What is a cookie?
The term cookie refers to small text files that a website or any webpage places on the user’s computer or mobile device through the Internet browser at the time of access. Cookies help our website recognize your device on your next visit.
Our cookies do not collect information that identifies the user if it is the user’s first access. However, if your browsing began through a communication sent by us, such as an email, for example, or if you are already a customer, our cookies can monitor your visit to our webpages.
Our cookies collect generic information. Essentially, they collect the manner in which a user arrives at and uses our website or other webpages. Additionally, they collect information about the part of the country or countries of origin from which the user is accessing the site.
Additionally, cookies collect information related to your preferences.
Through your browser, you can decide at any time to be notified regarding the collection of cookies, block them, or even remove them. However, refusing cookies could make access to certain areas impossible, as well as disable the personalization of information based on your browsing.
What are cookies useful for?
Cookies are used to help optimize a user’s browsing by knowing the user’s behavior and interests and facilitating browsing to make it more efficient and avoid repetitive information.
Types of cookies:
Essential – These are essential to access specific areas of our webpages, such as, for example, areas that require a login.
Analytical – These are used to analyze the user’s experience and thereby optimize browsing performance, offering greater quality and speed of access and correcting problems more quickly and effectively. These cookies are used for statistical analysis, without collecting personal information.
Functional – The purpose of these cookies is to remember a user’s preferences so that, for example, it is not necessary to go back and configure the site on every visit. For example, this can avoid you having to type in your name every time you access an area where there is an identification form.
Third Party – These cookies serve to measure the success of third-party applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising on our webpages, if any.
Advertising – When there are advertisements on any webpage, these cookies help target the advertisements as a function of each user’s interests and the number of visits the user has made, allowing for the limitation of showing certain advertisements. These cookies also measure the advertisement’s effectiveness.
They can be permanent – These remain in the browser of your access device (computer, cell phone or tablet) and will be used whenever you make another visit. They are generally used to direct the browser according to the user’s interests, allowing us to provide more personalized service.
Session cookies – These are temporary cookies that remain in your browser until you leave the website. They collect information that allows the identification of problems and provides a better browsing experience.
All browsers allow users to accept, refuse or delete cookies individually, through the choice of the appropriate configurations in the respective browser.
But remember, when you deactivate cookies you might stop certain services from functioning correctly, partially or completely affecting the browsing experience on the webpage.
Policy updated: November/2020