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Cookie use policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files installed on a computer by the Internet sites we visit. They are widely used to ensure the smooth operation of websites, allowing for faster and more efficient browsing and they also providing information to the website owners.

How and why are Cookies used?

Cookies are designed to optimize the use and functionality of our website, to better understand the behaviour of its visitors, and to identify the tools and services it offers. The storing of cookies on your computer is an easy and convenient way to customize or enhance your experience on our website and to make your visit more pleasant. We do not use cookies to gather personal information, such as your name; however, we may connect information in a cookie to your personal information collected by other means (eg. site registration in general).

Can I change the settings of my Cookies?

You can make changes to the settings of your cookies in your browser's settings at any time. However, if you do, be aware that you may be unable to register on our sites or use other features that require registration or the collection of information.

Changing Cookie Settings

All changes you make to your cookie settings for this site will be stored until you decide to make additional changes in case you change your mind. Please note that you can access this page and this link at any time by clicking on "Cookie use policy" at the bottom of this site.

What are the types of cookies used?
Required Cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of the site. Without these cookies, this site will not work properly.


PHP Session ID (Yii)


www.handpick.pt uses a specific cookie which is essential for its software to work properly: PHP Session ID. This cookie is used to create a session ID for the user so that the system itself can identify the user as unique and individual, different from anyone else who views the site. This information is not used or stored outside the Cloud K, Lda. systems and is only stored temporarily while the user is accessing the account pages and other pages that require an individual safe access. Without this cookie, access cannot be performed safely, so it is very important.

Functional Cookies

These are installed cookies which improve the functionality of the site. For instance, cookies which recall the contents you viewed on this site or the e-mail address and the password provided by you when you registered on a previous visit to this site. The use of Functional Cookies may allow us to serve you in a personalized way according to your interests, saving you time since you will not have sign up or enter information again the next time you visit this website. In some websites cookies allow you to store your favourite recipes, activities, points or high scores. We may also use cookies to prevent access to certain activities by minors.

Primary Cookies

These are cookies that are set up by this website, which is the only one who can read them.


Google Analytics


These cookies collect information about the use of our website by those who visit it. We use this information to create reports and optimize the website. Cookies collect information anonymously, eg. how many people visited the website, from where did they get to the website and which pages did they visit.


Google will use this information to assess your use of the website, creating reports on the activity carried out on the website for its operators and providing other services related to the activity on the website and the use of the Internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties whenever the law requires, or in cases where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to fully use this website. By using this website, you accept that Google will carry out the processing of your data in the manner and for the purposes detailed above. If you want to know more about the Google cookies, please see the Google Privacy Policy.

Third Party Cookies

These are Cookies that are set up by third parties that provide us with various services (eg. website analysis or advertising).


Facebook Social Plugins


This cookie is used in sites that include a link for sharing in Facebook. They act as a reminder your Facebook login so you do not need to enter this information each time you login via Facebook Connect. This cookie data is stored on Facebook servers and not on Cloud K, Lda. servers.


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This cookie is used to recall your security preferences, show ads that are more relevant, count how many visitors a page receives and protect your data.


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