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.
These cookies enable our website to remember user choices such as 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.
Traffic management programs used on our website are intended to identify possible technical problems cropping up while you are browsing on our website. We use the information we gather through these programs to correct technical errors and problems and constantly improve the services offered on our website to match the personal needs of each user.
Social Networking Cookies.
These cookies are necessary for linking your social media account to our website. For instance, to allow you to repost and share information on our website with your friends on the social media or to choose to follow our website on the social media. Social Media Cookies are not necessary to browse our website.
How to control cookies
- You can change your personal options by changing accordingly the settings of the browser you use, either allowing only certain types of cookies to be used or refusing their use altogether.
- You may delete cookies from the computer or device you use any time you want to by following the path for deleting them from your browser’s memory.
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 vis-a-vis our Project you may send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com), if you believe the processing of your Personal Data to be in violation of applicable legislation on personal data protection.
For any matter related to the processing of your personal data and the exercise of your rights, you can contact us to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where to find more information on the protection of personal data collected by cookies