What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small software tags that are stored on your computer through the browser (browser), retaining only information related to your preferences, not including, as such, your personal data.
What are Cookies for?
Cookies serve to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of your websites, allowing for faster and more efficient navigation, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.
What type of cookies do we use?
There are two groups of cookies that can be used:
Permanent cookies – are cookies that are stored at the browser level on your access devices (pc, mobile and tablet) and that are used whenever you make a new visit to one of our websites. They are generally used to direct navigation to the user's interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.
Session cookies – are temporary cookies that remain in your browser's cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies is used to analyze web traffic patterns, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
Below, we indicate the types of cookies that exist:
Strictly necessary cookies – They allow you to browse the website and use its applications, as well as access secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services you have requested cannot be provided;
Analytics Cookies – They are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to improve the functioning of the website;
Functionality Cookies – They save the user's preferences regarding the use of the website, so that it is not necessary to reconfigure the website each time you visit it;
Third Party Cookies – Measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising. They can also be used to customize a widget with user data;
Advertising Cookies – They direct advertising according to the interests of each user, and they also limit the number of times the advertisement is seen, helping to measure the effectiveness of advertising and the success of the website organization;
How can you manage cookies?
All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. You can configure cookies in the “Options” or “Preferences” menu of your browser.
Note, however, that by disabling cookies, you may prevent some web services from working properly, affecting, in whole or in part, website navigation.
Cookie Settings in Internet Explorer
To enable cookies in Internet Explorer, simply do the following:
– Click on the “Tools” menu and on “Internet Options”;
– In the “Privacy” tab, scroll down or select “Accept all cookies”;
– To finish, click OK.
Cookies Settings in Firefox
To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox, just make the following configuration:
– Click on the “Tools” menu.
– Select “Options”.
– Click on the “Privacy” icon on the top panel.
– Check the box next to the option “Accept cookies from websites”.
– Click “OK” to save the settings and close.
Cookies Settings in Chrome
To activate cookies, simply follow these steps:
– Click on “Customize and Control Google Chrome”;
– In the “Behind the scenes” tab, click on “Content settings”;
– Select the option “Allow definition of local data (recommended)”;
For more information about cookies and their use, we suggest you consult the following links, which are only in English:
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
In case of dispute, the consumer may resort to an Alternative Dispute Resolution Entity:
Lisbon Consumer Dispute Arbitration Center: http://www.centroarbitragemlisboa.pt/
Vale do Ave Consumer Conflict Arbitration Center / Arbitration Court: http://www.triave.pt/
CIAB – Consumer Information, Mediation and Arbitration Center (Consumer Arbitration Court):http://www.ciab.pt/pt/
CNIACC – National Center for Information and Arbitration of Consumer Disputes: http://www.arbitragemdeconsumo.org/
Consumer Dispute Arbitration Center of the District of Coimbra: http://www.centrodearbitragemdecoimbra.com
Algarve Consumer Dispute Information, Mediation and Arbitration Center: http://www.consumoalgarve.pt
Porto Consumer Information and Arbitration Center: http://www.cicap.pt
More information on the Consumer Portal: http://www.consumidor.pt
I. What type of personal information is collected?
Personally identifiable information may be requested when there is a request for a service, subscription to communications, access to areas with mandatory registration or performing other activities on the website. There is no obligation to provide personal information, this being the user's decision, however, if you do not want to provide the requested personal information, you may not be able to complete the subscription to services or obtain material available for download. When visiting our websites, information such as IP address, domain name, etc. is collected. This information, together with the data provided, allows us to better personalize the user's visit.
II. How is the information collected used?
These are used in the following ways: 1. Provide information about new products or services, product updates, sending commercial newsletters, informative emails and research on future products or improvements; 2. Availability of special offers that may be of interest to the user; 3. Creation of user-relevant content; 4. Barometer of creation and improvement of products and services that satisfy user needs; 5. Authorization to download documents or information materials, obtain access to services or participate in other activities chosen by the user; 6. Quickly find services or product information important to you.
III. How is personal information protected?
In order to ensure the security of your personal information, we have established a series of security measures and different levels of protection. Your personal information is stored on secure networks, which are only accessed by a limited number of people who have special access rights and are committed to respecting and maintaining the confidential nature of such information. Notwithstanding these measures, when you provide personal information on the Internet there is always a risk that it may be intercepted and used by third parties beyond our control. While we make every effort to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you make available over the Internet.
IV. Who has access to your personal information and to what extent?
Your personal information is not sold or rented to third parties. We do not sell, trade or transfer your personal information to third parties in any way. You may at any time choose not to allow the sharing of your personal information with third parties. Such a request can be made through our website in the contact section or simply by sending us an email.
In order to improve the services offered, we may include links to partner websites. Each website has its own privacy statements, so it is recommended that you read them when using them.
VII. Options and Abort
We provide different ways for you to request that we not send you additional information. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making any corrections.
These policies may change, either due to changes in legislation or in order to cover new developments in the Internet itself. Therefore, we reserve the right to make any changes in this regard and ask that you visit this page regularly, as such changes may affect you as a visitor to our website.
Nuno Mendes | E-Mail: nm@nmsign. com
X. Who manages personal information?
Both our website and the information collected are managed and controlled by Nuno Mendes.