COOKIES POLICYGI & GI S-M LLC (henceforth “the Company”) aims to make your online experience and interaction with our websites as easy and efficient as possible.
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are a small piece of text that is sent to the browser when someone visits a website. Their main function is to remember information, such as preferred language and country, login information, etc., in order to assist every visitor on the websites of their choice. The information that is collected in this manner is not linked to your personal data and is exclusively and only used for security reasons and statistical purposes.
2. WHICH CATEGORIES OF COOKIES DO WE COLLECT?
- Absolutely necessary cookies
- Functionality cookies
- Performance, analysis and research cookies
- Security cookies
- Advertising cookies
- Social Networking Cookies
3.1. Absolutely necessary cookies: These are “first-recipient cookies” that are exclusively used by us for the proper operation of our websites. These allow you to browse and use its functions, such as access to secure areas, etc. All your preferences and settings (e.g. language and country, login information, browser settings and plugins), which are stored in the cookies are reproduced on our websites and cannot personally identify you. Many of our website applications may not operate effectively without these cookies.
3.2. Performance, Analysis and Research Cookies: These are cookies that are intended to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of our websites. We can for example determine the frequency of traffic, by collecting information such as the number of people that visit our websites and individual pages, as well as the number of people returning to it, the keywords that are used in the search field, the user’s location, namely the country, region and if appropriate the city or municipality from which access is made, etc. They also record the pages you visit, the time spent there, as well as the points of interest you have noted on these pages.
3.3. Functionality Cookies: These are cookies that allow our websites to “remember” users’ choices, in order to provide them with improved and personal functions. These may also be used when users select one of the features of our website, such as sharing the content of our social media sites or viewing a video.
3.4. Security Cookies: These are cookies that are used to protect users against malicious activity.
3.5. Advertising and Social Networking Cookies: These are cookies that allow us to receive information about the interest exhibited by users in one of our advertised products and services. These cookies are used to show you personalised advertisements, depending on the preferences that you have shown for one of our products or services. We furthermore use tools (such as Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Facebook pixel etc.) to personalise the content and the advertisements of our websites, provide social media functions and analyse its traffic. You should also take into consideration that for these purposes we may share information on how you use our websites with third-party social media, advertising and analysis providers, who may potentially combine this with other information that you have provided to them or which they have collected in connection with your use of their services.
4. COOKIES-RELATED TECHNOLOGY
Our website uses “web beacons” in conjunction with cookies to collect data that helps us better understand how visitors move from page to page within our website. The web beacons are electronic files marking the display of a webpage, advertisement, video, other content, email or newsletter.
5. HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES?
You can freely choose and change your Cookies preferences by following the “Cookies Settings” link at the end of this page. You should bear in mind that you are able to delete all the cookies that are stored on your computer or any of your other portable devices, and also configure most browsers to prevent these being stored. If you however do this, you may need to manually adjust some preferences every time that you visit our website, whilst some of its features and capacities may potentially not operate.
6. POLICY AMENDMENT AND NOTIFICATION
We may from time to time modify this Policy so that it is always in accordance with the legal requirements and the manner in which we conduct our business activities. Should we decide to replace this Policy or make any significant changes therein, we shall notify you accordingly via a notification on this website. In order to be informed about the most recent addition of the Policy, check this website regularly.