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Cookies policy


The website www.olympiacos.org(henceforth, “website”) uses cookies-based technology to store information in visitors’ browser. This text explains how the Website uses cookies. When browsing the Website, every visitor agrees and accepts the use of cookies in his/her PC, as per the terms of this Policy of Use. If installation of website cookies is not desired, then it is recommended to apply specific settings (as shown below) or discontinue use of this Website.


What are the cookies?

“Cookies” are small text files containing information that a website (in this case, a web server) unilaterally stores in a user’s PC browser, without any further data exchange. Cookies contain information, such as a webpage name and some digits and numbers. Every time a user visits a webpage, it retrieves this information and offers them with relevant services. An indicative example are website user preferences, such as language selection, searches, ads, etc.

Please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/for details on how cookies are handled by various browsers and how cookies may be deleted from any PC browser, as well as other cookies-related information cookies.


Technical cookies

Technical cookies are used to ensure smooth delivery of certain website functionalities. They are divided in browser cookies and session cookies, and they both secure correct display of the website.

In case a user objects to the use of such technical cookies, they will not be able to browse through the Website in its full potential.

Beyond technical cookies, a general rules that applies in using an electronic telecommunication network is that obtaining access to previously stored data within the subscriber terminal equipment requires user’s prior consent following provision of clear and adequate information; namely, said consent should be granted by means of an opt-in, not an opt-out.
So, non-technical cookies which are the most important for user privacy, e.g. the ones used to create a user profile, may be installed on the user’s PC browser subject to the user being clearly and adequately and his/her prior consent.


First party cookies

First party cookies are integrated on the webpage upon browsing. Only this webpage may read them.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are created and used by an entity other than the Website owner. For instance, a website may use third party services for audience analytics. This company determines its own cookie to perform such analysis. Every website may also integrate content installed by others, e.g. a YouTube video. These websites may also install their own cookies.

Websites, such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube may place cookies that are useful in order to share content via social networks, or to collect visit-related statists. Existence, number and status of cookies depend on how certain social networking platforms are used before, during or after visiting the Olympiacos FC website.

It is recommended that you read the Cookies Policy on each social network’s respective website.

Session cookies

Session cookies are temporarily stored during a browsing sessions and then erased from the PC once the browser is closed.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies are installed on a PC browser for a limited time and do not get erased after the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are used to optimize user browsing if one visits a website often.

Flash cookies

Olympiacos FC website uses Adobe Flash Player to display videos and slideshows to users; Adobe uses its own cookies. Said cookies are used by Flash Player for the same purposed like all other cookies, namely to save user preferences or for user identification.

How to review browser settings on cookies

Some users may want to review their consent for storing information collected by cookies on their PC. Every web browser provides clear instructions on how to use cookies.

If one does not wish to receive cookies, they may change their browser settings, so as:

– to receive notifications when cookies are sent,

– to deactivate all or part of the cookies used by the website, and/or

– to delete cookies already installed on his/her computer

Below follow version-specific references to main web browsers.

It is recommended that you go through the manufacturers’ official documentation for more up-to-date information.

– Google Chrome:https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=el

– Internet Explorer:http://windows.microsoft.com/el-gr/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies

– Mozilla Firefox:https://support.mozilla.org/el/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

– Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042

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