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Privacy policy


Information about us
Thrakia University (“TRU” and/or the Administrator and/or the University), is a company registered with BULSTAT: BG 123024538, with registered office and management address. Tel: 042 699 202; e-mail:

Information about our Data Protection Officer:
Name: Vanya Trifonova
Tel: 042 699 206

Our attitude towards your personal data

The University attaches great importance to the protection of personal data and only collects and processes personal data in compliance with local and European legislation. The purpose of this “Privacy Policy” is to inform you how we process your data and what personal data we would collect about you, for what purpose, for how long and respectively what your rights are.
1. Data processed for the purposes of creating and managing an e-bookstore account
The personal data that we collect and process in connection with the creation of an e-bookstore account is your first and last name, email address and password to access your account. This data is collected so that we can identify you and so that you can make book purchases through our e-bookstore. We also need this information to manage your account – successful registration message, reset forgotten password and other informational messages. If you do not wish to provide personal details you can place your order as a guest.
We process your personal data provided to us when you register for an e-bookstore account on the basis of your consent given by you by filling in the registration form and creating your account. The data is stored for the entire period of your registration on the website.
2. Data processed when ordering and purchasing products through the e-bookstore
When you place an order for books via the e-bookstore we process information including your postal address, telephone number, bank account details.
The basis on which we process this data is the conclusion and performance of the contract for the purchase of the book or other product you have selected.Your personal data concerning purchases made by you through our e-bookstore, including your identification data, which is necessary to fulfil our legal obligations under tax and accounting legislation, as well as for the purpose of defending any legal disputes, may be stored for the maximum period of 10 years set out in tax and accounting legislation.
3. Personal data processed to comply with our legal obligations
Certain legal obligations arise for us when you purchase a book. In order to comply with them, we must process your personal data, including your identification, contact details and other information provided to us by you.
Your data may also be processed for the performance of our obligations under applicable consumer law – for example, for making claims, cancelling purchases, returning purchased products and refunding their value, resolving consumer disputes and the like
4. Personal data processed for marketing activities
We may use your email to send you information about new releases and various promotional activities. In order to process this data we must obtain your consent , given by your participation in the relevant promotional activity in accordance with its terms and conditions. The data of the participants of the promotional activities will be deleted 6 months after the end of the announced game and the sending of the prizes to the winning participants.
5. Cookie Policy. Security and identification
1. “Cookies are small files containing data that a website transfers from the internet browser to the computer or other device (mobile phone) with which the Customer uses the internet, temporarily while the visit to the website lasts or for a longer period, depending on the type of cookies used.
2. University of Thrace uses temporary cookies to make it easier for Customers to access the University Press of Thrace website. The purpose in using cookies” is to recognize the user within a specific session, to control the security of the connection and to ensure that the information the user enters is only visible by the user.
3. “Identification and security cookies are automatically deleted after the termination of the session of the Internet browser used or are kept for a limited time to ensure a smooth operation of the site. These cookies and other types of cookies on the website do not store the personal data entered by the Customer.
4. In the event that the Customer does not wish to accept the use of cookies, they may disable them from the settings of the internet browser they are using. In the event that a Customer opts out of cookies, some functions may not work properly.

Sharing your information:
The University uses third parties to support certain contractual activities or in the performance of a legal obligation. We do not provide your personal data to third parties until we are satisfied that all technical and organisational measures have been taken to protect that data and we endeavour to implement strict controls to fulfil this purpose.
Automated algorithms
We do not use automated decision making tools.

The security of the data you entrust to us is very important to us. We therefore protect your data by implementing all appropriate technical and organisational means at our disposal to prevent unauthorised access, unauthorised or malicious use, loss or premature deletion of information.
TRU takes measures to protect your personal information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. Policies and procedures are in place designed to protect information from loss, misuse and unauthorized disclosure. In addition, we take additional information security measures, including access controls, strong physical security, and robust information collection, storage, and processing practices. Some of the actions taken include:
1. Physical organizational and technical protection measures:
Identification of controlled access areas; Identification of premises where personal data is processed, including where our servers are located and restriction of access; Identification of the organization of physical access; Identification of the technical means used for physical protection – in special rooms and locked cabinets; Identification of a team to respond to breaches.
2. Personal protection: familiarisation of staff with the specifics of processing personal data and with the legal framework in the field of personal data protection, with this policy and with other related internal regulations; confidentiality of information; staff training.
3. Documentary protection: definition of retention periods; rules for distribution, destruction procedures, verification and control of processing.
On the other hand, we apply technical measures such as encryption, pseudonymisation and anonymisation of the collected personal data.

When do we delete your personal data?
We keep all the information we have collected about you and destroy it in the prescribed manner within the statutory time limits, or if there are none, within the time limits set by us in the Internal Rules for the Establishment, Use and Maintenance of University Archives.
Your rights in relation to personal data
At any time, you can ask TRU to provide you with information and access to the personal data it has collected and holds about you. You may also request that TRU correct, delete or update such personal data. TRU also provides your right to object to and restrict the processing of personal data, as well as your rights in automated decision-making.
You may withdraw your consent to the collection, storage and use of your personal data in relation to TRU at any time. However, the withdrawal will not affect the lawfully processed data until the withdrawal.
Some of your rights, such as erasure of data or objection to processing, may be limited by applicable law.
Requests for access to information or rectification must be made in person or by a person expressly authorised by you, by means of an express written authorisation. An application may also be made electronically, in accordance with the Electronic Document and Electronic Signature Act.
We inform you that under the present legislation you also have the right to complain about the way your data is processed to the supervisory authority, the Commission for Personal Data Protection, Sofia 1592, ul. “Prof. 2 Tsvetan Lazarov or
Changes to this Privacy Policy
This personal information protection procedure may be changed over time. Such changes will be effective immediately upon their disclosure. Regularly reviewing this page will ensure that you are always aware of what information we collect, how and for what purposes TRU uses it, and under what circumstances (if any) we will share it with other parties.
If you have any questions or claims regarding data protection, you may contact a TRU employee in the following ways:


Phone: 042 699 206