Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy applies to the Open Grow Shop website (, this website was created by the Portuguese company, Open Grow, Lda (from now on, it will be referred to as OPEN GROW). This company is also responsible for this website.

This Cookies Policy was written in Portuguese (Portugal). To the extent that, if any translated version of this policy conflicts with the Portuguese (Portugal) version, it will be the Portuguese version that will persevere.

OPEN GROW is committed to providing a quality experience to its customers and to the users from its online store, Open Grow Shop. One of the ways to achieve this is by using cookies to save information based on how the user uses this website (Open Grow Shop). This information is stored on the user device from which this website is accessed. OPEN GROW as well as its online store (Open Grow Shop), do not use cookies to collect, store or share with third parties, any personal information of its customers or users from the Open Grow Shop website.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that contain information fragments. When user visit a website that uses cookies, those are downloaded and stored on his device. Using cookies helps the website to recognize user’s device the next time he visits it again. At any time, the user may, through his internet browser decide to be notified about the cookies download, as well as block the respective download of them to his device. Blocking the use of cookies on a website may result in the partial or total impossibility to access sections, features or personalized information.

For what purpose are cookies used?

In short, cookies are used to see if the user has previously visited a website and in case he did, to know which options, sections or functionalities interest him more. These cookies utilities normally allow a website to offer a faster and more efficient browsing experience, presenting more relevant content to the user and avoiding the need for the user to re-enter the same information.

Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are similar to the cookies used by the website visited by the user, however, they come from a different domain than the one that user is visiting. Entities related to these external domains may also transfer cookies to your device when you visit a website.

Open Grow Shop uses third-party cookies, originating from a different domain (not related to OPEN GROW) than Open Grow Shop domain ( These cookies are used to collect statistics to be used by analytics tools, such as Google Analytics. Open Grow Shop also uses the advertising features offered by Google Analytics. For more information on this topic, as well as how to disable this kind of cookies, please see the following website:

Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome) offer the possibility to control cookies, such as showing a notification when you receive a cookie, blocking the use of cookies, and/or deleting existing cookies.

However, please note that by not accepting cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all sections, features and personalized information on the Open Grow Shop website.

Learn more about the cookies types used on the Open Grow Shop website

Category 1: strictly required cookies

These cookies are essential to access certain sections and features of the Open Grow Shop website, such as accessing secure areas of the website through authentication. Without these cookies, the services requested, such as shopping carts or electronic invoices, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Open Grow Shop website, for example, which pages are most frequently accessed by users and if webpage error messages are received. These cookies do not collect information that identifies the user. All information collected by these cookies is stored collectively and, consequently, they are anonymous. These are only used to improve the operation of the Open Grow Shop website.

Category 3: feature cookies

These cookies allow the Open Grow Shop website to be aware of the choices you have made (such as your username, language, or region) and to offer enhanced and more personal features. For example, a website may be able to provide you with local weather forecasts or traffic information by storing in a cookie the information of the region you are currently in. These cookies can also be used to deliver services you have requested, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information collected by these cookies is processed anonymously and you are not allowed to view your browsing activity on other websites.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to present advertising that is more relevant to you and tailored to your interests. These are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad and to help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. Usually, these are placed by advertising networks with the permission of the person responsible for the website that the user is visiting. These record that you have visited a particular website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertising companies. These cookies do not collect information that identifies the user.

Regarding the expiration date, the cookies used can be permanent (they are stored in your access devices, at the browser level, and are used whenever the user visits that website again) or session (they are temporary and are available until you log off or shut down your internet browser).

What if I do not authorize the use of cookies?

Cookies help you get the most out of our online store, Open Grow Shop. If you do not allow the use of cookies, you may prevent certain sections and features from being displayed correctly, affecting partially or totally the navigation. If you prefer not to allow cookies you have the possibility to control the cookies through the internet browser that you use, these browsers usually allow you to accept, refuse or delete cookies, as well as notify you whenever you receive a cookie. Cookie control can usually be found in the browser's "options," "settings," or "preferences" menu, for more information, refer to the browser manual.

Examples of how to delete and manage cookies in some browsers

Below are some websites that contain information on how to delete and manage cookies on some browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Google Chrome:

Mozilla Firefox:


If you use a browser that was not mentioned above or you need additional information, please refer to browser manual, search the browser's "Help" menu or contact the entity responsible for the browser.

More information

If you want more information about cookies, you can check the following page: