Cookies policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie consists of a file that is imported to your computer or any other device that you may use to access certain web pages that collects information about your browsing. In some cases, cookies are required to facilitate browsing and to store and retrieve information about a user's browsing habits or their device, among other information. Depending on the information they contain and how you use your device, they can be used to recognise the user.

Identification of cookies used

The cookies used in this web page can be classified as follows:

  • First-party Cookies: Cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal device from a device or domain managed by the publisher and that are used to provide the service requested by the user.
  • Third-party cookies: Cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal device from a device or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that handles the data collected through the cookies.
  • Session Cookies: Cookies that collect and save data when the user opens a web page.
  • Persistent Cookies: Cookies that store the data in the terminal so that it can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the cookie manager, ranging from a few minutes to several years.
  • Technical Cookies: Cookies that allow the user to browse through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services they feature.
  • Customisation Cookies: Cookies that allow the user to access a service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as language, type of browser, the regional settings of the user’s location when accessing the service, etc.
  • Analytic Cookies: Cookies that allow their manager to monitor and analyse the behaviour of their websites’ users. The information that is collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity on the websites, application or platform and to create user browsing profiles, aiming to improve data analysis of the service users.

To find out which cookies are saved by your browser, please refer to your browser’s tools or access https://www.wikihow.com/View-Cookies. 

  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> General -> Settings (History) -> View Files For further information, please check Microsoft support or the browser Help.
  • Firefox: Menu -> Preferences -> Privacy and Security -> History (custom settings) -> Show cookies -> Expand line with desired website to view cookies therefrom.
  • Chrome: Preferences -> Advanced -> Content settings -> Cookies -> All cookies and site data. For further information, please check the Google Help Centre or the browser Help.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Privacy -> Manage site data. For more information, please check Apple support or browser Help.

Deactivating cookies

You may allow, block or delete cookies installed on your device by configuring your browser’s options. Please read your browser’s help section carefully to learn more about activating “private mode” or unlocking certain cookies.

  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Advanced. For further information, please refer to Microsoft support or the browser Help.
  • Firefox: Menu -> Preferences -> Privacy and Security -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, please check Mozilla support or browser Help.
  • Chrome: Preferences -> Advanced -> Content settings -> Cookies. For further information, please check the Google Help Centre or the browser Help.
  • Safari: Preferences -> Privacy. For more information, please refer to Apple support or browser Help.

You can also go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ to learn more about rejecting and deleting cookies, and also to view general information about cookies. 

Deactivating or deleting Google Analytics cookies

The galp.com website uses user browsing analysis services, such as Google Analytics. The information collected by cookies about the user's browsing and interaction with this website (including its IP address) is sent to and saved by Google.

Galp uses these services for evaluating the website’s overall use and compiling usage reports to improve your browsing experience.

If you accept the use of Google Analytics cookies, you may later uninstall them by setting up your browser as provided above, or by installing the Google Analytics opt-out add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=pt

Please note that by deleting customisation cookies you will have to update your preferences every time you sign in our site or, if you use a different device, profile, computer or browser, you will have to set your preferences again. Likewise, the said deletion may prevent the correct operation of certain features.

Social media share buttons

We use social media buttons to allow our users to share web pages or mark them as favourites. These buttons are for external social media websites. Those sites may record information about your activities on the Internet, including those which regard our website. You can review those sites’ terms of use and privacy policies to learn exactly how they use that information and how to delete it.

External Web services

We sometimes use external web services to display content within our web pages. For instance, to display images, videos, charts, infographics, maps or to conduct surveys. Similarly to social media buttons, we cannot prevent these external websites or domains from collecting information about how these embedded contents was used.

Cookie Description
Infogram We use graphics created with the Infogram tool on our website. Your browser may thus save Infogram cookies on pages displaying these graphics.
Visme We use schematics created with the Visme tool on our site. Your browser may thus save Visme cookies on pages displaying these schematics.
Youtube We use video players and YouTube video galleries on our site. As such, your browser may save YouTube cookies on pages with videos.
Google Maps We use Google maps on our site. Your browser may thus save Google cookies on pages displaying those maps.
GetSiteControl We use surveys created with the GetSiteControl tool on our site. As such, your browser may save GetSiteControl cookies on pages with surveys.

Communications via email

We may also use tracking technologies to learn if certain e-mail messages we have sent have been read, clicked, or forwarded. These technologies allow us to make our communications more useful and interesting. If you do not want us to confirm that you have opened, clicked, or forwarded your messages, you must disable this feature, as we cannot send these emails with the tracking feature turned off. Registered users can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us, or they can disable this function following the instructions in our e-mail messages.

In this regard, please check the Privacy Policy below.

www.galp.com wishes to point out that cookie variation on this website may not be related to the site’s management and maintenance, so regular reviews are made to adapt its cookie policy.

www.galp.com cannot be held accountable for legal or technical problems caused by the user’s non-compliance with the recommendations provided. This notice is intended for the knowledge and use by website users and, as such, should not be used for any other purpose.

www.galp.com cannot be held accountable for the content and accuracy of the third-party privacy policies included in this cookie policy. If you have any questions regarding this cookie policy, please contact us at galp@galp.com.

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