Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Data Controller

Your personal data, within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, will be processed by the law firm Cruz Vilaça & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL, legal person No. 515327964, with registered office at Avenida Duque de Ávila, 141 - 4th floor right, Omni Building, 1050-081 Lisbon - Portugal, and with phone number + (351) 211609524, hereinafter “Cruz Vilaça Advogados”.

Your personal data include your name, email, phone number, address, as well as financial and technical information.

Information Collection

We may collect your personal data during the provision of our services through the use of computer tools and applications, including our website and electronic communications sent to us, when you contact us or request information about us or as a result of contacts you may hold with any of our employees or clients.

Information Processing

The law firm Cruz Vilaça Advogados will process your personal data when:

  1. We have a legitimate interest for doing so, in particular for the development and maintenance of our website, for the provision of technical assistance, for fraud prevention and detection, network and information security, provision of services or information, provided that, in each case, our interest complies with applicable law and your rights;
  2. We have obtained your consent to process your personal data for specific, explicit, and legitimate purposes;
  3. It is required to comply with legal obligations.

Use of Information

Your personal data is processed in order to provide our services to you, answer your questions or requests, provide you with information, promote our services by sending news and publications, newsletters and event details, as well as for the purpose of recruitment.

If you register for one of our events, some of your personal data may be shared with the organizers and other participants.

The personal data you provide to us will also be processed for the purposes indicated at the time of data collection.

Your consent is essential for Cruz Vilaça Advogados to treat your personal data for such purposes; however, if you choose not to consent, your browsing and use of our website will not be affected.

Conservation of Information

In the absence of a specific legal obligation requiring the retention of your personal data for a longer period, data will be processed only for the period required to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and retained, and always in accordance with the law, the guidelines and decisions of the Portuguese National Data Protection Commission (CNPD).

Your Rights

At any time you can:

  1. Request access to the information we hold about you. As the data subject, you have the right to know whether or not your personal data are processed and, where appropriate, to access your personal data as well as to the information provided for by law;
  2. Request information to be rectified, if inaccurate or incomplete. As the data subject, you have the right to request that Cruz Vilaça Advogados, without undue delay, rectifies any inaccurate or incomplete data that concern you;
  3. Request the deletion of your personal data. As the data subject, you have the right to request Cruz Vilaça Advogados to delete your data without undue delay;
  4. Request to limit the processing of your personal data. As the data subject you have the right to request that Cruz Vilaça Advogados limits the processing of your data;
  5. Oppose the processing of your personal data;
  6. If data processing depends on your consent, you are entitled to withdraw such consent.

Please exercise your rights through the following contacts:

  • Avenida Duque de Ávila, 141 - 4th floor right, Omni Building, 1050-081 Lisbon - Portugal

As a rule, responses to any requests should be given in writing within 30 days at the latest. You may be required to provide proof of your identity, in order to ensure that the sharing of personal data is only made with the data subject.

You also have the right to file a complain before the Portuguese National Data Protection Commission (CNPD).

Security and Confidentiality

We strive to keep your data secure, and do use appropriate security measures to ensure the protection of your personal data and prevent access to unauthorized persons. However, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure, and we cannot absolutely guarantee the security of the information transmitted through our website.

We also respect the confidentiality of your information. As such, we do not sell, distribute or otherwise make your information commercially available to any third party.


Please clarify all your questions through the following email address:

Privacy Policy Changes

The law firm Cruz Vilaça Advogados will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. Please refer to this document periodically.

April 30, 2019 version.

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