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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy - Data Protection and Privacy

VERDE – Association for the Integrated Conservation of Nature (VERDE) , holder of NIPC 516 314 270, headquartered at Junta da União das Freguesias de Cristelos, Boim e Ordem, Avenida Sá e Melo, n.º 196, municipality of Lousada, develops all its activity in compliance with national legislation (Law no. of April 2016, concerning the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data), and in compliance with all the rules shared in its media and events, in terms of data protection , ensuring the privacy of all data, including personal data, the collection of which is necessary for the provision of the desired service, and which can be obtained by completing the membership form, forms available on its website or through your email address and electronic, in digital or face-to-face actions and by subscribing to its offers, contracts and partnerships.


At VERDE we value transparency, here are some terms of European legislation on data protection:

"Personal data" means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"); a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, identifiers electronically or to one or more specific elements of the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;


"Processing" means an operation or set of operations carried out on personal data or on sets of personal data, by automated or non-automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration , retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of making available, comparison or interconnection, limitation, erasure or destruction;


"Consent" of the data subject, a free, specific, informed and explicit expression of will, by which the data subject accepts, by means of an unequivocal positive declaration or act, that the personal data concerning him/her be processed.

This Privacy Policy defines the terms in which VERDE treats all data collected by completing the membership form, forms available on its Website or through your email address, in digital or in-person actions and by subscribing to your offers, contracts and partnerships, and informs about the measures adopted regarding data security.

If you do not agree with the terms of this privacy policy, please do not fill in the data requested by VERDE and seek our help to resolve your situation ( Our means of communication, subscriptions and services provided to our associates and other interested parties are important instruments for the development of our work, in this way we can disseminate information about the activity (projects, campaigns, offers, subscriptions, among others) that we develop. , with the general public, issue press releases, integrate our associates and followers, among other actions.

The provision of personal data always presupposes knowledge of this Privacy Policy. Users under the age of 18 must refrain from sending personal data and must contact us ( VERDE assumes that the user has read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions for the use of its platforms and services and that he is entitled to provide the data collected and that these are current, true and accurate.


1. Scope of the Privacy Policy

VERDE values and respects the privacy of the recipients of this Privacy Policy, whether they are the users of its media, their associates, followers, subscribers, partners, interested parties and all natural or legal persons with whom it relates. This Privacy Policy covers the data collected when completing the membership form, forms made available on its Website or through your email address, in digital or in-person actions and by subscribing to its offers, contracts and partnerships.


The data collected will only be used for the purposes specified here.


2. Personal Data

Personal data is any information, of any nature and regardless of its support, relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. A person who can be identified directly or indirectly is considered identifiable, namely by reference to an identification number or to one or more specific elements of their physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.

The personal data subject to collection and processing by VERDE are of a diverse nature, taking into account the activity and services promoted on the electronic platforms and other services provided to partners, partners and interested parties and under their management.

According to the activity or type of services provided, the following can be collected, namely: the IP address; the name; the age; the tax identification number; the civil identification number; the social security number; the address; the email address; the mobile number; academic training; professional experience;


3. Responsible for the treatment

VERDE is the entity responsible for the collection and processing of personal data. If, within the scope of its activity, VERDE uses third parties to act in the name and on behalf of VERDE, the same obligations and rights arising from this Privacy Policy will apply.

Personal data will not be sold, traded or in any other way transmitted to third parties.


4. Purpose and purposes of use

VERDE has a legitimate interest in the collection and processing of data, which will be processed for the following purposes, verify the identity for the purposes of fraud prevention, process the registration as a partner and/or partner of VERDE, user of online platforms and subscriptions of VERDE, manage, maintain and control VERDE's relationship with the various recipients and provide products and services.

Sending information about the activity to VERDE, field trips, volunteer activities, training courses and workshops, invitations to events, requests for support, general information on current affairs and current topics related to the areas of intervention and sending information about GREEN life issues. Conduct satisfaction surveys on VERDE's activity and related services.

Analysis and statistical and research treatment within the scope of projects and studies developed, financed and/or registered by VERDE and its partners.

5. Who has access to the data

VERDE does not disclose any personal data of its users to third parties without their consent, except when required by law.

They will only be shared with partners when this results from the contracts concluded within the scope of their projects. However, the data may be used in the form of statistics for the purposes of projects and studies developed by VERDE and/or partners.

6. Security of the processing of personal data

VERDE has technical and organizational measures that aim to guarantee the security of information and protect it against any deliberate or accidental acts that may cause its manipulation, destruction, loss or unauthorized use.

Despite all efforts, it is not possible to fully and absolutely guarantee the non-infringement of information by third parties, through breach of the safety nets of online platforms and data and information platforms used by VERDE.

In the event of a personal data breach, VERDE notifies the competent supervisory authority.


7. Retention period/conservation of personal data

VERDE keeps users' personal data for the duration of their membership or event/subscription/partnership for which they were collected and in accordance with current legislation, unless otherwise stated.


8. Use of cookies on the website

VERDE uses cookies on its website. A cookie is a small text file that identifies your computer on the VERDE server. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, but recognize the server and know that they have already visited that website. Cookies are used to monitor and analyze the use of the Website, allowing VERDE to provide the best user experience.

Web browsers may configure your browser to refuse cookies, however in this case the Website or parts of it may not function properly. You have, at any time, the possibility to configure your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued or not to receive certain or any cookies. For more information, please refer to your browser's “Help” function or visit . If you accept cookies, they may remain on your computer for many years unless you delete them. The use of cookies on the VERDE website always presupposes your prior consent.


9. Right of Access, Rectification, Opposition, Limitation and Deletion of personal data

Under the terms of the law, VERDE guarantees you, at all times, the right of access, rectification, opposition, limitation and elimination of the respective personal data, and may also oppose its treatment for the purposes of direct marketing, in all cases, upon written request addressed to VERDE to its headquarters or to


10. Right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority

Recipients of this Privacy Policy have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority, in this case the National Data Protection Commission.


11. Changes

VERDE reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time, namely, in order to update it under the terms of legislative changes, and always informing all recipients of the Privacy Policy.


12. Contacts

For any doubt, clarification, complaint or suggestion, and for any situation related to your rights under the terms of this Privacy Policy, contact VERDE at any time by mail addressed to the Junta da União das Freguesias de Cristelos, Boim e Ordem, Avenida Sá e Melo, n.º 196, municipality of Lousada, or by email to

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