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  • Privacy Policy

    Your privacy is important to us. It is O Portal Do Curioso’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, O Portal Do Curioso, and other sites we own and operate.

    We only ask for personal information when we really need it to provide you with a service. We do this by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also tell you why we are collecting it and how it will be used.

    We only retain the information we collect for as long as is necessary to provide the service you have requested. When we store data, we protect it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

    We do not share personally identifiable information publicly or with third parties, except as required by law.

    Our site may have links to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites and cannot accept responsibility for their respective privacy policies.

    You are free to decline our request for personal information on the understanding that we may not be able to provide some of the services you require.

    Your continued use of our site will be deemed acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, please contact us.

    O Portal do Curioso Cookie Policy

    What are cookies?

    As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are small files downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they collect, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however, this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

    How do we use cookies?

    We use cookies for various reasons, detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry-standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this website. It is recommended that you leave all cookies if you are unsure whether or not you need them if they are used to provide a service that you use.

    Disable cookies

    You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting your browser settings (see your browser’s Help for how to do this). Please be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Disabling cookies will generally result in certain functionalities and features of this website being disabled. It is therefore recommended that you do not disable cookies.

    Cookies we set

    • Account-related cookies. If you create an account with us, we will use cookies for the management of the registration process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out, but in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when you leave.
    • Login-related cookies. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this action. This prevents you from having to log in every time you visit a new page. These cookies are usually removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
    • Cookies related to e-mail newsletters. This site offers newsletter or e-mail subscription services and cookies may be used to remember whether you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications valid only for subscribed/unsubscribed users.
    • Orders processing related cookies. This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
    • Cookies related to surveys. We periodically offer surveys and questionnaires to provide interesting information, useful tools or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide accurate results after changing pages.
    • Form-related cookies. When you submit data via a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies can be set to remember user details for future correspondence.
    • Site preference cookies. To provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. To remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called up whenever you interact with a page affected by your preferences.

    Third-party cookies

    In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third-party cookies you may encounter through this website.

    • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and reliable analytics solutions on the web, to help us understand how you use the site and how we can improve your experience. These cookies can track things like how long you spend on the site and the pages you visit, so that we can continue to produce engaging content.

    For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

    • Third-party analytics are used to track and measure the use of this website so that we can continue to produce attractive content. These cookies may track items such as the time you spend on the site or the pages you visit, which helps us understand how we can improve the site for you.
    • We periodically test new features and make subtle changes to the way the site looks. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience while on the site, while we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
    • As we sell products, it’s important for us to understand the statistics on how many visitors to our site actually buy, and so this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to analyze our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
    • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times a particular ad is shown to you.
    • For more information about Google AdSense, see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQs.
    • We use advertisements to offset the costs of running this site and to provide funding for future developments. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that you provide the most relevant advertisements whenever possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest to you.
    • Various partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have accessed the site via one of our partners’ sites, so that we can credit them appropriately and, where applicable, allow our affiliate partners to offer any promotions that may provide you with the opportunity to make a purchase.

    User commitment

    The user undertakes to make appropriate use of the content and information that O Portal Do Curioso offers on the website and with an enunciative but not limiting character:

    • A) Do not engage in activities that are illegal or contrary to good faith or public order;
    • B) Do not disseminate propaganda or content of a racist or xenophobic nature, or legal bookmakers (e.g. Moosh), games of chance, any kind of pornography, or advocacy of terrorism or human rights;
    • C) Not to cause damage to the physical (hardware) and logical (software) systems of O Portal Do Curioso, its suppliers or third parties, to introduce or disseminate computer viruses or any other hardware or software systems that are capable of causing the aforementioned damage.

    More information

    Hopefully that’s cleared up and, as mentioned earlier, if there’s something you’re not sure whether you need or not, it’s generally safer to leave cookies enabled if you interact with one of the features you use on our site.

    This policy is effective from January 2024.