Privacy Policy

GRNOG (Greek Network Operators Group) is a community of profes­sionals that are involved in the design, imple­men­tation, provi­sioning and operation of Greek Internet services, networks and infra­structure. It is an informal group of people with no legal substance currently.

What data do we collect?

  • During member/event regis­tration, name, email, company name (optional), profes­sional affil­i­ation (optional)
  • During meetings and events, pictures and video recordings
  • While you use our site and online tools, third party providers of those services may use cookies, maintain logs and collect data necessary to provide and maintain their services (see below) 

How do we collect your data?

  • You directly provide GRNOG your data via regis­tration as a member or regis­tration to our technical meeting events. 
  • For the technical meetings regis­tration we currently utilize a third party service,, its privacy policy can be found here.
  • Pictures and video streaming are taken during the technical events for promotion purposes and the archive of presentations. 
  • When you access our site and online tools, third party providers of those services may use cookies, maintain logs and collect data necessary to provide and maintain their services (see below) 

How will we use your data?

GRNOG collects your data for the main purposes of:

  • Allowing members to introduce and commu­nicate with each other
  • Maintaining a mailing list for members’ discussions
  • Organizing technical meetings and conferences

More specif­i­cally:

When you register as a member: 

  • Your name and email may appear on the private area of GRNOG website so that it will be acces­sible by other members or the board who want to contact you
  • Your email is added to the members discussion mailing list 
  • The GRNOG board may contact you for any business relating GRNOG

When you attend meetings (as a member or guest):

  • name , company and profes­sional affil­i­ation appears on the web page of the meeting (eg partic­i­pants, presenters, minutes, archives etc) 
  • name, company and profes­sional affil­i­ation appears on name tags
  • The events are live streamed and recorded. Recording and pictures of the audience during meetings and social may appear on GRNOG web site or social media

When you use our site, mailing list and tools

All of our tools are hosted by third party providers, eg the Global NOG Alliance (web site, mailing list, user management etc) and eventbrite (event regis­tration). Some infra­structure (eg email alias, DNS) is hosted at GRNET. Please check the privacy notice of each of those providers to see what data are processed by them. 

How do we store your data?

Most of our tools are hosted by the Global NOG Alliance. Its private policy can be found here. The regis­tra­tions are currently handled by, privacy policy here. Our mailing lists / aliases are currently hosted in infra­struc­tures of GRNET.

What are your data protection rights?

Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request GRNOG for copies of your personal data. We will give this on best effort basis.

The right to recti­fi­cation – You can self provision any of your personal infor­mation you believe is inaccurate. 

The right to erasure – You can delete your account on the GRNOG platform.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that GRNOG restricts the processing of your personal data, under certain condi­tions. Please bear in mind that this causes admin­is­trative overhead and the group works as a volunteer effort. 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to GRNOGs processing of your personal data (eg photos / recordings during events).

The right to data porta­bility – You have the right to request a copy of your data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact the board using the email: board AT grnog DOT gr.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log infor­mation and visitor behavior infor­mation. When you visit our website, we may collect infor­mation from you automat­i­cally through cookies or similar technology

For further infor­mation, visit GRNOG utilizes web hosting of the Global NOG Alliance that provide the tools and infra­structure for our site. Read the relevant privacy policy here.

Changes to our privacy policy

GRNOG keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 12 May 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions, send an email to the GRNOG board (board AT grnog DOT gr)