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Cookie and Privacy Policy
       
 
 
   
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the E-Privacy Directive 2002/58, peaceful-portugal.com is committed to protecting your personal details and other data provided to us via this site. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use your information.
           
   
Personal Details
   
Information we collect about you is only used to process your order and provide you with the best possible service. When registering for our service you must provide your name, telephone number and email address. We will not disclose any personal information to third party organisations except where this is necessary to deliver our service and process orders. Your data is protected by law.

peaceful-portugal.com reserves the right to access and disclose personal data or information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or its users. Only those details you provide will be used with your enquiry or online advertisement. By registering as a member or to receive newsletters you agree to opt in to receive marketing email from us which will contain details of how to opt out from further emails.

   
Third Party Links
   
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In order to do this, our advertising partners may place a cookie (a small text file) on your computer.

   
Cookies
   
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help developers provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

   
Accept or Decline Cookies
   
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer:

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click the 'Tools' icon in the top right hand corner and select 'Internet options'. In the pop up window select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Google Chrome
Click the spanner in the top right hand corner and select 'Settings'. From here select 'Under the hood' and change the settings under 'Privacy'.

Mozilla Firefox
From the drop down menu in the top left hand corner select 'Options'. In the pop up window select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Safari
From the settings drop down menu in the top right hand corner select 'Preferences'. Select the 'Security' tab and from here you can adjust your cookie settings.

   
Affiliate Cookies
   
Some, but not all advert links on our site contain first party tags which track any purchase users make from the advertiser and reward peaceful-portugal a commission. First party tags are used solely to identify when a user has clicked on one of our affiliate's links.

A cookie is set when a user clicks on an affiliate link and is redirected to the advertiser's website. The purpose of the cookie is to store information related to the click. The cookie is necessary because the information it stores, such as click through time, affiliate identifier, IP address will be combined with information captured at the point of sale to ascertain whether a valid transaction has been driven by an affiliate. A standard text cookie is set on the user's machine. It will remain in place for a pre-defined period of time, which is determined by the advertiser.

Your Questions Answered:

  1. Does the cookie enable the advertiser to create a profile of an individualís browsing activity?

    No

  2. Is the cookie used to target online ads?

    No

  3. Does the cookie save information about a userís previous activity on the site?

    No

  4. How long does the advertiser store information for?

    Information stored on a consumerís machine is according to the set cookie period for that particular advertising programme (e.g. industry standard being 30 days)

  5. How intrusive is the cookie?

    Low, It is generally accepted within the industry that affiliate tracking is low-risk in terms of intrusiveness as it does not capture data about a user's browsing behaviour.

   
Display and Delete your Profile
   
You may at any time easily view and/or delete the Internet Based Advertising profile that has been stored on your cookie. To do so, please follow the instructions above headed 'Accept or Decline Cookies'.

You are always able to prevent cookies from any website from being installed on your computer by readjusting your browser settings. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you should consult the help section of your browser.

           
           
   
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