edp.com Cookies Policy

edp group

Cookies Policy

1. Introduction

This Cookies Policy seeks to explain, in a transparent and specific way, how the personal information collected on this website is used. It is in this spirit that [indicate company Responsible for the treatment of this data], through this Cookies Policy, details how, when and why Cookies are used on this website.  

This website uses Cookies, not only to ensure that we offer a unique and personalized experience, but also so that we can share with our technology partners aggregated data that enables us to continuously and seamlessly improve our website and navigation experience.

By continuing to explore the edp.com website, the visitor expressly agrees with this Cookies Policy.
For any questions regarding the Cookies Policy of this website, the visitor may contact EDP S.A. through this form.

2. What are Cookies?

Cookies are digital files with small fragments of information (and usually with a unique identifier) that are downloaded and stored on the visitor's device from a given website. They can be temporary (automatically deleted when browser is closed) or persistent (they will remain until a defined expiration date), as well as originals (defined by the entity that operates the site) or the responsibility of third parties.

Cookies can be categorized based on the purpose they serve. There are Cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website, while others collect statistical information in order to analyze the use of the website and its performance. There are Cookies that are used to ensure that additional features are made available on the website or to save the visitor's preferences for navigating the website whenever the same device is used. Other cookies can further measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising.

The visitor can find out more about the Cookies that are used on this website from the list that is available below. [Insert company responsible for the site] undertakes to update this listing, for that reason it may not reflect at all times the cookies that are actually in use. 

For more information about Cookies, visitors can consult two platforms that provide more detailed information about Cookies and that do not have any commercial or legal relationship with EDP S.A.: http://www.allaboutCookies.org or https://www.aboutCookies.org/.

3. Why use Cookies?

The use of Cookies is something that is practically universal to all websites. In no way do Cookies damage the devices (computers, tablets, mobile phones, etc.) in which they are stored and they allow for a better experience of using the platforms themselves both in terms of performance and in terms of navigation, since the content available will be more oriented to the real needs and expectations of users.

Cookies, thus, allow the Website to memorize information about your visit, such as your preferred language, location, recurrence of sessions, and other variables that we consider relevant to making your real estate search experience much more comfortable and efficient.

4. Cookies used

EDP S.A. details below the information regarding the Cookies used on the website, as well as the purposes of data processing that justify them.

This website or the emails sent by [insert company responsible for the site] may contain links to other websites or applications, including those that are the responsibility of several partners. If you access one of these links or applications, you must take into account that their Cookies Policy is the sole responsibility of the entities that manage them. For this reason, you should read the Cookies Policies of other platforms or applications before using them.

EDP S.A. uses 3 types of Cookies in its Platform:

a. Cookies strictly required

They allow you to browse the website and to use most of the features available. 
EDP SA uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • To allow our servers to respond to certain actions on the Website, or simply to allow our users to navigate the platform, because without these cookies, it would not work on your device.
  • To ensure a consistent user experience during your browsing on the EDP S.A. Website and that EDP SA receives updated and consistent information.
  • To contribute to a better dynamic distribution on edp.com, to ensure the best speed and performance while browsing the platform.
  • To ensure a consistent experience, even when EDP S.A. promotes the implementation of improvements in the Website.

b. Performance Cookies

They are used anonymously, for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to allow a continuous improvement of the Website and, in this way, an ever better user experience.
EDP SA uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • For Analysis purposes: We use Google Analytics to understand better how customers are using the Platform, this helps with website performance and design management. Google will save this information, you can access Google's Privacy Policy by going to google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.
  • For Testing purposes: In order to test different combinations of product design, and thus improve the experience and performance of the EDP S.A. Website.
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    _ga
    Google
    Used to distinguish between users.
    2 years
    HTTP Cookie
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    _gid
    Google
    Used to distinguish between users.
    24 hours
    HTTP Cookie
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    _gat
    Google
    Used to control the request frequency.
    1 minute
    HTTP Cookie

c. Feature or preference cookies

They save the preferences of the user regarding the use of the Website. In this way, there is no need to reconfigure it whenever the platform is visited from the same device.
EDP S.A. uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • To keep Website settings, such as your language preference
  • To make the platform easier to use, for example, by pre-filling certain fields, based on previous browsing
  • To detect whether a particular feature has already been used or not (to avoid, e.g., that the same contact form needs to be filled by the same user)
  • To satisfy a request from you, such as submitting a comment
  • To customize the edp.com browsing experience with relevant highlights, based on your previous searches, views, and contacts
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use Cookie expiration
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use Cookie expiration
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    Drupal.cookies.i18n
    EDP
    Used to save the language preference of the website
    1 year
    HTTP Cookie
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use Cookie expiration
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    has_js
    EDP
    Used to store if the user has javascript enabled in its browser
    Session
    HTTP Cookie

The EDP S.A. website may also use features that are fully managed by third parties, such as the "Share" button, or Facebook's "Like Page" button. These features can collect the user's IP, the pages visited on the Platform and generate a Cookie in order that the functionality behaves as expected. The interaction of users with these tools is exclusively regulated by the Privacy Policy of their respective entities.
 

5. Should I accept the use of Cookies?

In compliance with current legislation, with the exception of strictly necessary cookies and performance/analysis cookies, this website may only use the Cookies with the prior and express consent of the visitor. EDP S.A. agrees to use Cookies only for the purposes referred to in the previous point.
It is important to note that the use of Cookies is essential for the proper functioning of the website in its entirety, so its acceptance is recommended.
 

6. Cookie Management

Most browsers allow you to control the Cookies stored on your devices, as well as their immediate deletion should you wish to stop allowing local storage of Cookies.

Users can always configure the devices and browsers they use to accept all or some Cookies, to notify them whenever a cookie is issued, or to never receive Cookies. In order for the visitor to manage their Cookies from their browser in a simple and intuitive way, the visitor can use one of the links below:

  • For more information on "Private Browsing" and Cookies management on the Firefox browser, click here
  • For more information on “Incognito Navigation” and Cookies management on the Chrome browser, click here
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management from the Internet Explorer browser, click here
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management from Safari, click here
  • For more information on “Private Browsing” and Cookies management on the Opera browser, click here.