Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Privacy Policy of the website http://bec.com.pt/ (hereinafter referred to, as “Website”).

Accessing and browsing the Website or the use of its services implies acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the Privacy Policy.

To facilitate and provide a better browsing experience through the Website, BEC 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. BEC 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 BEC

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, BEC uses Cookies for the purposes better identified below. If BEC uses other Cookies for the purpose of granting more and better services, the user will be informed accordingly.

- Essential Cookies: They allow browsing the website and the use of your applications, also allowing access to safe areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services you have requested can not be provided.

- Persistent cookies stay on your device after you’ve visited our website. For example, if you tick the 'Remember my ID' box when you log onto Online Banking a persistent cookie will be used, so that the website remembers you the next time you use it. Persistent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor.

- Third Party Cookies: Measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising. They can also be used to customize a widget with user data.


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.

Cookie settings can still be changed in the user’s browser preferences by following the indications on the subsequent links:

https://www.allaboutcookies.org
https://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.mspx
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=pt
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/pt-pt/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Mozila Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/pt-PT/kb/ativar-e-desativar-cookies-que-os-Websites-utiliza
Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=en_US&viewlocale=pt_PT
Opera: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=en_US&viewlocale=pt_PT
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=es_ES