A cookie is a small file of text stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies are used to identify your computer to servers hosting our website.
Cookies are necessary make some functionality available to you, because of the way in the internet works.
HTTP and HTTPS protocols use TCP/IP which is known as “stateless” protocols. Communications using stateless protocols have no memory of which computer on the internet accesses our website. Cookies enable that ability and are necessary for a variety of purposes which are set out below, and the reasons we use them.
Cookies enable us to:
- gauge usage patterns of our website
- store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests
- speed up your searches on our site
- recognise you when you return to our site
- secure our website from abuse.
We do not use intrusive cookies on our site to collect your personal information. Nor do our cookies store financial information or information which is capable of identifying you (such as your name or address).
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of this Website and restrict you from using certain functionality on this Website.
You can also use the sublime TOR browser to hide your identity online, or use VPN service, such as VyprVPN or HMA. Your browser may have free plugins available to establish a VPN between your computer and the rest of the Internet.
|Name||Site / Purpose||Expires||First / Third Party|
|1P_JAR||Google.com / Collects website statistics and tracks conversion rates||One month||Third|
|AEC||Google.com /||Five months||Third|
|CONSENT||Google.com / distinguishes browsers and devices||Five months||Third|
|NID||Google.com / store user preferences and information while viewing Google mapped pages.||Six months||Third|
|OGPC||Google.com / used by to store user preferences and information while viewing Google mapped pages.||Six months||Third|
|SNID||Google.com / provides ad delivery or retargeting.||Six months||Third|
|_gid||Google.com / Used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing||Two years||Third|
|_ga||Google.com / used to distinguish visitors to website||Two years||Third|
|wp-settings-1||hallellis.co.uk / check whether browsers are set to allow or reject cookies||One year||Third|
|ppwp_wp_session||hallellis.co.uk / used to store and identify users' unique session IDs for the purpose of managing user sessions||One year||Third|
We use the information to improve our website and enhance the visitor’s experience.
The ‘Help’ menu of your internet browser can help you finding out how to remove cookies. Below some quick links to help pages:
- Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/12454/windows-10-microsoft-edge-privacy-faq
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265.