What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small text files stored by your browser (eg Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as a “memory” for the website, allowing it to recognize a user and respond accordingly.
- A visit to a page on agi.pt may generate the following types of cookies:
- Anonymous analysis cookies:
- Whenever a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by third parties generates an anonymous analytics cookie.
- These cookies can tell us whether you have visited the website or not.
- Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies and if not, we will generate new ones.
- This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have and how often they visit the site.
- PHP Session ‘,’ PHPSESSID ‘,’ This cookie is used to track logical information important for the proper functioning of the website.
Third-party cookies on social networks
How do I turn off cookies?
Generally, it is possible to stop the acceptance of cookies by the browser or a specific website. For example, we cannot know if you are logged in without using cookies; therefore, you will not be able to post comments.
All modern browsers allow you to change cookie settings. These settings are usually found in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful; otherwise, you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.
Cookie Settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie Settings in Firefox
Cookie Settings in Chrome
Safari Cookie Settings
If you want to know more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
Microsoft Cookie Guide
All about cookies