Privacy Policy

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Effective Date: January 23, 2018

References to "we", "our" or "us" in this privacy and cookies policy (“Privacy & Cookies Policy”) mean, SA, a limited liability company registered at the Commercial Registry Office under registration and tax number 514339098, with fully subscribed and paid-up share capital of € 60.046,89. Our registered office is at Parque de Exposições de Aveiro - Rua Dr Manuel de Almeida Trindade, S/N 3810-488 Santa Joana, Aveiro, Portugal. You may contact us at For the purposes of data protection laws, we are the "Data Processor" in respect of the personal information collected through our website located at or any of its subdomains (“Site”).

We collect certain information through our Site, including through the products and services provided on theSite.This Privacy & Cookies Policy lays out our policies and procedures surrounding the collection and handling of any such data that identifies an individual user or that could be used to contact or locate him or her personally(“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”).This Privacy & Cookies Policy applies only to our Site and to the products and services provided through ourSite. It does not apply to any third party site or service linked to our Site or recommended or referred by ourSite, through our products or services, or by our staff. And it does not apply to any other website, product, or service operated by us, or to any of our offline activities.

We automatically collect the following PII from users that visit our Site:• IP addressWhen setting up an individual account on the Site, it is mandatory to provide, and we will record, the followingPII:
• name
• email address
• time zone
• language (locale)
In addition, you may optionally provide us with, and we will consequently record, the following PII:
• phone number
• profile picture
• payment and billing profiles
In addition to the above, we collect and process, on an anonymous basis, data related to the use of our Site, such as the pages visited, the time spent on each page, etc.

We use your PII to create your account, to communicate with you about products and services we provide, to provide you with news and for billing. We also use that information to the extent necessary to enforce our Site’s Terms of Use and to prevent imminent harm to persons or property. We are the owners of the anonymous data related to the use of our Site and may use such anonymous data for statistical or commercial purposes.

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "Device") browser from a website's computer. It's stored on your Device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Cookies give us usage data, like how often you visit, where you go on the Site and what you do. We use cookies so that our Site can remember you and provide you with the information you’re most likely to need, and also to compile statistical anonymous information. Please note we collect certain information from all users, including web visitors who simply peruse our Site. We may also use third-party cookies (for example, Google AdSense and DoubleClick) and Web beacons on our Site to deliver advertising displayed to you on third-party sites. We may also use cookie information to know when you return to our Site after visiting these third party sites. Additionally, we may also use analytics services (such as Google Analytics, Optimizely, ClickTale, New Relic, and others) to help analyse how users use the Site. Similarly to cookies, we may also use “web beacons”. Web beacons are used as a mechanism to help us track your visits to our site and whether or not you open our emails. The pages of our Site and the emails we send you may contain web beacons. In addition, we may use several third-party services that embed web beacons on our site for similar tracking purposes. These third-party services are used to provide additional features to users, such as the ability to share content on our site with your social network. In the list below, you can find the cookies and web beacons that we currently install on your browser or Device:
1.Cookie Name/ID: sessionidPurpose: uniquely identify a session for a registered user (httponly)
Lifespan: 8 days
Importance for the operation of the Site: crucial for registered user actions
2.Cookie Name/ID: csrftokenPurpose: provides protection against Cross Site Request Forgeries
Lifespan: 8 days
Importance for the operation of the Site: crucial for user security
Please be aware that users have the opportunity to set their Devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. To learn more about cookies, what they do and how to manage the information they collect about you and your usage of the Site, please consult informative sites such as Please be aware that blocking all or some cookies may affect the functionality of our Site. Kindly consult the list above for the relevance of the cookies we use. When accessing our Site, you will be alerted that we use cookies and that by continuing to use the Site we assume that that means you consent to the installation and use of cookies. Should you not agree, please block cookies on your browser or cease to use the Site.

We take PII security very seriously and employ the following data security tools to protect your PII:
• HTTPS: a protocol for secure communication over a computer network which is widely used on the Internet. HTTPS consists of communication over Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) within a connection encrypted by TransportLayerSecurity or its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer. HTTPS allows for the authentication of the visited website and protection of the privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
• Encryption of passwords
• Firewalls
Unfortunately, even with these measures, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of PII, namely when faced with sophisticated criminal attempts to access our servers. By using our Site, you acknowledge and agree that we make no such guarantee, and that you use our Site at your own risk.

We give or may give in the future certain independent contractors access to PII (“Data Processors”). No DataProcessor will be retained without first entering into contracts in which they agree to protect PII using procedures reasonably similar to ours and will only process PII in accordance with our instructions.We may also disclose PII to attorneys and investors bound to confidentiality restrictions and to law enforcement authorities, courts and public regulators, whenever such is required by applicable legislation. Finally, we may share PII in connection with a transaction of all or substantially all of our assets. We are entitled to use and share anonymous statistical data regarding the usage of our Site to third parties for any purpose we deem suitable.

Before your account can be activated, you will be required to confirm that you have read and agreed to the Site’sTerms of Use and taken knowledge of this Privacy & Cookies Policy. You can access and change any PII we store through your “My Account” page or by contacting us directly at the following e-mail address: The access and correction of your PII is free-of-charge. You acknowledge, however, that all PII you provide must be accurate and updated. You may also oppose, at any time and free of charge, the use of your PII for direct marketing or any other form of commercial use. Should you wish to do so after receiving an e-mail or SMS from us, we will provide you with a simple option to opt-out or remove yourself from our marketing directory. You may also withdraw your consent to our processing of your PII whenever such processing is dependent on consent. This may be done simply by sending us an email to, you may at any time request that we delete or limit the PII we hold related to you. You may also request the portability of your PII in accordance and within the limits of applicable law. It is your right to also request that we notify third parties with whom we may have shared your PII and also request that they comply with your instructions. Should you wish, you may file a complaint with a privacy regulatory body. In Portugal, the entity responsible for enforcing privacy law is the Comissão Nacional da Protecção de Dados.

All the PII regarding our users is stored on secure servers located within the European Union. We will inform our users should we eventually change our policy. Our objective is that our users have a long-lasting relationship with our Site, even if visits are not very frequent. We will store your PII and your account will continue to be active for three years following your last interaction with our Site. Prior to closing your account, we will notify you asking you whether you wish to maintain your account active.

We may change this Privacy & Cookies Policy at any time by posting a new version on this page or on a successor page. The new version will become effective on the date it is posted, which will be listed at the top of the page as the new Effective Date. For any clarification regarding our Privacy & Cookies Policy, please feel free to contact us at

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