This policy aims at informing you about the processing of personal data on our website.
A) “Data logs”: electronic files on site traffic which are recorded on our server.
B) “Cookies”: short data files in the form of text which are installed on your electronic device (computer, cell phone, tablet) when you visit our website and provide particular information about your browsing (for more details see Cookies Update).
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When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me“, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Links to third-party websites
The website provides links to third-party websites which may perform additional data processing of their visitors/users and may use different cookies etc. We do not bear any responsibility for these websites, thus for any relevant issue you will need to contact the owners of the respective websites.
The data we process and the purpose of processing:
Α) Items automatically entered on our server
When you enter our website, we collect all personal data (data logs) which are transmitted to our server from your browser, and more specifically:
In addition to the aforementioned data, when using the website, cookies, that is short text files, are stored on your device and transmit device identifiers to our server. In other words, a unique identification number is created. We would like to point out that, with the exception of “session cookies”, which are strictly necessary for you to have uninhibited access and use of our website, all other cookies are stored on our server only after you provide your consent and activate them upon entering the website.
Β) Items you install
To contact us, either via e-mail or through the form of communication of our website, we store the data which you provide us with (your email address and possibly your name and phone number) in order to respond to your questions. In this context, given that storage is not necessary anymore, we delete the respective data or restrict their processing in case there is no legal storage obligation.
Table of cookies use:
Category: Necessary “session cookie”
Description / purpose / duration: Maintains user connection to all sub-pages.
Turn on/turn off: Is always activated and may not be disabled.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
The processing of your data through our website is based on the following legal grounds, which are provided for in legislation:
The basis for recording your internet protocol address and processing the data from recording files and the necessary cookie is our legal interest in protecting the security and integrity of the website.
The process of data from optional cookies is based on your consent, that is, on the activation of each cookie upon entering the website, which you may withdraw in the same way by turning off the cookies you wish.
The internet protocol address (IP address) of your device (computer, cell phone or tablet) is automatically recorded to our server when you enter our website and is stored for three months from the date of your visit; afterward, it is automatically deleted.
Session cookies are deleted when you close or log off the browser. As far as “optional cookies” are concerned, they are retained for as much time as mentioned in the above table (“Table of cookies used”).
Data that you provide to communicate with us, either via e-mail or through the communication form of our website (your email address and possibly your name and phone number), are stored for as long as it is deemed necessary so that we can respond to your questions, and if their storage is no longer necessary, we delete these data or limit their processing in case there is no legal obligation to store them.
In case judicial or extrajudicial claims arise, the data shall be held until the irrevocable and final judicial decision or until the expiration of their limitation time.
Prior to any potential change in the processing of your personal data through our website, we will respectively modify the present update and post it so that you will be informed and that you will have the ability to effectively exercise your rights.