This policy is concerned with cookies and websites, maintained by DPD Greece.
What are cookies?
Cookies are files (packets with information) which are stored on the computer of the user intended to improve the experience with a website. These files allow the website to recognize the user and adjust itself to the user's preferences. Cookies mainly contain basic information concerning the name of the website, the duration for which they will be stored at the user's computer and a unique number. Cookies also contain information chosen by the website's owners.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies are used to adapt the content of a website to the individual preferences of a user and optimize the interaction with the website in question. They are also used for anonymous statistics which helps us find out how users are interacting with our website, which in turn helps us improve our websites' structure and content. Cookies have no access to personal information.
Examples of functions of cookies:
- Recognition of the identity of a registered user in a website or initial registration of a user to a website. The cookies remember the credentials of such a user and do not request user name and password on the next log in.
- Keeping track of the "shopping basket" of selected items for purchase in a website during a single session, in a personalized website (the website may have different appearance to different users).
Can cookies contain personal information?
Personal information gathered by cookies can only be used in transactions serving the user. This information is encrypted in a way that makes it inaccessible to unauthorized users.
By default browsers used in navigating websites allow storage of cookies. This option can be changed in a way which allows the user to be informed when cookies are stored or entirely block storing cookies. Detailed information for the usage of cookies can be found in the Options menu of the web browser.
Limitations of Cookies
Putting limits on the function of cookies can be done from the options menu of the browser but this in turn may affect the functionality of the browser.