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Data Protection Policy and Content

The National Commission for Bioethics and Technoethics (NBTC) is putting great effort into ensuring that all content on the website ‘bioethics. gr’ is governed by maximum accuracy, clarity, temporal proximity, comprehensiveness, and availability. Under no circumstances, including that of negligence, should the Commission have responsibility for any damage caused to the user/visitor due to the use of the current website.

Personal data of the user/visitor received by the NBTC through the website, official email addresses, as well as its social network addresses, is collected on the basis of the explicit consent of its subjects. Data management is in compliance with the relevant provisions of the Greek, EU, and international law regarding personal data protection (in particular with GDPR, and Law 4624/2019).

This website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites. Reference to these websites does not entail endorsement of their views and actions or acceptance of the content they express, publish, or post. It also does not guarantee that the administrators of these websites comply with the legal rules for the protection of personal data.

NBTC unilaterally reserves the right to modify, add, or alter the content of the website as well as its terms of use, whenever it deems necessary, without prior notice within the current legal framework.

Social Networking Services Use Policy

NBTC communicates on the Internet and Social Networks via the website and its official accounts.

The official Social Media accounts of the Commission currently are:

These pages aim to keep citizens informed about the work of the NBTC and to enable communication with the Commission. The administrator can take the following actions:

  • keep a record of the citizens' comments through technical means (word clouds, statistical analysis)
  • inform the Commission for comments when deemed necessary
  • organize interactive activities.

Public communication is governed by the code of ethics as described below with a view to protecting the quality of such communication:

  • All users/members of the Commission's social networking services are supposed to show respect in the way they communicate with the administrator and with one another.

In compliance with the applicable legislation, the Constitution, the International Law, and generally accepted principles of ethics, users/members ought to refrain from:

  • a) posting and publishing pornographic, defamatory, abusive, racist, sexist, or generally illicit content on this website

  • b) posting and publishing content that could encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any provision of law.

In the case of violation of the terms of the notice at hand, the administrator may take the following actions with or without notice:

  • a) delete the specific content immediately

  • b) ban access to the user's/visitor's account

  • c) take further measures to prevent illegal acts and any damage to third parties, such as:
    • * hiding and/or deleting comments that offend third parties
    • * deleting comments that violate the code of ethics
    • * notifying via social media message for violation of the communication policy and code of ethics, if possible
    • * blocking users who regularly make malicious comments and violate the code of ethics
    • * deleting the content of third parties
    • * keeping records and reporting to the Cyber Crime Unit in cases where there are suspicions of a criminal offense commission or the incitement to commit a criminal offense.

The administrator has no responsibility for any comments/views that are not posted by them. The user/visitor has the sole responsibility for any damage caused to third parties due to their inappropriate or illegitimate use of the Committee’s social media services.

The administrator withholds the right to alter the current use policy whenever they deem fit so that the policy always remains in accordance with the purposes of the social media services.


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