Privacy and cookie policy

PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICIES​

This Privacy Policy regulates the processing of the personal data of the user(s) (hereinafter “User” or “Users”), collected within the scope of the use of the website  www.defesalegal.com (hereinafter “site”), by “Ferraz e Aguiar Soares – Sociedade de Advogados SP RL” (hereinafter “F+AS”), as the entity responsible for the processing.

The availability of your personal data implies knowledge and acceptance of the conditions contained in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is complemented by the Terms and Conditions of Use.

The User will be able to find detailed information regarding the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy of F+AS in the following points:

  1. Collection and processing of personal data
  2. User rights
  3. Preservation of personal data
  4. Under what circumstances is data communication to other entities available?
  5. Security
  6. Cookies
  7. Links to third party websites
  8. International data transfers
  9. Complaints
  10. Questions and suggestions
1. Collection and processing of personal data

The access and use of the site does not imply the provision of personal data by the User. However, the use of certain features of the site implies the provision of personal data by the User.

Such data will be processed by F+AS to:

(i) Request for contact: personal data will be processed, with the respective consent, to manage the contact established and provide clarifications and information requested by the User;

(ii) Submission of application: personal data will be processed, for the purposes of pre-contractual procedures, to manage your application;

(iii) Subscription to updates: personal data will be processed, with your consent, for the purpose of sending relevant communications and information.

2. User rights

Under the terms of the applicable legislation, the user may request, at any time, access to any personal data about him/her, as well as its rectification, elimination, limitation of its treatment, the portability of his/her data, or oppose its treatment.

The user may also obtain confirmation that personal data concerning him/her is being processed, and a copy of the data being processed will be made available, if required.

Under the terms of the law, the user is also guaranteed the right, through said means, to withdraw his/her consent to the processing of data for the indicated purposes, without, however, invalidating the treatment carried out until that moment, based on the consent previously provided.

To exercise any of the aforementioned rights, the User must submit a written request to the following contacts:

• E-mail: [email protected]

• Address: Praça do Marquês de Pombal, 14 – 1250-162 Lisboa – Portugal

3. preservation of personal data

Any personal data collected is processed in strict compliance with the applicable legislation. Personal data will be kept in accordance with the respective purposes and respecting the applicable legal deadlines. Thus, and whenever there is no specific legal requirement, the data will be stored and kept only for the appropriate period and to the extent necessary for the scope of the purposes for which they were collected, unless the right to opposition, right to erasure or withdrawal of consent.

4. Under what circumstances is data communication to other entities available?

F+AS may transmit your personal data:

a) When using other entities for the provision of certain services, since this provision of services may imply access, by these entities, to your personal data. Thus, any subcontracting entity of F+AS will process your personal data, in the name and on behalf of F+AS, under the strict obligation to follow our instructions and under the terms of the subcontracting agreement entered into with said subcontracting entities;

b) To third parties, when it deems such data communications as necessary or appropriate (i) in light of applicable law, (ii) in compliance with legal obligations/court orders, (iii) deliberations or decisions of the control authorities or ( iv) to respond to requests from public or governmental authorities.

In any of the aforementioned situations, F+AS will take all appropriate measures to ensure the effective protection of personal data.

5. Security

F+AS makes its best efforts to protect Users’ personal data against unauthorized access. For this purpose, it uses security systems, rules and other procedures, in order to guarantee the protection of personal data, as well as to prevent unauthorized access to data, improper use, its disclosure, loss or destruction.

It is, however, the responsibility of the Users to guarantee and ensure that the devices and equipment used to access the site are adequately protected against harmful software, computer viruses, ransomware, trojans and worms.

6. Cookies

“Cookies” are small text files that identify the User’s computer on the F+AS server. Cookies themselves do not identify the individual user, only the computer used. Cookies are not used to collect personal data.

This site uses cookies to help determine the usefulness, interest and number of hits to the site, allowing for faster and more efficient navigation, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information. In this way, F+AS will be able to provide a more personalized service tailored to the Users.

The cookies used on this site are the following:

• elementor, __cf_bm and messagesUtk: cookies that allow the site to respond to any action that the User performs on the site, such as completing an inquiry form. The site does not function properly if this cookie is not used.

• _ga_WKGJ33PXC7, _ga, _gid, _gat_gtag_UA_163948916_1: Cookies starting with “_g” enable the function of analytics software. This software helps to analyze site visitors and provide anonymous information such as browsers used, return visitors and response to marketing activities. This information helps F+AS to improve the site and your online experience.

All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. The user can configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of the browser. To learn more about cookies, including how you can manage and delete cookies, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Note, however, that by disabling cookies, the user may partially or totally affect their browsing experience on the site.

7. Links to third party websites

The links on this site may lead to other sites. F+AS is not responsible for, approves or in any way supports or subscribes to the content of these sites, nor of the sites linked to or referred to in them.

F+AS is not responsible for damages resulting from viruses that may infect the User’s computer or network, or other assets, due to access to the F+AS website with the transfer of its contents to the User’s computer or network.

This privacy statement is only applicable to the information collected on the F+AS website.

8. International data transfers

The links on this site may lead to other sites. F+AS is not responsible for, approves or in any way supports or subscribes to the content of these sites, nor of the sites linked to or referred to in them.

F+AS is not responsible for damages resulting from viruses that may infect the User’s computer or network, or other assets, due to access to the F+AS website with the transfer of its contents to the User’s computer or network.

This privacy statement is only applicable to the information collected on the F+AS website.

9. COMPLAINTS

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial complaint, the User has the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority under the law, if he understands that the processing of his data by F+AS violates the legal framework in force at each time.

10. Questions and suggestions

The User may contact F+AS on all matters related to the processing of their personal data and the exercise of the rights conferred on them by applicable legislation and, in particular, referred to in this Policy, through the following contacts:

•         Phone: (+351) 222 084 267

•         E-mail: [email protected]

•         Address: Praça do Marquês de Pombal, 14 – 1250-162 Lisboa – Portugal

F+AS reserves the right, at any time, to change the terms of treatment of personal data. These changes will be duly publicized on the site.

Last update date: 02/July/2023.