Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Last update: July o6 2018

Fapajal Papermaking, S.A. (hereafter “FAPAJAL”) intends to ensure that your visit to our website at www.fapajal.pt (“Website”), is easy, reliable and as useful as possible. To help us achieve this, we use cookies and similar technologies (hereafter, together referred to as “cookies”).

When you first visit our Website, we will notify you about our use of cookies, through a notification banner at the bottom of the page. By continuing to use the Website, you consent to our use of cookies. However, you can, at any time, change your cookies’ settings, and choose whether to accept cookies or even to delete them. The way you can do this depends on the web browser that you use. For further assistance, please refer to the “Help” function of your browser. Further information about managing your cookies’ settings is also provided below.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are stored by your Internet browser. Cookies contain basic information about your use of internet, but they do not normally identify you personally.

Your browser sends these cookies back to the site every time you revisit it, so it can recognise your computer or mobile device and personalize and improve your Website experience.

For instance, we use cookies on our Website to help us understand what did and did not interest you about our Website, so we can provide you with features that are more relevant and useful to you next time you visit. We also use cookies to analyse how visitors use our Website.

Please note that our use of all information collected about you through your use of cookies is subject to our Privacy Policy, which you can access through a link available on our Site.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies that we use can be classified into two groups:

Session Cookies
Temporary cookies, which exist only during a user’s visit to the website and are destroyed when the session is closed, either actively by the user or by the existence of some downtime.

Persistent Cookies
Cookies that although usually have a limited time, are kept in the user’s browser after the session is closed. They allow the preservation of information for future sessions from the same user.

For what purpose are cookies collected?

Necessary Cookies
They contain information strictly necessary for a regular use of the site. They are of “session” type and have no other purpose than to ensure the navigation and functional qualities for which the site was designed.

Performance Cookies
Are used specifically to improve performance of websites; they can be either “session” type or “persistent” type, contain only technical information and aren´t used for any other purpose.

This type of cookies is used by services like Google Analytics, which generates cookies that collect information regarding the use of our site – for example, which pages are most visited or if pages are properly loaded. It is only collected anonymous information which, aggregated, allows to improve the website´s performance.

Functional Cookies
Enable a more intelligent navigation, retaining choices and settings made by the user. They can be either “session” type or “persistent” type.

Advertising Cookies
Allow targeted advertising based on the characteristics of the user’s navigation. They also allow a more efficient experience by limiting the number of presentations of an ad to the same person.

How do you manage your cookies settings?

You can manage cookies through the settings of your Internet browser. Most browsers enable you to block cookies or to block cookies from particular websites.

Browsers can also help you to delete cookies when you close your browser. You should however be aware that this may mean that any opt-outs or preferences you set on the site will be lost.

If you choose to delete our cookies, your access to some functionalities and areas of our Website may be degraded or restricted.

Below, we can find a list with useful links to Internet browsers:

Apple Safari

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox


To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org which includes information on how to manage your settings for the major browser providers.

Who has access to the information contained in the cookies?

The information collected by Fapajal website cookies is used exclusively to improve performance and navigation features as well as to enable a more efficient promotion of Fapajal’s products and services. The access and use of this information is limited and exclusive to the company.

How can you contact us?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please let us know by email to protecaodedados@fapajal.pt or by mail to Fapajal, Rua Arquitecto Dias Coelho, 2660-394 São Julião do Tojal.

Google analytics

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

To provide website visitors with more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the website itself or to other web analytics services. Learn more about the o Google Analytics Browser Opt-out Add-on.