¿What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a Web server can save in a computer’s browser to store any type of information about the user. The cookie uniquely identifies the computer, and can only be read by the Website that sent it to the computer. A cookie is not an executable file or a program and therefore cannot spread or contain a virus or other malicious software, nor can it be longer than 4.000 characters.
Types of cookies
A cookie can be classified by the domain to which it belongs, by its lifespan, or by its purpose. In some cases the same cookie may be included in more than one category.
As for the domain to which a cookie belongs:
A first-party cookie: They are those sent to the user’s computer from a computer or domain managed by BETOBE SPORT, UNIPESSOAL LDA TEM A third-party cookie: They are those sent to the user’s computer from a different domain managed by other entity that process data obtained through cookies.
As to lifespan:
A session cookie: They are those which collect data while the user is browsing the website.
A persistent cookie: They are those in which the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a concrete period defined by the person responsible of the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
Purposes of cookies
Below there is a list of cookies that you may find in our Website and a brief description of their purpose. We assure you that none of them retain personally identifiable information about you. Some cookies personalize your visit, others remember your preferences, while others only provides us with user’s statistics.
Technical cookies: They are used internally and are strictly necessary for the functionality of a webpage.
Analytical cookies: They collect statistical information about the user’s activities. Such information is collected anonymously and allows us to optimize navigation on our website in order to guarantee a better service to the user.
Personalization cookies: They are those that allow users to access web services with certain predefined features established through a series of criteria on the user’s computer such as language preferences, the type of browser used to access services, the regional settings from where the service is accessed, etc.
Advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as content edited or how often ads are shown.
Behavioural advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies collect information on the user’s browsing habits and behaviour in order to develop a specific profile to showcase advertising based on it.
Data protection safeguards
The user can set its browser to accept, or not, the cookies he receives or for the browser to notify him when a server wants to save a cookie or delete it from his computer. You can find the instructions in the security settings in your web browser. Examples: If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the Tools menu > Internet options > Privacy > Settings. If you use Firefox, go to the Tools menu > Options > Privacy > Cookies. If you use Google Chrome, go to the Settings menu > Privacy. If you use Safari, go to the Preferences menu > Security. If you use Opera > Settings > Delete personal information. If you use a native explorer of your mobile terminal, Settings > Clear data or Privacy and Security* *It may differ depending on the version model of the operating system.
You can make use of the “Help” section that you will find in the toolbar of most browsers to change the settings of your computer, however, certain features of our online services may not work or may be more difficult to access if you reject all cookies. Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode whereby cookies are always cleared after your visit. Depending on each browser, this private mode can have different names, below you can find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this private mode:
– Internet Explorer 8 and superior: InPrivate – FireFox 3.5 and superior: Private Browsing– Google Chrome 10 and superior: Incognito – Safari 2 and superior: Private Browsing – Opera 10.5 and superior: Private Browsing – Browser: Incognito Tab
Please, read carefully the help section of your browser to learn more about how to activate “private mode”. You can continue visiting our Website, even if your browser is in “private mode”, however, the user experience may not be optimal and some utilities may not work.
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