Personal Data Protection

Consent and Privacy Policy

This Consent and Privacy Policy sets out how Roots Research Center uses and protects the personal data you share with us. We want to make sure that we are clear about how we will use your data and assure you that we will take appropriate measures to protect the personal data that we collect.

Roots Research Center works closely with adult adopted persons of Greek origins or adoptees who were adopted by Greek parents after their legal signed authorization in order to search and find their biological family.                          In doing this all Roots Research Center works hard to protect the data which is entrusted to us and to process it in accordance with all relevant laws and regulations, Greek Law 2447/97 article 1559, including the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

The legal representative of Roots Research Center uses personal data to support the family search and is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

All the information we hold and manage about you will be stored in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We outline the types of data we might use to achieve this as we work towards your application for family search and receive the types of communications which interest you most.

We will only ever process your data within the limits of what is lawful and for reasons which are permissible under Greek Law 2447/96 and data protection laws and regulations.

Please read our policy carefully: You have the right to ask us to stop the processing acts and ask your personal file back signing a return document. We store your data and protect it. We have appropriate controls in place to protect any personal information you may provide us. If there are changes to your personal information please contact us to correct them.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as it is necessary for the relevant activity you have authorized us, unless you want to withdraw your application. For more please contact