Cookies Policy

ASSOCIAÇÃO TURISMO DOS AÇORES - CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU (hereinafter, TURISMO DOS AÇORES), headquartered in Avenida Infante D. Henrique, nº 33, 1º, direito, 9500 - 292 Ponta Delgada and Tax Registration Number 512 076 278 is the owner of the domain https://www.visitazores.com/pt, where is housed its WEBSITE, and where you may access the following links, to which the present privacy policy shall also apply: azorescruise.visitazores.com, azoreswaveweek.visitazores.com, biggamefishing.visitazores.com, biking.visitazores.com, btl.visitazores.com, cima.visitazores.com, culture.visitazores.com, dive.visitazores.com, trade.visitazores.com, marines.visitazores.com, mi.visitazores.com, surf.visitazores.com, taste.visitazores.com e trails.visitazores.com.

TURISMO DOS AÇORES IS FOCUSED ON PROTECTING THE PRIVACY AND PERSONAL DATA OF ITS CUSTOMERS AND USERS OF THE WEBSITE, WHEREFORE, IT HAS PREPARED AND ADOPTED THE PRESENT COOKIES POLICY. THIS COOKIES POLICY EXPLAINS HOW WE USE COOKIES, PIXEL TAGS AND OTHER SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES BY WHICH WE ADVISE IT’S READING.

  1. WHAT ARE COOKIES.

    1. Cookies are small information files that help you identify your browser and can store information, such as user settings and preferences.

    2. With the exception of any cookies specifically required for the performance of the WEBSITE, the storage of other cookies will always depend on the acceptance and consent of the user, and this consent may be withdrawn at any time through specific browser tools.

  2. HOW DO WE USE COOKIES.

    1. We use cookies to display your preferences, such as:

      1. if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this WEBSITE;

      2. to identify you as a returning user;

      3. to remember your users' custom preferences.

  3. THIRD PARTY’S COOKIES.

    1. Some cookies may be stored by third parties service providers, not just TURISMO DOS AÇORES.

    2. Although TURISMO DOS AÇORES seeks to only use providers which are able to provide sufficient guarantees regarding the appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of the data protection legislation, you understand that TURISMO DOS AÇORES is not responsible for the content and accuracy of a third party’s privacy and cookies policies.

    3. On Paragraph 6 you will find a description of all the cookies we use, including cookies hosted by third parties.

  4. WHAT ARE COOKIES FOR?

    1. Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the WEBSITE to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience by personalizing and making the website’s navigation easier, but also by providing a solution for problems, statistics and quality assurance.

    2. You may delete or block these cookies, but if you do it some features on this site may not work as intended.

    3. These cookies are not used for any purposes other than those described here.

  5. TYPE OF COOKIES.

    1. Cookies on our WEBSITE are used for a variety of different purposes, but, altogether, their use breaks down into the following categories:

      1. Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our WEBSITE. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our WEBSITE;

      2. Analytical/Performance Cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the number of users of our WEBSITE and see how such users navigate through our WEBSITE. This helps to improve how our WEBSITE works, for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for;

      3. Targeting Cookies: These record your visit to our WEBSITE, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will then use this information to make advertising displayed on the WEBSITE more relevant to your interests.

  6. COOKIES WE USE.

    1. The following table explains the way in which we use cookies on this WEBSITE.

Performance Cookies

Site

Origin

Name

Description

Duration

www

Own

ssess(...)

Saves session information when the user is authenticated.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

azorescruise

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

azoreswaveweek

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

bolt_session

Saves the user's anonymous session information.

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

biggamefishing

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

biking

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

has_js

Indicates whether the current browser has javascript functionality

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

btl

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

dive

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

has_js

Indicates whether the current browser has javascript functionality

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

cima

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

django_language

Saves the current session’s active language

1 year or until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

trade

Own

ssess(...)

Saves session information when the user is authenticated.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookie-agreed-en

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website on English language.

100 days or until the end of the session

cookie-agreed-pt-pt

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website on Portuguese language.

