This site collects some Personal Data from its Users.

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Owner and Data Controller

Luis Horta
Rua do Alportel 212
8005-542 FARO – Portugal

Owner contact email: info@webfarus.pt

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this site collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: name; surname; phone number; Company Name; Address; parents; County; email; Zip / Postal Code; various types of data; City; Web site; usage data; Cookies; username.

Full details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanatory texts displayed prior to the collection of Data.

Personal Data may be provided freely by the User, or, in the case of Usage Data, automatically collected when using this site.

Unless otherwise specified, all Data requested by this site is mandatory, and failure to provide this Data may prevent this site from providing its Services. In cases where this site specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free to stop communicating this Data without any consequences for the availability or operation of the Service.

Users who have doubts as to which Personal Data is mandatory are invited to contact the Owner.

Any use of cookies – or other tracking tools – by this site or by the owners of third-party services used by this site will be to provide the Services requested by the User, in addition to the other purposes described in this document and in the Cookies Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties that are obtained, published or shared through this Service (this site) and confirm that they have the authorization of third parties to provide the Data to the Owner.

Data processing mode and location

Processing method

The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place

The data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Service, comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity, as well as the following: Contacting the User, SPAM protection, Access to third-party accounts, Analytics, Backup saving and management, Content commenting, Displaying content from external platforms, Handling payments, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, User database management, Interaction with data collection platforms and other third parties, Managing contacts and sending messages, Registration and authentication, Tag Management and Traffic optimization and distribution.

For specific information about the Personal Data used for each purpose, the User may refer to the section “Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data”.

Facebook permissions asked by this site

This site may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the user’s Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it. This service allows this site to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc.

For more information about the following permissions, see the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information

By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

Birthday

Provides access to the birthday.

Contact email

Access the User’s contact email address.

Email

Provides access to the User’s primary email address.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Access to third-party accounts

This type of Service allows this Service (this site) to access your Account Data with a third-party service and perform actions with them.

These services are not automatically activated; they need explicit authorization from the User.

Facebook account access (this site)

This Service allows this site to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.Permissions asked: Birthday; Contact email; Email.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is an Internet analytics service provided by Google LLC or Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location from which this site is accessed (“Google”). Google uses the data collected to track and review the use of this Service (this site) to prepare reports on activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads for its own advertising network. Personal Data processed: Cookie; Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Backup saving and management

These types of services allow the Owner to save and manage backups of this Service (this site) on external servers managed by the service provider itself. The backups may include the source code and content, as well as the data that the User provides to this site.

Backup on Google Drive (Google LLC)

Google Drive is a service to save and manage backups provided by Google LLC.Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Contacting the User

Contact form (this site)

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this site to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.Personal Data processed: address; city; company name; country; email address; first name; last name; phone number; province; various types of Data; website; ZIP/Postal code.

Mailing list or newsletter (this site)

When registering in the mailing list or newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who can receive email messages that contain information of a commercial or promotional nature about this site. Your email address may also be added to this list, as a result of signing up for this Service (this site) or after making a purchase. Personal Data processed: email; name; surname.

Contact phone (this site)

Users who have provided the phone number may be contacted for commercial or promotional purposes related to this site, as well as to fulfill support requests. Personal Data processed: telephone number.

Content commenting

Content commenting services allow Users to create and post comments on the content of this Service (this site).

Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users can also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it can be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their comments.

If a content comment service provided by a third party is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for pages where the comment service is installed, even when users do not use the comment content service.

Comment system managed directly (this site)

This site has its own internal content comment system. Personal Data processed: Cookies; email address; first name; last name; username; website.

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this site and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google LLC or Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location from which this site is accessed, which allows this site to incorporate such content into its pages. Personal Data processed: Usage data; various types of Data as specified in the Service’s privacy policy.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Google Maps widget (Google Inc.)

Google Maps is a map viewing service provided by Google LLC or Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location from which this site is accessed, which allows this site to incorporate such content into its pages. Personal Data processed: Cookie; Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Gravatar (Automattic Inc.)

Gravatar is an image viewing service provided by Automattic Inc., which allows this site to incorporate such content into its pages.

Please note that if Gravatar images are used in comment systems, the email address of the person who made the comment or parts of it may be sent to Gravatar – even if that person has not signed up for this Service. Personal Data processed: Usage data; email.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Handling payments

Payment processing services allow this site to process payments by credit card, bank transfer, or other means. To ensure greater security, this site provides only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries that operate the transaction.

Some of these services may also enable the sending of messages with scheduled time to the User of this Site, such as invoices based on email and other notifications.

PayPal (PayPal Inc.)

PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows Users to make payments online. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the Service’s privacy policy.

