1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small amounts of data that a website, through the user's browser, stores on the local hard drive of the computer, or mobile device, which allows that site to "remember" the actions or preferences of the user over time. Cookies have specific functions and depending on the function they are intended for, they may persistently last for the user's session time or extend after its closing.
2. What type of cookies does Statistics Portugal use?.
The cookies managed by Statistics Portugal do not collect personal information that allows identifying the user.
The cookies used by Statistics Portugal on its websites have the following purposes and are classified as follows:
3. How to manage cookies in the different Web browsers.
Users can always configure the devices and browsers they use to accept all or some cookies, to notify them whenever a cookies is issued, or to never receive cookies. At any time you can disable the cookies function via the web browser, usually in the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu. You can find more specific information on "how to manage your preferences for cookies" by most popular browsers at:
Or, to learn more about cookies
in general, visit: allaboutcookies.org
, where you can find information on how to manage your settings for the various browsers.
4. Social Media cookies
To disseminate its activity, Statistics Portugal is present in some of the main social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Statistics Portugal's websites do not set cookies when displaying links on its social media channels when a user is browsing its websites.
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