Cookies are small text files with relevant information that your access device (computer, smartphone or tablet) uploads,through the internet browser (browser),when a website is visited by the user.
The placement of Cookies will not only help the site to recognize the user's device the next time they visit it, but will often be essential for the operation of the user. Cookies used by LMB, on all its websites, do not collect personal information to identify you. They store generic information, such as the form or place/country of access of users and how they use the websites, among others. Cookies retain only information related to your preferences.
In general, Cookies are used to improve the user's browsing experience, increasing the speed and efficiency of response. They eliminate the need to repeatedly enter the same information and help determine that the advertising messages you see are relevant and fit your interests, i.e. the usefulness, interest and number of uses of the sites.
Different Types of Cookies
Each Cookies used has a function and an expiration date. Regarding the function, the cookies used can be:
- Essential cookies
Some Cookies are essential for accessing specific areas of the LMB. They allow you to navigate the site and use your applications, such as access to secure areas of the site through login. Without these Cookies, the services that require it cannot be provided.
- Functionality cookies
Feature Cookies allow you to remember your preferences for browsing the site. So you don't need to reconfigure and customize it every time you visit it.
- Analytical cookies
These Cookies are used to analyze how users use the site, allowing to highlight articles or services that may be of interest to users, and to monitor the performance of the site, knowing which pages are most popular, which method of linking pages that is most effective or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. These Cookies are used only for the purposes of creation and statistical analysis, without ever collecting personal information. Thus, LMBcan provide a high-quality experience by customizing your offer and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise.
Regarding the expiration date, the cookies used may be:
- Permanent cookies
They are stored on your access devices (computer, mobile phone/ smartphone or Tablet), at the level of the internet browser(browser),and are used whenever the user visits the site again. In general, they are used to target navigation according to the user's interests, allowing the LMB provide a more personalized service.
- Session cookies
They are temporary, cookies are generated and are available until you log out. The next time you access your browser, cookies will no longer be stored. The information obtained allows you to manage the sessions, identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.
You may disable some or all of the Cookies at any time. To do so, you must follow the instructions in the"How to manage Cookies"section. By disabling Cookies the website of LMB may not work properly.
Cookies at the opening of Newsletters/Emails
Newsletters/Emails may, for statistical purposes, contain a small image that allows you to know if they are opened and check clicks through links or advertisements within the Newsletter. The user always has the possibility to disable the sending of the Newsletter/E-mail through the specific option in the footer of the Newsletter/E-mail.
How you can enable and disable Cookies in your internet browser (browser)
You have full control over cookies permissions in Google Chrome. By default, all Cookies are allowed, butyou can adjust this setting. If cookies havebeen set or blocked on the page you are viewing, an icon appears at the end of the address bar.
- Click the Chrome menu in the toolbar;
- Select "Settings";
- Click "Show advanced settings";
- In the "Privacy" section, click the "Content settings" button;
- Select the option "Block data definition by sites";
- You can change the following cookie settings in the "Cookies" section:
- Delete Cookies;
- Block Cookies by default;
- Allow Cookies by default;
- Keep cookies and website data by default until you exit your browser;
- Create exceptions for Cookies from specific websites or domains.
Note: There are several levels of onand off cookies in Google Chrome. For more information about cookie settings in Google Chrome, see the Google Chrome page.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
To disable all Cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer:
- Click on the "Tools" menu and choose the "Internet Options" option;
- Select the "Privacy" tab;
- Move the bar to the top, where "Block all Cookies" will appear.
Note: There are several levels of on and off Cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer. For more information about Microsoft Internet Explorer Cookie settings,see the Microsoft page.
To disable all Cookies in Mozilla Firefox:
- Click on the "Tools" menu;
- Select "Options";
- Click on the "Privacy" icon, which is in the top panel;
- In the "Cookies" section, turn off the "Accept Cookies from websites" section;
- Click "OK" to save the changes and close.
Note: There are several levels of activation and deactivation of Cookies in Mozilla Firefox. For more information about cookie settings in Mozilla Firefox,see the Mozilla Firefox page.
To disable all Cookies in Safari:
- Click "Edit";
- Select "Preferences";
- In the top panel, select the "Privacy" icon;
- In the "Accept Cookies"section, select "Never".
Note: There are several levels of on and off cookies in Safari. For more information about cookie settings in Safari,see the Apple page.
All other internet browsers(browsers)
Please look in the "Help" menu of thebrowseror contact the browser provider (browser).
For more information about the cookies on this Site, you can contact the following e-mail: LOMBARDIA@LMB.PT
Information regarding online dispute resolution pursuant to Art. 14 Para. 1 of the ODR (Online Dispute Resolution Regulation):
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