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International Animation Festival

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International Animation Festival

Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

The Cookies Policy of the website www.animasyros.gr is written in the simplest way possible, to be comprehensible to all users. If you have any question regarding our Cookies Policy, please send us an e-mail to the e-mail address director@animasyros.gr.

Animasyros respects your privacy and is willing to not interfere with tour personal life. For this reason, it has chosen to use ONLY cookies which do not track your online activity and do not collect any personal data for you.

We use few cookies which are not technically necessary for the operation of our website; these are NOT stored by default in your device. They are stored in your device only if you choose to install them.

This Cookies Policy is part of the terms of use of our website and may be amended from time to time. We suggest that you check our Cookies Policy often to get informed for any changes.

The Cookies Policy that is publicly available on our website is the one that applies. No amendment of this policy applies if it is not published on the website. If we make any important amendment to our Cookies Policy, we will inform you when you access our website. If we make any important amendment, we will ask you to accept or reject it.

What are cookies?

Cookies are short text files, usually consisting of letters and numbers and which are stored on your device by a website server.

Cookies can be distinguished in “Session Cookies” and “Permanent Cookies” depending on the time they remain stored on your device.

  • “Session Cookies” are stored on your device at the moment when you visit the website and are automatically deleted, when you close your browser.
  • “Permanent Cookies” are stored on your device when you visit the website and remain stored after you close your browser. “Permanent Cookies” will automatically be activated again when you open your browser again and start surfing on the Internet.

Moreover, cookies can be distinguished in first party and third party Cookies – Depending on the website or the domain which installs the cookie, cookies are distinguished in “first” and “third party” cookies.

  • First party cookies are cookies, which are installed by the website that the user visits (in our case by www.animasyros.gr)
  • Third party cookies are cookies installed by a different domain than the one that the user visited. If the user visits a website, and a third company (such as Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, etc.) installs a cookie through this website, this will be a third party cookie.

Which Cookies do we use and why

We use cookies to keep our website secure and functional. Most cookies we use are technically necessary for the operation of our website.

Some cookies are installed by us and others by third parties. They are all described in the table below.

Apart from the technically necessary cookies, we use some third-party cookies to facilitate your access to our social media and channels in video platforms. These cookies are by default disabled and are installed only if you choose to do so. In any case you may always change your choice.

We do not use cookies which track your activity or collect any personal data for you in any case.

Technically necessary Cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary for the operation and security of our website. They are necessary to offer you the chance to visit our website and enjoy its features. Basic services, such as the ones below, are based on these important cookies:

  • Staying connected at the website,
  • Choosing to view content in Greek or English,
  • For us to provide access to our website to our associates and offer you up-to-date content,
  • Keeping our website secure

List of technically necessary cookies installed by www.animasyros.gr

The word “hash” means a sequence of letters and numbers, which is created dynamically and is unique to any user and browser (i.e. cb0b8744a48e216128b5e17e9c3a013b227d3bcb529e)

1. Cookies which concern users with an account for the website: This account is created manually only for associates of Animasyros (for content publication, news uploading, etc.)

Cookie NameRetention Purpose
wf_loginalerted_hash  1 day Security. It checks if the user has administrator rights and is used to notify the administrator if any unauthorized person attempts to log in the website.
wfwaf-authcookie-hash  2 days Security. It checks if the user has privileges in the administration and processing of content and decreases or increases accordingly the security settings.
wordpress_logged_in_hash  session Security. Operation. It checks if the user is a website member and deceases the number of login prompts.
wordpress_sec_hash  3 days Security. It stores accreditation data of the website members in an encrypted form.
wp-wpml_current_admin_language_hash  3 days Website settings. It stores the current language the user views the website in, according to the user’s preference.

2. Cookies which concern users and visitors of the website

Cookie NameRetention Purpose
wordpress_test_cookie  session Website settings. It checks if cookie storage is allowed.
wp-settings-hash  365 days Website settings. It stores data for viewing the website.
wp-settings-time-hash  365 days Website settings. It stores data for date and time settings and time zone settings of the user/visitor.
wp-wpml_current_language  3 days Website settings. It stores data for the language of the website choice of the user/visitor.
cmplz_all, complianz_consent_status, complianz_policy_id365 daysCookie settings. Indicates which cookies are placed, according to your selection at the cookie prompt.

3. Technically necessary third-party Cookies

Cloudflare.com (https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-Understanding-the-Cloudflare-Cookies)

Cookie NameRetention Purpose
_cflb_hash  30 days It checks the user’s location and directs him/her to the closest server (load balancer server), to balance the internet traffic and to maintain the website settings.
_cfduid_hash30 days It checks if the user’s browser is secure or not. An insecure website shall mean that the browser is used for DOS (denial of service attacks) or related practices.

4. Non-technically necessary third-party Cookies

The following cookies are by default turned off. They will be enabled, if you choose to view 3rd party content. If you wish to disable them again, please use the button at the top of this page.

Vimeo

We use Vimeo for video display. Read more

We use Vimeo for video display. Read more

NameRetentionFunction
Statistics
__utmt_player10 minutesTrack audience reach
vuid2 yearsStore the user’s usage history
Sharing

For more information, please read the Vimeo Privacy Policy.

YouTube

We use YouTube for video display. Read more

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
GPSsessionStore location data
Functional
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE6 monthsEstimate bandwidth
Statistics
YSCsessionStore a unique user ID
PREF1 yearTrack visits across websites
Sharing

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Policy.

Facebook

We use Facebook for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons. Read more

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
actppresence1 yearManage ad display frequency
fbm_1 yearStore account details
_fbc2 yearsStores last visit
fbm_*1 yearStore account details
xs3 monthsStore a unique session ID
fr3 monthsAd delivery
_fbp3 monthsTrack visits across websites
datr2 yearsPrevent fraud
sb2 yearsStore browser details
*_fbm_1 yearStore account details
Functional
wd1 weekDetermine screen resolution
act90 daysKeep users logged in
c_user90 daysStore a unique user ID
csm90 daysPrevent fraud
presencesessionTrack if the browser tab is active
Sharing

For more information, please read the Facebook Privacy Policy.

How can you control the use of cookies

The website uses by default only the technically necessary cookies. When you visit the website for the first time, a cookies banner appears; this banner informs you for the use of cookies by the website. This banner gives you the following options:

  • To accept the technically necessary cookies, used by our website, to be stored on your device.
  • To accept all cookies, including non-necessary ones, being stored on your device.
  • To view and read this Cookies Policy

 You may change your settings anytime:

Most internet browsers accept cookies by default. However, they offer means to control the use of cookies, which allow you to block or delete cookies at any time. You may change the settings of your browser, so that it informs you prior to a cookie being stored on your device or follow instructions to delete all cookies which have been stored on your device. If you use multiple devices, you must change your browser settings in all of them.

To manage your cookie preferences through your browser, follow these links, depending on the browser you are using:

Microsoft Windows Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Google Chrome

Apple Safari

Opera

Mobile devices:

Android

Safari

Windows Phone

Blackberry

If you use another browser, you may find the cookie management instructions in the support page of your browser.

You can learn more on cookies on the following third-party websites:

Privacy

We use privacy-friendly practices. For more information you may check our Privacy Policy.

Last amendment: 16/1/2020

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