Cookies Policy

  • What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file that holds a certain amount of data, that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Cookies are often used to remember information about preferences and pages a person has visited. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customise our web pages and services accordingly. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.


  • How we use cookies

We use cookies in order to constantly improve your browsing experience on our website.

The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. We want our website to be informative, and as user friendly as possible, and cookies help us to achieve that goal.

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this policy. We appreciate some users may like more individual control over their visit to our website and can adjust their settings accordingly. You can read all about this in the section below “How to control and delete cookies”.

Google Analytics may also place cookies on your machine. Please read their privacy policies to ensure that you are comfortable with the manner in which they use cookies.


  • Social Media Third Party Cookies

To enrich our website content, sometimes we may embed video content from other social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The UT Austin Portugal Program has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.


  • How to Control and Delete Cookies

The UT Austin Portugal Program will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about users. However, should you choose to disable, reject or block our cookies, be aware that will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help to do so).


  • More Information

If you are still looking for more information, you can contact us through our email at

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.