Cookies Policy

edp group

Cookies Policy

1. Introduction

This Cookies Policy seeks to explain in a transparent and specific way how we use the personal information we collect through your use of our website. It is in this context that this Cookies Policy details how, when and why we use Cookies on our platform.

This website uses Cookies, not only to ensure that we offer a unique and tailored experience, but also how we can share aggregated data with our technology partners. This data enables us to continuously and seamlessly improve our website and browsing experience.

By continuing to browse the EDP SA website (on edp.com) you expressly agree to our Cookies Policy.

2. What are Cookies?

Cookies are files that have small pieces of information. Cookies are stored and downloaded in your device whenever you visit a website (and usually they have a unique identifier), so  that, in the case of EDP SA, they will be used whenever you visit edp.com (hereinafter referred to as "Website" or "Platform").

Some of the Cookies will only be triggered if certain features are used. However, EDP SA may use other Cookies that will always be generated and used. In addition, EDP S.A.. and other external service providers may store permanent Cookies, which are stored at the browser level in their access equipment and which are used whenever they re-visit the website (and as long as they are defined as necessary to the correct use of the platform), as well as resort to temporary session Cookies that remain in your browser's Cookies file until you leave the website.

You can find out more about which Cookies we use in the list below. EDP S.A. undertakes to update this list, and for this reason it may not reflect, at all times, the cookies actually in use.

We may also use web beacons, tags or scripts on our website or in the emails sent by EDP SA, in order to understand better the usage patterns of our platform.

For more information on Cookies, you can consult two platforms that provide more detailed information about Cookies and that do not have any commercial or legal relationship with EDP SA: http://www.allaboutCookies.org or https://www.aboutCookies.org/.

3. Why use Cookies?

The use of Cookies is something that is almost universal to all websites. They don't harm, in any way, the devices (computers, tablets, mobile phones) in which they are stored, they allow for a better experience when using the platforms, both in terms of performance and browsing experience, since the contents available will be more oriented to the real needs and expectations of the users.

In this way, cookies allow the Website to memorize information about your visit, for example: your preferred language, location, recurrence of sessions, and other variables that we consider relevant to make your real estate search experience much more comfortable and efficient.

4. Cookies used

EDP S.A. will now detail the Cookies used on our Website, as well as identify which partner entities are authorized to place Cookies on our platform (explaining individually the added value of including these partners on our platform).

The EDP S.A. website, or the emails sent by EDP S.A. may contain links to other websites or applications, including ones from our partners. If you access one of these links or applications, please be aware that their Cookies Policy is the sole responsibility of the entities that manage them. For this reason, please read the Cookies Policies of other platforms or applications before using them.

EDP S.A. uses 3 types of Cookies in its Platform:

a. Cookies strictly required

They allow you to browse the website and to use most of the features available. 
EDP SA uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • To allow our servers to respond to certain actions on the Website, or simply to allow our users to navigate the platform, because without these cookies, it would not work on your device.
  • To ensure a consistent user experience during your browsing on the EDP S.A. Website and that EDP SA receives updated and consistent information.
  • To contribute to a better dynamic distribution on edp.com, to ensure the best speed and performance while browsing the platform.
  • To ensure a consistent experience, even when EDP S.A. promotes the implementation of improvements in the Website.

b. Performance Cookies

They are used anonymously, for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to allow a continuous improvement of the Website and, in this way, an ever better user experience.
EDP SA uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • For Analysis purposes: We use Google Analytics to understand better how customers are using the Platform, this helps with website performance and design management. Google will save this information, you can access Google's Privacy Policy by going to google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.
  • For Testing purposes: In order to test different combinations of product design, and thus improve the experience and performance of the EDP S.A. Website.
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    _ga
    Google
    Used to distinguish between users.
    2 years
    HTTP Cookie
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    _gid
    Google
    Used to distinguish between users.
    24 hours
    HTTP Cookie
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    _gat
    Google
    Used to control the request frequency.
    1 minute
    HTTP Cookie

c. Feature or preference cookies

They save the preferences of the user regarding the use of the Website. In this way, there is no need to reconfigure it whenever the platform is visited from the same device.
EDP S.A. uses these cookies for the following reasons:

  • To keep Website settings, such as your language preference
  • To make the platform easier to use, for example, by pre-filling certain fields, based on previous browsing
  • To detect whether a particular feature has already been used or not (to avoid, e.g., that the same contact form needs to be filled by the same user)
  • To satisfy a request from you, such as submitting a comment
  • To customize the edp.com browsing experience with relevant highlights, based on your previous searches, views, and contacts
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use Cookie expiration
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use Cookie expiration
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    Drupal.cookies.i18n
    EDP
    Used to save the language preference of the website
    1 year
    HTTP Cookie
  • Cookie Name
    Responsible Entity
    Reason for use Cookie expiration
    Cookie expiration
    Cookie Type
    has_js
    EDP
    Used to store if the user has javascript enabled in its browser
    Session
    HTTP Cookie

5. Cookie Management

Users can always configure their devices and their browsers to accept all or just some Cookies, to notify them whenever a Cookie is issued, or to never receive Cookies. In order for you to be able to manage your Cookies from your browser in a simple and intuitive way, you may use one of the links below:

  • To get more information about "Private Browsing" and Cookies management in the Firefox browser, click here
  • To get more information about "Incognito Navigation" and Cookies management in the Chrome browser, click here
  • To get more information about "Private Browsing" and Cookies management in the Internet Explorer browser, click here
  • To get more information about "Private Browsing" and Cookies management in Safari, click here
  • To get more information about "Private Browsing" and Cookies management in the Opera browser, click here.

If you prefer to restrict, block or delete the Cookies that EDP SA uses on its Platform, you will automatically consider this Website as a "non-trusted" entity, so a significant part of the features offered may not have the expected behavior.

Your current status on the EDP SA Platform is as below. To edit it, simply change your consent for each of the categories of Cookies that the Website uses:
a. Strictly needed cookies - Authorized
a. Performance Cookies - Authorized
c. Feature or preference cookies - Authorized
d. Third-party or advertising cookies - Not Authorized