What are cookies?
In order to make sure our site is working properly, we may sometimes put a small piece of data known as cookie on your computer or mobile device. A cookie is a text file that is stored by a web server on a computer or a mobile device. The content of a cookie can only be retrieved or read by the cookie server. Text in a cookie often consists of identifiers, site names and some numbers and characters. Cookies are unique to browsers or mobile apps you use, and allow sites to store data, such as your preferences.
Which categories of cookies are used at smartgems.tuc.gr?
|Categories of cookies||Description||Acceptance|
|Strictly Necessary||These cookies are necessary in order to visit our site. These cookies do not recognize your individual identity. Without these cookies, we cannot provide our site efficiently. Under the law, your action to accept them is not required.||Necessary|
For the proper operation of the website services, only the technically necessary cookies are used which do not require the consent of the user.
Data Controller for the management of cookies is TUC.
The cookie-related information is not used to personally identify you and we have the absolute control of the data. Cookies are not used for purposes other than those described in this document.
You can control and / or delete cookies according to your wishes. You can delete all cookies already installed on your computer, as well as set up most browsers in a way that prevent cookies from being installed. However, in this case, you may need to customize certain preferences yourself.
Cookies used in the site are:
|Name of cookie||Description||Lifetime||Category||Recipients|
|dp_cookieconsent_status||This cookie is used to remember the user's cookie consent preferences. It is necessary for cookie banner to work properly.||1 year||Strictly Necessary||https://www.smartgems.tuc.gr|
|PHPSESSID||Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.||End of Session||Strictly Necessary||https://www.smartgems.tuc.gr|
|fe_typo_user||This cookie is a standard session session cookie from TYPO3. In the case of a user connection, it saves the connection period ID through which the user is recognized in order to give him access to protected areas.||End of Session (7 days after the last action of the user within the site)||Strictly Necessary||https://www.smartgems.tuc.gr|
|be_typo_user||This cookie is used to determine if the site visitor is connected to the CMS backend (management environment) and who the backend user is (only for administrators).||End of Session (60 minutes after the last action of the user within the site)||Strictly Necessary||https://www.smartgems.tuc.gr|
In addition, the website, in many of its pages, contains embedded videos from our official YouTube channel, thus enabling its visitors to watch them immediately. This service is provided using the YouTube Privacy Enhancement feature. This feature may set cookies on your computer as soon as you click on the YouTube video player, but no information about your preferences will be collected and your browsing experience on youtube.com will not be affected. A message asking for the user's consent is always displayed before the video is played. More details on YouTube's privacy enhancement feature can be found here