GREEK TOURISM CONFEDERATION - SETE
2. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file with information which a website (specifically the web server) may store on the user’s computer, without gaining access to any documents or files on the user’s computer. Cookies contain some information, such as the name of a website and some digits and figures. Whenever a user visits a website, it retrieves this information and offers the user relevant information about these services. Typical examples of such information are the user’s preferences on a website, as derived from the user’s selections on the specific website (e.g. selection of specific buttons, search options, advertisements, etc.).
3. Cookies used by www.sete.gr
A. Session and persistent cookies
“Session cookies” are stored on the computer or electronic device during a user’s visit to SETE’s website and are deleted when the user leaves the website.
“Persistent cookies” are stored on the user’s computer or electronic device for a longer time, until the user deletes them.
B. Strictly necessary, functionality and performance cookies
“Strictly necessary cookies” are essential for the proper operation of websites. These cookies allow the user to browse and to use various website functions, such as access to secure locations and completion of website forms. These cookies do not identify the user and are required for the proper operation of the website.
“Functionality cookies” allow the website to remember choices the visitor makes (such as user name, password, etc.), so as to provide enhanced and more personal features. They may also be used to provide services which the user has asked for, such as watching a video or using social media. Rejecting these cookies may affect the performance and functionality of SETE’s website and may restrict access to its content.
C. “Third party cookies” and embedded content
The table below shows the cookies used on SETE’s websites, as well as the respective time, purpose and origin:
|Statistics||_ga||.sete.gr||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years|
|Statistics||_gat||.sete.gr||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||10 minutes|
|Statistics||_gid||.sete.gr||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||24 hours|
|Targeting/Advertising||NID||.google.com||This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.||6 months|
|Necessary||yourAuthCookie||.sete.gr||Session cookie. This is used to keep you logged in once you have logged in. This cookie is essential to the functionality of the site.||Expires at the end of the session|
|Functionality||_twitter_sess||.twitter.com||These third party cookies are used to collect information about users browsing behavior for marketing purposes including digital display and social media advertising.||Expires at the end of the session|
|Advertising||DSID||.doubleclick.net||These cookies are used for re-targeting, optimization, reporting and attribution of online adverts.||2 weeks|
|Advertising||CONSENT||.google.com||This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.|
3. How can I change the cookie settings on my browser?
The information collected by the cookies above is not sold or disclosed to any third party, unless required by the law.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may change the settings on your web browser so as to receive notification when cookies are sent, to disable all or some of the cookies used by the website, or to delete cookies which have already been installed on your computer.
Below are links to the main web browsers. These pertain to specific versions.
Kindly consult the manufacturers’ official references for the latest updates.
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=el
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/el-gr/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/el/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
For the web browsers of other manufacturers, kindly consult their official references.
For more information, the user may visit www.youronlinechoices.com/gr, where details are provided about how cookie files may be monitored and deleted in most web browsers.
SETE may, when it deems appropriate and at its own discretion, amend the present policy in whole or in part, posting any such amendments on its website. Amendments to the present policy shall come into effect immediately once the amended policy has been posted on SETE’s website.