Privacy Policy

The protection of privacy and personal data is a priority for Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda and a clear commitment made by us.
This policy concerns the privacy practices of the portals and online sites managed by Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda.
Any personal data you provide us will be treated with the security and confidentiality guarantees required by the legal framework relating to the protection of personal data.
The access and use of the sites under the responsibility of Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda must be free on the part of the user, assuming that Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda has read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions for its use.
Any attempts to change the information, or any other action that may cause damage and jeopardize the integrity of the system, is strictly prohibited in accordance with current legislation.
The user of this site undertakes to scrupulously comply with the applicable legislation, namely, in matters of computer crime and intellectual property rights, being exclusively responsible for the breach of these regulations.


Data Protection Officer

Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda has appointed a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted through the email address or by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt to Rua da Pena S/N Apartado 7008, 4475- 463 Nogueira – Maia.



Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda respects your right to privacy and does not collect any personal information about you on this site without your request or explicit consent.
The interaction with the websites of Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda does not require any information from the user, except when, for expressly identified purposes, registration is declared necessary and authorized by the latter, as defined below.


Responsible for Data Treatment

Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda as data controller:
• Ensures that the processing of your personal data is carried out only within the scope of the purposes for which they were collected or for purposes compatible with those;
• Collects, uses and retains only the minimum, necessary and sufficient personal data for the purpose in question;
• It does not transmit any personal data for commercial or advertising purposes;
• It processes personal data for legally foreseen purposes or for carrying out online services at your request.


Personal Data Typology

Personal data subject to processing by Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda are of a diverse nature, attentive to the provision of services promoted on the electronic platforms under its management.
According to the type of services provided, the following can be collected, after prior authorization: the name; the date of birth; the tax identification number; the civil identification number; the social security number; the identification document number; the address; the email address; the mobile number.


Personal Data Security

Personal Data Security Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda, in the pursuit of its activities, uses a set of technologies and security procedures suitable for the protection of your personal data, protecting unauthorized access and disclosure, namely:
• Physical security measures, namely the control of access of employees, collaborators and visitors to the premises of the headquarters and, on the facilities of data centers and computing, very strict mechanisms for combating intrusion, fire extinguishing, monitoring of equipment 24×7 and accommodation of equipment in dedicated racks;
• Logical security measures, in the component of access to systems and workstations through identity, authentication and privilege management mechanisms; in the network component the use of firewalls and intrusion detection systems, segregating networks (internal, external, demilitarized zone) and application environments, as well as information encryption through secure communication channels.
Access and control of Personal Data
We make it possible, at your request, to access, rectify and erase your personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.
If the use of your personal data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw it, without compromising the validity of the data processing carried out up to that moment.
Through the data protection officer ( you can request:
• Information about your data;
• Information about processing;
• The underlying purpose of the treatment;
• Correction, or updating, of any data;
• Your data in an open format;
• Correction, or updating, of any data;


Personal Data File
Your personal data are kept by Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda for the period strictly necessary for processing, in accordance with the respective purpose.
The conservation periods can change according to the associated public interest, historical, scientific or statistical reasons that justify it, committing Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda to adopt the appropriate conservation and safety measures.

Cookies and similar Technologies
Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda uses cookies on its websites that improve the performance and browsing experience of its Users, increasing, on the one hand, the speed and efficiency of the response and, on the other, eliminating the need to enter repeatedly the same information.
The placement of cookies not only helps the websites to recognize the User’s device on the next visit, but also, frequently, for its correct functioning.
The cookies used on the portals of Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda are as follows:
• Essential – necessary for browsing the website, ensuring access to private areas of the website, in order to allow the performance of services:
– session Cookies
• Analytical – necessary to collect information for statistical analysis of navigation and use of the website, namely:
• Social Networks – possibility of interaction with social networks, namely:
• Performance – necessary for monitoring the experience of using the website, such as:
Metadata generated by the use of cookies can be sent to third parties for trend analysis, tracking of user navigation on the websites and their performance, without, however, identifying any person.


How to control the use of Cookies?
Users can prevent the use of cookies in their browser settings. If you limit this option, however, the use of some features or the performance of certain tools may be constrained.


Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda cannot be held liable for any losses or damages arising from civil liability (including, but not limited to, consequential damages, lost profits and moral damages, caused directly or indirectly), that arise as a result of the correct or incorrect use of its websites and respective contents by the user, access to the user’s computer and computer system by third parties.
The information disclosed must be seen in its informative aspect.
Despite the efforts of Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda to keep the contents up to date and trustworthy, they may contain inaccuracies, writing errors or be out of date, so Joaquim da Costa Ferreira & Filhos Lda cannot be held responsible for the complete accuracy and currency of any information contained on their sites.
Websites may contain links to websites operated by third parties over which it has no control and for which it assumes no responsibility.
Viewing legal provisions on this site does not exempt the consultation of the legal norms in force, officially approved, published in the original editions and supports (namely the Diário da República or the Official Journal of the European Union).


Change to the security and privacy policy
These Terms and Conditions, which you should read carefully, may be changed, considering that the changes take effect from the date of their placement on this site, expressly referring to the date of update.


Applicable law and competent court
These Terms and Conditions are governed and interpreted in accordance with Portuguese law. The Court of Lisbon, excluding any other, is competent to settle any disputes arising from the interpretation and application of these Terms and Conditions for the use of this site.


Date of last privacy policy update:
03 de Maio de 2019