Cookies policy

Cookies policy


GEFYRA S.A. in its capacity as data controller pays particular attention to the protection of the privacy of the visitors of its website The purpose of the present policy is to provide information about how GEFYRA S.A. uses the Cookies each time you visit our website to be informed about our corporate activities or order our products or services.

What are cookies?

As most websites, the website of GEFYRA SA uses cookies to improve the use of the website, as well as the navigation experience. Cookies are small text files automatically installed on your computer or other devices (smartphones, tablets) while you browse our website pages, so that each time you visit the website, the latter could retrieve the said information about you (e.g. your user language, font size and other view preferences), so you do not need to enter these preferences each time you visit the website. The cookies of this category are necessary for the efficient operation of our website and the interface and communication with the user.

The cookies set by GEFYRA S.A. in its capacity as owner of the specific website are called “First Party” cookies. The cookies set by other parties (such as Google Analytics, Facebook, etc.) depending on their own policies which are beyond the control and legal competence of GEFYRA S.A. as owner of the website, are called “Third Party” cookies. These third party cookies offer possibilities or functions that allow these third parties to recognize the visitors of our website for their own purposes (e.g. statistics to measure the website traffic, targeted advertisement etc.) in accordance with their policies that we recommend you to consult.

Cookies can be persistent or session ones. Persistent cookies are stored by the browser and remain active until either their expiry date or until the user deletes them. The session cookies expire upon the end of the session, as soon as the browser is switched off (closed).

Cookies as personal data

To the extent that they offer the possibility to track the user, the said cookies offer also the possibility to process personal data and normally they require your consent (advertising, statistical analysis, third party etc. cookies). The way such consent is granted is defined in the legislation (Law 3471/2006, Directive ePrivacy, GDPR 2016/679, Instructions of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority). The visitors may recall their consent in the same way they have granted it.

In the event that you do not grant your consent, whenever necessary, you are not deprived from visiting our webpage (since we do not use cookie walls).

Our website provides full information about each cookie type and offers the possibility to switch them off. Are exempted from such consent the cookies that are technically necessary for your to connect to the website or for the provision of the web service that the users have requested (e.g. identification, connection, safety and/or storage of the user content during the session, language selection, storage of search history, etc.).

User information

You may be informed and grant your consent specifically per cookies category (operation duration, data controller identify, categories of data recipients) through the website of GEFYRA S.A. by using the appropriate mechanisms (e.g. pop-up windows or banners). The content of such information is legible, regardless of the terminal from where the accesses is achieved (mobile or fixed device).

How to set cookies

You can set and/or switch off cookies as you wish.

You can find more details here:

You can delete cookies already placed on your computer or manage the settings of most browsers so as to prevent the installation of cookies. However, in this case you may need to set some preferences by your own each time you visit a website, while some of the website features may not be accessible.

Written on: 22/5/2018

Last update on: 5/3/2020



How we use cookies

Your Privacy

Cookies are small text files stored by a website on your computer or mobile device when you visit the said website. Cookies may include information on you, your preferences or your devices and are mainly used to make websites work. This information is not directly linked to you, but may help you have a better experience while browsing the website.

Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the main cookies categories in the Settings to find out more and to change the default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the website and the services we are able to offer you.

Other data that we collect

The IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication and identification. The IP address is a number assigned to your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) each time you have access to the Internet in order to communicate with other devices. Moreover, the IP address may also identify your connection provider on the Internet.

When you visit our website, your IP address is recorded to ensure the safety of the website and to prevent malicious acts. In addition, the IP address may be used cumulatively to analyze the performance of the website and to optimize it, thus offering you a more user-friendly and functional experience.

This specific information is necessary to ensure the proper operation of the website and cannot be removed.


The website may include links to third-party webpages. GEFYRA S.A. is not liable for the privacy policy of other websites. Please read carefully their own policies before disclosing any of your personal data.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be removed. They are usually set in response to actions made by you which amount to setting your website preferences, or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will then not work properly.

Name Description Type Controller
ASP.NET _SessionId Used to remember your session while navigating our website. Session, First party We
cookie-popup* Used to store your preferences about cookies (acceptance or refusal of the cookies). 30 days, First party We

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Name Description Type Controller
uvc – These cookies are for the purpose of sharing pages and content that interests you on our site through third party social networking or other websites.  2 χρόνια, Third party AddToAny
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