Cookie Policy

Last Updated: 12.04.2021 

“The Greek Online School” uses what are known as browser cookies (hereinafter referred to as “Cookies”) in order to simplify the use of this website and other websites operated by “The Greek Online School” (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) and to obtain information that can help us to improve the information and services made available via the Website. This Cookie Policy provides you with information on the use of Cookies on the Website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are pieces of information in the form of very short alphanumeric text, stored on your computer with your own approval, and they help the more efficient operation of our platform. Cookies in no way cause harm to the user’s computers or the files kept on them.

Your prior consent is necessary to use cookies. An exception to this rule will be only cookies that serve our platform’s operational needs (operational cookies) and are necessary for its display and efficient operation. By accepting the Terms of Service of our platform and the Privacy Policy it is deemed that you have consented to the use of cookies, as above.

Why do we use Cookies?

For safe browsing on our platform, complies with the European Directive 2002/58/EC on the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector, as amended by Directive 2009/136/EC.

We use some cookies that are necessary to improve and customize our Services and your experience; to allow you to access and use the Services without re-entering your username or password; to understand the usage of our Services. The use of these cookies is essential for the website to work, and we do not use these cookies to collect personal information about you.

We use functional cookies to remember the choices you’ve made on the information you’ve provided, such as your language. This allows us to tailor your website experience specifically to your preferences.

We use performance cookies to collect information about how you interact with our website. These cookies only gather information for statistical purposes and do not gather any information that can personally identify you. However, because these cookies are not strictly necessary for the use of our website, we require your consent to use them. The performance cookies we use include:

  • Strictly Essential Cookies– These are cookies that are required for our website to operate properly. They enhance the site’s functionality and provide you with an optimal experience as a website user. They also allow you to make use of our online systems, for example, our contact form. Without essential cookies, our site won’t function properly. If you set your internet browser to reject all cookies, then some elements of the site may not work for you.
  • Third Party Cookies– These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site.
  • Social Media: These Data Collection Tools enable social media functionality, like sharing content with friends and networks. These cookies may track a user or device across other sites and build a profile of user interests for targeted advertising purposes.
  • Analytical/Performance Cookies– These are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. We use Google Analytics cookies to track anonymous usage statistics and do not collect any personal information that can be used to identify you. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can prevent your data being used by Google Analytics by following the instructions at
Concerns about cookies

While there are many legitimate uses for cookies to improve convenience and efficiency, some uses of cookies can lead to privacy concerns. These concerns typically emerge when a cookie holding personal information identifying you (e.g. name, email address, postal address etc.) is used across multiple sites to track users and internet usage. We do not use cookies to hold any personal information or track users across multiple sites.

How to delete Cookies from your browser

You can set your web browser in such a way that cookies are generally prevented from being saved to your device and/or that you are asked each time whether you are in agreement with cookies being enabled. You can at any time delete cookies that have been enabled again. You can find out how all this works in detail via your browser’s help function. Please note that generally deactivating cookies may lead to functional restrictions on our Website.

Further information on cookies
For more information about how to manage cookies and their uses visit About Cookies.
For information regarding the updated law on cookies visit the ICO.
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