Confluence Challenge | Privacy policy


Privacy policy

1. Who is responsible for your data – Where do you practice your rights?

1.1 During the Confluence Challenge (“Program”), joint controllers and processors of your Data are the companies under the name “Building Systems Innovation Center Private Company", registered in Greece with Tax ID 801705720 and established at 8 Iatrou Gogousi, 56429 Efkarpia - Thessaloniki, and the company "Ideas Forward Private Company", registered in Greece with Tax ID 801155845 and registered office address at 78 Georgiou Papandreou, 54655 Thessaloniki.
1.2. Your data protection rights listed under sections 3.1. to 3.7. below can be addressed by contacting at the email address:

2. General Principles regarding the Transparency of Information.

2.1. Any information we provide you with this document and any information you request in the future is offered free of charge, provided that the request is not repeated, exaggerated, or manifestly unjustified (see more in 2.3.)
2.2. For each of the above rights that you practice, Ideas Forward will respond to you within one (1) month from receipt of the request, or in case of any objective difficulty, the complexity of the request, or the number of requests, Ideas Forward will respond to the maximum period in the total of three (3) months, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 679/2016.
2.3. In the event that Ideas Forward deems that any of your above rights are manifestly unfounded, or the request is excessive or (much more) repetitive, it is entitled on the one hand to charge you with a reasonable fee for providing further information (which is in principle free of charge) and on the other hand to refuse to follow up on the request.
2.4. In the event that Ideas Forward has reasonable doubts about your identity when you submit a request to exercise any of your above rights, it may request the provision of additional information necessary to confirm your identity before processing the request.
2.5. In the event that Ideas Forward delays beyond the justified period to respond to your request as well as in any case where you consider that your rights are violated or Ideas Forward is not consistent with its obligations to keep your data, you have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority. (Personal Data Authority, Athens Kifisias 1-3, P.O. 115 23, Athens,, +30-210 6475600.
2.6. You reserve the right to withdraw your consent (if any) provided at any time by submitting your relevant request document to the e-mail address (see 1.2.)

3. What are your Rights concerning the Personal Data you have provided to us?

3.1. Right to Information
You reserve the right to request information about the personal data that we have received from you and that we retain for one or more purposes as described below under (A). This text is a manual of basic information and understanding of the regulatory framework’s philosophy as a whole which governs the protection of your data. Updates, deepening and clarifications in this text can be given to you after submitting a relevant request to exercise the right to information (see how in 1.2.).
3.2. Right of Access
You retain the right to request from Ideas Forward access to your data which we retain and confirm concerning whether they are being processed, as well as more specific information regarding the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients, the time of their retention and processing period, the existence of a right of complaint to the Personal Data Protection Authority, any available information about the origin of the data when it has not been made available by you, the existence or non-automated decision-making including profiling and the relevant methodology, as well as guarantees about the policy we follow when the transfer is made to third countries; a copy of the personal data kept and processed (see how in 1.2.)
3.3. Right of Correction
You reserve the right to request from Ideas Forward the correction of your data in the event that any element for which we have the right to process has been changed or has been entered incorrectly (see how in 1.2.).
3.4. Right to Erasure
You reserve the right to request from Ideas Forward the complete or partial deletion of your data that we have the right to keep and process, either because they are no longer necessary to fulfill the purposes for which they were collected, or because you revoke your consent, or because the data was collected for a purpose that you consider unlawful. Ideas Forward will respond to you in a reasonable time (not longer than one month and under conditions, if there is a difficulty not longer than three months in total), confirming the total or partial deletion of your data respectively or regarding the impossibility of deleting specific data if any law or the fulfillment of a duty in the public interest, or the right to discharge of expression and information or the practice or support of a legal claim, requires their retention. In this case, on the one hand, you have the option of filing a complaint with the supervisory authority, and on the other hand, of filing a legal action (see how in 1.1.)
3.5. Right of Limitation
You retain the right to request from Ideas Forward a limitation of the processing of your data, quantitatively, temporally, or concerning the purpose of processing and more specifically (a) either because you question the accuracy of your data and for as long as it takes Ideas Forward to confirm their accuracy, (b) or because you consider the processing to be illegal but choose restriction instead of deletion (c) either because their use by Ideas Forward is no longer necessary but you do not wish to delete them as their retention will serve you for a legal claim, (d) or in the event that you object to the processing of the data and until it is verified whether your rights as a Subject prevail over the legal processing reasons of Ideas Forward (see how in 1.1.)
3.6. Right to Object
You retain the right to object to the use of your data for direct marketing and profiling related to this direct marketing (see how in 1.1.)

4. Data retention period

Data will be retained for a period of two (2) years from the end of the Program, unless otherwise indicated by legislation. Afterwards the data records will be deleted.

5. Can your data be forwarded elsewhere?

Your data is not intended to be the subject of transmission to any organization outside joint controllers, except for Industry Partners, Coaches - and the competent tax authorities within the framework of our mandatory compliance with the tax legislation and to the extent (and given) that it is necessary.

6. Guarantees

Ideas Forward will exhaust every technical and organizational data protection measure and will only make the optimal, minimal, and absolutely necessary use and processing of the data as defined by law and strictly and exclusively for the purpose for which you have made it available to us.

7. Changes in the Privacy Policy

Information about our company’s privacy policy reflects the current state of data processing on our website. In the event of changes in data processing, this information for data protection will be updated accordingly. We recommend that you always be aware of how we process and protect your personal information. The above information is provided in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the provisions of Greek law on the protection of personal data adopted and implemented in this context.