COOKIES POLICY

 About Cookies Policy

We use cookies in www.ommasantorini.com in order to make the web a much better experience for you. Using Cookies helps us improve the site features, make the browser easier and the site more useful for you. This way, we can provide you with personalized content and advertisements that are based on your interests and your needs. Furthermore, we use cookies to count the number of visitors on the site and improve the site in order to offer you better services and a useful web experience, during your visit to our site.

In www.ommasantorini.com, our primary goal is to protect the data of the users and this is the reason why the organization uses a very strict policy.

We recommend that you spend some time to read this policy in order to understand the types of cookies that we use, the information we collect using cookies and how we use that information. By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies, according to this policy.

 

What are Cookies

Cookies are small bits of text sent to the browser from a site you visit (usually in browsers such us Chrome, Opera, Mozilla, Firefox, Edge, etc.). Cookies can memorize information about your visit, and this can facilitate your next visit in order to make the site and the services that are offered more useful and relevant for you. A typical example of such information is the preferences of the users, as these are stated by the user’s choices on that site (such as selecting specific “buttons”, searches, advertisements etc.).

 

General classification information for Cookies

 There are two cookies’ general categories:

  • Technical cookies: Essential for a site to run properly and for a user to navigate. Without these cookies, users may not be able to properly view the pages or use certain services.
  • Profiling Cookies: Used to create a user profile to send promotional messages according to the preferences displayed by the user while browsing.

Cookies, either «technical» or «profiling», can also be classified as:

  • “session” cookies, which are deleted immediately after the browser closes,
  • “permanent” cookies, which remain in the browser for a certain amount of time. These cookies are used, for example, to identify the device associated with a site facilitating, thus, user authentication procedures,
  • “proprietary” cookies, which are created and managed directly by the operator of the site on which the user is browsing,
  • “third party” cookies, which are created and managed by parties other than the operator of the site on which the user is browsing.

 

Our website uses “technical” cookies and especially the following types of cookies:

  • Proprietary, session, or permanent cookies required to navigate the site for internal security and system management purposes
  • Third-party cookies, permanent cookies, used by the site to send statistical information to Google Analytics, through which the Company can perform a statistical analysis of access / visits to the site. The cookies used exclusively serve statistical purposes and collect information in aggregated form. By using two cookies, permanent cookies and session cookies (expiring once the browser is closed), Google Analytics also saves a log with the hours of starting and leaving the site. You can prevent Google from collecting data through cookies and subsequent data processing by uploading and installing the plug-in for the browser from the following address:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You can choose which cookies to give your consent to, by clicking here. In the case of third-party cookies, users provide or refuse to give their consent directly to the owner of that cookie, to which the Company simply refers:  most third-party cookies on the site can be disabled by users in their own browser or by visiting the websites of their service providers directly using the links listed in the table below. In any case, we note that disabling cookies may affect your ability to use the site and / or make the most of all available features and services.

 

 Specific categorization of Cookies for their operation:

  1. Necessary cookies

They allow the basic features of the site, such as navigating and accessing secure sites on the site, adding products to the cart, and completing purchases. The necessary Cookies are essential for the site to work properly and serve the purpose of the user’s visit (e.g. purchase completion).

  • Preferences cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

  • Statistics cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

  • Marketing / Advertising cookies

These cookies are used to provide content that best suits users and their interests. They can be used to send targeted advertising or personalized offers for the user. They also help us measure the performance of our advertising campaigns

 

 How to check cookies

Most Internet browsers provide you with the ability to determine whether or not you want to use cookies. The following pages provide instructions for configuring cookies in the most popular web browsers:

 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies

http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

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

The detailed cookies table can be found at www.ommasantorini.com.

 

Name of Cookie Provider Type Purpose Expiry
rc::a google.com HTML This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. Persistent
rc::b google.com HTML This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Session
rc::c google.com HTML This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Session
_ga ommasantorini.com HTTP Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years
_gat ommasantorini.com HTTP Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website 1 day
_gid ommasantorini.com HTTP Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day
_fbp ommasantorini.com HTTP Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months
_gcl_au ommasantorini.com HTTP Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 months
ads/ga-audiences google.com Pixel Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor ‘s online behaviour across websites. Session
fr facebook.com HTTP Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months
IDE doubleclick.net HTTP Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking on e of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year
NID google.com HTTP Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 6 months
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Pixel Unclassified Session
test_cookie doubleclick.net HTTP Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. 1 day
tr facebook.com Pixel Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Session