1. What Are Cookies?

St. Peter’s International School uses cookies on our websites to provide enhanced functionality and improve the user experience. A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer or mobile phone when you visit certain websites. Cookies enable a website to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or device and can in some cases be used to identify a particular user, depending on the information they contain or the way in which the device is used.

Through the use of these devices, the Web server is allowed to remember some data concerning the user, such as their preferences for viewing the websites of that server, name and password, products that interest them the most, etc.

According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the informed consent of the user are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, excepting those of a technical nature and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.

2. Type of Cookies Used in this Website:


  • Technical and functional cookies: Are those that allow the user to navigate through a website platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it.
  • Analytical (performance) cookies: Are those that allow the responsible to monitor and analyse the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms and to create browsing profiles for users of the mentioned sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.
  • Advertisement cookies: Are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as the edited content or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: They collect information about the preferences and personal choices of the user (retargeting) to allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided.
  • Social Cookies: These are set by social networking platforms on the Services to allow you to share content with your friends and networks. Social media platforms have the ability to track your online activity outside of the Services. This may affect the content and messages you see on other services you visit.
  • Affiliate cookies: Allow monitoring of visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliation companies).
  • Security cookies: They store encrypted information to prevent the data stored in them from being vulnerable to malicious attacks by third parties.


  • Own cookies: Are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
  • Third-party cookies: Are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.


  • Session cookies: These are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.
  • Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

3. Processing of Personal Data

Data controller:
St. Peter’s International School
Address: Quinta dos Barreleiros, Volta da Pedra
2950-201 Palmela, Portugal
Tel. +351 212 336 990
Email: geral@stpeters.
Data Protection Officer (DPO): dados.pessoais@stpeters.
Email: dados.pessoais@stpeters.

Purposes of the processing: As specified in the section on cookies used on this website. Legitimation of the processing: Consent of the data subject.

Data conservation criteria: As specified in the section on cookies used on the web.

Communication of the data: The data will not be communicated to third parties, except in cookies owned by third parties or by legal obligation.

Rights that assist the Data Subject: You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You have the right to access, rectify, object and erase your data, as well as the portability and limitation of its treatment, directing motivated communication to our DPO at You can also file a complaint before the Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (‘National Commission for the Protection of Data’, (also known as ‘CNPD’) based at Av. D. Carlos I, 134 – 1.º, 1200-651 Lisboa, phone number +351 21 392 84 00, website with the email address

4. Cookies Controlled by the Editor (Analytics, Advertisement and Other)


Property Cookie Purpose Term
CONSENT YouTube sets this cookie via embedded YouTube videos and registers anonymous statistical data. 2 years



Property Cookie Purpose Term
YSC Youtube sets this cookie to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages. Session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube sets this cookie to measure bandwidth, determining whether the user gets the new or old player interface. 5 months
27 days



Property Cookie Purpose Term
inspired_session No description Session
inspired_referer No description 1 month
cookie-agreed-version No description 3 months
8 days


5. Third Party Cookies Not Controlled by the Editor

Third party services are beyond the control of the editor. The providers can modify at any time their conditions of service, purpose and use of cookies, etc.

External providers of this website:


The Companies that use cookies implanted on our website:

6. How to Manage Cookies from the Browser

Delete cookies from the device
Cookies that are already on a device can be deleted by clearing the browser history, thereby removing cookies from all websites visited. However, some of the saved information (for example, login details or website preferences) may also be lost.

Manage specific cookies
To have more precise control of site-specific cookies, users can adjust their privacy and cookie settings in the browser.

Block cookies
Although most modern browsers can be configured to prevent cookies from being installed on devices, this may require manual adjustment of certain preferences each time a site or page is visited. Also, some services and features may not work properly.

If you do not want to allow the use of cookies on our web site, please follow these instructions:


This cookie policy was last updated in May 2023