Last updated: 06/09/2016
1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files of information which are stored on your computer or other devices with internet browsing capabilities, such as your tablet or mobile phone, when you visit the FAGE website. A Cookie usually includes the name of the Website that the Cookie comes from, the “lifetime” of the Cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
3. Which Cookies do we use?
Below is information about the different types of Cookies that we use on FAGE Websites, including their respective purpose and duration (i.e. how long each cookie will remain on your device).
Depending on your device, we install Cookies to:
- Identify you and find out more about you in order to offer you personalised navigation, - ensure secure navigation and tackle fraud,
- offer you content related to your interests,
- suggest commercial activities, taking your preferences and latest purchases into consideration.
Managing Cookies through your browser.
The default settings of browsers usually accept Cookies, but you can easily change them. However, if you choose to disable one or more cookies, you might not be able to take advantage of all the features offered by our website. To find out more about these settings, click on the link for the browser you use
• Internet Explorer™:
• Google Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
• Safari™: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en_US
• Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/el/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-pre...
• All About Cookies – http://www.aboutcookies.org/ (in English).
4. Do we host third-party cookies?
Cookies from third-party websites may be stored on your device with the purpose of personalising and/or improving the content (including advertising content) that you may be offered while navigating. Depending on the platforms, some third-party cookies may be stored, including:
How can I control or delete the Cookies?
Most Internet Browsers are initially set up to automatically accept Cookies. You can change the settings to block Cookies or to alert you when Cookies are being sent to your device. There are several ways to manage Cookies. Please refer to the browser instructions or the help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
If you disable the cookies we use, this may impact your experience when visiting FAGE Websites, for example you might not be able to visit certain areas of a FAGE website or you might not receive information tailored to your personal preferences when you visit a FAGE Website.
If you use several devices to visit and enter FAGE Websites (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) you should make sure that each browser on each device is adjusted according to your Cookies preferences.
5. Do we place cookies on third-party platforms?
We may place cookies on partner websites to advertise our brands and/or products. These cookies are mainly used to display content tailored to your interests and to evaluate our content (including advertising).
6. Which cookies are set up on this Website?
Today, 06/09/2016, the following cookies are being used on this Website:
Α. First-party cookies for anonymous users.
5 first-party google analytics cookies with the following names:
__utmz -> Google Analytics - Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.
__utmt -> Google Analytics - Used to throttle request rate
__utmc -> Google Analytics - Set for interoperability with urchin.js.
__utmb -> Google Analytics - Used to determine new sessions/visits.
__utma -> Google Analytics - Used to distinguish users and sessions
B. Drupal Cookies:
C. Third-party Cookies
The following are third-party cookies, which means that they are not set by http://uk.fage but by external sites, and usually concern functionality in connecting to social media sites etc. for content sharing.
These are automatically set by the corresponding publishers (e.g. Facebook) and information is not given about anyone. For example, for third parties of Facebook there is relevant legal text here.
When a user connects to http://uk.fage via Facebook, or visits http://uk.fage while logged in to Facebook, third-party Facebook cookies with the following names are set:
These are set by the domain facebook.com and concern connection with social media.
In addition, when an anonymous user visits a product page or recipe page (generally where there is a Google+ button) two cookies are set with the name:
These are set by the domain accounts.google.com and the domain apis.google.com and concern connection with social media/social plugins.
When and only when the anonymous user clicks on a Tweet button, 2 third party cookies are set by Twitter with the names:
These are set by the domain platform.twitter.com and concern connection with social media/social plugins.
Similarly, cookies concerning connection with social plugins may be set when the user clicks the Pinterest Pin on recipes.
*The names of the Cookies that are used are updated at least once a year, on 1st January each year.
7. Review of Legal Notice
We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this statement. We invite you to refer to this page regularly to check current and new, additional information.
The last revision of this statement was made on 6 September 2016
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