Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy
This Cookie Policy provides information in respect to the use of Cookies and Similar Technologies (such as pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs, JavaScript, and local storage) by Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A. (“we” or “us”) website or any mobile application operated by or on behalf of Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A. and/or its associated companies (“Website”). We will also describe what options you may have regarding Cookies & Tracking Technologies.

This Cookie Policy forms part and is incorporated into the terms of use of the Website and may be subject to amendments from time to time. You are advised to check our Cookie Policy regularly to be informed of any updates. Relevant notifications on substantial amendments may also be displayed on our site. By visiting the Website you agree to accept any changes made to this policy.

In some cases, we may use Tracking Technologies to collect information that is personally identifiable, or that can become personally identifiable if we combine it with other information. In such cases, our Privacy Policy will apply in addition to this Cookie Notice.

What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files —usually consisting of letters and numbers—stored on your device by a website server.

Cookies are distinguished in “session cookies” and “persistent cookies” depending on the time they remain stored on your device. “Session cookies” are stored on your device at the time you visit a website and are deleted automatically after you close your browser. “Persistent cookies” are stored on your device at the time you visit a website and remain stored after you close your browser. Persistent cookies will be activated again automatically when you open your browser and browse the internet.

This Website uses both “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Persistent cookies (CookieConsent and NID) used by the Website may remain stored at your device for a maximum period of one year and 6 months respectively.

Why we use cookies?
We use cookies to give you the best browsing experience possible. Certain cookies are technically necessary in order for the Website to operate properly. Other cookies are used to perform functions like advertising, obtaining statistics (i.e how many site visitors view certain pages on our Website or receive our advertisements when visiting other websites) and facilitating your interaction with social networks.

Which cookies do we use?
Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A. and/or third parties providing services on behalf of us use the following cookies:

Necessary cookies
These cookies are absolutely necessary in order to provide you the requested services through the Website. These are essential to enable you to visit our Website and use its features properly. Basic functions such as the following rely on these key cookies:

  • staying logged into our Website;
  • remembering any personal information you insert at the Website at the time of booking;
  • ensuring the safety of the requested transactions by directing you to payment applications of third party websites and redirecting you to the Website in order to complete your booking;
  • helping you retrieve information about your booking once this is completed;
  • and, in general, providing services and information to you upon your request.

Performance cookies
These cookies collect information on how users use the Website, in order to enable us to update and improve our Website and visitor experience. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Such cookies collect information, in respect of:

  • pages that users visit more often;
  • products and services which are of more interest;
  • advertisements or offers that users have viewed;
  • links that users have followed;
  • error messages that users may receive while browsing the Website, etc.

Functionality Cookies
These cookies enable us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

If you choose to delete/disable these functionality cookies, any preferences/settings you selected will not be retained for subsequent visits to our Website.

Advertising Cookies
These Cookies record your online activities, including your visits to our Sites, the pages you have visited, and the links and advertisements you have clicked. One purpose of this is to help make the content displayed on our Sites more relevant to you. Another purpose is to allow delivery of advertisements or other communications to you that are designed to be more relevant to your apparent interests. Delivery of interest-based advertising may involve us, our service providers and partners such as publishers, data management platforms, and demand side platforms. For example, if you look at a page on one of our Sites, we may cause an advertisement to be delivered to you, on our Site or on other sites, for products referenced on that page or for similar products and services. We and our service providers and partners may also append other data to information collected by these Cookies, including information obtained from third parties, and share this information with third parties for the purpose of delivering ads to you.

Third Party Cookies
In order to provide more interesting content to you and help you interact with your social media accounts, the Website may incorporate third party content and services (e.g. “plugins” of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) or links to third party websites. By accessing such third party links and/or websites, you are subject to the cookies policy of such third party. In such case, you proceed on your own responsibility and we bear no responsibility whatsoever in respect of any issue arising out of the storage of cookies on your device by any such third party websites.

Web Beacon
A Web Beacon is a very small clear picture file used to keep track of your navigation through a single website or a series of websites. They may also be referred to as “Web Bugs” or “Clear Gifs.” Web Beacons may be used with cookies to gain an understanding of how a website’s users navigate through the website.

How Do we Use Online and Mobile Advertising?
We and third parties, including technology partners, and service providers engage in interest-based advertising to deliver advertisements and personalized content that we and other advertisers believe will be of interest to you. To the extent third-party vendors are using Cookies to perform these services for us, we do not control the use of this technology or the resulting information, and we are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. We identify some resources in this Notice (see “How to enable or disable cookies” below) that can help you.

Ads may be delivered to you based on your online or mobile behavior (on McAfee Sites or other sites), your search activity, your responses to one of our advertisements or emails, the pages you visit, your general geographic location, or other information. These ads may appear on our Sites or on third-party websites. The technology partners with whom we work to help us conduct interest-based advertising may be members of self-regulatory associations such as the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). For Sites directed at persons located in the European Union, we may work with technology partners who are members of the European Digital Advertising Alliance (eDAA). You may also see advertisements for third parties on our Sites or other websites or properties, based on your visits to, and activities on, our Sites and other sites.

How to enable or disable cookies
You have the ability to enable or disable the storage of cookies on your device by changing the settings of your browser at any time. You can also set your browser to inform you before a cookie is stored on your device or follow your browser’s instructions to delete cookies already stored. If you use various devices, you have to adjust your preferred browser settings in respect to cookies at each one of your devices.

If you choose to disable cookies, you will not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our Website or receive our services, such as making a booking.

To manage cookies via your browser, click the following links to be directed to your browser’s instructions:

You can also use a browser plug-in such as Ghostery or the Tracking Protection List from TRUSTe. (A browser plug-in is a piece of software which adds extra capabilities to your browser—for example, to play video or scan for viruses). Adobe Flash Player is software for viewing multimedia on a computer. Websites that use Adobe Flash may store Flash Cookies. Flash Cookies may also be known as Flash Local Shared Objects (LSOs). McAfee may use Flash LSOs to provide special content, such as video and animation playback.

To find out more about interest-based advertising and your choices, visit these sites: Digital Advertising Alliance, the Network Advertising Initiative, and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe. You can opt out of the use of Cookies to tailor content or advertising to you by visiting the following links. Note that if you choose to opt out, you won’t necessarily see fewer ads. However, the ads you see may be less relevant to your interests.

We are committed to good privacy practices. For more information about our approach to privacy see our Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about how we use Cookies, you can contact us using the information set forth below. Please include your contact information and a detailed description of Cookie concern.

Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A.
8, Anagyrountos Av. | 166 72 Vari | Athens | Greece

Telephone: +30 210 8902000

This Notice updates and supersedes previous versions. We may change this Notice at any time. The “LAST UPDATED” section at the bottom of this page lists when this Notice was last revised. Any changes to this Notice will become effective when we make the revised Notice available on or through the Sites.
LAST UPDATED: April 18, 2018