Privacy Policy

  According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), at APECS Portugal, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by APECS Portugal and how we use it.

   If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

   This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in APECS Portugal website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.



   By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy.


   Information we collect

   The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

   If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.


   How we use your information

   We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new services, features, and functionality
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud


   Log Files

   APECS Portugal website follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, device type, operating system, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, source search engines, pages visited and possibly the number of clicks, as well as a verification cookie file if you have already been informed about our privacy policy. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, APECS Portugal uses Cookies. These Cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

By browsing our website and consenting to the use of Cookies, you express your knowledge and acceptance of the use of a navigation data collection system with the use of Cookies on your device.

   You can, at any time, change the permissions, block or refuse Cookies through your browser settings. However, revocation of consent for certain Cookies may make it impossible for some features of the platform to function correctly.


   Rights of Personal Data Subjects

   As the data subject, you have the right to:

  • access to your personal information;
  • rectification of your data;
  • deletion of data;
  • limitation of treatment;
  • opposition to treatment;
  • portability;
  • opposition for the purpose of sending you informing communications.

   To exercise your rights, you must contact us via email

   In the event of non-compliance by APECS Portugal with the obligations applicable to it under the GDPR, you have the right to file a complaint with the National Data Protection Commission.