Cookies Policy


This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Privacy Policy of the website https://www.oceanario.pt/ (hereinafter referred to, as “Website”).

Accessing and browsing the Website or the use of its services implies acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the Privacy Policy.

To facilitate and provide a better browsing experience through the Website, Oceanário de Lisboa, S.A informs that it uses Cookies or other files with similar functionalities (hereinafter, “Cookies”).

Due to how Internet communication standards work, access to websites may involve the use of Cookies. Oceanário of Lisboa is responsible for the Cookies and for the processing of the data obtained through the Cookies, either their own, or of third parties through its website, deciding on the purpose, content and use of the processing of the collected data.

As demonstrated later in the topic - Specify the types of Cookies used - with the exception of 'necessary cookies,' which are essential for the proper functioning of the website, performing vital functions such as allowing proper navigation, accessing secure areas of the website, and ensuring that certain features work correctly, the remaining cookies (statistical cookies, marketing cookies, and unclassified cookies) will only be activated if the user gives their consent.

This means that if the user gives their consent, Oceanário of Lisboa will use their data to obtain information related to the cookies identified above, for example, for statistical analysis. On the other hand, if the user does not give their consent, Oceanário of Lisboa restricts the use of cookies to ensure and maintain the user's privacy.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that is downloaded to the user’s device when visiting a Web page.

The main objective is to recognize the user whenever he/she accesses the Website, as well as allowing the improvement of the quality together with the better use of the site and objectively simplifying the navigation process.

Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, they do not damage the user’s equipment or device, and if activated in the configuration of your browser, they help to identify and resolve possible errors in the operation of the Website.

Use of Cookies by Oceanário of Lisboa

By accessing the website, the user expressly consents to the use of necessary cookies in their devices.

If the rest of Cookies are deactivated, Website navigation may not be optimized, and some of the features on the Website may not work correctly.

Specifically, Oceanário of Lisboa uses Cookies for the purposes better identified below. If Oceanário of Lisboa uses other Cookies for the purpose of granting more and better services, the user will be informed accordingly.

User setup to prevent Cookies

In accordance with the current legislation, information is provided on how the user can configure their browsers in order to manage and maintain their privacy and security with regards to Cookies, through links accessing the official support website of the main browsers so they can decide whether or not to accept the use of Cookies.

This way, the user can block Cookies through the browser configuration tools.

It should be understood that the user accepts the use of cookies if they continue to browse this Web page without first proceeding to their deactivation.

Cookie settings can still be changed in the user’s browser preferences by following the indications on the subsequent links:

Chrome https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en


Internet Explorer