Cookies Policy

Last Updated: September 29, 2023

To facilitate navigation on our website (hereinafter, “Website”), BBDouro, Unipessoal, Lda., headquartered at Rua da Praia – Douro Marina, 1st floor, 4400-554, Vila Nova de Gaia, with the unique registration and tax identification number 510 130 933 (hereinafter “BBDouro”), the owner of the Website, informs you that we use cookies, mobile identifiers, control URLs, log data, and other similar technologies (hereinafter “Cookies”).

This Cookie Policy should be read in conjunction with BBDouro’s Privacy Policy.

For any questions regarding our Cookie Policy, you can contact us at the following email: info@bbdouro.com.


I) Why Does BBDouro Use Cookies?

We use Cookies and other technologies for various purposes, such as:

  • Allowing you to use and access BBDouro’s website and its reservation service.
  • Understanding how you navigate and interact with the Website to improve it.
  • Providing you with personalized advertising (via emails and third-party websites).
  • Supporting our customer service, analysis, research, product development, and regulatory compliance.


II) Cookies

Cookies are small files that contain information, downloaded to your device when you visit a webpage. They enable the identification of the device and the accessed pages and elements, enhancing your experience.

Cookies are essential for Internet functionality, providing technical solutions for user navigation across different websites. They cannot damage the user’s device and can be used to identify and resolve potential errors in the Website’s operation. They can also be used for advertising or analytical purposes.

This page describes the information they collect, how we use them, and why we need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however, this may downgrade or break certain elements of the Website’s functionality.


III) How We Use Cookies

We use cookies defined by us, known as first-party cookies, generated directly by this domain, and third-party cookies, which are cookies from a different domain generated from other websites owned by third-party companies.

In addition to cookies, we use web beacons, small graphic images (also known as pixel tags) that may be included on web pages, emails, services, applications, or messages to transfer data back to the Website. They may work together with cookies to identify users and their behavior. Web beacon information is used for various purposes, such as compiling website traffic reports, advertising, email audits, and customization.

We use cookies and other location technologies for various reasons, detailed below.

There are two types of cookies used on the Website: (1) “session cookies” and (2) “persistent cookies”. Session cookies typically expire when you close your browser, while persistent cookies remain on your device after you close your browser and can be used again the next time you access the Website.


IV) Cookie Management

You can accept, reject, or manage/configure your Cookie preferences through our Cookie Notice. After the selected settings, you can modify or disable part or all of the Cookies at any time, except for necessary Cookies (whose deactivation could invalidate the Website’s basic functionalities).

Additionally, you can manage your Cookie settings by adjusting your browser settings. All browsers are different, so consult your browser’s “Help” section for more information on cookie preferences and other privacy settings that may be available. Please note that choosing to remove or refuse cookies may affect certain features and functionalities of the Website.


V) Cookies We Use

  • Flash Cookies

We may use Flash Cookies, also known as local storage objects, and similar technologies to customize and enhance your online experience. A Flash cookie is a small data file introduced into a computer through Adobe Flash technology. Adobe Flash Player is an application that allows the rapid development of dynamic content, such as video clips and animations.

We use Flash Cookies to customize and enhance your online experience and to provide content for Flash players. We may also use Flash cookies for security purposes, to collect website metric data, and help remember settings and preferences. Flash cookies are managed through an interface different from the one provided by your browser. To manage Flash cookies, please refer to the Adobe website.

If you disable Flash cookies or similar technologies, you may not have access to certain content and features of the products, such as your device remembering an Ad you viewed during a previous query.

  • Third-Party Social Plugins

The Website may use social plugins provided and operated by third parties, such as the Facebook Like button. Consequently, you may send information you are viewing on a specific part of the Website to the third party. If you are not logged into your account with the third party, the third party may not know your identity. If you are logged into your account with the third party, the third party may link information or actions about your interactions with the Website to your account with them. Please refer to the third party’s privacy policy to learn more about their data practices.

  • Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the Website to function, allowing users to navigate the Website and use the different options or services available, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, and using security elements during navigation.

We do not need your consent to install these cookies on your device, as their use is based on the need to provide the requested services. You can configure your browser to disable or block all cookies, but some utilities available on the Website may not work.

  • Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the Website to remember user preferences for using the Website, so you do not have to reconfigure the website each time you visit it, differentiating your experience from that of other users. If users choose these features (e.g., selecting the Website’s language), cookies will be considered as a service expressly requested by the user and will, therefore, be used exclusively for the selected purpose without requesting their express consent. If you do not allow these cookies, some of these features may not function correctly.

  • Analytical Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website. The purpose of these cookies is to obtain statistics and reports, allowing us to measure and improve the Website’s performance. They help us, for example, to know which pages are the most and least popular, whether they receive error messages from web pages, or which buttons on the Website users click. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous.

These cookies are only installed on the user’s device when the user accepts them.

  • Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to display ads that are relevant to the user, as well as to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They can be set through our Website by our advertising partners. These companies can use these cookies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other websites. They do not directly store personal information but are based on the unique identification of your browser and internet device.

These cookies are only placed on the user’s device when the user accepts them. If you do not allow these cookies, you will receive less targeted advertising.

External provider services (such as official YouTube videos or site plugins and other site controllers and tools) may be used on the Website, which may collect user information about browsing web pages. When visiting posts with content such as those mentioned above, cookies from these websites may be created. We have no control over the spread of these cookies.


VI) Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may, at any time, make adjustments or changes to this Cookie Policy, and these changes will be duly advertised on the Website.

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