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Privacy Policy

Reuma.pt recommends a careful read of our Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as Policy). In case you have any queries about it, please contact us through our e-mail: reuma.pt@spreumatologia.pt.

General Principles

The Reuma.pt is an informatics platform owned by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Reumatologia (Portuguese Society of Rheumatology - SPR), that gives great importance to the privacy of their users and is committed to protecting and respecting their personal information. Thus, Reuma.pt does not collect on the website accessible at https://www.reuma.pt (hereinafter referred to as the website) any personal information without the previous consent of the respective user. Likewise, Reuma.pt is also committed to protecting personal data confidentiality collected or provided to it, by the current National legislation, namely the General Regulation on Data Protection (GRDP). Therefore, Reuma.pt has adopted the most adequate technical and organizational measures to guarantee the safety, confidentiality, and integrity of the personal data collected on the website.

Privacy and Personal data

This Policy applies to all data collected from the use of the website that might identify the user as an individual. By accessing or using the website and by making their personal data available, the user automatically authorizes the processing of their data by the terms established in this Policy.

This Policy describes how we protect users privacy when accessing the website and describes what type of information is collected, the reason for collecting data and how the information obtained is processed.

"Personal data" is any information that can be used to identify, directly or indirectly, an individual (hereinafter referred as "data holder"), by reference to an identifier, such as name, e-mail address, address, phone or mobile numbers, or any other information needed for Reuma.pt to provide the required service to the end-user.

The Reuma.pt website does not automatically collect any personal information and does not have any form of personal data collection sent by the users.

For statistical purposes, all users are subjected to the collection of non-personal data, namely, the IP address (which indicates the location of a given computer), the browser and the operating system (OS) used, the number of interactions and time spent on the website. There will be no correlation between the IP address or any other non- personal data, and any user registered in our database.

Information Sharing and Data Security

The website does not use any automatic system to collect personal data, however, communications and exchange of personal data may arise from visiting Reuma.pt (throughout personal contacts using the e-mail and phone numbers available online). All personal data stored in the Reuma.pt’s database will never be shared without the proper authorization of the person or entity that made it available. All data provided to Reuma.pt are kept on controlled servers, managed with limited access. Reuma.pt can only transfer personal data to other entities with prior and unambiguous authorization.

Despite all efforts and the adoption of all reasonable measures to protect confidentiality, integrity, and safety of personal data, Reuma.pt cannot ensure total and absolute inviolability of the security of the information in its possession. For this reason, Reuma.pt advises users to take all the precautions to protect their personal data when using the Internet, as it is also users’ responsibility the protection of their own personal data.

The legality of data processing and conservation

Reuma.pt may process personal data for which it has obtained the user’s informed consent and may also do so to fulfil a legal obligation or a contract, or if needed, to proceed with Reuma.pt legitim interests, as the entity responsible for data processing. These are the legal bases that legitimize the processing of personal data by Reuma.pt.

The data will be kept for the necessary period to accomplish the purposes for which they were processed, and if the respective data holder does not request data deletion.

Rights of data holders:

I. Right of access, rectification, portability, limitation, or opposition to treatment

Reuma.pt guarantees any user (data holder) the right of access to their data. Each user has the right to ask Reuma.pt to discriminate which information is collected and request its rectification or correction if it is inaccurate, its portability (if technically possible), the limitation of its manipulation and/or the opposition of its manipulation. Users also have the right to request a copy of the information in digital format and share it with another provider.

At any time, each user has the right to withdraw its given consent to process personal data, simply by sending your request by e-mail to Reuma.pt (e-mail indicated above).

Additionally, each user has the right to request the suspension of the processing of its personal data for a defined period if it is considered that Reuma.pt is not acting by the current legislation. Finally, in some circumstances, users may request Reuma.pt to exclude their data from the automatic processing or profiling analysis.

II. Right of elimination or deletion of data

Users can request their data to be excluded or deleted. At any given time, users of Reuma.pt can claim the right to be forgotten and have their personal data no longer included on Reuma.pt digital records.

If users wish to exercise any of the rights indicated in this Policy or wish to clarify any doubts related to the use of their personal data, please contact us through one of the following means:

III. Right to complaint

If users have a complaint about the way Reuma.pt handles their personal data, please contact us directly so that we can solve it. Moreover, users can also submit any complaints about our Policy to the National Control Authority, i.e., the Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados through its website: https://www.cnpd.pt/ or by sending a letter to the following address:

Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados
Avenida D. Carlos I, n.º 134-1.º
1200-651 Lisboa

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text archives that a website, when visited by users, places on computers or mobile devices through the internet browser.

Cookies are used to help websites to recognize devices on users’ future visits, thus improving the use and visualization of the websites and making them simpler and faster, allowing a more personalized, interesting, and dynamic browsing experience to the user.

Reuma.pt uses the term cookies in this Policy to refer to all files that collect information about how visitors use our website, which pages are viewed, the links they use and for how long they stay on each page.

Cookies used by Reuma.pt do not collect information that allows the identification of individuals, retaining only information related to their preferences. Cookies only collect generic information, namely on how users arrive and use the websites, the country/countries through which they access the website, etc.

Reuma.pt uses cookies to recognize users and their preferences, to improve their browsing experience, but also to collect statistical information, always according to the principles of anonymity and confidentiality. Under any circumstances, cookies will be used to collect personal data or for marketing purposes.

The use of cookies when accessing websites is a usual practice and all browsers allow the users to refuse their use, as well as to eliminate those already created on their devices. If users do not want to receive cookies, they might at any time, configure their internet browser and change its settings to reject cookies, to be notified of receiving cookies, as well as, to block their entry into the system.

Please note that, although it is not mandatory to accept cookies to access our website, some of its important features may stop working due to the blocking of cookies.

To learn more about cookies, go to http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Privacy Policy Change and Update

This Policy could be modified at any time, as our services and data processing may also evolve, namely when adding new contents or functionalities to our website. If Reuma.pt has the intention to use your personal data for a purpose that was not previously identified, we will contact users to provide information about such use and, if necessary, ask data holders for new consent.

In case of doubts or questions about this Policy, please send an e-mail to reuma.pt@spreumatologia.pt or contact us using the contacts provided on this website.

Thank you.