PRIVACY POLICY

The protection of personal data is a priority for Pestana Translations.
The following data protection policy is based on the concepts defined by the European legislator in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which must be legible and understandable to any User of my website.

1. Privacy policy
Use of this website is subject to this Privacy Policy, and the User must carefully read the following terms so the User may opt to agree or disagree with them.

2. Personal Data
Pestana Translations collects the User’s data through its website. When using the contact form on the contact page, the User’s data is collected by Pestana Translations. Some personal data is mandatory and, in case of missing or insufficient data, Pestana Translations will not be able to provide the service. The personal data provided by the User will be kept on file by Pestana Translations, who is responsible for processing it, which aims to:

– Contact form: The data submitted through this form will only be used to reply to the User’s message(s). It will not be kept for other activities by Pestana Translations.  

3. User
The User declares and warrants that the personal data provided to Pestana Translations is true, and undertakes to notify Pestana Translations of any changes. Any loss or damage caused to this website or to the person responsible for the website or to third parties resulting from incorrect or incomplete information in the registration forms shall be the sole responsibility of the User.

4. Confidentiality
Pestana Translations, who is responsible for the file(s), undertakes to maintain the confidentiality of the User’s personal data and ensure the exercise of the right of access, correction, cancellation or objection by sending an e-mail to dpestana@gmail.com.

5. Subcontractors and Transfer of Personal Data
Personal data, including traffic data and databases, may be hosted, shared and communicated to third parties that provide technical support to Pestana Translations, under the legally defined terms and conditions. Pestana Translations may also resort to third parties for all or part of the purposes aforementioned, as well as for the maintenance, hosting and management of my computer systems and equipment, in so far as permitted by and in accordance with the applicable law that governs the processing of personal data, and these third parties are under an obligation to keep any data, to which they may have access, confidential and secure, for the purposes aforementioned. Also, these third parties are not allowed to use this data for any other purpose or for their own benefit. In cases where the Users’ data is transferred or hosted by other companies, the levels of security and protection shall not be lower than those provided by Pestana Translations.

6. Communication of Personal Data
Pestana Translations will not disclose any Users’ personal data to third parties. Pestana Translations will only share your personal data with consent or if required by law. Any and all processing of personal data will be made in accordance with the applicable law.

7.  Data Retention
The User’s personal data will be stored and kept only for the minimum period necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

8.  Right of Access, Correction, Opposition and Elimination
Under the terms of the applicable Portuguese legislation, the User has the right of access to the User’s personal data, and may request its amendment by email to dpestana@gmail.com. The User may, at any time, object to the processing of data, and/or request its deletion by sending an e-mail to Pestana Translations to the email address dpestana@gmail.com.

9. Right to Data Portability
The User has the right to receive the User’s own personal data, which the User has provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and has the right to transmit that data to another controller in accordance with the legislation in force regarding the protection of personal data.

10. Security Measures for the Protection of Personal Data
The protection and safeguarding of the Users’ personal data is a key element in the way Pestana Translations provides its services. Thus, several security measures have been adopted, both technical and organizational, in order to protect the personal data made available to Pestana Translations against its disclosure, loss, misuse, modification, processing or unauthorized access, as well as against any another form of illicit processing.

11.  Final Provisions
Pestana Translations reserves the right, at any time, to amend this Privacy Policy, and such amendments will be duly communicated on my website. If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy or how Pestana Translations collects and processes your personal data, please contact me by email dpestana@gmail.com or through the contact form on my website.

COOKIES POLICY

Cookies are small text files stored on the User’s devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone) when the User visits certain websites, collecting and keeping only information related to your preferences, which doesn’t include the User’s personal data. These Cookies are used to identify the User during the visit, speed up certain procedures on the website, remember the preferences during the visit or on subsequent visits, remember the pages that have been already visited, etc. Cookies collect generic information about the User’s access to the website (not to the content itself) in order to subsequently provide aggregated information about such accesses for statistical purposes. All browsers allow the User to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely, by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser of the User’s choice. The User may configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of the User’s browser of choice. To find out more about cookies and their use, please visit the following links:

https://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.mspx
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/