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Cookie Policy

The Portuguese Cellar Ltd

Our Use of Cookies

We use cookies on our theportuguesecellar.com website for a number of purposes.They help us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website andallow us to improve our website. By continuing to browse our website, you areagreeing to the use of cookies.

What are Cookies and why We Use Them

In the normal course of our business we collect personal information to enable us to conduct business with you, our customers and / or people seeking information and advice about about our products.

We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of ourwebsite. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to use a shoppingcart or make use of the payment services.
Analytical / performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number ofvisitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are usingit. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, byensuring visitors find what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website andwhat you are likely to be looking for.
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you havevisited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to makeour website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this informationwith social media sites to pick up your reviews of The Portuguese Cellar and post them on our website.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposesfor which we use them below in Section 4.

First-party Cookies

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

Visitor ID – this cookie is a randomly generated numerical value that identifies uniquevisitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;
Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session;
Test – this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;
Order – this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

Third-party Cookies

Our website set several types of third-party cookies, and we do not control theoperation of any of them. The third-party cookies that may be set include:

Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can reviewGoogle’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy.

Marketing by Elfsight – we use a cookie from Elfsight to track you to social media, for example Facebook and Instagram, to make adverts on those media more relevant to you and to track reviews you have left about The Portuguese Cellar. Elfsight’s GDPR statement can be viewed here: https://help.elfsight.com/article/418-elfsight-and-gdpr. This data does not include personally identifiable information with the exception of your social media user name left on reviews. For information on Facebook’s privacy and cookiepolicy visit here: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies. For information on Instagram’s privacy and cookie policies visit here: https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370?ref=ig.

The chosen payments solution provider (Stripe) uses cookies for the purposes ofuser authentication, fraud detection, fraud prevention, certain services on its website, monitoring of its services and support of its advertising strategies. A full disclosure of Stripe's use of cookies, including persistent cookies, is documented online at https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal. The Stripe cookies are an essential part of the payment operations and The Portuguese Cellar cannot offer any service that depends on payments if these cookies are disabled by the user. 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you torefuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settingsto block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Cookies used and why we use them

Cookie

Universal analytics by Google

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_ga

Purpose

Registersa unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Cookie

Universal analytics by Google

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_ga_#

Purpose

To collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.

Cookie

Marketing by Elfsight

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_p_hfp_client_id

Purpose

Used to implement social platforms on the website. Enables the social platforms totrack the users by assigning them a specific ID and then use their browsinghistory to make adverts on social media platforms more relevant and to postreviews you have left on social media to the website.

Cookie

Payment by Stripe

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_stripe_mid

Purpose

This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website withoutstoring any credit card information. The service is provided by Stripe.com, ourpayment processor, it helps Stripe learn things about computers and web browsers used to access Stripe Services. This information helps Stripe monitor for and detect potentially harmful or illegal use of Stripe’s Services.

Cookie

Payment by Stripe

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_stripe_sid

Purpose

When you provide or update your payment information, we transmit it via an encryptedlink to our payment processor, Stripe. Stripe uses and processes your paymentinformation in accordance with Stripe’s Privacy Policy. We don’t store yourpayment information, other than your contact and shipping information, which we require for billing, shipping and to comply with tax and other governmentregulations.

Cookie

Payment by Stripe

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m.stripe.com

Purpose

This cookie processes payments made on the Portuguese Cellar website to our paymentprocessor Stripe.com

Cookie

Payment by Stripe

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q.stripe.com

Purpose

Pixel tracking cookie that gathers information when a purchase is made and tracks sales from a specific advertising campaign.

Cookie

Webflow

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wf-csrf

Purpose

Ensures visitor browsing security by preventing cross site request forgery.

Cookie

Webflow

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wf-csrf.sig

Purpose

Ensures browsing security by preventing forgery of cross-site requests. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

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