Whenever an individual person (data subject) comes in contact with PALIRRIA SA
(hereinafter “Company”) or uses any of its products / services, discloses to it personal
information and data (hereinafter ‘’Personal Data’’).
collects, why PD are collected, what is the legal basis for processing PD and how the data
subject can update, manage, export or delete its own personal information.
legislation and in particular with the General Data Protection Regulation 679/2016 and
Company’s respect for the protection of privacy and security of personal data.
data controller) in the course of its activities.
It is addressed to a any natural person who has or intends to have any kind of cooperation
with the Company.
Further information on the Data Protection Regulation and the terminology used for what
constitutes personal data, what is a data subject or the rights the natural person has, based
on the legislation for the protection and security of such data, can be obtained from the
website of the Greek Data Protection Authority (www.dpa.gr) or by any national Data
Protection Authority (DPA).
3. Who are we
Paliria was founded in 1957, on the island of Evia-Greece as a privately owned business by
the entrepreneur Antonis Souliotis. Its primary purpose was the production and distribution
of traditional ready to eat meals for the Greek and International markets. Palirria S.A.
remained a personal business until 1982, when it acquired the corporate form that has until
This corporate structure gave Paliria a potential that resulted in a leadership position in the
Greek market. In 1989 Palirra began to invest in modern and technologically advanced
facilities and new offices. The project was completed in 1992 with the reallocation of its
In 2000 Paliria established a wholly owned subsidiary, Paliria Bulgaria L.t.d, in order to
invest in a new factory to boost export efforts.
From 2010 and afterwards Paliria shifted even more its focus on exports, leading to a
significant rise in sales and profits in the next years.
Today, Paliria is the leading Greek exporter of ready to eat meals and proudly holds the
position of No 1 Dolma producer in the world and for a good reason. Awards like the Great
Taste Award 2013, 2014 and 2017 (UK) and the Superior Taste Award 2016,2017,2018 and 2019 by the International Taste and Quality Institute-Brussels, justify the popularity of our
Palirria’s products are distributed in more than 60 countries around the globe and total
annual production exceeds 25.000 tons.
Our vision is to become a world class ambassador of Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine for
consumers around the globe.
Our mission is to sustain growth through customer satisfaction, innovation, commitment to
quality and global expansion.
Our management team and staff are committed to this set of values:
– Respect to the tradition of Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine
– Careful selection of Natural Ingredients
– High Quality and Food Safety Standards
– Customer Satisfaction
Respect to tradition
We rely on authentic Greek and Mediterranean recipes to produce our products and offer
consumers worldwide an outstanding homemade Mediterranean food experience.
Quality food is our priority; therefore we use the highest food safety standards and conduct
thorough inspections at every stage of the production process to ensure it. We also select
very carefully our ingredients and their freshness and purity is a constant prerequisite for our
Paliria sells to distributors, wholesalers, retailers, ethnic food specialists and food service
operators worldwide. Ensuring our customers’ satisfaction is embodied in our values and its
prioritization is reflected in the long lasting relationship we enjoy with partners and
customers. Whether customers are looking for bio, kosher or organic products or even for a
specific recipe we are able to meet perfectly their needs. This is another reason why Palirria
is trusted by numerous reputable retail chains around the world.
We detect upcoming trends and incorporate new ideas in our daily business. We work on
traditional recipes and try to incorporate the most innovative technologies in relation to
packaging in order to give consumers the best products. New technologies also enable us to
produce traditional food on a large scale.
Paliria manages 6 state of the art production facilities, in Greece, Bulgaria, Jordan and China. The total annual production output, is almost near 25,000 tons including a wide range of traditional ready to eat meals and appetizers. Total man power for 2022, exceeds the 2.000 employees.
In our website you can find information about Paliria’s business activities, products and
4. What PD are processed
Personal data (PD) means any information that can be used to identify directly or indirectly a
specific individual (data subject).
