Cookies Policy


Last updated: 15/06/2017

The website (the Website) is run and operated by FAGE INTERNATIONAL S.A. (the FAGE), a société anonyme incorporated under, and governed by the laws of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, having its registered office at L-8030 Luxembourg, 145, rue du Kiem, registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies’ Registry under number B 171.651.

By using a FAGE Website you are consenting to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you do not agree to our use of cookies in this way, you should adjust your browser settings accordingly, or not use this Website. If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience when visiting the FAGE Website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files of information which are stored on your computer or other devices with internet browsing capabilities, such as your tablet or mobile phone, when you visit the FAGE website. A Cookie usually includes the name of the Website that the Cookie comes from, the “lifetime” of the Cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.

Why do we use cookies?

FAGE uses Cookies on its web page, to make the Website easier to use and to better tailor the Website and products to your interests and needs in order to facilitate your navigation and improve its use and functionality. FAGE also uses Cookies to perform traffic statistics and find out how you discovered our Website. Cookies may also be used to help us accelerate your future activities and experience on the Website. We also use Cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that enable us to understand how the public uses our Website and to help us improve its structure and content.

Types of cookies used

FAGE uses "persistent" cookies and "session" cookies. If session cookies expire when the web browser is closed, the persistent cookies stay in the system until they are deleted or expire.

Today, 15/06/2017, the following cookies are being used on this Website:

Α. First-party cookies.

5 first-party Google Analytics cookies with the following names:

  • utmz -> Google Analytics - Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site (Persistent Cookie)
  • utmt -> Google Analytics - Used to throttle request rate (Persistent Cookie)
  • utmc -> Google Analytics - Set for interoperability with urchin.js. (Session Cookie)
  • utmb -> Google Analytics - Used to determine new sessions/visits (Persistent Cookie)
  • utma -> Google Analytics - Used to distinguish users and sessions (Persistent Cookie)

If you wish to disable Google Analytics please visit the following website:

B. Drupal Cookies:

has_js   (Session Cookie) -> It records whether the visitor has Javascript enabled.

C. Third-party Cookies

The following are third-party cookies, which means that they are not set by but by external sites, and usually concern functionality allowing to connect to social media sites etc. for content sharing. These are automatically set by the corresponding publishers (e.g. YouTube) and information is not given about anyone.

When a user clicks the “play” button on a video player on, third-party YouTube cookies are set. Here are some examples of such YouTube cookies

GEUP (Persistent Cookie)
PREF (Persistent Cookie)
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (Persistent Cookie)
YSC (Session Cookie)

These are set by the domain and are used to collect anonymous statistics and performance data for embedded YouTube videos on our website. They store basic preferences, such as choice of language, format of search results, how to display information etc. For further information you can visit the link below:

*The Cookie Policy is updated each time names of the Cookies that are used are updated.

How to control your cookies

The default settings of browsers usually accept Cookies, but you can modify your browser to delete or block the use of cookies.

However, if you choose to disable one or more cookies, you might not be able to take advantage of all the features offered by our website. If you use more computers and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each computer and on each browser separately.

To find out more about these settings, click on the link for the browser you use:

You can also control third parties cookies by adjusting the preferences of your browser.

You can also learn more about Cookies:  (in English).

Do we host third-party cookies?

Cookies from third-party websites may be stored on your device with the purpose of personalising and/or improving the content (including advertising content) that you may be offered while navigating. Depending on the platforms, some third-party cookies may be stored, including:

  • Social networking content: we may publish social networking content on our platforms. Therefore, when you click on the content in question on our platforms, a cookie from the relevant social networking site may be stored on your device. We suggest that you read the Cookie Policy of these social networks for more information.
  • Flash: Flash Cookies are files stored by Flash software. This software is often installed as an extension of your Internet browser in order to display dynamic objects/fields such as animated graphics or videos. Therefore, Flash Cookies may be installed when the Flash application is used. We suggest that you read the Cookie Policy at the Adobe website (

Do we place cookies on third-party platforms?

We may place cookies on partner websites to advertise our brands and/or products. These cookies are mainly used to display content tailored to your interests and to evaluate our content (including advertising).

Review of Legal Notice

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this statement. We invite you to refer to this page regularly to check current and new, additional information. The last revision of this statement was made on 19/01/2017.


If you have any questions, comments or requests about this Privacy Policy or about this Website, please do Contact Us.

Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms of use and anything on this Website, shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and you irrevocably submit to the sole jurisdiction of the courts of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.