Our company, under the trade mark KOUVARAKIA, which will henceforth be referred to as company, is a Greek sole proprietorship, registered with the Athens Chamber of Commerce with Registration Number 189250 and operates the online store www.kouvarakia.gr which will henceforth be referred to as a website.
The website provides visitors/ users/members with services related to its professional activity, ie it provides information about the products it contains, as well as the ability to use communication tools, search services, online ordering, etc.
Personal information we collect and why
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- Cookies: are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Log files : track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- Web beacons, tags, and pixels are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, Paypal and Viva accounts), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
More specifically, order information could include the following information:
- e-mail address
- Full name
- telephone number
- home address
- company name (optional)
- profile photo (for blog users)
- post comments and product ratings
- Products you have added to your wishlist: we will use this to show you and other users your favorite products and to create targeted email campaigns.
- Wish lists you have created: we will monitor the wish lists you create and make them visible to the store staff.
Your site and activity are protected by a Digicert Inc. SSL Certificate of Secure Connection.
Protection of minors
The collection, use and disposal of personal data of minors is done only with the express written consent of the parents or their guardians. However, the Company does not bear any responsibility in case of false submission of data when completing the registration application.
How do we use your personal information?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to: Communicate with you; Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services. We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the feedback form as well as the visitor’s IP address and the browser user string to help detect unwanted messages.
If you upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Website visitors can download and export any location data from images on the site.
If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and site address to cookies. These are for your own convenience, so you do not have to fill in your details again when leaving another comment.
If you have an account and log in to the site, we will create a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. The cookie does not contain personal information and will be deleted as soon as you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also create various cookies to store your login information and display options. Login cookies last for two days and display cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember me”, your connection will last for two weeks. If you log out of your account, login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an extra cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain personal data and only indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. Expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Parts of the site may contain embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves in exactly the same way as if the visitor visited the other site.
Who do we share your information with
Data Used: order number, product id and name, product category, total cost, and quantity of items purchased. Activity Tracked: This feature sends page view events (and potentially video play events ) over to Google Analytics for consumption. Additional events sent to Google Analytics: shopping cart additions and removals, product listing views and clicks, product detail views, and purchases.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
How long do we keep your information?
Cookies will be stored for one year from the last use of the website, unless you delete them at will.
If you leave a comment, its content and metadata are retained indefinitely. This is done so that we can automatically recognize and approve the comments that follow, instead of keeping them in line.
For users who register on our site, we also store the personal data they enter in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal data at any time (except changing their username). The administrators of this site may also view and edit this information.
Rights you have on your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you may request that you obtain an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You may also request that we delete the personal information we hold about you. This does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security reasons.
Limitation of Liability
The company can not guarantee the availability of the displayed and ordered products. It undertakes, however, to inform consumers, within a reasonable period of time from the placement of the order, of their non-availability.
The company bears no responsibility of timely product delivery in cases of force majeure, eg bad weather, strikes, etc.
The company reserves the right for any technical or typographical errors that may have occurred unintentionally or due to interruptions of the website due to force majeure. The company also has reservations about the performance of colors, as it is not possible to accurately render a natural color on the screen.
The company is not responsible for technical problems that may arise during the visit to the site, related to the operation or compatibility of the infrastructure, as well as the lack of usability of the site, the visitor / user / member.
Finally, the company is not responsible for acts or omissions of third parties in products or information available through the website.
Obligations of visitor / user / member
Visitors / users / members are required to use the site in accordance with the law and to not engage in actions that may cause harm or malfunction. They are also responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their account codes. Finally, they must check the information provided regarding the use intent of the products they order before completing the transaction.
For any inquiry you can reach us through our contact form.