COOKIE POLICY

1. Introduction

This Cookie Policy provides a specific, transparent explanation of how PDA PORTUGAL uses personal information collected on its website pdaportugal.com. It details how, when and why cookies are used on this website.

This website uses cookies to ensure that we offer a unique, personalised experience. By continuing to browse the website pdaportugal.com, you expressly agree with this Cookie Policy.

If you have any queries about this website’s Cookie Policy, please use the following channels to contact PDA PORTUGAL:

Email: dpo@pdaportugal.com

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are digital files with small fragments of information (normally with a single identifier) that are downloaded and stored on the device of a particular website. They may be temporary (and are automatically deleted when the browser is closed) or persistent (up to a defined expiry date) and original (defined by the entity operating the website) or the responsibility of third parties.

Cookies can be classified on the basis of the purpose they serve. Some cookies are strictly necessary to the operation of the website, while others gather statistics for analysis of website use and performance. Some cookies are used to provide additional functionalities on the website or to store a visitor’s preferences when browsing on the same device. Other cookies can also measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising. You can find out more about the cookies used on this website from the list below. PDA PORTUGAL undertakes to update this list and so it may not always reflect the cookies actually in use.

For more information about cookies, we recommend two platforms that provide more details about cookies, and have no business or legal relationship with PDA PORTUGAL: http://www.allaboutCookies.org ou https://www.aboutCookies.org/.

3. Why do we use cookies?

Cookies are used by practically all websites and have absolutely no adverse effects on the devices (computers, tablets, mobile phones, etc) on which they are stored. They are there to offer a better experience in using the platforms themselves in terms of performance and browsing, as contents are more oriented towards users’ real needs and expectations.

Cookies enable the website to memorise information about your visit, such as the language you prefer, your location, recurring sessions and other variables that we consider important in making your property search experience more comfortable and efficient.

4. Types of cookies used and their purpose

Below are the details of the cookies that PDA PORTUGAL uses on its website and the data-processing needs that justify them.

This website and the emails sent by PDA PORTUGAL may contain links to other websites or applications, including those belonging to different partners. Please note that if you access one of these links or applications their Cookie Policies are the exclusive responsibility of the entities that manage them. We therefore recommend that you read the Cookie Policies of other platforms or applications before using them.

Cookie name Entity in charge Period of validity Reason or purpose
1P_JAR Google 1 month Used to collect website statistics and monitor retention rates
APISID Google 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences
CONSENT Google 18 years Technical cookie that controls acceptance of cookies
DV Google Session Used by Google to store user preferences
HSID Google 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences
NID Google 6 months The NID cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), the number of search results you want to see on each page (e.g. 10 or 20) and whether you want to activate the Google SafeSearch filter.
SAPISID Google 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences
SID Google 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences
SIDCC Google 3 months Security cookie to protect user data against unauthorised access
SSID Google 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences
SEARCH_SAMESITE Google 6 months Used by Google to prevent CSRF attacks
_GA pdaportugal.com 2 years Data from Google Analytics used to anonymously distinguish single
users and speed up frequency of updates
You can find the complete privacy policy here:
https://policies.google.com/privacy.
_GID pdaportugal.com 24 hours Data from Google Analytics used to anonymously distinguish single
users and speed up frequency of updates
You can find the complete privacy policy here:
https://policies.google.com/privacy.

5. Should I accept the use of cookies?

Pursuant to current legislation, with the exception of strictly necessary cookies and performance and analysis cookies, this website can only use cookies with the visitor’s prior consent. PDA PORTUGAL undertakes to use cookies only for the purposes indicated in the preceding point.

Please note that cookies are essential to the correct operation of the website as a whole and we therefore recommend that you accept them.

6. Cookie management

Most browsers enable visitors to control cookies stored on their devices and delete them immediately if they no longer want to allow local storage of cookies.

Users can always configure their devices and browsers to accept all or some cookies, to notify them whenever a cookie is issued or to never accept cookies. You can use the links below to simply and intuitively manage your cookies from your browser:

  • Para mais informações sobre “Navegação como Incógnito” e gestão de Cookies no browser Chrome, clique here
  • For more information on "Private browsing" and cookie management in Google Chrome, click here
  • For more information on "Private browsing" and cookie management in Firefox, click here
  • For more information on "Private browsing" and cookie management in Safari, click here
  • For more information on "Private browsing" and cookie management in Internet Explorer, click here
  • For more information on "Private browsing" and cookie management in Opera, click here

PDA PORTUGAL reserves the right to update this policy at any time in accordance with legal requirements and/or business needs.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on 25 July 2020.