Terms of use

The visitor or user of www.insete.gr should carefully read and study the terms of use below before visiting or using the web pages and should refrain from any use in case of disagreement. The following terms of use apply to the entire content of our website.

The Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE) is the manager of the website and may at any time amend the terms of use. Any such amendment shall be posted on this website.

Kindly refrain from using this website, if you have any objections with regard to the present Terms of Use, Cookie Policy and/or INSETE’s Personal Data Protection Policy (click here to read it).

INSETE shall make every effort to ensure that the content and information at any time appearing at www.insete.gr shall be true and accurate, to the extent possible. All material available to users/visitors through our website in the form of promotion activities shall not, in any way, constitute, whether directly or indirectly, encouragement, advice or prompting for any act to be undertaken and users/visitors should use their discretion to assess all available material and should act on their own will, while any liability on our part is excluded.

Users/visitors of www.insete.gr are obliged to ensure that their use of the website complies with the law, accepted standards and the present terms and to refrain from any act or omission that might harm any third party or the operation of the website or that might constitute breach of third party copyright.



INSETE assumes no liability under any circumstances for any legal claims under civil or criminal law, or for any damages arising from visitors to our website or from third parties, from any cause related to the operation or non operation or to the use of the website or from any unauthorized intervention by third parties to information available through the website. INSETE and its partners shall make every effort to ensure the smooth operation of www.insete.gr, but may not warrant that the operation of the website or of its servers shall be seamless and free of all errors, viruses or other such elements.


Intellectual and industrial property rights

Save for any exceptions expressly identified (copyright of any third party, partners and organizations), the copyright of the entire content of the website, including pictures, artwork, photographs, drawings, texts and generally all files on this website, as well as all registered trademarks of products and services, belong to INSETE and are protected in accordance with the relevant provisions of Greek and European law and of international conventions.

All the above are provided exclusively for personal and non-commercial use, subject to compliance with all notices pertaining to copyright and other related intellectual property rights as contained in the original material and on all copies of such material. The material of the website may not be modified in any way or reproduced or disclosed in public or performed or loaded or distributed or used in any way for commercial or other purposes.

An exception is provided for the ad hoc storage of a single copy of part of the content on an ordinary personal computer for personal and not public or commercial use, without the removal of the indication of its being sourced from the present website and without prejudice to any related intellectual and industrial property rights.

All other products or services mentioned on the web pages of the present website which carry logos of organizations, companies, partnering bodies, associations or publications are the intellectual or industrial property of such entities.


Links to other websites

Our website includes references via hyperlinks to third party websites and INSETE may not control or assume any liability with regard to their availability, content, personal data protection policy, quality and completeness of services. Therefore, should any problem arise in the course of your visiting/using such websites, you should directly contact the respective websites and web pages, which are fully liable with regard to the services they provide. Under no circumstances should INSETE be deemed to embrace or accept the content or services of websites and of web pages to which it contains references or to be in any other way linked to such websites or web pages.


Personal data

INSETE takes all reasonable legal, technical and organizational measures for the protection of Personal Data in accordance with the applicable national and EU law.

INSETE undertakes that all Personal Data which may be contained in www.insete.gr shall be lawfully processed and shall not be sold or otherwise given to any third party.

All required information pertaining to your Personal Data may be found in INSETE’s Personal Data Protection Policy here.

To find out about the collection and processing of your personal data and about your rights, you are kindly requested to carefully read INSETE’s Personal Data Protection Policy before using the website www.insete.gr.


Cookie Policy

The website www.insete.gr (hereinafter the “Website”) uses cookies to store information on your computer.

INSETE owns the website www.insete.gr and may at any time amend the cookie policy. Any such amendment shall be posted on this website.

The present policy explains the way in which the Website uses cookies. Cookie files may be stored upon the user’s consent, which may be provided by means of appropriate settings on the web browser. The user may at any time delete cookie files from his device.

However, please note that this may affect the ease of access to the Website and may reduce its functionality for the user.

Your navigating on the Website constitutes your consent to and acceptance of the use of cookies on your computer, in accordance with this policy’s terms of use. If you do not wish to receive cookies from the Website, kindly select the appropriate settings (as described below) or refrain from using the Website.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file with information which a website (specifically the web server) may store on the user’s computer, smartphone, tablet, etc., without gaining access to any documents or files on the user’s computer,

etc. Cookies contain some information, such as the name of a website and some digits and figures. Whenever a user visits a website, it retrieves this information and offers the user services that are relevant to such information.

Typical examples of such information are the user’s preferences on a website, as derived from the user’s selections on the specific website (e.g. selection of specific buttons, search options, etc.).


