Cookie Policy

PURPOSE

EUROPEAN RELIANCE ASSET MANAGEMENT establishes this cookie policy (hereafter Policy) for the protection of the privacy of the visitors of www.europistiaedak.gr website. Cookies are used with the primary goal of optimizing the functionality of the Company's website www.europistiaedak.gr and the user navigation. The purpose of the Policy is to define the categories and usage of cookies by the Company during the visit of users to its website, to ensure the provision of information to individuals who visit it, therefore enabling them to decide whether they want cookies on their devices or not.

DEFINITION OF COOKIES

Cookies are small text files of software code, generated and sent by the Company’s server to be installed on  the individual users’ devices, with their basic function being that of communicating to the Company the individuals’ browser data.

CATEGORIES OF COOKIES

Depending on their duration, cookies are distinguished into:

  • "Temporary" (session cookies): cookies that are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
  • "Persistent cookies": Cookies that remain stored on the user’s device until their predetermined validity period expires.

In addition to the cookies added by the Company, there are also cookies which are added by third parties in the context of the services they offer (eg GoogleMaps, Youtube etc).

The Company, in order to continuously improve the services offered by the website www.europistiaedak.gr and the experience of its visitors, uses the GoogleAnalytics service to collect and present the data the cookies provide. These cookies collect information about the way visitors use the website www.europistiaedak.gr, such as the time and date of the session, the number of sessions, the pages visited during the session, the initiation and termination time of the session, the user's device type (mobile, tablet, computer), the website through which the session on www.europistiaedak.gr website initiated (backlink) and more data. The data are analyzed exclusively on a aggregate basis are not related in any way to personal data of www.europistiaedak.gr website visitors.

Also, depending on their usage, cookies are distinguished into:

  • "Strictly necessary": cookies which are necessary for the basic functions of a site (eg session cookie). Without them it is not possible to provide the services of the website.
  • “Performance": cookies that collect data on how the visitors use a website (eg which pages they visit most often) and whether they receive error messages from websites. These cookies collect aggregate and anonymous information, through which visitors can not be identified. We do not use such cookies, however such cookies may be used by GoogleAnalytics.
  • "Advertising" (targeting or advertising cookies): cookies used to provide ads to the user, related to his interests. They are usually placed by third party sites related to advertising, with the permission of the owner of the website that the user is browsing. Such cookies are not used by us, however they may be used by Google or Youtube.

PURPOSE OF USAGE OF COOKIES

The Company uses "temporary cookies" for the following purposes:

  • For the storage of technical data that are necessary for the "reading" of visual or audio content, also called flash cookies. Such cookies may be used by Youtube to play videos.
  • For the electronic identification of users already connected to social media.

Furthermore, we use "persistent cookies" for the following purposes:

  • To improve the performance of our website.
  • For the personalization of the website user experience and the customization of the Company’s website for each user
  • To provide online content that matches the users’ choices and interests.

The only "persistent cookie" used by the Company is the consent cookie which concerns the cookie acceptance bar and is used for the website to remember that the cookies have been accepted and so the acceptance bar does not appear constantly.

The Company does not use the data collected through cookies to communicate with users by mail, e-mail or telephone.

DATA COLLECTION THROUGH THE USE OF COOKIES

All data collected by the Company with the use of cookies on www.europistiaedak.gr, are processed and stored exclusively in the form of anonymous statistical data and do not have any direct connection with the users. Also, the Company does not carry out any transaction of sale or marketing of data, collected as described.

Through cookies the Company collects and processes the following types of data:

  • User’s device identification and internet protocol address of the user
  • In-site navigation data (e.g. via Google Analytics)
  • Product / service preference information (e.g. via Google Analytics)

GETTING CONSENT TO ACCEPT COOKIES

Upon entering the homepage of the website www.europistiaedak.gr, users are informed, via a relevant note, on the use of cookies by the Company. The note is in a prominent position and refers to this usage policy with relevant, clear and comprehensive information. In case the user decides to browse the subpages of the website www.europistiaedak.gr and if he has properly configured his online browser, he freely provides his explicit and specific consent for this use. Otherwise, the user can disable the use of cookies in the settings of his browser, according to what is mentioned below. However, the user should be aware that some features are only available through the use of cookies and if he chooses to reject cookies, these features may not be available.

The installation and use of cookies that aim to carry out and facilitate the transmission of communication through electronic communications network is allowed even without the informed consent of the user and the same is true when the installation is necessary to provide a service that has been explicitly requested by the user or subscriber.

DISABLE COOKIES

Enabling or disabling the use of cookies is possible through the relevant settings of each browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Safari for iPad and iPhone). More information on the general use of cookies and the methods of excluding or restricting them is available at http://cookiepedia.co.uk/all-about-cookies and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.