Cookie Policy


Definitions and legal references


Personal Data (or Data)

Means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.

User

The individual using this Application, which must coincide with the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller

Whitesmith, Lda., as the legal person entitled to process the Personal Data in compliance with this Cookie Policy, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application.

Consent

The freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the Data Subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of Personal Data relating to him or her. In the specific case of this Cookie Policy, the above-mentioned consent for the use of Cookies under this Policy is given through Whitesmith´s website, as well as the opt-out option for the rejection of the Cookies in use.

This Application

The hardware or software tools by which the Personal Data of the User is collected by the Data Processor

Cookies

Small piece of data stored in the User's device.

Legal information

This Cookie Policy has been drafted and approved to comply with the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter GDPR).


What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers in order to (for example) make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on (or through) the website or service you are using (such as analytics). The third parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website or service in question and also when it visits certain other websites or services.

Based on your surfing habits, a cookie remembers your preferences. These personal interests are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies make the interaction between you, the visitor, and the website easier, faster and help you to navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies are also used to make the content of, or the publicity on a website more relevant for the visitor. Finally, a cookie will ensure that the content is adaptable to your personal taste and needs.

Whitesmith exercises no control over the use of cookies by third parties. You can always check and/or erase cookies and you can set your browser so that cookies are blocked. You can also delete the already installed cookies at any time on your computer or mobile device. This means that you then have to reset your preferences on each visit and that some parts of the website may not always work properly.

You can read more about cookies at www.AboutCookies.org



Types of Cookies or third-party tools that might use them

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner - depending on how they are described - without the help of third parties.

If any third party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track Users’ browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Owner’s knowledge. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for detailed information. The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.



What kind of cookies do we use?

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us for our legitimate purposes to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: — Privacy PolicyOpt Out



How can I manage the installation of Cookies?

In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing them. Through the browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that might possibly have saved the consent for the installation of Cookies by this website. It is important to note that by disabling all Cookies, the functioning of this site may be compromised. Users can find information about how to manage Cookies in their browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera and Microsoft Windows Explorer.



Owner and Data Controller

Whitesmith, Lda - Instituto Pedro Nunes, Rua Pedro Nunes, 3030-119 Coimbra, Portugal

Owner contact email: [email protected]

Since the installation of third-party Cookies and other tracking systems through the services used within this Application cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity linked to the identification of technologies based on Cookies and their very close integration with the operation of the web, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies themselves and any possible use of them - for example, by a third party - carried out through this site.