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Privacy Policy

(Articles 8, 13, 14 and 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation – RGPD) 

SPECO is guided by respect for the legal rules regarding the treatment and privacy of the personal data of its interested parties, now reinforced by the new deliberation of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, which gave rise to the new General Data Protection Regulation ( Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016), thus increasing security and control in protecting them.

SPECO guarantees the confidentiality of personal data provided by customers, suppliers, partners, employees and website users, in accordance with the legislation in force regarding personal data.


Entity responsible for the processing of personal data

AS PECO - Portuguese Society of Ecology, headquartered at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Building C4, 1st Floor, Room 4.1.10, 1749-016 Lisboa is the entity responsible for processing the personal data of its interested parties. This declaration aims to convey information about the processing of personal data that we do, the purposes and means of the treatment.

Data processing activities carried out by SPECO

As part of our activity, we may process data from:

  1. Customers: in the purchase of goods or services from SPECO and in the presentation of the respective proposals.

  2. Suppliers/Partners: for the purpose of entering into supply and/or service contracts.

  3. Employees: for recruitment purposes, at the time the employment contract is signed and its execution, for access control and attendance, collection from other entities, namely supervision and regulation.

  4. All interested parties: when using our website and participating in social networks.


What personal data may be collected

Only the minimum information essential to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected is processed, whether for the purchase of goods or services from SPECO, carrying out recruitment processes, entering into employment contracts or using our website or internet pages.

Thus, you may be asked for data such as your name, telephone number, address, e-mail address, tax identification number and sector of activity. For the purposes of browsing our website, we recommend that you consult our  Cookies Policy .


How do we keep your personal data safe

SPECO undertakes to adopt, at all times, technical and organizational measures legally required to prevent loss, alteration or unauthorized access, implementing for this purpose all the technical means and systems at its disposal, taking into account the state of the technology, the nature of the data stored and the risks to which they are exposed.

SPECO uses various security measures, including authentication tools, to help protect and maintain the security, integrity and availability of your personal data.

Although the transmission of data through the internet and the website may not guarantee total security against intrusions, SPECO makes every effort to implement and maintain physical, electronic and procedural security measures aimed at protecting your personal data.


Retention period of your personal data

SPECO will keep the data collected for the execution and fulfillment of the contract, answering complaints or questions, complying with legal obligations and avoiding conflicts of interest.

All data provided to us or collected by us under the terms of this Privacy Policy will be immediately deleted or anonymized as soon as they are no longer necessary to comply with legal obligations or for the execution or provision of our services.


With whom we may share your personal data

Your personal data will be transmitted to service provider partners that develop services for SPECO such as transport, but are not provided to third parties not controlled by SPECO.

SPECO does not share your information for marketing campaigns with other companies.


What are the rights of the holders of personal data

You have the right to access, update, rectify, delete, limit and oppose the processing of your data, as well as the right to request its portability, through a written request sent to: SPECO - Sociedade Portuguesa de Ecologia, Faculdade de Ciências from the University of Lisbon, Building C4, 1st Floor, Room 4.1.10, 1749-016 Lisboa or via email address .

You may, in the same way, withdraw, at any time, the consent you have given for the processing of your personal data, without this affecting the lawfulness of the treatment that has been carried out so far, based on the consent you have previously provided.

You also have the right to file a complaint regarding the processing of your data with the CNPD - National Data Protection Commission.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we have about you, please use the address _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_ for clarification.

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