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Privacy Policy

The website msf.gr is owned and operated by Médecins Sans Frontières - Greek Section (MSF), which is an independent, medical, humanitarian, charity association. When you visit this site or you provide us with information via this site, it is presumed that you have read, understood and unconditionally accepted the policies described in this privacy policy. You also accept the special rules or terms of use that may be listed in certain sections of the site. Therefore, please check the website’s content for potential changes. In the case that you disagree, you should not make use of the website or its content.

MSF reserves the right to modify the site’s content and terms of use at any time without prior notification, solely by posting it on the site. Policy changes do not affect data that has been registered under an earlier version of the policy.

We are committed to responsibly protecting your privacy online. The following information will help you better understand the kinds of data we collect on our website and how we manage this data after we have collected it. This policy will inform you whether we disclose this data to others and what choices you have regarding the way we use this data. Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to the website www.msf.gr and not to websites of other organizations that we may be associated with or that may be associated with us. Additionally, this Privacy Policy does not apply to any offline communication between you and Médecins Sans Frontières.

A. PERSONAL DATA/ NEWSLETTERS / MAILING LISTS

The management and protection of the website user’s personal data is governed by the terms of use of the present section as well as the relevant terms of the current legislation. The personal data collected by this website are the following:

login or registration

Full name, mailing address, contact number and email. If you choose to receive updates from our site, MSF will record and use your e-mail address for this purpose. If at any time you wish to cancel your subscription to the newsletter emails, you can do so by sending an email to info [@] msf.gr to request the deletion of your email from the list or change your personal data. This website protects all personal data of its users and does not transfer said data to any third party (person or entity) for any reason, unless required by law and to the relevant authorities. This site maintains records of this data for communication purposes, to inform of its activities, for statistical purposes and for the improvement of the services provided. We do not share the information you provide us with non-relative groups. We may share some of your personal information with the following relative groups: * Online third parties - for example, another section of MSF and our database administrators – for the sole purpose of helping us to carry out our work. These groups do not share your personal data and not use them for any purpose other than those dictated by our guidelines. When you give MSF your personal date, we take measures to ensure that the management of your data is secure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. This means that although we try to protect your personal data, MSF cannot ensure or guarantee the security of the data you transmit to us and you do this at your own risk. We will not transfer your personal data to other persons or legal entities, unless we are required to disclose them to state or private entities due to their involvement in legal proceedings, subpoena, investigation or similar procedures.

online donations

We note that your online donations are made via the secure money transfer service Pay Pal and via Viva Payments. Therefore, the data of your credit or debit card (name of cardholder as it appears on the card, card number, ccv number and expiration date) will be recorded on these services which are responsible for the safety of your data. MSF retains only the user's personal contact information, for communication purposes, for the issuing and mailing of donation receipts and in order to create an account on the website so that you may manage your payments (subject of course to your consent to this effect).

cookies

Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website to the site visitor’s hard drive or browser for added functionality or for tracking the use of the site. MSF uses cookies with limited capabilities. The cookies we use do not collect or store personal data about you or information about how you used the site before. We use the information we obtain from cookies only for "blind" statistical analysis and to adjust our way of communicating with the public. You can set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when creating a cookie. (Every browser is different, so you should refer to the Help menu of your browser to learn how to change your preferences for cookies).

Links to other sites: MSF may provide links to third-parties’ websites. Also, other sites may provide links to this website. These third-parties’ websites operate according to their own terms of use and privacy policies. MSF does not have control over third-parties’ websites and when you use this website, you acknowledge and agree that MSF is not responsible for the availability of websites of this kind and does not adopt or is responsible or liable for content, advertising, products or other materials on or available through these websites. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that MSF is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss due or allegedly due or connected with the use or reliance on the content, advertising, products or other materials on or available through these websites.

contact

If you have any questions related to this Privacy Policy, your personal data or the practices of this website, please send an email to info [@] msf.gr.

General terms and conditions of use

The use of this website is provided by MSF according to the following terms and conditions. 1. You agree that you shall use this website only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe upon the rights of, nor restricts or prohibits the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Messages that have one or more of the following properties are absolutely prohibited: • Unlawful, harmful or damaging content, such as content that is defamatory, abusive, violent, obscene, pornographic or violates personality rights and personal data of third parties. • Content that causes damage to minors. • Content contrary to morality or public order. • Content that constitutes spam (unsolicited commercial communication - advertising). • Direct or indirect commercial advertisements and generally promotion of persons, products or services. • Abusive or derogatory references to persons or legal entities or protected distinguishing marks (trademarks, trade names, distinctive titles of enterprises etc.), or theft or other invasions of the privacy of third parties (such as the publication, collection and / or storage of the personal data of other users), the impersonation of any person or legal entity or the misrepresentation of the identity of the user. • The posting of or reference to links to illegal software or methods of neutralizing software protection as well as to any other content (images, music, etc) of material that violates intellectual property rights, as well as "peer to peer" links. • Content or files containing harmful material (viruses, etc.). • References or links to other websites with illegal or harmful content. 2. The content and services on this website, the images, graphics, photos, any drawings, texts and generally all the files on this site are protected by relevant provisions of Greek law, European law and international treaties. None of these can be wholly or partially sold, copied, modified, reproduced, republished, transmitted or distributed in any way, except in the case of individual storage of a single copy of part of the content in a simple personal PC for non-commercial, personal or academic / educational use and in this case only with the indication of the content’s origin from this website, without in any way infringing upon intellectual property rights. The names, images, logos and distinctive marks representing the website or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of the website or third parties protected by the relative trademark and intellectual property legislation. The user of this website understands and accepts that he has no right to copy, commercially exploit, sell, resell, reproduce, distribute in any manner and to any medium, all or part of the site content. If you need more information about the use of the site’s content, contact us at info [@] msf.gr. 3. Any communication or material you transmit  to us via the website, or transmit or post on any public area of the site, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-exclusive information. 4. These terms and conditions of use of this website, and any amendment or alteration, shall be governed and supplemented by Greek law, European Union law and international treaties. Should any provision of these terms be found contrary to the law, it ceases to have effect and will be removed from the present, without in any way affecting the remaining terms. 5. If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this website must be terminated immediately. 6. The views of users of this website are not necessarily the views of MSF.