This Cookie Notice provides comprehensive information about the cookies used by Startup Portugal – Associação Portuguesa para a promoção do Empreendedorismo (“SPAPPE”) and the purposes for their use.
What are cookies?
When the user starts browsing the website, portal or digital platform, their browser will be asked to store a small text file on their mobile device or computer. The settings of the cookies stored on the user’s device can be managed in the “cookie management” section at the bottom of this Cookie Notice or by changing the browser settings.
Types of Cookies
First-party cookies: these are cookies set by the website or digital platform that the user is visiting and only that domain will have access to the information retrieved from them.
Third-party cookies: these are cookies set by a domain other than the one that administers the website or digital platform that the user is visiting, although it uses that website or platform to set a cookie.
Persistent cookies: these are cookies that remain on the user’s device for a specific period of time and are activated each time the user visits the website, portal or digital platform that has set that specific cookie.
Session cookies: these are cookies that allow the administrators of the website, portal or digital platform to link the user’s actions during a browser session (the session begins when the user opens the browser window and ends when they close that window). These cookies are created temporarily and, when the browser is closed, they are all deleted from the user’s mobile device or computer.
In the case of ARM’s websites, portals and digital platforms, persistent cookies and/or session cookies may be inserted, depending on the services requested.
Which cookies are used on SPAPPE websites/portals/digital platforms and why?
SPAPPE uses the following cookies on its website:
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.
They are cookies that apply directly when the user starts browsing the website, portal or digital platform, otherwise it will not be possible to provide the services requested. They allow the user to navigate with the essential resources, namely for navigation and access with security mechanisms.
SPAPPE uses the necessary cookies to authenticate the user, when this is necessary to access the services, and for cyber security purposes. Its purpose is to guarantee the correct functioning of the website, portal or digital platform. It does not require a legal basis for its application.
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||Session||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user’s consent to cookies in the “Advertisement” category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||11 months||This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user’s consent for cookies in the “Analytics” category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||11 months||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record user consent for cookies in the “Functional” category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||11 months||This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Cookies are used to store the user’s consent for cookies in the “Necessary” category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||11 months||This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Cookies are used to store the user’s consent for cookies in the “Others” category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||11 months||This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Cookies are used to store the user’s consent for cookies in the “Performance” category.|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||Session||Records the default status of the corresponding category button & the status of the CCPA. Only works in coordination with the primary cookie.”|
|elements||Never||This cookie is used by the website’s WordPress theme. It allows the website owner to implement or change the content of the website in real time.|
Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities such as sharing website content on social media platforms, collecting feedback, and other third-party features.
In the case of cookies set by social networking services, they are able to track the browser on other websites and build a behavioral profile, which may affect the content and messages that the user receives on other websites.
|__cf_bm||30 minutes||This cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.|
|GetLocalTime||Session||Gets Local Time.|
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics, the number of visitors, exit rate, traffic source, etc.
They are cookies that allow the flow of visits and traffic sources to be monitored, so that it is possible to improve the effectiveness of the performance of the services provided. They are also useful for administrators of websites, portals and digital platforms to collect statistical data on which pages are visited the most or the least, what is the usual movement of users in digital spaces, which are the regions of access, for managing errors that occur during navigation, etc. In general, these cookies do not collect personal data about a directly identifiable person. Identification by cross-referencing may occur when access is gained through credentials. However, technical and organizational measures will be implemented to prevent the collection of behavioural data, unless requested by the competent authorities for criminal investigation.
SPAPPE uses Google Analytics to enable this monitoring of the performance of digital spaces, providing statistical data for the purpose of improving the effectiveness of the services requested by the user and the efficiency of the responses to be made.
This information is used to prepare aggregate statistical reports on visitor activity and does not contain any personal data.
Within the scope of Google Analytics, the data collected that could be used to track users, namely IP (Internet protocol) addresses, is being anonymized. Another setting made in Google Analytics in order to protect our visitors was to disable the Advertisement component.
For an overview of the privacy of Google Analytics cookies, the user can go to: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
If you object to the application of performance cookies processed by Google Analytics, you can install an opt-out browser add-on at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
|_ga||14 months||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps a record of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|_ga_32GTT6GBX9||12 months||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.|
|CONSENT||12 months||YouTube sets this cookie via the embedded youtube-videos and records anonymous statistical data.Os cookies de publicidade são utilizados para fornecer aos visitantes anúncios e campanhas de marketing relevantes. Estes cookies rastreiam os visitantes através de websites e recolhem informação para fornecer anúncios personalizados.|
They are used to provide visitors with relevant advertisements and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide personalized advertisements.
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||5 months 27 days||A cookie set by YouTube to measure the bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.|
|_YSC||Session||The YSC cookie is set by YouTube and is used to track the views of videos embedded on YouTube pages.|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Never||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using the embedded YouTube video.|
|yt-remote-device-id||Never||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using the embedded YouTube video.|
|_fbp||3 months||It retains the user’s visit data and creates a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|_fbc||12 months||Calculates the user’s session data and keeps an analytical record of the last session.|
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website, which helps to provide a better user experience for visitors.
They are navigation enhancement cookies so that the user enjoys enhanced personalization. They allow the website, portal or digital platform to store information that changes browsing behavior or appearance, such as the user’s preferred language.
Other unclassified cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not yet been classified into a category.
SPAPPE does not collect cookie information on its Reporting Channel.
How do I delete and block cookies?
To block cookies, the user can activate a setting in their browser that allows them to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. These settings are usually located in the “help”, “options” or “preferences” menus of the Internet browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including necessary cookies), you will not be able to access all or part of the website, portal or digital platform.
If cookies are blocked by the user, the information previously collected may be used. However, if cookies are disabled, no additional information about the user’s experience and/or preferences will be collected. You can obtain detailed information on how to delete or block cookies, depending on the browser you use, at https://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.
For additional information on this policy, the user may contact SPAPPE’s Data Protection Office at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For other questions/complaints please contact the General Data Protection Officer (GEGPD) at the following email address: email@example.com.