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El Corte Inglés uses cookies in order to provide a better service and experience when you browse. We want to inform you in a clear and precise manner about the cookies we use, detailing below what is a cookie, what it is used for, what types of cookies we use, what is their purpose and how to configure them or disable them if you wish.


A “cookie” is a small file that is stored on the user's computer, tablet, smartphone and is used to identify your device and track your browsing activity.

The set of “cookies” of all our users helps us to improve the quality of our website, allowing us to monitor which pages are useful, which are not and what could be improved.

Cookies are essential for the operation of the internet, offering countless benefits for the provision of interactive services and facilitating the navigation and usability of our website. Under no circumstances will cookies harm your computer. On the contrary, if they are activated, they will help us to identify and resolve any errors that may occur.


Depending on the entity that manages them:

 First- Party (Our Own) cookies : Are those sent to your computer from our own computers or domains and from which we provide the service you request from us.

Third-party cookies: Are those that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by other collaborating entity. For example, those used by social networks or external content such as Google Maps.

Depending on the length of time they remain activated:

 Session cookies : These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, but none are recorded on the hard drive of your computer. Information obtained through these cookies is used to analyse traffic patterns on the website, thus allowing a better websurfing experience, improvement of content and ease of use.

Permanent cookies: These are stored on the hard drive and our website reads them every time you make a return visit. A permanent cookie has a specific expiry date, after which the cookie will stop working. In general, these cookies are used to facilitate purchasing and registration services.

Depending on their purpose:

 Technical cookies : These are necessary for browsing and the proper functioning of our website. For example, they make it possible to control traffic and data communication, access areas with restricted access, carry out the shopping process online, use security features, store content to be broadcast on videos or shared through social networks.

Customisation cookies: Are those which allow the user to access our services, with predefined characteristics based on a number of criteria, such as the language, type of browser through which the service is accessed, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.

 Analytics cookies : These cookies allow us to quantify the number of users and carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use that users make of the services provided. To do this, your browsing on our website is analysed in order to improve the supply of products and services we offer. We also use Analytics cookies to identify devices and prevent fraud in some transactions with El Corte Inglés Credit Card as well as in any operation financed by this entity.

 Advertising cookies : Are those that allow the most effective management of the advertising space that may be included on our website.

 Behavioural cookies : These cookies store information on the behaviour of users obtained through continuous observation. Thanks to them, we are able to know your web browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.


Find below the cookies used on our website and their purpose. 

Cookies used by the elcorteingles.pt domain
Server from which cookies are sent
Our own/ third-party cookies

Excluded/not excluded

(from the duty to inform and give consent)

ASPSESSIONIDQQASQQTRwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
www.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
DYN_USER_IDelcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes

www.elcorteingles.pt or www3.elcorteingles.pt

Strictly necessaryOur OwnYes
ECISAelcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
PXWEBORIGENwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
SITESERVERelcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
visitwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
WEB%5FWEBORIGENwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
TestSess3www.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnNo
90117939_loginwww.elcorteingles.ptAnalyticsOur OwnYes
90117939_resetwww.elcorteingles.ptAnalyticsOur OwnYes
JSESSIONID_PROFILEwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
Centrowww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
PD-H-SESSION-IDwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
cmRSwww.elcorteingles.ptAnalyticsOur OwnYes
Our OwnNo
storeIdwww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnNo
userPrefLanguagewww.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur OwnYes
PgpOrigin.elcorteingles.esAnalyticsOur OwnYes

Relationship of third-party providers of cookies on the www.elcorteingles.pt  domain:

Name of provider
Purpose of the cookiePurpose descriptionMore information about the use of these third-party cookies
Scorecard ResearchAnalyticsBrowsing time, web site visited and the information related to the browsing.http://www.scorecardresearch.com/privacy.aspx
AddThisAdvertisingDoubleclick is used to manage third party cookies. These cookies are used to provide users with relevant products that may be of interest to them. Adverts that users of the website see are served by a small selection of suppliers, including Invitemedia, Adviva.net, MSN, Google Display and Unanimis.http://www.google.com/doubleclick/
Google Analytics cookies. These generate an anonymous user ID, which is used to count how many times a user visits the site. They also record when was the first and the last time the user visited the website. At the same time, they calculate when a session has ended, the origin of the user and keywords.




GoogleAnalyticsNavigation time, website visited and information related to navegation itself.http://www.scorecardresearch.com/privacy.aspx

They store information about how Vimeo videos are used so they can  make improvements and  inform about our productivity. New analytical cookies can be used to try new pages and adverts to see how users react.

IovationAnalyticsThey allow to identify in a unique way the device (PC, cellphone, etc.) and establish online indicators to geolocate it in order to provide El Corte Inglés customers sufficient assurance in the purchasing transactions carried out with El Corte Inglés Credit Card as well as in any other transaction financed by the said entity. This way, fraud can be avoided and detected when using your device. These cookies will only be set when selecting El Corte Inglés Credit Card as a means of payment and in certain financed transactions.http://www.iovation.com

Counting unique visitors on

the retailer’s website and understanding and analysing

the shopper’s behaviour so as to improve user’s experience.
FlixmediaFuncionalityContent test for retailers’ sites.https://flixmedia.eu/privacy-notice
FlixmediaStrictly Necessary

Allow Flixmedia content to appear on the retailer’s website in the shortest possible time for loading.

Load balancing cookies, which are used to place visitors in a particular load balancer server and enable content to appear in a shortest possible time for loading.

Cookies used by the online Supermarket Server: 

Cookies used by the online Supermarket
Server from which cookies are sent
Our own/ third-party

Excluded/not excluded

(from the duty to inform and give consent)

DRIVE_SHOWsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
DYN_USER_ID.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
DYN_USER_ID.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
ECISA.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
JSESSIONID.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
PD-H-SESSION-IDsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
SITESERVER.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
SUPER  .elcorteingles.ptAnalyticsOur ownYes
Strictly necessaryOur ownNo
Strictly necessaryOur ownYes
PRECISAsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
DYN_USER_IDsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
DYN_USER_CONFIRMsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
ORA_OTD_JROUTEsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
cookiesPolicy.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
Strictly necessaryOur ownYes
AnalyticsOur ownYes
AnalyticsOur ownYes
supermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownNo
90162892_resetsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownNo
supermercado.elcorteingles.ptAnalyticsOur ownNo
BSKFNCsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptStrictly necessaryOur ownYes
cmRSsupermercado.elcorteingles.ptAnalyticsOur ownNo

NOTE: This list will be updated as quickly as possible as services offered on the website change. However, occasionally during these updates, the list may not include a new cookie although they will always be cookies for purposes like those registered in this list.


You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your device by configuring the preferences of your browser. In case you  do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you might not be able to access some of the services and your experience on our website might be less satisfactory.

The following links will tell you everything you need to know to configure or disable cookies in every browser:

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Safari para IOS (iPhone y iPad)

Chrome for Android

In order to disable and/or delete cookies individually and refuse installation of new advertising cookies, please visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) site.

If you wish to disable cookies to prevent analytical data from being used by Google Analytics, you have to download the Google Analytics opt-out browser Add-on.


At El Corte Inglés, we never save our users’ personal data except for their IP addresses, as stated above. Users can, however, choose to register voluntarily so they can purchase products and services that we supply, or receive details of promotions or content that might be of their interest.

This website uses cookies in accordance with the existing legislation. By visiting and continuing to use our website we assume you are consenting to the use of the above-mentioned cookies, and the conditions contained in this Cookies Policy.

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