Cookies Policy

Amtrol-Alfa, Metalomecânica, S.A.

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This website uses Cookies solely for purpose of improving and optimizing the experience of its users.

1 - What are cookies?

They are very small files that contain relevant information for the navigation of this website. These files are uploaded by the device used to access this website (smartphone, computer, tablet, etc.) through the web browser during the user's visit to the website.

Cookies allow:

  • Ensure the correct functioning of web pages.
  • Save user preferences (ex: chosen language, font size, etc).
  • Obtain information about the browsing experience provided to you.
  • Obtain anonymous statistical information about pages visited by users, or time spent on the website.

2 - Objectives of the use of Cookies

The purposes of using Cookies on this website are:

  • Ensure that it works correctly;
  • Facilitate navigation and improve user experience.
  • The use of cookies allows the navigation of the website to be constantly optimized in order to provide a high quality experience that exceeds the quality obtained in the previous visit by the user.

3 - Typology and functionality

According to its permanence, the cookies can be divided into two types:

Session cookies:

They expire the moment the web browser window is closed. They are used to link user actions during the session.

Persistent Cookies:

They expire when your task or function is fully performed, its validity expires, or is manually removed by the user. They will be reactivated at each visit to the website.

According to their purpose, they can still be classified as follows:

Strictly necessary or essential:

They are essential cookies for the operation of the website. They are responsible for ensuring the correct functioning and viewing of the website. They are activated in response to user actions such as the sign-in or form filling procedure.


Dedicated to collect statistical data on the performance of the website. No user data is collected, only parameters of possible errors or performance of new functionalities that may be or have been implemented on the website.


They are mainly used to support website features and can store some user information, such as the chosen language, customer area customization, etc.

Advertsing or specific target:

They are used to record the pages that the user viewed and the links that he followed, in order to provide the user with the most relevant or interesting advertising content for the user. This information can be shared with third parties and used to evaluate the success rate of advertising campaigns.

Note: Any third party websites may contain this type of cookies over which we do not have any control.

4 - Blocking the use of Cookies

If you wish, you may disable the browser's cookie functionality or limit the use of cookies for a particular service.

Usually all changes to the web browser level regarding how cookies are used and / or accepted can be done in the 'Options' or 'Browser Preferences' section.

Here are the instructions to block the use of cookies for the most common internet browsers:

Google Chrome: -
Internet Explorer: -
Mozilla Firefox: -
Apple Safari: -

Users can choose not to share their data with Google services. To do so, they must access the Ads Preferences Manager and the Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

In addition to the means described above for the different Internet browsers, the user may also use specific tools for handling cookies.

5 - Consequences of Cookies blocking on this internet site

By partially or totally blocking the cookies used on this website, some features and / or services may not function correctly or behave differently than expected (eg. user preferences, or customer area not being saved or loaded correctly).

If the user blocks the use of Cookies on this website it is very likely that the user will no longer be able to access certain areas of the website or that the user's experience of navigating the site will degrade considerably.

6 - Additional warranties and withdrawal of acceptance

Amtrol-Alfa is not responsible for the content and veracity of the privacy policies of any third party components that are included on this website.

The use and registration of cookies on this website may be subject to the acceptance of Cookies by the user during their visit to this website, to the installation or update of the used browser. This acceptance may at any time be revoked by means of the content and privacy configuration options already mentioned in section 4 of this policy.

7 - Changes to the Cookie Privacy Policy

Amtrol-Alfa reserves the right to modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with legal or regulatory requirements according to the law in force.

Any significant changes to these policies will be duly communicated to users of this website.

As this Cookies Policy may be revised at any time, in accordance with the criteria described above, Amtrol-Alfa encourages its users to review the Cookies Policy periodically in order to be informed of the Cookies Policy in force.

The modified Cookie Policy will take effect as of the review date, and this date will be visible at the top of the page.

Guimarães, 12 May 2023