1. Who is the Data Controller?
AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A., with head office at Quinta da Bellavista – Rua do Estádio, Lote E – 4, collective entity with number 502802251, is the Controller of Data collected on this website, including “cookies”. You can contact us for general matters, in writing, using the email address email@example.com and for matters related to your personal data to the following address firstname.lastname@example.org
AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A. has appointed a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted via email at email@example.com
2. What are “Cookies”?
Cookies are small data or text files that a website – when visited by a user person – stores on their device (computer, smartphone, tablet), via its search engine, in order to store information about their use of that website.
A cookie contains a unique code that enables your browser (search engine) to recognize it when you visit the website or allows it to improve the use during subsequent visits.
Cookies can serve various purposes, such as improving or making it easier for you to use the website, for example by recognizing the language in which you work or by recording your usage settings.
3. O AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A. uses the following cookies on its website:
3.1 Functional or strictly necessary Cookies
They may be strictly necessary for the functioning of the site of AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A.. Here are some examples:
(a) identifying and authenticating the user person;
(b) memorizing the user’s habitual preferences;
(c) allowing the user to complete tasks without having to re-enter information (e.g. when changing pages or returning, as in the case of form data);
(d) Making, allowing, facilitating or supporting the communications from/through the website of AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A.;
(e) providing some functionalities that the user person has requested; or
(f) information systems security and/or fraud prevention.
These cookies will be stored on your device and do not require consent.
3.2 Analytical Cookies, Advertising; Own or Third Party Cookies
Cookies may also be used to collect information, for example to:
(a) measure and obtain statistics on the use of the AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A. website, such as, for example, number of unique visitors, detect keywords from search engines, detect browsing characteristics such as the duration of the visit, most visited pages or most accessed contents (analysis cookies);
(b) adapt advertising and marketing based on your behavior and profile by adapting the advertisements to be displayed (tracking cookies, advertising, analytics).
In addition to the cookies installed and used directly by AQUALAB – Laboratório Clínico e de Saúde Pública, S.A. (Own Cookies), we may authorise third parties to collect your browsing information through different websites in order to create the referred profiles (third party cookies).
The use and storage of these tracking, advertising, analytical and third-party cookies will always depend on your prior acceptance and consent, and this consent may be withdrawn at any time via specific tools and/or your browser.
3.3 Tracking pixels, web beacons, and other tools
Similarly to cookies, tracking pixels, web beacons and other similar tools are images and/or pieces of code that are loaded when the user visits a website, a page or content, as well as when they open an email.
These tools contain an external link to a tool server and allow you to track the behavior of the user person to get data for online marketing, analytics, but also retargeting marketing.
When the user visits the destination website, this operation is recorded and noted in the log files of the tool’s server, and may include various information about the user, such as the operating system, duration of the visit, or the IP address.
The storage of these tools will always depend on your prior acceptance and consent, and this consent may be withdrawn at any time via specific tools and/or your browser.
4. Management and choice of cookies
During your visit to our website you are required to accept or decline the cookies that our website may use.
Turning off cookies may prevent you from using certain features of the website.
You can also block cookies by doing the following:
Browser – Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
- Click on “Safety”;
- Click on “Turn off order tracking”;
- In the confirmation dialogue click on “Connect”.
Browser – Microsoft Edge 18
- Click on “Privacy & Security”;
- Link the orders to send no trace.
Browser – Mozilla Firefox 64
- Click on “Privacy & Security”.
- In the “Content Blocking” section on sending websites a “Do Not Track” signal that you do not want to be tracked, choose “Always”.
Browser – Google Chrome (versão 71)
- On the bottom click “Advanced”;
- Under “Privacy and security” turn Send a “Do Not Track” request with your browsing traffic turned on.
Browser – Safari
- Click on “Privacy”;
- Mark the “Ask websites not to track me” checkbox.
If you have any questions, please use our contact details to ask for clarification.
Albufeira, 24 March 2022
The Administrative Board,