Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Protecting privacy and personal data is A Montesinho’s fundamental commitment to the data subject using our digital platforms. With the application of the new General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD) as of 25 May 2018, our Privacy Policy is in compliance with all data protection principles and standards that underpin the RGPD.
In this document, we seek to explain what personal data we collect, for what purposes we may use it, how we treat it, with whom we share it, and how to contact us and exercise your rights.

General Data Protection Regulation
The new RGPD lays down rules on the processing by a person, a company or an organization of personal data relating to persons in the European Union (EU).
RGPD protects personal data regardless of the technology used for the processing of such data, the protection is technology neutral and applies to both automated and manual processing provided that data is organized according to predefined criteria (eg in alphabetical order). Also irrelevant is the way data is stored in a computer system via video surveillance or on paper; In all these cases, personal data are subject to the protection requirements of the RGPD.

Who is the data controller?
AMontesinho Lda is responsible for the processing of personal data within the scope of the RGPD.
Data Protection Officer
AMontesinho Lda has a Data Protection Officer (EPD), who (i) provides information and advises the controller or processor about their privacy and data protection obligations; (ii) controls the compliance of data processing with applicable standards; (iii) advise, upon request, on the data protection impact assessment and monitor its implementation; (iv) is a contact point for the personal data subject to clarify questions concerning the processing of their data; and (v) is the point of contact for the supervisory authority (National Data Protection Commission – CNPD) on processing issues, cooperating with this entity.
The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

Processing of personal data and scope
By making your personal data available to A Montesinho Lda, the holder of personal data consents to their processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
The data collected by our site is processed automatically, and the information collected from the personal data holder is encrypted and managed with advanced security.

For what purposes is your personal data collected?
Content management – Data collection for content reception, consultation and publication
Newsletter sending – Data collection to enable newsletters to be sent to holders of subscribing data to services.
Subscription alerts / notifications – Collection of data to enable the sending of alerts and notifications of subscribed services by users.

What security procedures ensure the protection of your data?
A Montesinho takes all necessary and legally required precautions to ensure the privacy of personal data processed and / or transmitted through its digital platforms. These precautions ensure the online and offline security of this information.
When sensitive information is collected or used, the data will be encrypted using the SSL protocol. This Secure Socket Layer technology is used to improve the security of data transmission over the Internet by encrypting and protecting sensitive data and information using the HTTPS protocol. SSL warrants to the data subject that the data will not be fraudulently intercepted and that all information is handled with the utmost security.

Do page cookies collect personal data?
This website uses cookies in certain areas. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser. Our cookies do not collect personal information and may only eventually collect in the future by obtaining your consent. You may set your browser to refuse cookies, but in this case the website or parts thereof may not function properly. Cookies are used to monitor and analyze website usage as well as provide the best user experience.

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