Latest update: 2018-04-06


Macedo Vitorino & Associados (hereafter “Macedo Vitorino”) intends to ensure that your visit to our website at (“Website”) is smooth, reliable and as useful to you as possible. To help us do this, we use cookies and similar technologies (hereafter, together referred to as “cookies”).

We notify you about our use of cookies when you first visit our Website, through a notification banner at the bottom of the page. By continuing to use the Website, you consent to our use of cookies. However, you can, at any time, change your cookie settings, and choose whether or not to accept cookies, and to delete them. The way you can do this, it will depend on the web browser that you use. For this, please refer to the "Help" function of your browser. Further information about managing your cookie settings is also provided below.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit almost any Website. They are stored by your Internet browser. Cookies contain basic information about your Internet use, but they do not normally identify you personally. Your browser sends these cookies back to the site every time you revisit it, so it can recognise your computer or mobile device and personalize and improve your Website experience. For instance, we use cookies on our Website to help us to understand what did and did not interest you about our Website, so we can provide you with features that are more relevant and useful to you next time you visit. We also use cookies to analyse how visitors use our Website.

Please note that our use of any information we collect about you through your use of cookies is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is linked to from the bottom of our Website.


What types of cookies do we use?

Here is a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for.

  • xms_user This cookie is used by backoffice users. Unlike the other cookies, the website would function correctly, even if it was not used.
  • PHPSESSID This essential cookie allows our web site to respond to any action you take on the site such as completing an enquiry form. The website would not function correctly if this cookie was not used.
  • utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz Cookies beginning "__utm" enable the function of our analytics software. This software helps to analyse our site visitors and provide anonymous information such as browsers used, return visitors and response to marketing activity. This information helps us to improve the website and your online experience.


How do you manage your cookies settings?

You can manage cookies through the settings of your Internet browser. Most browsers enable you to block cookies or to block cookies from particular sites. Browsers can also help you to delete cookies when you close your browser. You should however be aware that this may mean that any opt-outs or preferences you set on the site will be lost. If you choose to delete our cookies, your access to some functionality and areas of our Website may be degraded or restricted.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit which includes information on how to manage your settings for the major browser providers.


How you can contact us

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please let us know by e-mail to info@macedovitorino or by mail to Macedo Vitorino & Associados, Rua do Alecrim, 26E, 1200-018 Lisbon, Portugal.