Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

General information

Cookies are small text files with information that are stored by the server of a website on the terminal device (computer, mobile phone, etc.) of a visitor / user while navigating on it. The website retrieves this information at each visit in order to offer related services. A typical example of such information is the user’s preferences on a website, as they are stated by the choices he makes on it (e.g. selection of specific “buttons”, searches, etc.).

Our Company uses cookies, i.e. software, the installation of which enables it to inter alia collect information for the purposes of its website’s technical and organisational operation, improving the experience of users/visitors to its website, facilitating the promotion of services that are of interest to the user/visitor and processing data of a statistical nature.

The cookies may be installed by the provider of the website that is visited by the user (first party cookies) or by others through the provider of the website (third party cookies) that is visited by the user.

In accordance with article 4, paragraph 5 pursuant to Law 3471/2006, the storage or acquisition of access to information that is installed on the user’s terminal equipment it is only permitted where the specific user has provided its consent after clear and extensive information. An exception to the obligation to obtain consent, in accordance with the same hereinabove paragraph, is the case of storage and access to information whose sole purpose is to “conduct the transmission of a communication via an electronic communications network or is necessary for the provision of an information society service that has been explicitly requested by the user or the subscriber”. The consent of the user is not essentially required for the cookies that are considered to be technically necessary for completing the connection to the website or for the provision of the Internet service.

Upon the exception of the cookies, the user exclusively states that s/he has read and fully comprehended the more specific terms and conditions that relate to the installation, operation and purpose that are served by the cookies and thereafter provides the specific, explicit, free and up-to-date consent for the installation of the cookies, the collection of their personal data and it use by the Company. The user reserves the right at any whatsoever time to revoke its hereinabove consent and/or to disable the relevant settings for the installation of the cookies.

The cookies that are stored by our Company are the following:

Absolutely necessary cookies: These are the cookies that are necessary for the operation of the web site and cannot be disabled on our systems. They are usually only set up in response to actions taken by you, which relate to an application for services, such as setting up your confidentiality preferences, logging in or filling out forms. You can configure your browser (refer below “How can a user disable Cookies via the browser”), in order to block or notify you about these cookies, however certain sections of the website may not function in that case. The consent of the visitor/user is not required for the use of mandatory cookies.

Targeted cookies: These cookies are set through our website by our advertising associates. These may be used by those companies for the creation of a profile of your interests and to display relevant advertisements on other sites, upon the condition that you have already consented. They function by uniquely identifying your browser and device.

How can the user disable cookies via the browser:

You can set your web browser in such a manner so as to warn you about the use of cookies and to not permit their acceptance in any case. In this case, certain services and functions may not operate. Course, your non-selection of this setting shall not be construed as your willingness to accept all the cookies.

You can also delete all of the cookies that are already installed on your device by clearing your browser’s browsing history. In this manner, all the cookies for all the websites you have visited through this browser shall be deleted. You should however be aware that some stored data may be potentially lost (e.g. stored connection data & website preferences).

In order to manage and disable the cookies, you can follow the relevant instructions for each type of browser:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari

Your Data Controller is the Company with the corporate name of “MOTOR OIL (HELLAS) Refineries Corinth S.A.”, which is based at 12A Herodou Attikou Street, Maroussi, Post Code 15124, Greece, with GEMI Registration Number 000272801000, TIN: 094027509, Athens SA Companies Tax Office, Telephone No: 210-8094000, Fax No: 210-8094444, E-mail:

In relation to your data that is derided through the use of cookies, you have the right that are provided by the legislation on personal data, as it is applicable on each occasion (refer to Data Protection Policy).

You can contact us on our Company’s hereinabove contact details about any whatsoever questions, queries or request in relation to the hereinabove.