Cookie policy

At G.Samaras S.A. Medical Gas Systems, we respect your concerns about privacy and value the relationship that we have with you. Like many companies, we use technology on our website to collect information that helps us enhance your experience and our products and services. The cookies that we use at G.Samaras S.A.-Medical Gas Systems allow our website to work and help us to understand what information is most useful to visitors. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our cookie practices and let us know if you have any questions by sending us an e-mail at dataprotection@gsamaras.gr.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device. What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

How does G.Samaras S.A. use cookies?

Cookies allow us to improve user experience. We use cookies to obtain information about your visits and about the device you use to access our website.

This includes where available, your IP address and pseudonymous identifiers, operating system and browser type and, depending on the cookie, the reporting of statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns.

Types of cookies

We categorize our cookies to help our customers understand the specific reason for each cookie.

The cookies used on G.Samaras S.A.-Medical Gas Systems website are only Third-Party Cookies and may be generally categorized as follows:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Service and use its features.

    • Do these cookies collect personal data/identify me? These cookies do not identify you as an individual.
    • The relevant cookie on our website is set by OpenStreetMap, it is used in context with the website’s map-content in order to limit the number of requests over a given time.
  2. Performance or Statistic cookies. These cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymoysly.

    • Do these cookies collect personal data/identify me? These cookies do not identify you as an individual. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
    • The relevant cookies on our website are set by Google analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Find out more about how Google uses your data or opt out from having your data sent to Google.
  3. Marketing cookies. These cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

    • Do these cookies collect personal data/identify me? Based on the type of cookies used by the relevant third-party, the information these cookies collect may include personal data.
    • The relevant cookies on our website are set by Google analytics and YouTube video. Please note that we do not control third party cookies and cannot access them. Therefore, they are not installed directly by G.Samaras S.A.-Medical Gas Systems but by third parties. This happens because you have directly given your consent to the use of their cookies. In such cases, you should directly withdraw your consent on the relevant third-party website.

Thus, when navigating our website and using our services, G.Samaras S.A. Medical Gas Systems may collect personal information and other information about you through Third-Party Cookies, which our Company uses to for the purpose of optimizing our products and services, measuring the effectiveness of our website, improving and upgrading its content and adapting it to users’ needs.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type.

  • Session cookies are temporary cookies which only exist during the time you use the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after using the website).
  • Persistent cookies stay on your device after you’ve visited our website. (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie, as well as your browser settings).

How can I control or delete cookies?

You can disable third-party cookies by use of your browser settings. For your convenience we’ve provided links to the cookie management page for the most popular web browsers:

You can find out more information on cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.