Cookies Policy

What are cookies and what are cookies used for?

Cookies are small software tags that are stored in your computer in the browser, retaining information related to your preferences, which does not include personal data. Portuguese Football Federation (Federação Portuguesa de Futebol) (“FPF”) may use cookies to determine the usefulness, relevance and number of accesses to a website, providing a faster browsing experience, by reducing the need to repeatedly insert the same information. The use of cookies is a normal practice among Internet websites, and most Internet browsers allow Users to accept, decline or delete cookies by selecting the appropriate settings.

For what purposes do we use Cookies and which types do we use?

Essential cookies - Some cookies are essential for accessing secure areas of the website. They allow browsing the website and the use of its applications, such as accessing secure areas of the site through login. Without these cookies, the services that require it can’t be provided.
Analytical cookies - We use these cookies to analyze how users use the website and monitor its performance. This allows us to provide a better experience to the users by customizing our offer. They can also identify and correct any problems that may arise. For example, these cookies allow to know which pages are the most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, or to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. Based on the website use, we may also use these cookies to highlight articles or services on the site that we think are of interest to the Users. These cookies are used only for the purposes of statistical creation and analysis, without ever collecting personal information.
For the purposes of statistical analysis of website usage, FPF uses Google Analytics, a Google analysis tool that allows to understand the users' involvement and use of the website and its features. To learn more about Google privacy policies and how you can manage what information Google can access, please visit
Functionality cookies - We use functionality cookies that allow to remember your preferences regarding your use of the website, saving them so that you do not need to reconfigure the website with your preferences each time you visit it.

The cookies used may be of the type:
Permanent cookies - They are stored in the browser on the user's access devices (pc, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever the user visits the website again. Usually these cookies are used to direct navigation according to User preferences.
Session cookies - They are temporary, remain in the cookies of the user's browser until the user leaves the website. The collected information allows to identify problems and to provide a better browsing experience.

How can the User manage cookies?

All browsers allow the User to accept, reject or delete cookies, in particular by selecting the appropriate settings in their browser. The User can configure cookies in the "options" or "preferences" menu of his browser.
Please note that disabling cookies may prevent certain web services from functioning properly, affecting the navigation on the website in part or in full.
After authorizing the use of cookies, the User may always partially or totally disable the use of cookies. According to the browser you use, the information about how to manage cookies is as follows:
Microsoft Internet Explorer;
Microsoft Edge;

Use of cookies in the visualization of FPF newsletters

For statistical purposes, our newsletters can contain cookies that allow us to identify if they are opened and the link clicks within the newsletter. As stated in the privacy policies of FPF, the Users may, at any time, to request the removal of their personal data or exclusion from the mailing list.