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Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all websites, this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. 

How to refuse or withdraw consent

Although the cookies we use on this website are not harmful, not everyone wishes to have them downloaded onto their computer or mobile device. 

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functionality on this website.

It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Managing Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by declining to consent to the Cookie Agreement dialog or by blocking/disabling cookies in your browser. If you wish to withdraw your previously given consent to cookies you can do so at any point by deleting the cookies that have been already set.

Disabling/Blocking Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

  • in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector;
  • in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", and un-checking "Accept cookies from sites" in the "Privacy" box.
  • in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking "Options", "Under the hood", Content Settings in the "Privacy" section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • in Safari you can block cookies by clicking "Preferences", selecting the "Privacy" tab and "Block cookies".

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on the website (log on, access content, use search functions).

Deleting cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

  • in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
  • in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you "clear private data" (this setting can be changed by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Settings" in the "Private Data" box) and then clicking "Clear private data" in the "Tools" menu.
  • in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking "Options", "Under the hood", Content Settings in the "Privacy" section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • in Safari you can delete cookies by clicking "Preferences", selecting the "Privacy" tab and "Remove All Website Data".

Obviously, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

If the previously outlined steps have not helped, you can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

There is also a very useful website explaining how to control your interaction with cookies - please visit this site for more information: About Cookies

The Cookies We Set

There are two different types of cookies - first party (which we own) and third party (where we allow a third party, such as Google, to set cookies on your computer or mobile device).

First Party Cookies

  • The cookies we use allow your browser to remember whether you’ve visited our site before and what your preferences are. We use them to improve your user experience by enabling our website to ‘remember you’, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).  

  • Forms related cookies

    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

    For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

More Information

This website is owned and operated by Katradis Group of Companies, a group with headquarters in Piraeus, Greece. If you have any questions or comments about this Notice, or if you would like us to delete or update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us at:

  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Call: +30 210 4060 300
  • Address: Katradis Group, Psaron 11 & Anapafseos str. , 186 48,  Piraeus,  GREECE

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