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Cookies Policy

Reading this Policy is important as it explains the different types of cookies used on this website and how you can control them.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that allow us to recognise a user on our website and help us to make navigation easier by storing your preferences, as well as improve your user experience by ensuring that you are presented with relevant content.

What is the purpose of Cookies?

The use of cookies is intended to improve the user's browsing experience, increasing the speed and efficiency of the response of the websites. It eliminates the need to repeatedly enter the same information and helps to determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses. Each cookie has a function and an expiry date. AEDL - Auto-Estradas do Douro Litoral, S.A. (AEDL), collective entity no. 507027140, with registered address at Rua Filipe Folque, Nº 2, 8º, 1050-113 Lisbon, will not use for purposes other than those of collection, without prior consent, personal data stored in cookies where required.

What Cookies are used on the website?

AEDL uses Google, and the services resulting from the Google Analytics tool, in order to obtain data to continuously improve the user experience on our website. Statistical analysis services such as Google Analytics may use permanent cookies that allow us to analyse and improve the use of the website. The information generated by cookies about your use of the website is transferred and stored securely. For more information on Google Analytics' handling of cookies, please consult the information available in the respective Privacy Policy ( and Terms of Service (

Cookies can be classified as follows:

Essential cookies - These are essential to access specific areas of the website. They allow you to navigate the website and use its applications, such as accessing secure areas by logging in. These cookies do not collect information about you that can be used for marketing purposes or to identify your visits to websites. Without them, certain services cannot be provided.

Analytical cookies - These enable analysis of how users use the website, allowing to highlight articles or services that may be of interest to them, monitor its performance, knowing which pages are the most popular. These cookies are only used for the purposes of creation and statistical analysis.

Functional Cookies - These allow the user's preferences regarding navigation on the website to be remembered. This means you do not have to reconfigure and personalise it each time you visit.

Advertising Cookies - Allows us to target advertising according to the interests and usage habits of each user inside and outside our website. These cookies are used to support more targeted marketing and communication activities and help measure the effectiveness of advertising.

Regarding their storage time, cookies can also be:

Permanent cookies - These are stored in the browser and on the user's access devices (e.g. computer, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever the user visits the website again. In general, they are used to direct navigation according to the user's interests, allowing AEDL to provide a more personalised service.

Session cookies - These are generated and are available until you log out. The next time you access your internet browser the cookies are no longer stored. The information obtained allows us to manage sessions, identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

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To withdraw your consent to the use of cookies on our website here, press the button "Refuse all" in the cookies banner.

How to disable the use of Cookies?

You can block or restrict the use of cookies through the settings of the browsers you use, as well as on each device you use to access the internet. By limiting the use of cookies you can make the browsing experience more difficult and, ultimately, prevent login to the website or the functioning of services provided online.

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Changes to Cookie Policy

AEDL reserves the right to make readjustments or changes to this Cookies Policy at any time. If you continue to use our site you are agreeing to these changes.

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