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COOKIE POLICY

KARAKASSIS OPTICS SA uses cookies in order to improve user experience on its websites (www.karakassis.gr & www.karakassisoptics.com).

What are cookies? Cookies are small files containing information which are stored by a website, and more specifically by the web server that hosts the website, on the user’s computer. Every time that a user connects to the website, the latter retrieves the aforementioned information in order to offer the user services that are relevant to this information. Cookies allow users to improve their overall online experience.

Which cookies do we use? Our website utilizes cookies that are necessary for processing and carrying out your online purchases, which function in various ways, e.g. by identifying and/or maintaining the content inserted/explored by users during their individual online visits (session cookies). For example, certain cookies are necessary for registering users’ purchases on the e-shop (e.g. upon clicking the “add to cart” button). Similarly, persistent cookies are employed for the same purpose and expire after a short period of a few hours. Moreover, our website maintains: Cookies necessary for identifying subscribers or users of services that require authentication (e.g. online bank transactions). Cookies installed with the aim of protecting subscribers or users, such as cookies that identify repeated failed attempts to log in a user’s account on a specific website. Cookies with multimedia content, such as flash player cookies, during a session on a website. Such cookies include those installed to allow users to view a video on a website they visit. Cookies necessary for load balancing during a session on a website. Cookies that “remember” subscribers’ or users’ choices in relation to the display of a website (e.g. cookies that store options concerning the language a website is displayed in or the way search results are presented). Cookies installed via plug-ins on social networking websites that regulate the sharing of content between logged in, certified member users. In addition, we inform you that, given your consent, certain cookies we use are aimed at online advertising by the website provider itself (first party cookies), as well as by third parties (third party cookies), in order for the advertisements displayed to be personalized and tailored to your preferences. 

COOKIES WE USE

Placed cookies

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics for website statistics.

Name Retention Function
Statistics (anonymous)
_ga 2 years Store a unique user ID
_gid 1 day Count and track pageviews
_gat 1 minute Filter requests from bots
Statistics
_gat_gtag_UA_* 1 minute Store a unique user ID
Use: For more info please read:  Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

WooCommerce

We use WooCommerce for webshop management.

Name Retention Function
Functional
wc_cart_hash_* session Store items in shopping cart
woocommerce_cart_hash 1 day Store items in shopping cart
woocommerce_items_in_cart session
wp_woocommerce_session_* session Store performed actions on the website
wc_fragments_* persistent
wc_cart_created session Store performed actions on the website
Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties 

JetPack

We use JetPack for advertising.

Name Retention Function
Statistics
tk_tc session Store the user’s usage history
Use: For more info please read:  JetPack Privacy Policy.

Automattic

We use Automattic for website development.

Name Retention Function
Statistics
tk_ai session Store a unique user ID
Sharing

Use: For more info please read: Automattic Privacy Policy.

WPML

We use WPML for locale management.

Name Retention Function
Functional
wp-wpml_current_language 1 day Store language settings

Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties

Complianz

We use Complianz for cookie consent management.

Name Retention Function
Functional
complianz_consent_status 365 days Store cookie consent preferences
complianz_policy_id 365 days Register accepted cookie policy ID
Sharing

Use: For more info please read: Complianz Privacy Policy.

ET Editor

We use ET Editor for website design.

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
et-editor-available-post-*

Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties

Facebook

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
actppresence 1 year Manage ad display frequency

Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties

Google Fonts

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
Google Fonts API none Request user IP address

Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties

YouTube

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
GPS session Store location data
Functional
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 6 months Estimate bandwidth
Statistics
YSC session Store a unique user ID
PREF 1 year Track visits across websites

Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties

Miscellaneous

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
tcb_google_fonts

Use: This data aren’t shared with third parties

 

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