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Privacy policy

Privacy policy


We are HIGGS |Higher Incubator Giving Growth & Sustainability| a Greek non-profit organization which aims to reinforce non-profit organizations, through educational and supportive programs. By accessing the THALIS II ( you are not obliged to submit your personal information. Your personal data is always obtained with your permission (when you subscribe to our newsletter, when you send us requests for our programs, when you register your participation in events and seminars, when you participate in surveys). At HIGGS, we respect your privacy and we protect your personal information. This policy explains how we process the personal data you provide us. If you want more information or you would like to change the way we communicate with you, please contact us here:

Personal Information we collect

The information can be collected personally by phone, in paper forms or by SMS with your permission. The types of personal information collected may include some or all of the following, depending on your activities: name, address, e-mail address, phone number, website and details of the organization you are working with (including the organization’s name, website, phone number, and address).

How we collect data

The information can be collected by the following ways:

  •  When you send us requests for your participation in our programs and services.
  • When you register or participate in HIGGS seminars or events.
  • When you ask us to provide you information about our programs and services.
  • When you subscribe in our website to receive the newsletters of HIGGS.
  • When you report a problem with our website and we need to ask you more information.
  • When you express your interest in a position by sending us your CV.
  • When you create an account in HIGGS Community Platform (consulting service) in which is required user name and email address.
  • When you visit our website. In this case, your personal data we store is for statistical purposes and for improving our website. We store the name of the Internet provider you use, the website from which you have visited HIGGS website, the individual pages you visit, your IP address, the date and the duration of your visit.
  • We may ask you some additional personal information, such as credit card information, on our online donation pages to properly enable donation transaction processing.

The purpose of processing personal data

The purpose of processing your personal data collected in this website is the following:

  •  Verify compliance with the terms of use of this site and its proper use.
  • In order to ensure that our web sites work efficiently on all your devices.
  • To send you news and information about our activities and programs.
  • To invite you to participate in our events and workshops.
  • To ask you to participate in surveys we organize (eg within European Programs).
  • To inform you about any changes in our terms of use.
  • For the evaluation of the CV you have sent us concerning a job position at HIGGS. Once your consent has been obtained, your CV will be stored from HIGGS for future use/evaluation in case of new jobs positions.
  • When legislation is imposed on us.
  • When it is necessary to establish, exercise or defend our rights and our legitimate interests.
  • When it is necessary to safeguard your essential interests or the essential interests of any other natural person.

Links to other websites

Our site may host links of our partners’ websites and other organizations. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not take any responsibility for these policies. Please review these policies in these sites before submitting any personal data.

Who has access to your personal data

HIGGS does not disclose, assign, exchange, grant or otherwise dispose without your consent to third parties, natural or legal persons, your personal data, except as required by law. Only authorized HIGGS employees / partners have access to them as part of their duties.

Period for which the personal data will be stored

Your personal data is maintained and processed for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. After the retention period, your personal data will be destroyed, deleted, or depersonalized.

Rights with respect to your personal data

As far as your personal data is concerned, you may request the following:

  • Access to a copy of your personal data.
  • To correct any inaccurate information or data that concerns you.
  • To permanently delete the information and data we have collected for you.
  • To delete you from the contact lists you have subscribed in order not to receive email, sms, phone calls from us.

If you wish to proceed with any of the above please contact us at

Policy updates

We have updated our Privacy Policy taking into account the new requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The Policy is updated from time to time and published on this page. The site Policy was last updated in January 2019. HIGGS reserves the right at any time to modify these privacy terms and conditions in accordance with current legislation.