Cookie policy

 

        1. What is a Policy about Cookies or Cookies Policy?

By this Policy our Company “QACS” [hereinafter referred to as the «Company»] provides to the users/ visitors of its website www.qacslab.com information about the use of digital trackers (hereinafter referred to as «Cookies») on this website. We inform you about the definition of Cookies, the type of Cookies we install on your device, the type of data they collect, the purpose and the recipients to whom this data may be transmitted. Also, by this Cookie Policy, we inform you about the way to set or disable Cookies, depending on the type of Cookies.

        2. What are Cookies?

Cookies are small information files (txt files), which are installed through the browser of the user / visitor of the website, on the computer or on his mobile device (in the application files of the browser and / or in the archive file structure of each user of the terminal device), when visiting the website. Cookies are used to make our website more functional and popular with you. Cookies allow us to improve your online experience and the services provided to you. We install “first-party Cookies”, i.e., Cookies installed by ourselves, and “third-party Cookies”, installed by others (e.g., advertising networks), through our website. Each time you visit the website, you will be asked to accept or reject specific categories of Cookies (it’s in your discretion which categories you are going to accept or reject). If you choose to continue browsing our website, you agree to the use of Cookies, which are necessary for the functionality of the website and which cannot be disabled (it’s the only category of Cookies which cannot be disabled by the user of our website due to functionality reasons)

        3. What kind of cookies do we use?

At this website, we use the following categories of Cookies: I. Necessary: ​​These Cookies are absolutely necessary for the operation of our website, so that you can browse the website and use its functions, such as access to secure areas. Without them, the services provided to you, such as your registration, cannot be provided. II. Preferences: These Cookies are intended to provide personalized and improved functionality to you when you visit the website, depending on certain criteria in the user terminal (e.g., browser type used, language, service access point settings, etc.). III. Statistics: Statistics Cookies allow us to collect anonymous information regarding the way you use our website (e.g., which pages of our website are frequently visited, if you receive error messages, etc.). These Cookies do not identify the user / visitor of the website, but the information they collect is aggregated and used solely to improve the performance of our website. IV. Marketing: Marketing Cookies are intended to receive information about your interest in our site and to provide personalized ads related to your interests. We also inform you that in this context, information relating to the way you use our website may be shared with third party social media, advertising, and analytics providers. In the table below, you can have more detailed information about the Cookies we use, by category and provider and receive information about them.

CATEGORY COOKIE NAME PROVIDER DURATION PURPOSE DESCRIPTION
Necessary CONSENT google.com 2 years Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website
CONSENT youtube.com 2 years Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website
CookieConsent qacslab.com 1 year Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain
JSESSIONID linkedin.com Session Preserves users states across page requests
li_gc linkedin.com 2 years Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain
test_cookie doubleclick.net 1 day Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies
Preferences lang ads.linkedin.com Session Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website
CookieConsentBulkSetting-# cookiebot.com Persistent Enables cookie consent across multiple websites
 

Statistics

_ga qacslab.com 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat qacslab.com 1 day Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid qacslab.com 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Marketing _fbp qacslab.com 3 years Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
_gcl_au qacslab.com 3 years Used by Google Ad Sense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services
ads/ga-audiences google.com Session Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor ‘s online behavior across websites.
bcookie linkedin.com 2 years Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services
bscookie linkedin.com 2 years Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services
IDE doubleclick.net 1 year Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user
fr facebook.com 3 months Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers
lang linkedin.com Session Set by LinkedIn when a webpage contains an embedded “Follow us” panel
lidc linkedin.com 1 day Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services
pagead/landing google.com Session Collects data on visitor behavior from multiple websites, to present more relevant advertisement

– This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement

pagead/landing doubleclick.net Session Collects data on visitor behavior from multiple websites, to present more relevant advertisement

-This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement

tr facebook.com Session Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com 179 days Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated You Tube videos
YSC youtube.com Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube the user has seen
ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY youtube.com Persistent Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-cast-available youtube.com Session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com Session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com Persistent Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com Persistent Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com Session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com Session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com Session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded You Tube video

 

      4. How do you accept the above use of Cookies?

When connecting to our website, you receive a relevant message about the use of Cookies by us, in which you are invited to select the categories of Cookies, which you wish to accept or disable. With the above provided option, you explicitly provide your consent for the use of specific categories of Cookies, kept in a relevant electronic file of your choices by us.

5. Ways to manage Cookies through the browser

In any case, the user can control the Cookies located in the browser and/or on his device. To set the Cookies of the website you can click here. The option is located at the bottom left of the website. In addition, the browser allows the user to delete the Cookies, which are stored. If the user configures their browser in such a way that it does not allow the installation of Cookies, some services of this website may not work. More specifically, if you want to disable (or reactivate) the use of Cookies for all pages you visit, you can do so from the settings of the browser you use (browser). To manage and disable cookies, you can follow the relevant instructions for each type of browser:

  1. Internet Explorer:

https://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835

  1. Mozilla Firefox:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

  1. Google Chrome:

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en

  1. Safari:

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042

  1. Safari for iPad and iPhone:

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677

For detailed information on how you can manage Cookies, please visit the website www.allaboutcookies.org.

       6. Your rights as a data subject and a user of this website

You control the processing of your personal data and retain all your rights, as provided in the current legal framework on personal data protection (especially the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679). For further information about the exercise of your rights as a data subject you can visit our Privacy Policy.

       7. Update of this Policy

The Company reserves the right to update, modify or revise this Policy, without prior notice to improve its services and increase the compliance with the provisions of current legislation on data protection. Users are kindly requested to check this Policy regularly in order to be informed of any changes that have been made.

Useful Contact Information

Data Controller

Address: Antigonis 1 Metamorfosi 144 51, Greece, Athens

Telephone:  +30 210 2934745

E-mail: info@qacs.gr

Data Protection Officer

E-mail: dpo@qacs.gr

Hellenic Data Protection Authority

Address: Kifissias 1-3, PC 115 23, Athens, Greece

Telephone: +30-210 6475600

Ε-mail: contact@dpa.gr

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