Cookies Policy (English)

1.0 Purpose

This cookies policy applies to the website and its subdomains, owned by GDC Alimentos S.A. (“Gomes da Costa”/”us”), a private law legal entity, duly registered with the CNPJ (National Registry of Legal Entities) as nº 05.389.417/0001-01, with registered offices in Rua Eugênio Pezzini, 500 – Cordeiros, Itajaí/SC, CEP 88311-000.

If you do not agree with the use of Cookies in the way presented, you may: (i) adjust your internet browser settings to not allow the use of Cookies or (ii) not access the website.

We remind you that disabling the use of Cookies may impact your experience when browsing the site.

For any questions or doubts about this Policy, you may contact us through our Customer Service Channel:

  • (i) Data Protection Officer: Áudea Seguridad de la Información S.L.
  • (ii) E-mail for contact:
  • (iii) Request for Exercise of Rights on the Processing of Personal Data, available on our website in the Data Protection area.

2.0 Terms and definitions

2.1 What are cookies?

Cookies are small digital files in text format that are stored on your device (computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) by your internet browser and which store information related to your preferences, such as preferred language, location, recurrence of your sessions and other variables that website developers consider relevant to make your experience much more efficient.

2.2 What are cookies for?

Cookies are used to enhance your experience, both in terms of performance and usability, as the content provided will be tailored to your needs and expectations.

Cookies can also be used for anonymous statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use the website and to improve its structure and content. Since these are anonymous statistics, it is not possible to identify you personally through them.

2.3 What type of cookies does Gomes da Costa use?

We use two types of Cookies on the site: Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies.

  • Session Cookies: these are temporary Cookies that remain stored until you leave the site or close your browser.
  • Persistent Cookies: these are Cookies that are stored on your device until they are deleted (the time the Cookie will remain on your device depends on its “lifetime” and your internet browser settings). It is these cookies that are used when you visit the website, showing the most relevant and personalised content according to your interests.

Cookies (Session or Persistent) can be categorised according to their function:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: They allow navigation and use of the applications, as well as access to secure areas of the website. Without these Cookies, the website will not function properly.
  • Analytical cookies: They collect anonymous statistical data for the purpose of analysing the use of the website and its respective performance. This type of cookie is essential for us to maintain a positive performance, such as: understanding which pages are most popular and checking the reason for errors presented on the pages. These cookies do not collect any personal data.
  • Functionality cookies: They are used to ensure the availability of additional website functionalities or to save the preferences set by the user when browsing the internet, whenever they use the same device.
  • Publicity cookies: Target advertising to your interests, helping you measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of partner advertising.

2.4 Can cookies be controlled or deleted?

Most Internet browsers are set up to automatically accept Cookies, but you can change the settings to block the use of Cookies. Browsers that have Incognito browsing only collect cookies that are strictly necessary and functionality cookies.

There are several ways of managing cookies:

2.5 Detailed information about cookies

We present below details on how Cookies are used on the website, as well as their purposes.

3.0 Description

3.1 Strictly necessary cookies

Cookie nameCookie functionValidity
_cfduidOptimisation of network resources, traffic management and protection against malicious traffic.  End of session
_ir User navigability of the siteEnd of session

3.2 Analytical cookies

Cookie nameCookie functionValidity
hjidRecords a unique ID that recognises the user returning to the site.Until you remove it from your browser
_gidRecords a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how users use the site.1 day
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgressUsed to count how many times the site has been visited by different users – this is done by assigning an ID to the user so that they are not recorded more than once.1 day
_hjTLDTestDetects the site’s (Search Engine Optimization). This service is part of the statistics and analysis of third-party services.  End of session
gaRecords a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how users use the site.2 years
_gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nn Count visits and traffic sources, so that we can measure and improve performance of our site.End of session

3.3 Publicity cookies

Cookie nameCookie functionValidity
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick to record and report the actions of users on the site after viewing or clicking on one of the advertisers’ ads. Its purpose is to measure the effectiveness of an advertisement and present targeted advertising to the user.2 years
test_cookieIt is used to check whether the user’s browser supports Cookies.1 day
frUsed by Facebook to deliver a range of product advertisements, such as third-party programmatic media.3 months
_fbpUsed by Facebook to deliver a range of product advertisements such as programmatic media from third-party advertisers.3 months