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Starting Day of cookie policy 11.05.2020

Your Privacy and Data Protection are a top priority for us. Therefore, we need to inform you that uses cookies in order to single you out from other users of the website. This allows us to offer you a better experience, while using our website and allows us to improve our services through the knowledge we acquire about the website’s efficiency.

Who is the Data Controller?
In the context of this Cookie Policy the terms «ΙΟΝ», «we», «us», «ours» refer to the company under the name ΙΟΝ S.A. COCOA AND CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURERS that has its establishments at El. Venizelou Str. 69, p.c. 15344, Neo Faliro, Pireus, Attiki, tel.: 210 4814971, fax: 210 4838560, email:

What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text consisting of numbers and letters that are used to store information on web browsers, on your computer’s hard-disk drive or on that of another device you may be using. Cookies contain information that are transmitted to the hard-disk of your computer/handheld device allowing its identification the next time you visit our website.

It is really simple, how cookies work. When you first visit a website that uses cookies, a cookie is stored on your computer/device. The next time you visit the same website, your computer/device will check to see whether there is the relevant cookie stored and, where this is the case, it will send the information stored in the cookie back to the website. The website will then recognize that you have already visited it in the past and on some occasions, it will adjust what appears on your screen, to any preferences you had. Cookies may also record the time you spend on each page of a website, what links you click on, even your preferences regarding the format of the website and its colours.
Cookies usually contain the following information:

  • The name of the website and the user’s unique number,
  • The duration of the website’s features and the results of the cookie
  • a random number

In general, cookies cannot be used in order to reveal your personal data such as your name, address or age etc.

In any event, if the data collected about you constitute personal information, you have the same rights that are provided for, as for any other of your personal data. More information is available on the section Privacy Notice.

We only use the following types of cookies:

Performance (statistics) Cookies

These are cookies, such as Google Analytics that allow us to collect information about how the visitors interact with our website. Any information collected such as visitors’ IP address and on-site activity are afterwards anonymized. Our website uses the following performance cookies:

Cookie key Domain Cookie category Expiration Description
_ga Performance 2 years This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
_gid Performance 1 day This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.


Unclassified cookies

These cookies have not been categorized, as their classification process is in progress in collaboration with their providers.

Cookie key Domain Cookie category Expiration Description
_gat_gtag_UA_6999580_1 Unclassified 49 seconds  


For more information regarding the processing of your personal data through Google Analytics cookies follow the link

You may install a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that applies to all the websites you visit by going here:

Deactivation of Cookies
You can use your browser’s Settings in order to control what types of cookies are stored by your browser and your device. You may also block cookies, if you so wish, by setting your browser to prevent all or some of them from being placed or by choosing the “opt-out” option that is provided.
If you do this, however, some parts, services and functionalities of our website may not be accessible or may not work properly.

Cookie Policy Status
Please note that this Cookie Policy does not apply to the privacy practices of third parties, for which we are not responsible. Furthermore, this Cookie Policy may be amended, as long as the cookies we use change, too. In any event, this Cookie Policy will always be updated in order to keep you posted about who is placing cookies, for what purpose and for how long.

More information
The website is a really useful website providing more information regarding how various browsers manage cookies. If you also want to find out more about cookies and advertising you should visit that contains very detailed information on the topic.

Contact us
Should you would wish to contact us for any relevant reason please feel free to do so:

  • By post at Eleftheriou Venizelou 69, pc.15344, Neo Faliro, Attiki,
  • By calling us at: +30 210 4814971
  • By sending us a fax at: +30 210 4838560
  • By sending us an email at: