Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Portugal Ventures website (“Site”, Terms of Use and its Data Protection and Privacy Policy. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that contain information and are stored in your browser when you visit a website. Because they are stored for a certain period, they recognise you when you return to the same website so that you don’t have to re-enter your information.

Cookies may be temporary or permanent. Temporary (or session) cookies are only stored during a browsing session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Permanent (or persistent) cookies, on the other hand, are saved on your computer or mobile device and are used whenever you return to the website, unless you delete them.

More information about cookies can be found on the following websites:

 Why use cookies?

Most websites, including the Portugal Ventures Site, use cookies to improve your user experience and make navigating the websites easier, and to improve website performance.

Cookies are essential to ensuring that the websites function properly and should, therefore, be accepted and enabled. Disabling or not allowing the use of cookies may affect your user experience and may disable some features.

Cookies are not used to run programs or to send viruses to your computer or mobile device and do not harm them.

What kind of cookies do we use?

Name Service Purpose Type Duration
cookie_notice_accepted Cookie Notice Information on the acceptance of the Cookie Notice True/False 1 hour
pum-10949 Pop-Up Information for the Pop-Up display Text 2 days
wp-wpml_current_language WPML Translation Service Identifies the selected language Text 12 hours
_gat Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate


Text 1 minute
_gid Google Analytics Used to distinguish users Text 1 minute
_ga Google Analytics Used to distinguish users and log website access statistics Text 2 years
__atsc Add this Allows page sharing on websites and social media Text 1 year
__atuvc Add this Text 1 month
__actuvs Add this Text 1 day

 How do I manage and/or delete Cookies?

You can withdraw your consent or change your cookie management settings at any time.

To delete all cookies already saved on your computer or device, clear your browsing data.

If you want to manage cookies, follow the link below related to your browser for more information:

Mobile devices:

To disable Google Analytics, please refer to:

If you have any questions regarding the use of cookies on our site, please e-mail us at