What are cookies?
In order to make sure our site is working properly, we may sometimes put a small piece of data known as cookie on your computer or mobile device. A cookie is a text file that is stored by a web server on a computer or a mobile device. The content of a cookie can only be retrieved or read by the cookie server. Text in a cookie often consists of identifiers, site names and some numbers and characters. Cookies are unique to browsers or mobile apps you use, and allow sites to store data, such as your preferences.
Which categories of cookies are used at ionio.gr?
|Categories of cookies||Description||Acceptance|
|Strictly Necessary||These cookies are necessary in order to visit our site. These cookies do not recognize your individual identity. Without these cookies, we cannot provide our site efficiently. Under the law, your action to accept them is not required.||Necessary|
|Functionality||They provide you with a more personalized browsing experience. These cookies store your preferences as well as your favorite settings. If you do not accept these cookies, the performance and functionality of our site may be affected and your access to content may be restricted.||Optional|
|Third-party||They are used to show personalized ads as well as to reduce the frequency of an ad. Using third party cookies does not collect or store data about your identity.||Optional|
The acceptance of all cookies is not necessary for the operation of the site, but through them you will experience better browsing. You can delete or block access to these cookies, but if you do certain site’s features may not work well.
Data Controller for cookies management is Ionian University.
The cookie-related information is not used to personally identify you and we have the absolute control of the data. Cookies are not used for purposes other than those described in this document.
You can control and / or delete cookies according to your wishes. You can delete all cookies already installed on your computer, as well as set up most browsers in a way that prevent cookies from being installed. However, in this case, you may need to customize certain preferences yourself.
Cookies used in ionio.gr are:
|Name of cookie||Description||Lifetime||Category||Recipients|
|_ga||This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.||2 years||Performance||Ionio.gr|
|_gat||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.||1 minute||Performance||Ionio.gr|
|__gid||This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.||2 days||Performance||Ionio.gr|
|PHPSESSID||Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.||End of Session||Strictly Necessary||Ionio.gr|
|cookie_preferences||The cookie is used for saving a visitor's preference regarding the use of the different categories of cookies.||1 week||Strictly Necessary||ionio.gr|
|__atssc||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.||1 year||Functionality||Ionio.gr|
|__atuvc||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.||1 year||Functionality||Ionio.gr|
|__atuvs||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.||30 minutes||Functionality||Ionio.gr|
|loc||Stores the visitors geolocation to record location of sharer||1 year||Third-party||addthis.com|
|mus||Social Media sharing tracking||14 months||Third-party||addthis.com|
|na_id||Sharing of pages/links from this website on
various social networks
|na_tc||Social Media sharing tracking cookie.||3 years||Third-party||addthis.com|
|ouid||Social Media sharing tracking cookie.||3 years||Third-party||addthis.com|
|ssc||Social bookmarking||1 year||Third-party||addthis.com|
|uid||This cookie provides a uniquely assigned, machine-generated user ID and gathers data about activity on the website. This data may be sent to a 3rd party for analysis and reporting.||3 years||Performance||addthis.com|
|uvc||Tracks how often a user interacts with AddThis||1 year||Third-party||addthis.com|
|xtc||This domain is owned by AddThis. AddThis provides web widgets that site owners embed into their pages or other content to enable visitors to create and share links to the content across social networks. They also make use of the data collected to provide advertisers and marketers with profile information for targeted behavioral advertising.||1 year||Third-party||addthis.com|