A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site and services.
According to article 4 par. 5 of Greek Law 3471/2006 the storage of information or acquisition of access to stored information in the user terminal equipment is only permitted if the particular user has given his/her consent upon clear and extensive information. An exception to the obligation to obtain consent in accordance with that paragraph shall be the case of storage and access to information intended solely to ‘the transfer of a communication via an electronic communications network or which is necessary for the provision of an information society service expressly requested by the user or subscriber. Essentially, the user’s consent is not required for cookies that are technically necessary to make the connection to the website or to provide the Internet service.
Where they are essential to make our site work. To enable the personalization features on our site (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line).
To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our site.
First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a Web site that is being visited by the user at the time (eg cookies placed by lawgroup.gr).
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the Web site being visited by the user. If a user visits a Web site and another entity sets a cookie through that Web site, this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the Web site that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies: these cookies allow Web site operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. You can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser or choosing one of the giving options (“Allow all cookies”, or “Allow selection” or “Use only necessary cookies”) in the pop-up window. If you click “Use only necessary cookies”, you will not be blocked from access to our website’s content.
Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.
- Internet Explorer //support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
- Firefox //support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
- Chrome //support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
- Safari //support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
- Safari for iPad and iPhone //support.apple.com/kb/HT1677
If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.
For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: https://allaboutcookies.org/
To find out about specific cookies we use on this site, please see below.
The cookies used on our site are categorized as follows:
- Strictly Necessary
- Marketing cookies
“Strictly necessary cookies” let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services. We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to make sure you connect to the right service on the website when we make any changes to the way it works and for security purposes. Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.
We use “preferences cookies” to enable us to provide you with enhanced functionality and personalisation. These cookies may be set by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not add these cookies then some of these services may not function properly.
‘Statistics’ cookies collect information about how you use our Web site – eg which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our Web site works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our content is. We use statistics cookies to perform:
Web analytics: Provide anonymous statistics on how our Web site is used Error management: Help us improve the Website by measuring any errors that occur. Some of our statistics cookies are managed for us by third parties. However, we don’t allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
“Marketing cookies” are used to target advertising to a user (behavioural targeting). They are often served by third party companies and track a user across websites. These cookies are specifically designed to gather information from you on your device to display advertisements to you based on relevant topics that interest you.
Lawgroup may change this Cookies Policy from time to time. For this reason, please refer to this Policy regularly. This Policy came into force on 15 July 2022.