Privacy Policy

At Linha Defensiva we are concerned about the privacy of all internet users — and even more so about our readers’. The following is a statement on the kind of information we collect and how we use it.

We do not share nor sell personal information. We only share aggregate statistics of the site’s traffic, which do not contain any information that could identify you.

Log files and Google Analytics

Linha Defensiva stores log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, date and time, referring and exit pages. We also make use of Google Analytics in order to track this same information.


If you comment on one of our articles, we will permanently store the IP address, email address and website, as well as the comment you published. Anonymity is forbidden by Brazilian law, so we have to store this information alongside the comments you have made.


If you comment on one of our articles, we will store a cookie on your browser so that the website remembers your name, email address and website URL. This is for easy of use of the comment form. You do not need cookies enabled to browse this page.

Google AdSense

  • The ads at are distributed by Google AdSense.
  • Google uses the DART cookie, which enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this and other sites on the Internet that use their platform.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at You can also verify the information Google has collected and change other preferences at

You can disable cookies through your individual browser options. Please check your browser’s documentation in case you are unsure how to do so. We have no control over Google’s cookie. Please read their privacy policy in addition to this one.


Any other information you send us, such as an email message, will not be used or published without your permission. The only exception are messages directed to our “Reader’s Question” section. In that case, the question sent will be published; your name or other identification will not be, unless you specifically ask us to do so.

If you require any more information or have any questions, feel free to contact us by email at