Company has to process PD (ie collection, recording, organization, storage, use, disclosure
etc of PD) in the context of the efficient performance of business functions and services and,
often, in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
The data subject is under no obligation to provide the Company with the personal data, that
may be required, but, in the event of a refusal, the Company may not be able to provide
specific services or respond to the requests of the data subject with consistency, speed and
When the data subject communicates with the Company in the context of a product survey or
contacts the Company, visits Company’s website, asks questions, it may be asked for
relevant personal information (PD such as: name, address, email, telephone number, etc)
depending on the type of cooperation or relationship.
Furthermore, it is likely that the data subject may choose to voluntarily disclose additional
PD (as in the case of sending a CV).
5. How PD are collected
Personal data can be collected (ie processed) through a variety of sources. This includes:
-Personal data that the data subject sends or discloses to the Company directly, (e.g. during
a contact or communication)
– Personal data that the Company collects automatically, (e.g. during Company’s website visit)
– Personal data that the Company collects (processes) from other sources, (e.g. professional
chamber or survey data bases).
– Most of the PD – that Company processes – are voluntary disclosed for one of the following
Personal information can be also disclosed to the Company in the following scenarios:
7. PD retention period
Company retains personal data of natural persons for only as long as it is required,
For example, Company may need to use PD to respond to complaints or queries about a
product or service and may therefore retain personal data for a reasonable period of time
after the end of a cooperation with a natural person (e.g. for the period of potential legal
Company may also need to retain personal data for tax / accounting purposes, (retention
period is defined by legislation relevant to tax / financial investigation authorities).
Personal data that are no longer needed shall be deleted.
In addition, personal data retention period depends on the legitimate basis of data
processing (lawfulness of processing), such as:
9. Data subject’s rights
In the context of the Regulation for Data Protection, Company’s customers and other data
subjects (eg employees, suppliers, partners, etc) have the following rights, which should not
be contrary to relevant legislation and regulations.
The rights of data subjects, with respect to personal data protection, are:
In addition, appropriate technical and organizational measures are implemented in order to
protect both Company and its partners against unauthorized access or alteration, tampering
or destruction of possessed PD.
Data collection, storage and processing practices, including security measures, to protect
against non authorized access to systems, are monitored.
– Access to personal information is limited & controlled, and subject to strict contractual
obligations of confidentiality.
– In case that outside partners (for maintenance or support purposes) have potential access to
PD, certain appendices to the existing cooperation contracts cover the requirements of the
Data Protection Regulation.
Throughout the entire processing cycle of PD (from collection to destruction), appropriate
technical and organizational measures are taken in order to ensure the confidentiality,
integrity and availability of PD. Similar measures are required by third parties handling or
Whereas Company’s products are indented for children under the age of 15; Company does
not knowingly process personal data about children under 15.
Cookies can be stored on the corporate website visitor’s hard disk and can be enabled
(turned on) or disabled (turn off) by the browser settings.
The website visitor (data subject) can learn more about cookies, including the how and what
cookies are set up, by visiting the sites www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
The corporate website uses the following cookies:
Google Analytics ( _ga & _gid)
Google Analytics cookies record, anonymously, how the website is used by the visitor in
order to improve it. These cookies are stored on the hard drive (_ga for 2 years & _gid for 24
hours) to capture information such as the number of visits, duration and visit origin,
improvement of speed and quality of service.
Google Tag Manager (_dc_gtm_UA-55865005-1)
GTM or Google Tag Manager supports optimization of statistical data. In addition, optimizes
tracking data on website conversions in order to feedback to the Google Analytics app user’s
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This cookie is used by ASPNET for basic website operations and captures visitor
preferences, such as language settings. Disabling this cookie may have unexpected side
effects while browsing. It is deleted by the visitor’s computer at the end of the website tour.
Vendd λειτουργικό cookie (VisitorGUID)
This cookie personalizes the visitor while browsing the corporate website.
A cookie of AddThis to facilitate sharing content (video, photos, blogs, …) in social media.
The cookie’s retention period is set by AddThis.
NOTE: The data subject, even after the initial cookie setting, can change the browser’s
cookie settings for the corporate website, at any time, by visiting the browser settings.