What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on each application you use to browse the web. Usually every website or application stores one or more cookies on your device in order to keep the information deemed necessary for your smooth and safest possible navigation.

Depending on their duration, cookies are divided into:

  • “temporary” ones (Session cookies) which are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
  • “longer-term” ones (Persistent Cookies) which remain stored on your terminal equipment until the expiration of their predetermined timeframe.

Does the website use cookies?

Cookies are used for your best possible experience on the website.

You should keep in mind that not using cookies may cause problems to your navigation and to the website’s functions. Therefore, without cookies we cannot offer a smooth and effective navigation experience.

We make sure to give you the possibility of their total or partial disablement.

The cookies we use are divided into 4 main categories:

Necessary

These cookies give you the following possibilities:

  • They remember your login information and they provide you with a secure connection.
  • They ensure that the website is properly displayed.

Operational

These cookies give you the following possibilities:

  • They remember your preferences on the website.

These cookies affect to a great extend the website’s functionality.

Statistical

These cookies collect anonymous information, through Google Analytics, about the behavior of the users - visitors during their navigation on the website. They store information about website usage and performance statistics.

Their purpose is the improvement of the website’s functionality and performance.

Their use is governed by the Google Privacy Policy.

Marketing

These cookies give the following possibilities:

  • They allow third parties to provide you with interest-based advertisements on websites not belonging to us. They do not store directly personal information, but rely on identifying your browser and your device.
  • They allow you to interact with our website through social networks.

Local cookies that we use

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Description

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Saves the visitor’s session

cookieconsent_status

Saves information about whether or not cookies are accepted by the user

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Registers a unique ID which is used to generate statistical data on the website’s use

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Visitors’ distinction and collection of traffic statistics

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Used by Google Analytics to limit the pace of requests

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Updates the notification gauge to social networks through the AddThis service

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Ensures that the notification counter is properly displayed when a page is shared through the AddThis service

 

Third-party cookies

Based on the tools and services installed on the website, cookies are used from the following domains:

  • google-analytics.com
  • googletagmanager.com
  • addthis.com

Cookie enablement or disablement

Upon entering the website, a box at the bottom of the page informs you about the use of cookies on our part. You have the possibility to allow the use of cookies on our part, by pressing “Accept” in the relevant box or not to allow the use of cookies by pressing “Discard”. Moreover, you can go to the relevant box through the “Cookie Policy” option in the present usage policy, in order to have a clear and extensive update.

In case you decide to browse our website and if you have properly configured your browser, you freely provide your explicit and specific consent to such use. Otherwise, you must refrain from the navigation on our website or disable the use of cookies either through the settings of your browser or through the box at the bottom of the page.

In case you wish to disable the use of cookies through your browser, please follow the links below, depending on the browser you are using.

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