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The University of Minho – from now on mentioned as UMinho – hereby recommends the reading of the follow legal warnings before starting the navigation. This portal aims at displaying information regarding the activities of UMinho resulting from the established on the 2º article of its statuses.


Information about contents

This portal is regulated by the relevant laws applied to copyright and industrial property.

All texts, contents, images, brands, logos, names, designations and all information present at this portal is property of UMinho and are objects under the domain of copyright and industrial property laws. Exceptions can be applied to the use of information towards education, research or personal use, and in those cases, authorship must be duly credited.

UMinho declines every responsibility for damages that might occur due to interferences, interruptions, computer viruses, malfunctions or operative system connection failures that can prevent, temporarily, the access to navigation or information consultation.


Cookie policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are small files with alphanumeric information stored on the hard drive of your computer. These cookies can only be read by the portal and by the user, who reserves the option to delete them at his criteria.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can set your computer to warn you each time you receive a cookie or you can disable all cookies through your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome). For this purpose, you can access the "Help" menu of your web browser and learn the correct way to change or update your cookie policy. However, if you deactivate cookies, this can restrict your options for accessing certain services we offer.

Our cookie policy
Cookies used by UMinho are anonymous so we do not access the user's personal data. Our cookies are used to enhance the experience of our users and to enable us to analyze portal usage so we can be able to optimize the features it contains.

What types of cookies are used?
Session cookies are used by the portal UMinho – they allow us to tailor the website to your interests, such as the language in which the site is displayed – and such cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed; andersistent cookies – allow us to remember your information and settings when you visit us in the future. For example, saving a cookie to specify that the user already has knowledge of our cookie policy – this type of cookies remains on the computer until its expiration date or until deleted by the user.

This portal uses Google Analytics, a web analytics serviced provided by Google to improve the performance of the portal, registering generic information of the received accesses using anonymous cookies for this purpose.

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