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Privacy Policy

The University of Porto respects your right to privacy and does not collect any personal information about you on this site without your consent. Any personal data you provide us will be treated with the guarantees of security and confidentiality, required by the Data Protection Law.

This policy concerns the privacy practices followed at the University of Porto related to its information system (SIGARRA)

Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small electronic files that are stored on your computer by your browser. These files are necessary so that the server can distinguish each client and maintain the state during navigation.

These cookies can only be read by the portal and the customer, who may delete them if desired.

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can configure your computer to warn you every time you receive a cookie or disable all cookies through your web browser. For this purpose you can consult the "Help" menu of your browser to find out the correct way to change or update your cookies. If you disable cookies you may not be able to access some of the above functions.

None of our cookies store any personal information about users, such as their name or address. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the University of Porto website(s).

Security Policy

Data Protection

See U.Porto's Personal Data Protection Policy.

Acceptable Use

Consult the Acceptable Use Policy of the Technological Infrastructures of the U.Porto.

Copyright Statement

No part of this website can be reproduced without the prior permission of the University of Porto.

All contents of any nature contained in this site are protected by law, and any copying, reproduction, diffusion, transmission, use, modification, sale, publication, distribution or any other use by any means is expressly forbidden, except those foreseen in the Law.

When making citations and mentioning the source, a notation identifying the University of Porto and the web address of the specific contents consulted should be used, with an indication of the dates of consultation and of the update (on the site) of those contents.

Exoneration of responsibility within the scope of social webs

The University of Porto sees the participation of the members of its community in the social webs as a way of promoting interactions between the University's community and the vast community of publics with whom it shares interests. However, U.PORTO cannot be held responsible for the contents placed there, which are the exclusive responsibility of their promoters.

Collection and use of technical information

This website uses cookies, being defined its scope in the cookies policy.

Only technical information relating to visits to this site is registered on our servers. No information is collected that can be used to identify visitors to the site. The technical information logged is limited to the following items:

  • The visitor's IP (Internet Protocol) address;
  • The type of Internet browser (browser) used by the site visitor and the respective operating system used;
  • The date and time of the consultation;
  • The pages visited on the site and the documents downloaded.

The technical information will only be used for statistical purposes.