1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files with information sent to the browser by the website you are visiting. According to applicable legislation, the installation of cookies is permitted only in case the user has provided his prior consent after he has been properly informed. Hence, during your first visit to the company's website, a relevant pop-up window appears, where the visitor may state his consent to the installation of cookies.
3. What are the categories of cookies?
Cookies are categorized into:
(a) "necessary cookies", which are absolutely necessary for basic functions, such as accessibility, provision of internet service, web browsing, security and network and systems management. The absolutely necessary cookies are mandatory and are installed to your device by default when you enter our website. Data controller is our company, and regarding the cookie that records the consent options (CookieConsent) the company Cybot A / S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark, tel:+4550333777, E-mail: mail @ cookiebot.com (https://www.cookiebot.com/en/privacy-policy/
) does not process any personal data, except for the IP address temporarily while anonymizing it, and aggregated statistical data on user consents without identifying the users.
(b) "Functionality cookies", which allow the website to remember your website presentation choices and preferences such as language, in order to provide improved and personalized features. They can also be used to provide user-requested services, such as video viewing or social media use. These cookies may not track your browsing activity on other websites.
(c) "Statistic cookies", which are used for statistical purposes in order to improve the performance of the website. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We, as data controller, use Google Analytics to perform statistical analysis of the access / visits to the website (including the number of visitors to the website, the website from which the visitors came and the pages visited) in order to improve our website, as well as our services. These cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify you and serve only statistical purposes, by collecting aggregated data. For more information about Google Analytics, see here: Safeguarding your data - Analytics Help (google.com)
As far as Google Analytics is conserned, recipients of the data are the following:
- Our external partners and data processors (e.g. hosting service provider) in accordance with the required purposes (to perform analyses).
- In addition, transfer to third countries is possible, where appropriate safeguards apply.
(d) "Marketing Cookies" used to track users’ preferences. Their use concerns the display of relevant ads to the user. Marketing cookies are defined by third parties, such as Facebook and Google, when there is an active marketing campaign. These companies can use them to create a profile of the user's interests, so that STONETECH-related ads appear on other websites. They do not store personal data directly, but they rely on the unique identification of the browser and the user's device, so that the ads that will be displayed are targeted.
This website also uses the extended functions of Google Analytics (Google Anayltics Advertising Features) in addition to the standard functions. The Google Analytics Advertising Features implemented on this website include:
- Remarketing with Google Analytics
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
- Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting
- Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data for advertising purposes, including the collection of data via advertising cookies and identifiers
We therefore use first-party cookies (e.g. Google Analytics cookies) and Google advertising cookies and identifiers together in order to optimize our website.
You can prevent participation in this tracking process in various ways: a) by setting your browser software accordingly; b) via your Google ad settings on https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/?hl=en
; c) by setting your cookie preferences accordingly through our cookies control mechanism.
Cookies can also be classified as:
"session" cookies, which are necessary for the identification and / or retention of content that the user enters during a session on a web page during the specific session and which are deleted immediately after you close the browser. For example, such cookies are required when completing an online form.
"permanent" cookies, which remain in the browser for a certain period of time. These cookies are used, for example, to identify the device associated with a website, in order to facilitate user authentication procedures.
"first party" cookies, which are created and controlled directly by the administrator of the website in which the user browses.
"third party" cookies, which are created and controlled by third parties.
4. How can I control the settings and delete the cookies?
The website provides a consent / selection and process mechanism regarding cookies installation. You can also change the settings of your browser or your mobile device, in order to prevent the installation of cookies on the device you are using or to delete them every time you complete navigating through the website. Here are the settings of a few popular browsers:
To avoid being tracked by Google Analytics, please visit the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Please note that if you choose to prevent the installation of cookies, this may affect the operation or certain functions of the website.
For more information on cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org
5. How will I be notified if the Cookies Policy changes?
Any amendment to this cookies policy will be promptly displayed on www.stonetech.gr
. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy for any changes. We reserve the right to change this Policy in order to comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, or technical requirements or in the event of a review and update of our procedures or practices.
6. Which cookies does the company use in specific?