100 days or until the end of the session

has_js

Indicates whether the current browser has javascript functionality

até ao final da sessão

marines

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

_id_current_language

Saves the current session’s active language

1 day or until the end of the session

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

mi

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

has_js

Indicates whether the current browser has javascript functionality

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

surf

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

has_js

Indicates whether the current browser has javascript functionality

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

taste

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

bolt_session

Saves the user's anonymous session information.

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

trails

Own

azossid

Saves the user's session when authenticated to the main site, to appear as authenticated in the top bar of microsites.

up to 23 days or until the end of authentication on the main site

cookieconsent_status

Indicates that the use of cookies was accepted on the website.

5 minutes

has_js

Indicates whether the current browser has javascript functionality

until the end of the session

YouTube

YSC

This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video

until the end of the session

 

 

 

 

 

Targeting Cookies (Third Party)

Site

Origin

Name

Description

Duration

www

Facebook Pixel

_fbp

Used to distinguish and track site users.

90 days

_fbc

is only set when a user arrives at the site from an ad and the destination URL includes the click identifier "fbclid".

90 days

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

azorescruise

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

azoreswaveweek

Google

__utma

Used to distinguish each user visiting the website.

2 years

__utmb

Used to distinguish the visits made by each visiting user to the website.

30 minutes

__utmc

Used to manage visiting user sessions on the website.

until the end of the session

__utmt

Used to identify the origins and volume of visits to the website.

10 minutes

__utmz

Used to determine how the user arrived at the site. Updated with every new page visited.

6 months

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

biggamefishing

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

__utma

Used to distinguish each user visiting the website.

2 years

__utmb

Used to distinguish the visits made by each visiting user to the website.

30 minutes

__utmc

Used to manage visiting user sessions on the website.

until the end of the session

__utmt

Used to identify the origins and volume of visits to the website.

10 minutes

__utmz

Used to determine how the user arrived at the site. Updated with every new page visited.

6 months

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

biking

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

btl

Facebook Pixel

_fbp

Used to distinguish and track site users.

90 days

_fbc

is only set when a user arrives at the site from an ad and the destination URL includes the click identifier "fbclid".

90 days

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

dive

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

cima

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

trade

Google

__utma

Used to distinguish each user visiting the website.

2 years

__utmb

Used to distinguish the visits made by each visiting user to the website.

30 minutes

__utmc

Used to manage visiting user sessions on the website.

until the end of the session

__utmt

Used to identify the origins and volume of visits to the website.

10 minutes

__utmz

Used to determine how the user arrived at the site. Updated with every new page visited.

6 months

marines

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

mi

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

surf

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

taste

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

trails

Google

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense to experience advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.

90 days

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_ga_<container-id>

Used to store the session state.

2 years

_gac_gb_<container-id>

Contains information related to the campaign. The cookie will be parsed by conversion tags on the Google Ads website unless disabled.

90 days

IDE

used to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users on the web.

2 years

  1. CONTROL AND MANAGE COOKIES.

    1. You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from storing cookies.

    2. However, in order to manage your cookies settings you may have to manually adjust some preferences each time you visit a site, furthermore, some services and functionalities may not work.

    3. As an additional guarantee, you may, at any time, disable the cookies by configuring your browser according to the following instructions:

      1. To Google Chrome browsers, in http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

      2. To Microsoft Explorer browsers, in https://support.microsoft.com/pt-pt/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

      3. To Microsoft Edge browsers, in https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

      4. To Mozilla Firefox browsers, in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

      5. To Apple Safari browsers, in http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042

  2. CHANGES TO THE COOKIES POLICY.

    1. TURISMO DOS AÇORES reserves the right to readjust or change this Cookies Policy at any time. These changes will promptly be made public.

  3. CONTACT DETAILS.

    1. If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, please email us at turismoacores@visitazores.com.

  4. LAST REVIEW.

    1. 20 August, 2021. Açores (Portugal)