Cookie Policy

With this Cookies Policy, QUAL - INDÚSTRIA METALICA LDA. limited liability company, registered at the Commercial Registry Office under registration number 502.001.933, with share capital of €164,604.00 (one hundred and sixty-four thousand, six hundred and four euros), and head office at Rua da Cerciag, 645 Raso de Salgueiró, Zona Industrial EN 1 Norte, 3750-753, Águeda, hereinafter referred to as “QUAL”, aims to inform its Customers/Users of the policies and procedures of QUAL, LDA. regarding its cookies policy and its use and placement through the use of the website operated by QUAL, LDA. – .  A QUAL, LDA. respects the privacy of its Customers/Users, being committed to protecting the information it collects from them, as well as complying with the legal rules in force defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Accessing and using the website, as well as subscribing to the services and products it makes available, imply the agreement, acceptance and binding of users to its privacy and data protection policy.


What are cookies?

“Cookies” is an English expression that designates the small software labels that are stored in access equipment through the browser (browser), retaining only information related to preferences, not including, as such, personal data. In other words, it is a small file in text format inserted into the user's computer or a mobile device through their browser (browser) while browsing the website in order to store, retrieve or update data. With the use of cookies, the website saves the user's preferences, thus avoiding the need to reconfigure the website in future uses.


What are cookies for?

Cookies serve to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of websites, allowing faster and more efficient navigation, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information. Cookies help websites to store and retrieve information about your browsing habits in order to customize browsing according to your preferences, improving performance and the user's browsing experience.

The placement of cookies helps the website to recognize your device the next time the user visits it, simplifying navigation. Refusal to use cookies on the website may result in the impossibility of accessing some of its areas or receiving personalized information.


What types of cookies are there?

There are two groups of cookies that can be used:

Permanent cookies – these are cookies that are stored at the browser level (internet) on access equipment (computer, telephone and tablet) and that are used whenever the Customer/User visits the website again. They are generally used to direct navigation to the user's interests, allowing a more personalized service to be provided.

Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that remain in the browser's cookie file until you leave the website, not saving any information on the computer's hard drive about the user's preferences. The information obtained by these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.


For what purposes do we use cookies?

Strictly necessary cookies – Allow navigation on the website and use of applications, as well as access to secure areas of the website through login. Without these cookies, services that require it cannot be provided.

Analytical cookies – They are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to improve the functioning of the website. They allow you to assess website traffic, allowing you to evaluate statistics and its performance.

Functionality cookies – They store user preferences regarding the use of the website, so that it is not necessary to reconfigure the website each time you visit it.

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.

Advertising cookies – They direct advertising according to the interests of each user, in order to direct advertising campaigns taking into account the tastes of users, and, in addition, limit the number of times the ad is seen, helping to measure the advertising effectiveness and the success of the website organization.


How can you manage cookies?

All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, and also inform the user whenever a cookie is received, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. The Client/User can configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of their browser.

The user's consent to accept or reject cookies is limited to QUAL's website and does not extend to other websites or pages that are linked on its website.


Disabling cookies:

The user can allow, block or delete the Cookies installed on his equipment by configuring the options of the browser hosted on his computer. Please read the help section of your browser carefully to find out more information on how to activate "private mode" or unblock certain Cookies.

Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or your browser's Help.

Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser Help.

Chrome: Setting -> Show advanced options -> Privacy -> Content setting. For more information, you can consult Google's help center or browser Help.

Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser Help.


Cookies in newsletters:

The newsletters we send may, for statistical purposes, contain a “pixel” that lets you know if they are opened as well as checking clicks through links or ads within the newsletter.

The user always has the possibility to deactivate the sending of the newsletter in the link that is sent at the end of the newsletter.


User rights:

To find out how to exercise your rights regarding the protection of personal data, as well as to obtain more information about the terms of data processing by WHICH, the user should consult our Privacy Policy.

If you need any clarification, you can also contact the Data Protection Officer, at the email xxxx


Last update date 28/01/2023.

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