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Privacy Policy


A Algarve Evolution Association is a private, non-profit association that respects the privacy of its interlocutors. A Algarve Evolution Association is the entity responsible for managing the content of websites associated with the domain and its subdomains. The Privacy Policy aims to make you know who we are, for what purposes we collect personal data, how we treat it, who we share it with, how long we keep it, as well as the ways to contact us and exercise your rights.


Responsible for data processing

The person responsible for the processing of personal data is Associação Algarve Evolution, Pessoa Coletiva N.º 514 897 775, with headquarters at the Incubator of the University of Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, Pavilhão B1, 8005-226 faro, telephone number + (351) 919 994 455. In certain cases, Associação Algarve Evolution will act as a subcontractor, processing your data on behalf of another entity, which will act as responsible for the processing, which will particularly happen with the funded programs.

In these cases, we recommend consulting the privacy policy and/or other information about the processing of your data with those responsible for the treatment.


Information processing

The Algarve Evolution Association is committed to processing personal data in a lawful and transparent manner.

Personal data will only be collected for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes, and will not be processed in a way that is incompatible with those purposes.

1. You have a legitimate interest in doing so, namely to:

  • Website development and maintenance;
  • Provision of information;
  • Ensure information security;
  • Registration in space grants,Employment Fellowship, Funders Fellowship (BA/CA/others) and Mentors and Consultants Fellowship.
  • Provided that, in each case, our interest is in accordance with applicable legislation and your rights.

2. Have obtained the express consent of the data subject, namely to:

  • Sending information about the actions promoted by the Algarve Tech Hub ecosystem;
  • Invitations.

3. When necessary to comply with legal obligations.


Why do we process your information?

Associação Algarve Evolution collects and processes personal data that is voluntarily provided by the holder of personal data (Holder) by filling out forms on our website, in person, by telephone, by post and by email.

Any information that the holder provides in this way will only be used to send you information, to inform you about the activity, or to publicize events (ours or third parties when relevant in the context of the ecosystem activity and in compliance with legislation on data protection). data.

Data is stored and preserved for a period of time that depends on the purpose for which the information is processed, and whether or not there are legal requirements that require data to be kept for a minimum period of time. When there is no specific legal requirement, the data will be stored and retained only for the period necessary for the purposes that motivated its collection or subsequent processing, after which it will be deleted.


Information retention period

Associação Algarve Evolution will retain and store data only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes that motivated its collection and processing, except in cases where there is a specific legal requirement.


Data subject rights

The holder may exercise, at any time, the rights of access, rectification, erasure, limitation of processing or opposition and, when applicable, the right to portability thereof.

If processing depends on consent, the data subject has the right to withdraw consent at any time, although this right does not compromise the lawfulness of processing carried out based on previously given consent.

If consent is legally necessary for the processing of personal data, the data subject has the right to withdraw consent at any time, although this right does not compromise the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on previously given consent, nor the subsequent processing of the same. data, based on another legal basis, such as compliance with the contract or legal obligation to which Associação Algarve Evolution is subject. If the data subject wishes to exercise any of the rights, he or she must contact Associação Algarve Evolution, in writing, via 

Proof of identity may be requested to ensure that personal data is only shared with the holder.

You should bear in mind that in certain cases (for example, due to legal requirements) the request may not be fulfilled immediately.

In any case, you will be informed of the measures taken in this regard, within a period of one month from the moment the request is made.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with National Data Protection Commission .


Security and confidentiality

The Algarve Evolution Association is committed to ensuring the security and confidentiality of personal data collected.

The Algarve Evolution Association has been adopting several security measures, in order to protect personal data from any illicit use, as well as requiring its partners to adopt security measures equivalent to those it practices. We do not sell or make your information commercially available to any third party, except to registered partners.

The Algarve Evolution Association is committed to keeping your information confidential in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable legislation.


Change to security policy

Associação Algarve Evolution may, at any time, update this Privacy Policy. We therefore ask that you periodically review this document to stay up to date.