Cookie Policy

To facilitate and provide a better browsing experience through the Website, Ostium, Soluções de Engenharia, Lda informs that it uses Cookies or other files with similar functionalities (hereinafter, “Cookies”).
Due to how Internet communication standards work, access to websites may involve the use of Cookies. Ostium, Soluções de Engenharia, Lda is responsible for the Cookies and for the processing of the data obtained through the Cookies, either their own, or of third parties through its website, deciding on the purpose, content and use of the processing of the collected data.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that is downloaded to the user’s device when visiting a Web page.
The main objective is to recognize the user whenever he/she accesses the Website, as well as allowing the improvement of the quality together with the better use of the site and objectively simplifying the navigation process.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, they do not damage the user’s equipment or device, and if activated in the configuration of your browser, they help to identify and resolve possible errors in the operation of the Website.

Use of Cookies by Ostium, Soluções de Engenharia, Lda

By accessing the website, the user expressly consents to the use of this type of Cookies in their devices.
If Cookies are deactivated, Website navigation may not be optimized, and some of the features on the Website may not work correctly.
Specifically, Ostium, Soluções de Engenharia, Lda uses Cookies for the purposes better identified below. If Ostium, Soluções de Engenharia, Lda uses other Cookies for the purpose of granting more and better services, the user will be informed accordingly.

The cookies we use

Cookie Description Cookie Type
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Analytics
_gat This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites. Performance/Analytics
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Analytics
PHPSESSID This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed. Essential

Essential Cookies: Some cookies are essential to access specific areas of our site. They allow navigation on the site and the use of your applications, such as accessing secure areas of the site through login. Without these cookies, the services that require it can not be provided.
Analytical Cookies: We use these cookies to analyze how users use the site and monitor its performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customizing our offer and quickly identifying and correcting any issues that arise. For example, we use performance cookies to find out which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. Based on the use of the site, we may also use these cookies to highlight articles or services of the site that we think are of interest to users. These cookies are only used for the purpose of creation and statistical analysis, without ever collecting personal information.
Functional Cookies: We use feature cookies to allow us to recall user preferences. For example, cookies avoid typing the user’s name each time the user accesses the site.
In a nutshell, feature cookies retain user preferences for site usage, so you do not need to reconfigure the site each time you visit.

The cookies used may be:

Permanent Cookies: they are stored at the level of the browser in their access devices (pc, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever the user makes a new visit to the site. They are generally used to direct navigation according to the interests of the user, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.
Session Cookies: These are temporary, remain in the cookies of your browser until you leave the site. The information obtained allows you to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

User setup to prevent Cookies

In accordance with the current legislation, information is provided on how the user can configure their browsers in order to manage and maintain their privacy and security with regards to Cookies, through links accessing the official support website of the main browsers so they can decide whether or not to accept the use of Cookies.
This way, the user can block Cookies through the browser configuration tools.
It should be understood that the user accepts the use of cookies if they continue to browse this Web page without first proceeding to their deactivation.