Cookie Statement

1. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on the hard disk of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. The cookie is placed on your device by the website itself ("first party cookies") or by partners of the website ("third party cookies"). The cookie identifies your device by a unique identification number when you return to the website and collects information about your browsing behaviour.

There are different types of cookies. We distinguish the following cookies according to their purposes: there are essential or strictly necessary cookies and non-essential cookies (functional, analytical and targeting cookies).  

The Belgian Act concerning the electronic communication of June 13, 2005 contains some provisions about cookies and the use thereof on websites. The Belgian implementation is deduced of the European e-Privacy directive, which implies that the cookie legislation is regulated differently in every European country.

2. Purpose and usefulness of cookies

By using the website, the visitor may agree to the use of cookies. Cookies help KT-Group to optimise your visit to the website and to provide you with an optimal user experience. However, you are free to delete or restrict cookies at any time by changing your browser settings (see "Management of cookies").

Disabling cookies can have an impact on the functioning of the website. Some of the site's features may be restricted or inaccessible. If you decide to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee you a smooth and optimal visit to our website.

3. Types of cookies used by KT-Group

We distinguish the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies:
    These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set up in response to your actions, such as setting up your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
  • Non-essential cookies:
    These cookies are not necessary for the website to function, but they do help us to offer an improved and personalised website.
    • Functional cookies:
      These cookies enable the website to offer improved functionality and personalisation. They can be set up by us or by third parties whose services we have added to our pages.
    • Analytical cookies:
      With these cookies, we can track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to determine which pages are the most and the least popular and how visitors move through the site.
    • Targeting cookies:
      These cookies can be set by our advertising partners via our site. They can be used by these companies to build up a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites.

We use our own cookies on the one hand and cookies of carefully selected partners with whom we cooperate and who advertise our services on their website on the other hand.

First Party Cookies:

Domain name: www.livingonthebeach.pt
Name of the cookieType of cookieRetention period
user_langFunctional cookieForever
ci_sessionFunctional cookieForever

Third Party Cookies:

Domain name: .livingonthebeach.pt
Name of the cookieType of cookieRetention period
_gaAnalytical cookie2 years
_gatAnalytical cookie1 minute
_gidAnalytical cookie24 hours
Domain name: .google.com
Name of the cookieType of cookieRetention period
NIDFunctional cookie6 months

Carefully read our Privacy statement for more information concerning the processing of personal data by KT-Group.

4. Management of cookies

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your web browser. If you want to consult our website, it is recommended you enable cookies. However, you are free to disable cookies in your browser settings if you wish to do so.

To enable or disable cookies, you must change your browser settings (via the "Preferences" or "Options" tab). The following links will give you more information on how to manage your cookies. You can also consult the "help" tab of your browser.

  • How to delete and manage cookies in Internet Explorer
  • How to delete and manage cookies in Mozilla Firefox
  • How to delete and manage cookies in Chrome
  • How to delete and manage cookies in Safari

5. Rights of the visitors

As cookies can include a processing of personal data, you have – as a party involved – the right to a legitimate and safe processing of the personal data. For more information concerning the way in which we collect and process your personal data, as well as your rights, we kindly refer to our Privacy statement.

6. Contact

Should you still have questions or comments about cookies after reading this Cookies Statement, you can always contact us via privacy@livingonthebeach.com.

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