Cookies and Javascript-based Analytics

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOA) uses cookies and certain javascript-based analytics tools to provide the best user experience for its visitors and to provide useful information about site usage and behavior. The GOA reserves the right to add additional tools and code at times to further this effort.

At this time (last updated September 4, 2018), the website of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America uses the following cookies and third-party tools:

  • Session Data - stores minimal information about behavior locally on user's device to optimize page load
  • Language - stores the browser and device's preferred language
  • News Alert - tracks whether the news alert (when available) at the top of the page has been dismissed (30 day expiration)
  • Cookie Consent - tracks whether the cookie consent at the bottom of the page has been dismissed (365 day expiration)
  • Google Analytics - provides site usage information via javascript
  • HotJar - provides site usage information via javascript
  • ShareThis - provides functionality for sharing pages on site through social media and email via javascript

Copyright Information and Content Usage

All content and images on this site are protected by copyright. Copyright is either held by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese or use of the content on this site has been authorized by copyright holders. Use of copyright material does not extend to any other party or entity.  See our copyright page for a list of the sources of copyrighted material on our site as well as our Privacy Policy for more information.

Web sites are permitted to link to content on this site but are not permitted to transfer content or render content in a web-browser’s framed environment. Likewise, content may not be pulled from the web site of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese's web site and rendered within a web page of another web site.

As such, no user, organization, or entity may use, remove, repurpose, or save on any retrieval system, web page, database, email listserver or other electronic means of dissemination the content from this site without the express written permission of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Parishes, organizations, and institutions of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese; other Orthodox Churches; or Orthodox organizations and institutions may not use or copy content, images, graphics, or iconography from this site without the express written permission of the Archdiocese.

Content from this site may only be used in higher-education institutions as photocopies so long as the photocopies bear the URL from which the content was taken and explicitly state, “© Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. This material has been authorized for educational use only and may not be transferred or repurposed in any additional manner or medium.”

To obtain the proper permission to use content for this site, please contact the Archdiocese Department of Internet Ministries in writing at: [email protected].