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Privacy Policy

1. Scope of Application and Responsability 

Algarve Accommodations, referred to as Algarve Accommodations has as one of its commitments, the protection of the privacy of personal data.

The REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons regarding the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, enter into force at 25 May 2018 and for this goal the commitment of Algarve Accommodations in this matter is reinforced.

Algarve Accommodations is not responsible and makes no guarantees regarding other websites that can be accessed through a link on the Algarve Accommodations website. In addition, it is user responsibility take precautions and ensure that the information he or she withdraws does not contain harmful characteristics.

The use of the website as well as any interaction, commercial or otherwise, with Algarve Accommodations, as well as the processing of personal data provided by its owner, is subject to the following conditions set out in the following points.


2. Website Utlization 

The Algarve Accommodations website should be used exclusively for personal use. Its modification, reproduction, duplication, copying, distribution, sale, resale and other forms of exploitation, with or without commercial purposes, is expressly prohibited. The intellectual property rights to the website and its contents are of Algarve Accommodations, unless otherwise indicated.

Algarve Accommodations grants only a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to view or print the contents of the website for personal and non-commercial use only.

Algarve Accommodations is committed not to use this website for illegal or prohibited purposes.


3. Data Collection

For data protection purposes, the Algarve Accommodations can be contacted for the above identified address by registered post with notification of receipt, or alternatively via email

The collection of your data results from the specific interaction with the Algarve Accommodations and may have one or more purposes, such as:

  • Contact and management of commercial relations; 
  • Requests for information and registration for training services; 
  • General requests for information; 
  • Download documentation; 
  • Performing assessments; 
  • Sending of institutional information, advertising or marketing, when consented; 
  • Complaints and suggestions. 
  • Depending on the nature of the interaction and only when necessary, Algarve Accommodations may need to collect and process some personal data, such as: name, e-mail address, address, phone number, civil or fiscal number, date of birth, sex, nationality, academic background, professional status and/or banking / payment data.

Algarve Accommodations collects and processes only the data strictly necessary for the fulfillment of its specific purpose, namely:

  • Provide an appropriate and targeted response to information / proposal requests; 
  • Communicate better with you, for relevant subjects and only as often as necessary, according to the characterization of your data and your preferences; 
  • Comply with requirements of accreditation bodies, of which depends on the validity of certificates of some of the services provided, in particular, training actions 


4. Data Storage Term

The personal data will be kept by Algarve Accommodations for the time necessary for the proper execution of the purpose for which they were collected and other legal requirements and may be kept until the expiration of the limitation period for any legal actions or proceedings arising from the conclusion of the contract or with it are connected.

Once the personal data have been collected on the basis of the consent, they will be retained until the holder expresses the right to object to the continued processing of their data, if another wise specified.

The periods of your data retention may change significantly when it is in the interest of archival purposes of public interest, historical, scientific or statistical reasons committing Algarve Accommodations to adopt the appropriate conservation and safety measures.


5. Data Sharing 

Algarve Accommodations may use processors and these entities are obliged to develop technical and organizational measures adequate for the protection of the data subject and for the exclusive fulfillment of the stated purposes.

Where applicable, Algarve Accommodations may share data subject information with:

  • Entities that regulate the issuing of training certificates; 
  • Regulatory entities, for purposes of verifying compliance of the activities provided by Algarve Accommodations. 
  • Algarve Accommodations reserves the right to modify or make use of other processors without altering the basis or purpose of the data processing.


6. Rights of Data Subject

The data subject is entitled, at any time, under the terms and for the purposes of articles 12 to 22 of GDPR, to request from the Compliance Department:

  • Access to personal data concerning you and the information described in GDPR. 

