Effective Date: 16-06-2022
Latest revision: 6-03-2023 (policy was revised in order for cookies section to be added)
V4ensics is located at:Maroussi Athens, Attica 15122 , Greece
- Website Visitors
- Personally-Identifying Information
- Links To External Sites
- Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
1. Website Visitors
Like most website operators, V4ensics collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. V4ensics’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how V4ensics’s visitors use its website.
V4ensics also collects personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users as part of the logs kept by the server for information security purposes. V4ensics only discloses visitors IP addresses as described in the relevant section below (section 5).
2. Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to V4ensics’s websites choose to interact with V4ensics in ways that require V4ensics to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that V4ensics gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, visitors who want to communicate with V4ensics are asked to provide their name and their email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
4. Links To External Sites
5. Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
V4ensics discloses personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on V4ensics’s behalf or to provide services available at V4ensics’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using V4ensics’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. V4ensics will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, V4ensics discloses personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when V4ensics believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of V4ensics, third parties or the public at large.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in anonymized form in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. V4ensics takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
The cookies that are categorized as “Necessary” are stored on your browser as they are essential for enabling the basic functionalities of the site. The only necessary cookie, which is used by V4ensics, is cookieyes-consent, which is used to remember site visitors’ consent preferences so that their preferences are respected on their subsequent visits to V4ensics site. It does not collect or store any personal information of the site visitors.
V4ensics also uses third-party cookies, namely Google Analytics cookies, which help V4ensics analyze how you use this website. These cookies are only stored in your browser with your prior consent, which can be withdrawn at any time through the relevant functionality present in V4ensics site. As Google states (https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US), Google analytics uses a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. ‘_ga’ is the main cookie used by Google Analytics and enables a service to distinguish one visitor from another. V4ensics.gr, as a site that uses Google Analytics, uses the ‘_ga’ cookie. Each ‘_ga’ cookie is unique to the specific property, so it cannot be used to track a given user or browser across unrelated websites.
In detail utilized by V4ensics Google Analytics cookies are:
- _ga: The _ga cookie calculates visitor and session data, while it also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. The cookie expires, unless erased by the user, after one year, one month and four days.
- _gid: _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. The cookie expires, unless erased by the user, after 1 day.
- _gat_gtag_UA_*: This cookie is set to store a unique user ID and expires after 1 minute.
- _ga_*: This cookie is set to store and count page views. The cookie expires, unless erased by the user, after one year, one month and four days.