Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the processing of personal data belonging to Users (hereinafter referred to as “User” or “Users” or “Holders”), which is collected and processed by  “Albuquerque & Almeida, Advogados, ACE (hereinafter referred to as “AA”),  as the entity responsible for data processing (hereinafter also referred to as “Controller”) ,  in the context of the use of the website (hereinafter referred to as “Website”).

Any provision or disclosure of personal data shall imply that you are aware and accept the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

1. Collection and processing of personal data

Access to and use of the Website does not require Users to share personal data. However, using certain features of the Website, lets Users share personal data.

The data that is collected by us is on each User’s Curriculum Vitae, submitted under “Recruitment”, and the data that is provided under “Request for Contact”, such as User’s name, email address, telephone number of applicant, as well as other data which the User has, upon his own initiative, provided under the “subject” or “description” of this said title.

.2. Uses

This data shall be processed and used by AA for the following purposes:

(i) Request for contact: upon User’s express and unambiguous consent, personal data shall be used for contacting the User and for providing any clarifications and information that may be requested by the User;

 (ii) Recruitment: upon User´s express and unambiguous consent, the User’s personal data shall be processed in connection with his application for a post.

2. User’s  Rights

Users may freely and at any given time exercise their rights established in the General Regulation for Data Protection (Regulamento Geral sobre a Protecção de Dados) and in other applicable legislation, namely:

  • The right of access;
  • Right to correct data;
  • The right to be forgotten;
  • The right to restrict processing;
  • The right of portablility;
  • The right of opposition;
  • The right to oppose automated processing.

Users may exercise the above-mentioned rights through a written notice stating the grounds for their request, sent to the following electronic address:

3. Storing of personal data

AA shall store personal data for the length of time deemed necessary for the above-mentioned purposes. 

4. Security

AA endeavours to protect Users' personal data by making use of security systems, rules and other procedures, to ensure their protection, as well as to prevent unauthorized access to, improper use of, disclosure, loss or destruction thereof.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which a website installs in a User’s computer/device when accessing the Website. Cookies allow the Website, during a certain length of time, to record your options and navigations preferences, and are used by us to improve interaction to develop and improve our services and improve the operation of this Website.

We note that, in general, Cookies do not, of themselves, include details that may be used to identify users, but only the computer/device which is being used. 

5.1. Cookies which are strictly necessary and employed for functional purposes:

These are cookies which are installed for the purpose of providing or optimizing the browsing features offered by the Website and to improve Users’ browsing experience.

In this category, our Website uses the following cookies: PHPSESSID, xms_user, xms_cookie_set

5.2. Analytical Cookies

This type of cookie is installed through tools generated by third parties (Google Analytics, Google TagManager, etc.), which are set up to monitor the quality of a User’s experience while  browsing this Website.

In this category, our Website uses the following cookies: _gat_UA-4754890-42, _ga, _gid

5.3. Third Party Cookies

Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, AddThis, Google Maps and other instruments operated by third parties, may install cookies with the intent of sharing contents on social networks or to create  viewing statistics. The presence, number and status of these cookies can depend on the manner in which the platforms in question are used before or after a visit to this Website. It is useful to view the cookie management policy of these social networks in their respective websites. Sometimes, we use third party web services to display certain contents within our Website, for instance, to display images or videos or to carry out surveys. Similarly to the share buttons in social networks, we cannot prevent these website or external domains from collecting information regarding the use of the incorporated contents.

In this category, our Website uses the following cookies: __atuvc, __atuvs

Third party and analytical cookies are controlled by external operators, whereby it is impossible to ensure that the list of cookies remains unchanged. Users may set up their own browsers to accept, refuse or delete cookies. In order to do so, you can go the “options” or “preferences” menu on your browser. User can go to to find out more about cookies, including how to manage and exclude them.

Nonetheless, when cookies are disabled, we cannot ensure that Users will be able to use all the features of the Website, and their on-line navigation experience can be affected.

6. Links to third party websites

This privacy statement is applicable only to information collected by the AA website.

The links contained in this Website may lead Users to the websites of third parties. However, AA is not is related, nor liable in respect of, or in any way, supports the content of such websites or the websites connected to such websites.

7. Complaints

At any given time, if a User believes that AA is processing  his personal data in breach of the legal framework in force,  he shall be entitled to file a complaint with the National Committee for Data Protection (Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados), in accordance with the law, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial means.

8. Queries and suggestions

Users may, at any time, contact AA in respect to issues related to the processing of their personal data and  to the exercise of their rights under applicable legislation, and, in particular, those mentioned in this Policy, through the following e-mail:

9. Changes to this privacy policy and cookie policy

AA reserves the right to, at any time, change the current terms applying to the processing of personal data. Such changes shall be duly disclosed on the Website.

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