Cookie Policy

BACKGROUND:

This website stergioubooks.com (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by a better understanding of how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site or when you press the  “accept” or “close” button on Our Cookie  pop-up or when you have selected your preferred Cookie options in Our Cookie  e.g. pop-up or on or specific page with that provides additional information and setting about Cookies and Cookie Settings and pressed the  button name, e.g. “continue”, “save”, accept” or “similar”. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately. Note that you can always change your preferences visiting our GDPR Personal Data Protection Portal. A button is available on the bottom of this website page.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

  • In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
  • “Cookie”: means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;
  • “Cookie Law”: means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
  • “personal data”: means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 or EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
  • “We/Us/Our”: means  Stergiou Books Limited, a limited company registered in Ireland under company number 632421, whose registered address is  Ground Floor, 8-9 Marino Mart, Fairview, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Co. Dublin, D03P590, Ireland.

2. Information About Us

  • Our Site is owned and operated by  Stergiou Books Limited, a limited company registered in Ireland under company number  632421, whose registered address is  Ground Floor, 8-9 Marino Mart, Fairview, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Co. Dublin, D03P590, Ireland.
  • Our VAT number is IE3566877KH.
  • Our Data Protection Representative is  Leonidas Stergiou and can be contacted by email at Leonidas@stergioubooks.com, by telephone on  +353 (0) 87 360 15 78, or by post at  Stergiou Books Limited, c/o Leonidas Stergiou, Ground Floor, 8-9 Marino Mart, Fairview, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Co. Dublin, D03P590, Ireland.
  • We are regulated by the Irish and the European Authorities.
  • We are an associate member of Publishing Ireland (Irish Publishing Association), and a regular business member of the Hellenic Community in Ireland.

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

  • Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
  • By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third-party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Read about the types and the use of each cookie to section 4 below. A detailed list of cookies detected by an automated scan the last 24 yours, a button for cookie settings and more information is provided by the OneTrust Management Software at the bottom of this page.
  • All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

3.1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

3.2. Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

3.3. Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

3.4. Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.

3.5. Third-Party Cookies

Third-party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third-party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

    • Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

    • Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

    • Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
    • For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.
    • For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

  • Note that Stergiou Books Limited and our website stergioubooks.com use two tier-1 privacy software managements (OneTrust and Sovy Hub) that scan our website every 24 hours and update the cookies, their types, their expiration dates, and their purposes. Thus, the visitor of this page is always updated and the following information is not static.
  • The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device.

Please, see the Appendix below that includes all types of Cookies, explains their role and necessity, their expiration/duration, and how you can change the settings. This Appendix with the table of Cookies is updated every 24 hours.

There is a link to set your settings and change your preferences anytime.

Furthermore, it reiterates the Cookie Notice to confirm the saved details and your preferences. This banner also provides a user-friendly list with cookies, easy buttons to enable and disable, links to their definitions, and a comprehensive preference centre.

Feel free to use the tool that is more convenient to you. If you use one, the remaining are updated constantly.

If you face any problem or you have any question, please Contact Us or visit our Support Centre and open a ticket (external link) or use our GDPR & Data Personal Portal with useful forms and information,

5. Consent and Control

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

  • We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
  • In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

7. Further Information

  • If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact us at privacy@stergioubooks.com, by telephone on  +353 0 873601578, or by post at  Stergiou Books Limited, c/o Leonidas Stergiou, Ground Floor, 8-9 Marino Mart, Fairview, Clontarf, Dublin 3, Co. Dublin, D03P590, Ireland.
  • For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

Appendix

Cookie Settings

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