Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy for Cyprus Association of Registered Podiatrists’s website

EFFECTIVE DATE: 29 September 2019 (V. 01)

1. INTRODUCTION

Cyprus Association of Registered Podiatrists (“we” or “us” or “our”) may use cookies and other tracking technologies when you visit our website www.podiatry.org.cy, including any other media form, media channel or mobile website related or connected there (collectively, the “Site”) to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.

2. USE OF COOKIES

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Cookies generally exist to make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the help section of your browser.

3. TYPES OF COOKIES

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:

Advertising Cookies

Advertising cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.

Personalization Cookies

Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.

Forms related Cookies

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact page, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies may be place on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, the social media sites will set cookies through our site, which may be used to enhance your profile on their site, or, contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

In more specific, we use the following cookies:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarypersistent1 yearCookie that keeps track of which cookies you approved.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessarypersistent1 yearCookie that keeps track of which cookies you approved.
PHPSESSIDsessionSessionCookie used to identify your unique session on the website and to store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission. When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
pll_languagepersistent1 yearA cookie used by Polylang to remember the language selected by the user when he comes back to visit again the website. This cookie is also used to get the language information when not available in another way.
trx_addons_is_retinapersistent1 yearCookie that checks if the user's screen is optimized for retina resolution.
wordpress_logged_in_{hash}, wordpress_sec_{hash}sessionSessionCookies used by WordPress and indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
NECESSARY COOKIES (FOR ALL SITE VISITORS)
  • cfduid: Is used for our CDN CloudFlare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. See more information on privacy here: CloudFlare Privacy Policy.
  • PHPSESSID: To identify your unique session on the website.
NECESSARY COOKIES (ADDITIONAL FOR LOGGED IN USERS)
  • wp-auth: Used by WordPress to authenticate logged-in visitors, password authentication and user verification.
  • wordpress_logged_in_{hash}: Used by WordPress to authenticate logged-in visitors, password authentication and user verification.
  • wordpress_test_cookie Used by WordPress to ensure cookies are working correctly.
  • wp-settings-[UID]: WordPress sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
  • wp-settings-[UID]:WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
5. CONTROL OF COOKIES

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies. In addition, you may opt-out of some third-party cookies.

6. OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

7. PRIVACY POLICY

For more information about how we use information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy posted on the Site. This Cookie Policy is part of and is incorporated into our Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

8. CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at:

Email: info@podiatry.org.cy
Telephone: 7000 1545

9. AMENDMENTS

We may amend this Cookie Policy from time to time. When we amend this Cookie Policy, we will update this page accordingly and require you to accept the amendments in order to be permitted to continue using our services.