Privacy Policy

This policy on the treatment of personal data (“Policy“) regulates the treatment of the personal data of users (“User” or “Users“) collected and processed in connection with the use of the website www.fcbraganç (“Website”) of the Fundação da Casa de Bragança (“Foundation” or “FCB”).

The availability of personal data in the context of browsing the Website implies knowledge and express acceptance of the conditions contained in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.

1. Responsible for processing personal data

The personal data of the Users of this Website are processed by Fundação da Casa de Bragança, with Casa de Massarelos headquarters, Estrada da Gibalta, 2760-064, Caxias, as the controller (“Responsible” or “Fundation”).

2. Collection of personal data

Accessing and using the Website does not imply the availability of personal data by the User. However, the use of certain features of the Website implies the availability of personal data by the User.

3. Dados pessoais objeto de tratamento

Personal data collected and processed by the Foundation may include information about:

  • User‘s name, email address and contact phone.
    Information requests, suggestions and comments sent by the User through forms and / or other means of contact indicated on the Website.
  • Consent given by the User in the context of contacts made by the Responsible and for the purpose of periodic sending of information content.

4. Legal bases and purposes of treatments

The processing of personal data under the terms set forth herein is based on the User‘s consent and aims to:

  • Enable contact between the Foundation and the User, namely for the purpose of responding to communications and requests for information.
  • Sending information, punctual or periodic, with a view to disseminating the Foundation‘s activity or any news or related information and considered potentially relevant for that purpose or in the interest of the User.

5. Communication of personal data

5.1. The Foundation may transmit your personal data:

a) When using other entities for the provision of certain services, since such provision of services may imply access, by these entities, to your personal data. Thus, any subcontracting entity of the Foundation will treat your personal data, in the name and on behalf of the Foundation, under the strict obligation to follow our instructions and under the terms of the subcontracting agreement entered into with the referred subcontracting entities.

b) The third parties, when deeming such data communications as necessary or appropriate (i) in the light of the applicable law, (ii) in the fulfillment of legal obligations / court orders, (iii) of deliberations or decisions of the control authorities or (iv) to respond to requests from public or government officials.

In any of the situations mentioned above, the Foundation will take all appropriate measures to ensure the effective protection of personal data. 

5.2. The Foundation may provide links to pages or other entities. These sites are not owned or operated or controlled by the Foundation, so the Foundation is not responsible, approves or in any way supports or subscribes to the content of these sites, on the sites linked to or referred to therein. The use of these links is the sole responsibility of the Users. 

The creation of links to the Foundation’s website requires prior written authorization from the Foundation

6. International data transfers

The Foundation may transfer personal data to third countries (outside the European Union or the European Economic Area), within the scope of the purposes set out in this Policy, for which there is no adequacy decision adopted by the European Commission. In this case, the Foundation undertakes to adopt the appropriate security measures to ensure the confidentiality and protection of personal data, in accordance with the applicable legislation on the protection of personal data.

7. Safety

The Foundation makes its best efforts to protect Users‘ personal data from unauthorized access. For this purpose, it uses security systems, rules and other procedures, in order to guarantee the protection of personal data, as well as to prevent unauthorized access to data, improper use, disclosure, loss or destruction.

It is, however, the Users‘ responsibility to guarantee and ensure that the devices and equipment used to access the Website are adequately protected against harmful software, computer viruses and worms.

8. Period of retention of personal data

The personal data collected are treated in strict compliance with the applicable legislation. Personal data will be kept in accordance with the respective purposes and respecting the applicable legal deadlines. Thus, and whenever there is no specific legal requirement, the data will be stored and preserved only for the appropriate period and to the extent necessary for the purposes for which they were collected, unless if it is exercised, within the legal limits, opposition, right to erase or withdraw consent.

9. User rights

The User has the right to be informed about the processing of his personal data and to request access to that data; to ensure that the Foundation rectifies or eliminates incorrect or outdated personal data that it treats about itself; and to object, demand limitation of treatment and / or withdraw consent to treatment. However, the withdrawal of consent by the User does not prejudice the treatment carried out until that date.

The User can exercise the rights mentioned above, free of charge and at any time, in writing, through the address
The exercise of the aforementioned rights does not exclude the right of the User to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority – National Commission for the Protection of Personal Data.

10. Cookies

Cookies” are small text files that identify the User’s computer on the Foundation’s server. The cookies themselves do not identify the individual user, only the computer used. Cookies are not used to collect personal data.

This website uses cookies to help determine the utility, interest and number of accesses, allowing for faster and more efficient navigation, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

All browsers allow the User to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. The User can configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of the browser. To learn more about cookies, including how to manage and delete cookies, the User can visit

It should be noted, however, that, by disabling cookies, the User may affect, partially or totally, his browsing experience on the Website.

11. Intellectual Property Rights

The User acknowledges that the contents of this Website are protected by intellectual property rights and undertakes to respect those rights.

The rights over texts, images, graphics, sound and animation and all other information and the way in which they are represented graphically on the Website, including brands, logos and symbols, as well as the layout and structure of the Website are the property of the Foundation or were duly licensed in favor of the Foundation.

The User is not authorized to transmit, publish, modify, copy, sell, use or distribute, in any way, the texts, images or other information contained in this Website or part of the Website without prior written authorization from the Foundation. The use of brands and logos on this Website, as well as the availability of materials on the Website, do not grant, nor can they be interpreted as granting, permission to Users to use, directly or indirectly, such marks, logos or materials.

12. Changes to the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy 

The Foundation reserves the right to change these personal data processing terms at any time. These changes will be duly publicized on the Website.

The User should periodically check the page of these Terms of Use to confirm whether any updates or changes have been made.

13. Responsability

The Foundation will not be responsible for errors that may occur due to system irregularities or failure (temporary or permanent) of the Website. The Foundation will not be responsible for any damages resulting from improper use or the inability to use the Website.

Last updated date: _-05-202