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Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

The purpose of this website is to provide information about Coltec, our products and activities. This website is owned by Coltec, located at Rua de Santo Amaro, nº1119 Guimarães, Braga 4835-187, Portugal.

2. Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are transferred from coltec.pt to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies that are downloaded from coltec.pt are safe, do not contain computer viruses and cannot be used to transmit or store personal information. Cookies are generally classified as “session” or “permanent”.

Session cookies: they do not remain on your computer when you leave the website or close your browser. The information collected allows Coltec to analyze traffic patterns on coltec.pt. Over time, we can provide visitors with a better experience on the site by continually improving the content, making adjustments and making it easier to use.

Permanent cookies: they remain on your computer when you leave the coltec.pt website. Coltec uses this type of cookies to analyze whether visitors return. In this way we can know if the site is useful, interesting and valuable to the visitor.

It is possible to not accept cookies on your computer by selecting the corresponding setting on your browser. See how you can do it in the three most used browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
We must add that if you do not accept cookies it is possible that you will not be able to use all the features of the coltec.pt website.

3. Google Analytics

The coltec.pt website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis tool developed by Google, Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies (see below) to improve the website and optimize the user experience, ensuring that the content is relevant and accessible. For this purpose, we record your visit when you view the coltec.pt website to read about the services. The data collected by cookies referring to your use of the website (traffic data, including your IP address) is only used for statistical purposes and on a global basis, and is stored on Google servers located in the USA.

Google uses the data collected to evaluate the use of coltec.pt and prepare reports on the functioning of the website, also offering other services related to the use of the website and internet. Google may also transfer information to third parties if required by law or if the third party processes the information on Google’s behalf. If you want more detailed information about how Google handles the data collected, see Google’s Privacy Policy.

4. Gathering and Storing of Personal Data

Coltec rarely collects and stores personal data. This only happens when you decide to contact Coltec services through coltec.pt. In these cases, the recorded data is deleted immediately after answering your query.

If you have consented to the processing of personal data, you may be sent current information, promotions or commercial offers. You can cancel this service at any time, and for this purpose, send an email to geral@coltec.pt.

All these data collected and recorded by Coltec receive confidential treatment and are not transferred to third parties or made available to third parties in any way.