What are cookies
Cookies are small bits of text stored on your browser when you visit a website. These bits of text, which are stored on the User’s computer, may contain information such as the pages visited by the User, the date and time of the visit as well as a random unique User identifier. This allows the website to store useful information on the User’s visit and browsing of the website and read that information so as to provide the User with a unified browsing experience.
There are two different types of cookies: Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies. They are used for different things and contain different information
Session cookies contain information used during your current browsing session. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Once you exit the website all cookies are deleted from your computer.
Persistent cookies are used to store information used in between visits. These data allow websites to recognize you as a client, who returns to a website for another time and react accordingly. The lifetime of persistent cookies is defined by the web page, and it may range from a few minutes up to several years.
Which cookies we use on our website
Absolutely necessary cookies
Absolutely necessary cookies are critical for the proper functioning of your website, allow you to browse and use its features, such as access to secure areas or use your shopping basket. These cookies do not identify you personally. Without these cookies we cannot provide an efficiently functioning website.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, such as pages visited more often and error messages, if any, received on a page. These cookies collect cumulative, anonymous information which do not identify visitors. They are used exclusively to improve the performance of a web page.
Third – party Cookies
These cookies are placed on our behalf by our partners. They use these cookies to gather data about the performance of our advertising and to interact with our website. Our partners, affiliates, tracking utility companies, and service providers may use these data to extract statistics and improve your advertising experience as a visitor.
These cookies enable our website to remember user choices such as user name, language or area, with a view to providing improved and personalized features. They may also be used to provide services requested by users, such as video viewing or use of social media. The information collected by these cookies can be anonymous and cannot follow your browsing activity on other websites. Choosing not to accept these cookies may affect the website performance and functionality and limit your access to its content.
These cookies gather information about your browsing behaviour on our website, such as pages visited often and error messages received, if any. This way we are able to make the structure, browsing and content of our website as user-friendly as possible. We do not link statistics or other reported data to individuals.
We use these cookies:
• to count the number of visitors to our web pages;
• to measure the duration of each visit to our web pages;
• to determine the order in which you visit different pages on our website;
• to assess which portions of our website need improvement;
• to optimize our website.
Also, web analytics cookies from our partners Google and Adobe allow us to follow how our clients interact on the website. This provides us with valuable information which enables us to improve our website as well as the products and services we offer.
Google may make this information available to third parties only if required under the law.
Targeted Content/Advertising Cookies
Our website uses these cookies to provide content more tailored to you and your interests. These cookies may be used to send targeted advertising/specials, limit advertising displays or measure the efficiency of our advertising campaigns. They may also be used to enable us to remember websites you visited to determine which online marketing channels are more effective and allow us to reward external web pages and partners through which you came to us.
Social Networking Cookies.
These cookies are necessary for linking your social media account to our website. Social Media Cookies are not necessary to browse our website.
How to control cookies
You can use your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc) to allow, switch off or delete cookies on this and other websites. Each web browser is different so check the ‘Help’ function of your particular browser to determine how to update your cookie settings. If you are having difficulty updating your cookie settings, we recommend the website: http://www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx. It contains a step by step guide explaining how to update your cookies settings on most web browsers. Please note that, in a few cases, switching off or deleting cookies may reduce the functionality of or prevent access to certain websites (including this website).
Links to Other Web Sites
Our websites may include links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those described in this Cookies Policy. If you submit personal information to any of those third-party websites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the Privacy and Cookies Policies of any websites you visit.
You have the right of:
-access to your data;
-rectification/erasure of your data;
-portability of your data;
-restriction of processing of your data;
-objection to the processing of your data;
-withdrawal of your consent to the use of some or all cookies and therefore to the processing of your data.
To exercise the above rights, you may email to email@example.com
Also, you may lodge a complaint before the Personal Data Protection Authority (mailing address: 1-3 Kifissias Ave., Postal Code 115 23, Athens, Tel.: 210 6475600, email: firstname.lastname@example.org), if you believe the processing of your Personal Data to be in violation of applicable legislation on personal data protection.