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Blue Growth Piraeus, the Blue Growth Business Innovation Competition, is boosted this year by Piraeus Blue Hackathon Day .

The Blue Growth Piraeus competition website ( has been developed in recent years by the University of Piraeus  which had undertaken the creation and operation of the Blue Growth Piraeus. Today the responsibility of Hackathon Event is the company APOPSI SA and the Center for the Promotion of Start-ups of the Municipality of Piraeus with the Contracting Authority of the Project the Municipality of Piraeus.

Blue Growth Piraeus takes all necessary measures and ensures the fair and legal collection and processing of personal data as well as their safe storage in accordance with the provisions of the General Regulation of Personal Data 2016/679 (GDPR) and the specific regulatory framework safeguarding the confidentiality and confidentiality of any information that comes to his knowledge.




  • To apply to participate in the Blue Growth Piraeus programs, the following personal data are required: name, e-mail address, telephone, home address, date of birth, capacity, level and subject of study, certificates of study, CV. The provision of this personal data is done by completing and submitting a relevant electronic application form.

  • The following personal data is required for the written communication with the center via electronic form: name, e-mail address.

  • The following information may be automatically collected when the user browses the site:

    • Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer used for browsing the website  

    • Browser type and operating system

    • Basic server connection information

    • Information collected through HTML cookies


When registering for the above services, the submission of information that reveals racial or ethnic origin, political views, religious or philosophical beliefs or membership in a trade union is prohibited. Such information shall be deemed to be "specific categories of data" in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) of the European Parliament and of the Council.

The data collected is necessary for the processing of the relevant applications for participation in the Competition.  The accuracy and authenticity of the data is the responsibility of the applicants.


If a request is made for the calibration, correction or removal of data, this will be considered within a reasonable time.


  • For the communication of Blue Growth Piraeus with the user who submitted a relevant request through the electronic communication service of the website (electronic contact form)

  • For processing and evaluation of application for participation in the service programs of Blue Growth Piraeus as well as the implementation, implementation and promotion of these programs.


Blue Growth Piraeus collects and processes personal data solely for the above purposes and only to the extent that it effectively serves those purposes.



The personal data submitted through are accessible by authorized personnel of the Center for the Promotion of Young Enterprises of the Municipality of Piraeus, the company APOPSI SA, the University of Piraeus, the Municipality of Piraeus,  Blue Growth Piraeus as well as the partner companies in the implementation and promotion of the Center, such as IT companies, advertising companies, event organizers, etc., always with the written acceptance of the terms of confidentiality from all sides.

As shown above, Blue Growth Piraeus transmits personal data to third parties to whom it entrusts the processing of personal data on its behalf, remaining responsible for such processing, specifying in writing, under a specific contract, the object of processing, duration, nature and the types of personal data, the categories of persons to whom the data, the rights and obligations of the controller refer, in order to ensure that the processing is carried out in accordance with applicable laws and that each person fully enjoys the rights predict.

The personal data processed by Blue Growth Piraeus may be transferred to third countries outside the EU or to international organizations, including countries that ensure a lower level of personal data protection than that specified by the European Union and the GDPR framework. The transfer of personal data can take place for specific reasons such as the promotion and promotion of the Center in international conferences and competitions, the implementation of know-how travel trips to similar Innovation Centers. In any case, Blue Growth Piraeus ensures that this data transfer is compatible with its legal privacy obligations and in accordance with the protection standards and requirements set out in the GDPR legal framework.

Blue Growth Piraeus reserves the right to disclose information if the law imposes a corresponding obligation or if such notification is required by the competent government / government agencies, administrations or law enforcement agencies.



Blue Growth Piraeus's general policy is to retain personal information only for as long as is required for the purpose for which it is collected, unless the law permits or requires a longer retention period.


The process of processing personal data by Blue Growth Piraeus is carried out in a way that ensures its confidentiality. Appropriate technical and organizational security measures are used, rules and other procedures are followed to protect your personal data from any unauthorized access, misuse, alteration, prohibited dissemination, disclosure, loss or accidental / unfair destruction and any other form of improper processing. .


The Website uses "cookie" technology which is small text files that are stored in your browser during your browsing and then on your device in order to identify the browser  for his previous activity. Some cookies that we use are absolutely necessary for the operation of the Website and we do not ask for your consent to place them on your device.  These cookies are stored for 90 days and then deleted.


