cookies policy


Public Relations Portugal uses cookies to improve the performance of its website and the visitor experience. This page seeks to explain how we do it.

On the Public Relations Portugal website, we use our own cookies (required or essential) and those from third parties.

The data collected by the required (essential) cookies used and placed on the Public Relations Portugal website allows for the analysis of our digital platforms to assure that everything is working properly. We use “pseudonymized” identifiers that allow us to follow the user’s navigation. These identifiers help, in many cases, to understand the utilization behavior of the assure and improve Public Relations Portugal’s website level of service, but they do not allow Public Relations Portugal to identify the user.

Besides our cookies, the Public Relations Portugal website allows for the installation of third-party cookies. These cookies allow for data collection that may enable third-party analysis tools to identify users (for instance, through IP addresses).

At any time, the user may set its browser to accept or reject new cookies, as well as deactivate those previously stored on the device. Rejecting cookies on the Public Relations Portugal website may limit or prevent access to some areas and contents or disable personalized information reception.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file in text format placed on your computer or mobile device through the internet browser during a visit to a digital platform with the purpose of storing, recovering, or updating data.

These devices allow the digital platform to “remember” the user actions and preferences, namely the name, chosen language, characters, and other visualization definitions; avoid the name insertion each time it accesses; or eliminate the need to reconfigure the digital platform in each visit.

Most of the cookies do not retrieve information that allows the user’s identification and limit themselves to general information gathering, such as the origins of the user that accesses the digital platform or the approximate user location.

How does Public Relations Portugal use cookies?

Public Relations Portugal uses two types of cookies for different purposes:

Required cookies (essential)
Functional cookies
NECESSARY COOKIES: are necessary or essential to navigation and are automatically activated when our website is used.

Examples of allowed features:

Recall the task’s progress.
Analysis of behavior to optimize operation.
Ensure that our website has a consistent aspect.

Are all cookies stored forever?

No, there are permanent cookies and session cookies.

Permanent cookies: these are stored at an Internet browser level on the user’s access devices (computer, mobile, and tablet) and are resorted to whenever the user makes a new visit to the digital platforms. Generally, they are used to direct the navigation to respond to the user’s interests, allowing Public Relations Portugal to deliver a more personalized service.
Session cookies are temporary, remaining in the cookies of the user’s Internet browser until it leaves the digital platform. The information obtained allows problem identification and solution offering for a better navigation experience.

How can I change my preferences?

At the navigation beginning, you will have a chance to choose if the Public Relations Portugal website may use functional cookies. Public Relations Portugal will inform the third parties that place cookies on its website of the users’ preferences.

May I deactivate the cookies?

The user may choose to deactivate the cookies that are in its Internet browser through the proper definition control tool. However, by deactivating tools, the Public Relations Portugal website will have a different performance and a lower service level.

If the user does so regarding the essential cookies that we place, the use of our website may be affected since it verifies that the cookies that we use are necessary to its use.

To modify its definition or deactivate the cookies, you may follow the instructions provided by its Internet browser or device (normally located in “Definitions” or “Preferences”).

Last Update: May 24th, 2018.

Regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and European Council, dated April 27, 2016, concerning the protection of single people about the personal data treatment and free circulation of that data, revokes the 95/46/CE Directive (General Data Protection Regulation) (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016).

Hide is used to permanently delete the cookie bar after a user allows it.