Privacy Statement

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

Your privacy is important to us.

This website is provided by CFA – Cravo, Fortes, Antão & Associados SROC, Lda., hereinafter referred to as CFA. This privacy statement explains how we use the personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

This privacy policy statement is a translation of the privacy policy of Cravo, Fortes, Antão & Associados SROC, Lda., originally issued in Portuguese. In case of any doubt, the Portuguese version will always prevail.


  • About this Privacy Policy

    CFA respects your preferences regarding the collection and use of your Personal Data.

    «Personal Data», refers to information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person («Data Subject»); a natural person is considered identifiable, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to information distinguishing an individual’s identity, such as name, identification number, location data, electronic identifiers or to one or more specific elements of physical identity, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social of that natural person.

    CFA respects your preferences in relation to the processing of the Personal Data it collects. This Policy (“Policy”) informs you how CFA collects and uses your Personal Data, how you can control its usage and describes our practices in relation to information collected on other websites that link or refer to this Policy (such as websites, software applications, social networks and electronic messages), as well as offline marketing and sales activities (collectively referred to as, “Communication Channels”).

    Communication Channels may provide links to other platforms that do not belong to CFA’s universe. We encourage you to check the privacy policies of those websites, services, social networks or applications before providing your Personal Data.

  • What information do we collect about you?

    We do not collect information about you on our website.

    We ask that you do not send or share with CFA any sensitive personal information such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or union membership, as well as genetic data, biometric data, data relating to health or data relating to sexual life or sexual orientation.

    Information from the usage of the website is collected using cookies, but it does not specifically identify you, and the following data is or may be collected:

    • IP address.
    • IP address.
    • Information about the device accessing the website, namely, type and version of the browser, operating system, screen resolution, preferred language, information contained in the HTTP headers and the agent version.
    • The search engine used to find and access the website.
    • Date and time of activity on the website, as well as web pages and contents that are visited and clicked.

    It should be noted that this usage information does not deliberately identify you and if exceptionally you are identified, this information will be immediately anonymised.

    By providing information, you are giving your informed and unambiguous consent to the processing of data concerning you in an automated way.

    Some of the requested data is mandatory, and it is identified, therefore any missing or inaccurate answers given may compromise the service provided.

  • In what way do we use the information about you?

    The data collected serves to manage your use of the website concerning information about other products and services that we think may be of interest to you.

    We use the information collected from the website to customise your next visits.

    CFA does not share your information for the purposes of marketing campaigns with companies that do not belong to the group or transfer your Personal Data to third parties.

    Although the information provided is generally processed as private at CFA, the data collected will be used in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, throughout the entire processing process; it may, however, be necessary to transfer Personal Data privately to other bodies, namely, the judicial system, and when processing a data request, we may send your data to, and also, use information from credit and fraud prevention agencies.

    You have the right to present a complaint to a European Union Supervisory Authority in relation to the protection of your Personal Data. CFA will collaborate with the Supervisory Authority, providing it with all the information that it, in the exercise of its powers, may request.

    The information collected on this website does not involve automated decision-making, including profiling.

    This website does not make comparisons, interconnections or any other type of interrelation between the recorded information.

    As your data may circulate on an open network, there is the risk of it being seen and used by unauthorised third parties.

    CFA only accepts requests for information from users who are at least 16 years old. CFA’s Communication Channels are not targeted at underage users. If you know of any registration carried out by a minor, please let us know so that we can immediately proceed with the removal of the said registration.

    We do not share your personal data.

  • Access to and correction of your personal data

    We would like to be certain of the accuracy and reliability of the information we hold about you.

    We trust the Data Subject to provide us with accurate and complete information and to update the data with respect to any change in the information provided.

    The Data Subject has the right to withdraw his or her consent at any time, without affecting the legality of the processing based on the consent previously given, and the right to request from CFA access to their Personal Data, as well as its rectification or deletion, and the limitation of processing with respect to the User, or the right to object to the processing, in addition to the right to data portability.

    The Personal Data necessary for the execution of the contract to which the User is a party, for the fulfilment of the legal obligations to which the Person Responsible for the Processing is subject and those that are necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interests pursued by CFA, are not included in the previous point.

    Without prejudice to legal or regulatory provisions to the contrary, Personal Data will only be kept for the minimum period necessary for the purposes that led to its collection, or its further processing after which it is deleted or if it is in CFA’s interest, processed for statistical purposes, anonymised, and its Data Subject cannot be identified.

