WHAT ARE COOKIES?
“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device via your internet browser, retaining only information related to your preferences, and as such do not include your personal data. The placement of cookies will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit.
We use the term cookies in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
The cookies used do not collect information that identifies the user. The cookies collect generic information, such as how users arrive at and use the websites or the part of the country/countries through which they access the website, etc.
Cookies only retain information related to your preferences. At any time you can, through your internet browser, decide to be notified about the receipt of cookies and block their entry into your system.
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of your websites, allowing you to navigate more quickly and efficiently by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.
WHAT KIND OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
Our cookies have different functions:
Strictly necessary (essential) cookies
|They enable you to navigate on the website and use its applications and to access secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services, which you have requested, cannot be provided. Some cookies are essential to access specific areas of our website.|
|These cookies are used to analyse how users use the website and monitor its performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any problems that arise. For example, we use performance cookies to find out which pages are most popular, which method of linking pages is most effective, or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. These cookies are only used for statistical analysis and creation purposes and never collect personal information.|
|These store your preferences for using the website, so that you do not need to re-configure the website each time you visit.|
Third Party Cookies
|Measure the success of third-party applications and advertising effectiveness. They may also be used to personalise a widget with user data.|
COOKIES CAN BE:
These are stored for a variable period of time in the internet browser of your access devices (pc, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever you visit the website again. They are generally used to target navigation according to the user’s interests, allowing us to provide a more personalised service.
These are temporary and remain in the cookies in your internet browser until you leave the website. The information obtained allows us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
HOW CAN YOU MANAGE COOKIES?
As we have explained, cookies help you to get the most out of our websites.
All internet browsers allow you to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in your internet browser.
Internet Explorer Cookie Settings – Disable Cookies
- Click on the “Tools” menu and choose the “Internet Options” option;
- Select the “Privacy” tab;
- Move the bar to the top, where it will show “Block all cookies”.
Note: There are various levels of activation and deactivation of cookies in Internet Explorer. For more information on Internet Explorer cookie settings, please refer to the following Microsoft page:
Mozilla Firefox Cookie Settings – Disable Cookies
- Click on the “Tools” menu
- Select “Options;
- Click on the “Privacy” icon in the top panel;
- In the “Cookies” section, disable “Accept cookies from websites”;
- Click “OK” to save the changes and close.
Note: There are several levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Mozilla Firefox. For more information about cookie settings in Mozilla Firefox, please see the following page:
http://support.mozilla.org/pt-PT/kb/Activar%20e%20Desactivar%20cookies?redirectlocale=en– US&redirectslug=Enabling+and+disabling+cookiesMozilla Firefox
Chrome Cookie Settings – Disable cookies
- Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, click the Content Settings button.
- Select the “Block websites from setting data.
You can change the following cookie settings in the “Cookies” section:
- Delete cookies
- Block cookies by default
- Allow cookies by default
- Keep cookies and Website data by default until you exit your browser
- Make exceptions for cookies from specific websites or domains.
Note: There are various levels of cookie enabling and disabling in Google Chrome. For more information about cookie settings in Google Chrome, please see the following page:
Cookie Settings in Safari Web and IOS – Disable Cookies
- Click on “Edit”;
- Select “Preferences
- In the top panel, select the “Privacy” icon;
- In the “Accept Cookies” section, select “Never”.
Note: There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information about cookie settings in Safari, please see the following page :
Other internet browsers
Please look in the “help” menu of your internet browser or contact your browser supplier.
NOTE: We remind you that by disabling cookies, parts of our website may not function properly.