Data Privacy Notices

The OTE Group attaches particular importance to protecting your personal data and complies with the transparency principle regarding data processing. If you wish to learn more about how OTE process your personal data, please read the General Data Privacy Notice, which can be found here.

This text provides more specific information about how your personal data is processed when you are browsing 
1. Who is the data controller and how can you contact them?

The data controller is OTE - TELECOMMUNICATIONS S.A. (“OTE”), with registered office in Maroussi, Attica (99, Kifissias Avenue), tel. 13888 for household customers or 13818 for business customers.
2. Who can you contact about data privacy issues?

For information regarding your data privacy, you can call the Household Customer Service at 13888 or the Business Customer Service at 13818, or you can fill out the online contact form at 


3. What categories of personal data do we collect and process and for what purpose?

In order to provide our services through, we collect and/or process the following data:


(i)    Data necessary for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations (the legal basis is art. 6(1)(b) GDPR – contract fulfillment):

Data that you fill in for the preparation of a new contract for the provision of our services, namely: First and last name, telephone number, father's name, identity document number, date and country of birth, residential address, SIM package shipping address, renewal amount.


Data that you fill in in the portability form, namely: First and last name, mobile phone number and mobile phone company, contact phone number, identity document number, date and country of birth, DYO, VAT number, residential address, SIM package shipping address, renewal amount.


(ii) Data that we collect based on your consent (the legal basis is art. 6(1)(a) GDPR – consent) 

Data derived from the use of shortcuts to the following social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. You can use these shortcuts to recommend our products to your friends. 


4. How long do we retain your personal data?

OTE retains your personal data, mentioned in paragraph 3 above, for as long as you have an active OTE prepaid connection and for a period of 14 months after your Frog connection is deactivated. 
You may find more detailed information on data retention periods here.

5. Will OTE also process your data for other purposes?

Your personal data may be sent to:
o    • Financial institutions via which your airtime balance is topped up.
o    • Third party companies we collaborate with to provide and support the Application namely:
      ◦ BOLD OGILVY S.A. which supports the service. It is based in Greece. 

Those third party companies are sub-processors acting on OTE’s behalf, which is to say associates of OTE which have undertaken to perform a certain task by following our instructions and by implementing the OTE Group’s strict personal data processing procedures. In these cases OTE continues to be responsible for the processing of your personal data as Data Processor.

Your personal data is primarily processed by our associates for those purposes in Greece and the European Union (EU). If we collaborate with companies outside the EU, they will process your data only on our instructions and only if there is an adequacy decision from the European Commission or if they agree to appropriate terms which ensure a high level of safety when your personal data is being processed.

Other than processing via BOLD OGILVY S.A., OTE does not process or make public your personal data to third parties, save for cases where notification/dispatch is required by the applicable legislation.
7. What are your rights as a user of the Service in relation to the processing of your personal data?

The rights you can exercise include:

Right of access: You are entitled to receive information about your personal data which we process (such as the purposes of the processing, the data types, the recipients it is sent to, the retention period) and to obtain copies of that data.
Right of rectification: You can ask for your data to be corrected (to have a wrong address or wrong contact details or ID Card No. corrected, for example).
Right of erasure:You can ask for your personal data to be erased if it is no longer needed in relation to the purpose for which it processed or where you withdraw the consent which was the basis for us collecting and processing it.
Right to restrict processing: You are entitled to limit the processing to a specific purpose (for example you can say “I don’t want to receive email updates for marketing purposes”).
Right to data portability:You are entitled to obtain the personal data you have provided to the company, in a structured, commonly used, readable format (for example you can request data held in the cloud).
Right to object to processing of your personal data in cases where you do not want your personal data to be processed.

To exercise your rights you can:
o    ▪ Send an email to  or

o    ▪ Fax to 2102511888 or

o    ▪ Letter to OTE Customer Care, 99, Kifissias, Ave., Marousi, GR-15124, marked "Exercise of personal data rights"

stating your name-surname and mobile or landline number.

In case you think that we have not sufficiently satisfied your request and the protection of your personal data is affected in any way, you can submit a complaint through a special web portal to the Data Protection Authority (Athens, 1-3 Kifissias Avenue , PC 115 23 | tel : +30 210 6475600). Detailed instructions for submitting a complaint are provided on the website of the Authority.
OTE will promptly respond to your requests free of charge, within one month of receiving the request. In exceptional cases, that deadline may be extended by 2 months if necessitated by the complexity of your request. In all events, we will let you know about the extension and the reason for the delay.

If we consider that your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive we reserve the right to ask you to pay a reasonable fee to have it examined, taking into account the administrative costs of doing so, or even to refuse to pursue the matter further.

8. What type of measures are taken to protect your personal data?

OTE implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access and any other form of unlawful processing.

More information on this issue can be found in the General Data Privacy Notice

Last modified at 04/01/2024.