    Further processing of Personal Data for a purpose other than that for which the data was collected requires consent, prior to such processing the Person Responsible for the Processing provides the Data Subject with information about this purpose and any other pertinent information.

    You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you wish to request a copy of your information, partially or entirely, held by CFA, you can contact us using the following contact information:


    Address: Rua Cristóvão de Pinho Queimado, nº 5, 2.º Dt., 3800 – 012, Aveiro

    If the requests submitted by the Data Subject are manifestly unfounded or excessive, namely due to their repetitive nature, under the current legal framework, CFA may demand the payment of a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or statement, or taking the requested action or refusing to comply with the request.

  • Cookies

    Cookies are small text files saved on your computer that are used to collect information about your device and your user experience. This information is used to record the number of visits made and compile statistical information about website activity.

    Below is a list of the types of Cookies depending on the entity that manages them:

    • First-party cookies: are cookies managed by this domain/website.
    • Third-party cookies: are cookies managed by another domain/website.
    • Persistent cookies: cookie information is permanently stored on your device.
    • Session cookies: cookie information is not permanently stored on your device.

    CFA uses “session cookies” and “first-party cookies”.

    Types of cookies depend on the purpose of their use:

    • Technical cookies: are those that allow you to browse through a domain/website, using different options or servers, such as identifying the session, accessing a restricted area and making a purchase.
    • Customised cookies: are those that allow access to the domain/website with some predefined settings depending on a set of decisions taken, such as the language used.
    • Analysis cookies: are those that allow user behaviour of the websites to which they are linked to be monitored and analysed. The information collected through such cookies is used, for example, to measure the activity of the websites and create browsing profiles.
    • Advertising cookies: are those that allow the most efficient management of advertising spaces based on criteria such as edited content or how often advertisements are displayed.
    • Behavioural Advertising cookies: are those that allow advertising spaces to be managed in the most effective way possible. These cookies store information about user behaviour, obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing a specific profile to be developed in order to display advertisements based on this profile.

    CFA uses Analysis Cookies; it does not use Advertising Cookies, Customised Cookies, Technical Cookies or Behavioural Advertising Cookies.
    Information relating to cookies is controlled and accessed by the website owner.

    Cookies used by CFA:

    Name of the Cookie Purpose Default Expiration Date Domain Owner Part Type of Cookie
    _ga Used to record the identification of the user to generate statistical data about the website visitor 2 years 1st Analysis
    _gat Used to throttle request rate 1 session 1st Analysis
    _gid Used to record the identification of the user to generate statistical data about the website visitor 1 session 1st Analysis

    According to the information provided above, as a user, you are expressly consenting to the use of the cookies referred to for the purposes foreseen for each of them.

    Specific information about third-party Google Analytics cookies can be obtained from the following address and the service through the following address

    We are not responsible for the content and accuracy of the terms and conditions of use, privacy policies and third-party cookie policies referred to above.

    To obtain more information visit the following websites: or

    You can configure your browser not to accept cookies and the above-mentioned websites explain how to remove them. However, the non-acceptance of cookies may result in the incorrect execution of some of the website’s functionality.

    None of the cookies used are essential for the use of the website, for a particular functionality or the improvement of website performance.

    The use of cookies by CFA aims to analyse the use of the website and allow you to have a smooth browsing experience; at no time do we collect Personal Data through cookies.

    Cookies will not be used for any purpose other than those mentioned above.

  • Other websites

    This website may contain links to other websites. This privacy statement only applies to this website. You should read the privacy policies of other websites.

  • Information Security

    CFA applies appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security in line with the risk of keeping Personal Data on file and during its transmission.

    CFA has a computer system in place that is able to resist, within a given level of confidence, accidental events or malicious or unlawful actions that compromise the availability, authenticity, integrity and confidentiality of the Personal Data stored or transmitted, as well as the information security of related services offered or accessible through these networks and systems.

  • Contacts

    The person responsible for CFA’s website can be contacted using the following contact information:
    Address: Rua Cristóvão de Pinho Queimado, nº 5, 2.º Dt., 3800 – 012, Aveiro
    Telephone Number: +351 234 377 100 (National landline call rates apply)
    Fax Number: +351 234 381 816

    If you believe that CFA has not adhered to this statement, or have any queries about our privacy policy or the information we have about you, please contact us via the email address detailed below and we will respond to inquiries within 30 days.

  • Changes to this privacy statement

    Our privacy policies are regularly reviewed and any changes will be posted on this website. The last update was carried out on May 9, 2018.