What are cookies?

"Cookies" are small software tags that are stored on your computer through the Internet browser, retaining only information related to your preferences, not including, as such, your personal data.

What are Cookies for? 

Cookies are used to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of your websites, allowing for faster and more efficient navigation, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

What kind of cookies do we use? 

There are two groups of cookies that can be used:

Permanent cookies: these are cookies that are stored at the browser level on your access devices (PC, mobile and tablet) and that are used whenever you make a new visit to one of our websites. They are generally used to direct navigation to the user's interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.

Session cookies: are temporary cookies that remain in your browser's cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies serves to analyze traffic patterns on the web, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

For what purposes do we use cookies? 

Strictly necessary cookies
They allow you to browse the website and use your applications, as well as access secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services you have requested cannot be provided.

Analytical Cookies
They are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to improve the functioning of the website.

Functionality Cookies
They keep the user's preferences regarding the use of the site, so that it is not necessary to configure the site again each time you visit it.

Third Party Cookies
They measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third-party advertising. They can also be used to customize a widget with user data.

Advertising Cookies
They target advertising according to the interests of each user, in order to target advertising campaigns taking into account the tastes of users, and, in addition, they limit the number of times you see the ad, helping to measure the effectiveness of advertising and the success of the website organization.

How can you manage cookies? 

All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. You can configure cookies in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser.

Note, however, that by disabling cookies, you can prevent some web services from functioning correctly, affecting, partially or totally, the navigation on the website.

Users can disable the use of cookies on this website at any time by modifying their browser settings, for example:

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What happens when cookies are disabled? 

Some functions and services may stop working or behave unexpectedly, such as, for example, identifying the user on certain pages or receiving information that takes into account the user's location, among others.
If you disable cookies on this website, it is likely that you will not have access to certain areas or that the quality of your browsing experience will be considerably lower.

The cookies used on this website

Below you can see a table that summarizes the cookies used on this website:

Own Cookies

Provider Cookies Duration Type Purpose  

www.irva.pt irva Until the end of the session. Session This cookie is used by PHP to allow session variables to be saved on the web server. This cookie is essential for the functioning of the website.
www.irva.pt lang One year Permanent Identify the language used on the website during navigation.
www.irva.pt allow_cookies One year Permanent Identify whether the user has already accepted the cookie policy.
Google _gid 24 hours. Permanent It is part of Google Analytics. It is used to differentiate users (see more here).
Google _ga Two years. Permanent It is part of Google Analytics. It is used to differentiate users (see more here).
Google _gat 10 minutes. Permanent It is part of Google Analytics. It is used to limit the percentage of requests (see more here).

Third Party Cookies

Provider Cookies Duration Type Purpose

SSID, OGPC, CONSENT, 1P_JAR, S_adsense3-ui


Two years Standing
When creating a Google Account or logging in, the PREF, NID, HSID, APISID, SID, SSID, SAPISID, GAPS, LSID, BEAT and ULS cookies are stored on your computer to remain connected to your Google Account when you visit the service. again. As long as you are authenticated and using plugins from other websites, like ours, Google uses these cooks



Cookie settings

IRVA, Global Steel Solutions can use cookies to store your login data, collect statistics to optimize the functionality of the website and to carry out marketing actions based on your interests.

These cookies are necessary to allow the main functionality of the website and are automatically activated when you use this website.
These cookies allow us to analyze the use of the website, so that we can measure and improve its performance.
They allow you to be in contact with your social network, share content, send and post comments.

Required Cookies They allow you to personalize the commercial offers that are presented to you, directing them to your interests. They can be own or third party cookies. We warn you that, even if you do not accept these cookies, you will receive commercial offers, but without meeting your preferences.

Functional Cookies They offer a more personalized and complete experience, allow you to save preferences, show you content relevant to your taste and send you the alerts you have requested.

Advertising Cookies They allow you to be in contact with your social network, share content, send and post comments.