Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

This Cookie Policy explains how Living Clinic processes information that identifies or makes users identifiable (“Personal Data”) by installing cookies or other similar technologies on its websites, including, but not limited to, on the web pages and the website https://www.livingclinic.pt/ (“Website”).

The use of the Website is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use [insert URL for Living Clinic’s terms and conditions] (“Terms and Conditions”) and requires the acceptance by the User. If the User declines the Terms and Conditions, access to the Website must cease immediately.

Users are advised to read the Privacy Policy [insert URL for Living Clinic’s privacy policy] in order to understand how the Website collects and processes users’ personal data and for what respective purposes, in accordance with the provisions and applicable laws concerning data protection and privacy framework.

2. Definition of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.

The cookie identifies the browser program on the server, enabling the storage of information on the server to improve Users’ experiences.

The use of “cookies” serves to improve the service provided, personalize your information, and remember your preferences to maximize your experience when browsing this site, namely by allowing faster and more efficient browsing, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

3. Types of Cookies used

Necessary cookies

Some cookies are required to provide core functionality. The website won’t function properly without these cookies and they are enabled by default and cannot be disabled.

hustle_module_show_count-popup-1livingclinic.pt 30 days
cookiehub.livingclinic.ptCookieHub365 days
Used by CookieHub to store information about whether visitors have given or declined the use of cookie categories used on the site.


Preference cookies enables the web site to remember information to customize how the web site looks or behaves for each user. This may include storing selected currency, region, language or color theme.

pll_languagelivingclinic.pt 365 days
This cookie is used to remember the language selected by the user when he comes back to visit again the website by Polylang

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage.

_gid.livingclinic.ptGoogle Advertising Products1 day
Contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.
_gat_.livingclinic.ptGoogle Advertising Products1 hour
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate (limit the collection of data on high traffic sites)
_ga_.livingclinic.ptGoogle Advertising Products730 days
Contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics 4 to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.
_ga.livingclinic.ptGoogle Advertising Products730 days
Contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites to allow publishers to display relevant and engaging advertisements.

_gcl_au.livingclinic.ptGoogle Advertising Products90 days
Used by Google AdSense to understand user interaction with the website by generating analytical data.
test_cookie.doubleclick.netGoogle Advertising Products1 hour
Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies
_fbp.livingclinic.ptFacebook90 days
Facebook Pixel advertising first-party cookie. Used by Facebook to track visits across websites to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
IDE.doubleclick.netGoogle Advertising Products390 days
Used by Google’s DoubleClick to serve targeted advertisements that are relevant to users across the web. Targeted advertisements may be displayed to users based on previous visits to a website. These cookies measure the conversion rate of ads presented to the user.

Cookies may be classified as:

  • Session cookies: they are temporary and expire when the user closes the browser. The information obtained allows to identify and troubleshoot during the session to provide a better browsing experience; and,
  • Permanent cookies: they expire when the purpose has been completed (e.g. identifying the User on the Website) or when they are manually disabled by choice. Generally, they are used to direct navigation and respond to the interests of the User, promoting more personalized services.

4. Consent

Necessary Cookies will always be active on your device, but we ask for your consent to place Analytics Cookies and other similar technologies on your device. If at any time you want to change your cookie settings, including withdrawing your consent to this processing, we would encourage you to do this via the links below.

5. Using your browser to control cookies

Browsers and devices offer the User the ability to accept, decline, or delete Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser. The user can configure cookies in the “Options” or “Preferences” menu of their browser. However, it is important to note that disabling Cookies may prevent the Website from functioning properly, affecting, in whole or in part, the features of the Website.

Users can set cookies using the following links available for most popular browsers:

  • [Google Chrome]
  • [Microsoft Edge]
  • [Mozilla Firefox]
  • [Microsoft Internet Explorer]
  • [Opera]
  • [Apple Safari]

Other third-party tools, available online, allow users to detect the cookies on all web pages that they visit and to carry out their deactivation: [http://aboutads.info/choices] or [https://www.youronlinechoices.com/pt/your-ad-choices].

If the user agrees with the use of cookies belonging to third parties, for example, under Google Analytics services, they can also uninstall them later by setting them up in their browser or by installing the deactivation add-in available at [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout].

6. Additional guarantees and revocation of acceptance

Living Clinic shall not be responsible for the content and truthfulness of the information regarding the processing of personal data by third parties included, without limitation, in the privacy policies provided on their respective websites.

As an additional guarantee, the recording of Cookies on this Website may be subject to the User’s acceptance of Cookies during their visit to the Website and to the installation or update of the browser used. This acceptance may be revoked at any time in the content and privacy settings, as aforementioned in this policy.

7. Cookie policy update

Living Clinic may modify this Cookies Policy in accordance with the legal or regulatory requirements or adapt this policy to new instructions enacted by law.

8. Questions

If you have any questions about the terms of operation of the cookies used by Living Clinic, you can contact us by email at  [email protected].

For more information on how Living Clinic processes personal data, please refer to our Privacy Policy, available at  [email protected].

Last modified: 14.09.2023