This policy refers to the Cookies and webpage pikiona.gr operated by Pikiona Restaurant – Café – Cocktail Bar according to the Privacy Statement, which is available here.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A Cookie is a small text file made up of letters and numbers that will be stored on the user’s computer, mobile terminal or other device from which the user accesses a web page. The Cookie is installed by a request made by a web server to a browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome) and it is completely “passive” (i.e. it does not contain software, viruses or spyware and it cannot access information from the user’s hard drives).
Cookies are a central point of efficient Internet operation, helping generate a friendly browsing expedience that is adapted to the preferences and interests of every user. If Cookies are deactivated, this may render certain website functionalities impossible to use.
DO COOKIES CONTAIN PERSONAL DATA?
Certain Cookies on your terminal may collect data concerning the device you are using (e.g. MAC address, operating system being used) or data concerning your activity on the website. The data that are collected by Cookies are encrypted in a way that renders impossible the access of unauthorized persons to them.
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
Please note that, if the Cookies that are strictly necessary for website operation are blocked, this may render the website impossible to use.
You can delete the Cookies by accessing the corresponding settings in your web browser. In this case, your data will no longer be processed until your next access of our websites.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
We use several types of Cookies, which may be classified in session Cookies or persistent Cookies, depending on their term of storage. Session Cookies are temporary files that remain in the user’s device until the session ends or the app (web browser) is closed, when they are permanently deleted. Persistent Cookies remain on the user’s terminal for a term that is defined by Cookie parameters or until they are deleted manually from the web browser.
A visit on our website can place the following types of cookies on your terminal:
Website performance Cookies
These Cookies are necessary for our website to operate under optimal conditions, by supporting basic functions, such as webpage browsing or accessing secured areas of the website. Without these Cookies, our website could not function properly.
These cookies are necessary for us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously for the purpose of preparing certain aggregate statistics that help us understand how a user benefits from the services we offer through our web pages, allowing us to improve website structure.
Concretely, Cookies are used for measurement, improvement and analytics features (e.g.confirmation of a certain level of traffic on a website; analysis of the type of content that is viewed, analysis of the manner in which a user reaches a website). Based on used Cookies, exclusively anonymous information is generated concerning the use of our web page.
These Cookies activate useful functions of the website, such as the storing your preference concerning website display language, so that you do not need to set the language each time you access our website.
Third Party Cookies
These Cookies do not belong to us and we have no control over them. They belong to Google and help improve the provision of services to you, as a Google client.
Generally, an app used to access web pages implicitly allows Cookie saving on the terminal. These settings can be changed in such a way that the automated management of cookies is blocked by the web browser or the user is informed each time Cookies are sent to their terminal. Detailed information on the possibilities and manners of managing Cookies can be found in the settings area of the app (web browser) and they vary depending on the type of browser that is used.
Please note that any limitation of Cookie use may affect certain web page functionalities.
For more information on Cookies and how you can activate/deactivate them, you can access the following website (available only in English) https://www.aboutcookies.org/ or you can check out the Help section from your web browser.