In order to provide better services and improved experience for the Users of the «ALEXANDRA BISSA» website, the latter may collect identification data using corresponding technologies, such as cookies.
The User by using www.alexandrabissa.com and choosing “ACCEPT” in the pop-up window for using cookies while browsing www.alexandrabissa.com , agrees to the usage of cookies from the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website, as defined by this Policy and the provisions of the local Law.
The “ALEXANDRA BISSA” Website will only set cookies on the Users’ computer, phone or tablet only after obtaining the Users’ consent.
In the event that the User, who originally consented to the installation of the cookies from the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website, wishes to exclude and delete the cookies that were set on his/her computer, phone or tablet from the above mentioned web page, the User has the ability to exclude and delete the set of the Cookies by using the settings of the Internet browser.
The User should not use the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website in case he/she does not want the cookies that are connected to the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website, to be set on his/her computer, phone or tablet.
In particular, if the User has disabled the acceptance of cookies it is possible that the User will have limited access to some of the services or functions provided by the «ALEXANDRA BISSA» website or even some of the «ALEXANDRA BISSA» site services may not function properly.
1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are placed on a User’s computer, phone or tablet in order to enable the user to communicate and interact with the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website more easily while cookies provide the Website owner with information on how visitors use the website.
Cookies do not obtain any document or file from the User’s computer.
A typical example of such information is the User’s preferences on a website, as stated by the User’s choices on the site (eg selecting specific “buttons”, searches, ads, etc.).
Cookies are also used for statistical purposes, in order for the website to be able to determine areas/sites that are important or popular, as well as to assess the effectiveness and the functionality of www.alexandrabissa.com and to monitor the website’s performance
It is also possible for the cookies to be used in order to collect information about the usage of the ALEXANDRA BISSA website. This information may include the type of browser used by the User, the type of computer, its operating system, the Internet service providers and other relative information of such kind.
3. Types of Cookies that may be used by the «ALEXANDRA BISSA» website
The Cookies are either session or persistent cookies and, at the same time, they are either first or third party cookies. The interpretation of these terms is provided below, so that the User can better understand the types of cookies and the reasons that are used by the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website.
A. Session Cookies
Session cookies allow the User to be recognized within a visit to a website, so that each website to be able to remember any page – to – page changes or selections that was made by the User. These cookies allow the User to proceed through many pages of a website quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new site the User visits. Session cookies are temporary and will expire when the User disables the browser or disconnects from a site. If the User deletes these cookies, or has them turned off on his/her browser, the User will be unable to log into those areas of the of the ALEXANDRA BISSA website.
B. Persistent Cookies
Persistent cookies are cookies that “persist” for a set period of time on the User’ s computer after the end of a browsing session and, therefore, can allow the users preferences or actions to be remembered each time the User visits the website. Persistent cookies remain in the user’s permanent storage space after the User exits the site until they are manually deleted by the User or automatically deleted from the browser. The time that the cookies are automatically deleted from the browser is based on the duration set by the cookie.
C. First Party Cookies
First-party cookies are cookies hosted by the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website, and this is where all the information collected is send. The “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website may use the information obtained through these cookies to provide the User with advertisements related to his/her interests, in accordance with the User’s online behavior previously demonstrated.
D. Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are hosted by affiliated companies to the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website, sending, in this way, the collected information to these third parties (eg Facebook). Third parties may use the data collected through these cookies to provide anonymously targeted advertisements to Users on other sites, using as a basis the User’s visit to the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website.
4. Use of similar technologies
In order for the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website to adapt the site and its contents to User preferences, additional tracking technologies, such as IP addresses or log files, may be used.
A. IP Addresses: An IP address allows the identification of a computer each time it connects to the Internet. The “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website may register the IP address in order to resolve technical issues, preserve the security of its website, and adapt its content to the needs and preferences of the User.
B. Log Files: The “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website may collect information in the form of records which are recording its own activity, as well as statistics related to the User’s browsing into the “ALEXANDRA BISSA” website. These files are created anonymously and record, among other things, the browser type and the User’s operating system, information about the User’s browsing, as well as other relevant navigation data.
5. Managing Cookie Settings
It is also useful for the User to install one of the cookies’ add-ons available for his/her web browser to gain more control over the installation of cookies. For this purpose the User can refer to internet browser instructions (web browser) or help screen to know more about these functions.
The following links may be helpful for these purposes:
Internet Explorer: visit http://support.microsoft.com and type “cookies” in the search function
Safari: visit http://www.apple.com/support/ and type “cookies” in the search function.