Membership Terms and Conditions
By becoming/requesting to become member of Digital Nomads Observatory you accept the following terms and provisions.
Digital Nomads Observatory is a Civil Non-Profit Company is established in accordance with the provisions of Article 741 of the Greek CC.
The aims of the Observatory are the research and study of the phenomenon of digital nomads in the international and Greek territory and the implementation of related actions such as:
- Impact on the economy and globalisation.
- Legal conditions, consequences and challenges.
- Proposals for policy-making at national and local level serving the needs of digital nomads and other stakeholders
- The link between the phenomenon and tourism and a positive impact.
- Impacts and benefits on international cultural diplomacy.
- Study, understand and promotion the lifestyle and culture of digital nomads.
- Study and highlight the needs of digital nomads as professionals – consumers in order to improve their installation in a region.
- Legal status as well as related legal, technological, anthropological, sociological and psychological challenges and issues relating to digital nomads.
- Engage in the philosophy of technology and technological adaptation of society and individuals.
Also regarding the above:
- Creation of a think tank
- Drafting of scientific opinions.
- Financing of research and studies
- Creation or management of scholarships for scientific research and study.
- The publication of brochures, books, multi-material or other information material.
- The holding of seminars, speeches and other information activities.
- The preparation of scientific studies and programmes.
- The Observatory shall pursue its objectives by all appropriate and at the same time lawful means, in accordance with transparency and control procedures. The pursuit of its objectives includes but is not limited to:
- The submission of funding proposals to private, national, European and international funding bodies.
- Participation in programmes of national, European, regional and international organisations and bodies in Greece and abroad.
- Participation in networks and organizations
- The development of self-financed/self-managed actions.
- Cooperation with research bodies, universities and training bodies.
- Institutional interventions on the above.
- The conclusion of agreements – contracts and synergies with other bodies, legal or natural persons, such as municipalities, Ministries, Independent Bodies and SMEs.
- The recruitment of staff, scientific staff and collaborators (with similar contracts of work, work or services) to promote its objectives and carry out its work.
- The purchase, rental and/or rental of movable and immovable property, if these are necessary for the realization of its purpose.
- Physical contact or contact with the use of new technologies (website, video calls, newsletters, online courses, etc.)
- Providing information to digital nomads about states, regions and businesses related to them.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MEMBERS
- To work to promote the purposes of the Observatory and to avoid any activity, action or action that may be considered contrary to the purposes of the company.
- Do not act on their own or foreign account acts contrary to the interests of the company.
- Actively participate in the Observatory actions
- Pay their regular financial contribution or any exceptional subscriptions to the company if and when decided.
- Comply with the provisions of the Statute, the principles and decisions of the Observatory’s board of director.
- Notify the Observatory each time with up-to-date contact information and any other information required to update the Register of Members.
- Member Withdrawal: Each member is entitled abandon their membership, following a written declaration to the Observatyr. The departing Member shall be obliged to pay the subscriptions due until its retirement and shall continue to be liable to the company for any obligation relating to it during its time as a member.
- Deletion of a Member: The Board of Directors deletes from members of the Company those who:
(b) have withdrew in accordance with Article 7 of this
(c) unduly delay for one (1) year the payment of their annual subscription;
(d) have ceased to fulfil the conditions required to be members.
(e) act voluntarily or unintentionally against the purposes of the company or violate this Statute or the decisions of the General Meetings or impede the execution of the decisions of the company’s institutions or show conduct contrary to the interest and authority of the Observatory.
- In cases (c) and (d) the deletion shall be made, after an invitation to the member has been made to complete the missing conditions or to repay the assistance due and he is indifferent.
- In case (e) the deletion is made after a written reprimand and the member does not comply.
- A deleted member may be re-registered by decision of the Board of Directors if the reasons for its deletion have disappeared.
- Members who have left voluntarily can be re-registered and are now considered as new members.
- The Centre may compensate certain members if they have been given certain responsibilities and if this has been agreed.
- The above mentioned conditions are part of the Digital Nomads Observatory Agreement of Association. These conditions concerning may be enriched, amended or specialized by a decision of the General Assembly of The Partners.
WHAT PERSONAL DATA MEANS
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
WHAT DATA PROCESSING MEANS
Data processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Data controller for the personal data mentioned in the present policy Digital Nomads Observatory Civil Non-Profit Company. It is the legal person which determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. For any issue related to the process of your personal data you should contact the data controller with the above mentioned means.
