Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

When accessing the Website, small files called cookies or connection cookies may be installed on the User's computer or mobile device. The use of cookies is standard practice on most websites. In order to provide its Users with a better browsing experience and update the Site with relevant functions, Pedro Alves - Fine Portuguese Minerals uses cookies.

What are cookies?
The construction of modern websites depends on the implementation of a set of minimum functions that allow users to meet their browsing expectations. Among others, it is expected that for a certain period of time, websites maintain Users' actions and preferences, namely their username, language in which they intend to browse the Website or other relevant settings related to the websites' interface. Cookies are small information files that are stored on the device you use to access the internet through your browser and allow the implementation of the mentioned functionalities.

What types of cookies are there?
There are different types of cookies.
Considering the useful life of cookies, these can be:
1. Session cookies – these are temporary cookies and are deleted from the cookie file when the browser or application used to access the website is closed. Using these types of cookies it is possible to analyze web traffic patterns, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience;
2. Permanent cookies – differ from session cookies as they are not deleted when the browser or application is closed, remaining saved on the User's devices. They are used whenever a new visit to the Website is made, allowing us, among other functions, to personalize the browsing experience according to the User's interests and provide a more individualized service.

Considering, in turn, the domain to which they belong, cookies can be:
1. Own cookies – these are cookies sent to the User’s device through equipment or domains managed by Pedro Alves - Fine Portuguese Minerals and from which the service requested by the User is provided.
2. Third-party cookies – these are cookies sent to the User's device from equipment or domain managed by a third party over which Pedro Alves - Fine Portuguese Minerals has no control. In these cases, it is this third party that processes the data collected through cookies.
How to block/disable cookies?
All browsers allow the respective User to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser.
Please note, however, that deactivating cookies may partially or completely affect your browsing experience on the Website.
You can configure cookies in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser. Below, we indicate the various ways to disable cookies, depending on your browser.
To learn more about cookies, visit, where you can find information on how to manage your settings for the various browser providers.

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