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Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy is an integral part of www.dns.pt website’s Privacy Policy.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small information files that are stored on your electronic device and that can take on various functions, being able to store the user’s preferences regarding certain types of information or store information related to their website browsing experience, its main objective being the detection of the user in their visits to the website and respective configuration parameters.
The use of cookies on the Internet is normal and in no way harms users’ web access computers and other electronic devices.

WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
Cookies have various functions, such as helping a website’s content management and updating area to understand more deeply how it is used, facilitating their browsing, saving user preferences and, generally speaking, improving their user experience and ensuring that the websites present relevant content to each user. Thus, they are instruments of continuous improvement in the browsing experience.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
There are several types of cookies which act in different ways and with different purposes regarding your web browsing experience. We present the existing categories we use:

- Strictly necessary cookies: these essential cookies guarantee website navigation and use of its functionalities, including registration of whether or not the user has authorised the use of cookies on the website. These cookies cannot be rejected when using a website.
Retention period of data collected in this context: 1 year after collection.

- Functional cookies: these cookies allow websites to remember information about user choices, such as username, language, region from which they access and user customization of the website browsing experience. These cookies lose their validity at the end of the user’s session (for example, when the user closes the browser window) or may remain for a longer period to store the user’s website preferences and choices.
Retention period of data collected in this context: 1 year after collection.

- Advertising cookies: these cookies collect information on the user’s browsing habits by registering website uses. These cookies are used to support the performance of more targeted marketing and communication actions, allowing the distinction and identification of individual usage preferences or storage of a code that translates a set of usage habits or preferences.
The advertising cookies we may use belong to Facebook and Google. Click here for Facebook’s Cookies Policy and here for Google’s Cookies Policy.
Retention period of data collected in this context: 18 months after collection.

- Analytical cookies: these cookies are used to analyse how users use the website and to monitor the website’s performance, for example, which pages have the highest volume of visits or if there are any error message returned to the user. This makes it possible to provide a high-quality experience by customizing the offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that may arise. These cookies are used for continuous improvement and statistical analysis.
For this purpose, we use Google Analytics, Facebook and respective cookies. Click here for Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy and here for Facebook’s Privacy Policy.
Retention period of data collected in this context: 2 years after collection.

HOW CAN YOU MANAGE YOUR COOKIES?
Different browsers offer different ways to manage cookies implemented by the websites you visit. There is no standard way to remove cookies and, depending on the browser you use, there are several advanced ways to manage them. However, all browsers allow a general removal of cookies from your computer. 
We remind you that disabling cookies determines that all or some of the available features may be inhibited, penalizing your browsing experience.
To manage the use of cookies in your browser, proceed accordingly:

  Google Chrome
    - Select the menu "Settings”;
    - Select the option "Show advanced settings”;
    - Under "Privacy”, select "Content Settings”.
More information here.

  Mozilla Firefox
    - Select the menu "Tools”;
    - Select the option "Preferences”;
    - On top, select the icon "Privacy”.
More information here.

  Internet Explorer
    - Select the menu "Tools”;
    - Select the option "InternetOptions”;
    - Select the tab "Privacy”.
More information here.

  Safari
    - Select the menu "Edit”;
    - Select the option "Preferences”;
    - On top, select the icon "Privacy”.
More information here.

Should you use more than one browser, you should manage your cookies preferences in each one separately.
More information on Cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org

COOKIES POLICY UPDATE
.PT reserves the right to, at any time, make changes to this Cookies Policy, these being duly publicized.

Last update: 27 July 2020