Interaction with data collection platforms and other third parties

These types of services allow users to interact with data collection platforms or other services directly from the pages of this Service (this site) in order to save and reuse data.

If one of these services is installed, it may collect Usage and Navigation Data on the pages where they are installed, even if Users do not actively use the Service.

Wufoo Widget (Wufoo Inc.)

The Wufoo widget is a service for interacting with the Wufoo data collection platform provided by SurveyMonkey Inc., SurveyMonkey Brasil Internet Ltda. Or by SurveyMonkey Europe UC, depending on the location this site is accessed from.Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms

These types of services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Service (this site).

The interaction and information obtained through this site are always subject to the User’s privacy settings on each social network.

This type of Service can also collect traffic data for the pages where the Service is installed, even when Users are not using it.

It is recommended to leave the respective services in order to ensure that the data processed in this Service (this site) is not being connected back to the User’s profile.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)

The Google+ +1 button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Google+ social network provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location this site is accessed from.Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

LinkedIn button and social widgets (LinkedIn Corporation)

The LinkedIn button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the LinkedIn social network provided by LinkedIn Corporation.Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

YouTube button and social widgets (Google Inc.)

The YouTube button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the YouTube social network provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location this site is accessed from.Personal Data processed: Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Managing contacts and sending messages

This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.
These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)

Mailchimp is an email address management and messaging Service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC. Personal Data processed: email.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Sendgrid (Sendgrid)

Sendgrid is an email address management and message sending service provided by Sendgrid Inc.Personal Data processed: email address.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Registration and authentication

When registering or authenticating, Users allow this Service (this site) to identify them and give them access to dedicated services. Depending on what is described below, registration and authentication services may be provided by third parties. In this case, this site may access some Data stored by these third-party services for the purpose of registration or identification.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the social network Facebook. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the Service’s privacy policy.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

ANTI-SPAM protection

This type of Service analyzes the traffic of this site, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.)

Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location this site is accessed from.
The use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google privacy policy and terms of use. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Akismet (Automattic Inc.)

Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the Service’s privacy policy.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Tag Management

This type of service helps the Owner to manage the tags or scripts needed on this site in a centralized fashion.
This results in the Users’ Data flowing through these services, potentially resulting in the retention of this Data.

Google Tag Manager (Google LLC)

Google Tag Manager is a management service provided by Google LLC or Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location from which this site is accessed. Personal Data processed: Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Traffic optimization and distribution

These types of services allow this site to distribute their content using servers located in different countries and to optimize its performance.

Personal Data will be processed depends on the characteristics and how these services are implemented. Its function is to filter communications between this site and the User’s browser.

Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations, to which the contents, which may contain the User’s personal information, were transferred.

Sucuri CloudProxy (Sucuri, Inc.)

Sucuri CloudProxy is a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by Sucuri, Inc.

The way the Sucuri CloudProxy is integrated means that it filters all traffic through this Service (this site), that is, the communication between this site and the User’s browser, while allowing analytical data from this Application to be collected. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the Service’s privacy policy.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

User database management

These types of services allow the Owner to create user profiles from an email address, a personal name, or other information that the User provides for this site, as well as the tracking of user activities through analytical resources. This Personal Data may also be combined with publicly available information about the User (such as social media profiles) and used to build private profiles that the Owner can display and use to improve the Service (this site).

Some of these services may also be enabled to send scheduled messages to the User, such as emails based on actions performed on this Service (this site).

Intercom (Intercom Inc.)

Intercom is a database management service provided by Intercom Inc.

Pipedrive is a database management service provided by Pipedrive OÜ. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the Service’s privacy policy.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Pipedrive (Pipedrive OÜ)

Pipedrive is a User database management service provided by Pipedrive OÜ.Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: Estonia – Privacy Policy.

The rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw your consent at any time.  Users have the right to withdraw their consent in cases where they have previously given their consent for the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to the processing of your Data.  Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Additional details are provided in the specific section below.
  • Access your Data.  Users have the right to know if their Data is being processed by the Owner, to obtain disclosures about certain aspects of processing and to obtain a copy of the Data being processed.
  • Check and ask for rectification.  Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and to request that they be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of your Data.  Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have your Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed? Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to have their Owner Data deleted.
  • Receive your data and have it transferred to another controller.  Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured format, commonly used and able to be read by machines and, if technically feasible, to have them transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This determination applies provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, in a contract to which the User is a party or by pre-contractual obligations of the User.
  • File a complaint.  Users have the right to file a complaint with their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

Cookie Policy

This site uses Trackers. To learn more, the User may consult the Cookie Policy.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this site or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this site may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this site and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this site (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This site does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this site and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through this site (or third-party services employed in this site), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using this site who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this site. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this site.

This site (or this Application)

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by this site as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies

Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to this site, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Latest update: July 20, 2020