  Regarding his personal data, the user of the website is entitled to:

  • revocation of consent to the processing of his data

  • access and correction or deletion of personal data or restriction of their processing as well as the right to data portability

  • processing restriction

  • complaint to the competent supervisory authority


In order for the user to be informed about the processing of his personal data, to request revocation, correction, deletion or any action arising from his rights regarding the use of his personal data  must send a relevant document request to the email


Any link through specific hyperlinks to a third-party website owned by Blue Growth Piraeus assumes no responsibility for the privacy policy of this website.


This policy may be amended to comply with legal requirements or to address technical needs.




The website of Blue Growth Piraeus ( ) is of the University of Piraeus, the Municipality of Piraeus and the company APOPSI SA which has undertaken (after a relevant tender) the Blue Hackathon Event 2022. The Contracting Authority of the Project is the Municipality of Piraeus . The website is managed by the company APOPSI SA. Either she or her affiliates manage this website to provide information to visitors / users about Blue Growth Piraeus and its services.

Use of this website is subject to the terms set forth below and  is a presumption that the visitor / user has studied, understood and accepted all the terms of use. In case the visitor / user does not agree with the terms of use of this, he must not use the services and the content of the website.

These terms of use may be reviewed and updated at any time without notice. The visitor / user must check the terms of use of the website at regular intervals as its continued use implies acceptance of these changes.


The content and operation of the website, including texts, graphics, photographs, trademarks and logos, articles and news, descriptions of services are the product of intellectual property (owned by the Municipality of Piraeus or third parties).

Any unauthorized use of this material may be in violation of copyright, trademark or other law. It is possible to view, electronically copy, download and print the material contained on this website for personal, non-commercial use, provided that no copyright, trademark or other property of the Municipality of Piraeus is modified or deleted / third party partners.

Any trademarks, company names, photographs, articles, publications of scientific and non-scientific content, etc. that are copyrighted products of third parties and appear on the website belong to their rightful owners and any reference to the website is in no way a transfer or assignment of the license or their right of use.



Blue Growth Piraeus is not responsible for the content / services of other websites as well as the Personal Data Protection Terms they follow, the links to which are posted on the website by either Blue Growth Piraeus or third parties and does not warrant correctness. / accuracy / updating of their content. These websites are governed by their own terms of use and conditions.



Due to the nature of the electronic communication procedures, Blue Growth Piraeus does not guarantee:

  • the uninterrupted operation of the website  and bears no responsibility for any interruption, malfunction or unavailability thereof.

  • the complete absence of viruses or other malicious programs and is not responsible for any errors.

  • the accuracy, clarity, reliability and timeliness of the information provided by the website.



The user is obliged to use the website for legal purposes in accordance with the rules of Greek, European and international law, and in accordance with the instructions posted on the website.

The User is solely responsible for the technological means and equipment he uses in order to access the website while he is responsible for protecting this equipment from viruses, external threats / attacks, malware, etc.

The User accepts that he will make lawful and appropriate use of the website and will refrain from any illegal, contrary to transactional ethics, unfair and abusive use of the content of the website and will not perform any act or omission that may cause damage or malfunction to her or to third parties.




Responsible for processing personal data is the Municipality of Piraeus ( ).

Personal data you provide will be used to evaluate your application to participate in Blue Growth Piraeus actions and services and will be kept for a period of 6 months from the date of submission.

Recipients of this information will be employees and contracted partners of the company APOPSI SA, of the University of Piraeus  as well as staff of the Municipality of Piraeus.

You have the right to revoke at any time your consent to the processing of your personal data  as well as restrict both your data and / or recipients by sending a request via e-mail to the e-mail address .

You have the right to request to correct or update your data, to receive a copy of them as well as to request their deletion by sending a relevant request via e-mail to the e-mail address .

Blue Growth Piraeus will respond within one month (30 days) of receipt of the request. If your request cannot be granted, Blue Growth Piraeus will notify you without delay and no later than one month after receipt of the request, for the relevant reasons and for the possibility to file a complaint to the Personal Data Protection Authority.

In case of violation of your personal data you are entitled to  make a complaint to the supervisory Authority for Personal Data Protection (

By submitting your application you declare that you have read and fully understand the processing of personal data you provide after being fully informed about the terms and conditions of their processing, the purpose, the recipients, the contact details of the controller, the right of revocation your consent in whole or in part, to receive a copy of them, but also a request for deletion, correction or completion.

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