COLLECTING AND PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
When browsing the site, personal data is not collected, except for what is mentioned in the “cookies” section. As far as the use of the services described on the website, it is necessary to collect and process your personal data in accordance with the following terms:
Your data is collected though the methods provided in this website, especially by the membership request form.
PURPOSE OF PROCESSING
The purpose of data processing is:
- A) The ability to communicate with you through the use of electronic forms, emails and any other appropriate means, with you as a member of Digital Nomads Observatory.
- B) Take part in Digital Nomads Observatory actions.
- C) To safeguard the interests of the Observatory according to its policy as well as the existing legal status.
- E) Receive from you informative emails regarding the use of the service (tips, instructions, information) and inform you about news and offers of the company.
- F) Our tax and other legal obligations.
The personal data we may process is:
- Name and surname
- Social Media Profile links
We encourage you not to share with us your personal data that is not necessary
We inform you that we do not gather information or in any other way get access to data related financial information, including your banking accounts, credit cards or related passwords.
PROTECTION OF YOUR DATA
Your above mentioned data will not be at any way willingly disclosed by transmission, dissemination or otherwise made available to third parties unless specifically mentioned above. We take every relevant measures to prevent breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed. These measures may include SSL connection, encryption, secured servers etc.
LAWFULNESS OF PROCESSING
The lawfulness of the processing is based on the following:
- A) Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a contracting party
- B) Processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation of the controller.
- D) Processing is necessary to safeguard the vital interest of the data subject or other natural person
- C) Consent of the data subject.
DURATION OF THE PROCESSING
Except for data related to compliance with legal obligations, your personal data is retained for as long as you remain a member of Digital Nomads Observatory. Emails that are retained for communication purposes (newsletters, offers etc.) are kept indefinitely until you request them to be deleted.
CATEGORIES OF RECIPIENTS
The data is processed by the company as stated above. However, for the purposes of its proper operation and its future improvement, the company reserves the right to transmit the data to third party persons legal or natural, that are related to the operation of the service:
(a) a communications company on the provision of service updates.
(b) executives and associates of the company such as marketing company, bookkeepers, lawyers etc.
Under this website we do not collect minors data. We do not accept members who are under 18 years old. However, it is impossible to know who access and uses our website, therefore we encourage the parents to contact us if they notice any such activity by minors in order to delete their data.
In case that you receive newsletters from us (regarding informational) and you wish not to receive any more, you have the ability to unsubscribe. You can do it by pressing the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the newsletter.
RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT
According to the legislation you have the following rights regarding your personal data:
- Right of access: You can access and/or receive a copy of your personal data after request. You have to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal information concerning you is processed and access to the personal information.
- Right to rectification: You have the right to obtain from us without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
- Right to erasure (right to be forgotten): Under certain conditions required by the law, you have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay.
- Right to restriction of processing Under conditions required by the law, you have the right to obtain from us restriction of processing of your personal data.
- Right to data portability. You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from us.
- Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your data on grounds relating to your particular situation.
- Right to complain: If you believe that there is a violation of your rights, regarding your personal data you can file a complaint to the Greek Data Protection Authority (http://www.dpa.gr/), or any other competent authority.
In order to exercise your above mentioned rights please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The above, are considered as information to be provided to the data subject according to art. 13 of the GDPR.
Cookies can only store text, which is always anonymous. We do not store personal information through cookies.
WHAT ARE COOKIES
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. More specifically we use the following cookies:
- Essential Cookies: Essential cookies are a website’s basic form of memory, used to store the preferences selected by users on a given site. They are essential to the website’s functionality and cannot be disabled. These cookies cannot identify you as a person.
- Performance and functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of the website. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
- They are not essential but affect the experience of the website. These cookies cannot identify you as a person.
- Analytics and customization: Analytics and customization cookies track your activity so we can better understand how our website is accessed and used. These cookies cannot identify you as a person.
- Advertising – Advertising cookies are used to customize your ad experience on a website. These are third party cookies and we do not have access to these information.
- Social networking – Social networking cookies allow you to share content on social media platforms and help link activity between the website and third-party sharing platforms. These are third party cookies and we do not have access to these information.
HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work. To learn more about cookies usage in a certain browser you can visit the following links:
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These terms have been drafted in 1/06/2021