About the cookies

Cookies and other technologies

ICEL uses cookies and other similar technologies on its website to improve the performance and browsing experience of its users, increasing, on the one hand, the speed and efficiency of responses and, on the other hand, eliminating the need to repeatedly place the same information.

The placement of cookies helps websites to recognize the user's device on the next visit and is essential for their operation.

The cookies used by ICEL do not collect personal data to identify the user, only storing generic information, namely the form or region/city of access, among others.

The cookies used by ICEL on the websites and respective portals are the following:

(i) Essential – necessary for browsing the electronic site, guaranteeing access to private areas of the same, in order to allow the performance of services, namely session cookies;

(ii) Analytics – necessary to collect information for statistical analysis of navigation and use of the website, namely Google;

(iii) Social networks – possibility of interaction with social networks, namely:

- Facebook;

- Addthis.

(iv) Performance – necessary for monitoring the experience of using the site, such as [•].

The information generated by the use of cookies may be sent to third parties for trend analysis, navigation tracking and performance, without, however, identifying any person.

ICEL uses the following cookies:

ICEL PHPSESSID It is used by the PHP language to allow session variables to be stored on the web server. This cookie is essential for the website to function. When the browser is closed
allowCookies Used to control user acceptance of the site's cookie policy After 1 year
AddThis __atuvc Created and read by AddThis, a JavaScript site for sharing on social networks. Keeps the number of shares of a page. After 2 years
(Saber mais)
_ga Used to distinguish users. After 2 years
_gat Used to speed up the percentage of requests. After 1 minute
gat_gtag_UA Contains campaign-related information for the user. When linking your Google Analytics and Google AdWords accounts, the Google AdWords website conversion tags will look for this cookie unless it is inactive. After 1 minute
gid Used to distinguish users. After 1 day
(Saber mais)
c_user Used for Facebook integration and content sharing. After 3 months
datr It is used in the security and integrity of the website. Contains browser identification. After 2 years
fr is used for advertising purposes. Contains encrypted Facebook and browser identification information. After 3 months
sb After 2 years
wd Contains browser window size information After 7 days
xs Contains session number and secret After 3 months

Users can prevent the use of cookies in their browser settings: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari. If you limit this option, however, the use of the site may be compromised, subjecting the use of some resources or the performance of certain tools.

It is also possible to use browser extensions (browser add-ons) to disable the use of some functions. Google provides an extension for Google Analytic's that allows you to deactivate its use. It is available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Through this system it is possible to deactivate all cookies considered as “non-essential”, allowing them to be managed and check which cookies are being used by each platform.

When using this system, you are aware that the transition from consent to non-consent does not have a retroactive effect, that is, it does not delete cookies previously installed on your device. To do so, you must delete cookies through your browser, following the options available in each of them.

Applicable law

This privacy and security policy is drawn up and fully subject to current legislation in Portugal and GDPR.

Changes to the Privacy and Security Policy

ICEL reserves the right to change this privacy and security policy or any terms and conditions of sectoral security and privacy policies, always in accordance with applicable national and community legislation.

ICEL is not responsible for the content accessed through any hyperlink that leads the Personal Data Holder to navigate outside the website, portal or any platform made available, as well as for the processing of Personal Data carried out therein, such hyperlinks or treatments carried out being the responsibility of the 3rd.

The pages and contents of third parties are not the subject of this Privacy and Security Policy, so we advise that whenever you browse or consult these sites, look for and read the privacy policies, as well as the applicable terms and conditions.

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.