Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy governs the processing of data, including personal data, of users ("User" or "Users"), collected in the context of the use of Benfica Group websites and applications [1] through cookies, by Sport Lisboa e Benfica (hereinafter "SLB"), as the entity acting as controller for the processing.

This Cookies Policy should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy, available here, where SLB explains how we protect the privacy of Users in SLB's use of cookies and other information.

For any questions about the Cookies Policy, the User may contact SLB through the e-mail linhabenfica@slbenfica.ptor to the address: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Av. Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, 1500-313 Lisboa.

[1] The Benfica Group is composed, namely, of: Sport Lisboa e Benfica Clube, NIPC 500276722; Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Futebol, SAD, NIPC 504882066; Sport Lisboa e Benfica SGPS, S.A. NIPC 505270048; Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Multimédia, S.A., NIPC 505564424; Benfica TV, S.A. NIPC 508517494; Benfica FM, S.A. NIPC 514631228; Benfica Estádio – Construção e Gestão de Estádios, S.A., NIPC 505813378; Parque do Benfica – Sociedade Imobiliária, S.A., NIPC 506807410; Clínica do SLB, Unipessoal, Lda. NIPC 508205360; Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Seguros, Mediação de Seguros, Lda. NIPC 508797404; Identiperímetro Sociedade Imobiliária, S.A. NIPC 508992770; Red Up Sports, Lda. NIPC 514395931; Fundação Benfica NIPC 509259740. All headquartered at Estádio Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Avenida Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, 1500-313, Lisboa. All headquartered at Estádio Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Avenida Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, 1500-313 Lisboa.

Cookies are small information files placed by visited websites and stored in the browser of the device used to access the Internet (e.g., computer or cell phone). These files allow for a certain period for the website or application to "remember" the actions and preferences of the Users, namely the username, the chosen language, the font size, and other display settings. Therefore, when you scroll through the pages of a website or application or return to a website or application you have already visited you do not, in principle, must indicate your preferences again. Cookies can also be used to remember passwords so that you don't have to keep entering them.

Benfica Group websites and applications use cookies to distinguish Users. These technologies help us provide a better experience every time Users navigate SLB websites or applications, allowing us to improve the website or application itself and provide targeted and personalized content, offers, campaigns, promotions, or information to different Users.

There are several types of cookies. Cookies can be classified according to the following characteristics:

  • Cookie lifespan:

    (a) Persistent Cookies - are cookies that are stored in the Users' access equipment (computer, cell phone, and tablet), even after closing the browser or application. They are used whenever a new visit is made to one of our websites or applications. They are generally used to target navigation to the User's interests, allowing us to provide more personalized service.

    (b) Session Cookies - are temporary cookies and are deleted from the cookie file when or shortly after you close your browser or application. The information obtained by these cookies allows us to analyze web traffic patterns, enabling us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

  • Origins of the cookies:

    (a) First party cookies – are cookies sent to the User's terminal equipment from a device or domain managed by SLB and from which the service requested by the User is provided.

    (b) Third-party cookies – are cookies sent to the User's terminal equipment from a device or domain that is not managed by SLB, but by another third-party entity over which SLB has no control.

  • Purpose of Cookies:

    (a) Strictly necessary cookies – those that are necessary to ensure the functioning of the website and/or to ensure the provision of features that are requested by the User.

    (b) Analytical Cookies – these are cookies that allow tracking and analysis of User behaviour. They are used to measure activity, to draw up User browsing profiles, to focus efforts on improving the most visited areas and making it easier for the User to find what they are looking for.

    (c) Personalization Cookies – these are of an accessory nature (not necessary for the functioning of the website, but may improve its performance) and are used to personalize the User's browsing experience.

    (d) Advertising Cookies – these are the cookies that allow you to manage, in the most efficient way possible, the advertising spaces found on the website and applications.

Checkhere for detailed information regarding the functionality and use of our cookies.

At any time, the User can configure their preferences about the cookies used on websites and applications that are not strictly necessary at any time, through the tool made availablehere.

Additionally, most browsers allow control over the cookies stored on the devices, as well as their immediate deletion if the User wishes to stop allowing the local storage of cookies. The User can change the settings of his browser through the following links:

  • Firefox browser, click here;
  • Chrome browser, click here;
  • • Internet Explorer browser, click here;
  • Safari browser, click here;
  • Opera browser, click here;
  • Microsoft Edge browser, click here.

The User should, however, be aware that by disabling cookies through the browser settings you may not have access to certain features of the website and applications, since the settings panel of most modern browsers does not offer a level of detail that allows Users to clear all cookies that are not strictly necessary to enable the use of the websites you visit.

SLB reserves the right at any time, without prior notice and with immediate effect, to change, add to, or revoke, in part or whole, this Cookies Policy. Any changes will be immediately disclosed on the websites and applications and, whenever substantial changes are made to the User concerning cookies, a pop-up window will be displayed again so that, depending on the type of cookie in question, the User can access the information and/or consent to its use and storage.  


Check here all versions of the Cookie Policy:
Cookies Policy - 05.07.2012 - Version 1
Cookies Policy - 03.01.2022 - Version 2 (Actual Version)

Benfica Group Cookie Policy
Version: 2.0 / Entry into force: 03.01.2022

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