Cookie Policy

1. What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded on to your computer when you access certain websites. In general, cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s computer.

The most important thing to know about cookies placed on Sawasantorini.com is that it tells us which pages are most visited on the site - so we can improve them over time. 

2. Why does sawasantorini.com use Cookies?

We use these cookies and other similar technologies for a number of purposes, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website

    • Tracking what pages on the site is mostly used by visitors

    • How many users visit the site i total

  • To monitor and analyze the performance, operation, and effectiveness in order to improve sawasantorini.com

Cookies that are used by sawasantorini.com should be divided into two types:

  • “First-party Cookies” -  Cookies that are placed by sawasantorini.com 

  • “Third-party Cookies” - Cookies that are placed and used by third-party companies such as partners of the webste platform provider used for creating sawasantorini.com - such third-party cookies could be e.g. Facebook.com. 

It is important to note that neither sawasantorini.com or website platform provider wix.com can access third-party cookies; nor can other third-party organizations access the data in the cookies we use on our website. The platform provider Wix doesn't allow third-parties to use the cookies for any purpose other than those described in the next sections.

Duration:

Depending on their function, Cookies may have different durations. There are session cookies and persistent cookies:

  1. Session cookies only last for your online session. It means that the browser deletes these cookies once you close your browser

  2. Persistent cookies stay on your device after the browser has been closed and last for the period of time specified in the cookie

Categories:

The cookies used on our website fall into one of four categories: 

  1. Essential Cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure and private areas.

  2. Analytic Cookies let us understand how you use our website (e.g. which pages you visit), to provide statistics on how our website is used, improve the website by identifying any errors, and performance issues.

  3. Functional cookies are cookies used to remember choices users make to improve their experience (e.g. language).

  4. Marketing cookies are used to collect information about the impact of our marketing campaigns performed in other websites on users and non-users.

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To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and understand how to manage, delete and block them, visit www.aboutcookies.org  or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Alternately, it is also possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser’s cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.

Please note that deleting our cookies, disabling future cookies or tracking technologies may prevent you from accessing certain areas or features of our Services, or may otherwise adversely affect your user experience.

The following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser.

To opt out from and prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics across all websites, check out the following instructions: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may update this Cookie Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information about cookies set by sawasantorini.com