Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit that website. This way, the site remembers your actions and preferences for a period of time, so you do not have to reenter those preferences every time you visit the site or browse its pages. Cookies collect information and when read by a server through a web browser can provide information about the use of the website.

1.    Data Controller
In case the data, processed through the use of cookies, include personal data, the data controller for the processing of the above personal data while browsing the website   (https://www.uth.gr) is the University of Thessaly. Our address is Argonafton & Filellinon Volos, P.C.  382 21, tel. +30 2421074000, while you may contact the Data Protection Officer of the University, Priority Quality Consultants S.A, at: dpo [at] uth [dot] gr.
For more information about the processing of personal data, while browsing, you may visit the Website Privacy Policy https://www.uth.gr  here.

2.    What types of cookies are used on the website https://www.uth.gr?

The types of cookies used on the website https://www.uth.gr are persistent cookies and session cookies.

  • Session cookies are deleted after the end of your browsing on our website and / or after the closing of your web browser.
  • Persistent cookies remain in your computer or device until you delete them, or for a period of time, predefined by the cookie code.

3.    Which cookies are used on our website and what information is collected?
The website https://www.uth.gr uses exclusively strictly necessary cookies, for the smooth operation of our website.

Strictly necessary cookies: Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the proper website function, as they allow you to browse the website and use its functions, while they are technically necessary to make the connection to the website or to provide the internet service which you have requested. Without these cookies, we are not able to provide efficient and secure operation of our website and therefore your consent is not required for the use of such cookies

4.    Detailed Table of Cookies that we use

Cookies Name Cookie Developer and Description Data Retention Time Characterization Recipient / Recipient Category
SSESS85786cdb7f38283e562272f7fef8b9d3

Developed from the Drupal Community as an open-source software. Used for the user’s login session.

23 days Necessary There are no third- party recipients
cookieconsent

Developed from the Drupal Community as an open-source software. Integrates with cookies policy practices and user’s choices.

100 days Necessary There are no third- party recipients
cookieconsent-categories

Developed from the Drupal Community as an open-source software. Integrates with cookies policy practices and user’s choices.

100 days Necessary There are no third- party recipients
text_resize

Developed from the Drupal Community as an open-source software. Used for the integration of accessibility practices.

session Necessary There are no third- party recipients
text_resize_line_height Developed from the Drupal Community as an open-source software. Used for the integration of accessibility practices. session Necessary There are no third- party recipients
JSESSIONID Developed from the Apareo Foundation as an open-source software. Used for the integration with the SSO (Single Sign on) of cas.uth.gr service. session Necessary There are no third- party recipients
CASTGC Developed from the Apareo Foundation as an open-source software. Used for the integration with the SSO (Single Sign on) of cas.uth.gr service. session Necessary There are no third- party recipients

5.    How to manage cookies?
Cookies are stored on your computer or device, after you are informed about the privacy settings and give your consent for each one of them, with the exception of the strictly necessary cookies, for which no explicit consent is required. If you do not accept cookies or some categories of them, some of the features of our website may not be fully available. In any case, you will not be blocked from accessing our website.

It is at your discretion to withdraw your consent or to oppose to the use of cookies on your computer or device, to manage and/or delete cookies whenever you wish.

6.    Where can you find more information on the protection of personal data collected by cookies?
Information on the protection of your personal data collected from the cookies used, but also on your rights and how to exercise them, can be found in our Website’s Privacy Policy here.

7.    Where can you find more information about the general use of cookies?
More information on the general use of cookies, as well as the methods of excluding or restricting them, can be found at https://cookiepedia.co.uk/all–about–cookies and https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

8.    Changes to the Cookies Policy.
This Cookies Policy is subject to change at any time. For this reason, we consider it appropriate to refer to this Policy regularly. This was activated on 11/05/2020.
In case of modification, there the date of amendment shall be mentioned. The Cookies Policy is always considered valid, as formatted by the most recent amendment.