Cookies Policy

Introduction

Olympia Odos SA attach particular importance to the protection of the privacy of the visitors of the website www.olympiaodos.gr. The purpose of the present policy is to provide more information about how Olympia Odos S.A. uses cookies each time you visit our website.

What are cookies?

As most websites, the Olympia Odos SA website uses cookies to improve the performance of the website, as well as your navigation experience. Cookies are small text files (a string of characters) that are stored on your computer or other devices (smartphones, tablets) when you visit the website, so that when you visit the website again, the latter can retrieve the said information for you (such as the language, the font size and other view preferences) and therefore you do not need to enter these preferences each time you visit the website.  Cookies are necessary for the efficient operation of our website.

Cookies defined by the owner of the specific website (in this case Olympia Odos SA) are called “First Party Cookies”, while those set by other parties except the owner of the website are called “Third Party Cookies”. The Third Party Cookies offer third party possibilities or functionalities through the website (e.g. traffic surveys). Third parties that put these particular cookies may recognize your computer both when you visit the said website and when you are visiting other websites.

These cookies may be persistent or session cookies. The persistent cookies are stored by the browser and remain active either until their expiry date or until the user deletes them. The session cookies expire at the end of your session, as soon you close your browser.

Types of cookies we use

Necessary Cookies: we use some cookies that are necessary for the operation of our website and that allow you to move around the website and use its features and services. These cookies are erased once you close your browser session. In the event that you choose to disable them, you will not have access to the entire content of the website.

Functional Cookies: we use functional cookies to remember your preferences about your navigation on our website so that you will not need to enter these preferences again each time you visit our website. We do not use cookies to collect or record data on the name, the address or your other contact particulars.

Third Party Cookies: The webpages of our website include “share” buttons that allow you to share the content of our website with your friends through social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. Olympia Odos SA does not control the settings of the cookies placed by these specific sites. For more information about cookies and their management, visit the relevant websites of the third-part providers.

Other data that we collect

The IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. The IP address is a number assigned to your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) each time you have access to the Internet in order to communicate with other devices. Moreover, the IP address may also identify your connection provider on the Internet.

When you visit our website, your IP address is recorded to ensure the safety of the website and to prevent malicious acts. In addition, the IP address may be used cumulatively to analyze the performance of the website and to optimize it, thus offering you a more user-friendly and functional experience.

This specific information is necessary to ensure the proper operation of the website and cannot be removed.

How cookies are used?

The following table gives detailed information about all cookies placed on your device when visiting/navigating our website and about their utility. When you visit and use this website, you give your consent and accept the use/storage of cookies on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone), for the purposes detailed in the following table.

Cookie

Type of
cookie

Purpose

End date

ASP.NET_Sessionld

First Party -
Necessary

Used to remember your session while navigating our website.

Erased as soon as you close the browser.

Cookie-Popup

First Party -
Functional

Used to store your preferences about cookies (acceptance or refusal of the cookies).

30 days

_atuvc

Third
Party

Used for the embedded “Share” buttons which allow you to share the content of our website through social media. Also updates the social media sharing counter at the bottom of the website.

2 years

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Third
Party

Used for the embedded “Share” buttons which allow you to share the content of our website through social media. Ensure that the updated meter appears when a webpage of the website is shared using the “AddThis” social network sharing service.

2 years

 

Disable cookies

You may disable cookies by changing the settings of your browser. However, the website may not operate properly if all cookies are disabled.  If you disable only the third-party cookies, your navigation in our website will not be affected.

Select the type of your browser and click on the relevant link to get more information about how you can disable and delete cookies:

Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11

Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

Opera: https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

For other browsers that are not mentioned here, please contact the relevant browser manufacturer or alternatively search the “Help” feature of the browser.

Information about cookies

In the event that you need further information about cookies, how they are used and how they apply to the way your personal data are used, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

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