OUR POLICY

Privacy Policy
This privacy policy covers the use of this website as well as other AFA Group websites that mention it. It explains how we protect and use the information you provide, prioritizing your privacy in a safe environment.
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. When accessing this website, the provision of your personal data implies that you understand and accept the conditions contained herein.

Responsible for collecting and processing data
AFA, SGPS, S.A., hereinafter referred to as “AFA Group”, is the entity responsible for the collection and processing of personal data and may, within the scope of its activity, use entities subcontracted by it to pursue the purposes indicated herein.

Personal Data
Personal data is any information, of any nature and regardless of the medium, including sound and image, relating to an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable person is one who can be identified directly or indirectly, namely by reference to an identification number or to one or more specific elements of their physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.

Subject’s data consent
By accepting this privacy policy, you give us your consent to process data in accordance with the terms referred herein.

Collection and purpose of personal data
AFA Group respects the importance of the privacy of its visitors, ensuring that it only collects personal data through its forms and where provided voluntarily by users. The data collected by the website forms are processed confidentially and are intended exclusively for handling users’ requests.

Disclosure of information to third parties
Under no circumstances will users’ data be disclosed or sold to third parties, except where required by law.

Protection of your information and security
AFA Group follows industry standards in protecting its users’ data. In addition, the website has installed an SSL certificate that guarantees the encryption of the information shared by users. AFA Group does not intentionally collect personal data from users under the age of 18.

Retention period of personal data
The user’s personal data will be preserved only for as long as necessary for the purpose that motivated its collection or its subsequent processing, after which they will be deleted. 

Right to change and delete personal data
The user may request the alteration or elimination of personal data, as well as access them, whenever he or she wishes by written request to the email geralafa@afa.pt.

Direct Marketing
AFA Group will not use users’ personal data to send them any unsolicited mail whose content they have not explicitly consented to.

Cookies
AFA Group uses automatic data collection systems such as cookies. This is statistical information about how users navigate our website, which works by sending a small amount of text to the user’s browser. This helps the website retain information about your visit and therefore provides you with a more pleasant and useful future visit.
The cookies used have different purposes:
Technical cookies: used to show the website so that it works correctly. They provide users with an advanced and easy-to-use website.
Functional cookies: used to remember a user’s preferences and to help him or her use this website more efficiently.
Analytical cookies: intended to help understand how visitors engage with the website. It is possible to use a set of cookies to collect information and disseminate website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors, i.e. collectively and anonymously, in order to optimise the website for the user’s preferences.

Managing cookies
All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely through the selection of the appropriate settings in the respective browser, so the user can, at any time, partially or totally disable the cookies used on the AFA Group websites. However, please be advised that by disabling cookies, the website may not function properly.

Intellectual property rights
All content on this website is the exclusive property of the AFA Group: texts, images and any other type of information that does not come from third parties. Consequently, they are protected by the Copyright Code.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
AFA Group recommends that you frequently consult this privacy policy, as it aims to review it periodically to adapt it as the business changes. It is under no obligation to make any prior communication to users.