COOKIES POLICY

 

  1. What is a Cookie?

    Cookies are very small information text files that are used by browsers (Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) and help a website work more efficiently by allowing it to recognize the users’ preferences whenever they return to it. Cookies are unique to each web browser (web browser, i.e. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.) and contain anonymous information regarding the site visited by the user. Their basic function is to make your internet access and browsing easier.
  2. What cookies do we collect?
    Through the Website Columbiasportswear.gr, the following Cookies are collected: 

    Name

    Type

    Purpose

    Data Sharing

     Duration

    ARR Affinity

    Functionality

    Used by Windows Azure for load balancing purposes (users’ requests are routed to the same server for the same browsing session)

    Not performed

    When the browsing session ends

    __umta till __umtz

    Statistical

    They are used by Google Analytics and collect information on how visitors use our Website. Anonymous information is collected such as the number of visitors, visitors' origin, pages visited on our website, etc.

    Not performed

    _umta: 2 years

    _umtb: 30 minutes

    _umtc: When the browsing session ends

    _umtt: 10 minutes

    _umtv: immediately

    _umtz: persistent, after 1 year

    Nop.customer

    Functionality

    They are used by the e-shop and collect the following information:

    1.    Certification of registered users
    2.    Session identification for visitors
    3.    Product list for product comparison function
    4. List of latest products viewed by the visitor

     

    Not performed

    1 year

  3. For what purposes do we collect Cookies?

    3.1. Functionality Cookies

    These cookies are exclusively used by us for the proper operation of our website. They enable you to browse and use its features, such as access to secure areas, etc. All your preferences and settings stored in cookies (such as country, login information, browser settings, etc.) can not recognize your individual identity. Without them, we can not provide efficient operation of our Website.

    3.2. Advertising Cookies

    These cookies enable us to collect information about the use of our website in order to display ads related to the user's preferences.

    3.3. Statistical Cookies

    They measure user traffic and help Columbiasportswear.gr administrators improve site content for a better experience for visitors. These cookies do not collect information that could identify the visitor's identity.

    3.4. Preference Cookies

    These cookies enable us to collect information about the use of our website in order to improve attractiveness and display personalized content to the user.

  4. How to manage Cookies

    In addition to the cookies being necessary for the website’s operation and the security cookies, you have the option, if you wish, to opt out from the use of other cookies by selecting “disable” at the above mentioned cookies categories. Also keep in mind that you can delete all cookies stored on your computer or any other portable device, as well as configure most browsers to prevent their storage. More specifically, you can disable cookies by following the instructions below:

    If you use Internet Explorer:

    1.      Select from the “Tools” menu and then “Internet Options”.
    2.      Click on the “Privacy” Tab.
    3.      Select the appropriate setting.

    If you use Google Chrome:

    1.      Select “Settings” and then “Advanced”.
    2.      In the “Privacy and Security” section, click on “Content Settings”.
    3.      Click on “Cookies”.

    If you use Safari:

    1.      Select "Preferences" and then "Privacy".
    2.      Click on "Remove all site data".

    If you use Mozilla Firefox:

    1.      Select from the "Tools" menu and then "Options".
    2.      Click on the "Privacy" icon.
    3.      Find the "cookies" menu and select the relevant options.

    If you use Opera 6.0:

    1.      Select from the "Files" menu and then "Preferences".
    2.      Click on "Privacy".

    However, if you do so, you may need to manually customize a few preferences whenever you visit our website, while some functions and features might not work properly. 

  5. Policy’s amendments and information provision 

We may modify this Policy from time to time so that it always remains compliant with the legal requirements and the way we conduct our business. If we decide to replace this Policy or make significant changes to it, we will ifnorm you through a notice on our website. To be informed about the latest version of this Policy, visit this page on a regular basis.