WHO ARE WE?
“ECO AMAZONIA” is a research project financed by a “Consolidator” grant, awarded by the European Research Council and developed at the Center for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra. The project aims to understand how different cultural productions about the Amazon give voice to animals and plants and reveal the interdependence between humans and non-humans.
WHY THIS PRIVACY AND PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY?
In this Policy is intended to make known to the Customers/Users of “ECO AMAZONIA” the general rules of privacy and processing of personal data, which are collected and processed in strict respect and compliance with the provisions of the personal data protection legislation in force at each moment, namely in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (“RGPD”).
“ECO AMAZONIA” respects best practices in the field of security and protection of personal data, and to this end has taken the necessary technical and organizational measures to comply with the GDPR and ensure that the processing of personal data is lawful, fair, transparent and limited to the authorized purposes.
“ECO AMAZONIA” is committed to the protection and confidentiality of personal data, having adopted the measures it deems appropriate to ensure the accuracy, integrity and confidentiality of personal data, as well as all the other rights of the respective holders.
WHAT DOES THIS POLICY COVER?
This Policy applies exclusively to the collection and processing of personal data for which “ECO AMAZONIA” is responsible for the respective processing, within the scope of the services and products made available to its Customers/Users and in all situations in which personal data processing occurs.
WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA?
Personal data is any information, of any nature and regardless of its support, including sound and image, concerning an identified or identifiable natural person.
An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to a name, identification number, location data, electronic identifiers, or to one or more factors specific to his/her physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
WHAT DOES THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONSIST OF?
The processing of personal data consists of an operation or set of operations performed upon personal data or sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, including collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure, dissemination, comparison, interconnection, restriction, erasure or destruction.
WHO IS IN CHARGE OF DATA PROCESSING?
The entity responsible for the treatment of personal data is “ECO AMAZONIA”, which determines the purposes and means of their treatment.
For this purpose, should the holder of the personal data need to contact the data controller, he/she may do so through the following means and contacts: email@example.com
WHAT TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA ARE PROCESSED?
“ECO AMAZONIA”, within the scope of the activities it develops, processes the personal data necessary for the provision of services and/or supply of products, processing data such as the e-mail address and name, according to the information provided by the holders of personal data.
Personal data may also be processed for marketing purposes or for advertising offers of services of “ECO AMAZONIA”, if the respective holder has authorized this.
If there is prior consent of the holder, this may be withdrawn at any time, without the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent previously given being compromised.
WHEN AND HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
“ECO AMAZONIA” collects your personal data, namely by telephone, in writing, through its website, guaranteeing, whenever necessary, the previous consent of the holder of the personal data.
Some personal data is indispensable to the execution of the contract, without which “ECO AMAZONIA” will not be able to provide the service in question.
If the holder of the personal data is not a customer/user of “ECO AMAZONIA”, the respective personal data will only be processed when they are made available, in which case the rules of this Policy will apply.
The personal data collected may be processed by computer in an automated or non-automated way, ensuring in all cases the strict compliance with the personal data protection legislation, being stored in specific databases created for the purpose and, under no circumstances, the data collected will be used for a purpose other than that for which they were collected or consent was given by the data subject.
WHO ARE THE RECIPIENTS OF THE PERSONAL DATA?
Without prejudice to the recipients indicated throughout this Policy, “ECO AMAZONIA” may communicate the personal data of the Customer/User in order to comply with legal obligations, namely to police, judicial, tax and regulatory entities.
WHAT ARE THE PURPOSES OF PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA AND THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL GROUNDS?
In general, the personal data collected is based on and intended for the management of the contractual and commercial relationship, the provision of the contracted services, the adequacy of the services to the needs and interests of the Customer/User, namely for the purposes of access to specific functionalities of the services, information and marketing actions.
Additionally, personal data may also be processed for the purpose of complying with legal obligations.
FOR HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
The period of time during which personal data is stored and retained varies according to the purpose for which the information is processed.
In fact, there are legal requirements that oblige us to retain data for a minimum period of time. Thus, and whenever there is no specific legal requirement, the data will be stored and kept only for the minimum period necessary for the pursuit of the purposes that motivated their collection or their subsequent processing, under the terms defined by law.
WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AS A DATA SUBJECT?
As holders of personal data, Customers/Users are guaranteed, at any time, the right to access, rectify, update, limit and delete their personal data (except for data that is indispensable to the provision of services by “ECO AMAZONIA” or to comply with legal obligations to which the controller is subject), the right to oppose the use of such data for commercial purposes by “ECO AMAZONIA” and to withdraw consent, without this affecting the lawfulness of the treatment carried out under such consent, as well as the right to data portability.
HOW CAN YOU ACCESS, RECTIFY, UPDATE, LIMIT, DELETE, OPPOSE THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA, OR REMOVE CONSENT?
Without prejudice to the provisions of the RGPD, the holder of the personal data may do so, directly or by written request, addressed to the respective Responsible for processing, through the contacts provided for this purpose in this document, as well as other contacts made available by “ECO AMAZONIA”.
HOW CAN I OPPOSE THE RECEIPT OF CONTACTS FOR MARKETING PURPOSES?
“ECO AMAZONIA” may promote actions to divulge to its Customers/Users new products or services, namely through telephone, e-mail, SMS or any other electronic communications service, if the holder of the personal data has given his consent.
If the holder of the personal data does not wish to continue to receive these communications he/she may, at any time, withdraw his/her consent to the use of his/her data for marketing purposes.
HOW CAN YOU COMPLAIN?
Without prejudice to being able to present complaints directly to “ECO AMAZONIA” through the contacts made available for this purpose, the Customer/User may complain directly to the Control Authority, which is the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD), using the contacts made available by this entity for this purpose.
WHAT ARE THE MEASURES ADOPTED BY “ECO AMAZON” TO ENSURE THE SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
“ECO AMAZONIA” is committed to ensuring the protection of the security of the personal data made available to it, having approved and implemented strict rules on this matter. Compliance with these rules is an obligation of all those who legally access them.
Bearing in mind the concern and commitment that “ECO AMAZONIA” reveals in the defense of personal data, several technical and organizational security measures have been adopted in order to protect the personal data made available against their unauthorized disclosure, loss, misuse, alteration, treatment or access, as well as against any other form of unlawful treatment.
Additionally, third parties that, within the scope of the provision of services, process the personal data of the Customer/User on behalf of “ECO AMAZONIA” are obliged, in writing, to implement appropriate technical and security measures that, at all times, meet the requirements set forth in the legislation in force and ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject (namely, the protection of privacy and personal data).
UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES IS DATA COMMUNICATED TO OTHER ENTITIES (THIRD PARTIES AND SUBCONTRACTORS)?
“ECO AMAZONIA”, within the scope of its activity, may use third parties to provide certain services. Sometimes, the provision of these services implies the access, by these entities, to personal data of the Customers/Users. When this happens, “ECO AMAZONIA” takes the appropriate measures to ensure that the entities that have access to the data are reputable and offer the highest guarantees at this level, which is duly established and safeguarded contractually between “ECO AMAZONIA” and the third party(ies).
Therefore, any entity subcontracted by “ECO AMAZONIA” will process the personal data of our Customers/Users, in the name and on behalf of “ECO AMAZONIA” and adopting the necessary technical and organizational measures to protect the personal data against destruction, accidental or illicit, accidental loss, alteration, diffusion or unauthorized access and against any other form of illicit treatment.
IN WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES DO WE TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
The provision of certain services by “ECO AMAZONIA” may involve the transfer of your data outside Portugal, including outside the European Union or to International Organizations.
In such a case, “ECO AMAZONIA” will strictly comply with the applicable legal provisions, namely regarding the determination of the suitability of the destination country(ies) regarding the protection of personal data and the requirements applicable to such transfers, including, whenever applicable, the execution of adequate contractual instruments which guarantee and respect the legal requirements in force.
HOW CAN YOU FIND OUT ABOUT ANY CHANGES TO THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY?
“ECO AMAZONIA” reserves the right to make readjustments or changes to this Personal Data Protection Policy at any time.