Cookies Notice

Our website www.olympictours.gr (hereinafter the “Website” or “We”) uses Cookies. We have drafted this Cookie Notice to provide users (hereinafter also “You”) with more information on cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are little text files which are sent to the visitors’ browsers and are stored on the hard drive of their devices when they visit a website. The term “Cookies” also refers to other similar technologies used to install and/or collect information on or from the visitors’ devices such as pixels.

2. What are the categories of cookies?

In general, there are three different ways to classify cookies: their provenance, how long they endure, and what purpose they serve.
Depending on their provenance cookies are classified as “First-party Cookies” and “Third-party cookies”. First party Cookies are set by the website you’re visiting. Third-party Cookies are set by an entity that is distinct from the one that operates the website visited by the user. This happens when a website uses external services placing their own Cookies.
Depending on their endurance cookies are classified as “Session Cookies” and “Persistent Cookies”. A Session Cookie is automatically deleted when the user closes his/her browser. A “persistent cookie” remains stored in the user’s terminal device until it reaches a defined expiration date.
Finally, depending on their purpose, Cookies can be classified as “Strictly necessary Cookies”, “Preferences Cookies” (also known as “Functionality Cookies”), “Performance cookies” (also known as “Statistics Cookies”), and “Marketing Cookies” (also known as “Targeting Cookies”). The function of each category is explained in the section below.

3. Why are cookies important? What types of cookies do we use?

In general, the main goal of Cookies is to make your browsing experience easier and more efficient.
“Strictly Necessary Cookies” are required for the proper functioning of the Website. They are used to respond to actions made by you when requesting services, such as filling out forms. If you deactivate these cookies, the Website’s services will not work. Therefore, these cookies are always active, and, according to the applicable law, Website operators do not need your consent to use them.
“Preferences Cookies” enhance the functionality of the Website. They allow Websites to memorize information about your choices and preferences on the Website, such as your username or the selected language. In this way your experience will be improved the next time you visit the Website. They do not track browsing activity across other websites. If you block these cookies, some of the Website’s services will not function properly.
“Performance Cookies” help Websites count visits and traffic sources so they can improve its content, presentation, and performance according to visitors’ preferences. They help Websites to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Website. If you block these Cookies, the Website will not know when you visited it.
“Marketing Cookies” are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests (targeted advertising). They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and help advertisers measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. When you block these cookies, you receive less targeted advertising.

Of the different types of Cookies, the Website uses the following:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookies Purpose Duration Management
 Session Cookie The session cookie is required for authentication, preference tracking, and other necessary functions to fully engage with this website. The name of the session cookie is randomly generated.  Session olympictours.gr
 cookieconsent_status This cookie is used to remember the selection of the user for the cookies. 1 year olympictours.gr

Statistics Cookies

Cookies Purpose Duration Management
nrid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1041 days olympictours.gr

Marketing

Cookies Purpose Duration Management
 IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.  1 year doubleclick.net
 __widgetsettings This cookie is set by Twitter - The cookie allows the visitor to share content from the website on to their Twitter profile. Persistent twitter.com
 common/cavalry_endpoint.php Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. Session facebook.com
 i/jot Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers. Session facebook.com
 test_cookie Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. 1 day doubleclick.net
 VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.  179 days youtube.com
 YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.  Session youtube.com
 yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.  Session youtube.com
 yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.  Persistent youtube.com
 yt-remote-device-id Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.  Persistent youtube.com
 yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.  Session youtube.com
 yt-remote-session-app Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.  Session youtube.com
 yt-remote-session-name Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.  Session youtube.com

Some or all of the Cookies described above may be stored on your browser. You will be able to activate or deactivate them according to your preferences except for the strictly necessary cookies that are always active.

4. Cookies and personal data processing

The use of Cookies may be related to personal data processing such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, your location and behavioral data. Therefore, we recommend you consult our Privacy Policy available on our Website to be informed about how we process personal data of users.

5. International Data Transfers

Some Cookies are put in place by third-party partners that provide their services. For service efficiency purposes, some of these providers’ servers may be located outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Therefore, some cookie-related information may be transferred outside the EEA. We inform you that this data is transferred with adequate safeguards and is always kept safe.

6. How to manage Cookies? Can I change my settings?

In the Cookies settings panel, available on our Website, you can enable or disable the use of Cookies that are not strictly necessary for the Website functioning. You can withdraw your consent to the use of Cookies and change the settings of Cookies at any time. Alternatively, you can enable, disable, or even completely delete Cookies through the setup options in your browser.

7. Contact us

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About Us

It would be a pleasure to send you my proposals, through our travel agency, and organize your touring experience in Greece, just for you!

 27065, Ancient Olympia, Greece

+30 6972426085

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Niki was the official Olympia Expert in BBC live broadcasting to explain the significance of the lightning of the Olympic flame for the 2012 London Olympics

Client Testimonials

Niki's knowledge of the history there as well as how she related it to all of us was a perfect balance!
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Niki knows her stuff, and she comes across as an intelligent and credible source of verified information. My wife and I used her as our group tour guide in Olympia and then again in Athens, and we were very pleased.
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Announcement regarding Covid-19

We understand now that the coronavirus outbreak is affecting all nations worldwide and we hope that you and your family are safe and that life will return back to normal soon.

We know that you are looking forward to travel and enjoy your vacation in a safe environment for you and your family. The Greek government has taken measures earlier than any other European country and the rate of the spreading of the virus now is very low, estimated for the outbreak to end in the next month and the restrictive measures to be lifted. We all work together to get through this crisis the sooner possible and be able to welcome you again in the near future.

Greece has many hidden gems to discover in the mainland, the Peloponnese, the islands of the Aegean and the Ionian Sea. The diversity of the natural beauty and the wide range of attractions offered when exploring the different aspects of the cultural and social environment can create a unique experience to meet with the different expectations various travelers may have.

Customize your travel planning and create the experience of a lifetime when visiting Greece.

We would be happy to share with you the knowledge we have of our country and customize the travel planning for your next trip to Greece.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Greece soon.

Niki Vlachou