Cookies Policy of Bioiatriki Group of HealthCare Companies and the Associated Companies (Bioiatriki Healthcare Group) websites
Bioiatriki” Healthcare Group consists in particular of the Bioiatriki Group of HealthCare Companies (BIOIATRIKI PRIVATE MULTI-MEDICAL CLINIC SA, BIOIATRIKI ATHENS SA – HEALTH SERVICES PRIVATE CLINIC, BIOCLINIC THESSALONIKI PRIVATE CLINIC SA, YIANNOUKA MEDICAL LABORATORIES LTD, ALPHA EVRESIS DIAGNOSTIC CENTER LTD) and the Associated Companies (FONEMED HELLAS SA TELEPHONE SERVICES, BIO – DENTAL DENTAL SA, CROSSBORDERMEDCARE HELLAS MEDICAL SA, CROSSBORDERMEDCARE FACILITATIONSA SA).
By reading this policy, you will be able to understand:
- the types of cookies we use each time you visit our site,
- the information we collect using cookies, and
- how this information is used.
Cookies are small pieces of text that are placed on your hard disk by the server of a site, based on our legitimate interest in optimizing the site Cookies do not damage your device, contain viruses, harmful or other malicious programs. The web browser is part of your computer and stores specific preferences, such as preferred language, location, and so on.
Also, when you visit a site to browse or read information, certain “visitor information” is collected and stored by you, such as the domain name and the provider through which you access the Internet, the IP address of the computer you are using, date and time you have access to the site, and the addresses you have visited. This information is used to measure traffic and obtain necessary information to improve usability of sites. The collected information is deleted after five (5) weeks.
The web browser usually accepts cookies automatically but can be programmed to deny them. If you are concerned about cookies, we recommend that you change your web browser settings. You can prevent cookies from being installed by setting up your browser program accordingly. However, we would point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all of the features of the sites while cookies are disabled.
Our site uses “technical” cookies and in particular the following types of cookies:
- third-party cookies, permanent cookies, statistical cookies used to send statistical information to “Google Analytics,” through which our Group can perform a statistical analysis of access / site visits. The cookies used serve purely statistical purposes and collect information in aggregated form. “Google Analytics” stores a log with the start times of visits to and out of each site.
The Google Analytics Web Data Analysis service is owned by Google Inc. (Google), based in the United States of America (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043) and used for statistical purposes, specifically for the configuration of our web pages according to your needs and for their continuous optimization. The evaluation the sites usage, the preparation of reports on the activities of our websites and the provision of additional services related to the use of the website and the Internet for the purposes of market research and configure these web pages as needed.
Google uses digital technology tools and methods to analyze on behalf of our Group’s Companies the data we collect from user / visitor visits to each site. The results are then communicated to each Company in anonymous form, providing us with information and traffic statistics for each site.
In this process, your data usage is not linked to your full IP address, as we have ensured that we enable Google’s IP anonymity feature that deletes the last digits or bits of the relevant IP address. It should be noted that the certification of an adequate level of data protection on Google is based on the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement. You may prevent data processing by Google from processing this data if you load and install this browser extension (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en). An opt-out cookie is created, which prevents future analysis of your data when you visit this site. The opt-out cookie only applies to a browser and only for one particular site and is stored on your device. If you delete cookies from this browser, you must re-save the opt-out cookie. For more information on data protection with regard to “Google Analytics”, please visit their website, as listed below.
RECIEVERS / RECIEVERS CATEGORY:
The information generated with the cookies is transmitted to a Google transit agent in the US and stored there. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other data from Google. Such information may also be passed on to third parties where this is provided for by law or if third parties process such data by delegation.
STORAGE DURATION / CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING STORAGE:
After the anonymity of the IP address, it is no longer possible to be connected with you Data created for statistical purposes is deleted from “Google Analytics” after 50 months. In reports compiled on “Google Analytics” there is no longer any reference to persons.
For more information on “Google Analytics,” please consult:
- the privacy and data protection principles of “Google Analytics”(https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en ) and
HOW TO DELETE COOKIES
UPDATES OF THE COOKIES POLICY
BIOIATRIKI HEALTHCARE Group may modify this Cookies Policy from time to time to comply with regulatory changes or to meet the needs of its operation and legal obligations. Up-to-date versions of this Policy will be posted on our Group’s Companies’ websites with a date indication to let us know which is the most recently updated version.
Revised: October 2018