Personal Data

Any personal data you declare anywhere on the web pages and services of Simonopetra Athonite Foundation [and the Holy Monastery of Simonopetra] are collected exclusively to ensure the operation of the corresponding service, and may not be used by any third party, without following the provisions of pertinent international laws {such as Greek Law 2472/97] regarding the protection of personal data, as applicable. The personal data you declare at the site are used exclusively by the organization, in order to support, promote, and execute the relationship. The data kept may be disclosed to the competent judicial, police and other administrative authorities following a lawful request on their part and in compliance with currently applicable legal provisions. The site visitor has the rights, in the framework of the legislation on telecommunications privacy, to information, and objection, as envisaged in pertinent international laws {such as Greek Law 2472/97] Articles 11 and 13 of Law 2472/1997.

The data we require

Personal data: All visitors may browse the site without providing us with any personal data. We will require personal data (your e- mail address) only when you become a member or if you choose to receive our update e-mails.


In order to offer you a better service, most companies use alphanumeric identification files, so-called cookies. Session cookies are only used to identify that you are entering the site, so that you will not be requested to use a password on all pages that include a data transaction. Those are deleted immediately after leaving the site uses session cookies: to avoid constantly asking for your password when you visit our various pages, we must be able to recognise you when you enter our electronic store.