Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.jm-euris.eu. This Website belongs to Koufa Foundation (2 Aristotelous St., 546 23 Thessaloniki, contact@koufafoundation.org).

We respect your privacy and are in line with the European Regulation GDPR and the corresponding Greek Law.

Personal Data

Our privacy policy is fully compliant with EU’s latest guidelines for personal data processing.

You can read more about the legislation regarding the personal data in EU data protection site.

Data Controller and Data Processor

Data Controller and responsible for the processing of Personal Data ist the Koufa Foundation (2 Aristotelous St., 546 23 Thessaloniki, contact@koufafoundation.org). Your data are being processed only for the purposes you have already accepted.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contacting us

If you contact us via email, then we will keep your communication data (email, name) for a year after our last contact, unless there is a lawful reason to keep it for longer.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We also might keep statistical data, like your browser version, your language settings, your operating system version, your device’s type (smartphone, tablet, etc.)  and IP address, or your time zone.

We must mention that in the webpage we don’t use google analytics or other google’s services. Furthermore, our webpage is not connected to the social media (like Facebook, Twitter, etc.) that we are present. Our presence in the social media sites have its own rules of use.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We keep statistical information only on our web server and we don’t share this data with other third parties.

Who we share your data with

We might share your data with other service providers, like the web hosting, email providers. In the case of a legal claim or fulfilling our lawful obligations we might share your data with others.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

The period of time that we keep your personal data varies depending on the purposes that we collect the data for:

a) When you contact us, we keep your data as long as the communication lasts and we delete the data a year after the last contact took place.

b) The contact details for sending/receiving a Newsletter, are being kept for a year. If you wish to stop receiving this kind of communication, sooner than the end of this period, you can press the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have any further enquiries about our privacy policy please contact us at contact [at] jm-euris.gr

Additional information

How we protect your data

We use various tools to protect the data, like an encrypted client-server communication using SSL or the third-party firewall Cloudflare.

We will report any security breach that might take place in our website within 72 hours.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We don’t use any automated decision making and/or profiling systems.