1. Policy on using cookies
This policy refers to cookies used by www.rigcert.org, webpage administered by RIGCERT M.IKE, 4 Leontos Sofou, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2. What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amount of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. The cookie is installed at the request of the browser (e.g.: Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) and is completely “passive” (it does not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and cannot access the information on the user hard drive).
Those files make possible to recognize the user device and display relevant content, adapted to the user’s preferences. The general purpose of cookies is to offer a pleasant browsing experience. Also, they are used to generate statistics that help us understand how a certain user navigates our pages, allowing us to improve the structure and content of the web pages. But this is done without identifying the user.
4. What cookies do we use?
We use two types of cookies: session (temporary) cookies and persistent (fixed) cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the user device until the session is closed or until the application (browser) is closed. Fixed cookies remain on the user device for a period depending on the settings in the browser or until they are manually deleted.
5. How do we use the cookies?
O visit on this website can place cookies for the purposes of: advertising, geo-targeting, visitor analysis.
6. Do cookies store personal data?
Cookies do not require personal data from the user and, in most cases, they do not identify the users. Personal data collected through cookies, though can be used to facilitate different functions to improve user experience. Data collected by cookies is encrypted eliminating the risks of access from unauthorized persons.