If you choose to create this account, you will be asked for your consent from the data transfer application in our Company. Your data we receive in these cases refers only to your full name, email address and user photo you have selected in each of the above mentioned applications.
3. Purposes for which we use your data
We process all your personal data in accordance with the law. The Company makes use of your information to provide you with the services of our website in order to measure website traffic and user requirements (website usage statistics), to further improve and further develop the website, to respond to your requests and messages, to send you informative material about new actions, promotions, events, news & announcements regarding its action and any major developments in the real estate market, to send you informations and / or newsletters, but also to show interest in your cooperation, based on your preferences, as these have been explicitly stated in the Company, or taken from your navigation options on the Website, your interest events, “favorites” options, and analyzing your data on a centralized basis for business information purposes.
4. Legal basis for the processing
The legal basis for the processing of your data will be our prevailing legitimate interest (pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) EU General Data Protection Regulation, “GDPR”).
When we connect with you through a contract for the provision of real estate services, the legal basis for the collection and in general processing of your personal data collected in connection with this agreement is the necessity for the performance of the contract (Article 6 (1) (b) ) GDPR).
Furthermore, where none of the above legal bases exists, your personal data may be transferred as set out below in Section 5 with your consent, which will be requested separately (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR).
Where you will be asked for your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time. However, doing so would not affect the lawfulness of the processing of your data based on the consent before its withdrawal.
5. Disclosures and data transfers
Οther IT service providers that we use.
Some of the recipients referred to above are located in or process personal data outside of your country. The level of data protection in another country may not be equivalent to that in your country. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries where the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients provide an adequate level of data protection.
6. Retention periods
We retain and process your data only for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected.
We will retain your data that we collect automatically when you visit this website for no longer than six months.
If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we will retain you email address until you unsubscribe from our newsletter.
If you have registered on our website, we will retain your data for as long as your account exists and thereafter only for as long as there are any legal obligations to retain your data.
Moreover, we will retain your personal data that we receive from other members of the franchise network at least until the end of your business relationship with any of those members of the franchise network, and thereafter as long as there are statutory retention obligations or potential claims are not yet time-barred. The same applies to your personal data that we collect as part of a contract we have entered into with you.
7. Your rights and remedies
Under applicable data protection law, you have the rights (i) to check whether and what kind of personal data we hold about you and to access or to request copies of such data, (ii) to request correction, supplementation or deletion of personal data about you that is inaccurate or processed in non-compliance with applicable requirements, (iii) to request that we restrict the collection, processing or use of personal data about you, (iv) in certain circumstances, to object for legitimate reasons to the processing of your personal data, (v) to the extent that your data is processed on the basis of your consent, to request data portability, (vi) to know the identities of third parties to which your personal data are transferred and (vii) to provide instructions on how your data must be handled after your death when relevant.
8. Οther rules
The Company reserves the right to unilaterally modify, renew or revise the Privacy Statement whenever it deems it necessary and always in accordance with the customary practices. Modification or renewal will be effective as soon as the present text is updated for any change or modification. In such a case, the User will be consulted again.
This Statement of Privacy is governed by Greek law. Competent courts for any dispute or conflict arising from or by reason of this Statement are the Courts of Volos.