Cookies used by www.insete.gr

The Website uses cookies in order to facilitate the user’s navigation and to provide the user with a unique browsing experience. Cookies used by the Website can be distinguished in the following main types:


Session and persistent cookies

“Session cookies” are stored on the computer or electronic device during a user’s visit to a website and are deleted when the user leaves the website.

“Persistent cookies” are stored on the user’s computer or electronic device for a longer time, until the user deletes them.


Functionality cookies

These cookies improve the functionality of the Website so that it can offer the user an enhanced navigating experience. In particular, these cookies allow the Website to retrieve or collect the user’s selections and preferences. Rejecting these cookies may affect the performance and functionality of INSETE’s website and may restrict access to its content.


Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect anonymous statistical data in order to identify the most useful or popular sections of the Website or for statistical purposes in order to enhance the Website’s structure and content in line with the users’ needs.


Third party cookies and embedded content

INSETE allows Google and other third party companies to install cookies they use. If, from INSETE’s websites, the user visits third party websites or connects to social media services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube), the user should be aware that such third party websites or services may install cookies immediately upon the visitor’s access. These cookies are not controlled by INSETE and are governed by the cookie policy of the third party which installs them. In order to find out how to manage such cookies, the user should read the cookie policy of the respective website.


The table below shows the third party cookies of five major web browsers used on www.insete.gr, as well as their respective time, purpose and origin:

Web browser: Mozilla Firefox
Cookie domain: insete.gr  




_gat 1 min.  


google analytics 3rd party (statistics)

_ga 2 years
_gid 24 hours


Web browser: Google Chrome

domain: insete.gr





_ga 2 years  

google analytics 3rd party (statistics)

_gid 24 hours


Web browser: Internet Explorer
Cookie domain: insete.gr Time  


_ga 2 years  

google analytics 3rd party (statistics)

_gid 24 hours


Web browser: Microsoft Edge

domain: insete.gr





_ga 2 years  

google analytics 3rd party (statistics)

_gid 24 hours


Web browser: Apple Safari

domain: insete.gr





_ga 2 years  

google analytics 3rd party (statistics)

_gid 24 hours


Below is a list of cookies used by the Website insete.gr:

_ga Google

analytics cookie

2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to

generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

_gid 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gat_gtag_ UA_112029 036_2 Expires at the end of the session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate


_gat_gtag_ UA_870934 18_1 Expires at the end of the session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
   utma 6 months This cookie is what’s called a “persistent” cookie, as in, it never expires. This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits.
cookiecons ent_status 1 year This cookie is used to remember if you have consented to the use of cookies on this website
ihtfontsize DNN


2 years Elements appearance of desired fonts and
.ASPXANO NYMOUS 69 days, 10 hours, and 40 minutes Configures anonymous identification for application authorization. Required to identify entities that are not authenticated when authorization is required and used by sites using the

.NET technology platform from Microsoft. It enables the site to maintain an anonymous user-id to track unique users within a session without them logging in or otherwise identifying themselves

dnn_IsMobi le Expires at the end of the session A DNN cookie used by the CMS to determine if the Visitor is browsing from a Mobile Device.
language Expires at the end of the session A DNN cookie is created called “language” to store the current language – in a monolingual install this is simply the browser default language, but if the site supports multiple languages then this may be different based on the language selected by clicking in the languages skin object.


Expires at the end of the session The cookie is generated the first time you access the application
   Request Verificatio nToken Expires at the end of the session Anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser


The information collected by the cookies above is not sold or disclosed to any third party, unless required by the law.

How can I change the cookie settings on my browser?

Some users may not agree to the storing of information collected by cookies on their computer. Each web browser provides clear instructions about its cookie policy.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may change the settings on your web browser so as to receive notification when cookies are sent, to disable all or some of the cookies used by the Website, or to delete cookies which have already been installed on your computer.

Most services on the website www.insete.gr are provided without the use of cookies. However, disabling cookies may prevent your access to some of the Website’s services and features.


Below are links to the main web browsers. These pertain to specific versions.

Kindly consult the manufacturers’ official references for the latest updates.


Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=el

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/el-gr/windows7/block- enable-or-allow-cookies

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/el/kb/enable-and-disable- cookies-website-preferences

Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en- us/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy-microsoft- privacy

Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042


For the web browsers of other manufacturers, kindly consult their official references.


Breach of the terms of use

In the event that the user should breach any term of this present, the Manager may, at its own discretion and apart from any other consequences provided for in this present or in any other source of law, suspend, whether provisionally or permanently, access to its website.

 Applicable law

The present Terms of Use/Cookie Policy shall be governed by Greek law and by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) inasmuch as they pertain and refer to the protection of personal data.

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