Cookies Policies

Cookies are small information files that are placed in your electronic equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) and can take on various functions, save your preferences for certain types of information or save information about your visit to this website.

On the website MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM, the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra | Orquestra de Bandolins da Madeira (OBM) and the association Recreio Musical União de Mocidade (RMUM) collect, through cookies, information from its users, in order to provide a personalized service and allow better navigation.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are files that contain small data of information that are downloaded in your browser when you access to any website you visited.

Their main goal is to recognize the user in their visits to the website and its configuration parameters and the consequent establishment of safe and private sessions, as well as the proper prevention of any attempt of unauthorized access and adequate protection of data in the required legal terms.

The use of cookies on the Internet is usual and does not harm the computers or other equipment of web access.

FUNCTIONS OF THE COOKIES

Cookies perform a variety of functions, such as helping the content management and updating of websites to understand in greater depth the way it is used, facilitating browsing, preserving your preferences and, in general, improving your experience. They are thus instruments of continuous improvement of the use experience.

WHY THE USE OF COOKIES?

Several services and features on the MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM website require active “enable cookies” options in the browsers of their users’ computers and equipment.

These options, in addition to allowing the establishment of secure sessions, also guarantee the complementary mechanisms necessary to protect user data.

These services use the cookies in order to ensure the registration and authentication of user data, their configuration parameters and, finally, to ensure the prevention against any unauthorized access. So, the activation of the “enable cookies” option in the browser is a requirement for the operation and adequate security and protection of user data.

WHAT KIND OF COOKIES WE USE

The MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM website uses temporary cookies, to maximize the security of its services and to ensure the optimum performance of the online services.

The MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM website does not use the cookies to register the Internet navigation external to the institution’s website, nor to register any kind of personal or confidential information, which can be understood by any other website.

The MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM website also does not promote actions of commercialization or distribution of information, based on cookies without it being previously authorized.

Thus, OBM and RMUM use the information provided by cookies for the following purposes:

– Allow the registration of user data, its configuration parameters and ensure proper prevention of any attempt of unauthorized access;
– Ensure the privacy of any private area;
– Collect information about which pages are most relevant to users and their volumes of access and visits;
– Store marketing information and other preferences to improve the user experience;
– Evaluate the effectiveness of the various actions of advertising, promotional or informative campaign, aiming at its continuous improvement;

The following purposes are excluded:

– Store information that allows your personal identification;
– Track users’ navigation after they have abandoned the website MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM;
– Use without consent data stored in cookies in cases in which the prior obtaining of such consent is required.

These options, in addition to allowing the establishment of secure sessions, also guarantee the complementary mechanisms necessary to protect user data.

These services use the cookies in order to ensure the registration and authentication of user data, their configuration parameters and finally to ensure due prevention against any unauthorized access. In this sense, the activation of the “enable cookies” option in the browser is a requirement for the operation and adequate security and protection of user data.

WHAT KIND OF COOKIES THERE ARE

There are several types of cookies with different ways of acting and purposes in your internet browsing. For full clarification, we present the categories that you can check in your browser:

Cookies strictly required:
They are essential cookies because they guarantee the navigation in the site and the use of the respective functionalities, such as accessing safe areas of websites or e-commerce functionalities. They do not collect user information that may be used for marketing purposes or identify user visits to websites. In the case of cookies strictly necessary to provide the service expressly requested by the user, this category of cookies can not be disabled or declined.

Performance Cookies:
These cookies collect information about the overall use of websites, for example, which pages have the highest volume of visits or receive error messages.

They do not collect user identification information. All the information collected is totally anonymous and serves only the function of optimizing the navigation in the websites. They are not intended to provide targeted marketing campaigns, but only to develop website improvements and performance.

Functional Cookies:
These cookies allow websites to remember information about the choices made by the user, such as the username, language, region where they access, and personalization of the browsing experience of websites.

They are also used to remember the changes made in the configuration of websites, namely the type and size of fonts, colors, and information on the pages. They may also serve to provide a given function, for example, display of a video. Cookies that target targeted marketing campaigns are not included in this concept. The information collected is anonymous and does not allow tracking of users’ travel on other websites.

Targeting Cookies:
These cookies collect information about the habits of use of a browser by the user, registering uses of the websites.

They are used to support more targeted marketing and communication actions, not collecting information from the user’s personal identification. Rather they allow the distinction and identification of individual usage preferences or store a code that allows translating a set of habits or usage preferences.

HOW TO MANAGE THE COOKIES?

By continuing to browse the MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM website, and unless you have disabled cookies, you agree to its use in the device and browser used in accordance with this Cookies Policy.

By opting out, all or some of the available features may be inhibited, penalizing your browsing experience.

You can control how cookies are stored in your browser or even remove them from the configuration options at any time. As noted, you should note that changing these settings may impact the proper and full use of the MADEIRAMANDOLIN.COM website.

OBM and RMUM use cookies to improve their browsing and some of our internet services require the enable cookies option in the browsers used since they enable secure sessions and ensure their protection.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE COOKIES OPTION IS DISABLED AT THE BROWSER?

Most recent browsers have the option of accepting or declining cookie recording. This is a global setting applied to all websites you access. If you disable the option to save cookies in your browser, you will no longer accept cookies from the websites you visit.

HOW TO DISABLE/ENABLE COOKIES?

If you want to change the setting or disable cookies in your browser, you can select the following options.

We remind you that disabling cookies determines that all or some of the available features may be inhibited, penalizing your browsing experience.

Internet Explorer v6.x or higher
– Select “Tools” from the main bar at the top of the screen;
– Select “Options”;
– Select “Privacy” and “Advanced Options” in the “Settings” window;
– Select “Change” cookie options;
– Disable/Enable cookies by selecting “Reject” or “Accept”, respectively;
– Disable/Enable “third-party cookies” by selecting “Reject” or “Accept”, respectively;
– Disable/Enable “Always accept session cookies”;
– Select “OK”.

Firefox v.9 or higher
– Select “Tools” from the main bar at the top of the screen;
– Select “Options”;
– Select “Privacy” at the top of the window;
– Select “History” in the Firefox;
– Select “Remember History” or “Never Remember History”;
– You can customize the settings by keeping the history (“Remember browsing history and downloads”) and enable / disable the cookies option (“Accept cookies from sites”);
– Select “OK”.

Google Chrome v.24 or higher
– Select “Customize and control Google Chrome”;
– Select “Settings”;
– Select “Advanced Settings”;
– Select “Privacy” at the top of the window;
– In the ‘Privacy’ area, select option ‘Content Settings’;
– Select “Block data definition by sites” or “Allow local data definition”;
– Disable/Enable “Block cookies and data from third-party sites”
– Select “OK”.