Our Privacy Policy


I. Câncio e Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL, hereinafter referred to as I. Câncio Advogados, considers the commitment to the privacy rules and personal data protection of its clients, suppliers, employees, among others, to be a fundamental mission.

I. Câncio Advogados, makes the website https://www.cancio-advogados.com available to its visitors, hereinafter called users, exclusively for informational and non-commercial purposes.

This Privacy Policy is intended to provide information about your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”. If you have any questions regarding the handling of your personal data, please contact our Company at the following address: pprivacidade@cancio-advogados.com.

Our Privacy Policy rules respect and comply with European and Portuguese legislation in force.

Given our strong commitment to protecting your privacy, we will update these rules whenever we see fit. In the event that these updates are materially relevant, we will communicate them through our website.

Responsible for processing and personal data

I. Câncio Advogados is responsible for the handling of the Personal Data that you make available to us, and for that purpose and in accordance with article 37 of the “GDPR”, an EPD/DPO has been appointed.

Personal Data means any data relating to a natural person identified or identifiable directly or indirectly through one element of such data, such as, for example, a name, identification number, location data, email address, or other aspects of physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

What is the personal data we collect and process

I. Câncio Advogados collects and processes personal data such as your name, email, telephone number, and such data are collected and processed in order to answer your questions, requests, or to provide you with information. For job applications we will also collect, if sent by you, your Curriculum Vitae. The personal data you provide us will be processed for the purposes indicated at the time of collection.

General rules for collection and processing

I. Câncio Advogados will treat your Personal Data with absolute confidentiality, in a lawful, transparent and respectful manner respecting principles of good faith. It will ensure that the Personal Data collected is appropriate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which it is collected and handled.

The Personal Data collected is processed manually and/or by the IT system, being stored in specific databases, created and managed for that purpose in strict compliance with legislation concerning personal data protection.

I. Câncio Advogados will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties, except in compliance with applicable legal obligations, or whenever this is necessary for the provision of services for which it has been contracted and based on which the data has been provided.

If I. Câncio Advogados hires employees or external service providers, such as its subcontractors, they will have to comply with these data protection rules, signing written agreements for this purpose, which ensure that, in this matter, they comply exclusively with the instructions of I Câncio Advogados, and use the appropriate technical and organizational rules to comply with our privacy policies.

Legitimacy and reason for the collection of personal data

I. Câncio Advogados collects Personal Data only for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes which is not, under any circumstances, handled in a manner inconsistent with these purposes.

I. Câncio Advogados will only collect and handle Personal Data in the following situations:

  1. When it has obtained the explicit consent of the data subject (which can be withdrawn at any time) for the following purposes:
    (i) Submission of technical communications related to our activity
    (ii) Recruitment processes
  2. It has a legitimate interest for doing so, in particular:
    (i) Provision of our legal or extra-judicial legal services;
    (ii) Invoicing
    (iii) Event Management
  3. It is necessary to comply with legal obligations.

Personal data retention period

Personal Data is stored and maintained by I. Câncio Advogados, for the minimum period necessary for the purposes that led to its collection and subsequent handling. Where there is no specific time limit laid down by law, the data shall be stored and kept for five years, except for that which is related to the provision of legal services, which shall be kept for a period of 20 years, from the expiry of that period, in accordance with the legitimate interest pursued by I. Câncio Advogados. Once the maximum period of maintenance has been reached, the personal data will be destroyed in a safe manner.

Rights of the data subject

At any time, the data subject may:

  1. Request access to the information we keep concerning you.
  2. Request rectification of the information we have regarding you if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  3. Request the deletion of your personal data.
  4. Request the limiting of the processing of your personal data
  5. Oppose data processing.
  6. If handling depends on your consent, you have the right to withdraw it at any time. If consent is legally required for personal data processing, the data subject has the right to withdraw their consent at any time, although that right does not compromise the lawfulness of the processing undertaken on the basis of previous informed consent or subsequent handling thereof, based on other legal grounds, such as contractual compliance or a legal obligation to which I. Câncio Advogados is subject.

The exercise of these rights shall be implemented by sending an electronic mail or registered letter, with acknowledgment of receipt, made to the following addresses of I. Câncio Advogados:

Email - pprivacidade@cancio-advogados.com

Address - Edifício Espaço Castilho, Rua Castilho 13D 2º A e B 1250-066 Lisbon

You should be aware that in certain cases (e.g. due to legal requirements) it may not be possible to immediately satisfy your request. In any case, you will be informed of the measures taken to that effect, within one month of the moment the request is made.

The data subject also has the right to submit a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission, when it is considered that a violation of their rights has taken place.

Security and Confidentiality Measures

I. Câncio Advogados is committed to ensuring the security and confidentiality of Personal Data collected and processed by it, by adopting technical and organizational security measures in order to protect personal data against dissemination, loss, misuse, alteration, handling or unauthorized access, as well as against any other form of unlawful handling, using means such as protection of information technology systems through a firewall, in order to minimize the risk of unauthorized access, as well as its Backup Policy.

I. Câncio Advogados also requires its partners to adopt technical and organizational security measures equivalent to those it practises and adopts, and to ensure limited access to Personal Data, based on a “need-to-know” criterion within the scope of the purposes communicated.

We also respect the confidentiality of your information, so we do not sell, distribute or otherwise commercially disclose your information to third parties.

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small number and letter files that can help identify your browser and can store information, for example, user settings and preferences. Cookies may be stored on your device to personalize and facilitate user navigation. With the exception of the cookies specifically required for website performance, the storage of other cookies will always depend on user acceptance and consent, and this consent may be withdrawn at any time through specific browser tools.

Cookies are not used to collect personal data.

Users may configure their browsers to notify and reject the installation of “cookies”, while recognizing that this option may affect the normal functioning of the website.

Latest update,
2 May 2019

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