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The Cookie is information that is automatically placed on the computer’s hard drive when accessing certain websites. The cookie only identifies the browser in the server, allowing for the storage of information in the server to improve the users’ web experience and analyse and review the website performance.

The information processed regards the Users’ browsing preferences, such as the way Users access and use the website and in which country area they access it and they do not include, as such, any information or personal data regarding the Users but instead only generic information.

Most browsers are programmed to accept cookies, although it is possible to reconfigure the browser to refuse all cookies or to warn when a cookie is being sent. However, please note that some features of our website might not work properly in case cookies are deactivated.




Our Website (“Website”) uses cookies, as described below and the Center for Innovation and Technology N. Mahalingam (“CITNM”) shall be the entity responsible thereby.

The use of cookies is aimed at improving the performance of our Website and maximizing your browsing experience, namely by allowing for faster and more efficient browsing, since it eliminates the need to introduce repeated information. This Cookies Policy explains how we do it. In any case, should you have any questions regarding the functioning of cookies, please contact us at






  • Technical Name:_cfduid

  • Function: this cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

  • Storage Period: 5 years


Google Analytics

  • Technical Name:_ga

  • Function: This cookie collects information about how users use this site for analytical purposes.

  • Storage Period: 2 years

  • Technical Name:_gat

  • Function: This cookie limits data collection if too many requests from users are received on a page. Some user requests are blocked and results are projected.

  • Storage Period: 10 minutes

  • Technical Name:_gid

  • Function: This cookie collects information about how users use this site for analytical purposes.

  • Storage Period: 24 hours




All browsers allow each user to accept, refuse or eliminate cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser.

Be aware, however, that the deactivation of cookies might affect, partially or in its entirety, the Site browsing experience.

You can configure the cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.

The cookies may be deactivated, depending on your browser.

To learn more about cookies, please visit, where you can find information on how to manage many internet browsers.




CITNM reserves the right to, at any moment, without prior notice and effective immediately, change, add, update or eliminate, partially or in its entirety, the terms of this document.

The cookies list will be updated when necessary, as the functions or the Website services are subject to any change. Without prejudice to this, during the said update, some cookies may cease to be included in said list. [In any case, the cookies will have the same purpose as the ones listed above.]

The Users should review this document regularly to confirm whether updates or further changes were made.




If you have any questions, comments, or doubts concerning this Cookies Policy or other information processing practices of this Website please contact us at the email or to the address Rua António da Silva Brinco, 265 / 3750-122 Águeda - Portugal.


Last updated on: April 2022

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