What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files with information, which are stored by the server of a website on the terminal device (computer, mobile phone, etc.) of a visitor/user while navigating on it. The website retrieves this information at each visit in order to offer the related services. A typical example of such information is the user's preferences on a website, as they are stated by the choices, he makes on it (e.g. selection of specific "buttons", searches, etc.).
According to Article 4 par. 5 of L.3471/2006, the storage or access to stored information in the user’s terminal equipment is allowed only if the specific user has given his consent upon clear and extensive information. An exception to the obligation of obtaining user’s consent, in accordance with the above paragraph, is the case of storage and access to information whose sole purpose is to "transmit a communication through an electronic communications network or is necessary to provide an information society service, that has been explicitly requested by the user or the subscriber". In essence, the user’s consent is not required for cookies which are considered strictly necessary for the realization of the connection to the website or for the provision of the requested internet service.
Cookies can be installed by the provider of the website, visited by the user, (first party cookies) or by other providers (third party cookies), through the provider of the website visited by the user.
Depending on their expiration dates, cookies are either “session” or “persistent” cookies. In particular, session cookies are automatically erased whenever you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored until their expiration date..
We use the types of cookies described below for the purpose of the smooth and safe operation of our Website.
Which type of Cookies do we use and for what purposes?
In the table below we describe the types of cookies that we use and their purposes:
|Strictly Necessary Cookies||Legitimate interest||Security and Operation of the Website|
|Performance Cookies||Consent||Calculation and Site Performance Improvement|
|Functional Cookies||Consent||Provision of enhanced features and personalisation|
|Targeting Cookies||Consent||Creation of interest profiles and display of related advertisements|
More specifically, we use the following categories of cookies:
With cookies, we collect and process the following types of data:
- End user device data (mobile phone, tablet laptop).
- SNFCC member’s identification data (if the individual has registered an account)
- User’s IP address
- Information on user’s browser
• By selecting «ACCEPT» you recognize the use of all strictly necessary cookies and consent to the use of all the above unnecessary cookies.
• By selecting «DECLINE» you recognize the use of strictly necessary cookies and reject any other cookie category.
We use the strictly necessary cookies and, under the precondition of your former free and clear consent, Performance, Functional, and Targeting cookies. Your consent can be provided via the pop-up window and can be recalled or modified at any time, without retroactive effect, through the “SETTINGS” option, by following the relevant hyperlink.
Additionally, we would like to remind you that as data subjects you have the right to access, correct, delete, limit the processing, , deny, object to the automated choice-making, the right to data portability, and the right appeal to the responsible Supervising Authority (Hellenic Data Protection Authority, Kifissias Ave. 1, Athens, 115 23, firstname.lastname@example.org)
How can you contact the SNFCC?
For any query regarding the present Cookies Policy or if you want to act on any of the rights you have as a data subject, contact the Data Protection Officer of the SNFCC at the following email address email@example.com.
How can you change your cookie preferences?
You are always free to change your cookies preferences by clicking the cookies settings.
Lawful Statement Revision
We reserve the right to make any modifications and corrections on the present Cookies Policy at any moment. Since any modifications will take effect upon its announcement on the Website, we urge you to check it regularly.
Last Modified: 04/08/2022.