1.What are Cookies?

As most websites, the Silwood Ltd website uses cookies for the collection of data.Cookies are small data files, which are placed in your computer or other devises (smartphones, tablets) while you are browsing the website.They act as memory files whenever you access our website through your computer or another devise.Cookies are essential for the effective function of our electronic webpage.They are also used for the costumisation of our products and services to the customers, both on our website and on those of others, as well as on social media.

2.What kind of information do Cookies collect?

Some cookies collect information on your browsing, choices and wishes upon your access to a website from the same computer or device.We do not use cookies for the collections or registration of information concerning your name, your address or any other contact details.

3.Why do we use them?

We use cookies for the improvement of the function of our website, the right browsing, the easy connection and smooth transfer to its individual pages.

Also, the use of cookies helps with analysing how the visitors use our website, how they browse and whether they face any difficulties.This way we can constantly optimise its function and solve possible problems.

All information collected via cookies is used only to optimise your experience, the structure and the content of the website, all in relation to the protection of your privacy.

4.Which Cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies (Always active)

Those cookies are necessary for the function of the website and cannot be deactivated by our systems.They are usually set only as a response to your actions concerning a request for services such as setting the privacy preferences, connecting or completing online forms.You can set your browser so that it blocks or notifies you on those cookies, but some parts of the site may not function in that case.

Performance Cookies

Those cookies allow counting the number of visits on a websites and the traffic so that we can optimise the performance of our site.They inform us on which pages are more or less popular and let us see how visitors interact on this site.All data collected by those cookies are aggregated and thus anonymous.Unless you allow for those cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Operational cookies

These cookies allow the provision of improved functions and individualisation, such as video and live chat.They can be set by us or third-party service providers, whose service we have added on our pages.Unless you allow those cookies, some or all of those functions may be disfunctional.

Promotional Cookies    

Promotional cookies are used to serve costumised ads.They are also used for targeted advertising in order to limit the mass, undesirable and useless advertising messages.

First-party Cookies        

They are cookies set in the browser and/or your device’s hard drive by the website you are visiting.This includes the assignment of a unique identifying code for monitoring your browsing on the website.Website administrators often use first-party cookies for managing the visits and for identification purposes.

Third-party Cookies

Those are cookies that are used by third parties, such as social media, advertising platforms and so on, for monitoring your visits to various websites on which they promote their content or ads.The administrator of this website does not control third-party cookies.

Social media cookies

Third-party social media can place cookies on your device if you choose to share content from our website with them by clicking on one of the integrated “share” buttons.

If you deactivate those cookies, “share” option will not be available.

Cookies Analytics           

As most websites, ours also uses Google Analytics (GA) to track the users activity.We use those data to determine the number of individuals that use our website, to better understand the way they reach and use our webpage and to watch their course on our website.

5.How can you manage or stop the use of cookies?

If you would rather avoid the use of cookies on this webpage despite the aforementioned limitations, you must first deactivate the use of cookies on your browser and then delete the cookies that have already been stored on your browser and are connected to this website.  You can avoid using those cookies at any time.  

You can also change the preferences/settings on the web browser you are using.In some cases, you can accept the cookies on particular sites and block third-party cookies.In others, you can block cookies from specific advertisers.You should be aware that deleting or blocking cookies may affect the functionality of the website.For more information on cookies you may visit www.allaboutcookies.org or go to help menu on your browser.

The following links provide information on the way you can block or delete the use of cookies from the most common browsers.

Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/el/kb/diagrafh-cookies-gia-afairesh-plhroforiwn

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=el

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/el-gr/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer

Safari: https://support.apple.com/el-gr/HT201265

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/8.51/el/cookies.html

Please not that this option is not a solution in itself for “declining” all cookies.