Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files with information located in browser directories. The cookies are stored on the user’s computer or mobile device. When the user accesses a website, they can retrieve the information and offer services relevant to the user.
This information may include browser information, IP address, name of Internet Service Provider, type of device you used to access the website, the device’s operating system, and how you navigate our website.
Cookies and relevant technologies allow the modification of the website following the needs of the user to identify and prevent threats against security and abuse.
Cookies do not harm your computer or mobile device, nor the files stored in your computer. However, cookies cannot identify a user if used on their own. If you disable cookies, certain elements offered by the website may become unavailable, while others may not work as intended.
- Necessary: the technically mandatory ones for the operability of the website (i.e., design, security). Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling essential functions like page navigation and access to secure website areas. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
- Performance: to measure the performance of certain elements that appear on the website, e.g., videos, or to optimize the website’s performance and functionality.
- Preference: 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
- Statistical/Analytical: Statistic cookies help website owners understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
- Marketing cookies display relevant and engaging ads for the individual user.
- Session cookies allow websites to recognize and link the actions of a user during a browsing session. Cookies can also be used for security purposes. These session cookies expire after a session ends, so they would not be stored beyond this.
- Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device in between sessions. They can allow the preferences or actions of the user across a site (or across different websites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies have a variety of purposes, e.g., to remember users’ preferences and choices or to target advertising. Users can manually delete previously set persistent cookies or configure the browser settings to delete cookies at a set interval.
- First-party cookies are set directly by the website the user is visiting.
- Third-party cookies are installed by a third domain. This typically occurs when the website incorporates elements from other sites, such as images, social media plugins, or advertising. When the browser or other software fetches these elements from the other sites, they can also set cookies.
Google, Facebook, YouTube, etc., applications run through official E.C.C.D. accounts.
|wp-wpml_current_language Tracked https://eccd.gr/ Data is sent to: Unknown (not adequate)
|Designates the country code that is calculated based on the user’s IP address. Used to determine what language should be used for the visitor.
Data is sent to: United States (adequate) Adequate country under GDPR (EU)
|Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
|_ga_#First found: https://eccd.gr/
Data is sent to: Unknown (not adequate)
|Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.
How to remove cookies
To remove the cookies stored by your browser and/or search engine, please select your browser and seek advice on your browser’s website and settings. If you use different devices in different locations, you must ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
Last update: October 2023