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03 December 2021

Parliamentary Budget Office

Privacy Statement

Parliamentary Budget Office is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Parliamentary Budget Office site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Parliamentary Budget Office site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Parliamentary Budget Office collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Parliamentary Budget Office also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Parliamentary Budget Office. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Parliamentary Budget Office for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Parliamentary Budget Office site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Parliamentary Budget Office public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Parliamentary Budget Office does not read any of your private online communications.

Parliamentary Budget Office encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Parliamentary Budget Office so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Parliamentary Budget Office is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Parliamentary Budget Office and Parliamentary Budget Office family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Parliamentary Budget Office collects and uses your personal information to operate the Parliamentary Budget Office Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Parliamentary Budget Office also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Parliamentary Budget Office and its affiliates. Parliamentary Budget Office may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Parliamentary Budget Office does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Parliamentary Budget Office may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Parliamentary Budget Office may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Parliamentary Budget Office, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Parliamentary Budget Office does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Parliamentary Budget Office keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Parliamentary Budget Office, in order to determine what Parliamentary Budget Office services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Parliamentary Budget Office to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Parliamentary Budget Office Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Parliamentary Budget Office or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Parliamentary Budget Office; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Parliamentary Budget Office, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Parliamentary Budget Office Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Parliamentary Budget Office pages, or register with Parliamentary Budget Office site or services, a cookie helps Parliamentary Budget Office to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Parliamentary Budget Office Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Parliamentary Budget Office features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Parliamentary Budget Office services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Parliamentary Budget Office secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Parliamentary Budget Office secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Parliamentary Budget Office will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Parliamentary Budget Office encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Parliamentary Budget Office is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Parliamentary Budget Office welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Parliamentary Budget Office has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Parliamentary Budget Office at mis@parliament.gr. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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