Policy of the Império da Arte in the use of cookies

We use Cookies
When you use the Império da Arte website, you automatically allow the use of Império da Arte Cookies on your computer.

What is a cookie?
Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your computer or navigation device when you access a website. These files are not computer programs and can not be used to cause damage to your computer. They are just used to help us provide you with a good online experience. This is what can be called an "identification card", in other words, the function of cookies is to notify the site that the user has visited your page again. Recalling the navigation settings, login information and information systems, the user is presented with an optimized website. Some areas of the site may not function properly without the use of cookies.

Why do we use cookies?
We use cookies to remind you of your choices:
  • Language and country
  • Your designs
  • With active session or not in the Império da Arte
  • Browser settings and plug-ins
  • Storing information about using our website

How do I help you?
Recalling your settings, we do not have to ask you, for example, which country, every time you visit our website. Your settings also tell us what type of equipment you are using. In this way, we can adjust the site to give you the best experience as a user. To further optimize your experience, we collect information regarding your website navigation. Please note that the data collected is statistical and not personal.

Use of Cookies
Most sites use cookies, but not all for the same purpose.

Session Cookies
It is a type of cookie only active during the time of use of the site. Once you leave the location, it will be deleted from your device or from your browser's cache memory. Typical uses for these cookies include:
- Filling in forms: When you enter details through a cookie it will be used to temporarily store the information entered. If you then return to the previous page, the cookie will display the entered data so you do not need to enter it again.

Persistent Cookies
These are the cookies that will remain on the device after you have left the site or closed the web browser. These are typically used to remember settings for accessing a website.

Third-party cookies
Cookies are selected from other companies, with the aim of providing the best service to our customers and visitors. Like most websites, Império da Artes websites use third-party cookies that provide us with analytical software.
These software give us information about how people use our site. This information is completely anonymous and is only used to improve the browsing experience of the Império da Artes websites.

Strictly needed cookies
They are essential to improve the navigability experience on the site and use all its resources.

Performance Cookies
These collect information about how visitors use a website. However, they do not collect information that may identify a site user. All information that these cookies collect is anonymous and only used to improve the performance of the site.

On the sites of the Império da Arte these cookies are used to:
- Provide statistics on how people use our site, for example, the number of visitors to a page.
- Identify any errors that may occur in order to improve our website.
- Test different designs of our site.

We can use performance cookies in emails to show us how the user interacted with an email that was sent. These can be easily disabled by setting your email client to not automatically download all content.

Targeting and advertising cookies
On the Império do Arte websites, cookies are not used to direct other advertising or use cookies provided by third parties for advertising purposes.
These cookies are used on websites to display ads that are more relevant to the user, in the interest of the user. They are also used to help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

External site and platform cookies
As a way to support our content publishing, sometimes photos and video content from other websites, such as Youtube / others, are included. By visiting publications with content such as those mentioned above, cookies from these websites may be created. Império do Arte has no control over the dissemination of these cookies.

Cookies created by sharing tools
We would like to point out that some of the pages on Império da Arte sites have included "sharing" buttons, which allow users to easily share articles across various social networks. These sites may set cookies when using this type of functionality. Império do Arte has no control over the dissemination of these cookies.
The Império da Artes websites use the following third party Cookies for review purposes:

  • Netminers (Tracking)
  • Google analytics (Check-out flow tracking)
  • Social networks

The tools provided by the analysis software include primary cookies (small text files that are stored locally on the computer) to help identify the geographical location of visitors; Evaluate usage patterns and perform traffic analysis; Identify preferences; Diagnose problems with our servers; Analyze trends.
The stored Cookies do not at any time include personally identifiable information such as name, phone number, email address or address, nor are such data stored on our servers or databases.

How to avoid and / or disable Cookies?
Most browsers are standardized to accept cookies, however you can change your browser settings to not accept cookies, or delete cookies from your system. Most browsers allow a default mode where cookies are always deleted after a visit. Depending on the browser you are using, the configuration has a different name, below you can find the most common browsers and their default mode:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and later versions; InPrivate
  • FireFox 3.5 and later versions; Private Browsing
  • Google Chrome 10 and later versions; Incognito
  • Safari 2 and upgraded versions; Private Browsing
  • Opera 10.5 and later versions; Private Browsing

Please read the help section of your browser for more information on how to enable "own" mode, or how to delete Cookies. You can continue to visit our website even if your browser is in default mode, but the user experience may not be optional, and some functionality may not work.

Legal Information
For information on the legislation on cookies http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/pt/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32002L0058&from=EN(Artigo 25).
Other informations about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.