1 – Cookies: what are they?
Cookies are small text files stored on users’ equipment (“User“) while visiting some Internet sites (“Sites“). The use of this type of technology to access the Sites is a common practice, it does not harm the Users‘ equipment (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) and the different browsers (“Browsers“) allow each User to have the possibility to refuse its use. and / or to eliminate those that have already been stored.
Cookies play an important role in the functioning of the different Sites and in accessing different contents, allowing to understand how the Site is being used by its Users and to facilitate their respective navigation, in order to ensure a better experience of using the Site.
Paradigmas stores cookies that are used to improve the performance and experience of Users, under legally permitted terms.
Cookies stored on the Paradigmas website are not used to record any personal or confidential information, nor to register Internet browsing outside the Paradigmas website.
The cookies stored on the Paradigmas website do not identify the User, but only the device used, and allow you to improve your browsing and use experience, for example, by helping us to associate your equipment with your preferences or provide you with content that we understand that may be of interest to you.
3 – Cookie categories
The cookies stored on the Paradigmas website are of three types:
Simple cookies: these are necessary cookies for the Paradigmas website to function efficiently. They record the User’s path during his visit without identifying him and are automatically deleted when he leaves the Paradigmas website.
Persistent cookies: these are cookies that are not essential for the functioning of the Paradigmas website but allow users to be identified whenever they access the pages, optimizing their browsing experience. With these cookies you are assigned a unique number that identifies the User when entering the Paradigmas website. Persistent cookies remain on the computer until they are deleted by the User.
Behavioral advertising cookies: these are cookies that allow advertising to the User that is deemed to be appropriate to their interests and tastes. For example, if you are a reader interested in articles about cars, you are likely to be presented with advertising about car-related services and goods.
Other cookies or third-party cookies: these are cookies usually placed by third party websites with the permission of the Paradigmas website, allowing you to remember that the User has already visited that same website.
In addition, the Paradigmas website may integrate pixel tags (pixel tags and pixel web beacon) that allow users to understand the use of the Paradigmas website. Pixel tags do not collect personal data and are used to, inter alia, collect information about popular destinations.
4 – How to manage cookies
The different Browsers allow you to view the cookies that exist on your equipment and to inhibit or delete, individually or totally, the cookies.
To obtain and consult more information about cookies, their use and how to manage your cookie preferences, you can consult the specific help pages of the different Browsers or generic pages on this topic, for example:
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=pt
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/pt-pt/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
- Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
- Mozzila Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/pt-PT/kb/ativar-e-desativar-cookies-que-os-websites-utiliza
- Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=en_US&viewlocale=pt_PT
- Opera: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=en_US&viewlocale=pt_PT