The purpose of this policy is to inform you about the processing of data we collect through the use of cookies and similar technologies, based on the applicable regulatory framework for the protection of personal data of the European Union (EU) 2016/679 – General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), as well as the current Greek legislation.

What are the cookies

Cookie is a small piece of data that is sent from our website, when you visit it, to the browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari) of your device (PC, smartphone and tablet) and which is then used as a means of identifying your computer from our site. In this way, our site recognizes you, remembers the information about your visit and provides you with content that covers your interests, making your browsing our site a pleasant, fast and, above all, more effective experience. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer system and do not affect its functionality.

You are able to change your consent for cookies, by clicking HERE

Categories of cookies we use

The Necessary cookies without which our website could not function properly. These cookies are placed automatically on your device and cannot be disabled. The Necessary cookies cannot identify you and exist only to ensure that the website is displayed correctly. These cookies ensure the basic functions and security features of the website, anonymously.

Functional cookies help to perform certain functions, such as sharing the content of the site on social media platforms, collecting comments and other third-party functions, defining the language, maintaining the contents of your shopping cart, etc.

Analytical cookies are used to understand the interaction of visitors with our website. These cookies help to provide information about the measurements of the number of visitors, the dropout rate, the source of traffic, etc.

Advertising cookies are used to execute personalized advertising services. Using data, these cookies create your profile, based on which you will see only ads that interest you. These cookies are placed on your device only with your prior consent.

The other cookies concern uncategorized cookies and which are the ones that are analyzed and have not yet been classified in a category.

 From the above cookies, the only ones in which your consent is not required, concerns the necessary cookies, for which the operation of your browser is necessary to browse the website of our company.

The cookie files used on our website are the following:


Name of cookieKind of cookieDescriptionDuration Time
YSCAdvertisingThis cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.Session – just for one online web visit
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEAdvertisingThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.5 months & 27 days
bscookieAdvertisingThis cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.2 years
_fbpAdvertisingThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.3 months
frAdvertisingThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.3 months
test_cookieAdvertisingThis cookie is set by The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.15 minutes
IDEAdvertisingUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.1 year & 24 days
yt-remote-device-idAdvertisingThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos.Never
yt-remote-connected-devicesAdvertisingThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos.Never
_gaAnalyticalThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.2 years
_gidAnalyticalThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.1 day
_gat_gtag_UA_126056695_1AnalyticalThis cookie is set by Google and is used to distinguish users.1 minute
_gat_UA-164221542-2AnalyticalThis is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.1 minute
CONSENTAnalyticalThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.16 years 4 months 25 days 18 hours & 26 minute
langFunctionalThis cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.Session – for one online web conference
bcookieFunctionalThis cookie is set by LinkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.2 years
lidcFunctionalThis cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.1 day
_GRECAPTCHAFunctionalThis cookie is set by Google. In addition to certain standard Google cookies, reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.5 months & 27 days
UserMatchHistoryOtherLinkedin – Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.1 month
AnalyticsSyncHistoryOtherNo description1 month
li_gcOtherNo description2 years


Edit cookie preferences

During your initial visit to our website, you can decide if you wish to allow the storage of cookies on your device, but at any time, you can change the cookie settings by clicking HERE

How can I give my consent? 

When you visit our website for the first time, a pop-up window will open and you will be able to select the cookie settings you want, such as:

«Reject all»

«Accept all»

«Cookies options»

If you have already visited our website and have confirmed the selected cookies, you can change these settings by clicking HERE. A new pop-up window will open, in which you will be able to select the cookie settings you want.

We would like to inform you that the refusal to use cookies of the “Reject all” option will prevent the browsing of our company website, as they are the least option of browsing.

Cookie settings can also be checked and modified in your device browser. If you change or delete your browser cookies or change / upgrade your browser or device, you may need to disable cookies again. The process of managing and deleting cookies depends on the respective browser. If you need help, you can consult the “User Support” section of your browser.

Purpose of collecting cookies

On our website, cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • identify the visitor during his next visit,
  • analyze the site,
  • provide site security
  • video content function,
  • advertising

What are your rights regarding the cookies

In addition to the above ability to process your cookie preferences, you can at any time and in accordance with the relevant conditions provided by national and European legislation, exercise the same rights as you have for your personal data, provided in the Privacy Policy our website.

The exercise of the above rights is done by completing the form for exercising rights and is sent to our company either by post to the following address, QMS Maritime Training Center LP, 26 Akti Poseidonos street, PO BOX 18531 Piraeus, or by email:

To receive the application for exercising the above rights, click here

If you wish to contact us for any issue related to the use of cookies and the processing of your personal data, you can contact either the following address: QMS Maritime Training Center LP, 26 Akti Poseidonos Street, PO BOX 18531 Piraeus, or by email:

Hellenic Data Protection Authority

In case you consider that we have not fully satisfied your request or that the protection of your personal data is affected in any way, you have the right to submit a request or complaint to the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, based in Athens, at 1 Kifissias Avenue, T.K. 115 23, contact tel. 210-6475600 or at the email address (email:

Changes to the Cookies Policy

Our company reserves the right to modify the Cookies Policy at any time, posting the revised one on its website ( For this reason, we suggest that you visit our website from time to time to be informed of any changes to the Cookies Policy.

Date of validation: 23/ 8/2021

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