Cookies

Information about our use of cookies

COOKIES POLICY

 

  1. Introduction

This Cookie Policy seeks to explain in a transparent and clear way, as we use the information that we collect from our users’ navigation. It is in this spirit that this Cookie Policy details how, when and why we use cookies on our platform.

This Website uses cookies not only in order to ensure that we offer a unique and personalized search experience, but also to share with our technological partners aggregated data which will enable us to continuously and seamlessly improve our Website and navigation experience.

By continuing to explore VINCI Energies Portugal, S.A. Website, hereinafter “VINCI Energies Portugal” (at https://www.vinci-energies.pt/pt/) we assume that You agree to our Cookies Policy.

 

2. What are Cookies?

Cookies are files that have small pieces of information that are stored and downloaded into Your device whenever You visit a Website (and which usually have a unique identifier), reason why, in the case of VINCI Energies Portugal, they will be used whenever You visit https://www.vinci-energies.pt/pt/ (hereinafter identified by “Website” or “Platform”).

Some of the Cookies will only be triggered if certain features are used, whereas VINCI Energies Portugal may use other Cookies that will always be generated and used. In addition, VINCI Energies Portugal and other external services may store permanent cookies, which are stored at the browser level in Your access equipment and are used whenever You re-visit the Website (and since they are defined as necessary for the correct use of the platform), as well as resorting to temporary session cookies that remain in Your browser’s cookie file until You leave the Website.

You can find out more about which Cookies we use from the list below. VINCI Energies Portugal undertakes to update this listing, so it may not reflect at all times the Cookies actually in use.

We may also use web beacons, tags or scripts on our Website or in emails sent by VINCI Energies Portugal, so that we better understand the usage patterns of our site and whose results may be reported based on third party services, using individual or aggregated data.

For more information about Cookies You can consult two platforms that provide more detailed information about Cookies and that have no commercial or legal relationship with AXIANS: http://www.allaboutcookies.org or https://www.aboutcookies.org/.

 

3. Why we use Cookies?

The use of Cookies is something practically universal in all the Websites, in no way harms the devices (computers, tablets, mobile phones) where they are stored and allow a better experience of using the platforms themselves, both in terms of performance and in terms of navigation, since the contents available can be much more oriented to the real needs and expectations of the users.

Cookies allow the Website to memorize information about Your visit, such as Your preferred language, location, recurrence of sessions and other variables that we consider relevant to make Your search experience much more comfortable and efficient.

 

4. Cookies used

VINCI Energies Portugal hereby details the Cookies used on our Website, as well as identifies which partner entities are authorized to place Cookies on our platform (explaining individually the added value of including these partners in the our platform).

VINCI Energies Portugal Website, or the emails sent by VINCI Energies Portugal, may contain links to other Websites or applications, including from our partners. If You access one of these links or applications, please be aware that their Cookies Policy is the sole responsibility of the entities that manage them. For this reason, please read the Cookies Policies of other platforms or applications before using them.

 

a)Necessary Cookies

They allow You to browse the Website and use most of the features available.

VINCI Energies Portugal uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • Allow our servers to respond to certain actions on the Website, or simply allow our users to navigate on the platform, since without these cookies, it would not work on Your device;
  • Ensure a consistent user experience during Your navigation on the AXIANS Website and that it receives up-to-date and consistent information;
  • Contribute to a better dynamic distribution on https://www.vinci-energies.pt/pt/ to ensure the best speed and performance while browsing the platform;
    1. For Analysis purposes: we use Google Analytics to better understand how customers are using the Platform to help with Website performance and design management. Google will save this information, so You can access the Google Privacy Policy at com/intl/pt/policies/privacy.Ensure a consistent experience, even when VINCI Energies Portugal promotes implementation of improvements on the Website.
      Cookie name Purpose Retention period
      pll_language Multilingual site management Duration: 1 year
      cookie-law Gestão de cookies Duration: 13 months

      b)Performance Cookies They are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analysing statistics in order to allow a continuous improvement of the Website and in this way an ever better experience of use.

      VINCI Energies Portugal uses these cookies for the following reasons:

    2. For Testing purposes: So that You can test different combinations of product design, as well as improve the customer experience and performance of the Website.
      Cookie name Purpose Retention period
      _ga Used to distinguish users Duration: 13 months
      _gat Used to limit the refresh rate of statistics Duration: 1 minute
      _gid Used to distinguish users Duration: 24 hours

       

      These categories of Cookies are fundamental to maintaining the efficiency, effectiveness and ease of use of the Platform, as well as to ensure an immersive and coherent experience, so we do not allow that they are deactivated autonomously.

      The VINCI Energies Portugal Website also uses features that are fully managed by third parties, external to VINCI Energies Portugal, such as the “Share” button, or Facebook’s “Like Page” button. These features can collect the user IP, the pages visited in the Platform and generate a Cookie, so that the functionality has the expected behaviour. The users’ interaction with these tools is exclusively regulated by the Privacy Policy of their respective entities.

      At any moment you can check and manage your advertising cookies by visiting: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/en/your-ad-choices.

       

      1. Cookies Management

       

      Users can always configure their devices and the browsers they use to accept all or some Cookies, to notify them whenever a Cookie is issued, or to never receive Cookies. So that You can simply and intuitively manage Your cookies from Your browser You can use one of the links below:

       

      • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management in the Firefox browser, click here
      • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management in the Chrome browser, click here
      • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management in the Internet Explorer browser, click here
      • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management in the Safari browser, click here here
      • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management in the Opera browser, click here.

If  you prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies that VINCI Energies Portugal uses on Your Platform, You will automatically consider this Website as a “non-trusted” entity, meaning that a significant part of the features offered may not have the expected behaviour. To edit it, simply access cookie management tool .