RPBA Terms of use

RPBA’s Cookie Policy:

RPBA’s cookie policy has been developed to explain to our users how we use them on our website, ensuring that such users have a safe browsing experience and demonstrating our commitment to protecting the privacy of their data. We assure you we do not sell any information collected by cookies.


What are cookies and what are cookies used for?

Cookies are a small text file that a website saves to the user's computer or mobile device that is essential for the proper functioning of the majority of websites.

RPBA uses cookies for improving the performance of its website and the user's browsing experience.

By visiting RPBA’s website, we may install different types of cookies on your device: functional cookies, performance and analytics cookies and social network cookies.


How to manage cookies on my browser?

Managing your cookies options varies depending on the browser you are using. You can manage the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this).

Please find below the links to information pages explaining how to change the cookies options for each of the main browsers:

- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en

- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

- Opera: http://help.opera.com/opera/Windows/2256/en/controlPages.html#manageCookies


Be aware that disabling cookies can affect the functionality and also inactivate certain features of this website. Therefore, to ensure the proper functioning of this website, we recommend that you do not disable cookies.

If you have refused the storage of cookies on your device, or if you delete cookies already stored, you will not benefit from certain functionalities that are required in order to navigate on RPBA's website. If you choose to disable cookies, RPBA will decline any responsibility regarding consequences related to an ineffective functioning of our website.


Types of cookies used on this website:

- Functional cookies: They help us remember the user’s preferences regarding the site so the user does not have to re-configure and customize the website on each visit. These type of cookies do not store any information that could be used for marketing purposes.


- Performance and analytics cookies: Our website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google. This service uses cookies to collect and analyze information on the behavior of users on RPBA’s website, including IP addresses. The information collected by Google Analytics is processed to compile statistical reports on the browsing activities of users.

This RPBA’s website:

(i) uses IP masking and anonymization so Google Analytics removes a part of the user's IP address before using and storing the data.

(ii) does not use neither allows any third party to use Google Analytics to track or collect personally identifiable information about users of our website. The use of these cookies is subject to contractual restrictions with Google, in which is the latter recalls its commitment in using these cookies only for the service provision. Therefore, RPBA informs that there are no activated marketing, advertising options or data sharing with Google.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

- Cookies related to the use of social networks: These cookies are related to services provided by third parties, such as the buttons "Like" or "Share". They are used to provide you with sharing services with the various social networks. RPBA has no control over the process used by social networks to gather information relating to the users’ navigation on our website and that is linked to the personal data they hold. We recommend you to read the privacy protection policy for these social networks in order to be aware of the browsing information they can gather using application buttons and their purposes.


- Specific Case: RPBA’s Newsletters Cookies: Our newsletters may, for statistical purposes, contain cookies that allow us to know if they are opened and clicked through links or images inside the newsletters. The user always has the ability to disable the receipt of newsletters through the specific option (unsubscribe from this list) at the bottom of the RPBA’s newsletters.


You can get more general information about cookies through this page: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/

If you have any questions or concerns about RPBA’s cookie policy, please email us to: geral(at)rpba.pt