Cookies Policy

About the use of cookies

The cookies used do not collect any personal information to identify the user.

We use cookies to improve your browsing experience and our website’s performance.

For information on the processing of your personal data, please consult our Privacy Policy.


What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that a website, when visited, places on the user’s computer or mobile device via the internet browser. The placement of cookies helps the website to recognise the device on a next visit and is sometimes necessary for proper operation. We use the term cookies in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

The cookies used do not collect any information to identify the user. They collect generic information such as how users arrive and use the websites or the area of the country/countries through which they access the website, among others.


How we use cookies

The cookies used on this website of the LISBON CITY COUNCIL are the following:

1. Strictly necessary and functional cookies:
To enable or optimise the features offered by the website and improve the user’s browsing experience.

2. Analytical Cookies installed by tools managed by third parties (Google Analytics, Google TagManager, etc.) to track the quality of the user experience when browsing this website.

3. Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, OpenStreetMap and other third-party managed tools may install cookies for content sharing purposes on social networks or for producing query statistics. The presence, number and status of these cookies may depend on how you use the platforms in question before or during a visit to this website. It is useful to check the cookies management policy of these social networks on their websites. Sometimes we use third-party web services to show content within our website, for example, to show maps or video. Like the sharing buttons for social networks, we cannot prevent these external websites or domains from collecting information about the use made of this embedded content.


What cookies are for

Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of websites, allowing faster and more efficient browsing and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.


Refuse a cookie through your browser?

You may at any time choose to disable all or part of cookies. The browser can also be configured to notify you about cookies available on the screen and ask you to accept them or not (case by case or in full). However, we remind you that disabling all cookies will prevent you from using the website under normal conditions, except for basic functions.

To find out how to proceed, please consult the websites listed below according to your browser type:

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Where you can find more information about cookies.

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Date of last update: 3 January 2020.