Terms and Conditions for the use of the websites under the domain of COFACO AÇORES – INDÚSTRIA DE CONSERVAS, S.A. (referred to as COFACO AÇORES onwards), headquartered in Edificio Amoreiras Plaza na Rua Prof. Carlos Alberto Mota Pinto, nº 9, 4º C, 1070-374 Lisboa, Tax Number 512 050 147 – www.bompetisco.pt and www.cofaco.pt


By accessing the websites www.bompetisco.pt, www.cofaco.pt and related pages, the user declares to have read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions below. These can be altered at any moment, as decided by COFACO AÇORES, with changes coming into force from the date the websites are made public.


  1. Copyrights and Industrial Property

All the information found on these websites, namely domains, company logos, brands, drawings, illustrations, pictures, films, contents, texts, graphs and attached documents, is the property of COFACO AÇORES and the companies related to it, to whom belongs its exclusive use. COFACO AÇORES is protected by the general terms of the law and legislation in matters of intellectual and industrial property protection.

The copy, reproduction, diffusion or trasmition, modification, distribution, use, sale, publication or any other use, be it total or partial, for commercial or personal end, regardless of the means, of any texts, images, illustrations, pictures, publicity, brands, logos or any other element present in the content of the websites, without previous written authorization from COFACO AÇORES, is expressly prohibited and protected by the law. The free uses permitted by the law, namely the right to quote when the source is clearly indicated, is exempted to this prohibition.


  1. Privacy and Data Protection Policy

Privacy and the protection of registered data and/or data provided by users, is safeguarded by the personal data protection law.

COFACO AÇORES respects the privacy of its website users and commits to protecting the personal data the user decides to share, the latter being the only responsible for the provided information.

Some sections and/or functionalities of these websites may be browsed without the need to disclose any personal information. Nonetheless, whenever personal data collection is necessary for services to be made available or it is the user’s decision to provide personal data, the use of this data will be done according to the applicable law on data protection, in order to ensure the confidentiality and safety of personal data. The entity responsible for the data collection and treatment is COFACO AÇORES.

The holders of the provided personal dated have the right to access it, freely and without any restrictions, confirming, rectifying, deleting or blocking it. This can be done by any means, at any time and with no cost. In order to modify or suppress the provided information, the user must send an e-mail to geral@cofaco.pt

COFACO AÇORES will make use of personal data provided by users for administrative and/or financial purposes, or to perform any service requested by the user.

COFACO AÇORES will not deliver or make available to third parties any personal information provided by users without their express consent.

After collecting personal data, COFACO AÇORES will proceed to storing and maintain it until instructed otherwise, or until law obliges to its destructions.


  1. Cookies Policy

Cookies are used by COFACO AÇORES to improve its websites’ functionality and store the users’ browsing preferences, such as identifying the device in use (Computer, Tablet, Cell phone or any other) or identifying which user logged in.

What are Cookies? Cookies are small text files containing generic, anonymous information, on the websites the user has visited, retrieved from the device and which only retain information related to the user’s preferences. These are largely used for improving websites’ effectiveness, as well as for providing relevant information to the website owners. There are two types of Cookies: Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies.

Session Cookies: these are stored in the device only for as long as the user is browsing the website. They are automatically deleted when the user finishes browsing the website. Session cookies are used to save log-in IDs.

Persistent Cookies: Stored in the device for a variable amount of time and used whenever the user visits the website. They are generally used to directing the website to the user’s interests, allowing for a more personalized service.

In case you would like more information on Cookies – what they are, their functionalities and what they allow for, please consider the list below.

COFACO AÇORES will not transfer the information collected through Cookies, or deliver it to any third party, except when that is legally required. However, if the user does now want its data to be stored in the device, there are ways to block and delete what had already been retrieved and saved.

The refusal to use Cookies on websites might result in the impossibility to access certain areas or interactive tools.

How to manage Cookies in your browser: In case you want to remove or manage the cookies stored in your device, you can do it by accessing the definitions of your browser.

In the following list, you can find information on how to adjust the Cookies preferences on the main browsers.

If you are using a computer:

Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

Google Chrome – http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html

Opera – http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/


If you are using a mobile device:

Safari iOS – http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677

Android – http://support.google.com/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=169022

Blackberry –http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/32004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp

Windows Phone – http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx

For more information on Cookies and their use, visit the page: www.allaboutcookies.org


  1. Access Links

These websites might contain reference to other websites upon which COFACO AÇORES has no control. COFACO AÇORES is not responsible for the contents, accuracy, functioning, performance or quality to websites belonging to third parties.


  1. Responsibility exclusion

These websites are made available to users with the contents presently available, all information found here to be considered informative.

Despite the efforts by COFACO AÇORES to maintain the contents updated and trustworthy, these might contain incorrections, typos or be outdated.

Despite caring for the safety of its websites and practicing technical, physical and logical measures, to ensure their protection, COFACO AÇORES does not guarantee the files available on its websites are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horse virs, scripts, or any other code or program with destructive or prejudicial properties.


  1. Actuation Policy

It is forbidden to use these websites for legal or any other purposes that might jeopardize the good name and image of COFACO AÇORES and/or any other company related to it. Any acts that might constitute a violation of privacy are also forbidden.

The use of these websites to defame or insult the company, violate its intellectual and industrial rights, create or send any type of virus to the websites, usurp, copy or take advantage of their content is legally punishable.


  1. Jurisdiction

The present Terms and Conditions are in accordance to the Portuguese law. The Judicial District of Lisbon is territorially competent for any litigation arising from the interpretation and execution of these Terms and Conditions.