Milestone Group, hereinafter referred to as Milestone, respects the privacy of each person who visits our website. Now we would like to inform you of the type of data collected by Milestone and how it is used. You will also learn how you can exercise your data subjects’ rights.
Any changes to this Data Protection Statement will be published on this page. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about which data we are collecting and how we use such data.
This Data Protection Statement does not apply to websites accessible via hyperlinks on the Milestone website.
2. Collection, use and procession of personal data
Name of the responsible entity: Milestone Group
Address of the responsible entity:
Petrou Ralli 75, Agios Ioannis Rentis
18233, Athens, Greece
Milestone uses personal data primarily to provide this website to the users. Any further processing of the data only occurs on the basis of other statutory duties or permissions or if the respective user has consented towards Milestone. Milestone stores and processes data specifically for the following purposes:
When users visit the website, Milestone automatically collects and stores certain data. This includes: the IP address or device ID allocated to the respective end-device which we need for transmitting requested content (e.g. especially content, texts, images, and product information as well as data files provided for downloading, etc.), the activity of users in the context of the website, the type of respective end-device, the used type of browser as well as the date and time of use.
Milestone uses this information also for improvements to the service’s presentation, features and functionalities as well as general administration tasks.
Aside from this, Milestone deletes or anonymizes the data on use, including the IP addresses, without undue delay as soon as they are no longer needed for the above mentioned purposes.
The processing and use of the data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that (1) the processing is necessary for the provision of the website; or (2) Milestone has an overriding legitimate interest in ensuring and enhancing the functionality and error-free operation of the website and that it is tailored to the users’ needs.
3. Further Personal Data processing
You may have provided your contact data via our contact form. We will use your data for the purpose of replying to your request.
The processing and use of your data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that the processing is necessary for processing your request.
If you have not given consent to a longer storage duration e.g. in the course of our stakeholder relationship management we will store the data no longer than needed in order to fulfill the aforementioned purpose or as long as required in case any statutory retention obligation applies.
Types of cookies
First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site.
Third-party cookies are set by other organizations that we use for different services. For example, we use external analytics services and these suppliers set cookies on our behalf in order to report what’s popular and what’s not. The website you are visiting may also contain content embedded from YouTube, for example, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Why should I allow cookies?
The information contained in cookies is used to improve services for you, for example:
- enabling a service to recognize your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times for a task or during a session, e.g. filling out a web form or a web survey
- allowing the video player to function properly
- measuring how many people are using services, enabling those services to be made easier to use and ensuring there’s enough capacity to keep them fast; analyzing anonymized data to help us understand how people interact with the different aspects of our online services so we can make them better
Cookies on this website
This cookie stores info about users’ choice about cookies.
Type: First Party
Session or Persistent: Persistent
Purpose: These are first party cookies that are set on the user’s computer automatically by the website to help track their behaviour.
Type: Third Party
Session or Persistent: Persistent
Purpose: This cookie stores small Cookie code elements on a users machine to enhance any return visits by increasing the speed in which elements like navigations, animations and small features are performed on the site.
5. Web Tracking
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). For this purpose, a cookie is installed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
We have activated the IP anonymisation, this means Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Objection to data collection:
Besides changing your browser settings, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
6. Consent/Withdrawal of Consent
You may have given consent that Milestone processes your contact data which you may have provided to Milestone via our contact form for the sole purpose of replying to your request.
We will store the data only as long as the consent is valid or as long as required in case of any statutory retention obligations.
You may withdraw your consent with effect for the future at any time by sending us an e-mail to email@example.com. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.