Use of Cookies

Cookies are tiny bits of data that are stored on users’ browsers, devices or the webpages they have viewed. While some cookies are deleted automatically with the closing of the browser, other cookies are retained even afterwards in order for users to be recognized when they revisit the website.

In this respect, please kindly be notified that we use and allow designated third parties to place cookies, web beacons and similar web activity tracking technologies (collectively referred as “Cookies”) on our website. We use Cookies for the purposes of (i) running the website and the affiliated web services properly, (ii) collecting and interpreting information regarding the users’ online activity patterns for the aim of enabling a better personalized experience.

In this respect, Cookies used on our website are divided into the following categories:

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are required for users to browse our website and use its essential features. Accordingly, such Cookies are erased when users close their browser.

Functionality Cookies: These kinds of Cookies improve the functional performance of our website and make it easier for us to deliver a better personalized experience to the users. Such Cookies generally allow our website to remember choices the users have made previously. These Cookies are preserved on the users’ devices in order to be used in their next visit to our website and they can be deleted through browser settings.

Performance Cookies: These Cookies are used to collect information about how users navigate through our website, such as which pages are visited and which links are clicked on. Please kindly be notified that none of the collected information can be used to identify the users as they are all aggregated and anonymized. Such Cookies are erased when users close their browser. The third-party services of Google Analytics are used for the operation of Performance Cookies. For more information regarding the use of Cookies by Google Analytics and to exercise choice regarding such Cookies, please visit the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Via the banner placed on our homepage, the users may choose to either accept the Cookies altogether or only allow the use of Strictly Necessary Cookies. Please kindly be informed that if the users opt-out from the use of certain Cookies they might not be able to access or use some of the essential features or functions of our website.