Privacy Policies - ENGIE Brasil

Glossary

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Antispyware

A program or software designed specifically to detect, cancel and eliminate computer spywares and other types of malicious codes.

Anti-vírus

A program or software designed specifically to detect, cancel and eliminate computer viruses and other types of malicious codes.

Cookie

A small file containing a sequence of characters sent to the user’s computer to identify him or obtain information on the use of a Website. Cookies can store user preferences and other information including information for eliminating the need for the repeated supply of data. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or insert viruses or read files in a computer.

Cryptography:

The science and art of writing messages in cypher or in coded format. It is used among other purposes for: authenticating the identity of users, authenticating electronic transactions and protecting the confidentiality of personal and commercial communications.

Firewall

A system constituted by the combination of software and hardware, used to divide and control access between computer networks. Personal firewall: software or program used to protect a computer against unauthorized Internet accesses. It is a specific type of firewall.

Logoff

A Procedure whereby the user informs that he/she is disconnecting from a Website to close off the communication sessions in order to avoid access by third parties.

Browser:

An application used for navigating Websites and portals on the internet.

Spam

A term used for unsolicited emails, generally sent to a large number of recipients.

Spyware

A term used for a large category of software, the purpose of which is to monitor the activities of a system and send in a disguised, unauthorized and malicious manner to third parties, collected information such as stored data, access passwords, banking and personal information.

User

Any person authorized to access secured areas of ENGIE Brasil’s Websites through identification and authentication, or areas where access is free, principally clients, suppliers, partners, representatives, employees and candidates for job vacancies.

Virus

A computer program or part thereof, normally of a malicious nature, which infects the machine as it spreads, or in other words, inserts copies of itself and becomes part of other computer programs and files. The objective is to cause damage to data and to execute other malicious activities.