1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files dropped to the browser when someone visits a website. Their main function is to store information, e.g. preferred language and country, connection information, etc., to facilitate the browsing experience of visitors on websites.
The information collected in this manner is not used to collect your personal data and is used exclusively for security reasons and for the proper function of our website.
2. Which categories of cookies we collect?
- Strictly necessary cookies
- Functionality cookies
- Performance, Analysis and research Cookies
3.1 Strictly necessary cookies
These are “first party cookies” that are used exclusively by us for the secure and proper function of our website. They allow you to browse and use its features, e.g. access to secure areas, etc. All your preferences and settings (e.g. language and country, log-in information, browser and plug-in settings) that are stored in these cookies are reproduced on our website and cannot determine your personal identity. Without them many applications of our website cannot function efficiently.
3.2 Functionality cookies
These are cookies that allow our website to remember the user’s preferences, so as to provide enhanced and personalised functionalities.
3.3. Performance, analysis and research Cookies
These are cookies that aim to improve the attractiveness, the content and the functionality of the websites. For example, we can determine the frequency of traffic, the information such as the number of persons visiting our websites and individual webpages, as well as the number of persons that go back to such websites , the keywords used in the search field, the location of the user, i.e. the country, the area and, as appropriate, the city or the municipality of access, etc. Furthermore, they track the pages you visit, the time you stay on them as well as the points where you express your interest.
4. How you can manage cookies
You may freely change your cookie preferences by following the Cookie Settings link that is always active on the bottom left of your screen. Note that you can clear all the cookies that have been stored on your computer or any other mobile device, as well as set up most browsers so that they block them. However, if you choose to do so, you may need to adjust certain preferences manually every time you visit our website, while some functionalities or options may not operate properly.
5. Amendment of the Policy and notification
We may amend this Policy from time to time to remain compliant with the statutory requirements and the procedures of our business activities. If we decide to replace this Policy or introduce very important changes, we will notify you accordingly. In order to be informed about the most up-to-date version of this Policy, we advise you to visit this page regularly.