Cookies Policy

What are Cookies

The Cookie is information that is automatically placed in the computer's hard drive when accessing certain websites. The cookie only identifies the browser in the server, allowing for the storage of information in the server to improve the users' web experience and analyze and review the website performance. The information processed regards the Users' browsing preferences, such as the way Users access and use the website and in which country area they access it and they do not include, as such, any information or personal data regarding the Users but instead only generic information. Most browsers are programmed to accept cookies, although it is possible to reconfigure the browser to refuse all cookies or to warn when a cookie is being sent. However, please note that some features of our website might not work properly in case cookies are deactivated.

Why do we use Cookies

Our Website uses cookies, as described below and Município do Porto shall be the entity responsible thereby. The use of cookies is aimed at improving the performance of our Website and maximizing your browsing experience, namely by allowing for faster and more efficient browsing, since it eliminates the need to introduce repeated information. This Cookies Policy explains how we do it. In any case, should you have any questions regarding the functioning of cookies used by Município do Porto, please contact us at

Cookies Management

TAll browsers allow each user to accept, refuse, or eliminate cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser.
Be aware, however, that the deactivation of cookies might affect, partially or in its entirety, the Site browsing experience.
You can configure the cookies in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser.
The cookies may be deactivated, depending on your browser.
To learn more about cookies, please visit, where you can find information on how to manage many internet browsers.


Município do Porto reserves the right to, at any moment, without prior notice and effective immediately, change, add, update or eliminate, partially or in its entirety, the terms of this document. The cookies list will be updated when necessary, as the functions or the Website services are subject to any change. Without prejudice to this, during the said update, it is possible that some cookies cease to be included in said list. In any case, the cookies will have the same purpose as the ones listed below. Users should review this document on a regular basis in order to confirm whether updates or further changes were made.

Technical Name Function Retention Period
__lc_cid Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function. 2 years
__lc_cst Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function.
2 years
Protects against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
Session duration


Registers a unique user session for internal website analytics. Session duration


Detects authorization redirects to external services. Session duration


Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

How to contact us

If you have any questions, comments, or doubts concerning this Cookies Policy or other information processing practices of this Website please contact us at

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