Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website, being visited by the user, places on your computer or mobile device through the web browser. Placing cookies helps the website recognise a certain device the next time(s) the user visits it. The term cookies is used in this policy to describe all files that collect information this way and the term website to refer to Pares | Advogados’ websites.

Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of website users, allowing a faster and more efficient browsing and eliminating the need of introducing repeatedly the same information.

The used cookies do not collect information that identifies the user. Cookies collect general information, namely the way by which the users reach to and use websites or the country(ies) zone where they access the website from, etc. Cookies only retain information related to your preferences.

The user may, at any time, through his internet browser, decide whether to be notified of cookies reception or not, as well as to block its entry in the system.

The refusal regarding cookies use in the website may result in the restriction of access to some of its areas or may cause the user to no longer receive customized information.

What type of cookies do we use?

Our cookies have diferente roles:

  • Essential cookies – Some cookies are essential to access specific areas of our websites, allowing website browsing and use of its applications, such as access to safe areas of our website through login. Without these cookies, the respective services can’t be provided.
  • Analytical Cookies – We use these cookies to analyze the way the website is used and to monitor its performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customizing our offer and rapidly identifying and correcting and arising issues. For example, we use performance cookies to receive information on the most popular pages, the most effective connecting method between pages or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. Based on the use of the website, we can also use these cookies to highlight articles or website services which we believe are of the users’ interest. These cookies are used for statistical analysis and creation only, never collecting personal information.
  • Feature cookies – We use feature cookies to allow us to remember the user preferences. For example, cookies remove the need of typing the user name every time the website is accessed. We also use feature cookies to provide advanced services to the user, such as to make comments to an article. In conclusion, feature cookies keep the user’s preferences regarding the website use in a way that it no longer becomes necessary to configure the website every time it is visited.
  • Third party cookies – Are intended to measure applications success and efficiency of third-party advertisements. 

How to block/disable cookies access and use?

The authorization for the use of cookies by the user can be deactivated at any time, partially or in full, though affecting some of the websites’ functionalities.

The way you can do it depends on the browser you are using, therefore we suggest that you use the function “Help” of your browser. For example:

  • If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, in option tools > internet options > privacy > settings.
  • If you are using Firefox, in option tools > privacy > cookies.
  • If you are using Chrome, in settings section > advanced settings > privacy.

This way, the browser allows to have some cookie control through its respective settings, the majority of the browsers allowing to block cookies or block cookies from specific websites or browse in private mode.

To obtain more information on cookies and respective use, we suggest you to consult the following link: All About Cookies.