Rectification or erasure without undue delay, including the exercise of the right of limitation and “being forgotten”, where there is no other legal basis for such treatment: 

  • Personal data are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected; 
  • The holder withdraws the consent, only applicable to cases where this is the basis for the collection and processing of data; 
  • The holder opposes to his data treatment, beyond the maximum period of conservation; 
  • Limitation of your data processing if one of the following applies: 
  • Have challenged the accuracy of personal data for a period enabling the controller to verify its accuracy; 
  • Data treatment is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of personal data and requests, on the other hand, the limitation of its use; 
  • The data controller no longer needs personal data for treatment purposes, but such data is required by the data subject for the purposes of declaration, exercise or defense of a right in a legal process; 
  • If it has been opposed to treatment, until the legitimate grounds of the controller are found to prevail over those of the data subject. 
  • The portability of their data in order for the data subject to be able to transmit it to other data controllers if the processing is based on consent or processing is performed by automated means; 
  • Non-subjection to individual automated decisions, including profile definition;
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time, provided that this is the basis for the collection and processing of data, without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of consent previously given up to the date of its withdrawal; 

Without prejudice to the data subject being able to complain to Algarve Accommodations, the data subject may submit a complaint to the Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (National Data Protection Commission), Rua de São Bento, n.º 148, 3.º, 1200-821 Lisboa – Portugal; Telefone – +351213928400; fax – +351213976832; email – or any other supervisory authority which may be established for that purpose. 

Such rights must be exercised in writing email address

For security and data protection reasons, when exercising any of the rights mentioned above, the data controller may require a document proving the identity of the data subject.

Algarve Accommodations centralizes all data protection issues via email


7. Security of Personal Data 

Algarve Accommodations has implemented a set of appropriate security technologies and procedures to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, access control and monitoring of databases and information systems, through security policies aligned with best practices of information security, which guarantees an adequate audit and monitoring, and accountability of the accesses.


8. Cookies 

To ensure that this Website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we use cookies which are small text files stored in a user’s browser. The Algarve Accommodations website may require cookies to be accepted so that users can have access to all available features.

Cookies, when consent, are used by Algarve Accommodations to:

  • Collects visitor´s IP address, in order to customize user preferences and facilitate de use of services. The cookie identifies the visitor and if it is registered at some service, promotion or event sponsored by Algarve Accommodations, gives an order for the system to access stored information about users. 
  • Carry out statistics to assess the number of users and their growth. 
  • Know if users have accessed a particular page, avoiding repetition; 
  • Users can always limit or restrict the admission of cookies in browser options.


9. Limitation of Liability 

The Algarve Accommodations website can provide links to external sites for your convenience and information. Accessing these links user will leave the Algarve Accommodations site.

Algarve Accommodations does not control those sites or their privacy policies, which may be different from our own. The Algarve Accommodations does not represent these sites. The Algarve Accommodations privacy policy and data protection does not cover the personal information which may be assigned by the user to Algarve Accommodations external sites.

The Algarve Accommodations does not endorse any website that has links to our website. Algarve Accommodations is not responsible for the content of these websites. However, being Internet a worldwide network of computers, any information sent or transmit by user´s will necessarily be sent by third-party computers.

The Algarve Accommodations is not responsible for failures in communications security. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user´s use, misuse or misappropriation of any personal information by third parties. However, user´s will be responsible for the content information sent or transmitted to the Algarve Accommodations website.

The Algarve Accommodations recognizes that access and use of its website may be disrupted. We also recognize that website information may contain bugs, errors, technical failures, problems or other limitations and access might be impossible at certain times. The Algarve Accommodations is not responsible for any damage caused by using its website. Under the maximum terms allowed by law, Algarve Accommodations declines any responsibility, directly or indirectly, for the use of its website.


10. Amendments to Privacy Policy 

Algarve Accommodations may change this Privacy and Data Protection Policy at any time, in order to reflect updated legislation and whenever warranted. These changes will be duly publicized at

Therefore, we encourage you to periodically review our privacy policy to keep you informed of how Algarve Accommodations protects your Personal Information and to keep you up to date with the information and rights that assist you.


11. Applicable Law and Competent Forum 

This Privacy and Data Protection Policy is governed by Portuguese law.

In order to resolve all questions and disputes that may arise, inherent in the application of these Terms and Conditions, the jurisdiction of the Lisbon Courts. is expressly vested with express waiver of any other.

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