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1. General Scope

 The European Anti-Poverty Network/Portugal, Association, legal person with number 502 866 896, with registered office at Rua de Costa Cabral, nº 2368, 4200-218 Porto, Portugal, (hereinafter “EAPN Portugal”) is responsible for this Privacy Policy. This covers the website, as well as the platforms, forms, documents, websites and social networks it mentions. Within the scope of this Privacy Policy, EAPN Portugal defined as: User: any visitor to this website, as well as to other sites and other platforms, who mention this policy and/or subscribers to our list of electronic and postal content, training, events. EAPN Portugal respects the privacy of all users of its websites and is committed to protecting the personal information that each user decides to share, as they are solely responsible for all information provided. EAPN Portugal reserves the right to update or modify its Privacy Policy at any time, namely, in order to adapt it to legislative changes. The user is therefore advised to consult this document regularly on our website. 

2. Consent

 Some features of this website can be browsed without recourse to the disclosure of any personal information by the user. However, when it is necessary to collect personal information to provide services or when each user decides to provide some of their personal data, the use of that information and those data will be carried out in compliance with the applicable legislation on personal data protection in order to be ensured the confidentiality and security of the personal data provided. EAPN Portugal, with the free and explicit consent of the users, will process the personal data of the information provided, for administrative management purposes or even for the purposes of providing the services requested by the user. EAPN Portugal will not provide or make available to third parties the personal information provided by users without their express consent. Within the scope of this privacy policy, if EAPN Portugal uses the services of third parties (subcontractors), who act in the name and on behalf of EAPN Portugal, these entities will also be obliged to implement the security measures of the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD). 

3. Data Collected

EAPN Portugal collects data from its users, by submitting existing forms for this purpose, in digital and/or physical format. EAPN Portugal is the entity responsible for the collection and processing of these data, deciding on the categories of data collected, what treatment will be used and the purposes to be given to them. All procedures carried out in an automated and non-automated manner that allow the collection, organization, storage, modification and transfer of personal data will be considered as “processing of personal data”. 

4. Use of data

The data collected by EAPN Portugal are intended for the process of communicating with users, processing information requests, statistical analysis, as well as their use for information, training and research studies. EAPN Portugal may use your personal data to send you any unsolicited mail, related to information, news, activities, events, social projects or other, that may be of interest to you. EAPN does not sell or trade your data. The user, by visiting the website and providing their data, authorizes EAPN Portugal to send information, news, activities, events, social projects or other that may be of interest to them, using their personal data for the purpose of disseminating the activities /actions referred to through any communication channel, namely through the use of email, telephone, SMS, MMS, universal postal service or other forms. EAPN Portugal. it will not market or share its database with third parties, under any circumstances, except in the case of sending the FOCUSSOCIAL Magazine by post, which is sent by the company where the printing is performed (Sersilito) and with which a contract was signed that only may use the data provided for this purpose. 

5. Data Access

EAPN Portugal does not disclose to third parties any personal data of its users, without their consent, except when this is necessary for its employees, employees, partners or volunteers of the Organization to perform a function on behalf of EAPN Portugal; or when required or permitted by law. EAPN Portugal takes the appropriate precautions to ensure that its employees with access to personal data receive training on its correct processing, in compliance with this policy and the legal obligations of data protection. In case of non-compliance, EAPN Portugal will apply the appropriate sanctions provided for by law. 

Whenever EAPN Portugal discloses the user’s personal data, it will safeguard compliance with the Personal Data Protection Law, namely through the provision of contractual provisions that ensure that the third party uses the data received only for the specified purposes and in accordance with the described purposes in this policy, and that makes use of adequate security means, in order to protect the user’s personal data against illegal or unauthorized treatment, as well as against its accidental loss, destruction or other harmful actions. 

6. Data Storage

EAPN Portugal stores its users’ data on servers located in Portugal. These servers are protected and maintained in accordance with security standards and in order to respect applicable privacy laws. 

7. Data Storage Time

After the collection of personal information, EAPN Portugal will proceed with its conservation and maintenance until the user’s instructions to the contrary, or until the law requires its respective destruction. The period of storage and conservation of personal data of EAPN Portugal users varies according to the purpose. The personal data of the users of our website and other platforms will be kept until they remain active, and will be erased with the end of this use, at the option of the user, expressly demonstrating this will by registered letter sent to the headquarters of EAPN Portugal or via e-mail (, or at the option of EAPN Portugal, without the latter being obliged to justify and express its wishes. 

8. Data Security

EAPN Portugal has taken the necessary technical and organizational measures to adequately protect your data from unauthorized processing and access. EAPN Portugal makes every effort to prevent unauthorized or illegal use of your personal data, as well as its loss, destruction or damage. However, EAPN Portugal cannot provide an absolute guarantee regarding the user’s data. Whenever there is a leak, loss or violation of personal data that is likely to pose a high risk to the rights and freedoms of its users, EAPN Portugal will: 

Notify, within 72 hours after becoming aware of the event, the control authorities – National Data Protection Commission; Communicate the situation in a timely manner to the subject(s) of the affected data. 

9. External Links

The website and other platforms of EAPN Portugal may contain links to other websites and e-mail addresses of other entities not belonging to EAPN Portugal. This privacy policy does not apply to these websites and email addresses. If the user accesses a link available on the website or other platforms of EAPN Portugal to another website and provides personal data on that website, the data processing will be subject to the privacy statement of that website. The personal data provided for the purposes of our content distribution list by email will be stored until the end of its use. In this case, users can unsubscribe from the alerts at any time using the unsubscribe option provided in the newsletters. 

10. Cookies

The EAPN Portugal website may use cookies in certain areas. Cookies are files that store information on the user’s hard drive or browser, allowing websites to recognize you and know that you have visited them before. The user can configure their browser to refuse cookies, however, in this case, the website or parts of it may not work correctly. Cookies are used to monitor and analyze the use of the website, allowing EAPN Portugal to better identify and serve the user. 

11. Direitos do Utilizador

According to the Personal Data Protection Act, the user is entitled to obtain information about his personal data. You have the right to know what personal data has been processed by EAPN Portugal, and may also request it to correct, supplement, block or delete the data in whole or in part, in case they prove to be incomplete, incorrect or irrelevant for processing purposes. The data update must be communicated by the user via e-mail:

If you wish, at any time, to no longer be part of the EAPN Portugal database, you can exercise this right by contacting us by registered letter addressed to EAPN Portugal’s headquarters or by email: