What are cookies?

In order to make sure our site is working properly, we may sometimes put a small piece of data known as cookie on your computer or mobile device. A cookie is a text file that is stored by a web server on a computer or a mobile device. The content of a cookie can only be retrieved or read by the cookie server. Text in a cookie often consists of identifiers, site names and some numbers and characters. Cookies are unique to browsers or mobile apps you use, and allow sites to store data, such as your preferences.

Which categories of cookies are used at ebc-viii.tuc.gr?

Categories of cookiesDescriptionAcceptance
Strictly NecessaryThese cookies are necessary in order to visit our site. These cookies do not recognize your individual identity. Without these cookies, we cannot provide our site efficiently. Under the law, your action to accept them is not required.Necessary
FunctionalityThey provide you with a more personalized browsing experience. These cookies store your preferences as well as your favorite settings. If you do not accept these cookies, the performance and functionality of our site may be affected and your access to content may be restricted.Optional
PerformanceThey are used for monitoring performance. We use cookies to collect information about the use of our site by visitors, aiming at meeting more visitors' needs and improving the content of our site as well as facilitating our site.Optional

The acceptance of all cookies is not necessary for the operation of the site, but through them you will experience better browsing. You can delete or block access to these cookies, but if you do certain site’s features may not work well.

Data Controller for the management of cookies is TUC.

The cookie-related information is not used to personally identify you and we have the absolute control of the data. Cookies are not used for purposes other than those described in this document.

You can control and / or delete cookies according to your wishes. You can delete all cookies already installed on your computer, as well as set up most browsers in a way that prevent cookies from being installed. However, in this case, you may need to customize certain preferences yourself.


Cookies used in the site are:
Name of cookieDescriptionLifetimeCategoryRecipients
cookieconsent_statusThis cookie is used to remember if you have consented to the use of cookies on this website. When you consent, a cookie is set which prevents the Cookie Notifier bar from appearing at the bottom of the browser window.1 yearFunctionalityhttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
PHPSESSIDCookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.End of SessionStrictly Necessaryhttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
fe_typo_userThis cookie is a standard session session cookie from TYPO3. In the case of a user connection, it saves the connection period ID through which the user is recognized in order to give him access to protected areas.End of Session (7 days after the last action of the user within the site)Strictly Necessaryhttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
be_typo_userThis cookie is used to determine if the site visitor is connected to the CMS backend (management environment) and who the backend user is (only for administrators).End of Session (60 minutes after the last action of the user within the site)Strictly Necessaryhttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
_pk_idThis cookie serves to distinguish the unique visitors of the site. It is noted that the lifespan of this particular cookie can be changed by the Matomo platform without prior notice.13 monthsPerformancehttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
_pk_refThis cookie contains information about the origin of the visitors of our website, ie from which sites they were taken to ours. It is noted that the lifespan of this particular cookie can be changed by the Matomo platform without prior notice.6 monthsPerformancehttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
_pk_sesThis cookie is responsible for maintaining the connection period for 30 minutes after recording the user's last action. When the cookie expires (after 30 minutes of inactivity) it is considered that the user's visit to the site has been completed. It is pointed out that the lifespan of this particular cookie can be changed by the Matomo platform without prior notice.30 minutesPerformancehttps://www.ebc-viii.tuc.gr/
Youtube CookiesThe website, in many of its pages, contains embedded videos from our official YouTube channel, thus enabling its visitors to watch them immediately. This service is provided using the YouTube Privacy Enhancement feature. This feature may set cookies on your computer as soon as you click on the YouTube video player, but no information about your preferences will be collected and your browsing experience on youtube.com will not be affected. More details on YouTube's privacy enhancement feature can be found here1 monthFunctionalityhttps://www.youtube.com/