Under Law 2472 /1997 (which is the general law regarding the protection of personal data in Greece), in the event of a data breach, there is no legal obligation or requirement to notify either the affected individuals or the DPA.
Copyright levies are the 21st century response to the advent of technological methods that facilitate the making of private copies of copyright-protected works. With these new technologies gradually enabling easier and increasingly exact copying of almost every form of creative work – the printed word, paintings, music, video, etc. – the authors have become unable to prevent or control private copying behaviour and thus enforce their ownership rights. Obtaining compensation for private copying directly from users also has become almost impossible.
This Q&A gives an overview of the key issues in establishing a business in Greece, including an introduction to the legal system; the available business vehicles and their applicable formalities; corporate governance structures and requirements; foreign investment incentives and restrictions; currency regulations; and tax and employment issues.
Greece has no specific whistleblower protection laws in place. However, since whistleblowing programs rely in the vast majority of cases on the processing of personal data, the rules and principles of the Act Regarding Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data applies to whistleblowing programs.